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The Birmingham age-herald. [volume] (Birmingham, Ala.) 1902-1950, August 17, 1913, EDITORIAL SECTION, Image 30

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SOME GLIMPSES OF BEAUTIFUL SPOTS IN HISTORIC HUNTSVILLE
Top—Home of Judge and Mrs. Oscar Hundley in Huntsville; they
built this residence and lived in it until their removal to Birmingham.
Bottom—A view of the big spring in the center of Huntsville down
town district, one of the most beautiful spots in the county. Its daily
flow is over 20,000.000 gallons.
News of the Society World
4 Continued from I'iikp Twenty-Six.)
boro to make their home in this city and
are on Princeton avenue. West End. Mrs.
Webb visited Birmingham often before
her marriage, when she was Margaret
Nelson, and is delightfully known here.
She is a bright and cultured woman, and
is a member of one of the most aristo
cratic south Alabama families. Mr. Webb
is also a pleasant addition to Birming
ham's social and business life.
* * *
Mrs. L. C. Wopdllff of Oklahoma City,
Mr. Eugene Woodliff and Miss Louise
Clear of Galveston, Tex., are guests of
Dr. and Mrs. R. M. Russell. Mrs. Russell
erflertained a party of little girls Friday
afternoon in honor of Miss Louise Clear,
following a meeting of her missionary so
ciety.
* * *
Mrs, G. E. Edwards and her two chil
dren have returned from their plantation
in south Alabama after spending a
month.
• • m
Miss jean Marie Sutton of Memphis is
the attractive guest of Mrs. C. J. Palmer.
• • *
Miss Lucy Lyman Powell and Miss Lil
lian Powell left yesterday morning for
Oafrmont Springs to spend a week or 10
days.
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Mrs. R.VA. Mullins went to Jackson
ville, Fla., yesterday to visit her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Spotswood.
• * *
Mrs. Sterling A. Wood is in Tuscaloosa
visiting her father, Dr. Richardson.
* * *
Mrs. Ft. R. 1’eg ram left yesterday for
Columbus and Cleveland. O., to spend the
remainder of the summer.
* • •
Leighton Wood is expected In a short
time from Annapolis, where he is a stu
dent at the Naval academy, to visit his
parents, Mr. arid Mrs. Sterling A. Wood.,
His leave of absence will continue a
month.
* * /+
Miss Dora Dawson is the guest of Mrs.
Whitman in Auburn.
* * *
Miss Orline Barnett is visiting friends
in Meridian.
* * «
Miss Josephinp Smith, who has been
one of the interesting visitors of the sum
mer season, left this week for her home
in Atlanta. She was the guest of Mrs. J.
D. Moore and a number of delightful par
ties were arranged to compliment her.
* • «
Cards received lecentlv from Mrs. Viola
Redin were sent from Paris.
* * *
Mrs. T. D. Mitchell and Miss Annie
Mitchell of Sarasota, Fla., are guests of
Mrs. Frank Norris, 2200 Fourteenth ave
nue. south. They will be in the city a
week.
* * *
Mrs. J. W. Rush of south Alabama is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Frank Norris.
* * *
Miss Annie Moore Provost of Mobile,
who has been visiting Mrs. J. D. Moore,
is now the guest of Mrs. J. C. Carmichael,
with whom she plans to spend several
weeks.
* * *
Miss Margaret Lewis, who is the guest
of Miss Will Jemlson in LaFayette, is
expected home Monday.
• ¥ *
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Craig have returned
after spending two weeks in Huntsville
and Tennessee.
♦ • •
Miss Pearl Craig is spending the week
witli Mrs. A. Stein, in Calera, Ala.
* * ¥
Miss Neida Humphrey, who has been
the gues tof Mrs. M. K. Humphrey, Miss
Louise Humphrey and Mrs. Robert New
man went to Huntsville Friday to be with
relatives until Tuesday, when she will

Center—Glimpse of the Bierne home. Bottom—The big trees of Franklin street, Huntsville.
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join tier aunt, Mrs. Miller, here, and
after a day or two will return to New
York.
• • •
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Woods left yes
terday to be absent several weeks. After
a visit to Chicago and a cruise on the
lakes they will spend some time in New
York and Washington.
* * *
Mrs. T. E. Brooks, Mr. Emory Brooks
and Mr. Lenox Brooks have returned
from the southern coast, where they spent
six weeks.
