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OUR SOCIAL WORLD.
(Continued From Eighth P»geO^ _
kinds of domestic articles necessary for
such duties as pertain to wash day;
Tuesday’s booth, ironing day, has suita
ble articles for Ironing duties; Wednes
day’s booth, mending day, will contain
pretty and useful domestic parapherna
lia; Thursday’s booth, reception day, will
be full of attractive fancy articles; Fri
day's booth, cleaning day, and Satur
day’s booth, baking day, will contain all
that can be desired or expected, accord
lug to their names. Lunch will be served
during the day and evening. All kinds
of beautiful dolls and lovely embroidery
will be for sale, and fruits and nuts by
the wholesale. The Carnival of Days will
continue until Thursday or Friday. The
ladies have on exhibition at Loveman,
Joseph & Loeb’e a case of exquisite em
broideries, which will be disposed of at
the bazaar.
* • *
The following invitation has been re
ceived and it tells of the approaching
marriage of one of the pretty belles In
the Hebrew circle of our city and a prom
inent young business man of Mississippi:
"Mrs. Flora Levy invites you to witness
the marriage of her daughter, Hannah
C., to Mr. Henry J. Koch, Monday even
ing, December 30, 1895, at 8:30 o’clock.
Temple Emanuel, Birmingham, Ala.”
• • *
Miss Marian Louise Wilson of St. An
drew’s Bay, Fla., is visiting her brother,
Dr. E. A. Wilson, corner of Fourth ave
nue and Twenty-second street.
* * •
The handsome home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. R. Smith, Jr., never looked more beau
tiful than it did on Friday evening, when
filled with hundreds of the belles and
beaux of Birmingham society, who
gathered to welcome Miss Margaret
Smith, the lovely young daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Smith, upon her formal en
trance into society. The hall was deco
rated with holly and mistletoe; the par
lors in palms, ferns, bamboo and smilax;
the coffee room was In ferns and smilax,
and all the handsome curtains were
adorned with smilax. In the dining room
the color scheme was lilac and green,
and a profusion of lilac wisteria made
the room beautiful with Its grace and col
or. The refreshments carried out the
color idea, the ices being In violet and
while tints, and the tables were deco
rated with lovely violet embroideries and
candelabra with violet shades. Danc
ing was Indulged in during the evening,
and a delightful orchestra contributed
to the pleasure of the evening. Miss
Smith wore an exquisite gown of lilac
slik, trimmed with velvet a shade darker,
and she carried a large bunch of violets,
and wore the same flowers on
her corsage. Mrs. Smith's toilette
was a very handsome black satin, and
she wore pink roses. It was an elegant
and delightful reception—another social
success to be added to the many which
already belong to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
R. Smith, Jr., and their charming young
daughter. Mrs. and Mi*g Smith were as
sisted in receiving by Misses Johnston of
New York. Mamie Pearson, Mary Clare
Milner, Amy and Mollie Jordan, Mary
George Linn, Maude Terrell, Kate and
Sarah Rogan, Kate and Anna Morrow,
Lucy Hagood and Miss Prince of Besse
mer.
« * •
Miss Jennie Porter entertained a num
ber of her young friends at a handsome
dining yesterday evening at 6 o’clock at
the home of her parents. Judge and Mrs.
M. T. Porter, on Eighth avenue.
* • •
After Monday Misses Stratton and
Tatum of Memphis will be the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. William B. Leedy on the
South Highlands.
* • *
The marriage of Miss Annie Bush and
Mr. W. D. Nesbitt on last Thursday
evening at Parker Memorial church, An
niston, was a brilliant event, witnessed
by friends from many parts of Alabama,
and even New York. The church was
elaborately decorated with palms, wild
smllax and garlands of pink satin rib
bon. Piano lan'is, with pink shades,
were placed among the palms on the ros
trum, end the seats set aside for the
family were marked by wide pink satin
ribbons. It was a pink and white wed
ding, and a carnation wedding also.
There were the bridesmaids In lovely
white satin gowns who carried bunches
* of pink carnations, tied with pink satin
ribbons. Among the number were three
beautiful Mobile girls, Misses Grace Hop
kins, Annie Prince and Grace Bestor.
The maid of honor was another beauty,
Miss Haralson, who wore a pink bro
caded pompadour gown, and carried pink
carnations, tied with pink ribbon. There
were ten groomsmen besides ushers, and
Mr. Wallace Buttolph of Marietta, Ga..
was best man. The bride was a vision of
loveliness, in a magnificent white satin
toRette veil, orange blossoms, and car
rying a huge bunch of white carnations.
She came In with her father. Col. T. G.
Bush. The wedding at the church was
followed by a brilliant reception at the
handsome home of the bride’s parents.
