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THE WiyVHNGtON DISPATCH, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, WCH 13, 1918,
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JiWbere are the maids of yester-week
Bridgt and Nora and Ann?
Susan and Maude we vainly seek
Kitchen and pantry ar? Jare and
- Arid the frying pan!
Nora has dropped- her broom and
v To "man" a mowing machine.
Nimble Ann is a hotel hop,
Maude is a uniformed traffic cop
Mighty of port and mien.
Where shall we look for Mabel and
In a world so strongly sexed?
Garbed in a flicker" of olive drab,
(Mabel is driving a taxi-cab
Barbara's calling "Next!"
Gwendolen dwells in marble halls
Part of the camouflage
(Running a car with mirrored walls.
'Gladys, in grimy overalls,
' Toils in the town garage.
Who is to cook and dust and darn?
. Who is to brew an& bake? .
Bridget's repairing the the neighbor's
. . barn,
; Sufian is busily skewering yarn,
i ", Each, for her country's sake,
Who ? But, O man, your fears allay:
f For with a smile or sob
ftodver-ing on as best she may,
Cheerful planning an eatless day,
. Mother is on the job.
Jennie Betts Hartswick.
: Mrs. W. W. Millar of Rocky Point,
spent yesterday in the city, shopping.
; Miss Callie Wells and Mrs. H. D.
;?3wisher, of Willara, spent yesterday
Un the city, shopping.
Miss Trudie Shephard left yester-
jday afternoon for Middle Sound,
Vwhere. she will visit relatives.
Mrs. A. C. Orrnsby who has been
, visiting her sister, Mrs. Nichols, has
returned to her home at Riceboro.
: ' Mrs.- D. A. Dodameade has returned
jto her home at Greensboro, after a
' visit with her son at Fort Caswell,
. Mrs. L. A. Register left yesterday
afternoon for Lelaud to visit her
grand-daughter, Mr;. Lillian Harvel.
f " - - a a i
' Mrs. H. Goodricn who has been vis
iting Mrs. M. C. Huggins at Castle
Hayne, left last mht for her home
at Salt Lake City, Utah.
f Misses Mamie Biyant, Bessie Lock
amy, and Leah Thompson, all of Jack
sonville, N. C, spnt yesterday in
the city, shopping.
1 Mrs. C. D. Orreli and son. Harriss,
returned to their home at Columbia,
S. C, yesterday afternoon .after a
pleasant stay with relatives here.
Miss Sallie Hussey returned to her
home at Warsaw last night, after a
pleasant stay with Miss Sallie Bow
Mrs. V." C. Fusf.eU went to" Fair
Bluff yesterday afternoon to attend
iuv . uuvi vj. ux auut aa x o iv. j .
Mrs. L. L. Nevvcomte, who has
been in the city foi a few days in in
terest of the Pictorial Review, left
last" night for" GoIIsboro. '
N Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Cagle, who have
sbeen in Wilfcairigton, for two months,
Mr. Cagle doing some work for the
Cape Fear Packing Company, return
ed yesterday af teiaoon to their home
at Atlanta, Ga.
The Woman's Auxiliary of Winter
Park Presbyterian church will hold
its regular monthly meeting" .tomor
row afternoon at U:30 o'clock, in the
:Chadbourn building, A full attend
ance of members is requested, as
there is important business to be
WILL ORGANIZE LEAGUE.
A meeting Of all the Sunday school
teachers for classes in which young
women between the ages, of 11 and 20
8i e enrolled has been called for to
morrow ofternoon atv5 o'clock, at tjje
Y. W. C. A. The meeting is for the
How to Grow
Mrs. G. I. GraniUum, of Southport,
spent yesterday in Wilmington.
Mrs. G. W. Webb has returned to
Castle Hayne, after a visit w.tu
friends in the city.
Miss Beatrice Scott, of Rocky
Mount, who has been visiting friends
in the city, returned home last night,
accompanied by Miss Nell Tolvert.
Mrs. Frank Thompson and Mrs.
Lena Oilman, of Jacksonville, have re
turned home, after a short visit to
Mrs. M. L. Woodrum, of Salisbury,
spent yesterday in Wilmington, en
route to Fort CaswH, where she will
visit her son, Mr. Hunter Woodrum.
Mrs. F. H. StOuffer, of Hagerstown,
Md., passed through Wilmington yes
terday, en route to the Northwest,
where she will visit her mother, Mrs.
