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Bargains UNDERWEAR is underpriced considerably here—better lay in a full stock today. All $1.00 Union Suits are now.70c All underwear of 50c quality £iow, the garment.35c * YEATMAN-BAUGH CO. Brown-Marx Bldg. Jno. T. Yeatnian J. D. Baugh -- UNDERWEAR 89c THE SUIT Your choice of either union suits or knee length drawers and shirts. This is the best value ever offered for these garments. < Joe & Lee Slaughter 115 N. 19th St. ■ i ■ ■ ■ Ill Ordering Goods Please Mention THE AGR.HERALD NAVY GOES THROUGH THE PANAMA CANAL Panama, July 16.—The American navy today made its first Important use of the Panama canal when the naval academy practice squadron, under Read Admiral William R. Fullam, superintendent of the United States Naval academy, made the voyage from the Atlantic to the Pa cific. In the squadron were the battle ships Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Aboard the flagship were a number of high officials, among them William J. Price. American minister to Panama; Brigadier General Clarence R. Edwards commander of the United States forces on the canal zone; Alban G. Snyder, Uni ted States consul general at Panama; Captain Hugh Rodman, superintendent of transportation of the Panama canal; Ma jor Chester Harding, engineer of main tenance of the canal and the army and navy officials and civilian officials. Along the route the occasion was re garded as a gala one. Canal vessels were decorated and soldiers along the west bank exchanged noisy greetings with Jackies on the battleships. At noon .the national salute was fired by all the /jships. f Through the slide district in the Gall lard cut, the ships were towed. The channel had been especially prepared for this rassage, because all the war vessels draw 30 feet. The dredging fleet worked all last night to complete the channe'. At Pedro Miguel an unusual spectacle was witnessed when the Missouri and Ohio locked through together in oppo site chambers, the Wisconsin following closely behind. This same order was fol lowed at the Mlraflores lock. No stop was made at Balboa, the squadron putting to sea bound for Pan Diego. Governor Goetlials was unable to he aboard the Missouri, owing to press of work, but he was represented by Lieuten ant Colonel Harding. General Gocthals was an Interested spectator when the ships were locked through Pedro Miguel and Mlraflores. Deaths and . Funerals George T. McLaurine George T. McLaurine, aged 78 years, died at the family residence, 5301 First avenue, laBt night at 11 o’clock. The de ceased Is survived by his widow, two sons, H. B. and B. McLaurine; one daugh ter. Miss Janie, all of Birmingham; also ■four brothers and one sister, residing in Tennessee, and one sister residing In Mississippi. The deceased was a Confederate vet eran and served in the Civil war with distinction. He was also a member of the Masonic ^fraternity and was widely known throughout the Birmingham dis trict. Funeral arrangements will be an , nounced later. Mrs. Ursula Caroline Lanford Funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Ursula Caroline Lanford, aged 76 years, who died Wednesday night, were conduoted from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. H. S. Crawford, 6 Foplar street. West End, at 10 o’clock yesterday morning. Interment followed In Forest Hill cemetery. Mrs. Sandina Locincio Funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Sandina Locincio, aged 41 years, who died at a local infirmary yesterday afternoon at o o’clock, will he conducted from Johns' private chapel at 10 o’clock this morning. In terment will follow In Our Lady of Sorrows cemetery. The deceased Is survived by her husband and one child. J. mThuII Mountain Creek, July 16.—(Special.) Veteran J. M. Hull, aged 81 years, died at his home and was buried in the Ebenezer church cemetery. The deceased served during the civil war as a com , missioned officer of Comnay K, Flfty (eighth Alabama regiment. Mr. Hull was one of the most highly respected cltt sens of Chilton county. He leaves a large number of friends wtarere resi dents near here. ^ H. J. French Mountain Creek, July 16.—(Special.) V/teran H. J. Flr^ch, Company K, Fifty eighth Georgia regiment, aged 72 years, died at the Soldiers' Home and was buried In the Home cemetery. Mrs. Janie McKenzie LaFayette, July 16.—(Special.)