Silk Lined All Through
Only at the PANT-ERY,
1903>b Second Avenue.
I sell everything in the
No. 2003 Second Avenue.
Rock Bottom Prices
On Flour, Meat, Coffee,
L ird, Vegetables, Fruits
»nd Canned Goods of all
Washington, Nov. 12.—Forecast for Al
abama: Fair; easterly winds.
For Mississippi: Generally fair, fol
lowed by local showers In northern por
tion Wednesday evening; southeasterly
As especially recorded for the State
Herald on the standard thermometer at
Hughes’ drug store, 1904 Second avenue.
The figures given are In all Instances for
the temperature recorded In the shade
and on a southern sheltered exposure.
b a. m.3ltfci3 p. m.54
9 a. m.421.4 4 p. iu.66
III l.s.48 10 p■ m.5144
11 a.m.S1V4 6 p. m.49
12 m.6844 7 p. m.46
1 p. m.58VV8 t>. m. 41
2p.m.69% Bp. m.1214
U. S. Department of Agriculture,
Office of Station Agent,
Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 12, 1895.
Local observations during twenty-four
hours ending at 7 p. m., central time:
Temp, ofwiud. Weather
8 a. m.
7 p. m.
Highest temperature, 52; lowest, 26; aver
BEN M. JACOBS,
Southside Plumbing Co.,
Avenue B and 20th Street.
All orders promptly attended
For the benefit of otir patrons who wish
to take the early trains at union depot
we have electric cars leaving South High
lands 5:30 a. m. dally except Sundays.
Commencing Saturday, November 9th,
cars will leave Avondale 5:30 a. m. and
Fountain Heights 5:30 a. m. dally except
All cars start from terminus one hour
later on Sundays.
BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY AND ELEC
,1. B. McClary, Superintendent.
Grand concert Wednesday
night; opening chrysanthe
mum show. 11-1 o-4t
AUBURN VS. VANDERBILT.
Manager Jones Makes a Correction—J. P. Ross
Made the Longest Goal on Record
in the World.
In the Auburn-Vanderbllt football game
at Nashville last Saturday Connell, one of
the Vanderbilt players, kicked the ball
from the thirty yard line, which the
Nashville American claims was the long
est ever made In the south. It seems that
the American has not kept up with rec
ords in that line made in the past. Man
ager Sid B. Jones of the Birmingham
Athletic football team, having his atten
tion called to the article, addressed the
following letter to the American:
Birmingham, Nov. 11.
The Nashville American, Nashville,
Dear Sirs: I notice in your issue of
Sunday, November 10, In report of the
Auburn-Vanderbllt game, played In
Nashville Saturday, reference Is made to
Connell’s great drop kick for a goal from
the thirty-yard line, which was the sec
ond of Its kind ever made on the Vander
bilt gridiron, and, so far as known, the
only two that have ever been made In the
In a game between the Birmingham
'Athletic cluo and University of Alabama
on the Birmingham Athletic club grounds
Dt Birmingham, Ala., November 12, 1892,
J. P. Ross, playing full back for us, made
a goal from the sixty-flve-yard line, win
ning the game by a score of 5 to 4. This
kick was not assisted by the wind In the
least,'and Is the longest on record In the
Yale, I think It was. some time after
wards In a game with Princeton, made a
goal from the fifty-yard line and claimed
the world's record for it, but a college
paper published at Vanderbilt or Sewanee
(I have forgotten which now) backed up
Boss' kick. The New York papers and
a great many of the principal papers In
the United States contained an account
of It at the time. Yours truly,
SID B. JONES,
Manager Foot Ball Team.
OUR SOCIAL WORLD
(All items of social Interest will be gladly
noted in these columns If sent to Mrs.
George C. Ball, Nineteenth street, between
Tenth and Eleventh avenues. South High
lands. Telephone 988.)
The Flower show Is ready! The doors
will be thrown open tonight, when lights
and flowers and music will make the
scene one of beauty and enchantment.
