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TURKEYS! TURKEYS!
We are now taking orders for
mi i • •
Place your order with us at once and we will not disap- i
point you.
Hood Bui Ming. FOWLKES & MYATT Hood Building.
It’s Wondeitul
Not so wonderful, either,
when you come to think
about it. Why we sell
cheaper than other houses
is because we buy cheaper.
We call your special atten
tion for the next few days
to sample shoes that we
have in great numbers and
more to follow. Prices be
low zero, with a downward
tendency.
THE WEATHER,
Washington. Nov. 22.—Forecast of the
weather for Alabama: Local rains; east
to sovth winds; slight changes in tem
perature Saturday; probably colder Sun
day.
For Mississippi: Southerly winds, shift
ing to northerly direction; colder In
northern portion Saturday afternoon or
night. _ _ _
YESTERDAY’S TEMPERATURE.
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.
t> a. m.55Vi
9 a. m.59%i
1<» a. m.63**
11 a. m.65
32 m.68*4
1 p. m.7uVi
2 p. m.70
3 p. rn.69
4 p. in.66^
6 p. m.63Va
op. m.63tyj
7 p. ra.62VJ
8 p. m. 62
9 p. m....... .62
PERSONAL
Mr. J. Pinckney Smith of the New Or
leans States was in the city yesterday.
He was accompanied by Mrs. Smith.
Mrs. W. H. Perry has returned to her
home in Greenville. S. C., after a pleasant
visit to Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Cruikshank
In this city.
Mrs. R. M. Cunningham, accompanied
by her little nephew, Cunningham Clear.
Is in Gadsden attending the North Ala
bama conference.
Dr. Eugene A. Smith of Tuskaloosa.,
state geologist, was In the city yesterday
to attend the meeting of the Alabama
Industrial and Scientific society.
Col. N. D. Johnston, who formerly
lived at Coaling, In Tuskaloosa county,
but who for the past few years has lived
in Atlanta, has come to Birmingham to
reside.
Mr. W. M. Brewer of Heflin, southern
correspondent of the Mining and Engi
neering News, was in the city yesterday
to attend the meeting of the Alabama In
dustrial and Scientific society.
Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Hury and their
daughter left last night for Columbus.
Miss., on a sad mission. They go there
to attend the funeral of Mr. Mullen,
father of Mrs. Hury. They have the
sympathy of their many friends.
Two thousand five hundred pairs of
ladies', misses' and gentlemen s fall and
winter shoes, bought at all prices* re
ceived. Ladles' and gentlemen's summer
shoes will be sold for the next few days
regardless of cost or price. T. C. King,
2026 First avenue.
Mr. C. H. Greer of the State Herald's
local staff left last night for Shreveport,
La., to visit his mother, who is reported
very ill. She fell a day or two ago and
sustained severe bruises, that may prove
sei i.,us, on account of her age. she being
over 70 years old.
Florence Hotel Arrivals.—E. Z. Foot.
Chattanooga; John S. Queen. Ensley; R.
F. Lovelady. Pratt City; J. O. Dailey,
llnlontown. Ky.; D. YV. Doaley. Decatur;
Samuel Z. Darne, Atlanta; C. D. Caffee,
city; E T. McGovern. Boston; J. V Hus
sey, Pt. Charles, Mo.; E. J. Gower, Nash
ville; J. C. MfrFee, Chicago: Harry Mc
Calley, University Alabama; G. A. Kul
len. Winston, N. C.; YYr. F. Saunders, R.
P. McCurdy, P. J. Berio, George R. Cut
ter. Jay Eaton, J. A. Silvia. H. A. Scavey,
J. S. Johnson, T. A. Crooks William
F Hawes, Hamber Bicycle Team;
R. S. Lewis, Shelby; M. T. Burns, New
Orleans: T. H Murray, New York; Ger
. son Rothchlld, Columbus, Ga.; William
F. Llebenthaler, Cincinnati; J. M. Tal
bott, Hutchison, Kan ; Len M. Fralley,
Camden. N. J : YV. E. Goodloe, Chicago;
Charles L. Fritstch. St. Louis: Charles
S. Danziger, New York; E. E. Fort, Chat
tanooga, Tenn.; C. TJckenbach. St Paul;
George W. Wise. Selma; B. L. Thomas,'
Richmond. Va.; M. Boresteln, New Y'ork;
H. C. Martin. Rushtown, I,a.; G. Cald
well, New York; F. G. Colton, Chicago;
W. F. Haves, New Orleans; H. H. Don
ahn, New York; W. R. Hilliard. Knox
ville: S. S. Caulle, Louisville; E. E. Shipp,
Chattanooga.