Mrs. Bush received her guests in an ex
quisite costume of silver grey silk, grey
chitfon waist, trimmed with pink carna
tions. The presents were magnificent
Bnd came from friends In many parts
of the country. Mrs. R. P. Nesbitt,
mother of the groom, wore a handsome
black satin toilette, and Mrs. Glover, his
sister, both of Marietta, Ga., was gowned
in pink brocaded satin, trimmed with
black. The groom, Mr. W. D. Nesbitt,
is the son of Mr. R. P. Nesbitt, commis
sioner of agriculture for Georgia, and Is
a prominent young gentleman, with
many friends In Birmingham. Miss Bush
is the daughter of Col. and Mrs. T. G.
Bush, and Is one of the beauties and
belles of Alabama.
It’s good-bye to our old
stand, but not farewell to a
single one of our numerous
good customers. We carry
all our old ones and add many
new ones in our new quar
ters. In fancy and staple
family groceries we still lead
all others, and the housekeep
ers know it.
J. FOX’S SONS.
EUFATJLA.
Circuit Court—“Times Groat Day"—Socials
and Personal Matters.
Fufaula. Dec. 14.—(Special.)—The fall
term of circuit court adjourned last Sat
urday. The grand jury returned thirty
eight bills
Seven colored boys were carried to
Clayton on Friday afternoon and put in
jail. They were imprisoned for gam
bling.
There was a decided change In the
weather on the 5th. and a slight snow
fell during the night, but melted ns It
reached the ground.
The 6th, Friday, being the Times’ great
day, its eleventh anniversary, a large
crowd was in the city. The streets were
crowded with farmers from this county
and people from neighboring towns The
balloon ascension was an attractive feat
ure of the day. The ladies of the Epis
copal church, by serving lunch on that
day, added a neat little sum to the fund
they are raising for a fence around the
church lot. The unusually large quanti
ties of groceries and dry goods pur
chased made it a great day for the mer
chants.
Mrs Hulsey, nee Miss Gussie Holt, who
has been seriously afTected since her fa
ther’s death, has been taken to Atlanta.
Her many friends will be glad to knCtw
she Is recovering from the nervous ex
citement.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Simmons of the
Union Female college were "at home" on
the evening of the 6th to a large number
of their friends. They were assisted' In
receiving by Mr. Simmons’ mother and
Mrs. Fanning of North Carolina;
by Mrs. Maxwell of Washington;
Mrs. Dr. Weeden of this city,
and the young ladies of the college.
After the guests had partaken of dainty
refreshments, gracefully served, they
were invited to walk over the buiid .iK
and inspect the "annex" just completed.
This addition consists of twelve bed
rooms, halls and veranda, which have
been neatly and comfortably furnished
By Prof. Simmons, who is making rapid
progress in his determination to bring
this college to the highest standard.
Shoes that are really kind
to the feet are not easily
found unless you want the
Fair and Square $3 shoes,
which are equal to any $5
shoes sold in the city.
J. BLACH & SONS,
One Price Cash Clothiers.
PEANUTS.
A Southern Product of Considerable Value,
Is of Great Value as Hog
Feed.
Prof. B. Irby of the North Carolina
Agricultural college writes as follows
concerning the peanut:
The peanut, or ground pea, deserves
more recognition as a feed crop than it
receives at present. Most people think
that it is worth only what it will bring
on the market, and as that is very little
at present there are not many enthusi
astic growers of this useful crop. The
main use made of them is for the pro
duction of oil, then for eating, as they
can be bought on every street corner.
But there is a use that farmers should
consider, and that is for hog food. This
crop is also a renovator, though not gen
erally so considered. If the whole crop
is removed, thus# suddenly exposing the
damp soil to the sun, it will be injured
mechanically, in addition to having all
the stored-up elements removed from the
soil in the crop. In the case of clover,
peas, soja beans and other renovators, a
great part of the crop is left in the roots
stubble and shattered leaves, but with
peanuts the ground is pretty well cleared
of all the crop. Then, too, the land is
often damaged by the hogs rooting in it
In wet weather, thus damaging it in a
mechanical way. If they were turned
on the land only when it was dry enough
to plow then it would receiveno material
Injury.
The vines make a fine soiling crop, and
when cured make a most ^tcellent hay
for all kinds of stock, and, I might add,
they are very easily cured. To plant,
fertilize and cultivate the crop is ab'out
the only expense when used for hog feed,
as the swine do their own harvesting,
hence the profit ought to be good. In
some districts they are ravaged by
crows, but this can be easily prevented.
Take common cotton strings and stretch
around the field, supported by sticks
about 4 feet long. Only one strand Is
necessary. If the field is large run
strings across about every 50 yards. The
crow is a very suspicious bird, and on
seeing the strings he at once imagines
that you have a trap fixed for him. This
plan is far more effective than the scare
crow.
As for fertilizing, many of the best
farmers in the Atlantic states use only
lime gotten by burning the oyster shell.
I would advise a liberal supply of lime
in some form in addition to the regular
fertilizers. Much of this Atlantic coast
line land is very sandy and is deficient
in lime. Gypsum would be a cheap and
good form of lime to use, where the shell
lime is cheap and good form of lime to
use, where the shell lime is expensive.
