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noted in these columns If sent to Mrs. George C. Ball, Nineteenth street, between Tanth and Eleventh avenues. South High lands. Telephone 98%. > After a vacation delightfully spent with relatives in Atlanta and In seeing the great exposition, 1 am once more at home, and enter with renewed energy upon my duties, feeling that each glimpse of the outside world but impresses upon every thoughtful person the power of the present day journalism and the im mense responsibility that rests upon each man and woman connected with the pro fession. And a view of the exposition gives a fresh impetus to southern hope, for it demonstrates the force of southern energy and southern genius, and what can be accomplished by our section by properly directed zeal. The fragmentary notes given this morning were written early during my visit to Atlanta, but be cause of some irregularity of the mail' service they were belated, and in conse quence the second letter, which, arrived first, was published on Thursday, mak ing matters appear a little awkward. When the Southern railway train of the Georgia division pulled out of Bir mingham on Wednesday afternoon, De cember 4, for Atlanta, it was filled with valuable human freight—with a goodly company of Birmingham folk, all bent on seeing the Cotton States and Interna tional exposition, and seeing it under pleasant and congenial circumstances. On the train were Col. and Mrs. L. V. Clarke, Capt. and Mrs. Joseph F. John ston, Mrs. J. M. Davidson, Miss Irene Dozier, Mr. and Mrs. James Bailey, be sides Misses .Elise and Sue Alien Ball, myself and others, bent upon the same agreeable mission. Through the falling shades of night we sped towards the southern metropolis, Atlanta, to which all eyes and feet have been turned since the middle of last September, and at near ly midnight we found ourselves amid the great throng which lines the car shed at all hours of the day and night. Some of us were greeted by watting loved ones and borne to hospitable homes, while others found comfortable quarters in the great hotels of this bustling-'city. I have mentioned that among the Bir mingham contingent were Mr. and Mrs. Bailey, but a mere mention will not do for a bride and groom who took their friends so completely by surprise by their marriage that it was necessary to have explanations made, even to news paper people. Mr. and Mrs. Bailey were quietly married Wednesday afternoon. It was a pretty home wedding, and the happy young couple drove immediately to the railway station and took the train for Atlanta. But some of Mr. Bailey’s time was pleasantly occupied while we waited fo^ a belated train connection in explaining. In the most unruffled man ner possible under the circumstances, why he was making the trip, and why he was not alone. He quite rejoiced in hav ing successfully escaped newspaper men tion, but I think he found that there is as much tender interest attached to bride and groom after the marriage cere mony as before it. Well, the splendid Atlanta exposition has been seen and studied by hundreds of Birmingham people, and doubtless the verdict is almost unanimous that it is a magnificent, an absolute success. From the moment that you catch a glimpse of the picturesque gateway, with its Tu dor-like towers and turrets, you are im pressed with the magnitude of the under taking and the enormous realizations brought about by these indomitable At lanta people, who have yet to acknowl edge their first failure In any direction. It is useless to describe ithe beautiful grounds of the exposition with Its stately buildings, its expanse of lakes and all the minutiae which pertain to such an en closure. The handsome roadways are filled with teeming humanity, going from building to building in quest of knowl edge. Huge herdlcs, gay in red or yel low paint and drawn by four or five horses, carry weary pedestrians around the grounds for 5 cents, and a few rolling chairs are seen, holding men and women whose physical strength has waned in the effort to "take in" the great show. The buildings are always filled with visitors, some from the tropical regions, whose climate has left its dusky impress upon their brown faces; some from cold er climes, who