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PAGE TEN. THE NEWS SCIMITAR. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2-inch Post Brass Beds Regular $25 Values J $ 1 8.50 I Ik A Two New Patterns I hcsc arc dandy beds and irast beds are gfCtting scarce, so if you want one runic now while price is low. Two styles: One like in. with round ends; pth r style with square cor ners and posts projecting ib - e. It's a special price, irood until we sell the icv w e Have, Besides This Special Bargain in Brass Beds, We Have Several Carloads of New Iron Beds in New Patterns. Our Prices Are Right and Terms, Too! Our "Leader" DOWN-DRAFT, HOT BLAST HEATER Only $22 $3 Cash $1 Week Heats a good si.cil room Dr t o small ones. I ahd lomely trimmed with nickel. Bums coal, holds fire o rr night and i a bargain at uitr price. "Perfect Oil Heater $5.75 The handiest kind ol a stove for mild day ;ir cold weather. Hums coal oil (cheap) ami positively odorless. Can be carried from room to room while banting. HEATERS-ALL KINDS BlMj kind Hint all of a heater from laundry stnvea en up. our prices and terms uro right. Fee what we offer before sou buy. Exclusive Memphis Agents "QUICK MEAL" RANGES ON EASY 9 A JW r iai m m a i mm-mr v, mm bii's. n rr WARNING THE CONTINUED CO-OPERATION OF THE PUBLIC IS NECESSARY TO AVOID DELAYS IN THE DISTRIBU TION OF COAL THIS WINTER. EVERYONE WHO CAN SHOULD PUT IN THEIR COAL NOW WHILE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND THE SUPPLY MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR THE COAL DEALER TO SERVE YOU PROMPTLY. WE DO NOT KNOW WHAT CONDITIONS WILL BE THIS WINTER, AND THEREFORE URGE ALL WHO HAVE NOT ALREADY LAID IN THEIR SUPPLY TO DO SO WITHOUT DELAY. Frank Anderson Shelby County Fuel Administrator BITTEH BATTLE AT U DUN PLACES YANKS ON ROLL OF HONOR mencans Cross River, Mud Flat and Canal in Face of Enemy Fire to Take Town Northwest of Verdun. WITH THK AMERICAN FORCES ON THK SEDAN PROMT, Nov. 7. (By he Associated Proas.) The crossing of he river Meusc ami the rapture of he town of 1'un hy tho Americans. when it' full iletnils am known, will miiR in- .me of the most gallant feats f the ontiro operations northweut of Verdun The Iroops who aotomnllehed t will be entitled to rank an heroes, 'or their work hi militarily crossing the (ream was a strategic move of unusual luring. The rroMtng Involved the forcing of i way over a 000-foot river, a, half ulle wide, stretch fif mutt and HO-foot 'anal. In the fare of a frightful enemy "Ire. Tt also Involved pwltnnilng by hose who knew how and the pulling if others over rope, ilrappllng Irons were used to scale the sheer walls of he canal, alone which innehine gun lets hud herri ported, under the fire if genres Of batteries from the hills .sit it 1 1 1 1 1 net The order lo cross tho canal came ni mid-nfternoon .Monday. The troops received their grltn instructions under a .ini which was shining for the first time in daH. The orders waro to send over brigade Prat, and if it failed, to Kenil another and other, one after the other, ii II became necessary. Swimmers in Van. AM the sWlmmori ol tho first brigade were flnt singled out. and put In the van. ft was intended to atturk In this wav on the theor that the swimmers were less likely lo he hit by th Oer niana. owing to the fact that they would he nearly submerged. On the other hand thev eould tarry with them ropes and other paraphernalia for assisting nonsn Lmmers across. The building of pontoon bridges was put off until at Last Home American elements I lad eroa.sed the river. Notwithstanding some losses and the fact that the swimmers could aot de fend themselves, many of them rens'lied t.e ., 1 banl oi the river with lines, which were drawn taut ncrosa the stream Others floated on rafta and collapsible canvas boata. These men had less success than the swimmers, be cause thev were