These lands, when rolling, are usually
liable to be injured by drouth, as they
are so porous that the water readily
leaches out of them and passes away
through the subsoil, carrying with it the
available food, so the crop suffers not
only in a time of drouth from lack of
water, but from scarcity of plant food.
The land would aid in fixing the fertiliz
ing elements in the soil until they were
needed by the plants. The crop should
be fertilized about like a pea crop, with a
larger proportion of phosphorus and pot
ash.
The fertilizer can be mixed with good
results in the following proportion: Cot
ton seed meal, 600 pounds; acid phos
phate. 800 pounds; kainlt, 600 pounds.
Apply in drill just before planting, and
endeavor tp put the fertilizer about one
or two inches below where the seed will
be placed. Cultivate with hoe. single
horse cultivator, and later with sweep
or scrape, slightly elevating the rows.
If the land is level it will be found very
economical to check the rows, as it will
save hard work. Be sure to keep clear of
crab grass.
General freight and passen
ger office of Southern Railway
removed to No. 7 North 20th
street. Telephone 846.
11- 6-tf _
LATE CARS,
Will be held at any point on electric line
until 1 o’clock a. m. for $3 extra. Parties
having receptions or any entertainment
can secure these cars for their guests
by notifying Birmingham Railway and
Electric company, 303 North 20th street.
12- 13-tf
Fresh bread and candy made
daily at C. W. Cody’s, 1820 to
1826 3d avenue. j*5 tf ip
New Slang in Gotham.
New York Journal.
There is a new bit of slang in town
which came into being when two young
newspaper men happened to be in the
Fifth Avenue hotel the other afternoon.
The men saw a very pompous man,
well known In society circles, who never
leaves his home for his club until
afiernoon, and is then beringed and per
fumed to the nines, and who always
dresscB in the very extreme of male fash
ion.
This man. whose name Is not at all
necessary to the story, has what Diok
ens called In the case of Mr. Turveydrop,
a ’’deportment." He walks with stately
tread and makes ns much fuss in pro
gressing ns a sldewheel steamboat.
“That man.” said one of the newspaper
rnen. as he watched the assertive manner
of the society leader, “is burning a lot of
red ilro for himself as he walks along.”
"Burning a lot of red lire” Is now a
sentence to be used when you mean to
convoy that somebody thinks he is some
body of importance.
Precocity.
Washington Star.
“Miranda," said Mr. Proudpaugh, "we
must put some money by every month to
pay for the education of our boy.”
"Yes, indeed," was the reply.
"I want him to have a chance to learn
things In a practical way, as well as from
books.”
"Do you, dear?”
"Of course. I mean that he shall trav
el, so as to get a clear Idea of what he
reads about; that he shall, by personal
contact, acquire knowledge that is too
commonly and conAdently assumed to be
communicated by mere theory.”
“I understand, George. And I am sure
he will take kindly to that method of
education. Look at the little dear this
minute in the coal Bcuttle studying min
eralogy”'
THE INFINITE.
Fa/ off, and very far!
Beyond the crystal sea;
Beyond the worlds that are __
Unknown or known to be; ~
Beyond the pearly star;
The clustering nebulae;
Beyond dark gulfs we see
Where rolls no glittering car—
At last, at last, wo come to thcD,
The finite to Infinity 1
Ere vet, and evermore!
Before the day’s delight;
Before tho dawn, before
Apollo in his might
Sped forth by sea and shore,
And after many a night,
When all the hours take flight,
Forth issuing from death’s door—
Behold, behold, in death’s despite
Eternal looms the Infinite 1
—Samuel Waddington in Academy. «
LONDON’S WATER SUPPLY.
The Great City Gets an Enormous Flood
of Clear and Filtered Fluid.
The whole of greater London, covering
an area of about 680 square miles, is sup
plied by those organizations, whoso powers
and districts are defined by law. The six
Thames companies are allowed to draw a
maximum supply of 120,000,000 gallons a
day, the East London is allowed to take
88,000,000 gallons, and the New River
22,500,000 gallons a day from the Lea.
Tho rest comes from the chalk wolls.
There is also, however, a supplementary
supply drawn by several companies from
the gravel beds by the side of the Thames,
and in times of flood or drought this nat
ural supply is very useful.
The daily total Is about 220,000,000 gal
lons, or 40 gallons per head. Every drop
of tho water Is carefully purified, with
tho exception of that from tho wells. For
this purposo the companies have 114 filter
beds, covoring 117>i acres. Evory com
pany, except tho Kent, has storage reser
voirs, in which water is kept in readiness
for emergencies. Thero aro storage reser
voirs fofr uuflltercd waier, covoring 474 M
acres and holding 1,{FO,000,000 gallons,
and 00 flltorod water reservoirs, holding
217.000. 000 gallons—that is to say, if evory
eourco of supply were cut off, London
would have enough water in store for little
more than a weok.
