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■GOVERNOR'S RETURN
py PUT NEW UFE
■IN STATE POLITICS
■ Appointment of Excise Com
I missioner and Decision on
I v Extra Session Are Pos
p sible Developments
nl| The present is expected to ly a live
§■ I'cek In state polities, for tlie retiltn of
H the governor of Alabama from Washing
ton is expected to pave the way for de
H vtlopmcnta.
Id the first place, it is said to he true
that as soon as the governor is home
A again, he will appoint a chairman of
j the Jeffei8on coufity excise commission,
| the. term of the present chairman hav
I ing expired sometime ago. in the etent
/hat the governor does not reappoint the
Jlncumbent. W. C. Agee, it is said that
J he will name either Dr. W. C. Gewin or
I John B. Rosenstihl. There are half a
\ dozen applicants for the position
j Tn the second place, the governor is
I expected to let it he known on his re
' turn whether or not there wrill be an
. extra session of tlie legislature, and
■ j whether in that session the present mcm
I * hers or the members to be elected in
1 ^November will participate. But for the
Tact that a session of the present mom
oers would necessitate special elections
to fill vacancies, it is considered certain
that they wrould be the ones commissioned
H to do tlie work in regard to the plan
I of the state to protect the Cotton produc
fj tion of the state.
1| It is known that the governor is in
■ clinpd to call an extra session. It is said.
I also, that one of the reasons why lie is
j inclined to call the present members of
H the legislature in session is that he has
|| been assured by certain of its leader*
I that its action will be confined to business
j| and not to liquor agitation. If the body
I of new members is called in session, it
9 will be almost too late, it is pointed out.
I to attend to the present need confront
I. fng the farmers, and there will be <!an
I [ ger of much agitation of subjects which
I \are said to be irrelevant.
I j The governor is expected in Alabama
fj jbv the end of the week. It is antioi
I ^ated that hr will have some highly
I interesting announcements to make.
I Veterans to Purchase Bale
I The approaching state reunion of the
' Confederate veterans to be held in Mo
bile October 22 . 23 and 24 was discussed
! >at the regular semi-monthly meeting of
Camp Hardee held yesterday afternoon
at the auditorium of the Chamber of Com
jlterce. There was a good attendance, a
linurnber of ladies bring present.
(At the conclusion of the regular order
of business a number of short war talks
wet‘e made by members of the camp. The
rates and route to Mobile on the occasion
of the reunion were considered. It is
understood the rate for the round trip will
he about $’>. A number of veterans from
j Camp Hardee will attend the reunion.
Registration Is Light
. Less than 200 persons a\ailed themselves
of the opportunity to register at the reg
ular sitting of tlie board of registrars
of Jafferson county, which lias been in
session all the week at the courthouse.
I’he books were held open until late last
flight in order to give all who are other
1 Wise qualified an opportunity to register.
I ^he light registration is due to the fact
j that during the recent state and county
(| elections a great many persons qualified.
Tlie registrars are Jack Wood. Tom Leo
tend Victor Torina.
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128 CASES TRIED
IN CRIMINAL COURI
Majority of Defendants in
Jail—Total of 49 Convic
tions During Week
One hundred and twenty-eight eases
were finally disposed of last week in both
divisions of the criminal court, and nearly
al' were jail cases. There were 21 convic
tions of noncapital felonies. 10 convictions
by jury of non-felony cases, 10 convictions
by the judges-total 49. During the week
there were 20 acquittals ami 53 cases nolle
pressed or dismissed by the judge. A large
majority \>f the latter cases were negroes
who were confined in the county jail on
a charge of craps shooting or some other
trivial offense. Whenever it was shown
that these men had been In jail several
weeks awaiting trial. Judge Fort held
that they had been sufficiently puniehed
Hnd discharged them with an admonition
to steer clear of the "bones” and to load
a right life.
