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THE WILMINGTON DISPATCH; FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 191 8.
Mrs. E. J. Bear is in Raleigh, where
she will spend several days with
friends and relatives.
Miss Martha-Upchurch, of Raleigh,
who has been visiting friends here,
returned to her heme yesterday even
tag. Miss Elsie Turner returned to her
home in Burgaw yesterday evening,
after a delightfnL stay with friends
All members" of St. Mary's Red
Cross unit are expected to meet in the
work rooms in the Murchison building
tonight at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. C. F. Williams and Miss
Gladys Mitchell have gone to Pbuladel
phia, where they will visit friends.
They will visit other points north also
before reluming home.
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Mr. and Mrs. G. I,. Long, of Waj
cross, Ga., who have been visitia?
friends here, left this morning for
Southport to spend the week-end with
Regular meeting of the Wilmington
Review, No. 6, Woman's Benefit asso
ciation of the Maccabees, will be held
at 8 o'clock this evening in Odd Fel
lows hall, and all members are ex
pected to "be in attendance.
The Y. W. C. A. committee, of which
Mrs. C. C. Covington is chairman, will
welcome all enlisted men at the Y. M.
C. A. Saturday afternoon, from 4:30
to 6:30 o'clock.
The quarterly business and social
meeting of' the woman's auxiliary of
St. Andrew's Presbyterian church will
be held at 8:15 o'clock in the church
parlors tonight. All women of the
congregation are cordially invited.
The young people of Grace Epworth
league will enjoy an automobile ride
Jao Wrightsville sound tonight, leaving
Grace church-at 8:30 o'clock. This
outing takes the place of the regular
monthly social and all members and
their friends are expecte dto go. A
delightful time is assured.
Y. V. C. A. DIRECTORS MEET.
The regular mon,tii: -meeting of the
board of direct xJf ?the Y. W. C. A.
was held at association building
at 10:30 o'clock on yesterday morn
ing. The meeting opened with devo
tional exercises conducted by Mrs. J.
V. Grainger. The roll call was re
sponded to by the following mem
bers: President, Mrs. C. C. Coving
ton; secretary, Mrs. W. G. James;
Mesdames J. V. Grainger, Robert
Ruark, J. T. Runge, H. L. Vollers, J.
V. Sidbury, W. H. Peberton, M. W.
Stover, W. H. Sprunt, and Misses Eliz
abeth Hails and Blanche Parsley.
Mrs.. Milton Pittman's resignation
was accepted with regret. The report
- of the- 'departments showed the asso
ciation to be in a heatny condition.
There were 48 lessons given in the
gym with an enrollment of 87. Miss
Byrne, the physical director, has left
for her home and the classes discon
tinued for the summer months. The
piano will be moved from the gym to
the annex for the enjoyment of the
The treasurer reported $1,200 in the
bank and no outstanding bills, which
.indicate good management.
The house committee reported a
balance of $39.90 to the credit of' the
main building and $22.34 for the an
nex. Every room is now filled at the
association building and one vacancy
at the annex.
There were served 2,934 meals dur
ing May to 37 regular boarders and
The social and house committees
have made jointly $148 by serving
dinners or banquets as they have been
To Entertain Soldiers.
The' per ETAOIN SHRDL
With permission again granted to
the soldiers to visit Wilmington the
entertainment of them will again be
undertaken by the Y. W. C. A. through
the central committee of its war
council at the Y. M. C. A. on Satur
day afternoons from 4:30 to 6:30.
A committee was appointed to fur
nish entertainments of music at the
fort "Y" on Sunday afternoons. This
was done at the suggestion of Mr.
Price, the assistant secretary at the
War Worker to Be Sent to Wilmington
Miss McGeorge, field secretary of
the South Atlantic states, has notified
the president that a war worker will
be sent to Wilmington whose ex
penses will be paid from the Y. W. C.
A, war fund. This is encouraging
news and will be of special interest
to those in touch with the conditions
here, and comes at a time when it will
most be needed, as with the increased
population certain problems will arise
which should be solved by trained and
Folders were distributed containine
information about the workat Blue
Ridge and an invitation extended to
each member of the board to attend
this summer school and conference of
i. W. C. A. workers.
Rules and Regulations of Association.
The ; house committee, at the in
stance of the board of directors, will
. have the rules and regulations of the
- association building printed and hung
. In the main hall and also on the door
' of each room, so that the rules will
be in evidence at all times.
