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WE HAVE been too busy to decor
ate our store as nicely as we in
tended, but can show you as select,
inviting and complete stock of holiday
edibles as can be found in the city.
FIGS FROM SMYRNA.
FRUITS OF ALL KINDS.
NUTS (STRAIGHT AND ROASTED).
RAISINS (LOOSE, LAYER and CARTOONS).
FANCY CHEESE.
FRUIT' CAKES.
CANDIES, Etc., Etc., Etc.
We take Periodical Tickets.
FOWLKES * MY ATT,
300 and 302 N. 20th Street. Telepione No. 5.
i.
Don’t Take Our Word lor It.
Ask Your Neighbors About It.
Come to See About It,
-•
Thousands of customers
“stepped into our Shoes' ’ last
week, and arc still stepping.
Thousands more will be shod
this week.
HURR Y UP! IIURR Y UP!
If you want a chance at this
immense line of Sample Shoes.
We retail thepi at exactly the
wholesale price, as long as they
last.
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THE WEATHER.
Washington, Dec. 27.—Following are
the indications for Alabama: Fair;
warmer in northern portions; southerly
Winds.
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.
► o.m.32 13p. m.42V*
P a. m.34 14 p. in.42V*
jea.m.35V* 5 p. m.4i4n
Jib. in.38 6 p. Ill.41
3 2 in.41Vi 17 p. m. 41
1 p. m.42 bp. m. 404<i
2 p. in.42Vii9p. m. 40Mi
DAILY BULLETIN.
U. S. Department of Agriculture.
| Weather Bureau.
Office of Station Agent,
Birmingham, Ala.. Dec. 27, 1895.
Local observations during twenty-four
hours ending at 7 p. m.; central time:
— ' ]Dlrect'n| Baln
Time. Temp, of wind . Weather tall.
8 a. m...~ 31 NW Cloudy .00
32ni. 41 N Clouoy .00
7 p. m. 40 W Clouey .00
Highest temperature, 41; lowest, 26; aver
age, 34.
BEN M. JACOBS,
Local Observer.
Reports received at Birmingham, Ala.,
©n December 27. 1895.
Observations taken at all stations at 8
n. m., 75th meridian time.
H 2 'Wind. W »
3 2 ^ 2 - o <* ® -j
•b s r»*« g 3 w - o ®
Pine© of ® *!*' ** »-2. 3 o **o
Observe- 3 ”,Il 8 S3 "
lion. , c ■ 2cr b S. mb p
! I j "s 5 s p ss |
*1 a ? #*« * ® m
Montg’ry 34 -22 30 NW G .01 Cloudy
Memphis.. 3s? • > 30 S 8: .00,Cloudy
Knoxville 30 -34 2b N Lt. .54 Clenr
Atlanta ; 28 -30 2b NW 12 .l3;Pt.CMy
Vicksburg'.|.1. 1
N. Orleans 42 -4 42 NB b .00 Cloudy
Nashville. .... .1.J.1. |
T Indicates trace of rain or snow; f indicates I
rise and - tall.
BEN M. JACOBS,
Local Observer, Weather Bureau.
Office Stationery,Pens, Inks,
Pencils, etc. Roberts & Son,
1809 2d avenue. 12-22-81
HAYWARD’S REMAINS CREMATED.
The Minneapolis Murderer Reduced to
Ashes.
Chicago, Dec. 27—The remains of Harry i
Hayward, the Minneapolis murderer,were
incinerated shortly after noon today in
the crematory of Gracelaml cemetery.
Only Dr. Thaddeus Hayward, his brother,
Harry Goodsell. his cousin; N. F. War
ner, all of Minneapolis and two attaches
of the cemetery company were present.
There were no rites at the crematory.
Tomorrow the ashes will be placed in
en urn and the brother will take them
back with him to Minneapolis.
KEPT A SECRET.
Furchns-rs of the Macon and Birmingham
Road Unknown.
