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:THE WILMINGTON DISPATCH, SUNDAY. MORNING, DECEMBER 2, J 91 7
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Cooperation Needed td Insure jSityenAiaus Efforts to be. Made
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MY MOTHER' LOV
swectoot blooms that blow in
Aro YArn ljlo3Sfm3, dBCT, TO nie
As songy my mother used tossing
And days of happy u,c-iu-u
Thov nnrt. when morning
And fill Uxo air wjth sweet per
That 'mind? me of trie long ago,
.And love- that lit my
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Prompt Handling Christ
to tteirfc-tiind r;or r.
-HM; OA., Work.- -
Due .-to. tvar. contfi
"s andi increas
ed dem9.n .uppniitraiStaU
(By George f . Kmgi)
All of Uxo. loredbiiftshes - in this
hea-j city &nd Xnalnbo of v threm in , the
-I: tonmt a rally at their
Red 1 The , ;dun;cuitijpm aaljiisthese ;
The rhipments-; win.?bei 0hflaiy iiS'eat. l
shipped to Atlanta thej company k is urging
ed and the' contents very rnioU . com? ( best.-sibe.riQlspaaor
x was packed -,mn?? ?$!mrt
Cross chapter continues, busy,
.box which was
m. services' next Sunday, De-
C- A . f 1 J' -i. 1 U -T
i SOUtiierri lXprOS temuero raise iiuiu tyr u?b vvuni
thftMiiPlspub- i that the'Yvrb. A. ?is "Ubing for the
i ministers of -the city and. -those in" the i
-r-nrf a : f-' l ' i . .
.i : - i vviin ine apnroaca or-me nnsimas : countv Whrt.ftrfi members of tne m-n-
this past weei equally as urgs ajisfi,qoVi thnnsands shin lhv . ovnrpss rictorioi o, Wrtnv i,Dw thol:
mother's plimentcd. Another , box
heM at the Y. V
at 5 o'clock.
The 80 pints of jam
fJiA soVtJters. Mil be
'next week, and sent to the
I love the lilac best 01 an. :.dent ht,Q workin unit there
For. wnenin i - -: "'.t nerl The 80 Dint of jam, collected to be
They nil ine o-- r-
,:n,io inn r.f t.ne ions liju,
lit my roomer j ooys in uib i;timj.
j Mr. and Mrs. J. W. iioney are visil-Pcr-acola-Jourunal.'jng
their daughter, Mrs. Allen Powers,
.y. Jin Hamlet.
9rvice-Win ue ; Mr. kodoti neaua ainveu rnuo.
this afternoon visit his sisters, Mrs, F. P. Powers anu
. ,'Mrs. L. Southerland, Jr. He naa Deen
jwith his mother and sister in Durham
', xt7 h.'for Thanksgiving Day.
Watha, is the ,I7!1V v nF nolwov
scnool. spent the Thanksgiving non-
Ulavs with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. N.
-"- 4;' - H. Carter. Mr. Wilbert Wynn, of the
Miss Beulah Mr.Ko'i'ian of Lanvaie, R?m0 school',' sperit the time with his
returned home ycstsn'ay, after a de- parent3 aiso.
lightfuK visit with her brother, Mr. K. . Mr and Mrs A j Bray left Thurs
S. McKetihan, on Market street. jdav nigbt j0T sterling, Ky., where Mr.
i Bray will be in the tobacco business
Af- t RsttP-i ?nd Mttle sons, Mas- for the next few mpnths.
tp2 siaSf r -rT-ce Batten, havel Mr. Bill Hussey also left for Mount
tone to WlKev'l?e to visit Mrs. Bat- Sterling. Ky., Thursday night, where
gone 10 vvuite He will hp i-n the tobacco business dur-
. the others sent. Among the tnings whp flevBr 'us&, fiif eyicb any , nioyement.,
' vcr-e fearer pillows fillsd-by Mrs; Joe ( othep time. As an. aid , to Shippers and ; Because of the wholesome moral
'Tnraer Vr'nenear here?- At the last: in : order that holpaelf tsk may be land spiritual environments that -are
I- ha .vppntivp committee ;handIed safely asjeeajly? t the 1 needed for the soldiers the colored
meeting of -th 4xecutiye committee, j E?prfips Sompanvhas n- citizens, led . by their ministers, are
composed of eleven members, mciua- cos6d in , the Christmas "yelope, i working zealously to, raise the $1,000
'ing 'the offlcenvcf the chapter, there. whichl is distributed' by thentoh re- they have pledged to raise for tlie-Y.
