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KilNIS TERS ASKED LODGE OF SttflBDW
OF EL1S WILL 8
10 1 IN FIGHT ;
Sunday. December 9, Set
Xs'i'dc as Tuberculosis
Sunday in State.
FOR SPECIAL SERMON
HEf AT AGRDEMY
B. P. O. E. and Their Friends From Somewhere
Will Gather at? Three
- , Thirty o'Clock.
HON. J. W. RAGSDALE
WILL BE EULOGIST i
HELD ON CHARGES
jj-rou hout the. Nation in
ffon to Eradicate This
Mr. W. H. Ford Tells
V BEHIND FIRING LINE
Sent On to Superior Court Byj
Recorder For Committing j
. Perjury. - i
Work Being Done An Elaborate Program Has Begins' to Look Like Real Bus-
tprs of the city have re-
Been Arranged Which Con
tains a Number of Excel
lent Musical Numbers.
as : 1 1 ;!
on i' '
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it era : a
-0 in '
iness Among Men Sent v
From United States
Wilmingtqn Lodge No. 532, B. P. O.' The following interesting letter has
quest from the North Car-! -Rika will hold its annual "T.nHcro rf been received by The Dispatch from
Hoard of Health to set 'sorrow" at the Acadpmv of Minlo-thf Mr- H' H" Ford' who 1S Somewhere m
cn,iav tw q : borrow, at tne Academy of Music this ;Francet with the American Expedi-
Minday. December 9, as ' afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, when Hon. J. tionary Force: '
Sunday, on which to willard -Radalo mom,o f r J "FVom
, iai sermons to aid in the (gress from the Florence, S. C., district,
campaign being carried ,will make the principal address. Mr.
prevention and cure of this -Raoai- ; rt v v,:
v0wxv w uw o w liio lllll u LCI 111
h each year claims as its
dn the House of Representatives, and
many thousands of peoDle a on cinnmnt mv rx i
1 p -J i v -aa t. ocaaci. lie la tx ittVYtl
of life and of all ages. bv nrofession and at nnp tim livH in
"H, H. Ford, Chief Clerk,.
"Engineer Dept., General' Staff,
, "Headquarters American Expe
ditionary Force, France.
"November 16, 1917.
"If you know how much spare time
I have had in the last three or more
Whole Case Grew Out of
Question As to Who Thew
a Coca-Cola Bottle At a
"I am not afraid of any living man," :
shouted Hon. John p. Bellamy, just1
after he had completed an impassion
ed plea , on behalf of three clients,.
Mane mvSLns, Sarah Evans and Chas. i
Condensed Report to North . Carolina . Corporatio n Commission of the conditicc ot i' '"
lumingto Sayings Jusilompa
. J . v .. " 1 Resources.
Cash and due from Banks . . .
Loalis ... . . . .
Real Estate. .. V.T
Bank Building . . . .
Stocks and Bonds . . . . ....
'Invested Trust Funds
Liberty "Bond Account ',
' -Total . . .
At the close of business, November 20th; 1917.
. 166,236.23 v
r . -- -
j, i ' Uabilitles
Capital . .' i'; ...... .. .. .. ..
Surplus ,. j..
Undivided Profits . . ......
Discounts Unearned .... ....
Accrued Interest due Depositors
Building Reserve Fund . : ,
Dividends Unpaid . . .
Deposits .... . .
.... 200,000.00 ;
.. .. 111,131.18 "
.. ... 36,000:00 -v
.1 .. . 49,000.00 -.
. . . 250.45
. .. 3,454,790.19
I, Chas. E Taylor, President of The Wilmington Savings and Trust Company, do solemnly swear that
' the1 above statement is true to the best of m know ledge and belief. ? CHAS. E. TAYLOR, President
State of lrorth Carolina , 7 ,- s. ; . ; . ' '
County of New Hanover. ' ' , -i, J. v. GRAINGER,
Correct-Attestt - , J.'D. BELLAMY, Jr.
"Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th y- LYMAN DELANO.
