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Su* -I -w, J He waited for opponent*. Then sought them far and wide, Until, by hunger overcome, Heroically he died. A wrestler once decided To grapple on the square; I'll never frame a angle match, He loudly did declare. Ï£B » Sï l'y** M w * ♦ m a » ■ / LOW PRICES M yMHArcQTump Il fil I rll ll I» I rtill I 11 I lULtfl I 1 lUHU Spriggan, 2.08|4, Sells for $425 at Executor's Sale of Horseman's Stock TWO OF HORSES GO TO EUROPE Spriggan, 'i(K< 1-t, fhe star of ihe ex e,-..tor's sale of the horse* of the late Howard T. XXallaec, was purchased on < Saturday by Charles 0. Coolbaugh, of Gwynedd. Montgomery county, for * ' Sprlgg .n will bo eligible to the '.'I.'» trots under the new rule, and was y the fastest trotter raced at the Delaware j matinee race » this Tear. He won the kiO.OUO slake race at the California Ex posillon. imd "ill be raced tho coming s.-asop. William Devvecs, a well-known Phila delphia horseman, purshased Walnni 'laid, a slx-year-old trotter with a ;hvec-ycar-old r-rord of 2 It! 1—4 for kiiXX The five-year-old trotter Dan Morgan went to .1 P Zebley. at *270. Thomas Barry of England, secured two for export In Peter K'emi.z, 215 1-2 and Plasa Bird. 223 1-4 The re maining horse went to Maryland and Delaware horsemen. The sales follow; ' Spriggan. b. g. 2.U* t-4, t. by Baron McK'nney, C C. Ooolbangh. Gwynedd, s<2.') ; Dan Morgan b g. trolter, by Mor van Axvvorfhy. J, P. Zebley, XX'tlmlng lon. *273; Walnut Maid b m, 22.12 1-4. t. by XX'alnut Hall, XXilliaio Dewees, Phll a.lelphla, I4U0; Peter Fleming, b h 2.13.I-& t. by Peter the Great. Thomas Harry England. *2.V>; Idlewlld b g. t. l.y Gregory Ihe Great; XVilltam S. Balre, Wilmington. 2IV>: Native Hose, 1> m. .'2.5 1-2 ,t. hy The Native Hoy Griffith. ..bester. fl.Vi; Helen Holiday, b m. trot .t. by Cnpbearrer John I.auer, Mary ■ nd ?tr>5: Buster E. r g. 227 1-4. t. by . , . gtu loot. Taylor OoodW XArylamt., t20: Plasa B-rd. 1» m. 2-4 4. t. i.on.-denari), Thomas Barry. F,r.«land. »J35; Clemenceau, b g. saddler, hy Grand McDonald Hcuben SalterthralU, XVlimington. 2230. XX' L Pet a * j * go 6 3 GO 6 3 60 6 3 60 6 3 60 5 4 .55 4 5 44 4 r> 44 3 6 .Xi 3 6 33 3 « 33 0 y .00 Results of Last AVeek. .19 21 21-2 .21 10 11-1 QUOITS BID MEN'S LEAGUE. Standing of the Teams. l.enape . Apache .. Mfnltou . -vjilnole . Il'ipoekohacklng Andastaka . Mlnqua .... ' . Ilfawatha .. Mottahoon . XVawasel ... Delaware .. Seminole . .21 21 11—2 . 12 12 21-1 15 6 1S-0 21 21 21—3 . 13 10 21-1 21 21 20-2 21 14 17—1 14 21 21—2 Schedule» This AVeek. Ton'vht—Hoporkohackln* vs. Mlnqua Tuesday—Andastaka vs. XVawaset. Manitou Mattahoon . Mlnqua . Hiawatha sage ... \ndastaka ' îTîttpC .. Xparhe . Hopockahaekln* Friday—Monllou vs. l.enape. 'Is? •*'" ALL Wfl.MINGTON LEAGUE. Stand inn of the Teams. W. L. Prt . 26 9 Non-Partisan . Delaware Elerlris . Baldwin's All-Slars XVnler Dept.. Y. M. H. C.. P. H. H. Brandywine . Hraok-Cx . 24 II 23 12 19 M .54.3 .429 13 . 12 23 .343 .11 24 .310 H 10 25 .286 Schedule for Tonight. Non-Partisan vs Delaware Electric. Non-Partisan Hall, No. 504 Market Mreel. Schedule for Next AVeek. Tuesday— P. B. R. at Brandywine. Thursday—Balwln's Water Department. Friday M. R. C. at Brack-Ex. i Pet l.noo 1.000 .000 .000 All-Slars nt BASRETBALL LIUREH LEAGUE RKSI'LTS. Grace, 28; Brandywine, 12. Westminster, 34: XX'est, 10. Slnnding. XXL L. .1 1 .1 0 .0 1 .0 1 Independent Games. i »Id Sw edes. 30: Defiance. 