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P. 0. S. OF A. SHOWS
MEMBERSHIP GAIN
DURING THE YEAR
Special to THE: EVENING JOURNAL.
DOVER, Del., Aug. 22.—Tin- annual
encampment of the State Camp of Del
aware Patriotic Order Sons of America,
will convene at Camden, on next Tues
day. More than l.Til delegate» and
oHirers are expected to be present The
meeting promises to be one of the most
interesting in recent years, because of
the lively contest for otliees.
The present oliicer* include: .lohn W.
Tsrbutton, of Leipsie, stale president;
\V, H. B. Maxwell, Wilmington, state
vice-president; Thomas F. Dunn, state
secretary, Dover, and George E. Auster
muhl, of Wilmington, state treasurer.
The present membership of the order
shows 2.INMI, a large increase over last
year's report.
The sessions of the state camp will
held in the grange hall. Camden.
The delegates and visitors will Is- met
aj Wyoming, on Tuesday morning and
headed by the life and drum corps, <
hiugtou Camp. No. H. of Dover,
will march to Camden, to Grange Hall
The visitora will la- welcomed to the
town, after which the business of the
state camp will begin.
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STEVENS ONE BOSS
THAT ALL LOVE
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Albert Kuggins, of Philadelphia, de
livered an interesting lecture ia»t even
ing before the Arden Single Tax Club.
Hi» subject «a» "Functions of Govern
ment." Mr. Huggins referred to Frame
Stevens a» "the Bom of Arden. To
know him is to love him," the »jieaker
Mid. Following the lecture there were
several five minute debate» participated
in by Dr. E. K. Moore and Arthur An
drew». In the open theatre tomorrow
evening the Players' Gfrnld will present
Mulm« l ae-iir."
CRAB STARTS BOYS' EIGHT.
Several white and one colored
OfWtbrjr engaged in a hraw] last
evening at Sixth and Market afreela.
The trouble arose after the colored
h'y ann unced that he was about' to
eat a live crab. The white boy waa
opprsed to cannibalism In Wilmlng
ton and the fight followed.
AN INCIDENT OF GETTYSBURG
By MARY ELLA MK'HEXEK HOOI'ES, July, 1013.
Unfurl your flag* and raise them high,
Honor soldier« »ho had to die.
At Gettysburg from far »ml neat
Many meet again this year.
Where
Came the blue and the gray, lave» aglow.
god fifty year* ago
vor
bo longed to join the vest
One
Felt >he ye.lining in his breu«i.
Of transportation he knew not,
Therefore he conceived a plat
To meet nie brethren at the o*mj)
£ en though he liera me a trump.
A »oldier of fifty years ago,
A veteran of the war, I trow.
Three days along the road he -pi d,
Trusting the country folk ror oread.
Learning his mission, they etieefed his
way.
Spread the best that in tnetr larder lay.
Gladly gave him shelter for the night.
Hoping thereby to make hl« Journey
bright.
«\s he tramped on day by day
(Tiltwu^feiF probe in nis pocket lay.
When the tented city he had found.
Exhausted he »ank upon the ground.
Almo-t youthful the next day,
Hi- sorrow» seemed to pa»« away.
All day long in joy he basked.
What more happiness could he asked
Thin to meet with hundred» dear.
Comrade« not »een for many a year.
But disaster came again,
Frantic almost became his brain.
He hid wandered from his eot.
Left his coat and knew it nut.
Paper» long which he had cherished,
Now he knew that they had perished.
Happy through the day he went.
At nightfall could not find hi« tent.
He tottered, fell, and blanknesa came.
Till the morning light again.
Then fortune spread her »ins«, yon »ee,
Through Lieutenant l^vwrence, Com
pany B.
"A bashful, retiring old man," Drought
he.
"He cun hardly support lum-elf. 1 see."
A Southern gentleman, rorirteou» true,
Knowing what was best to do.
With a very gentle mien.
Called a physician on the scene.
They both were interested now.
The coat to find they Iwdh did vow.
But the «enrrh wa« nil in vain.
They could not find the cot again.
"I hoped vou would," he faltering said,
"An
Ï
norablc discharge, my papers
read.
Through them I had wished to obtain
Transportation home again.
A cherished hope it was to me
Through them a pension sumo time to
see."
down each furrowed
Now tear« ran
cheek,
His heart was full, he could not speak.
The officer and phy»ii mn, »«haiued to
»h«w
Their tears were falling, feigned to go.
orry, Daddy," the physician
"IVn't
''Now refet your**If upon yonr Urtt.
