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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1920.
THE NEWS SCIMITAR. PAGE NINE. Police Say Negroes Have Confessed Jo Wholesale Robberies A 'series of systematic robberies from ' Lewis' Transfer company wagons was uncovered Thursday by Detective Sen?ts. Carpenter and Long- and Special-' Agent Hinds, of the i-Yisco railroad. Silk shirts, fancy underwear, stockings, women's wearing apparel and a quantity of food, valued at $500, was among the loot recovered with th jirrpnt of Will Pevton. BC9 North Fourth street,- and Julian Johnson, 221 Commerce street, rar, negro drivers for the transfer com nRnv. .. A Urire part of the stolen merchandise was recovered in the homes of the negroes, stuffed n into closers ana unaer Deas. The negroeB are said to have con lessea 10 opening uuxvh ui juchjjwi Hla whilst h.iulina- them from', rail road freight houses to 1 Memphis stores. Part of the contents of boxes would be taken out. anf the cases renailed to allay suspicion. The npirnpH will he arraienea ior inr ceny. ' &o, Smokers! Prices Due T& Return To Prewar Level "IT WAS LIKE ' THIS, JUDGE" Mm ' Catherine Almond, in city nmirt TVinrrtnv nhnreed with lar ceny, was bound to the state on the testimony of Mrs. Tneima uwens, at Linden; who alleges that Mrs. Almond Btole two gowns from her. Mary Brown and May Nelson, both t.nMi .ith vlnlntincr the state nar UlIU.Ht;u ... . . . r- - cotic law and vagrancy, received dil t in nitv rourt Thura- Aar fQv Npknn was bound to tne state on the former charge and the latter- -was dismissed. Mary eruwn .jit.j k,,vinir tVi drui; from May. but claimed that the narcotic law does riot apply to the purchaser. creeii with her. fane was dismissed. Charlie Chairs, purse snatcher suspect, was in city court again Thursday, for the third time tma week' Mrs. Orover jncuria.u . i . nneomiiorr ldentlfyinis Charlie as the negro who snatched. her purse last ween. . 'Ar. vou sruilty?" asked Judge Barker, ' "No. suh. But ah gets blamed foh everything that happens in Mmpms. Chairs was pounq to me H. B. .Tansen and W. L. Lake, oys unA -...itVi lorppnv were bound to the Btate on their plea of guilty in c.ltv court Thursday, n i" thv Ktnln some coal from A- B. Uug- ger, who appealed as prosecutor. George Clark had a blackjack In vi. i, iii hp rinemi't know where i. tl Mo was in citv court Thursday charged with being drunk and carrying a. DiacKjiu:. n I... j i..i nmii ami was fined milieu luring - - . c tj- i.r,i.ri oil knowledee of tne blackjack, however, saying that some one must have put it " whii hp. was drunk. This charge was dismissed. "When he asked me foh mah $13, it j i. i in.a i.o wns welcome te JUSt 1UUKCU niw .. w t it" said John Jones, prosecutor in the case of King Sneed arged w 1th larceny. VHe musta had me undei some hypnotics, I guess. wuse13 is . v. va nwav. Jones lur- lOO 1BUU1 e" , "An , jvihcit Sneed can 00 a voouuu "V- ,H -Thir- ah wlnts mah $13 back." Sneed was bound to the suite V Of T. Alumni To LauncIvBig Drive . i.. P TonnAHKPC Will iaurSwieeksl S U thtformer" students 0ti:Z drive were disd at an informal meeting at he Cham ber of Commerce x Another meeting will probably be held airain in a tew oa.y. . , . nf H;. A; Monjan. P-f "mV?- tion in orQeVprf hv the school may of all, former ""c"f the rp0rgan The first meet nf of the ' - ized assgciauoi. ... - y Two nr.-Morgan announced in this year Jhhu",ve in Memphis an annual toot,ba" .tg Southern with some of tne "b elevens. Coincident with the general drop in high prices is the opinion of sev eral tobacconists of Memphis that ail forms of tobacco will be sold at the prewar 'prices within a short time. Within the last few weeks there have been several new . brands of A nhpinc tobacco placed on the national market and except in a lew instances mese new. brands have met with favor, urob ably more through their price than through their quality. The smoker has been waiting anxiously this drop In the price or me weea, ine arauem any anii a cpnprnl