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8 THE NASHVILLE AMERICA, FRIDAY, JSTOVEMEEH 15, 1907. iWLL 1'GUGIN REMAIN -HERE? jThisJs the Question That. Is )-: Worrying the Fans. ALL DEPENDS ON YOST -If the Latter Retires From Football Daa -Will Succeed Him at Ann Arbor. McGugin Jives Out a Statement. Other Football Neiys. ..Will Dan McGugin bo the Vanderbilt . football coach In 1908? Will Fielding Yost retire from football at the end of the present campaign? Here are two very hard questions to an-jswer. Both may be answered In the af-v flrraatlve and again they may not. It Is : known that Mr. Yost Is considering whether or not to give up duties on the 5 gridiron. He has Intimated that he will, v- lt ls. known that, the Wolverine institution wants McGugin If Yost retires. During the past several days many of the Northern and " Eastern papers have published" reports to the effect that Dnn McGugin is to succeed the man of .'"hurry-up" methods. It has been said that if Mr.- Yost wins tomorrow's game from Pennsylvania that he will be ready to give up work, on the football field; ho is going to best Penn, or the Easterners at all hazards, providing, of course, it la by honest methods, and then turn the ln-structorship of the Wolverines over to some one else. Mr. Yost, so reports go, Js getting along in years, he is tiring of football, strange as it may seem, and he wants to devote all of his time 'to his mining Interests in old Virginia. Dan McGugin has been named as hla successor. A Chicago message says: . "Aeeordinir to word received from pan McGugin, the former Wolverine star and present coach of the Vanderbilt University team, he Isjikelv to be head coach of the Michigan football team next year. "In a letter to a friend here McGugin said: 'J have been given to understand that there will be a place for me at Ann " --rbor when Yost decides to give up coaching I do not believe that Fielding will be at Ann Arbor long, as he Is as much of a business man aa a coach, and for that reason is anxious to get out of football and enter some other sort of business. Mr. McGugin Informed the writer yesterday that he made no such statement as ' this: he did not write a letter to a friend in Chlcagosto this effect. Mr. McGugin, when informed of the many reports going the rounds about him leaving Vanderbilt, authorized the following statement: "So far as I know there will be no change at Ann Arbor. Yost has done -wonders P there' in every way. The teams have been of a high order and all Michigan people have the utmost respect for Mr Yost, especially on account of his manly Influence. It Is very doubtful -whether Michigan will ever let him gp o long as he is willing to stay. However, he has . several times intimated that he Is going to give up this line of work before long. "I have been told by people who nre in a position to know, that when Mr. Yost was willing to coach no longer that I would have first call for his place. "There is many a slip between the cup and the lip, however. . and, of course. I am awaro that Michigan would never be so foolish as to expect mo to fill the shbes of Mr. Yost. "! am frank to" sny that. Vanderbilt. . as a place . to coach, appeals to me us much a my alma mater. However. Ann Arbor Is only a few miles from Detroit, and is connected by Interurban lines, and with some ambition to be a . .successful lawyer. It will certainly be best to be near one's office." If McGugin is to follow his chosen profession, that of n lawyer, there Is no question but that leaving his place of business oach fall Is proving a handicap to him. The wholo football population of Nashville wish him success, no matter what business he may follow, and yet not only football followers desire him. to remain here, but many who know nothing of the game. Without a desire to exaggerate, the writer docs not hesitate to sny that since McGugin took charge at Vanderbilt. the 'ity has received more advertising than Xrom s other .source. And I do not bur the hustling Hoard of Tnwta. The organisation has sent out nirculars. yea. many of them. Through the Board of Trnde the citv has gained much prestign Throughout tiie country: still there lias not. been one single niTa.ii promoted by this organization that has rIwjii Nashville the advertisement that the Vanderbilt football eleven has'. Hardly a night Dii;;s"es but what messages are sent Kast, West, North and South, about tho Commodores. Hut getting back to McGugin. Judging from the ton'! of his statement, it looks like he Is going to leave. If Yost trims Pennsylvania tomorrow the veteran Of the gridiron will