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National Bank * Of Birmingham, Ala. Statement to Comptroller (Condensed) Saturday, Oct. 31, 1914 Resources Loans and Discounts . $9,989,973.83 Overdrafts. 1,240.90 U. S. Bonds (Par) _.'. .. a.500,000 00 State of Ala., Bonds. 384.MQ.00 Other Stocks and Bonds .. . 773,167-50 Banking House .. 36^.500.00 Cash In vault ... $ 879,961.16 With Banks 1,906.599.85 With U. S. Treas. ... 137.850-00— 2,933.411.01 * 16,937,793.21 Liabilities Capital Stock . $1,500,000.00 Surplus and Profits. 1,740,489.68 Circulation . 2,420,700.00 Bond Account . 97,000,00 Deposits Individual . $8,820,432.86 Bank . 984,170.70 U. S. 375,000.00— 10,179.603.56 ~Tl5,937,793'24 MANY SOCIALEVENTS p | OF PHI DELTA THETAS Final Arrangements Made by Local Committee—To Reserve Lyric Theatre of Final Night Final arrangements have been made for the entertainment of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity which will meet in Bir mingham beginning December 28, and ex tending into the new year. Robert G. Thach, Jr., who is chairman of the com mittee on arrangements, said yesterday that there would be at least GOO delegates to the meeting and that no one was able to say how many other members of the ^ fraternity would be here simply to at tend the meetings. The statement was made that on Mon day, December 28, the delegates would begin to arrive. On that night there will be an informal reception at the Tutwiler hotel. Tuesday, December 29, a smoker * will be given in the ballroom at the Tut wiler to the delegates. On the following night a ball will be given in honor of the delegates at the Country club. Thurs day there will be a banquet at the Tut wiler hotel and on the last night, Friday, there will be a theatre party at the Lyric. The entire house will be reserved for the Phi Delta Thetas. Mr. Thach said yesterday that an in vitation had been extended to Mr. Justice James McReynolds of the supreme court, W. B. Oliver of Tuscaloosa and Secre tary Wilson of President Woodrow Wil son’s cabinet to make addresses at the banquet. The convention hopes to secure the presence here of both Mr. Wilson and Mr. Justice McReynolds. as they are both deeply interested in the fraternity. Dr. Guy Potter Benton, president of the University of Vermont, who is pres ident of the Fhi Delta Theta fraternity, will preside at the convention. The local committee is working very hard to get every detail ready for a great meeting. It is stated that Judge William Mudd Walker, as chairman of the banquet com mittee, has his work in hand. Following the lead of the Newspaper club, the Phi Delta Thetas have requested Senator Hugh Morrow to act as toastmaster. The entire membership of Birmingham is working harmoniously and with a will tc give the prominent, men from all sec tions who will be here a great time. The 'business sessions will be held during the morning and afternoons, while the even ings will be devoted to social affairs. NOVEL ADVERTISING SCHEME Advance Car of 101 Ranch Wild West Show Will Be Manned by Indians Edward Arlington, the New York cir cus man, who is associated with Miller Pros., the Oklahoma ranchmen, in the ownership and management of the 101 Ranch Wild West show, which Birming* bam will see Thursday, November 12, an nounces that he will introduce a novel method of advertising the show next sea son. In order to herald the coming of the •how to the cities where exhibitions are to be given, throe advertising cars are 1 utilized. Thtse cars run a week apart, ^ and each carries from 20 to 25* billposters and other advertising men. Next year Mr. Arlington announces one of these cars v.ill be manned entirely by Indians. The Indians will be utilized on the second car. The manager .will be an Indian, the pleas agent will be an educated Indian from the Haskell Indian school at Law rence, Kas., where he learned the mys teries of newspaper work as editor of the school paper, and all the billposters, “lithographers," as the men who put the gay-colored pictures in the store windows •re denominated, and even the men who distribute the pictorial heralds from house to house will be Indians. There will be ©tout 20 of the ‘Red Men” on the adver tising car, the majority of them Sioux t from the Pine Ridge'agency in South Dakota. The Indians will bear their characteristic costumes and the noVblty of this unusual “billing" brigade Is ex pected to excite much comment. , POWDER y Absolutely Pure r\ Wade from Grape Cream of Tartar MO ALUM ___ _ ^ I Quo Warranto Proceedings Filed in City Court by William D. Hankins hearing is set FOR NOVEMBER 16 Petition Is Referred to Judge Charles W. Ferguson—Relator Claims Com pany Has Violated Charter by Rendering Incorrect Bills Seeking to have the charter of the Birmingham Waterworks company for feited for alleged abuse of its charter powers, W. E. Hankins, president of the Central Protective