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c O $ v y] c cL C J The Honolulu Star-Bulletin sings: "Be It Ever So Homely, There's No Face Like Your Own," In Vladivostock folks are rather free, with the alphabet, using up as many letters as they please, when they please, and, bclievo us, they don't please anybody but themselves by doing it. The other day we had to ad dress an envelope to the Instructor of a playground, corner of Guydamoxkaya, and Svetlanskava streets, Vladivostock. Armistice Day Is coming, which re minds us to give thanks that these days we don't have to twist our tongue out of shape pronouncing Yprcs, Prcmzsyl, Xoulxo and Ichtcghem. Just to show how all the world (ex cept the landlord) loves a lover, we'll call your kind attention to the follow ing, clipped from the Kansas City Star: Four beautiful 5-roorn apart ments; on boulevard; price reason able to right parlies; no newly weds. no children, no dogs. Owner, U 087. Star. An eastern college professor has sued for $115,000 damages for being fired. Which makes it appear that It Is more remunerative for a teacher to bo dis charged than to stay on the Job. It Is much easier finding a needle In a haystack than a husband who doesn't know belter than his wife how to run the house—to hear him tell it. A swarm of bees raided a candy kitchen at Manhattan, Kan., dphîne out the patrons. They held the fort until tandy was gone. t A clothing manufacturer tries to doss over the present high pant prices also coat and vest prices) by pointing lo the fact that men In Richmond. Va., in 18Ü4, had to pay as high as $150 for a new pair of rants. Be that as It may be, we would rather pay the present prices or the Rlohmond prices than wear pink pants like they are asking the men of England lo do. Pink pants! Do you get that? And with ruffles. tool "Volunteers wanted. One thousand sportsmen of good social position to wear, upon a given day, new fashion for men to bring back color and line into masculine attire." That Is the advertisement of Henry Parkes, who calls himself a "dress pioneer," whose creed is to throw off dark unsymmetrlcal garments and wear Clothes of bright hues, brilliant In cut and "expressive of heroism and ro mance." Parkes suggests as suitable male at tire "Black frock coat with ruffles, pink breeches and silk stockings with garters.'' "Men must have courage," Parkes declares. Either that or they must be a trifle off in the region Just above the cars. The public has something of the ap pearance of a football in which Capital and Labor teams are roughing it. Selling wildcat stocks is easier than disposing of dollar bills at par when one deals with a fish that refuses to see a hook in tho baft. New Y'ork banker says a young man's life should be a daily batle for the Job of the man Just higher. Probably the young woman's life should be a matter of continuous striv ing for the young roan who gets the Job of the IUgher-up. During Walter Content's absence from New Y'ork City a number of men moved into his home last month. They moved out yesterday taking $10,000 worth of goods. A New London, Conn., builder has ad vertised for carpenters, offering "beer and sandwiches at 3 o'clock as on extra inducement. Naval Lieutenant J. W. Gregoery dropped his pocketbook In Constanti nople several days ago. It was picked up by a Turk and reached Gregoery In Kingston, N. Y., yesterday. Jack. Immigrant Belgaln police dog. Is beginning to fear he isn't welcome In America. He was ejected after entering a Portland. Oregon, church Sunday and was expelled whence went to school yesterday. Milwaukee, Wls.—Revenue officers are flooded with applications to serve as prohibition sleuths. The word went forth that the "sleuths" must sample uU suspicious fluids. John Alves, of Springfield, III., 80, the baby of a family of five children, all living, whose ages average 90 years. Is visiting his eldest sister, aged 108, for the first time In sixty years. WILF SHOP TO OPEN TOMORROW Wilmington women will be pleased with the many pretty materials and styles that arc to be found in the gar ments of Wllf's Apparel Shop at Nos. 7 and 9 East Seventh street. The* shop has Its opening tomorrow when many fascinating models will be placed on j-ale. The store has an attractive ap pearance with Us ivory and blue trim mings. The shop will carry a complete showing of coats, suits, dresses, walsjs, skirls and furs, all of which are dear lo a woman's heart. In tho suits will be found velours, sllvertone, broad cloth, serge and oxfords. Tho models ;re both tailored efforts and fur trim med. The suits arc in all tho wanted shades. The coals arc of both cloth and fur. .