25 Old Swede*, s-'cond. 19; No. 1 school, 8. Marcus Hook. 25; P. & J., 16. G -ace . Westminster West . Brandy win- .... ,x VöOOGCO-:«S03Ct5CC«OCCOOOÖ«5'J<>!>5>05COOC<C<>3<> «ÂOÎA/ 9yj090COBC:(0099S535009(X i l> Grand Clearance Sal PRICES SMASHED ■ i S Wilmington Bicycle Exchange, i Ô m G rr 8 s ; 913 Shipley St. I Never before in the history of this city was there ever such a sulc. Our complete stock of new up-io-date bicycles is to be sold nl cost. Livery one of them without a scratch or blemish. All must go lo make room t or our new stock com ing in the lirst of the year. Terms or cash. Louis Budin, Prop. ■ oc^>»xcQe«)050oeixcoosoiv9oeo'«ce3C&%x%3Qcac5:5w * « Hp ' s " ' fero 'f 1111 orks; 1 ' Boob if if Doom 1 - I»> HENRV !.. FARRELL. United Press, Stuff Correspondent.) 1 Vr\v vnHK lice 22 Anythin* goes ' ,„7 ,, , " K ' . . .. : In football If >oii get away with It. The rank »I piece of Judgment be comes clever slratesv and great gener alshlp when the play goes through The quarterback who violates all the unwritten rule* of the game In tryliia lo j outwit the opposition I* a hero when ! everything connects But he's a hop«-j less hooh, crowned with bone when tho a habit of doing the things that the first lessons of coaches to green players said not lo do. Hut he got hy with them In every eoA- and li '» the greatest of the groat In the Michigan game will, the hall on Ohio t Ofleen-yard line he called for .a forward pass. The terrifie ohanees , taken need no enumeration. But he got away with It. He pulled similar stunts in every game until some critics j aeensc<l him of not knowing any bet-i Lne of Ihe most notable examples of ( "taking chances" occurred In the Penn Slatc-PItlsburg game. It was State's 1 hall on her own three-yard Une. Hess I dropped back of Hie goal line for j what according to the unwritten law of , attempt falls. Consider ''Chic" Harley, greatest of western stars and on., of Ihe vvond rs of the modern game. Harley had ter. the game should have beed a desperate j punt out. Bui He*» didn't kick. He stood there with the ball In tils hands dodging Pit tackier*. Then Bob Hig gins, the sensational State end. got loos» and Hess tossed tho hall to him Higgins ran 00 yards for a touchdown. The play went through and both were heroes. XX'hal would have happened If the throw had been blocked and a Pitt man had fallen on the hall? They don't always work It that way. ! j Attractions at the City Theatres '•n-tA FOR niREE.'' XX'hen Christmas comes this year It will be celebrated by the majority of theatregoers of this city by attendance at th#» matin#*** or evenlmr performances of .. T „, Kor ThpPC .