" day of November, 1917. ' '"' 1 C . GRAINGER," .... "
v . , Notary Public Deposits
November 20, 1916 . . .. .. .. 'V ... . $2,943,881.84
iovemDer zo, 1817 .- ... . . . ... ..$3,454,790:1
. . I . .ill L -J
'. of the local chapter of nriiw,s u 1. ' t. .months, you would not criticise me for
, have been nZTe lit ' Wllmmgton' wnere he 18 rememberde v,riting a ircular letter. I am get
have been meeting with w manv frionHa L.- .m, ' i
success ,n the sale of the; An elaDorate program has been pre
. liristmasseals. which pro-'(ped by the Elks lodge and raany
carry on tne work of ,beautiful musical numbers are includ.
uul cure. The ministers
" generally will join in the;
:-t Sunday by giving one1
tho cause of lightening the
lii li flows from this source,
iiini-ters of every denomina
ii white and colored, through
sue have been asked to ob-
- day this year. Letters and
!;ave been sent already to
'"i ureachers in North Caro-
pd. The program follows:
"Faint Not, Fear Not," (Smart)
Mrs. Spooner and Mrs. Woody.
Remarks by Exalted R uler W. S.
Roll call of departed brothers, Sec
retary J. O. Reilly.
Opening Ode: "Great Ruler of the
ting a little .more time now, and later
on may do better.
"When I tell people that I have been
; here almost four months, they say that
I am an 'old stager; and it hardly
seems like that long. I was the sec
ond clerk in the Engineer Department
to put foot on French soil, so1 I was
almost the 'first, anyhow.
"There is not much news to tell you
that you don't get in the newspapers
You know, in France, the size of news
was an outrage that a prosecution ' stated; tnat the Evanses . and a Mr.
should have been instituted . on the Twiddy, a .witness in the case, had
mere testimony of a; colored girl, who gotten her to say that she had thrown
was, he saidplainly half-witted. The the bottle, and, that they would stand
remark was occasioned by County So- by her -in any trial in which she
licitor Burton taking exception to the might' become involved.
words of Mr. Bellamy, which the so-1 Upon, this change of testimony, So
licitor thought reflected upon his in- licitor Burtohdrew three warrants
tegrity. Mr. Burton asked if it was against ? Marie Evans, Sarah Evans
intended as a reflection, and Mr. Bel-land C. F. Twiddy, charging them with
lamy answered mat ne would reflect perjury and subordination of perjury,
been closed and the argument of
counsel was in full swing that Mr.
Bellamy, m a strong speech, stated
that , he thought it '!'an'; outrage for the
prosecution to have instituted the, pro
ceedings. Atx this- point Mr. Burton
asked about the' reflection and the
cdlloquy resulted as stated above.
Considerable heat was" manifested and
it looked as if blows might' be dealt,
out quiet prevailed7 a few moments la
Wednesday. '. :
John Robinson, colored, -' charged
with assault and battery with a deadly
weapon and carrying a concealed wea
pon, was discharged on the first case
and fined $50 and costs in the Second,
from which he appealed to the Supe
rior court. Bond was fixed at $100.
A charge of vagrancy against Fred
Smith, colored, was dismissed.
Jim Johnson, colored, was tried on
a larceny charge and acquitted. John
Wheeler, colored, was afterwards con-
that they present this Universe.
ibject to their congregations
, Prayer by the Chaplain, Very Rev.
all he pleased. He thought the pros-- Thev were nlaced under hrmd fnrthMr'ter. The argument really grew out
ecution malicious, and trumped up, ! appearance at this morning's session! of tIle fact tbat the satute gives the j victed on the same charge and sent to
anu ixireaxenea to nave a warrant is-, or the. recorders court. In the trial BU11t;iLur me rrgnt io issue warrants, c ou uaya uu mo iuoua.
sued against one of the State's wit-1 on "'Fridajr ;they were represented by Mr. Bellamy doubts' the validity of the i Rether Thompson,, colored, pleaded
nesses, a Mrs. Phillips, for malicious Hon. B. G. Empie, while Representa- legislation. r , guilty to the larceny of a. bicycle and ...
Blander. When asked later at what ; tive L. ' Clayton Grant, with Solicitor Mr- Grant ajsor argied the matter' will serve three. months onthe roads,
time the warrant would be issued, ; Burton, appeared for the State. briefly, after;.th0tinpon recess. After Arthur Walker, colored, accused of 1
Mr. Bellamy replied the witnesses At this morning's session of the ' completion of the argument, Recorder, assaulting a woman, was let off with
would have to be gotten together fori court. Hon.. John D Bellamv and son j'-Hamss announced that he would hold the costs.
