. f . . ,
the traveling Long on Union's eleven 'flflflrSrifKrlrrn
yard line. This onward inarch was
checked when on the next play Bal
lard and McDonald broke through and
tackled Williams in his tracks. The
Whistle blew as Cogbill broke up a pass
from Nelson to Long.
The line-up was as follows:
R. H. J.
Ladies-take our tip-get his p at a man's
store- GLOVES Always Needed
Green I -
U .1). Williams
We wish you at this season all the blessings of
Freedom, Prosperity and Success
And thank you for the many favors you
Have shown us during the past year.
Hats for Ladies, Misses ami Children
Subs. Union: Scott for Walker.
Hampton: Love for Campbell; Mc
Clair for Collins.
MISS HIBBETT ENTERTAINS.
Miss Rosa Lee Hibbett entertained
at er residence, Zi litn Aevnue, N.,
in houor of isome of the soldier boys.
A delicious ice course was served. i"
-Music was the feature of the evening.:?:
Anions tho:-e who enjoyed the hospi-'-,-tality
of the .hostess were Mr. and A
Mrs. oJlin Maddix, Sergt. Steel Cope, I -j-l'rivate
M. A. Kicliardson, of Fisk S.IV
A. T. C, Sert. Nixun, Sergt. Joseph,
1). C. Gibson, Sergt. "Walter I'ateJS
Corp. A. Disdaune, Corp. Win. Boyd.'v
Sergt. AL-Guire. D. C. Richardson. S.O:
A. T. C, .Mcharry, Dr. Clyton O.
7 iO 7 -75f v
BEWARE HOW WE BUILD.
"Be wise 0 ye kings and be instruc
ted ye judges of the Earth. Serve
the Lord with fear and rejoice-with
trembling." Nineteen hundred years
ago, the Lowly Nazareue, the greatest
expounder of democracy declared "Do
unto others as ye would that they
should do unto you." "Love ve one
another." "Whosoever heareth these:
sayings of mine and doeth them, I will'
liken him unto a wise man which;
built his house upon a rock, and the;
rain descended ami the Hoods came,
and the winds blew, and le;it upon
that house; and it fell not for it was;
founded upon a rock. Every one that
heareth these sayings and doeth them1
not shall bo likened unto a foolish
man that built his house upon the'
sand, and the foods came and the
winds blow and beat upon that house
and great was the fall thereof"
For nineteen hundred years, the
nations have built their hope i,n a
jui dy foundation, and when the' storm
descended great was the fall of their
house. Let. us beware how we buil i
our future civilization. Let us re
member that the .Most High rules in
the affairs of men. Let seltishne-s
anil envy and hatred and prejudice he
forever excluded from the principle-,
of our new democracy. .Move all. !e;
us pray that the spirit of llioi v.h ; i
no respect;, r of persius may permeate
and regenerate the hearts of those
men into whose hands are intrusted
the affairs id' our government, as they
sit around the council table, and help
them to buil 1 on the solid rock.
A grea'er storm is gath'Tiir;, a might
ler Ciiiitlic! must be vvuel and great
t he fall i:' t he f am iation is
M. K. Church, Sunday. The Flu has
t ha the will soon return. Mr. Nelson
My Dear Friend: Your etter was
selves and the other is the fact that
our peaple have not learned the lesson
of spending their money with such
enterprises, owned and controlled bv
Si in order to both secure the
nioney and insure success we have got
to learn and practice the co-operative
We have got to interest our people
in some commendable enterprise and
then because of the fact that they are
in'eiestel, to the extent their dol
lars and cents, make them supp irt
and build up their own enterprises.
We have been tauuht s P"rsN'e;tt
!y I i earn money fr-.m th" white pe
p!e and then hand it right, hack to
hi tu. that it will take years and years
of patient teaching and training t
convince our pe p!e that v.e can't
Nashville, Tenn., Dec. lii, 191$.
Dear S.wta Claus:
1 am a little girl six years old. 1
go to school every day and I go tio
Sunday school, and 1 want you to
bring me a doll, piano, candy, nuts,
oranges, a little set of furniture and
some dishes and a little parasol, a
ram coat and a bracelet.
