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Radcliffe and Baughman to Go to Montgomery and Gadsden The finance committee of the Alabama crop diversification campaign met with great success yesterday among the busi ness men of Birmingham. Headed by Hill Ferguson, chairman, the members of the committee—G. B. McCor mack, W. D. Nesbitt, W. P. Redd, P. G. Shook and Oscar C. Turner—visited bank ers, retailers, wholesalers, manufactur ers and professional men. "I don’t believe we have ever bad a quicker or more generous response In a public movement than In our work to day," said Chairman Ferguson last night. “All of our citizens realize that the di versification campaign is going to be of great benefit to all the people and our business men responded Instantly to the call for raising money to meet the head quarters expenses in this city. There will be no difficulty whatever In raising tills comparatively small sum if the business men continue to encourage the work as I they did today. We will start out again ’ Friday morning and when we have com pleted the work we expect to make pub lic our "roll of honor"—the public spir ited business men of this city who know the worth of diversification, me stock ■ rnd better markets and whose efforts will have made the campaign possible.” Two business men did not wait to be : called on but telephoned to headquar ters the amount of their contributions. Today the committee will not only visit a number of the business men who havo I not been seen yet but will also send let ters telling about the campaign and ask ink for a donation to pay the stationery and postage expenses at headquarters and the board and lodging of the cam paign men while they are here. ‘‘The supply merchants and the farm ers surely must appreciate the help the business men are giving In the cam paign," said W. P. Redd, chairman of the general committee. "We are going to do everything we can to make the campaign worth as much as possible to every county In the schedule.” Requests for the campaign work are ccmlng in from various parts of the state. W. C. Radcliffe, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, and W. R. Baughman of the International Harves ter company farming forces, go to Mont gomery tomorrow upon invitation of the Chamber of Commerce there. Montgomer ie keen for the work and wantB to be headquarters for the campaign in the southern part of the state. Messrs. Rad cliffe and Baughman will go to Gads den Tuesday night to meet the business men there upon invitation of Earl Hay. secretary of the Gadsden Chamber of 1 Commerce. The advance men will go out the first ' of the week to help the people of the ^ various counties organize for the work. ;PUT SIGN POSTS ON COUNTY ROADS ! Board of Revenue Find* Them Neces ’ sary Because of Constantly Increas ing Travel on Public Highways ISign posts giving directions as to dis tance to. Birmingham and other given points are to be erected by the board Of revenue at the Intersections of all the main public roads of the county and I Where a branch road occurs. The action on the part of the board of revenue Is at the request of numbers of the traveling public and It is stated Iwlll prove of great convenience to those 'who travel the public roads of the coun ty. Many of the main trunk lines join the roads of adjoining counties and the travel to Birmingham from these points Is increasing rapidly. The sign posts will be of iron and the board has several designs under consid eration. As soon as the design Is deter ’(mlned upon the board will let the con i tract and the posts will be erected at the earliest opportunity. | i Capital and Surplus $1,150,000.00 Birmingham Trust & Savings Co. Capital $500,000.00 Surplus (Earned) $650,000.00 | A Checking Account With a checking account your payments are systematized; loss of money by theft or carelessness is prevented; you always have the right change; each check shows date, amount and payee; paid check is the best receipt; bank gratuitously assists you to keep your books; merchants prefer that you pay by check; checks are clean, conven ient and safe; it adds to your business prestige. A W. SMITH. President BftNBON CAIN, Asst. Caehler TOM O. SMITH, V.