Prisoners convicted during the week
were sentenced as follows: Henry Foster,
assault with intent to murder, 10 years in
penitentiary; Jim Foster, burglary and
grand larceny, five years in penitentiary;
Will Stone, burglary and grand larceny,
one year ajid a day in penitentiary; \N ill
Pollard, grnnd larceny, two years in peni
tentiary; Jack Lacy. burglary and grand
larceny. 15 months in penitentiary;
Charles Washington, burglary and grand
> larceny. 15 inq»ths in penitentiary; Will
Huey. burglar>T one year and one day in
penitentiary; Sam Haynes,, forgery, two
years in penitentiary; Will Tucker, bur
glary, two years in penitentiary; Anthony
North, grand larceny and embezzlement,
five years in penitentiary; Anthony Mc
Dade, grand larceny, 15 months in peni
tentiary; John Thomas, grand larceny,
three years in penitential^ ; Tom Smother
man. assault with intent to murder, live
\ ears in penitentiary; Albert Marshall,
burglary and grand larceny. 15 months in
penitentiary; Henry Williams, embezzle
ment, 15 months in penitentiary; Will Wil
kins. assault with a knife, nine months
ut hard labor; Gardner Simpkins, burglary
and grand larceny, two years In peniten
tiary; Ben Beson, grand larceny, one year
at hard labor; Arthur Green, burglary
and grand larceny, three years in peni
tentiary; Joseph Edwards, forgery, tw-o
years in penitentiary; Davie Jones, assault
and battery. 30 days at hard labor; Jim
Mathews, assault. 30 days at hard labor:
| Oetavfa Davis, assault with pistol, 20 days
in jui!; Jim Massey, vagrancy. 30 days at
hard labor; Bessie Coals, vagrancy, six
months at hard labor; Ann Mary, vag
rancy, 60 days at hard labor; Elizabeth
White, vagrancy. 50 days at hard labor.
j BAR ASSOCIATION MEETS
I Comlnittee Named to Druft Resolu
tions on Death of Guy Thompson
At a well Htten.led nicotine of the Blr
mingham bar held yesterday morning In
the rooms of the court of common pleas,
a committee was appointed lo draft suit
able resolutions on the death of the late
Guy Ft. Thompson, tine of the younger
members of the Birmingham liar. Judge
H. B. Abernethv presided, and on calling
the meeting to order stated its purpose,
lie paid tribute to the personal and pro
fessional character of the promising
young attorney who was so suddenly cut
I down and stated that while nothing could
! be done for the dead it would bring some
j comfort to his immediate relatives and
1 friends to learn that he was not forgot
| ten.
j On motion a committee -was appointed
j hv the chair consisting of J. 1. Drcnnen.
j C. 1,. Brewer and Charles Weaver to
i draft appropriate resolutions, a copy to
J he sent to the parents of the deceased
I and a copy spread on the minutes of the
court. The committee will make report
next Tuesday.
MARSH BACK FROM FAIR
Al tended Big Show at Toronto—At
tention Attracted to South
j J. M. Marsh, agent of the land and in
dustrial department of the Southern Knii
j way company, returned yesterday from i
j two weeks' visit to the Canadian Na
tional fair at Toronto.
The Southern Railway company,
through its land and industrial depart
ment, has for several years been an ex
hibitor of southern grown products at the
Toronto fair.
Mr. Marsh states the supply of litera
j ture covering agricultural possibilities
climatic conditions and natural resource?
t of the south, which the department is glv
| ing out at the fall annually, causes keen
i interest among not only the farmers, but
with men in all lilies of trade and manu
facturing. Traceable and gratifying re
I suits follow these annual exhibits.
The attendance this year was about 700,
000.
Some Inconsistencies
When Harry Jones was a member of the city council, he tried
f0n four separate and distinct occasions to over-ride the mayor’s
{ veto of the ordinance imposing a street tax of $3.00 per capita.
He failed each time, but he was persistent to the end.
This tax would have made the laboring man, who has to work
for his deaily bread, pay just as much as the man with an in
come of $1000 per month. It was peculiarly burdensome and
oppressive upon the laboring men of the district. Failure to
pay the tax rendered the delinquent subject to garnishment
jvith all the horrors of a fee bill, and also to arrest and fine,
and if it could not be paid, would have to be worked out on the
streets at not exceeding 50 cents per day. This was Harry Jones’
way of working the streets and raising revenue.
