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homicide On The Sabbath In
Western North Carolina
LAWRENCE EDWARDS M
SLEW WAYNE CRl?
Latter On Drunken Brawl Shot
at Former and Was Run x
Down and Slashed '
to Death r-
(By Associated Press,)
Asheville. N. C, Sept. 14.-A aes
gage was receired here today " from
Bobbinsvill?. Graham county, North
Carolina, stating that on Sunday Law
ence Edwards killed Wayne Crisp,
stabbing him fifteen timea with fa
knife. The homicide occurred at
Stecoah Creek. Edwards is in Jail "at
Robbinsville. - - -viC
Accounts of the affair are that Crisp,
who was drinking, shot at Edwards,
tte ball going through' Edwards hat.
Edwards then cut Crisp several times
with a knife and Crisp threw dawn his
revolver and ran. Edwards followed,
cutting Crisp as they : ran a distance
of about 150 yeards.
ILOW OF GIFTS
To England For The Wars
(By Associated Press.)
London, Sept.' tOTlS
Treasury have been Surprised! by. the
iteady inflow of giftS from all parts
of the empire and from former Brit
ishers in neutral countries in the form ;
of cash towards
meetinz the ex-1
penses of the war. The donors range !
from men and women to small boys
and girls, the former sending sums
""6 " f" "a
pounds and the latter remitting the
mrxnnlln rr ur nn Vi I crY O a a V QQ Tl f !
contents of their savings banks. A
total of many thousands of pounds j
uds oeen sent, sums ranging iruui a
shilling to a thousand pounds are ac
knowledged with the same prompt
ness and politeness b'y the Treasury.
Many gifts are accompanied with
notes explaining that they are de
signed as substitutes for personal ser
vice at the front, and one man in
Canada explains that a sum of 200
pounds is intended as payment for
schooling obtained in England a half
A firm in Sandakan, British North
Borneo, sent 500 pounds, explaining
that as that territory contributes noth
ing towards the finances of the em
pire while eniovine all benefits of!
d;,:i , , t .
-uisu pruiecuon, tney wisnea 10 ue-
allowed to flisrhsu-cp a nortinn nf their
ODiigation in this war. A
writes from St. Louis in the same
tone with a contribution of 100 pounds
The Municipality Matsqui, British
Columbia, sends fifty-two pounds. The
natives employed at Fanning Island,
who live in the Gilbert Islands, have
sent two gifts.
A Baptist minister in Ontario sends
five dollars. From Summit, New Jer-
(By Associated Press,)..
Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 14.
from Brescia the Swiss Alpine troops
in the Stelvio Paan have noticed a
8lim Italian girl aged about 18 armed
Wlth a rifle climbing the snow-covered
"""s almost daily nn to t.h Austria 1
rentier and spending most of the day
,here. one of the Swiss soldiers in
quired what she was doing. The Ital
'an girl replied fiercely: "They have
killed luv two hrnthora anA mv fiance
"a 1 am taking my revenge. I think
have killed four Auitrians but: that
18 not enough. I shall continue shooi
ng until I am killed myself." The
Swiss patrol saw the girl with her
nfle strapped to the shoulder disap
pear down the snow-covered path to
wards the valley.'
ou you really believe, doctor,"
W the scoffer, '"that your , old me
fllc'ines actually. keen an vbodv alive?"
"surely, surely," returned the doc-
v Jt (UJ. 4CDll ipuvuo w
ePt three druggifits and their faipt
68 alive right here In this town for
wnty year8."-Woman's Home Jour
Registration of. Students at
ffke University. Is Already
; ' ' Large
- (Special toThe, Dispatch.).
Chapel i Hil!, N. C., Sept. 14. The
registration of students at the UniVer
lty went on without interruption yes
terday, and an unusually large number
.was enrolled for the first day. . The
liner of registration stretchei all day
through the halls, and rooms of Alumni
Building out upon the campus. Ideal
weather conditions; made it possible jto
handle the lafge crowd expeditiously.
