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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1920. I ' PAGE TWO. it 1 ! The Adventures of Ann By HAll COFFMAN t'opM-iflit, 1920. lnUrnullonn1 Feature Sen ico. Inc. i. A" (BIT .,..,,.... ,,r;.E:rr .,,,., smmKk Ex-Captain Gets Term As Deserter; Says He Was Spy WA8H1NOTON, Dee. 31. John A. Willera, a former captain In th. army, who. when arrested In New York Deo. 7. claimed ha had acted as a Oerman spy while serving with the American force, has been convicted by court martial of desertion from the army and sentenced to five years In the federal penitentiary at Leavenworth, it was announced today at the war depart ment. Wilier still is to be tried on charms of theft and embesslement. The former captain, who said he had come to the United States an agent of me uerman government, Is charted with absconding with 15.000 of the funds of his company on Dec. It, 1911. His command. Company I,, of the 48th Infantry, then was stationed, at Camp Sevier, Greenville, 8. C. Cocktail Wars Served by Harwood's Valet and Ann's Father Was Much Impressed. BILL CARPENTER QUITS AS SLEUTH W. D. Carpenter, detective sergeant for three years, turned in his star Fri day afternoon. He will engage in all ot hei line of work. He resigned recently. Carpenter, an officer for zn J,ar. has been connected with government offices, railroad special agent work and wltah sheriffs offices. He was Instru mental a few months ago in the capture of John Brockman, known as "the rail road pickpocket." He aided also In the clearing up of the 150,000 department store robberies here. He engaged recently in a sen sational pistol battle with thieves at tempting to rob the Kerrler drug; store, McLemore avenue and College. MUST GIVE RIVAL CREDIT FOR TOLLS WASHINGTON. Dec. 31. The West ern Union Telegraph company was or dered today by the interstate commerce commission to extend credit for tons on messages transferred to It from the Postal Telegraph company. The com mission said the practice of the West- t-rn Union In refusing such credit while extending credit on messages when ten dered otherwise than through the Pos tal, Including those of the name send ers, was an unreasonable practice, "If the Western Union should at any time have reason to question the responsibility of the Postal," said the commission, it may secure ltseir by requiring an appropriate bond or other sufficient surety." To Cure a Cold tn One Day Take Grove's LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE tablets. The genuine bears the signature of E. W. Grove. 30c. ; CHAPTER 50. ' Ann's father, like many other men, had never done anything for him Belf Just drifted along with the hope that someday, something would "turn up' to protect them from the rainy day bound to come to all men who will not use their bvains to steer them into the inevitable future. As Ann's father listened to Harwood's honeyed words about the episodn aboard the yachtduring which Ann's father had been oblivious to his surroundings he pretended to understand all about it. Harwood's valot served them cocktails cock tails such as only Harwood's valet could make. Mr. Sheridan sat upon a lounge in Harwood's apartment, seconscious and afraid, like one who' is awed. Ann's father like many other fath ers, had held his job It had always been Just' a Job and always would be. as far as Mr. Sheridan was con cerned whose idea of anything In the work line was: "getting by with as little resistance as possible.' All the world over you can find men of Sheridan's type the easy going, "never try for themselves" sort of men that go doww to the end nf things