quest, to, its patront tms jseasfln ot j.M. c. A. war work.
tho vear. a folder which uhn&ains ! Tho- fanmn Af io irnrmini .hnrohsR
many good shipping suggestions. ; appointed , by the colored ministerial j
When oDservea they will aia; greatly union, are asking every colored tra
in improving the transportativsitua- j ternalrganization to make a substan
tion. They are as follows: 'ii , tial contribution so that the world will
'"Pack all shipments eajrefully; i know that the colored people of Newj
wrap in strung paper anu jv witu ; juul "ifw " t "-
cord. Fragile articles should -be in ! campaign and tried to make the col-
wooden boxes or suitable cartons. ! ored men in the army feel that they;
"Address plainly, using pen and inkhad an abiding interest in them since
rtnn't nep fi&i i - ' iey whb wahiug sutu sicai
It's curious how some little thing,
A banner blowing by the way,
Or iu';t a dAisy blosspmrng,
C-m take mo bacx to yestejucj.
And lilacs, w'-ien they scent
t cap an old-time cottage lit wpre a few more committees appoint
With gracious love. What memories ed , tug otHs 5 jfrlarged, making
Are clustering 'round the, door to it. ,wo?k lighter on..rfew.
They ripple 'round my heart, anu,Tucs(ray by Mrs .Ross Wells, chairman
sing ... 'of the chapter recently organized at
The moments gone beyona recan, Mesdames Lewis Her-
why wnen huwcio
Will Ward and Mrs. Ward. Also
.'by Mrs. J. D. Cottle, of wuiara, pres-
firoo in tVio rl ofcTiv.fi rf- tllPl'r Ptltintrv
"Indicate 'street and number when-, d the cau8e for which they were
Mrs. H. P.
guest of Mrs. J. W
Wheeler cn Camp-'
"Put shipper's name and address on
"Describe contents of package; cor
rectly, and declare vaiue at. time of.
shipment. A separate department is!,
maintained for the transportation of
money and valuables." f ? '
In addition to the folder above ro-
A CALL TO COLORS.
ten's mother, v:lio is quite ill.
ling the winter.
iUI. illlU mis.
Friends will regret to learn tiia. Richmondt Va.,
Steadman Sloan, of
Doris, little gj r.gnier n i. anu holidavs with Mr. and Mrs. C. m. hus
W. L. Barnes, :r, illat the home ot nor cey
parents on Ncith r:fth street. j lrg Fred Deeg and Miss Lyda
i Southerland, of Burgaw, are spending
M" F J G imsley. of Council, h is 'the week-end with Mrs. Joe Johnson,
returned home, after pleasantly Miss Geneva Quinn, of Chinquapin,
snending seveiv.l weeks with her son,, roent Thanksgiving with Mrs. J. W.
i Dr. -Gr -15, - sioah has returnea irom
I a business trip to Raleigh.
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Wallace, of Ken-
The War Council of the American
ferred to, there is enclosedVit thisRed Cross has conceived that a great
Christmas express envelope twltick-j national purpose will be served by
ers, on which jthe address ol the one paving membership in the Red Cross
for whom the pacake is ytfended jalmost as universal as citizenship,
may be written as well as the one; Although pledged as a nation to the
from whom it is sent and wbjch bers ; national purpose during this great
crisis, it will not be granted to a large
the warning "Do not open untihrist-
mas." ' j
"Besides, there is an attractive? post
percentage of us to play a part in
the fighting branches of our country's!
rr-, :n v,,-. oi imnnrlnnt mfifitme
Auxiliary of tne ntn " jy- "s"'u"'0
Ph.irrh tnmorrow uimuier, .his a. i. iucuuwau.
of the Ladies'
nftomnm at r,:30 o'clock in the lec
ture room. All membJ-are askad to
Airs. J. Hi. luse hiiu ciinuicii, mux wjtJl Mr
Miss Mildred and Master James Jr., and
of Town Creek, alter a pleasant visit
of several days with relatives in ih-i
citv. left yesterday to visit her pa-.
rents. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Vereen,
Miss Lila Reade, of Timberiake, is
visiting hej siers,JgMrssKF. P. Pow
ers and Mrs. , T SoutherTand, Jr.
