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IYou Can't Enjoy Christmas if You Selfishly Burden
Tired Salespeople by ShoppmgJLate, SantaAsserts
Buy It Early if You Would Avoid
Visions of Wornout
"I tn ready." said Santa Claus, when
Importuned for an interview on Christ?
mas shopping; last weak.
Me smiled in an all-including genial?
ity; ?ith an outspreading gesture efI
hi* big. ucinTous hands. And then ;
tht- bugi dimple* went out of rubicund
sfceaka, sad the laughing wrinkle* that'
w?nt SisgTfaalhf across his brow chang?
ed intu a great perpendicular one be- ?
t?*-*ji ?yes. '
The jsWf't ? !j saint was frowning. |
frowning ominously. The bells of ins j
sinning herd almost ceased their jinA- |
lin*. and the frivolous .luinpinc jack j
coin posed Itself with dignity, and all J
ti!.- merry dolls looked serious under 1
the shadow of that frown.
It was against all the traditions and:
Pictures and stories of Santa Claus,
a:,U It was disturbing, for he is a ter-;
ribie person when he looks like that, j
??Christmas." said Santa In a changed j
tone that s....nded dreadfully like a'
sermon, "is not a class festival. Tou
cannot buy a'.l the charm and sweet?
ness of Its charity for yourself and
Time Skews Mil' < ontrasta.
??Christmas is a time of unlovely
contrasts. wJien wretchedness anil
?<juaior and unlimited affluence are
shoulder to shoulder in the bundle
"If you do not wish your Christmas
heart rnade sad and your Christmas
spirit punctured you must not forget
?1! the human machinery of the shops
whom this season drives with merciless
p o Ise.
"Shop early. Not for the obvious
reasons that must appeal to every
practical mfrid. but because thousands!
sre unjustly burdened at the expense j
of your shiftlessness. J
"If you (.o not respond to this hu- j
tun" insistence you will bp unpleas
How Did You Know
I Wanted That?"
that likes good
things to est
wants this. I
knovv you want
the best flour that
can be had and
here it is "
J ' : - the one thing above ait others you should be sure
tj insist upon gering. With this Hour every baking,
whether bread, pastry, cskes or anything else in which flour is u?ed. will
"come out nice."
Besides, things made with "SesI of Minnesota" Flour are so paiatable and M
The.enfitr .ijnniy WtU notice an :mprc\cment m *.our baking the moment you
begin to use "SesI ot Minnesota." So 'phone for a sack new or put :t on you
At ali grocer^?Guaranteed
New Prague Flouring Mill Co.
JAME>-CARTLR CO. Irr, Distributors RICHMOND. VA.
CesrSBBtatasBSSC Soiled V. 5. B JAVES. St?-? Aaent
antly reminded of fO?r selfish thought?
lessness by looking across the counter
into some dulled and cynical little face
whom you have robbed of her part of
the festival. These accusing faces trill
not be absent at your feast even if you
overlook them In the absorption of
' your buying.
"If you eould com?; behind the scenes
at the (Treat metropolitan stores and
shops anrl s~e how the human motors
hav.- b?-en throbbing; ceaselessly these
two months of October and November
you would appr?elate my effort to have
my pack ready for you In time to let
every one have a share.
Work Uesrisu. Karly 1st Year.
"From the diamond factorie? at Am?
sterdam; from the rug markets of the
Orient, from the furriers ol the North?
ern seas. I have brought a prodigal
pack. I was busy at my business long
before your heart was touched with
the glow of the season, for I began
fully <-ight months ago in many In?
I "Kor, Jin.' gems that must be dug out
I of the earth and sent across the world
! to be fashioned into desires for the for
! tunete art- not found in a day. The
I gleaming splendors of the jewelry
Icounters that fairly wink you In from
the foggy autumn street, with Its dull,
overcoated throng, are not th?- work
of an hour.
"They were wrought by shrewd com- I
mercial artists, who prophesied with '
j unerring accuracy how generous you
I would feel towards thoee you love at
j such a time. j
"So :n th<- mammoth department j
, stores everything Is ready and the. ten
j sion has begun slowly to increase to?
ward that inhuman maelstrom of "just
TO ACT TO-NIGHT
! Called to Consider Street Com?
mittee's Report on Fran?
The Common Council will meet to- j
night at S o'clock to receive the report '
of the Committee on Streets in regard j
to olds iur a light and power fran- j
chls". The . ,:..u:.:ii- nas reported fa- .
v..ring th?- rejection of both bids, glv- !
mg as its reasons that it is advised t
tr. t.ie City Attorney that the fran- j
i h:se Srawa by at t'-r ne y s for the Rich?
mond and Henrico iUuiway Co. is not in I
j proper ?r tr.e best torn., and not suoh
paper in Us clautes for the pro
| tectiae of the city ard citizens as the!