Wjell, Santa, 1 will remain as ever,
LITTLE LOUISE HAYES,
! ions 4th Ave.. X., Xashville, Tenn.
TIKS-The Old "Stand-By"
More Tics are given1 as Christmas gifts every year
to men than probably any other thing. Our ties
are the kind they iwant.
Handsome wldo and Silk Four-ln-Hands 50c
Showing an unusual value In Neckwear wide ends,
fine quality silk .$U0
All the mewest creations and colorings can be found
in our line of Neckwear $1-50, 2, $3.00
We show an exceptionally largo range of beautiful
Mufflers reasonablv priced at from . .75c to $7.50
PRETTY SMRTS-Always Appropriate
If vou want to send him an especially nice gift
come here and let m help you to select a pretty
Silk Sihirt. We aro showing a wonderful line of
prettv Manhattan Silk Shirts tit $10
Other Shirts of Madras, Uercalo, Silk awl Combina
tions, Manhattan and Arrow makes, at
$1.00 and Up
Special lot of Silk Shirts, in solid colors and fancy
patterns, with collars to march.
You can't give him a more useful gift than Gloves.
He caini always use a pair.
Adler'a Dress Kid Gloves $1.50 to $3.50.
Wool-lined Kid Gloves 2 a 3-
Auto and Fur Gloves 53.50 to $15.00
Probably no other showing1 of hosiery in the city
equals ours. All colors, In pure silk, lisle and
cotton, at from 35c to $2.50.
PAJAMAS--? ever Come Amiss
I'ajamn.s are another gift that every man will ap
preciate. We are showing 'them in solid colors
and fancy patterns of Percale, Cotton, Madras,
Outing Flannel, pure Silk and Silk Combinations,
nt $1-00 to $10-00
.Fancy Gift Hox Handkerchief, in plain, fancy border
ami initial, from 50c box upward.
Men's Traveling Sets and Dresser Cases Suit Cases,
Leather Bags, Portfolios, Trunks.
ferred, is the reason why I did not
receive it. Give my best regards to
all. Say, tell me something about
Iiettie. Do you ever hear from your
brother George? 1 sure do want to
see you. 1 thing of you often. I am
hoping to get home some day. May
' !,,... 1... . .0,i. ...... till .,r.,i,l
mill ite 1 1 II . ui. Hi, c uii-i i "hin"-
Write me a: I the news. Let me hear
trom you toon.
I Your friend,
Men's, Ladies' and Children's Footwear Specially Priced for
to a '.noun
i a great (!
md in -te li nv to go
Xewn ift . News.
1' i w-'.V.y il:--;n!;ii'; t-
s.oie- of tier pe p!o w':l ley ;
without even lookin.; at i
have rod to do i- to mako
in;' i.- and c-oel: a fev "n;-'n-'
a ! ;iy :;! up an I give no
l.:;" nr-l t'aev will fall over
ot her bavin.'-: some-bin.; t !i. :
lio'liia :ibo;n ; sotpo'lllne th
it ;t co t as mtp b a t lie pap'
Middle Weekly Pres
know ,1 .o
' it b
Mrs. Pearl Church returned from
Nashville to spend Christmas. Mr. I
Jules Itlair in company with others I
of Columbia spent Thursday and
Friday the welcome guests of Mr. W.
T. Thompson. While here they were
engaged in bird hunting. Kev. W. '
L. Led fort attended the ministerial
Council at Sandy Hook last wee;.!
, lie reports a successful meeting. .Mrs. I
('. IS. Anderson of Columbia is the j
welcome guest of home folks this
week. Kev. (I. P. Reeves of Sandy
Hook was a welcome guest at the A 1
M. Ik Church, Sunday. The "i!u" has.
,1'Veetcd W'illialaspnrt considerably, j
In many homes every member of tin- :
family was in bed at the same time. !
K-v. t.c'lfiii't tilled the pulpit Sund. yi
at 1 1 a. m. lb' preached a soul slir- I
-ri- sermon. The A. M. E Ch-o' a j
has pot on a lvlly for liec inner
h. The frst. quarterly conference
will bo held on Cue liirl for this con
f, re-iu-e year. The church will have
servie, s each day in the Christmas.
