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a Funds regularly with this bank aud paying bills bv check affords SAFETY for the Finn, Merchant, L'or v poration and Individual alike —it also brings system into their business and establishes their credit. l This bank, strong and ac commodating. invites YOUR ACCOUNT. ^ The First National Baak f Capital and Surplus $3,000,000 s 4 Per Cent Interest on Savings, Compounded Quarterly > EXPECT ORDER f ROM ' CHINESE RAILWAYS Will Be the First Filled \ By the Tennessee Company The Tennessee Coal. Iron and Rall 4 road company expects to receive an or f der during the next few . days for v very .substantial tonnage of steel rail* from the Chinese National railways, ac cording to Information received in Bir utingham yesterday. The officials of tho Steel Corporation Exports company \ Is working on the order which «s ex ^ pected to be received during the next few days. The Chinese National rail ways have not patronized the Birming ham district before, although a great many oriental orders have been filled from this district. The officials of the company arc not willing at this time to indicate what the tonnage is to be. as the export com b pany officials are working on the prop osition and will be the first to learn of thV* tonnage and the distribution- of the rails, as well as other details. With the Chinese order, that of the various American companies and other orders that are expected to be given I from time to time the Tennessee Coal, r Iron and Railroad company Officials an f not inclined to he pessimistic. The steel plant at Ensley is working about 70 per cent at tills time. It is believed with the additional orders that are- coming with very gratifying regularity that the time will soon come when the plant wUl be in operation continually. c c -—7 " - * CANDIDATES WHO i HAVE QUALIFIED FOR COUNTY RACE Opposition to .7. R. T^lor, candidate v for road supervisor of Jefferson county, ' developed yesterday when William E. Martin qualified with the county execu tive committee. Ben G. Perry announced and qualified yesterday for solicitor of the Bessemer court. Tho earJidates who have qualified to date are: For sheriff, William T. Eathem and Thomas J. Batson, for judge inferior court (Woodlawn), J. E. Addington, J. H. V Burns and Thomas M. Rogers; for state senator, Thomas J. Judge and B. A. Thompson; for circuit solicitor. Joseph R. Tate: for member of legislature, Reu ben Chapman, Roger VV. Snyder, N. W. Scott, Henry Upton Sims. John W. Cald I well and Walter S. Brower; for solicitor < ‘Bessemer court, Ben fl. Perry; for road supervisor, J. R. Taylot and William E. > Martin; for auditor, W. D. Gunn and Wil liam R. Rockett; for solicitor, Z. T. g Rudulph and Hugo E. Black. I John P. Abbott, secretary of the sub I committee in charge of the primary, re I quested yesterday that all candidates | who desire to aid in the >election of man agers, clerks and returning officers, sub ; * 1*tit list' of names to him immediately. 250 EXPECTED AT \ HARRISON DINNER .) Head of Southern Railway Will Speak J on “Whal a Prosperous Rail .. r road Can Do" Indications now point to an attend V a nee of at least 250 a t the dinner to .1 be given to Fairfax Harrison at. the I Southern dub tomorrow night by the m Chamber of Commerce. It is believed that there will be many acceptances in the ina.il tomorrow morning that may make the figure us high as 000. There is much spirit being manifested in the dinner and all civic organizations have indorsed it and most of them are go ing to attend. The Rotary club will i attend in a body. J Mr Harrison is on the programme | as speaker of the day and his topic is. * -What a Prosperous Railroad Can Do." (Commissioner James Weatherly will welcome Mr. Harrison to Birmingham and there will be other . speakers. President Shook of the Chamber of Commerce will preside, it being the first really big affair over which he has had an opportunity of presiding in h!s official capacity. GOVERNOR’S RACE IS POT IN EIMEEIGHT BY IE WEEK’S EVENTS — ; Present Governor Takes a Hand in Controversy Be- ! tween the Two Leaders ! V RATE AGREEMENT IS IMPORTANT FEATURE . ] Surrender of Railroads Is Taken by Many to Have Deprived Comer of Strongest Plank in His Platform -— RV HUGH W. ROBERTS The round of the