< ity Attorney woui<i have prepared.
Th? committee further reports that |
I from Its investigation there Is ne prom
! ;r? of lower rates a ad no promise of
' p?-rvir?-. save in a congested ncenufac
. -. r ^ section, the City Attorney hav
i.-.sr aivls?d that under the form of!
fr.t e-.i ? k advertised tb- rompany can -
r.'.t rerjulretf to ?-xt?-nd its ;tn?s !
. ir.?.r.pr?.!!?ab;e residential sections
|ex<-?.p? after expenelv* and lengthy H-'
i MefSea, I
It la understood that some of those
Issgalng the call for the meeting to-'
r ? pl?4ged to vrA* for what
I - H.r.rl'o Railway asks, res-ardleas j
? ? ?. -'.r.s.d' rations Tw , bids w?re |
-??? ?d for the proposed franchise,
sra-'.r.g th? ?.&* of ?11 ?he street*!
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? ?td r.g t!9. ar.d Arthjr Up
p. r a Ce . of New York, bt doing fi.eee.
reset at Assie'i
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You Must Not Degenerate My
Festival With Sordid Greed,
before Christmas,* in which bo many
women and children of the shops are
driven to the point of physical col?
"If there are some among- you who
will start the Christmas feeling early,
so that It will fill the streets ami
shops, your glow will light the crowd
and they will follow you.
"Christmas is the most communicable
emotion we have. You no sooner get it
than you want to give 't. If you wish
to be enrolled among my messengers of
good cheer, you must not be those who
forget the girl across the counter, the
little messenger*, the bundle wrap?
pers, tbe cast, girls, the postman and
all who help you in the distribution ot
your generosity and love.
Threat ?( Go*d Salat.
"I wlil count no one of you among
my disciples who falls to remember
them. You will not be permitted to de?
generate my festival of the children
into one of sordid selfishness and com?
mercial greed. And you will not be
allowed under the guise of Christmas
shoppers to distribute my puck with
Having delivered himself, the saint,
with a puff of his red Hps for a period,
put back his dimples and resumed his
smile. for having disowned the
thoughtless, the unkind and the brutal
from his loyal subjects, he was again
No longer would these sinister Christ?
mas slave-drKers ply their ungenerous
trade under the guise of ?"Christinas"
The Jumping Jack resumed his dance,
the bells jingled in accord with this
Christmas ultimatum, issued hy no less
? person than the good saint himself.
And profoundly Impressed, I hereby |
transcribe my notes, for the benefit of]
a thoughtless public.
On Ankle. Watery Fluid Would Dry
and Peel Of Like Fish Scales.
Also on Fingers. Cuticura Soap
and Ointment Cured.
S17 B. Wolf* St.. ?alaiasr*. Md.?"My
?rouble was a?and by ? asrare apraised
askte. the s**SS?J hisod sot having bees
draws o< caused a skba ssTeo
? iisi I? Bra*
started with as itching sad
bmrslog. with very dry skia.
\ ?***aT Ossshsss scratching.
A. daily duriagthe sight
S \y<J \ brake the skia, sad
7 Vl/I the day the watery 8u
vw ? ' eaase freut it. would <j
peel off like Sah scalea My
stick to say aakls as if it
clothes or shoss bouad say
bad It ea my ssgsrs.
ould dry sad
They cure* see t* about
k* shss Is ssft asd i
signs sf trrttauoa.
(SgsesTr"W^Hsadewwsf 1^ *. 1*11.
ipost cul "Cadiis. Dept.T.
Ask your dealer or phone us
MOT. Itil-SOW tO gWt f.!*
$8.00 24j?c. Tea Set
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Broad Rock Water
The Very Aerate of PBrlty.
The Wwfett Ifcajer; Steps fm lastastly; Heals Like Mafic.
For all children*' accidents, for old folks' ailments, ASTYPTODYNE Healing
Oil is the Best Remedy. .
Old Ulcers, Fresh Cuts, Burns, Bruises, Sprains. Rheumatism, Skin
Diseases and all Throat Troubles.
STYPTIC?astringent, arresting flow of blood.
No harmful drugs?purely vegetable. A product of the Native Long Leal Pins, made by
a >pectal patented process of distillation.
The greatest remedy known for allaying pain.
Wilmington, N. C.
Astyptodyne Chemical Co., Wilmington, N. C:
Gentlemen. Replying to your inquiry* regarding the use of ASTYPTODYNE by us, for
the use of our men, i advise that it is used exclusively in the
entire department for cuts, bruises, sores and burns.
It relieves pain more promptly than any other application
?*e can get and checks inflammation, hence no more old sores
in the department from minor accidents.
Chief Wilmington Fire Department
Keep a bottle of ASTYPTODYNE Healing Oil with
>ou traveling and in the home. It's invaluable in case of
Avoid the many dangerous and worthless substitutes.