- i i i i i i i .1 7 i V. jjr j ii . a p
papers is reguiatea oy aw, ana our j a conference, but that the warrant William M. Bellamy, appeared for the
little papers (we have two or three , would surely issue defendants in the perjury charge. The
or two sheets
The whole matter ffrew out of a
There are a number i eharee of assault and hatterv ae-ninat
of French papers, and I try my hand j Marie Evans, tried Friday in Record
at reading them. I can read French ers court. for throwing a hnt.t.i at n
a great deal easier than I can speak ' P stuckey, Jr., and Cutting him with !
it, though, mere are a numDer oi it. At that time Mary Bell DaviSi a
words that are spelled exactly like the j colored girl working at the Evans
defendants again took the stand and
swore substantially to the same thing
as' on the day before and reiterated
the defendants for the next; term of
Superior court, .because he thought
there was probable cause against the
defendants. : . 1
At this juncture. Mr. Bellamy said
SERVICES FOR JUNIORS.
the same to be . the truth. The col-!he wanted a warrant for Mrs. Phillip
English or Latin words, but the pro
nunciation is entirely different. The
i iiv.e mentioned. This marks
!i 'i annual observance of the
dn an i is expeciea mat more man, : y ?"a" wipe
ji: i n hurches and other religious Away All Fear," (Coombs) Quartette.
ora:i . a ions throughout the United introduction or Eulogist, George P.
State- ' ill join in the movement. Fif- j vaivm.
teen inn; fired State and local anti-tu-j - Address, Hon. J. Willard Ragsdale. ;
:i :cr.':.-- associations are planning. vvnicnman, wnat or tne iNignt.'"
prosnu.;- that vrill bring the subject (Thompson) Quartette.
tuberculosis to the greatest num- Closing Ceremonies.
br c. peopie on this day. . Closing Ude.
Thi r quest is made of the church-' Benediction, Rev. R. E.- Gribbin.
; -:.! '!i.-ir pastors," says the State The following quartette will render
Bop.r! 1 i Health, "for the main reason -the musical number: Mrs. M. A.
that l u re part of the human misery snooner. Mrs. E. J. Woody, Mr. J. M.
to which the churches minister and Newbold, Mr. R. R. Christy. Mr. E. ! which are different from ours. There
oxcv on'1 :( venth of all the funerals at H. Munson will be aMnmnankt i is no breakfast in France, and was not
which ih-ir clergymen officiate, are . Past Exaletd Rulers of the lodge are before the war. They have, on ris- ibest wishes.
causeri i y mis great piague. Anoin- h. j. Gerkn Dr c. T Mnmor w t ins. served in tne Deo room, a cup oi
pi iasr,n is the church is always look- Bellamv. T W Sninmnn n w ti.
home, stated on two separate occa
sions that she had thrown the bottle
question. After the trial she
changed her testimony, when she was
locked up on' a charge of assault and
word 'different', for example, is the , m
same; but it is pronounced 'des-f ay
rant and the final 't' is silent. Anoth
er thing that makes it difficult at first,
is that they speak very rapidly, andjtnere are more than ten times six, and
furthermore, there are many abbrevia-j the office has spread out into several
tions. For example: You say, 'Howomces And wo do things in a hurry,
are you?' 'Comment allez-vouz?' It t00- There is not time to dilly-dally:
is pronounced 'Comanalevu.' The re-'when the time comes to hitthe ball,
ply is 'tres bien, et vous,' but it means we hit it. , - . 1
'I am very well; and how are you?' j "This is about all the news I cart
There are many customs, of course, I ten you just now. Let me hear from
you, and send me some of the papers
and magazines, and believe me, with
j ore iri, however, turned face abput
and swore in direct contradiction to
her former statement, saying that she
had- bem prevailed upon by the
Evanses- and Twiddy to say what she
for slander, but later he thought he
would wait as stated above. Record
er Harriss discharged the colored girl
in the case of assault arid battery with
a deadly weapon, and had her detain-
did on the former occasion. A Mrs. i ed on a cnarge or perjury.
PhilliDs also came to the stand in be-'.'-- Other cases i disposed of this morn
half , of the State and testified . that
Marie Evans had told her that-she
had thrown the bottle at Che Stuckey
boy.. '. - 1
. Mr. William M. Bellamy also took
the' stand and stated he had visited
the jail: the afternoon before and had
talked to the colored girl, and she had
told him that one Coleman had asked
her to change her testimony. It was
here sought to bring out the fact that
ing .were as follows:
. William Henry Howard, colored,
charged with the murder of Will Mel
vin, colored, recently, in a crap game,
was brought in and plead guilty. When
informed of his constitutional rights
he said he would retain a lawyer and
the court postponed the matter until
Monday, when the defendant may
change his plea if hsd desire's.' ;
'A matter against George Miller, col-
coffee, about three times the size of
Thanksgiving Sermon at First Baptlct ;
Church .This Evening. .