with their Ideas when tney have any, "to do it tomorrow." The tomorrow never comes. As Har wood flicked the pile of crisp bank notes through his fingers Ann's father was looking and thinking hard (To Be Continued.) AMUSEMENTS "Buddies" at Lyric. The Selwyns' production of "Bud 1 dies," which will be seen at the Lyric ' tonight, tomorrow night and matinee on New Year's (lay. won the heart of New York by the tenderness of Its love stot-y; Its scintillating flushes of humor; Its touches of pathos, and the wonder ful'y melodious quality of the music which B. '. HMIiiim has woven Into (Jeorge V. Hnbart's delightful tale of a maid of Brittany and her painfully shy American lover, "Buddies" Is a comedy with mualc which assembles various doughboys aft er the armistice In a peasant home In Brittany; sets in play their homely and hearty humor, sentiment and spir its; leads them through flavor-mime anecdotes and follows ii particular the fortunes of a lad too bashful to speak his love for the French girl who gently and whimsically "understands." For the Interpretation of the singularly hu man quality of its humor and the charm of -its Interpolating music the Selwyns are sending here . a flawless cast of players headed by James Marshall. "Clarence" at Lyric. Booth Tarklngton's comedy of "Clar ence" will be presented at the tyrlc theater for the first time In Memphis Monday and Tuesday. with special matinee performance on Tuesday, by George C. Tyler's company. Clarence (Robert ArHmiO. a hettle expert and entomologiM. listed in "Who's Who," returning from the war as it was In Texas Ik taken home by Mr. Wheeler (Kdward Donnelly! to serve as a sort of man-about-the-houae. He tunes the piano, repairs the Imt water heater, and so unusually attrac tive Is his profile and his behavior that 17-year-old Cora (Unth Meroi. her governess (Florence Fair, and the Swedish maid, suffer palpitations of the heart whenever Uln boot-sl' OH erlio through the house. Hobby lTh'tm:n Kelly), the l!-year-old "centlcman." of course, frown on all this, belu-vini; himself in love with the prVty Inv erness, takes oeeasion to voire the b -Ish sneers which Turklntftnn vritr o well. And when Vioiet. the governess, finally 'leaves the Wheeler Household to aid Clarence a hia v. if In his cour ageous finht iiKtiiiiNt potato lem. yoini? Bobby's tragic outburst pn vide one of the theater's real m.imriiK Loew's State. Headed by "Cheer Vp." i pi..', i ;. us bill, the new vaudeville oil. !,. Loew's Btate the final b.iif. i.r, .! sstiafylng to the fi;st nichi i u I " . Thursday. "Cheer l'r is !' -wald & Herman offennir a".l Hair ., North and Huth Noble -!,er wi'h a quartet of girli are feiitin.- l Thurs day's audiences could reailiW1 ur-'Ierstaivl why !cw chose the art t open toft new Ottawa. Canada. 1 1 . ; i L . r recently, as it is one well worth fei m:. Also on the bill for the final half i Pearl F Abbot Co.. v.-ho off.- .i uovl and well-artci' ! l-t. 'Silver Threads. " Bi.b -Vint.'. Wiled as "the whistling duuglib." h.if son.o wonder ful effects and nualitie.i. ut suff' is coming so closely afu-r Kolwr: 'Isle.., the mi, -lie. who riosed her,. elne..-,lay night. CouVioy wtlti-os ;-o.l 1 isusy have a novel act. .show'!!.- V.-s,.rn frolus In ail their varied .U) !-. . a il '.I'itou and Ktlir.oht, wit'i "H"vll ..( Son sens ' clor-e the b 1' . itti a really fumy lire of chatter a: 1 nonsensical join-;;" The f.ature picture '' ' I'lurit'er " with George Walsh in t.,e had. The story is a tenae oi ' . well told and vividly ena.-.ted ,y Walph and a com petent cast of assistants. Farmers Seek Lower Rail Freight Hates There tr.ov. 