To Cure a Cold in One Day.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund the money If it falls
to cure. 25c. 10-27-6m-2p
Ask Prof. A. D. Smith how
the trout and jack fish treat
his line at East Lake.
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A DANGEROUS PLACE.
Three More Street Cars Narrowly Escape
Falling Off of the Ill-fated Viaduct
in Cleveland,
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Cleveland, O., Nov. 22.—At 2:30 o’clock
tills morning three night cars stopped
on the vftst side of the Superior street
viaduct draw while the draw was opened
to permit the passage of a vessel. There
were about thirty people on the cars.
The current was off, and the motorman
on a Woodland avenue car, which was
furthest from the draw, left his car with
out turning off his controller. The cur
rent came suddenly while the bridge was
swung open, and the motor started for
ward with a jump. It crashed into the
car in front of it and pushed that Into
the car nearest the draw. Men and wo
men screamed and jumped from the cars.
In spite of set brakes the cars were
pushed against the closed gates before
the current could be turned off the run
away. The gates were strong enough to
hold the cars or they would have gone
into the river 75 feet below. One woman,
Mrs. George Shuider, was painfully in
jured by jumping from the car.
AN IRATE WOMAN
Pursuing Her fiun-away Sister, Creates a
Scene at the Union Depot and Makes
It Hot For a Timid Man.
Quite an interesting scene was enacted
in the unidh depot yesterday morning.
It was the case of a timid man and an
irate woman.
The whole story, after being connected ,
through reliable information and police
records runs this way;
Some time ago, probably ten days or
three weeks, Mr. Glenn Havis visited At
lanta. There he met Miss Julia Left
wich, quite an agreeable young woman.
It seems the two left the home of the
young woman for the avowed purpose
of visiting one of the parlts.
But they never came back, it is said.
Instead a note was penned to the young
woman's family saying that the couple
had gone to a distant city, where they
would be made man and wife. They
came to Birmingham, however, stopped
at a hotel, registering separately, though
Havis’ statement shows that they occu
' pied the same apartment. Next day, or
a short time thereafter, the girl went
to Louise Hamilton's on First avenue
between Twenty-first and Twenty-second
streets. This, it is said, is a house of
prostitution.
Some one Interested in the family af
fairs wrote Miss llachael Leftwich that
Mr. Havis was in the city at the union
depot. Miss Rachael Leftwich arrived in
the city yesterday morning and true to
her Information discovered the unfortu
nate Havis In the union depot. He sought
refuge In the kitchen of the restaurant,
hut the woman and a policeman found
him and the rio went to police headquar
ters.
Miss Rachel Leftwich wanted to obtain
a warrant for abduction against Havis.
but as she had left home voluntarily
the charge could not be sustained, she
being 18 years old.
Miss Rachel Leftwich requested a war
rant for adultery against Havis and Ju
lia Leftwlch, which Was issued out of
Judge Feagin's court. An officer went
to Louise Hamilton’s and arrested Miss
Julia Leftwich.
At first she stoutly refused to return
to Atlanta with her sister, but on pain
of prosecution for the charge of adultery,
she finally consented to go. When this
state of facts was presented to Judge
Fcagin he dismissed the case against the
two.
The Leftwlches formerly lived in Bir
mingham. on First avenue, between
Thirteenth and Fourteenth streets. There
are three girls in the family and they
bor excellent reputations while here. '
Their father was a groceryman. They
came to Birmingham about 1891 from
Georgia, and are well known in the city.
From here they went to Atlanta about
two years ago, where they have since re
sided.
MAYOR STRONG COMING.
Accompanied By Three Other New Yorkers, He
Will Spend Two Days of Next Week
in Birmingham.
Mayor W. L. Strong of New York will
be in Birmingham two days next week.
He will be accompanied on his trip by
President Seth Low of Columbia college,
Gen. Anson G. McCook and Mr. Joe
Hodges, the mayor’s private secretary.
They will be in Atlanta Monday to at
tend Manhattan day exercises at the ex
position and will come to Birmingham
Tuesday morning.