heller marks for the enemy's rifles, and the boats eould easily' tie sunk bj bulsttg even if their OCCUParltB were not lilt. rinse to where tlie swimmers crossed the engineers began to throw oyer pon toon boat- ami a illy footbridge. The DOn toons were destroy e.l by the enemy hut the bridge remained intact and added materially lo tho constantly tn ereaiing number of men arriving on the west benk of the river, boon after dark the first brigade was; across the first barrier, and mora men ware ready to mako the journey. Plow Through Mud. The seen, id phase of the perilous un deiiakinK then began -the crossing of the kilometer "i mud stretching be tween the river aid (be oanal, which, though it was under a tromenduus en riny ore, was mn held by Infantry. Thu Americans Mumbled aeroas the mud tbiough the withering fire. Their fret sunk Into the mud and soon the pace of the nn n was slowed to a la borious walk. Nevertheless they got through, even if the task caused soutO depletion In their numbers. The next phase constituted the cross ing of the narrower, but deeper, canal, with its sheer sides, and with the ijer mans almost at the Vers top of the eastern edge. The swimmers again t,,t into action and plunged through, potwitb.-tandiiig the enemy fire, and scrambled to the top. ", "' n,e" divided ihatr attention In drlv ng off the enemy and helping non.-w limners across by, ihe same methods used at the fiver Two bridges ftngll) were laid down by tli iglneers. greatly fs- ". ... .v.l.io These two bridges withstood attempts of the enemy to do- SlroS Ibeltl alio cnniriuuj-" ..- the speed in gvvuug w troops oyer. . When the swimnieis twww -7-. :. ....... la mo land won- a,, ,Y,e aid of grappling hooks which . ... i.. ...i,i onto the ton ot the wall ediltig' fto canal, so that the swimmers oouM PUll in. meana of ropes. It would have been . ,r!l em'ugh task for men UndlSturbOd bv Ho enemy s guns, uu nfiahmenl waa almost InconcelvaWj SifflcuM under the Tlofent enemy fire. AVERY CHAPE LEADS IN "DOLLAR MONET w, T. Vernon, pastor of Avery Chapel, this city, holds the distinction of re torting the largest amount of "dollar I money" not only for the city of Mem phis. In.! fir trie entire state nt the id session of the annual cOnfaTCMO or the Arrlcan atelhodlat Kplscopal liureb for West Tennessee, now in session here; $500. He is particularly Pleased with this showing becaute i: was largely the resul' of effortis of bis congregation during the eight weeks of urn nineas jubi oeiore conrerenco con-veneci Tsu services were scheduled for Thursday, one at 10 a. m and one at tag n. m nan a business stand olnt the day was to be given over largely to continuation or reports be- i gun Wedneadav. The conference will probably not complete its deliberations until rnday evening. Ulshop is r. LM is presiding. organization of the conference foU lows: Rev. H. tl. Kellebrew. secretary: Rev. T. Mucheraon, recording secretary; Rev. O. W. Myers, statistical secretary. Rev. M. T. i 'ooper, reporter to the cnurch penodlcala, Rev. J. Q. Johnson, secretary to the bishop and reporter to the daily papers; rtev. . V . o. 11 son was elected marshal. The following committees were named Vina lire, J, W Pickett. C. 11 Shelln, R. H. Vatiti, W, A. Lewis and fir. A. !. Bias; dollar money commit tee. II. T. Cooper, V II Porter, J, (J Johnson, w, v. uangerrieta, w. T. Ver- ,:on. If, C. Tlite Repot ts made by die "dollar r-iney" eotr.iulttee are; Memphis districi II.