Charles E. Rice 
Last updated: 22.06.17
All that can presently (January 2016) be gleaned about by internet searching is that Charles E. Rice is the one-off composer of Belles of Dixie (1905) published by Jerome H. Remick & Co., New York & Detroit, USA.
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Further sheet music at DBE: ON HOLD