The pumping operations represent an
enormous expenditure of force. The
Southwark company, for instance, pumps
12.000. 000 gallons evory day a dlstauco of
18 miles to Nunhead, with a rlso of 216
feet, for distribution thence to the other
parts of the district. The pipes, too, are
often enormous in size, some of the tun
nels being 0 feet in diameter. As for tho
length, there aro in all London 5,000 miles
of water pipes, on which thero are somo
27,025 hydrants. It is hard to gain from
mere figures an adequate conception of tho
oxtent of London’s water supply, but the
enormous stream of water flows steadily
into tho houses—over 800,000 of them—
day nfter day, carefully filtered and puri
fied, and the system contrasts curiously
with tho old New Kiver water carts and
Chelsea’s woodon pipes.—Chambers’ Jour
nal.
N An Interesting Mexican Tillage.
Tetxtcingo is the euphonious name of a
village of 1,000 inhabitants, in tho district
of Morelos, state of Morelos, which has
preserved tho customs and tho languago of
its founders, who settled thore in tho re
mote past. Tho inhabitants aro all In
dians of the purest Mexican or Aztec
blood. They scorn the idea of intermix
ture or intermarriago with any other race.
Their boast is that they are pure Mexicans.
They all speak the native language. A
few understand Spanish, but the groat
majority do not know one word of it.
Tho men wenr their hair long and plait
ed in a tall liko a Chinaman. They wear
short pants, liko tlioso used by bathers,
made of doerskln or of cotton woven by
their women. The shirt, or body dress,
is made of cotton cloth, also wovon at
home. Tho womon dress entirely in homo
spun material and never comb tholr hair,
which they wear rolled up in a ball on tho
top of the head, and over it they put a
jicara made f.-om a common gourd. They
livo upon corn and fruits and the flesh of
animals and birds trapped in tho forests
and hills. They consui'no nothing what
ever that is importod, and they support
themselves entirely by their native pro
ductions. Governor Alarcon of the stato
of Morelos told a Herald representative
that robberios are totully unknown in the
village.—Mexican Herald.
Social Equality Rales.
Whenever men are remanded to a situa
tion whore personal worth has sway, so
cial equality reappears among them. In
danger of any kind, in times of great hard
ship, in periods of struggle or suspense,
In moments of patriotic emotion, equality
again characterizes life, and one man Is as
good as another. In new countries, whero
people livo in the need of neighborhood
and kindliness, equality is the rule; they
laugh at the notion of anything else. That
is the reason why equality was so long tho
Ideal of America, for hero we were every
where emancipated from tho old classifica
tions by tho necessity which knows no eti
quotto. We were forced to simplify our
solvos. Tho now world, wbllo it was new,
had no uso for the distinctions and differ
ences of an older civility, and the eastern
er, even now, whou he goes west finds a
wholo section Incredulous of claims which
his own sophistication has admitted.—
From “Equality ns tho Basis of Good So
ciety,” by W. D. Howells, in Century.
Real Excitement.
"Fes,” said the meek looking man,
"I’vo no doubt you’ve had some great
bunting experiences in the west.”
“I have, indeed!”
"Buffalo hunting”—
"Sure!”
"And bear hunting”—
“Of course!”
"Well, you just come around and let
my wlfo take you houso hunting and bar
gain hunting with hor. Then you'll begin
to know what excitement is. ”—Wtshing
ton Star.
"RENTAL TERMS REDUCED.
Two Months for $5.
This Is the cheapest and best physician
you can have. It cures as well as pre
vents colds, la gr’ppe, fevers, etc.
Rheumatism and all forms of chronic
ailments are cured after all other reme
dies fall. Send for particulars.
DuBOIS& WEBB,
223 Twenty-first Street,
Birmingham, ------ Alabama.
12-16-tf _ 1

“ COLLATERAL LOAN CO
209 N.20th Street,
Money loaned on Watches
Diamonds, Jewelry, Pistols,
*c.
Bave s large lot of onredeemed watches on
tale a1 an astonishing low price. ]n!8-tf
CHEAF COLUMN.
Free to Those Wanting Situations.
The State Herald, always friendly to the
needy, will publish free of charge in its
Want Columns advertisements for situa
tions wanted of twenty-five words or less
three times.
The charge for other Wants is
1 Cent Per Word Each Insertion,
almost nominal; and If you want anything
an "ad" In the State Herald Cheap Column
will bring It. Especially Is such the case In
ROOMS FOR RENT.
BOARDING.
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE.
SPECIAL NOTICES
BUSINESS CHANCES.
PERSONALS.
STOLEN, STRAYED.
LOST, FOUND.
SITUATIONS WANTED.
WANTED TO TRADE.
BIDS AND PROPOSALS.
PROFESSIONAL.
BARGAINS.
PARTNERS WANTED.
WANTED TO RENT.
WANTED BIDS.
WANTED TO BUY.
WANTED TO SELL.
INFORMATION WANTED.
HELP WANTED.
No advertisement taken for less than 25
cents.
