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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1920.
.THE NEWS SCIMITAR. PAGE NINE. KNOXVLLE CHURCH GETS CHAPLAIN OF SENATE Rev. P. J. Prettyman Will As sume Pastorate in January. (Special to Th News Scimitar.) KNQXVILLE, Tenn.Dec 21. The chaplain of the United States senate, Rev. Forreat J. Prettyman, D.U-, is expected to arrive here early In Jan uary to begin his duties as pastor of Church Street Methodist Episcopal Church, South, which pastorate he has Just been appointed by Bishop1 Collins Denny. Dr. Prettyman succeeds Rev. J. Stewart French, D.D., who was pas tor of Church Street church for four years and who was reappointed to tiiat charge at the Holston conference session In October last. However, noon thereafter he resigned to, accept the presidency of Emory and Henry and Martha Washington colleges, which was persistently urged upon him because of his especial fitness to fill the position at this particular time. Dr. Prettyman was born In Brook -ville, Md April 7, r&60. He was a student at St. John's college, now University of Maryland, from 1876 to 1879. In 1888 he was ordained to the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal church, South. He served as pastor in - St James church, Baltimore; Bridgewater Circuit, Va.; St. Paul's church, Baltimore; Lexlrtston, Va.; Martinsburg, W. Va.; Staunton, Va.; Mount Vernon Place, Washington, D. C; Trinity church, Baltimore; Mount Pleasant and Emory church, Washington. He also served as pre siding elder of the Washington dis trict and became chaplain of the United States senate, Nov. 28, 1903. He is a member of the commissions on universal faith and order, war work of the Methodist Episcopal church, soutn, eaucaiionai commm slon of the Methodist Episcopal church, South, on the executive com mittee of the Francis Asbury Me Toronto in 1911. ' In 1912 he acted in the capacity of fraternal messenger to the general conference of the Methodist Protest ant church at Baltimore and in 1918 to the general conference of the Methodist church of Canada, at Ham ilton, Canada. - ' , ' Medics Will Make Merry Informally 4 ..- Throwing things scientific and for mal to the winds, members of the Memphis. and Shelby County Medical society will dine and elect officers for the coming year, at their an nual banquet and election at the Country club Tuesday night. An extra menu, interspersed with music and vaudeville, will preceed the toasts and speaking. Dr. J. Jj. McGehee will preside as toastmaster, and talks will be sgiven by many prominent medical men on lines aside from scientific discussion. Discussions will follow the speeches, and reports of the growth tt the society will be heard. ' Officers Picked To Head Contractors George C. Kaucher, of the firm of Kauchety Hodges & Co. was elected president; A. C. Miller, drainage con tractor, first vicef-president; W. H. D'ennison, road contractor, second Vice-president, and F. L. McKnight, of Ozane & McKnight, treasurer ,of the Memphis organization of General Contractors of America, at a meet ing late Monday at the Builders' ex change. A great deal of dissatisfac tion was heard at the meeting con cerning the name, "Memphis Chap ter," most of the contractors present asking that it be changed to'Trt State Chapter," so as to encourage the membership of out-of-town contractors. R. W. ESKRIDGE DIES AT HOMEJN DRESDEN DRESDEN, Tenn..' Dec. 21. R. W. Eskridge, United States commission er. Republican member of the elec tion board of Weakley county and the present foreman of the grand Jury, died at his residence here after a brlei illness, aged 77. His wife, Mrs. Lucy Eskridge, and son, Charles A. HsRrldge, survived him. Air. e.sk- ridge s parents came from Nortn Carolina to Tennessee at an early day, settling near Latham. At the age of 18 he entered the federal army and served throughout the war. Al though a Republican and Weakley largely a Democratic county, he waa in 1888 elected sheriff over the dem ocratic nominee, serving one term. He was appointed United States commissioner in 1904 and naa since been twice reappointed. For years he had served as the minority party election commissoner of Weakley county, and two years ago was ap pointed by Judge R. cl. Elkins lore man of the grand Jury. He was a member f the Cumberland Presby terian church. SENATE ADJOURNS UNTIL THURSDAY WASHINGTON, Dec. 21. The senate adopted a plan for brief Christmas recess. Having disposed of the bill reviv ing the War, Finance corporation and without other immediate pressing business before it, the senate ad journed last night until Thursday, when it plans to adjourn again until next Monday. A similar three-day recess over New Year's also is planned. The