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The First National Bank
of Birmingham, Ala.
Statement November 1, 1918
Loans and Discounts.$14,055,533.OS
Overdrafts . 2,769.52
U. S. Bonds (Par). 1,500,000.00
U. S. Treasury Certificates 4,284.000.0C
Liberty Loan Bonds. 3,822,450.00
State of Alabama Bonds. . 127,000.00
Btock in Federal Reserve
Bank. 90.000.0C
Other Stocks and Bonds.. 1,125,721.47
Banking House . 360,000.00
Other Real Estate . 41,534.90
Customers’ Liability Ac
count of Letters of Credit 1,200.00
In Vault ...'.$1,136,191.33
With Banks. 4,136,460.40
With U. S. Tr. 70,0u0.00
With Federal
Bank . 2,068,034.30 , ,
Capital Stock .
Surplus and Profits .
Reserved for Taxes ......
Circulation .
Bills Payable .
Customers’ Letters of
Individual ..$19,213,971.72
Bank . 2,729,691.17
U. S. 125,000.00
Federal Re
serve Bk,
Fiscal Agt. 4,601,5(10.00
$ 1,500,000.0(
. . 1,599,632.li
4 9,900.Ot
1.400.000. 0(
1.600.000. 0(
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Several Features Arranged.
Miss Moore to Sing—Also
Selections by Double
The community sing will be held ai
Loew's Bijou Sunday afternoon, the houi
being 3:30 o’clock, for which some verj
interesting and entertaining features have
been arranged, according to an announce
ment made yesterday by Mrs. W. J
Adams, chairman of the community sing
This will be the first indoor sing ol
the fall and winter season, and it is an
ticipated that there will be a capacity
house on hand, even before time foi
the programme to begin. The feature*
for the afternoon will be a solo by Miss
Louise Moore, who has charge of th<
musical instruction at Loulie Comptor
seminary; some selections by a doubh
male quartet, led by D. U. Williams, anc
composed of Mr. Williams, W. K. Slack
George F. Downs, G. H. Lawler, J. C
Stapleton, Joseph Slack, J. W. Johnsor
and J. W. Wright.t
The sing will be conducted by Harrs
Culver, and the Philharmonic orchestra
will play the orchestral accompaniments
as well as give a programme of well
chosen selections.
Mrs. Adams announced that she ha
arranged to reserve the gallery for the
colored people who were interested ir
the sing, and who were anxious to at
tend. The full programme of the sing
for tomorrow will be announced in this
paper Sunday morning.
Irwin and Trammell Address Associa
tion—Resolution on Death of
McGavock Adopted
The meeting of the members of the Bir
mingham Furniture Dealers’ associatior
Friday afternoon was one of unusual in
terest. Dr. C. W. Shropshire talked tc
the furniture men on the proposed clean
up of Birmingham to lift the ban against
the soldiers visiting here.
E. B. Irwin, president of the Merchants
Credit association, and W. V. Trammell,
secretary-manager, were guests of the
meeting, and made interesting and help
ful talks on “Credit to the Worthy and
Unworthy.” After their speeches, a mo
tion was made by Ira F. Randall tha1
the Furniture Dealers’ association in
dorse and co-operate with the Merchants
Credit association in their excellent
work, which was carried unanimously.
Ira F. Randall was appointed a mem
ber of the executive committee to fil
a vacancy by President Wallace.
On motion of E. D. Brown, a resolu
tion on the death of Leon R. McGavoci
was adopted.
Birmingham Southern
R. R. Loses Identity
as Common Carriei
The Birmingham Southern Railroac
company has lost its identity as a com
mon carrier, according to a report cir
culated in railroad circles yesterday, anc
In future will be operated as a part ol
the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroac
company’s great industrial enterprises ir
this district. The Birmingham Southern
while a separate corporation, is owned bj
the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroac
Interests, and has always been controlled
by them.
One advantage to be gained by th<
changed status of this industrial rail
way line, it is said, is the elimination ol
switching charges, which will result ir
a considerable saving.
i By Royal
j&sma Cbbmsbhi
Former Ambassador Mor
genthau to Make Opening
Address at the First
Methodist Church
[United States Steel Corporation Makes
Donation of Five Million Dollars.
