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' OBTAINING RELIEF Six Canteens Dispense Food Daily—Help From Ameri can Sympathizers Paris, November X.—(Correspondence of the Associated Press.)—In order to refrain the sufferings of the indigent artists, the •'Artists’ Aid society” has been formed j here through American initiative. Six i canteens located throughout Paris daily: \ serve over 500 artists, sculptors, etchers and models with food. A charge of 10 cents is made to remove the idea of abso lute charity, but many are daily served free of charge. | A substantial contribution is received monthly from the National French Relief society, which after rigid investigation j gave an unqualified indorsement of the work the artists’ society is doing. Small monthly donations are also received from various artistic relief associations, but; thus far the bulk of monetary assistance j has come from American sympathizers. » There is one feature incidental to the winter warfare which will grieve all those' who love to tour the old French country j roads. The long lines of beautiful trees j which convert these into shady avenues are being sadly damaged. The need of firewood is very pressing, and as there is no coal available, the trees are being ruthlessly sacrificed. FEW WOUNDED ON THE RUSSIAN SIDE Petrograd, November 20.— (Via Tx>n #on. Correspondence of the Associated Press.)—The wounded on the Russian * side, considering the magnitude of the operations, are compartively few, ac cording to officers of the medical ser vice. Moreover, those whose wounds are not of the gravest character re cover with great rapidity. This is due to three facts, the physicians say, the first being that the Rusisan troops have been excellently fed from the begin ning of the war; the second that the grand duke is using the smallest pos sible forces at the actual front of the fighting line, and the third, that no Alcohol Is consumed by any of the sol diers. The hospitals are proving that the recuperative powers of the Rus sian wounded are now equal to the highest etfer known, namely, the fig ures reached in the case of the Turk ish Moslems. How John QuitDrinking I I Costs Nothing to Try. Golden Remedy In Odorless and Taste less—-Any Lady Can Cilvc It Secretly at Home In Ten, Coffee or Food If you have a husband, son, brother, father or friend who is a victim of liquor, all you have to do is to send your name and address on the coupon below. You may be thankful as long as you live that you did it. FREE TRIAL PACKAGE COUPON Dr. J. 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II A RED CROSS SEAL is a self imposed tax that costs little and benefits much. — For safe everywhere—lc each —«-«Iiynw—— n m ■ »■ wnwm Strong Statements In Favor of the Auto Industry Made Before American Bankers At the annual meeting of the American Bankers' association held recently at Rich mond, Va., part of an address by Wil liam Livingston, president of the Dime Savings bank, Detroit, was as follows: “Prompted by the thought that bankers generally may not be fully informed on the automobile Industry which had had such rapid growth during the past 10 years, I have had prepared some fncts and figures for the benefit of the present gathering that I believe will show the automobilo Industry in its true light and indicate the marvelous development there has been In the making and marketing of the automobiles which has grown from a comparative toy to a business of tre mendous volume In the short period.of 12 years. At first a machine for pleasure use only, it is rapidly taking its place among the necessities of our fast moving civil.'ca tion. “Although looked upon as a rather haz ardous business In the early days, automo bile manufacture has assumed gigantic proportions, with apparently little de crease in the demand, although with prices getting lower each year, and the margin of profit smaller. It is worthy of note that at no time In those 12 years has the industry as a whole taken a backward step, the records showing that each ’ ear an increasing number of cars has been made and sold; from less than a thousand cars in when the business may really be said to have begun, to 435,000 cars dur ing the fiscal year of June 30, 1914, the lat ter having a