Th formal period ; of registration
closes today, after whiclt sf special fee
.will b charged, it is ; expected, how
eyr. that stud$flii wlH 56htinue . to
come in small numbers until October i
The ne wrtMiUi'tial yesteis
day; and the "day before were so many
as to keep the autborltl' bijfey provid
ing ror rooming accommodations and
board. Practicallyll of'the4 boardlnei,
ana loaging nouses are now open
again and many. rieP one!' hare been
constructed duffn the7 summer. The
camnna ae-nln rAsniinila with to It an1
lauehfer a.nil evfrvwhfrn mnnn nf
atndTifi r raioA tAotix,, mLl
students are gathered together renew
ing old acquaintances. ; -.
An unusually large number turned
out yesterday and the day before to
observe the beginning of football prac
tice for this season. Coaches Cainp-
tcll, Cowen and Kluttz have all threefS168 are excellent
been hard at work In. teaching the 30
or more men already out ihe .fundamen
tals of the game. Practice of a very
I vigorous nature has already begun and
it is fully evident that the team will
not fail this year through lack of ade-
quate training. Head Coach Campbell
I ta tianriliiiir f Ho VkO1r flalA man at Mraa-
ent, while Coach- Kluttz looks after the 1
ends and Coach Coweir after the line.
Practices has 'so fdr.consiSt6d entirely
of handling the ball,' passing and fall
ing on the bajl, kicking, and elemen
tary line tactic,.
It Is too darly ai'yef to get a line on
inew material. Few of the" regulars
hate so far been out Tandy. and
i Grmes being the only members of the
regular ; practice. John . Tayloe, Ram
say and Love will soon be out for reg
ular work. "Goaity" Wright, one of
last year's ends, arrived yesterday, but
K is not absolutely certain that he will
Practices are being undertaken until
regular scnooi wont Degins on inurs-
day. Some of the scrub material of
last year is already beginning to show
, ,, Z i,a
some promise, however the coaches
are none too optimistic at this stage
o the game
Steal Films, Open Show.
New York, Sept. 14. Lure of the
movies landed fifteen boys" in jail at
Clifton, N J., yesterday, after $1,000
worth of films were stolen from a
freight car on an Erie Railroad siding.
One of the boys had a moving picture
machine and a movie theatre Was fit
ted up in a cellar. The band was do
ing big business with-old Chaplin reels
at a cent a throw, when the police got
on their track.
Seven reels were found in the cellar
! of Arthur George ', No. 188 Sussex
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:sireei. raiersuii, auu ue mo "uiu"
. - xt 100 a
y ,. .
! tv.att nlolmnrl tVi 17 nun cr mnvio nanltfl.1-
- ' T" " .
ists gave mem me muis wucu mo po
lice began their search. Films that
were not destroyed were returned to
the, Levine Film Company, to which
Ihe yhad been sent for retouching.
sey, an American citizen sends a sub
stantial chek, made payable to the
British Empire. A husband and wife
send from China a check in four
figures. From Saskatchewan an old
man accompanies a check for twenty
pounds with the ' explanation that it
is to help beat the Kaiser.
A little girl who writes that she is
seven and has two uncles fighting,
sends from an island a shilling from
her saving bank. There are many
elfta from officers on active service,
'gome "are sending a year's pay. Among
j gifts fr0m retired officers, one writes
1 mm ' tar. rnuntrv to say that he
desires to aid the war funi because s
after having been made deaf fromj:
gunfire as 'a gunner officer, he; had :
vaan refuse active Service" now on
aXVaU mf -i - -
account of his iack Of hearing. A I
working man;, sending twenty pounds
in an anonymous letter, explains that
Via - nolrar hiifRved in war : loans as
inn, oq eitta would be ' accepted. f
Many of the gifts are sent in. the1 , - 4 ,! marriage, according to Vice Chancel
form of monthly 'donat'ions,' one man' . Lewis of Jersey City,
in Asia having Instructed; his bank- ; . ; i - : r Mrs. Julia Steff ens, of Central Ave-
.. a a a I , i m m 1 . ! a d a I- a . I mm ortil Cli Amih -r "Dlo ta T -v w . - ii 4- '
fera to remit a
to remit a certain sum. 10 ui 1
Treasury monthly until the end of the
war. Among anonymous contribu-
tions are those for, 5,000 and 4,350d
pouns respectively, among ; tbPe few
mentioned. The women are contribu
ting generously, 1 one sending a check
for a. hundred pounds and decling Ex
chequer Bonds in exchangee. iA num
ber of .handsome, even princely gifts,
from India are acknowledged : by al
most every mall, v
a w aa at . mm aai at 1. - - i h -
President Wilson Conferred
, Today Oyer His Fight
' For Re-election
WILL MAKE PLAY
FOR WESTERN STATES
Have Fine Chance There.
