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rmOAY, SEPTEMBER 10, .
Legion Post Helps Widow Of Soldier The cum of 25 was mailed by Mem phis Poet No. 1, American Legion, to Chicago Friday. The money wai for -he purpose of enabling a brave little ,2widow of a gallant soldier to "carry W on" her fight against odds which may prove overwhelming, unless other ex soldiers and charitable persons follow ins example sei Dy me legionnaires or Memphis. The money went to Mrs. John F. Hoar, of Chicago, widow of John F. Hoar, a member of the Frincesa Pat's gallant Canadia n trnniM riniln IhA great war. Hoar committed suicide msi weea, wnen me ngnt for a liveli hood proved too great a handicap for 111 itftfium uu Bnauerea uouy. Jaclc Britton, Boxer, Haled Into Court Jack Britton, prise fighter, was tn face city court Friday on charge of liquor law violation. Britton was ar rested Thursday night at -the foot of (Keel avenue, and is alleged to have had a quantity or corn whisky in his pos session when taken. He told officers, It was said, that a man had given him a Jug requesting that he convey it from a point across won river to Memphis. WHOLESALERS REPUDIATE HIGH SUGAR CONTRACTS MACON, Ga., Sept. 10 Georgia Wholesale grocers, in session here, dis cussed the deciine In the urice of sugar. While no official statement was issued at the close of the session, it was learned from members that a resolution was adopted to declare void and to con aider as fraudulent contracts which sugar dealers made with refiners under alleged conditions which the whole salers say they do not believe existed. ' From an authoritative source It was learned the dealers are prepared to fight any case the refiners might bring against members of the association for breaking contracts. Under present contracts, dealers say they are losing 3,5U0 on every luv bar rels of sugar. HOLD NEXT KIWANIS CONVENTION HERE The next annual convention of In ternational Kiwanis clubs Is to be held in Memphis In 1921, acaordlng to word received from Louis Moss, who attend ed the 1920 convention at Louisville. This will mean the bringing of many Kimanians from both Tennessee and Kentucky to Memphis. Mr. Moss also nam tnat ueorge Ma rion, Jr., local member, was elected lieutenant-governor of this district. The Rev. William K. Clark, v!io attended the convention, representing the presi dent and secretary, neither of .whom could attend, has brought back a com plete reuort of the presidents' and sec retaries' meetings, which he will read at the next regular Kiwanis meeting. BANKERS WILL DISCUSS COLLECTION OF DRAFTS At the regular weekly luncheon of the Bankers' club at Hotel Gayoso Sat urday the subject of collection of cus tomers' drafts will again be brought forward. Every bank in the city is in terested In this matter. The cotton situation will also be the subject of further round table discus sion, for there Is nothing in the busi ness world of more importance to this section now than this. The season is about at hand for the movement to start and financing it presents numer ous problems to bankers as well as to other interests. THE NEWS SCIMITAR. MEMPHIS MAY BECOME BIGGEST MAIL DISTRIBUTING POINT IN DIXIE STATES INVITE LOCAL BANKERS TO TUPELO MEETING Invitations have been received by sev- i erai of tne local banks to send repre sentatives to a meeting of Northeast ern Mississippi bankers at Tupelo on Sept. 14. The meeting has been. called to discuss the financial situation at the opening of the cotton season and plans for meeting the requirements which vill be presented. It Is expected that fully 60 bankers will be present. ; As th territory Is an Important part j of that served by the local banks and the Interests are so much In common r nvoral Innal nnnnld will altnn ...... S ticlpate in the discussions, all of which will be Informal. I KYSER SPEAKS BEFORE GATHERING OF CIVITANS At the regular meeting of the Clvltan xrlub Friday at noon at Hotel Gavoso, William D. Kyser, local district attor ney, was the speaker. In view of the great number of members recently add ed to the rolls of the club, together with the fact that the vacation season is