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Money On Hand For the tomorrow of life brings contentment to every man or woman. Some have it—many do not. Why don’t YOU get on the safe s^ide by depositing your savings at our savings department each week ? In terest compounded quar terly. The First National Bank “A National Bank for Savings” Capital and Surplus $3,000,000 4 per cent Interest on eavlnga, Compounded Quarterly I HOT BID Theatre Secured Yesterday by Board—Contract For warded to St. Louis The music festival executive board, of which Mrs. Houston Davis is presi dent, has secured the Bijou theatre for the choral and orchestral concerts in May. A contract was forwarded to the manager of the St. Louis orchestra yes terday for a symphony matinee Thurs day, May 7, and a grand oratorio con cert with full orchestra Thursday night. It has been suggested that the orches tra give a symphony concert on its own account on Wednesday night. May 6, %that being an open date w’ith the St. Louis organization. A chorus of 170 voices trained by Rienzo Thomas will sing Dubois’ oratorio, “Paradise Lost," now in Birmingham. HENRY M. WAITE IS MARRIED IN KANSAS Formerly One of Birmingham’s Most Popular Young Men Now City Manager of Dayton Henry M. Waite, formerly of Bir mingham as superintendent of the Sea board Air Line, and who subsequently 1 became manager of the city of Day ton, O., a position seriously consid- i ered by Colonel Goethals of Panama 1 canal fame, was married Tuesday In Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Miss Mary Mason Brown of Lexington, Ky. An nouncement of the wedding was re ceived in this city yesterday by the friends of Mr. Waite. When here Mr. Waite was one of the most popular men in this setcion and as a railroad operator he had no peer in this district, lie left hero to be come vice president of the Clinchfield Coal company and later was elected chief engineer of the city of Cincin nati. He was selected to become the manager of Dayton after Colonel Goe thals decided that the large salary at tached to the place could not influenco him against what he thought was a duty. The wedding was at the residence of Capt. Preston Browrn, U. S. A., stationed at the training school at Ft. Leaven W'orth. Mr. Waite was attended by his brother. Morrison Waite, of Cincinnati, w hile Mjss Brown was attended by her brother, who gave her away, and by her sister, Margaret Brown, of Lex ington. Mrs. Waite is a member of one of , *the most illustrious families in Ken tucky. Her father was the late Col. John Preston Brown, for many years 5 a lawyer of eminence at Lewisville. Her grandfather was General Preston, a distinguished Confederate officer and once minister plenipotentiary to Spain Mr. and Mrs. Waite are motoring from Ft. Leavenworth to Dayton, where they will reside. A more extended trip w'as abandoned on account of the press ing work awaiting Mr. Waite's return to Dayton. Marriage Licenses I The following marriage licenses were m u yesterday recorded in the office of the g probate judge: j| Anthony C. Matrangu, Birmingham, to g Miss Josephine Luke. ^ I. J. Parsons, Boyles, to Miss Rose > Downs. Floyd A. Hearn to Miss Mary P. Cab aniss. Harry D. Horton, Birmingham, to Miss i Josephine Pitts. WILL SETTLE THREE Officials Will Be Here Next Week for Visit of Two Days EXPECTED TO MAKE PUBLIC STATEMENT ridewater Agreement, Alabama Powe Company Contract and Gas Ex tension Are Subjects to Be Considered I A trio of problems of vital interest to this community will be definitely solved. It is believed, when George Bullock, .bead of the United Gas and Electric and his party of officials arrive in Birmingham for a two days’ visit next week. The propositions are: Final adjustment of the Tidewater grant for downtown traffic rights. The final adjustment of the Alabama Power company electric contract, w’hich has been delayed many weeks. The announcement as to what will be done about Increased gas provisions for Birmingham. The local officials admit that some thing of interest in connection with the visit of Mr. Bullock and party will be given out when they look over the situa tion here. It is believed that in the ab sence of any other matters of unusual interest affecting the operations of the company here the above three problems will be given their final dressing up and closed by an announcement as to the , final results. Tidewater Situation It is confidently believed that in con nection with the Tidewater company franchise an agreement will be reached. Assurances wrere received as late as >es terday that up to