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Opens Monday -Might, May 27, at 8:30 Cool and Comfortable Gentlemen1 take otf your Coats c Smoke and be Happy DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS "A Modern Musketeer" ONE OF THE FASTEST MOST LAUGHABLE PIC TURES FAIRBANKS EVER MADE. ill ii .1 wit vr. - Vr " l"1 ..-.. .iiif 1 it.l I HIS WEAKNESS FOR THE LADIES GETS INTO MANY EMBARRASSING SITUATIONS. HIM ANYWAY YOU KNOW FAIRBANKS THEATRE AFTERNOON 3:30 AND 4:45. AIRDOME 3:30 AND 0:40. PRINCESS ORCHESTRA TUESDAY M AY 28th TUESDAY EFFIE SHANNON, in "HER BOY" A Great Patriotic Drama, depicting how the War is brought home to the Mothers of America Theatre Afternoon Airdome at Night 5 and 15 Cents happenings in Society Franz Hamilton ! Wedding Solemnized- ; A smart wedding of the season j was solemnised on Wednesday morn- j irg nt 9 o'clock at 2G15 Riverside Avenue in Jacksonville, Florida, when Misa Anna Terrell Hamilton j and Mr. Gerard Reynolds Franz were married. Only the members of the family were present. The bride wore a handsome import ed gown of dark blue cloth and car ried Richmond roses. She is one of our most charming: and cultured ycrung girls and has a wide circle of friends here and in Florida. She is c daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Hamilton, and a granddaughter of General snd Mrs. E. T. Sykes. Mr. Franz is prominent in both business nd social circles in Jacksonville. Mr. and Mrs?. 'Hamilton were in Jacksonville for the wedding. Immediately after the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Franz left for an ex tensive wedding trip. The following from the Florida Times-OJn'.on, of Jacksonville, will be read with interest: "A wedding of considerable social interest, the announcement of which will come as a su.prise to the many friends of the ccuple, was that of Miss Anna Tern 11 Hamilton, of Mis sissippi, and Mr. Gerard Reynolds Franz, ofJa ksonville, which was sol emnized very quietly yesterday morning at 9:30 o'clock at the home of the bride's brother-in-law and pif'ter, Mr. and M -s. Thomas Burton Adams, 2615 Riverside avenue. "The wedding was to have taken place at a later date and to have been more elaborate, but plans were chanced on accou U of the illness of the bride's mother, who has been un- Mm Chautauqua Columbus, June 8 t o June 13 Vacation Days LIBERTY BELLES GRAND SINGING ORCEHTSRA IN A STIRRING PATRIOTIC PROGRAM Rap Bingham America' Greatest Funmnker IN 'JOY NIGHT' SUPREME "A Japanese Romance In f pcial Cottumeg and Selection! From Leailinp Operas MONTAGUE LIGHT OPERA 1 J SINGERS ! ERGEANT WOLF FROM THE iiATTLE FRONT IN FRANCE THRILLING EXPERIENCES F MUSSC and DRAMA PARAMOUNT ENTERTAINERS Detective HARRY J. LOOSE Act've Member of Chicago Police Force in Timely Lecture FAIRCH1LD LADIES QUARTET Varied Pror;ram Both Vocal and Insrumenal Many Other Bright and Entertaining FEATURES Season Tickets if Bought Before Opening Day, ADULTS CHILDREN $2.00 $1.00 The Prices do rot include the 10 per cent War Tax which will be collected for the Government at the irate. Sec Detailed Program and Newspapers for Hours and Other Information der medical treatment here for sev eral weeks. "Members of the immediate fam ily were in attendance and Rev. Mil ton R. Worsham officiated. ' "The bride was stunning in a mod ish suit of midnight blue, strictly tailored, with hat and accessories to match. She wore a corsage bouquet of crimson roses. "The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Baskerville Hamil ton, of Columbus, Miss., and is a sif ter of Mrs. Thomas Burton Adams, of this city. She is descended from a distinguished Southern family, and is both charming and talented. She will be a, delightful acquisition to the young married set of Jacksonville. "Mr. Franz is manager of the Franz Safe and Lock Company and is well known in both business end so cial circles in Florida. ' "Immediately after the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Franz left for a wed ding trip down the East Coast in the bride's new car, her gift from the bridegroom. On their return they will reside at 700 Laura street, where they will be at home to their friends." 