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* r BUY-RENT OR SELL YOUR PROPERTIES THRU THE JOURNAL NEK LEW [Oil 10 TAKE OFFICE i Other Officers Elected in November Will Also As sume Charge Tuesday h d< ai a* BUY TRACTOR AT COST OF $ 2500 ol aJ b' Special to The Evening Journal. DOVER. Dec. 27.—The session of the Kent County Levy Court yester day uras probablj the last session of the present counrt unless a special meeting i* called before next Tues day, uary court will have but one new member two of the present members of court, John W. Sheldrake, of Harrington and Gsorge C. Hering of Felton were re-elected at the last election. court wiil b# H. D. Boyer, of Smyr na, he succeeding Henry I. Beers of this town, who did not eeek re ll n g a: ri si The new court will meet Jan 2 for organization. The new tl SI as o the it h The new member of the E « election. The other new county officers will also take office on Tuesday. Shanff Graham will succeed John H. Bul lock; Coroner Needles will be suc ceeded by Beniamin F. Jester: Clark ,.f <he Peace Jacob Heyd will be auc ,-ceded by Edgar E. Clements; Re corder of Deeds Coverdala will be Edgar H. Atkinson: the Orphans' Court and r b B e li d succeeded by < 'terk o f Cjlerk In Chancery Mark W Cole will be succeded by Ell F. Burris. In addition to the above there will also likely come a change In the county treasurer'# office now fll ed by John 8 Herrtnglcn. This office r 8 h will be filled by the Levy Court. At yesterday # seoaton of the Levy Court, an order was given for the purchase of a Case tractor for use cf the county for $2600. F. E. Maloney was given permis sion to carry the gas pipe line under the tarria road Just south of Dovef of the Dover Gashght Company. The Court ordered 128.000 trans. 'erred from the general fund to the Good Roads fund. b o U P II f t h b MM DIE IN SEA TEMPEST n c i r T t (Continued from First Page.) thro« different distress signal» but wig unable to aid because of kl» »hip's ootidftion and the SOB calls finally dlad out. ■» ti E n NEW TOIRK, Dec. 2 Press)—The storm, tossing >i^mag:ng ships In mid-Atlantic. la The worst for several decade«, ac cording to officers of vessels arriving here today Practically all liners, carrying thousands of passengers, are from a doy to three days late. So far. how ever. no major ships have been re ported lost. Those reported down in London dispatches are believed to be freighters. A thrilling tale of rescue In ihe e.orm of the crew of the British schooner Gordon C. Fudge by the Atlantic transport Menominee was told here today. After the schooner's masts and «ails had been ripped away and the hold filled with water, the Fudge's crew gave up ail hope, oft their course, the crew manned the pumps in a last desperate effort to keep afloat, blown away. an American flag, however, and in verted It on a broken mast. It was this flag that attracted the attention of men on the Menominee which was also out of its course. f United and n b e P t: Driven far ' Ii h n I r tl Y i< o o E d The British flag was Captain Fudge found n A r t* y was Despite the danger the freighter was swung about and with great waves ripping over her decks, her men succeeded In rescuing the crew of the Fudge. I DRAMA f P Am IP UVfiX I/llfililit LliilUUL til I Iaj rURICTUAÇ PI AV inn KM ill/ID 1 LAI _____ e s h d c s o o Approximately 2000 children of this city will attend the Christmas play which will be presented this af-1 ternoon and tomorrow afternoon in t t r ihe Playhouse, by the Community! Service, under the auspices of. the Wilmington Drame League. The play, entitled "While the Chrlstmas Candle Burns," was writ ten by Mis« Pauline K. Vrooman, and the real Christmas spirit pervades it throughout Mayor Harvey will extend tha i Christmas greeting to the chil . dren from the