association, filed quo warranto proceedings in the city court yesterday. The petition was referred to Judge Charles W. Ferguson, who set the hearing for Monday. November 16. The style of the bill is the state of Alabama ex rel William D. Hankins and William D. Hankins, plaintiffs, vs. Bir mingham Waterworks company, defend ant. The present action differs from litiga tion pending in the supreme court which was heard before Judge E. C. Crow of the circuit court, in that it seeks the annulment of the' charter on the alleged grounds of overcharging consumers for water supplied; that it has rendered its consumers bills based on meter meas urements where the meters were incor rectly read or not read at all and that it has wrongfully charged consumers in suburbs on meter rates. The action be fore Judge Crow alleged abrogations of its contract by failure to supply whole some water and other alleged failures to comply w-ith the contract of 1888. Outcome of Meeting Wednesday The quo warranto proceedings filed yes terday is the outcome of the meeting of the Central Protective association held at the city hall Wednesday night at which representatives of the different4 sections of the city were present and the excess water rates discussed. Dr. Hankins, president of the association, was authorized to confer with Captain Boyd and to take such action as the sit uation demanded. In bringing the suit in his name he is acting for the asso ciation. The petitioner relates that he is a citizen of the city of Birmingham; that the defendant company was chartered by act of the general assembly of Ala bama on February 13, 1885, conferring upon it certain corporate powers, in cluding that of supplying the city or Bir mingham wdtli water. The acts and omissions complained of In the bill are as follows: ”1. That at various times during the present year defendant has wilfully and persistently overcharged many of its wa ter consumers in said city for water sup plied under its said franchise. ‘‘2. That at various times during the present year defendant has wilfully and persistently rendered water bills to many of its private consumers in said city, based on meter measurements in cases where the meters were either incorrectly read or were not read at all, and in which said bills the amount of water supplied was not truly stated. ”3. That for 18 months next prior to the filing of this complaint, defendant has had its said water meters read at irregular periods, and from time to time during said 18 months wdlfully and per sistently rendered erroneous and exces sive water bills to many of its said cus tomers based on such irregular meter readings. “4. That at various times during the present year defendant has wilfully and persistently charged its private con sumers in said absorbed suburbs in said city at meter rates for a less consump tion of water than either 1000 gallons daily or 30;000 gallons monthly.” Prayer of Relator The prayer is as follows; “Plaintiff prays that the said Birmingham Water works company be made a party de fendant to the . proceedings by appro priate process and that a writ of quo warranto or other appropriate writ be directed to Birmingham Waterworks company commanding it to appear be fore the court1 in the time prescribed by law and to show' by what right or rights or authority, if any it can, it is holding and exercising said rights, franchise and nrviiiege; and that upon a final hear ing of this cause your honor will ad judge and declare that the defendant has by reason of said matters and things heretofore complained of, or by reason of tQiy sufficient part thereof forfeited its said rights, privileges and franchises ind that a judgment be rendered exclud ing said defendant from said rights, priv ileges and franchises and dissolve said defendant corporation. “And plaintiff prays for such other further and general relief as the nature of the case demands or warrants and ns to vour Honor may secyn right in the premises. WILLIAM D. HANKINS, "Relator. “Romaine Boyd and M. M. Ullman, at torneys for plaintiff.” PETITION IN BANKRUPTCY E. B. Teague Named as Receiver of Ewart Lumber Co. Voluntary petition in bankruptcy was filed yesterday In the office of the clerk of the United States Court by the Ewart Lumber company of Birmingham.. The liabilities are scheduled at 318,350, with assets estimated at $7932. The petition recites the fact that at a meeting of the board of directors of the company it was declared to be insolvent and un able to meet its obligations, the board recommending the filing of the bank ruptcy proceedings. The case was re ferred to Judge E. H. Dryer, referee in bankruptcy, who appointed E. B. Teague, president of the Advance Lumber com pany, as receiver with instructions to take immediate charge of the property. Suffragists Meet Today The regular business meeting of 1he Birmingham Equal Suffrage association will be held