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Collins’ Crowded
I You Save
On Every
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A Style Here For
Whole Family
The newest and best styles now in
all the materials so much in favor
for slimmer wear. This applies to
men and boys' styles as wcil as those
for the woman of fashion.
Colonials
A part lc u 1 a rly
pleasing display
just arrived show
ing the newest
thought in Colon
ials. in black satin
and white canvas,
your size exactly
$3.50, $4
and $4.50
Baby Dolls
For Children and
Growing Girls
An attractive
showing of these
exceedingly popu
lar craze in foot
wear. and at
prices that mean'll
real saving to you.
Child’s$1.75
‘i Misses' $2, Girls’ $2.50
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New Styles For Men
Who Care
f This Collins store always did and
always will lead in its display and
sale of men’s shoes Here you find
the celebrated Bostonian in^TtH tlu*
leathers, lasts and toes, at
$4, $4.50 and $5.00
Also the "Steadfast,” a southern
I »made shoe of style par excellence,
i all leathers and FA
1 lasts .
EMMET IS DENIED
HABEAS CORPUS WRiT
Montgomery. May 5.—(Special.)—Judge
Charles B. Teasley of the probate court
today denied the petition of Robert Em
met, the negro charged with complicity
In the murder of J. M. Warner, for
writ of habeas corpus. Wamer'u body
was found floating in the Alabama river
about 100 miles above Mobile several
days after lie was murdered.
Warner is supposed to have been killed
on a terry and his body thrown into the
river. Emmet \\%s implicated by Arthur
Upc, who confessed that he aided in the
murder of Warner.
Crop Conditions In Bullock County
Union Springs, May 5.—(Special.)—The
crops in this section are in fairly good
condition. There seems to be a better
Stand of both cotton and corn than last
year. In fact, the growth is fully twr
weeks ahead of that of last year's, owing
to the condition of the weather. There
Ere about 1000 hales of cotton at preset^
In the local warehouses that have nol
been sold.
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Orchestra
MAX /At II, Conductor
Bijou Theatre
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COTTflN CONFERENCE
ACTS FAVORABLY
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: Action Taken to Better Con
ditions Both In Spots and
Futures — Trading
In Country
Augusta, May b.—Favorable action was
taken late today by the National Cotton
«onference on all of the resolutions
adopted by the executive committee (lur
ing its two days' session here. The res
olutions were suggested as tending to im
prove present conditions, both in the
spots and futures cotton trade through
out the country. I
Among the resolutions was one recom
mending several changes in Representa
tive A. F. Lever s cotton futures hill,
now pending in Congress. The conference
instructed the chairman to forward a
copy of the resolutions to Representative
Lever. A committee of three, composed
of B. Hughes of Memphis, E. J. (Benny
of New Orleans, and Thomas Barrett,
Jr., of Augusta, was appointed to confer
personally, if necessary, with Mr. Lever
in Washington, and to assist in having
the bill passed.
Other resolutions, which had previously
been adopted by the steering committee,
and which were favorably acted upon to
[ day by the conference, were a recom
mendation tft have all cotton statistics,
receipts, etc . computed from August 1
to August 1, instead of from September 1,
also was approved.
Charges Unfair Ruling
During the afternoon session of the
conference. \\. C. Luwson of Waco,
Tex., called the attention or the organi
zation to what he termed an unfair rule
enacted last October by Pile Bremen
Cotton exchange. This rule, he stated,
allows the receiver in Bremen 100 days
to determine the extent of interior damp
after delivery. Several delegates elab
orated on the remarks of Mr. Lawson
and later the following resolution was
adopted, with Instructions that It be
presented to the Bremen exchange:
•Resolved. 'Phis convention requests
the chairman to convey to the president
of the Bremen cotton exchange its
strong disapproval of rule 37B. adopted
by the Bremen exchange at its general
meting. October 12, 1913, effective Jan
uary 1. 1914, because in our opinion,
this convention thinks the rule unfair
to shippers of American cotton, inas
much as it allows the receiver of the
cotton 100 days after delivery in which
to determine the extent of the interior
damp."