probably bo ready to give np his place at Michigan. Jn this case Dnn MeGugin will certainly succeed blm. However. Vanderbilt will not give him up without a tight; not a tight, exactly, but every effort will be made to Induce him to stay. WHITNEY RESIGNS. ATLANTA. Ga., Nov. 14. (Special.) George Whitney, football coach of the ' University or Georgia, this morning tendered his resignation n.s coach to the University Athletic Association and left for Schenectady, where he will resume Ms work with the General Electric Company., .1. Branch Hocoek, of Athens, will take charge of the coaching for the remainder of the season. THEY CORE AMD TAKE 80 PAY Drs. Hathaway SGwin, 428 1-2 Church Street. ARE CURING ALL CASES Of Catarrh Free They Accept No Fee. "Not Even Where Cures Arc Effected. lift eon years successful practice In Nashville havu fixed Doctors Hathaway & Gwin in the confidence of the public. Their off tees are thu best equipped in the South. Dr. Gwin has Just returned from Chicago, where a number of weeks were spint In the Hospitals and study In Post-graduate Schools, ami Iwrlngs with him Hi'! latest most successful treatment ever used or known for the euro of Catarrh In all Its forms, and to prove its merits all patients suffering from Catarrh who call before lire. 1 will he tivnted fr-e for thive months, Thcsu eminent gentlemen have decided to give their services entirely free for thrcij months (medleinrs excepted) to all invalids who eall upon them for treat-uunt hot ween now and Dec. J. The object in pursuing this course is to become rapidly ami personally aequafnt- . ed with the. ;.lek and afflicted, ami under Ho conditions will any charge whatever be made for any services rendered for - three i non t lis to all Cutarrhul putienli Who eall before Deo. 1. v The doctors treat all forms of disease nud deformities. Consultation and examination Free. Write for their live medical books, which are niven free to sufferers'. Male and female weakness, nervous debility, "also rnricocole. rupture, lost vlMor and all disease. of the rectum aie positively cured hy their new treatment. Hours il to S: Sundays, 10 tn 1. fir. II. It. Gwin. chief surguon. Is In 'charge of the Institute, and sees all patients personally. LITTLE ROCK OWNERS ARE WILLING TO SELL LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov., 1,. (Special.) If Chattanooga really wants to enter Southern League company local club officials are willing to grant this opportunity, although, of course, at the. Little Rock price. Chattanooga citizens may not consider the offer a bargain, yet since the local club 1s not anxious to sell", and since Shreveport's franchise is held at a similar amount, the price asked, 518,000, may not be regarded us out of line because players and claims on players go with the sale of the franchise and Southern League's rights. This much has been decreed at the meeting of the Little Rock Baseball Association, but It is not believed, however, that any UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA ELEVEN IS SUSPENDED ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 14. A special to the Constitution from Macon, says: Prof. H. T. Holmes, Vice President of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association for Georgia, today officially notified President Sanford, at the University of Georgia, that as a mcmoer of the Association that institution is suspended until charges of professionalism made in the Georgia-Georgia Tech game In Atlanta, Nov. 2. are cleared up. The 'specific charge is that in tho football game between the University of Georgia and the Georgia School of Technology in Atlanta. Nov. 2. the University of Georgia used four professional football players. TROUBLE-MAKERS TO TALK OF PEACE REPRESENTATIVES OF CENTRAL AMERICAN REPUBLICS GET TOGETHER. WASHINGTON', Nov. 14. In the red room of thj I'ureau of American Republics, amidst the smoke, not of battle, outoi! the llashUghts of photographers, the peace conference of the Central American Republics convened today. EHhu Root,- Secretary of State, and Senor Enrique Cr.eel, the Ambassador of Mexico, the two Governments which called the conference into session, were escorted to the conference room by committee of the plenipotentiaries. - Tho. five Republics interested- in tho conference were represented by plenipotentiaries as follows: Costa Rica Senor Luis Anderson, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Senor Joaquin Bernardo Calve, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Washington. Guatemala Dr. Antonio Batres Jau-regui, .Senor Victor Sanchez Ocaha