't.ent afoot among farmers, particularly of the Northwest, for lower ru I fiviulo rates without which, farmers of tuat see. tlon of the country r.vf t. II. y wi'l be ruined. In the fa -e ,.f raVr.!. prler-.- Alfalfa from Idaho n Momar has ceased to he shipped mil of those M.Vo,. the present tariffs and low prices mak ing such traffic prohibitive Chambers of commerce all over the West and Northwest, as well other leading farmers' associations, are han.l Ing together to petition congress and the interstate commerce comintssiui of the various states to help alleviate the present strain arising from those in equalities In the face of all that, It In claimed, the railroads are contemplating stil another lncref.se In rail freight rated In some sections of the Northwest It costs as much as llfl a ton to ship a 2l ton of alfalfa, figures furnished by the farmers show. 1 Phone Complaints May BeMegistered With Commissioner If the Memphis public Is not satis fied with the quality of service rendered by the Cumberland Telephone company an opportunity is offered to register complaints with Commissioner Horace Johnsbn In his 'office st the city hall. The onlv obligation resting upon tho patrons of the company Is that they shall appear, fill out blanks and testify to lack of efficient service and make affidavits. No expense for the individ ual i involved. W. P. Armstrong, city attnrnev. said FTlday that unless the public called to register complaints the city did not feel that It could consist ently carry on its campaign before the utilities commission to secure better service. Moving Pictures Loew's Lyceum. Tom Mix returned to Loew's Lyceum Thursday for three days in a new thriller. "The Texan." Capacity audi ences greeted tho favorite in the Rft ernoon and voted the picture most sat isfying. Mix plays one of his usual roles, saves an Kastern girl and her sweetheart from a "bad man" and his .ang, only to 1ob his chances of mar rving her finally. Mix gives some won derful exhibitions of riding, roping and shooting in the picture. In addition to the feature, a rattling comedy, one of the "comiclaasics,'' is shown. 'Pictorial Life" contains some Interesting views of the making ef kewpte dolls and the weather man In Ilia duties. . Strand. William S. Hart's new picture, "The Testing Block." a thrilling slory of a bandit in the early days of California. Is winning new admirers at the Strand theater Hill flchts seven men of his band to save N-lly from their em braces, then, maddened by liquor, he forces her to marry him. Thus he f.ml.i "his trtding block" and becomes ,i irl man Miss Novak heads a great supporting ast. "The Testing Hlock" is said to l e the best picture thus far made by Mr Hurt, who also Is the aiuh T Majestic. "A llomant'e Adventuress" is Hor othv 1' ilioa s latest phntndramn. which Is the current attraction at the Ma jestic the.i'ir The play gives Miss !;,!:. n a n ;i. for which she is well suit , d. She is ast as tv pretty society girl wbos, n, ither aspires to a wedding ot wea.th. tth'lc the girl develois'S a ...manc. i ha is not at all suited to her in, l'i i . ta:tis Til- nettings are In loteicn t ho i : :i'id h:ie be a hatid someU ; l od'.i ' d Princess. Olio ..f t,e "Ills to SUW'Oll ! P'.piJ mm ro.'