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WEPNE8DAY,, AUGUST 4, 1M0.
HE NEWS SCIMITAR. PAGE NINX t .1: Lion Trainer Feels Safer With Beasts Than Upon Street A male Nubian lion In the most dangerous beaut on earth when a ro lin ed, and hia wrath Is appeased only by the death of whatever victim he at tacka; but into a den of 30 of then beasts walks Capt Rlcardo, of the Al O. Barnes circus. The captain la reputed to be the rhampion of all handlers of lions direct from the Jiinpies; snairiry oeasn icm have never known the restraining hand of man, except that of their orig inal captors; the captain delights in belnr the first to teach them the rudi ments of docility, and several of his pupils were roaminir the wilds of Cen tral Africa only a year agr He starts where the others quit and forces these jungle kihg-s to do stunts that would be a credit to a class of high school horses. When he feels like wrestling, he Is not particular which Hon he grabs; they all look alike to him. He puts his head in a lion's mouth, and for variation, he boxes a polar bear. The i. captain declares, after his ex perience with an automobile in liog , Angeles he Is safer with , his pupils MEMPHIAN MISTAKEN FOR DRAFT EVADER James K. Mlllen. 21. 19 South Pas adena place, is beginning to believe that" he closely resembles Grover Berg doll, wealthy draft evader of Phila delphia. Experiences of late will Jus tify his claims for Tuesday he was re leased by Louisville authorities, fol lowing his arrest on suspicion of be in the Phlladelnhlu lad. It was the third time this year that young Mlllen had been arrested in con nection with the uergaoii anair. no was returning from an automobile trip through Indiana when detained. Mll len is a Yale student and was In the air service during the war. than on- the street of the city tv. The ... Barnes circus, with its four rings and steel arenas, will exhibit in Memphis on Aug. 9, and the cheers that greet the appearance of the cap tain mvthe arena, give way to death ly silence as the breath holding com mences, ' and doubtless, numerous prayers ascend for his life. LIONS CALL ON S0L0NS TO 0. K. SUFFRAGE ACT ' - A resolution requesting the state leg islature to adopt the federal suffrage amendment, was passed by members of me Lions club at its weekly meeting Tuesday. The resolution was presented by the focal suffrage association. En tertainment for the meeting was reiw tiered by Dr. Jules Gargaro. The at tendance prize, a box of candy, do nated by J. W. Norris, was won by ueorge ToDias. u. f. j. Aiooney spoke Washing ana polishing our specialty. Loekwood Auto Co.. 300 Madison Ave, "DIP" GETS COIN AND PIN. K. H. landstreet, of Onodbar & Co., stepped aboard an East End car Tues day with $40 and a diamond stick nln in his pocketbook. When he alighted downtown the pin and money were pone, so he told detectives. Officers blamed it on a "mob" man who has been working street cars single iKiiiuvu vnepawi weeK or so. MARRIAGE LICENSES. William B. Ford ana Ida May Hearn, rreu n. jvy ana uuiu A. Hunter, John Edward Campbell and May olive Sim mons, Herbert S. Hammell and Ea telle Marshall. Robert A. Kalgin and way stone, W. E. Pearlier and. Cleo noDoins. Thomas Kains and Pearl Us sery. John K. Carter and Tina Kltza- heth Dennett, E. B. Campbell and Anna rseu woruon. Robert Scott and S.'-.dif May Wallace, Andrew Johnson and Mary F. Fiffer, rjartln Smith and Vrcru Taylor. BIRTHS. John and Ella Brcazealc, 5J0 Boale, juiy z; gin. (.. u. and Jennie Punlap Burncll. S66 urcatur, July 26: girl. J. H. and Grace C. Dacus. 237 North jnirn, July 26; girl. Joseph O. and Luclnda Wilson. 