lnwprinir of DriCCS bids fair to come soon. 1920 Crop Iarge. rrv.. A flit ittA?lfHrtn la that Wage have been owered to a certain exienit.jyiuB uiio ui ioircbi and best crops that has been yro ducad in many years. A year ago the hnfinm nrnnnpn niir" nr Lne lu- bacco market and in the "Black Patch," where , the cheaper but tobacco sold over the loose leaf floor ror as low as i ana is centu a pound for good leaf. A month nvairlnlia In that timA tho RftmA tfl- pi luua fcv . . . . . - - . - - - bacco had been selling for 40 and 45 cents a pouna, . , i a . r.t tho rlron. farmers refused to sell their crop and more than half of the years proautuu.. was held in the barns to await a rise. That tobacco is syll being held In the barns with this years crop. T .ArtM.ti trnm nil tobaCCO sections say that both the 1919 and 1920 crop will be placed on the mar ket within a few months as soon as the season opens again ana inougn prices will not equal the maximum of last year, it will likely be -a happy medium which will range from 20 and 10 cents on the raw. , Cuban Crop Good. The Cuban crop has been good this year and labor in the islands has undergone a severe reduction of wages. The grade of tne leai grown there Is In the mam usea ior li8u.io and cigarets. The tobacco of th Carolinas and Virginia is used main ly for the making of pipe and clg aret tobacco while the Kentucky to bacco is nearly all used to supply the demand of pipe and plug users. ' A good production with a splen did round grade has been the result of this year's season. Labor has hopn haannrl tn n eren.t extent in all sections and the big tobacco companies have been ame to pro duce the finished product at much Inuru. " TV. . I. . 1 1 . . 1 that the prewar prices wlllosoon be 111 VUKUU, Within the last few months these companies have been getting rid Of the high-priced tobacco bought last fall but with the placing of this year's product on the market, the dealers say, smokers all over the country will be offered with a new and more favorable price lists on . V. i .. .. . 1 . BUIUACB. Read News Scimitar Wants. Pilgrims To Be ' "onored Sunday Tastor Andre Monrod. of France, and l5r. Samuel A. Eliot, of Boston, will be the principal speakers at tho Pilgrim terofntenary celebration in Goodwyn Institute Sunilnv. John R. Pepper will serve as temporary chair man and Mayor I'alne will prenide and introduce the speakers. kilpateicjOliveoct.' 30 WASHINGTON. Nov. 19. Capl. Emmett Kllpalriok. of tne American Red Cross unit in South Russia, who .. nrvDnTUY WATKINS , BURIED AT BUNTYN Vuneral services for Mrs. frothy EiSlV WatkUiH. 80 years ofage. who died ai hland street, ter. Mrs. Kuth Lee. HlKh'a Buntyn. 'I'nursuay r"- .- Fri. ,he re.ld-.nce of thb dau.i,ht r T'BotM cemetery: Services the tieinei i .,,, h.i been ill Mrs. B. W. f incn 01 SPECIAL PRICE On Cleaning and Press ing Ladies' Suits. $1.50 While Rose Cleaner mid Oyerc. l'houos: Main 5'J-5a7. Crosstown Market A. 8. PICARD, Proprietor. Special for Cash at Our Store Saturday . Something to Think About" "Imitators Please Notice' A srhnnl teacher to. a class of young advertisers asked the following question: "Gentlemen, what will our next week's ad. be?" .i . Answer fflnnv last, week's Crosstown Market ad.." the entire class answered in one voice'; "everybody else is doing it." . . n m t I Just a lew special hot snots ror our oaiuraavs special: Yellow Leg Spring Chickens, 2 lbs. and up; Ol n per lb. Oil Crosstown Fancy Hens; Q 1 g per lb t v Extra Large Fat Ducks, 3Mt lbs. antt up; Atn per lb. . . .' tOl Wheat Fed Spring Turkeys, any size; CO. per lb . .V OiC Corn Fed Geese; per lb. OOC' Remember that all our Poultry la from our own sani tary poultry yards, and dressed the Crosstown way at the Crosstown Market. CLEVELAND AND MADISON Phones Hemlock 592-593 YOUR CHOICE OF ANY SUIT orOVERCOAT IN OUR STORE AT A RE DUCTION IN PRICE OF was captured several weeks sgo by the gol-iet army, was alive at miir nlirht Saturday, Oct. 30. and prob ably has been taken to Moscow, says cable advices to Red Cross headquar ters today from Sebutopol. quoting "lit an escaped prisoner. Previous re-5 ! ports said Capt. Kilpatrlck had beeaff J killed. His home is in Alabama. Stein-Bloch and Fashion Park Models included. Simply deduct $10 from the regular selling price. The Man's Store of Memphis GOLDENEAGLE CLOTHINGCO. 