Missionary day will be Thursday, the
j public is invited to attend the meet-j
,ings. K. v. LeiU'ord gave a good lee-j
'tore Sunday at. r. o'clock p. m. All
I w ho failed to bear him missed sonie
i thing worth while. I
France, Nov. 13, litis. I
My Dear Friend: !;
1 received yodis a few days agj and .
sure glad io hear liu.n you and that
little senrimp ul a il.ia doeiry th night
1 often think of you boys when 1 am ;
having a good tune, because 1 know .
you would enjoy drinking all kinds
of good wine, and Sid what I mean
any kind y.ni can name. Plenty of
pleasure here boy. Dm when my .'
t'ucle gets reatty to gJ t America 1 .
am ready too. 1
i would rat ner be with L. Jonas and
Co.. but Sid you know i am eompoiled
t j like. We go any w here and do every i
thing we want to. We have g it some
good oh.eers and thjy talk to us like
we were their brothers and as nice
as they can be to all of us. I see Sam
Wr'm every day, he send.-, his regards
to ail of the nays, of cour.-e 1 am pick
in ; up all "f the loose tnckles ir mi the
boys, they semi me t i town every night
ilat S.d v., a V"ow that good wine
and the girls together wil keep me from
vins any niot.t ;, .
..iney, you to 1 Weadell that I 'am
pay. a,'; Jo cents for eijt.uetts huts now.
Ai-i give lay regards to .Mr. iiirseli
i: I tell him iH.tr 1 am well and '!;-in-,-
well, iisvl '' ll Ike to give S d
.lolmsou th ,l j 'a tyin ; knots this
in or. Teil .'or. C. pel. in I that I
looke 1 f ii.s boy 2 or :'. tim li:i:
i-mid not find him. Well kitty 1 know j
if you were heie you would not go
Complete stock of Ladies' Felt House Slippers
Comfy 'Slid Juliet styles, in all the wanted colors
marked special at $1.23 to $1.95
Other novelty styles $2.45 and $2.95.
Complete line of Men's House Slippers of Leather
tan and black, in Kverett and Oxford styles.
Priced at $2.45, $2.95 and $3.45
Men's House Slippers of Felt in all the wanted
colors Comfy and Juliet styles. Priced at
$1.73 and $2.45
Full showing of Misses and Children's Felt Comfy
Sttvlo Slippers, ii blue and red
Misses' 98c to $1.48.
Child's '. 89c to $1.23.
Comple e Showing of the Celebrated David Gren Slippers
Hirshberg's Boys' Dept.- Mothers Mecca
Boys' Suits and Overcoats
EXCEPTIONAL Merchandise at Reduced Pricts Crowd the Stction Daily.
her and daddy.
Your little boy.
PAI L C. HUNTLlt.
er wil In
tl..' Xorth Sixth St.,
sehoo, I have writ-:
if respect to the dear
nr dear member, Miss
lias left behold. We
she has j'fd a !
to pay. Kealiziir.;
In behalf of
ten this token i
family which o
. that we all have to pay. 1.
too that she litis paid this precious
SAVING OCR KARNINGS. I debt, we regret bavin.it to depart from
With the letting down of ac'ivi-!"M" ",lr ni o m 1 .er s; who we 1 .ve so
. , , , dearie. She was a dear mrl. She was
ties in this section and mner parts ; aNn ;im, ((. ml, ,,,, ,,
of the country, much oi tlu; prosperity j menib. rs Kvery thiiiK that wa
which h;is come to the civilian people: ried on in the Sunday school
I'NIO.V A.M.) HAMPTON P.ATTLK TO
a p-o Tit-:.
in the cleanest and hardest f.mshr
iMtne of the season, the S. A. T. (.'.. of
I'liion and S. A. T. ('., of Hampton
fought In a sunset tilt to a draw,
iloth teams displayed excellent defen
sive f it'in but s nicwbat. weal; on the
olt'ensive. They were evenly mate-he 1
: on the de.ensive hut the Riclimondurs
' had the margin on offensive playing.
i'nion's weakness on the offense was
1 due la'Y.'ely to the injuring of ('apt
car-1 Uncles in the first
that, i play. The brilliant.
back lrune neitl.er Wendell. A man
that does not like France, does n it j
like sport at all. I know that it is c dd
there now and we are still laying:
around on the grass and playing base
ball, our first pay day Sid, 1 won i
$lo.ri.iiO and quit for a while.
