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Security For your valuables is the basis upon which we ask you to pay $3 and upwards year ly for a private safe in our massive fire and burglar proof vaults. No questions^ asked— simply come here, select the size safe you need, place your valuables therein, get your key and password, and feel they’re safe. The First National Bank Capital and Surplus $3,000,000 AT THE HOTELS W. L. Kinney of Cullman, H. J. Jackson of Atlanta and C. H. Hooper of Auburn are registered at the Birmingham. D. W. Hansford of Mobile, J. L. Mann of Montgomery and Adam K. Henford of Blocton are at the Morris. W. L. Franklin of Anniston, Hendon I* Brooks of Talladega and D, L. Barnett of Decatur are stopping at the Empire. G. I-I. Dillon of Huntsville, C. H. Jasper of Cullman and William H. Parker of Tuscaloosa are guests at the Hillman. George L. Kennedy of Enterprise, H. G. Morrison of Columbiana and G. H. Adams of Gadsden are among those at the Flor ence. H. G. Chambers of Attalla, Samuel Thomas of Acton and William H. Greene of Montgomery are registered at the Metropolitan. * SUITS FILED The following were the suits filed yes terday in tlie city and circuit courts: George Glover vs. George Moore & Sons Construction company, $3000 damages claimed for alleged personal injuries. Mrs. Ella Roach vs. Birmingham, Ensley 1 and Bessemer Railway company. The plaintiff claims $25,000 damages, alleging personal Injuries. Gertrude Roach vs. Birmingham, Ensley and Bessemer Railway company, $1000 damages claimed for alleged personal In juries. Mrs. Catherine McGowan vs. Birming ham Railway, Eight and Power company. The plaintiff claims $25,000 damages for alleged personal injuries. Andrew J. Morgan vs. the Collins com pany. The plaintiff claims $3000 damages for the alleged trespass on land. Mrs. M. L. Edwards vs. Birmingham Vtailway, Eight and Power company, $1000 damages claimed, the plaintiff alleging she was carried beyond her destination. T. W. Teal vs. Birmingham Railway, Light and Power company, $1000 damages j claimed for an alleged refusal to give: transfer. P. F. Burke vs. Birmingham Railway, | Eight and Power company, $1000 damages claimed for an alleged refusal to give, transfer. Ex Nixoh pro ami. vs. Republic Iron j and Steel company. $2999.99 damages claimed for alleged personal injuries. Zac-k Nixon vs. Republic iron and Steel company, $2999.99 damages claimed for al leged Injuries to minor son. E. T. Medinger vs. Western Union Tel egraph company, $2000 damages claimed for an alleged change in the wording of a telegram. Mrs. John H. Wood vs. Western Union Telegraph company, $2999 damages claimed for an alleged failure to deliver telegram. Marriage Licenses The following marriage licenses were Is sued yesterday in the office of the pro- ! bate clerk: Henry West of Acton and Miss Minnie L. Adams. J. H. I.ong of Birmingham and Miss Hattie Mae Stewart. J. M. Tucker of Jrondale and Miss Mary Walters. H, L. Henford of Fairfield and Miss Annie Lee Atkins. J. A. Briggs of Ensley and Mrs. lula L. McLendon. I). \Y. Parker of Birmingham and Miss Alice Gertrude Hayes. W. L. Henry of Birmingham and Miss Lillie Stewart Dyer. Incorporation 15000— Ensley Motor company; officers, .1 C. Barrett, president; P. W. Craig, vice president, and T. J. Barret, secretary 11 easurer. ECZEMA LOOKED «J FACE Started with Watery Pimples. Itched and Burned Badly. Awful Sore. Used Cuticura Soap and Ointment. Boy Now Well. B. F. D. No. 2. Fredericks Hall; Va.— "My little eon waa very bad off with the eczema on hie face. It started with watery pimples and It Itched and burned *o badly that he wanted to scratch It all the time and he made an awful ■ore on his face. I would sit and hold his hands a lot of the time to keep him from scratching It. He didn't sleep | any scarcely. Tha eczema '* looked awful while on hla face. I wae afraid It would laet for life. Be wae reel aroez and fretful. "I had him treated aad he crew worte dally. Aj iood az I heard of Cudcura Soap aad Olatmont I eent aad got a twonty-flvo cent cake of Outteura Soap and a fifty cent box of Outteura Ointment and began wring them. I taw a difference la a abort time. Z only need the Outteura Soap and ointment a few weeke before ha wae a well boy." (Signed) Mn. Kate B. Pleaeante, Doc. 13, UU, Although the Outteura Soap and Olnt (pent am moot ouooaeeful In the treatment U affection* of tha (Ida, eoalp, hair and hide, they are alaoaaeetTuhiaWe for nraty amt uee in the toilet, bath