—Mrs. Janie McKenzie died here today. She was born. In 1840 In Manchester, England, and came to Alabama In 1851. She has lived In LaFayette since 1878. Four chil dren. Mrs. Janie Scarborough, Henry Col 1,11ns, G. E. Collins, mayor of LaFayette, and Mrs. W. B. Boling of Dadevllle sur vive her. t ’ JOHNS ~ UNDERTAKING CO. Leading Funeral Directors - Phone Main 1002 t 2011 Fourth Avenue VON BERNSTORFF DOES NOT REGARD SITUAMICAL Expresses Confidence That There Will Be No Further Attacks of Submarines on Un resi sting Vessels Washington, July 16.—Several drafts of a note setting forth the course the United States intends to follow as a result of the German reply to the American protest against German sub marine methods have been prepared and will be discussed by the President with Secretary Lansing Monday and sub mitted to the cabinet the next day. Although officials generally are reti cent, the purpose of the United States to continue to assert its rights on the high seas probably will be announced in a definite form in the next note. In authoritative quarters it was declared today that the new note likely would not enter Into an extended discussion of the principles already stated and reiterated. It became known in official quarters, too, that there was little likelihood that the United States would sub ordinate the Lusitania case or asser tion of its rights to intimations that Germany is willing to have the United States mediate between Great Britain and Germany in an effort to restore recognition of the principle of the free dom of the seas. Bernstorff Stresses Point Count Von Bernstorff, the German ambassador, in an informal interview with Secretary Lansing today stressed this point, but high officials indicated that another effort to niediate on the subject* of submarine warfare and con - traband would not be represented .un less specific request were made by one or the other of the belligerents. Inasmuch as Count Von Bernstorff had no instructions from his government, hi a visit today, some officials said, was un likely to change the purpose of the Uni ted States to take into consideration sole ly what was said by Germany In its last note. The ambassador exchanged views with Secretary Lansing on all phases of the question and sent a long report to Berlin. The Interview, it was believed, might have tangible results in later negotiations, as Secretary Lansing explained to some extent the American ^viewpoint. The Sec retary, however, did not commit himself in the absence of the President to the course that the United States would fol low. The ambassador expressed confidence late today that the situation was not criti cal. He believes that there will be no repetition of attacks without warning on passenger vessels of belligerent nationali ty, and bases his opinion on the fact that German submarines recently have exer cised great precautions. Asked if oral assurances that Ameri cans would be safe on unresisting and unarmed ships would be acceptable. Sec retary Lansing told inquirers that if such assurances were given by direction of the German government, they would be as satisfactory as those of a formal charac ter. As jret he has had nothing from Berlin on this phase of the situation Bince the last note arrived. AUSTRO-GERMANS MAKING COMBINED ADVANCE AGAINST RUSSIANS IN EAST (Continued from Page One) ter of Kamerun, a German colony In western equatorial Africa. "Austro-Hungarian statesmen, con scious of the great role that America will be called on to play in the fu ture, would forget their duty if they neglected to do everything in their power to clear away the circumstances that shake tha confidence of the bravely fighting armies and the whole population in the Justice of America. It is clear that the war would have been ended long ago If America had not supplied our enemies with the means of continuing It. "The assumption that the Austro Hungarian note was sent at the wish of the German government is Incorrect On the other hand it is a completely spontaneous demonstration Inspired wholly by the Anstro-Hungarian con siderations. We hope it will be received and judged in the same spirit in which it was sent.” Russian Report Petrograd. July 16.—(Via London, July 17, 2:4^1 a. m.)