this afternoon at 3 o’clock at the Cable hall, with Mrs. H.. H. Snell, president, in the chair. Among the fea tures of the meeting will be reports of the recent elections in reference to suffrage gains and losses and other matters per taining to the campaign. Mrs. Oscar Hundley-, chairman of the legislative com mittee of tlu: state association, will give an account of a i*ecent trip over Sand mountain. At the close of the meeting tea will be served in the headquarters with Mrs. Charles Caldwell as hostess Camp Hardee to Meet Camp Hardee will meet at the Chamber of Commerce In rejular session this after noon at 3 o'clock p. m. AH veteran*. Sons of Vetei-ans anil Daughters of the Confederacy are cordially, invited to at tend. Bankers of Birmingham Are Very Optimistic Optimism it) all its encouraging phases is to be found among Birmingham citizens. Inquiry at all of the banks yesterday and among business tnen brought the expression of better feeling. “Business seems to be very good,” said Otto Mooney at the Traders National bank. "We have advance requests from correspondents wanting to pay large obligations. I firmly believe that the situation is getting bet ter every day. The financial situation is improving and there will shortly be a strong revival in business.” J. H. Barr of the First National: "The financial market is getting stronger.'' said Mr. Barr. “The situation improves every day.” W. W. Crawford, American Trust: "The situation is better," said Mr. Crawford. "If we would only fall heir to some cold weather we would have to buy some high shoes, some overcoats, underwear and heavy clothing of all kinds and it would help the merchants world without end. I think the general outlook vei, encouraging.” M. V. Joseph or Ixjveman, Joseph and Loeb: “The volume of trade under all the circumstances is good," said Mr. Joseph. "We only need a little cold weather.” Col. Tom O. Smith, Birmingham Trust: "The situation is materially im proved over 30 days ago,” said Colonel Smith. “I believe the financial narket is growing stronger every day.” W. T. Lathem of the Commercial Savings Bank and Trust company: ‘The financial situation is brighter now than it has been in several weeks,” said Mr. Lathem. "I have no doubt but what every day now the situation s ill get better. A little cold weather is what we need most.” Eugene F. Enslen of the Jefferson County bank: “Our customers tell us that business is better with them and we know the financial situation is improving,” said Mr. Enslen. “Money Is getting very much easier. The • opening of the Liverpool exchange has given encouragement to the situa tion. A market however low is better than no market. There must, be a basis of trading. Start trading and values will take care of themselves in a measure. I am sure that we have passed through the major portion of the tunnel and every day brings us nearer the light” Ai. C. Garber of the Merchants and Mechanics: “The financial market is getting better,” 3aid Mr. Garber. "There is one sure proposition and that is every day that we go forward leads that much sooner to daylight. We find encouragement in trade situations. I think the situation is strengthen ing every day.” Mam IS DISAPPOINTED Thinks Legislature Should Have Been Called to Han dle Cotton Situation Senator John H. Bankhead, who spent yesterday in Birmingham, is full of re gret that there Is no probability of-the governor calling the legislature together In extraordinary session for the purpose of considering plans for the relief of the southern farmer. He also expressed little faith in the probable success of the plan of the government to foster the banker** pool to advance $135,000,000 for the relief of the south. “The plan which was suggested to the governor,'' said the senator, “would have, in my opinion, saved the farmers of Alabama $25,000,000 and netted for the state, itself, $1,000,000.” . , The success of the republicans In the elections last Tuesday, was due, in the opinion of the senator, to business con^ ditions Incident to the European war. KAPPAlPHAS WILL BE HERENEXT WEEK Delegates Expected From Chapters in Alabama Mis sissippi and Florida The J. Ij. Hardeman province of the Kappa Alpha fraternity will convene in Birmingham for two meetings on Novem ber 13 and 14, according to announce ments made by local Kappa Alpha alumni yesterday. The Hardeman province in cludes Kappa Alpha chapters of Alabama, Mississippi and Florida, and delegates are expected from each of these states to at tend the convention. The meeting of the province will be held In the private dining room of the Birmingham Newspaper club. November 13 will be devoted entirely to business and routine affaJrs. The visitors will at tend the Auburn-Vanderbilt football game on the afternoon of the 14 as guests of local Kappa Alpha alumni. COURT ITEMS N. F. Thompson was fined 1100 and given an additional sentence