One requirement for every resident
in the building will be that meniber-
- ship in the association will be com
pulsory for a resident. Each resident
will also be required to attend church
at least once on Sundays unless pre-
, ventea, on account or Illness
This institution Is a Christian home
for women supported by the commu
nity and stands for those things that
- will bring young women into a closer
and vital, more vital relationship with
. 'Jesus Christ, and the board is firm In
its decision that It, Is essential for
those tinder its protecting roof to at
tend Divine services on Sunday and
that the daily vesper service shall be
a part of its Christian home life.
The General Secretary.
Miss Davidson, the secretary, who
has been engaged to take the place
of general secretary, will arrive in
the city about the first of August. She
has notified the president that it will
be necessary for her to take this need
ed rest before taking up her duties
here. She comes very highly recom
mended and her coming wil relieve
the house secretary, Miss McLean,
who is now acting in capacity of both
house secretary and general secretary,
each, one in itself a whole-time position.
Already picnic parties are wending
their way to the beach and seldom a
day passes that the members of sev
eral families do not spread a repast
on the tables provided for this pur
pose at Lumina.
Enlisted men will not be required
to pay Lumina admission, the uniform
coming in for its share of the honor
on the beach as elsewhere, it was an
nounced last night by officials of the
Tidewater Power company.
Director Elam's cornet solo during
the supper hour at the Oceanic was
greeted vociferously last night and
from the handclapping one would
have imagined that the lobby was
Oceanic hotel arrivals yesterday in
cluded: E. B. Gurley, Richmond, Va.;
J. L. Hodgson, Atlanta; M. N. Grif
fin, Z. A. Stanfleld and J. Wistor,
Philadelphia; E. P. Meredith, Tar
boro; Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Rees, Pitts
burgh; John J. Haar, Philadelphia;
A. W. Jones, Atlanta;. John E. Wey
ber, Kinston; Mr. and Mrs.: J. E. Gun
ford, Macon, Ga.; Mr.-and Mrs. C. D.
McAllister, Chattanooga, Tenn.; C. S.
Kooner, Charlotte; A. E. Shales,
Greenwood, S. C; W. F. Stieglitz, F.
C. Wyeo, G. H. White, F. G. Swaf
fold, .Columbia, S. C; W. C. Bridger,
Cnlnmhiis. Ga W. Livingston, S. H.
Smith, Jr., and P. H. Smidt, Atlanta
W. E. Fotspeich, Atlanta; J. ueo
nell, Washington, D. C; Paul Quat-
tlebaum, Conway, S. C.
Through the kind offer of Manager
HooDer. of the Oceanic hotel, and offi
rials of the Tidewater company and
others connected with the hotel prop
erty, the dancing pavilion at the
Oceanic has been turned over to the
Red Cross to be used as a work room.
The work will be in charge of Mrs.
Philin Shannon and Miss Alice Walk
er will be supervisor. The hours are
from 9:30 to 1.. daily, and the room
is open for workers both of the city
and the beach colony, and visitors wil
find a welcome. The ladies of the
Red Cross express the greatest appre
ciation of the generous offer of Mr.
Hooper and others, who have made
possible the securing of this splendid
and comfortable place for a work
room, where the work may be car
ried on under the best conditions, de
spite the heat of the summer.
The full Lumina band will p.ay at
the Seashore hotel, Wrightsville
ti . . . Tl-1 . -11 ' 1
iieacn, every r nutty, irum xx tu .
The public is invited. The regular
Seashore orchestra will play each day
during meal hours, noon and evening.
To aid in increased food production,
the members of the Denver women's
club have offered to plow any vacant
lot in the city on condition that the
owner will plant crops for chicken
BELK-WILLIAMS' FRIDAY and SATURDAY Specials
Withysvery thing advancing in price it behooves the wise buyer to take advantage of our week-end specials every
week. We always have specials that will make you stop, look and loosen! It will pay you to get into the regular
habit of coming to Belk-Williams every Friday or Saturday certainly. This week you will fed the numbers below
in the different departments. J '
I G. DANNENBAUM M
I EXCLUSIVE LADIES' SHOP ft
01 20 Market Street J
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We are offering remarkable values
White. Wash. Satin Skirts
We axe also showing a regular
$15.00 value in White Satin
Skirts at . . .$10.98
White Washable Surf-Satin Skirts
at ........ $4.50 to $4.98
Tub Skirts made of Gabardine and
other stylish materials, in plaids,
stripes or plain white 98c to $4.98
Voile Dresses and Blouses at very
Coats and Suits at Half Price.
Men's and Boys' Department
Roly-Poly Play Suits, just the
very thing for that Roly-Poly
young un, from 2 to 8 years.
Specially priced from 98c to $1.19
Men's Balbriggan Underwear,
worth 50c a garment today. Shirt
and Drawers, special, each. . . .39c
Palm Beach Suits for this warm
weather; be comfortable in one at
the special price, $8.95 to $9.95.