and Dr. Luis Toledo Horrara, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Washington.' . Honduras Senor Pollearpo Bonilla, Senor E. Constantino Fiales and Dr. Angel Ugarte, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Washington. Nicaragua Dr. Jose Madrlz and Dr. Luis Felipe Corea, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Washington. Salvador Dr. Salvador Gallages; Dr. Salvador Rodriguez and Senor Fred-erica. Mejia, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Washington. At 2:45 p.m. Secretary Root was introduced to the conierence as Temporary Chairman. In accepting the chair the Secretary delivered a brief address, phrased In most felicitous terms. He expressed the hope and belief tha: the delegates woul:l bring about permanent peace in Central America. He pointed out that in times past triaU have- been made for peace in Central America, and yet the agreements ratified had seemed to be written in water. He believed, however, that we had ecme to a happier day, and expressed confidence that the time had been reached In the history of the Centra i American Republics when a permanent step forward might be taken toward prosperity, and peace. He expressed c.'.nfidence in the success of the conference beeause of tho sincerity of purpose of the delegates. Ambassador Creel said, after directing particular attention to the necessity for peace in Central America: "Before long u great event will take place In America the opening of the Panama Canal. Tnis gigantic undertaking will mark the commencement of a new era for Pan-American -progress. This great 'work will facilitate tiro means of communication, and, at the sumo time, will bring together in closer bonds, tlie Nations of this hemisphere giving greater impulse to their international commerce." Senor. Luis Anderson, of Costa Rici, i'c: the conference, responded to the addresses of Secretary Root and Ambassador Creel. . Permanent organization of the conference was effected by the election of Senor. Luis Anderson as permanent President, and Honors Madrlz and UoC-riguesi as Permanent Secretaries. The conference then adjourned until 10:30 o'clock tomorrow. The sessions hereafter Wilt be executive, and no details of the work of thi plenipotentiaries will bo made public until they shall have concluded their labors. LARGE SUNMNV0LVED Rock Island Falls Case at Sparta Won ' by Defense. SPARTA, Tenn., Nov. !!.( Special.) The case of the. Tennessee Power Co. vs. "William Cooper, ct al. (Great Kalis Power Co.), involving tho Rook Island Falls, has just been tried here before Judge K. C. Suodgrass at a special term ot tho Circuit Court. The amount estimated to be involved approaches quliij close to Slt.OOO.OOO. Some able attorneys had been retained hv both sides, among them being KI-tlridge Wright, o' Memphis: Koss Merec.-nnd ISrwln Smith, of McMlnnville. for the Tennessee Power Co.; Cluis. Trubue, of Nashville; M. D. Smallman. of McMlnnville, and R. E. Robinson and Judge V K. Smith, of Sparta, for the defendant.,. The case was condemnation proceedings .lid the decision was a victory for the d-fendairts. better known as the risk inter- vtF. The. case, will be appealed to the Supreme Court. These people are said to have already expended Sl'J(,(KM in this enterprise and if their plans go through this etiterurlse means eimicli for not only White and "Warren counties, but Middly Tennessee. MARKED FOR SLAUGHTER Postmaster Hughes, at Mt. Pleasant, iu the Evans Liat. COLUMBIA, Tenn.. Nov. (Special.) Another Erowohiw apostle who i. to suffer from the Evans ax is Edmund Hughes, postmaster at Mt. rieasnnt. Al. the conference of U.c Evans-Hale-Sanders faction in Nashviil Wednesday it was decided to remove Mr. Hughes and appoint Mrs. Sarah L Orojrory, of Mt. Pleasant, to the place. This Is n fact, in spite of thi denial of the statement by the Republican leader:. Mrs. Gregory is the wife of Hon. K.'U Gregory, of ML Pleasant, uml is fully qualified lor the place-. sale will be made. President Kavanaugh is lenown to bs in favor of . Little Bock remaining in the league until 1910, .when the agreement between the present clubs In the circuit will expire. The offer, however, goes, and if the Chattanooga Street Car Company, Sammy "Strang" Nick-Hn or his father want to invest In a Southern League franchise Little Rock's is for sale. Local directors say tnat tney have heard nothing at all from Chattanooga regarding the purchase of the local franchise contrary to manv pub lished reports. President Rather says he received a communication from a Chattanooga newspaper man asking if the franchise