We'll ce» your transportation home
Or we'll pay jour way, it will l>c no
loan."
Quiet and child-like in his belief,
Be knew through them would come re
HUERTA'S PERSONAL *
ENVOY KEEPS BUSY
AT WASHINGTON
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Mexico City to confer with Huerta
personally. De la Oarza attempted to
accomplish In Washington on behalf
of Huerta what Lind waa sent to
the Mexican capital to accomplish for
President Wilson.
WASHINGTON. Aug 22. — Em 1
meterlus de la Oarza. Jr., is the man |
who represents Huerta in the United
States. It waa he who mot President
Wilson and Secretary of Stale llryau
before the President sent John Lind
The Informal reception given to 1
the members of the Democratic Lea
gue, by Its officers last evening was
a pleasant affair. There were aeveral
orchestras and a real Scottish bag
piper. Following the entertainment
a snapper lunch was served.
LEAGUE AT RECEPTION.
When Lieutenant Lawrence went to
lunch
There gathered round him quite a bunch.
At the conclusion of their meal
They had a »ccret to reveal.
Henceforth «belter, no more to roam,
He must rest iu the old soldiers' home.
Now he wa
Could hardly expre
« cheerful, sunny and bright,
ss Ills thanks aright.
''The lieutenant i* a wonderful man,"
»aid he,
'Tint for him what would become ol
me ?"
Though his tears fell os the morning
dew,
HU life assumed a roseate hue.
He thought no more of hl» forty mile
tramp,
From Harrisburg out to the
ea mp.
He turned to the officer by his side.
His sad life's story to confide.
"My life bus not the happiest been,
1 have no relatives, no close friend.
Many firne» I have had no place to rc*t:
Lost paper» destroyed every nope
breast.
1 am seventy eight, horn in Middletown,
Pn.,
A few more thnngs l
in my
von Id like to say.
1 enlisted in sixty-one; the war broke
out,
I served a year in New York und round
about.
Life was a struggle, 1 did find,
Whichever way | was inclined.
As my health was not the best,
The army I must leave, »
m the soldiers' home in Dayton
for awhile.
Then at Washington Hospital some time
1 did beguile.
Since then I have hern without a home.
About the country 1 have roamed alone,
re-t.
1 wa s
Peopft* are not kind to an old man,
know.
When he is
you
poor and help:?*» anti no
w here to go.
When of the great reunion I heard
My heart within me was deeply stirred.
I hadn't much money. Jnsl a little sum.
But I wanted awfully had to come.
With the Grand Army I
touch.
But I wanted to come «o very much.
Saturday dawned, it wa» very fair.
For the few pence 1 had a map lay there,
The first day Die »un wa» terribly hot,
1 wa* giving out, hut I knew it not.
Sunday night wearied I lay
In a ham among the hay.
I would rest, then hobble twenty feet.
But my journey I must complete.
When 1 ended my weary tramji
I could scarcely reach the camp."
'Squiie Grubb, of Ruckmnnsville, Pa.,
Said he had known Klopold Wolf for
many a day.
While 1 write, about me is the Fourth
of July.
And this i» the question 1 am asking
why—
Could not lc»s he «pent in noise and fun
, While gienter deed» might well be done.
I Give the soldier« transportation free.
Help along good works, much that is
not, could be.
was out ot
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Transport the peets just a» well.
Thou better stories they can tell.
! Like .«oldie
dead.
honored
vhen they are
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TWO ATTRACTIVE PRICES ON TWO ATTRACTIVE
PARASOLS.
In plain Pongee with brass or white frames and fancy han
dles, in our regular $2.25 and $2.50 Parasols, which
we will close Saturday for.
Strikingly handsome designs in black and white; also a
few of the fashionable solid colors with Persian borders; all
with the new fancy handles, and Parasols which we have sol i
all season at $3.00 and $3.50 apiece. Saturday,
choose for .
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I The Following Items of Dependable
Merchandise for Saturday's Selling
$ 1.25
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Further show you the advantages ol shopping here and the savings that you make. You
will lind many more items ol equal interest throughout the store. And as an extra ollering 30
|| EXTRA Purple Stamps with every cash puichaseol $1.00 or over on Saturday.
$ 1.90
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SUMMER AFTERNOON DRESSES OF RATINE AND VOILE.
These were $18.50 and $20, and in order to make a quick
and absolute clearance of all our summer stocks,
marked these pretty Lingerie Dresses for Satur
MF.VS BLUE (HAHIIRAY
SHI BTS. •
Attached turn over collars
placket sleeve, poeket. Well made
and cut full. Usually we soil
these for 60e each. All sises to
morrow only for
MEN'S It.60 SHIRTS
(AllHOW BRAND) 11.00
All sizes and a good lot of pat
terns but not every size in every
pattern; an unusual opportunity
to "stock-up" on those fine shirts.