1301 leveiann, Jul y LTi; hoy, DEATHS. Mary Isabel, age 7 months, at. Peter's orpnanage, July H; Inanition. Arthur J. I.ussey, age 4!, St. Joseph's noapuai, Aug. a; cerebral hemorrhage. bam ljee Fisher, age 30, St. Joseph's minimal, Aug. t; intestinal obstruction. Joe Hendrlx. age 22, 2051 Harbert. Aug. i; pneumonia. carey Hopkins, age 5 months. Gnrt-ly-Ramsay hospital, Aug. 1; pneumonia. Jyda Anina Wall, age 61, Lucy nuHpiiai, juiy ji; carcinoma. Cora Estes Fowler, age 44, fiD&'A Polk JulyYil; tuberculosis. vaiarie Smith, age. 1, 120 Exchange, nus. o, urviicnuis. Richard Gwyn, age 65, Wilson hos pital, Aug. I; cystitis. mtant McCaskell, age 12 hours, 960 voioraao, Aug. 2; yellow Jaundice. Walter Simms. age 22, Collins chapel, July 18; nephritis. Joseph Taylor, age S3, 94 Capitol, Aug l; auto accident. SMASHER SCARED OFF. Ward men were too fculck for a win dow smasher who hurled a brick through the window of Pinstein drug store, 179 Beale avenue, Tuesday night. The smasher was scared off by the approaching patrolmen before he had time to steal anything, police reports stated. KIWANIANS MEET. The regular weekly luncheon of the Klwanis club was held Wednesday ai noon at the Gayoso hotel, entertain ment being given by vocal selections hv Mr. inH Mrs. H. F. Benner. The attendance prize was a ham donated by Kiwanian Ullathorne of tne currie- McCraw company. w CV' ' ' rlBlv k&Xf wlv DR. COX WILL PREACH; CHANGE DAILY SERVICES , pastor of the Central will preach Wednesday Rev. Ben Cox. Baptist church night on A Good Soldier of Jesus r.hrist.' It Is announced that he has been called out of town for a few days, and will leave Thursday, but prayer meetings held by Warren Collins, Bap tist layman of Fort Worth. Texas, will continue. However, the evening meet ings will be discontinued, the dav meet ing lasting from noon all afternoon. BLACK STEALS CLOTHING. There was a dressed-up "gent of color In Memphis Wednesday. Fred Cross, negro, 1575 Preston, complained to police that a dark brown thief en tered his home Tuesday night The ;" i V i T. . p 1 green suit and a ' i'KitV van Euoes. RED CROSS PREPARED FOR WARSAW SURRENDER WARSAW, Aug. 4. (By the Associ ated Press.) Provisional headquarters for the American Red Cross have been established at Cracow for use In ca.le It is necessary for that organization to abandon Warsaw. About 60 Red Cross women workers are still in this city, but they have all their baggage packed and are prepared to leave on short notice. The Y. M. C. A., which has been engaged in the distribution of American relief supplies here, has also taken precautionary measures and of ficials stated today that unless the Bolshevlkl come within a week, nearly everything of Importance will be saved. The suspense under which Warsaw has labored for three days was height ened last night bv the news that the negotiations at Baranovitchl between the Polish and soviet Russian armi stice commissions had been without re sult. The report that the Russian soviet government had Insisted that peace' conversations tiegln at once caused a sensation In political circles. Announcement was made that Gen. Tire Trouble? Call 911 Any Time Quick Road Service A Fleet of Service Cars 10 Discount On Silvertown Cord and, Goodrich Fabric Tires VALLEY TIRE & VULC. CO. 848 UNION AVE. E358QBE93S&D DAVE WELLS TO THE CITIZENS AND TAXPAYERS OF SHELBY COUNTY: In asking your votes and support for County Assessor on Thursday, August 5, 1 do so upon these assurances: I pledge myself to make the assess ment in Shelby County upon a fair and equitable basis for all the taxpayers alike. Under the law the assessor has the sole right, and I propose to make the assessment, so that the taxpavers of Shelby County will only pay their fair and Just proportion of the taxes of Tennessee. I pledge myself to moke a personal Inspection of each pleie of property, both in the city and out In the country districts. Bv making a personal inspec tion of each piece of property, I will be able to see the lay of the urotind, and ascertain what farm land Is overflowed, what is In gullies, etc., and make equi table deductions therefor. I guarantee not to sit In my office and make wild guesses as to values in the different wards and districts. I pledge myself not to cut the assess ment of some big fellow, who might control a vote or two. and raise some little fellow who is helpless. I pledge myself to treat all courte ously, rich or poor, white or black, nnrt to entertain any complaint, no matter vno manes it. I pledgo