Hut in France May Be
Named Alabama
The mining division of the
allied armies under General
James Bonnvman, will report
in full force at a dinner at the
Tutwiler hotel tonight, where
instructions and information
regarding the united war work
drive next week will be given
them by Field Marshal Frank
Rush ton, General W. C. Bon
ham and others of the general
staff. The dinner will start
promptly at 7 o’clock and ev
ery mine worker who has af
filiated with the allied armies
is urged to be on hand.
A great deal of interest is being
manifested in the approaching cam
paign by the miners and laboring men
of the district, whose valiant service
in the fourth Liberty Loan drive was
an important factor in Jefferson
county's success. In the present cam
paign the industrial sections of the
county will be thoroughly canvassed
and not a foot of ground left uncov
ered by next Saturday.
The formal inauguration of the drive
here will take place in the First Meth
odist church Monday night at 8 o’clock
when Ambassador Henry Morgenthau
will deliver an address to all members
of the allied armies and other war
work organizations. The former am
bassador will arrive in Birminghaii
shortly after 1 o’clock, and is sched
uled to speak three times during his
short stay here.
The community sing at the Bijou
theatre Sunday will be featured by
addresses from speakers on the war
work drive. A big peace demonstra
tion at 3 o’clock will, of course, sup
plant any other contemplated gather
ings should authoritative news of an
armistice having been signed be con
veyed here during the interim.
Tomorrow at all the Jewish syna
gogues and temples in the state ser
vices will 'be held in connection with
discussions over the coming drive and
the congregations will be asked not
to designate any particular cause in
making their subscriptions, but to do
nate to the general fund in accord
ance with the expressed wishes of the
government. Many Protestant churches
will hold similar services. In fact the
unanimous sentiment here is that
everyone will donate to the seven
causes instead of “single-shotting.*’
“Vote the straight ticket,” urges Frank
Rushton. “Don’t scrAtch a single bal
lot. The government has figured all
this out for us; we are expected to
raise so much money. Its method of
distribution among the seven agencies
was settled by the war board before
we started and Uncle Sam wants us
to subscribe to all of these institu
Last night in the Sunday school room
of the First Methodist church, the
working boys and girls were addressed
by H. C. Buckelew, state director of
the Y. M. C. A., who showed how wroik
ing boys and girls in other cities had
responded to the appeal.
The British division of the allied
armies held a conference yesterday
and named A. J. Arrant as the gen
eral to lead that famous gang into
battle. All other branches of the army i
are fully equipped and organized. The
auditing forces under the command ol
Col. W. C. Caldwell are composed of
H. B. Strong, Fred Larkin, G. \V.
Stockhard, W. H. Hoover and W. H.
Cahoon. An auditor will handle the
records of each army as heretofore.
The negroes, as usual, are taking an
active interest in this campaign and
held an enthusiastic meeting at the
Sixteenth Street Baptist church last j
night. They have organized an al- i
lied army of their own with Oscar
Adams as commander, and separate di
visions under the guidance of the fol
lowing: British, Rev. W. L. Boyd;
French; Rev. I. B. Kigh; Belgian, H.
Strawbridge; Italian, Dr. G. L. Thorn
ton; insurance army. Col. J. B. Butts.
E. A. Brown has been named chairman
of the speakers’ committee.
The government has ruled that con
tributions to the united war work fund
can be made by firms or corporations
and charged to expense, advertising or;
good will. “This will preclude the pos- ;
sibility of corporation heads refusing to :
subscribe for their companies on the
ground that they have no right to vote
their stockholders’ money away,” said
Dave Holt, director of publicity for the
state of Alabama. Judge Elbert H. Gary,
head of the United States Steel corpora
tion, announced last night that his con
cern would give $3,000,000 to the cause.