bear upon their cheeks the blush that came with the kiss of the north wind. All nations have sent rep resentatives, all countries have contrib uted of their population; but no matter what tongue is spoken, no matter wheth er the skin be fair or dark, the verdict is one and the same, and that Is that the Atlanta exposition is a tremendous suc cess. If you speak the soft, musical vernacular of the dear south you will pause as you enter the gateway, hold your breath as the grand realization of southern enterprise bursts upon your astonished gaze, and as the bells chime in the great towers above the din and bustle, "Nearer, My God. to Thee. Nearer to Thee.” you will raise your heart in profound gratitude to that God who has been so near to our southern land, and who has brought out of the confusion of war, pestilence and poverty a time when the south exhibits to the world the tri umphs of her genius and her courage. • • • All women's feet naturally tend to wards the woman's building, which is always crowded with men and women alike. Throughout its corridors, halls and rooms are beautiful works of art which sprung from women's brains and women's fingers, and rare old reminders of another age and time, which are sur rounded by the opaleseent mists of tra dition. Many states have rooms In this building, which are ornately odorned with treasures loaned by distinguished citizens. Then there Is the assembly hall, with its wealth of priceless por traits, sent by the women of South Car olina. and Its rich oriental draperies from the same source. There seems to be a ridiculous side to almost every phase of life, and there cer tainly is to the women’s congress, of which you and I read so much In the flu ent pages of the "Woman's Department” of the Constitution and Journal. Before coming over I confess to having been affected by an envy of the large body of humanity who daily listened to the elo quent addresses of notable women from all parts of the country. 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Nothing performs the needed service so surely and so rapidly. It is the greatest nerve and brain re storative the world has ever known. The wonderful formula for Paine's celery compound is no secret to the medical profession. It is not a patent medicine. Its absolute freedom from any deleteri ous substance Is an assured fact vouched for by the ablest physicians in the coun try, and by the eminent Prof. Edward E. Phelps, M. D., LL. D„ of Dartmouth college, who first prepared it. Sufferers from neuralgia, neuralgic headaches and rheumatism should stop short their morphine, quinine and such pain-killing drugs. No cure can be hoped for from these temporizers. There is one way of getting rid forever of the causes of all this suffering; that is by taking Palbe’s celery compound. In this great modern remedy the real means to health is attended to; sleep is made sound and refreshing, the appetite improves and the nerves stop complaining, because they get the nutriment that nature requires. This is the fundamental, rational way that Paine’s celery compound takes to be able to cope successfully with diseases of the liver, kidneys and stomach, and to guarantee a complete return of sound sleep, good digestion and a quiet, well regulated nervous system. Paine's celery compound permanently cures diseases of nervous origin. It makes the sick well again. will my soul be harrowed with unrealized desires, for I, with other friends, was present at one of these congresses, when the exercises were enjoyed by at least one dozen zealous men and women; and, sad to relate—sad in the light of what I had read for weeks—I found this was a large and enthusiastic audience. Some of the celebrated women who have come to Atlanta to deliver addresses have been greeted by empty benches and an utter absence of enthusiasm save from the generous pens of newspaper reporters. Some of our party strolled leisurely into the assembly hall during the Chautauqua congress, which was presided over by Miss Bunnie Love, an earnest worker in good fields. After the exercises were concluded she came hopefully towards the most modest gentleman of our party and asked, "Are you Professor McGreg or?” Notwithstanding his surprise, he insisted that he