-■ith fur trimmings. In the dresses are lo be. found many fascinating models ■ ■r serge, hand embroidered and braid irimmed, georgette crepes with fasci nating designs of beads. Tho waists are in all shades of georgette crepe, crepe de chine and shop also eirries many pretty i uesigns in voile and batiste blouses. The store is an added attraction to this city, and will appeal to every one who visits it. Vs ■ ENDEAVORED IN CONV MlfJN ■ State Society Opens Annual Meeting in West Church Today ELECT OFFICERS THIS AFTERNOON The twenty-ninth annual convention of the Delaware Stale Christian En deavor Union opened tins morning in West Presbyterian Church. The morn ing session was given over to regula tion and assignment of dclegitcs. This is the first fall rally held by the Stale Union shice November. 1217. Due to war conditions and many of the officers being abroad, the rally Iasi year was omitted. Dr. Ewms Roberts, of Milford, wh was u V M. C. A. worker and William B. Foulk, vice-president, wore in vice overseas, get-together rally and at it plans will •be formulated for the coming year's work. Both the president "Echoes from Hie Worlds C. E. Oon ferenee. ' are to be glvci by Dorothy H. Krauss, of Grei-nblll Presbyterian C. E. Miss Krauss attended this confer cnce recently held .n Buffalo, and lias many interesting facts !•» present. The delegates will be entertained at s. r Tlic meeting today Is a The afternoon session opened nl 1.30 o'clock, with devotional exercises In charge of the Rev. James Dougherty, assistant pastor of West Presbyterian Church. In the absence of S. Harring ton Jones, president of West Chris tian Endeavor, greetings were given by William B. Foulk. vice-president of the Stale Union. Tho response was given by Dr. Evans Roberts, State pres ident. FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY BLOSSER """J 1 < - * T* 4 ■ AW-CMort 0WMÎO TUXT mht a'twa SAUÎACE' cmasw -A VA-wC'M(*i. 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(t .J / L ( PAG HA8TV'CRITTER- WoNDER EF1 \ it would do ftHY goodt'put a ) ^ HOT water bottle uH»r YE GO UJHG dors) YE - yE'LV REED REC? FER y 6EF* Ln W HE HX &1T-WI6G01H r O ♦ * c / CARBURETOR TO QAR&cE - N 6EE IF THAT WlU. HELP / y!f \-/r* 's'! rr W HOfifp a ■A' _Led : * y I - Cs) v -a <5) i c r Z)J rr Cà i THREE ACCIDENTS BUT NO ONE HURT Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Woods and Mr. Lobrie, of Philadelphia, while on their way to Wilmington Saturday evening In an automobile met with an accident while passing through Ghes 1er. A Victory pamde was being held at the lime. The auto collided with a trolley ear when the latter made a sudden slop. The front of the auto was damaged but fortunately no one was seriously injured. The parly had two other m nor accidents before reach Ing Wilmington, but were again for tunate In escap.ng injuries. They spent yesterday with Mr. Woods' parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Woods, of No. 1100 Lan caster avenue. Watch tho Want Ads the coming week for business opportunities will be many. local hume« between the afternoon and evening session. The following program will be given 8 o'clock, music; 8.U5 the Rev. this evening; o'clock, devotional service, Millon 11. >lim ; 8.20 „ -lock, contralto >■•:•'. Virgin-. W. I nil. I , H , j o'clock, address. "A Pa ,ion of Large Dim m , n, 111 It- v „ |I Slraughn, I*, h.. Ballinio; Md ; y o'clock, music, offering; 9.05 o'clock, roll call; 9.15 o'clock, installation Del awafe Slate C. K. ollleers. by Hie Rev. V. Franklin Smiley ; 9.30 o'clock, bene j It iiTa pleasure that the convention I hag the Rev. James II. Slraughn, of Baltimore, as the principal speaker at lonlght's session. At one time he was state president of Delaware's G. E. .Union, and ha# i boat ol friend# b#th in Wilmington and throughout tho Stall The officers of the Union are: Pres ident. Dr. Evan» Roberts; vice-president, William B. Foulk: treasurer, Edgar D. Pebples; acting secretary, Miss Etta M. Reeves. . diction. DUI'ONTS WOULD BLOW COURT HOUSE WALLS It was slated todvy that the duPont Powder Company has made an offer to raze the uhl Court House building at Tenth and Market street*. The work of pulling down the structure with a steam windlass and block pulleys is progressing very slowly, and will take considerable lime at the present rate of speed. Meanwhile the excavations made by steam shovels of the ground about the edifice has proceeded so rap idly that the earth has been cut away clmost to the foundations of the Court House on the Eleventh and the King street sides, i The duPont Company, It Is under stood, Is willing to employ Its own experts In blowing up the building walls and ' guarantee that no damage other than that of bringing down the building Itself will result. The iluPeni building is near to the The Company has de Court House, velopcd a new dynamite charge, the force of which is so confined as to bring down Hie walls of a building blown up within the limits of the building foundations. T1IÎC CITI I itll/ A CL'L it 111 lO T ÜLLU VY nrnsxaro .. . n i WRQNf, MAN FOKCASHi " ,lUl,u * UHUROll The police are seeking a young white '»'an who thrust a revolver Ijilo the face of H. C. Krueger, florist of Twenty seventh and Monroe streets, at the Krueger hot houses, laic Saturday night, and demanded money. The would-be robber when Informed by Krueger that no money was to in had, backed off the