The special committee of three, on
I domestic spot transactions, asked an
extension of time until 10 o'clock to
morrow morning to make its report.
Although it had been expected that
the convention would end tonight, it
was decided to extend the session un
til 11 o'clock tomorrow morning, in or
der to receive the report of this com
mittee.
TALKS ON THRIFT
Thrifty Home Gardeners
There is but one practical solution of
the high cost of living, and that is to raise
your own produce. The home garden in
a great measure will do it, and do It ef
fectively. It will stop the paying of
money to the "vegeiaLde man" and the
grower—a big saving. And those who are
so situated that they can raise their
own poultry and eggs, milk and butter,
and a pig or two for winter's meat, with a
change now and then from pork to poul
try, may be said to he directly on the
line, of independence, with every cause
of the high cost of living completely
blocked.—D. D. Lynch, St. Paul.
The recent extension of the parcel post
system, making provision for the direct
delivery of farm produce from the pro
ducer to iho consumer, is a long step in
the right direction toward reducing the
high cost of living, as it will tend to elim
inate the great army of middlemen, now
bet ween the producer and consumer, each
<»f whom must have his "bit” added to
final cost lK*fore it reaches the consumer.
Hut this alone will not reduce the high
cost of living, for it is not at all likely
that the farmer will continue to sell his
produce at the present price, when he finds
the middleman removed, but w-ill propor
tionately raise the price. So the delivery
direct from the producer to consumer
eventually will prove of great benefit to
the farmer.
Perhaps It is only a matter of time when
every man of family who depends upon his
daily wage will be forced to press Into
producing service a portion of his back
yard, even though he may have but a sin
gle lot. as a plot for a home garden, tc
reduce the present cost of living.
And tight now is the time to consider
; this matter if you are going to do any
thing in thn home gardening line this year,
raising vegetables to lower your individual
cost of living and to enable you to have
la larger margin of savings in the bank.
The seed companies will furnish you
with catalogs and at the hardware store
you can get the few necessary tools. Ther
go to work* You will learn by experience
and your health and your appetite will im
prove while you turn barrenness inu
beauty and your backyard desert into ar
oasis of productiveness.
And there is a hint which you will fine
valuable if you really want to save money
by means of vour home garden—plant anr
cultivate not only those things which yoi
can eat right out of your garden during
the summer, hut also some vegetables thai
you can store away or preserve for win
ter use. such as potatoes, tomatoes, beets
carrots, beans and parsnips.
Hire as little help as possible. Let {nos
I of the work he done by yourself anc
your family, if you want to make you
garden pay.
And as you watch things grow unde:
your care, consider likewise how you
bank account will grow w ith your constan
attention and the compound inteers
which the bank pays on deposits.
T. D. MACGREGOR.
r Alfalfa Grown Near Meridian
Meridian, Miss.. May 5.—(Special.)—Afte
a thorough experiment, J. M. Harvey
a well-known farmer, living a fewr mile
from Meridian, has demonstrated tha
, as fine alfalfa can be grown In thi
- county as can be grown anywhere. Mr
Harvey Is convinced that common blacl
jack land will produce alfalfa as we I
1 as the lime lands produce It. He ha
shown some splendid samples.
Work for Adjournment
Washington, May 5.—What the Sen
ate may do to help an early adjourn
ment of Congress will be told to Pres
ident Wilson tomorrow by Majorlt
leader Kern and Senator Smith o
Georgia, members of the "steering coni
. mittee.” Senttor Kern is hopeful tha
’ adjournment can be taken by July 1(
though many others do not believ
pending bills can be completed befor
I August.
InrlcoritliK to the Pale and ftlckl:
The Old Standard general strengthens
tonic, GROVE S TASTELESS CHILI
TOXIC, drives out Malaria, enriches th
blood, and builds up the system. 4
true tonic for adults and children; 50c.
Rev. Robert J. McQuillen
Presides—Meet In St.