this time nothing has been done which even remotely resembles a decision In that regard. It is believed that for reasons of policy the final de cision has been delayed until the arrival here of Mr. Bullock, whereupon something of a definite nature will be vouchsafed the public. There has been nothing said during the past fewr days about the pro posed "understanding’* between the two street railway companies relative to the Birmingham Railway, Right and Power company assuming control of the Ti lc water. The last word on that was from Forney Johnston, counsel for the Tide water, who said the matter had never been approached either one way or the other. However, it is believed in financial circles that an agreement to aIlowr the Birmingham Railway, Right and Power company to have the Tidew’ater would not be view-ecl with any degree of ill favor by the owners of the Tidewater, in fact, the statement has been made here time and again that the Tidewater was anxious to sell out. As to that, however, nothing lias been given out by Fred MorriB and his associates. Mr. Bullock may have something to say about that when he arrives in town. Alabama Power Contract As to tlie adjustment of the ^Alabama Power company contract that has been up over 14 months, there have been sev eral minor causes for delay on that prob lem, and It is believed the last work haH about been completed. An announcement that the contract Is signed would not be surprising. In fact, the officials have said that the question is now only one of details. It is said this has been the situa tion for several months. The Birmingham Railway, Right and Power company is preparing to use the current by installing special equipment for that power and franchises are being secured for the transmission lines to the city from Spall ing, where it will be delivered to the Bir mingham Railw’ay, Right and Power com pany. Extensions in (Jas Supply As to the gas problem, it is believed that extensive additions will be made to the present gas house to take care of what is expected to be the natural in crease here in gas consumption. The company now in control is accustomed to looking ahead and trying to determine what will be the requirements some years in advance. It is stated that as the by product gas matter w’as refused by the city, there is only one thing to do and that is to materially Increase the ca pacity and distribute the higher grade gas in the same old w*ay. That will not result In any reduction of gas rates to the people If what is generally believed is the programme is adhered to. Mr. Bullock and his party will take up some routine problems wiiile here in ad dition to the big three questions whic/i will doubtless be settled. ROYAL BAKINA POWDER \ AbsoMety Pure I MAKES HOME BAKING EASY I Light Biscuit Delicious Cake Dainty Pastries fine Puddings Flaky Crusts Makes the food finer, , more digestible and Insures Its freedom from alum and lime phosphates. Oook Ommk— BOO Rmmmlptm—Fmmm, , Ommk Ommm mmk OOOmmmm y ROYAL BAKING POWDER Ca, NEW YORK. ». 'ik . ;;.v: .V. , FORT CALLS ATTENTION TO NEED OF COURT REFORM — ro ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING THE PEOPLE MUST BECOME AROUSED—POINTED SPEECH TO JURY IN CRIMINAL COURT *'I know of no greater need In our 3tate and county than a reform in our )resent judicial procedure,” said Judge CV. E. Fort yesterday to the Jurors who tad served during the week in the crim no! court. "I am also convinced of an other thing, and that is the reform will »ave to come through the people. We copied our laws from England and to lav we are governed by precedents estab lshed in that country’ centuries ago, while England has changed her code of proce lure to meet the present conditions. In uy opinion, gentlemen, the application tf a few practical, common sense, busi ltfs principles In the administration of I'stlce would greatly expedite matters ind we would be able to keep up with the •ver-increasing number of cases that •ome before this court.” Judge Fort’s remarks wer. apparently istened to with much interest by the as icnibled jurors, as he pointed out many of the defects of the court procedure. He also stated that while in no wise a ‘lob byist,*’ he expected to attend the next session of the legislature in the interest of judicial reform. Judge Fort reiterated the statement that the people would have to get behind the movement and insist that the necessary changes be made. “I am bringing these matters before you at this time because you gentlemen have seen during the week you havs served as Jurors the numberless delays that