ring battle between' Charles Henderson and B. B. Comer, which was fought out last week would have been credited to the first named but for the Interference of the governor of I Alabama. When the governor published a char acteristic letter taking .Mr. Comer to task for certain remarks which that candidate is supposed to have m«»de. and when he followed the circulation of that trench ment diatribe of split Infinitives and mixed metaphors with the awe-inspiring threat that he won Id go out on the hust ings and do more damage to tlie politi cal carcass of the object of his attack, practically every man hoping for the vic tory of Mr. Henderson trembled. Nevertheless, it is indisputably true that Mr. Henderson had nothing .to do with the publication of the letter and nothing to do with any differences which may have disturbed the erstwhile glow ing friendship of the present governor and the former governor. Therefore, after the first dreadful chill his friends got busy again and with their candidate con tinuing his aggressive campaign and ex tending that campaign into, every county of the state they had cause for “whoop ing 'em up'* ami becoming confident of the general outcome. • ■* • The one real feature of the week,, as far as state politics is concerned, was the preliminary agreement as a restill of which the differences between the stat > and the railroads, which have endured for 10 years and which have furnished issues strong enough for candidate, by using them, to ride repeatedly into office, will be permanently settled. The .railroad commission, at its meet ing March 2, will ratify the treaty which has been informally agreed to. In that treaty the railroads made a complete surrender. Passenger . rates will be granted in accordance with the desire of the state. The 110 commodity bill, con taining no provisions for cheap boots, shoes, socks, shirts, trousers, coats, hats, or other necessities of life, and which, containing as it does, cneap beer and soapstook and other tremendously im portant. and vital subjects, has always been regarded as a terrifying joke, will be augmented. The railroads, further more, will withdraw ail appealed litiga tion and will yield any protection they might have received as a result of in junctions by federal judges. The situation is unique. The railroads have met. or have agreed to meet, every demand of the state. There can be no longer a railroad rate issue in Alabama. • * * Mr. Comer is running on a platform the chief plank of which Is one providing for regulation of railroad rates. His chief argument is directed against the Louis ville and Nashville railroad. His bitter est references—with the exception of those he makes regarding certain politi cians—concern attorneys of the Louis ville and Nashville railroad. The question in Alabama polities, there fore, is this: “What effect will the ad justment of tlie differences between the railroads and the state have on the cam paign of Mr. Comer?” There is marked differenee of opinion. The Comer majors domo are endeavor ing to create the impression that there is something ‘crooked” in the transac tion between the state and the railroads, that the disposition on the part, of the railroads to abandon the fight is a dispo sition one should regard with suspicion. They Insist that there is still great need for Comer in order that with him sitting on the lid the railroads might not jump out of the box again. * • • Tin Henderson forces, on the other hand, declare that there has never been a need for Mr. Comer, and- there cer tainly Is no need for him at the present time; that inasmuch as he is running on an anti-railroad platform and there are no differences between the railroads and the commonwealth. t:hat Mr. Comer should retire. They are pointing with pride, furthermore, to the fact that Mi4. IU nderson, as president of the railroad commission, accomplished through diplo macy. what Mr. Coiner, during his term as governor, failed to accomplish, after a vast expenditure of money, by force. The move of the railroads will have its effect, though what that effect will he is still a matter of doubt. The situation will lK*ar watching. March Term Opens Tomorrow The March term of the United States court will commence tomorrow, when the petit juries for the week will be organ ized