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THE NEWS SCIMITAR SAYS RATE RAISE SHOULD HAVE NO EFFECT ONCOSIS Economist of Rail Labor Or ganizations Declares Billion and Half Boost Can Hit Consumer Only Lightly. WASHINGTON. Auk .-Railroad rate increases authority by tli inter state commerce rommiwwn "shuuM have no appreciable effect on tin price of the vast majority nf thlnKN Which the ordinary oonniimer pur chases." according lo an analysis of the possible effect of the adviim-cd ratt'S made nubile by W. Jett Ijiink. econo mist for the railroad labor organisa tions. At the itmo time, Mr Lauck asserted "there would hnve bn no occasion for so large an artvan.-e'" If the roada had been better managed, made fr of "water" In capitalisation, and were "not themselves the vlctlma of profiteers to the extent of JMO.OOil. OOO a year" In purchase of supplies and equipments "Still there is no occasion for alarm In the proepect of an addition of a bil lion and a half dollant to the annual transportation bill of the country," the statement wild, " provided thin even ia not imiltlnlel four or five time be fore It la presented to the people for payment. For Instance by no possible computation ran tne inrreaseu immi moa k moita tn tuatlfv an Increase of one cent per pound iii the price of meat or five rents ner pair In the nrina nf ahoea. or 10 centa In the price of a auit of clothes, or one-fourth of one cent In the price of a mat or nreuu. Un. K mihlin ahnillH h informed. and the forcea of government should he on guard to eee that no unjustifiable burden Is Imposed on the people as a result of tne interstate cmnnm -mission's solution of the financial prob lema of the railroads." rvi fjr t.u,w .aid wuB one com- utilj lh nrlri of which would be directly and appreciably Increased to the consumers by the rate advance, the mount being from 75 cents to $1.6 per ton. Including all 01 ine irnin" iinn .t nrirlna into wholesale meat prices, he asserted, naming the hauling of feed to- cattle and the movement of live stock before killing, the maximum effect of the advance would be less than one oent a pouna. un nour. i s said, the Increased cost at Philadelphia would amount to 13 centa a barrel, n miit of clothes made on the Atlantic ooaat and retailed on the Fa oifix th. Increased freight would umAiTi (a nine rents. "The great Industries of the country could amplv afford to deduct the In creased freight rate from the price of their products," he added, after pre- u.nlln. anme statistics On Profits Of nroduclnc corpora! ions, "thus allowing the comirlodlty to reach the retailer at kaa rr nrlr M formerlv. Bv no do ing thev would be decreasing their ex cesa profits less than one-fourth and would atlll have left their full normal profit and three-fourths or more of the 1. ...hi. .It lhaU a fat linw making BANS POLITICAL MEET. act viit a in 4 Political gather na have been banned by Cardinal Michael ".oque In the arch diocese of Armagh Aug. IS, the date of the foaat of assumption. The archbishop saya In hla pronounce ananfl Krom day to day things are going from baa to worse; oesirucuon oi um Haainixtlon nf uronertv. repression ail' retaliation, sacking of towns by armed forcea of the crown, and support our misery, outbursts or sectarian siriie re sulting In the lose of many useful Uvea From reoent occurrences. It appears that even the house of Uod is not spared from aarrileeloua outrages and desecra tion by the aheddlng of human blood . Wlinin aaiTi-n yirnin m, SIX INDICTED. LUVtRNE. Ala.. Aug. 4 Bob, Cabe, Lee, Snow and L. Rex ton and Msncell Reevea. all white men. were Indicted here by the Crenshaw county grand lurv nil charges of murdering John 1, Welch, prominent planter, about two weeks eg", while he was returning home from a business trln to Luverne. The Hextene