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■?-- - _____ ... ....... .....__ __ _ WILL MAKE EFFORT TO POPULARIZE SOCCER Meeting Tomorrow Night to Discuss Formation of “Greater Birmingham Playground Football League”—Z Nespor At Head of Movement For the purpose of forming an associa tion football league from the playground f of the city, Z. Nespor, superintendent of Tecreation, has called a meeting of repre sentatives of every' playground in Bir mingham to meet in his office in the city hall tomorrow night. The name of the league, according to tentative plans, which will be submitted for adoption, will be the “Greater Birmingham Flay tro unds Football League." There are a sufficient number of play ground parks in the city to form two leagues of eight teams each. The Idea cf the formation of such leagues among the playgrounds is to popularise soccer football. This game is extensively played j in England and has recently been taken up by one or two city playground parks. The result at first was not calculated to make one optimistic, but after the members of the team learned the rules of the game it proved to be very fasci nating and even a hint of Rugby football now would be received with scorn. Two or more representatives have been invited from each playground to meet with Mr. Nespor tomorrow’ night. The following parks have received Invita tions: West park, West End park, Avon dale park, Woodlawn, Pratt City, Ensley Wesley House, Ensley park, North Bir mingham, Behrens park, Avondale Wes ley House, East Birmingham, Norwood, Wylam, East park, Neighborhood House, East Lake, Martin school and Lakeview park. ROCKFELLER FOUNDATION TO USE ITS RESOURCES FOR RELIEF OF NONCOMBATANTS New York, November 1.—The Rocke feller foundation has determined to em ploy its Immense resources for relief of nolT-combatants in the countries afflicted by the war. It stands ready to give •‘millions of dollars,* if necessary.” This was announced tonight by John D. Rock efeller, Jr., president, of the foundation. The foundation will send a committee to Europe in a few days to report as to how, where and when aid can be . rendered most effectively. At a cost of $275,OuO it already has eharteded a ship end loaded it with 4000 tons of provisions for Belgian relief. ‘‘This action is taken,*’ Mr. Rockefeller nald, "as a natural step In fulfilling the chartered purposes of the foundation, namely, 'to promote the well-being of mankind throu. »t the world.’” The ship is tli .issapQqua, the largest neutral vessel now in New York harbor. It will sail Tuesday morning direct for .Rotterdam with a certification from the British consul here that its cargo is des tined for use of Belgian non-combatants only. The supplies will be distributed by the Belgian relief commission. Mr. Rockefeller has hern in communi cation with Ambassador Page at lxmdon and made public a cablegram in which the ambassador describes the dire need of the Belgians and says: “It will require a million dollars a month for seven or eight months to prevent starvation. > "In fact,” the ambassador added, "many will starve now before food can reach them.” Mr. Rockefeller made it clear in his .announcement that steps taken by the foundation will be "absolutely neutral.” The commission of investigation will be headed by Wickliffe Rose, a director gen eral of the International health commis sion. "This action will but supplement the public spirited efforts of the Belgian re lief committee,” said Mr. Rockefeller in announcing the foundation s plan. "That the necessity is vital and worthy of the heartiest support Is indicated by the fol lowing cablegram from Mr. Page, the American ambassador at London: " 'Belgians on verge of starvation. I emphatically regard it most oppor tune to help. I have never known such 11 UMtftAdCf We out to You •very inducement that is possible for a careful and conservative, yet up-to-date hank to offer, to Bring Your Deposit Here assuring you perfect safety, courteous treatment, and personal interest in your success, combined with such generous accommodations as your business with us requires and tvarrapts. Alabama Penny Savings Bank 310 N. 18th St., lllrmtDffhnm, Ala, a case of need. British government for bids export of food and no food can be bought on continent. Help needed in food and clothing for women and children. *' 'It will require a million dollars a month for seven or eight months to prevent starvation. In fact, many will starve now before food can reach them. No food can be bought and ex ported from any country in Europe. No other time will cojne in any land when there can he greater need. Do not send money. Buy six parts wheat, two parts rice, two parts bean and sh p in neutral ships consigned to American consul at Rotterdam. Inform me when you ship and I will arrange h 11 diplomatic requirements for land ing. for transit to Belgium and for distribution in small quantities by the commission of relief, which, as a means of reaching all the people, have taken over ull grocery stores.’ “Immediately upon receiving these messages the Rockefeller foundation enlisted the co-operation of the ship ping department of the Standard Oil company of New York in securing the vessel and at the same time gladly availed Itself of the voluntary serv ices of Mr. Lionel Ifagenaers, a Bel gian, now resident In New York and member of the Belgian relief commit ter, in purchasing the cargo The foun dation encountered considerable diffi culty in finding a capacious vessel and the pressure upon the market for food stuffs was such that it was impos sible to comply exactly with Ambassa dor Page’s suggestion ns to propor tions. The cargo will consist of 28,600 barrels of flour, 14,000 packets (100 pounds each) of rice, 8000 bags (200 pounds each) of beans, 1000 boxes (100 pounds each) of bacon. “The BritiH hconsul has kindly agreed to certify that these supplier are absolutely for the aid of noncom batants and should not bo delayed In transit.*’ GREENVILLE NEWS Greenville, November 1.—(Special.)—Let Cowart, state emigration agent, is lr Greenville today and he also spent yes terday in Greenville. He is submitting the various plans to Greenville business men for building the Alabama bulldlnt at the Panama exposition at San Fran cisco. He Is beiiig given a hearty recep tion by the Greenville citizens. The demonstrations at* made by the White Motor Car company with theii White good road machinery, has prover to the board of revenue of the counts and the county good road engineer, Blait Hughee, that roads can be much more rapidly and economically built and main tained by the use of motor power machin ery than by the use of mule-driven ma j chinery exclusively. Town is Awed by Legacy From the Portland Oregonian. Berlin.—A story is told of the canny buigomaster of Weida who gave his native town $100 on condition that *1 should be kept at compound interest for 360 years, when Weida would pos sess a snug municipal fortune of ap proximately $6,260,000. Although the gift was at first thank fully accepted, the town council’s so her judgment now Is that the com munity ought to ponder well before taking on the long distance burden. A meeting of citizens is to decide wheth er they are justified In foisting upor their posterity three and one-half cen turies hence, the responsibility of ad ministering a fortune which woulc cause no terrors to a metropolis, bu might quite overwhelm Weida, wliicl has €000 souls and long «ago attalnec its full stature. I Furnace Economy I 48-Hour Lump ll Coke I A most economical ^ P*R ™ — ■ and satisfactory Ij|>4#j£3 I furnace fuel L;i* I GOOD- m/^\T $4.00 ■ I RUSH- 1 Hit I Birmingham Ice Factory M Phone 3700 H Northside Southside West End EaSe J THE LEADER OF WIZARD HEISMAN’S “COME-BACK” YELLOW JACKET TEAM I ' . LARGER EASTERN TEAMS ARE NOW Results Saturday Show Rea Class of Big Machines. Princeton Meets Har vard Saturday New York, November 1.—The large eastern college football teams begai io move with later season smoothnes Saturday, and a result imposing doubl figure scores were shown. Yale, Penn uylvania, Dartmouth, Syracuse am Army rolled up a total of 234 points t< their opponents 19. The day did no pass, however, without the eustomar; form upset, for tho powerful Princetoi eleven was held to a 7-7 tie by Wll liams. Chief interest in the eastern week end games was centered in the Har vard-Michigan contest, the most lmpor tant inter-sectional struggle of the year Playing true to tradition the Crimsoi defeated the western university for th fourth consecutive time since 1881. On touchdown and the resultant goal wa the margin of victory which just abou maintained the superiority shown b; Harvard teams over tho Wolverines ii previous games. From an individual player stand point there was little difference in th physical