—An official com munication Issued by the war office tonight said: “After engagements with our ad vance guard the enemy on the lnth occupied the right banks of the Rivers Windau and Venta and continued in certain sectors his movement toward the east. “On the Transfoen front the enemy on the night of the 14th made an nt tnck northeast of the village of Gioub okieroff where he took part of our trenches, but was driven off by our counter attack. “On the Narew front our troops last night between the Pissa and the .Orzyc were withdrawn in order to take up a more advantageous position on the right bank of the Nafew. In this sec tion the er\pmy made attacks between the Pissa and Skwa rivers. “West of the River Orzyc import ant enemy forces attacked on the front of the villages of Podossle and Tzlek anoff. “The morning of the 16th two vig orous German attacks against the right flank of the” sector indicated and against the villages of Ploniavy and Brnmvoura Svinchtchennaia were re pulsed with great enemy losses. In the center district In the village bf Mld Ikl, the enemy made slight progress, but his advance was arrested. “On the left bank the Germans, who had attacked unsuccessfully the pre ceding night in the sector of Grabovo Oplnagoura, broke down 400 paces be fore our front. Between Tzieknaoff and Vishgorod there were advance'guard engagements. Rifle Firing "On the left bank of the Vistula, north of the Pilica. there has been rifle firing. South of the,Fllica on the 16th the enemy attempted to take the offensive on the roads leading to Ra don) from the northwest and west but was repulsed by our counter attacks. In the other sectors there were en gagements between patrols. "Between the Vistula and the Vieprz there Is no change. In the Vieprz sec tion as well as in the sector of the Bug below Krjstnopol there have been vig orous advance guard engagements. "In the district of the village of Grabdvitza as well as the south Groub eehoff and on the Bug below Sokal, fighting has begun. "Along the course of the lower Zlota Lipa there has been violent gun and rifle firing. Near the mouth of this river we repulsed an enemy at tack. "Fighting continues on the Dniester. Our troops attacked three enemy forces which had crossed the Dniester near Ivanjogar and Grodek. "In the Blafck sea our torpedo boats opened fire against newly Installed bat teries at Zunguldak and destroyed two steamers and several sailing colliers. The submarine Merj sank a loaded ■teamer at the entrance to the Boe-1 phorua and also destroyed several I sailing ships." SAYS COST OF WAR WILL FORCE THE LIMITATION OF ARMAMENTS IN FUTURE French Minister of Public Works Declares Conflict Now n host ing France $10,000 a Minute—Public Indebtedness Will Open Eyes of People and Stop Military Appropriations, He Declares Paris. June 27.—(Delayed by censor.) "The ministers of finance in the bellig erent countries will he the most force ful advocates of the limitation of ar maments after the war.' asserted Marcel Sembat. socialist leader and French min ister of public works, in a statement to a representative of the Associated Press today. M. Sembat occupies the first actual cabinet post held by a socialist in France. Continuing the minister said: "They will speak not only in the name of the superior ideal of the socialist sol idarity, they will speak in the name bf the budget and of public credit. If we leave aside the philosophical considera tions that might incline us to desire a limitation of armaments. It seems to me that during the war and after it, finan cial considerations alone will suffice. ^Vhat War Coats "I have come from an interesting ses sion of the chamber, consecrated to a dis mission of war appropriations. Two dis courses completing the admirable report of Albert Metin, general budget re porter of the. Chamber of Deputies, for the appropriations committee emphasised the extent of the sacrifices that the war has imposed on us. You know that M. Metin calculated the war w’ns costing France 110,000 a minute. The expenditures of the English are not less than ours, while the^ Russians and Italians are feel ing a heavy burden on their shoulders. On their side our adversaries, the Ger mans and the Austrians are crushed by financial burdens. You have noticed re cently the failure of the Austrian loan. "If the wrar proves to he long, not an improbable conjecture—the president of the cabinet and the minister of finance today took occasion to say so and to pre pare the public mind for it—endeavor to form an idea of what will be the state of the public finances of the belligerent countries at the conclusion of peace. We must expect thut the public debt of each of those countries will he augmented by a considerable number of billions I ask then, if anyone capable of seriously ex amining a financial situation, how it will be possible to pay the debts contracted or the interest on the loans and at the same time keep up as costly armies as In the past without renouncing expendi tures for social reforms which impose themselves today upon all civilized people. Open Eyes of People "The carnage of which we are wit nesses may reasonably he expected to open the eyes of the