An excerpt from his telegram to State
Chairman W. C. Adams follows:
“The United States Steel corporation
will contribute $5,000,000. We are of the
opinion that these seven organizations,
together with the American Red Cross,
are furnishing to the soldiers what they
need above everything else to secure
physical and moral health, strength and
comfort. This cannot be provided in
any other way than by voluntary con
tributions of money and labor. Even
though the war should immediately be
brought to a conclusion the necessities
of our soldiers will not be diminished
for many months. Since receiving the
opinion of our counsel that such appro
priations are legal and proper, we do not |
hesitate to make them.”
Dr. Johft R. Mott, director general of
the whole campaign, announces that 11
huts in France will be named for the
11 states that subscribe the largest per
centage over their original quotas. Six
of these hiits will be Y. M. C. A. huts;
three Knights of Colun^bus; one Jewish
Welfare board, and one Salvation Army.
Alabama stands an excellent chance of
being one of the first 11 states. Mobile
Brilliant Englishwoman
Brings Message of Cheer
“We Are All Women Now in One Great Crusade and
There Is No Nationality,” Says Miss Beatrice
“The strength of a new hope is now
looking out in the hearts of men and
women. As we think of the horrors of
war, let us not forget the beauties it
is revealing. We are all women of one
great crusade—there is no nationality,
but an allied army of women, and it is
to women that the future looks for re
adjustment when peace is declared.”
With this note of optimism, this thrill
ing message to the women of America,
this kindly and ccurageous thought, Miss
Beatrice Picton Turberville, the brilliant
Englishwoman, who appeared before a
large and appreciative audience at the
Phoenix club on Friday morning, found
her way into the hearts of every auditor
who sat before her matchless word paint
ing of woman's part in the war, from
its beginning to the present moment.
Prior to Miss Turberville’s address a
most pleasing programme was enjoyed.
Mrs. William Gussen, at the piano,
played the "Star-Spangled Banner,”
which was followed by the entire au
dience joining in the Lord's Prayer, after
which Mrs. O. L. Stephenson’s beautiful
voice was heard.
Mrs. \A illiam M. Walker presided
gracefully over the meeting, and in a
few well chosen words of greeting to
Miss Turberville in behalf of the Y. W.
C. A., and the other organizations in
cluded in the united war work drive,
whose guest she Is during her visit here,
she then introduced the distinguished
speaker amidst cordial and sincere ap
Miss Turberville is typically English,
tall and slender, graceful and intelligent,
her euphonious voice raised in loyalty
and patriotism for her own country, and
the wonderful deeds performed by the
splendid women of her country at once
enlisted the closest attention from the-,
audience, which was held spellbound un
til the last words of her message had
been delivered.
Miss Turberville made a brief resume
of the war work done by the women of
her own country—which she prefaced by
saying was only what the women of
France, Belgium and now America had
As her topic she chose ‘Women in War
and Industry,' and her first statement
was to this effect:
“Eighty per cent of the industrial ac
tivity in England during the war has
devolved upon women. The tremendous
drain on our man power has made the
demand on our women power equally as
tremendous. We have now in England
practically no men between the ages of
IS and 50 years, as the men have been
drafted out, the women has been drafted
in, taking their places in the munition
factories and other industrial branches.
This was in the beginning of the war,
back in 1914; today, 95 per cent of the
industrial work done by men before the
war is now done by women.
vv nere aia we- get ail ute women re- ;
luired for work'.’" Miss Turberville con- !
inued, “is the question often asked. In j
>ther wars we have been told that the ,
jurden fell upon the men who went out
;o fight w-hile the women stayed at home ,
uid wept and prayed. Yes, the women
tave wept and prayed during the war, '
too, but they've done a mans work
ilso. Where did we get the vast num
bers of women now employed in the mu- ]
titions factories? First, from the ranks i
tf the dressmakers; the women in Eng- j
land no longer dress themselves; we 1
simply clothe ourselves; then came the I
milliners, the confectioners—no sugar, -
Hid if there was none, would eat the
things made from it; all the luxuries
trades were dispensed with and the wom
•n thus employed were corralled for war
“At first we looked upon the situation
with a clutch of horror; but later we
dewed it with an easy-going optimism,
tald Miss Turberville. “We had hoped
:o be in Berlin by Christmas of the first j
rear of the war; we looked to Russia to j
:ome sweeping in; we called Russia the]
Steam Roller,’ but, alas, we looked in
vain. It was from the west, not tne
;ast—from America—that our hope and
isslstance came; and we appreciated it.