Atlanta, Gn.. Dec. 27.—A special from
Macon to the Constitution says that the
Macon and Birmingham road was sold
ithere today for *368.000. It was bought
by C. H. Tyler of Boston, representing
F M. Edwards and B. C. Parsons of Bos
ton. It is suspected that the Southern is
ithe real purchaser. Tyler refuses to say
■whom he represents besides Edwards and
Parsons.
Good fishing at East Lake.
12-l-tf
SENSATtON IN THE SENATE
(Continued From First Page.)
1y no reference to the senator from New
York. But I infant to say that under
this adminstration there had grown up
•i system by which every fellow who
stood at the door of the treasury depart
ment seemed to suppose that he was of
ciallyconnected with the department and
was competent to Instruct the people In
matters of finance. He had no refer
ence whatever to th? senator from New
York. Even the officer whose duty is
purely mechanical—to fabricate coin—
is telling us daily through the public
press what ought to be the policy of the
United States."
"Of course," Mr. Hill resumed, "I am
not responsible for the utterances of the
director of the mint. I am one of those
who doubted the policy of his appoint
ment, but \ suppose he has a right, offi
cially. to discuss the finance question,
and he is probably as competent," Mr.
Hill added with a bitterness of expres
sion which showed that he did not en
tirely accept Mr. Teller’s disavowal in the
matter of the " ‘tide water,’ " "as gentle
men who hail from the wilds of Colo
rado." (Laughter.)
"I am not authorized,” he continued,
"to speak for the secretary of the treasu
ury. I am nut authorized to speak for the
president. 1 speak for no one except
myself. 1 utter my own sentiments, and
because the secretary of the treasury
and the president have seen fit to make
certain recommendations in accordance
with views which T expressed a year ago,
the senator from Colorado cannot crowd
me off my own platform."
The debate here came to an end.
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REPUBLICAN CAUCUS.
Democrats Say the Revenue Bill Will Not
Pokk.
Washington, Dec. 27.—The republicans
h£W a caucus of not more than ten or fif
teen minutes’ duration after the adjourn
ment of the senate today. It was decided
that republican senators should be pres
ent Monday when, the vote on the reor
ganization of committees will be taken,
so there should be no doubt about the
presence1 of a quorum. The committee to
fill committee vacancies reported that it
had had its attention called to the fact
that too many men had been assigned to
the committee on Indian affairs, and
Messrs. Mitchell and Pettigrew were In
structed to arrange the matter with the
minority committee. The republicans
also found that in changing the names of
some of the minority committees they
had run counter to the appropriation
bills which authorized the payment of
salaries to the clerks to those commit
tees, designating them by name. This
will be corrected by the adoption of a
joint resolution making the appropria
tions applicable to the clerks of the com
mittees so changed.
The progress of the tariff bill will not
bo impeded in the-senate. It was referred
to the committee on finance today, and
subsequently several democratic mem
bers of that committee were in confer
ence with Mr. Gorman and other leaders
discussing the democratic policy in deal
ing with the measure. It was tacitly un
derstood among those senators that
there should be no unreasonable time
consumed either in committee or on the
floor of the senate. It is believed that the
debate in the senate will be of much
shorter duration than has been antici
pated. and that the democrats, after
they have stated their position, will per
mit it to come to a vote. The prediction
is made, however, by leading democrats
that the bill as it came from the house
cannot pass the senate.
mv. Tuunitrra nas issuea a rail ror a
mooting of the finance committee next
Tuesday, the regular meeting day. Al
though the committee will reorganized
before the bill Is reported Mr. Voorhees
deemed It proper, as he is still chair
man. tn call the meeting at onoe and let
the committee deal with the subject. Mr.
Voorhees believes the bill will he con
sidered promptly in the eommittpe and
reported to the senate as expeditiously as
possible. No member of the finance com
mittee Is willing to predict whether or
not the bill will be amended in the senate
committee.
THE GOLD RESERVE.
Cleveland Will Issue Bonds Unless Con
gress Acts.
Washington. Dec. 27.—The treasury
gold reserve at the close of business,
with nil withdrawals out, stands at $63,
868.320. Tlie amount at gold reported
withdrawn at New York for export today
was $2,000,000 and $418,000 in exchange
for currency for domestic use.