-President 0. D. GOTTEN. Aset Cashier W. H. MANLY, Ceehler Hi W. PINCH. Aaet Cashier 4 Per Cent Paid On Saying* Deposits ' i B.R.L&P.DIRECTORS President Pevear and Old Directors Re-Elected BULLOCK IS ABSENT Pevear Denies Any Knowledge of Ru mor That He Will Replace Bul lock—Some of Party In spect Property A luncheon, a board meeting lasting 12 minutes and an Inspection of the proper ties of the Birmingham Railway. Bight and Power company, was the extent ot the visit here yesterday of the American Cities company directors. Tire directors of the Birmingham Rail way, Light and Power company at the very brief meeting held yesterday ufter noon elected S. J. Dill of New York a director to succeed the late D. M. Dren nen, and immediately adjourned. Ac cording to an official announcement, nothing else was done. The local direc tors met and lunched with the visiting directors. A few friends of the officials that are not directors of either company also were in the luncheon party at the Tutwiler. The board meeting followed shortly thereafter, and a few of the directors re turned east yesterday afternoon. The others of the party were taken over the properties here. It was stated that the meeting of the New Orleans directors has already been held. George Bullock was not with the party. The visiting officials were unwilling tc talk about the reported changes in the operations of the company. The absence of Mr. Bullock was commented upon with the statement that Mr. Bullock was ex ceedingly busy, and after looking over the New Orleans and Knoxville proper ties, as well as the street railways in Memphis, he was compelled against his wishes to return to New' York. President J. S. Pevear, in charge of the party, said that he would remove his of fices from New Orleans to New York, but that he had no information that he was to succeed Mr. Bullock as president ol the United Gas and Electric company However, it is reported that change is more than eminent and will take place ai the annual meeting of the United Gas which is scheduled for sometime ir March. It was explained that Mr. Peveai would continue his relations here as pres ident of the Birmingham Railway, Bigh and Power company. It was added tha inasmuch as D. D. Curran, who was t member of the party yesterday, was tc take over the presidency of the New Or leans company this month, that Mr. Pe vear would not be compelled to spend a: much of his time as in the past in the south. Hence his removal to New Yorl city. The members of the party visting hen yesterday included C. E. Allgeyer, Le< Benaist, Marshall Dodge, Frank li Haynes, the famous cotton king; G. G Westerfeldt, T. B. Williams, D. D. Cur ran, 8. J. Dill, Hugh McClosky. and B McClosky. The local directors lunchint with the American Cities directors in eluded Henry L. Budham, M. V. Joseph Robert Jemison, Sr., Bee C. Bradley. Sic W. Bee, B. F. Moore, W. H. Ivettig, Harrj W. Coffin, Lee Moody. In addition, W W. Crawford, a director of the Alabama Great Southern, was also a guest at the luncheon. DREW IRE OF CROWN PRINCE D. D. Curran of New Orleans and James Mitchell of London met in the lobby of the Tutwiler hotel yesterday foi the first time since in London they almost •came in for the ire of the German crowr prince. It appears from wiiat Mr. Cur ran said that he and Mr. Mitchell were lunching in a cafe in Bondon. The Ger man crown prince sat at the next table. “He” (meaning tlje crown prince), sale Mr. Mitchell, “was rather annoyed tha’ we talked during our meal. I did no' take especial notice of the German prince and cared less about him than our goll game. An aid nearby scowled openlj when we started talking. “And when we went out,” broke In Mr Curran, “he almost exploded that we Americans doned our golf caps in the roy al gentleman’s presence. He almost fel over.” “Yes, he certainly scowled,” continued Mr. Mitchell. “If looks and eyes had been German daggers we would have teen instantly killed.” Mr. Curran is president of the New Orleans Street Railways, of which Mr Mitchell is a director. Will Celebrate Lee’s Birthday Camp Wilcox has made arrangement) to celebrate the birthday of Gen. Roberi E. Lee on next Tuesday, January 19, 1915 at Clarke & Jones hall, Third avenue at 3 p. m. The camp extends an lnvltatlor to all Confederate veterans, the Daugh ters of the Confederacy and Sons o: Veterans to attend this celebration. A very attractive programme has been ar ranged, and an Interesting address or the life of General Lee will be delivered, with music. BURGER MADE PRESIDENT BUSINESS MEN’S LEAGUE - — I *••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• WELL KNOWN MERCHANT WILL SUCCEED BROWN AS HEAD OF LEAGUE AND FAIR ASSO CIATION Jacob Burger wai elected president of the Business Men’s league, succeed ing R. A. Brown at the annual meet ing and luncheon held yesterday by the board of directors. M. V. Joseph was re-elected first vice president and George MeCleery elected second vice president. Sam