Paul’s Rectory
The* semi-annual conlerence of the |
Catholic clergy of northern Alabama was ;
called to order In St. Paul's rectors* yes- |
terday at 3 p. m.
In the absence of the Very Rev.
bean O'Grady, who was unavoidably
detained, the Rev. Robert .1. McQuil
len presided, having been unanimously j
moved to the chair by the clergy pres
ent. After prayer Father Coyle read
h paper on the Pentateuch, establish
ing the genuinit.v and integrity of the
books of Moses. He glanced briefly at
tin- many modern theories of the higher
critics and showed how untenable
these are. even when the canon of
criticism—of higher criticism itself is
invoked.
The declarations of the Biblical com
mission promulgated in 11106 were elab
orated on. Father Coyle closed his
paper by pointing out that while
Genesis is not a scientific treatise on
geology or paleontology, still the re
vealed truth of the sacred book ahd
the scientific truths of geology and its
kindred sciences cannot contradict one
another, all truth having God for Its
author.
Father McQuillen read the next
paper, which was an essay on dogmatic
theology treating with the providence
of God. In a masterly way he “justified
the ways of God with man.” and
showed how the God of goodness has
provided ways and given graces to all
men. to all without exception, whereby
salvation may be gained. Here he
clearly explained the famous axiom
that “causes our non-Catholic friends’
much concern. “Extra ecclesiam non
datur salus—outside the church there
is no salvation.'' He pointed out that
far from being a mark of bigotry and
narrowness, the axiom showed the
charity and love of God, and the church
of God, since no man dare say who
belongs to the church, that Is. to the
soul of the church, and who does not.
In the concluding portion of his inter
esting paper Father McQuillen showed
how the existence* of miracles and the
efficacy of intercessor prayer conflicts
in nowise with the immutability of God's
overruling providence.
An essay which was said to be ex
tremely timely was that on the con
fessor, read by Father Downs of
St. Vincent s hospital. He expounded
in distinct manner the duty of the soul
physician and gave the rulings of ap
proved theologians regarding the denial
of absolution and the conditional im
parting of the same In certain extra
ordinary cases were also treated, and
Father Shultz highly approved of the
paper.
The’essay by Father Turner was the
last one read. It was on canon law,
n subject with which Father Turner
has the reputation of being thoroughly
familiar. It dealt with the duties and
obligations of pastors of souls. In a
brief but lucid brochure he explained
the neescsity of pastors of souls ob
serving residence in the midst of the
parish. He showed when the Sunday |
sacrifice should be duplicated and after
a fewr words on the necessity of clear
explanation of the Sunday catecheti
cal Instruction of the young, he con
cluded by some practical observations
on (church finance. Father Downs, '
Father Canepa and Father G'Kelly dis
cussed this subject and the other papers
read, and after prayer by the pre
siding dean pro tem the meeting ad
journed.
Father McQuillen expressed the opin
ion that the papers, which will be for
warded to the right reverend bishop for
approval, were of more than ordinary
Interest and evidenced care, study and
research.
The following are the senior priests
who attend the north Alabama confer
ences: Rev. John W. Bratton, St. Clem
ent's church, Woodlawn; Rev. John B.
Canepa, Chiesa dl San Marco, East
Thomas: Rev. James E. Coyle. St.
Paul's church. Birmingham; Rev. James
S. Downs, St. Vincent's hospital, Bir
mingham; Rev. M. E. Kitrick, St.
Aloysius church, Bessemer; Rev.
Paul Kllch, St. StaWlslau's mission,
Wylam; Rev. Robert J. McQuillen, St
Anthony’s church. Ensley; Rev. John
O’Kelly, Our Lady of Sorrows' church,
Birmingham. Rev. Jerome M. Shultz,
St. Augustine’s church. North Birming
ham; Rev. Oswald P. Stahl, St. Janies’
church, Gadsden; Rev. Andrew' L.
Sweeney. St. John the Baptist church,
Tuscaloosa. Rev. Patrick Turner.