people to their real Interests. But considering only the prac tical side of the question whether It will be easier after the war than before to limit armaments, it seems to me it will. "This war has demonstarted above all the supremely important role of cannon, rifles, shells and explosives. In the Uni ted States you know it better than any one. You know also that rifles and can non cannot be Improvised over night—* months are necessary. "Formerly to partisans of the limitation of armaments was cited the ability of Prussia to get around the precipitation of that sort imposed by Napoleon l. but since it is demonstrated today that troops however numerous) can do nothing with out power of artillery, we may find a piactical means of control in the super vision of all manufactures of arms and cannon by an international commission instituted by the eventual treaty of peace. That commission should include repre sentatives of each European power and should be presided over bv a representa tive of some neutral state, such as Switzerland." I ••■••••••••••••••••••!■•••••••>••••••t••••••••••••« ZAPATA’S ARMY IS REPORTED ROUTED Carranza Troops Win De cisive Victory Over Retreating Foe Washington, July 1ft.—General Zapata’s ftrmy, driven from Mexico City and re treating southward, has been routed by pursuing Carranza troops in tlie valley below the capital with a loss of 500 men. according to a dispatch today from Gen eral Carranza to his agency here. The message claimed the Zapata troops lost a vast amount of war material and that the engagement virtually clears the valley of Mexico of Zapata force*. Consular reports asserted that General Villa’s forces in the coal region near Par edon and Hermanas, had won in skir mishes with Carranza’s troops. To the Villa agency here confirmed previous statements that Villa had moved north form Aguas Calientos, but declared the withdrawal was a strategic move. Villa still holds Zacatecas, the reports said. Villa himself wired his agency: ‘We have not been defeated and If I am apparently retreating, we will soon show the Carranzaistas I have not lost my strength. Obregon's communications with his base of supplies has been cut off for almost 10 days.’ | In a statement reviewing the military | situation, the Villa agency tonight made the following claims: "Convention forces operate in the states of Tobasco. Campeche, Neuve Leon, Sina loa, Tamaullpas, Jalisco. Michoacan, Yu catan, the federal district and in north ern and southern Vera Cruz. "In the following states, the convention forces hold more territory than the enemy: Huerrero, Puebla, Tlaxala, Mex ico, Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Querearo, San Luis Potosl, Aguas Calientes, Coahuila, and the territory of Tepic. "Convention forces control the state of Sonora, Zacatecas. Chihuuhua, Morelos, Duango and northern lower California. The Carranzistas control Chiapas, terri tory of Quintana Roo, Colima and south ern lower California. The state of Oax aca has maintained neutrality.” AIMED AT LOAFERS New Regulations for Conduct of City . Jail Warden’s Office New regulations governing tho warden's office have been drawn up by Inspector Turner and have been posted In a con spicuous place. The regulations are aimed at people who loaf about the warden's office for the purpose of getting what money they can out of the man who is arrested upon a promise to get him out In a shoj-t time. Inspector Turner is de termined to break up this practice and has accordingly given instructions to the wardens to carry out the rules to the letter. The regulations follow: "1. Wardens will not permit drunk men tc talk to attorneys. "2. No attorney shall talk to prisoner unless prisoner has sent for him. War den shall ascertain from prisoner If any attorney has been sent for, and If so. whom. ''3. Attorney will not be permitted to talk to prisoners from 8 p. m. until 6 a. m. Bonds may be made at any time. "4. Wardens will not permit any but officers to use telephone, and then only on official business. "6. No person, except on business, will be allowed In office of warden, except on his Invitation. "6. All persons must be searched In pri vate and ambunt of effects must not be disclosed. P. W. TURNER. "Inspector of Police." Mrs. Croker’s Will Filed New York, July 18.—Mra. Elizabeth T. Croker, who was the wife of Richard Croker, the former Tammany chief, left $363,096, according to the appraisal of the estate filed here today. Mrs. Croker died in I.ovlco, Austria, September 6, last. The chief beneficiaries are Mrs. Croker's four children. The name of Mrs. Croker’s hus band did not appear In the will. Carranza a Prohibitionist Douglas, Arlz., July 16.