Just a short while before, Mr. Jones had voted for a resolu
tion authorizing a bond issue of $3,000,000 to erect a municipal
waterworks system. At the next meeting he voted to repeal that
'resolution. He continued as president of the city council for
three years and never again brought up the matter of a bond is
sue for waterworks.
If he had been half as persistent for municipal ownership as
he was for a street tax, he might have had better success.
Remember Walter Moose’s prediction*about the street tax:
f “You are going to choke it down us? Well, just wait until the
next election and you will go back to the mountains where you
i Jjelong.”
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_ MAIN 4P2
\
SERVICES TODAY AT THE
CHURCHES OF BIRMINGHAM
•__
Methodist Churches
First—Corner Sixth avenue and Nine
teenth street. I >r. J. W. Johnson, pas
tor. will occupy the pulpit this morn
ing at 11 o'clock and again this even
ing at 8 o'clock. His subject in the
morning will be "The New Law of Life"
and that of the evening. “The Man W ho
Kept a Diary." Sunday school begins
at 9:30.
Eleventh Avenue—Corner Eleventh
avenue and Twelfth street, south. Dr.
Henry M. Stevenson, pastor, will preach
this morning at 11 o’clock and again
this evening at 7:45. The general
theme at both hours will he "The Chris
tian Life." Sunday school begins at
9.30.
Simpson—Corner Seventh avenue and
Twenty-fifth street. The Rev. W. I.
Lowell, pastor, will preach this morn
ing at 11 o’clock ami again this even
irg at s o’clock. His subject in the
morning will be "The Slaughter of the
Kings." and that of the evening. "The
Characteristics of a Strong Man. or
llovv to Be the Champion of the World.”
Special music has been provided for
both services. Suntlu.v school begins at
9.30.
St. John—Corner Twentieth street
and Avenue H. south. The Rev. B. T.
Waites, pastor, will preach this morn
ing at 11 o’clock and again this even
ing at 8 o’clock. His subject in the
mot ning will V»e "Freedom," and that
of the evening. "The House on the
Lock." Sunday school begins at 9:30.
Norwood—Corner Thirteenth avenue
nrd Thirty-fifth street. The Rev. S.
T. Slaton, pastor. will preach this
morning at 11 o'clock on the subject,
"Faith of Our Fathers: Monotheism."
In the evening there will be an install
Intion of te newly elected officers of
the Epworth league, who are as fol
lows: Irvin Kinney, Joe Frank Cul
verhouse. Miss Margaret Frickhoffer,
Miss Irene Averitt. Miss Ossie Black
wood. Manning Holmes. Mrs. E. A.
Hamilton and Eugene Holmes. The*
pastor will preach a short sermon.
Sunday school begins at 9:30.
Fortieth Street—Avondale. The Rev.
Mellvllle K. Wilson, pastor, will preach
this morning at 11 o’clock ami again
thid evening at 7:30. His subject in
tin- morning will be “The Triple As
surance” and that of the evening. “Vain
Excuses." Sunday school begins at
9:30.
Highlands—Five Points. The Rev. R.
E. Tyler, pastor of the East l*ake
Methodist, wlW fill the pulpit this
morning at 11 o'clock. Dr. E. C. Ate
Yoy. pastor, is expected to return from
hlr vacation in time to fill h11 ap
pointments next Sunday. Sunday school
begins today at 9:30.
Presbyterian Churches
First—Corner Fourth avenue and
Twenty-first street. Dr. John S. Fos
ter, pastor, will occupy the pulpit this
morning at 11 o'clock and again this
evening at 7:4ft. Sunday school be
gins at 9:30. Wednesday evening ser
vices of prayer and praise begin at
7; 1 ft.
Fifth Avenue—Corner Fifth avenue
and Eighteenth street. The Rev. .1. M.
litoady, pastor, will preach this morn
ing at 11 o'clock and again this even
ing at 7:1ft. His subject in the morn
ing will he "Prayer" and that of the
evening. “God's Programme." Prayer
services Wednesday evening at 7:45.