You cheered our hearts, for our hearts
svere very tired.
“When England went into the war it
was for devastated France, for outraged
Belgium, that she saw fit to close her
channel ports for their protection, as
well as her own. But very soon she saw
a far greater thing at stake—she saw
an evil which threatened the whole world.
America, when she went into the war,
soon realized, like England, that na
tional aggrandizement had nothing to do
with the case, but that the principle at
stake was intolerance of a government
which had chosen to violate every fun
damental principle of civilization.'’
Miss Turberville then told of the work
of the women In the munitions works of
England—the airdromes, the shipbuild
ing yards, always citing America's own
industries in which the million and a half
women are now working—in the great
Shipbuilding plants at Camden, Hog
Island and other places.
Her own work came about thrbugh
the welfare section of the ministry ol
munitions, which she referred to as a
“revolutionary idea” In her country, that
of the government protecting labor—see
ing that it was housed, clothed, fed and
cared for properly. The situation as
sumed a more than moral phase; it was
an economic condition—the fact of taking
over any properly caring for labor, mak
ing It more efficient and effective
She told touchingly of many deeds oi
h'erself of girls in the dangerous depart
ments of tiic munitions works, and em
phasized particularly ’that the women
who had done the greatest war work
In England were those between the ages
of 18 and 25—at the time when youth
called for joy and happiness and looked
away from sorrow and despair!
Miss Turberville terminated her talk
with a glowing tribute to the men ot
the allied armies who have given their
lives for our freedom.
Lieut. Fisher Tynes Has
Been Filling Important
Command in Texas
Lieut. Fisher Tynes and Mrs. Tynes
have been spending: a few days at home
but will depart soon. Lieut. Tynes is a
son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Tynes and
he has made quite a reputation in the
aviation corps with which he is con
Up to the time he received his over
seas orders Lieut. Tynes was in com
mand of accuracy and acrobatic stages
of flying at Carruthers Field at Fort
Worth, Tex. He is understood to have
been very much disappointed that ha
has not been sent overseas before now,
but his friends state that his retention
here was because of the great record he
has made as an instructor in the es
pecially difficult features of flying.
There is probably no better known
or more popular young man in town
than Lieutenant Tynes.
East Lake Boy Who Recently Re
ceived Croix De Guerre Is
Unaccounted For
Leon C. Levy, who was awarded the
Croix de Guerre for bravery in action
recently, while under fire caring for
wounded men, administering water and
such aid as he could, has been reported
as missing, according to an announce
ment received yesterday by his family in
this city.
He has two brothers now in France
also, they being Cedric and Charles E.
Levy, and his father is connected with
the Texas Oil company in this city. The
family resides at East Lake.
Isaac Cartwell Charged
With Prohi Violation
Isaac Cartwell, a negro, was arrested
by special agents of the department of
justice, charged with shipping liquor from
Louisville, Ky.f to Birmingham. Cart
well is alleged to have shipped a trunk
containing 40 quarts of whiskey to this
city. He appeared before United States
Commissioner Kenneth Charlton and was
released under a $600 bond. He wrill be
given a preliminary hearing on Decem
ber 3 at 2 o'clock.
has already increased her quota from $70,
000 to $106,000, and other cities are doing
Competent speakers will cover the state
during the next few days carrying the
message to all sections. Dr. Thomas
Newlin will address a large gathering
at Camp Hill today and will speak in
Dadeville tonight. Private C. S. Mason,
the Canadian soldier who spent over twro
years in the trenches, and was invalided
home after being wounded at Lens, will
speak at Huntsville twice today, at Al
bany at 2:30 tomorrow; at Decatur to
morrow night at 7:30, and at Florence
and Sheffield Monday. Private Mason
was discharged from the service after
receiving a severe shrapnel wound in
the hip. He is a forceful speaker and
delivers an interesting message.