different Playgrounds, the Ferris Industrial School, the children's Home and other ch.rlta . , , .. b, 'Jr tU ï°"l r . , „ „ William P. White, accompanied by Miss Mane Haughey. will lead the singing of carols thm afternoon, and Guy Ford, accompanied by Mrs. Ford, will lead the carol »Inging to morrow afternoon. There are still a few Invitations left which may be secured by ap plying to Community Service in the duPont Building. The cast comprises men. women and children connected with the va rious playground associations. I I 1 t 1 s.. 4 I 3 3 FASHIONS AND FADS. Taffeta frocks for spring make use of ribbon as trimming. Paisley appears to be as popular as ever for linings and entire dresses A novel capo of suede is collared quite effectively with monkey'. Metallic brocades, velvets and iare, are used for the slender sleeve less evening gowns. Embroidered motifs in navy bius silk are used on a wrap—around skirt of camel's-halr in deep rose. A hem-binding of moleskin Is used on a circular skirt, with a front panel of Paisley silk. V BY WILLIAMS OUT OUR WAY WHERE AM l T&KlN' lY! WHY \ I'M TAKIN' if DOWN -fO TU SWOP sos 1 Kin PuY *tVT j 1 NSW WINDERS IN YuAAY . you ordered; lit -foo s COLO fO WORK OoYMERt. Yoo cold per YOUR DELL1 KlY LI L CARCASS 1 MEY* WELL WHADOO you Ymink 1 am , a i »OLAR BEAR ? ; I # OQDun'tTEÖ^ nnnn n r ' inifax V \ • g G 1 -\\ ■ .J VTy 6 -.y f i flJIIS ä\\u \ \ - w% \0> ff 1 Ki m y/ i Km mm 1 I m " M}[ •), UgS ' / g LWV » ®i mm \W N KiA *cimrt THE CROSSlNCr WATtWMAN WAD TÖ CxETAuONCr WrmOuY HIS SHANTY ON YHAY REAL COLO DAY. J 1 Belgian Congo— Cou n try of Gold Diamonds, /ladiam Slorehouse in the Belgian Congo of large quantities of pitch-blends, a radium-bearlng credited with the significant result "Discovery discovery ore—a of reducing the price of radium from $120.000 to $70.000 a gram—has 'served to emphasize the Probable great Importance to the world of this country at the heart of Africa when It shall have been fully developed. buletin from the Washington, of the National •ay« a p CV, headquarter« Geogr»P hir Society. , "In it* potentialities, the Belgian Congo might he called 'the Brazil of the bulletin. Africa,' " continues "Dike the largest of South American States, it is of vast extent, covers the heart of a continent, is situated In the tropics, and has flowing through it one of the world's greatest rivers, capable of carrying an smpire's com the Amazon, It Is only to merce. . _ premier of rivers, that the Congo River can in truth bs compared. Other great streams are longer than either, but none approaches them closely in the volumes of water which they pour into the sea. The average width of the Congo is five miles for about half its nearly 3000 miles of length, and in places It Is much as 16 miles wide. Area One-Third That of f. S. "Perhaps the vast bulk of Belgian Congo can best be understood if one imagines the country lifted bodily and set down on the surface of the United States. Its 909,000 square miles would cover almost exactly third of the area, not including If the southwestern corner . 17 - one of Congo were placed at San Diego. California, the southern boundary would roughly correspond with the Mexican border, and the southeast point of Vexas, rough square, its northeastern corner would lie at Dee Moines and its northwestern corner in Yellowstone "But though this comparison gives a good idea of Congo's great size, its latitude and climate are far different from those of the States covered. If It were shifted to the Western Heml sphere In Its true latitude it would lie astride the Amazon and would Forming a very cover most of the Gulanae and a large »lice of northern and central Brazil. Rftdlo Replaces Savage Drum Signals -What is now the Belgian Congo h a * an unusual history. 