WANTED.
~jl bIrmingham 3T
4 4 LOAN COMPANY, fif®
112 North Twentieth Street.
Call and see our bargains in diamonds,
solid gold, filled and silver watches, charms,
rings, Jewelry of all kinds, adjusted
watches, pistols, cartridges. Money loaned
on all articles described above at reasonable
rates. Business strictly confidential. Pri
vate entrance from the alley.oc29-tf
WANTED—Good solicitors, willing to work.
Address box 505, city. _
WANTED—Lady to do repair work on
gent's clothing, 308 19th street.
WANTED—Capable young man with $2000
to carry stock of goods and manage
branch for Chicago house; salary $125 per
month and all expenses, also extra per
centage; permanent position with good
future prospects. Address James Barton,
125 Franklin street, Chicago_
WANTED—Good second hand, modern iron
safe, medium size; must be cheap. Apply
at 2015 1st avenue. State Loan and Trust
Company._12-15-3t
WANTED—Permanent situation on good
weekly newspaper by a printer who has
had over twenty years experience in the
business. Good references. Address G. D.
Mitchell, box 275, Bloc ton, Ala. 12-15-3t
ROOMS WANTED-Three unfurnished
rooms for light housekeeping in house
With conveniences centrally located: ref
erences exchanged. Address H. B. W.,
this office.
WANTED—A man who is familiar with
miscellaneous bookkeeping, and can put in
at least $1000 into business, upon positive
guarantee of good dividends, can get a
good place with a long established firm,
that is making money. Cranford Mercan
tile Company, Jasper, Ala._
WANTED—Buyer for my stock of men’s
hats, furnishing goods and store fixtures
for $300. The following is a partial in
ventory: 260 dozen linen collars. 500 derby
3ats, 16 dozen imported lisle thread and
albriggan underwear, 6 5-12 dozen merino
underwear, ZVg dozen night robes, 2 10-12
dozen dress shirts, 10 black silk caps, muf
flers, hosiery, scarf pins, etc., etc. Also
3' 10-feet brass-mounted show cases, 5
handsome counters, 1 upright desk, 1 heat
ing stove, 1 tailor’s stove and irons, 1
hatter's stove with blocks and irons, 1
French plate mirror 6 feet high, 63 feet
shelving, etc., etc. Complete Inventory
will be furnished on application. Price of
entire stock and fixtures, $300. Quintard
Jones, agent, 414 Church street, Maxwell
House block, Nashville, Tenn.
WANTED—A few small sets of books to
write up every week by good penman and
bookkeeper. Address H, care P. O. box
78.12-14-3t
WANTED—Men everywhere to act as pri
vate detective under instructions. Expe
rience unnecessary; contract and guaran
tee furnished. Address Co-Operative De
tective Agency, Nashville, Tenn.
12-1-lOt-su_
WANTED—Position by young man. Will
ing to do anything. Has had, experience
in electrical and mechanicaTwork. Ad
dress C, 1914 5th avenuejVity12-14-3t
WANTED—Situation by a first-class col
lector. Address L. Z., this paper.
12-14-3t
WANTED—Girl to cook and do general
house work for a family of two. Small
house. Apply at 2024 13th avenue, South
Highlands. 12-14-2t
WANTED—Position by young man; expert
stenographer and typewriter. Good refer
ence. Small salary. Address room 52,
Acme hotel.12-14-3t
WANTED ON SALARY—A business part
ner with $200 capital. Call at 309 20th
street 8 to 11 o’clock a. m._12-13-3t
WANTED—Have you real estate to sell?
Do you want to buy or sell stocks and
bonds? Have you available mineral lands
to develop or dispose of? Do you want to
make or negotiate a loan? Have you any
enterprise to promote? If so, then see J.
E. Clarke, Broker, 203 Chalifoux Block.
12-11-tf_
WANTED—State agents for Daugherty
Typewriter. Apply to Leigh & Cooper,
Birmingham, Ala._11-15-tf
WANTED—300 station men for railroad
work, Guatemala, C. A. Good digging,
food prices and a long time job. Apply to
. H. Randolph, 328 Exchange Alley, New
Orleans, La. May & Jekyl, Contractors.
novl9-lm
WANTED—Your watch, clock and jewelry
repairing. Will make them as good as
new at most reasonable prices. E. Low
insohn, 2010 1st avenue.11-20-tf
Fire Insurance
Written at 20 per cent below regular rates.
F. H. ARMSTRONG & CO.,
2017 Second Avenue, Birmingham, Ala.
11-9-lm__
MALE HELP WANTED.
WANTED—A special representative in
every state to travel; $75 to $100 salary and
commission to energetic young men. Ex
cellent chance for teachers and students.
Business pleasant and permanent. Splendid
opportunity to make money. Our new plan
takes like wild fire. Address National
Library Association, 221 Monroe street,
Chicago. 12-15-4 t-sun
AGENTS WANTED.
