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A DISCOURSE ON
your
heart, the youg fellows of today
, 1,1 not know the meaning of that
When a young man would
COURTING"
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And that was the rule, not the
The young fellows
, , 4 n °
wa s too >ad to keep them
It might be too cold or|
nuiddy to take out a horse, but in
,i,,. i 1 a se he would go on foot and
, ,, ' j
he would go through as much hard
to see his girl as did the
, , , ,,
courting: and. when he won that,
ne » uck to her through thick
1 through thin, through good
ropnrt and evil report, obeying the
- riptural injunction that what ;
God has joined together no man
marriae-es of
nages
Cannon Says Mod
Youths Don't Know
Meaning of Word
Uncle Joe
ern
Why,
bless
Courting?
word !
walk five or even ten miles through
Ut '' I10 w or rain or mud, freeze
W.< cars and fingers and face
(ianger of wildcats, to see his girl,
. lll( l that, too, in the general living
:m, with the family, he was en
■ •: ■<! to admit that be was court
r h
uId start out Sunday afternoon
Wi
to >.> their sweethearts, and
at home.
knights of old to rescue fair maid
en ■■ in castles bold.
Rut it was his devotion, his
an
shall put asunder.
There were no
ci venience and few hasty mar
The courting was
long and there were no divorces to
r: aires then.
follow. The young people might
ini -ï : often at the singing school or
the dance or the husking bee, but
these d'd not take the place of ,
regular "courting."
The courting was on Sunday
night and the young man went re
piously to see his girl and re
mai nod until midnight with the ob
1' his affection, even though
he father and mother and younger
hildren were present to share in
thc visit. When he went home,
'■Ther through the storm or under
nght starlight, he walked the
earth as a conqueror—for he had
been in the presence that to him
represented the real poem of life. :
He had been courting—and that is
all we need to bring back safe and
alle ideas in marriage—courting
-courting in the true sense of the
word: The man seeking, if not
serving, like Jacob, seven years for
the object of his affection. Then !
he will stick to her and she to him
through life.
the b
one of them is the old way of court
big.
There are some old fashions that
have not been improved upon, and
to'
our course to for-j ion Weekly.
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THERE'S NO ECONOMY IN WORRYING
along with the old stove—using up nervous energy and
Good Fuel with poor results.
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If the family is small, or space is
limited, get
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Happy Bride
Lft -,
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For larger sizes—
Royal Bride
unusually fine line of Chunk Stoves,
We have an
Steel and Enamel Ranges and Oil Heaters.
Bring your Heating Problems to us.
Have just received a carload of Fencing Wire, in
cluding barbed wire.
GEIST and GEIST
NEWARK, DEL.
MAIN STREET
■ H Uli M - M I j I I 1 II I II III I I H - H ! ■ l-H - H - H - H-l - l - l - 1 1 I I I I I I I I I I
• H-H - 1 I -
■ HI 1 1 1 1-1 MM ' H *
Able bodied Men Should
Farmers
At its recent three day session
in Kansas City the International
! Barm Congress passed resolutions
.pointing with pçide to the splendid
I record of increased production
; dur ' n £ the warmade by the farm
ers - pledging them to continue to
produce in such
j
_
iproduction, and demanding that in
^ ea M d prod " ction in th e factories
shou]d g° aiong with increased
a £ ri cultural output. The résolu
l}? ons °PP 0Sed un i°nization of pub
lie officials, deplored the growing
tendency to idleness among all
i?' asse ? of Peopie, protested against
the wide margin between produe
uo " and reLal1 costs, condemned
[Profiteering and opposed further
^° vernment 0 P e . rat '° n °f railways.
!.. e demand voiced at the conven-;
tion was that able bodied men of
all classes should work as long
and as hard as the farmer does.
Differentlv"
.
Roes without saying that the
wisest and best of us as we look
hack over our lives, see much to be
; sorry for. We have made mistakes
an d we have done that which we
knew to be wrong. No one is al
together satisfied with the way he
^ ^ Ufe , g prob]ems But re .
grets of this sort are a very differ
Work Same Hours
as
measure as may be
.required by future emergency,
|.pressing friendship and good will
thejd'uring the war made by the farm
Toward labor, bu.t viewing with
a PP rebens * on the turbulent eon
dltl0nS prevailing in that field of
ex
If Only I Had Done
it
en ^ thing from the attitude which
is'continually saying, "If only I
had done this," or, "If only I
hadn't!"