0 Cf D Jone Spark. A wedding taking place on Satur day, May the twenty-fifth, was that of Miss Alline Lee Sparks, daughter of Mrs. J. II. Spark), of "Weaver Pin." Dunbar neighborhood, to Lieut. Thomas Goode Jones, U. S. R. C. son of Ex-Gov. Thomas G. Jones, of Montgomery, Ala. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Mr. Montgomery, of All Saints Episcopal church, at the home of the bride's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph N. Harper, on Peach tree road. Atlanta. Ga. Lieut. Jones is stationed at Camp Gordon, Ga. Miss Eckford and Miss Wildmnn had a few friends on Tuesday even ing to play trail at the Faculty Club room. Those who were invited to this entertainment were: Misses Hooper Timberlake, Windham, Montcasffle Toindexter, Kiern, Bfsherville, El lington, Boyd, Mrs. Dougherty and Mrs. Knox. After the games a de licious ice course was served by Miss Eugenia Eckford and Miss Katherine Waller. Pretty Recital Friday Evening. The piano pupils of Miss Melli Gray Irion gave a beautiful recital nt the Stephen D. Lee High School Friday evening. Those who took part were not only showered with blossoms but in all they received $250 worth of Liberty bonds, man Wnr Savings Stamps and $30 in ! Thrift Stamps. The Bernard Romas Chapter, D A. R., will meet with Mrs. E. C rhupman, Wednesday afternoon May 29, nt 4 :30 o'clock. There will be business of importance and a pro gram of interest. Mrs. J. G. Davidson, who has been spending several months with rela tives in Miamn, Fla., returned horn yesterday. The Shuk-ho-ta Tom-a-ha Chapter of the D. A. R. will meet on Monday afternoon at 4:30 at the Hotel Gil mer. , 0 Miss Jane Terry is spending sev eral days with Miss Elizabeth Garth at her beautiful county home. Mrs. E. S. Moore left Wednesday for New Orleans to visit Mr. an Mrs. Everett Lyons. Miss Grace Lawrence has returned from a visit to Mrs. Tom Denham in Ellisville. ' Pretty Dance Given I At Payne Fi.ld. j Payne Field is one popular place i tlmse war times. The officers' head , quarters was the scene of a lovely j dance Friday evening. Among the Co i lumbians who t were invited over jwere: Mrs. and Mrs. R. E. John I aton, My. and Mrs. J. P. Woodward, Dr. and Mrs. W. R. McKinley, Mr. and Mrs. L. I. Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Flynn, Mrs. H. P. King,' Mrs. W. N. Hutchinson, Misses West, Woodward, Louise Morgan, Nina Bell, Margaret Tutwiler, Nina Weed en Oliver, Ruth Senter, Sara Hardy, Katherine McKinley, Nell Carter, Pauline Harris, Marion Johnston, J Lucile Kaye and Mr. Freston King. Dinner Party Faf Maj. and Mr. C. S. Frankln. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Chapman en tertained last week with a dinner party in compliment to Major and Mrs. Cornell Franklin. The center piece was a lovely bowl of nastur tiunA The rooms were decorated throughout in Dorothy Perkins' roses.. Covers were laid for seven, who were, besides the host and hos tesses: fylajor and Mrs. Franklin, Mrs. L. E. Oldham, of Oxford, Mrs. Hugh Hairston, Mrs. Pet? Oldham, of Oxford, and Miss Dorothy Old ham of Oxford. 0 0 0 The attractive children of Mr. and Mrs. W S. Lindamood entertained for little Elizabeth Fry on last Wed nesday afternoon in honor of her fourth birthday. Games were play. ed on the lawn of this lovely home, after which delicious ice cream, cake and candy were served. J Mrs. T. H. Peters, who for some time past has been the guest of Mrs. T. J. Locke, Sr., at her home on North Seventh street, will leave at an early date for New York, where she will visit her son, Mr. J. W. Peters. H fi FFj a Hurry! The Wesley and Philathea classes of the First M. E. church had a de lightful picnic at Plymouth Lake on Thursday. Every one furnished lunches and a good time was enjoyed. Mr. and Mrs. Horace Hudson, of Knoxvijle, Tenn., are spending sev eral weeks here the guests of Capt. and Mrs. J. A. Hudson. O Mr. Edward Chapman returned home Thursday, and will hold a po sition in the National Bank of Commerce. Mrs.