total valuation of about $125 - 000.000. Coupled with these figures are the products of the parts and accessory makers, with sales during the past 12 months running into big figures. Atten tion at this point is called to the fact that tl «Pe*KC€Iltw0f the 0081 of an automobile Is in the labor. • whffto,,n?vi,e Now a Necessity whl e in the early days the automobile luxury, it is now a necessity for a large proportion of owners and has taken Its place among other utilities like the tele phone and telegraph, with a broadening field because of the increasing demand for commercial or freight carrying power driven vehicles. This accounts largely for the continued buying of cars even In times of depression as In 1W and 1908, a period that showed substantial Increases In car ??'*■; However, It must be appreciated that to the farmers, doctors and business men generally, the automobile is now a •MttllUlllltHIHIMtiMaHMlss dependent part of their equipment for do ing business. "The future market for automobiles rests not alone in this country, but throughout the world, especially as Eu ropean makers are not likely to produce! very much for sometime. I-ast year American automobile manufacturers ex ported cars to the value of $26,574,000, with parts amounting to $8,000,000, or a total of $4,500,000. When it is taken into con sideration that France alone exported motor cars to the value of $44.000,000 last year, with Germany and Italy totaling al most the same, it can be seen what a world-wide trade is awaiting the auto mobile maker of this country. , "Commercial vehicles are fast coming into the field, and with the destruction of horses and trucks in the war on the other side, this end of the business must have a healthy growth during the next few years. There are now about 100.000 freight-carrying motor vehteleg in UM» the production during the past 12 months being about 30,000, with the ratio of in crease greater than was ever known in the passenger car field. Statistics of the Business "Because of my residence in Detroit, which is practically the home of the auto mobile industry, and my acquaintance with officials of the National Automo bile Chamber of Commerce, I am able to give to the members here some facts that must be of interest to students of trade. "There are more than 450 listed manu facturers of motor vehicles, some mak ing both pleasure and commercial cars. Of these 170 make gasoline passenger cars, 245 gasoline commercial cars, 77 cycle cars, 27 motor fire apparatus, 18 electric pleasure cars, 24 electric com mercial vehicles. "There Is an Increase in the number of manufacturers over the last two years, but a decrease as compared with the number at the end of 1911. except as re gards cycle cars, which are a new de velopment. "The total production for the year end ing June 30, 1913, was approximately 435.000 cars and trucks, valued at $4io,000,000. The average valuation of cars has consistent ly decreased until it is now about $980, more than half the oars selling at less than $600. "Of dealers and garages we find listed 15,600 automobile dealers. 13,6:10 garages, 1280 repair shops and 680 supply houses. In exports we find an increase from $5, 502,000 in 1907 to $34,600,000 in the 12 months ending June 30, while the imports during that period have decreased from $4,«42,000 to $1,432,000." SAVING SECONDS IN AUTO MAKING Man With Stop Watch Constantly on Duty at Studebaker Plants. Cuts Cost at Source Splitting seconds on the time required for automobile production is a develop ment of scientific manufacturing which, in some of the big Detroit plants has been brought to so systematic an ap plication as to affect radically the sell ing price of the product, through the saving of labor involved In the various processes. -Th® ™an wlth the "top watch roams about through the plants of the Stude baker corporation. Unobtrusively he times to the fraction of a second, tho various operations. Those which, to his mind, imply the waste of a single mo ment, become the subject of thought, deliberation and conference. One of the Studebaker men stood for more than an hour not long ago watch ing a highly specialized machine mill to mathematical smoothness the face of an aluminum casting. The entire tool was enclosed In