Secretary Carlisle spent most of the
day in consultation wllh the president,
and was at the treasury only for a few
minutes. The Impression is general that
the president, living up to the language
of his message to congress on Its open
ing, will, within a short time, sell $100,
000,000 bonds, unless there Is evidence
that some relief measure will pass con
gress speedily. The best opinion is that
the chances for the senate and house to
concur quickly in any measure that will
meet the'approval of the president are
slight.
The Daily State Herald, only
$6 per annum, or 50 cents per
month, for 1896. 12-25-iw
Explosion of Bombs.
Dallas. Tex., Dec. 27.—Fire which was
started at 2 a. m. by the explosion of two
bombs in the third story, destroyed tho
home of Edward Eakine at Gano and
Crutchfield streets, with all Its contents.
There Is no clue to the Incendiaries. Loss
$40,000; insurance $15,000.
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
SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
%
To Fix Licenses Tor the Year
1896.
THE MAYOR RECOMMENDS
That No Saloons Be Allowed in the Residence
Portion of the City—Some Licenses
Raised, Others Reduced.
A special meeting of the city council
was held in the council chamber last
night for the purpose of fixing the li
censes for the year 1S96. Present—Mayor
VanHoore, Aldermen Ward, Pearce, Ens
len, Jackson, MeCartin,.Gillespie, Meade,
Parker, McKnight and Jones.
Mayor VanHooee stated the object of
the meeting and recommended the fol
lowing relative, to the locating of sa
loons:
Location of Saloons.
I recc^'iinend. in Issuing licenses for
199G, that the sale or giving away of li
quors, wines, beers or other intoxicants
be regulated and restrained to and with
in the,following boundaries, and that no
license for their sale be issued to any
parties'desiring to locate outside of the
same:
lteginning at the intersection of Alley
A and Thirteenth street, eastward along
the south side of Alley A to the east side
of Seventeenth street, thence southward
along the eastern side of Seventeenth
street to the north side of Alley C, thence
eastward along the northern side of Al
ley C to the western side of Twenty
third street, thence along the westward
side of Twenty-third street to the north
side of Alley A, thence along the north
side of Alley A to the west side of Twen
ty-seventh street, thence along the west
side of Twenty-seventh street northward
to First alley, thence along the south side
of said alley to the west side of Twenty
third street, thence northward along the
west side of Twenty-third street to the
south side of Fourth alley, thence along
the south side of Fourth alley to the east
side of Seventeenth street, thence south
ward along the east side of Seventeenth
street to the south side of First alley,
thence westward along the south side of
First alley to the east side of Thirteenth
street, thence southward along the east
side of Thirteenth street to the north
side of Alley A.
My reasons for these recommendations
are that we are now confronted with th£
fact, which w'e cannot ignore, but must
firmly and at the same time justly to
all the many Interests and demands of
the city, take hold of and settle in a
proper manner. *
With the small police force at the cnnj
mand of the police commissioners, anil
which we are powerless to increase on
account of the financial condition erf
the city, we see saloons open in the resi
dent portion of the city and along cer
tain prominent streets at points so dis
tant from the center «of the city that it id
simply impossible to properly police them
and their surroundings In such a manner
as to afford protection to women arid
children passing, or to these places #f
business themselves j
We had two striking instances of this
at the last session of the board, backed
up by such, statements as in your Judg
ment, called for immediate and prompt
action. While T thoroughly
every movement, looking to restraining
lawlessness and violence, and to protect
the lives and property of our citizens and
the fair name of our city, still I am de
cidedly of the opinion that this restraint
and regulation contemplated by law,
should be along lines which treat all
alike. Any other way of handling these
vested questions will always be open to
the charge of unfairness and injustice
on the ground that all are not treated
alike.' *
After much thought over this ques
tion and conferene<rwith the police com
missioners, who by law are charged with
the execution of our laws. I am convinced
that it would be much fairer and more
practicable and more acceptable, to adopt
the recommend a tions as above suggested
and I earnestly hope that this board will
see its way to doing^so.