WANTED—An active agent, lady or gentle
man, in every township or county in Ala
bama to sell Bartlett's Yellow Pine and
Crane Willow Balsam. A sure cure for con
sumption, asthma, croup, cough, bron
chitis, la grippe, etc. Big sales, big profits;
exclusive territory. For full particulars
address the Century Medicine Company,
corner Broad and Kollock streets, Augus
ta, Ga.
WANTED—Lady agents.$5 to $10 a day made
selling Australian Bust Developer. Harm
less, permanent, confidential. One bottle
and full instructions, 55 cents. Australian
Remedy Company, I*, O. box 869, New Or
leans, La._
AGENTS WANTED for a new paying busi
ness; send your address today for sam
ples and full particulars free. Chas. Mar
shall, Lockport, N. Y. 12-1-cow-tf
PERSONAL.
FREE—Handsomely illustrated “Guide for
Speculators and Investors,” mailed free.
Send us your name and address. Com
stock, Hughes & Co., bankers and brokers,
55 Broadway, New York city. ol3-13t-s
A ftlAPn *nd Turnon CVWKD n«
■ ?|l Mbook free. Drs Guatigmy *
ft Hi# In II No. It! Kim ■Ueul.ClajuiUi—.. <»
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES.
DO YOU SPECULATED—^Guide^to Suc^
cessful Speculation" mailed free. Wheat,
provision, cotton and stock speculation on
limited margin thoroughly explained. Cor
respondence solicited. Warren, Ford &
Co., 11 Wall street, New York.
FREE INFORMATION and how to make
profitable Investments; 20 years’ experi
ence on Chicago board of trade and New
York and Chicago stock exchanges. Safe
and sure plan explained in our new book
lets, “How to Make Mohey" and "All
About Stocks.” Markets letters free. The
time for action is now; never were better
opportunities offered; $25 to $100 of your in
come may lay the foundation to a fortune.
Address at once Lincoln & Co., Bankers
and Brokers, Department 1, 123-125 La
Salle street, Chicago.10-20-sun-ly
FOR RENT.
FOR RENT—A furnished room at No. 1723
4th avenue, north; also a store room at
same address. Apply on the premises.
I2-15-2t_
FOR RENT.
No. 512 15th street, North, 7 rooms and ser
vant’s house, $10.
No. 1410 5th avenue, 5 rooms; large lot and
water furnished; $10.
No. 1001 Avenue D, 3 rooms, $5.
No. 1605 Avenue D, 5 rooms, $8.15.
FOR SALE.
7-room house and lot at West End on elec
tric car line; fine well of water and lot 50x
195; will sell at a great bargain on monthly
payments.
160 acres of coal lands close to the city,
two openings; one 400 tons and one 200 tons
each per day; will sell at a great sacrifice;
need money. Small payment, balance easy
terms. $12,000 amount for the property.
$550—House and lot, Smlthfield: $50, bal
ance $10 per month; lot 60x200; splendid well,
barn, etc.
$S50—Corner lot. 100x140; 4-room house,
new; 3 rooms nicely papered; new fence; In
side corporate limits; cheap.
$350—Five acres close to city on pike.
$1250—Two 5-room houses, close to cotton
factory; nicely papered; lots 50x190 each;
southern front.
Lots at Ware’s Grove, $250 up, large size;
also in Jonesville, at very low figures; have
ftome acreage property that is good for
trucking.
L. G. PETTYJOHN,
1826^ Third avenue
FOR BALE
AT COST FOR CASH for
thirty days to reduce stock—
Anything in WATCHES,
CLOCKS, JEWELRY, SIL
VERWARE, Etc. Select your
Christmas presents now. O.
P. O. J. S., 2020 First Avenue,
HARRY MERCER.
See presents to be given away in my win
dow.
11-5-tf __
FOR SALE—If you want a good bargain in
real estate come right to our office. We
thifik that now is the time to buy. Trade
in all lines is better and the future of Bir
mingham is growing brighter every day.
Smith, Chichester & Yancey. _
$100—S25 cash, balance $10 month, or will sell
for $90 cash, beautiful lot with a good
fence all around, between school house
and Woodlawn station. Need money; must
sell.__
$850—House and lot on Avenue B, near 20th
street, right in center of city. Will great
ly enhance in value in the near future.
Cali for particulars. Smith & Stillman.
$1300—Lot 95x100 feet, with two good 4-room
houses, renting for $20 per month; im
provements cos* $1000. This is the greatest
bargain now offered. Smith & Stillman.
$900—Lot 100x100 with three 4-room houses,
corner Avenue G and 18th street: $150 cash,
balance $15 per month. Call for further in
formation. Smith & Stillman, 120^4 19th
street.___
FOR SALE.
$200—$10 cash, balance $5 month; your choice
of two good 4-room houses at fair grounds.
$100—Easy terms; nice lot in Smithfield.
$500—$100 cash, balance $15 month; good 4
room cottage on 11th street, near 8th ave
nue.
$150—$50 cash, $10 month; full lot on 16th
street, between Avenues G and H.