was for sale, and he answered at that time that it, was not. Prof. Holmes slated that he had preferred charges against the University of Georgia on last Saturday, and had com-mlnicated with Prof. Sanford, but 'failing to receive a renlv he had ordered the suspension. Prof Holmes also said that tie nau nau a conierence witn 1 ootii Georgia and Tech authorities on the eve of the game that resulted in the charges, and the deliberations at that time were of a sensational character. The, University of Georgia was scheduled to play Clemson in Atlanta on Nov. 16 and the Alabama Foloytecunlc Institute (Auburn", on Thanksgiving Day, but these games have been cancelled by order of Vice President Holmes. QUAIL SEASON OPEHS TODAY LARGE CROP OF BIRDS IN THE FIELDS AND HUNTERS ARE READY FOR SPORT. The season in which quail may bo shot was opened today, and hundreds of huntsmen are In the held with gun and dog. The crop of quail is far larger than for many years, and the sport to be had by tho "early bird's" is without limit. Tho season is two weeks later than last year, and the birds have had that mueh more time in which to grow .strong. No locality or county is favored over another by the Bob Whites, and they may bo found in quantities in the mountains or upon the plains or In the valleys. Davidson County has her share of the crop, and good sport is expected -by N'ashvilllans who can not find time to take a long run for a day's shooting. Any number of Nashville people got away on the night trains Thursday night, however, en route to a favorite field, and the Union S:ation at times could be mistaken for an armory or a kennel without reflection upon the observer. Each hunter Is equipped with a dog,' a bag and a gun, and boars his credentials in tho nature of the "huntsmons' license." which is required by law, or has the writien permission of the land owner upon whose property he proposes to shoot. The wise ones have a license, for with a license one may shoot with the verbal permission of the ' owner, but If he has no license he must f.e armed with written permission,, or the "Wardens will get him. Col. J. H. Acklen, State Warden, stated Thursday-night that 'the quail crop was unusually large, and would afford shooting for half the people In the State. NEW YORK BANKER COMMITS SUICIDE C. W. BARNEY, PRESIDENT OF THE KNICKERBOCKER TRUST CO., SHOOTS HIMSELF. NEW YORK. Nov. 14. Charles T. J;!.rncy, late President of thu Knickerbocker Trust Company, of this city, and prominently identified with many industrial and financial institutions hero and throughout ihe country, committed suicide this afternoon at his residence in West Thirty-eighth street, shooting himself in the head. Mr. Barney was 05 years old, a native of Cleveland, O., and for many years had occupied a prominent .place in financial and social circles in this city. Asldo from his connection with tho Knickerbocker-Trust Company, lie had been interested at various tlmse in many other financial Institutions and business enterprises. Ho was a member of the New York .Stock Exchang-house of Rogers & Gould. He had made large Investments in New Yori-rcnl estate. It became known within the last few d:..ys that Mr. Barney was In a state or physical and mental collapse. At !).(. offices of the Knickerbocker Trust Company, it was known that his physical condition was very serious, and some of those who had known him intimately for years spoke of the -pltlabl-i condition he was In. Word to this effect gained circulation among well known financiers In Wall street, who v.ura fully prepared !or tho announcement of his tragic death. Mr. Barney was President of tho Knickerbocker Trust Company up to a day or two before that Institution ciosed Its doors, with liabilities amounting to from 500,000,000 to $70,- .'ci.miu. It was understood at tho time the company closed that Mr. Barney had become heavily involved by this summer's sharp decline In the prices ot all securities. He had not been scon iit his office for several days. Mr. Barney's wife is a sister of the late Wm. C. Whitney. Secretary of the Navy in President Cleveland's first term. PULASKI'S ELECTION Count Out in Contest for Municipal Office Brings Several Surprises. PULASKI, Tenn., Nov. 14. (.Special.) The count out tonight for today's municipal election caused several surprises. Town Marshal Henry K. Butler, who has been the incumbent for many years, was defeated by Policeman T. L. Hamby 192 to 147: W. A. 1. Cox 11. Recorder Cas T. Holt is re-elected by 141) to i.eabornathis 75: J. L. Jones 7(1. W. H. Williams 9 and R. M. Curtis 2 Mayor Daly and the Board