—Word that most of the townB alone the Bavlspe and Sonora rivers In Sonora are "dry,” because of the Carranza General Calles' recent pro hibition edict, was brought here today by travelers. A score of dlztlllerlM were destroyed by troopB and the liquor poured Into the streets. Bequest Held Up New Haven. July 16.—A $760,000 bequest by Marie C. Hopkins to Yale, which has been held up by long litigation, now goes to the university. The supreme court of errors today found no error In the lower court’s finding in allowing the bequest to go to Yale. ELLEN G. WHITE I Was One of Founders and Prophetess of Seventh Day Adventists St. Helena. Cal., July IB.—Mrs. El len G. White, one of the founders of the Seventh Day Adventists, died here today, aged 88. She was widely known | among members of that denomination and by many she was regarded as j their prophetess. ^Trs. Ellen G. White was one of the ! converts of William Miller, who In the i early 40's aroused thousands to a be lief in the speedy advent or soeond coming of Christ. According to In formation given out by the North American division conference of the Seventh Day Adventists, Mrs. White was considered by practically all Seventh Day Adventists ns their proph etess. . Horn In Gorham, Cumberland ronn 1 Maine, November 2fi, 1 827, she bad lived to the advancod hrc of 88 years Her name was Ellen Gould Harmon, and she was one of eight children. | who, like their parents, became stanch Methodists in New^ England. At the age of n years the girl, who had shown remarkable mental powers, was struck In the face by a stone which a school mate. In sheer wantoness, had thrown at her, fracturing the nasal bone and resulting in an almost fatal illness and permanent disfigurement. The calam ity, which made her almost unrecog nizable among her friends, wore upon her heart and she turned with great yearning to the worship of Christ. Stirred by Evangelist In March, 1810. she first heard Wil liam Miller, a Baptist evangelist, tell i f the second coming of Christ, which hu was then predicting for 1843. She vu.B greatly stirred by the evangelist's message, and consecrated her life to ward cpreading it and, as she claimed in December, 1854, God gave her a vi sion of the second coming of Christ, and added as her interpretation of the Bible that it was her duty to observe the seventh day Sabbath as Bho be lieved it was so observed by Christ. She and her husband, whom she had married about tills time and who was one of the believers, therefore began the observance of the seventh day, and taught this in their meetings which eventually were held all over the country. While they believed that Christ's coming was near, they did not believe that men knew the date of the event, and so never taught or had any sympathy with "time setting." Her husband was James White, a lineal de scendant on his father's side of Per egrine White, horn on the Mayflower ill the harbor of Cape Cod, before the Pilgrims had made their homes In the wilderness. Mr. White died In 18?1, but Mrs. White kept on with her revel ations. Examined by Skeptics A psragraph from a story given out lu oftielal quarters as to her remark able powers, reads: "While in vision she was repeatedly examined by skeptics, unsympathetic physicians and by one physician con versant with spiritistic manifestations, who had I ousted that he could Imme diately bring her out of vision, but who was compelled to leave the house in alarm. Other men had the same ex perience. Mirrors and candles have been held before her mouth while talk ing, showing no indication of breath ing. One skeptical man held her nos trils tightly closed with hand over her mouth for 10 minutes without In any way affecting Mrs. White. At times she arose and walked the floor talk ing of what she was there beholding." She believed In the ultimate anni hilation of the wicked and in the sleep of the dead until the final judgment. She traveled extensively. Besides cov ering all of the United States, she spent two years In Europe and nine years in Australia, seeking converts to her faith. She wrote some 40 bookB whose aggregate circulation Is said to have been upward of one and a half million copies, and her writings were translated in 4ft different languages. Her income which would have been sufficient to have kept her in ease, she used freely in the support of needy enterprises and needy people and sac rificed ordinary pleaaurea so far as sue herself was concerned. She leaves two eona. James Edson White of