myself to look up the owner ship and description of each niece of property, thereby relieving hundreds of taxpayers oj past troubles when they go iu pay iiieir taxes. I pledge myself to administer the of fice faitlifullv and Impartially at nil times . I will give "a square deal to an. Respectfully LP vours. DAVIS WFU.LS. Fall Coming. Woolens Arriving. Styles Decided Upon. Let's Go to It EVERY DAT BRINGS TJS NEAR ER TO THAT ONE DAY WHEN EVERY MAN WILL WANT HIS CLOTHES. AND SURE AS FATE SOME MEN, MORE FOREHANDED THAN OTHERS, WILL BE GLAD. So it must folio that others will be sorry. It's all a question of how soon we are able to get a selection inude. The balance will be easy, because of the won derful tailoring organization we have been able to get together and hold during these days of drift toward the big cities. Our clothes this spring and summer have been niarvelously good. We will duplicate 'the performance this fall and win ter. And a good early start counts much for us both. Whatever the price you may be sure the Rldoelys Suit Is worth It. mmmmmsm i lnJ W 'pO f' . y V i Y ! Tia f.-r with the Holshevtkl on the iieston of an armistice. This was in line with the understanding that pi the Polish emissaries left the front. revalled whe'ii this city foi m Home that m Proud Of I 1 ionic? No one! It is ' ! '.'.'."A'j one to have a home IE 1 1 D 1 nit ure. This store r:i cting furniture ;j can choose, fully : r home that hall- f - t i Make Yours a You Will Be Who wants a commonplace the earnest desire of even1 heautifully and completely appu he proudly shown to guests and source of much admirable conim i an ro realize sum a nonu consideration in choosing your uses careful discrimination in of high character, that kind ; confident that it will give to mark of distinctiveness and beauty. Mm 4. . TlTirir i i in w in liiil lis j U fttUats Manas Q WltRRK MAI STTirCT KKKT "" I MeCALI. iTltiil 111 Convenient Credit Is a Great Factor In the making of your home, more livable, more attractive and cozier. It enables all to have a home com pletely furnished with furniture that truly measures their high ideals, without causing deprivation of other necessities. Our dignified credit plan is always at your disposal. Make use of it! WiliS;:!!.!:! kc I!:! iih i:l l! ll&fciifiil' i ;i:'iKI!!f liliiS. . IS Wiyij iji.l .i.-..i.:..i;j. W i.l.MI . ;. :i.:.j;;.:.',,:.. ;'i'itiii;Tii 'i.jrj: tl'lll.ll .,:, i!iS::!Hi!i!i,.!!i!sii: iiii.ili diiu HiLijii .u jjii.i.titi'.i i m 'ii,'ti.;iu:uUiu.:l.li(tiiu.lUU'yMiUl4, Peii! ' ' , i 1 1 mm t 4? ' An If 'top v tv, situ '3r ' Jjs it i -r . ' FT ' ' t A V -.4it " S , f 4 r mm s r ; u t . ,'' - iiiliiMlltirtt .f-'- " y if F. M. GUTHRIE Democratic Nominee for Judge of Probate Court S 1 y ft 4 i 7 n, v If r I - E. II. CRUMP Democratic Nominee for County Trustee 0. II. PERRY Democratic Nominee for Sheriff G. DAVE WELLS Democratic Nominee for County Tax Assessor m m ELECTION THURSDAY, AUGUST 5th TO THE VOTERS OF SHELBY COUNTY: We, the undersigned, hereby certify that the foregoing are tHe regular Democratic nominees for the offices set opposite their respective names. At its regular meet ing on January 13th, 1920, the Shelby County Democratic Executive Committee called a county primary for April 6th, following. Upon the last named date, none others having qualified, the committee thereupon declared the following to be the regular party nominees for the general election of August 5th: F. M. Guthrie, for judge of the probate court; E. H. Crump, for county trustee; 0. H. Perry, for sheriff, and G. .Dave Wells, for county tax assessor. ' . Very respectfully, R. S. BRYAN, Chairman; M. S. LEMMAN, Secretary, Shelby County Democratic Executive Committee. , P. HARRY KELLY, Chairman; CHARLES E. HROWER, C. W. YOUNG, A. Ii. LEWIS, JOHN E. THOMAS, Members Shelby County Democratic Executive Hoard. 4 ii i-ii1.: : ;:;;,1;'l;'il-i"'r. i..!iui.i:!iti,iiii!iiilijl t : I I i .A i, i i 74 3 ! : j i t. a I : I m : m ji j- : i 1 ll fill HI! ! : L'f J P i j H Si II ii I 1 ii 1 J f J : ; iiL.iii..tui!ilpitil.jiiiiiii.iiillii)i' I: t 4