of Aldermen had no opposition. MEH AND WOMEN. Ui Blc G fnr unnatural dlicb.rgta.lnnaliiinatloDo, lrrlt.tlont or ulcar-:!ons of muoom luemur&nes. F.inlesi, and not itrln Cent or potionoui. or lent in plain wrapper, br exyr'tta- prepaid, for S1.00. orSbottlea f2.75. OliooUr cent on rmniort. ALMANSOR WINS THE STEEPLECHASE From Jimmy Lane, a Strong Favorite. CARD WAS AN ORDINARY ONE And Fields Lacked Class Rialto Tfibk the Sis Furlong Handicap From Jas. B. Brady Racing on the Coast Entries for Today. . AQUEDUCT, Nov. 14. The card at Aqueduct today was very ordinary, with the Woodslde Steeplechase selling event at 2 miles the feature. The winner turned up in the second choice, Alamansor. The favorite, Jimmy Lane, made the pace to the stretch,, where he begun to tire, and Alamansor, coming strong, won. r"c0' handicap; G furlongs Rialto 114 (Nouer), 5 to 1, won; James B. ?,?llly11,u (Miller), 1 to 4, place, second; ?, , '1 Saln 113 (Troxler), 1 to 2, show, third. Time, 1:13 3-6. King Sol. Sun trleam, Eydent ran. Second race, the Woodslde Steeplechase; about 2 miles Alamansor 143 (Dupree), u to 10, won: Jimmy Lane 133 (lurnburke), out for place, second: Fly-Machine 138 (A. Hewitt, out to show, "!.,, .Time, 4:30 2-5. Only three starters. third race, selling; 1 1-16 miles-Okim-Ito lOo fDelaby), 9 to 10. won; Glen Echo 108 (Musgrave). 4 to 5, place, second; Druid 113 (McDaniel), 1 to 3. to show, third. Time, 1:47-4-5. Sailor Girl, Killie-crnnklo ran. Fourth race, 1 1-1C miles Wolbournc 120 (Notter), 5 to 1, wen; Crosslna 119 (Mil-i?rK Place, second; Number One 110 (E. Dugan), 2 to 5, show, third. Time, 1:4S. Miss Crawford, Tommy Waddell and Moonshine ran. ,J"mh ra:0' selling; 0 furlongs-Grimaldl 10S (McDaniel), 5 to 1, won: Scwell 111 (E. Dugan), 1 to 5. place, second; Rock-stone OS (P. Kellcy). 2 to 1, show, third. Time. 1:13 2-5. Ace High and Eoring ran. Sixth race. 1 mile Summer Cloud 107 (M. Murphy), 7 to 10, won; Ottoman 1D7 (Miller), G to 1, place, second; Billy Pullman 9a (E. Dugan), G to 5, show, third. Time, 1:11. Howard Shean, Tennis, Lady Corinne, Rosario ran. FIVE FAVORITES Were Beaten at Oakland Burns Rode Three Winners. SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 14.-Fivc favorites were beaten at Emeryville, today. ;-a rude three winners and two second .horses. Results: First race, 0 furlongs Hltskv 114 fC. Miller), 10 to 1, woa; Lackfoot 10S (G. Burns), i.-, .,. second; air ...s.r, .o ' ? to 1, third. Time. 1:14 3-3. St. Modan, Rio Vista, Snap Dragon. Billy Meyer and Jockey Mouncc finished as named. Second race, G1 furlongs; selling Burning Bush 1C9 (G. Burns), 7 to 5, won; Cauuque 107 (McBrldo), 2 to 1. second; Blanche C. 103 (K. Lynch). S to 1, third. Time, 1:20 3-5. Grace St. Clair, Kogo. Zlck Abrams, Peerless Lass, Surety and La-rose finished as named. Third race, GVS furlongs; selling Elm-dale l(u; (G. Burns 7 to 1, won; Altaerano 10S (Moreland), 9 to 5, second: Rose Cherry 109 (Borel). 20 to 1, third. Time. 1:20 2-5. Duke of Orleans, Furze, Seven Bolls, Gromohol, E. B. H. and Stella A. tinlsh-ed as named. Fourth race, 1 mile; selling Orclian 109 (Davis), C to 1. won; Progress 109 (r;. Burns), 3 to 4, second; Serenity 1C9.(C. Miller), 100 to l. third. Time. 1:41 1-5. Melar. Netting, Miss May Bowdlsch. St. George, Jr., Belvoir. and .Bonnet finished as named. Fifth race. Futurity course; purse Bertie A. 104 (C. Ross), S to 1, won; John c. Graus 109 (E. Lynch), 5 to 1, second; Purse Itose 105 (Moreland), 9 to 5, third. Time, 1:10 1-5. Woolen, Dr. Coleman. Anopus, Charley Paine, Scamper, Radium Dance, Glnnett, Raachlta and Freleslo finished as named. Sixth race. G!$ furlongs; purse Nagasen 309 (G. Burns). 5 to 1. won: Mechlin 105 (Keogh), 3 to 1, second: Phalanx 112 (Palms). 2 to 1. third. Time, 1:10. Optional and Lassan ran as named. TODAY'S ENTRIES. At Aqueduct. First race. G!: furlongs Suffrage 12S. Lac of Langdon IflS, Keator 10,:. Bat Mns-terson 101. Cresslnn 103. Vnladuy 102, Hessian, Chief Hayes 9S, Frank Ford 93, General Haley SR. Second race, I 1-1G miles Bad News 108, Agile. Merry Mnginnd 104, Kllten 103, St. Valentine 99. Chief Hayes 98. Conslnteiit 90. Third race, 7 furlongs Whldden 110, Queen's Souvenir, Ruschno 99, Sussex, Aiiuee C. Louis Roederor 91. Fourth race. 1 mile McCarter li.l, Gretna. Green 112. Martin Doyle 110, Far West 100, Faust, Cresslna 98. Fifth race. 1 mile Yorkist, Reside 105. Ace High lot, Floaway 101, Sloney Lee, Cora Price. Rockstone 9S. Sixth race. G furlongs Alamadlne, Zngg, Sir Galahad. Throck Orton. On-tassa. The Shughraun. Bonnie Alan, Goshen Chief, Alex. Grant 108, Mlrdll, Winning Star, Red Bonllett, Thrash. Duke of Bridgewater, Hard Pan, Billy B. Van 105. HAMILTON'S CADETS Working Hard for the Game With Bran-ham & Hughes. COLUMBIA, Tenn., Nov. 14.