I again renew-the recommendation that
the ordinance presented on November 20
and placed in the'ttfTifds of the committee
of police and sanitation for investigation*’
and report, be taken up and adopted.
I have already expressed my view's upon
this matter in such terms and at such
length, that I do not care to again ex
press them in this recommendation, but
will defer them until the ordinance is re
ported back by the committee.
Garbage Contract. —
On motion of Alderman McCartin the
contract for garbage cleaning was given
to C. M. Burkhalter & Co., whose bid of
$595 per month was handed in and read
at the last meeting.
Mr. McCartin also offered resolutions
calling for bid’s for building of sew;eiv
on Eighth avenue. Carried.
The mayor stated that he had adver
tised for bids to furnish the city coal ft>r
six months of 1896.
After considerable discussion the li
censes were\adopted for the year 1896.
the following being the principal
changes made:
Licenses Advanced.
$10 to $20. .
Bicycle manufacturing, from $25 to $30.
Billiard and ppol tables, from $25 to
$50.
Breweries oy agency for breweries,
fropi $100,fp $200. '
CVotton compresses, from $20 to $100.
Fireworks dealer*,- from $10 to $20.
InteltIgf’TICo’bfnee, from $10 to $25.
Insurance agents, all classes, from $5n
to $100. —
Hotels wfth less than twenty-fivw
roojns, front) tiff tjV $25- J gj
Hotels with over twenty-five ru<jm£r
from $25 to $40.
Merchandise brokers, from $10 to^2
Corn or flour mills. from $25 to $50. *1
Messenger sendees, $10. « '•
Healers in typewriters, $30. ii
Lic-nse' tfjfed foy’stenographers tiWsP
In business at $10.
Licenses Seduced.
The following are the principal licenses
reduced: -'L
Coal dealers, from $25 to $10.
Veterinary surgeons, from $25 to $M. J
Stud horse keepers, from $10 to $5. U|' j’
Fruit stands, where fruit Is the piUicif
pal stock In trade and In store, fromj$j:<A
to *10- " 2kA
Job printing offices, when run by iMMW
from $15 id $10. fbi
Millinery establishments, from fl'A
to $10.
Newpspaper offices, dally, from $51$
to $25.
Fish'arid oyster dealers, from $25 to,$20.
Junk dealers, from $50 to $25.
Licenses fixed for tombstone dealers
other than marble or Btone, $20.
Special Meeting.
On jnotion of ^lderman Pearce the
recommendations of’ the mayor were re
ferred to the committee on sanitary reg
ulations. and a meeting of said com
mittee called „for yiis afternoon at 4
o’clock. ■
Letters from ,the police commission were
read, asking for a Joint meeting with the
sanitary Committee, and the clerk was In
structed to invite them to attend the
special meeting this afternoon.
Capt. F. S. White will represent sev
eral before the commtttee who are op
nosed to the mayor's recommendations.
LpG THE CORNER STONE
New Cumberland
terian Church.
DR. LANDRETH’S ADDRESS
The Old Frame Structure to Be Replaced With
a Handsome New Building—Inter
esting Services.
The laying of the corner stone of the
new Cumberland Presbyterian church
edifice at Fifth avenue and Eighteenth
Street yesterday afternoon was celebrated
with very interesting exercises. There
were present to witness the services some
200 people, members and friends of the
congregation, who joined in the exer
cises.
A choir of several voices rendered
splendid music and short speeches were
made by the pastor, Rev. R. D. Wear,
Dr. B. D. Gray, pastor of the First Bap
tist church; Dr. G. C. Kelly, pastor of
the First Methodist church and Mayor
VanHoose. Dr. Ira Landreth of Nash
ville delivered the principal address.
At the conclusion of Dr. Dandreth’s
Bpeech the Masonic fraternity held a
short service, observing the ceremonies
customary on such occasions.
The corner stone was then lowered to
its proper place and the benediction was
pronounced.