condition or ability of th'e tw elevens, but from a team basis Harvard had a decided advantage. Princeton, which will be Harvard’ next opponent, furnished the surprisini upset of the day by coming within a: ace of defeat at the hands of Wll Hams. But for a fumble by William In the last two minutes the Massa chusetts collegians would have left th field victors. As it was they had t be satisfied with a 7 to 7 tie. With the 1913 defeat by Colgate t avenge, Yale tore into the strong tear that came down from Hamilton, N. Y with a victory over Cornell to its credi and literally riddled tho New Yorkeri defense, winning 49 to 7. The score wa the largest runup by the Blue in sev eral seasons. Pennsylvania and Cornell foun Swarthmore and Holy Cross respec tively decidedly easy to defeat. The pow erful Syracuse eleven, victorious ove routed the Sarlisle Indians by an un 8 ■■ ) V ; ' i The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company i -HEREBY OFFERS FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS, $500.00, REWARD > for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who, on the night of October 20th, 1914, attempted to wreck Alabama Great Southern Train No. 1, within the : city limits of Birmingham, Ala., just north of Elmwood Cemetery Crossing. 9 — .. r Any information concerning the apprehen- 2 sion of the guilty parties should be communicated I to Mr. T. R. Griffin, Chief Special Agent, Som- I erset, Ky., or this office. I \ - , : I H. BAKER, General Manager j , . Alabama Great Southern R. R. Co. I « Cincinnati, O., October 22, 1914. I M > • i * Following their disastrous defeat at the hands of Alabama early In the season, (ieoralu Teeli lias come hack la remarkable form. Saturday IfelNmun’H squad trounced Sewnnee handily. The victory followed one over V. M. I. Many think the I el low Jackets compose one of the NtrongMt elevens In the south. Herewith is s shown t'aptaln Fielder, whose eleven work Hiculnst Alabuiua here saved hi* team from a large defeat. ••*••••••••••••••••••••»•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••*••••••••••••••••••••••••• Losses to Kaiser’s Troops in Canal Fighting Enormous, Says London Report London, November 1.—As showing tho huge German loses in the Ypres region it is stated the British soldiers have buried more than 26,000 Germans," says a message to the Weekly Dispatch. “There are many great piles of Ger man dead around Dlxmude. Dixmude is a heap of ruins. Tho only inhabitant re maining is an aged peasant woman who refuses to quit her ruined home. “German aeroplanes on Thursday landed five bombs in Ypres, wounding three peo pie." awarTTprizes for BOYS’ CORN CLUB Vernon, November 1.—(Special.)—The second annual meeting of the Boys’ Corn club of Lamar county was lu-ld here yes terday. Addresses were made by C. M. Malden, district agent; W. A. Morris, president of the Farmers' union; J. C. Ford, government specialist, and County Demonstrator J. A. Armstrong. Lamar county gives prizes amounting to *100 yearly, to be distributed among tho four commissioners’ districts. The win ners were as follows: District No. 1, Guy Clearman; District No. 2. Lee Richards; District No. 3. Percy Webb, It. W. Weeks, Willie Loftls and Andrew M. Robertson; District No. 4, Ernest Morris and Bailey Hill. These prizes vyere given for the largest yield. In the seed Judging contest five prizes were awarded, as follows; Ernest Morris, first; Henry Robertson, second; Andrew Robertson, third; Willie Loftls, fourth, and , Lee Waldron, fifth. Killed Writing to Mother From the Portland Oregonian. Falling asleep while sitting on the railroad track, writing a card to his mother, a young man, believed to be George E. Whitcomb, of 40 North Seventy-seoond street, was killed in stantly when struck by O.-W. R. & westbound train No. 90. The train had Just rounded a curve near Taylor, 25 miles east of Portland, and the eiigi ■ neer did not see the man on the trad: until the engine was almost upon him. A postal card picture of himself way In the young man’s hand, and it bears the name of George E. Whitcomb. He lind evidently Just begun to write "Dear Mother," the writing reads. "I am not working now. I am making The body was turned over to the cor oner by trainmen. More Convenient From Judge. Thev were having a talk around the village itorc about the new railroad station. The town had grown up n mile or ro from the rsllrotd end the new I utidtfig was to be a sightly one. It seemed (no b-d It couldn’t be placed In (hr *oW|,. When th« talk died down on Inntanr. an old farmei got uo. and. • llltnlne his mild to the other sldu of his mouth, drawled: *'Wn-al. friends, It's Jest this way. I've i,Hi.a heard It sail tlint the dajpo should be alongside the railroad,” ( I WINTER IS NEAR AT Effects of Cold on Campaign Already Evident—Frosts Are Reported Berlin, October SI.