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, West
End. Rev. Charles E. Reilly. Our Lady
immaculate church, Rt#mingham.
L. & N. LOSES SUIT
FILED IN DECATURS
Jury Awards W. J. Hamlin $5000
Damages for Death of Son
Decatur, May (Special.)—A jury In
the circuit court hero gave W. J. Hamlin
a judgment for AVtfKI against the Douis
vllle and Nashville railroad for the death
of his son some time ago.
Dosh Hamlin was trying out a new
locomotive In the New Decatur yards
when it was sideswlped by another lo
comotive and turned over, killing young
Hamlin. It Is understood that the Douis
; vtlle and Nashville will appeal the case
to the supreme court.
Mayor Robert H, Wolcott of New De
catur has offered 110 reward for the ar
; rest and conviction of the person or per
sons who scattered tacks on Fourth
avenue a few nights ago and also broke
out some window glass In the high school
. building.
A heavy wind storm visited this section
! last night. A number of shade trees and
1 signs were blown down and some dam
’ age Is reported to the crops over the
; county. The damage will be b^t slight,
I however.
PARKS TO SPEAlT
TO THE ROTARY CLUB
At the luncheon of the Rotary club.
_ to be held at 1 o’clock today at the
Southern club, William S. Parka of the
• Columbia Graphophone company, will
. be the principal speaker. It is under
t stood he will tell something of his
• business, giving a brief outline of the
0 progress in the making of talking ma
? chines.
Souvenirs w'ili be distributed by B. A.
■. Schroeder: Dr. Phillips of the Blrming
< ham Public schools closes th.o cession
a with a flve-minute talk on the import
» ance of the renewal of the school tax.
1 which comes up for a vote neat Mon
day.
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MADE TARGET FOR
ATTACKIN COUNCIL!
Capt. Elliott Charges Gads- J
den Mayor With Trying
to Defeat M ill of People
n.r C. A. \ KRHKt-K
Gadsden, May 5.— <Special.)—Mayor J.
H. Holcombe was made the target for
an attack by Capt. J. M. Elliott last night
at the council meeting. Captain Elliott
has been leading the forces for an elec
tion on the question of issuing $100,000 in
bonds for street improvement. The mayor
vetoed the ordinance, and the council
has taken no action to pass it over the
veto. The speaker charged the mayor
with trying to defeat the will of the peo
ple. Following this, the mayor read his
veto me'ssage, and asked Mr. Elliott if
each paragraph were true or not. With
a few exceptions the latter admitted
that facts were embodied in the docu
ment.
Mr. Elliott also charged that the city
had permitted the Alabama PoWor com- 1
patay to enter the city with a high ten- j
sion wire which he considers dangerous.
Alderman Jackson denied this, saying!
that the Alabama City. Gadsden and At
talla Railroad company had built the
line. Superintendent Moffett of the Gull
States Steel company asked for a fran
chise permitting the Alabama Power com
pany to construct a line on Second street
near Black creek so that power may bo
used at the plant, lie said this would
mean the addition of $40,000 in new ma
chinery as soon as the power is secured.
It was referred to the judiciary commit
tee.
An aviation exhibition in Gadsden, Sat
urday, May 16. may be arranged as the
result of tlie visit of H. B. Marks of the
Interstate Exhibition company. It is
proposed to make the exhlbiton free to
all visitors, and it is claimed that this
attraction will bring 15,000 people to Gads
den.
Dr. George W. Read, pastor of the First
Methodist church, and J. R. Wadsworth
have gone to Oklahoma City to attend the
general conference of the Methodist
church, south.
SEW REACHES
TEXAS IN SAFETY
W. D. Hubbard, Engineer In
Mexico, Arrives In Gal
veston From Tampico
Selma, May 5.— (Special.)—William
D. Hubbard, son of Mr. and Mrs. L* W.
Hubbard of this city, has notified his
parents by telegram of his safe arrival
at Galveston from Tampico. Mr. Hub
bard is expected to reach Selma to
morrow night.
For the past six or ‘seven years Mr.