and fteevea have been held In the Montgomery county jail BUSrSESSION AHEAD FOR COURT AT MERIDIAN MFRIOIAN. .Mi. Ane. 4. S1 ) Ircuit .Iie t Miller ninvt-ncd ho criminal term of i 'ircuit court Mon day. empnlin ami hnrrinK tlte icrand Jnrv and KttinK rratlv f r tin? prin-t that la to folluw in iho nvxi four wt? ks. Amnnr thr inv-jtiK:t ins tn W matif bv th urn nil iui art- I lire.' munleis, on lynching am two hMi'Iupi'! lvm'h initw. Henry Uoyrt urn. Will Kchola. both njfroi-K, are rtehl for t Ii r munlT of Jnmi s A T I'll, a suhurl-ari mer chant, and thr najne two are rharK'l with thp munlnr ct M. . L-uvis, u night w wtt-hiiian. An inwstiKafitin will be mmie I n t thu deuth of Ml.vs Turrie Hatcher, the nauRhter of Mr. and Mrs. eo. ' Hatcher, of Marion. wIhwh d ud boily wikn found tn n sanii hatiiiK marks of violence. Her Jcitn remains a myi-Itry. A probe will aluo be made Into th'1 lynching f Jatnrit Mnencer. a neKro railway poata) clerk, who wan fhnt to lrath ov masKed men nu-ir liasic iiy. while he was in rharRe i-f an nftiei-r 11 route t. ri.u'Kt' count v to nl:VT to ii clutiRe of ass;iuh with ii ktiift? on Uho Park i -r, an-'t her mail rii.ru, t he flKht takitiK plate In the mail car f the tram while i.asstnK through ( larko count . W. W. CRAIG SPEAKS AT NEWBERN, TENN. XKWnKKN". Trim., Aur. 4. (Mttl.) Hon. W. W. TrhiR, of Kiph v, Tetm., andidute for the state .4-nuto. repre KentinR tiu eounttet of 1 yer. launlwr- tale and tmck.'tt, mad-' an adtiref" hero In the rttv piirk in thti intoroHl ot his candidacy Monday afternoon. Mr. t'ruig s speech w an heard by a larjse number of farmers, business and professional men. His mam topic was delivered ulnniz the line of the Rtoi road, tax and school svrUmm. His op ponent, Sarn Oenahaw, a prominent, member of th Ier cmnty court, is now canvuf.sinR Lauderdale and Lake counties. TO BUILD NEW BRH0E. 11VNTSVIU.K, Ala.. Aug. 4. (Spl.) Th Madison county board of revenue lus awarded a contract to the Austin Itri'S. ttllge company, of Atlanta, for the construotlon of a new bridge over Khnt river on the new IIope-Hohba Is land highway, lo replace the bridge u hieh i'illascd In April, after the spring floods. The new structure will eost IU'.iioO and It will be 120 feet long and wide enough for two road H'ny. Since the old bridge collapsed trnfftc has been ferried across the stream and a bridge is bsdly needed. GOOD RAIN IN DYER. NKWHKIIN, Tenn.. Aug (Spl.) The prolonged drought was broken here Sunday when a fine, refreshing shower fell, and greully aided the early corn rp'P th.it hnd been suffering for the want of rain for several weeks. Pas tures and creeks have entirely dried up. und furmers are having much dif fuulty in watering their stock. The late corn In exceedingly fine, and the lira crop that waa aown for hay has made n speedy growth during the past week. LAMBERT REVIVAL ENDS. l.AMHKKT. Miss. Aug 4 (Spl) Serines nt the Methodist church Mon duv closed the two weeks' revival con ducted here bv the pastor. Kev. K. II. Mi-Kibhee, assisted bv Evangelist L. J. Miller, nf Nashville. Tenn. The music Vii in charge r.f Prof. Kdward, also of Nashville, assisted by the local chdlrs from tin' diffetent churches. There w re eleven accessions to the Metho dist church DIVIDEND 50 PER CENT. NKW YullK, Aug. 4 The Kchulte Keiail Stereo coriioratlon, tnlmceonista, has declared a dividend of pO per cenl, iiayahlc Aug. 21. on ail common stuck of record ou Aug. 9. CULBERTSON - RENAMED. WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 Wm. 8. Culhertsnn. of Kfinsss. was reappointed here by President Wilson as a niombcr of the 1'nltcd Stutea tariff commlaslon. PARKIN. ARK.. HOLDS BIG FELLOWSHIP MEETING PARKI.V, Ark.. Aug. 4. (Spl.) A mass meeting, In which all organi sations of the town were represented, waa held In