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i-r - FRIDAY, DECEMBER II, 120.
THE NEWS SCIMITAR. PAGE THREE. . MAYOR KEEPS MUM ' OMaQUESTION or '. '. 'aa. I becison: to AS Appoint j 'merits Go Over to New Year j" Causes f , Speculations-Will I " Ask to Have Salaries Raised i , z i i.at. - . v 5 With the oli year faat clipping Into History Mayor Paine is keeping; mum on the appointments) to be made in his departmnet for another year. Be yond saying that all appointments will- go over until after the first of the new year, the mayor, has no an nouncement regarding appointments. There is some speculation regard ing possible changes. Appointments in the health department, the General hospital and attaches of the mayor's office are made by the mayor. , There is some speculation regard ing the reappointment of J. F. vyara, present superintendent of the Gen eral hospital. Dame rumor has said that Mr. ward will not be reappoint ed, but nothing definite has been learned. There is also the usual speculations regarding the appoint ments of the various -individuals whose Jobs are In the mayor's hands, but there has been no definite sug gestion that those now In the posi tions will not be reappointed. Would Boost Pay. There are no changes contemplated in the departments, headed by the other four commissioners,, according to their statements. Commissioner Edgar of the fire and police depart ment Is considering the advisabiliCy of appointing a fourth assistant to L-hler FJtzmorrls of the -fire depart ment, but says that there will be no changes of importance in either de partment on the first of the year. Commissioner C. R. Shannon of the department of accounts and finances, Commissioner Thomas H. Allen of the department of streets, i bridges and sewers and Commission er Horace Johnson of the department or public utilities, grounds and build ngs say tnat mere win be no change in their departments with the turn of the year. i The commissioners have felt for some time that many employes of the city have been underpaid a'ndVri ef fort will probably be made to! have the coming session of tSie legislature invest authority In the commission to boost some of the salaries. Many of tnese employes are said to be work ing for less than they could gfet'frem outside sources, yet they are being paia an tne city nas authority to pay mem. -I MARRIAGES. Irmu 'tTno-Ann ami hapl.. T 7. TT" ney, Mantes M. Tucker and Maurice O. xcuiwmiii, Auuiti muiuiB ana r. u, La cus, Bessie Juanita Hill and J. W. Bur Fpll Lula Avant and Marshall Gorman, Lizzie Deberry and Henderson Shlpp, Susie James and Eddie Craig, Florence ker and Clarence. Malone, Bennie Rob- insun ana jumps' kooks, Mane tturord and Henry Grace, Ellse Stewart and E. R. Crenshaw, Lister Huston and Mamel BIRTHS. Flnley L. and Dora Gunn Sharp,. S5 New York avenue. Dec. 26: alrl. Charles Stuart and Laura Hughes nuaress, Hollywood, juec. 2; girl. Morris and Winnie May Haire, 1019 Kansas, Dec. 26; girl. Harrison D. J. and Fannie Rackley Gulley, 799 North Second, Dec. 22; boy. . Van and Anne Morgan Skelton, 1469 Mnrjone, uec. a; gin. Merriman and Mary Lou Jockson, 982 South Fourth, Dec. 25; girl. Leo and Elizabeth Philipson, 1399 arnerson, Dec. 20;. boy. DEATHS. " Louis Schmidt, 79, 1080 Madiswvteci 11: broncho; pneumonia. Simon E. 1 Finger, 82, Baptist Memo rial nospitai, Dec. iz; erysipelas. . Nannie B. Panders, 88, 55 North Ever green. Dec. 18: old age. William Marshall James, 72, J278 Agnes place, Dec. 25; stomach, trouble. : Lucy .Nelson Mcuall, 3f North Belle rue. Dec. 27: senile debility. Minnie May Vincent, 39, Presbyterian Hospital, Dec. 23; fracture of vertebrae. BettieLee Singleton, 3, 61 South rarkway, Dec. 28; Duma (accident). Frank 8. Omberg. 10, Gartly-Ramsay hospital," Dec. 22;. poisoning (acci dent). .. Ed Henry, .45, . St .' Joseph's hospital Dec. 10: tumor. " Susie May Downing, 10 months, St. Peter s orphanage, Dec. 27; gastro-en tcrltls. . . " :' '. ' Jenett Jetter, 28, St. Anthony's hospl tal. Dec. 20: ceritonitis. Osborn Ross, 32, 122 Cpmmerae; fall (accident!. Jacob Bradshaw, 62, 251 Carroll, Dec. 28,; broncho-nneumonla. '- , ATTENDS XttEETIKCr. Dr. T. R- Sharp, presiding elder of the Memphis district or tne Methodist Kpiscopai ' cnurcn, nouin, returned Thursday, from a meeting of the evan gellstlc committee of the church held at Nasnvrne. , , , Activities Among Memphis Negroes ' BY REV. T. O. FOWLER. I . . ' According to a recent survey, there are 200,000 negroes In New York city who do not attend any church. This la a serious matterf Christianity Is our safety valve. in tne