- Ml.ll; South Memphis district, I92I.25; Harts district, tr,3.7j; I 'ickson district, :m. ,e. RED CROSS BUSY WITH IAS BOXES FOR SOLDIER BOYS SAVE PLANTING SEED . AND YOU SAVE MONEY ssk.uauga of dnllara every year could be saved bv farmers and planters If they would keep enough seed from their Tops ror spring mm iph ..,,,...p lead ol buying them, declares II M aii mil urlAUItural expert lor the 'arm development bureau of His i hsm- hei of Cemmar "A few days .iii'1 l went nn a n re live stock latin with the manager. inspecting the fields snd stm f I asked ini if he nail saveo ina n "ra eed for next year's planting ' he slated ' lie replied that M had not saved any , , . , ' l bs manager n.is in" i" "e rorth of rve f.e- seeding this full Nest pring lie will have to pay out for seed si ieit 1 1:5 for corn, lauo tot cowpega. llttii (,n sc. heatis ann 91 01 em - ghum Hi intra expenditures for seed will he ever II, Ml Ha could have eSM-d every dollar of this amount by colled Inn feed grown O" the fstm be . atie the better iiuelitv of home grown eed would Have been worm ennugn more than ordinary seen io nave paia the goal of gathering. "Mverj farm should supply lis own needs for field seeds Just ss every farm should produce tg own lood and feed. Seed makes a difference of !! to r0 per cent In the yield and farmers and planters should not take the risk of having an unknown man, on soil that mav be poor or good, raise seed, the foundation of their profits from crops. "Most farmers can not afford to he seed breeders Kadi year a farmer .i..,,o,i hnv sotail .luantiti.'s of apecialli keJ seed grown by experts. This seed .fc.nlg be arown to furnish the gen ersl supply of the seod needed for the '"There Is still lime to save a Isrgu QWUtttty of some farm seeds Save all you can. Rlie was a colored "Mammy" of the Old Kouth type, and her good old face waa wreathed In a broad smile when she entered Red Cross headquarters on Madison avenue Thursday morning "Ah. wants to see the 'ChristmUB box lady, she said, proudly. "Ah has a pap t slip from my hoy Jake, who's nhuppln' those yaller Huns uver yon der, and Ah's sho' gwtne trr send him or christians box right now." She was (howu into a big sunlit room where women in Red Cross uniforms were busily weighing and wrapping Christmas boxes going to the soldiers "over there." A lovely little lady, who seemed to be in all corners of the room at once, helping everybody with everything, and w ho was never too busy to tell mothers and wives how to arrange boxes for their boys, came up and took the proud "mammy In charge. She was Mrs. Ray Pnnsenmb, who might be called the '"Red .Cross Santa clans ' of Memphis this year, for It Is winter her management and supervision that IS, 000 Christmas boxes are being prepared and shipped to Memphis sol diers in Vranee. "Santa Claus" himself could hardly be busier than Mrs. Hunscomb and the 10 women assisting her. Ilexes are being constantly issued to those who have received Christmas pan-el labels from France, and, as soon as they have been packed, they arc re turned to Red Cross headquarters where they are Inspected, weighed, wrapped, addressed and iient to, New York, i.aigc numbers ot boxes have already been sent and the number is in creasing daily, according to Mis. Duns comb Some mothers are worried because they have ret yet received labels from their boya and no box can go to France without one. There la no cause for Worry, however, says Mrs. Punscomb. as each soldier has been given one label to send home for a Christmas bog. Some may be delayed on Recount of the mails, but they will arrive in due tiros, aa boxes will be accepted for shipment at local headquarters until Nov. 20. They are of cardboard, 3x4xH Inches In sice. When packed, they must not weigh mote than two pound and 15 out ces Although this mayajeem small for a Christmas box, more articles can he lacked In una than would be Im agined. One woman put 12 articles in her box, including a knitted helmet. Another sent 11 pairs of woolen socks and some tobacco. Heme of the directions given for packlilg the boxes are: Nothing should go In a Christmas pat. el which will not keep fresh from the time of packing until Christmas. No liquids or articles packed In glass should be placed In the package. Ilnrd candy, Including chocolate, would probablv ba safe in tin foil or heavv cardboard, but no soft chocolates or anything that could possibly be crusher should be used, as the other contenta might lie spoiled thereby. I Tied fruits and other food products should be packed In small tin or wooden boxes, (die-quarter to one-half pound it ae. For wrapping the gifts use a khakl coiored handkerchief. 