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Mr. and Mrs. Claude Murray have
returned from a visit Jto Mr. Murrays
old home near'Bufgawr
Mrs. J. C. Cantwell, of San Fran
cisco, Cal., is visiting Mrs. Frank l..
Huggins, on South Fourth street.
Messrs. Robert L. Steel and Leake
S. Covington, of Rockingham, are
guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Coving
ton, SouthXhird street.
Mrs. E. W. Stone has gone to Mc
Donald's to spend the week-end with
relatives. From there she will go to
Raleigh to join her husband.
Mrs. George Holland, of Newberry,
S. C, returned to her home this morn
ing after a very pleasant stay in the j
city as the gaest of Rev. and Mrs. C.
Mrs. Gordon Smith, of Raleigh, for
merly Miss Edith Clark, of this city,
is spending a period in the city with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Haywood
X- 4f 4fr
Mrs. John R. Kenly will deliver an
address on "The Association, The
"World Round," tomorrow afternoon
at 5 .o'clock at the Y. W. C. A., at
the closing service of the observance
of the World's Fellowship Week. Spe
cial music will be on the program.
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Lieut, fif if ilohnes, ' Seirgi. A. B.
Rhodes, Corp., N. J. Silverman and
private H. H. Watters, have returned
from Fort Moultrie, ; at Charleston, S;
C, where they were mustered out of
Federal service.- ' " .
Mr. G. H. Hutaff has returned from
Raleigh where he- attended the State
District Attorney J. O. " Carr and
Deputy Marshall G. L. Dortch, left last
night for Raleigh to attend Federal
court to be held in Raleigh next week
by Judge H. G. Connor.
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TWO GOOD GAMES.
Americans and Athletics Won
Night's Games at "Y."
In two fast games of basketball at
v At r A lac nitrht tha Atilct!r
tlUS X . 11 1 . Ill 1UUV " w
took the initial event from the Red J you have jined the Demmycrats, be-
Sox. 32 to 25. Although the Sox were ! cause I hate to think of an ole school-
In keer of the Wilmington Dispatch.
Dear Sir: I shore wuz glad ttf git
yore letter tother day. I . wood hev
ansered sooner , but this '6re politikal
bizness ha kept J'me - so goshdarnd
btzy 1 hain't hed time to .do nothing '
j -Well we hev got Mn Wilson fer an
other fore; years), theref our we?kin jest
tjet bur; bottom dollar that there is
sum moore good times ahead.
I never got half ; -enuf : sleep last
week, lection, corn-show and the cir
kiss. These shore is 'strenuous times.
And speekin' about the corn-show re
minds me that stand in' on the side
walk .watching , ; the bulletins, to
gether with them old cowhide boots
mine, made my corna show up a
heap wuss than they wuz.
But when them returns frum the
west begin to cum in, I clean f ergot
all about my corns. I gess the folks
out to home, wtpd hev thot I wuz
crazy, the way I wuz actin'. You re
member; what kinder capers I cut, that
time we stole them green apples frum
the widder Perkins? Well I acted
about the same way this time, only
'twuz different, 1 wuz jumpin' fer joy j
this time, but then. I wuz jumpin' j
caus I coodn't help it. I am shore glad
handicapped by having only four men
in the game, they put up an excellent
brand of ball and during the first half
had the best of the contest.
In the second game the Americans
trounced the Tigers by a score of 30
to 11. In this contest Rhodes and
Rennie for the loosers played and ex
cellent game. This game tied these
two teams for the top position of the
The Wilmington Chapter of the Na-1 percentage column.
tional Special Aid Society will meet :
at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, j
November 22, at No. 503 Market , BATTLESHIPS ARRIVE.
street. A full attendance is urged as
matters of importance need the at
tention of the chapter.
FOR THE BIG PARADE.
News from New York that the con-.; Newport News, va., :iov. s ine
Hitinn nf nr J Wilbur Chanman is United States ships, Utah, Texas,
chum o' mine bein' on 'tother side. I
heered that you wuz a Republikan,
but I knowed if you ever sot down
and that fer about five minites, you
wood see you wuz in rong.