Get the genuine ASTYPTODYNE (A-stipt-o-deen)
Healing Oil. Satisfaction guaranteed or money re?
At all Dealers?25c, 50c and Sl.SS bottles.
Send for interesting booklet; tells all about
ASTYPTODYNE Healing Oil. its many
uses, testimonials, etc.
9?9 Front St., ? - Wilmington, N. C
News of South Richmond
GIVEN TEN YEARS
W hite Mas. < oavleted of Agravated;
Aaaault. ?.et? Full I.lamlt of Lew.
la?* ? ooley. j young white man. was
? oovieted jHall day in the Ghe?ter*l<jld
Circuit Court, at Chesterfield Court-I
haWt. on a charge of murderous as- '
fault. Judg" Robert G iSouthall. who
presided, gave the man the full limit, j
sentencing him to aerve ten years in j
th?- State Penitentiary
Th* ofleas* of ? hich Cooley was ac-!
cwsed was shssju t-> he particularly ag- I
ir.-avated. Witnesses testified that
? 'o..!ey deliberately shot down George,
Brandish ir. cold blood, making the:
attack from the rear. The wounded
man hovered between life and death
/or several weeks. He was carried
bodily into court yesterday to testify.
It is said he will be a helpless cripple
for the bala.-ioj of his life.
Cooley was not represented by coun?
sel, he having waived his right. Has?
hing Hobson. Commonwealth's Attor?
ney, appeared foi the prosecution.
Willi-- Watkins. colored, was oon- '
victed of stabbing Joe Goode, a negro.'
with a large pocketknlfe. He was
given one year In Jail.
Willie Alley, colored, charged with
stealing $3 from the person of David
Henderson, was acquitted.
SOUTHERN IS SUED
laeosspeteaey of Engineer Alleged ?? I
Have t awed Death *f DuaTer. I
Suit k> trie sum of in.000 was insti?
tuted yesterday In Hustings Court. |
Part IL. by George F. Duffer's admin- I
istrator against the Southern Railway!
! Company. The action Is the result of j
the death of Mr. Duffer, who was run '
down and killed by a shifting engine
in the South Richmond yards of the
defendant company on April 10, 1912.
Smith & Gordon represent the plain?
tiff They allege in their declaration.;
which was tll?d wifh the attorneys')
memorandum, that Duffer, who was
employed as a bmkeman on the South?
ern Railway. In obedience to orders I
and in the performance of his duties. |
visited a storehouse for the purpose
j of getting necessary suppl*? for the
! run on which he was to leave. While
J walking down the track he was over- I
- taken by the shifter, which, they el
. lege, was In Incompetent bands, the
I engineer. Bass, being Incapacitated by
reason of Injuries and the state of his
health and nerves. They further claim
that the defendant company failed to
use due and proper care In the opera?
tion of the engine, and did carelessly
and negligently fall to sound the
proper warning signals.
Through Attorney George B. WhPhs.
two small suits were entered in Bant?
ings Orrurt. Part IT. yesterday after?
noon They are as follows:
W. W. rMHnrd ssralnst a. G. ajerw
dith. In ass urn pert. The amount In?
volved Is W. R. Dawley against
c'tv of RlcfhmonJ et als. trespass on
the rase, damages In the sum of tl.Oee
are sought. Vo declarations were nled
In either sort.
A concrete* Hi anti atlsa of the raged
advance In OmthsUi realty values was
gives I sstardar by two deed* of bar.
gain and aale placed en record la Hust?
ings Court. Part It The Brat of these
deeds was for thirty-three feet of prop?
erty on the nor** Ha* of Semtne*
Htreet. between Eleventh and Twelfth
street* which was sold hy c I? Pace,
special luiihsjlsaai. In the chancery
cane of Wriedel, guardian, aandaat
Wright, et el*, to John P. Jones, la
i February. I Ml. for Ml* The same
' property was sold by Vr Joses hast
week to Downer W. WhM far ILM*, or
nearly doable what It cost five year*
The Chesterfield Tesrtaer*- Associa?
tion will he reergaalsed ?t a nwetlasT
which win t>e be at in the aadlteelam
lof the John Marshal High Softool at
12 a* sVloch Thartkswtving Day
This cay wan selected hp WIIHntn OX
"*'?*. county swam latsasent, raaaaasw
pracUraUp *v*ry lasnhir ta aha county
will mm in the city attending' the Teach?
ers' Educational Conference, winch wli:
be In segaeen at that time.
Principal P. M. Tyler, of the Cheater
Agricultural High School, wili repre?
sent the association at the annual con?
ference. Miss Levlnia R Vaden. prin?
cipal of the Swansboro School, will be
Ssaall Fire With No Passage.