61 South Main . Street f JDENAUX 1 D.0 YOU FEEL AT EASE WITT! YOUR FURNITURE? DOES IT REST Y'OUR NERVES AND TAKE YOUR MIND FROM EBUSINESS AND HOUSEHOLD CARES. AND MAKE THE LEISURE HOURS AT HOME A REAL PLEASURE? PROPER CARE IN THE SELEC TION WILL GIVE YOU THE DE SIRED RESULT AND AT NO GREATER COST THAN THE COMMONPLACE. E.GDENAUX.1NC. Decorations-Furnishings 20 9 Madison Ave. Memphis tjrlrW'fflnillirrff'irf htti Hiufi nrfWrtwiir ii Tr ' iim ..' miry rri TTtnrija?'4 una mi i Continuing For Tomorrow Only e o: Y A Magnificent Assortment of Coats, Wraps and Scarfs at Absolutely Rock-Bottom Prices t Prices just one-half of those prevailing during the August Fur Sale. These furs are the result of a splendid purchase made at the opportune moment at the very end of the decline in prices. Tomorrow is the last day that we will sell them at the sensational figures quoted below. If you are considering the purchase of furs, do not allow this opportunity to pass. " , We Guarantee the Quality Just as the passing era of extrava gance raised them to the peak of fashion furs dropped sharply in price placing these beautiful pelts on the most tempting price basis in years. We Guarantee the Price By actual comparison these prices are 25 per cent below the lowest prices' quoted in any fur sale ad-. vertisement of any store in New York City this season. 36-inch finest imported Near Seal Coats, self cuffs and collar; also with Australian opossum collar ;t:".:.;:J: $210.00 36-inch Bav Seal Coats. Hollander dye. self-collar and cuffs, also with Australian opossum collar ;riiOT",;..salc.:..., $185.00 36-inch Near Seal Coats sable dyed Australian opossum collar and cuffs; $X70 00 48-inch Near Seal Wraps, extra large "hug-me- r $365.00 36-inch and 40-inch Dutch Mole (Oats, belted model ; sale $270.00 nncc i Spanish Wrap of Scotch mole, trimmed with squir rel border;. fcClG 00 sale price VutJiUU Squirrel Military Cape. 38 inches long, extra . , i ( ... i i large liare mowei, iunsneu at necK wun uirc throw ; sale price $515.00 Rocky Mountain Lynx Scarfs 3:-a3ffle3H5SiTSLiJ'iT. ..as. -. - - , . ------ ii ..-I ,a. - lif mini X&A '' 48-inch Scotch Mole Wrap with sleeves, belted , Xdi"te.... $620.00 Scotch Mole Coatee, has squirrel collar; $410.00 Scotch Mole Coat, Russian blouse effect ; 40 inches long; $17 sale price .;. JJ X I iJU Scotch Mole Wrap, 4U inches long, extra large collar; sale $517.50 rriif . Scotch Mole Coat Wrap, double cape collar el- :a': $517.50 Scotch Mole Cape, fashioned with five trench ;r s ,c $380.00 Scotch Mole Cape Loatee, 00 squirrel collar: sale price.'.... PwWUU Scotch Mole Coats, trimmed in Siberian squirrel, vest border and collar; 7 G0 French sleeves; sale price VJ X I iUU Hlack Lynx Neckpiece, extra large and very his- ;zr.::'.c. ,'$165.00 ulack Uynx iNeckpieces very line anu ot gen erous size; sale price i Black Lynx Scarf, JftQ E0 sale price VwiuU $125.00 Luxurious Kastem Mink Military Cae, trimmed with sable paws and tails; has extra large tftrnw neckpiece; $1450.00 J'lastem Mink Coatee, trimmed with sable paws and tails; . Cf C OO sale price V O 1 J JJ 36-inch French Sea: Coats, bell cuffs and large collar; f 1 firt AA sale price . . . . 36-inch Hudson Seal Coats, bell culls and large collar, skunk or dJOQC OO beaver; sale price POcDUU 40-inch Hudson Seal t'oat, self-collar and ...$395.00 Magnificent Ha.-tern Mink Wrap: has ex tra large cape collar; length 42 inches; sale price I'ointcd Fox Scarfs, $1450.00 Fine American Fox Scarfs $69.50 C7o en s:ik- price V .V !Itra laiRP t icorgt-tte l'ox Starf filifSt selected ;r;;L-;T.... $145.00 l''ox Scarfs in brown and black; Etf sale price $ckeTUJ sale price Heautii'ul I'.iown Fox Scarfs, 15 f': : I ' f "Ml V'..., i -t M G