the high school auditorium Friday evening. The purpose of the meeting waa to bring about a closer fellowship among the cltiaena to help Insure the upbuild ing of a better town. The organisations represented by their respective speakers were the Woman's Civic league, town council, board of health, chamber of commerce, school and lodges. Among the out-of-town sjieakers for the occasion were C. W. Watson, of the farm development bureau of Memphis Mr. Reynolds, county demonstrator of Wynne; 1-ove Banks, a pioneer cltlsen of Cross county, and Miss Mary Pearce, home iconomlc agent. WORMS HURT CROPS IN MADISON COUNTY, ALA. HirNTSVILIJJ, Ala., Aug. 4. (Spl ) Madison county farmers in several lo calities have reported much damage that has been Inflicted by the grata worm In grain and hay crops. This is said to be the only Insect damage of note. The boll weevil, though prevalent In several localities, has not done any ma terial damage to cotton. The dry weather haa been agalnet it and cot ton In the meantime has greatly im proved In condition. JESSE LITTLETON SPEAKS AT HUNTINGDON. TENN. HUNTINGDON. Tenn.. Aug. 4. (Spl.) Hon, Jesse M, Littleton, candidate for the Republican nomination for governor of Tennessee, waa In Huntingdon Mon day, and spoke to a large crowd. A great deal of hla time was devoted to abusing President Wilson and the Wilson administration, giving more at tention to that than to state politics. Activities Among Memphis Negroes y Re. T. O. Fuller. The Tuskegee institute bsnd de lighted an Immense audience at Church's auditorium. Mondsy night. The program consisted of choice se lections by the band, the tiler club and the quartet. The encores wore numer ous, and ore of the responses broualit one of Handy s "illues." the onlv de parture from the classic program Those who have charge of Tuskegee are holding the pace sl by Honker T. Washington, the founder. Everything U In readiness for the Turner college edui attonal rally at Avery chapel, Thurady night, t-as th" pastor, K. fl Sneis.in lively A M 10 church In Memphis Mill u'.' pan in 1hls effort Among the falin s of the program will be a paper bv Mi Hranch Ward Snelson. Choirs frm Collins. Avery. St. Andrews si .1ohn snd Met ropolitan churches wlli furnish iuumc. assisted by the Avery Chapel tilee club. An addresn will he made by Mayor Paine. Other siieiches w'll he nisdf by Vr. S W H'oonie, M V l.vnk. J, T Wilson, T u. Puller and Prof K L. Hone.ty. Thts ' round tjihlp' will include remarks by I'r A ! Hvas. It J. W. Winchester. Kev I W Wash ington, Kev J. Q .Inl.tiMin. Kdward R. Kirk and A. n II iib t a fun. I of 11,000 ia usked to be rsined a. Pr. A. M. Town end wil l.iw for Nashville Tueednv night t.. i . t th. annual session of tee Mison,. lodge. It Is lll.rlv ih.-n a Isrge .ielo gat ion will go f ri m Memphis. - ... -a. - - The negro cltuens of Ksicon. M is. WIN celebrate 'lie ighth a mvv.'i snv of the negro cwlony ti.eie on ,'ir t White and negro pfaki will .ipp'ftr i'ii the rroS'm' A band concert uruKr 'he nii'-iMcfs of n9 vuiiimuoiiv .rcier. i in cc ti: free On the lloe rsmpus .omtr S' Paul avenue sn.l Sou1!- W.'hi.gioii street, Friday n-glu llnilnini arc lights, with shun, lance of sniss idol ahrubbery ml Hie il. e Icn'iiv smia ble fur these comicunliv inn-eiis. . large crowd Is expeiteii "DANDERINE" Stops Hair Coming Out; Doubles Its Beauty. A few cents buys "Dandnrtne." After n application of "Iianderlnc" you can Eot find a, fallen hair or any dandruff, ealdes every hair shows new life, vigor, brightness, more color and thickness. After a Night of Toothache Grab the telephone and make an appointment with Dr. Fairfax. When germs of decay get busy they never let up. Procrastination merely piles up troubles against tomorrow. Dentistry isn't prac- ucea tne way it usea 10 De a man