« u hleh opens Its three-day engagement at The Play house, In the afternoon of Thursday. Hoi Cooper Megrvte Is the author of fhe play and Charlotte XX'alker and Ernest Lawford the stars. M-. Megrue lias taken fhe eternal triangle but rather treating a phase of the triangle he has evolved a comedy on the triangle. He has created situations that would bor der on the tragic, viewed In a less wholesome light. Then he has stepped jout of the picture and as an onlooker lias pointed out the fo'ly of being tragic over Imaginary wrongs. The 19 Tunny In W*'* f* ct has been partlenlarly attested to bv the run of one entire year at Maxine Elliott's Theatre. New York, and the run of the production In Philadelphia. which was Just completed lasl week, The company presenting the play In XVlimington Is Ihe only one of the the touring the country In "Tea for Three ' that has two stars. Both Miss XXalker and Mr Lawford are prominently popu lar with the public. "ML GOLDEN GIRL." Favorable reports are coming In to The Playhouse on the engagement of mcîü ( ^medy.'whlch" e is to r come llX local theatre the last three days of the year, beginning Monday. December 29, is Victor Herbert's latest attempt in light opera musical scores And Judg ing from the favor bestowed upon It In other cities. It Is the popular com-' poser's best work. Robert Emmett Kenne, who was there last season with Mltxi. In "Head Over Heels." is the chief member of the cast presenting "My Golden Girl." 'SEE-SAW." At The Playhouse, beginning Monday evening. December 29 Henry XV. Sav age will offer his latest musical comedy; 'hit, "See-Saw," straight from a three uionths' run af the George M. Cohan Theatre. New York, with the original cast and production. This latest must eal comedy, bearing the Savage stamp. is unique In that it possesses a r^all plot, furnished by Earl Derr Bigger»,:^ who also supplied the lyrics. Louis A.| Hirsch, composer of the score for "Going Up'' and other successes, Is re-i sponsible for Ihe excellent music of. "See-Saw." Tho cast Includes Doro-|f, Ihea Mackaye. Mabel Bunyea and Frank Carter and others. Beginning today, at tho Majestic, Pauline Frederick will portray. In her (latest picture. "Bonds of Love,'' one of the most forceful and dominating por-|Kay trayais of her entire career. She trays Ihe character of a woman of training and superior ability who l« forced through inexplicable manner, to assume the position as u governess. It would spoil good, interesting entertain ment he. go into detail about the story XVil.li Miss Frederick appears little Frankie Lee, best remembered for his appearance as the erlppl r d boy in "The Miracle Man," several months ago. "BONDS OF LOVE/ "\\II\T EVERY WOMAN LEARNS." The outlook of a woman upon life al-| ways Is moulded by the life she Is however 'umetira> <• tho breaks go the othe |* " a J Take the c»»o of Herb Kempton. Yale quarterback, who l«uk chances amt when lhe> faded he became the (arg I I of assaults from the four corners. ; Early In the season he was louio.l for the all-American bam; now ho Is call ed poor. In the Princeton gam*, Kempton tried to pull a play that would surprise Ihe,.* Tigers. On V ale's If» yard lit»»», (ho blonde quarterback called for a lateral pass—a eoiurdlealed play !nvo\Ivlng g double pass and depending upon a pass In h'mseif | n f„u aped for 11» effect. Seville look the pass from Callahan land tossed it wide to Kempton who was [speeding around Princeton's rieht -nd. Kempton nils* i II ind Schwerer, the Prlpc ton snb, snatchi>d the ball from the ground and ran f-r touchdown winning the game. , Again In the Harvard game Kempton trled to outwit the Crimson defense and failed so badly that ho was mad- to look stupid as a Held general. In in a roll