Sunday school begins at 9:50.
First Cumberland—Corner Twenty
seventh street and Twelfth avenue.
The Rev. William ft. Butler, pastor,
will preach this morning at 11 o’clock
and again this evening at 8 o'clock.
His subject In the morning will be
“’"he Bible in the Home." and that of
the evening. “Facing Defeat and Vic
tuty." Sunday school begins at 9:30.
Vine Street—Corner Vine street and
Cotton avenue. West End. The Rev.
William B. Holmes, pastor, will occupy
the pulpit this morning at II o'clock
end again this evening at 7:15. “Girl's
Day" will be observed by the Sunday
school with an Interesting programme.
The West End male quartet will sing
at the evening service and Thomas
[Macon, an English tenor, Will sing a
solo.
Eighty-third Street—Corner Eighty
third street and Walker avenue. East
l*ke. The Rev. S. G. MeOluney, pas
tor, will occupy the pulpit this morn
ing at 1 I o'clock and again this even
ing at 7:45. His subject in the morn
ing will be “The Church and Outsider."
Sunday school begins at 9:45.
Lutheran Churches
Christ English—Corner Seventh ave
nue and Twenty-third street. The Rev.
E H. Copenhaver, pastor, will preach
this morning at 11 o'clock and again
this evening at 8 o'clock. His subject
in the morning will be "Two Masters.
Sunday school begins at 9:30.
Zion—Avenue B and Nineteenth
street—The Rev. H. Reuter. Tastor. will
preach in German this morning at 10:30
o clock on the subject, "Why Are There
so Few Followers of Christ?" Sunday
school begins at 9:80.
Christian Science
First Church of Christ. Scientist—
Eleventh avenue and Twenty-first
street, south. Services this morning
at 11 o’clock. The subject of today's
lesson sermon is "Matter.” Sunday
school begins a? 9:3ft. Testimonial
meeting Wednesday evening at 8
o'clock. Christian Science reading
rooms free to the public, 1111 Ameri
can Trust building. John R. Flenner,
f’rst reader.
Second Church of Christ. Scientist
Chamber of Commerce auditorium. Ser
vlefts tins morning at 11 o’clock nn4
again this evening at 8 o'clock. Sub
ject. "Matter." Sunday school begins
at 9:30. Wednesday evening testimonial
meeting at 8 o’clock. Mrs. Eouls C.
Martin, first reader. Reading rooms,
L‘ftb-7 Chamber of Commerce building,
open daily except Sunday 1ft a. m.
to 4 p. m.
Baptist Churches
Southside—Corner Eleventh avenue
and Nineteenth street, south. Dr. Pres
ton Blake, pastor, will preach this
mornijig at it o’clock and again this
evening at 8 o'clock. His subect In
tie morning will be "A Great Work"
and that of the evening, "Not Far
c*f." Home coming day will be ob
served and every member of the church
Is urged to attend. Sunday school be
gins at 9:3ft.
Christian Churches
First—Corner Fifth avenue and
Twenty-first street. Dr. H. P. Atkins,
pastor, will occupy the pulpit this
morning at 11 o'clock and again this
afternoon at 5. His subject in the
morning will be "A Business Without
Competition." and that of the after
noon, "Moral Health."
Altrurian Church
Dr. L. A. Fealy, pastor, will preach
tills morning at 1 ft:B0 o'clock on the
subject, "Time."
Services At A muse-IT
"The War and Other Current Events
as Signs of the End and Christ's Com
ing" Mill tie the subject of the sermon
tonight at * o'clock at the Amuse-tT
theatre b\ Evangelist Wales. Special
music tvill he provided and seats are
fre e.
| NEWS OF ENSLEY |
I*”1" ■W^P,|WWW^,!.I MMIIMIUIIUIM IIII IM .Ill-. I III, ..I ..
ner of Avenue K and Nineteenth street
lit the Interest of the candidacy of James
Weatherly, candidate for re-election as
city commissioner. <\ W. Sanders of
this city introduced the speakers.