of 180 days by a Jury In the circuit court yesterday. The defendant was charged with violating the dairy laws and appealed after being con victed in the recorder's court. The Jury, however, recommended that the sentence of 180 days be remitted. Notice of appeal to the supreme court was given. James T. Biles was yesterday fined 1260 and given an additional sentence of nine months’ hard labor by Judge H. B. Aber nathy on a charge of vagrancy growing out of nonsupport of family. Will Wabb, a negro, charged with rob bery, was found guilty by a Jury yes terday afternoon and his punishment Aged at 10 years In the penitentiary. The caee was tried In the first division of the crim inal court, Jtidge W. E. Fort presiding. Alf Haynes was acquitted of murder yes terday In the same court. He was charged with having killed Oscar White, a ne gro. # ■ Verdict of the Jury In the case of James Johnson, negro chauffer, was read In the circuit court yesterday morning. In which It found him guilty of reckless driving and fixed his punishment at five months' Im prisonment. The ease wns the result of a collision between the car driven by the defendant and the automobile of Judge S. D. Weakley, which resulted In Mrs. Weakley being thrown from the car and Injured. The negro was convicted In the recorder’s court and was appealed to the circuit court. The trial created much In terest and a large number of witnesses were examined. Real Estate Transfers The following real estate transfers were yesterday recorded In the office of the prohate judge: 14500—Rosa Hall to R. F. LJstcr, lots 1. 2. 3. 4, 6. «. 7. 8. «. 10. 11 and 12, Hall's addition to Birmingham. 11500— A. F. Inman to trustees Loan and Guarantee company, lots 15 and 16, block 41. Dr. Joseph R. Smith's addition to Birmingham. x | HI. E. CONFERENCE TO MEET IN ATHENS FOB NEXHESSl Third Day of North Ala bama Conference Passes. Many Prominents Are in Attendance Sylacauga. November 6.—(Special.! The third day of the conference ses •ion began promptly at *:30 a m. Blsho; Denny conducted the devotional exer cises, reading again from I John, fourtl chapter, and discussing primarily th> anointing of the Holy Ghost as tile sur< safeguard of the belter of the people » The following young ministers *«ri admitted on trial Into the traveling con nectlon: Albertville district, William Marvin Treadway; Bessemer district, Enoch Mar vin Burks, George Edward Turrentlne Birmingham district. Lewis Avery Bus by, Carl C. Gregory; Decatur district John Arthur Wales; Gadsden district, Benjamin Franklin Hammond, Wllllarr D. Barnes; Roanoke district, Jesss Dan el Kaylor, Ocle Leonidas Peek; Tails iega district, Zachariah Carpenter. J. T. Terry, R. E. Tyler, B. N. Burnt ind 8. B. Smith were added to the com mittee oh conference relations. By unanimous vote the conference de ildcd to hold the session for 191G at Ath ens. Dr. W. W. Pinson, Dr. E. B. Chap ;>ell. Ur. Stonewall Anderson, represent Ing respectively the general hoards ol ’.lesions, Sunday schools and education, with headquarters at Nashville, wert introduced to the conference. Drs. Pin son and Chappell spoke. Miss Mary Norman Moore, president Jf Athens college, spoke In respect to the Institution In her charge Mlse Zoe M. Dobbs, superintendent ol Flat Rock High school, for the first time appeared before the conference. Mrs. Earhart of Birmingham was in troduced to the conference and made a plea In behalf of the home for delin quent girls, requesting ths ministers to tegard "Purity Sunday." preach "pur ity sermons” and take collection for the home. This home te not an enterprise bf the donference. The bishop cslled question R, "Who are received from other charges’" Answer: From Albertville district. James Olivet Hall. 10 years a minister in the Mlsslon iry Baptist church. Roanoke district, Arnold Wade Gregg, rour years a minister In the Missionary Baptist church. Question 7, "Who are received as local bleachers from other churches?” An iwer: Albertville district. O. W. Miller, from he Congregational Methodist church: Jonathan I.. B. McGill, from the Metho 11st Episcopal church. Talladega district. George W. Vaughn, in elder from the Congregational Metho 11st church Many faces of people prominent In va rlous activities In church and state are iren In ths conference room. Among them ire Jesse B. Wadsworth of Gadsden. W. B. Bankhead of Jasper, Judge B. C. Jones bf Bessemer. Messrs. William Hood. W. L. Yancey, F. B. Tending, L. G. Petti |ohn and Mrs. PettIJohn. F. B. Hamil ton of Birmingham; L. G. Waldrop ol \nnlston; C. F. Cross, Dr. E. 8. Janes slid W. P. Whips of Gadsden. Carry Red Cross Supplies Washington. November r,.—The steam er Potsdam, sailing from New York Tuesday, will carry a large shipment of Red Cross hospital supplies to Germany. Dne-thlrd of the supplies will ba for warded to the American Red Cross at Munich, and the remainder will go to ;he German Red Cross. British Ship Detained London, November a.