I. C. Powell.
Miss Louise Martin, who has beeji
visiting Mrs. H. C. Crosby, at Hamlet,
spent yesterday in Wilmington, leav
ing the afternoon for her home at
A patriotic rail will he held at
Carolina Beach Friday night at 8
o'clock. There wi'i be addresses by
able speakers on War Savings Stamps
and all are ihvited to be present.
Mrs. Lizzie Bowden returned last
night from an extended visit with
relatives at St. A igustine and Jack
sonville, Fla. She was accompanied
home by her grand-daughter, Mrs.
Mrs. John T. Bennett, of Rocking
ham, arrived in the city at noon to
day, to be with her daughter, Miss
Mary Clifford Bennett, who will nave
her tonsils removed, at the James
Walker Memorial Hospital Thursday
Mrs. S. L. Brinkman and daughter,
Mrs. Joe Loughlin, of Southport, are
spending the day in the city.
There will be a meeting of the lit
erature department of Sorosis, at 4
o'clock tomorrow afternoon in the
Circle No. 1 of Fifth Avenue Meth
odist church met yesterday aftej
noon at 4 o'clock at the home of Mrs.
W. B. Yopp, 516 Nun street Mrs.
Voshall was the leader for the after
noon. An interesting program had
been arranged for the occasion con
sisting Of solos by Miss Emily Don
nelly Yopp and Mrs. Watson,, and a
reading by Mrs. Hattie Farrow. There
was a "game of magazines" played,
and Miss Varina Yopp won first prize
and the consolation prize went to Mrs.
The regular monthly meeting at the
Mothers' Boys' Work Association will
be held at the Y. M. C. A. tomorrow
morning at 11 o'clock.
Mrs. A. B. Berry, who spent the
most of the fall and winter in Lum
brton, nursing,, has returned to the
WAR SAVINGS MEETING.'
There will be a big rally at the East
"Wilmington school tomorrow night in
the interest of the war savings cam
paign and the general public are cor
dially invited to attend. There will
be interesting addresses by Maj. Jos
W. Little and others, and the ladies
have prepared a feast of good things
that will appeal to the appetites of
all, and there will also be ice cream
and cake. There will be a voting con
test, which will be interesting. The
proceeds will go. for the purchasa of
savings stamps to the credit of the
East Wilmington school. For the ben
efit of those from the city who de
sire to attend, two automobile trucks
wiir rtSf e the court house at 7 : 30 p.
m. and there will be no charge for
Early peas require a rather rich
purpose of launching the organization gaudy loam vQth.gbod drainage in or-
at a patriotic league, and it is nopsa der that the first plantings may be
that a large number will attend. The made early in the sDrin. Fertilisr-
putpose of the patriotic league will ers that are high in nitrogenous mat
be to stimulate interest of young ter should not be applied to the land
women in war wOk. The league will immediately before planting as they
formed of members of different -u fcave a tendency to produce too
Sunday schools in the city, and it ;3 Ereart growth of vines at the exnense
hoped that much good will result pods. Land that has been manur-
from Ii, ed the nrevious vear will be found sat-
. "H' isfar.torv without additional fertilizer:
ENJOYABLE EVENING. Whils ttm canilv lnum Is to h Tins.
The Ladies Aid Society of South- foT.r(a(ii fAr "ftriv vriatiA a nnr rr,vn
side Baptist church held a social at can be produced on almost any good
the home of Mrs. J. B. Fales, No. -"20 goil - e
Castle street, last evening at 8 o'clock T"hfi fipsf ar,fineti Ri,nili hA ,
and an enjoyable time was spent. lfth aimVa. an mo rtf
There was an interesting program hs
as follows: So o by Mrs. Bessie Wat- but-quIck growth and may or may not
son; soio uy mue Genevieve r1C, be provided witn supports. - These
two readings by Mrs i C. B Davis; pi- snould be planted about two weeks
anb solos by Miss Myra Fales. One befcre the date of the last killing
of the most enjoyable features of the frost or in f&ct md be planted as
evJrlnLw a,f UrpTr, .6v ' s0n as the ground is in condition,
which Mr Odis B. Hinnant hypnotiz The tall.growing sorts of the Te!e.
ed two boys. Refreshments were nhnno vno nrA j0mV4,kia frtP ctj11 lQ
served and home-made candy sold. A Lr nao nn nf tiiAfr"iftrM r.
silver offering was taken at the door, duction and excellent quality.
and a neat sum realized, which will p, ahn,., ho Ar.metA n rrte na
be added to the building fund of the to tw0 pintg b6ing sufficIent for a
ChUrCh. 1((.fnn mtir TTia in1iirir1ii1 naaa
sTirm"M lift nlarAH oTiAiit 1 lTirVi " anat
ACKNOWLEDGES U. D. C. GIFT. . L.fhA rnw(t rphQ 4lit.n.A hofn,,
The Central War Work Committee
rows will depend upon the kind of
of the Cape Fear Chapter U D. C., cultivation to be employed, and upon
?rl0i . . t ' the varieties used. The dwarf vari
the State treasurer, Mrs. J. W. Pless,LHoa nt Ho 9nM.f
than necessary to insure cultivation,
while the tall-growing sorts, should
Neuilly, near Paris, France. Mrs.