A.telegram announcing their Intend 'd
visit to Birmingham was received yes
terday.
THE BIRMINGHAM MUSIC CLUB
Will Give Its Second Entertainment Tuesday
Evening, the 26th.
Tuesday evening, the 26th the Birming
ham Music club will give its second en
tertainment at Seals Bros.’ Music hall.
The club will sell 100 more season
tickets, which is the limit they have de
cided to offer. The tickets are J.‘) each;
$5 will buy two tickets to the remaining
eight entertainments. No season tickets
will be sold after the 2Gth. Secure tick
ets at box office. Seals’ hall, or from
members of the club.
“CARRIED BACX
E. J. Walker, who was arrested here
several days ago, was carried back to
Lawrence county. Georgia, last night
by Sheriff J. W. Joiner. It Is said that he
Is wanted in Dublin. Ga., for the alleged
murder o fa negro.
Old papers ior sale cheap at
this office.
IN ARMENIA’S BEHALF.
A Largely Attended Meeting in Faneuil Hall
Under the Auspices of tbe Armenian
Relief Committee.
Boston, Nov. 22.—A meeting under the
auspices of tjie Armenian relief commit
tee of this city was held in Faneuil hall
this noon to protest against the recent
outrages agajjtst Arn^enians and to ex
cite sympathy for affd co-operation In
the work of relief for those in distress.
The floor and sides of the hall were well
filled with men, with a sprinkling of
women, when the meeting was opened.
Prominent upon the platform were Gov
ernor Greenhalge, Rev. Francis G. Pea
body of Cambridge. Hon. Robert Treat
Paine, Samuel B. Capen, Hagop Bigigian,
Rev. C. Hamlin and William Lloyd Gar
rison.
Edward C. Potter, chairman of the re
lief committee, called the convention to
order and expressed the intense feeling
of the audience upon a subject which so
touched them as lovers of liberty’; Ho
said the relief committee had remitted to
Constantinople during the last two
months over $3000 and has about $300
coming in this week. These contribu
tions were expended on the field under
the United States legation, in concert
with the missionaries.
He then presented the following list of
the officers of the meeting, who were
elected by acclamation: Chairman,
Robert Treat Paine; vice-presidents.Gov
ernor Greenhalge, Lieutenant-Governor
Wolcott, Charles Francis Adams, Gen.
Francis -A. Walker, Samuel Johnson,
James Jeffrey Roche, Charles R. Cod
man. William Lloyd Garrison, Winslow
Warren; secretary', Hagop Bigigian.
A series of resolutions were presented
by Samuel B. Capan, read and made the
text for a number of speeches, after
which they were unanimously adopted.
They are as follows:
Whereas, During the last year and half
the ancient feud between Moslem and
Christian has broken nut with terrific
viciousness in all parts of the Turkish
empire; and, I
Whereas, It is proved by overwhelm
ing evidence that the responsibility for
such atrocious deeds rests largely with
the sultan's government, whose author
ized agents have been foremost In plun
dering and murdering the defenseless
Armenians; and.
Whereas, This violence has now ex
tended to the persons and property of
American citizens resident In that land
and scrupulously obeying its law's, there
lore
Resolved, That we express our unqualr
ified condemnation of the government
which for so long a time has been utterly
unable to maintain peace within Its bor
ders, but which has used its power open
ly to foment discord and give unbridled
license to its troops.
Resolved, That what such a govern
ment denounces as rebellion among its
subjects, while perhaps a hopeless thing
In itself, cannot be censured by any lover
of liberty who remembers the patience,
industry and peaceful disposition 0f the
American race, and who considers what
the Instincts of our common humanity
are, when every sacred right to which a
man is entitled, even under Turkish law,
has been ruthlessly violated.
Resolved, That we entend our deepest
sympathy to the Christian people of the
empire, who, having survived the mas
sacre, are now left at the beginning of
winter without shelter, food or clothing,
and who may be still in hourly expecta
tion of surrendering their lives to the
rapacious Kurd or the fanatical Turk.
Resolved, That in view of the extreme
destitution of the survivors we call upon
the people of New England to sustain the
appeal of the Armenian relief committee
by forwarding funds to Messrs. Brown
Bros. & Co. under the assurance that
whatever is entrusted to them,will be
duly acknowledged and prudently ex
pended.