—(6:15 p. m.)—The British steamer Italia, of the Anchor Ine, bound from New York to Medlter 'anean ports, has been detained at Gib raltar on charges of carrying contra band. Her detention was -epoi ted today n a dispatch to Lloyd's. ( WOMAN SENATOR j I Prescott, Aril., November 6.—Mrs. \ i . Frances' Munda. democrat, of Yava- \ i pal county, will be Arisona's first | 4 woman, state senator. In Tues> j 4 day's election, she led the entire 4 4 democratic ticket. 4 4 * ..... ■ MOXIE FIES BUYING HORSES AND MULES FOR WORK IN EUROPE Has Already Sent 200—Will Send 100 Weekly Until December 10 HEAVY BUYING IS CAUSE OF ANXIETY Fear That Farmer Who Sells Stock Now Will Find Himself Embar rassed in Spring With South Drained and Prices High As an agent for a subcontractor, who 1? presumed to be representing the allies in the European war, Moxie Fies of Fies & Son, has shipped 200 head of mules and horses destined for the field of battle and has orders to ship 100 per week until at least December 10. Verification of* the re port that Mr. Fies was buying: live stock in this section to be sent to Europe was given yesterday by Mr. Fies himself. Mr. Fies said that he had already sent for ward about 200 head of stock. He said that horses and mules were about even in the number that he has bought. He said that the army did not especially care for a surplus of either but wanted about an equal number. The cash thus brought hero will exceed $150,000. The widespread buying of stock for export has aroused considerable anxiety among farmers with an eye to the fu ture. It is said that Mr. Fies is by no means the only dealer purchasing horses and mules and that enormous numbers are being accumulated for ex port. The fear has been expressed that this buying will teach such a point that when the time comes next spring to make the new' crop that the farmers will find them selves without stock and unable to buy any except at prohibitive prices. If Mr. Fies buys 100 horses and mules a week until December 10 and other dealers buy In proportion it will readily be seen what large numbers will be disposed of. Predict Higher Prices The farmers are selling their live stock, it is said, with the expectation of pur chasing next spring at reduced figures fcut those in touch with the situation do not expect reduced prices but on the contrary predict that there will be an increase. Mr. Fies was not at all fearful that the south w'ould be thus handicapped. He declared that the supply was practically Inexhaustible and had the following to say about the proposition: “We are paying on the average about $150 to $160 per head for mules. The prices for horses are about the same. We are acting for a subcontractor and of course we do not know officially for whom he is working. We have already shipped 20( head. The number is about equally1 divided betw'een horses and mules. We have been paying the best price possible and have bought many in the various small sections of this state. We are buying only southern stock and ure try ing to confine our operations to this im mediate section. “Why the supply is almost Inexhaust ible. This country has ah almost un limited supply of mules And horses for this work by reason of the encroachment, of the automobile and the fact that this country has carried an excess of horses and mules for sometime. I have no fear on that score.” SHOWS BETTER TONE Further Progress Made To ward Liquidating Old Future Contracts New York, November 6.—The cotton ett patlon haa shown a continued Improve ment during the past week. Further pro gress has been made in clearing up the entanglements resulting In the futures trade In the sudden closing of the ex changes laet July. The Liverpool ex change reopened today, permitting the liq uidation of old business and fresh buy ing orders. In the local market the con ference committee has been securing the signatures of members to various agree ments necessary to the consummation of the corporation-syndicate plan for taking over the old Interest, and It Is expected that a court order soon will be secured permitting the sale of Bell contracts, es timated at 00,000 hales, to the proposed corporation at 9c. There haa been no renewal of straddle liquidation owing to the refusal of local longs to put their cotton in the ballot un der 7.01c for December generally, while further advances have been reported In south spot markets with prlcea fully lc up from recent lows at some of the In terior points, and with an Increasing de mand reflected In a freer movement. Domestic mills are still said to be buy ing slowly or holding off at the advance, but exporters have paid the higher prices, and while demand may have slackened somewhat since the filling of October en gagements or as a result of increasing cost of ocean freight, local brokers said today that so far they had no evidences of Increased selling pressure. Holders are believed to be encouraged by favorable prospects for the operation of the cotton pool scheme for financing further sup plies. The frosts reported over the belt toward the end of October do not appear to have caused any material change of sentiment at, to the crop, and full gin ning returns are expected from the cen sus bureau on Monday. Dispute Election Chicago. November 8.