by Judge W. I. Grubb. The fed eral grand jury will be organized on the following Monday. Among the cases set on the March docket are those against the Standard Home company and the cases growing out of the bankruptcy proceeding of the Colorado Loan com pany. , ---- —■■■■ ■ L + Capital $500,000.00 Surplus (Earned) $600,000.00 , Birmingham Trust & Savings Co. ( Capital and Surplus $1,100,000.00 i DO NOT KEEP YOUR MONEY AT HOME j \ The man living at a distance from the | ( bank postpones making his deposit until he j can come himself, thus risking the loss of v his money. V It could be sent through the mail with I! " perfect safety. \ Write us about it. !a, - i A. W. SMITH, Pruldent BHJNSON CAIN, Aaat. Cmablar / TOM o. SMITH, V.-Prutdant C. D. GOTTEN, Ant Cuhlar W. H. MANLY. Caablar B. W. FINCH. Ant Cuhlar 4 Per Cent Paid On Savings Deposits M’NEEL SILENT ON INCOME TAX PAYMENTS FOLLOWING ORDERS FROM WASHINGTON John L>. IfcNeel. internal- revenue' col lector for Alabama anil Mississippi, mad public last nlglit none of the figures ii regard to the payment of income taxe? in the states of his territory. There was a reason. He receded instructions yesterday a noon. It seems that there was publication ii eastern newspapers pus porting to be in formation furnisher by various collectors This caused the treastn ' d< partnient tt take action Mr. M< N*- l informed all re porters that he regretted the fact, bu that h could give nothing out for pub hcation. •••••«••»•••••••••••%•••••••■•••••••••••••••••••••< Along with the warning to remain silent. ] Mr. McNeel received instructions to main- ! lain ills office in readiness to receive income reports until midnight Mondaj night. The*original time limit for making these reports \yas midnight l i?t night. Mr. McNeel and his rove has been over head and ears In work. There was great Intelest throughout the nation in regard! to tin filing of report** and yesterday.! i he collector received dozens Hf telegrams ] i from as many papers asking for facts . and figures. The report of tnis office when com piled will be made ltrect to Washington, and will there, in all probability, be given to the news-papers. RETAIL SHOE DEALERS TO MEET HERE THIS WEEK Next Tuesday. \\ Mines day and Thurs day the fifth annual convention of the Southern Retail Shut* Dealers’ association will he held in this city with headquar ters at tlie Hotel Hillman. The conven tion will begin Tin-.div and «lo«e Thurs day night. City Commissioner A O bane will deliver the welcome address. The convention will bring to the city —*ju retail shoe dealers imm every section of the south, as the association has a large membership. '.Dove Rich of Bir mingham is vice president and J. D. Col lins is another local man who is an of ficial. An elaborate programme has been pre pared for the convention and several well known local men will make addresses dur ing the three days’ m vion. The pro gramme. it is said, includes an automo bile trip over the city, an excursion to the Enslev mills, a banquet and other noteworthy features. This is one of the largest conventions n tiie south, it is claimed, and will bring men here from every part of the southern j ‘Mates, all of whom him wound to go homo j and spread their views »*t what they think I of Birmingham. Local civic boosters are | planning to give them a royal welcome •nd entertainment while the delegates are here. One o.f the big features of the con vention is to be an exhibit of ancient shoes—shoes manufactured as far back ..s 200 years ago. There will he the ' old sandal, used in medieval times, ruining' on down through the ages, tak ing in the old fashioned so-called shoes of the time of the Pilgrim. On the good ship Mayflower, which brought the first Pilgrims to America, there was a shoemaker with a good supply of hides. He made his shoes by hand, sewing by hand and nailing with cop per and wooden pegs. It is not know whether or not a pair of shoes made by this old timer will be shown or not, l ul there will be shoes of every description on displa>. Lectures will he given each day, showing the progress of the Industry of making shoes. These lectures will ho illustrated with stereopticon slides and the ancient relics of a bygone age will he shown as object lessons. JURY HOLDS THAT ! COAL LAND LEASES ARE NOT