27 Inches square. When the box has been packed it should be taken, unwrapped and un sealed, together with the label and suf ficient stamps for postage, to Red Cross headquarters on Madison avenue. j -mmmw isasa 1 1 1 Ezf UU m AIIC Pj3 i1 rt r i 11 1; 1 E:m WvV Njstk nice 3)b-cDt).5U H mm SHOES Wm r , ! MUST COMPLETE BOND EXCHANGE BY NOV. 8 Io you own any llberty bond? which bear interest at the rate of 4 per cent? Had you rather keep those than ex- haivge them for bonds bearing 4 1-4 per cent ir so. tne appeal or t lie local bankers if not for you But if you had rather g. i 14.25 a year en ech I10H bond than' $4, you must exercise youi right of conversion before Hie close of business Friday, Nov. I. Word has been received from Hie fed eral reserve board for this district, with headouarters at M iuits. tnai an bonds to be converted from 4s to 4 l-4s must be in their hsnds in St. l,oul bv Nov I. This means that the Mem pills hanks must have them In ham not later than Nov. S. There is no charge for making the exchange, and every bank in the city offers Its services to holders of the flnt and second fours Many people during the past few weeke have been making the exchange, hut there are some who have not done so The gov ernment Is not urging that the con vertible privilege ba s archied, but ther a no disposition to hide the fact that such may be dene. The point urged is that unless the change is made at once it can not be done later The law fixes that. The Shoe for Ten Toes Here is a Walk-Over Shoe famous for its perfect lit to heel and toe. Our salesmen have re-named it "The Shoe for Ten Toes." This shoe is known as "foot-form". It has a sensible heel, a broad tread that your foot will nestlo down upon, and a toe with room for each toe to lie fiat Try it oa First you'll draw a long breath of satisfaction. Shortly you'll forget you have any shoes onthe only conclusive proof that your feet are properly fitted. The Walk -Over trade -mark is known the world over. You 11 Like the New Walk Ovr Policy Walk-Over Boot Shop 110 SOUTH MAIN STREET I JIBitU i I GOOD SHEPHERD FUND IN SIGHT Reports Show $15,141,20 Already Raised Teams Continue Tabulations. USE THE RIVER For freight transportation. Assist the gotemmenl by relieving tho railroads of freight congestion, Boats leave St Louis regularly and mako the trip to Memphis in 46 hours. Memphis Barge Line Co. 21 1 rails BuiWing Phone M. 528 GET GARDEN READY F0RJ919 IS PLEA w , , luka ain ,p.d .a.- Ing of ground and the grner..! prepa ration i.f garden sites for next esr's planum itapreaentatlves of l '."organi sations met at the t'hamher of tVm uicree tdheada) to discus plans for the lilt garden Thrw-mlmit apeak - ts will address various citv organisa tions o tfge nreiiaralb'ti of ground for nr.iu; gardens It was announced that the alt) would allow leaves collected b munictaal wagons to in- dumped on garden sites for fertiliser INFLUENZA, SORE THROAT, COLDS, PNEUMONIA Burglar and Fire Proof Safe? Peaks t iling ahlaeta. Sswtlonal Bookcase. Office Htatirenea-T, Twinlftrk I ieiaf liestgers. A. K TAYLOR COMPANY (lr-(k' OtTWnrTWMk KiH'TH MAIN sJ-pilKfT. VON BUELOW PLEADS FOR KAISER'S THRONE fl.vio t r. in ..ai. u i tii scnii- orrieta orddentsi 'ie Alegemetne ','. tuns or Hcrlin Mihltshs an arm le wriuen ny rmi e von Hneiow. the for met Carman imperial chancellor. in winch he fiends far the retention ot : t rnparor w Hilars The rrmce says n i onsiocrs tne emperiu-s advooatl oi tne new orfler or tniigs in