Cuticura Soap
For the Hands
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Paper Printed On Small
Press Today—Afternoon
Papers Offer Use Press
Fire in The Age-Herald press room
early yesterday morning put the big sex
tuple press out of commission for the
time being and caused damage which
will amount to about $2o00 or $3000. The
loss Is fully covered by Insurance, the
chief handicap heing the temporary in
The fire originated from a short cir
cuit in one of the press room motors, and
was communicated to some flooring ad
joining the sextuple, the heat quickly
melting the press rollers and filling the
building with smoke. The building Is
entirely of concrete and brick construc
tion, so that the fire could net spread. A
large plate glass window overlooking the
press room was also smashed. The press
run for yesterday’s Issue had just been
completed when the blaze broke out so
suddenly that the damage had been done
before It could be stopped. The fire de
partment was quickly on hand to assist.
When the result of_jhe fire became
known both the afternoon h*dger and
News called and offered their full fa
cilities and whatever assistance was nec
essary in order that no Issues might be
missed. These offers were fully appre
ciated, but rush orders were made for
the necessary replacements on the large
press and today's Issue will he printed
on The Age-Herald s smaller press, which
was only slightly damaged. The cour
tesy of the Ledger will probably be ac
cepted for the printing of the Sunday is
Talk on United War Work Campaign
by Dr. Newlin Feature of Meet
ing of the Club
Dr. Courtney W. Shropshire was nom
inated as president of the Civitan club
at a meeting of that organization held
yesterday at the Southern club. Dr.
Shropshire will be formally elected at
the next n eeting and succeed A. C.
Crowder, who has served in the capacity
of president durin~ the past year.
The meeting of the Civitans yesterday
was featured by a talk from Dr. Thomas
Newlin, who spoke on the necessity ot
raising funds for the allied institutions
represented in the United War Work
campaign. “We are much more con
cerned with how the war ends than w'hen
it ends," said Dr. Newlin. “It’s a fore
gone conclusion that peace will come at
a very early date, but when it does come
j we must be prepared to furnish our boys
| with ent>ugh entertainment to occupy
them during fhe long, leisure hours that
will follow the cessation of hostilities.”
General McCleery asked for volunteers
to assist in handling the community
| sing crowd Sunday. He raised 50 per
cent of the number asked for.
Detective Lyons of the city department
arresterd C. Parker Chitwood, alias Hail
and Morgan, alleged to be wanted for the
embezzlement of $366.
The local department was Informed that
he had made his way to Birmingham and
his arrest followed. It Is said that the
mar. made a clean confession, stating that
he was willing to refund the money or go
back and take the consequences. He la
being held in the city Jail awaiting in
I formation from Chicago officer*.
Official Canvass of Vote of
Jefferson County Made by
Board Yesterday
Errors Found in Several Precinct
Returns, But Will Not Affect
the Big Democratic
Less than 1000 votes were east for
the republican ticket in Jefferson coun
ty in last Tuesday's election, and un
less it fared better in other counties
it did not fret the coveted 25 per cent
needed to entitle it to a primary elec
tion next year.
The official canvass of the vote cast
Tuesday was made yesterday by Pro
bate Judge J. P. Stiles, Sheriff T. J.
Batson and Circuit Clerk W. J. Waldrop,
but the footings were not completed
when they Adjourned last night. They
met. at 12 o'clock in the sheriff's office
and began the tabulation, completing
this at 3:30, following which Judge
Stiles, with the aid of an adding ma
chine, undertook the work of casting
the totals. At 5 o’clock he was about
half through.
The total vote in the county was less
than 8000, the equivalent of about 40
per cent of the qualified electors. Of
this total Thomas E. Kilby, demo
cratic candidate for governor, received
6834 votes to 617 cast for his repub
lican opponent, Maj. Dallas B. Smith.