How is Have and .Mr. Orville and'
! -a lore Frank, itive them all my re-i
surds also Author Rallies . Romie.
Knox ami Joe Lawrence. Well old
chap next time I write I hope to be
nearer you. If a man don't make ac
ouaintancei as he advance throimh
life he will soon find himself left alone.
Anian Sir. sh ntld keep his friendship
in coiis'ant repair, is my motto.
From vour bov,
Kl) SATTF.UFI F.LD.
I am still with I' nolo Sammie.
Co. F. Soist Pitmcer Inf.
Via New York.
Thn fnlbr.wii'r letter from one
our soldiers now uuartercd in England
and written to his former employer,
wiil be of interest to our readers.
Lopooinhe Corner, England,
Nov. 7, 191S,
On Friday morning, November S'.'th,
as i he sun '-mis high in the heavens,
loe Aul-iI of eDntli silently and soft
ly . -aie into the
and claimed for
wile. Mrs. Rebecca Searcy was born
in IS'11 and had been married nearly
forty yii'rs. K-Ieven c.l.yidrii
v. a' a p.ti'.iriotio utterance. He paid
hih tribute t.) the work of Uie Ne--io
a soldier, suitor and citizen.
On- V, edr'iisday night at the magnili-
omo of V ill Searcy, cent opening, ins Honor, mo .iayor,
its victim his dear and a number of distinguished white
citizens addressed the audience. Hie
report (if the various boards, to
gether with the lioaid of Directors,
will grow less and less in various ways
The colored people here as else
where have done their bit and been
paid splendidly for their services.
Just bov. many have been taught
the lessons of thrift, si much talked
about and written abojt, is questionable.
Few people li have no! been taught !
the habit of saving some "f the money j
made, seem to umierstan 1 what to dm
with the money when they have morel
than they need tj me their actual!
expenses and what is ot greater
moment, is the fact
people, are hard t .
' though seriously injured remained in
'. the melee and saved the day for the
Fnionites. Two goals that would have
I been ea-y-picking for the renowned
1 drop kicker were missed because of
his Inability to use his educated toe.
Howard and Walker proved too much
for the Seasiders. Metluinn, of the
t.ito.l the svmpalhotie feeling of the ' visitors was -also an obstacle of much
church to the family. 1 will say, ' trouble t the Mine and white line.
sle-'p on. sleep on, sleep on Pirdie and "Rabbit" Howard was here, there, audi
lake your rest, fir ever and ever with everywhere, wriggling and squirming
would benefit each and every member
she would take a part. She was a
j ewel t othose with whom she came
Oh; how it greives me to think of
Ihi! dear young lady passing away. We
miss her as though she was a sister.
In conclusion, as 1 hope I have
your Saviour. I
THIRD AVENUE BAPTIST '
A good Sunday school Sunday
that that class uf """'iiing liouan the dav for worship in
reach and when.0'"' ''"""'h. Rev. J. U Collins
' r fill r.lwwl r, i-cnr initliinHrn r-j-, kiiwoi i 4-
reached, harder to convince, that they . V 'r, Xh , aZ , -"""
J The, Mission Circle is doing better
.than it has done for some time. Mrs.
Fannie Watklns entertained the Cir-
I 1 Afn..,ln.. fnH .... .
If the young colored men in New- , , , """" "L ""'"
! supper. A delicious six course menu
port News could be Influenced to putiWas served. The Circle will meet
aside a Hiiall sum a week and then! the first Monday in the new year.
can greatly benefit themselves by sav
ing some of the surplus money which
invest it into some sort of enterprise
which would pay, it would be a splen
did nucleus toward building up our
people generally in a business way.
We understand quite thoroughly
that before the war was declared few
of our people, according to the wages
paid .them, were able to save much of
what they earned because wages were
so adjusted in many of the Industries,
that colored people were generally paid
only enough to .meet the actual costs
of living. But not so now. In many
instances our people have been organ
ized and are being paid the same wages
as any other people performing simi
lar service. Since wages have been
adjusted to enable the working man
to both live and have a little to save,
It Is indispensable that a most strenu
ous effort bo put forth to reach our
people generally everywhere, and Im
press upon them the important lesson
Wei can't accomplish any great thing
Individually, for two very great rea-
Members and friends, please come.