Professor and Mrs. Guckenberger and
Professor Weizand will give a recital this
evening, beginning promptly at 8 o’clock,
when a programme of unusual excellence
will be rendered. The hall will be pro
fusely decorated wltli-xare flower* and
evergreens, and tables containing mani
fold good things and presided over by
lair maidens and matrons will stand pic
turesquely among the banks af autumn
blossoms. Refreshments will be served
every evening, and also every day be
tween 12 and 2 o'clock. Mrs. N. W. Trim
ble and Mrs. L. G. Woodson have charge
of the lunch table, assisted by a bevy of
pretty girls and young matrons. Mrs.
Sterling Lanier and the young ladies of
the altar guild will serve tea and chocco
late In an irresistible way. Besides the
many pretty things to attract and dis
tract Is the rarely lovely Mexican drawn
work, which will be on exhibition and for
sale. The cut roses will not be exhibited
until Thursday and the prizes will be
awarded that afternoon. No doubt a
large crowd will be present this evening
to enjoy the music and the flowers, and
lo contribute towards making our annual
flower show even a greater success than
that of last year.
Miss Louise Banister of Huntsville will
reach Birmingham the latter part of the
week and will be the guest of her aunt,
Mrs. Sterling Lanier,Tenth avenue, South
Mrs. William A. Chenoweth is at home
again, after a most enjoyable visit to
* • *
The following Invitation has been re
ceived by many of the young friends of
Mr. and Mrs. Glover:
"Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Glove*, at home,
Friday evening, November 16, 18K5. from
8 to 12 o’clock. Miss McCabe, Miss Glov
These attractive young ladies, Misses
Glover and McCabe, are the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. J. T. Glover at their home on
Thirtieth street, South Hightlands. Mr.
and Mrs. Glover will be assisted in re
ceiving their guests on Friday evening by
Miss Mamie Morrow, Miss Lucy Martin,
Miss Augusta Sharpe, Miss Sarah Rogan,
Miss Kate Rogan, Miss Mary George
Linn and Miss Lutie Sharpe.
Mr. William B. Bankhead of Fayette
is visiting friends In the city.
Miss Maebelle McEachin Is spending
several days with Miss Kate Earle.
The young gentlemen of the Phiihedo
nian club, who really are always doing
some graceful social thing which adds to
the pleasure of our community, will give
a very handsome reception Wednesday
evening. December 4, In honor of Mr.
Charles Van Hess Schoolar and his bride
upon their return from their wedding
Journey. Neither pains nor expense will
be spared to make it a memorable occa
sion and one worthy of the young couple
In whose honor it will be given. There
are so many rumors of marrying and giv
ing in marriage among the Philhedonlans
that the very foundations of the club are
threatened and a "matrimonial boom”
Is imminent. It is whispered that within
a few months the Phllhedonian club will
be composed chiefly of dignified, sedate
Benedicts, who will only dance from a
sense of duty.
* • •
Mr. Sam E. Laird has Just received the
highest honor in bookkeeping, in a class
of 200, at Sewanee. This is a great com
pliment to a promising young gentleman
* * •
The Tuesday Afternoon Whist club was
very delightfully entertained by Mrs. J.
Bruce Morson, on the South Highlands.
The prize, an exquisite, tall rose vase,
beautifully decorated with pansies, was
won by Mrs. .Tames Weatherly. Mrs.
Morson served delicious refreshments af
ter the games of whist were completed.
The club will meet next with Mrs. James
• • •
The reception given last evening by
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Crulkshank, at their
home on Eleventh avenue, North High
lands, was a brilliant and very delightful
social function. It was given in honor of
their guest. Mrs. William Hayne Perry
of Greenville. S. C., who as Miss Louise
Bankhead, had friends all over Alabama,
her native state. Mrs. Perry has not
visited Alabama before for several years,
and no more beautiful welcome could
have been tendered her upon her return
than this very charming reception of Mr.
and Mrs. Crulkshank’s. The pretty home
was elaborately decorated with gorgeous
chrysanthemums. The parlor was aglow
with these yellow and white blossoms,
and smilax. The mantel was banked with
them and tables held vases of these beau
tiful flowers. The library was adorned
with pink chrysanthemums and dark
green foliage: the stair case was lovely
in yellow chrysanthemums, and the din
ing room was decorated with the same
blossoms in white and yellow. On tables,
mantel and In every available place their
spicy fragrance whispered stories of far
away Japan. The table in the dining
room held handsome candelabra, ex
quisite embroideries and cut glass vases
filled with great bunches of yellow chry
santhemums. The punch room was gay
with ruddy, autumn leaves and Japanese
lanterns. There were delicious refresh
ments served during the evening, and
nothing was wanting to make the en
tertainment one of the most charming
receptions of this or any other season.
