INQUIRIES FOR HOMES
BRISK, CASH SCARCE
"In,ulrles for liome for 1 hsve
Incrrssed to a Rreat extent In she past
few days." Mid R. O Heard of (ho real
esista firm bf Kmmett Jnymr A .'o.,
Friday. "The (treat trouble seem' to t'
that pi-toes are loo high f"r th ftype of
purchaser at present. Whrn th In
quirer after a home henra th jirtee
eked for the tinuno of hm chuloe, hi
(asps b dismay. In addition to II"-'
enormous price. ih t tlie V"lulnr
form of amusement with th.' selli"K
publlr Am'hinK fi.m one-itiart.-r ciui
to three-quarters easth in nnthlns uu
Usual nowadays, and with the banks UK
conservative ae hey are. thin I not
available. So, -while our firm haa ex
perienced more lnquirlm than usual
an I (a are normal, or a little slow.
B K. Hammond, who Is with Ham
mond Real Kstate onJiany. when askrd
whether inquiries r more than usual.
Mid thev were imirh fewer than ev-
t -'. u WH..n UMknl What ntT-
Hons who were thrown out of homes
Sent. 1 bad dmie. he suiil very lew
were left homeles-a, snd tnut nan mn
ditlnns anticipated had not material
AGENCIES TO MEET
TntT-twe social service nrem-lea
of Memihta will have representative
present at the Scmemhi-r nieetlnar of
th Memphis Council of SooIhI Afsneles,
to be held September 1 nt the Cham
ber of Commerce. This mill be tn
second regular meeting- of the council.
Two permanent nciejraics nir ur.',
appointed to represent each of the or
..niotinna which have iulned the coun-
cll. The delf gates are. now working
on plans for promoting Deiier ro-rirn-tlon
between all Six-lal ascxeles both
pabllo and private, sr.d are seeklt.ir to
assure the best rrs"lts In chart tv ami
philanthropic work for the welfare of
the cltv. rr. Marcus Haaae Is presi
dent of the council and William C.
Headrlek of the Chamber of Commerce.
1 a. creiary
WILL TEST MAIL SERVICE
TO VARIOUS DISTRICTS
A test to determine the efficiency of
the postal department rrjrsrnin
rapidity of first-class mall delivery from
this city to various points throughout
the country, la to be stared by the, pos
tal service department of the chamber
This decision was made Thursday at
meeting of the express and ih.huI
service committee of the Chamber of
Commerce held at the chamber. The
method to be used ts the same aa that
wed by the merchants' association or
New York. Letters will t) emailed to
commercial manual Ions In various
parts of the rnlted mates and a com
flete record will be kept restrains; the
keie tnA hour of mallina here. The re-
1 rlplellt of the letter wUl then return,
the nnstmarked envelop and a state-
menf aa to when It was delivered will
aim be aent back to the Memphis of
Ace 'twas also decided at Thursdays
vniri ni that tne entire c'mv'"'--
oratlnir Into this city would t. request
4 to speed op deliveries of exhibits In
UBded for the Trl-State Fair.
cvonor datcq nw
WM will lini v"
COTTON TAKE TUMBLE
Kxport rates on oof f on from Faclfl?
ports to the Orient dropped " cents
per hundred pounds Friday, according
to telegram received by L. C Bou
chard, general agent for the Southern
Pacific railroad. Btandard bales now
take rate of $1 per hundred pounuji.
sad high density cotton moves at i.
cents per hundred. Rates on cotton to
th Orient were also reduced Auguat 1.
Onlv a few months ago It was ati
flcult to e-en get a ojuotatlon on sxport
rates and the steamship lines were
charging all the traffic would bear.
Bines tne financial disturbance In Ja
pan and the recent Increase In steam
ship competition on the Pacific, the
query now eomes from the steamship
companies: "What will, the shipper
Reductions In rales from Oulf ports
10 Liverpool and European ports were
TO DRIVK OfT MALARIA
ASD Bl lLI) VP TUB SYSTEM
f.t. the nut Kliinilnril GROVK'8
I TASTELFiSa chill TONIC. You know
what vou are taking, as the formula Is
printed on every label, showing It Is
Quinine and Iron In a tasteless form.
Th Quinine drives out the mHlsrla,
the Iron builds up the system. oc
WILL CONDUCT SERVICE
Th Jewish holtrtav services at Baron
Hlrah svnagogue. beginning Sunday and
continuing until Tuesday night, will be
conducted by Rabbi Htrshprung. of
Pennsylvania, who arrived Thursday.
Rabbi Himhprung was greeted at the
station hy a large delegation from the
Baron lllrsh synagogue, and conducted
to the home of K. Levi, on Carroll ave
nue, where he will be entertained dur
ing his stay In the city.