Pless has just returned from a sana "Tv0 in ?
.s l,,; -v.. .,i not be planted closer than 3 to 3 l-t
iuuuui, uuo sua ijji su giaiciui iui i fa-i. . i
ttl h I'mmattofaln on.
nuvnicugcu iQLCiyt game, xxx a it i- m ........ V t! o iM ,1.
ter which was received this morning tV eavfa Lace oAl Schfs
by Mrs. W. L. Bee.y, chairman of the 1' , e ZJiltl
Central War Work Committee, and , - ' ..V
ar Mna c fm in m f fhjof seed close together. Fewer strings
n nv,of ATe Tioaa ct.,i or less brush will be required to sup-
that this was the 'argest gift from f"ULCU ol"54,
any of the chapters in the State and '"Vs ttt luc z utBLiui.
f0u vorv irratAfui tnr ih manifl. " Pas are zo D6 grown ior imme
nan HnnntiftTi TKa rarVitAra nf Via U"L" uuiy, a quitri. wiu ue enouga
local chapter feel very grateful to XLU v1?1- UU9 ua- nuwever' " "
Mrs. Pless for her kind letter and are J3 desired to grow peas for canning,
more than glad that they were able larSe Plantings should be made. It
tn TnflkA the. lareest m'ft of anv other sPace is available, it is an excellent
chanter in the State. Plan to considerable planting
4f. . at. one ume 01 some one variety, so
The Pp. Cross unit of St. John's that the peas for canning will be
Mission will meet tomorrow afternoon available in considerable quantities
at 3 o'clock at the Mission House. euaDies me nousewne to get tne
All interested are urged to come and canning out of the way m a compar
help with the work that is to be done, atively short time. Successive plant-45-
4f jf ings of the various varieties of peas
44.J.4.4i4.4.Ii.44.ii4iuf. should be made at intervals of about
4. if two weeks, until the weather begins
PERSONAL MENTION. to grow warm, when the plantings
4. 1 should be discontinued. It is possible
4.4ri4444i44i4t444'i4 m some sections to grow a fall crop
of peas. When this is done, early va-
Mr. R. S. Williams, of Bolton, was rieties should be used. U. S. Depart
in the city early Sunday morning on m ant of Agriculture
his way home after spending Sunday
with his father, Capt. J. A. Williams, HELD PATRIOTIC RALLY.
Mr. W. H. Lancaster returned from Organization of War Savings Stamps
Raleigh last evening, where he was Sooietie Was the Object.
canea baturaay, on acount or tne in- There was a patriotic rally held at
?ess 8l'JlT- R' E- Lancas- the Oak Hill schoolhouse last night at
ter, who is lmyruveu. -
Lieut. Frederick C. Shephard, who 8 o'clock for the purpose of organiz
has been on a visit to his parents, re- ing war savings societies among the
turned to tamp jacKson yesteraay men and women. There was a larg3
afternoon. number present and talks were made
mi. oum. a. ouii cut tu umi- b th following: chairman J. O
burg yesterday afternoon to attend B'rownj Mr, W. a. McGirt, Mr. J. P
tT mv j v . . Herring, county agent; Mr. S. T. Mat-
Mr. Theodore Marburg, who has thewg 5and M Annie P. Pretlow,
T ft! home demonstration agent. Miss Kan!
5, ' S eIla Brady wa made President of the.
Thftse are red Sramy Suits, made tf Regulation Khaki, patterned
after the suits the real "Sammies,, are wearing. Your boy should
have one of them- He'll want one the moment he sees them.
Ages 4 to 8 they cost . .
Ages 8 to J 4' -they cost . . . .
Boys' Waah Suits
Made to stand the boy and to withstand the tub -There's an
irresistable combination fpr the careful buyer for healthy boys.
In sizes 2 1-2 years to 8, i Charnbtays, Poplins, Percales,
Madras and Galateas, at from . , ... ...... .75c to $3.50
Tom Sawyer Suits
Visions of Mark Twain and Huckleberry Finn float before you
when you hear 'Tom Sawyer." You ought to see the suits! They
come in a military design, with Emblem Buttons and Stock Collar,
just like the full dress white officers uniform.