Hubbard has been a member of the
engineering corps of the Mexican Na
tional railroad and when the United
States marines were landed at Vera
Cruz he was at work more-'than 100
miles outside of the City of Mexico.
With other Americans employed with
him at the time he returned to the
City of Mexico and was there when
the populace of the city made many
hostile demonstrations against the
American residents.
With hundreds of Americans Mr. Hub
bard left the City of Mexico on one
of the refugee trains and reached
Tampico. From Tampico he left on the
first ship out of that port and reached
Galveston early Sunday morning. Ac
cording to the telegram Mr. Hubbard
escaped injury iq the demonstrations
against the Americans in the City of
Mexico but left with only a few' of his
personal effects. His wife and son
reached Selma from Mexico several
weeks ago.
To Extend Parcel Post
Washington, May 5.—Establishment
of a parcel post system between the
United States and Greece, to become ef
fective next Saturday, was announced
today. Twelve cents a pound will be
the rate from the United States. Pack
ages must not w'eight more than 11
pounds.
May Require Bond of Contractors
The city commissioners are contemplat
ing an ordinance to compel every con
tractor who is awarded a contract to
file a bond with the city building inspec
tor to warrant bis compliance with the
building laws. The proposed ordinance
has been referred to, Ci*V Attorney Bo>d
for proper legal drafting.
Negro Is Killed
Charley Winn, a negro, was shot sev
eral times through the "body and legs at
Sloss furnaces yesterday morning about
3:30 o’clock by unknown persons and died
an hour later at the Hillman hospital. The
man who did the shooting made good his
escape.
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QFFICIAL MAP OF THE WEATHER
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WEATHER BUREAU. ^ M
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EXPCANATOKY NOTE9, _.
Observations taken it 8 p. m.; 75th merit! fit time. Air pressure reduced to sea level. Isobar* (cehtllraoo* line® pas* 0>rohi1( JO®*P HB
Inf equal air pressure. Isotherms (dotted lines; pass through points of equal tempera tore; drawn only for aero, (reeling. 909. and ltxr. jgj
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temperature past 12 hours; second, precipitation of .01 Inch ormare for past 24 honrs; third, maximum wind velocity._K
Weather Forecast
Washington, May 5.—Forecast 1'or Ala
bama, Georgia and Mississippi: Generally
fair Wednesday and Thursday; cooler
Thursday.
Tennessee: Fair and cooler Wednesday;
Thursday fair.
Local Data
For the 24 hours ending at 7 p. m.,
May 5, 1914:
Highest temperature . X4
Lowest temperature . 71
Mean temperature . 7S
Normal temperature . 69
Deficiency in temperature since Jan
uary 1 246
Rainfall .00
Total rainfall since January 1 .14.2s
Deficiency in rainfall since Jan
k uary l . 5.57
Relative humidity (7 a. m.-7 p. m.)....71-5-2
Weather Conditions
Birmingham, May 6.— (7 p. m.)—The
area of low pressure that was central
over the lower Missouri valley and the
western lakes Monday night now oc
cupies the middle Atlantic states. Its
rapid passage over the eastern states
has resulted in moderate to brisk winds
in some sections, an<g general rain from
the Mississippi eastward. Boston re
ported 1.20 inches rainfall since Mon
day night, and Nashville 1.70 inches.
Pittsburg reported a maximum wind
velocity of 4 4 miles per hour from the
northwest, Cape Hatteras 52 miles
from the southwest and Jacksonville,
3<J miles from the southwest. Thunder- j
storms occurred over the Ohio valley j
and quite general heavy ^ains extended
over most of the middle Atlantic and ]
New England sections.
West of the Mississippi pressures are
relatively high and fair skies prevail
throughout most of the western Mis
sissippi valley and plains states. Tem
peratures have fallen from 6 to 16 de
gress from Oklahoma to Manitoba, and
from western Colorado to Missouri. A
cool change has also spread over the
eastern states north of the Ohio river.
