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A CONSOLIDATION OF. THE SUNDAY ISSUES OF THE ATHENS BANNER AND THE ATHENS MRRAl.n
\ (91, No. 21 Full Associated Press Leased Wire Service.
ATHENS, GA., SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 11, 1923.
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Single Copies 2 Cents Daily.' . 5 Cents Sunday: .
\<;o — Whether the Ku
ii shall be permitted con
an institution in America
! i Min'd other issues con-
ili the hooded fraternity
:,,.shed out tn the United
nate when an attempt is
I. in- a seat to Senator*
aide B. Mayfield of Texas
n iree that he was a mem-
,iiil was actively supported
i in-nt aimed to keep May-
nf the Senate is definitely
ay. says Gray Keyes Rut-
dilor of the imblication,
r, here and secretary of
rican Unity League, an or-
iii claiming millions of
1 and devoted to combating
mil racial Intolerance.
■ans that Mayfield, who
s run the gamut of legal
opposition tn his election in Texas
fonrts .III the ground that his cam-
niirn i vpendltures exceeded the
legal $111,000, a charge he denies,
till fare further obstacles when
be reaches Washington In March.
| hundreds of hostile organizations
| throughout the country will be held
J at Chicago, O'Donnell says.
“The Mayfield case is only the
start of onr fight on the klanhe
says. “We shall push our light to
the end through pitiless publicity
and political battle.”
When Mayfield ran for the Sen
ate there came whisperings that
he was a klansman, that the klan
had pledged him its support and
that he had addressed klan gather*
lags In the robe and hood of the
But when Mayfield was asked to
come out flpt-footedly on the Ku
Klux issue he said that it had no
place In his campaign, declaring
his issue was the repeal of the
Esch-Cummins railway legislation.
He repeatedly refused to state hiB
position on .the klan.
Later Mayfield asserted he had
been a member of the Austin klan,
but that he had resigned in Janu
James E. Ferguson, Mayfield’s
anti-klan opponent, declared dur
ing the Texas campaign that high
officials of the klan had written
ters endorsing Mayfield and declnr
Ing he was a klansman in good
standing long after that date.
Seven western senators who can
not now lie named have pledged
themselves tn demand that Mpy-
lieM he l.nrred, say Rutledge and
Patrick O'Donnell, lawyer and
fjemtlve'chairman of the Ameri-
ran Unity League.
"II. I). Lindsey, former com*
rainier of the American Legion,
haw is In Texas gathering informa
lion regarding the Texas election
which will be presented In the Sop
ate ns Die basis of charges for
Mayfield's ouster.” says Rutledge.
The method of procedure, Rut-
Vdgi- hints, may be along the line
Of Peanut Assn.
(By HARRY HUNT)
WASHINGTON — MIs s Hazel
Hite, of Cincinnati, Cleveland,
Dayton and other Ohio points, has
shouldered the job of “putting
across" the National League of
Women Voters fourth annual con
vention at Des Moines, April 9-14.
Heretofore, it is explained.
League leaders wno were sche
duled direct the actual work of
the conventions have been worn to
a frazzle in advance by $lie neces
sity of themselves looking after
all the arrangements details. Wo
men orators, expected to sway
the conventions with their elo
quence, have mounted the platform
hoarse and exhausted from the
strain of arguing .pleading and co
ercing baggagemen, printers, hotel
manugers, decorators .entertain
ment! committees and all the doz
ens of others whose efforts are
necessary for a convent.on’s suc
ALBANY, Oa.—Permanent or
ganlzation of the. Georgia Peanut
Growers co-operative marketing
association formed here Friday will
be perfected by executives appoint
ed at a huge farmers meeting ad
dressed by Aaron Sapiro, market
ing expert. "Hundreds of planters,
business men an dothers interested
in the future of one of Georgia’s
leading erops attended.
The legal plans have been placed
•with Colonel R. E. L. Spence,
chairman; Jas. W. Morton, presi
dent of the Farm Bureau Federa
harge under the corrupt prac T . r „ ...
ticesart. Thus, since Mayfield Is £52.*1;.“‘"t t £St
i Democrat, the Democrats will
have mi their hands ft parallel to
Hu- rase of Senator Newberry, Re-
I'jliliVun. of Michigan,
"Wp claim that because of 'May-
(plil's alleged membership in the
Ku Klux Klan and because of the
hlanendorsement of his election,
le rannot take the oath of a sena
"We believe this la so because
every klansman. Is..awom hot to
reveal anything corictrnlngthb ac-
tions of n brother klansmafi aftl
because the so-called klan kralt
tenets innke every Ku.Klnxer an
en.my to the religious and other
freedom of American citizens guar
wired under the constitution.”