TAXABLE State Tax Commission Is Again Overruled by Decision in Bibb County Court A jury in the circuit court of Bibb county held yesterday that a lesse on coal lands was not taxable and in the decision reversed the state tax com mission which body had started out to tax the mine leases in this state. The «recision yesterday by i\ jury was in the case of the Red Feather Fool com pany and the* Roden company, which concerns were raised $1,500,000 each for the reason that the state tax com mission claimed that the leases held by the two companies were taxable. It was learned' in Birmingham last night that the jury held that the leases on coal lands did not constitute property; that the leases were not tax able. It will be recalled that a few weeks ago a jury in the circuit court of Bibb county held the same as in this case wherein other defendants were Involved. However, the chairman of the state tax commission gave out a statement in which he said that the fight was only begun. The division in the Bibb county case Is of great interest here inasmucli as it is presumed the state tax commis sion was under the impression that ii they raised the taxes on leases in B bb county they could go over this sta.e and increase the taxes of every coal mine property in the state provided the company in question operated mines on leased property. OVERlOO DOG TAX PI IN 2 ININS License Collector’s Office Crowded All Day Yester day—2000 Pay vEvery dog lias ills day.” And a lot of 'em had their’s yesterday. Seldom in canine history has ever a higher tribute been paid to “the friend of man” than that one. laid on the altar of License Collector James Boggan at the city hall yesterday. Throughout the entire day, young and old, big and lit tle. black and white, poor and rich owners of Nero and Fldo trudged through the sloppy mud and rain and laid their offering before the solemn throne of Mr. Boggan. Last wight closing time cam* at 5 o’clock—and still they came. It was ar ranged to fit up a place in the com mission meeting room and there “until the darksome hours of the night wore on apace” they continued to come, lay down their dollar and joyfully carry away the little white piper that spelled another year of life for soma- member of the species dog. When the books were footed up last night it was found that over 2000 peo ple had paid their dog taxes yester day, making over 6000 in all for two months of January and February oi this year. Yesterday was the last day to pay the tax, for according to the new law adopted sometime ago by the city com mission every dog for whom a license was not procured on or before the last day of February lays himself liable to an ignominious death or his owner to a dog tax of $1.50. .Then after another short period a reward is to be offered •for ail dogs without a license tax and everyone captured will be killed. Dog Commissioner Kyle, the origina tor, of the new system of collecting dog taxes, by agreement with the commis sioners will get half of all taxes on dogs taken In up until yesterday—over $5000. Therefore the dog commissioner cleared about $500 on the deal yester day# There were four clerks writiuC licenses a large part of the day. Oaly Oae “HROMO QUININE** To get the genuine, call for full name LAXATIVE BHOMO QUININE. Look for signature of E. W. GllOVfi. Cures a [Gold (n One Day. 25o. ARE BUSY PLANNING1 FOR FASHION WEEK AND THE STATE FAIR Prizes Offered for Best “Poem” on “Miss Fashion.” Building Toboggan Slide at the Fair Grounds The Business Men's league just now is a very active organization. With the planning for Fashion Week, which be gins on March h», and the many details of the annual state fair, the office is as busy as can be. Mrs. J. B. Reid is to have charge of Miss Fashion, the young Indy who will visit all the stores that are members ol the league. Mrs. Reid stated that there were many volunteers to act as Miss Fashion, hut she said the young lady se lected would be one who would represent the city’s highest society. She is to be dressed in the spring’s newest styles and Mrs Reid is to select her costume tor each day. It will be described In detail in the newspapers and it is possible that a picture of the young lady will be shown. Her name will not be given to the public until the event is over. Prize for Poem The