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' HOTEL ROOM AT TRIER
of Them 111 In Bed, While
Rest Transcribe Interview
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/in nermadchcns Show Sollcftude
(' :? Sick Man, Telling Him Ho Has
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n Has Dig Overcoat.
DY I1A3ION RUNYON.
II THE AMERICAN ARMY OF
NATION', COBLEN55, January 18.
-iin, sharp and sinister, hit us
left lung without warning. So
vent away to tlie old hotel In
^U1 town of Trier, which had been
the original headquarters of the press
division wthen i.t first came to Germany
nearly two months ago.
Our arrival seemed to <*ause some
cxcitem?nt. Shrill feminine volcos
called. One of those Amerikaner cor
respondents had returned. He was
sick. There was a line flutter among
tho Zimmermadchens. Correspondents
are never forgotten by the SShnmer
madchens in any hotel in which they
have stopped. "We rather suspeot It
is because of tho mess they leave be
The English-speaking wife of the
proprietor cumo up duly fiolicitous. She
had no vacant room, but assuredly she
would find a room for a eorrespondant,
especially for one who was kranke,
which is to Bay ill. It was not a
large room which eho produced. In
fact it was excessively small, but sick
men cannot be choosers.
THIKJl ONK OF .MOST ,
OKi?nj:ssivr; itiitCMSn towns
Its one window looked out on a
dreary, dead wall. Through U came
the sound of street car bells and tho
monotonous voices of aged newsboys
crying their afternoon papers along
with other noises of the town, which Is
at once one of the mort picturesque,
and at the same time most (thoroughly
hocho and most thoroughly depressing
of all Rhenish towns.
Two Zimmermadchens peered timidly
into -the room. Where had we been
since we went away from there? What
?was the trouble? Ach! It was doubt
less the Spanish fever. There was
much Spanish fever in Trier. We had
betrter be careful. One of their broth
ers had died not long ago from Span
ish fever and bo quick we would scarce,
ly believe it. This was cheering news
And now came other members of the
"flying circus." or press division.
Never let it be said that they would
pTinlt a worthy brother to lack com
pany in the hour of his illness, especi
ally when ho had the only spare room
I.IBntlAI, WITH ADVICE
Thes' each anil severally delivered
themselves of advice concerning reme
dies for our ailments, illustrating their
remarks with narrations of personal
experiences. Then they took a viva
voce vote and decided that a doctor
might not be a bad scheme. After
which they set up their folding type
writers. llgMexl cigarettes and waited
for Lieutenant Francois du Tessen, our
French liaison oflicer, who had drawn
up a text of the remarks of Marshal
Foch during our interview with the
French commander and had taken it
back to th'- marshal for his approval.
Captain Gerald Morgan, chief censor
of the American army, arrived with
his trusty red pencil in hand, took a
look around the room and then es
tablished *. temporary ofTloe on a little
table at th?r head of our bed.
Noble Hall, of the London Times,
. came in with a fur-lined coat Jus:
presented to him by his paper, dang
ling clear to his heels. If ho ever
falls down in that coat he will never
be able to get up again. Mo removed
To-Day and To-Night
Hilly Sunday npenk* on "Broken
Duwn Altar*" nt lit on "II. Timothy
II. I.V? nt XtUO, nnd on "(iod Want*
Worker*" at 7::M>, City Auditorium. I
Meeting for hoy*, Y. M. C. A., at
I.ndy Anne Az^nprtlnn iipeaki on
need* of Amcrlca at Second Pre*
byterlnn Suadny achooi at 10i20 nnd
at Holy Trinity Church nt 11.
General Ar^nprtlnn npenkn on Ar
menian nnd Syrian relief work at
St. Paul'* Churrli nt 11 nnd Mt
cuth Street ChrlNtlnn Church nt 8.
Service* under nuaplceii of colored
Y. M. C. A.| Fifth Street llaptist
Service* nt llood Temple A. M. I?.