.iding ' .'i '. . s ol. t odi a m;i . now pL.ym :it t 1- is .', Ul IM s ' S er Si lo, ted l.u' Will be Sirll I.Vt I S in her new - tifully Trimmed.' I'rincess theater i ( :inv. and inrludes $35,000 Collected For College Here About 135.00(1 has been collected to date, of (he tfinO.000 nledced to the fund for the Presbyterian college, which will soon be located In Memphis, according to L. C. Humes, of the Guaranty Bank and Trust company, who is treasurer of the fund. . No decision as to the location of the college has been made. The trustees will meet April 1 and select a sue tor the college, Mr. Humes stated. The site near the West Tennessee State Normal school has been suggested as a likely place. Collections have been called for a little early and some of the larger con. tribtitioiib have not yet been received Ml. Hujries stated. WAIVES HEARING, P.OANOKK, Va., Dec. 81. Preliminary hearing was waived in police court this morning by T. i.nesier riecK. cnargeu nelih manslaughter In connection with the, death of Mrs. 1. L. Davis, killed last Monday afternoon when struck by an automobile driven Dy me oeienaiuu. Fleck was sent on to the corporation court grand jury, which meets next Tuesday, Ills bona ot j,uuu Deing con tinued. ' Read News Scimitar Wants lie)! ( (i Hnm i m Hi rmuti it Th Theater Beautiful Continuous 1 to 11 p.m. TODAY NEW YEAR'S "CHEER UP" 4 OTHER LOEW ACTS 4 GEORGE WALSH in "The Plunger" AFTS (ex. Hoi." and Sun.) ..20c EVES. (Hoi., Sun, Aft.) ....40c 8 8 KRELSLER'S VIOLIN -IS WORTH $25,000 May Use It in Concert To Be Given Here. , Frits Krelsler. who appears here Thursday night at the Lyric, Is the pos sessor of three most extraordinary vio lins.",. One is a rather small Btradlva rtus, a famous make, not large In tone,' but of exquisite, velvety quality. The second is a Uagliano, the work of 030 of the earliest and most famous of tho Italian violin makers, who flourished in Florence Jn the first half o( the seven teenth century. The instrument, how ever, that he uses most is onn made hv Josef Uuarnerr3el Oesu. which was for merly the property of the great Wil helmV. It is this Instrument he will most likely use in Memphis. This Ouarnerius is One of the finest Instruments in existence and It would be difficult to compute Its value In dol lars and cents. The chances are, how ever, that If It were nut un for and ion at Christies In London it would bring irom uv.wu to tit.voo. It Is a larre instrument, with the blr mellow tone characteristic of Its kind, and Krelsler uses It almost entirely. It would be Impossible to replace any one of these three violins. Mrs. H. J. Latta. under whose di rection Krelsler appears, reports a large demand for tickets, which are on sale at Kelnhardt's music shop, Pea body Hotel building. New Postal Savings . Cards To Be Issued A new postal savings card, the first In 10 year, wilt be Issued beginning Jan. 1, according to an announcement of the postal savings system. The old cards nave been unchanged since the establishment of the system, Just 10 years ago this new year. The new car Shears a solemn- pledge of sav Ing. translated Into S4 different lan guages. Kach incoming foreigner Is given a booklet in his respective tongue, de scribing thoroughly the postal savings system. As a result of this method of urglrur thrift, the major portion jt the 600.000 depositors are of foreign birth, statistics show.- s NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE Come out and bring 'your 'friends dance the old year out and ,the new year in. BURKS' No. 1 JAZZ ORCHESTRA Beet Music tn Dixie and a Floor Second to None. Ask Anybody. THE MERRY GARDEN liellevue and Linden No Advance in Prices Admission 10c and Kvening Tickets $1 Per Couple, Including Tax. We Will All Bo There. yMU'iHHimum)iiiiiii;it!j;;iufjiiji;;( !uu: unnnrsuutnnMinnsinjjjiK: t unr,i; Coming A New Star! tu;!l'lll!!l!!lii!lil!ll!!l!!!!IIIIM 1 1 . m tf Aivilf. 