, Some regrets do us good. If we
see how our wrongdoing has made
unhappiness for ourselves and our
friends, our sorrow is likely to
make us careful in the future and
it will have a tonic effect.
take a train at 5:15 which is de
layed by a freight wreck on ahead,
so that \ye are hours late getting
to our destination, there is no
point in lamenting that we did not
take the six o'clock train on anoth
er road. We could not possibly i
have foreseen the accident. Our
: inconvenience is not due to any
failure on our own part and to
allow ourselves to wish that we
had done differently is simply a
waste of energy. We did the best
we knew and we should let it go
at that,
!
If we
There
But ]
if we want to be reasonable happy, j
our most sensible course is to for-j
We are not likely to reach any
place in this world where we shall
have nothing to regret.
will always be something we
should prefer to have altered.
get about the things we would like
ito have different and concentrate,
|,our attention on those with which
we are satisfied. No one can have
f, ha P P ? life who in youth forms
the habit of utterin g that most
* utile of aI1 wishes - " If only I had
done dlffere ntly."
„„ -~7~
U How Are You Goin' to
to Keep 'Em on a Delaware
they've seen gay Paree"?, is short
ly to be made by the Rural Y. M.
in- C. A. in cooperation with rural
! leaders of the state. To keep men
and boys contented and successful
on the farms and in the smaller
industrial and raih-oad centers, j
George L. Goodwin, Interstate "Y"
all secretary in collaboration with
'state and local committees is plan
ning a statewide program of athle
itics, recreational activities, educa
tional classes and rural movies de
: signed to meet the normal need for
amusement of farm help and vil
of läge workers. Every county is to
be asked to support a "Y" move
ment that will establish baseball,
football, skating, swimming, and
other leagues for country boys and
to Provide for recreation fields, en
tertainments, clubs, community I
gatherings and vocational classes
that will give the local young folks
be something interesting to do, see or
hear nearer than the large cities
al
he
.
ties and 1.500 small and large in-;
dustrial plants, will be developed
for popular county approval and I
support early in the year.
be
of
Farm?
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A practical answer to the ques
tion, "How are you goin to keep
em on a Delaware farm after
Definite plans and
such as already in
operation in more than 150
programs,
successful
coun
I
I
labors and prepares for the great 1
change. The wind sweeps through the
to great forest with a sound like the
blast of a trumpet,
network of hoar-frost covers the plain,
The stagnant water in the pools and
ditches is frozen into fantastic fig
no ures. In the low-hanging clouds, the
sharp air, like a busy shuttle, weaves '
her shroud of snow. There is a mel
i ancholy and continual roar in the tops
of the tall pines like the roar of a
cataract. It i s the funeral anthem of
to the dying year.— H. W. Longfellow,
a
In winter nature ceases from her
The dry leaves
whirl in eddies through the air. A
A company of white troops in the
trenches had been enduring a severe
gasf'ng for several days when they
wore finally relieved by a company of
negroes. A German prisoner, captur
rhortly after, was asked how h->
Yanks fought, and replied:
"Ve gassêd dem und ve gassed dem
] till dey vas black in der face, und still ;
j dey came forward."—American Leg
ion Weekly.
ed
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'Health WppIc R«»cr
®
The Christmas Seal Campaign
an ^ * be Red Cross opened on Mon
day - Before that date many of the
Monday
an
, j , We , r . e already securing
pledges for the purchase of seals,
The sale of Christmas seals this
year is accompained by an in
creased emphasis on the Health
Aspect of Red Cross Work.
tv» jo .„..i • tt ii .1 l i
rh " ?""*> , WMk "«
importance for Delaware is
recognized at once if we compare
;^ be death late In this state
|W '^ b that other communities.
It has been established by actual
count of death certificate that the
death rate for Delaware is ah
\ '
j normally hlgh - We can refuse to
!ook at the facts but that wont
change the number of deaths per
year that occur with in Delaware,
.joo of these deaths annually are
_ , _
. , 0SIS ' , Red Cros ?
dev °Dng money and the energy
and effectiveness of its organiza
tion to the control of this disease,
This is Delaware's opportunitv.
w , , ' ,
" e d0n .', h " ïe , *° Ï ° r aSSUmC
1 csponsibuity for the carrying out
of th 's work. We know it will be
I wel1 hone. Our job is to provide
the money by buying Red Cross
Christmas Seals. A real invest
ment it has a public and an indi-
vidual
workers
its

;
•eturn. No home Is safe
while the present toll of disease
exists.—Contributed.
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...OUR....
Home-made Candies
CONFORM TO
ALL THESE RULES
THE FIRST
REQUIREMENT
1
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j J ( ,t Drinks and Sandwiches
— IS
PURITY AND
CLEANLINESS
A fresh assortment daily
Also a fine line of
Chocolates and Bonbons
Glace Fruits and Nuts
Drinks and Milk.