down the field. Braden and N' ville had smashed through Kane, the .Harvard tackle, time after lime unit! Vais had advanced the ball to Harvard's i ons-yanl line. Every play up to ll»«t ] 1 mo had been driven wodge-llko Into Kane and he was badly battered Kemp ton evidently thought the Crimson would mass Its secondary defense be hind the weak place in the lln - In an tlelpatton of another drive at the hole through which all tho Yale advances had been made. Kempton thought he mlghl (aken the enemy unaware If he j shot Braden, the big battering rain through renter. He tried that aiftl j round Hie whole Harvard team piled up like a big red wall In front of the | smashing Ell fullback. He couldn't j have gon; through with a tank. Kemp- ; Ion was outguessed. [ I t * \ ( j ! •5^ ^ ■ j , i NiK"' a V «TÄ •• y .n SB CARJ.E WILLIAM/ yirtiwc/tr>n In ''AVhrn a Man Lutes, at the Blullo Today. bought U p j n nn( j d 10 manner lu which 9 '»e Is taught to Mew life by her elders. There Is a girl In lbs story, ' XVhal ; Every XVoman Lcarns.'t that Enid Ben nel ^ portrays at tho Queen, b-ginntng brought uc on a theory t0 " n " uaa " p . u " a which fo.lowed 'eat, drink and bej merry, for tomorrow we die." She will' | iave three prominent male players In SUD r 0rllnir cas » w ho«e cresence p | ' , will further insure an exccllen. enter -1 talnment. Milton Sills and Irving Cum filings will play the lover and husband | respectively. Theodore Roberts will 15 pj a y tbc role of the girl's grandfather, "WHEN A MAN I.OX'KS." Today Earle Williams will make his - appearance at the Rialto, In a photoplay < vv liich Is considered one of the best of ;,| s re ecnl making, "XVlun a Man Doves." Mr. Williams, who Is one of most debonair and handsome of the male screen stars, has a role that Is e»-jj peeially adapted for his screen person fl ||ty. '"XVhen a Man Lo\es," has all t i, B ^arm of Ihe Occident and Ihe r j Pnt an( j combine* both In giving cn i CP tulninont of realism and of truth. — AT THE GARRICK. The holiday bill, which will have its first presentation ut the Garrick Then-! ire this afternoon, is especially allrac-l live. Among other things, and his Scotch revue, are fealured.j includes a real Scotch jazz baud land a number of clever and talented] girls. There are a number of other; features on Ihe bill, including Nancy 1 Boyer nie Hcnngs, in comedy; Cahill and Ro-• malno, in comedy and music; the Four Melody Maids, elngers; Plquo iV Co.. clown gymnasts: Max Xork's trained dogs; N'adell and Fell' ll , in >n edy, etc. * Tom Mc John and Win In "Mary Lmi"; The XX'ant Ads will be helpful for the coming week for manuficturing Inter lest», merchants and all that relate lo ästä 0,1 Sa,uri,a >' with John Mlnnlck runner up. In class R. Sylvester and Harry ; H* > «n 1 tlcil for high noccss'Utlnira slmol-1 ..IT next week. Mr. M'nnlck Icq the daw C .hoot-r* with J ». Riggs run- ' ncr-up. In Claas I» L I Boyce rash i i*; the flehi ami captured i!»« troi.ov 1 ..... r ,.„ .. .... . , , , withstanding ' saver«I splendid scorc7 , _, h , , * . .. , ,,, n ,n ,, n oT I ' , , * -i /i'll*, vv,l "| • c, '''jmte»t « •Iralgm. after Ihe e iimp onshlp event a poui , * p l' •'hoot was held. Voshell wasj .high man. winning three chickens. V. j Wills and Ifusler er-h won two birds. Other chicken winners wer« XVralteo, ! I.oflard. Sylvester, Wendling XV. Min- 1 nick, J. Mlnnlck. While and Davis. Over the WTO traps, ,loe Ben Mes j u, J#c t, was high m-n with two turkeys , 0 hi , crrrtl , nn<t j. Lawson was high dinner , lf .