and nuracry, be. nine they promote and maintain the health of tha akin and hair from Infancy to ege, OatlcnraSaap (98o.) gad Outlcura Ointment <90c.) are aold everywhere. Liberal aample of each mailed free, with 33-p. Skin Book. Ad draae postcard" Outteura, Dept. T, Boatou." ATMan who abate end abampoo with Ou ttwuafioeffwfflaudit bootftcttda aad*c»(p. HEFLIN EXPECTS STILL GREATER REVELATIONS IN THE LOBBY PROBE Congressman Thinks Presi dent Has a Lot More In formation He Can Turn Loose Any Time M’DERMOTT GIVEN HEFLIN’S PLACE BY SPEAKER CANNON Fifth District Representative Thinks Tariff and Currency Bills Should Both Be Passed by Extra Session—Next House Democratic J.- Thomas Heflin expects still greater revelations as a result of the probe of the “Insidious lobby.” While in Birmingham yesterday, the Fifth district congressman threw con siderable light on the situation at the national capital which is at the present time holding the attention of the public. “President Wilson,” said lie, “has shown up the sugar lobby, and has been the direct cause of the confessions of Lamar and MuUiall. It ie reasona ble to suppose that he has the secret service department deep into the game, and that in the near future, there will be a till other revelations. » “The majority of the members of Congress, it is probable, did not know that a sugar lobby was in Washington. But it has been shown that the sugar Interests did keep a man on the scene, and inasmuch as he drew a salary of $12,000 per annum with an expense ac count of $15,000, it is certain that he must have accomplished something. I was amazed when the truth was told. For I had no idea that the sugar forces had a paid henchman at Washington. “It might be of interest to Alabam ians to know that Congressman McDer mott of Illinois, mentioned by Mulhall, supplanted me at one time by appoint ment of Speaker Cannon as a member of the committee oli agriculture. Bill to Protect Reports “I had introduced a bill making it a felony for any clerk or other employe of the government to tip off the gin- i ners’ report and the crop report before they were published. As is known, those reports had been given to Wall street before their publication, and had been used for the ends of speculation. “I got a favorable report on the bill, and felt confident that it would be passed. Then 1 encountered the oppo sition of Speaker Cannon and of Con gressman Payne of New York, who was representing the interests of Gotham against which 1 had directed the bill. After one heated debate on the floor of the House Payne walked to the speaker’s desk and engaged Mr. Can* non in earnest conversation. The speak er, after looking at me, nodded hla head as if in approval. Later, I was not returned a member of the commit tee. McDermott was given my place, this despite the fact that I had been recommended by the minority leader. My bill was dropped of course. McDer mott, as stated, was one of the con gressmen of whom Hulhall, in his sen sational confession, told interesting stories. Wilson Making Success “Wilson Is making a success of the presidential job. I think the Under wood bill and the currency bill will rellect credit on the administration. When I return to Washington, how ever, I am going to urge the Presi dent to secure the passage of both bills in the present evtra session. It is es sential that these measures be put into effect while the democrats are in power, and while they can be tried out with the support of the friendly machinery of the party. If they are given a fair trial the people will 1m> satisfied. “I do nor anticipate anything but another democratic House. The repub licans and the progressives w’ill make bitter fights in the campaign of next year, but I predict that the next House will be as strongly democratic as the present. The country has an. idea that Wilson Is doing his best in the Interest of the people as against the trusts. They will say that he Is entitled to a democratic House during his entire ad ministration. No Danger of Panic "There Is no danger of a panic. Should the time comp when In cer tain aectiona money stringency occurs Wilson will rush out the reserve fund and relieve the eltuatlon. There le no question, however, but that dark con epiratore are and have been at work in an effort to spread alarming news which does not exist. "In the lobbies of tbs hotels. In the dining rooms, In tbe prssenoe of news paper men, these stories have been told. You oould hear a stranger state that while