Wilson To Vote In
(By Associated Press.)
: Tnr FtrftMft M T Sent 14
ProsMpnt- : Wlito Vndn'v vp' rtptii-
ed consideration to his campaign for'
re-election. In the executive offices
Aahnrv Parlr ho want avor ronnrto t
of political leaders of various States
I and began mapping out plans.
rrrT w,5: . " . "r"',.,"". i
j-Poatrnaster-General Burleson, who
at spring LAKe, near nere, visuingt
Secretary McAdpo, came in and thfe
two r cabinet member s went over the
political situation with Secretary Tu-
- V was indicated that greater atten-
tion will be paid to the campaign in
.Oregon, Washington, Utah and Cali
fornia, because of reports leading the
administration officials to believe
that . Democratic prospects in those
President Wilson plans to go by
automobile September 26 to Prince
ton, N. J., to vote in the Democratic
Seeks Help of Police Chief Ini
Getting Job and Starting
(By Associated Press.)
RiChmotid, Va. Va., Sept. 14-Thomas
Edgar Stripling, recently pardoned in
Georgia, has come to Richmond from
Hopewell to settle down, he says.
He called today on Chief of Police
Wearher and frankly told him he was'
searching for a job and would be grate- i
ful for any suggestion the chief could
make. Stripling, under the name of
R. E. -Morris, was serving as chief of
police of Danville, Va., when he was
recognized as a man who five years
before 'had escaped from a Georgia
convict farm. He was taken back to
Georgia to serve out his unexpired
. LIKELY TO
No Offer Received So Far For
Sale of Private Armor-
Plate Factory. '
(By Associated Press.)
. Washington, Sept. 14. The govern
ment will construct its own armor
plate factory, in the opinion of na
val Officials. When hearings on the
question: of selection of a site for the
proposed $11,000,000 armor plant-were
resumed at the navy department to
day no offers for the sale, of private
plants had been made andj.it was be
liVvoil tirtTiA would be made.
Additional offers of sites were made'strike win actually take place, how
befora Secretary Daniels and other jever wI11 depend on the individual
navaUofficers today. A delegation of TOto of the "nion, it. is asserted.
Rhode Island citizens was heard first! - Traction officials announced today
Claims of more than one hundred 'that service on the subway and "L"
Middle Western and Eastern cities al- j roads was better than normal, while
ready have been presented.' service on most of the surface lines
y -r - was, from 25 to 40 per cent, below
',4, 4 normal.
- ' 4 The railway companies say it is no
v PROBABLY A NEUTRAL CON- longer necessary for them to hire
. J.(By Associated Press.)
New London, Conn., Sept. 14
Serious consideration, is being
given by the American-Mexican
joint ' cpmmission to th idea of
of. establishment of some sort of
F' International police or neutral
T. llliciuauuuai uuui ui uu.i.iii i
cbnsUbulary, along the Bexision
border, it became known today. , 1
, fxciessionai Kaoou-vaicner.
; IiOndoh, . Sept. 14 A man who de-;
scfihad himself as a professional rab-
bit-catcher and with some experience
at; ratting, claimed exemption' from ,
militaryduty . on the ground that his '.
services" ; were ih valuable to his coun- j
tiy-He aid he had killed 10,000 rah-
bits since August. His plea -was de: j
nied on the ground that he would -
make an excellent rat-catcher for the
Vice President Will Be Noti
fied of Nomination
(By Associated Press.)
- Indianapolis, Ind., ; Sept.H-Vice
be hotified of his renomination on thfiVJtUl, OtlnU MAlJt.
Democratic ticket tonight. Prominent
t S&din? ation-
cli buaumau ouvo.incuruucK, were
arriving here today and preceding the
notification ceremony it was planned 1
for them to sattend political confer
ences, and reception.';. .
Telegrams received last night from
National headquarters of the, party in-
located that about 40 of the 53 mem
?eTa fthe ntrtiflcatton tompiktee will
e an aUout 20 members of
luc 1,auuuttl ucuiucuc COfflmHiee
Less on Hand and More Spin
dles Active Also, Says :
Washington, Sept. 14. Cotton used,
during August amounted to 558,7 J7
running bales, exclusive of linters, and
for the year ending July 31 amounted
to 6,397,613 bales, the census bureau'
announced today. .