Resolved. That we approve the project
of administrative reform submitted by
Great Britain to the powers, and only
regret that they have been so long In
their fruitless endeavors to come lo an
understanding.
Resolved, That we commend the vig
orous efforts of our government to guard
American interests in Turkey, and we
appreciate greatly the firm attitude of
our minister at Constantinople, who has
evidently done all in his power to pro
tect his countrymen from the manifold
perils to which they are exposed.
The speakers were Robert T. Paine,
the Rev. Cyrus Hamlin, the veteran mis
sionary to Turkey and founder of Robert
college; Bishop Lawrence, Rev. F. E.
Clarke, Julia Ward Howe, Curtis Guild,
Jr.; William Lloyd Garrison, son of the
famous abolitionist.
Governor Greenhalge, Hagop Biggelan
and Charles Jeffrey Roche, editor of the
Boston Pilot, also spoke.
Letters were read from Ex-Governors
William E. Russell and John D. Long.
A, Shuman and Josiah Quincy.
Governor Greehalge said:
“We are here to consider a grave cri
sis. The great common sense which
runs through the declaration of inde
pendence cannot be expected of every
people. The Armenian cannot expect
that before he rushes into rebellion he
must have a reasonable hope of success.
But if he has seemed to do what, to our
cold, calculating intelligence, Is unwise,
remember that it Is only the cry of suf
fering humanity after all.
“We heard much about the words of ;
the father of our country about entang- •
ling alliances, but let us be careful that
we do not in a negative or supine way
make entangling alliances with crime and
murder, rapine and torture. (Great ap
plause). |
“The United States of America cannot
afford to sit a deaf mute in the council of
nations. (Applause). Entangling alli
ances—we may make them with the
forces of hell by remaining silent, Inert,
placid. (Applause). I have confidence.
Mr. Chairman, that the elective action
of the federal government will be wise
and prompt and effective. I hope I am
not a jingo. (Laughter and applause).
But T feel a thrill of satisfaction in say
ing that Minneapolis, with 400 blue Jack
ets and forty marines, is likely to be
steaming on her swift way to Constan
tinople to represent the conscience of
Christian American. (Great applause).
FOR THE PROMISED LAND.
Two Negro \v omen Started on Their Jour
ney by the Sheriff.
Savannah, Ga„ Nov. 22.—A special to
the Morning News from Warrenton, t»a..
says: At 12 o'clock today Florence Eng
lish and Amanda Cody paid the penalty
on the scaffold for the murder of Cicero
Cody, the husband of Amanda, last May.
The scene of the murder Is near Nor
wood, In this county. Amanda Cody and
her paramour. Florence English, killed
Cicero Cody in his own home one night
with a rock and a piece of wood, his
body being burled near the house, and
every day the guilty pair would visit the
tcmriorary grave and see if the corpse of
their victim still remained. His absence
from home created suspicion, and bis
body was found hidden under some
leaves and pine straw. The murderers
acknowledged their guilt and were hang
ed today. Roth went through the trap
together, their necks being broken by the
fall. Their bodies were cut down in
seventeen minutes and delivered to
friends for burial. The hanging took
place lu the jail, and was witnessed by
only a few people. Both declared as
usual that they were bound for the prom
ised land, A thousand negroes were In
town to witness th- hanging, but were
disappointed.
SELMA'S NEWS BUDGET
Dangerous Fire in a Cotton
Sample Room.
SELMA TO BE ADVERTISED
Marriage of Two Prominent Couples Cele
brated—A Good Romance Spoiled by a
Young Woman's Non-appearance.
Selma, Nov. 22.—(Special.)—Just at
dark last night Dan Gardner struck a
match to light the gas in Maas &
Schwarz's cotton sample room, and the
head of the match broke off and blazing
fell into the cotton samples with which
the room Is filled. In the twinkling of an
eye the room was a mass of flames.
The alarm was immediately sent in,
and. when the fire department reached
the scene the flames had made their way
through the windows and were leaping
hign above the top of the front building.
For a few moments the entire block
seemed doomed to a fiery fate. The fire
men, however, soon got the fire under
control and it was extinguished before a
great deal of damage was done.
Mr. Schwarz says their loss is slight.
The stock of groceries of S. Maas below
was badly damaged by water.
Amende Honorable.