Joseph O. Thompson, republican nom
inee for Congress In the Ninth district
—Jefferson county—did a little better
than his party associates, his total vote
being 004, to 6513 for his democratic
opponent, George Huddleston, who goes
back to Washington for his third term
in the National House of Representa
tives. While Mr. Huddleston ran some
what behind Mr. Kilby, the balance of
the democratic ticket ran about even
with the gubernatorial candidate. Mr.
Thompson led the republican ticket by
about 375 votes.
A number of apparent clerical errors
were found in the returns which, how
ever. the election commissioners, under
the law, were not permitted to correct.
In precinct 22, Upper Coalburg, the of
ficial returns showed 22 votes each for
Mr. Kilby and Major Smith, whereas
the total vote In the precinct was only
24. A similar error occurred in pre
cinct 34, district 2, Woodlawn, Mr. Kilby
and Major Smith each being credited
with 75 votes In a total of less than 80.
At two or three of the boxes the fig
ures evidently were switched with the
resu’t that a single republican would
be credited with the democratic vote
and vice versa. In still other boxes
certain of the candidates were not
credited with any votes at all, while
their associates received In one Instance
100. These were purely clerical errors,
and as they Can have no possible effect
on the result except to increase or de
crease the total vote of certain candi- 1
dates no attempt will be made to cor
rect them. i
Mr. Thompson carried two of the 122
boxes, while the balance of the repub
lican ticket carried only one, I'arkwood. i
precinct 41, where the vote stood six ,
for the republicans and four for the
Nearly half of Mr. Thompson's total
vote was cast In the 21 precincts, pre- .
cincts 21 and 37—old Birmingham— ,
where he received a total of 445, leav
ing 649 for the balance of the county.
Members of United States Bureau of
Animal Industry in Conference
With Agent Mauldin
Dr. H. C. Wilson of Troy and Dr. P.
W. Prosser of Decatur, of the United
States bureau of animal industry and
Auburn extension work, have been in
Birmingham for several days, in con
ference with Northern District Agent C.
M. Mauldin.
Dr. Wilson has charge of the govern
ment work in Alabama for the cure and
prevention of hog cholera. He says that
the object of his department is to give
treatment to a herd of infected swine '
as soon as possible after it has con
tracted the disease. Prevention is more
important than cure, ho states, and that ,
anyone may get the treatment free by
applying to the nearest inspector.
He states the results of his work over 1
the state have been very satisfactory :
and that the people are readily taking
advantage of the government's offer to ,
treat their hogs free. Mr. Mauldin states
that the number of fine-blooded hogs
over the state is Increasing very rapidly I
and that a more vigorous campaign for .
better hogs is being planned for next .
year. '
Crate of Guns Stolen
From Express Company
Lawrence Hambrlght and Catherlna I
Genestia were arrested by Detectives Pitt- :
man, Burge and Lyons Thursday and
placed in the city Jail charged with ,
grand larceny and receiving and con
cealing stolen property. It is alleged that i
the stolen property was a crate of guns
consigned to the Wimberly Hardware
company arid were taken from the '
American Railway Express company on
First avenue. The deetectives have been
trailing these for several days, and up
until the present time have succeeded
dn restoring twelve of them, six being
found at a rooming house on Twentieth
street, south, and the others in various
Influenza and kindred
diseases start with acold.
Don’t trifle with it. i
At the first shiver or
sneeze, take
standard cold remedy for JO Tsars—in i
farm—tala, sura, no opiata. fcsssfcs up I
in 34 hours—relieves grip in J day*- V
buck if it fail*. TbegenutoabouhsjaBadtop
with Mr. Hitt's ptetun- At All Drug r
1702 American Trust Bldg. l'honc M. 1024Birmingham, Ala.
be generous
to the
War Workers
will quickly convince you
that all-cash trading saves
you money.
cocoa brown or black
correctly fitted
Soldiers Who Have Lost
Limb to Get One Free
Standard Artificial Limb Co. to Supply Needs of Every
Jefferson County Boy Who Loses Limb in War
Without Cost Through Civic Association
The board of directors of the Civic as
lociation held an enthusiastic meeting
Yesterday in the directors' rooms of the
Tho Standard Artificial Limb company
innounced through their local represent
itlve that they had decided to dlstrib
lte through the Civic association artifi
cial limbs to every crippled soldier in
efferson county In need of same on ab
dication. It is understood that thero is
a. shortage in artificial limbs throughout
the county on account of war conditions
ami many soldiers, in all probability, will
be detained in hospitals on account of
the delay in supplying those needed.