'Living stone and Stanley put the country on tho map.' Soon afterward, in 1882, an international committee organ * ze( * a government, called it ( ongo Free State * and selected King Leo P° ld to be its ru l er ' Many irregular itie * in the a dmln iatration of the region were alleged to have resulted from this personal rule, and in 1908 L | eopoldcetlPd *° ® C '' « lu, n- A y«r Uter King Albert f''flS*!""* were pushed in the Congo ana a new constructive era began. .. Measured ln dol!a „ and , ffort p( . nd , di much haa been done t0 open up the Belgian Congo. Fleet« of m From The Most Luxurious Households To The Simplest It is not surprising, there fore, to find MAM MELE'S PAINTS. VAR NISHES AND ENAMELS in homes where good taste and common sense pre vail. UPON V anby ey ** **c nmm I-1 ^e—- A*D oe*ie* IT5. 0RS.CUSS. VAENlSBti«0SH5lu '/j a /s fAsnwfiiffSr. m/M/Msrof. an • -r government as well a s private steam ».r« niw -h„ « ..i — ii er» ply the several navigable kirptphpu nf » h ^ i „ 9 _ XJ n he ^ the / ongo dnd the la kes. Railroads have been built around the various regions of rapids and falls, and are being pushed into the inter ior, and laid to connect with British and Portuguese line, at the borders. Scores of radio «talions have been set up and now fling their message, where In the past savage drum signal, alone were heard. The Bel g!ans even have a trans-Congo aero. plane mail service which rushes Eu ropean mall across the country twice a month on the arrival of steamers at the Atlantic port of Borna, et the mouth of the Congo. "But with all this activity, the sur face of the Belgian Congo's possibil itles has barely been scratched, Enormous tropical Jungles like those of the Amazon valley await proper In the southeast are ex Contains Gorilla-Ilau'inxl Fdcn. forestry. tensive rolling prairies teeming with game, that, with the solution of the tsetse-fly problem, would make ex. cellent cattle ranges. Ani) chance discoveries have shown that the mln eral stores of the country are seem Ingly unlimited. Copper, tin, gold. and diamonds to the t-alue of many millions of dollars have been ex traded. Some coal and iron is mined and it I. believed that much more exists. Now, when science Is finding epoch-making uses for radio active substances, the opening up of what I« believed to be the world's richest radium ores caps Congo's mineral climax. "Congo, is not entirely a torrid land. In the extreme east around Lake Kivu—itself 6000 feet above the sea—rise mountains as high a»| Pike's Peak. In this upland region the weather is delightful and the slopes and valleys are described by travelers as among the world's beauty spots. Nearby the night sky Is lighted by the boiling cauldron of Africa's Kilauoa. This Eden is the home of large numbers of man's ' closest non-human relatives, gorillas. | The Belgium Government la consld • ' ering the setting aside of a large ! area in this region as a gorilla refuge i ^ here the creatures can be preserved '• ,c om the extinction which threatens ! hem, and where scientists may study | them In their natural haunts. Nat-1 urallats have found that unless cor- 1 nered these gorillas are far from j ferocious, and It i« predicted that if I protected they will become entirely; tamed." I FASHIONS AND FADS. An effective use of tucks is prom- i Ised in the softly-treated tailleurs for j spring. A great deal of bright embhoidery is used on simple velvet frocks with low waist lines, full skirts and short ] sleeves. At every matinee dance in the I French cafes one sees gaily printed! handkerchiefs at the wrists of the dancers. New street models feature flare, body type of coats, affecting very dressy lines. I (Conti .ued from First Page.) i I w . . ... . and James and his wife struggling for possesion of a hatchet. ••Williams told me to call the Delaware