In August a year ago 464,392 bales
were used and during the year 'ending
July 31.1915, the quantity was 5,597,
362 bales. ;
Cotton on hand August 31, in con-
suming establishments was 1,359,380
bales, cdmpated wrtlf, I,165;6Sl a year
ago, and in public storage and at com
1.712,504 a year ago. .
Active spindles numbered 32,299j406,
compared with;3l,064,4l19 a year ago.
Sympathetic Walk Out Will be
Discussed in New York Af
(By. Associated Press".)
.New York, Sept. 14. Despite the
maintenance of regular schedules on
the subway and 'L" lines of the Inter
borough Rapid Transit Company and
the gradual restoration of service on
the surface lines, leaders of the strik
ing street railway employes declared
today they were far from being de
feated. Then they hinted that the
danger of sympathetic strike is not
Following, a parade and demon stra
tiorf'by the strikers the question of a
"sympathetic" strike will be discuss
ed at a meeting of the central feder
ated unions of Brooklyn and Manhat
tan. Strike leaders predict that res-
I oiuuons iavoring a striKe among
trades allied with the street car em
I ployes will be adopted. Whether a
striKeDreaKers, claiming that hun
. dreds of former employes are return
ing to work.
No DivorcerFor Tjed Toe.
New York Sept. 14. Ice water
j j - ... i ,.
dfopped a husband on hls wlfe s
big toe is .not enough to dissolve a
oiiwmou.noi.c, uciacj a.j.
coma snow me- vice cnanceiior o
"reason for divorce stronger than the
? Ice water; whiclt she says was poured
on her' while' she slept. "1 The decree
was' refused- to her and granted to her
husband WiUiaA St6ffens, of No.
1012 Par;tavehie, HeJoken, in a
counter suit.; He explained it was
just a teaspoonful of water, anyway,
and he was trying to wake he; so she
would gtf to church with hla.
ME COTTON IS
USED III AUGUST
Passenger Liner From. Trini
dad Encountered . Fierce
Storm Off Cape Hatteras
More -Than ' Fifty Passengers
Detained Aboard Cargo to
Be Changed Here North
Listing to the starboard
the rate of one-degree each i
I as the
4 result of a fierce TNortheast storm
encountered off Cape1 Hatteras Mon
day, which caused; its cargo to shift
badly, the British passenger and!D) j . ,P L L
freight steamer Mayaro of the TrmWpianned .JO tablish Such In
wu, wurv iulu yvjl i, LUIS UUUU
ror tne purpose of having survey!
made and to have the eargo righted in t
order that the steamer may proceed
to New York, its destination.
c1JSk , 'rnn, a "Urtf 5 VeS'
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a..u nucu uicy UttIB IllttUB
their report it is very-probably that
the cargo, which consists of asphalt,
cocoa, and hides chiefly, will bet
righted and the steamer1 allowed to;
continue its journey. There are fifty
cne apBsenger on board the Mayaro
; who are not being allowed to come
ashore on account of the Emigration
laws. They are being detained Un
der the supervision of Mr. J. Burg, V.
S. quarantine, officer of Southport.
No little interest was created along
the -water front as th big vessel
creeped to the warves of Messrs. Alex
ander Sprunt & Son wnere'the steam
er is now docked, Mr, James Sprunt
is agent for Lloyd's Insurance Com
pany here and the survey is being
made, and on account, of the insurance
seaworthy enough tp pfpcerfiB
Mayaro put into Southport. yesterday
morning and after being detained in
quarantine until this morning, steamed
tor the city.
Wireless communications were sent
from 'the steamer to Washington
yesterday, to learn if the passengers
could be sent to New York from here
by rail, but until this afternoon v no
reply had been received. It was slat
ed at the custom house this morning
that this could not be done only un
der the supervision of the lmigrftnt
officers. v fr:
Capt. A. Y. Drysdale is in command
of the Mayaro, which is a steamer
of 2,511 tons. There are 48 men in
the crew, most of whom are negroes.
The Mayaro steamed from Port-Spain.