Marshall, Mich., and William C. White, who was the companion and helper of his mother since the father's death. On February 13, 1915, Mrs. White met with a-severe accident at hec home near St. Helena, Cal., Sha tripped and I fell, breaking the bone ta her left thigh. You’ve seen them, men—those Mohair Suits as light as tissue, yet firm in texture and shape retaining—that’s the kind. And kool kloths, too, have always struck your fancy—those suits with the feel of fine wool and a high toned aristocratic look, even though mostly cotton—you may have one of those. And at the price we’re quoting you haven’t a reason in the world for not being comfortable, for these Suits fairly laugh at the heat. $10 Palm Beach Suits included $7.95 Sales In All Sections Now Sale of Sale of Shoes Shirts URGE ENGLAND TO PRACTICE ECONOMY London, July 16.—(0:05 p. m.)— Strictest economy both by the nation and by in dividuals was urged in resolutions adopt ed tonight by leading bankers and finan ciers of London. The meeting voted to convey a cofty of tlie resolutions to Pre mier Asquith. The resolution read: “In this national crisis expenditure^, both public and private, should be rigidly curtailed, and at the same time new tax ation should forthwith be imposed on all classes of the people in order that when the war shall be brought to a triumphant conclusion the nation may enter tin* pe riod of restoration with its financial pow ! rr impaired to the least possible ex tent.” i Harold Cox, well known as a political economist, said that the new loan hardly ! would carry the country over until Chrlst Itnqs. and that personally he did not think the war would end without England having to borrow $10,000,000. Altogether the interest on tills. Mr. Oox said, would j be $450,000, which, with the sinking fund, would lie increased to $550,000,000 and an other $1(^.000.000 would have to be added ! for tlie first two years after the war j for pensions. I The new taxes imposed last November, j Mr. Cox said, produced $315,000,000, so that I many more new taxes would have to be levied. WESTERNERS WIN TENNIS MATCHES San Fhancisco, July 16.’—Pacific const | players had little difficulty today in tak ing both double matches in tlie special cost versus west tennis contest. The play was for an exposition trophy. Four singles matches will be played Sunday, the team winning the greater number of matches to hold the cup temporarily. It is the intention to hold a return match In the east next year. William Johnston and John Strachan, Pacific coast doubles champions, first defeated R. N. Williams and Watson M. Washburn, the Harvard pair, 7-6, 6-3. 6-2. The second match of the day was be tween JVIauriee McLaughlin and Thomas C. Bundy, the national doubles cham p'ons, against CL M. Church and Dean Mathey of Princeton university, the former pair winning. 6-2, 7-5, 6-3. Tomorow the finals in the exposition championships will be played in the men's singles, women's singles and men's dou bles. McLaughlin meets Johnston, Miss Anita Moyer plays Miss Majorle Wale, W'hile Church and' Mathey will be op posed by Johnston and Strachan. The pairings for the Sunday matches arc: Dean Mathey, Princeton vs. T. C. Run dy, Lob Angeles: W. M. Washburn, Har vard. vs. J. R. Strachan ,San Francisco; CL M. Church, Princeton, vs. William Johnston. San Francisco and R. N. Wil liams. Harvard, vs. Maurice McLaughlin, San Francisco. | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Kffort to Sot Mr. I.eishmnn Hight To the Editor of The Age-Herald: In Monday's Age-Herald Mr. Lelshman | reminds me of the story told of a summer hoarding house keeper in the Kansas (Mty Journal: "These summer boarders art* aw ful hard to please." "What is the trouble i now ?" ‘ They’re kicking because 1 hatn’t | got no field of shredded wheat to show 'em ” I have tried to show him what the j religious bodies "from a purely sectarian standpoint" declare on the Sabbath ques tion; I have given him the Bible teach ing; the statements of some of the great lost men who have ever lived, and the re ! suits of profanation of the Sabbath by | nations and individuals. Still he states: | "No one is disputing what the churches do i or do not believe in* this matter. The ! question is what Is right, not whether | they say it is right or not." Surely he does i not believe that these deliverances on thiU | great question were given by incapable I men, and ignorant representatives of the I churches. Who can say what is right, If J we eliminate the Bible and those who re | gard its teachings as Inspired? Does the gentleman "kick" because we have not