over, a record attendance was en Joyed by Walter Chandler, the presi dent, who appeared on time, true to I his promise, to open the meeting. If plans now being considered by the railway mall service of the postoffice department run true to form, Memphis will become one of the largest mall dis tributing points south of the -Mason-Dixon line. Plans now under consider ation call for establishment of a United States railway postoffice terminal here. The plans were formulated at a meet, ing held this week by officers of both the railway mall service and the Illinois Central railroad. The railroad officials also have under consideration plans to furnish the buildings, which will include' the erection of a large building on land owned by them at this time or the remodeling of one which will be used for the proposed terminal. The conference held this week Is the culmination of an attempt to Interest some corporation In the establishing of the proposed terminal and thereby re lieve the strain on the mall situation Per,e., 11 was 8alrt Friday that the plan had first been presented to the Union Station company, but that It was un able to provide the proper facilities. It was then taken up with the Illinois Central officials. J. S. Morris, chief clerk of the United States railway mall service, with head quarters In the postoffice here, said Friday that he did not know when the plan of the department andvthe rail road would be put Into effect, but was sure that it would not be very long. The establishment of the department here will greatly Improve the conditions in Memphis regarding handling of the malls and will speed up deliveries to many points throughout the country by several hours. It Is said that be tween lOH On1 lKH mail nla.lra 111 I. - employed in the terminal. i ranmi mans, wnicn nave heretofore and at present are being handled through the DeSoto station, will be sent through the terminal. Malls leaving over roads other than those entering the Central station, will be handled by government trucks, avmrHinir tn ihi plan. A definite announcement as to the decision of the railroad company will probably be made within the next two wnnlco It iu MalH ntm 1. Mn...... I.. .......... .j. , D,u, ni me llltttirr IB III1W before the high officials of the line. j. iiuso woo auenuea me conferenoe this week were: 8. A. Clsler, superln- tenaeni oi me united States mall ser vice at St. Paul, Minn.; R. M. Thomas, superintendent of the United Hlatcs railway mall service at New Orleans J. 8. Morris, chief clerk of United States railway mall service at Memphis; V. V. ouggs, united tsuiies postoffice inspec tor at Memphis; H. L. Fairfield, man ager of baggage and mail traffic of the Illinois Central at Chicago, and F. 11. Jucia, engineer of buildings of the 1111 nois central at Chicago. MOTHER! "California Syrup of Figs" O-'M's Best Laxative Accept "California" Syrup of Figs only look for the name California on the package, then you are sure your child is having the best and most harm less physic for the little stomach, liver and bowels. Children love Its fruity taste. Full directions on each bottle. You must say "California. Perfect Fitting Clothes Are Tailored and you can easily tell the differ ence just as soon as you put on one of our perfectly tailored-to-your-meas-ure suits. They don't pull, wrinkle or get out of shape. , They're more com fortable, look better and wear longer You get your choice of. a variety of handsome patterns and a style that suits your taste for a very moderate price.. John H. Moriarty&Co. TAILORS "They Make Clothes." 