Special Saturday.
CHILDREN'S SHORT SOX
REDUCED
The 25c Plaid Top Sox, are In
we have
$ 7.50
a good variety of colorings and
are reduced
only .
for Saturday to
.19c a pair
day
89c
A
$1.25 BLACK SILK HOSE.
79c PAIR.
These fine Silk Stockings
for women have double silk
tops and soles with high
spliced heels and are a great
bargain at this special one-day
price. All sizes; don't miss
them.
THE POPULAR NECKWEAR
CHEMISETTES
in net and in shadow laces, are
here special for Saturday, in a
fine assortment of patterns,
at ...
( RAPE COLLARS. REGULAR
25c, SATURDAY ONLY, 19c.
Crape Collars with embroid
ered dots, in all colors.
Collars with jabot attached.
Pique Collars and Lawn Col
lars, lace trimmed. These ail in
our regular 25c qualities, are jC
for Saturday only.. 19c f
WOMEN'S FINE SILK LISLE
HOSE. BLACK, WHITE OR
TAN. REGULAR PRICE 25c
PAIR, SATURDAY PRICE,
19c PAIR.
Of specially fine quality with
double fops, double soles and
high spliced heel. y _ . __ .
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Reg- 2.Te for 19e. These fashion
able eollnrs are in embroidered
styles and in eyelet work, carefully
made and properly finished; in-a
word, our regular 2.>e collars which
we shall close Saturday for.... 19c
COMFORTABLE UNDERWEAR
FOR PARTICULAR MEN
and nt a saving that makes if
worth your while to get next sum
mer's supply now.
DUYSKIN, Balhrlggan short
long sleeve shirts and ankle or knee 3
drawers, both white and cream
color. Regular price, 50c u gar.
ment, now only.87 L2e
FOROSKNIT, shirts, drawers and
union suits, in all (he wanted sizes,
the regular 50c garments, now only
37 l-2c, and the regular $1.00 gar",
incuts, now only l!9c each.
WINDSOR TIES.
A great lot of our splendid high
quality Windsor Ties, in plain col
ors and in stripe ties, with plain
color Idas ends, all in the regular
25e grade, are here Special Satur
day at only
SOME SATURDAY BAR
GAINS IN OUR HIGH GRADE
WHITE GOODS.
Our regular 85c Mummy
Linen Suitings, in all shades
now only .fiHc YARD
Our regular 35c and 50c
Whit« Striped Voiles,
fabrics of beauty and elegance,
splendidly spited to the pre
vailing style are now 25c YARD
THOSE SMART GREEN
SUEDE BELTS.
The newest style in 2 and 4
mch widths are here in excep
tionally good quality for
25c AND 50c
You will also find the correct
shades of blue and brown, as
well as black at the same price.
Soft White Kid Belts, 2 and
4 inches wide at 25c AND 50c
All sizes.
.50c EAC H
WOMEN'S VESTS.
Regular 12 12-c quality are
special for Saturday at
onlv, each .
woven
Net
or
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8c
THE LAST OF THE SUMMER DRESSES
WERE UP TO $10.00, NOW $3.25.
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WERE UP TO $7.50, NOW $2.25.
The last call on our thin Summer Dresses goes forth tomorrow and you can get some
wonderful bargains, if you strike your size in the style that suits your fancy. All colors, but
not all sizes of each style. Small sizes of Summer Dresses that were up to
$5.00, now .'...
$ 1.65
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Baltimore Ù Ohio R. R. |
Sunday Excursions, August 24 a«nd September 7
§ 1.50 Baltimore
$2.00 Washington
and Return
Arrives
SPECIAL TRAIN leaves Wilmingtcn 8.42 a. m.
Baltimore 10.10 a. m. Arrives Washington 11.15 a. m.
Returning, leaves Washington 7.00 p. m.
Baltimore 8 p. m.
A MINUTE FROM MARKET STREET MEANS A COUPLE OF
DOLLARS IN YOUR POCKET.
The Final Round Up of the
Best Summer's Business
We Ever Had
Fall clothes arc coming in and as it is our policy to never
carry anything over from one season to another, we have made
tremendous reductions to clean up.