H. Fowlkes and W. J. Adams were re-elected secretary and treasurer* respectively. Tne entire board cf directors was re-elected, the va cancy caused by the death of the ate John L. Parker to be filled at a later date. Mr. Burgor will appoint committees at the meeting to be held next Mon day night when the annual report of the secretary will be submitted. It Is stated that a report will show great progress under the administration of Hr. Brown, a number of conventions having been scheduled, among ihem the Southern Cattlemens associtlon, one of the largest organizations in the south. Following the election a number of short talks were made and a vote of thanks extended to the retiring presi dent, Mr. Brown, for his services Liuncheon was served at the heauquar «•••••••••••••••••••••••••#••••••••••••••••••••••••• JACOB BURGER ters. The board of directors are: V\ J. Adame, Robert H. Baugh, Colman Eiach, George A. Blinn, R. A. Brown, Jacob Burger, R. P. Burnett, B. B. Bur ton, Sol Caheen, W. T. Cox. J. 11. p. DeWindt, R. W. Kwing, Bertram Jacobs. A. M . B. Johnson, M. V. Joseph, George McCleery. John W. O'Neill, Phillip Os ter, E. Ptzitz, .7. D. Rosenberger, J. Frank Rushton, Herman Saks, H. G. Seibels, Oscar C. Turner, Re-Elect Officers and Pro ceed With Plans for Big Business Determining not to make any curtail ment of forces or operations and electing all of its old officers and directors, the annual meeting of the Continental Gin company was held yesterday. The direc tors from as far west as Dallas and as far east as Bridgewater, Mass., were in every case optimistic. They sell Immense quantities of goods to agricultural sec tions of Europe. Thane sales have been cut down, but the directors decided not to curtail the forces or cut salaries or abandon any plans made prior to the meeting of yesterday. The company is erecting a large addition to its plants in Dallas. The officers elected" were S. I. Munger of Dallas, president; A. W. Smith, treas urer, and the following directors: S. I. Munger, R. S. Munger, George Win6hip, and his brother. Charles R. Wlnship of Atlanta; F. C. Gammon of Bridgewater, Mass.; Daniel Pratt of Prattvile, A. W. Smith, D. T. Smith and R. C. Munger of Birmingham, Joseph Bell of Prattville, li. R. Munger of Birmingham and Mer rill Northington of Birmingham. Mr. Northington succeeded his father, the late W. T. Northington, while L. R. Mun ger of this city fills the place of the late Samuel P. Gates of Bridgewater, Mass. The officers and directors were enter tained by Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Munger at their home on Montevallo road, as is a custom at the annual meetings. The di rectors looked over the local properties and some of them will return home to day. LEROY HOLTTOTEACH MIDDAY CLASSES The extension course of junior methods being presented by DeRoy Holt, general superintendent of junior work for the Birmingham Sunday School association on Wednesday mornings at the First Metho dist church, are of such value that It has been determined to arrange for a class in the»same course, to meet at such an hour that business men and women and ‘‘day school” teachers can attend. Tho work of this class will begin Sat urday at 1:16 o'clock in the study of the First Presbyterian church. All who want to do so can come a little earlier and '(Ibring their lunch. The period will last but 30 minutes, closing at 1:45 sharp. This will permit those who wish to use their lunch hour in this way to get back to their place of business promptly. On Saturday many business concerns close at 1 o’clock for the day. This time lends itself especially to school teachers. The Wednesday morning group numbers about 40, and It is believed that this group will be as large. MILLPORT FARMER COMMITS SUICIDE Columbus, Miss., January 14.—(Special.) Francis Varnon, a farmer living at Mill port, about 20 miles east of Columbus, on 1 the Southern railway, committed suicide this morning by shooting himself through the heart. He retired to a room at his home and placing the muzzle of a re vo.ver close to his heart, pulled the trigger, death having followed instantly. Financial trouble is given as the cause of the suicide. Varnor was about 37 years cld, and is survived by a widow and several chil dren. He formerly operated u livery stable at Mll'port, but sold out several months ago, and had since devuted hie attention to farming. This is the second suicide that has oc ; curred in the same neighborhood in less than 10 days, Morton Smith, who re sided at Steens, only a short distance from Millport, having killed himself on