A. ttlmon, president of the congrega
tion, recently underwent an operation
at the Baptist Memorial hospital and
was unable to meet Rabbi Hlrsliprung.
Open Saturday Evenings.
Hear the latest Kdlson Re-rreatlons.
The Kdison Khop, lcl.1 South Court ave
nue, (men Saturday evening until ;t
Leading xpedical authorities
.'yMany secrets yott
w will find revealed 1 j
ft? in the green box of t
W Nadine Face Powder H j
tj They are secrets which svtry c I
R woman would solvs secrets of 3 1
ft psrsonsl charm. 9
H The secret of s rote-petal com- 53 '
U plexlon NADINE'S grift to O
jy womsnbootl Q j
Ths secret of lasting; charm
charm which endures throufh
out th day.
Tb secret of skin-comfort
with never hint of barm.
To 70a, at to million others.
NADINE will rsveal these
Tea ean procure NAD1N1 from
yeur favorite toilet eeuater
or by mall toe
NATIONAL TOILET CO.,
Paris, Tew. i U. S. A.
To Appear Here
Miolgn Kvnrsn, dlinunltlve screen star,
Is coming to .l.oe's Lyceum Monday
to upiir-nr In p.erson with the showing
of a special natural color film In whic h
she has the lesil. Little Miss Kvans will
make an intlmiitc talk at the thrco
Though only 11 years of age. Moilge
Evans Is probably Iho oldest In experi
ence and best known of the child pic-
THE NEWI SCIMITAR.
rni&AV, tEPTSMltrt to, 1920.
ture stars. Khe entered film work
four years ago. Since that time she
has appeared with John Barrymore,
the Ircwa and other notables. At pres
ent the Hill Mlts Is heading her own
Memphis was Included In the few
Southern cities where she will appear
shortly as Madge will begin work on a
The man who composed the popular
s nR ubout the different varieties of
kisses omitted one of the most novel
kind of nil. Hut the . photopluy pro
duced! who adapted Robert W. Cham
bers' "The KightliiK Chance." didn't.
Those who nad his story In hook
form will remember that one of the
biggest and most attractive scenes In
where Stephen, the hero, and Sylvia
limits dive together lull) 11 swlmmlni!
pool ami their lips meet in a fond Rood
bye underneath the water. The sevne
was only dem-ribed in the book. It la
shown In nil Its glory In the pk'tun,
which Is nt the Ktrmid this week.
Norman Selby, known as Kid McCoy
In his prlno ring days, has never won :i
fight since entering the movies. The
.nonotony Is getting on the Kld'g
nerves and he threatens to double -crn.K
his director some day and pull off a
knockout not In the scenario. How
ever, lie has some nice things to say
shout Robert Warwick, the athletic
screen player with whom he fights a
bout In "The rnurteenth Man." the
picture at the Majestic theater this
Once a cocpuruiier, always a cow
puncher. That's what they ay In
the West, and William H. Hart showa
the truth of the words In his new pic
ture, "Sand!" which Is now showing at
the l'riness theater. Mary Thurman
Is his leading woman.
and burns just
If yon are rofferin?; from eczema,
ringworm or similar itching, bum
Inf, unsightly skin affection, bathe
the sore places with Retinol Soap
and hot water, then gently apply
a little Resinol Ointment. You
wilt probably be astonished how In
stantly the itching stops and hesl
Inj begins. In most cases the sick
ekin quickly becomes clear and
healthy again, at very little cost.
United Oiniant sad Rcslsol Soap slw
cltur ii rmplcs, rrenetrta, rougiiaeai inA
daedruO. Sets, by all sussisu.
BACK TO SCHOOL
The school hell again summons young
America back to the classroom.
We wish for the teachers a year of grati
fication in their highly important work.
We wish for the pupils success in mas-,
tering the fundamentals that will help them
later in business and life.
Wc invito both teachers and pupils to
join our banking family and to enjoy the
service we render and the interest we pav.
Bank of Commerce
& Trust Co.
Learn to Earn More
Knights of Columbus
FREE TO ALL EX SERVICE MEN
Moderate Tuition to All Others
LIST OF COURSES
Motion Picture Oprrntinji
ominert I11I Design in j;
Cotton ( lasslne
Stenography and Typewriting
REGISTER NOW AT
Knights of Columbus Club
190 Jefferson Ave.
In these days, tinlty of onlnlon aeems
t be an Impossibility, therefore, J. C.
Nurrnt may be Haid to have achieved
the ImiKwaible. Mr. Nugtmt haa been
on the unite for years and haa kept
a scrap book with the uare of a libra
rian. There are now many volumes.
In fact, he ha a small library of scrap
hooks and careful perunl has railed to
brlnK forth one uisapprnviii( volet.