he voted the democratic tieket he would never do so again, that there was trouble 'at home,’ wherever that home might have been, The Investigation of lobbies, however, has materially relieved the situation. Of oourse, there Is neoessarlly anxiety In the moment when a party le pruo tioally revising the system of Indirect taxation and the ourrency, but we aro proceeding with the greatest degree of confidence and aeeuranoe in our own honesty of purpose and our strength in that the people are behind us," LANE IS AWAITING ACTION BY O’NEAL Judge A, O. Lane stated yesterday that hs had ohangod hi* mind about writing to the governor In regard to the keeping r.f shank'e n the otty oonvlets which were worked on the streets, and that he had never sent the loiter, "I decided not to erase the bridge until 1 came to It," said Commissioner Lane, ••The governor has never said anything to me about taking ihe shackles off or leav ing them on tho njr.vlcts of the city, and r decided that It would be better that something wite done by tits governor : tore X wrgte bine." ^ Heflin Will Accept Walker’s Invitation Congressman Will Be Glad to Tell People Why He Opposes Woman’s Suffrage—Says Propaganda is Supported By “Old Maids, Unhappy Married Women and Cranks or Faddists” Congressman Heflin will accept the invl- | tation of Walker county citizens and will deliver his spech against woman’s suf frage in Jasper in the near future. “The Invitation,” stated Mr. Heflin while In Birmingham yesterday, “signed by sev eral hundred voters of Walker county, has just reached me. It was directed to Wash- , ington, held a day or two, forwarded to my home in Alabama, and then to Bir mingham. “I will accept the invitation, and now tender thanks to Walker county for hav ing invited me. As soon as I have an other opportunity to~visit Alabama I will run down to Jasper and make the speech. “Woman's suffrage is the most serious proposition which has ever been directed against our southern people, or the people bf the United States. In the Jasper speech I will give my reasons for so stating and so believing. "The other day In New York, Inez Mtl hnllaud, the well known suffrage leader, ; while presiding over a debate, stated that i the three big Issues of the day were so cialism, woman's suffrage and ‘higher I right to question the existence of the Deity.’ In other words, she is driving at the republic through socialism, the home through equal suffrage and the Christian religion through her 'higher criticism.’ This tends to show just how serious tho agitation of female suffrage is. “I still adhere to my opinion that the equal suffrage propaganda is supported by 'old maids,’ unhappy married women and cranks or faddists. I do not believe that the people of Alabama will ever vote to permit woman to mingle with those who invariably infest the ballot booths.’’ MAY REQUIRE MOTORMEN TO STAND EXAMINATION THE COMMISSION IS CONSIDER ING ORDINANCE TO REQUIRE STREET CAR MEN TO GET LICENSES Members >f the city commission are con sidering the advisability and practicability of an ordinance requiring ail street car tnotormen in the city lo pass an examina tion on the traffic regulations of the city and secure an annual license. It is stated that the street car motor men of both lines operating in the city are the only class cf persons who make a business of running vehicles along the city streets who do not have to secure such a license. Automobile chauffeurs, dray men, cabmen, taxicab drivers, steam rail road engineers, certain classes of station ary engineers and others have to secure a license of this nature and it is claimed that street car motormen are licensed In other cities. It has been suggested by a member of the city commission that such a license would be of no financial gain to the city on account of a state law making it neces sary for such licenses to be deducted from the intangible tax of the corporation and as the intangible tax is more than the license would total, the city would re ceive no financial benefit. The only ben efit to be derived would be a guarantee that the motormen of the street cars wore familiar with the city’s traffic laws. The matter is being investigated and something further will probably be heard from it. Exum, Ford, Boyd and Com pany Officials in Execu tive Session The proposed conference on cheaper gas rates for Birmingham was held late yesterday afternoon In President C. Exum's office at the city hall. Nothing definite was done. President Exum