Under the corner stone the following
items were deposited;
The following coins: One silver dol
lar, one silver half dollar, one
silver quarter, two silver dimes, one
niekpl, two copper cents, church letter
of Mrs. M. A. Haggett, Bible, Confession
of Faith, "Outlines of Bible Study,” by
Dr. F. J. Tyler, Birmingham State Her
ald, Birmingham News, Church Record,
Cumberland Presbyterian.
Churoh History.
me nia rrame cumoeriana presDyte
rian church stood at Fifth avenue and
Eighteenth street for twenty-three
years, but it is now gone and will soon be
replaced by one of the handsomest and
most attractive church structures in the
city. The church has had a long, hard
struggle, but under adverse circum
stances has overcome many obstacles
and difficulties.
The first pastor was Dr. Armstrong,
-Ho was a good, noble man and had been
. a foreign missionary prior to accepting
1*he pastorate of the church. He was
succeeded by Rev, Mr. Blair, and then
‘game Dr. Denson, how of Burton, Tex.
Dr. F. J. Tyler succeeded Dr. Denson
and remained in charge of the church un
..1,11 two years ago, when he resigned, and
fir. George T, Stalnback was called to
the charge. The latter remained only
tone year, and on accepting his resigna
tion the congregating palled Rev. R. D.
■Wear to the pastorate.
Shortly after conringhere Mr. Wear be
gan urging the congregation to build the
new church edifice they had for years
contemplated, and finally steps looking
to that end were entered upon with the
•result that within a few weeks enough
.'money had been guaranteed to justify
'th<f congregation to order the work to
'begin.
The general'assembly of the Cumber
,lai)d Presbyterian church meets in this
•city next May, and itiS’-the Intention and
th4 hope of the congregation to have
their new house of worship ready for
dedication by that time.
Dr. Randreth’s Address.
Dr. Randreth began by saying that his
mission here would he fulfilled when he
had obeyed the scripture injunction to
"rejoice with those who do rejoice." Upon
this, the proudest day in the history of
this congregation, it was his greatest
pleasure, as an humble member of the
Cumberland Presbyterian denomination
at large, to assure the members of the
Birmingham church that from New Jer
sey to the Golden Gate Cumberland Pres
byterians rejoiced with the heroic little
band who in these financially troublous
times dared to undertake so large a
building enterprise. While business In
stitutions of whatever kind were not
only not tearing down their old barns to
build, but were even anxious to tear down
the new that the old and less expensive
might stand again, the members of this
congregation have razed to the ground
their old chapel and have begun the erec
tion of this handsome edifice. And they
will succeed; succeed, first .because the
house is needed, and secondly, because
the people have a mind to work.
Ppon this first anniversary of Pastor
Wear’s residence the speaker recalled a
visit to this site some months ago. when
together he and the pastor listened to the
voice of God as expressed in local needs
and denominational opportunity, and
that voice uttered to the Birmingham
congregation the command. "Arise and
build.” The command has been obeyed.
Young and old have responded, and by
their gifts have made the early comple
tion of this house of worship an assured
success.