—The election of J. McCann Davis, republican, as con gressman at large from Illinois, was dis puted today by William E. Williams, dem ocratic candidate. Williams claimed late returns had given him a plurality. Marriage License The following marriage license was yes terday recorded In the office of the pro bate Judge: \ * J. A. Hannah, Birmingham, lo Miss Frances Qrant. Foley’s Hooey ond Tor Compound for Croup Croup scares you. The loud, hoarao croupy cough, choking and gasping for breath, labored breathing, call for Im mediate relief. The very flret dosee of Foley’s Honey and Tar Compound will master the croup. It cuta the thick mucua, clears away the phlegm and opens up and eases the air paasagea. Harold Berg, Mass, Mich., writes: "Wo give Foley's Honey of Tar to our chil dren for croup and It always acts quickly.” Every uaer Is a friend. Bold by all druggists. [§' % SJf from the first cV HItHS/ It has has happen^ llbpJttFYl with others who own valu EW H U ables. No fire alarm is ever 'll I* ftfnS* turned in from this vault. Are III I IVQ^Ya your valuables inside or out- i f^ll ' ^n9*de they can be, a JIHj KIERNAN GOES TO INVESTIGATE CASE OF CATTLE DISEASE — 4 Same Trouble That Caused Closing of Chicago Stock Yards Reported to Have Broken Out in Mississippi Dr. J. A. Kiernan, federal inspector of the bureau of animal industry, sta tioned in Birmingham, left last night for Como, Miss., to investigate the Yeportsd case of foot and mouth disease in that place. It is this disease among cattle which has caused the closing of the stock yards In Chicago for 10 days. "The foot and mouth disease is very contagious among all sorts of live stock, particularly cattle and hogs,*' said I)r. Kiernan. "The fatality is not great, but the disease spreads very rapidly and as it dries a cow completely up, she Is useless after she has become infected. "One animal in a herd may have the disease today and tomorrow it will have speed to every animal in the herd. “The disease is characterised by ves icles forming In the mourn and about the hoofs which break and form ulcers. The system used by the United States In fighting the disease is to kill every Infected animal at once and this Has been much more sucessful than the sim ple quarantine plan of Germany and Italy. "Fifteen of the bureau's tick eradl cators In the south have already been de tached and hurried north to help In the fight against the epidemic of foot ami mouth disease. A case was reported In Como, Miss., today and I am going over DEFINE AUDITORIUM .:i:; j Bill to This End Will Be In troduced at Coming Ses sion of Legislature A bill to define a city auditorium as a public building in order that recent bonds voted for an auditorium here may be legally sold will be Introduced In t.»e forthcoming session of the legislature. The bill will probably be sponsored by Judge John B. Weakley, a member of the Jefferson county delegation. It is necessary that the auditorium be designated as a public building as are courthouses, city halls, fire stations and the like, In order that the bonds can be sold. The bond Issue recently carried overwhelmingly, but the attorneys for bond companies were not inclined to ap prove the issue until that section of the law was cleared up. The auditorium committee of the Cham ber of Commerce held a meeting yester day with H. K. Milner, chairman, presid ing. At this meeting it was determined to have some attorney who is a member of the Chamber draw the bill and then secure the Interest of Judge Weakley In its passage. Owenton-FJnsley car No. 446 ran into an automobile driven by L. A. Graham of Terrace park, on Eighteenth avenue and Twentieth street yesterday afternoon about 8:30 o'clock and seriously Injured a white woman, whose name could not be learned. A negro, Lizzie Morton, who was riding in the rear seat of the auto mobile, received a number of minor in juries. The street car was in charge of Mu torman Leach and Conductor Woodall, who were put under bond. The automo bile was coming in the direction of Ensley and the street car was going towards Birmingham and the automobile had just rot on the car track when the car struck It. Motorman Leach put on his emer gency brake but could not stop the car tetore it struck the machine. The mir ror which was on the automobile was broken off and struck the white woman In the forehead, cutting a bad gash. Following the accident she was carried to her home in West End in Echols & Angwln’s ambulance and refused to give her nanii. Mr. Graham was uninjured. The machine, which Is a Hudson, was pushed over into a ditch, but was not badly damaged. Funeral services over the remains of Mrs. W. A. Mitchell, who died at tha home of her daughter, Mrs. W. W. Pow ell. at Pratt City. Thursday, were con ducted from the residence yesterday morning. Interment followed at t.he Oak Hill cemetery. The deceased Is survived by her hueband. one son, three daugh ters and four sisters. The Wylam soccer football team will play the Pratt City fopthall team at Pratt City this afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. The tw'o teams are the strongest in the south and a ha.