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Bailey have
a very fine little hoy. Mr. and Mrs.
Jim liailey of Chattanooga are visit
ing here. The two little daughters
of Pvt. George Perry are ill with
whooping cough. Mrs. Alice New
some is very ill. It was reported that
Pvt. George Uerry was wounded In
France and would be home soon. We
were sorry to hear of that, hoping
that he will soon return. Mr. Nelson
Parks died Tuesday night. Ho
leaves a wife , four brothers and one
sister and a host of friends. Mr.
Harmon Parks received an honorable
discharge from Camp Sherman, Chil
licothe, Ohio. He is at home once
more among his many friends. Miss
Nina Newsom, Miss Ida Buchanan,
Mr. Harmon Parks and Mr. Calvin
Sebastain visited the A. M. E. Church
at Lynchburg, Sunday. They all re
ported a fine time. Service conducted
by Rev. Caswell. The Presiding El
der was present and rendered a fine
Somewhere In France.
Misa Nina li. Newsom,
My Dear Friend: Your letter was
eons, the one that few of our neoule' received anl I was Indeed glad to hear
i,o tv,. m. f ii, ,, from you. I am quite well at this
save the means to launch finance ana ... . , ,,t
t writing. I was sorry that your letter
parry on any great enterprise of thenj' Came back to you. I hat been trans-
through every available opening. With
the exception of "Bulldog" Williams,
he was the best ground gainer. "Red"
Walker, the lighting terror, of the
I'liion aggregation, broke through the
heavy Hampton line time after time
and thereby stopped the fierce on
sluughters characteristic, of the Sea
sider'a team. "Bulldog" Williams was
easily the star of the Blue and White
squad. His long drives through the
line had a telling effect on his op
The Hampton warriors outweighed
their lighter opponents ty many
pounds per man, but the speed and
confidence of the machine-like aggre
gation from Richmond completely
offset the difference in weight.
Hampton opened the game by kick
ing off to Union who began to advance
the bal. On second down Hucles in
an attempt to circle left end wrench
ed his knee. Here the pigskin began
to shift from side to aide with both
teams punting whenever their goal
was threatened. Only twice was either
goaj line seriously endangered. In the
second quarter Hampton, by continual
drives iby their full back Williams,
drove Into Union territory at a rapid
pace until the Union "Bulldogs" brac
ed themselves and refused to let the
plowing back go farther. After the
beginning of the second half the Rich
mond soldiers charged with renewed
vigor and were within twenty yards
of the Seaslders's goal before they
Hampton lost her host opportunity
to score when Long allowed a pass
from Nelson to be knocked from his
hands by Cogbill, who broke up many
attempted passes of the Hamptonlons.
Union's hope for a touchdown went
gti-.-ti;ne. ing when the renowned Cog
bill fhUed to retain Hucles' pass over
the goal i.'ne. A long pass by Hamp
ton at the i.'ose of the game brought
a little conhujon to the loyal Union
rooters, but this jyas ended when Capt.
Hucles raced pvef nijd-fleld and baited
Dec. IS, 101S.
Dear Santa Clans:
I am a little boy, two years old, and
am very smart. I can help my sister
bring in kindling for our mother and
I try to sweep the floor. I want you
lo bring me, something nk-e, 1 "Will
not say just what 1 want, but what
ever you bring I want it ta be nice.
Please remember the little boys and
girls whose fathers went to find the
Kaiser. Don't forget my mother, be
cause I am crazy ah nit her.