"Rut.” said the speaker, “your mayor
has said well and wisely, that the erec
tion of such structures as tills is neces
sary to the permanent peace and pros
perity of your city. Material Birming
ham's fame has gone far abroad. A
railroad friend, whose home is in iny own
ambitions city, said to me a few days
ago, 'Birmingham is the best city on 1 lie
whole Louisville and Nashville railway
system, and though Nashville itself oc
cupies a ccertain very intimate position
in respect to the railway aforesaid. I
dared not say him nay,
"But, people of Birmingham, members
of all churches and of no churches, if the
material prosperity of Birmingham out
grows your religious advancement, that
very fact will lie the city's curse. Tf
your churches are not as numerous and
as well cared for as your furnaces and
factories, sad indeed will he the fate of
your city, now so rapidly growing to
greatness, If soul-seeking shall not be
as zealous as fortune seeking, the whistle
of your locomotive and engines will be
but’ a faint echo of the shrieks of the
neglected lost, and the belching flames
of your furnaces but an intimation of the
fiery doom of the thousands of men and
wom-n whose salvation you might have
sought, snd whoso eternal 'interests you
disregarded. In the name, therefore, of
Birmingham’s future good and blessing,
I plead wllh you all to aid thes* earnest
people to complete debt free this worthy
structure, the church home of God’s
people and God’s poor,”
Addressing himself to the members of
the church, Mr. Landreth said that when
completed this should. In the most sacred
sense, be the house of God. As such it
should not be a free forum for bitter sec
tarian word wars, but that however Its
pulpit might, as it should, thunder the
glad doctrines of a Presbyterianism
which proclaims that “whosoever will”
may be saved and only he who
will not will be lost. however
zealously may here be taught
the peculiar and vital doctrines
of this denomination, It will never slander
the faith or attack the sincerity or vio
late the feelings of other earnest Chris
tians of whatever creed. Proceeding, he
said that this Thurch should not degen
erate Into a mere club house or place for
fashion display. f<Jr t£e elevation of caste
above the democracy ‘ of the gospel of
Christ. It ts not to be a vestibuled train,
cushioned, and a-move, In which the
member may sleep away a passage Into
heaven, nor was it to be a theater, con
cert hall or place of merchandise, nor
yet a graveyard, solemn and forbidding.
Its every part is to be a holy of holies,
but as happy as holiness of life ought to
make places and people. He advocated
the making of a beautiful church without
and within, urged the attractions of mu
sic and flowers, and all the agencies God
ordained for the attracting of men and
which men have prostituted to sinful
uses and abuses. He thought the church
should be In the tenderest, truest sense
a home, with Gocf'tTie Father, and where
the humblest of the tired children of
earth may find sweet rest and heavenly
communion, and where the stranger shall
find a glad welcome to our Father’s
house.
The church should be a depository
where the worshipers shall gladly give
back to God as He bath prospered them,
devoutly thanking Him for the blessed
privilege.
The church should be at all times and
in every respect a workshop where a
wise division of labor is the rule and
where every member shall, with might
and main, build over against his own
house, all working while they pray and
praying while they work.
But above all and better than all the
church should be the v?ry gateofHeaven
through which the sinning sons of men
shall enter Into the sacred relation of
sons of God. Here should be thenewbirth
room of numberless men and women,
and the constant prayer and purpose of
those who call this “God’s church and
ous” must be soul winning, or h would
be a mercy if 'this should always have
continued to be "the little church around
the corner," or if’God would even yet
destroy it from the earth which it would
cumber and whose face it would mar.
But these consecrated people will make
this church the gate of Heaven, and they
deserve ootnmendatlon for what they
have already done'and substantial sym
pathy in all they"Will undertake to the
end that the house, completed, furnished
and paid for. may be solemnly dedicated
to nature’s God in the early spring-tima
when reviving nature will shout in ac
cord a thousand "amens” and "hallelu
jahs” as the words are spoken which
express the final realization of this con
gregation’s hope and prayer for a fit and
finished church home.
A HARD CRIMINAL
And Jail Breaker Captured by Officer Culpep
per-Wanted forBurglary.
Deputy Sheriff Smith of Tallapoosa
county arrived last night for Will Pear
son.who was captured in this city Christ
mas eve night by Officer Ciflpepper.
Pearson is charged with burglary and
grand larceny, committed in Tallapoosa
county, and broke jail about six months
ago. He was convicted in the same
county for placing obstructions on the
railroad track and sent to the peniten
tiary for five years, and committed the
deed with which he is now charged just
a few weeks after gaining his liberty.
He is a very hard criminal, and both the
Birmingham official and Sheriff Smith
are tobe congratulated for capturing
him.
Killed by Dynamite.
Hazleton, Pa., Dec. 27.—Bart Tormey,
a miner; Andrew Bawrence, laborer, and
William Girard, fireman, were instantly
killed by an explosion of dynamite at
Milnesville colliery this afternoon. There
was no other person in the vicinity at the
time, and the cause of the explosion will
never be known.