7, Ion Church, Adman nnd Clay
Street*, (it It, .'liSO und 7?30.
the extraordinary rarmcnt tenderly
and piled It on top of us, fearful leat
we might be cold.
liy this time f&ver had commenced
to creep over us, and we had a liazy
illusion that they wero holding our
wake. We conceived the horrible idea
that Captain Morgan wan slapping his
familiar stamp, "passed by censor," on
us and put us on the cablo. Faces
grew vague and indistinct through the
fog of smoke. As an evidence of our
feverish phantasies we thought we
heard the voice of Herbert Haiiey, of
the London Times, ordering wine-.
Presently Lieutenant du Tessen ar
rived with the precious manuscript of
Koch's remarks. It was in French, and
all hands save ours manned their type
writers, while Noble Hall took a chair
In the middle of the room, and started
to read the manuscript into ICngllsh.
*ri?AKKlt WAUOLRN HKUKIl
TO KMPJIAHIZK ItK.lIAHKS
Recomlnc imbued with the spirit of
the roinarks, hlo voice took on a
sonorous intonation, lie waggled his
loft Indox lingor by way of ctriphasin.
The typewriters rattled llercely Into
Ills lingual path. Now and then there
was a pause for everybody to debate
the exact shading of some Frenchy
Lieutenant du Tessen sat compla
cently regarding tho activity, which
was irv a sense tho result of his en
Occasionally Bert Ford, of the In
ternational News Service woujd arise
solemnly and shako hands with Du
Tessen, so carried away was he by
Koch's conversation and I)u Tessen
being the nearest representative of the
Suddenly tho door opened and we
heard muffled voices saying, "Mein
CIO It.MAX DOCTOIt AftltlVKS
TO liOOK OVKlt l'ATIKXT
Ratting his eyes behind a pair of
thick spec3 as he tried to peer through
the smoko which befogged the room
was a young Gorman doctor. His heavy
shoes spoke eloquently of his recent
vocation of soldier. His thoughts about
the sceno he was witnessing were
doubtless most interesting, but having
located his patient?which was us on
the bed-r-he came over and produced
I a stethoscope and pocket electric light,
i He put one or both down our throat
j ?wo have forgotten which?and lia
| tencd through one or both to our lungs.
Then ho wrote out a sheaf of pre
seriptions, which Captain Morgan ab
| sent-rnindedly stamped "passed by cen
! nor," and went away bubbling like a
CIIA.MI1KR.MAIDS DRIVEN' OFF*
WITH I.Ot'D ?nAUSn
Two more zlmmcrmadchens peeked
in, but were promptly dispersed by
"Children Love Cascarets"
Keep your little Pets healthy, strong and full of
play by giving a harmless candy Cascaret at the
first sign of a white tongue, feverish breath, sour
stomach or a cold. Nothing else straightens up a
bilious, or constipated youngster like these delight
ful cathartic tablets?Only ten cents a box.
TO MOTHERS! While all children detest castor oil, calomel, pills
and laxatives, they really love to take Cascarets because they taste like
candy. Cascarets 4'work" the nasty bile, sour fermentations and constipa
tion poison from the child's tender stomach, liver and bowels without pain
or griping. Cascarets never disappoint the worried mother. Each ten
cent box of Cascarets contains directions for children aged one year old
and upwards as well as for adults--absolutely safe and harmless!
A Business >"ced Urged by the
National Credit 3fen*s Associa
tion and the Retail Merchants'
Association of Richmond.
Is Your Account
1i Have you ever stopped to think of the way your trade
LOOKS TO THE MERCHANT?
Tils he glad to have you deal with him because he knows
that'you are in the habit of paying your bills promptly?
H Does he groan every time you make new purchases, know
ing that he will have to wait months and months for his
money and probably pay interest at the bank because his
capital is tied up in yours and other slow-pay accounts?
When you buy on open account you know that the terms
are to pay between the 1st and 15th of the following month.
Or, if you buy on the deferred-payment plan, make each
payment when due and you are classed as "Prompt Pay."
or Pay Cash
Protect your credit character
by paying your bills promptly?
KEEP YOUR ACCOUNT "DE
RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
Lieutenant du Tosscn with a loud
"ralis," ho holding that their presence
iuterforcd with business.