of the city commis sion, President A. H. Ford of the Bir mingham Railway, Eight and jf*ower company, Capt. Romaine Boyd, city at torney, and one or two other gas com pany officials were present. The con ference was executive. After It was over President Exum stated that they had merely discussed the merits and demerits of the propo sition and that as Mr. Ford desired more time another conference had been scheduled for next Thursday after noon. Mr. Exum stated that Mr. Ford had not expressed himself further than to say that he believed Birmingham was now enjoying fair gas rates. Mr. Ford lias some data which he wishes, to secure and for this reason another conference was arranged for one week later. None of the other members of the i conference would make any statements, j Plan New Church Building The congregation of the Cumberland Presbyterian church have plans under way feu* the building of a new edifice. At a meeting held during this week plans were formulated along which to work and arrangements are now be ing rapidly made for work to begin on the new building. A detailed an nouncement of the project will be made in the near future. To Approve Bond The bond and contract of Fred A. Jones, the builder who secured the contract to construct the addition to the Hillman hospital, have been passed upon by W. K. Terry, attorney for the board of revenue, and will be approved and signed by the board this morning. The work of construction will com mence immediately. DENNY COMING TO BIRMINGHAM TODAY Will Confer With Local Citizens in Regard to Improvement of Free Dispensary Quarters To confer with prominent men of this city In regard to the improvement and enlargement of the quarters of the Uni versity of Alabama Free dispensary In this city. Dr. George H. Denny, president of the university, will be In Birmingham tonight. Nothing has been given out as to the exact business which brings Dr. Denny to the city, except that It concerns the dis pensary. It was learned yesterday that several of the well known men of the city had an engagement with the univer sity president. The dispensary on Avenue F and Twentieth street has been greatly crowded and placed at a disadvantage lately by the lack of sufficient quarters. This Is the first time the dispensary has ever been operated all summer, the change being made recently when the Birmingham Medical oollege became a part of the state university as a grad uate school of medicine. The number of patients so far this summer has been exceptionally large. I>r. Denny Is expected to arrive In the city over the Alabama Great Southern this evening. WILLIAM A. BECK SEVERELY SHOCKED William A. Beok, a lineman of the Bir mingham Railway, Light and Power com pany, was shocked by contact with a live wire yesterday morning about 11:30 o'clock at Thirteenth street and Clermont avenue. The shock knocked Beok from the pole and the lineman fell 30 feet to the ground. He suffered a broken leg mid bruises about the head. Bye witnesses of the aoeUleiit stated that they considered It remarkable that Beok was not killed as he fell headlong to the street. He was removed to the St. .Vincent's hospital by Lise Loy. Lot on Eighth Avenue Will Probably Be Used for Revival Indications are that the tabernacle to be erected by the religious organizations of the city in which to hold the big re vival at which Evangelist Gypsy Smith will officiate, will be located In a vacant lot belonging to the city on Eighth ave nue between Capitol and East End parks. It Is stated that the lot is of ample size and an ideal location. After an inspection of East End park by City Commissioner James Weatherly, the Rev. A. J. Dickinson, Street Commis sioner Gafford, the city park superintend ent and other officials, Mr. Weatherly stated yesterday that the city would per mit the erection of a tent in East End park in which the revival might be held but would not permit a tabernacle to be constructed of lumber to be erected there, as it would damage the park too much 'In various ways and make it unavailable for playground purposes for some three or four weeks. Mr. Weatherly states the vacant lot on Eighth avenue Is an ideal site, having natural drainage and being of ample di mensions. The lot was purchased by the city many years ago with the intention of erecting there a negro school, hut the objections of the abutting property holders were so strenuous thut the mat ter was dropped und the property has been lying idle and vacant ever since. EMPLOYES OF