could not lay claim to any such personality. Still chimed in Miss Love, "if you are, I want you to make us a speech;” whereupon the Ala bama gentleman (who was not the mem ber of the party who has been frequently heard upop the stump) assured Miss Love, with firmness, but gentleness, that were he Professor McGregor he would address the audience with pleasure; but, as he was not, he must decline the honor of acting as a substitute. Amid mutual explanations our party retired. • • • The Alabama building is the rendez vous for Alabamians, and a pleasant, comfortable meeting place it is. The building is excellent and reflects the greatest credit upon the comparatively few public-spirited citizens of our state through whose zeal and energy it was built. The exhibits are remarkably fine, consisting of minerals, ores, agricultural products and many useful articles man ufactured in Alabama. Especially wor thy of mention are the cedar buckets and churns, which compare favorably with those from any other section. There are two comfortable reception rooms, both heated by large stoves, and a won derfully attractive little apartment, dec orated with various kinds of denim made by the cotton mills of Columbus, Ga. Colonel West of Birmingham and Major Culver of Union Springs are in charge of the Alabama building and ex tend the kindest hospitality to all vis itors. At our state building we had the pleasure of meeting Dr. George M. Mor row, Mrs. C. P. Perin and Mr. Gairett. The latter has charge of the wonderful Corona coal exhibit, which ls» exciting so much Interest and favorable com ment. We induced Mrs. Perin to Join our small party, and together we went from one splendid building to another, about which I shall write tomorrow. At lanta is in a constant whirl of excite ment. Each day brings new Interests and enthusiasms, until the remark of an old-fashioned darky seems to cover the situation. Upon viewing the splendid procession of Maryland dignitaries—sol diers, sailors, bands and drum corps— on Saturday, Maryland day. he turned with a delighted grin to a gentleman who stood near and exclaimed: "Marster, these Atlanta folks are In it sure enough; they sure has stirred up things; why, it's been Christmas every day since dis here show started.” And so it has. « p • Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Kirkpatrick re turned Thursday night from a several days' visit to the Atlanta exposition. * * * Capt. and Mrs. John A. Walker spent Wednesday and Thursday at the Atlanta exposition, reaching home Thursday night. • • • Gen. Robert D. Johnston arrived In Birmingham on Friday, after an ab sence of several months spent in St. Louis and other cities of the west. • * * The Little Jokers were very handsome ly entertained on Thursday afternoon by Mrs. Eugene Brown, on the South Highlands. There were eight tables of players, and two prizes were offered, one to the club members and one to the guests. After many exciting games, the club prize, a lovely Venetian glass vase, was won by Mrs. Corinne Tuttle, and the guest prize, a pair of beautiful silver manicure scissors and knife, was carried off by Miss Tatum of Memphis, who is visiting Mrs. Frank Fowlkes. The Little Jokers will be entertained next Thursday afternoon by Mrs. Richard Randolph. Mrs. Eugene Brown served delicious re freshments during the afternoon, includ ing punch. Among the guests of Mrs. Brown were Misseg Stratton and Tatum of Memphis, Miss Leila Johnston of Eu faula. Misses Patti Ruffner. May Hooper, Kathleen Hooper and Mesdames Harry Jones, Wilbur Brown, Robert Jemison, Sydenham Moore, James Weatherly, John W. Tomlinson. Frank Fowlkes, F. D. Young, W. J. Craddock and A. J. McTaffe. * • • Mr. and Mrs. Alex T. London and Miss Rachel Troy London have returned from a stay of several days at the Atlanta exposition. • • • Many friends of Mrs. W. L. Sims have received the following handsome cards: "At home, Monday, December 16, Mrs. William Lee Sims. Two o’clock p. m. Prognessive luncheon. R. S. V. P.” Enclosed Is the card of Mrs. Caswell P. Ellis of New Orleans, the charming and cultivated sister of Mrs. Sims, in whose honor the delightful luncheon will be given. Miss Mary Clare Milner and Mr. H. Key Milner returned yesterday at noon from Aneilston, whither they went to at tend the brilliant nuptials of Miss Annie Bush and Mr. W. D. Nesbitt on Thurs day evening. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Nes bitt spent a few hours In Birmingham yesterday en route to their future home. They came over In the handsome private car of Col. T. G- Bush, the fnther of Mrs. Nesbitt. • • • The Aurora IJterary circle was delight fully entertained on Wednesday after noon by Miss Mary Anderson at the handsome home of her parents, MaJ. and Mrs. F. T. Anderson. The rooms were prettily decorated and dainty refresh ments were served after the literary pro gramme. This was the second meeting of this promising young club, and the ex cellent original papers and the enthusi asm and Interest of the ambitious young girls who constitute the membership ar gues a future of brilliant results. The quotations on Wednesday afternoon were from Tennyson’s "Idylls of the King." Miss Nell Arnold read a paper upon "The Britons;” Miss Gertrude Ault read a piftjer upon “Druldlsm.” These papers of the members are always entirely and absolutely original, and indicate thought, study and power of expression very un usual In girls so young. Miss Mary An derson read a selection from Tennyson's "Idylls of the King." The Aurora Lit erary club will meet next with Miss Ger trude Ault, Fifth avenue and Twenty fourth street. • • • Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Smith, Jr., gave an elegant and beautiful reception last evening In honor of their lovely young daughter. Miss Margaret Smith, at their handsome home on th° Smith Highlands. The lateness of the hour precludes a more elaborate account of this splendid social function this morning. * * • The Birmingham Conservatory of Mu sic will give Its fourth recital this after noon at 3 o’clock, to which a cordial in vitation is extended to patrons and friends of the institution. It is a pupils’ lecltai, and the programme constitutes a most pleasing variety, as follows: Piano, "At the Spring" (Joseffy)—Miss Marie Wilson. Songs—(a) "For What Thou Art” (Rose wig); (b) "Of Thee I’m Thinking" fStrel ezki)—Miss Clara Makin. Plano. "Etude," d minor (Heller); "In vention.” a major (Bach)—Miss Annie M. Lockhart. Songs—(a) “Speed On, My Bark” (Les lie); (b) “Forget Me Not” (Owen)—Mr. E. E. Williams. Piano, "Sonatina” (Haendel)—Miss Lu cy Reall. Violin. “Sixth Air Varle” (De Berlot)— Miss Florrie Graves. Songs—(a) “Love’s Proving" (Lobr); (b) "Dreams” (Strelezki)—Miss Mini Kaufman. Piano concerto, e flat major (Mozart), first movement, second piano accompani ment—Miss Cleo Glover. Children Cry for Pitcher’s Castoria. Standard brands of fine old whisky, thoroughly matured j6 years old, 75c a bottle. H. BARNARD, 209 and 21119th Street. Open until 9:30 p. m. 12-13-tf FAILING MANHOOD General and Nervous Debility. 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Pursuant to a call of the president a meet ing of the stockholders of the Pocahontas C.oal company will be held at the office of the company at No. 1921 Powell avenue, in the city of Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, December 31, at 2 p. m. for the purpose of voting on a Resolution to issue the bonds of the company in an amount of $25,000, pay able in five years from date, with interest, at the rate of 6 percent, payable semi-an nually; secured by a first mortgage on all the property and franchises of the corpora tion. NORMAN W. SMITH, JR., 11-30-sat-lt Secretary. SHave fcr Ten Cents. 25a,lr Cut for 25 Cents. HUE. HD. XjOr’T’IH'T, 117 20lh Street. Skilled wbito barbers. •'ll-6-tf FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS. An Old and Well-Tried Remedy, MBS. WINSLOW’S SOOTHING SYBUP, has been used for over fifty years by mil lions of mothers for their children whilo teething with perfect success. It soothes the child, softens the gums, allays all pain, cures wind colic, and is the best remedy for diarrhoea. 