There was music throughout the evening.
Mrs. Crulkshank wore a beautiful and
' very becoming gown of violet velvet and
heliotrope brocade. Mrs, Perry’s gown
■was an exquisite Parisian creation of
nlle green brocade princess, opening over
a petticoat of embroidered mouseline de
solre. Mrs. J. H. Bankhead wore an ele
gant black embroidered chiffon toilette
over moire. Mrs. Crulkshank was as
sisted in receiving by the following la
dles: Mrs. 'William H. Perry, Mrs. J. H.
Pankhead, Mrs. 9. L. Ledbetter, Mrs.
obert Cunningham, Mrs. J. W. Barclay,
Mrs. B. E. Hundley, Mrs. Allen W. Has
kell. Mrs. J. F. Graham, Mrs. J. H. Mc
Cary, Mrs. George C. Ball and Misses
Katie Smith, Nettle Anderson, Madge
Parsons, Alma Lane, Kate Earle, Mamie
Morrow, Maebelle McEachin, Kate Ro
crnn .Tonnlo Ovartnn And Sarah Rnunn
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It was an evening perfect in detail and
appointment, and complete In unalloyed
happiness and enjoyed by hundreds or
CROSS IDENTIFIES SIMMS
As His Assailant Saturday Night, But Simms
Proclaims His Innocence.
Mr. J. M. Cross, the dairyman who was
held up and shot Saturday night, identi
fies Jim Simms, whom the police arrest
ed on suspicion as committing the deed.
Simms was seen by Mr. Cross and a ne
gro on Saturday evening before the
shooting. Simms says that he eame from
Illinois some time ago to work in Ish
kooda ore mines, but that lately he has
been working at Alice furnace. He can
read and write, so he says. He also
worked at the ore mines near Green
springs and in the vicinity where the as
sault was made.
He protests his innocence and will at
tempt to prove an alibi.
The Article on That Subject Completed by the
Convention and Sent to a Third
Columbia, S. C„ Nov. 12.—The consti
tutional convention spent the day dis
cussing articles of corporations. A sec
tion was adbpted putting railroad em
ployes on a plane with the progress in re
ceiving damages for injuries when such
Injuries resulted from the negligence of
a superior officer. Knowledge by the em
ploye of the unsafe character or condition
of the machinery or appliances used shall
be no defense. No agreement signed
by the employes to exempt the corpora
tion from damages shall be valid. The
convention closed the day considering a
proposition to make the stockholders of
all investment corporations liable for the
stock they hold and such an amount over
and above as may be fixed by the general
At the very long night session the con
vention completed the article on corpora
tions and sent it to a third reading. Tho
heaviest fights were made on the ques
tion of the liability of stockholders of in
solvent hanks and other corporations,
and on the question of refusing to allow
railroads to ship at “released” contract
rates. The convention in regard to the
latter matter passed a section prohib
iting the roads from using the “released”
rate system. In regard to the former the
stockholders are to he held responsible
for the stock and an amount sufficient to
cover all the deposits in the case of banks
and to satisfy all indebtedness in the
case of other corporations.
Soutnern Burgeons in Session.
Washington. Nov. 12.—T-he Southern
Surgical and Gynecological association
commenced its eighth annual meeting In
this city today, many of the most cele
brated specialists in women’s diseases be
ing present. Dr. Louis McLane Taffeny
of Baltimore presided and at the morning
session papers were read by Dr. Bedford
Brown of Alexandria, Va.; A. Vandervere
of Albany, N. Y.; H. Horace Grant of
Louisville, Ky.; W. O. Roberts of Louis
vile; W. L. Robinson of Danville, Va.,
and J. McFadden Gaston of Atlanta, Ga.
At the afternoon session papers were
read by Drs. George H. Noble of Atlanta,
E. S. Lewis of New Orleans, Joseph Price
of Philadelphia, Howard A. Kelly of Bal
timore. Joseph Taber Johnson of Wash
ington and A. M. Cartledge of Loulsvlllf.