Prof, and Mrs. Stewart and chil
dren, of Rose Hill, spent the holidays
and Mrs. Alexander Souther-
The Ladies' Aid Society of St. Mat
thew's Lutheran church will give a
patriotic social Friday, December 7,
from 330 to 10 p. m. In the after-
Mr. Jeremiah Southerland, who was
called home on account of the
death of his mother, Mrs. Lizzie South
erland, which' occurred last Friday, has
returned to his work in Portsmouth,
Mr. Caldwell Smith left Thursday
morning for Durham. He went to
represent the ocal high school here In
the high school contest held at Trin-;
noon refreshments ana tancy wur ity coiiege Friday. It is not know here
will be sold. In the evening at 8 yet who the Vinnher was.
o'clock a series of Liberty Pictures" j Mss Charlie Westbrook is spend
and tableaux will be shown, after several days with her brother, Mr.
which refreshments will be sold. Half jonn Westbrook, fn Roekv Mount,
the proceeds of this social will be giv-j Mr and 4Irs 6111 Sheffield, of
en to the National Special Aid work. Mount Olive, are visiting relatives in
The puWic is cordially invited. jand near Wallace.
i Mrs. Vivian. -Wells and children are
Councils of Six Counties Will
Meet Here Thursday.
j spending several d-ays with her parents
! Dr. J. W. Carroll delivered a lecture
on tuberculosis Tuesday evening in
the school ajidjtj?iun . This was ac
1 companied by lantern slides.
The District Meeting of the Junior
Order United American Mechanics '
will be held in this city next Thurs
day eyening. An effort is bejng made
to have State Councillor H. O. Sapp, !
of Win3ton-Salem, present at the meet- .
ing. ' I
SERVICE FOR POLICE.
At thd' First Christian church thv
evening the pastor, Rev. J. E. Rey
nolds, will preach a special sermon
to the police' force of the city and
their friends. The services will be
I at 7:10. and -promise to be most inter-
-The folowing counties are included esting. The public is cordially irfvited
in the district: New Hanover, Bruns- to attend. The members of the force
wick, Pender, Onslow, Columbus and will meet at the city hall and march
Bladen- 1 in a body tg tth:e chxirch..
may be secured during the' iK)lida.
- TO BE IKS
card printed in two colors nwhifeh is -service
mailed to the sender advisin,U.-be one! All of us. however, can be identified
to whom the package is settt that .1 iwith the Red Cross, which in these
shipment is on. the way, but-it is not j times when whole nations are organ
to be opened unti Christmas lized for warfare, is big enough and
Mr. J. W. Smith, agent of the South, ; strong enough to carry some of the
ern Express Company in this city, is j burden for. our soldiers, our sailors and
rprfpftinc' his nre-pni'atinn so that nil Oil Allies.
Christmas shipments may be hacUicdi We want a Red Cross of fifteen mil
safely and speedily and TOhippins ilion members. We want the strength
public is urged to co-operator in brcc.- (and support that will grow from this
that the maximum express "efficiency army of members. ;
i we nave ser unnsimas time to ai-
tain this goal, because we believe that
ithe Red Cross and Christmas spring
:, from the same spirit, and we wish to
:'rmg together these two great sym
;bols of mercy, sacrifice and cheer. On
this our first Christmas in the w-ar,
we want the Red Cross symbol to add
not a spirit of - dejection but the
thought of serious purpose , and sac
rifice which through accomplishments
We hope that from this Christmas
nomnaifrn nf 1 Q 1 7 will frnw n nprma-
Interesting Services Arranged neat custom which will increase the
For the Week at Epenezb ' cc of both Christmas and the
v Red Cross.