Deginnmg, God.' ..... ' Leaders of the . various denominations represented here will meet Tuesday afternoon at S:J oVock to devise some plans for es-oitlng with the rail roads in tne matter ot ctrgy permits. There aref some abuses to be corrected, : There ' Is such a think as having an overcrop or tneorists ana arcnecu, with too few on the job of construc tion.' After all Is said and done. It is real work that counts In the welfare of. a people; ( Prof. I. J. Graham, of the city pub lic schools, la spending the holidays at Atlanta, Oav . Watch night services at nearly all of the churches Friday night, beginning about 9:30. The .pathway of 1920 is fairly covered 'with broken pieoges ana resolutions, Let us redeem, the time in 1921. Let u get settled now and beautify our homes and premises. - Plant shrub bery, flowers and fruit trees. Let there be no ugly spots as a result of laiiness or Indifference Make Memphis beau tiful. This Is. pur home city. Howe institute has received another $500 from the Baptist campaign funl through Dr. A. Mi Townsend, director. It's a Great Life! ' , At . the New Year's Eve ' Parties STRAND AND MAJESTIC THEATERS 11 p.m.' Admission 30c peels! Street Car Service at 12:30 People Pay Taxes ' v This Year Better v . Than Last Year :' A decided, increase . in state and cpunty tax collections for. the first 11 days f collections, is shown in a statement made Thursday by E. H. Crump, county trustee. According tt Mr. Crump's report, collections for the first 11 days in 1920 amounted to $89,262.57. This compares with $18,841,41 collected in he corresponding; period ef lost year. During the entire month of Novem ber, 1919, . collections amounted to 13.9 6.64. , For the first 22 days of December . . last . year " .collection's amounted only to J88.000. " . Mr. Crump la gratified over the Increase . in collections. Large as well aa small tax payers are paying, he . saya. . Local Nimrod Bags A Five-Point Buck LEE HIGHWAY MAY J OUCH MEMPHIS OR VVAYJO WES T Muscle Shoals Route From Chattanooga Through Mem i phis' and Arkansas to v Dallas Favored. . A hint that the Lee Highway as sociation would regard with favor a proposition to ' rotite , its Western highway to the Pacific coast through jMemphis, via Muscle Shoals, Is con tained in a letter to T. B. King from S. M. Johnson, general director of the association. r '.The Lee Highway association will hold its annual convention at Knox ville on Jan. 18 to 20. The date was chosen so that it might coincide with the birthday of Gen. Lee, which falls on the 19th. The letter to Mr. King was written to extend to him an in vitation to attend. The present route of the Lee high way is from New Tory city to New Orleans. It runs through Philadel phia to Washington: then passes the old home of Gen. Lee, crosses the famous Shenandoah vallea touches Bristol, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Bir mingham and Meridian. It proposed to build a western route to connect with the Lincoln highway at gan Francisco, thus completing the grand American cir cular tour. Several propositions for this Western route are under consid eration. ' The extension from New Orleans by way of Houston and -San Antonio is considered impracticable, and while there are many others, the route from Chattanooga, via Muscle Shoals, to Memphis, thence across the bridge here to Little Rock, Hot Springs, xexarkana and Dallas Is strongly favored. Mr, King will present every argu ment he knows to secure the adop tion of the Muscle Shoals route. The direct route and the great advantage afforded by the big bridge across the Mississippi river at this point will be stressed. Mr. King Is seeking, to enlist the support of the business men of the city to help secure the adoption of the Memphis route. Two Dozen Bananas Fail To Pill Him JOPLIN. Mo.. Dec Ell--John Cur. tin, 20, the son of a minister at Bower Mills, ate 24 ordinary sized bananas In exactly 12 minutes. The banaifas were peeled before the feast started. Curtis was eating to win a bet of $1, and when he finished he offered to wager he could eat 12 more in 12 more minutes. , There were no tak- erscnf the second offer. n- si W; 1 If QJ 0 ' 1 t' t I. It PLANS 10 GtoTuproads MR. BUCK. ... Late of Arkansas. . Here's a little evidence of the prowess of S. Tate pease, member of the firm of Pease & Dwyer, and considered one of Memphis' leading sportsmen. The . excellent five-point buck shown here, is but one of five brought in by a party consisting of Judge Frierson, of Jonesboro, Ark.; iSx-JBherlrr T a. Tate, and Pease, who spent-Monday and Tuesday at