Business Men's league has given to Mrs. Reid $o. which *s to be used as a prize for the best verses on Miss Fashiop. The “poem” submitted must contain three verses—no more, no less— and must be fictitiously signed. The per son sending it tn must, of course, give his or her full name and address to Mrs. Reid, out the poem itself must he signed flettlously. in order that the judges may not know who wrote It. The heat poem submitted will entitle Its writer to the prize of $o, and Mrs. Reid states that they must reach the offices of the Busi-' ness Men’s league not later than March 10. Three citizens of Birmingham, com* pentent to judge, will act in that capacity. Secretary Sam Fowlkes of the Business Men’s league stated yesterday that there would be a meeting of the decoration committee of the Fashion Week next Tuesday or Wednesday. M r. Fowlkes | said the committee would decide as to , the decorations to he used on the down town streets and would make plans ho that the decorations could he placed with the minimum of time and trouble. Mr. Fowlkes announced that the execu- j live board of the Fair association would probably meet within the next 10 days1 to decide as to the horse racing at ibis year’s fair. It is the intent ion of the committee to secure the best horses pos sible in order that the races may be ' worth while. It has already secured a national motorcycle race that is going to i be one of the greatest events of its kind ; ever held in the south. There will be two races, one for amateurs and one for pro-1 fessionls. All the standard makes of ma*j chines will ben entered and the world’s I best drivers will ride the machines arounu the circular course. Shows for Midway The Rice and Dore shows hav e been en gaged for the midway and one ol their .feature acts is ihe diving girls. There will be 40 of these girls swimming in a large tank. Among other apparently im possible feats they walk on the water. This is the first time this feat has been accomplished, but Secretary Fowlkes de clares that it will done. As a finale the girls line up and dive it to the water and are seen no more. Where they go is* a my*tery, but when the time comes for the next performance they appear. There will be about jo shows along the mid way this yeur, all to be high class. An added feature of the fair this year will be the huge figure 8 toboggan shde. which is now in course of construction. This will bo more than half u mile long. It will lake probably three months or more to complete It. but it is said it will be w’ell worth all the time and money put into it. Of music there will be plenty. The committee will try to please the masses as wrell as those of musical bent in the selection of its bands, (iussic-al music will not have full sway, nor will ragtime. There will be enough of both to please lovers of each kind. A Thirst Strike From London Sketch. Her Husband: We shall see you "un* gerstiikin' uexi time. S'll. His Wife: Ho. no not unger—a thirst stiik. now. that’s me: (dreamily) un’ the n p*rape they'd forcible dung me—ah! City Will Hush All Paved Streets at Its Own Expense REMAINDER WILL BE DONE UPON REQUEST Whole Thing, However, Is Still Tenta tive—System Is in Vogue in Other Cities of the South, Says (iafford Kiom a statement made yesterday by City Commissioner James Weatherly It Is probable there will be no oompulsoi > features to the suffgusU’d sprinkling: ordi nance which he has be**u considering: for the past few days. Cltv Attorney lion mine Boyd has the drafting: of the ordinance to do. From whfV information I can gather from practices in other cities," said Mr Weatherly yesterday, "it is the city's duty to flush all paved streets it Its own expense. The sprinkling: tax is charged to those citizens whose streets are not paved, hut who want their dust elimi nated City to I'lush I’aved Streets Ti n Impression that we Intended to sprinkle the costly paved streets is wrong; for we purchased a very high priced modern flusher some few weeks ago for another purpose. We plitn now In flush the paved streets In the hush ness section every night and the paved streets in the residence section about once a week, all to be done at the ex pense of the city. When a property own er goes to the expense of paying Ills paving assessments then T think it is the duty