*1 battle Is expected. Although Wylam has not been defeated this year and the Pratt City team has been defeat ed only once, the Pratt City boys are confident of a victory this afternoon. Arrangements are being made by the Alabama Association Football league tp get a gam® with one of the winners In a league In the north which will be played by the winner of this afternoon’s battle. A largo crowd Is expected to be on hand The second eleven of each team will play a game prior to the big contest 600 TEXTILE MEN TO MEET HERE LATTER PART OF pi WEEK Entertainment Plans Dis cussed at Meeting Yester day—Lane and Shook to Welcome Members More than 600 member* of the Southern Textile association from the Carolina* t* Florida will he here next Friday and Sat urday for the annual meeting of that or ganisation. Plans for the entertainment of those who will attend were discussed informally yesterday by Scott Maxwell, Frank Heimer of Alexander City, T. H. Rennie of Pell City, P. G. Shook, presi dent of the rhamber of Commerce, and W. C. Ratcllffo, secretary of the Cham- r her of Commerce. After the conference Mr. Maxwell said that In his opinion, based upon informa tion he had been able to secure from authoritative sources, there would he at least 600 members present at the meet ing. The meetings will be held at the Tutwller hotel, beginning at 10 o'clock next Friday morning. Commissioner A. O. Cane will welcome the delegates to the city on behalf of the city, while P. G. Shook, president of the Chamber of Commerce, will speak for that body. Ladies In the party will be shown Birmingham in automobiles during the afternoon of Friday, winding up with a short stop at the Country club. On Fri day night there will he a smoker given the delegates In the Tutwller ballroom by the Chamber of Commerce. At this affair several short talks will he made. Satur day the delegates will be In session during the morning and during the afternoon will witness the football game between Van derbilt and Auburn. At this meeting of men so closely Inter ested In the cotton situation, Birmingham will be able to ascertain fully the exa«’t condition of the cotton trade, and will also he able to determine exactly what the most thoughtful men In the textile Industry think of the cotton situation from their standpoint. Selma, November 6.—(Special.)—Accord ing to the tabulated vote at noon FUday by the Dallas county democratic execu tive committee 864 votes were cast in the various precincts of the county in the state election held Tuesday. The vote Is one of the smallest In the history of the county and about half of the voting strength of Helma. Only two of the vote* cast in the election and which were voted In the Selma box was other than demo cratic, they being for the republican ticket. The ticket wus led by a county candidate for the board of revenue with 862 votes. Charles Henderson for governor re ceived the smallest vote cast here, only 868, while Thomas E. Kelby and John Purlfoy received 861 each. The small vote east In the county In the election Tues day Is a sodree of gratification to the anti-prohtbltionists of Helma and through out the county. Claud C. Grayson, Jr., aged 39, eldest son of C. C. Grayson, died at an infirm ary here late Thursday night. The de ceased was a resident of this city all of hlH life, and was well known throughout the state. He is survived by his wife and Infant child. The interment was made Friday afternoon. The case of United States vs. the Buck eye Cotton Seed Oil company of tills city for violation of the pure food law, was concluded In the federal court this aft ernoon before adjournment for the day war taken. The case was started with the opening of the court Wednesday after noon and the taking of evidence and the summing up by the attorneys were con cluded before the adjournment of the court this Hfternoon. With the convening of the court Saturday morning Judge Toulmln will charge the jury and a de cision is expected to be reached during the morning. The Buckeye Cotton Seed Oil company a as indicted by the grand Jur y for the shipment of a consignment to Mains marked prime cotton seed meal. will stop your sldn suffering! 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