the Five Lakes club on Horseshoe Lake. Ark. The buck is an excellent speci men, weighing lva pounds, and was stalked without the use of a lioynd. "I'm getting old and my sight is failing," lamented Mr. Pease, as he refused to nose beside the buck, which he only helped to bag. "I sup pose ') have to get an old man a peep sight." But close examination oi tne duck shows no evidence of poor marks manship on the part of the local nimrod. He brought the buck back. Railroad Brotherhood Warns Memphis Leaders That Rad icals Intend to Invade Ranks and Cause Trouble. That the I. W. W. Is planning the most' extensive campaign in its his tory, with its activities directed to ward a complete tleup of the trans portation lines of the nation during the next 60 days for the express pur pose of stopping coal shipments is the Information contained in a letter sent Qut by the heads of three of the larger railway brotherhoods. "From a source that we arcept as reliable," the letter says, "we have learned that the officers of the 'I. W. W.,' with headquarters In the city of Chicago, have decided that the ac tivities of that organization this win ter will be centered on the railroads, coal mines and building trades. It is stated that if they can tie up the transportation lines of tne country and cut down coal transpoiaion that will tie up the Industries And bring on a revolution." The letter is signed by Warren S. Stone, grand chief engineer of the B. of L. E.; W. S. Carter, president of the B. of L. K. and E., and W. u Lee. president of the B. of R. T. Of fleers and members of the subordi nate lodges of these three organlza tions are warned to watch for the activities of the I. W. W. and report to their chief executives and to "take such action as you deem necessary to protect the Interests of your re spective organizations. Outline Plans. Outlining these plans the letter says; "It Is stated that they are going to start a big campaign in Chicago and have 10 speakers ready at this time to talk on the downtown street corners of that city. It is also stated that thev have employed a represent ative 'of the colored population of Chicago, - where it is believed that there Is a great deal of unrest. "It is stated that the chairman of the general organization committee in i lit $h$ipijiii ii ihiii w i i 'i nm mt if mn "w w wmm iihhmhii11 Oripn,d hyQRUcK Get the ORIGINAL Fresh, full-cream nunc ana tne raxraci oi se lected malted fain, reduced to powder form. The Food-Drink for All Ages. Used successfully for over 13 century. 3" Superior to tea, coffee, cocoa A quick lunch readily digested. Invigorating, Nourishing, Delicions Ask for HorHclc's at An Fountains Prepared in a moment by briskly ftirrine the powder in hot or cold water. Keep at home or whea traveling. AskFor-nrfGetHorllCk'S thus Avoiding Imitations ?ou?idPacS? SUBSTITUTES Co.t YOU Same Price ... Write for free sample to HoxUck'a, Pepfc B, 8ut, Wla. f t SHOULD BE;A YEAR OF PROSPERITY, FOR IT MARKS THE RETURN TO SANE ECONOMY. EACH DAY. WILL SEE MORE READJUSTMENTS MADE UNTIIVA NORMAL LEVEL OF PRICES . HAS BEEN REACHED. THIS STORE, -REALIZING ITS GROWING RESPONSIBILITY, TS PREPARED TO MAKE THE NEXT TWELVE MONTHS OF SERVICE TO YOU MORE SATISFACTORY. a. The John Gerber Company T I l i 'It of the, I. W. W. says that at this time they are making preparations for the biggest campaign in the his tory of the I. w. W. to get members from the different brotherhoods of the railroads and that within the next 60 days the I. W. W. will have repre sentatives in- all cf the railroad or ganizations, and that, the thing they have to. do is to get good, live speak ers into, the center of the A. K. of L. organizations and, Wow them up from the inside. It la reported that at the present time the V W. W. are prin tlpg.at. their headquarters in the city uf Chicago 14 publications in 12 different languages, which Indicates from what .nirce the expense of this propaganda is being paid." With this warning, the heads of these three great organizations iirg their members to rnake every effort to spot the representatives of the I. W. W. who come among them and report to their executive officers. The I. W. V. has made frequent attempts to enlist the aid of railroad employes in the hope of tieing up the tranportation lines f the country. Their efforts have met with very lit tle success. Iooal railroad employes have from time to time denounced the I. W. W. and tiieir purposes and have at all times opposed their activities. Mom phis has had but little trouble from this source, although much I. W. W. literature has been sent