$500—Grocery business, nice stock, fine loca
tion. horse, wagon and harness, low rent,
Northside, all for $500.
$1000—7 acres, with good, new house, fruit
trees, etc., rich bottom land on Village
creek, near Jonesville.
$2000—That excellent bargain on 5th, near
22d, 50x140, well improved; can still be
had.
$1700—40 acres rich land, all under cultiva
tion, four blocks from cars at East Lake.
S. E. THOMPSON,
215 21st street.
FOR SALE.
Alley corner on 21st street, 90x100, 5-room
house, for $3250 cash.
640 acres of land in twelve miles of city
for $3 per acre cash.
50x140—5-room house, Avenue E, between
26th and 27th streets, for $1275; easy terms.
50x190—On Avenue F, between 26th and 27th
streets, for $425 cash.
50x240—On 8th avenue, between 22d and 23d
streets, for $1500 cash.
25x140—On 3d avenue, close in, for $3500,
$500 cash, balance easy terms.
Three acres of land at Avondale for $275;
easy terms.
T0xl40, on 6th avenue, between 24th and
25th streets, for $1750; third cash, balance
one and two years.
Two 9^-acre blocks of fine land right near
Elyton for $65 per acre.
WANTED.
$2000 at 8 per cent for two years.
HAGOOD & THOMAS,
222 21st Street.
LOST!
The Opportunity of Your Life
If You Fail to Buy Now.
60x190—7th avenue, North, $6500.
50x190—5th avenue, North, $5500.
r 65x100—17th street, North, $3600.
50x240—8th avenue, North, $4000.
60x140—3rd avenue, North, $2760.
Three-story brick store, 2d avenue, North,
$12,500.
SOUTH HIGHLANDS.
110x175—20th street, $6250.
105x 1C5—A venue I. $5250.
234x172—20th street, $10,000.
Residence, $5250.
Residence, $5000.
Residence, $6500.
Residence, 21st street, $4500.
Residence, 18th street, $8000.
100x236—Vacant lot, 20th street, $4000.
Elegant country home, Woodlawn, $2600.
W. B. LEEDY & CO.,
Telephone No. 42. 114V4 North 21st St.
MISCELLANEOPS.
NICELY furnished rooms, with or without
board, at 2215V5 2nd avenue.12-15-2t
LADIES—I cut my dresses by tailor system
and guarantee fit and finish. Mrs. Smith,
rooms A and B, 201214 1st avenue._
BOARDING IN ATLANTA—Mrs. Jane
Kirkman, No. 24 Church street, one block
from Grand opera house, Aragon hotel
and exposition cars, Atlanta, Ga.
12-7-su n& wed-41__
BICYCLES—New bicycle shop. Wheels for
rent and repaired. First-class work, 1801
2nd avenue, F. D. Miller._12-7-12t
MAKE MONEY—By careful speculation In
E-ain through a reliable, successful firm.
xcellent opportunities to make profits by
our new plans; fully explained and sent
free; highest references. Pattlson & Co.,
761 Omaha Bld’g., Chicago, 111. ll-28-6m
MONEL LOANED on diamonds, watches,
jewelry and most anything of value. Lib
eral, confidential and responsible. Old
gold and sliver bought. Standard Loan
Co., 2010 1st avenue.11-20-tr
MONEY TO LOAN—On furniture, without
removal, from $10 up. S. R. Searle, 17th
street, between 1st and 2d avenues.
my2-3m
EXCELSIOR STEAM LAUNDRY-George
A. Bllnn & Son, Proprietors, 1807 2nd ave
nue. Telephone 222, Birmingham. 12-2J-tf
marl ly ... __ .
B. F. Eborn’s Christmas Bargains.
©OlAA—Elegant 2-story 8-room home^
qPOIUU choice location, close in on North
side; easy terms.
$ 1 AAA—Nice 4-room house and lot, 50x
ClUUU 190, on 24th street, Northside, $150
cash and $15 monthly.
(9nn0 —Six room house and lot near
court house; $150 cash and $15
monthly.
©OP:A —Nice 3-room home, good nelgh
borhood, near 20th street electric
car line; $75 cash and $5 monthly.
{4f|A —Three room house and lot, 190 feet
deep, on Avenue E, near 15th street;
terms easy.
(UQA/Ul—Valuable lot, 50x140, improved,
ipOUUU 100 yards from the market.
© 1 OfW1 —Splendid bargain, 300x200, with 5
room house and well; beautiful
property, near cotton factory, between elec
tric car and dummy; $300 cash and $300 an
nually.
© | AAA —Only $20 per lot if taken at once;
tplUUU 50 beautiful lots near dummy and
furnace, at North Birmingham. Almost
given away.
fl* ] \ —Ten large, beautiful lots, front
0)14/Ul/ ing dummy ; fenced with 4-room
house. Splendid location for truck garden
and chicken farm.