The Civic association is very anxious to
have relatives of soldiers here in need of
artificial limbs to make application at
the Civic association on the twenty-third
floor of the Jefferson County bank build
ing, regardless of whether the soldiers
are at home or in hospitals in the United
States or abroad.
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Jullard Brothers Held for
Military Authorities at
County Jail
Rex Bullard and Sam Bullard, alleged
ieserters from the United StateB army
vere arrested yesterday by special agents
>f the department of justice and members
>f the American Protective league In the
iwamps of Coosa county. The former
vas a member of Company D, lG7th Infan
cy. Rainbow division, and Is alleged to
lave deserted from Samp Mills on Sep
ember 21, 1017, while the latter was
Irafted by the Bessemer exemption board
md sent to Camp Pike, Arkansas, from
vhtch place he Is alleged to have de
lerted on October 4, 1917.
Since that time these men have been
n hiding and it is stated that the parents
if the boys moved Just four days ago to
l house near the men In Coosa county.
L’he officers, learning that the men were
n hiding there surrounded' the house
ibout 3 o’clock yesterday morning and
aught both, who were asleep. They were
irought to Birmingham'and placed in
he county jail where they are being held
tending the arrival of military police
o take them back to camp where they
vill be turned over to the military au
horlties. The Bullard boyB are said to
lave lived in Bessemer for a number
if years, where they are well known.
Milton Jackson, negro, was given a pre
liminary hearing on a charge of burglary
md grand larceny before Judge H. B.
tbernethy, of the municipal court, yee
erday and bound over io the grand Jury,
n the sum of JSOO.
It was alleged that he broke Into the
louse of N. L. Miller several weeks ago
md stole a suit of clothes valued at J6Q
i hand bag valued at 325, and a watch
•alued at 3108.
Dlothing Is Stolen
From Freight House
James and Dock Dickson, negroes, were
irrested yesterday by Detectives Jones
md Long and lodged in the city jail
charged with grand larceny and receiving
md concealing stolen property. It la al
eged that Janies Dickson stole clotti
ng from the Southern freight house
vhere he worked, consisting of three
ivercoats, four pairs of shoss, one pair of
eggins, a fancy vest and cap to match,
valued at over 1100. The other negro
s said to have helped to dispose of them.
Both are being held for warrants.
Many Packages Brought to
Red Cross Headquarters
for Shipment
Foreign labels for Christmas boxes are
being received by Birmingham people
from soldiers in Fri\ce daily, and a
large number of cartons are being dis
tributed by the special committee of the
Birmingham chapter of th© American
Red Cross. Mrs. Gaston Torrence is
chairman of the committee and from
10 to 4 o'clock a number of women are
at headquarters on the ground floor oi
the Brown-Marx building on the Twen
tieth street side to give out the cartons
and instructions to persona presenting the
foreign labels.
Many cartons have been packed and
returned to the committee, and the splen
did manner in which the people have
observed the regulations are remarkable,
declared Mrs. Torrence. A large num
ber have brought their supplies to head
quarters and packed the cartons there.
All cartons must be packed and left
open so the committee in charge can
Inspect it, and 3G cents in postage should
be brought with the carton. It is neces
sary for the cartons to be returned to
the committee at the earliest possible
date, as they will not be accepted at the
postoffice later than November 18.
Unitarian Church
Makes Announcements
The First Unitarian church makea
the following announcements:
The Sunday schoof will meet In the
Strand theatre Sunday morning at
The adult Bible olass will meet In
the Strand theatre every Sunday morn
ing at 9:45.
The aim of this class is to study the
Bible, and the application of Bible
truth to daily life in the light of the
best knowledge of the twentieth cen
Dr. Thomas P. Byrnes is the leadetf
of the class.
When You Need
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