Dr. John Jeter Hurt will preach the v
sermon to the' Junior Order of United T
American Mechanics, of this city, this
evening at 7:30 o'clock Thanksgiving
services to ,be held at the First Bap
tist church.- Both the Jeff Davis Coun
cil and George Washington Council
will attend the services. '
The councils will meet at their , hall V
at 7 o'clock and march to the church
in a body.
In French towns whicHmay be
shelled or bombed almbst'every win
dow has two strips of paper pasted
from corner to corner diagonally; on
the inside. This minimizes ' the risk
of breakage through concussion and
Coleman was hostile to the defend-1 ored, charging. Jxim with operating an
. J . T - . nfn.. oil Vi factimnnv han
ants, as a result or a rormer contro
many thousands of panes of glass
It was after all the testimony had' have been saved by this Simple pre-
illicit distillery; was 'continued until caution. .yv
pd tn as a lieht bearer. It is expected vne-t rr t r Pan..n w t m our cuds, with some bread. Then at1 t
n embrace those causmakinr lifht-prjr; j; Iitnr, Louis Goodman ' 00 0r U-Wt&X bave a 'dejeune,
r tlic bunlens of the "affflcted, ant re- E. LonVley. B.' P. Strickland T E ar Iun6n!' and ainner or 'dinet' at f
runt; i u y 1 i lii; yucicyci 11 is iuuiiu
o'clock, or 'sixheures.' There are cer-
.wailC S. M . Kine- C n T nn-h.
The various organizations of the jjn. A. J. Mitchell .tain meatless days here, one or two
rfnrciies through tneir vorK or mer-, r(ma t v. i j ,A , a weeK. and so on. 1 understand me
u e Kule w- s- Register: Esteemed Lead- Tt ,, Q nnt nf :
tnnity ro spread the gospel of the pre-
.'n Knjht. E. H. Brown; Esteemed
now. It is wonderful the amount of j
patriotism they have, and what they
vontmn and cure or tuberculosis
v . vv V' i rv ul ciivjuftu. iiiiyui" 4. j t 1 r .
says the o, " ' t U mV j " uoscnpr: little, they can live on. It is a lesson
Bcanl hut since war so intensifies ' T'V' ireasurer, bJ.WOrth while for all of us. to see that
cure ui luueruuiusis. j otnrintr VnlirVit t t yituxiULisiu tiicj nave, auu hb.u uicj
a work of enough impor- t tJIi v - ll V ' ?7 1 . Es" . bave gone up against, and! also, what
tame in normal times,'
come to everv agency that is able to
D Rinrlr- inaniiii.n n t-v . - .... . ' . .
vxicftuiy jhvis; lWe can do without, and yet De corn-
Inner fortable. They all think that we Am-
: ui naniain. Pev. C. Dennen-
fight asainst it. The phvsical exam- ":'r"' ' Holmes: Tiler. H. A. ericans are spendthrifts and million
ination incident to the selective draft ' !;ebbr.r:-Trustees' L- stein Dr. T. B. aires.
inirovere, tuberculosis in the lives of ,T . Solomon. j "The standard of money here is the
tlou i.m'.s of men who never suspect-' Memoria1 Service Committee: H. E. franc, which, in peace times, is about
, -x j A, 1 1-- nnlpv Chairman- c TXT T)1 hi nn i xt : .ii,
tliev iiad it: it is continuouslv be-
in? discovered at the cantonments,
ami yet another stream will be .those
retmryi! from France who broke
flown v.-;f;i the disease under the stren
uouness of war. War increases tu
hrc:i!fjis nnd increases our respon
sibility 10 keep it down."
on -lev. chairman: C. W. Polvht. 90 psnts Now. it is worth about 18
F. O. Banck, P. W. Wells, Will Reh-' cents. Their 5-franc silver piece is
der; about the size of our United States
V'-: Carl Fick. chairman: Geo. silver dollar, and worth about the
rt -,i.--.-tr, j H Honnet Adolnh same. A dollar is worth 5.7 francs.
r- ri nan. C. S. Southerland. P. F. R But the counting is peculiar: The
I numeration: Une, doux, trois, quat,
FUNERAL OF MR. THIGPEN.
7890$.. 7890$.. 7890$.
TO HONOR SOLDIERS.
nea'li nf Mr. Oscar Thie-nen in Den
ver, Cr,(, Thursday night. Mr. Thig
ppn wa- the son of Mr. W. W. Thig
Ppn. of Hi is citv.