-(SpeclaI.) On for Sprint? Till! and for tho acalp of B. & IT. Is tho cry of the cadets of tho Columbia Mllilury Academy. Tho oadct cloven are In fino form ami nre work-ins hard preparatory to tho game n xt Saturday. Mr. Kdi?erton. who wuh ref-orou at tho Morgan-D. & H. name last Saturday week, lias betm assisting Ed Hamilton In milking the cadets acquainted with a number of tho plays of B. & II. There will not bo any rhancro in tho llue-up of the cadets, and Neat. Frv, Hamilton. Sowell and Black are In better form than' they have been this 'season. At tho first of tho season Neal was having- ohlMs, but ho has fully recovered and Is once more tin? 'oy dune of old. iseal Is likened unto Honire Craig, and when ho getji started around the end there Is' no. stopping him under twenty to sixty yards. Tim entire school will go to Spring Hill and they are prepared to take the town by storm. Kd Hamilton fools that If ho can win this game and can win the Castle Heights game the day before Thanksgiving that the cadets will ha'o done well, . Tho game Saturday is looked upon by all the Columbia rooters as a victory for the cadets, owing to the splendid condition of tho holne team. FARMERSMNSTITUTE Conducted by Commissioner Thompson at Carthage Interesting TalksT CARTHAGE, Tenn.. Nov.. 14. (Special.) A fair-sized audience attended the farmers' institute, conducted here today, under the direction of the State Agricultural Department. Tho meeting was opened wlih an address by Hon. John Thompson, Commissioner of Agriculture. W. H. Dunn, SUito Live Stock Inspector, spoke on "The Live Stock Possibilties of Tennessee;" Holcomb Robertson on "Poultry and Poultry Raising," and Prof. Moore, of the University of Tennessee, on "Red Clover Diseases and Probable Remedies." AM of the addresses wore interesting, and were much enjoyed by the farmers in attondanc. REAL ESTATE ACTIVE. LYNNVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 14. (Special.) H. i. Itegan, of Nashville, was here yesterday and sold his cottage on West Hill to Dock Carvar'for $750. Th.: linanclul trouble does not seem to affect the real estate business In this section as a number of Important deals have occurred recently, with rumors or others on font. ENGRAVING. All kinds of engraving nnd designing. See Tho American, ICO Fourth avenue. North, Nashville. j DEAL CLOSED FOR RAME AKD CAMP East Tennessee Militiamen to Have Permanent Site. PURCHASE PRICE IS $4,000 New Tax Digest Is Received by Comptroller Dibrell From Printer State Board of Equalization Will Meet Next Week. . Col. If. :c. Alexander, Assistant Adjutant General, and Capt. James F. Hiiger, chief distributing officer, . will return this morning from Knoxville whore they have been engaged In closing tho deal tor the new rille range and camp site for tho Third Tennessee Regiment. It has been the dj-siro of the Adjutant General and his . associates iri tho Tennessee militia to establish a permanent rJfio range for each o the Tennessee regiments, in order that practfee may be conducted and the general work of the militia caried .on at various intervals between the times of encampment. Heretofore, a number, or tho companies have maintained riile ranges on a small scale, and wijile these have proved very satisfactory, the office lias experienced some trbublo in securing a desirable camp site each year. When tho time came for selecting a camp site for the Third Tennessee last summer, Col. Alexander made a personal Investigation of the property for-the purpose of establishing a permanent range near that city. The property near Fountain City; which Included about 130 acres, was .selected as the site last summer, and tho conditions there proved so satisfactory that the officials were prompted to consider it aa a favorable location of a permanent range. Accordingly, plana were at once begun to make tne deal. The abstracts were prepared and forwarded to Washington In order that tho War Department might be fully acquainted with the title before indorsing tiie transfer. For several weeks tho matter lias been alowed to remain in that condition, but upon hews being received that the transfer was approved by the Attorney General, tho Tennessee authorities proceeded to close the deal. The property is considered very valuable lor the. purpose lor which it was purchased. The authorities will provide a ride range which will bo permanent, and it Is also probable that it will undergo