a big sheet iron box, for a flow of oil was being constantly played on the part where the cutting was in progress. Tiie man with the watch stood by while tile workman opened the door of the box, took out the completed piece, clamped In another, and started the tool. He noted that the time during which the tool stood idle was exactly equal to that employed by the milling operation. While the tool was at work, the tender stood by with nothing to do. The efficiency man went away to re • port. That day the order went out for a duplicate of this milling machine. In a few days it was set up alongside tho machine in use. The tool had become a twin. With one day’s practice the workman In charge learned to load one of these machines while the other was at work. The tool and the man were constantly busy. Production time was cut In half. MA XWELLS ARE FIRST ENTRIES FOR BIG RACE Indianapolis, December 5.—First en try for the next Indianapolis 500-mlle race has: already been made, three Max wells being sent to the post six months ahead of the contest. Billy Carlson, the Los Angeles veteran, is the only driver to be named thus far, however, the rest being reserved for choice later on, with .Tetzlaff and Oldfield as fuvorltes. The design of the Maxwell, as last year, is attributable to Ray Harroun, winner of the 1911 500-mlle contest. They are said to spell the last word In light weight, high speed construction. The piston displacement of the cars falls barely under 300 cubic Inches, the limit prescribed by the speedway man agement. Their bore and stroke Is 3%x 6%, classifying them as of the so-called long stroke type. Speeds are predicted for them up to 120 miles an hour, despite the fact that they are fully one-third smaller than the cars of last year. Refinement will more than make up their lack of size. It Is said. One of the machines will be finished shortly, and taken to the speedway for a thorough tryout, lasting a week or 10 days. Harroun himself will conduct these tests. A NEW THOUSAND MILE RECORD MADE With clock-like regularity the Mar mon "forty-one" touring car flashed past the thousand-mile mark on the Indianapolis motor speedway Friday evening, establishing a wonderful rec ord of performance. The actual running time for th* thou sand miles was 17 hours, 65 minutes, 4.3 seconds, an average of 55.3 miles per hour. Vere Barnes, Joe Dawson's mechanic, in.the last 500-mlle race, and Ted Col lier of the Marmon testing force, drove the car throughout and no tribute can be strong enough to these men who held tho car to above a (0-mile aver age during the greater part of the thousand miles In the face of a freez ing wind. The mechanics were C. C. Woods and Peter Patterson of the Mar mon organization. HISTORY MADE IN THE CACTUS DERBY A Dozen Significant Features in the Performance of Paige Entries; Won Second and Third The seventh annual cactus derby, run recently from Los Angeles, Cal., to Phoenix, Arlx, Is still a fruitful topic of conversation In the automobile In dustry because of the terrific nature of the grind and the sensational events which accompanied it. When a dosen powerful and high priced cars strew their wreckage along the route of a road race it is apparent that the event is far from being a Joy ride. Officials of the Paige Motor car com pany are not onfy jubilant over the fact that their two entries finished second and third, respectively, but they be lieve that the performance of these cars demonstrate their merits in the most convincing and spectacular man ner imaginable. * The Paige entries had seen consid erable service before the great race. One had been a demonstrator in Los Angeles and the other had been used as a pathfinder in mapping out the new route for this year's cactus derby. On the other hand, the Stuts car that won first place in the race by only 34 minutes, it is said, was one that had been especially manufactured for the Indianapolis 500-tnlle speed race. Twen ty cars started; only eight finished. But the most significant fact of all was the performance of the Paige en tries on the last day of the race. This was the worst day—worse by far In the vile nature of the roads covered and in the character of the weather encountered. Yet the Paige cars, in spite of these conditions