are the result of our cumbersome and unwieldy system. For instance, I think 24 qualified jurors of 'his county a sufficient number from which to draw a jury in the majority of the cases that come before the court. You have seen the delay caused by striking juries under our present system. I want to say fur ther, gentlemen, that I hope you will talk this matter over with the men you have selected to represent you in the state legislature, for. as I said before, this is your government and If any change is made it will have to come through you, rather than the legal profession, for they have become expert In our present sys tem and might he averse to a change. However, these matters will have to he discussed broadly and 1 have no doubt but that when properly presented and with the proper insistence that the re forms he made we will get some relief from the present undesirable conditions.” E I Will Succeed Jackson as Superintendent of the Frisco Here R, F. Carr has been appointed super ntendent of the Frisco lines, with head luarters in Birmingham, to succeed J. H. lackson, whose resignation was ten dered some weeks ago. Announcement :o this effect was made in Birmingham yesterday by E. D. Levy, general man tger of the Frisco lines, and J. H. Daughty, general agent for the execu tive department. Mr. Daughty has been icting as superintendent since the resig nation of Mr. Jackson, and will con tinue in that capacity in addition to Ills work as general agent until Mr. Jarr arrives here, May 1. The appointment of Mr. Carr as super- j intendent of the southeastern division ■ nf the Frisco lines will be the occasion of unusual satisfaction here. He was for j some years connected with the Southern j railway in this district in the operating department. It is stated that he was practically reared here and knows this district thoroughly. He is at present su perintendent of the St. Louis, Browns ville and Texas railroad, at one time a part of the Frisoo system. His hornee now is in Kingsville, Tex. Mr. Carr has the reputation of being one of the best operating men developed in Texas for some time. He is well known here among the older railroad men who were unusually interested in the appointment. • I am sure that Mr. Carr will get in complete touch with the Industrial in terest here and the various details of the work without delay, and I think he will render to this district unusually line service,” saTd Mr. Dawghtty in making the announcement. "He will come here equipped by years of experi ence and the information that canto to him through a long residence in this city. "The Frisco lines are getting into excellent shape. The very flattering ac counts of our operations that are con stantly appearing in the eastern papers are all deserved. We say this modestly but our physical condition Is good and the operations are good. We are trying our best to keep the line up in fine shape and to that end are spending some money occasionally. As for extensions and betterments we have delayed start ing anything of that kind. 1 am ex tremely hopeful about the future. Busi ness is picking up and there seems to me no good reason why it will not be all that may be consistently expected during the year. Birmingham is always live, which is not to be wondered at. We consider Birmingham a place of excep tional importance and are trying in every way to merit the continued con fidence of our patrons.” BROOKE IS HERE ON SECRET MISSION Considerable Speculation Aroused by Presence of the State Examiner of Accounts in City H. Y. Brooke, one of the state’s ex aminers of public accounts, Is In Bir mingham on a more or less secret mission. Inasmuch as wherever Colonel Brooke ap pears It Is said that developments are almost certain to follow. In his visit at the present time there Is more or less spec ulation. As to whether or not the examiner Is looking Into evidence which might favor the state In Its cases against certain Mont gomery banks the examiner himself failed to testify. The state, as Is known, will soon proceed against certain Montgomery banks which honored checks of certain former officials of the state's convict de-i partment. The money obtained on these checks is said never to have reached the pocket of the state. The theory of the state In these cases Is that no bank holding money of the state Is authorised to pay out that money save to the treasurer of the state. Colonel Broo'-.e will remain In Birmingham for several days. Real Estate Transfers The following real estate transfers were yesterday recorded In the office of the probate Judge: $14.000—White Swan Laundry company to T. C. McDonald, lots # and 7, In block 147, survey of Elyton Land company. $40,000—Robert H. Henley, Mary N. Hen ley, Annie Henley and Lettle H. Henley to Annie L. Henley, one-third Interest In lots 13, 14, 15 and 16, Fifth avenue and Eighteenth street, Burvey of Elyton Land company. $3850—W. R. Stewart to G. H. Davis, lot 5, In block 56. Terrace park. $3600—J. K. McIntosh to Ingram Realty company, lot 5 and part of lot 7, in block 53, W. J. Vann's survey. $5000—W. H. Lewis, James I>. l,ewls, R. F. Smith and W. "J. Long to Louis Mc Lain, lots 3, 4, 6, 6 and 7, in block 260, city of Birmingham. $2700—Mrs. Lute Howard and James W. Howard to Birmingham Realty company, lot 6, In block 733, Birmingham Realty company’s subdivision of said block. $7600—John H. Truell and wife to First Cumberland Presbyterian church of Bns ley, lots 1 and 2, In block 59. survey of Ensley Highlands. $140,000—Asinie L. Henley to the United States of America, lots 13, 14. 16 and 16, in block 46, city of Birmingham, Fifth ave nue and Eighteenth street, survey of Ely ton Land company. $46,000—Jonas Schwab and wife to the United States of America, lot 17, In block 46, city of Birmingham, Fifth avenue and Eighteenth street. GOVERNORSHIP IS GIN MOST VOTES Politicians Puzzled to Know Why Total Is Larger Than That for Senator In view of the fact that unofficial re turns tend to indicate that more votes were polled April fi in the contest for governor than in the contest for sena tor, there is great interest centered in the meeting of the state democratic ex ecutive committee Tuesday, In Mont gomery. The committee will meet for the pur pose of tabulating the returns of the primary election, and making those re turns official. The report of the com mittee, therefore, will give the total vote cast for each candidate and will give the vote by counties. Followers of B. B. Comer, candidate for governor, have commented on the in dications that there was a greater vote for governor than for senator, and In sinuations are being made that the greater vote was polled in the southern extremity of the state, a section which gave majorities for Charles Henderson, Mr. Comer's opponent for governor. The argument Is that Inasmuch as there was more interest in the senatorial contest, more votes should have been polled in that contest. The reportt of the committee, it is pointed out, will reveal the real status of the case. Should there be sufficient doubt to warrant a contset, the contest, in all probability, will be ordered. Tills would result in the opening of the boxes. It could then be readily ascer tained who voted for a candidate for governor without voting for a candidate for senator. The report of the commute will show other interesting matters, it is believed. It is said that FL P. Hobson, a candidate for the Senate, received 50 votes fq* governor, and that these votes were cast in Hale county, the home of Cap tain Hobson. Tt is said that the cap tain also received votes for the short term in the Senate, to fill which Oapt. Frank S. White was nominated. PEOPLE OF CENTRAL PARK WANT A SCHOOL Weatherly Looks Over Situation With Dr. Phillips—Commission Is Non committal as Funds Are Scarce To Inspect a site for a possible new schoolhouse City Commislaoner .Tames Weatherly accompanied by Dr. J. H. Phillips, superintendent of schools, ana members of the board of education yes terday went to Central Park neighbor hood, Just west of Falrview. The board of education has asked the city com missioners to erect a new schoolhouse there but the commissioners thus far are noncommittal. Mr. Weatherly stated upon his re turn that there was nothing to be said regarding the matter at this time ex cept that, although there might be an emphatic need for the building, at the same time the commissioners had to keep in mind the depleted financial con dition of the city treasury. The next steps, therefore, will be to ascertain what the building proposed by the school authorities will cost, how large it will be and other details. Mr. Weath erly Indicated that the question as to whether or not the building asked for would be btillt depended almost entire ly upo nits cost. Although no negotiations have been attempted, Mr. Weattherly stated he believed there was good reason to count upon a site for the schoolhouse being given to the city free. The citizens of this district, which is said to have become very populous in the last few years, are now sending their children to the Falrview or Ensley schools, BURNED BUILDINGS WILL BE REPLACED; WORK TO START SOON