BIG STORE HAVE OUTING Entire Loveman, Joseph & Loeb Or ganization Spend Afternoon and Evening at East Lake The annual outing of the Loveman, Jo seph & Loeb Employes Mutual Benefit as soclatloij was held yesterday at East Lake. The employes of "the largest store south of the Ohio" left Birmingham on six special ears at 1 o’clock, when the store closed far the day. as Is the custom during July and August. The employes were served with a barbecue and bruns wlek stew, as well as other appropriate dishes when they it.ached the park. Dur ing the afternoon Ice cream and cake was served and at dinner last night all those who could remained and were served the evening repast. During the evening a dance was given, which was one of tlie most delightful over held at East Lake, according to W. C. McConnell, who oper ates the dancing pat Illon there. The entire organization of the store went to the outing, from the office and wrapper boys and girls to department heads and executives. M. V. Joseph, president of the firm, was there and he seemed to get as much enjoyment out of the frolics of the business family as tire others. The youngsters were given free tickets to all the concessions, and al though the little folks were sent home early, they had a great afternoon of It. Lee Wellman, one of the most popular men of that organization, was chairman of the entertainment committee, und lie did his work with fine results. He saw to It that every youngster wus taken care of and was busy tar Into the evening pro viding amusements and entertainment for the organization. The ofttoerj of the association are: Jo seph Pope, president: Miss Mollle Dowd, vice president; Lee Wellman, vice presi dent, aod Richard Toplltz, secretary. The entertainment committee consisted yestor day In addition to Mr. Wellman of the following; Uerney Loveman, Roy Vaughn, Banks Ormond, Charles Matlock, Miss Dowd. The association ihat gave the outing yesterday Is contributed to by every em ploye of the store, from wrappers to the president. The tariff Is from 2 cents per week to 20 cents per week. Over 12000 in sick claims were paid last year. Derry Injured J. E. Derry of Woodlawn suffered a broken leg and numerous other bruises yesterday morning about 7 o’clock by run ning Into a tree with his motorcycle at Eighteenth street and Seventh avenue. The Injured man was removed to the Hillman hospital by Woodin'* ambulance. He 1* said tu ba resting easily. MIAMI ON STAND TESTIFIES ABOUT FAMOUS BLUE BOOK Declares Non-Members as Well as Members Were Listed WILL CONTINUE HIS TESTIMONY TODAY District Attorney Street Names De fondants Against Whom Specific Charges Will Be Made—Ex pect Conclusion This Week J. H. McLaurln, president of the South-j ern Wholesale Grocers’ association, was placed on the stand yesterday afternoon by the defense In the contempt proceed-1 lngs against the association. He will continue on the stand this morning and it is believed the defense will close to day unless the cross-examination by the government Is more extensive than an ticipated. Mr. McLaurln testified to only one prin cipal point, that in reference to the pub lication of the famous blue book, or list of wholesale grocers in sympathy with the association. Mr. McLaurln testified that the list was not prohibited by the government. He said that the government prohibited the association from publishing a directory containing only names of wholesale gro cers who agreed to work In harmony with the association or were members. He said that such had never been done. He said the directory contained the names ( of all wholesale grocers in the south and j was accurate as possible according to their efforts. He said that every whole sale grocer of the south engaged in that work was published in the book whether he wanted to be or not. Refused to Become Member Mr. McLaurin went further in his tea- j timony in reference to the publication of that book. He held In his hand a printed ! copy of the famous blue book and started with the first state on the rolls. He. read name after name of wholesale gro cers listed in the hook and under oath recited circumstances under which those listed refused deliberately and time and time again to come under the alleged pro tecting wings of the grocers’ associa tion. He recited that he asked one man to join who told him that he was not In sympathy with the association, did not believe it would do him any good and besides that he did not intend to let any association tell him how to