Engine Company. No. 13. was called
out last night at 10 o'clock to extin?
guish a small tire iu tue engine room
of the leather factory pf Bovin, Va?
den & Etz. in "Tanyard" Bottom. The
blaze was subdued by a few gallons of
chemicals. It started in some uust
and refuse that had accumulated
around the rafters. The damage was
very slight, as the entire building; is of
brick and sheet Iron.
la Sou t aside Courts.
Mert Moody, colored, charged In
warrant with harboring Andrew, the
small son of Grant Shaw, colored, was
yesterday dismissed by Justice H. A.
Maurice. In Police Court. Part II. No
other cases were on the docket. No i
arrests were made yesterday in the I
Third -?istrlct. !
The weekly session of the Swansboro:
! Magisterial Court will be held this\
j morning In Mllby's Hall. Jack Jones,
accused af assaulting and wounding his,
I son. Clarence, with a sharp file, will b"1
; given a preliminary hearing. j
Mrs. Meere'e rather Dead.
Jar. es Kaln. Sr., father of Mrs. John j
W. Moore, died yesterday afternoon at I
4 30 o'clock at his home. 1? East Broad!
Street. Mr. Kaln was seventy-one
years old. Besides Mrs. Moore, he I
leaves three children?Mrs. John W. '
Carmody. Charles E. and James Kala.!
Jr. He Is also survived by his wife.
Mrs K. Gill Kaln.
The funeral will be held to-morrow
from St. Peter's Church, Eighth and ?
Grace Streets, at Pf A. M Interment]
will be In Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
I Several candidates will He Initiated;
' into the mysteries of the order by ...a-1
. pie Camp, No. 159. Woodmen of the
! World, which meets to-night at Prater
j nal Ran. Refreshments will he served.
Henderson Lodge. No. 10S, I. O. O. F..
met last night at Toner's Hall, Elev?
enth and Hull Streets.
Kuaerul at Mrs. Htsmk.
The funeral of Mrs. Alma M. Han?
cock, wife of T. F. Hancock, of Wood?
land Heights, was heid Tuesday morn?
ing at 10 o'clock from the Sacred
Heart Church. The Interment was In
ilu.ni Calvary. Besides her husband.
Mrs. Hancock leaves five children?
Mrs J. J. McDonald. John. Virgil, law.
rence H. and Thomas Hancock?all of
.South nichmond. She is survived by
three brothers?I? B. Flournay. of
Apea. N. C : Basil D. Flournay. of Clov?
er. Va_. and Ormond A Flournay. of
Klchiuond ? and two sisters?Mrs. F. E.
Norfleet. ef Richmond, and Mrs. K. M.
?Smith, of Pocahontas. Va.
A sad feature of the death and
burial of Mrs. Hancock was the absence
of ber husband, who is traveling. His
exact location la not known, and tho
family have not been able to com?
municate with him.
Wr?die? lasttatteaa Oat.
Mrs. Beverly A. Hancock has issued
invitations to the marriage of her
daughter. Cornelia Taylor, to Dr. Wil?
liam Dexter Moser, of Burlington. V
C The event SrtTJ be celebrated next
Wednesday evening at 4 o'clock at the
Bainbrldge Street Baptist Churcn.
Mrs P. C. Zylster. who has been vis?
iting her parents in Charleston. S. ?".
has returned home.
Rev. and Mrs. F. Ernest Warren :ast
night entertained the members of Uta
choir of the Meade Memorial Episcopal
Church at a delightful supper at their
home, Tenth and Porter Streets.
The Fnique Society, of West End
Methodist Church, will give an oyster
supper at 2?03 Hull Street. Swansboro
on next Tuesday night.
Mai iBi Meet To-Day.
Cus Henkln?, editor of the Masonic To?. -
nal. ?? expecting a large number of Mae. no
to be present this morsfot at 11 o'clock IS
the offices of the publication when . epre
???ntattres of the Oeorge Washington Maeonlo
National MemertaT Association will tell of
the proposal te ereste a charter roil at
hrr.or In connectHw with the memorial Th
subserrptloBs from the different States to fv.o
movement hart been apportioned accortl.n*
to their Masonic population, and the meet!**
to-day looks towards the ebtalmaent of VI.
glrla's quota. _
1000 bprtd Uk leerste Pipes
77/E $4, $6, $8 KIND
To be Sold Saturday Nor. 23rd. **> aa
ONE DAY ONLY?ANY PIPE ^?UU
Thm Greatest Pipe Bargain Ever Offered
W. S. McCOY
ColtotiFTHl IrAftfi Institution
Off MAlwOMM, WATCHES,
We ere the Urmt and aaoat leeMam Limit rater guaranteed Bu?i
as it fand here There araet be a reaaoa. You erel rreJizr the ed*antaee
buying yoar Dumnod*. Watches, Jee-cJry and rWidey Gafti '
MS EAST BROAD. Be aVaTU ntft.9a.Ua.