other changes necessary to make the site a' most desirable camp. The purchase price paid lor the property was New Digest Received. Comptroller Frank Dibrell has received tho first copy of the new tax digest" from the printers, and tho books will be ready for distribution in about ten days. The now digost Is the most complete ever published, containing all the laws relating to the subject of taxation, with opinions of the Svipremo Court, and Attorney General. It was prepared under tho personal supervision of 11, T. Shannon, of the Nashville bar. Board of Equalization. The State Board of KquallKatlou vlll probably meet within the next few days to consider the whisky cases which were appealed from the decision of Count v Clerk Shelton, of Davidson County. It Is to purpose of the State Board to make a personal Investigation of the conditions In order that thejA may be more fully acquainted with tho cases. " This Investigation will probablv bo made next wuuit, ami imu aecision wm oc renaerea. HATIOML GRANGE ANSWERS MELLEN RAILROAD PRESIDENT'S SPEECH CALLS FORTH A REPLY FROM THAT BODY. HARTFFORD, Conn.. Nov. 14. At today's session of the National Granse State Mas-tor Aaron Jones, of Indiana, clrcred a resolution concerning the ad dress made by President Mcllcn, of the Xow York, Now Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, at the public moot ing of the National Grange last night. It was referred to Committee on Kes-clultons, whif.'ii late;- reported that "the n:ombers of the National Grange do not wish the impression to go abroad that the statements made by all the speak ers at the public reaopiiou last evening i-Te a portion or tno uraTige creed. "A railroad President,", the report cmtinued, "was invited to speak, and the members courteously listened to his l iepnred address with' many inuendoos susceptible ot vuriod constructions. some of .which would place our order neiore tne world in a raise- position, The National Gramio Ilrnilv and un- llinchinsly stands on Its 'declaration of nrin rplcs, in opposition to trusts or combinations that use unfair methods to exploit I he people. We wage no warfare against railroads or other cor po rations that conduct their business1 along .the lines c tatrness. and we further declare It to be the fixed and do termlned principles of our order th.it all men or corporations, rich or poor. great or small, shall obey the laws ot ou country. State Master F. A. Dertiek. of Ohio, offered a resolution lhat all the Htates and tho Federal Government should enact a uniform public accounting law, requiring that, all public accounts bo kept by a uniform system, prescribed and authorized by i-3tate or Federal authority, and that the books and papers bo - open for inspection at all times. This resolution also was referred to a committee for consideration. A resolution for the Improvement ct the Mississippi River was presented bv State Master Wilson, of Illinois. ' The reports of the National Stewuid and Chaplain wero presented and approved. A recess was declared In order that Lawrence Leathermnii. who is in charge of the Now England postal arrangements, might address the meeting as a representative, of Postmaster General Meyer, who was nimble' to be present. He made a strong plea for the establishment of postal savings banks and also for the extension of the pu reels posts. OF EXCELLENT QUALITY Immense 'Corn Crop Being Gathered is the Lynnville Section. L.YNNVIL.LE. Tenn., Nov. 14. (Special.) Corn gathering is In full blast In this section. Tho crop is immense and of excellent quality. J3ut little has been placed on tho local market, owing to tho low pricey ouVred. Farmers who had sold their crops In advance at from $i40 to jL'.nl) are delivering h- Others will store for belter prices. Wheat Is up and looks well. A larger acreage than last year was planted. Peas are selling at $1 per bushel, and pumpkins are coming in and being disposed of at Sl'.fiO per ton. The tillers of the soil generally have had a successful yenr. and are financially more independent than they have been for several past years Just at this .season. The demand for live stock generally is good throughout this section and prices continue encouraging. ICE AT LYNNVILLE. LYNN VI IjTjK, Tenn.. Nov. H.-(Spe-clal.) The first real winter weather -of the soaon is being felt in this Hcetfon. Ice Is plentiful, and all vegetation has been killed by tho 'freeze. SPELLS ; ..., " , or.gm and f'y-. The oHeririg Waists, Skirls, Pel-"coats or any purpose where l , Price Saving l a ;v.a is - -m .. HIRSHBERG BROS. THE WEATHER T.OCA.1, DATA FOR XOV. II. . year. ,J :J f J, 1M4.. 