-hiekens with two to h's Pr6d „, W he„ the tr.ps were open 'd it, fonni , of !h „ m WPrP frozen «i„„ 1 | ^ ,. . rmlv * t.e m.gK • in< 1 ' I'f* 11 • 7 , ,wo rmild he us»d and nfbr the I 7°,7 ** -v * 0, J **'!!"'. •* ro ' t ** f' ,i l! ' ,, "tut* was obliged to flnlsh w.lh one * r:, I* TJils prevenlevl hold ng ns many ''vents ns tho club expected to hold, The following shooters were winners j of turkeys: Cy Morgan. G. I.eedom. J TRAPSHOOTING H. Melt ugh, (2 turkey») ; O Bovvinnn, C. E Edward». D. XX'ood. B- F. Holmes, William Pwayre. Tho following won chickens : 0. Bovv man. J. 11 Dawson (2 chickens); B F Holme* P. Jackson. G. P. (J.effy) XX'il Il4nlil Cl i <P dnum, A. Worthington, It n-twson DELAWARE MEETS STEVENS. Special to The Evening Journal. NEXX'AHK, Del. Dee. 22 —Delaware College basketball team will play Ste vena' Institute team of Hoboken, X. J.. In the local cage tonight. Thl* wilt make the second home garao of the season. Last XVednemlay D'davvare defeated the Navy team by a score of 34 to 11>. On . Saturday night tho Pennsylvania I'nl-1 vocally team defeated the Navy by 30 to 17. A game between Delaware and ( Penn Is scheduled for later In the sea son and bids fair to bo one of the closest contests of tho year. MRS. CLARA SHU.DON lit HIED The funeral of Mrs, Clara Sheldon, who died at the homo of her daughter. Mrs. P. B. Staat», last XX'ednesday of [ paralysis, at the age of 71 years, took < place Saturday afternoon from the home ■ if Mrs. Staats, No. 3013 XX'ashlngton street. Many were present at the serv ices at the house and at the interment In Hlvervlevv cemetery, Mrs Sheldon Is survived by her hus- | band, Mark Sheldon : four children, Mrs. Staats, Pemberton Sheldon, Edgar Shel- | don und Mrs. Charles II. Donohoe; six teen vrandehildreii and two greut KruiidehljgTjn. United Hat Stores, Inc. Factory to you Stores Coast to Coast 808 Market St. « J8 •a i m | \V. ,\\> V l\W> vssm. We guarantee all genuine vclcur, $6.50, $7.50 and $9 Boys' Fur Caps Men's Fur Caps ....$4 and $6 Kn't Caps .$1.00 Aeroplane Caps .$1.50 The nobbiest and best caps in the city, with or without ear lugs, $1.50. $2, $2.50, $3 and $3.50. Soft and Stiff Hats, $2.50, $3.50, $4 and $5. If for Xni.is, and do not know Ihe *i/c wr will exrliange for correct si/ 0 after Xmas, or any color. $3.00 ■mni'iijrnTf'n O OIF I F* I "HiVIILv> I En O V ILL^ w» —Tiir ihamo.m» iiuam» » /V y-XA <1»'<awi>r»i">><>nfnwi//A «î*-^ !uî YT'i V/ other Ilur ritf V Ask fo»€'iii-4 hi.a-ttki A MOM* 119» A Ml IMIIM, 95 y«»rv kpowo »a H»a«, Mint. Alw«y« R »!>4» OPEN EVENINGS. ♦ » i •a* SOLO BY DfiUiGISTS EVERYWHfRS i . . , ... , t.?.?!',«- *n,i *?» .min i ûirnrlse nui » 0 " 1PP J..,m jt WJ . 7?r,.small' Ä me I know want d me but I was again' to Ü Mu. n . me utdè l lh. y X will '„T. \ " ",, „"ore than ths ol' man . : * "tore. . .. „ . .. l nu HA MACKS RTOREflOtM. ^hre'al to The Evening Journal, siKAFOHD, Ifel., Uf»«. W. Hro, ortgl natlng from an overheated stove, dam aged the storehouse of Mill Smith, at Reliance, on Saturday. The tire had burned a hole through tho lloor and the stove had ea'cd In when the BOCD entered tho bulldlmf. , O.P .BUSWER 0i . 