—(Via London No vember 1.)—EffectB of approaching wlntei on the campuign already are evident Heavy frosts are reported In east Phusalt and in Poland there have been snow' storms. A severe storm is now raging on th< North sea, making life uncomfortable foi theh naval outposts. Life savers yester day recued the crews ot three Germat ommerclal steamers wrecked off Helgo land. A letter received in Bremerhaven fron the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gothi says the trenches at the front are fillet with water. The men of his regiment who for 14 days were on duty at thi front. Htood day and night in wate breast high. Only the scantiest nows from the Ger man side is being published here. There are incdlcatlons that both side have greatly Improved the effectlvenes of their anti-aeroplane defense. The Ger mans have Installed anti-balloon canno: extensively. General Van Bernhardt is again l! service. The commander of the French fortes at Maubeuge, who has been a prisone of war at Torgau, has been removed t Halle, according to a dispatch from th i latter city. He has been placed in soli 11ary confinement for some offense r.u lade public. Red Cross officials report that flv surgeons, ten nurses and t» men of thel ervlce have been arrested By the Frenci or courtmartlal on various charges. Nerves from News Theru are many folks, espeeiall • omen, who allow themselves to laps into a state of nervous depression ow mg to the tumultuous times throug which we arc passing, says London An .swers. None would seek to underestlmat ihe seriousness of the great Issues tha re being decided, but everyone owe it to the community to keep as norma as possible. On the face of it, It appears callout but if we go about our work and ou play in the ordinary way each will b doing his or her little bit toward keep ing the calmness and normality so de Arable. Above all. work. Although not a] wnyfi appreciated, work is the great eat boon given to mankind, espeeiall in a ported of the type through whic we are passing. Every woman can 4 her part toward her country: and neva were willing women’s hands more need ed than at the present moment. Insld the home her needle can brtyg com fort to our fighting nen, and both In Hide and outside her aid Is needed fo those w-hc have fought and for thoa who will fight. Hadn’t Used One From Judge. Tuple Ezra—Et>h Hoskins must ha% bad some time down In New York. Trifle Ebon—Yep. Reckon he traveled nbghty swift pace. Eph’fl wife said th§ when Eph got back and went Into h roam, he looked ut the bed, kicked hik «ald, “What'a that durn tiling foi*7 SOUTHERN ELEVENS RAN TRUE TO DOPE SATURDAY Atlanta, November 1.—Football In tm south yesterday, while furnishing a num ber of brilliant and highly Interesting contests, failed to prodijce anything lr the nature of an upset In the form pre viously displayed by the various contend ing elevens. Interest in games between teams of th< Southern Intercollegiate iletic associa tion was more or less overshadowed b} that attending the intei sectional battl< between Vanderbilt and Virginia, frorr which the Virginians emerged victorious 20 to 7. While gridiron experts had pre dicted a Virginia victory, It was expectec that Coach McGugin would uncover an en tirely different style of attack from tha' which the Commodores employed. Th< game, singularly free from mlsplays anc fumbling, whs confined almost exclusive 1 ly to “straight football," in which the fast hard driving back field of Virginia hac all tiie better of the argument. Georgia Tech’s defeat of Sewanee, 21 to 0, came in the nature of a surprise, foi although it had been predicted that thi Arrange Tour of Exhibits by the Louisiana State Board of Health 1 New Orleans, October 31.