of the city to lake eare of the dust. "Then in the suburbs v/here the streets are impaled, there I think we will make the voluntary sprinkling proposition. If the residents along 11 certain street want It sprinkled and send us a petition, we Will sprinkle it uml lax them so much per trout fool, which I think Is only fair. If the muiorlty or the residents of a street don't want it sprinkled, then we'll not sprinkle il. "The wlu le thing, however, is still ten tative. II will have to be carefully con sidered from every angle before we take final action." In (ieneral Use "Tlie street sprinkling lax Idea," said street Commissioner Frank Gafford, "Is followed in almost all cities of any size. St. I amis, Atlanta and all of Birming ham's neighbor cities have it. "We used to have II here 111 Binning ham when Mr. McCartln was street coin mlssloner. but It bus since been abolished. The general practice in other cities throughout the country, which 1 have seen with my own eyes, is to flush the Paved streets at the city's expense, the residence streets about cnee a week and the business section about once a day. "Thill for the other streets of the city, the lax is charged. Tn most cities the sprinkling contractor deals directly with the people, the city having nothing to do with It whatever, except that the work is done under the city's supervision and if the residents have a grievance the city will look after It for them. In some of the cities where I have seen It worked, tlie sprinklers even sprinkle along streets where some of the property owners want It and some don't. When they come to the property of a resident who don’t want to pay the tax. they shut off their tank and pass him by. "I think It Is a very good thing and the only way Birmingham is ever going to get rid of her dust. There will be some who will object to tlie tnx, of course, but I believe they will be few and they will not hinder the working of the system." Kaul Believes in Oil "[ am particularly anxious for the flushing of the paved streets.” said John 1,. Kaul last night, "and In the financial condition the city Is at present I think the citizens could well afford to pay a sprinkling tnx. Flushing is the only real way to clean a paved street, and is the practice followed In all progressive cities. I have heard It said that the merchants of New Orleans would not consider for a moment the discontinuance of the street flushing there, where it has heen prac ticed for many years. Asheville, N. C„ ]ihh ft reputation all over the country for cleanliness and all elites where the dust problem lias been really solved have done il with tlie flusher. "Sprinkling on the unpaved streets In the suburbs would help matters, but In my opinion would not be as well as oiling, which would cost no more than the tax on the sprinkling. The sprinkling lays the dust for an hour or two at the most and then the street is as bad as ever, while a well oiled street will keep It down all day. In Birmingham where there is so much dirt and grime anyhow, C uni inclined to believe the oil wTTuld prove best for the suburbs. "I have seen several towns where there was little real paving it all. practically oil the streets belli,? oiled and it makes a very satisfactory condition. As far as the tax is concerned, f think it Is only equitable that each property owner pay lor bis own sprinkling or oiling or what ever is done, us the benefit accrues to himself only, the man In Birmingham receiving no benefits from the man in Knsley who sprinkles Ills afreet and vice versa. "It is a. big problem and one Bir mingham should meet right now." FOR COLDS, INFLUENZA, COUGHS, SORE THROAT GRIP Aching bones, whooping wheeze, general weakness and chills, followed by fever; pains and soreness in the head, chest and back; cough, soro throat, hoarseness and influenza, this is the Cl rip. To gel the best results take Humph revs’ "Seventy-seven” at onee. If you wait, until your hones begin lo ache, until you begin to cough and wheeze, and the Cold becomes settled and hangs on, it may lake longer to break up. Two sizes, 2">c and if I .