steps and made his escape. . It Is thought that the same man stole a ring (Pont Ike home Of WUUeni Mutter, No. loi West Twenty-fourth street, early Saturday night. Entrance - lo the Butter home was made through a window during the absence of the family. TELL OF NEW ERA TO PRESBYTERIANS A meeting In furtherance of the New Era movement of the Presbyterian Church Is being held thh» afternoon In First Presbyterian Church. Experts will explain the New Era program. They will include the Rev. Merle H. Ander son, D. I)., district secretary>of the New Ena Movement, and Mrs. Wallace Rad cllffe, of Washington, D. C., who will speak In the Interest of women's work In the evening a popular meeting will be hold, when an address will be delivered by the Rev. H. H. McQuIlkln, D. D., or East Grange, N. J. . , .... «- ... •• •' f K° lb# L ru es by II « referee In the SHverbrook Wlldi I game on Saturday, caused an In correct score lo be given oui. The .fore was announced as IN-0, In favor of \V I del, when R should have been IM In the first quarter, the ball wjs In Wll dels possession on SHverbrook . four yard line, nn the next play, silver brook was penaliz'd live yards for holding, which, taken literally, would have taken the ball over the SHverbrook goal line. The rules provide, however, that in such case, the hall shall go one half the distance of the space remain ing between the ball and the offending team's goal line, provided the distance is less than Hie provided penalty. The referee, however, ruled other wise. slating that the play was tho same as a touchdown. SHverbrook will play Defiance at Sec ond and duPont streets next Saturday. IIKTFBEE ALLOWED WRONG (OI NT. A public hearing on the regulation of fish pounds along Ike v-w Jereey, Delaware and Virginia coast, scheduled this afternoon at Uie rooms of the Board * of Education In the Public Building, was postponed until next Mon day afternoon. The meeting will be held under the direction of the United —(■!■■, Engineer office i,.,. FISH POIND MEETING PGslPDNED. PA. LABOR MAY AID STEEL WORKERS P1TTSBUROH, Pa., Oct. 20. (United Press A convention of the Pennsyl vania Federation of Labor will be hold In Pittsburgh not later than November 6 to determine action on a strike in sympathy with the steel workers. This move was decided upon at a meeting hero yesterday In which mem bers of the Central Labor Union pledged themselves to attempt to defeat re election of city officials who have re fused to act on complaints of strikers. NAME HOAR JURY. Samuel Frank Ewart. Newton L. Grubb. Charles J. Jobomn, Charles U. Rupert ami James H uberly have been a J olnl , ;d by aident Judge Herbert L. m ce a commission for the ron j Pmnat , on of a aim „ portlon of the lMl| of B ,. nJamln HoI | elt< at Marshall , needed by , he LeV y Court for the (ltral(r , l „. nln(r of lhc uncoin Highway, The nn(t commission awarded Hollett fsoo, liuo for the land and 1100 for fencing ( m I viill \ GRAPROPHONI -mils i.olmnbla Graphophonc Common stock which was dealt In for the first time on tho New York Slock Exchange on Sat urday, closing at $52'/* a share, soared in the market today. It sold up lo $itl a share during Hie morning and fell buck to PR at 1.3« o'olork. It was re ported a short interest in the stock Is "covering" and had to go Into the open market to get the share#. Today's price was equivalent to t&IO fur the old stuck. REP I HLICANS CONFER. Prominent Republicans from all parts of the State held a conference at the Hotel duPont fïïls afternoon to talk over preliminaries fur tho campaign next year. The Want Ads are tho Information bureau of the world of work. FITZPATRICK SAYS STEEL STRIKE GROWS CHICAGO. Oot. 20. (United Prees). The number uf steel strikers lias in creased llfly per cent, since the men walked out live weeks ago, John Fitz patrick, strike leader, declared la an appeal for funds. He urged organized tabor to come to the aid of the "hungry wives and chil dren of strikers.'' "Our workers will not be starved In to submission," he said. In telling of the efforts of the steel companies to beat the strike, he as serted "even Major General Leonard Wood fell like a sheep" for their propaganda. RECIPE FOR MAKING CUCUMBER LOTION Stew ripe cucumber In a very little water, rub through a colander and strain the juice. Mix three lablespoon fuls of alcohol and lot stand over night. Next day add to the mixture, slowly, one toblospoonful of oil of sweet almonds, and ten drops of tinc ture of benzoin. The lotion Is excel lent for removing sunburn and freckles and softening Die skin. VIENNA ASKS U. S. FOR AID VIENNA. Oct. 78— (United Press. Delayed.)—The Stadtrat today passed a resolution asking the, American Con gres» to aid the city In I* "desperate plight." The shortage of fond and fuel many cause tho death of thousands this Winter. TO OBSERVE ARMISTICE DAY. Governor John O. Townsend, Jr., was a Wilmington visitor this morning. The Governor said he intended to Issue a proclamation on Armistice calling for an observance Day on November 11.