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Buy an EN TERPRISE mill and manufacture your COTTONSEED MEAL, HULLS,CHOPS, > etc., at nome, ana tnereoy uiscontlnue the ruinous habit of selling your cotton seed at from SIX to EIGHT DOLLARS per ton and afterwards buying back their products at SIXTEEN to EIGHTEEN DOLLARS per ton. Cotton seed corn and peas mixed and ground together on our ENTERPRISE mill makes the richest COW FEED in the world, and can be sold to cattle feeders and feed dealers In unlimited quantities at a profit of 40 to 50 per cent to the manu facturer. Write *for prices and terms. PERRYMAN & CO., Sole Manufacturers, 1720Bfrmingh»m*Aia. The Everett Piano. The Only Piano receiving the Highest Award at the Cotton States and International Exposition. On exhibi tion at our Piano Warerooms. Call and see them before making your purchases. SOUTHERN MUSIC COMPANY, ja-e-tne-thu-aat 208 and aio North Twenty-first Street. SR. 7. E. HOLLOWAY, SPECIALIST, Private Diseases. PRIVATE MEDICAL DISPENSARY, Steiner Bank Buldling, corner First Ave nue and 21st Street, Birmingham, Ala. i The oldest, best equipped and most eue | cessful Institution of its kind In the South. |n Established In the city of Birmingham, F Ala., August 3, 1887. 7* Office Hours—8:30 a. m. to 12 m., 1:30 to 5:30 p. m. Sunday, 10 a. m . to 12 m. The Specialist who treats thousands of patients has mou experience than the physician who occasionally practices on one. Th? indisputable fact that Dr. Holloway Is the only physician in the South con trolling sufficient practice in private troubles, such as Syphilis, Gonorrhoea, Gleet, Stricture, Bad Blood, Skin and.Bladder Diseases, Ulcers, Womb Troubles, etc., to devote his whole time to their cure is sufficient evidence of his great experience /and successful treatment. Special attention is given to the treatment of unfortunates suffering from early Imprudence, errors of youth, loss of vitality, loss of manhood, sexual de bility, or any of Its maddening effects. GET WELL and enjoy life as you should. Many men and youths are today occupying subordinate positions In life who. If they were able to exercise their brain power to its full and natural capacity, would Instead be leaders. If you live in or near the city, call at my Private Dispensary. If at a distance, write me your trouble, enclosing stamp for reply. My book on private diseases and proper question lists will be sent to anyone on application. ( . _, HIRSCH '1 Dig Ms ami millinery company, 3022 First Avenue. I I They are Manufac-| turers’ Sample Gar- B 75 I merits, and we bought | i-> \ them at a great bar-1 I Berlin - --f— I gain for cash. Jackets \—-— ,, , i And CapeS I naVy blue and tan. Received, Mandolin, melon and I bishop sleeves; heavy, ^ corded seams; all sizes. / Just received in Cloth, / Astrachan Plush, Ve- \ New Capes )--—.. ----- - I lour and Silk Velvet. i——— n™»————————J CHEAP CHRISTM AS GOODS! Matchless Toys ! Beautiful Dolls ! Interesting Games ! Hand some Books 1 Birmingham’s Holiday Quarters! Have just received $20,000 worth of Holiday goods which must be dispos ed of before Jan. 1. Largest assortment of Christmis presents in thi south. 25 dozen large fancy horns.$ 5 17 dozen 10c Jack In boxes. 3 72 dozen 10c painted vases. 5 27 dozen decorated china cups and sau cers. is 50 dozen 25c tin toys. 9 36 dozen beautiful china tea sets. 9 92 dozen large china dolls. 9 24 dozen 25c painted carts. 12 12 dozen $1.50 steel axle wood wagons.. 99 10 dozen good size velocipedes. 1 98 100 dozen dolls, long flowing hair.$ 23 13 dozen 10c bellow toys. 3 350 dozen large Christmas candles, dozen. 9 24 dozen assorted colored doll babies... 33 36 dozen doll furniture. 10 45 dozen assorted 10c games. 5 72 dozen fancy 10c cap pistols. 5 17 dozen 10c picture books. 5 41 dozen 50c red chairs. 23 12 dozen hobby horses.1 25 £">011(1 car loau Ol Oicycies, X ricycies, vciuui|»cura, null »»okuiib, UVCI iJBiiv/no, Handy Wagons, Hobby Horses, Hocking Horses, Chairs, Toy Furniture, Desks, Tool Chests, Black Boards. 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All the latest and best books for the youths of our land. Board books, color books, toy books and linen books for the little tots. Bibles and Prayer Books. A Bagster Bible, divinely circuit, large size, maps, reference helps and con cordance, only $1.45; with patent index $2.25. JSTToys of all kinds. Dolls, doll carriages, velocfpedes and iron wagons. The Metropolitan Hotel and Restaurant Nos. 8 and 10 North 20th Street, Corner Morris Avenne. NEXT TO THE UNION DEPOT. REGULAR MEALS, 26 CENTS.