I don't never git mad with a frien
about his politiks nor his religion. 1
alius allowed that a man who got mad
arguin politiks or religion, haint got
no bizness with either won, say Si,
what did you think o' that peerade
Saterday night? That shore wuz sum
eelebrashun. I wish Mr. Wilson cood
hev seen it, he shore wood hev rea
lized this wuz his town. A heap o'
folks say this town is slow, and meb
be it is, in a heap o' ways, but when
it startz out to do a thing, it shore
duz it in fine stile. I wuz rite
amongst them makin' jest as much
noise as I cud. Betsy sez I am gittin'
too old ter carry on so, but at times;
like that, I am. jest like a colt out in
the paster, I jest kick up my heels,
very much improved will be noted Wyoming, . i lorwa, ana ionnecucui,
with pleasure by the many friends of. arrived in Hampton Roads this morn
the popular minister here. Dr. Chap-! ing. These ships will remain here
man recently underwent a serious op- j and await the assemblying of the At-
eration at the Polyclinic Hospital, for lantic fleet m Hampton Koads on j and raise ole Ned a long with the rest
gallstones, but is rapidly recovering- December 13, when they will parade 1 0' them. I cum down here speshul
Ms health. Dr. Chapman is pleasant- j in honor of the Southern Commercial iy to see the corn-show, but 1 got mixed
ly remembered here, having conduct- Congress, which is in session in Nor- up in politiks, and didn't spend as
ed a revival service here last April, folk on that date. much time out there as I shood.
I did manage to git out there and
look it over tho and I kin tell you,
it wuz grate. In my estimashun, that
is one of the greatest things that Wil
mington has, and they shood be grate
ful to the peepul who give there time
to make it a success. Betsy staid out
there more than I did, and she 'is al
reddy plannin' what she is gointer hev
in the next one. I wood tell you sum
pf the things she sez she is going to
hev, but sfie won't letlme.' She allows
sumbody else wood fry make use ofi
her idee. I see in yore letter that you
hev bought sum shares in the packin'
house. You shore know a good thing
when you see it, even if you did git
on the rong side o' politiks.
1 think I will git sum shares too, be
cause it will be won of the gratest
bennyfits, that this city has ever had,
mitydjdSted few,: thatfiLgointer git
by la .the., futodre. ,This ole town is
ours, -and this whole .eastern secthum
o fthe state; -Is i bilrs. !: We' : kin make
it orreak it' lf is our birtbjrjte, and i
we dpa'fc want. to sell Jt fors:ho mess
bf patridges 1-cum. down here visit
lh'L but liefice IeVeen;;dpwn , herey
hev sadopteed the 'towa ors the town.
ha'adpteedfme, .4dB'!t-knbw ''which
ahdJ - don!t keer which, -we-are- both
herb, and;: I vwant to see things .hum,:
And . if ., everybody will co-oppedate,
things will hum, and it aih't. gointer be
no ; lettle. bee in a tar-bucketr . hum
ming, but ; it - will : hum ; so t jQwd thu
whole country is gointer hear A $ hev
met one or two. little two-by-four
peepul since I hev bin here, who are
alujp italkin'about , what a grate place
they cum frum, and; never sayin' a
word for the place they have cum to,
I that looks to ;me kinder like biting the
hand that, feeds you, and you know
peepul who do that is dangerous. Noth
in' Wilmington haa got is as good as
the place they cum frum had. Lo'
of them same f ouks cum frum places
that ain't 'as big as Sandy Bottom
Sum others cum ffomk'bigger places,
but I don't -care if they cum" from Noo
York, London or : sum other seaport,
they are liviri in Wilmington now, and
if Wilmington ain't as good as tother
place, then go yeo back home. If the
sheriff won't let 'em cum back, and
they will let me know I'll try and fix
it up fer 'em, I think there is about
twenty-six trains out o' here each day!
mebbe more, mebbe less, at leest there
is enuf trains to git away on; If they
ain't got enuf money to git away on,
I am shore there is enuf peepul here
who love thu town, an wanter see it
prosper, that they will help pay there
fair; woodn't mind contributing a little
myself for such a good caws.
One feller wuz telling me "what an
awful fix thu town wuz in, woodn't let
no factrys cum here, and all that, and
I happen to know, that some little
feller voted agin that factry site pro
pozition. What you gointer do with
a feller like that? Well I have goter
stop. I show made this letter too long
alreddy. Rite me agin Si, and tell me
what you are doin'. Bettzy saz give
her love to Synthia. Goodbye. Yore
From Sandy Bottom, N. C.