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appetite nothing
equa-ls Hood’s
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i “For over 5 years
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and what I did
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f/, days a week, and
jjj an awfnl tired
1 feeling. Hood’s
■ Sarsaparilla has
™ cured all mv ills.
l rest well, have a hearty appetite."
Elnora E. Thomas, Foreatville, Md.
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established worth many times the price,
and the names and addresses are invaluable
for reference and for circularizing.
The above records are uniform in size,
[1x12 inches. Indexed through on directory
plan and vowel arrangement* for instant
reference. Descriptive circular on applica
tion. .
.WALTER W. GEORGE, Publisher,
6 Barclay Street, New York.
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hold in Birmingham, Ala., by Nabers, Mor
row & Sinnige. and by A. Godden, Druggists.
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Stockholders’ Meeting.
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The annual meeting of the stockholders of
the Ensley Land Company will be held at
their office, at 203 North Twentieth street,
Birmingham, Ala., the second Monday, Jan
uary 13, 1896, at 11 o’clock a. m., for the pur
pose of electing seven (7) directors, and for
the transaction of any other business that
nay properly come before the meeting. The
dock transfer books will be closed January
L, 1Su6, and remain closed until January 14,
1896.
J. R. VAIL, Secretary.
Birmingham, Ala., Dec. 21, 1895.
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EDUCATIONAL.
Potter Building, First Avenue.
Sessions Day and Night.
A modern, progressive, practical school of
business. Tuition rates reasonable. Posi
tions for graduates. Call or writ* for cat
alogue.
iDesday. Dm. 3ist
IS THE DATE
AND 10 A. M. THE HOUR
WHEN THE
Cleveland Bicycle,
So long advertised, will be given away
at our Store,
1915-1917 First Ave.
The public is cordially invited to be
present. A good Band of Music will
entertain the visitors. The committee,
consisting of the following named gen
tlemen, will present the Bicycle to the
lucky one :
J?. N. Rhodes, IV. J. Cameron,
Jos. F. Johnston, J. B. Cobbs,
H. M. Wilson, Felix Drennen.
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A ticket will be given for every dol
lar’s worth of merchandise purchased
up to the above date.
Very respectfully,
I, WEIL k BIO.,
M erchant Tailors, Clothiers
and Furnishers,
I9i5 and 1917 First Avenue.
_(POTTER BUILDING)
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and let us clothe them
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in a pair of our
WARM WINTER
SHOES.
Our prices are cheap
and our fit is neat.
| M. P. Messer\ |
"The Feet Filter."
2010 Second Avenue.
Telephone 8p. E
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BAR-LOCK liliT
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Writes every letter in sight of operator. •
Does most of the work in writing AU
TOMATICALLY and yields in the time
thus saved additional work.
It acts as if it studied the convenience
of the operator at every turn, and there
by lightens his labor and renders him
capable of doing more.
It has a knack of keeping well and is
always ready at critical or other times.
These are some of the reasons why it is
different from all other writing machines.
BRAZEAL BROS.
General Agents . . .
For the State of Alabama
223 hd I 225 21st Street. Biriuiiiffluim, Ala.
Other machines taken in exchange for Bar
Locks. Repairing and cleaning a specialty.
YES, TUBE is mm\
-A.ND
H. C. Abbott & Bro.
can show you a larger assortment of
Gold Watches and Diamonds
to select from than you will find elsewhere
at very reasonable prices, also Sterling Sil
ver, Art Goods, Clocks, Fish and Game Sets
suitable for wedding presents. Wo have a
large assortment to select from. Quality
considered, our prices are very low.
H. C. ABBOTT & BRO.,
121 North 20th street.
H. Chairsell,
Dealer in Hay, Straw, Corn, Oats,
Bran, Cotton Seed Meal, Hulls.
Flour, Corn Meal, Salt and Rock
Salt, Wheat, Rye and Barley for-*
seed. We handle first-class goods
and guarantee as represented.
Give us a call and be convinced.
H. Chairsell,
1612 and 1612 First Avenue.
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