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VOL. XIII, No. 20.
SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 16, 1910.
MOTHER GOOSE CHARADES
Hursery Rhyme Pantomines Given by
Children at Hawthorne Cottage.
little Mis Julia Cutler Delightfully
Entertain Her Youthful friend
and Their Parent.
HE season has been a
banner one for the chil
dren and as a natural
consequence, owing; to
the large number assem
bled here, no year has
provided more for their entertainment.
The closing affair, and one of the pret
tiest of the season, was Friday after
noon's "Mother Goose" charades given
by little Miss Julia Cutler, daughter of
Mr. II. II. Cutler of Milwaukee, at the
Hawthorne Cottage. The porch of the
cottage was the stage, the lawn the au
ditorium, the participants the children,
and the guests their parents; the pro
gram so delightfully carried out that
onlookers once again lived the joys
which even the name of the nursery
favorite awakens in youthful hearts.
The program opened with a life like
presentation of "The House that Jack
Built," with Julia Cutler as "The Maid
en All Forlorn" and Henry Cummings
as "The Man All Tattered and Torn."
Even the animals (toys) of the story
were there, and played their parts per
fectly, guided by .Betty Fownes ;Charles
Horton, in priestly robes, performing
the marriage ceremony, just before the
Next came the familiar story of the
old woman who having found a shilling,
goes forth and buys a pig, which re
fuses to be taken home. Esther Tufts
was the "Old Woman" and Leverett
Cummings the "Butcher," who killed
the cow, and so started the various
other animals, who had been vainly ap
pealed to to assist the pig over the
"Jack Spratt and his wife" were im
personated by Eleanor Abbe and Hen
ry Cummings, who created much
merriment by very realistically
"stuffing" themselves in the act of
"licking the platter clean."
"The Queen of Hearts" had the pret
tiest costume of the afternoon, and as
that character Frances Hammond baked
some real tarts, which were promptly
stolen by "The Knave of Hearts,"
(Gardner Hammond) from whom, how
ever, they were rescued in time to be
served with refreshments for the children.
"Little lied Riding Hood" (Mary
Hammond) was quite as charming as
eer; with the wolf (an enormous
Teddy Bear) in nightgown and cap,
waiting in bed to devour her, killed by
the hunter (Leverett Cummings) just in
the nick Of time. - '
"Simple Simon and the Pieman,"
"Tom, Tom the Piper's Son," "Pussy's
in the Well," "Jack and Jill," "Georgie
Porgie" and "Little Miss Moffett," were
included in other numbers in which
Louise Fownes, Esther Hammond, Mary
Hammond, Elizabeth Hammond, Cath
erine Leach, Hannah and Lola King,
Masters James Tufts, Albert Tufts and
Donald Mackay took part.
"I'm sure you overran the green,"
"Nothing of the kind," said the other.
"I pulled it a little. We'll find it here
at the left."
But they failed to find it, and finally
appealed to the quiet watchers on the
"Did you see a ball?" they asked.
"Yes," said Mr. Lard calmly; "it
rolled into that little hole."
Amazed, the men stared.
"Well, why on earth did'nt you tell
us?" they cried.
"Why," said Mr. Lard, in a surprised
tone, "I thought that was where you
meant it to go."
ON THE WAY TO COLUMBIA :
A picturesque bit of Capital Highway Association good road in Richmond County,
just North of Rockingham, N. C.
mai: the iioiii; in one
And Chevy Chaie Expert Saw Nothing-
Unusnal(f) in the Incident.
An amusing story is told at Pinehurst
about Allan Lard, the crack Chevy
Chase golfer, and twice "North and
South" champion, says the Arlington
Mr. Lard and a companion were sit
ting beside a putting green, which a
high bunker hides from the tee. Over
the bunker came a ball. It trickled
gently over the green, and plop dis
appeared in the hole.
Then two golfers and their caddies
crossed the bunker and began to look
for the ball.
IlUTf 8UMM.EO. I"JLANNEI1.
Work of Preparation tor Season of
1910.11 Already Under Way.
The coming summer will be a busy
one, with work of preparation already
well under way. Great care will be be
stowed upon the golf courses, the addi
tional nine holes to the present nine
hole or third course, to be completed,
and important extension and improve
ment in all departments made necessary
by continued growth.
As the centre of activity from which
interest in the Capital Highway Associa
tion automobile route radiates, the Vil
lage will also continue to claim National
MR. MC MILLAN IS PLEASED
Regards Good Roads Accomplishment
As Little Short of Marvelous.
Alio Dlicovera that Iloute Is Through.
Country Beautiful, Varied and
TFLEASED?" said Mr. Gil-
l$S$Qa& bert McMillan of Gor-
ham, N. H,, long an an
nual visitor here, while
discussing good roads
The Outlook. "Pleased? I should
say I was. To te absolutely frank, I'm
"When I recall that only last winter
most of the roads about here were cart
paths and poor ones at that, leading no
where and connecting with nothing, and
that today you have roads, good roads,
everywhere forming trunk lines, its lit
tle short of marvelous. . j
"I recall one little township near at
hand, where I went and talked good
roads until I was hoarse and ;af ter it yeas
all over some enthusiast (?) in the tack
of the room, suggested an appropriation
of twenty-five dollars and found few
supporters at that ! I dragged myself
out forlorn, discouraged and came back
to Pinehurst to report 'hopeless,' abso
,4Well, this same township has just
voted $25,000.00 bonds. What do you
think of that? Twenty-five thousand
dollars where one year ago twenty-five
dollars couldn't be found, and that's
typical of the entire situation. Every
body has their shoulders to the wheel,
everybody is working and that's what
"First of all they've discovered that
good roads are for their own personal
benefit ; that the benefit the automobil
ists will derive are only incidental.
They've been hauling loads over them
and they find that one mule can do the
work of four in one-fourth of the time.
They find land values going up in jumps,
in some cases ten to one and last and
best of all, they have awakened to the
fact that unless they get a decided move
on they are going to be left out for plen
ty and for good.
"Further, I have been over some six
ty miles of the road south of here with
Mr. Leonard Tufts, president of the
Capital Highway Association, and I am
astonished at the beauty of the land
scape and its varied character. I have
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