sutieri more in ten minutes at home with an aching tooth than he would be called upon to suffer through whole DAYS of treatment at our hands. Come in and avail yourself of Dr. Fairfax's Spe- cially Reduced Summer Prices before the process of decay and inflamed nerves compel you to do so. Big Price Reductions In Effect Now TTSraTSESUCTSCrt I We f .f ii ii Specialize in the extrac tion of teeth with gas or lo cal anaesthe tics, as desired or indicated. BRIDGE WORK Careful and Expert Work $QUP J $5 up j up . auou.t 4, iwo. " J . . J.a,. ...aMssgegssesTsaWejsstsejssssaasPsasBssssaaw " . . . U,,ill.rv,ll.iPT.r,liTrr,. ..,,l1i.iru...,iii,r .rr ,.,,T ,5aaari I tr..- ... iB. , i f .-ai WARNING! Unless yousee the name "Bayer" on tablets, you are not getting genuine Aspirin prescribed by physicians for 20 years and proved safe by millions. A SAFETY FIRST! Accept only an "unbroken package" of genuine "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin," which contains proper direc tions for Headache, Earache, Toothache, Neuralgia, Colds, Rheuma tism, Neuritis, Lumbago, and for pain generally. Strictly American! Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets cost bub a few rente Larger packages. Aspirin Is the trade mark of Bayer Manufacture of Monoaoetloaetdeetcr of SallcTUeaetA Guaranteed Plates Perfect fitting "bit corn off the cob" flusrsnteed not to slip op drop or they coat you nothing. MAIN AND MADISON A- E- JENNINGS 2 ENTRANCES OVER NO. 5 SOUTH MAIN OVER NO. 87 MADISON AVENUE Our Guarantee Plates must fit or they st yau nothing. Crowns and bridge work must laat as long a th teeth upon which they ar placed. Ail fillings put In to stay. .CALL National Cleaners OUR METHOD PRESERVES THE FABRIC Workmanship the best at all times. Service and deliveries prompt. MAIN 1579-1787 P. A. Monteverde Charles Bibb M. W. SEARIQHT L y "Jennings The House of Quality" Pride wFurniture Imperial Tea )Vayons always present some unusual feature of utility that renders them mare attractive tn our customers than the ordinary uagon. Xotc the droo leaees. When raised the wagon is converted into a small luncheon table, "the tray lifting off." See our display, comprising many patterns. Greater Values Than Ever Thursday in This One-Day nn Values are greater than ever before Thursday in this one-day hose sale. Good hose for men, women and children were never offered at greater bar gain prices. Come. , Ladies' 17.50 and J8.C0 glove silk and thread silk hose In $6.00 fancy lane. Special, Thursday only A fin quality ladies' thread silk hose In light and dark gray; sold regularly at 3.00; very special, Thursday only J QQ Ladles' fancy hose in mixed colors; good values at our regu lar price of $2.50; spe- t OC clal. Thursday only liJ Ladies' fancy sockletts; In all shades; regular $2. . 0 values: special Thursday only Ladies' 75c lisle hoee; upec-iai. Thursday only gQjj Men's silk "sox in fancy stripes sold regularly at .1.50; Thurs- fy..!y 75c Men's regular 75c silk lisle box; very special Thursday Cfln only at J"" A few small sizes in children' Bocks, colored tops, 50c and 75c values; special Tuesday OC onlv at wU Hosiery Department Main Floor. TJ MEMPHIS, TENN. READ THE NEWS SCIMITAR CLASSIFIED ADS ' drink ' '. ' . r k V CJ r aSKM , M esowr-i main m-rmmicTr. ( V. L. SIMMONS V T. F. DERRICK 1 The Snappy Lime Drink IN BOTTLES cooling, sparkling it is a delicious drink" one that pleases and satisfies. Have a case in your home a convenience welcomed by old and young. Bottled under the most sanitary conditions in a modem plant.assuring uniformity and purity, by HOME BOTTLING WORKS 362 Winchester Ave. Main 1442 Loo for tht Green Rtoer label end Green Rtoer cap your guarantee qf quality and flavor For sale wherever iqfi drinks are sold In bottles SCHOENHOFEN CO. Chicago 5iv"