In the cotton states, while cloudy skies
have prevailed, the influence of the
slight “high*’ over Florida - has been
sufficient to prevent rainfall over the
gulf sections. Temperatures have risen
a few degrees in all sections except
Oklahoma and western Texas.
Summary of observations made at
United States weather bureau stations,
May 5, 1914: ‘
Temperature
Lowest
At for
7 p. m. day.
Abilene, clear . 78
Atlanta, partly cloudy . 76 66
Birmingham, partly cloudy .. 76 71
Boston, rain . 4 6 46
Brownsville, cloudy . 86 7 1
Buffalo, rain . 66 66
Calgary, cloudy . 4 8 L'8
Charleston, clear . 74 76
Chicago, clear . 50 60
Corpus Christ!, cloudy . "**
Denver, partly cloudy .
Des Moines, clear .
Dodge- City, clear .
.
jmiuih, rain . ™ uw
Ft. Worth, clear . 84 ..
Galveston, cloudy . 74 *2
Green Bay, clean . 60 46
Hatteras, cloudy . 66 64
Havre, cloudy . 44 34
Helena, clear . 48 3
Huron, cloudy . 60 44
.Jacksonville, cloudy . 78 i0
Kansas City, partly cloudy . . 64 60
Knoxville, clear . 68 58
Louisville, cloudy . 66 6
Memphis, clear . 80 60
Miami, partly cloudy . 78 <4
Mobile, cloudy . 80 <4
Modena, cloudy . 66 40
Montgomery, cloudy . 82 70
Nashville, clear . 76 60
New Orleans, cloudy . 80 74
New York, cloudy. 68 52
North Platte, clear . 60 40
Oklahoma, partly cloudy .... 66 58
Palesitne, clear . 82 66
Phoenix, cloudy . 88 60
rittsburg, cloudy . 62 60
Portland, clear . 74 48
Raleigh, clear .?0 62
Rapid City, clear .*48 36
Roseburg, clear . 78 38
Roswell, cloudy . 80 52
Salt I*ake City, clear . 86 64
San Francisco, partly cloudy . 56 52
Sault Ste. Marie, clear . 60 44
Sheridan, clear . 48 t 34
Slut^eport, clear . 84 62
Sponane, partly cloudy . 56 36
St. Louis, rain . 70 60
St. Paul, clear . 56 48
Tampa, clear . 76 70
Toledo, clear . 62 58
Vicksburg, cloudy . 82 70
Washington, cloudy . 72 62
Williston, snow . 34
Winnemucca. partly cloudy ..68 34
Winnipeg, rain . 48 48
E. C. HORTON, Local Foreca»t«P
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St. Louis Musicians Will Re-!
hearse At Bijou At
10:30 O’Clock

The St. Trouts Symphony orchestra,
which will be a feature of the music
festival at the Bijou tomorrow—matinee
and night—will arrive tomorrow morning
early. At 10:30 the orchestra will as
semble at the Bijou for rehearsal, and the
full chorup which will sing 'Paradise
Lost” at the night concert will have a
rehearsal with the orchestra at 11 o'clock.
HUGO OLK
Tomorrow afternoon the orchestra, Max
Zach conductor, will give a grand sym
phony concert. The programme will open
with Caesur Franck's ‘>eautiful symphony.
Mrs. Franklyn Knight, the Contralto of
the sclo quartet that comes for the ora
torio. will sing a brilliant number at the
matinee. Other numbers will be Liszt's
symphonic poem, "Les Preludes;” Saint
Saens’ violin concerto, which will be
played by Hugo Oik. the concertmeiater,
and Weber’s overture to "Oberon.”
Orchestras when on tour in the south
rarely ever carry more than 46 or 47 play
ers. The Metropolitan opera house or
chestra in Atlanta numbered only 45, but
tlie St. Louis oVgani^ation will have 54
players—10 first violins, eight seconds anil
so on.
At night the orchestra will he heard
again in the oratorio. The local chorus
under Rienzi Thomas' direction is thor
oughly trained. It numbers 170 voices. It
will he the largest oratorio chorus ever
heard here.