To make amends for their failure to
mention Selma in a pamphlet recently
issued the authorities of the Atlan' a and
West Point road have agreed to issue a
Selma supplement to contain a. write-up
of Selma, her resources and institutions,
the same to be illustrated. Secretary
McKee of the Commercial and Industrial
association will go over to Atlanta this
afternoon to consult with the authorities
of the road as to the amount of matter,
etc., needed and will return Monday and
begin preparations for same at once.
A Negro Shot.
Water Jones, a negro who works on
Rev. Byrd Moore's place, near Summer
field, was shot in the lower part of the
abdomen with a shotgun in the hands of
Mr. Archie Samples, superintendent of
the plantation, yesterday morning about
8 o’clock.
She Failed to Show Up.
Two SouthBide young people tried to
many in Selma Thursday. They both
live near Sardis, and had an appoint
ment to meet at the residence of Mr.
Henry Bowdon, in East Selma. The par
ties were Mr. Humphreys Laster and
Miss Mamie Huffman. Mr . Laster
showed up at Mr. Bowden's residence
expecting to met his would-be-bride, but
for some unaccountable reason she failed!
to show up. Both the parties are well
known, Mr. Laster being a substantial
young farmer of the Southside. It is
not known why the parents object to
the marriage, as both of the parties are
of age. After going to the residence of
Mr. Bowden and failing to find the young
ladv he left for Sardis with the intention!
of finding her. It is supposed that her
people caught on to the little racket and
frustrated their plans.
A Valuable Stamp.
A few days ago the little son of con
stable Ayeock found a stamp Issued from
the Uniontown postofflce during the war.
Little Goodwin Wilkins offered him 50
cents for it and the Stamp changed
hands. Goodwin wrote on to a stamp
collector and asked him what he would
give him for it. That individual asked
the owner what he would take for it and
Goodwin named the sum of $225. He was
just guessing in the dark, but utterly
to his astonishment a litter came accept
ing the offer and a few days later a
check came for the amount, after the
stamp collector had seen the stamp and
was convinced that it was genuine.
Goodwin Wilkins feels very proud of
his pick-up, but It would be hard to Im
agine the feelings of the little fellow
who sold it for 50 cents.
Clay-Fowlkes Nuptials.
Probably the largest number of the
elite of Selma ever gathered at one time
end in one place weere gathered at the
First Methodist church last night to wit
ness the nuptials of Maj. James Burns
Clay and Miss Marguerite Edna Fowlkes.
Many could not as much as gain admis
sion to the church.
Promptly at il o'clock the march to the
hymeneal altar commenced. The ush
ers, W. N. Compton, A. J. Goodwin., Dr.
Samuel Kirkpatrick, W. S. Woolsey, E.
C. Jones and E. Gillman, came first, fol
lowed by the attendants, J. T. Russell,
Jr and Miss Carolyn Haralson. C. M.
Howard and Miss Lueile Fowlkes, A. F.
Armstrong and Miss Page Jones, Col. L.
L. Herzberg and Miss Louise Melvin,
Capt. R. D. Walker and Miss Louise
Compton, L, O. Davidson and Miss Lucy
Burns. Then came Major Clay on the
arm of his best man, A. A. Hobdy. fol
lowed by the bride-elect on the arm of her
sister, the maid of honor, Miss Alieze
Fowlkes. Rev. A. J. Lamar performed
the wedding ceremony.
Immediately after the ceremony a re
ception was given at the palatial home
of the bride’s mother, Mrs. B. J. Fowlkes,
on Church street, which was attended by
the members of Selma's 400.
Major- and Mrs. Clay will leave this
morning for Washington, where they
will spend their honeymoon. Than Ma
jor Clay no more popular or deserving
young man ever won the heart and
hand of one of God's best gifts to man.
In social, business and military circles
he stands second to none.
Than Mrs. Clay no more admirable
woman ever vouchsafed her love and
life unto any man. She is a woman of
superior mental endowments, of queenly
igrace and beauty.
Personal ana uenerni motes.
H. T. Brown of Columbia, Tenn., a
mechanical and electrical engineer, and
graduate of Cornell university of Yonk
ers, N. Y., is now in charge of Selma’s
electric light plant.
J. J. Hooper received yesterday by ex
breFS sixteen Mexican quails, a present
from his nephew, Charles M. Adams, a
merchant of Colorado City. Tex. Mr.
tfooper proposes to release the quails on
favorite hunting ground and try to
I also more from them. They are about
the size of the ordinary quail and are a
pretty dull color.