Nusent haa appeared In a series of
nhort eketchea from his own pen. Thpae
hiivi been miniatures from life- He
Kelected well known types and trans
ferred them to the Btnge. The Kiliirs
club, an oi'Kanlsaiion of theatrical cele
brities, gives "frolica." These are all-
star performances and at one of them,
Mr. Nugent was persuaded to do ft mon
ologue. The audience was composed of
managers, critics and players, and It
was then and there decided that Mr.
Nugent should henceforth be a monolog
Ht and not a aketchologist. lie Is,
A real comedienne, one who, rib doubt,
will he hiard from In tipper circles nt
variety, la Kern Nevlna, with J. C. All
man, at Ijoew'a Lyceum the last hnlf
of the week. She Is a piquant miss of
gay personality who knows Just how
to fetch the laughs with bright Hay
ings and fust Milled. In addition Ml
Ncvlns quite comically disport sherself
In grotesque costumes of a style that
well sets off her unusual mannerisms.
A II man Is a good foil for his fair
partnir. And several song numbers
rendered In clear tenor vole
much to his psrt of tha offering.
The Terpsichore Font, billed as had
llne of the bill which opened Thurs
day, premnt a routine of dancing that
runs the gamut in different steps and
wallses. Poft shoe ?? are in
troduced hy two young chaps, Stone
and Manning. Able partners are the
Domestic diplomacy Is possible. It
employed by th right person, accord
ing to the theme of "The Tamr," a
farce skit with .J-aOosta and Bonawe.
It Is a bright little piece Of femal
Idlosyncracies and caveman Stuff.
Jean Oermalne, French opera singer,
hits an excellent soprano middle regis
ter. Her repertoire consists of several
clasrlcal bits which won her hands.
Jupiter Trio, gymnasts and trap flying
and ring workers, open. Th woman
Is a combination of Lletsel and Dainty
A. E. JENNINGS
M. W. SEARIGHT
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Rugs, Curtains and Draperg
Of 20, 30 and 40
Account Warehouses Overstocked
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Fall Woolen Stock
The most complete and finest arrag of qualitg fabrics
ever shown in the citg.
To be able to select youc favorite pattern
from so many choice fabrics is in itself an in
ducement for you to ORDER YOUR FALL
SUIT NOW. Later on, as the season pro
gresses, many of the unusual, desirable patterns
will have been sold.
OUR PRICE SCALE
$icoo $4(yo $45jo
For SEASON 1920-1921
We are certain our scale of prices this sea
son will turn many a man over to the Made-to-Measure
class, and once our perfectly tailored
clothes are worn, never again will you go back
to misfit Rcady-Mades.
Big men and little mert, all find complete
satisfaction in our kind of clothes. First we
suit you with the pattern to your liking; then
we fit you as you should be fitted. In all
ready-mades this is impossible.
i if i
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GROCERIES must be bought EVERY DAY of the
year, except holidays.
To save, therefore, should be a DAILY HABIT
and not an "occasional occurrence."
The Bowers Stores save you money EVERY DAY
of the year on almost EVERY ARTICLE.
They DO NOT offer a few cut-price LEADERS
OCCASIONALLY to induce you to think all other
prices are low.
And they DO NOT buy "second-hand' stocks from
speculators, STORED FOR MONTHS in warehouses,
in order to sell "cheap."
Every article is GUARANTEED fresh and satis
factory, or money CHEERFULLY REFUNDED if
not entirely pleased. And ALL PRICES are uniformly
-FANCY CREAMERY BUTTER.
A. B. C. Brand, best quality, in 1-lb.
. FANCY SLICED BACON.
Best quality fresh stock, thin slices;
White, pure cane, fine, best quality, 1 1
per lb 1 I 2 C
.WHITE COBBLER POTATOES.
Good, sound stock, per peck
(15 lbs.), 52c; per lb .
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Best quality, any quantity
in bulk, per lb
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Fresh stock, guaranteed quality, per VLA
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-BERKELEY BLEND COFFEE.
"Rich, Winey and Fragrant"
3-lb. can, $1.44; 1-lb. can
SNOW CREST FLOUR.
Very highest patent market advanc- fl Q C
ing, 24-lb. sack V 1 OD
.HI-UP S. R. FLOUR.
A dependable Self-Rising
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New stock, 8-lb. pail, $1.82; 4-lb. pail,
93c; 2-lb. pail, 49c; Mb. pail
.KELLOGG'S CORN FLAKES.
New, fresh stock very popular with 1 O
FULL STANDARD TOMATOES
New pack; No. 3 can, 15c; No. 2 can, 11c;
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Large can, $1.63; medium can, 82c; A !
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