For Boys of A to 8 years, at ..... ...;
. . .$1.98
Little Boy's Milan Hats 4eauties just unpacked rV
.50c to $3.5p
W. S. S. for
W. S. S. for
women's society, Mrs. J. B. Craig, vice
president, and Miss Lottie Burnett,
secretary. The men's society elected
the following officers: President, Mr.
T. J. Burnett, and secretary, Mr. S. T.
A program was given by the chil
dren under the direction of the teach
er, Miss Kanella Brady.
"America" was the initial number
sung by all. Mr. Matthews spoke the
invocation. "The Farmers' Chorus"
was given by the school. Rolan Keys
recited "Little Herbert Hoover," and
several children gave "At the Close
of a School Day." Five little children
gave six reasons for saving; the
school sang the campaign song, "A
Carolina Farm For Me," and four boys
rendered "Your Country Needs You."
A very pretty tableau was rendered
by four boys, entitled, "Betsy Ross
the First Flag." Miss Lillian Biddle
gave "Thrift" and boys and girls ren
dered "W. S. S." The final number
was "The Goddess of Liberty." Miss
Biddle being the goddess, while the
Red Cross was represented by a nurse,
the farmers by a fanner boy, and the
army and navy by a soldier and sailor.
Mrs. Pretlow spent all of yesterGay
visiting the ladies of the( Oak Hill
section in interest of War Savings
SMALL FIRE TODAY.
We have with us a special representative of
The Butterick Publishing Co.
For a few days we offer to the women of Wil
mington The Delineator at about Half Price
A. D. BROWN CO.
April Patterns are here.
Defective Flue Assigned by Firemen
as the Causs.
There was a small fire at 11:10 j
this morning, the call coming from
vox rne nTe department re
sponded quickly. The building was a
one-story frame structure, owned and
occupied by Mary Emma Belln colored.
A defective flue caused the nre. The
fire department quicRly extinguished
the blaze and the damage was slight.
Oklahoma Lady Had Dreadful
Time Before Finding The
Right Remedy Black-Draught.
Seward, Okla. Mrs. Annie Bowlby.l
of this place, says in a letter written
for publication: "I have used Black-
Draught for two years, or more, ana
will never cease to be grateful for
what it did for me and mine.
Some time ago, my mouth broke out
with blisters. I had a vile taste in ray
mouth, all slick and disagreeable. I
seemed to have a great, deal of in
ward fever. I suffered with my bacic
and kidneys. . . ' '
I was so nervous, it was dreadful.
I would almost cry- I suffered so.
had gas on the stomach and pains but,
as I said, the pam and ... trouble
was most severe. I had the doctor and
used several medicines without re
Still hurting and suffering, I began!
to use Thedford's Blacl'.-Draught, mak
ing it into a tea, and using a teatpoon-
fuil dose at a time in not water. I
gradually got better, my lver began
to act, the fever went down and, I
have never had any more trouble of
There is no other medicine so good
You will say that, too, when ypu
have given Thedford's Black-Draught
It is a good medicine.
Buy a package today.
"American Boy" Scout Shoes
Shoe made for a boy.
Let uc convince you
of the wearing qualities
of this Shoe.
PETERSON & RULPS
Wilmington Largest and Best Shoe Store.
Opposite Murchison Bank
For 20c you can polish the floors in six rooms and
all the furniture in the rooms.
No-Dust Floor Oil
Will not crack or stain Phone your grocer or
PAYNE DRUG CO.
Phone 520 Fifth and Red Cross Streets
OUT of the great Desert of
Death Valley, California,
comes 20 MULE TEAM
BORAX Nature's own
cleanser the simplest, cheapest and best of all.
USE 20 MULE TEAM BORAX IN YOUR BATH
ROOM it keeps the bathtub and fixtures bright and
shining, and more important still, it keeps thefn sanitary.
Use .20 Mule Team1 Borax
for your own bathing, too. It is antiseptic, purifying and
healing. It softens the water. It is a wonderful skin cleanser,
mouth wash and eye wash in short, an indispensable adjunct for
every bathroom every day.
Borax is recommended by the leading authorities in sanitation
and hygiene in their published works. See the picture of the 20
Mutes on every package of Borax you buy.
For sale by all dealers
Now Is The Time for
New Eas ter Bonnets
MISS ALMA BROWN
I tS 'A'
WITH US TODAY
All druggists sell Black-Draught