Work on th« rebuilding of the three three-story structures on Third avenue sbetween Twentieth street and Twenty first street, recently destroyed by fire, win start Immediately. Announcement as to the Immediate reconstruction of two of the buildings was made last night by Robert Jemlson, Jr., whose company controls them. The third la owned by the Roden estate, and It Is said that no time will be lost In replacing it. The building, will be Improved Bllghtly, but In all essential details will be dupli cate, of the three destroyed The cost will be rather heavy, as the material used will be brick and heavy timber. The buildings will be three stories high with elevators In each. Mr. Jemlson said last night that the fire insurance adjusters were, about through with their work In coneetlon with the losses and that Just as soon as a few details were completed contractors would be Invited to bid on the work and the con struction would start without delay. Rev. Broady to Speak The Rev. J. M. Broady, pastor of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian church, will speak to the men of the city at the Young Men's Christian association Sunday aft ernon at 3 o'clock. His subject will be, ■Is There a Hell" this being the fourth of a series of addresses on subjects deal ing with vital problems of Christianity. This meeting is free to the men of the city, and a special Invitation Is extended to strangers and visitors In the city to 'be present. NEW OFFICIALS ARE WORRYING ABOUT EUTURESALARIES Fee System Cannot Be Abol ished Without Meeting of Legislators Before the Next Inauguration Among newly elected county officials there is at present more or less spec-^ ulation In regard to the remuneration which they will receive for their labors In behalf of the county. Among them It Is still a question as to whether they will receive pay through the collection of fees, or whether they will go into office on a salary basis. Inasmuch as the new sheriff will begin his term on the day the next governor will begin his term and in asmuch as the basis of an official's pay cannot be changed during the term for which he was elected, it is point ed out that no official in Jefferson county will be put on a salary next year unless there is an extraordinary session of the present legislature, or unless the new legislature is called into session by the present governor nt least a week prior to the inaugura tion of the new governor. Thero has boon great anxiety In Jef ferson county relative to the fear lest the action of the people In repudiating at the polls tho fee system which has long obtained in this county, will be of little service save in the distant fu ture. The hope is centered in the prom ise of the present governor that the amendment which the people indorsed will be made effective prior to the ex piration of his term. It is not believed that there will be an extra session of the present legislature. It is considered probable, therefore, thut the governor plans to call the new legislature into session at least a week prior to the inauguration of the new chief exec utive It is pointed out that unless there is disagreement among Jefferson coun ty delegation in regard to the amount of money which should be paid offi cials in the way of salaries, tho new amendment can be made effective very rapidly. It is understood that in the summer the members of the Jefferson delega tion will meet ami agree on a bill pro viding for tlio basis of remuneration for all officials of .lefferson county. It is understood that the salary of the sheriff will be fixed at between $15, 000 and $20,000 and that the salary of the probate judge will be fixed at be tween $14,000 and $18,000. At the same time, it is believed that there is a 1 strong sentiment in favor of making tho salaries aa low as $10,000 and $8000 respectively, the argument being that good men. at those figures, will con tinue to offer for office. TO THEPRE9DENT 'Someone Asks Alabamians to Send Messages Indors ing Attitude on Tolls By Alabama friends of President Wil son, Alabamians have been requested to wire and get others to wire con gratulatory messages to the President In reference to his position on the toll exemption matter. This information came to light as a result of a statement of a prominent resident of Anniston. He himself does not agree fully with the President. He asked others to wire Mr. Wilson, how ever, and It is said that in this way several telegrams left Anniston. He de clined to divulge the name of the friend of the President who thus en deavored to secure expressions of ap