Hospital; I called the hos pitai and got the fire department." Wilkins said Mr*. Williams said that James started to quarrel with her because she did not hear him. He started to "fight" her, she stated, and In grappling with her. the two fell to , he floor. in an attempt to pre ve nt falling, the Negro™ told the court she threw out her hand and happ^ed to catch (hold of the lamp The lamp, she claimed, fell and struck her husband in the bend .struck her husb.nd in the head. |0NE USED LAMP, I OTHER HATCHET [She denied that she threw the lamp and maintained that her daughter hit James with a stick and not with a hatchet. James turned to Judge Lynn and asserted that he "did not want his wife sent to Jail even If she did fling a lamp at me." After finishing hie testimony. , TWO BARNS BURNED, NEW MARKET. Va, Two ]ar(te barns> 4 ailos 2000 bun . dles of fodder and f „„ and farmI imple . ment , belongi H Garb „ , y nCar Ti ' lal >*rvllle. were destroyed a * >ou * B- C. when marble was fir8 * used. Deo. 27.— nbout tons of a fire of unknown origin on Friday. The loss la estimated at $18,000, partially covered by insurance. Mr.] Garber's herd of 36 dairy cows and 7 horses were barns in safely. removed from the Statues were made of wood until WHITE BROTHERS HUDSON ESSEX wish to extend best wishes for a Happy and Prosperous New Year, also to announce a continuance of their USED CAR SALE, and, as an added attrac tion, will offer you a 1921 Model, 7 Passenger Nash Sedan at Your Own Price This car is fitted with New Tires, has been thoroughly overhauled and will be first offered at the low price of $950. But we are going to reduce the price of this car $5.00 each and every day till it reaches YOUR PRICE. The car will be displayed in our window with each day's price marked plainly. We have other attractive cars, HUDSON SPEEDSTERS, CHAND LER SEDAN, CHALMERS CAB. etc. WHITE BROTHERS \ 1019 ORANGE STREET Phones 1313 and 1314 Ernest T. Kimberly, Manager LOCAL SECURITIES Dec. 27. 1922, I.aird and Company. duPont Build ins. furnish the following quotation» of local securities. Corporation Stocks Bid. Asked Diamond Ice & Coal Co. duPont Debenture Frace tions . duPont Corn Warrants ! ! 2*4 3 Hercules Pwd Co. Pf.l lui i. 2 103«i Hercules Common . Atlas Fractions . industrial Sa lease . i Cnas. Warner Co. Com. IV cl1 "* Warner Co, Is;. rid . Electric Hose i „.ter Common . W minston Gas Co com. 5 'Vilmlngton Gas Co Ptd. 70 Delaware R. R. $% Quar. Com. par. 25. 40 Hank Stork. Central National, par. 100 127 Delà Trust Co, par 100 150 Lquhabie Trust Co. par. „ 100 . 298 4.; Farmers Bank. par. 50 .. 121) Vi 133 Industrial Trust Co., par. 50 . Nat, Bank 100 .. Security Trust Co., par 100 . Union Nat., par. WII. Trust Co., par « ; Continental Life Ins. Co., I par. 10 . 2 j Continental Lite ,.:is. Co. Rights .... 90 80 81 97 94 7 *4 ' VJ 97 9* Rub 100 10 :s 42 i 16d 200 61 . . . 58 Del. par. .. 195 263 O 97 Vi :• I 24 .. 2 00 York Stork K&rhang*. ■duPont Common, sales .. 152*4 duPont Debenture ... I Alias Common . 1 Allas Preferred . N 155 90 Vi m III it Srudebaker Makes New Top in First Hour of Stock Trading NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (United Studebaker Press.)—The stock market opened quiet but strong today. made a new- top on its first quote of ^ j Steel made a gain of at 106S., while Crucible was up >4 at "0'A. i The 8t « el * rou " ls setting smaller as a result of mergers. l^arkawanna, t . . . . ^ absorbed by iselhlehem lias been re moved from the list and Midvale! I ^m tjk/lv ToHow ina-fp«- mnnha^ i, 'ar tori« a Jain «me to the , SUS . ar , h * p ! fore in the early lratiin F- Punta ! A . ,e f* ^showing a gain of one point at 45 *' '' h ' ° M nite ^ lb C * ne Pf* ferred w " re ul '' frac, '°" a,I> ' The sugar STOOP appears im *° have left ,he wr ; r8t I ' , 'î , ' nd it '. J** Present sugar price of 3% cent, la 2 l ' ent8 abov * tbe Io »' Pt !a ; 1 ypar and affords a good margin of profit. A difference of a »out $45 n ton in price means $180,000,000 on Cuba's 6,000.000 ton crop. prl( ,„ incUldcd: stude . baker 141. up %; American Car and Foundry 185, up. >4: Chesapeake and . . „„w, Ohio 71 *i. up hi; Sinclair 32%, up %; U. S. Steel 106%, up %; Cruel ble 70%, up A4; Pan American B. _ .... ... 