Main Floor Right Aisle.
Pebeco Tooth Paste 45c
30c antiseptic Tooth Brushes 19c
1 0c size Buttermilk Toilet Soap,
3 cakes in box, per box, only 15c
Main Floor Between Front Doors
All wool slipover sleeveless
Sweaters, genuine bargains for
$3.98, week-end price, $2.98
Ladies' Skirts, shirred on band,
with belt and two pretty pockets, -made
of combination silk and cot
ton goods, worth $3.95. Special
Friday and Saturday price, $2.69
Children's and Misses' Gingham,
Percale and White Lawn Dresses,
slightly soiled, dresses that sold !
from 96c, $1.25 and $1.50. Week
end price, 79c
Dainty Shirtwaist, made of splen
did white voile in stripes and cross
bar, $1.25 value, 98c
40c Turkish Towels, fancy pink'
and blue plaid patterns, 28c
Tan needle weave Knitting Bags
made up values 75c and 85c.
Week-end price, 59c
Stamped all linen pieces, Table
Runners, Centers, Pillow Tops, $1
quality for 50c, 75c for 35c and
50c for 25c
Second Floor Directly Opposite
Children's Trimmed Hats, in all
colors and shapes, regular value
$1.95, reduced to $1.45.
Ladies' White Hemp Hats, in
sailor, poke, drooping or roll brim,
special value from $1.75 to $3.95
in trimmed and untrimmed styles.
Second Floor Main Rear
NOTIONS AND DRESS GOODS
200 English Longcloth, 12-yard
bolts, $3.00 value $2.19
25c 36-inch Fearless Bleach. . .19c
50c Ladies' Lisle Hose, white and
29c and 35c Plain White Voile,
40 inches 23c
25c and 50c Ladies1 Collars,
slightly soiled 15c
Main Floor Left Aisle
WILLIAMS COMPANY TZT
W PLANES DESTROYED
American Airmen Attack Ger
man Craft, Which Fled
Toward St. Mihiel
With the American Army in France,
Thursday, June 13. Two German air
planes were destroyed and another ap
parently was driven down out of con
trol by American aviatprs on the Toul
The Americans attacked a German
patrol machine at a height of 2,000
metres. The German fled toward St.
Mihiel with the Americans in pursuit,
and then to behind the German lines
at A Thiacourt, where the enemy ma
chine was brought down.
The other Germans were accounted
for in a fight with a German Albatross
circus of 12 machines and three Amer
ican fighting airplanes which went to
the aid of two photograph airplanes
under attack by the -Germans. The
battle ook place at a height of 5,000
metres over Norroy, north of Pont-A-Mousson.
One German machine was
shot down in flames while the, other
is believed to have been crippred.
One of the American machines is
missing. It was seen to go down in
a nose dive, but it is believed the avi
ator landed safely and was made pris
oner. All te other American ma
chines escaped. :
M'ADOO DENIES THE
REQUEST OF SENATE
London, June 14. Tribute is paid
to Baron Rhondda by the newspapers
on the completion of his first year in
office as food controller. One news
paper, which voices the general opin
"The best tribute to his workers is
supplied by enemy sources. The Ger
man censor, in order to continue the
delusion of a people who fondly im
agine we are undergoing a process of
starvation, has forbidden any allusion
to the British food controller's notable
achievements. Prices have been es
tablished, the queue no longer exists
and rationing is working smoothly.
"If the populations of the central
powers were acquainted with the com
fortable food, situation in this country
a social revolution in Germany and
Austria would be hastened In no in
Women school teachers of SpnffT.
kare agitating for equal pay with the
NEW YORK PAYS
TRIBUTE TO FLAG
New York, June 14. Many patriotic
demonstrations and an unusually lav
ish display of the national colors
marked "flag day" and the opening
of the "loyalty week" celebration in
New York today. A feature was the
general participation in the exercises
by children of foreign-born citizens.'
Impressive ceremonies, concluding
with the pledge of allegiance, and the
salute to the flag, were held in every
school In the greater city. Several
thousand children paraded on the low.
er east side and -participated in the
dedication of Liberty park, near De
Steamer Wilmington leaves every
day at 9:30 a. m. for Southport, Fort
Caswell and intermediate stops.
DOUBLE TRIPS SUNDAYS, 9:30 a.
m., 3:00 P. M., returning last trip 8:00
p. jlx. Adv. .
-for men are without an
equal. They represent
the last word in
em Shoe Makki
We carry them in all the new lasts and
styles A A to E. Vici, Kangaroo, Gun
Metal, Russia Calf, Cardovan and Tan
Kangaroo. $9 to $11
"The Shoe You Will Eventually Buy"
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