January 6. Both suicides resulted from financial troubles. OFFICERS FOR DISPLAY MEN Election Held Yesterday and Installs . tion Will Bo January 26 Election of offloera of the local branch of the International Association , of Display Men was held yesterday at the Chamber of Commerce with the fol lowing result; , Samuel Friedman of J. Blach Sc Sons, president; Charles E. Derrick of the Ideal Millinery store, vice president; J. E. Wendel of Drennen Co., secretary. S. Stuart Riddle was re-elected treasurer j Following hia election President Friedman made a highly Interesting and Instructive talk and expressed hie ap i predation of the honor that had been ' conferred. He also complimented the re tiring president for the splendid prog ress made by the association In the past year and outlined a bright progress for the future. At the next meeting Janu ary 241, the installation of offloera will take place. LONDON PARTY TO VISIT BIRMINGHAM Mitchell Says Some of Former Visitors Now at the War .James Mitchell of London will leave to day for New York, where he will meet a party of London directors and stock holders of his company and bring them to Birmingham on an inspection trip. 'I hey will be here within a few weeks. Mr. Mitchell in speaking of the coming visit | of the directors, said that among the party will be missed some of the men who came here last time, including Sir George Prescott and Lord Cheston, both of whom are remembered very cordially in Birmingham. Sir George Prescott, Mr. Mitchell said yesterday, hod succeeded to the command of the Second Life Guards, of which he was a lieutenant at the beginning of the war. all of his su perior officers having been killed. He said that others of the former party are | at the front. Mr. Mitchell said yesterday the party coming here Included Mr. Edgar, head ot Sperling & Co., the international bank ers. Mr. Mitchell was in London when wrar was declared. He is a. native of Boston and although he has lived abroad some years, he is an American citizen. FORMER CITIZEN IS OUT OF PATIENCE (i. B. Wetmore of Chicago Thinks Ala bama’s Motto. “Here We Rest,” Is Colossal Joke To the Editor ot The Age-Herald: In order to appropriately accentuate and at the same time celebrate the quad rennial "brain storm" in this old and historic and near-great state of Alabama, now being pulled off In the ancient seat of "government" at Montgomery, 1, as a former Alabumlan, respectfully propose that a bill be Immediately Introduced to change the cognomen of the grand old commonwealth from "the great state of Alabama," to "the great state of con fusion.' This designation would seem eminent ly proper at most any old time, but it is particularly fit at this festive season when the "solons" are assembling to gambol on the green and once more ad vertise themselves as the greatest bunch of idiots on earth! Just as our decrepit commonwealth was beginning to breathe the breath of tranquility the "hayseeds’ meet in Montgomery and undertake to de stroy all chance or possibility for a con tinuance of normal conditions. The beautiful, euphonious and imagin ative Indian name of "Alabama" means "here wo rest." As a matter of fact, that U a conspicuous misnomer for this par ticular piece of dirt wo inhabit, because there never was a time when we were really "at rest:' on the contrary, we have always seemingly been at "unrest," es pecially when It comes down to cheap politics. We seem to be hopping about like a covey of popcorn on a red-hot stove, and what does It all acompllsh except to hurt the state tn the matter of desirable Immigration and otherwise? Now, ain't that right. Mister Editor? One thing It does, anyway; it makes us "na tives" (one of whom I have been which) feel exceedingly proud to admit to the outside world that It is a great stunt to "come from Alabama," with a large accent on the "from.” The present be nighted conglomerate nooblebatch at Montgomery received their votes with the understanding that they would try to work out some means of restoring the credit of the state, out, as usual, they at once constitute themselves as guardians for the boose fighters, a com mission they were not requested to per form. How would you, Mister Editor, relish having a collection of "zoo-ltes" prepare prescriptions for you to live by? It would seem also that after wo have successfully emerged from our re cent "state of coma” that we would all be more than willing to avoid a re lapse Into another condition of uncon sciousness, particularly as to trade con ditions; but we seem In some manner peculiar to ourselves to have