111 !m n , Tiirfi ii mm y34 1 fNtii, 1 tnr- 'h I4 1 ... : ' HOW TO JOIN . Bring tht PASS BOOK we sent you and the amunt you want to start with. We do the rest. No DUES to pay. The following table explslns the different clubs: , INCREASING CLUB PLAN Cut In le, 2c, 5c or 10o the first week. INCREASE your deposit 1c, 2c, 6c or fOc each week. In 50 weeks: . le Club Pays 12.75 5c Club Pays 9 63.75 ; ". . . 2c Club Pays $25.50 . 10c aub Pays $127.50 ' EVEN AMOUNT CLUB PLAN ' 'r Put In the SAME AMOUNT each week. In 50 weeks: 25c Club Pays $12.50 $ 2.00 Club Pays $100.00 50c Club Pays $25.00 $ 5.00 Club Pays $250.0 $1.00 Oub Pays $50.00 $10.00 Club Pays $500.00 , $20.00 Club Pays $1,000.00 , ; When you have s nice snug sum of money next Christmas you Will thank us for giving you a SYSTEM for banking REGULARLY. This will make life a FINANCIAL SUCCESS. Later on you will put BIO AMOUNTS In our bank. s. The Christmas Club makes SAVERS not spenders, 1" . Join TODAY Join All Clubs Pay 3 Interest GUARANTY BANK & TRUST CO. 156-158 MADISON AVENUE READ ?HE NEWS SCIMITAR CLASSIFIED ADS i Today 2:15 Tonight 8:15 HAPPY NEW YEAR WILLIAMS FRANK DOBSON And His Thirteen Sirens & WOLFUS Present "Soups to Nuts" Francis Yates & Gus Reed JOS. M. NORCROSS Assisted by NELLIE I. NORCROSS ROY LA PEARL ROODE & FRANCIS LANE & WHEELAN TOPICS OF THE DAY KINOGRAMS PRICES: Mat. (ex. Sat., Sun. and Holidays), 15c, 25c, Me Mat. Sat. and Sun., 15c, 25c, 50c, 75c Nlnhts and Holidays, 1Ec, 25c, 50c, 75c, 1 00. '. War Tax Additional on All Tickets Irvine Him mi"-. V' It Trillion, Coria 1! Vi!i Kfliirnar, VU'tory MutiriKiil iliui Allriil l-'ishrr DAVANT TO REPRESENT MEMPHISAT MEETING .lat M-a pi'-wml. roiPTi'.i.s-ic'nT "( the M"mtlii! fnii;M bun-.iu. will r-i--rvm r,t Mr-mphiH m Hir tvf mi: i:i S . Tn fhlHy f t'-pi'" !it;iliv'! f Hhip;i'"'ff 'ii '!v"' Sen! w-rnlu'v. In- ci utli mr Missouri, i hb h -n i;i . Ai Kun-'u an.i iuiisiann. fr th- ptifpoHr of tlis ciiMPiiir th prupi'-'1 ;im !-.'' in i-nn-nifli(y rat.-H. it Hu sn r;ill(i Mi! Siss'ppi h!1i v AI' carnnrt ni i A i in tit1 sain' t"Tni'jry will 1. . n pffTitat Ives :tt thf cnnf'inn '''i1 r.iilrtad, propfN'' tn in;ikt i i f'.'m : n t Mi' rem ninth ty rsit-s al ti ' . km'ji m pmpopfii fi.j th val1 -'. ? :t round Mrnijiliis eai Newa- Scimitar .Want. JAZZ BABIES PRETTY GIRLS COMEDY GALORE Friday Eve, 11 O'Clock At the STRAND and MAJESTIC New Year's Eve Parties Be There! J !Drlal Struct Car ftarvlca at J?' EXTRA DECEMBER 31. NEW YEAR'S EVE 2 Pnrformancei 2 7:30 10 Seats Now On Sale I WHIP TONIGHT NEW L. I 11 1 V YEAR Mat., Night 'I'lio Srlwyns Irl)jhtful Muirnl Itomsnre I Memphis' Coziest Theater Contlnusus 1 to 11 p.m. TODAY NEW YEAR'S TOM MIX "The Texan" This Dashing Stsr st His cieat "COMICLASSIC" Laughable Comedy Coming Sun. OLIVE THOMAS In "Everybody' Sweetheart" AFTS. (ex. Sat. and Sun.) ..15c EVES. (Sat., Sun. Afta) .'...30c SOON TO OPEN LOEW'S PALACE At Main and Union A Truly Regal Picture Theater T0DAY'S() best , .;s MRhU, a.0, $J.0, 1.50, M ., 7.V, .V)o. i Msllm-ON. -n. mH'' I SEATS AT CAMELSON'S NOW ()X, and Tl'KS., JAN. " Spcrlsl Mtitint-p Tuftly Smashing New York and Chicago Succeaa t EG0TH TARKINGTOMS OrvoiMt C6MV Hit With An Exceptional Caet Direction of George C. Tyler "Clarence" I the best light comedy ever writen by an American." N. Y. Tribune. PRICES Nights, 50e, 1, 1.M. ?l Tueaday Mat., 50c, 75o, $1 and 1.M. Seats st Ssmelson'e Now MAJESTIC Dorothy Dalton In 'A Romantic Adventuress" International News Night. Sat., Sun., Hoi., 30c, 20c Mat., Ex. Sat., Sun., Hoi., 25c, 10c War Tax Included STRAND W in. S. Hart "The Testing Block" International News Nlghte, Sat., Sun., Hoi., 30c, 20e Mats., Ex. Sat., Sun., Hoi., 25o, 10c War Tax Included -PRINCESS- Carmel Myers "Beautifully Trimmed" Comedy Feature Added Nights and