. Mrs E. K. Carlisle and Mr. and Mrs. O.
M. Cawthon returned from Atlanta yes
terday morning.
J. N. Ross of Autauga county and J.
jLeon Clay' of this city had a fisticuff on
Water street yesterday morning, about a
business transaction. Both were arrest
ed.
Mrs. I. R. Eskew and Mrs. George
Phillips left yesterday afternoon for
Huntsville, to attend the state conven
tion of the Young Men’s Christian asso
ciation.
R. D. Shuptrlne and family left yester
day for Atlanta, to see the exposition.
Mrs. G. H. Peacock has returned from
a visit to Faunsdale.
Mrs. H. U. McKinney returned to
Greensboro yesterday.
Mvs. J. C Wllkerson and Miss Lucy
Miller are visiting the Atlanta exposition.
Wiae-Holraes Wedding.
Robert F. Wise and Miss Tex Holmes,
both of this city, were united in mar
riage'at the First Methodist church in
this city Wednesday night at K o'clock.
Rev. A. J. Lamar officiating. The wed
ding, to say the least, was a beautiful
one. The church was Ailed with the
Pills
Never Have
Never Can
Dissolve Uric Acid
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Or Oxalate of Lime.
Which are solids and cause
Kidney disease, Bright’s dis
oase, Gravel, Rheumatism,
etc.
A LIQUID MEDICINE must
be used as a solvent.
WARNER’S SAFE CURE,
a scientific and time tried
remedy for all Kidney
and Urinary Diseases, dis
solves Uric Acid, Oxalate of
Lime, etc , and expels these
poisons from the system.
‘‘A SINGLE FACT OUT
WEIGHS A THOUSAND
CLAIMS.”
friends and admirers of the young
couple.
The bridal party was preceded down
the aisle of the church by two little falr>l
like girls, who opened and held ajar two
tiny white gates, through which the par
ty passed to the altar. These little girls
were Mabel Tisslex and Birdie Hall.
The ushers were Fayette Callen,
Charles Ikerman, J. H. Dunklin and J.
M. Seymour and the attendants were A.
T. Reeves and Miss Belle Wise, Frank
Davidson and Miss Annie Neil. G. A.
Newman and Miss Alma Wallis. The
flower girls were Hannah Holmes and
Annie Howard, and the maid of honor,
Miss Lena Wise.
NOTICE, COMMITTEES.
The committees to meet and arrange
for entertaining the delegations of busi
ness men from St. Louis and New York
next week are requested to meet at the
Commercial club rooms this afternoon.
It is important that every member of
the committees be present.
First-class goods. Prices a
little under the other dealers.
Call and be convinced.
STOWERS FURNITURE CO.,
1816 and 1818 2d avenue.
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Notice.
We have Just received a carload of
choice California wines, such as Clarets,
Port, Sherry and 'White Wine. They are
equal In quality to any Imported wines;
prices are within reach of everybody.
Special Inducements to parties buying by
the barrel. Samples free of charge. Give
i us a call. -
M. & A. WISE,
Corner Morris Ave. and 20th St.
MONEY TO LOAN.
Wanted at once— Loans In amounts
from $3000 to $20,000 on centrally located
business or desirable residence property.
Loans promptly effected and money paid.
Apply
STEINER BROS., Bankers.
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Fresh bread and candy made
daily at C. W. Cody’s, 1820 to
1826 3d avenue. >5 tf sp
The Advertiser's coup d'etat which
came out after the late elections has
been sidetracked. Governor Oates Is out
In a speech declaring he will not be a
candidate for governor, and will not ac
cept the nomination. So the Advertiser
must nominate some other man. Here
tofore the people have had their candi
date and the Advertiser has had Its can
didate, and it has always triumphed in
the fight by forcing by diplomatic
skill its candidate on the people. But all
good things must have an end as well as
evil ones. The Advertiser has great rea
son to rejoice over its former triumphs.
It speaks volumes for the power and in
fluence of that great newspaper organ,
but It ought to be satisfied with Its form
er victories and follow the people In the
coming contest; otherwise it may lose its
prestige, which has been of so much val
ue to It in the past. It may press Its
claims a bit too far and fall very hard.