<>'*. at all drug ists or mailed. Humiilirryn' Borneo. Medicine Co.. 15S William Street, New York—Advertise ment. ARRANGE TUESDAY FOR THE SELECTION Regarded Reasonably Cer tain That Sentor Will be Chosen by the People The state democratic executive com mittee will meet In Birmingham Tuesday, March 3, for the purpose of devising a scheme for the filling of the vacancy In the Senate caused by the death of the ate Senator Joseph Ir. Johnston. The original newspaper announcement lamed Montgomery as the place of meet ing. In a telegram received yesterday t>y James F, llawkins. member of tlie committee, from Tyler Goodwyn, chair man of the committee. Birmingham was named as the place of meeting. In the session of the committee there Is groat interest throughout the state. It Is understood tha he chairman holds that there are two ways In which a senator may be named, by appointment by the governor after the legislature has given the governor that right, and by election by the people. It Is understood that if the governor was assured that the leglsla urc would authorize him to appoint Frank 1\ Glass he would call the legislature in session. Inasmuch, however, as it is gen ?rally Ivelieved that the legislature would not confer the appointive power on the governor, it is not considered probable that the governor will call the legislature together. It is reason!)!y certain that the senator for the short term will he elected by the* people. Provision will be made Tuesday by the committee for nominating a sena tor in the primary of April with the un derstanding that the nominee would he elected at a later'date, probably in May. A report Is current to the end thut It will bo provided bly the committee that the nominee for the long term will be also the nominee for the Hhort term. There is some objection to this provision on the ground that In the event the President should Insist on Mr. Underwood remain ing a member of the House until the com petlon of his term, and Mr. Underwood should yield to the solicitation of the President, the appointive power would be •eturned to the governor. Another matter to be? discussed by the committee will concern the action of cer tain county committees in refusing to fol low the instructions of the state commit tee in regard to preventing the participa tion of republicans in the democratic pri mary. In this connection there Is said to i>e a considerable difference of opinion, ind as a result It is anticipated that the lebate Tuesday will he Interesting. Coining to This County for Four Days Beginning March 10 Charles Henderson, president of Hie railroad commission and candidate for governor, will Invade J^fTcrson county March 10, and will remain here for four days. His % peaking itinerary follows: Tuesday, March 10—Dewlsburg, 0 a. m.; Newcastle, 10:30 a. m.; Morris, 12 m.; Kimberly, 1 p. in.; Warrior, 3 p. m.; Cor ner Schoolhouse, 3:30 p. in.; Wylam, 7 p. in.; iOnsley, 8:8o p. m. Wednesday, March 11—McCalia. 0 a. in.; Virginia Mines, 10:30 a. m.; Johns, 12 M ; Gwln (Oak Grove), 2 p. in.; Meeks (Piney Woods), 3:30 p. in.; Hueytown, 4:80 p. in ; Woodward, 0 p. in.; Brighton, 7 p. m.; Bessemer, 8:30 p. ni. Thursday. March 12—Adamsville. a rn.; Glntown. 10 |». m , Pinkney City, 11 a. in.; Cardiff, 12 M.; Brookslde, 1 p. in.: Mineral Springs, 2:30 p. m.; Repub lic, 4 p. m.; Coalburg, 5:30 p. m.; North Birmingham, 7 p. rn.; Pratt City, 8:30 p. rn. Friday .March 18—Pinson, 0 a m.: Chalkville, 10:30 a. m.; Clay, 12 m.; Spring vllle, 1:30 p. in.; TrussviUe, 3 p. m.; Iron dale, 5 p. in.; Wood la wn. 7 p m.: Easf Lake, 8:30 p. m. Marriage I.iceimes Tlte following marriage licenses wen yesterday recorded in the office of the probate Judge: R. D. Wyatt, Atlanta, da., to Mias Mav.de Richmond. W. C Winston, New' Merkte, io Miss Ruby Posey. Torn Townsend. Warrior, to Miss Car rie Calvert. Thomas Jenkins. Birmingham, to Miss Ethel Ward. Theodore Poyton. Douisvllle, to M i«« Viola Cooley. E. H. Archer, Sayre, to Miss Ada Jerrell Grady L. Beau, Pratt City, to Miss Edna Quinn. R. G. McDougle, Birmingham, to Miss Virginia Meadows. Steve H. Noble, Birmingiiaiu. to Miss Bessie Cox. .J. H. Roper, Trussvllle. to Miss Ella Bolton. A. C. Dorn, BinningImm. to Miss Cora Helkwitz. Bobbie Roy Roberts, Dawson, da., to Miss Gertie May McCoy. r I- at* - y h ' HERE NEXT FRIDAY Hood Calls Meeting for Dis trict in Which Lively Sit uation Is Developing The democratic executive committee of the Senevth congressional district will convene in. Birmingham nt the Hotel