50 .,32 41 " 0 57s 1JI05 .Vi XI -li .0U S.'l liKKl .' 31 27 &-. ' y.4 7.U 1!7 51 23 .IS: . .00 31.3- Normal temp, this date (15 yr). Deficiency for tho day.....:...... Deficiency since llrot of. month... Excess slnco i.rst-ol"year... Normal precip. this date (25 yrs). Deficiency for tho duy...... Excess since first of the month. . -S3 deg . ,11 deg , i:i deg , lCrt dog , .13 Ins. , .10 Iris. .74 Ins. l'J.04 Ins. 3.&, ins. Deficiency since first of tho year. Total since dan. j Summary of observat4ons mndo at Weather Bureau Stations at 8 p. m., 75th meridian time, Nov. 14, 1C07. Temperature. Stations. 8 p. m.- High. Amar!!lo( clear 40 52 Atlanta, clear 4fi 52 Ulsmark. clear 28 40 Cairo, clear 44 50 Charlotte, clear "... w 52 Chattanoofra. clear 42 4S Chicago, clear 34 MS .:ineinnau, paruy ciouny w 42 uouge. clear no 4u El Paso, clear 52 GS tiah'cslon. clear 52 5(i Inflhmanolia. clear as A( Jacksonville, cloudy r4 . 58 Kansas, clear MR 40 UttlG .Rock, clear 48 52 tanufsvllle. oloar 42 44 Memphis, clear 48 52 Montgomery, clear 41 52 NASHVILLE, clear 44 f:0 New Orleans, clear GO 54 Nw York, clear SO 4a Oklahoma, clear 48 5ti Omaha, clear 32 31 Pittsburg, clear .' MI . 38 San Antonio, cloudy 51 5ti St. Mollis, clear 40 42 Washington, clear 32 44 Platte, clear 24 42 j-i. C. JiATUi. bection uirector. GILES COUNTY COTTON. LYNNVILLE. Tenn., Nov. 14. (Spe cial.) While the cotton gins are running in this county, tho crop Is coming In unusually slow, and the yield to ua:e shows about one-fourth of a crop its onmared to last season. The quality of the staple, however, Is excellent, and farmeru are succeeding hotter than expected in securing labor to liandle tho crop. ROBBERY AT CLAEKSVIIXE. CLARK.SVII.LB, Tenn., Nov. 14. (Special.) Tho residence of Gcoi'su Hawllng was entered last night and a tillable diamond ring Btoien. .Mr. and Airs. B.'rwling were away from home, and tho theft was evidently committed by someone familiar with the premises. A small suin of money was. also taken. There Is no clue. w&-, S - U - C - C - E - S - S aJ ""aJltl ll 19 V. 1 '7 m.- , . r i(08 Yards fa wear Half UNDERWEAR FOR -MEN AND BOYS Our department is complete in every detail Fleeced Underwear 59c t5c Wright's Health 73c 98c Cooper's Ribbed 85c Woolen Underwear rfe$SsS?siRi . ...... Mercerized suit, Ameri can Hosiery Co. $2.50 Full line Hose and Gloves for dress and heavy wear OW THE CORNER Fifth Ave- & lihuron. RIVER NEWS Gauge readings, etc., made at Weather Bureau Stations at S p. m., 75th meridian time, Nov. .34, 1907. ' . STATIONS. 3 Burnslde CVUiul .Oartliiige KASHVIIjL.B ClarkHvlllo Chattanooga , Cairo. r.r 32.0 a.o J1.3 n.o lo.r, 15.:' 2.0 0.4 1.3 -j-O.o -0.1 2.1 0.7 .oo .00 .110 .00 .00 .01 .oo 45 40 40 .1 43 "I r I .WHEELING, Nov. ll.-nlver a.O, falling. ' CINCINNATI, Nov. 14. River 23.5, falling. Clear. PITTSBURG, Nov. 14.-Davls Island dam G.7 feet and falling. Clear' and cold. CAIRO. 111.. Nov. 14. River 15.2? rising. Fair and cold. .Departed: City of Sa tlllo. Tennessee ltiver. LOUISVILLE. Nov. 14. Rlvor rising. Canal, CO; falls. s.S; below locks, 20.2; locks, 20.2; weather fair and colder. PABUCAII, K, Nov. 14. (Special.) River gauge reads 10.4 and rising. Rubin Dunbar loft at 0 p. m. for Nashville. Kentucky Is due from Florence. Richardson left last night for Nashville. Tho Davis from Joppa at fi p. m. Weather clear and colli. JOIINBONVILLK. Tenn., Nov.,14.-(Spe-clal.) River 4.1. Rising. Clear, wanmr. Steamer Slilloli up on time. Steamer Ken- ' tuckv for I'adueah down al noon. Steam er Clyde for Waterton. Ala., up on time. Steamer City of Saltlllo from St. Loud Will he duo Friday evening. KVANSVII.LK, 1ml., Nov. 14,-(Speclnl.) The Ohio River continues to rise her slowly 'and stands l.'i.l feet. Tho weather was slightly warmer and clear. Business picking up. Departures; Bowling Green for Howling Green at 5 p. til. and the W. II. ButtorfC for Paducah, Ky., at 5 p. in. HE WOULDN'T WAIT. FLORENCE, Ala., Nov. 14. (Spo-cjnl.) Tho cuulldlug natures of iho Florence pollco wore again abused last night when Henry Mooro, who was caught with a concealed weupon on li's person, and locked up In tho city prison, walked away In tho night Without waiting to be lined. Moore's trial bad been set for this- morning. REPAIRS ON CHURCH. COLUMBIA, Tenn.. Nov. 14. (Special.) Extensive repairs urc being made by, tile congregation of the Chrls-lian Church upon-'heir house of worship. While the rep.urs nre being mado the Sunday innrni.i scrvl-ts will bo held In the Circuit Court room, at- tho cturlhousc. J

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