"The architecture of the cathedrals
here is wonderful. I was in one re
cently, for service, which was built
Former Rdnt nf Wiiminntnn will Special Services Will B hm Thi, in the 15th century; and it must have
Ee Buried in Denver, Colo. - Evening, at Grace Church. .cost thousands and thousands of dol-
Many friends in this city and else-' More than 20 members of Grace lars. The carving was superb.
whp.P .vr i P crieved to learn of the ' Methodist church are new servine in ! "Unlike in the United States, we
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tne armed forces of the United States, 'are an in unirorm nere, ana are an uu
In honor of these patriotic men sne- der military. law, so far as .it goes, and
cial services will be conducted this we have to toe the mark pretty close,
evening by the pastor, Rev. M. T. Ply- We are all getting to be accustomed
I lf- v.a a well known operator and ler. The list of the men constituting to it, though, and if we had to put on
for it, . ;,:,sr several years had been this Roll of Honor of the church will civilian clothes again, we would feel
frap:y,.,i at different points in the be read, and the pastor will deliver a lost. We all -feel like we have been
West. I patriotic sermon on the subject, soldiers all of our lives, and we mix
FiUK i ;,! services will be held from j "'When Heroism Dies." The public is up with the French officers and sol
fhf ho;,;. ,,r his uncle in Denver on' cordially invited to be present and diers as though we had been at it
.Mop.!ay. December 3. join in honoring these men. since, the year one.
j "So far, the weather has been fair
ly good. At the beginning of uctooer,
T . thoro was a cotmpr of r.nlri" rains but
1 ""-' .C " ,
after this it improved somewhat, and
ire are eetting acclimated now. It is
about like the temperature of some
of the Northern cities or tne unueo
States, and some of us Southerners
don't .feel it so much after all.
"Some, of the boys are beginning to
send home some Christmas things as
they must send them before the mid
dle of November to teach the United
States in time for Christmas. I have
a number of souvenirs, but certain
: things can't be sent, on acocunt of
"censor regulations. I have two ham
mered vases, which would sell for a
smal fortune in the United States
small fortune in the United States
75 C m.' shells; but they are 'interdit'
by le censeur. I hope to take them
back with me, however. I have been
trying to get a German helmet, but
i they have been grabbed un so quick
1 ly by the boys, that it is hard to get
a good looking one for a souvenir. 1
have the promise of one, however.
Thoe worn: by the German officers of
high rank are . covered with gold
eagles, etc., and are works of art.
"I got a bundle of magazines the
other day, the first I had seen since
1 leaving the U. S. There .is a book
1 store in Paris, which sells them, but
JP I the mails are very- slow to and from
or5" the-U.-S., and to all other points in
1 Tiam?A. so it is aiwavs aoout iwu
months late in getting them.
v-f iq rortainly beginning to bn Ki
-n;i!i-' 1t""v r,--' -t rru' '
Christmas of 1917 Will Be Notable for Giving Practi
cal Gifts and as There Are Only MysrrJeft for Yoa
to Do Your Shopping We Wish to Encourage EARL Y
B UYIN&tif Offering Exceptional Values, in . All Our
35 V . rv
-t -ur 't. 5tver cae I ce .Hour
,re uEAS hor8. awS het? vor haunr, and
at Ti.ir,.' ?fr"tnif l :i-;'kmu ever
-CT i.WAr FROlVi in-; w. .mo mJMI
maintain an avsraje spwtf of U r' r ".
Th's is Srnith-F2rm-& Truck SWn i
' ' ' ' -
-THIS IS A STANDARD ETAStK - 3
'orm-a-Truck in over 600 Une? (A 9jii
WILMINGTON MOTOR Ct m.
ROBERT G. BAy'h W 9X-
1 "-, , 1
how bft a force we have here.
tho oiTicfc I started, v:th only G c.crlcs,
In all desirable shades,.
$8.98 to $27.50 ;
$1.98 to $12.50
A new lot arriving at very low
i LADIES' DRESSES
Exceptional Values in Serge or
$4.98 ta $14,98 ,
Woblcni Sweaters f
For women and children 'in large
" Wariety-'.-' 'v'."-'" .
$2.56!to $5.98. ;
.' Of Georgette Crepe De Chine or
59c to $5.98.
;' Bath Robes
' Extr; Special, $3.00 -Value, at
1 At $1.98
Better Ones $338 to $4.98 -ChHcWs
Batli Robes f
' Sizes two to fourteen,
$1125 to $2.50
CORDUROY KIMONOS ;
Popular . Shades. 1 ' :
$3.50 to $4.50
Of fine Taffeta or Jersey, .
$4.98 to $538
:29c to $1.25,
-i, in ii: ! 1,
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