operate his business. Case after case of that sort was detailed by Mr. McLaurin from the printed directory furnished him to read from. From testimony of Mr. McLaurin and Sam Phillips of Memphis, a former mem ber of the association, it developed that the association had operated without a charter during the year 1909 and a part of 1910. Mr. McLaurin said that he had never seen any constitution or by-laws of the association except that under which the association has been operating since the dissolution suit was started by the government. That constitution, he testified, was drafted, so lie was informed, by Qen. Luke E. Wright and Caruthers Ewing of Memphis, attorneys for the as sociation. He said that he was elected president of the association to succeed President Sam Phillips in 1910, when the meeting was held in Chattanooga. Acted Under Advice of Counsel He said that he treated with W. S. Kenyon, assistant attorney general; O. E. Harrison, assistant attorney general; saw Attorney General Charles Wicker sham and other officials of the depart ment of justice In reference to the case when negotiations were on for the dis solution. During all the negotiations, he said, he was acting under the advice of Gen. Luke Wright, chief counsel for the association. He testified that General Wright advised him that it was perfectly propert to continue the publication of the list and that he would have been unwilling to continue that publication hud General Wright advised otherwise. Tlie witness said that the association furnished copies of the book to those on the list, to those who had previously requested them and to manufacturer! subsequently who happened to make the request. In answer to questions by Bor den Burr, of Percy, Benners & Burr, who conducted the examination, the witness said that under no circumstances were lists furnished except upon request. He testified that one-third of the whole sale grocers listed in the famous book were members which left the remainder as non-members of the association, lie said that when a man opened business anywhere in this territory .-lb investiga tion was started and whether the man wished it or not ho was placed on the Hat provided always, of course, that he was a wholesale dealer. Every effort the witness declared was made to keep the compilations perfect. Mr. McLaurin testified that all the deal eres listed in the book were asked and solicited to jojn the association and those who were not members he presumed elect ed not to join the association preferring not to do so. lie related at this juncture that he sought expressions abo^it whether the listed dealers were in harmony and found that a great many of them were violently opposed to the association and its work. He said that a proposition had been made as to whether the association could assist in regulating prices and that advices had been given that it was not the function of the association to under take any such task. Mr. McLaurin then was given a list of the grocers about which so much has been said. He went through the list and told time and time again of firms listed who absolutely refused to join the asso ciation, told how many efforts were made to get new members and how repeatedly cold water would be thrown on some meeting held for the purpose of getting members in various localities when some local leader would criticise the Southern Wholesale Grocers' association. He suld that at Newborn, 8. C., he was with a man only two minutes who was asked to join the association and hot only refused • to do so. but said that he did not have time to talk about such an Improbable proposition. Mr. MW.aurln said be was with the man in question about two minutes and left for fear the man would get riled up. The testimony of Mr. McLaurin was just exactly in line witli what wfas ex pected by the defending counsel and they will r61y considerably upon the further testimony of Mr. McLaurin to purge him, the association and other directors of contempt. The defense will undertake to show that there is a distinct cleavage between the association as It was formerly op erated end the way |t Is operated now. Mr. McLaurin was on the witness stand only a short time yesterday afternoon when court adjourned. He will resume 1 Continued on Fgje 9U/ Rent Part of This Big "V Vault You can have a part of it set aside for yours and your family’s valuables, just as large and just as small as may be necessary. The space you need may be small, but YOUR private box here has