The second of n series of lectures to he
given bv the Knsley Baraea association
In Its hall on Nineteenth street, will
he held this afternoon nt 3 o’clock. The
Rev. S. P. Spelftle. pastor of the Knsley
Christian church, will deliver a lecture
on “Is a Voting Man Safe?”
The remains of Dr. H. It. Mohr of
Montgomery, who died nt a local in
firmary following an operation, were sent
yesterday afternoon to Ashland. N. O..
by Kchols & Angwin, Dr. Mohr was
connected with the state health office at
Montgomery for the past several years
end Is widely known all over the state.
Before becoming connected with the state
health department he was working for
the government at the Panama canal. He
Is survived by one sister and one brother.
Work Is progressing rapidly on the new
Pike avenue and Avenue N road which
Is being macadamized and paved by the
»ity. The contractors hav e finished about
five blocks of the pike and are rushing
the work to completion. They expect to
complete the work In amout a month. The
completion of the new road will make
a straight main pike between the Kns
ley Highlands and the Knsie.v South
Highlands. The work, when finished, will
cost about $15,000.
There will be an important meeting
of the vestry of St. John's Episcopal
church of this city tomorrow at noon
In the office of W. M. Wood on Nine
teenth street. The Rt. Rev. <\ AT. Beck
with. bishop of the diocese of Alabama,
will atend this meeting and several mat
ters of importance will be taken up.
There will be a meeting of the building
committee tomorrow evening at 7:30
o’clock at the same place.
The members of the Knsie.v Baptist
B. V. P. 1’. will leave the corner of
Avenue l> and Nineteenth strip. at 7:15
o’clock tomorrow evening to attend
the monthly meeting of the union In
Birniim*''am. The meeting will be held
at tin* First Baptist church on Tv.*enly
second street and Sixth avenue, Bir
mingham. All members are Invited
to attend.
Yesterday afternoon Sid Smith, a ne
gro. wus arrested by Constable Will
Cochran and locked up In the Knfley
jail on a charge of assault, and in
tent to muruer. Last December, Hnillh
is alleged to have shot a negro. Uni he
Tolliver, In the stomach, and made his
escape until yesterday. The other ne
gro recovered from Ids injury. The
case will come tip before Judge F. O.
Harris of the inferior court sometime
this week.
The Knsley Baraea junior baseball
team defeated the Palmer Terrace team
in a double header. They won the first
game, 17 to 2. and the second by a
score of 1 to 0. in the second game,
f. Walker pitched h no-hii game for
the Baracas. Batteries—fitbi game.
Z. Walker and Neelund; Palmer, Has
sler and Oggs. Second gaim.—Baracas:
C. Walker and Neeland; lalrmt. Flem
iring and Oggs.
Miss Margaret Stovvell hs^ returned
from her vacation in Peoria, 111., and
will take up her duties at the Knsley
Wesley house.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert W. ,’mith have
returned to this city from their wed
ding trip, ami "ill make their home on
the Knsley Highlands.
Jessit A. Bell has returned from a
trip to Canada and points in tne north.
Henry Keller lias returned from a
trip to Chicago.
H. C. Kilgore of Gadsden, was Jn
the city yesterday on business.
Mrs. Dora Ketehen of Memphis is
the guest of Mrs. D. F. Fairi-loth.
Miss Nora Jackson of Aifamuv llle is
the guest of Miss Myrtle Lumpkin.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Handers of Wor
rier is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
Sanders of this city.
The Ensley playgrounds w'on i . jt
place at the athletic meet at the Slate
Fair grounds yesterday. The Knsley
playgrounds made 29 points with East
Lake second with 27 points. They won
first place in the contest between the
different playgrounds of the Birming
ham district. The children of the
playgrounds of this city are being
highly complimented for the showing
which they made yesterday.
Austrian Fleet in Canal
Rome. September 19.—(By way of Paris,
5:,'6 p. m.)—Dispatches to Rome newspa
pers declare the Austrian fleet still Is ly
ing in the canal behind the fortlflcatons
at Pols. No news of the Anglo-French
fleet has been receved since its reported
bombardment at Cattaro.