and the se verity of the work already done, mado their best showing on this day—bet ter than that of any other entries— and made the fastest time of all con testants between Prescott and Phoe nix. MORE THAN 75,000 INSPECT DODGE CAR New York Attendance Runs Over 2000 Daily—Other Cities Report Large Attendance "I have come all the way from Leav enworth to see Dodge Brothers' new car and the union station,” said a lady to the Kansas City dealer for Dodge Brothers, as she stepped Into his sales room. The Interest of the lady from Leaven worth has been duplicated moro than 7G.000 times in the past two weeks, ac cording to conservative estimates made by Dodge Brothers' dealers. In New Tork city alone the attendance since the new car was first placed on the market has averaged over 2000 daily. In the west, Omaha, Kansas City and Minneapolis report first day records of over 3000 visitors each. H. P. Njngh bors, Cleveland dealer, states that over A000 Sixth City residents visited Ills headquarters on the opening day. Colt-Stratton company, Metropolitan dealers, lent their first car to the Brooklyn dealer over Sunday and 1600 persons dropped In on their way to church. As fast as cars are delivered to deal ers In the big cities, telegrams pour into the Detroit offices of Dodge Brothers containing congratulations and the day’s attendance. Automobile men declare that a new car has never before met such a unanimously favor able reception from the motoring pub lic. THE NEW SAXON CAR IS TO BE A “SIX” Official Admits Also That It Will Be of Five-Passenger Capacity—Other Details to Remain Secret It can now be stated on the author ity of Lawrence Moore, director of sales, that the new car which the Sax on Motor company has had on the road for the past six months and which will be exhibited at the New York show, is of six-cylinder construction. Mr. Moore also admitted that the new Saxon car will be a five-passenger model, but further than this no details aro now obtainable. While several of the new Saxon mod els have been built for more than seven months and have been In the hands of testing engineers for six months all over the country, the secret has been completely kept up to this time. The definite admission by Mr. Moore to the effect that the new Saxon will be a “six" has aroused even more in terest than ever before because of the eucceea of the Saxon company with light weight, low priced cars of high efficiency. Cause For Hilarity From the Philadelphia Public Ledger. “What are you laughing about?” I “Blinks has moved to Oreat Neck, | I* I." “I don't see anything funny in that," I "But he wear* a IT cellar.'* rb’Neill’s The Big fchristmas Store Millions of Toys and Best jr Holiday Goods now on sale and display. Silverware, Cut Glass, Carving Sets, Percolators, Lamps, Jardinieres, Chafing Dishes, Statu ary, Fancy China, Art Goods, Etc., I for less than any other store will I sell you. TOYS—We have the great est stock of toys ever brought to the | city of Birmingham and they are sell ing at reduced prices. New York Wholesale Prices Made to Merchants Y ou Greet Big Beautiful Dolls Big dolls, beautifully gowned, little dolls for the wee tots, and dolls in the between sizes from the simple inexpensive kinds to dolls that the most particular little miss would love. Santa Claus to leave at her home. French bisque dolls with jointed or kid bodies and human hair—dressed or undressed, with moving eyes—in fact, the greatest line of dolls in the city. Prices range from 9c, 23c, 48c, 98c up to $25.00 Toys at 4c Gifts at 9o Gifts at 23c Gifts at 48o Gifts at 98c fSY Bisque Jointed Dolls Iron Wagons By China Limbed Dolls Two Wheel Carts Wire Doll Beds Largo Kid Body Dolls HJ1I Cllmher Engines r ,v ln Rnv„. h"".. T°o1 chest Large China Tea Sets ^'ge Dressed Doll grtt Jack ln Boxes Wooden Iloiaej Strong Doll Trunks cl|mb„ Tro„-v Bit Doll Trunk Painted Rattles Decorated Cup and Santa Claus Mask Car„ Moving Picture haucer fioe Harmonica hiii dimher rnvin.. Machine HA Tea Bells Bcautind Tase Plush Animals Bucking Mechanical '"'A® ,ron %Vhf,r'’ Cl Tin Tea Sets l “‘,® pate® , To_ Alr Bopguns Mule. r harrow I ■! ic ; lnp Bisque Ornaments Large Mechanical Largs Blow Accor- BlJC Nickel Plated Pistols Doll Heads 50c Decorated Cups Automobiles deons Bp Wool Dogs Mechanical Automo- and Saucers I-arge Mechanical I-arge Toot Chests ” Rnhher Bills — hues Mechanical Toys Airships Painted Hobby a Rubber Balls I-arge Red, Whits HU1 Climber Delivery r.