Ufnnativ is sincere Read News Scimitar Want Adk. BRADLEY TO PREACH Bvaaaatiai i w iradic of litcv. TssuIm will irca h at the Uarbcrt Ave itua vlor'h of t'hnst Sondai He ma auccafd l.'vang.isl J. l aul Slaydeu, who r-enr. resigned aa pastor ot the uiurch. Yields Quickly to Antiseptic Oil Treatment. Mum are flndlna relief frsm li'.fiu- enaa, folds, enre Thrvat. and rerhans rieeiuins onemoiiiii, it is asm, oy tho use of kllller'a Antiseiuie oil ikn..wn us Sn.iSe iUi. Its gteai pene f auna oalr. relieving Qualities Insure almost Instant relief when oplte.l free- v on tne chest or tnrrai we.i cvesssn when rest svoiri'-ma ansa 1 tie u t enetrst.s thresjgh to the affected imrts and tends i open ui the an oasssies making braathlag mora aa. raliev ng the pfing. And 'or the cough a few dvt' nn a little sugar ueualb bring nrrJnBt relief TVon't fall to hf.ve a bottle on hand whan the attack comes on and if used according to directioaa ts are asrefl, or eur money re funned On Ml at all dnifruaa,' toe, toe and Ha bottle 4 1000 Rooms 700 with Bath A cuiainc which has tnadr thr Abtor New York's leading Banqueting place. Sialic Room, without bath, I2.&0 sod $3 00 lloohlr MM Siagle Hoosns, with hath. 11.00 fa 7.00 Double IS.O0 to 19.00 Pari of, Bedroom sod Bath. Iin.fsi to I1S.0I Tittm Sfuorf At Broadway, 5th Streeta tae oenler of New Vers. social l . , t, , i r . . In riisaa Encouraged by their rapid progress in securing the fund of JJ5.000 for the Home of the Good Shepherd, the 13 teams took the field again Thursday morning and will COlHlnus active so- licltation until Kridm evening at 5 o'clock when they will make their next reports. With only eight of the l teams re porting Wednesday afternoon at J o'clock, 115.14120 of the fund was in band. IncludiiiK H,MCM raised by these men. as follows: Thornton N.wsurn and W S. Uawu .1 H5J.J0 Mason, 5mlth and iV illlsmaou i.:?j vn Martin e'enden and Milton BiiMwangfr 2,(ui0(0 I'erea a"0 i srata (Jerher and Sumtnerfleld Lumbermen s committee .... Mal'urv and Rudtalll Leon Sternberger, cotton in terests J.u'.W 9ai M t.os.00 510.00 Tt: oo Total SI 1 ,PR.20 It will be decided at the Ratting o team captains and workers Friday af ternoon whether or not the campaign shall continue longer, it will ail de pend on results r -ported at that time When the fund hai been raised, the clttt.na' committee will resolve itself Into an advisory board lo sld the man agement of the home It Is likely lhat this will be accomplished through des ignation of three or five men to act for the letard and to make reporta to it at stated periods Loans Made On Liberty Bonds We Make Liberal Loans on Liberty Bonds and War Stamps as Sole Security Financial authorities agree that Liberty bonds will go to a prem ium after the war. Do not sell your bonds. If you need money borrow from us, using your bonds as sole security. No de lay. Loans closed immediately on delivery of bonds. INDUSTRIAL BANK & TRUST CO. 28 North Second St. MEMPHIS ZOUAVES WILL RESUME DRILL Memphis Z"uaves, whose regular drill wgs interrupted by the tnfluensa epi demic, will resume regular meetings in the assembly roo'it at police headquar ters at " o'clock Thursday evening Of ficers of the organisation urge all mem bers to attend GETS COMMISSION A eiispatrh fr ,m Washington tells of the apr -in'mect of Ksp; !. Williams. 5 K'Uti! Fifth strret, as a first lieu tenant in the I nlted States armv medi cal LWrpa Thomns I! Toung, of Nah viw. Maw was 'aimed a medical vuriia flnt UauunacL " PUBLIC SALE The Shelby County Commissioners will offer for sale at public auction twenty or mure mules on Monday morn inp;. Nov. 11th, 1918, at the Shelby County Courthouse. Sale will occur nt 10 o'clock. Mules will be sold to the highest bidder for cash. Mules will be shown to pros pective bidders at the Shelby County Workhouse. SHELBY1 COUNTY COMMISSION, By JOHN BROWN, Chairman.