* * *
Miss Aileen Lindsaly and Miss Mabel
Bav are spending a fortnight in Spring
ville and St. Clair Springs.
• • *
Mrs. Julian Thomas Dixon has as her
guest Miss Genevieve Bell of Fort De
posit.
• • •
Mrs. James G. Coleman of Memphis is
the guest of Mrs. J. Henry Lee.
* * •
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lee Koenig and
their son, diaries Warner Koenig, are
visiting in Tennessee. They will be with
We Move Wednesday—
Save On Millinery At
Hirsch’s Monday and Tuesday
The last two days of our Removal Sale must see our shelves
cleared of all summer stocks, therefore prices are way down. It will
pay you to buy a hat here now, even tho you had but a week more to
use it.
All Summer
$15 & $20
Hats
$3.98
50c
75c & $1.00
For these Hats (on
display in our window)
which sold for $3.00 and
$5.00; not very many of
them, so be prompt.
New Fall Hats
New fall hats are coming in dai
ly; among the prettiest are the
satin hats and so reasonable, too.
Some as low as $2.25. We’d like to
have you try some on. They’re
very becoming.
Hirsch Millinery Co.
1910 Second Ave.—After We Move 213-15 19th St.
friends in Clarksville, Dover and Nash
ville before returning home.
* * *
Mr. T. J. Dusenberry is visiting in Mem
phis.
* * •
Mrs. A1 F. Watkins and her little daugh
ter, Dorothy Watkins, have returned from
a visit to friends in Manchester, Ga.
* * *
Mr. W. Worthington Bowie of Washing
ton is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. F.
Kerber.
• * •
Mr. and Mrs. Nat C. Walpole are in
Hendersonville, N. C.
* * *
Mrs. Rufus N. Rhodes will spend the
early fall in the Adirondack mountains
and from there will go to New York.
* * *
Mrs. James Weatherly is spending a few
days in town, having come down from
her summer home at Black Mountain.
Mr. and Mrs. Weatherly and Mr. and Mrs.
Alex Birch were among the number of
interesting people yesterday at the South
ern club for luncheon.
* •
Miss May Collins is spending a fort
night in Washington, D. C.
* * *
Mrs. W. E. B. Davis and her two daugh
ters. Miss Margaret Davis and Miss Eliza
beth Davis are at Highland Lake, N. C.
* * *
Mrs. Allan Harvey Woodward and Mrs.
Lewis C. Morris will lettve today for New
York to join Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jemi
son in a motor trip through New England.
* * *
Mrs. B. C. Rickman, who is spending the
summer with relatives in Kentucky, will
return in the early fall.
♦ * *
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Lassester and their
son have returned to Mobile after a visit
to Mrs. Driver Fudton and Mrs. Lasseter.
* • *
Mrs. Fritz Norquist of Mobile Is the
guest of Mrs. Lasseter and Mrs. Driver
Fullton.
* • •
Mr. R. E. Lee Is spending two weeks in
Anniston.
* * •
Dr. and Mrs. E. M. Wood of Woodlawn
left yesterday for a visit to eastern cities
and Canada. They will be absent three
weeks.
* * *
Miss Edgill Adams left yesterday to visit
her parestn In Missouri. She will return
August 28.
FOUR BEARS IN FEW MINUTES
Trapper Gets the Family That Stole
His Flour and Nails
Dawson, N. W. Ter., August 16.—
(Special.)—Two large black bears and
two cubs were killed within sight of
Dawson by Bill Roman after # an ex
citing experience. Roman had a cabin
on Dion Gulch, above the city three
miles. While sitting in the place with
his back to the door in the evening he
noticed the place suddenly overcast by
a shadow.
“I turned, little suspecting anything
serious,” said Roman, “when to my hor
ror I saw a huge black bear standing
a few feet away. 1 leaped to my feet
and grabbed my .44 calibre Winchester
whi 'h is always near the door. 1 wasted
no time and tired when the brute was
ten feet away. The ball struck him
in the breast, but did not seem to feaze ,
him. The beast rushed forward and
was prepared to make a ferocious at-1
tack. He made one powerful side swipe !
at me. I side-stepped and when he was j
just at the muzzle drove the second
bullet home. It passed into his brain
and he reeled over at my feet, on my
very doorstep.