proval of the President's course Newspapers in Washington and oth er eastern centers have contained many references lately to the large number of telegrams which have reached and are reaching the President expressing approval of his toll exemption policy. SPEAKERS ALREADY BUSY ON THE STUMP Comer Will Be at Tuscaloosa April 25. Henderson Speaks at Moulton Next Monday At East Lake hall Inst nlRrht W. C. Fitts and W. S. Welsh delivered speeches in the interest of B. B. Co mer, candidate for governor. Mr. Fitts Is well known in state politics. He served at one time as attorney general. Later he was a candidate for the Sen ate of the United States. Mr. Welsh Is a Jefferson county leglslator-eleot. During the senatorial campaign he wan lone of Captain Hobson’s star speakers. It is said that he rendered the defeat ed senatorial candidate fine service. The announcement Is made that Mr. Comer will speak In Tuscaloosa April 26. At Tuscaloosa sometime ago he debated with Walter D. Seed. In that debate the situation became sensational when Mr. Seed demanded of Mr. Co mer that he declare himself in regard to prohibition. As to whether or not the rumor is true that Mr. Seed will soon take the stump in the Interest of Mr. Comer cannot be stated. Mr. Seed, when he was a candidate for governor, attacked Mr. Comer on every stump of the state. Charlos Henderson, candidate for governor, will open his campaign of the run-over season in Moulton, Law rence county, Monday. In the primary of April 6 Lawrence gave Mr. Comer a majority vote. COMPLETE DOCKET IN CRIMINAL COURT A very heavy week’s docket was con chided yesterd y In the criminal court, both Judge 8. E. Greene and Judge W, E. Fort trying the cases. Among those con victed yesterday were Jack Jones, grand larceny; Ernest Crosby, grand larceny; Charles Davis, grand larceny (plead guil ty); Ttlman Wise, grand larceny: Henry Williams, grand larceny; Jeff Kernaey, larceny; Jason Williams and Ida Kidd, charged with grand larceny, were dis charged. Henry Wlggans, larceny, was found not guilty by the Jury. There were several cases nolle prossed for the want of prosecution, among them those of Jim Brown and Jim Cason, charged with prlxe fighting. Those convicted will be sen tenced today. CAMPAIGN WILL BE CONTINUED Prizes Will Be Awarded by 1 Civic Chamber on May 1 m The Chamber of Commerce membership campaign will bo continued for sometime ■ yet, according to a statement yesterday issued by Secretary RadclifTe. On May < 1 the returns will be tabulated and tbe member of the chamber who has secured the largest number of new members to- ] gether with the checks will receive a sea son ticket to Rickwood Field as a prise. Up to the present time M. P. Messer seems to be leading In the contest, with i 14 members to his credit. There are I many more to be heard from, however, i and late returns may change the ver- « diet There is a great deal of Interest in the campaign and It is said that some 1 members are holding back their reports until the Inst moment «o prevent others ' from knowing Just how many have to be ‘ secured In order to win. Follow-up letters will be moiled to all 1 prospects who have not yet signilied their 1 intention of joining tbe chamber and those members of the chamber who have net reported or asked for new pros- , pects also will receive a letter following , up the one of last week, it is believed that something like .'100 or 400 new mem bers will be added before the end of the campaign. EARLY INTEREST IN NEXT SENATOR Hobson May Be One of Several Who , Will Seek Senator Bank head's Seat Follt,leal circles, all agog with the run over campaign for governor, is still in . forested in the future senatorial contest. Chief interest centers in the probability of the reappearance of R. P. Hobson. Students of political conditions cannot agree in regard to Captain Hobson. Dis cussion has It, however, that the race will be doubly interesting and that tho candidates will be numerous. The legislature, in Its next, regular sea slcn, will rediatrlct tho state. This will , leave John W. Abercrombie, congressman at large, without a job. That he will ( be a candidate, Is considered certain. Others connected with this race of the future are Capt. Flank S. White of Bir mingham. Ray Rush ton of Montgomery and J. Tom Heflin of the Fifth district. FMends of Captain Hobson declare that lie will be a candidate because he has said that he would go to tin* Senate. Ii Is generally admitted that unless, in fol lowing the announcement by Col. L#. B. Musgrove, he becomes a candidate for the presidency, he