87. oft %; General Motors 13%; American Loco.. 127^4. up \ : Bald -tv, irai 7.- rflitfornin Pp ^In 13o ,4. up *. California le troleum 65 $4, up %. 141, up S, afterward advancing to 141 The re«t of the motor» were firm. Chandler ai 6 4 and Maxwell at 49 4ü, both being up *4. Steel issue» were inactive. T T . NEW YORK COTTON. NEW YORK. Des;. 27 (United Press.)—Cotton opened firm today January was up 16 at 26.70; Febru ; I NEW SERIES OPEN SHARES now being issued. One Dollar each per month. Make your New Year Resolution a fact by regu lar savings. Perpetual Savings and Loa \ Association N. W. Cor. Ninth and Orange Streets I >. x ( |ssæ»s||* . "vi ; y ... ,. '7 9* ; t i'; ' ' W t/ ùijni S* ■9 ; . ■ , > J Wmm ' •; o X .r» ■t f .. ■ «I 1 This row of well-built houses is located on Tarter street, below Each hou.se contains five rooms and has gas. bath, porch These houses are for sale by the Schwartz Invest* Twenty-third, and cemented cellar, rnent Company. 817 Shipley street. up 26.92. up 25; March 26.95, ary 15; -May 27 cents up 13. FOREIGN EXCHANGE. NEW YORK. Dec. 27 (United I Press. )—Foreign exchange opened easier today. Sterling opened at $4 64-%: francs, .0725: lire. .0605; marks. .0136 cents. $160,000,000 ( HARTER FOR ARMOUR CO. ! Special tn The Evening Journal. DOVER, Dec. 27.—At the Statej Department today Armour and Co.,; with a capital of $160.000.000, was granted a charter. The charter was filed by the Corporation Trust Corn-' The State tax paid P an v °f America. on this charier was IS100. This is said to be the first step by; the Armour interests of Chicago to finance the purchase of Morris and Company, packers, The Delaware < gajd, consists of 16(1.000,000 anthor lzed common ami $100.000,000 au — Oz-NAkT I TIXTC W ILrOWlM ...... „ , „ rt . Philadelphia,Penn sCfOTf,Chester schedule of Tripe. t,eave Wilpr.ngton, Fourth Street W^rf del^^Pi fctu^.unj Philadelphia. $.00 A. M., 12.00 noon. 4 1*1 aid : 30 R. M. . on Saturday«, Sundays and New! J. 1MV 7 30, 1« 30 A. M . 1.30, 4.15 * ld 7 30 P. M. Leave P h d a drlph I aChe s t n ! 11 Strort Wharf. for Wilmington. at aamo ^.irs wilmlngton-Penn'» Gr»v« Routt Leave Wilmington, week-day*. 6.1a, io 00 A. M. 12 00 noon; 2.00, 3.4* f'oo! 8.00. 10.00 and 12.00 P. M On Sundays, 7 45, 10.00 A. M . 12 51 Boon. 2.00, 4.00, 6.00, * 00. 10.00 and 12.01 P M. Leave Penn't (Trove, week-day». 5.35, TOO. 9 00, 11.00 A. M. 1.00, 2 00. 4 31. TOO. 9.00 and 11.00 P. M. On Sunday«. 7.00, 9.00, ^ __ i 00 3 0C. i.OO. 7.00. 9 00 and lit * P. M. al»o of Chicago. it is •nrporation. TRANSPORTATION. I LEAVE WILMINGTON French lit. Wharf, 8 P. M, Si FREIGHT ONLY LEAVE PHILADELPHIA Pier 10, North Wharves I < Race Street) 5 P. M. 11.08 A. M. thorlzed preferred but only $60, 000,000 preferred will be issued in the near future. ( MERCHANTS HAVE PROSPEROUS XMAS Special to The Evening Journal. MILFORD. Dec. 27.—The Milford, hanks report that the merchants of Milford had one of the best Christ mas trades in the history of the town. While it Is acknowledged that I = REAL F.STATE FOK SAt.E. ! 