Trinidad, on September 5th and was
bound for New York when the North
east storm was encountered off Cape
Hatteras. One, of the bulk-heads In
the hole of the steamer gave way, and
caused the vessel to careen to the star
board side more than 10-degrees. The
steamer draws 25 feet of water
Large numbers of persons' visited
the Champion Compress docks during
the afternoon to view the steamer
and they were much interested in the
passengers most of whom were Spujh
Americans of Spanish origin. Among
them were quite a few , negroes,- na
tives of Trinidad. ' .?V'::
On the steamer returning to i New
York York is Mr. W. P. Jaycox, . a
North Carolinian, who for the..past
year and a half has been in Qouth
America as a member of the Roqkefel4
ler Research - Commission, who. ' has
been making investigation of diseases
in that country. Mr. Jaycot has.'a
number of friends in Wilmingtpn,manys;i
of whom were his college-mates at. the
University of North Carolina about 15
years'ago. r.::. ; : "
Mr. Jaycox in an interesting account
of the voyage and storm into which,
the vessel ran, stated that a fine; trip J
was made until Monday when the
fierce Northeast gale was encounter
ed off Cape Hatteras. After, bat-!
tling with the wind and sea for some
time, the bulk-head gave way and. the
cargo shifted which caused the steam
er to immediately begin to list
Mr. Jaycox stated that nearly all
of the passengers were, badly fright
ened and were uneasy until the lay
'aro arrived in Southport yesterday
morning. He further stated that ab
solutely no information as to the. Ex
tent of the damage's could be obtained
from the ship's officers, but j; they
probably made for Southport wheii it
I! was evident that it would .be danger;
"bus to try to make the voyage ;past
Cape Hatteras -with the steamer slow
ly listing to the left. " " ; t
One of the first questions ' directed
to persons on the dock by Mr. Jay
cox was ,an inquiry as to the stand
ing of the National and Ametican :
leagues. Mr. Jaycox will be remem-j
bered by" bis friends here 'aahfeing
one of the best quarterbacks ever r on
the footballs team of the University
of North Carolina - '
Carmen Declare Rails 'Were
(By Associated: Press.) f .
New ar6rk; ::Sept.v 14. Five trolley
cars came together in a series : of
rear-end collisions .- on ' West Chester
avenue, in the Bronx, today, and ten
persons were injured, one seriously.
'. The adcldent occurred at the- foot
of a 'steep incline and; the car crews,
who - said they were " strikebreakers,
claimed the rails had been greased so
that the brakes would not hold.
' rimiLKiilltt iJf LoQlgC m LI
(By Associated Press.)
New Decatur, Ala " Sept. 14. Af
lce factory, to be financed by South
negroes, 'employing negro labor.
wiUran operafton eapltaf ol ,2,000.000.
hol. hrr ; VTM ' flani-irn : A
Nelson, of England, said to be a large
property owner in this section. The
planr-is to have 400,000 negroes in
the south contribute $5 each for an
interest in the factory and it is ex
pected to bring lace makers from
Bruselht to aeach the- employes how
to make lace. v
The lace, according to Mrs. Nelson,
. can be . made from cotton grown in
. ) ; -r- ?
Houses and hops Are Being
Looted Big Amount of
American Property There ,
(By Associated Press.)
Athens, Greece, Sept. 13 (Via Lon
don, Sept. 14). The British legation
today informed" (Jatrrett Droppers, the
American minister, that Greece has
surrendered to the" Bulgarians the.
last of the forts of Kavala, in north
eastern Greece. Several of the forts
were occupied some time ago by the
Bulgarians. ; '' '' !i- -'"
Warships of the entente allies have
removed 1,500. Greek soldiers. Riot
ing at Kavala is reported' and it is
said houses and ships have been pil
laged. . 1
There are a number of Americans
there and the property of thf Amer
ican Tobacco Company there amounts
to $2,000,000. No ships are permitted
to remain in the harbor. ,
PRESIDENT'S SISTER WEAKER.
(By Associated Press.)
New London, Conn., Sept. 14. Mrs.