will be In tho next race ft»r the Benate. It Is generally agreed that Senator Bankhead will not. ask for another term USE OF VACANT LOT IS OFFERED City Beautiful Club May Cse Ground at Highland Avenue and Ash Street—Meeting April 20 A vacant lot at Highland avenue and Ash street has been offered to tho olty commissioners for the use of any city beautiful club which wants to fix It up and plant flowers or grass on It. Tho vacant ints of tho city have proved an Important factor in the city beautiful camapign, many of them having al lready been Improved by city beautiful clubs in the neighborhood for play grounds, tenuis courts, flower gardens and so forth. Monday night, April 20, a mass meet ing is to be held at the Martin school at 8 o’clock by the Playground asao ! elation and tho School Improvement as sociation. Commissioner James Weath erly and Mrs. R. Dupont Thompson are to be the principal speakers. A prlxn has been offered to the class room of tho school which gets out tho largest attendance. Mr. Weatherly Is president of the Playground association and it is expected a large crowd will be out to hear him. ■wiTTr —nr—— ———n———it BILL POSTERS TO tannine: to Entertain Dele gates to Southeastern Association Meeting Plans nr« now under discussion for the •ntertalnment of the Southeastern Bill ‘outers' association, which will hold Its convention here on May IS and 19. Mem- j )crs of the local association will be the I iosts of the occasion and will do the »onors. The Chamber of Commerce will m-oporate and help in tho entertaln nent. The coming of the convention of bill j alters to Birmingham was secured main- | v through the efforts of F. A. Kibble, ■ iccording to Secretary Radcllffe of the 'hamher of Commerce. At the last con cntlon of the organization, held in New ; h leans, It had been decided to hold the 914 convention at Shreveport. Mr. Rib- \ do immediately got busy and conducted j i systematic post can! campaign and locuroil enough votes to overrule the orinoi action of the assembly and bring \ he convention here. About 100 delegates will be present, it s said, and the meetings will be held It her at the Chamber of Commerce au- j litorium or at the Hotwi Hillman. It is uobablo that the president of the na lonnl order of bill posters will be a Isitor to the convention. Among the entertainment features to '<* planned for the delegates It is oon Iderod very likely that the Chamber of ’ominerce will singe a trip to some one »f the various Industrial plants of tho ■Ity and district. j WINDOW EXHIBIT BRINGS RESULTS Public Library Receives Inquiries j Immediately After Putting Display in Window I Following the placing of the publlo library display In the First avenue win- % low of the Burnett Cigar store In the i lirown-Mar.v building yesterday two ln tulries from business men came to the •entral library in the city hall within y j wo hours. The exhibit is Attracting mu'll attention from business and pro fsslonal men and library officials now ire confident it will bring many new nembers to the Institution. \ One of the gentlemen who came to ho library after seeing fh« exhibit wag i real estate man and wanted some looks hi regard to real estate valuat ions and trading. He was Immediately u-ovided with the book he desired. An ither who said he had come because is had seen the exhibit, wanted books m electricity and took away three, dgnlng up a membership card in the Ibrary. Through the courtesy of the Southern \d company several large bill hoard idvertisment« have been placed about own 1n behalf of the public library '.arnpalgn which is to be started In a veek or two. One of these big new ads las been painted at Eighteenth street ind Third avenue. Several of these ads > ire to be placed about the city free j >f cost to the library association. | ENTERTA IN M ENT COM M ITT EE [)f the Civic Chamber Will Meet This Afternoon Chairman F. R. Fowlkes of the Cham- j kier of Commerce entertainment commit lee has called a meeting of that com mittee for next Monday at 11 o’clock. There will be under discussion plans for the entertainment of a party from the ’hlcago Board of Commerce, which will lie in Birmingham on Friday next. That ;: tills party will receive as much attention ih did a party from Cleveland some weeks igo is not doubted, and It Is believed thg | Chicago visitors will be pleased with their reception. The committe also will discuss the mat ter of the annual dinner of the Chamber if Commerce. The annual dinner was held aat year the latter part of April, and the committee will decide upon the date at Monday’s meeting.