“Yah, I tell you, I was an excited
Swede, but I proved to that fellow it is
a bad day for bears when they tackle
the sons of the North.
"Well, yes, I was excited, but I had
killed many bears, and the feeling soon
wore off. I then dragged the carcass
around the house and got it on the
roof and prepared to skin him. What
was my surprise when I had barely
started the work to look up and see
a mother bear and two pretty cubs ad
vancing through the brush. I had left
my g*lin in the cabin, but it was only
a minute until I had leaped down, dart
ed Into the house and back with the
rifle. One more shot and I had brought
down the mother. Two more shots and
I had bagged the cubs.
“The little fellows weighed twenty
five pounds each and made delicious
steaks. I was up all that night skin
ning bears. I now have the skins in
towm, and they tell for themselves there
was class to that family. Every skin
is in fine condition. The male bear
was a large fellow. I think he had
been there before.
“Only a day or two previous I had
j been away from the cabin for a day
i and had left a sack of bread, which I
had bought in Dawson, under the bed
in a sack. Some bear came in, took
the sack, bread and all, and ran away
with it into the gulch. I tracked him
and found some of the bread. A pound
of nails also were in the sack, and I
regret the fellow took them off and
hid them, because I needed those nails
with which to stretch his hide. A good
many more bears are arqund Dion and
I can deliver bears to order, dead or
alive.”
Horses as Gold Mines
With the coming of the flat-racing
season, the thoughts of owners and train
ers of race horses are everywhere turned
towards the possibilities lying dormant
In the as yet untried sinews and mus
cles of their yearlings, says Tit Bits.
For some few', at all events, amongst
them are probably destined to turn out
veritable equine gold mines.
This is no mere figure of speech. The
sums earned in one way and another
by certain thoroughbreds in the past
almost surpass belief.
For example, St. Simon, who died at
Welbeck in the early part of 1908, and
who was undoubtedly the record money
making horse of his, or any other age,
earned in stud fees alone for his ducal
owner no less a sum than £250,000; while
his progeny netted over a half a million
sterling in nineteen years. And this, al
though he only cost originally the com
paratively small sum of sixteen hundred
guineas.
To find anything approaching such a
record as this, it is necessary to go back
to the time of Eclipse, wrhose progeny
won £200,000; while his own earnings, on
the turf and at the stud, exceeded £100,
000. And Eclipse, it must be remember
ed, was bought for considerably less
than a hundred-pound note.
Even lower prices than this, however,
have at1 times been paid for horses that
have turned out true gold mines. Thus,
Top—The home of Major Echols. Bottom—A familiar scene at the out
let of the big spring branch—A negro baptising
Deadlock was sold for £20, and shortly
afterwards dropped a foal, the famous
Isinglass, who won the Derby of 1893
and £40,000. Queen of the Roses, again,
the dam of Revo d’Or, was given away
in exchange for a sack of oats. Hampton
the sire of Ladas, Merry Hampton, and
many other magnificent racers, was
bought for 150 guineas. While one-third
of that sum purchased The Rover, whose
son, the great St. Gation, was sold for
£15,000 after dead-heating in the Derby.
Then there was Stockwell, bought by
Lord Exeter for £180. Stockwell not only
won the St. Leger himself, but no few
er than six of his sons followed his
example, while three of them won the
Derby. In one year his descendants
earned in stakes sums aggregating over
£ GO,000.
E* _B
You Cannot Compel a
Boy to Stand lip
Straight
nere is a sim j
which [leas- I
antly pro
duces
THIS RESULT
& the boy is
happier
for
it.
THE
“Right
Posture’
| SUIT
Introduced to
the Boys,
Mothers and Fathers 01 this section
AND SOLD ONLY BY '
KESSS1 9
fc.
vST...
BIRMINGHAM
Very self evidently needed by the coming
generation and the first and only clothing
which accomplishes the great good work
yet does so in a playful spirit (so to speak),
which appeals to the boys. The garments
otherwise are as good values as Blacli’s can
give this fall for $5, $(3.50, $7.50, $8.50, $10
and $15.
Now—by your leave we’d like to show
you and the boys the “Right-Posture”
Suits; to try on a few coats; to listen to the
boys approval of the IDEA.
And by the way—the patented device which
suggests that boys stand up straight is hid
den in the coat.
Not too noticeable in the weight.
“Right Posture” is indeed RIGHT!
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