—(Special. * Recognizing the close relation of sani * tation and public health to the genera prosperity of the section they serve, tin Southern railway, Alabama Great South * ern railroad and New Orleans and North ' eastern railroad, have arranged to handh free of charge two railway cars fittet 1 up with exhibits by the Louisiana stati board of health and attendants in cliarg< on a , tour embracing 14 southern cltiei from November 4 to December 6. The tour has been arranged in connec tion with the meetings of the Southen ■ Medical association at Richmond Novem 1 ber 8 to November 12, and the Amerlcar 5 Public Health association in Jackson i ville November 29 to December 6, a i which these cars will be exhibited. Th< . cars will be in charge of Dr. Dowling ’ piesldent of the Louisiana board o health, and stops will be made at th< 1 following points for Jectures: Birmingham, November 4. Chattanooga, November 5. j Knoxville, November 5. Asheville, November f>. * Danville, November 14. 1 Greensboro, November 15. Salisbury, November 16. i Charlotte, November 17. t Columbia, November 18. i Charleston, November 19. Blackville, November 20. a Savannah November 21. Brunswick. November 22. a Atlanta, D<»fcember 6. j ending series of trick plays. The result! i of the tw'o games in which the Arm: , and Navy teams participated brough ., joy to West Point and dlsappointmen ‘ to Annapolis. The cadets played ringi s around Villa Nova, while the Nortl - Carolina Agricultural and Mechanica college team forced the middles td pla: I their hardest to win 16 to 14. The top score of a day notable fo - large fecoies, was made by the Univer r sity of Pittsburg, which ran up 96 point - against Dickinson. Georgia eleven woulfl win. the met that Sewanee possessed a last, aggressive eleven was believed to make a close score more than probable. Mississippi A. and M. won from Geor gia yesterday, 9 to 0, the game being dv cided in the final-period. Alabama, which two weeks ago defeated Georgia Tech, yesterday overwhelmed Tulane. S8 to 0. Tennessee added another victory to its col- ' lection yesterday by trouncing Chatta nooga, 67 to 0. Ah Tennessee won from , Alabama a week ago by a comfortable margin, its position as a contender for championship honors in the S. I. A. A. is regarded as particularly strong. An other interesting game yesterday was that between Virginia Polytechnic institute and Washington and Lee, in which V. P. I. was defeated, 7 to 6. North Carolina’s de feat by Davidson, 14 to 3, was not unex pected. An Intersectional game that , amounted almost to an upset was that between the Navy and North Carolina A. and M„ which the midshipmen won by the close margin of 16 to 14. Ideal football weather prevailed yester day throughout the south, and the games were without exception fast and cleanly i played. * RACE THANKSGIVING Nespor Working to Make * Event Most Successful Yet Held On Thanksgiving morning at an ho> yet to be decided, the Greater Birming- J ham playground road race will be held. The distance is to be not more than two miles. There will be six men to a team and there will be in the line-up when the starter's gun is lired not leas than 17 teams. No athlete will be permit ted to enter unless he Is at least 17 years of age, and can pass a physical examina tion, which will be given just before the race. The raco la the idea of Z. Nespor, city i superintendent of recreation, who staged * the first road race ever held in Birming ham some three years ago, while physical director of the Birmingham Athletic club. The races proved so popular that Mr. Nespor decided to hold one Thanksgiving for the playgrounds of the city. Special Announcement , As a result of the European war and the financial depression consequent thereof, many people here aro being thrown out of employment, and without * means of paying for the medical serv ices that they are In need of. Ho very many auch people having con sulted me within the past few weeks tltli Eye, Far, Nose and Throat trou bles, but unable to pay a professional I fee, I have been prompted to set aside two afternoons In each week, to serve the needy poor. Those without means, and who are af flicted with any trouble of their Eyes, Ears, Nose or Throat, are cordially In ; vited to call and see me on Mondaj s and Thursdays from 1 p. m. to 6 p. m 5 And those who are able to pay for 1 my services, are most respectfully re ! quested not to call during these spe ‘ cial hours, as I wish to devote these * afternoons to serving the worthy poor, j BYRON DOZIER, M. D. j s Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist 2020V*z First Ave.