to railroad men in this city, This literature has. In many instances, been Immediately turned over to government officers. To Attend Highway Directors Meeting T. R. King, Tennessee vice-chair- man of the Bank head National High way association, and V. E. Otltns- j well and I). H. Crump, directors, will go to Birmingham to attend a meet ing of the board of directors of the iiFsnclatlnn on Jan. 3. The meeting was called by Benne han Cameron, the president, to ar range a program for the fifth annual meeting of the association and to re ceive the report of the secretary, J. A. Rountree, and u report of the Bankhsad transcontinental convos which traversed the highway from 1 Washington. D. C. to Los Angeles. A number of questions in regurd to udditionai branch routes will also come before the board. fovernmeni that Orat Britain Is willing drat with the Turkish nationalists headed by Hustapha Kemal Pasha, through the Constantinople jrarernnieBt, according to reports in official circles here. WILSON, ARK., MURDERER ESCAPES FROM POSSES WILSON, Ark.. Dec. 'Si. Henry Lowry, negro slayer of O. T. Craig and daughter here last Saturday, has thus far eluded posses searching for him It l now hpllftvrd he lms made good his flight and has left the state. The search has not been entirely abandoned but thus far aU leads have proven false. TURKS LEARN BRITAIN IS WILLING TO DEAL I Pun 1 Frolic Ml ' thl Ch , e5 i I''" 1 "ft B?JLrS.W H Read News Scimitnr Wan to CONSTANTINOPLK. Dec. 31. Intl ' matton has been g;lven the Turkish Our 1921 Christmas Savings Club NOW UNDER WAY . 'v j We paid out $150,000 to our 1920 members. Be one of the happy ones next Christmas. JOIN THE NEW CLUB NOW 0 North Memphis Savings Bank Try It For Better Food Try It For Better Cooking T PHOENIX The Ideal 1 Shortening Cotton Seed Oil 100 Pure The best time to try Phoenix is during the holidays, when more than any other time you want something- that Betters Cooking .1 Betters Food Ask : your procer for a two-pound - trial pail. He has it or can get it. I , Phoenix Cotton Oil Company ' Memphis, Tenn. 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Lilly Carriage Co. 199 Union Avenue Member Memphis Automobile Dealers Association V 31,000,000 STATE OF TENNESSEE BONDS Sealed Proposals Will Be Received by the Funding Board of the . State of Tennessee JANUARY 10, 1921 At 12 o'clock, at the otfice of the State Treasurer in th City of Nashville, Tennessee, for the purchase of $1,000, 000 State of Tennree Victory Bonds, the proceeds of which sale are to be used In acquiring a site and erectinj a Memorial Auditorium and Capitol Annex Bulldtn. Such bonds will be of tha denominations of $500.00 each, will be dated January 1, 1921, will bear interest at the rate of 5 pet annum, payable semi-rnnually and the principal payable 40 years from date, and are exempt from ail taxation in Tennessee. Hnth principal and interest will be payable in law ful money of the United States in the Borough, of Man hattan, or at the office of the State Treasurer at tha option of the purchaser. The bonds will not be Rold for less than par and ac crued Interest at the rate borne by bonds from the data of the bonds to the date of payment of the purchase price. All bidders are required to deposit a certified check, payable to the order of the State Treasurer, drawn upon a National Bank or upon a regular depository of the State of Tennessee, in an amount equal to 2 of the face value of the bonds bid for, such deposits to be returned to unsuccessful bidders after the bonds have been awarded to the successful bidder, or the sale for any reason is declared off. No interest wlllbe allowed upon the amount of the check of the successful bidder and the check of such successful bidder will be retained in part payment for the bonds, or to secure the state against any loss resulting from the failure of the bid der to comply with the terms of his bid. All bids shall be made in sealed envelopes upon blank forms furnished by the Funding Board and shall be without Interlineation or erasure. The successful bidder will bo furnished the legal opinion of Mr. C. B. Maas lich of New York City, that the bonds are binding and legal obligations of the State of Tennessee. Bonds may be delivered in cither of the cities of Nashville, Tennessee, New York City or Chicago, Illinois, at the option of the purchaser. The Funding Board shall have the right to reject any and all bids. All bids shall be addressed to the Funding Board of Tennessee, State Capitol, Nashville, Tennessee. FUNDING BOARD OF TENNESSEE. - C. L. Daughtry, Secretary. 3