the same kind of lock and the same vault safeguards as that of the largest bondholder. Your box, whether you pay $3 or more a year for it, is your part of this 12i-ton vault, registered in your name and closed to the world save as you direct in writing. Reserve a convenient one now. IMMTMISTilSAVINCSRM FIRST AND TWENTIETH — BIRMINGHAM AGREE ON MEASURE AFTER CONFERENCE OF SEVERAL HOURS Traffic Ordinance Whipped Into Shape by the City Commissioners 20 MINUTES LIMIT TO PARKING TIME Places Will Be Selected in Downtown District Where Machines May Be Left Indefinitely—Much Op position Is Expected After a conference lasting nearly all day yesterday, the city commissioners reached an agreement on the traffic and automo bile ordinance, but it was stated that none of the other matters pending before the commission for the past few' weeks had been agreed upon. The traffic ordinance will now be passed at. the regular meet ing of the commission today. The traffic ordinance was drafted by Assistant City Attorney Joe Mudd, and as amended by the commissioners in th£ conference yesterday it is considered one of the most important new ordinances in troduced before the commission in some time. it. regulates the speed and route of all forms of vehicles In the city limits, places drastic restrictions upon the noises from automobile horns, sirens and chimes and finally places a 20 minute limit on parking an automobile in the downtown district. Opposition Expected Much opposition is expected to develop to this last mentioned feature of the or dinance. but the commissioners appear to be thoroughly decided upon it, and they are not only going to make It a law, but they state they are going to see .that it is enforced to the letter by the police force. After the ordinance is passed no automo bile will be allowed to be .parked in any part of the downtown district, except cer tain places yet to he provided, for more than 20 minutes without the owner or op erator being liable to arrest. The commissioners are now seriously considering the matter of where the ma chines can be parked. Several places have been suggested and discussed, but It appears to be probable that Capitol park will be decided upon. The machines would not be parked In the park, but along the streets on the four sides of the square, where hundreds of them could be placed every day. It has been suggested that a little building could be erected at the park with a telephone In It which could be used by all persons having cars to inform their chaoffers that they were ready to leave the office. For those who do not employ ohauffers and who desire to let a our stand myre than 20 minutes it i,s stated that t'apitol park is not so far from the center of the business dis trict and the big office buildings but what the distance could be walked in a minute or two. Other places have been suggested, among them First avenue below Seventeenth street and the end of Nineteenth street that terminates at the houisvllle and Nashville station and others. It is stated that a certain space will probably be al lotted at each of the two ruilroad stations for the parking of vehicles. "Other cities have these regulations and many of them a whole lot more drastic than ours," said City Commissioner Weatherly yesterday. "In New York they won't let you stop at all except to dis charge or take on passengers. Of course, we re not as big as New York—yet—but nevertheless we must have some limit. Weatherly on Automobiles "This whole matter la an outgrowth of the advent of the automobile. We never hod any use for such a law before there were automobiles. By common consent a man came down to his office In those days and his horse or ox or whatever he drove wasn't left standing In front of the place all day. Bill with the automobile has come lvow conditions. 1 don't know what it Is, hut they appear to have brought with them a sort of sovereignty all their own. Whether it Is the urrogame of the wealth that owns them or what Is not for me to say. but nevertheless they appear to think they can go when they please, come when they please, stop when they please and stay where they please. Well, thy can't do it in Birmingham. "Besides, ill tell you this matter of parking automobiles along certain streets Is building up a sort of discrimination agulnst certain merchants ami for others Twentieth street, and First avenue are wide, and there the oars are parked. Ton can't park a car on Second avenue be cause It's too narrow. For that reason