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The Wilmington dispatch. (Wilmington, N.C.) 1916-19??, June 14, 1918, Page 6, Image 6

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s i ' THE WILMINGTON DISPATCH; FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 191 8. 6 1 i If Society Mrs. E. J. Bear is in Raleigh, where she will spend several days with friends and relatives. 5 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 and relatives. 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. -X "A 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. Jf -ir -A- 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 friends. 2i Jt ..... 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. .;i 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 residents there. The treasurer reported $1,200 in the bank and no outstanding bills, which .indicate good management. House Committee. 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 four transients. The social and house committees have made jointly $148 by serving dinners or banquets as they have been called upon. 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 post. 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 experienced workers. Blue Ridge. 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. Wrightsville Breezes 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 crowded. 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 feed. 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 mi - wnv For Saturday We are offering remarkable values in White. Wash. Satin Skirts at $5.98 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 low prices. Coats and Suits at Half Price. It it 9 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. TOILET GOODS 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 READY-TO-WEAR DEPT. 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 Elevator MILLINERY DEPARTMENT 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 black 28c 29c and 35c Plain White Voile, 40 inches 23c 25c and 50c Ladies1 Collars, slightly soiled 15c Main Floor Left Aisle The Dept. Store BELK WILLIAMS COMPANY TZT W PLANES DESTROYED iT AN HER MEN DOWN 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 front today. 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 ion, says: "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 consderable degree." Women school teachers of SpnffT. kare agitating for equal pay with the men teacners. 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 lancey street. Steamer Wilmington 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. . Banister Oxfords -for men are without an equal. They represent the last word in Mod or 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" amcoc hi i -----

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