IF YOU FAVOR COMMISSION GOV
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St. Joseph's Catholic church, Ensley, which will be dedicated today by
Bishop Allen
i np new m. aoappn n naiian i.amoiic
church will be dedicated by Bishop Ed
ward I*. Allen, D.D.. this morning at
11 o'clock. Impressive ceremonies wlill
he carried out. including a solemn high
mass, which will be sung by Ihe Rev.
Bernard L. liatto, formerly of Mont
gomery. blK now assistant to Father
. anepa. The Rev. Thomas A. Denah&n
will he deacon, and will preach In
Italian. The Rev. Father Down.*, chap
lain of St. Vincent's hospital, will be
subdeacon. The Rev. Robert .1. Mc
Quillan, pastor of St. Anthony’s Cath
olic church of this city, and Father
Canepa of ftast Thomas, will be dea
cons of honor to Bishop Ail n, who will
preach in English at the cio.se of the
morning exercises.
The Ensley Italian band will render
several selections at the dedication of
tlie church. Bishop Allen will be met
at Avenue E and Seventeenth street 1 y
the Italian band, and the Italian so
cieties of tlie church, who will march
in a body to the church. At 1 o'clock
in the afternoon a banquet will be
given for Bishop Allen and the other
priests In attendance with 10 melnbera
<.»f the congregation at the Palace cafe|
St. Joseph's church was organized un
der the directions of Father Canepa a
l*ilu; over a year ago, and has stead
ily grown in membership unil now it
has over 200 members. The band will
phiy on the church grounds all day
and in the afternoon a contest wii be
he’d for the four most popular young
ladles of the church, wrho will be
awarded suitable prizes. Solemn ves
ptis and benediction will be given at
6 o'clock in the evening.
Everything is in readiness for the an
nual meeting of the Birmingham Bap
tist association of Jefferson county,
which will be held in tills city on
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of
this week. The first session of the
nn-etiig will be held tomorrow even
ing when the introductory sermon will
be preached by the Rev. Preston Blake.
The association of Jefferson county in
cludes the 66 Baptist churches of the
oistrict.
The members of the Ensley' Bap
tist church will entertain the Visitors
which they expect to number over 200
attending by serving them dinner each
day under an oak grove on the cornel*
cf Avenue H and Eighteenth stieet
The ladies of the church will do the
serving. The following programme lias
been arranged:
MONDAY EVENING SESSION.
7:30—Devotional, the Rev. IT. W. Head.
8:00—Introductory sermon, the Rev. Pres
ton Blake.
TUESDAY MORNING SESSION.
9:30—Devotional,'the Rev. P. C. Barkley.
9:45—Presentation of letters.
10:00—Organization.
10:15— Report of executive committee.
11:00—Report of education, the Rev. J.
M. Shelburne.
12:00—Miscellaneous: adjournment.
TUESDAY AFTERNOON SESSION.
1:30—Devotional, the Rev. J. I. Kendrick.
1:45—Petitionary letters.
2:00—“Aged and Infirm Ministers.” the
Rev. V. C. Kincaid.
2:80—Report on ministerial education, the
Rev. M. K. Thornton.
4 .
— npjHjri ui mmuH) wiiuois, n. r.
Latimer.
3:46—Report of Orphans' home, the Rev.
P. c. Barkley.
4:15—Miscellaneous: adjournment.
• Tl’ESDAY EVENING SESSION.
8:00—Devotional, the Rev. .1. \V. Inzer.
8:00— Report of B. Y. P. U„ Gwyllam
Herbert.
8:30— Illustrated lecture. "The Work of
the Birmingham Association," the Rev.
J. D. Ray.
WEDNESDAY MORNING SESSION.
9:30—Devotional, the Rev. Ross Baker.
9:45—Report on Missions: Home missions,
the Rev. W. M. Blarkwelder; foreign mis
sions. the Rev. L. M. Bradley.
12:00—Miscellaneous; adjournment.
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON SESSION.