„uln,-, nnll_ Horses , JgS False Faces an<* ®™ * PIorn* Wagons Triplicated Panov I-arge Doll Buggy HM Toy Watch and Blgurea Large Red, Whit* Mirrors I-arge Photo Album - 1 J Chain Nickeled Troys a£d Blue Horns ... Water Bets Painted Homs ’get?* ei ' ' ”R *“ having Beautiful Doll Bed. [-urge Toy riano i4j& Squeaking Animals Wooden Gun. Mechanical Trains ^gfp.ln'tSd Rub" On,ament. QU* HP Wood Patent Top. Iron Trains ,ron stoves tfad Fancy Comb and Tin Painted Wagons, ®oam!“* r?°\B Checker Boards Sewing Boxes Brush Sets I A Ete Etc PatR,nt Wlr* ®,” pt Botta Ft? Ft? I-arge Iron Stove. Jk L.ic., Etc. Spinners, Etc., Etc vto Etc., Etc. pBpnh®«« wtH Wheelbarrows at 48c to $l|_ _ 1 1 "_L____1 ,‘"ll< sl_ VB . Wagons at 73c to $3.98 Cut Glass Reduced Fruit Howls, Pitchers, Vases Water Bottles Finger Bowls Spoon Trays Bonbon Dishes Celery Trays Ice Tea Glasses Salt and Pepper Liquor Seta Punch Glasses Water Sets Fern Dishes Cracker Jars Wm. A. Rogers’ Celebrated Silverware Wm. A. Rogers' Sugar Shell, French gray 4llc Irish Mails at $3.98 to $7.50 W$2.oo'Wn0<feer8' Table8poon8• *„eNb Wm. A. Rogers' Knives ami Forks, set, J5.00 kind *3.48 Win. A. Rogers' Butter Knife, L French gray 40c jK Reduced prices—-put up In sllk Uued boxes. Wm. A. Rogers' Soup w and Gravy Badlea, Orange Spoons, X\\l M / Ovster Forks, Fie Forks. Bouillon rsA\\M//A lOlPK Spoons. Chafing Dish Set, After (— rv \ Dinner Spoons, Rutter* Spreaders, L— XitVi/l three-piece Child Sets, Carving 1 —1 Sets, Salad Sets, etc. V/71 VV7 vnVlK'V Barge stock of Wm. A. Rogers' / \ \ Sugar Bowls, Butter Dishes. / 1 yS Aj Cream Pitchers, Spoon Holders. Tea Pots, Chocolate Pots, Syrup Pitchers. Castors, Silver Mugs, ,, , . . Trays. Baking Dishes Cheese Velocipede, at $1.48 to $10.00 Dishes Water Bottles. Card Re ceivers, Ice Water Pitchers, Wine Coolers, etc-, at bargain prices. Handsome Carving Seta OHe lo •20.00 Mrs. Potts' Snd Irftns, net :i Irons, handle and stand 08c Asbestos Sad Irons, net 3 Irons, handle and atand 92.23 A New Range or Heater for the Christmas Gift You wartt to always buy the beat range or heater when you buy, because it is cheaper in the end. Of course, if you buy a stove you want that good. too. The Peninsular or WaslHnsrton will give you service. WuNliIngton or P e n I n mu I n r muiifen-—the Best— they stand the test. $16.00 Washington No. 7 Coal Cook Stoves 99.ON x $50.00 large size Peninsular ranges, warming closets. 923-00 Peninsular and Eureka heaters at 92.0N to 935.00 Perfection oil Heaters. worth $5.00 at 93.75 Wire fire guards or screens. 4Nc to 91.50 O’NEILL’S THE FAIR 2020 Second Avenue 2021 Third Avenue A Gift of a China Dinner Set % will be mighty pleasing because it’s both handsome and serviceable |1 100-piece Havlland China Dinner Sets, ^ni dainty decorations; worth $35, at (M English Porcelain Dinner Sets, pretty ([[/• nr p( decorations; worth $10. Set tpDttiu 4m I,arge English Porcelain Dinner Sets, new shapes Qin nr MM I and rich decorations; worth $15. Set for «pJLU*a/9 MfS Thousands of beautiful fancy China Pieces, French and Dres- MB den China Fish Sets, Game Sets, Chocolate Sets, Soup Sets, Jg Breakfast Sets, Fruit and Salad Bowls, Celery Trays. Dress- ! ing Sets, Bonbon Dishes, Nut Bowls, EJncrusted Gold Dinner, Jjr f Tea, Bread and Butter Plates, etc. Jk Fancy Steins, Bisque Ornaments and Figures, Bohemian Vases, Art Goods, etc., at reduced prices. ■■ Handsome German and Carlsbad China Dinner Sets, beau- MB 1 tlful decorations and (Ttin p/\ TO H shapes, at $J.4.0U $DU If ; Regular $85 value, Havlland Dinner Sets. dZUtZ AA T. newest shapes and patterns, at «pOd*UU rfi Handsome Havlland China Dinner Sets, coin gold decorated ? and newest shapes; worth A $100.00, at 3>« O.UU iff The same set In green and gold, very dainty fl*-| AA AA Eflk and new; worth $125. Selling at «pi-"U«UU IV Rich Havlland and other French Sets, with (HOOK AA *** heavy gold decorations, new shapes, at Thousands of Game Sets, Fish Sets, Meat Sets, Place Plates, Jardinieres, Celery Sets, Soup Sets, Tea Sets, Vases, Etc., at Reduced Prices.