ar Church A great drive for fifteen million
. -. members wil shortly be begun, and it
(By George F. King.) j will be the gift of the Red Cross to
Rev M. L. Dawson, who hafe well 'the national government. The plans
served his country as assistant ; chap- iare bein welt laid every communi
. . ... , i- iT: .. , itv and the details will be published
lain of the famous Tenth jilted !ater .in
states cavalry, ferid Wal at on4-fimej What is your American Red Cross?
clerk in the quartermaster department; An all-American, largely volunteer or
of this fighting regiment of neg-d'sol- ganization devoted to practical hu
diers, will be installed as past&f of j manitarian service in peace . and in
Ebenezer Baptist church. These? ex-iwar
ercises will be conducted fotwoi President Wilson heads it.
weeks, beginning tomorrow, Mpn?ay, j congress "authorizes it.
night with an address by Mayor P Q. i Xho War Department audita its ac-
Moore at 8:30 o'clock. Rev. ,Rhoe, lCOunts
with his choir and congregation .from Pershing in France approves it.
the First Baptist church, will conduct It is working for your. Army.
tne evenings, services. R is working for your Navy.
'h JW Ypu know that nothing you could possibly choose -'
' ' ' l iM for a Christmas gift will please her more. 1 x
i mmnn -' i uu miuvv iimi cverv wuman cit'i iw 1 1 in 1 11 line", lewe rv i . -a , i i
' I - wuiui a umuiuuu icuas in vaiue.ana aqinirauon. j ''f j
i ISi . . You know that what vou choose here carries with it J f ; I
A an assurance. of quality, and -value. ' life i .j
Y-"si!V licvc uicm in an siics cinu siyica iu 111 yuur lueas j A
t x RNT AN
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Beginning December 1 1
The A- D. Brown Store is co-operating with the
other stores of Wilmington in the Window
i 77, This movement, is inaugurated with the
idea of making it convenient for city, and out
qf oWn customers to make their Holiday Gift
Selections wisely, and with dispatch. ?
Tuesday night St. Stephen's A. M.
E. church,' with Us new pastor J.
E. Jackson, choir and congregation,
will officiate. -The other night's .fea
tures are asJoHawsijyednday
night, Mt. Zion:;A. MvEl -ehurclltRev.
Price, pastor; Thursday night, St.
Luke's A. M. E. Zion church, and
Chestnut Street Presbyterian cSturch,
at, "which time Dr. A. J. BonnF will
preach; Friday nigtet, Ohe crfred
Congregational church, Rev. Elmes,
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Mr. F. A. Thompson left last night
tor a business trip tcr "Northern cities.
Mr. A. J. Southerland, of Route 1,
It is working for your; Allies.
It i;j working for YOU.
When you have bought a Liberty
bond and joined the .Red Cross, you
belong to America, and you have made
the safest, investment bringing the
biggest returns in life values offered
in the civilized world today!
Annual membership," $1; magazine
or subscribing membership, $2.
CYCLE STARS READY
FOR LONG GRIND
(By United Praia.)"
New York, Dec. 1 Trained to the
minute, more than a score of the
world's greatest bike stars are today
ready for the starters' guns that will
send them on their way in the six-day
cycle race which starts at Madison
. winner from the Ions Ii3t ot stars, pre
dict that the winning team will hang
up a new mileage record for pie 144- A
hour grinds '. . . 1
"Mr. C. A. Priest, of Council, spent
severaj hours in Wilmington yester
day, leaving for jiome in the afte-r-noon.
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- Mr. W. T .Weaver, of Rout"W3,:
Whiteville, after a pleasan,t yisit with
relatives in the city, returned " home
yesterday. : '"
Mrv W. M. Rawls, of Jacksonville,
N. C," was a busjiefSftBrheje yes
terday. v ' : -
Mrs. N. McN. Patterson, of Elrod,
who has,. been a paj:ienid. fhg" Tank
ersley, hoepital ior. . Seve&Kfeefli&s, jjtt
i this morning, for her nuie. . .
i Mr. J. A. Jones, a shipyaM ' em
ploye, has gope ,to -.Abbottsbnrg to
t spend the week-jid fit hf falpllj.
jUr. ,J. L. JpnelL of -iaTastfa, W&S in
; Wilmington Saturday on business.