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Home Almost Daily Are
The Qualities aire A lways Standard and the Price
Is Usually Less. Look Over This List Today.
Two or three real song hits are
considered sufficient to carry most
musical productions, but "The Girl
Who Smiles", which had a run at the
Longacre Theatre, Now York, of six
months, has eight or ten, among which
are "You Picture," "Temptation,"
"Let Us Dance," and 'Teach Me To
Smile." Truly Bert Leigh and Hazele
Burgess have selected one of New
York's biggest hits to offer their
many friends, and the are to be seen
here at the Academy of Mu3ic to
night with the1 most pretensious rro-
MY FAVORJTE POEM STORY.
When I "say "po'em" story," I mean a story with a' plot wrlttenlfi" verse
form. If "may "Be an' epic or It "may be a' ttetlad, of itinay te'some -form of
Doem storv in between.
The poem story which I love most, however, is "Enoch Arden," from the and 11 alnt only ointer bennyfit the
gifted pen of Tennyson. Most of you who have read it will, remember how it is town- but il is Sin t0 bennyfit every
a simple tale of the life of fishermen who have made their homes on the Dody in tne eastern part o' the state,
shore and depend upon the sea for their living. You will, remember bow the Wilmington has missed sum good op
hero, Enoch Arden, found it necessary to leave his wife and children in order pertunities in the past, but the peepul
to earn his living, how he didn't return for years, and his wife, believing him s wakin'-up now, and if they will all
dead, married a former suitor in, order that her children might receive at co-opperate, like they had orter, its
least some of the good things of life. How Enoch later returned from having i-
THURSDAY, NOV. 23
Charles Frohman Presents
. In J. M. Barrie's Comedy
THE LITTLE MINISTER
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duction of their successful career. The j-M hookwink himself into the l:c!:ef
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company is a large one, and the
-horns is the winsomest and most tal
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cents, 75 cents and $1.
been wrecked on a desolate island for years, to find, bis wife married again 1 4. 4,
ana nis cnnaren climbing upon theknee. of his boyhood friend,
For a time he is tempted to rush in upon the scene" and make himself
known. Then his great, broad love comes to the surface and he remains silent
and retires unknown, leaving his wife, to enjoy the happiness which was denied
her for years.
It is so very seldom that 'love is portrayed as a self-sacrificing element
that this story has made a great appeal to me ever since I read through its
pages during my nign scnooi aays. 1
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Ball player by the name of Money
maker was recently fined 90 for boot
legging at Centralia, Wash. Some pas-
Throughout Tennvson has instilled the human touch.' the Wr intrfit timers certainly have a hard time try-
into the printed line. And one cannot fail to feel inspired by its simple mg to 1Ive up to their name
beauty, no matter how many times it Is read. i In politics there is always the mai
Perhaps this story makes its appeal strongly to me because some of my willinS to enter the race in the oppo-,
early life was spent not far from a fishing village. At .any rate there is no sition's stronghold with nary a chance
literary gem for which I am more thankful than I am for this. . of winning, out. And in the National
Those of you who have not read this tale would do well to-read through league there are the Cincinnati Reds
the joys and sorrows of Enoch and Annier two truly lovable people.
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I And you will , find some very pretty J J
I 7 styles here for women and children I j
at popular prices. lj
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Then again, there may. be someone
who is keeping a correct tally of . the
number of times the three-cushion
billiard title changes hands.
It's not quite clear why Bill James
should announce that his arm is. all I
.right now. The Braves closed the
.season several weeks ago and players'
contracts are not sent out so early
in the year.
.; Jacksonville, Fla., advertises a
Nut Convention to be held in that city
this months No doubt another new
plan for. playing the world's series
will be introduced. i
We : have known, right along that
Sandy Ferguson . was the heavyweight
champion, but . knew nothing of Sol-
dier Bartfield holding the welterweight
.title until put wise; by his manager,
f Dan ,McKettrick
Question--What has become of the ,1.
, old-fashioned - Carlisle (Injun) football
team that used to cause so much trou-
.ble for the paleface gridders? Answer.
He is coaching Pittsburg.. ,
Several newspapers perpetrated a
ripping joke recently when they said
Ping Bodie would return to the major
leagues next season, and added he
would be a member of the Athletics.