All Mats., 20c and 10c War Tax included SAVOY Thomas Meighan "Civilian Clothes" Comedy Feature Added Nights and All Mats., 1Sc, 10c War Tax Included BUJOU GLADYS WALTON In "RISKY BUSINESS" Mack Bennett's "It Paya te Exercise" Nights and All Mats', 10o War Tax Included EMPIRE ALL-Star Cast In "TRUMPET ISLAND" Bjn Turpm In "A Cheerful Liar" ' Nights. Sat., Sun , Hoi., 15c, 10c Mate,, Except Sun. Hoi., 10c, 5c War Tax Included TAFS T THE BY EATING WHAT YOU BUY OPEN AT 7 A.M. Store No. 1, 137 N. Main St., Between' Adams and Washington We Invite Your Inspection Genuine Spring Lamb Leg Shoulders , Breasts , mops . . .L .28c .22c ..Sc. .30c SPECIAL TILL 12 NOON 80-11). Can of Compound . . . . jf. Ohurk Koast,' lb. . . .;. . . . , Wired J Bacon, lb. . 1XL Bacon, by piece , , . Pure Lard, lb , , . 90.UO . . ?c . Sic . ,28c . 15c HERE V CLOSE AT 10 P.M. Store No, 2, 144 S. Main St., Opposite Hotel Gayoso Meats Kept ' Right Always Fresh r SPECLU; TILL 12 NOON Country Pork 'Sausage, 2 lbs. for......... Peanut Butter, lb. . . .-. ( - IXL Msms (Smoked), Jb. . ; - . V.U . i Fresh Pork Hams, lb, .... I '. . . . " Round Hteak, lb. ........ i ; ............ . 25c .r . .18c . 24c . .... .' . .23c . . , . .20c AWKtt 12 M. Ai4'BriL6W AbVM'mfeb CORN-FED BEEF Rump Roast, lb 20c Shoulder Roaftt, lb X. 15e Trime Rib, boneless, lb T : 20c Rib and Brisket Boil, lb ...12c Chuck Roast, lb 13c Round Steak, lb 23o Sirloin Hteak, lb ,....28c Ground Beef, lb 12c Fresh Brains 12c Chuck Beefsteak, lb 20c MISCELLANEOUS Creamery Butter, lb 5c Pure Lard, lb 17c Best Lard Substitute, lb 15c Peanut Butter, lb 19c White House Nut Oleo, lb. 29c Kancv Nut Oleo, lb 28c Salami Sausage, lb . Boiled Ham, sliced, lb Smoked Ham, sliced, lb Smoked Ham, butts, lb Some Ham Hocks, lb Ubby 8 wet Mixed Pickles Oranges, dozen Mince Meat, lb TRIMMED PORK Loin Pork Roast, lb t Txin Pork Chops, lb Heat Dry Salt Side, lb Fresh Spareribs, lb Country Pork Sanaaare, lb Mixed Sausage, lb Boneless Corned Beef, lb IXL Bacon, by piece, lb IXL Smoked Hams, lb .45c .4So .42c .200 .18c ,35c' .20e .30c .25c .25c ,18c .17e ,17c .15c ,25c .30c .25c IXL Bacon, sliced, lb Smoked Shoulders, lb VEAL Shoulders, lb. Breasts, lb. Legs, lb ' Rib Veal Chops, lb CHEESE Long Horn Cream, lb. ...... Print Cream, lb American Swiss, lb Imported Roquefort, lb Roman Peronia, whole, lb. . . Brick, lb Edelweiss Llmburger, pkg. . FISH Salt Mackerel i 35c 220 .20o ,10c ,25c .15c ......33c 38c 500 ....$1.75 70e ......30c . . 40c .20c to 50c Fresh Dressed Hens, lb 320 WHITE HOUSE MEAT MARKETS' JOHN SPRICH & SONS.-jnc. Ill eiieei In the past when advances in prices became necessary and were put into effect our patrons demonstrated a spirit of co- r , operation and sympathetic understanding that was deeply ap- , . preeiatod and most helpful to "Us in the handling of what would otherwise have been a disagreeable situation. In view ot' this . it gives us particular pleasure at this time to announce that conditions have now come about whereby we are enabled tto make a reduction in the price of milk. EFFECTIVE TOMORROW, JANUARY 1st Our Prices Will Be As Follows: i . ..... Pasteurized Milk, qts 18c Pasteurized Cream XX, qts. . . $1.40 Pasteurized Milk, pts 10c Pasteurized Cream XX, pts 70c Certified Milk, ats 30c Pasteurized Cream XX, V2 pts. . 35c Certified Milk, pts 16c Buttermilk, qts. ..... ........ 10c Pasteurized Cream X, qts. ..... 80c Cloverlac, pts. 12c Pasteurized Cream X, pts. .... .40c Butter-Subject to Change Without Pasteurized Cream X, i2 pts. ...20c Notice Be sure that the cap on your,Milk Bottle carries , ' the emblem of the Four-Leaf Clover CLOVER FAR M DAIRY 789 UNION AVE. 7