anybody better qualified to show him? The Bible, good men, and the history of nations are sufficient foremost men. "Re ligious legislation with the purpose of en forcing any religious observance upon the people is of itself wrong, unfair and un just,” be says. If we do not need re ligious legislation for the purpose of sav ing us from heathenism, oppression of ] poor and savagery, I am sure we do not ! need Irreligious legislation, ns I under stand it. It has been the entrance of I Blbl*' doctrine and religious legislation which would insure sufety and protec tion from former cannibals for Mr. Leish man and the writer in the South Sea Island#, where their choicest meat was that of white men on their tables or at their feasts. My other argument "was largely of mat ter immaterial and Irrelevant." But 1 sub mit that when so-called innocent amuse ments are introduced In this city or state, of the kind Mr. Eeishman desires, no man. or set of men could prevent a per fect flood of sinful amusements follow ing, which would result in an undesir able continental Sabbath for us, which says a great man, "is more to he feared than a continental plague." A continental Sunday in Spain is one "where four bull lights were witnessed In four Sundays, and a half day of shopkeeping, with some servile labor and a great deal of noisy amusement and drinking.’• A con tinental Sunday in Russia, says the au thor of "Exucursions in Russia." "is one in which people are everywhere busy at work in the fields; and the market places in all the provincial towns are crowded with peasants selling potatoes, mush rooms. apples, turnips, cucumbers, etc., Just as on the ordinary week days—only there is more trading by far on the Sab bath day than any other. A continental Sabbath in Bulgaria is. according to a Russian doctor residing there. "The Sabbath with us Is for the very purpose of a grand holiday." The Rev. 11. S Pomeroy says of n con tinental Sunday In Austria: “ft Is cus tomary to close shops nt. 1 p. m. and then the people go to concerts, picnics and theatres, which open twice on Sun day. 1 know of but one retail store which closes in Prague on Sunday." Of n continental Sunday In Berlin, says Miss Mary Gordon, in the Advance: “In going to church Sunday morning we passed fields where German women were patiently hoeing endless rows of pota toes, often with children 2 or 3 years old, dinging to their skirts--crying la be t tken up." “But look at our charm ing concert garden on Sunday afternoon." cries a German. “Though the places of public amusement are patronised on Sun day afternoon by people who play cards, drink or dance till the small hours over take them, we may safely reckon that for every working man wo sec there taking one of the few airings of the Rea son. there could be found three at home occupied In some kind of lnhor. The same view of the Sabbath which makes beer gardens anti theatres admissible on Sun day makes sewing, scrubbing, digging po tatoes and building houses admissible." With reference to the "Hebrew* and Sev enthN l>n.\ Baptists," I will state that I our laws arc largely for the inalority and T cannot change them. While 1 live, f expect to work for that which I know and see to be for the uplift of all our people. Proper observance of the Sab bath as taught by our leaders in church and stale Is a great part of my creed, and will help our descendants for more than "two hundred years." L. F. WHITTEN. Birmingham. July 14. 1015. Strike Settled and 2100 Men Go Hack to Work (Continued from Piurr On«*» of the department of labor today named Clifton B. Reeves of Trenton. N. J.. and A. Ij. Faulkner of Cleveland, O., as com missioners of conciliation In. the strike of Rhode Island trolley workers. The con ciliators wore Instructed to proceed Im mediately to Providence. Directors of the Rhode Island company wore In session late tonight considering articles of arbitration which were to ha drawn up for formal signature, union officials having announced that the men would not he ordered hack to work until definite articles were signed. In his letter to Mayor Gainer accept ing the union plan. President Potter spec ified as matters to be arbitrated, the ruts of wages to be paid to members of the union, and the number of hours to he guaranteed extra men for a minimum day’s work. The letter said that all other points of difference had already been set tled. Steamer Loses Hudder Bermirda, July Id —The British steam or Exford, from Marseilles for Baltimore, has been towed into this port with her rudder lost. la Or4flfft«C PlMM Maattaa THE Adfi-HEKALD * * ^ ' .