Ice Cream and Ice Cream Sodas the rear round.
1
;
A Full Line of Sunshine Biscuit and Cakes
MANUEL PANARETOS
NEWARK
DELAWARE
NEWARK
KANDY KITCHEN
:
CHRISTMAS GOODS
NOW ON DISPLAY

A Variety of Distinctive Articles Well Chosen
Writing Paper in Styles to Suit the Most Fastidious
Toilet Goods in Ivory, Celluloid and Silver
Art Goods and Novelties at Moderate Prices
RHODES' DRUG STORE
Newark, Delaware
4 Bought and Sold
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Have you Seen the Pipeless Heater
made in Philadelphia by people making heaters for the last seventy years?
One register will heat the whole house. The system is especially adapt
ed to homes with open stairways and wide doors; to churches and store
rooms. It means a perfectly cool cellai.
see one on the floor.
Call and
ALSO PLUMBING AND STEAM AND HOT WATER
HEATING
DANIEL STOLL
NEWARK
'Phone 159
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W - l - l - l - H - 1 I I I I I IM I I ' I l"H - M 1^ " !■' l-H-l-H ' "H-H-M-H I I I M l - 1 I I I I I I I I I I I I I I ' H I I I I I I I"H -
-
Army Engineer To Give
Illustrated Lecture
Under the auspices of the En
gineering Society of Delaware Col
lege Edgar M. Hoopes of Wilming
ton will deliver a public lecture at
Wolf Hall tomorrow evening at 8
o'clock. This lecture will be illus
trated b y lantern slides showing
tke work of the Construction Divi
i of the Army, with which he
»a* connected durin, the world
is war when he held the rank of
]'tain.
Previous to his war service he
wa * city engineer in Wilmington
' v hich position made him chief of
b ,° th Q , the , Wa ^ e ^ Department and
the .?. treet and Sewe^ Department,
positions requiring great executive
ability.
The Construction Division of the
Army was created to fill the need
arising in the building of large!
cantonments both in this country!
and abroad. Their work was en
? tirely separate from the work of
the corps of engineers. Due to!
necessities of appropriation meas
ures, the Division was conducted
under the direction of the quarter
, master department. The plans
>»„e«r, anticipated making the
division a distinct army corps.
cap

Mr. Hoopes is thoroughly con
versant with the work done by the
division, and his address will be of
; great interest.
The Engineering Society extends
a cordial invitation to the public]
to attend.
1
There are some moods so sensitive
! that the least touch hurts them, and
there are moods when any sort of
speech makes u£ uncomfortable. Solo
at eth away wrath and s ° lt does - often -
8 times - Bu t there
1 spirits are too bruised and sore for
the gentlest
he
he
expressions of sympathy. There
of times when the kindest of
and j are not even' silver, while a compre
! hending silence is pure gold
1
the
en
of
to!
1
:
i
the
mon tells us that a soft answer turn
are occasions when
answer, and the part of
kindness is silence. Bessings on the
patience which not only forbears to
chide, which does
more than keen
back the "I told you so," but which
roes so far even as to refrain from
are
WILSON
funeral
DIRECTOR
Prompt and Personal Attention
the
of
I
TENT AT CEMETERY
Appointments the Best
PICTURE FRAMING
FOR SALE
TWO MODERN DWELLINGS
on Delaware Ave., Newark
No. 1 - Seven rooms with baht,
steam heated, slate roof,
by 200.
built thrtii tlu average.
No. 2---Six rooms and bath, hot
air furnace,
lot in rear 50 by 200.
These properties should not lie
looked by any person looking for a com
fortable home.
Farmers' Trust. Company
Newark, Del.
I.ot 50
TTiis house is better
Lot 45 l>v 200, also
aver
Have
1
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■5.5.<vv < :5i ^ / Tires
We liav
llCI
• old
h
il
ly
ot
e new hut «i
• to von, Gua
than hall the pri
pecialize in vulcaiii/iii«. all work *uar
FMP1RE DOUBLE TREAD CO.. 823 Shipley
St., Wilmington, Delaware.
illy lik
tire that v
teed for
ill
le
iles for lc
tire
We als
l.
RADIATOR REPAIR
WORK
Done and Guarantee
FORD AGENTS
Authorized
F. B. NORMAN CO.
^ 917 Shipley St., Wilmington, Del
R. T. JONES
FUNERAL
DIRECTOR
I Upholstering and
Repairing
Second Hand Furniture
Bought and Sold

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