Indeed, the little fall it has Just experi
enced In pressing Governor Oates’ claims
to a point where most of its gold allies
left it alone ought to be a warning. The
Mobile Register, the Birmingham News,
the Anniston Hot Blast and the Hunts
ville Argus refused to go with the Ad
vertiser in pressing Governor Oates'
claims after Capt. 3. F. Johnston an
nounced his candidacy. But notwith
standing this, the Advertiser says the
gold standard men must have a candi
date—another demand for harmony, we
suppose, such as the Advertiser is accus
tomed to making. We doubt If this great
organ can find its man.
It does seem time for this peace-loving
organ of the party, so devoted to party
harmony, to let up and fall into line.
Why worry about finding another candi
date? Why not have the one who has
been so loyal and true to the cause, who
has shown his devotion to the democracy
of Alabama? Why force an unwilling
candidate into the race to oppose John
ston In order to get up dissension and
division, if success is what you want?
Mr. Rich or Mr. Clark® of Mobile, or H.
C. Tompkins of Montgomery, may go
into the race unless they think the water
is too deep for them, If the Advertiser
will call them out. But it would be a
great mistake to force an issue of this
kind on the people now. when the whole
country seems willing to give the nom
ination to Johnston by acclamation.—
Progressive Age.
A Stitch in Time
Save* nine, says the old proverb. Mr. J.
r. WaSBel, printer
Dwiglit, lit.,Bays:
“I neglected what
seemed a Blight
ailment un
til I became so
broken down
from rheumatism
that I had to give
up my work and
becamean invalid.
I yielded to my
wife’s propoeition
to take Hood’s Sar
aapaniia. 1 used 2
bottles, have entirely recovered strength
and enjoy life like a new mars My wife says
Hood’s Sarsaparilla
Did it and insisted on my writing this."
Dills nnr* habitual constl
nOOU 3 rlllS nation. 28c. nerboi.
PUBLIC!
-•
The Cleveland Bicycle
Displayed in our window will be i
given away during
Ckrintinas Week.
The date will be announced later.
A TICKET for every purchase of
ONE DOLLAR of merchandise
will be given away until that
time.
The following citizens have been
appointed and consented to give
away the Bicycle:
Joseph F. Johnston,
H. M. Wilson, * |
J. B. Cobbs,
Felix Drennen. I
W. J, Cameron, !
Rufus N. Rhodes. j
Very respectfully, ! ,
1. WEIL«10.,
Merchant Tailors and Furnishers
1915 and 1917 First Avenue.
(POTTER BUILDINQ)
SOLE AGENTS KNOX HATS.
When sand's as good as sugar, I
When chalk's as good as milk,
When eighteen inches make a yard.
And cotton equals silk,
When fourteen ounces make a pound,
(And this you'll not allow),
Then poor machines may be as good,
Ab the BAR-LOCK is right now.
Write, telephone or call on BRAZEAL
BROS, at once for one of the BAR-LOCK
TYPEWRITERS.
BRAZEAL BROS.
225 21st Street.
Other machines taken In exchange.
Repairing and cleaning a specialty.
j LADIES
DEFENDERS,
19 Cents.
Just Received!
Another big lot of these all wool ]
goods; worth 75c, our price, 19c. ]
Our Shoes are Cheap, Too.
MESSER,
THE FEET FITTER.
2010 Second Avenue. 3
MJiefiltosf rau& hwafcMht
mKMNORUNS,
Write to u6 Jor euenjHum}known in.
music.
SEM-S-8R0S.
2105 N2107 l^flUE. 0IRMINtHWA'*L».'
ADDISON & CO.,
General Insurance Agents and Brokers
No. 607 Thirteenth street. Northwest,
Washington, D. C.
Represent only the best companies and
place insurance on all classes of insurable
property at from 15 to 20 per cent lower than
focal agents. We deal direct with the prop
erty owner and save him the agent's com
mission. We make a specialty of Insuring
cotton, cotton gins, stores, farm property,
mills and factories of all kinds.
Form for description of property mailed
upon application.
Writes us before insuring for rates.
Solicitors wanted.8-28-Sm
The Israel Tailoring Company.
114 Twenty-first Street.
WE GUARANTEE
Perfect fitting garments.
Materials of the best class, and
Prompt fulfillment of orders i
At lowest consistent prices.
We base our claims on facts. Can wd
subtantiate them for you? Try us.
The Israel Tailoring Company.
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