Grand concert Wednesday
night; opening chrysanthe
mum show- u-iO-4t
To Fight the Ashantees.
London, Nov. 12.—The Globe publishes
a statement upon authority of the Ex
change Telegraph company that the lead
ing members of the cabinet met private
ly yesterday and decided to immediately
make war upon Ashantee.
—who takes the surest
way to gain a beautiful
color and a wholesome
skin will not take-the
cosmetics, paints and
powders which 9oon
injure the skin. Sal
low or wrinkled face,
dull eyes and hollow
cheeks, together with
low spirits, follow the derangements, irreg
ularities and weaknesses peculiar to the
sex. All women require a tonic and nervine
at some period of their lives. Whether suf
fering from nervousness, dizziness, faint
ness, displacement of womanly organs, ca
tarrhal inflammation of the lining mem
branes, bearing-down sensations, or general
debility, Dr. Pierce’s Favorite Prescription
reaches the origin of the trouble and cor
rects it. It’s a medicine which was discov
ered and used by an eminent physician for
many years in all cases of ,T female com
plaint,” and those painful disorders that
afflict womankind. If women are over
worked, run-down, tired or sleepless, if
they are irritable, morbid and suffer from
back-ache, they should turn to the right
means for a permanent cure. Dr. Pierce’s
Favorite Prescription fits just such cases,
for it regulates and strengthens the special
functions, builds up and invigorates the en
tire female system.
DISEASE OF WOMB.
Mrs. Cora S. Wilson, of J
Carlisle, Sullivan Co., /mt., 1
writes : “ I cauuot say too J
much for Dr. Pierce’s Fa
vorite Prescription. I feel (
It my duty to say to all wo- |
men who are suffering from
any disease of the uterus
that it is the best medicine
on earth for them to use;
I cannot praise it too high
ly for the good it did me. #
II soy one aoutiM tm», give A
them my name and ad
dress.” Mbs. Wir.soif.
A pamphlet, containing a vast number of
testimonials with reproduced photographs
of those cured and giving full name and
address of each, will be mailed to any ad
dress free : or, Dr. Pierce’s large Treatise
(168 pages) profusely illustrated with wood
engravings and colored plates mailed post
Said on receipt of 10 cents in stamps. Ad
ress, World’s Dispensary Medical Associ
ation, Buffalo, N. Y.
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O'BRIEN'S OPERA HOUSE.
BEN S. THIESS, Manager.
Malinecs Thursday aod Saturday.
First Opera of the Season!
Comic Opera Company
At People’s Prices,
25, 35, 50 and 75 Cents.
Wednesday night.Tar and Tartar
Thursday matinee.Black Hussar
Thursday night.Beggar Student
Saturday night.Grand Duchess
Finest chorus ever heard in Bir
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i Open every evening from 7:30 to ri.
Northwest corner 19th Street
and Third Avenue.
H. C. ABBOTT & BIIO., Jewelers
The Prettiest Store In Birmingham.
We save you money because our prices
are a shade lower than anyone else’s.
Examine our beautiful line of Cut Glass,
Steeling Silverware, Art Goods, China, Im
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Our prices lower than other Jewelers in
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121 Twentieth Street.
• § Established 1874.
I*. s.-We take Periodical Tickets.
.117 20Lh Street. Skilled white barbers,
D. B. Luster,
The 19th Strae*
217 19th Street,
Has added a general line of FACTORY
MAD£ SHOES to his custom department.
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Taints, Oils. Varnish, Glass, Sash, Doors and Blinds.
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DRY GOODS & MILLINERY CO.,
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New Cloaks and Milliner Received Daily.
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—CHILDREN’S REEFER JACKETS.
Sizes 2, 4 and 6 years.
—Children’s long all wool Cloaks, trimmed
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For Children, Misses and Ladies. Special sale this week.
-Best Corset in the city for the price in white and
black. All sizes.
i—Buys an all wool, light weight Double Cape in
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—Buys a light weight tan Jacket; all wool.
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Alt shoes should be that way, whatever the
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we carry a line of the easiest of easy foot
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We carry the finest line of Ladies’ up-to
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If you want fine shoes for children we
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We have 2000 pairs of Ladies’ hand-turned
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Plain toe button Shoes, two many of the
same size, real value $3.00 to $5.00, will close
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