-W.N. Puckett left Saturday for Clinton to attend the graduation of Mr. Neubel Puckett. Miss Katherine McKinley is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ben McFar land in Aberdeen. O M.r and Mrs. Elzy Pope have named their daughter Lillie Beall. O Miss Marie Cady is visiting Brookshaven. in TRANSPORT SUNK; SAMMIES ON BOARD FIFTY-SIX AMERICANS MISSING AS RESULT OF SUBMARINE ATTACK. If you want to secure your share of the wonderful values we are offer--ing you have to hurry, for at the rate goods are moving out during the first week of our closing out sale it will not take long , to sell out the entire stock. Though thousands of dollars' worth of goods have been sold, we still have plenty of big values s,till left for your selection. As an example of the wonderful values the sale affords just note the few mentioned below: Esquisite Embroidery Voile and Crepe Voile' 45 inch flouncings that were $2.00 a atl!.0..".0:.... $1.00 Very handsome embroidery flouncings that were $3.00 go now $1.25 values go now GDC 27 inch embroidery flouncings that were 1.00 go now at Novelty weave imported Ratine that was $2.00 go, now at Brocade silk warp crepe de chene that was 75 cents go now at Erocade silk poplin that were $12-00 a pattern go now "at 49c 75c 29c S6.G0 Other Big Values in White Goods, Wash Goods, Silks, Underwear, Corsets, Dresses, Sweaters, Rugs, Rotary Sewing Machines in both White and Sit-Straight Stand ard. Everything must go at once regardless of value. BUY NOW AND SAVE The Woman's Store R. E. LEIGH TO OBSERVE DAY OF PRAYER HERE MAYOR McCLANAHAN ISSUES PROCLAMATION DECLARING THURDAY PART HOLIDAY. London, May 25. The British armed merchant troopship Moldavia, with American troops on board, has been torpedoed and sunk, according to an official bulletin issued by the admiralty. Friday. Fifty-six American troopers have been unaccounted for, says the of ficial statement. The Moldavia was torpedoed with out warning. It was a moonlight night, and although a good lookout was kept, the attacking submarine was not sighted before the torpedo struck. Most of the men aboard were in their hammocks when the explosion occurred amidships. The sailors and soldiers alike showed no panic. Washington, May 25.-An addi tional list of 13 men probably lost with the naval collier Cyclops, has been received by the Navy Depart ment. The announcement said they had been transferred from other ships to the Cyclops as passengers and were presumably aboard the ves sel when she left on her last voyage. The list includes: Ira Edward Long, Route No. 4,Wal terOkla., James Joseph Martin, 1204 South Franklin ' St., New Orleans; Willie Lloyd Perry, R. F. D. No. 1, Speegleville, Texas; Louis Adolphus Smiley, Marchal, Texas. President Wilson has issued a proclamation setting aside next Thursday, May 30, as a special Me morial day and has requested the people throughout the country to as semble at their various places of worship and pray for the success of the United States and her allies in the great world-wide conflict which is in progress. The day will be observed in Columbus as well as in other patriotic cities throughout America, the pastors of the various local churches having arranged to hold special services and Mayor McClanrhan having issued a procla mation declaring the day a partial holiday. Business will be suspended from 10:30 a. m. until noon, and the mayor requests all merchants to close their places of business during that period, so that employers wull be able to attend divine services. The proclamation follows: "Whereas, The President of the United States has set part Thursday, May the 30th as a Memorial Day, when the people of the country are invited to assemble at their respec tive places of worship to pray for the success of the cause of the Allies, and "Whereas, The ministers of the city request that the people of this city earnestly and devoutly observe this occasion in all of its meaning and significance, now