Anne How, the President sister, criti-f
A-ii- n v. -
cally ill here, is reported to be grow
without proper tackle and
equipment is .like trying to
catch a mosquito in a tennis
racquet. Don't go on a strike,
but go for a strike and when
it comes you can feel confi
dent that the chances are in
your favor; of landing your
fish. There is a chance for
you to find a used reel and
rod through Dispatch Busi
ness Locals. Anyway a small
advertisement may ; save you
several dollars, provided of
course you are looking for a
second hand reel and rod
These little locals enjoy an
audience -of several,, thousand
readers daily : and will carry
your message swiftly and
surely. ' '; ; '
The L cost is one penny a
word andworth ar dollar. Tell
central to connect, you" with
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EBEiJCn PAUSE IN
Novy Resisting Heavy Counter;
: Charges On Part of Ger-;
UTTL DOING IN
Central Powers Map Out Plan
of Campaign For The Balk
(By Associated Press.) 1
The French have paused in their ad
vance north of Peronne, where they
have driven a total distance of ' six
miles into the German lines since
Julyl, when 'the Somme offensive be
gan, and are now withstanding a ser
ies oi German counter-attacks. '
Assaults were delivered last night
on new French positions both north
and south of the Somme, but were
frustrated, according to a Paris war
office bulletin.; .;.
The Macedonian campaign of the
entente forces, apparently is not be
ing pressed oh the right of the Sal
oniki position, ; the British, , whd had
advanced across the Struma, being
reported withdrawing to the western
bank. The Serbians, however; are '
continuing their pressure against the
Bulgarians along the 'western end of
the line. . ; 4
The French war office report ah
nouncing an engagement near Lake
Ostrovo, says it is turning in favor of
the Allies and that Bulgarian trenches
and the -heights northwest of Lalo
Ostrovo were captured by the Ser
Latest, reports from both . sidep of
the campaign in the Rumanian prov
ince of Dobruja show that' the 'oppos
ing forces are contesting the7 entire
front, Apparetnly a general engage '
ment is. impenIng. -xti v-
Tpatcnes" fhroTlthtal sky ef
fecttve carhpaigri'IhTithe Balkans' has
been -mapped out. at a conference of
the central powers; noy in progresa
at German headquarters. Germany's
contribution was fixed at 200,000 and
Austria's at 100,000 men.
, The Russian war office reported that
the situation on the Russian and Gall
cian fronts was unchanged.
Planned to Hold Banquet On
Night of October 7th Ar
ranging : Program.
The president of the A. & M. College
Alumni Association of New Hanover
has mailed cards to all of the members
calling attention to. the annual meet
ing and banquet to be held Saturday
night, October 7th. This was done
with the "hope and, expectation that
each member would plan now to be in
night. Complete program will be-fur.
town, and present aty the smoker that
nished each member later.
The annual meeting of the A. & M.
College alumni associations' through-'
out the country will be held on or
about that date, as near': the 3rd of '
October as consistent, the later date :
navmg oeen decided on by the au-'
thorities . in charge of the . college, it
buing the anniversay of the college,
i-.as A. & M. college day throughout the
land. " t
At the meeting here on. October 7th V
the . officers for the next year will be
elected and installed,' for the local as-:
sociation. . It is expected thaV a rep
resentative' of the college will be pres-'
ent to make an interesting and pleas- i' '
ing -talk to. the boys. 'Several ,talks :
by local talent-will be. among the fea-;
tures of the evening."
The subject that is a delght in every "
A. & M. college man's rmind will be
discussed, namely,' the First Great 1
Thanksgiving . Football Game Brought
to North Carolina: 'Heretofore all thej
classy football teams journey further
north for their Thanksgiving game,'
Raleigh and A. & M long ago realized 1
the. unfairness to North Carolinians in ; :
this, so with the earnest assistance of
the Raleigh Chamber ' of Commerce, :
through its alert Secretary Mr. A. T.
Bowler, and the, athletic, .management T
of A.V& M. College a great game will
be played In Raleigh 'Thanksgiving '
with A. & M,'s old rival .Washington '
and Lee. The local . association hopes
to arouse such an' Interest here that,
special trains will, leave here for Ra
leigh instead of Norfolk and Richmond. -
In mailing out the cards some of the
Al & M. Alumni might, have been miss" -ed
tha,t are in the city, If so. and they
desire' to become members . they will ;
please communicate with either ; J. L.
Becton. or L. L. Merritt, as the secre
tary. Mr. Gillettee, Is out of. the city.