SUITS THAT WERE S22.50 AND $25.00, NOW.$10.50
SUITS THAT WERE $18.00 AND $20.00, NOW'.$ 9.00
SUITS THAT WERE $15.00 AND $16.50, NOW.$ 7.50
SUITS THAT WERE $12.00 AND $13.50, NOW.$ 0.75
in fact, in
Of course we haven't all sizes in every lot;
some of the styles there are only one and two of a kind, but if
you''l take a little time we can suit you and fit you.
TROUSERS TOO.
$1.59 FOR $2.50 AND $3.00 TROUSERS.
$1.89 FOR $3.50 AND $1.00 TROUSERS.
SHIRTS, NECKWEAR AND UNDERWEAR AT VERY MUCH
REDUCED PRICES.
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NO. 3 WEST FOURTH STREET.
Just around the corner from Fourth and Market Streets.
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Brandywine Springs Park
Place That Docs Big Things
Doll Babies and
Carnival Day
TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 1913
fo 1 oclock p. m.
Doll Babies Registered Irom 10 a. m.
at the Park.
Parade ol Doll Babies, boys and girls, will begin al 1
oclock irom the Court ol Honor. Parade wi
the park and linish at the auditorium, where prizes will be
distributed.
11 be through
In the evening the lancy dress parade will lake place,
starting Irom the Court ol Honor at 830. through the park
and linish at the auditorium, where prizes will be awarded.
Conlelti War From 8 p. m.
Fireworks at 9.30.
Prizes lor Doll Babies
Prettiest, two prizes. Biggest, two prizes. Most comic.
Most attractive dressed l»oy and girl, one prize
Most attractive costume lor ladies, one prize.
two prizes,
to each.
Most comic costume lor ladies, one prize. Lady with the
largest hat. one prize.
TAKE PEOPLES HAILWAY GREEN CARS.
Sensational Cut Prices!
10 Per Cent Extra
Reduction On All
Goods for Balance
of This Month
This Has Been Our Greatest August Sale
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Owing to the unlooked for rush of business during the past week we have
made preparations to increase our sales torce tor the remainder ot the AUGUST
SALE We fully guarantee satisfaction to all customers.
Iron Beds I
Big Couch
4
$6.00 »(% nr
Value, v^.ob
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Bargain

$10.00 am rz|
Value, Jt.ju
For the remaining day s
of August you can buy
a fine $8 Couch, up
holstered in
Chase leather.
Only . - -
$7.98
$7.98
MaUress Bargains
$16.50
Values
$ 4.98
$ 8.98
*
$10.60
$6.30
SPECIALS
Solid Oak
Vaines
$ 7.50
Cribs
Dresser
Solid Oak
Chiffonier
Solid Oak 6 Foot
Extension Table
$ 7.98
. $ 7.98
$6.50 <f| do
Values
Handsome
VVArj
£5
Kwjsmi**' u »<»lP«i TO rii
Vi
Rocker
In Oak or Ma
hogany,
$4 value,
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Two from Many
$ 2.49
Big Values in Davenports
SPECIAL
f
Wc are closing
out our Gas Man
tles, upright and
inverted, 20c
value . . .
We offer you this month only, a massive
$38.00 Davenport for
only .
$4.00
$ 2.49
$ 24.98
8c
Value
The Greatest Let o! Winter Stoves and Ranges Ever Ottered In This City Will be
on Exhibilbn in a Short While. Watch tor Our Ads on Ibis Subject.
McMahon's Big Store
6th and
King Sts.
SATURDAY
SPECIAL SALE
Childs' Stores
FLOUR
i Childs' Golden Rio
Fresh dry roasted every few days
3 big juicy Lemons
1 Sweet Sugar Corn.5c Can j
Bl TTER. I A good size * breakfast Mack
Sweet Bloom Print.54c | fre j
Fine, Fresh Tub.i5c bottle Walker's Grapt
25c lb. A good, serviceable Broom.... 10c .
Chiids' Golden Peahury.. .23c lb. ! Quaker Corn Flake.5c ' Uice . ..' "..
Childs' Golden Santos ... 21c lb. Japan Rite.5c lb. Finest full cream Cheese. ..16c IbJ
18c lb.j ßfst White Potatoes..,...39d
(Half bushel basket.)
j The biggest and best loaf ofj
Bread
Ceresota .
PiUshury.
Childs' Best ..
.38c
.38c i
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38c
3 POUNDS CAKES, 10c.
Coffee Cakes, j
5t
Ginger Snaps,
Nic-N'acs.
fit
COFFEE
Childs' Special Blend
Childs
* 621 King Street,
303 King Street,
525 Madison Street,
298 Del. Street, N?w Castle
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