recess will not inter fere with committee activities. Sheltering Home Elects Officers M. I. Finebera- was elected' presi dent of the Hebrew Sheltering home of Memphis, 395 North 'Third street, at the regular meeting of the di rectors, held Sunday night. inner officers elected were Herman Mos kovitz, vice-president; Morris D. Blockman, secretary an treasurer, and Herman Hlrsch, D. Loskovitz and J. Platowsky. ' , It was decided to Inaugurate a membership drive and a committee composed of Mrs. J. Platowsky, Miss Mary Blockman, Herman Hlrsch, Will Blockman, Dave Loskovitz and Morris Blockman was appointed to perfect plans. ACCUSED OF KILLING SON. DANVILLE, Va., Dee. 21. An thony T. Reynolds is in Jail at Crltz, Va., charged with the murder of his son, A. J. Reynolds, 28, of this city, who was killed 8unday at his fath er's home at that place. The elder Reynolds was said -to have been drinking and, according to the au thorities, shot his son when the lat ter remonstrated with him for beat ing a mule. An attempt to shoot another son was prevented by his wife. Members of the family over powered and delivered him to the sheriff. Loss Of Schooner And Crew Feared ST. JOHNS, N. F., Dec. 21. The schooner General Horn, owned in this city and plying between New foundland ports, is missing. It is feared, she has foundered, with the loss of her crew of ten men. Heavy weather Is reported by all incoming vessels. .' NEGRO, BOY TO HANG. liooKVILLK. MA. Dec. 21.--Chas. Robinson, a 16-year-old negro, was convicted in the Montgomery county court of murder in the firt degree and sentenced to be hanged for an attack Several weeks ago upon a I Extra Special! $2.00 Nickel' Watches. Sale price, each, $1.15.' Kantor, Lyon & Co., Inc. 51 S. Second St. PROMPT LOANS r -on Improved Memphis City Real Estate Only , We are prepared to make these loans at low rateg. Liberal contracts with easy terms, of repayment. See Us.- 8. M. Williamson. Pres. M. Emrene Clark, Vice-rres. P. C. Clarke, Jr., Secretary. ' S.inWiLi;iAgisQw a CQ INVESTMENT BANKEJIA 73 MADISON AVENUE "Gifts That Last" From $12.50 Up Where's the Boy Who Does Not Want a Watch? Aside from its utility, pride in its possession and general appreciation of it as a gift, a watch, because of its mechanical construc tion, makes a Btrong appeal to almost every boy. The grown boy appreciates them in like measure. Please him. Give him a watch. GRAVES -DIX' ' (Incorporated) GOLD AND SILVERSMITHS 1 DIAMOND MERCHANTS 11 North Main Street 11 Open Evenings Until Christmas VI PREPARE white woman. Robinson was charged with attacking his victim with an axe, assaulting her and then sotting rmioi (GRANULES) ft INDIGESTION DUwlvt instantly on tonne or in water hot or cold; do not hare to crush. QUICK RELIEF! For Coldi Headache Constipation . Indigestion, Etc. "The on. perfect Laxative a wonder ful Tonic." So aood the personal rocomm.ndatlon of friend to friend .old mora than a million bottles befora wa advertised even the NAME. 11.00 at your druggist. Alao In tablet form for Uiom who prefer thm. MADS mr BCOTT at BOWNC is -.-, .,,.;) 1 n nriaaarinaeeteiii i mi mm i - i L... .;ui '.i. f. ".. -11 11 111111 ia""" ::.,. . IFMfflireiiTIWlOFTI MAKERS OF I SCOTT'S EMULSION fire to her clothing. Rotjlnson nar rowly escaped ljTn-hlns atU'r the attack. Krementz Cuff and Stud Sets Always sold for $4.00; sale price $2.75, at Kantor, Lyon & Co., Inc. Wholesale Jewelers 51 S. Second St. t& FOR - X J ;?! tfj A MUSI UStrUL KtMUHmiAlUt I I PtlkTpll Ynn Hnw i rtfe Wp Fit Thpm i IWW LIGGETTE If optical co. I fflEMSVS Optometrists til Opticians iC 108 MADISON AVE. 1 II. W. LiKKctte J. Joe Marsh READ THE NEWS SCIMITAR WANT ADS Every article.! isted in this advertisement means a saving to you of at least 25 Jo . If you are in need of anything in the homefur nishing line we are quoting rock bottom prices that will surprise you. tmnn i I L iiIiii inn iml aw Not Merely Neckwear "Neckwear from the Shop of Culture" . There's more to a gift than just the fact that it's a gift. There's the thought back of it and the care used in its selection. If it bears the Shop of Culture label it shows that you wanted to give the best and did! All Neckwear Reduced $1.00 Neckwear, .formerly $1.50 ' Others as high as $4.00, fprmerly $6.00 Men's and Women's Silk Mufflers Reduced Men's Bathrobes and Lounging Robes Reduced MAUN AT fllONUOU Table Lamps At Rock Bottom Prices This lamp illustrated ig a regular $17.60 value.The glass shade Is ot good size and the design is ar tistic. Special, while they last $12.95 Many other styles in both glass and silk shades from $7.08 up.