Tis said that Tris Speaker had an
even chance to become manager of the
Indians until he showed up in Cleve
land wearing a wrist watch.
If the Yale-Harvard football dates
were arranged on a plan similar to
their baseball schadules O. you Elis!
' Jimmy. Coffey,' the New York heavy
weight,, has .retired from the ring for
three months in order., to be right next1
time, he; boxes. It can't be done in !
MATINEE AND NIGHT
Tlie Smrt Musical Comedy Snccess
l a A 'hd . . i i
No. 1 aod Orleinl . Cast. Inchiling
Chas. McNauarhton. . nd Zoe fcar--:
nett. ' ' 1 ' :: ' 1
Special Prices:. Mfttinee,., 30c to $1.
Few at $1.50.. Night: 50c lu Sp2.
Tickets at Elvingtoi's.
By the Author of "AJrrta" and
:i "Adele" :; ;!
Metropolitan Company of Artists
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(ttyrls, Efaborafe Costumes
Entfes Production Carried.
Poputp Matinee, Lower Floor,
50cpBalcony, 25c; Children,
. Seats at
If you want to laugh, sing, dance !
and have your blood tingle with joy
not done justice to his subject. Lady that he knows what no man fW
Babbie is an illusive young woman ; knows, woman. Lady Babhif is pret
ty, arch, piquant, graceful, coy, frrsn. I
girlish, artful and artkvsr.. v:nf
and 8vmDathetIc and t lies'' am : 11 rib-1 1
utes Maude Adams possesses ami en
ploys with due appreciation of (heir
values in the unfoldintr of the cor "I'l
blessed with a great amount of humor
back in her pretty head. When you
think you have discovered her domin
ant . traits - you find her displaying a
fresh assortment of them. What is
working in her mind you neverknQw;
and happiness, the place to go is the ' you are never quite sure you are in
Miss Adams' presentation of
Academy of Music matinee or night
on next Wednesday, November 22nd.
where John P. Slocum brings to this
her confidence and you would feel i Little Minister" at the Academy
psLsifir if von wptp a hit rprtain that I Music, on nfvt Thursday is lM'ill
she was not slyly making fun of you. ! awaited with pleasure. The pri
city for the first time, the season's .Therefdre'Vott7 are forced to .put her will range from 50 cents (Rallrryi t'
down as illusive a sorrowful con-! $2. Tickets will go on sale at i imv
great musical comedy success, "No
body Home." This smart piece has
struck a new note in musical, comedy
and .gives us hope for .vbig things
along those lines: that . will .:be wel
come. The book Ms the collabration
of Guy Bolton and Paul. Rubens and
the music is by Jerome Kern. All
three have succeeded in creating no
velty and--as a consequence, their pro
duction is an immense success. It
stayed almost an entire session last
year at the Princess and Maxime El
liott Theatres. ,
The dancing numbers are said to be
the very last word in terpsichorean
effect and the songs are a dream of
harmony and syncopated dash. The
most whistlable numbers are "Bed,
Wonderful Bed," "Any Old Night,'
"In Arcady," "You Can't Take a Sand
wich to A Banquet," "Another Little
Girl," and "The Magic Melody."
Mr. Slocum has provided a truly
'emarkable cast including Zoe Bar
nett, Charles McNaughton, who creat
ed the leading qomedy role in the
English, production, the vivacious
Frisco DeVere, . the very spirit of mu
sical comedy, William BlaJsdell, Edna
Temple, Roy Torrey, Helen Jost, John
Paulton, Leu Christy, Marlon Lang
don Paulin Grimes and a host of the
prettiest singing and dancing girls to
be found in America. A special fea
ture of the performance is the dancings
of Hess & Bennett, who created notn
ing less than a sensation in New
York the past season. The musical '
score will be interpreted by a special I
orchestra, which will have several in
struments seldom heard outside of the
The popular prices for the matinee
performance wili be 50 cents, 75 cents,
and $L with a few seats at $1.50. The
night prices will, range, from 50 cents
to. $2, : Tickets for both, performances
will, go on sale Monday morning at
Eivington's at 9 o'clock.
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One may employ a great , many adt
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the fascinating heroine of . I. M. Bar
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