81 S. Main St. LTD PAGE SEVE3, 0 New Millinery With the Appealing Charm of Individuality Special Price Saturday $9.55 Fall Models Worth Much More Than This Sale Price Distinction has been subtly sewn into each model. These are handsome hats, with original touches of clever de signing, creations of luxurious velvets, plushes, duve tyne, all favored fabrics, fashionable trimmings and harmonious colorings. Saturday, Special Day for School Childi Qimittina 9 J ren School days are here we are ready with the most carefully made school toggery to be had. The collegiate "miss," the active romping boy, the most charming little girl will look their best if outfitted at Lowenstein's. For Miss 6 to 16 Athletic and Ladylike Attire "Our Little Daughters' Shop" Girls' apparel for school wear i.s hero in a wide variety all carefully made and prettily styled. Smartly Tailored Are the Middy Suits Sport Middies Middy Skirts Sport Skirts Wash Middies Pretty, Becoming Dressy Frocks Silk Dresses Serge Dresses Regulation Dresses Gingham Frocks Party Dresses A choice selection of handsome, pood-looking coats for the little girls and about-to-be young ladies. A complete assortment of raincoats. Big Bows For Little Girls, a Yard, 29c 250 pieces of 5-inch hair bow ribbon will go on sale Saturday; come in moire and plain, excellent quality, pink, light blue, black, car dinal, old rose, navy, Copen hagen. Regular 50c value. Newest Coats and Hats for the Kindergarten Class AS iw mam Beautiful Pearl Beads a Strand, 98c Special purchase of opera length Pearl Beads, graduat ed beads, fine quality, rich luster. Underwear Hosiery Women's extra fine full fashioned Black Silk Stockings, extra double silk garter tops and extrt double soles. Irregulars of our regular $4.75 quality. Special $2.45 Women's pure thread Silk Dropstitch Stockings, extra double garter tops, extra double soles, in black only. Special $j 35 Women's full fashioned Gauze Lisle Stockings, with double garter tops and extra double soles, in black and white. Extra special 85c Winter Coats for little sister and baby brother. The best values, the largest selection and fabrics of fine foreign and domestic woolens. Chinchilla cloth and fan cy worsteds for baby brother, adorable mod els in gray, brown and navy, aged 1 year to 3 vears '' $12.50, $15.00, $18.50 to $50.00 Children's Hats, a wide choice of attractive styles from the most simple tailored to the more elaborate ; very smart are the beaver and velour sailors For little sister, coats of unusual distinction, in styles of wide variety, from the chic bolivia cloth to velvets, broad cloth to serviceable chinchilla, delightfully simple but elegant $10.95, $12.50, $16.50 to $69.50 Velvet Hats, most ador able and charming are the quaint, beautiful styles styles which are different, in vari ous shapes, smart au tumn colors $6.95, $7.95, $3.95, $4.50, $8.50 to $16.50 $5.95 to $17.50 Women's fine Glove Silk Vests, with bodice top or with shoulder straps; sizes 36 to 42. Extra special. .$2.39 Women's fine Glove Silk Union Suits, in envelope style and bodice top, or with shoulder straps. Extra spe cial $4.59 BOYS' SUITS Our section of Boys' Wear is offer ing a most unusual selection of hand some tailored toggery moderately priced. Reasonable Prices On Paraphernalia itZm 10c Composition Books for 5C Fencil Tablets, splendid values, at 5c, 6c and 8c 65c Pencil Boxes for -..40c This box contains four Eagle pen cils, one penstaff and a box of pen points. 25c Leather Book Straps for 20c Travelight. the best made line of school bags on the market, ranging in price from 65c to $5.75 Bring Him In For That Rainy Day School Umbrella ' Don't Be Late in Selecting Children's School I hoes hvery grown person who has ever suffered from the results of ill-fitting shoes knows the importance of giving youngsters the benefit of good shoes. By good shoes we mean shoes properly made, of best quality leather, styled to allow the foot to follow natural lines 'and place the weight where it belongs. Our shoe experts are educated in their line. Mellanson welts in all sizes and leathers. Style. 324. black kidskin lace Style 310, patent cult skin kidskin, top lace. Style 311. in button. Sizes 6 to 8, $4.50 Sizes 8'j to 11. $5.00 Sizes 11; to 2, $5.75 Style 320. black calfskin 322, in buttons Sizes 6 to 8, $4.75 Sizes 8; to 11. $5.25 Sizes 6 Sizes S'l. Sizes 11 , Sizes 2'J St vie 330. calfskin, lace-- Size 0 to 8, $5.25 Sizes 8;1. to 11, $6.00 Sizes 11'.. to 2, $7.25 to 8, $4.75 to 11, $5.25 to 2, $6.00 to 7. $8.00 tan Russia '1 & v mi" Specially Lowered To $1.65 Boys' and Girls' School Umbrellas, rainproof covers. 20 and 22-inch frames, excellent assortment of ring and crooked handles. Regular $2.50 value.