- Smoking Stands At 25 Discount We have reduced every smoker In our entire line one-fourth off for ii f S'-H!n(f price 1 h,s week we will offer 50 mahogany uniokers, nim- ilar to illustration, with a removable glasi tray, worth $4.00, JO Many other styleg to se lect from at prices rang ing from 2.85 to $35.00. Telephone Stands At M Off Thlg will make an attrac tive and useful Xraas gift. We have a complete line of good stands at 25 discount in your cTioice of all finishes. Take advan tage ot these discount prices and give this ideal gift for your Xmas pres ent. Prices start at $13.83 and up. S5.00 Folding Card Table $3.48 Here Is a special that we have been saving for you. Well made and rigid In construction. Easy to fold and has a reinforced leg brace. The top Ih covered In a good quality of Imi tation leather. The finish of the legs is mahogany. This table la full siie and is not a small and poorly made table like thOBe offered Ut similar prices. , , , No phone or C. O. D. orders Hken. While they $3.48 last WUiTW it V 7 V y.a, $3.00 Mahogany Serving Table $1 .98 While they last we will offer a beautiful finished mahog any Serving Tray, size llx 17 Inches, with wood hand grips similar to illustration. We also have five other dif ferent patterns to select from at a slight increase In price. Floor Lamps 25 Discount Every Floor Lamp Is reduced the above amount. You can not afford to allow this op portunity to pass. A $35.00 Floor Lamp complete, $23.75. u J Table Set, Tip $13.85 .yi $9.85 $15 PORCELAIN.TOP KITCHEN TABLE .. This tabjB is like Illustration and has a drawer size 25x40 inches. wshtlle..th.e.y $9.85 SI3.85 $17.50 TABLE SET This Is a guaranteed Rogers Set and consists of 26 pi'es. Y'm can get some Idea of what we are clo mg to lower prices by this special low figure we are offering on this set. Chifforobes and Dresserobes V4 OF The drastic reduction mean every Chifforobe and Dreas erobe we have in stock. Our prices before the reduction were 20 lower than other stores, and with this addi tional cut they can't meet our figures. We have all styles and finishes, so just whatever you have in mind come down and get yours at these , special low prices. Here is one example: A genuine quartered oak dresserobe similar to illus tration for $49.85 n "Ip l J .p All Iff III I l . Cedar Chests At Wholesale Prices Any style or size is numbered among our vast selection. Our prices mean a saving to you at least 25 on your purchase. Note a lew of the values we of fer-- 36-inch Chest, plain finish 40 -inch Chest, nlain finish . . 40-inch Chest, flJOC CA with copper bands $tJJJ 45-Inch Chest, OQ QC plain finish $iJiOJ 45-inch Chest, tOO Cfi with copper hands POO. J" HI 11 lufnamaw Store Open All This Week Until 9 P.M. TEA WAGONS Mm nl....,n, A mahogany or walnut finish tea wagon, similar to Illustration, with a removable glass tray; worth pr?cr..Sa.'0 516.70 LADY'S DESK 1-4 OFF A complete line of spinet and flat top deks await your Inspection at 2a discount. Prices on desks start at $16.85 and up. $16.85 $22.50 Columbia Grafonola and Records Have Music in Your Home Thin Christmas In looking around for the appropriate Xmas gift think of the happiness you can cause in your home by purchasing a Colum bia Grafonola. We carry a complete line in all styles and fin ishes. Convenient credit terms arranged. Give Columbia Records as a Xmas gift. All the newest vocal and jazz dance records in stock. Home of the. Baby (irand Design riionograph Give Mother a HkOougall Kitchen Cabinet For Xmas It will save her many steps and make her kitchen work a pleasure. Han all the features of other makes and manv exclusive ones only found on a, Mclmugall. Cookinar experts Indorse a MclKiugall as the most complete snd santtary cabinet on the market. Hest flnlKh and construction. A Mc liougall lifts the gloom from your kitchen. I'm sunshine there by buy ing one. PRE-WAR PRICES IN EFFECT NOW ON ALL MODELS PRKK A dinner eet with any Mc lougU sold this week. Terms arranged. ODD DIVANETTES AND SUITES Rockers Va OFF Kveryonc has use for a rocker. We have Just the one for you at i. price that you will call excep tionally low.' This rocker Illus trated is one example of the won derful tilus we are offering. I'p hilsterM in tapestry, spring sent construction. Former price 22.!tl. pTe ..: $16,85 Other rockers from $4.98 to $65. WTiTrTFlIEIOH2TS W 1 Y"&ada K . 1 I 21 I 111 I 1 200-202-204- S.MAIN ST. MtMrnlOi aEGa -y - kvt . T B , TENN. OPPOSITE ORPHEUM THEATER Have you In mind a rift that will beautify your home and be use ful for the unexpected guest? A perfect settee by day an! an Ideal bed for night. Note these special sale prices and see what you save JS0.0U Odd JCQ OR lilvanette JgiUJ 8f.M) Odd Jf0 7C Mvanette )BUil J $o.oo odd tei en IXvanette (0I f3U $12&.00 Divanette JfJJ cr!' $112.50 $210.00 Mahogany and Cane pi- IfuitT $157.50