! Mr. J. A. Jklodlfn, of Leland, spent
' several hours 'ttgre yfira-return,-
nfe home in thetaiternoon. ' ' . I
U ;Mr. G, A. SteinS, of Lanvale,vVas in
the city on business yesterda v . . V
.' Mr. W. A. Feusonpf AUrita, G&
traveling representativeTsfrthe Medi
cal Supply Company, of that city, af-
The $3,000 capital prize offered ,by !
promoter William H. Wellman, at
tracted Oscar Egg and MarceL Dupuy, f
French stars, and Paul Suter, the.
Swiss champion pace follower, from )
across the water, adding an ..interna- ;
tional tinge to the 'race.
Two . youngsters, Gus . Lang and i
George Chapman both of Newark, N. -
J., who have ...recently been holding.';
their own with more seasoned pedal
pushers on the Newark tracks, are J
talked of as "dark horses.' ' Both are
possessedr-of a fine burst of Speed and
excellent staying qualities and critics
predict will-be among the "big mile
age boys", when the long grind ends
December 8th. .
, Eddie RoJIt, who roderfeis Jirst , six -:
day race fifteen years, ago, declares ?
m 1 i k. .-'X' -m . " m . ' -
tnat tirae has not fiiacKenea mm up
and will make delewHtnM bdd to an-'i
ter spending BeYejftl&ys'.in' Wilming-mex his fifth1 classics Root is the only
top, im iWmgzUtedttmteL
be assured of a complete assortment of Toys and gift suggestions to
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By putting off your Christmas shopp ing until the last minute you deprive your
self of the greatest values for your money and often times forget to buy some of
the things you would especially like to think ofl
SHOP EARLY AND SHOP HERI
where stocks are complete and prices lowest.
Full stocks of Toys, Dolls, Wagons, Doll Carriages, Tricycles, Drums, Bor
chanical 1 oys Wood Toys, Automobiles, Boys Toys, Girls' Toys.
Tricycles . .
Writing Desks . .
Air Rifles . .
Automobiles . . .
Doll Carriages . .
. . 69c to $3.50
$1.59 to $10.00
.'. 25c to S1.75
. . 98c to $3.50
. . 98c to $3.50
$3.50 to $12.50
. $1.98 to $8.50
A FULL LINE OF DOLLS.
Dressed Dolls, Character Dolls, Dolls that sleep, Dolls with human hair 25c to $7.50
Come in and see these before they are picked over. 7
Also a complete line of smaller toys of the 5c, 1 0c and 25c variety.
Buy gifts for the older friends anpl loved ones here.
Our stock of gift "suggestions for grown ups is very complete and ail ready for
your choosing. .
Ladies' Kid Gloves ... ... ..... ...... ......... $2.00
Ladies' Handkerchiefs, in boxes . . .'. . ....... . . . . ... . 25c to $2.50
Men's Ties . t . . - .. . . . . . . .... . . 25c. )50c 69c and 75c
. . 25c and 5'Jc
$4.93 to $5.50
. 98c to SS.50
Men's Suspenders, in Christmas boxes ..... . . .
Ladies Silk Sweaters .......... . . ... . . .. . . . .
Men's and Boys Sweater Coats . . . .... . . . . ' : . .
Boys' and Youths' Overcoats ...... ..... ...........
Bath Robes v. . . . .. . . . . . ,. : -. . ... . . ; . . .
Ladies' Waists, Silk arid Crepe do Chine white and flesh,
now ..... . t. ..... . . . . . . . . . ... ... . .
Ladies' Silk Hose, in holly boxes . . . . . . . A .. . . . . ... . . . . $1.00 and
glen's 5hirst in, gif packages ...... ... . . ...... .... $1.50, $1.98 and
You Wil! Always Find Prices at Rehders "A LITTLE -LOWER."
. . . $3.98 to
. . . $3.98 to
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We refdund carfare on purchases of $2t0or;over.
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a ton, im jmt9Xg&Jm&mtel. -rider in the game -to !jwia first place inh. . . y v- , ., - - : .
r. ;Boitedv States District ; Attorney J. iCaree successive rears igo'OS-'Ofi: ' 11 ' " -,
??parRge.tnraroi Lawrence, . :. ;, W- ' ' '
J,diem.harsbBeii'teit iWile.v .and- Clarenfte flarmnn T . " T
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