Before the Mayfield .case Is
heard, a giant protest meeting of
antl-klan delegates representing
dent of the Georgia Farmer's' Union
Signing up of peanut growers'
and putting the machinery In mo
tion tor standardization, packing,
branding and marketing of the
crop has been left with this board.
Gets More Than
v- BALTIMORE, Md*—A- .luJy. 'in'
superior court'hepo Friday thought
Mrs. Hagerty was humiliated to
such an extent that they awarded
her 1600 more than she asked in
her suit against tsador Lakeln, n
jeweler. Mrs. Hagerty alleges she
purchased a ring from Lakejn and
when aho went to the establish
ment to tell him It was not what it
was guaranteed to be, she was
■cdected forcibly. She sued for
61,080 and was awarded 81,600.
After these experiences.
League’s executive Commute de
cided that ut the nos Mofnes con
vention no such weary work should
l>e premitted to sap the energies
scheduled for headline prominence,
and dull-the inspiration of those
Somebody else would have to be—
well, "the goat.” Perhaps they
said "convention manager,'’ but
anyway they meant the same
Tho ability in organization and
handling detail displayed by Bliss
Hite In managing the campaign
for tho election' of Judge Flor
ence Allen of Cleveland to the Ohio
supreme court’ immediately mark
ed her for the job. And she
grabbed it, eagerly. For that’s
Just the sort of variegated, high-
pressure job the little, black-haired
Buckeye woman likes.
After a girlhood In Cincinnati,
Miss Hite conducted a . general
country store in Missouri for eight
years. Then she became, organls-
d financial secretary of tho
soewtion ther'S'ahd cffgarilzee for
the state of Ohio. After the suf
frage victory, she was executive
secretary of the Qlrla' City' Club
League leaders predict that Miss
Hit's handling of the Des Moines
convention arrangements will be
so succssful that shf'will have es
tablished the Jcb of ' “convention
manager" nj a permanent fixture
among the.' “efficiency” Joba
which women hereafter will excel.
The Store Good Goods SMade
Values $6.50 to $7.50
Hats of Hair Cloth
Hats of Roleo Hair
Hats of New Fabrics
Hats’of Straw Cloth
Hats 1 'of Straw Braid ” 'j
Almond Green Navy
Beige ' Strawberry
| . . , Black . . ;/
Ready to Serve
For the little ones—a sale that should
bring joy to mothers. Here are dainty
rompers of good quality linene in blue, pink
and mais with appliqucd designs—dogs,
rabbits, cats, etc.
SEE YOUR SAVINGS
Kayser’s 16 Button Chamoisette
Between season no article is more need
ed or appreciated than the Chamoisette
Glove. Here arc Kayser’s Imported Long
Chamoiscttes in black, white, sand, covert,
mode and mastic—a $1.25 per pair value,
FINE HAT BOXES
New Shapes—New Features
Perhaps there is no article that gives
one more pleasure while traveling than
hat box. New ones in a variety of shapes
and sizes, with 'and without removable
trays, will prove of interest to you. They
range in price from
Kayser’s Italian Silk Stockings
Embodying New Features
Kayser’s Italian Silk Stockings have
friends by the score and now the number
will be greatly increased for you will be
able to get this fine quality of Italian Silk
with LISLE TOPS and FEET. This will
insure longest wear where the strain
Black only. All sizes.
Ramie Dress Linens
The Ramie Linen it a hardy linen woven
for hard wear and “it delivers the goods.”
For rompers, children’s dresses, ladies'
dresses, fancy work, ctc.,Jt is unsurpassed.
Shown in orange, lavender, green ; brown
rose, pink, Copen, light grey, dark grey,
yellow and deft. It is 36 inches wide.
Hand Embroidered Shirt Waists
The shirt waist is coming back into ita
real place and Is making its entry in mod
els that are lovely to look upon and still
more charming to own and to wear. The'
shirt waist section is making a special
showing of hand embroidered models trim
med with Baby Irish and Filet Lace done
on fine voilea and dimities with Tuxedo and
Peter Pan colors, at
$2.45 $3.45 $4.48
Regular and Extra Sizes.