people favor Second avenue to shop, be cause the street Is so narrow that all a car can do is to drive up, leave the pas sengers out and go on. This way with the i ars parked on Twentieth street and First avenue. It Is to the disadvantage of the merchants along those streets. "We will decide In the near future where they shall be parked. We have already decided where they shall not." Both Mr. Exum and Judge Lane are as favorable to the ordinance as Mr. Weatherly. The other features of the new law in regard to the restrictions on noises of horns ami motorcycle whistles, and so forth, have nlreadv been explained In The Age-Herald. It provides that only an ordinary bulb horn can be used on an automobile, and that mufflers must he used at all limes on automobiles and mo torcycle engines. CONVICT CLAIMS WORK ON ROADS AGREES WITH HIM Habeas Corpus Proceedings Brought to Show III Treat ment Prove Fiasco IS WELL PLEASED WITH TREATMENT Anthony Harris Was Only Witnesg and Petition Was Withdrawn by Attorney at Completion of His Testimony The habeas corpus proceedings 1 brought by Attorney W. J. Martin, seeking the release of Anthony Har ris, a white convict employed on the roads of the county, ended in a fiasco when Harris told the court he was never better treated in bis life and that he much preferred working on the roads of the county than in the mines. The case was heard yesterday aft ernoon before Judge C, C. Nesmith of the city court and was brought to a sudden close at the conclusion of the testimony of Harris, in whose behalf the proceedings were brought when Attorney Martin withdrew the peti tion. An amusing incident happened dur«* lng the hearing. Harris stated that he had been approached by an attorney to make complaint and when asked to designate him, pointed to .ludge Ne smith. He later rectified his mistake. Harris was the only witness put on the stand and In direct examination by Mr. Martin denied In toto and em phatically every allegation of the pe tition. The petition was signed by W. J. Martin In and for Anthony Harris and alleged that Harris was Innocent of the charge of which he had been con victed; that the order of the board of revenue consigning the convicts oil the roads was unlawfully made; that the petitioner was required to wear shackles, and that he wns subjected to unusual, cruel and Inhuman treat ment inasmuch as the said shackles had made large sores on his person; that he was unable to procure medical treatment thereby and that he was permanently disfigured and disabled. The petition also alleged that he was compelled to wear clothing that had been worn by others which subjected him to Infectious diseases. Demurrers to the petition were filets by W. K. Terry, attorney for the board, of revenue, In which every allegation was declared to be untrue and were denied separately and severally. Mr. Terry asked the court to proceed with- . out his rulings on the demurrers and to take the case on Its merits. Harris was brought Into court and placed on the witness stand. After stating he was a convict on the coun ty roads and that he did not have to work hard, he was asked If he wore shackles. “Yes, sir.” “Are they galling or have they pro duced sores ?'’ "No, sir,” and for further answer Harris bared his legs to the knee which were without spot or blemish. Cross-examined by Mr. Terry. “How are you treated at the camp?** “They treat me as good as a per son could be treated; I get good food, sleep well and every one is kind to me.” “Do you receive medical attention?** “Yes. sir." “Would you rather work on the roads r than in the mines?" "I had much rather be on the roads.'* "What change has been made in your physical condition since you have been on the roads?" “I have gained about 30 pounds.” After a few questions by Judge Ne smith Mr. Martin withdrew the peti* tion and the cause was dismissed. JUDGE LANE HAS A COLD IN HIS EYES 4_ Judge A. O. Lane was Indisposed yes terday with a cold v hlch he said had set tled in his eyes, i'e attended the confer ence with his associate commissioners Ju the morning for o short time, but went home early and did not return to his offi- a until rather late yesterday afternoon. He states that his eves are hurting him s«> that he cannot read and he cannot worfc when he cannot reed. IS YO«J.v Cb.vxi^EXION CLEAR? A clear complexion and a torpid liver cannot go hand in hand. Clear the bile ducts gently, but firmly, with Tutt’s Pills At yoar druggist — eugar coated or plait* -iAiA— w.—. —"