therefore this is to give nottice that, Thursday, May the 30th, 1918, will be a par tial holiday from 10:30 a. m. to noon of the same day that proper observance of Memorial Day may be had by our people. "It is requested that every place of business and every manufacturing plant in Columbus will close prompt ly at half-pcst ten next Thursday and that their operations may cease for one and a half hours that all of the people of Columbus may attend the j Memorial exercises to be held at the ! First Methodist church. Done in the City of Columbus, Miss., Saturday, May the 25th, 1918. By order of D. S. McCLANAHAN, Mayor." Redpath Chautauqua. The commitee will start Monday morning to sell season tickets for the Chautauqua. Buy season tick ets at $2.00 for adult'3 and childrens' tickets, six and fourteen years' at $1.00. It is cheaper than paying 50 cents each time that you go. The proceeds go to the Red Cross, and can only be benefited by the purchase of season tickets. Help the committee, guarantors' and Red Cross. A refund of $80 if $800 in season tickets are sold. Then 50-50 over that amount. Take up your pledge tickets when called upon, as it will save the committee a lot of extra work. There will be e place reserved for the negroes. The Gulf Refining Company, of New Orleans, ha3, through its local representative, Mr. J. B. Love, do-' nated $100 to the local chapter of! the Red Cross Association. War Savings Stamps will help win the war. FOR SALE Two good Ford cars; one run-a-bout and one five passen ger. Apply to J'. A. Smith, Colum bus Battery Station. St. Paul'f Today. Trinity Sunday. Holy Communion at 7:30. Sunday School and Bible Class at 9:30. Holy Communion and Sermon at 11:00. Evening Prayer and Sermon at 8:00. Week-day services: i Wednesday at 10; Litany and War Service. Thursday, by special proclama tion of the President, is a Day of Prayer and Fasting, and a service for that day is announced in another place in the paper today. Let us all heed this timely invitation to re member those who have and are giv ing themselves for us. r Firt Presbyterian Church. R. Excell Fry, Pastor. Services Sunday, May 26. 9 :S0 Sunday School. 11:00 Morning Worship. The pastor will preach on the sub ject "The Lordship of Our Lord.' Ro mans 14:7,8. 7:15 First meeting and organiza tion of a Christian Endeavor Society. All who wish to be charter members will be sure to be present. 8:00 Evening Service. Sermon ''Clothing: A Symbol of Our Salvation." Genesis 3:21. Auction Sal at Crawford. An auction sale was held at Craw ford yesterday at which a Jersey bull and a Red Poll heifer, both registered, were sold for the benefit of the Red Cross. The bull was donated by Mr. W. S. Turner and the heifer by Mr. S. S. Scales, both prominent raisers of cattle. The peorle pf Craw ford neighborhood have been ex ceedingly active in Red Cross work and a large crowd attended the sale. Firtt Me'hodist Church Today. Rev. Egger will preach at the 11 1 o'clock hour. The night service will be held at 8 o'clock, preaching by the pastor. The National Day of Prayer and Fasting as requested by the President ; will be observed Thursday, May 30. ' All the stores will close at 11 o'clock, Rev. T. L. Holcomb, pastor of the First Baptist church will preach. This service will be held at the First Methodist church. Murderers Arreted- John Red alias Lee Wright and Hen ry Billups, two negroes, wanted here for the murder last fail of Random Stewcrt, another member of the colored race, were arrested the pa?t week in St. Louis, and will be brought lack here for trial. pi if JL i 5 1 4- 'I Your Headaches May be caused from Eye-Strain. Scien tific research tells us Eighty per cent. of headaches are caused from defective vision and can be corrected by properly prescribed glasses. The fact that you see well does hot mean that your eyes are perfect. Our Scientific Examination will reveal the exact condition of your eyes. GGODWIN-GOODELL MEMFHIS 31 S. M "Iss, I Optical Co. COLUMBUS 505 Main St. Specialists in Prescribing Glasses. "WE NEVER GUESS"