Of the Newest Sport Materials
Skirts that make you long for out-of-
doors—that embody the very latest mater
ials and styles are shown in all colors, also
black and white and combinations thereof.
On display in the sports section—ready-to-
THE PRICES ARE LESS THAN YOU
WOULD EXPECT. .T>3-l/.A
A Sale of .
New Spring Dresses
Selected from Our
Hand Made Night Gowns
We have assembled a rack of dresses—Canton
Crepes, Flat Crepes, Taffetas—in lovely models, clever
styles—all new and all desirable’, that afford the
thrifty a bargain feast. You will'find all sizes in the
lot and the colors are blacks, browns, greys, etc. We
advise early selection.
Lw&ii -L 1 -F-if-y.
Everfast Suiting has gained a permanent place—it
is now indispensible to those who sew and want to be
sure that the garment will not fade. We guarantee
every yard to be absolutely fast color, whether it is
the delicate pastel shades or the hepvy colors like
black, navy and brown. We will replace every yard of
material that fades free of any cost to you and BE
SIDES this we will pay you for all trimmings, threads,
buttons, etc., that are used and ALSO pay you for the
cost of having the garment made. Everfast Suiting is
now on display in twenty-two different colors.
Fine Shrunk Dress Linens
The Linen Section announces the arrival of fine
Dress Linens, thoroughly shrunk and ready -for the
needle. Made of the very finest flax and bought'on a
low Linen market—the price now enables you to
make a worth .while saving. In colors rose, coral,
maise, green, orange, Copen, lavender, henna, peach
and deft, 36 inches wide. Special.. j. .. 98c
Bad Weather Wrings You Another
Chance to Save
Because of the bad weather last week we will ex
tend the sale of Orange Blossom Face Powder to Mon
day and Tuesday. Highest quality Face Powder, reg
ularly 75c everywhere, at ... .. .. .. ,. 29c
Use the Coupon Below
The Coupon Is 'Wortli
Sign it and present it at Toilet Goods Counter
with 29c and secure a 75c box of Orange Blossom
Face Powder. *
Sign Here .
Address .S ...
In flesh and white, fine quality Nainsook.
You will find lovely hand embroidered de
signs that make these night'gowns lovely
to behold and lovely to own. Some with
scalloped necks. '
Slip Over Wool Sweaters
For early spring and year ’round wear
the Silp-Over. is'almost indispensible both
for style and service.. These clever models
are shown in solid and mixed colors with
V or round necks and long sleeves. All
sizes from 36 to' 46.
From tKe'White Goods Section
16 Inch Red ahd Blue Checked Glass Tow
eling ., .. ..... ,. .. I9c
,16.inch Rid.and-Bine’Checked Linen Tow
eling -. .. .. .. .. .. 33c
48c Hemstitched Union Linen Towels . 39c
86c Hock and- Turkish; Towels .. .. 19c
Imported French Kid Gloves
For a fraction' °^ er the actual cost oi
duty levied by the new tariff you are able
to buy a rqal ioft French Kid Wrist Length
Glove in novelty designs. These gloves are
shown with self and contrast stitching ini
black and white, sixes . G 8-4 to 7.
Fine Leather and Silk Bags
Newly to arrive in the bag section but'
not long’to stay will, be-these now bags
fashioned of leather and silk in new shapes
novel designs. Thera art also dainty
paTty and canteen boxes in various colon
shapes, different from those you have
i. Valnes to $4.50.
EXTRA! < EXTRA!
Ivory Soap and Ivory Soap
This# items need no Introduction to yotr
but in order to introduce them'to our toilet
goods section we offer an
EXTRA special bale of
6 Bate Ivory Soap .'. . ’. ,v @ 10c— 50e
1 Box. Ivory Soap Flakes .......... 15c.
For Monday Only
No;jC. Q. D. No Phone Orders.
Again Hi.. Fur choker is dscreed as the
proper neck fixing and they are most
charming. A special showing of new Fur
Chokers at reduced prices—
Grey Squirrel .. .. .. .. fi2JS0
Single Stone Marten $35.00
Single Baum Marten 147-66
Double Stone Marten 675.00
Double Baum Marten .. .. 676.00
Platinum Fox .. ^.j,. ....... .. $95.00
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