1 $2000 Suburban Bungalow Four rooms, beat; lot 75x200. Owner est. Act quickly. A bargain. igoin King at Tenth St. - —' fhones 5856*57. I FOR SALE IN THE HIGHLANDS well located., ^ Desirable home, containing nine rooms and mod em improvement«, two car». Size of plot, 209 ft. by 116 ft. 9V4 In. Emmett S. Hickman 9th and Orange St«. Garage for j Phone 713. : ( M4DI , rT DI Iv clrmKT , ., nDT : WE ARE IN THE MARKET TO BUY SECOND MORT GAGES ON WILMINGTON AND SUBURBAN PROPERTIES 1*1 I Phone 6895 I 1;_ j i . Orange St. MANION & CO. 8 I 2 King Street Guarantee Mortgages for Investment Keep Your Money at Work at 6 Per Cent. INVEST In « per cent, first mortgages on homes, guaranteed st to payment of principal and prompt payment of Interest. FIRST mortgages never drop in price; stocks and bonds frequently do. Inquire of Delaware Mortgage Investment Company 600 Ford Building, Wilmington. I Phone 1165. I FOR SALE Two-«tory <1 welling. 6 room«, bath, cemented' cellar. Everything about the hou«o is In the best of condition make. Price $1,500. Situated In first-clau neighborhood. new beater. No repairs to Wagamon Realty Corporation Phone 8446 903 SHIPLEY STREET FOR SALE Wc have four 5-room bouges, renting: for a total of $70 per monrtu These houses are connected with the »ewer. The four house» can be bought for $4.500. A real good investment. Atlas Real Estate Co. 302 WEST EIGHTH STREET. / FOR SALE Houses at Nos. ■27-29-31 and 33 Carter St. Each house contains five rooms, bath, porch, gas and cemented cellar. These houses are in good condition and comfortable. They are sold on the very easy payment plan, the carrying charges amounting to only $17.50 per month. Where else can you buy a home on such an easy-paying plan? Your payments are Just the same as in paying rent. See us and leant of this easy plan by which you may own your home. See photo-cut of these houses In todny's issue of this paper. Schwartz Investment Co. 8 I 7 Shipley Street Phone 7865 Open Evenings $300,000 For First, Second and Construction Mortgages Hutchison & Hoey 316 Ford Bldg. Phone 975 rr v the majority of those who reside on farms had far from a prosperous year and had not as much money to spend as usual, this deficit was made up by the numbers that came to Mil ford. There were more shoppers In I Milford this Christmas than in pre vlous years, and this can be Resigned § f o the completion of the n<*w con- • •crete roads In lower Delaware which brought the town in touch with ali I sections In the two lower counties. Twelve seniors of the Women's College of Delaware attended a house ^ party given at the home of Miss • Emily Ledenham, of Bridgeville. The ^ program of enlertainme • insisted of cards, dancing and a dinner. Those present were: Misses Ruth A. Russell, Marion Skewis. Fey** 1 Moore, Milford; Hannah Deakyne, Evelyne Spruance. Smyrna: Fr-ncis • McCoy, Middletown: Mabel Smith. Helen Shorb, Preston, Md.: eralsburg, Md., Jlridgeville. 'I ♦ Dover; Mary Deen. Mary Handy, Fed- p and Ruth King. RKAIj ESTATE—FOR SALE FOR SALE 1703 N. RODNEY ST. 1 ^ f Contains 8 rooms and large attic; hot water heat, hardwood floors throughout, tile bathroom. Must be seen to be appreciated. New house ' tteady in one week. Price, 88.600. First 4722, or call at 701 N. Rodney St. mortgage arranged. Phone DETACHED DWELLING Corner. with double garage: i rooms, hath, hot water heat, hardwood r flc* reihiced. Terms and pos 10 [ Phone« 5896-57. King at Tenth Sf ! RARE OPPORTUNITIES Over Washington Street 7. Square plan, thoroughly modern ; rooms, all Improvements ' garage. Price $5.000 Bridge Space* for a Six ' Jefferson St., tached. six room», • Excellent location. S 4.800. 20th—Seml-d<» conveniences Price reduced rear all tu im 1600 block. Pennsylvania Ave_Ten 1 j rooms, all improvements, includina a garage. Size of lot. 33 ft. f-om, 180 deep This is a wonderful bargain for a quick buyer. " ' Over Square plan; rooms; I a garage. . predated. Washington Street semi-detached, all improvement«; Bridge seven H.. . space for This must be seen to be ap j WILMINGTON REALTY CO. Tyler Combs. Clyde L. Gunhy. iPhone 2092. 843 Orange St.