Your little boy,
Wm. JENNINGS Jr.,
i ,.., iiiij union, ten of w bom are entertained tno conveuuon hi
now living. One son is "Somewhere various sessions fitvd showed the con
in France." There are six grandchil-, venlion among Baptists in the United
dren living. rtructive idea,;; prevailing throughout
The deceased was a faithful mem- the State of Texas under the lead
ber o'.' the A. M. E. ('huh at Mt.1 States. Qu'!e a mtmlbw of dfeUn
.luliet, having joined at the age cf most thoroughly organized -state con
four teen years. It is sa sad to part guished national characters were in
with our dear mother, but God l-ir.mv,a at tiendance. Nfltable among them
best Our loss is heaven's gain. All were Rev. Edw. P. Jones, D D., pres
tluit loving hands could do was done ident of the National Baptist Conven
er her, but) God saw fit to take her, tion, who spoke ca Friday afternoon;
to Himself. . ! rev- Henry Allen Boyd, of Nashville,
n,n. mother Is e-one. nur cheerful' Tenn., (secretary of the Sunday School
olished a great deal by being associat-. ,hii-linr and our nride. I Congress Movement, who delivered a
! e l with you all, and together with my j '' ne ts ar0 cnlsiu.(i; the earth's special address before the magnificent
schooling. How is Mr. Herbert.' now , ,,.,,! ,.n.f,,,r ,lP mother died. i audience Friday night; Rev. i. II.
is he enjoying his French lile.' 1 have Her d.u,fillteri
nut been quite ss fortunate. I sup-j LIZZIE BATES.
pose that I will got over there by
spring. This is one more rainy c:in-
try. It rains almost every day. There TIt; Fl-TUllIi; qf OCR RED CROSS
is no enu to tue num. un our nay ,
through the States the Red Cros was
Vel'V tlt'c I!) US. lliev guU u num.
Mrs. 11. II. Carson.
liv dear Mrs. Corson;
1 arrived safely overseas, and had a
verv pleasant trip. I have seen many
interesting scenes. I have been in
abseolutelv good health. Are you as
busv with the Red Cross work as
usual. I must admit that you are
ii true natriotic citizen. I have accoin-
Dec. IS, 1918.
Dear Santa Claus:
I have written you several times and
now I am writing you again. I am
growing real fast, and go to Sunday
school with my daddy. I have always
told you what to bring me, but this
time I am going to leave it to you.
Just bring me anything a little girl
my age should have. I am four years
old. Remember my big maim and big
papa In Columbia and grandpa
Jennings. Don't forget mother and
daddy. Hope you will think of aunt
Lill way up north.
Your little girl,
MARY EDWIN JENNINGS,
P. S., Be sure don't forget my little
buber. I love him so much.
cakes, cigarettes ami good hot culiee.
Ce:s I certainly did enjoy my trip
through-dho States. The scenery much
more interesting in the States than
here. Give me old V. S. A. It is
dearest place in the world. Give my
love to Marv. I suppose she is still
I having fits over Lee. Tell her to not
worry because the war is alniot eud
j ed. I will be glad when it is ended.
! I urn stil working in the olTice. The
rumor was out all over Landon and the
j camp that the war was ended. Yau can
i just judge for yourself how elated
the boys were. I was same what
elated myself. We arn well fed over
here. 1 read in "Empey's Over the
Top" about the English black bread;
so I have had the opportunity of eat
ing some of it, but I like it very well.
We were paid yesterday. We were
paid in English money. You ought to
have seen the boys trying to count
their nioney. I was among the crowd
. I will have more news next time.
Priv. WILLIAM L. W ATKINS,
4735416 Company M. 814 Pioneer In
fantry, A. E. F. England.
I ('look. 1). D., representing the Pro
gressive Baptisti Convention of Ark
ansas; Mr. A. G. .Price, in charge of
the National Exhibits from the Na
tional Baptlist Publishing Board and
Sunday School Department; Rev.
Wm. Dicks, D. !.. the National In
structor, who held services uich
(Continued from page 1.)
The Roll Call of the nation Is thus I
to be called at Christmas time that,
through the enrollment in their Rod
Cross, the American people may send
a message to our soldiers still overj
1 11., n.,nlnj i,P Iho M-nHrl .
that w'arc not meVe.y wHh ! "-ofar as Negroesare concerned was
morning, and who conducted the I lap-
tint Irstitute; Prof. II. B. P. Johnsonl,
tilie National chorister.
iA new epoch in religious aftairs
seeing our arms united with our al
iunde on the afternoon that the half
seeiJlA mil in i i, uiiiivu "mi i " i , ,, . . .. .
i, P .,,... .w ,. anon,,,,! Tiiii'.ion dollar drive was opened,
u -pose i hat the love, the sympath? flowed a side did speech de-
and the intelligence ot all America ! lred by Mr. L. W olfe presiden or
shall be rededicated to the permanent I ,lu' Texas . white Pap ist Convention
service of mankind. aml chairma.ni of the Democratic Lxe-
ITENRY P DAVIDSON, cutive Committee, who when he had
Chairman of the Red Cross War, nnisueu a "iubuci ij- wiiit ea,c n,c
Dec. 5, 1918.