5 / fp n i-T I« r 1 ""ff 'x HI r^r i m n I V *> B \1SZ d J mm A Vieil I« Our I Salesroom ConvinceYouTlial ^ Onr Modern High* & I grade Bicycles Are c i Moderately Priced ! For the Holidays | ; Raymond H. Stout ^ 614 French St. ^ WILMINGTON'S 8 LEADING BIKE STOitE. OPEN EVENING«. A ' «^«aocotseoccoocccbMaoo^ Will «VW* : .VVVMWWW VV W WWWWWVW W WlVVUVWVVVWVWUUWVMWWWWMWVWWVHmW» e The Woman Who Buys Him a Box For Xmas Won't Be Laughed At ■ Q Mm •Î It'» a standing joke that the woman who buy» a man a box of cigars looks for a pretty picture on the box, and never thinks of the cigar's quality. HAVANA SPEAR Cigars. The box is plain—the cigar good—and the man lo whom she tends HAVANA SPEAR will praise her judgment. * .* S ■ • I But the can't go wrong with •• The Cigar Store at Your Corner Will Sell Yon a Bex * 5 ■1 A man-to-man smoke is HAVANA SPE1AR—a real Xmas gift from one good fellow to another. Why not send him a box as a gift? In 3 Sizes: Bi(j Havana Spear. lOr Imperial , I Sc, 2 far 2Sc Rof/al in Silver Foil. 10c In 2 Boxes 25 and 50 HAVANA SPEAR is a really fine c'gar at an inexpensive price. And it's big and generous in size. - S % e T \ ■ w* i >(*V ' i vs-t . CTiè#' -i to J Sclak & Hoffman, •' -C4 - MAKERS 509 Shipley Si reel For Sale by All Dealers i ♦ 4 / m. I-VC T .c.J -HE® i. *171 mm OiMMMl LftUiV W»(U«( LA4 «.Mil « IN I X« .1 GAM1 1 A bl, urn.. .. bill'll lor l.m.rr.w evening for the girl-» of the XV'llmlng ton High School uml member» of tho } Alumni Association, o'clock, the girl«' Heginnitig at k vuslty basketball . ^ learn will clash with the fast Alumni team In Hie gymnasium of tho school. ... Xfb r tin game then wil tu- done ng. n.e Ahm.nl will pr.-s.-ni « lining ha - Püflfronl. .ivhI » Xpert lo fclvo Im« younger ü h«M run fur honors. A Hiuail admission will bs charged and It Is i hoped a larg. number will attend. Th., probable lineup ..f the two owa i W H S. XV Chapman, f,: H. Seller, r,; M. McCloskey, J e. captain) : E 1 H liehen, s. e.; A. Marston, g : S Jacoby, > f X I fit I l Jt. n ] . , V / r V ;jr _ CIGARS : 9 I FOR THE HOLIDAYS i : .1 ? Adlon, Mapo-Cubn. Murial, Soldier Maid, rhil adclphia Hand-made, Havana Ribbon, 44 » and tdLc:». Cigarette and Jar Tobaccos in Xma» packages Pipe» and Smokers' articles of all kind». Most men find a good cigar one i f their keen- d est pleasures, particularly after a zestful meal, 9 and cherished among other things is a box ol jj quality cigars. Today we point with pride to » j select assortment of cigars—the kind that men n have found satisfactory after every possible test. | pur ^chases. 9 \\ 8 s : i rl ; \ •ii : ; I - y. I M. KENYON Iw 1 if I n ^33 Market Street ,-f .'t i ; ; -i ; : : - ; .r.rir4rk»aic»;i^r>rH ht: l6fc«i ' Ü "'t fe A. aiiho| , K ; M nitchcn. M. Fell, f | 1 IlH S ON TRIP TO NORWAY. Special lo The Evening Journal, sKXKuiiL Del Ike St—New* was .. nul her ueatll i f ArUlur )>oul»on, formerly emneeted Delaware Ship Budding Ce... . Th vV j 1 • * * ' * .. hlB ^ ^was selied with a coughing »pell. , which resulted In Ihe 7 * ' --'■ The sh'p phys'el. i. le id tf.c young man alive until No-way was ; reached. Then he was earned lo a hubpltal where he died.