“Paradise I»st” is divided into four
parts, and each part logins with an or
chestral introduction something like an
overture. The soloists wrho will take part
In “Paradise Lost” are Madam Sundellus
of Boston. Mrs. Knight, Arthur Hackett
and Marion Green.
There has been a very large sale of
seats. Not only will the house be crowd
ed at night, but there will be also a great
crowd at the mainee. It is believed that
by tomorrow' at noon not a single matinee
seat will be obtainable.
5511 Banks Subscribe
Washington, May 6.—National hank sub
scribers to the stock of federal reserve
banks tonight numbered 5611, an increase
of 181 for the day. The totHl amount
of subscriptions teas $90.18-1,3m. Only three
days remain for the remaining 1988 banks
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I
INSTRUCTION IN
ART OF MAP READING
Lectures On Sanitation and
Military Tactics Features
At Officers’ School
Montgomery. May 5—(Special.)—The sec
ond day of the officers' school of the Ala
bama National Guard, which is being held
in Montgomery, was featured by a course
of instruction in the art of map reading
and topography and by lectures on sani
tation and military tactics.
Dr. Harry Day of Montgomery, who has
long been connected with the medical
corps of the state militia, lectured to the
officers of the school on military sanita
tion. The other instructing officers gave
lectures on map reading and topography,
and required the National Guard officers
to make maps showing the country sur
rounding the encampment site.
The officers are being put through a
thorough course of instructions, and are
required to perform the duties of ordi
nary soldiers, irrespective of rank.
Capt. William P. Screws, I’nited States
anny, is the principal instructor at the
camp, and he has us his assistants three
officers of the I'nited States army. The
camp is in charge of Adjutant General
Joseph B. Scully.
MERIDIAN VETERANS
GO TO JACKSONVILLE
Meridian, Miss., May 5.—(Special.j— A
majority of the members of Walthall
camp, Confederate Veterans, .are attend
ing the reunion this week in Jackson
ville. Fla. They were accompanied by a
number of other veterans from near-by
places and It was a beautiful sight to see
them making their arrangements for the
trip. They were as happy as a lot of
school boys going off on a holiday.
SAYS BUSINESS MEN
PREFER HENDERSON
W. W. Crawford Thinks State Should
Enter Upon Policy of Peace
and Reconstruction
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To the Editor of The Age-Herald. j
I Recent articles appearing in the public
' press convey the impression that the
business men of Birmingham are behind
the candidacy of Mr. Comer. These at
i tides are misleading and are at vari-4
ance, I believe, with the facts.
I am one of those business men who
believe that the agitation that has been
carried on for years in our state should
cease and give way to peace and a policy
of reconstruction. This much is abso
lutely necessary if we would enjoy a full
measure of prosperity.
Mr. Henderson is a safe, sane, con*
servative business man; a man of high
character and unquestioned integrity,
and he would bring into the administra
tion of the public s affairs business prin
ciple—a thing sorely needed just at this
juncture. Very truly yours,
W. W. CRAWFORD. |
Birmingham, May 4, 1914. |
For Sallow, Wrinkled,
Freckled, Pimpled Skin
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Tf vou have any cutaneous blemish,
'don't use paint, powder or anything else
I to cover it up. Too often this only em
phasizes the defeof. Besides, its much
I easier to remove the disfigurement with
I ordinary mercollzed wax Applied
I nightlv, the wax will gradually remove
I freckles, uimples, blackheads, moth
patches. sallow neKS, red or yellow
blotches, or any surface eruptions. The
affected cuticle is absorbed, a little
each day. until the clear, soft youthful
and beautiful skin beneath is brought
wholly to view. Ask the druggist for
an ounce of mercollzed wax and use
this like you use cold cream. Remove
in morning with soap and water. Many
who have tried this simple and harmless
treatment report astonishing results.
Tf bothered with wrinkles or crow’s
feet, a wash lotion made by dissolving
an ounce of powdered saxolite in a half
pint witch hazel will prove remarkably
effectual.
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