—Lovely 6-acre block; splendid for
# 0\J truck, fruit, dairy and chicken rais
ing; all under cultivation and fenced, at
Martin Station, on Bessemer dummy, near
fair grounds, and on easy terms. Call and
see it. Don’t say it won’t suit you until you
do see it. Immediate purchaser will be
given the use of nice 4-room house for one
year free of charge.
SCI IIIIII — z-story. 7-room nouse, 7tn ave
SplvUU nue, Northside.
GlOOO —Nice 4-room house and lot near
SpIUUU 8th avenue.
G'y —Per front foot, on very easy terms, a
<£) i valuable corner lot on north 22nd street.
Ginnn —4-room house and lot, 100 feet
Clv/UU from 20th street; two blocks from
union depot; valuable!
G£ —Acre; valuable 5C0 block of choice
cptJ coal and timber land, near Alabama
Great Southern railroad; surface good farm
land. A bargain.
GO —Acre; 160 acres fee simple; 4-room
tpO house, spring and orchard, ten miles
from Birmingham.
$ui.0n —Choice 80-acre farm with excellent
CivU 2-story, 6-room house, in good set
tlement, line orchard, good water.
GOf^nA—Splendid 12-acre farm, fronting
macadamized road, near Howard
college; 6-room house, very rich land, fine
water, all fenced and many other choice
improvements; location beautiful; terms
easy.
What will it do? Well
tE/OUl/ here’s the definition: A good 27
acre farm, under cultivation, three miles
from East Lake, near Huffman, with 4
room house and good orchard, for $300 cash.
G1AA —A beautiful,desirable lot in Smith
tPll/l' field, near Mr. Vincent’s store, on
easy terms.
G ^A —A beautiful North Birmingham lot,
<DO\J near the dummy; $10 cash and $5
monthly.
“Nice 2-story, 8-room house, on
Northside in good condition and
choice neighborhood; on easy terms.
Come up to see us. No harm done if we
can’t trade.
B. F. EBORN,
200616 Second Avenue.
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Notici to Non-Besicbuts,
The State of Alabama, Jefferson County
City Court of Birmingham.
Elyton Land Company, a corporation, plain
tiff, vs. The Alabama Marble and Stone
Company, a corporation, defendant—At
tachment.
Whereas, Elyton Land Company, a corpor
ation, as plaintiff in said cause, has obtain
ed an attachment out of this court, issued
on, to-wit: 31st day of October, 1895, against
the estate of the said defendant, the Ala
bama Marble and Stone Company, a cor
poration, which attachment has been levied
upon the following described personal prop
erty, as the property of said defendant, to
wit:
One boiler, one engine, one pump, two
saw gangs (Iron), two saw gangs (wood),
two truck cars, one travelling crane, pulleys
and shafting track; and, whereas, it ap
pears that tne said defendant corporation
has gone out of business and all the old
officers have left the state, and that no
notice of said levy could be given by said
sheriff:
Now, therefore, the said The Alabama
Marble and Stone Company, a corporation,
wherever it may reside, are hereby noti
fied of the levy and pendency of said attach
ment.
Witness my hand this 14th day of Decem
ber, 1895.
NATHAN L. MILLER.
Clerk and Register.
12-15-sun-3t__
Mortgage Sale.
Under and by virtue of the power con
tained in a mortgage executed on the 13th
day of January, 1892, by Mary E. Tindall
and E. N. Tindall to the undersigned, of
record in book 167, on page 360, Probate
Court of Jefferson county, Alabama, to se
cure the payment of certain promissory
notes described therein, the undersigned will
sell at public auction, to the highest bidder,
for cash, In front of the court house door of
Jefferson county, at Birmingham, Ala.,
within the legal hours of sale, on
MONDAY, JANUARY' 13, 1S06,
the following described real estate, to-wlt:
Lot No. 12 In the plat of Dexter & Morri
son subdivision of lot number ten (10) of the
lands of the estate of Richard Forsythe, de
ceased, lying In the west half of the south
west quarter of section 21, township 17,
range 2 west, In Jefferson county, Alabama,
default having been made In the payment
of said notes (including that due October 1,
1395), said sale to be made for the payment
of said notes and attorney’s fees therein
provided for.
December 9, 1895.
E. S. DEXTER.
C. E. MORRISON.
Mortgagees.
Wm. Vaughan, Attorney.12-10-30t
NOTICE.
Bids will be received at the office of G. C.
Arrington, 2231 21st street, until Monday, the
16th for sale of the Winnie Davis wigwam.
Also for the two-room cottage adjoining.
Right reserved tojej^ect^^-orallblds.
• W. H. REYNOLDS,
C. S. CANNON,
W. H. STANLEY,
12-8-su-2tCommittee. ♦
e7m. clhrk.
The Hair Cutter,
112 Nineteenth Street.
Ladles and children a specialty, at resi
dence or emporium.
I have with me all first-class artists—
F. P. Walker, J. H. Scott, Mobile;
Stone of Atlanta.
11-16-lmo

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