the “habit” of enjoying these little lethargies. Some “bright eye" wrote you a letter the oth er day to the effect that blind tigers are much to be preefrred to the open, well regulated saloons which pay their big licenses promptly. For myself I could not wiggle out of the male of his en tangled argument to understand Just what he meant by his “lucid” remarks and he did not see fit to publish a libret to for the enlightenment of the Ignorant people. I am still suspended In oblivion. If that little “bright eye” Is yet on earth he might give us some additional dope as to his reasoning. It would be a pity If he croaked after delivering himself of his first “mind explosion.” G. B. WETMORE. Chicago, 111., January U, ISIS. CASTOR IA For Infants ami Children III Um ForOvtt* SOYmts E. OUS ITEM Nearly $4,500,000 Per Year Involved in Change Which Is Proposed by the Legislature If prohibition goes into effect in this state June 30, the immediate financial loss to this county will be great. Figures Compiled yesterday Indicate that there Is $1,6&5,365 Invested in the liquor business here under the operations of the excise commission. while insurance carried amounts to $708,050, and premiums thereon amount to $20,460 per year. In salaries the saloons pay out In this county nearly $1,000,000, or, to bo exact, $998,568 per year. The rent paid by saloons In this county amounts to $330,046. The figures above and those which fol low have been compiled after an investi gation extending over tw’o weeks and are claimed to be exact In every instance. Licenses, including taxes, per year .$ 284,307.38 Amount invested .J.565,365.00 Rent, per year .. 330,046.00 Salaries, per year . 998.586.00 Ice, per >ear . 62.296.00 Merchandise, per year, other than liquor . 426,563.04 Heat and light, per year. 70,887.00 Insurance carried . 70S.050.00 Premiums on insurance. . 2)0,i>49.00 Number of employes .1937 Number dependent upon employes_3008 The money involved in the above fig ures. including insurance carried, amounts to $4,466,749.42 per year. TO REPLACE OLD _ Wm. A. Russell of L. & N. States No More Trains Will Re Taken Off The people of this city may feel as sured that no further reductions will be made in the Louisville and Nashville service and that just as soon as possible the trains taken off a short time ago will be replaced. This was given out yesterday by William A. Russell* passen ger traffic manager, who is here on a rour of the lines with William F. Her man, general passenger agent for the Cleveland and Buffalo Transit company, with offices in Cleveland. Mr. Russell said yesterday that pas senger traffic went down to such a low ebb that it was absolutely imperative that, retrenchment be made in the pas senger operations. “However, we are nat urally of an optimistic mind," said Mr. Russell. "We believe In the greatness of our territory and its progress. We have, no hesitancy in saying that at the very moment business gets better our service will be resumed on the old basis and maybe other trains will be added. We had big plans until the war scare came along and business went to the low' tide. I assure the patrons of our line here that the Montgomery accommodation and other trains will be resumed at the very first moment that such a change is con sistent with the proper management of our properties. I feel that this will not bo for long. I cannot imagine this coun try going backward and it cannot stand still." Mr. Russell and Mr. Herman were shown over the district yesterday by T. E. Brooks, superintendent of this divi sion, and other local officials. They will leave for New Orleuns this morning. BAUGHMANTALKS TO REAL ESTATE MEN W. R. Baughman, director of the Ala bama crop diversification campaign, whs the main speaker at the weekly meeting of the Birmingham Real Estate exchange yesterday and enthusiastic Indorsement was given to the proposed campaign by the exchange members. A feature of the meeting was a short talk by Mark O. Prentiss of the United States Chamber of Commerce, in which he recommended that a board of censor ship be established by the exchange ti» handle all publicity of Its members. Mr. Prentiss stated that this would Include both advertising and news articles regard ing real estate transactions. Assuming, he said, that the real estate men of Bir mingham were like the real estate men of all cities, sometimes prone to exag geration In publicity statements, he advo cated the board of censors to pass upon all publicity and give to It an even tone and degree of utmost stability. GARDEN ASSOCIATION HOLDS FIRST MEETING The first general