1:80—Devotional, tlie Rev. W. P. Reeves.
1:46—Report of woman's work, the Rev.
J. R. Stodgill.
2:15—Report on temperance, the Rev.
W. S. Brown.
2:45—Report on' laymen's movement, W.
E. McDowell.
3:05—Obituarne. tlie Rev. J. T. Souther
land.
3:15—Treasurer s report.
3:30—Report of special commlttes.
4:00— Adjournment.
The public schools of the western dis
trict will begin the new session tomorrow
morning at 9 o’clock. The western dis
trict Includes the Bush, Baker. Moore.
Miner. Wylam. Fairview. Pratt City. East
Thomas and the Monte Sano schools,
which have between 6000. and 7000 pupils
attending them. Over a hundred new
pupils will enter the Ensley High school
tomorrow morning, from the different
elementary schools. Prof. Roy L. Dlin
mitt of the High school stated that there
would be little change in the books this
yejH* and that he was looking forward
to the largest attendance that the schools
of this district ever had. The first bell
will ring at 9 o’clock tomorrow morn
ing and the children will be given their
book slips and will be dismissed until
Tuesday, when the regular work will
commence.
Isadore Shapiro and Erie Pettus ad
dressed a large number of citizens of
this city yesterday afternoon on the eor

Montgomery. September 19—(Spe
»ial.>—Hearing of the Gadsden-Annis
ton coal rate was ye.*«terday continued
I until noon Monday by the state railroad
i commission which adjourned at
o'clock yesterday afternoon. R. A. IV
funiak. general freight agent of the
IjOiltsville and Nashville, was the only
(witness placed on the stand yesterday.
When the hearing Is resumed Monday
other witnesses will he introduced by
the railroads of north Alabama. The
railroads seek to prove that they
should he permitted to raise certain
special coal rates granted to industries
hi the Gadsden-Anniston-Talladega
districts.
School Improvement Society
Plantersville. September 19 -(Special.)
The Plantersville School Improvement so
ciety has been organized and the patrons
both of the high school and the gram
mar school are thoroughly Interested.
Fully 40 ladies have affiliated with the
organization, as active members, and as
many gentlemen as honorary members
Mrs H. W. Chambers has been elected
president. Mrs. W. S. Drlshell vice presi
dent and Mrs J. A. Ii#e secretary and
treasurer.
IV
SOCIETY GIRL WILL
Washington. September 13 —Miss Gene
vieve Clark, the speaker's daughter, has
launched a boom to make cotton fabrics
the dress goods of the women of the
ec Tigress tonal set. and thereby contribute
to efforts to relieve the stagnation In the
cotton market caused by the European
war.
With Miss Huey Burleson, daughter of
the Postmaster General, the speaker's
daughter hopes to see the movement
spread among American women, who will
be asked to banish silks and satins for
the fabrics of American mills now run
ning on reduced time.
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Cost Kept Down—tpinllty Kept Ip
No better medicine could be made for
coughs, colds, croup, hoarseness, tickling
throat, bronchitis, etc., than Foley's
Honey and Tar Compound. That's why
they can’t improve the quality, and war
or no war. the price remains the same.
R. ,T. Sargent, Dallas. Tex., says: ”t
believe Foley’s Honey and Tar has no
equal for it completely relieved me of all
symptoms of tuberculosis end my cough
has entirely disappeared." Don’t accept
any substitute, for Foley's Honey and
Tar Is the best. For sale by all drug
gists.
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Capital Surplus *200,000*?
INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY HORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS
fourhrCentPdtdon Savings Quarterly' Jan. April July t. Oct..
Erskine Ramsay G. B. McCormack
Robert E Chadwick-Cashier
.D. R Knapp-Asst Cashier 5.C.King - Ass* Cashier
'
Your Refrigerator
Is more valuable to you now than it
ever has been, as it will enable you
to buy food in larger quantities at
lower prices and USE IT AS
j NEEDED.
ii Keep your refrigerator in commis- T
I sion—it will pay you handsomely.
CITY CE
Delivery Company
Phone 3700.
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