Dear Santa Claus:
I am a littl eboy 3 years old, and
I have been a good little boy all the
year, please bring me a large automo-
bilo so I can ride In it, atorpedo boat,
a sailor suit, and plenty of fruit of
all kinds, candies and nuts. Please
dear Santa don't forget my grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Carter,
also grandma, Mrs. Irene Hunter, bring
Dec. 10, 1918.
Dear Santa Claus: ,
I am a little boy eight years old, my
little sister is six years of age, I want
you to bring me a wagon, and a little
automobile, two tin soldiers and a
train with two coaches and bring me
some apples, candy, nuts and oranges
and a- box of popcorn. My little sister
wants you to bring her a doll and a doll
bed", and a story book, Santa please
dont forget our mother and father,
bring them something nice, my mother
likes to read my little sister wants
you to bring her a rocking chair, and
apples, oranges and candy. We are
trying to be good children, so Santa
pleas bring our things to us.
Your little friends,
GEORGE EDWIN SNBLLING
MARY ELIZABETH SNBLLING
1722 Thompson Street,
Dear Santa Claus:
I am a dear little girl, 16 months
old, walking and talking, sometimes
good and sometimes bad, but I want
you to bring me something Just the
same. Please bring me a rocking
chair, doll, buggy, teddy bear, a little
set of furs, and anything else nhe.
Don't forget the goodies, and remember
trandma, mother and daddy, all Hm
others and especially Uncle Erne3t in
"Vour little girl,
MARGUERITE FRANCES ALLEN,
1700 Jefferson Street.
Dallas, Texas. After reaching the
high water mark for religious, ed
ational efforts by putting on a half
million dollar campaign, the Baptist
Gtheral Convemtaclnl 'of; Texasi ad
journed here Sunday. More than
two hundred fifty thousand dollars
was raised for conventional purposes,
forty-one thousand of this being for
education and one hundred severatty.
one thousand for Home and Foreign
Miissions, It is stated here tlliat the
largest bulk of financial work even
reported resulted in the convention
that held ita sessions in the Mt. Rose
Baptist Church on) Crowdes Street.
The convention opened with an ex
cellent iprogrant Tflie masterly ad
dress by Rev. L. L. Campbell, D. D
who has presided over it-he body for a
number of years dealt priotically
upon every phase of the) racial
achievements and developments. His
hundred dollars towards religious edu
cation in the state. He was fol
lowed by Dr. J. B. Tidwell,. ot Baylor
University, who spoke for nearly an
hour on the advantages of religious
educational training. Then Dr. O.
L. liailey of the Southern Baptist
Convention, with a number of others
was introduced. It was announced
during the sessions on Friday that
the white Baptist ministers would
throw open the doors of their churcih
es Sunday and that they daslred thtif
the convention send them speakers
for the monning hour, and that Dr.
Trultt's church, the most magnificent
church edifice in Dallas, would be the
scene of tihe mammoth mass meeting "
on Sunday afternoon, where one bun-
dred fifty select voices under the na
tional chorister, would be heard
singing the inational jubilee songs as
prepared and sent out at the National
Baptist Publishing Board at Nashville.
The convention went on record
as ipled'ging continued support to tihe
great Theological and Training Sem
lnary which was purchased at cost of
twenty-five thousand dollars and lo
cated at Nashville. They cheered to
an echo tihe telegraphic reports from
the rally pulled off at Nashville in
the interest ot the school. Ill was
statedJn the convention that the
complete transfer had been made and
the property turned over to the
trustees. lAll the old officers ot tlhe
convention were re-elected and hq
committee on time and place recora-
mended that tihe next session be held
at Beaumont. Dr. L. L. . Campbell
the president, and Mr. David T. She!-,
ton, the secretary of the convehubn,
with' the trustees aiml the members ot
the various boards received commen
dation from the messengers of 'the.
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