Mot - ris, on Friday noon. March * This is in accord with the call issued yesterday by Oliver H. Hood of Gads den, chairman of the committee, which call follows: A meeting of the democratic execu tive committee of the Seventh congres sional district is hereby called to con vene at the Hotel Morris at the hour of 12 o’clock, noon, on Friday. March fl, 1914, in the city of Birmingham. As business of importance will com* be fore the meeting a full attendance of the committee is earnestly requested. O. H. HOOD, Chairman. Gadsden, February 28. Republicans Are Preparing There is a very interesting situation in the Senevth. For the first, time in many years John L». Burnett, congressman, has democratic opposition. Ilis opponent Js Capt. 1j. B. Uainey of Gadsden. In vie" of the fact that th*-* victor In tin* d«*mo ocratic primary will be compelled to go up against unusually strong republican oppo sition, the struggle in the Seventh is ot additional interest. The republicans, it is understood, ar: grooming their candidate. Sumter Cogs well, who made an unsuccessful rue, two years ago; Me I auto Tilton, a banker and editor of Pell City; Amos Goodhue, a law yer and progressive-republican, with a fondness for H. P. Hobson, and others are mentioned. Concerning the %lBars" The democrats, in some of the counties of the district, on account of the strong republican undercurrent, have declined to elevate the bars against the participation by republicans in the democratic primary, April 6. It Is unknown what action in this regard the district commmittee will take. However, inasmuch as the repub licans who enter the primary will be com pelled to swear to support the democratic nominees, it is rumored that they are smelling mice, are fearing the gift-bearing Greeks, and are preparing to make a faithful allegiance to their own standard. Hitherto, according to the charge, u . ;»« been the custom to aid in the nomination of the weakest man in that his defeat might be encompassed In the general elec- j tlon. Birmingham, on account of the widely ^ scattered terfritory of the Seventh, is the. place of easiest access to the members of the committee. For that reason it was selected as the place of meeting. GREENVILLE PLANS TO HOLD CHAUTAUQUA Greenville. February 28.—(Special.)—A mass meeting was held at the courthouse here to formulate plans for having a chautauqua in Greenville during the com ing summer. Air. Sewell of the Alkahest company of Atlanta, was here ami sub mitted several propositions. A commit tee is at work today among the busi ness men. They are being met with favor by the Greenville citizens Greenville merchants have been very busy all of today. Many of the farmers are making contracts for the year, and much fertilizer business is in evidence. TETTER ON SCALP COULD NOT SLEEP Went Over Entire Body, Itching and Burning, Large White Blis ters. Hair Fell Out. Cuticura Soap and Ointment Cured. R. F. D. No. 4. Linden. Tenn.—“Cuti cura Soup and Cuticura Ointment cured me of a terrible skin trouble called tetter. It began on my scalp caus ^**^,'**£ ing nay hair to fall out. t hen it went over my entire body. The itching and burning were so bad t hat I scratched and made N sores. My clothing made ^ t he burning on my body more iut-ense. My skin looked as If It had been maided. I could not sleep much at night Later on It took the form of large white blisters. My hair fell out gradually and was thin, dry and llfsless. I tried several ointments and took a treatment but uothlng did me any good I had been troubled with the tetter for about one year when l began using Cuticura .Soap and Ointment. After bathing with Cuticura Soap and applying Cuticura Oint ment 1 was astonished to see the great relief. Cuticura Soap and Ointment cured cne in four weeks." < Signed> Miss Vera Bell. June 27. 1014. The''regular use of Cuticura Soap for toilet and barb not only tends to preserve, purify amt beautify the skin, scalp, hair and hands, but assists In preventing Inflammation, irri tation and clogging of the pores. Cuticura Soap 35c. and Cuticura Ointment 50c.fare sold everywhere. Liberal sample of each mailed free, with 32-p. Skin Book Addrees post-card "Cuticura. Dept. T. Boston." UTMen who shave and shampoo wltbCu- A tic ura Soap.will Had it best for skin and eoalgt J 1 . 1'