meeting of the Bir mingham Home and School Garden as sociation was held yesterday afternoon In the council chamber at the city hall. Ad dresses were made by George Weathers bee, superintendent of school gardening, Mauary Nicholson, assistant city engi neer, and Mrs. Truitt Bishop. There was a large attendance. Prof. E. E. Smith, chairman of the ex ectuive committee of the association, will represent the aBsoriatlon at a meeting to be held in Cinclnntl Febraury 26 of simi lar organizations from all over the coun try. The local association has already become affiliated with the School Garden association of America. The next gen eral meeting will be March 4. Marriage Licenses The following marriage licenses, were recorded yesterday In the office of the probate Judge: Thomas Joab McCollum, Birmingham, to Miss Melvlna J. Howells. M. A. Ditto, Fine Bluff, Ark., to Miss Lena Haraldson. I. B. House, Birmingham, to Miss Mary Etta Earley. Penitentiary Cotton Inaured Jackson, Miss., January 14.—(Special.) The trustees of the penitentlaly have Just placed $100,000 Insurance on 400 bales of cotton—$40 per bale. It has always been against the policy of Mississippi to Insure Its properey except cotton, apd it has suffered several heavy losses In course of time. Numerous barns, scores of horses and mules, great quantities of corn and other produce, as well as costly build ings, have gone up in smoke. i Ads Are Brief and Are Used j Daily—Prefers Age Herald An example of advertising: exclusively lo men was si veil yesterday by F. J. Barrett advertising* manager of the Porter Clothing Co. Over half of the Porter advertising1 is done in The Age Herald, Mr. Barrett stated, because that paper was considered the best medium through which to reach the men of Bir mingham. "White space is always a very con spicuous part of our advertising," stated Mr. Barrett. "We believe that white apace is much better than a black heavy border for an advertisement. "Our ads are just us brief us It is possible to make them and get in all of the facts. We do tills on the belief that the public don't care particularly about the many little details of a busi ness of this kind which some people put into their advertising*. We believe that a man wants to know what we’ve got for him in the clothing line and he wants to know it in just as few words as possible, so that’s the way we give it to him. "To catch the eye of the reader we use the white space and the high class cut service. Our cuts are very valuable advertising pictures as much for the reason of what is left out of them as for what is put into them. They contain no landscapes and pictures of every thing in general. They show nothing but a figure in a suit of clothes, with sometimes some object dimly outlined in the distant background. That kind of a cut advertises clothing and that's what we want it to do. The instant the vision grasps it the mind is struck with tho idea that here is a clothing advertisement and of course if that particular man is interested right then in getting a new suit, we make a pros pective customer. "Our advertising is scheduled and we maintain that, schedule except when something special develops. Every day we have an ad in The Age-Herald. Wc do not believe that our ads get us a customer except when road by a man who needs a suit of clothes. All men do not need a suit at the same time and somebody needs one all the time bo we have an advertisement in tlie paper every day in order that it shall be there whenever any given man gets Into the mood to buy some new clothes. "This is the difference in writing an ad for women and one for men. Women will hunt through a newspaper for ad vertised bargains. As a general rule a man will not, except when he is hunting some specific thing. Therefore we plan to have an ad there watlng for him when he wants to buy clothes. “We quote comparative values and be lieve it pays. When we are selling a $30 suit for $20 I don’t see why we shouldn’t say so, and I bellevo that tlio saying so brings us many customers.’’ NEW SEED COMPANY ORGANIZED HERE McVay Seed and Floral Company Will Succeed the McVay Seed Company on First Avenue The McVay Seed and Floral company succeed* the McVay Seed company, lo cated at 2018 First avenue. The new organization was perfected yesterday with the following officer*: IJr. H. V. Mobley, president; J. Howard Per due, vice president; R. V. Harris, secre tary and treasurer. The business is one of the best established In the city and Is well known throughout the state. The new management has restocked the store and will make other Improvements, and from the known business and financial standing of the officers success Is re garded as assured. AMUSEMENTS “Today” Well known artists of New York con cede that Helen MoKeller, who plays Lily Wagner In “Today." which plays a re turn engagement at the Jefferson today, matinee and night, has the most artistic hands on the stage. These hands realize every arttztlo demand as to size, line, grace and beauty. Hands as dramatic as those of the great Bernhardt, they exer cise a sort of psychic Influence upon their owner. Among artlstB Miss McKeller hus come to be known as the "woman with the wonderful hands.” At The Lyric Children will find a double bill for their entertainment at the Lyrio theatre Satur day afternoon, for Jacobs' dogs are pri marily for children, and there Isn’t, a child In Birmingham who wouldn't enjoy Arthur Prince’s ventrlloqutstic act with the clever dummy figure. Such acts In particular appeal to children. At The Majestic No parent should allow their children to miss seeing “The Life of Our Savior” at the Majestic this week If they are Interested In teaching the children the true story of the Bible und Christ's life on earth. The wonderful story Is vividly told. It is Illustrated so that no child can forget It. There Is a continuous per formance from 12 noon to 10 p. m. Real Batata Transfer* The following real estate tranefers were recorded yesterday In the office of the probate judge: $2900— Russell C. Booth to William Locke Chew, lot 8 In block 4, Princeton. I1000—Elizabeth E. Hudson and husband, D. H. Hudson, to A. F. Hurley, lot 7 la block 28, survey of Phillip Rising. JAN. 21 DATE SET FOR COLLECTION OF DONATIONS MADE Relief Committee Headquar ters Presented Busy Scene Yesterday in Chamber of Commerce Building Date for collection of donations to the Birmingham relief committee was set for Thursday, January 31, at a meeting of the executive committee held yesterday at the headquarters in the Chamber of Commerce building. That there is much distress in the city Is evidenced by the fact that many ap plications for assistance have been al ready made to the committee. They de sire to say that at the present time they have nothing to- give but are straining every effort to secure the donations and the distribution will be made as speedily as possible The presidents and chairmen of all so cieties interested in the movement are re quested to give the names of such per sons needing assistance as may come to their knowledge in order to facilitate the work of distribution. As the committee has decided to use white streamers to designate the houses where donations are to be called for Mrs. ,T. B. Held, president of the com mittee, requests that donations of sheets and other cotton goods he sent at once to the headquarters from which the streamers will be made. Two *corps of young girls have been organized to aid the committee in the work, one of 25 girls to work the tele- \ phones and 15 to address letters and other correspondence work. A number of special meetings have been called for Saturday morning to meet at the Chamber of Commerce, which have already been announced. The headqunr ters are located on the fifth floor the Chamber of Commerce building, tel ephone No. 4rt2, and they presented a busy scene yesterday with the ladies planning the details of the movement and a dozen or more young girls assist ing in the work. A committee from the Chamber of Commerce and one from the Furnitura Dealers’ association has volunteered to co-operate with the committee In the movement. WARE7S REMAINS GO TO HUNTSVILLE Young Man Dies of Pneumonia While Under Sentence on Serious Charge The remains of Thornton Ware, aged 27 years, who died in tho county jail yes terday morning from pneumonia while serving a 15-year term for highway rob bery, wore sent, to Huntsville for inter ment yesterday afternoon by Warner & Smiley. %Ware was committed to the county jail on February 12, 1914, on a charge of hav ing held up and robbed on engineer. At the trial Ware was sentenced to 15 years and his companion to 17 years. On an ap- ' peal to the supremo court the sentence against Ware was affirmed. About nine days ago Ware was taken 111 and despite all the efforts of Dr. John Douglass, the county physician, the young man became steadily worse and died yes terday morning. He had bee na model prisoner while at the county Jail.. Incorporation The following certificate of incorporation was recorded yesterday In the office of the probate judge: $5200—Batson Mercantile company; T. 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