Oncu inoro tho battory of /typewrit
ers resutned. Noble Hall's volco clarn
bercd to peroratlonal cliffs. It was
most soothing. We were dreaming
that we were drifting lazily Into print
across leagues of ocean cables on |
golden strands of vocal music duly
stamped "passed by consor." when out
of tho clear sky of contentment somo
one remarked that the censor would |
not release the story until Saturday. J
albeit, it would go by courier to tho
telegraph office at Nancy that night.
In tho chilling silence which fol
lowed yiir temperature fell two de
grees, Alt eyes turned toward Captain
Morgan. He nodded brutally.
We have a very hazy recollection
of the threo or lour hour ride in a
foul compartment of a train back to
Cobjenz; of much turmoil and of a
terrific amount of advlco when we
arrived at our hotel, and, finally, ot
a German doctor with a gray mus
tache and a uniform coat of the Ger
man army who shed bitter-tasting
powders in great profusion. Then,
wo have still another tlitu recollection
of hearing tho voice ol' Major Boze
man Rulcer saying outside our door,
"Say. Captain Morgan, that telegram
of yours shook us up around here.
We thought you meant that this fel
low was dying. What kind of a time
did you havo down there, captain?"
And of the voice of Captain Morgan
saying with similar sweetness. "Wo had
a wonderful time. It was Just like
the good old days JbaX?r? the ar
If Yon Are booking
for a good used Automobile, you will
find it listed in thei Autos For Sale
column on the Want Ad Pa?c.
| WE SELL THE
;i famous n? ?
The most economical cook ft
stove made. One gallon ot oil ft
burns fifteen to seventeen
hours per burner. Made in
two, three and four-burner
styles. Priced reasonably.
sold by ns, enables yon to
burn soft coal and keep the
house clean. Destroys all soot,
does away ^rith chimney'
sweeps, assures e clean stove.
If you have soot' troubles try
Triced 25c Per Can?Try It,
Adams and Broad Streets. ?
Rickncad'a Complete Printing
and Blading Eitibllibncnt.
EQUIPMENT is a tremendous
factor In the grade of work
and service you get from the
printer. VTBSTACO Printing and
VIRSTACO Service cannot be
surpassed, because we have the
equipment to deliver the goods.
?14,000 square feet of
?Eleven latest model
?M o n o t y p e typesetting
equipment, giving new
type for each job.
?A complete bindery.
?A modern stereotyping
and matrix plant.
May we not show you
what this "equipment"
means in terms of SER
Virginia Stationery Co.,
Pr later*?Stat lonera?Engravers
W. H. ADAMS, President.
SABI ISEMAPT, Seey.-Treaa.
C. O. GEE, Vlee-Pre?,
Printing riant. Store,
Otk &? Cary. 013 E. Mala,
LYNCH NEGRO MURDERER
NEAR GRAND BAYOU, LA.
Colored Sinn llrat Vlrdm'* drains
Out With Iron Pipe In
[By Associated Press. 1
j 9ITR13 V BPOltT. L?A? January 13.?
?Henry Thomas, a negro, alleged to
j have murdered J. ,Monroe Pharis. aged
: thirty-eight. white, of Brlnkerhoff, L?a..
near Grand Bayon, this afternoon. was
lynched by a mob shortly after the
murder. according to Information
which reached here to-night.
Tho negro, who was said to have
owed Pharls a sum of money, left
Brlnkorhoffwlth htm for Grand Bayojb
to cash a check. The murder Is re
ported to have occurred In Home
woods just outside of Grand Bayon.
the negro using a piece of plpo to
kill the whlto man, according to the
report reaching Shreveport. Pharls
leaves a widow and two small children.
BROAD AT 5TH
1 i * -v
To-Morrow We Put on Sale About 1,200 Pairs of Smart
Women's Shoes?Broken Lots of the New Styles.
None on Approval. No C. O. D/s. No v$
Exchanges. No Mail Orders. MM 4
COME EARLY FOR FIRST AND BEST CHOICE
300 Pairs of
to $7.00 & $8.00 Fancy Top Boots, Now
This means practically giving away some of the newest, most becom
ing Dress Boots in the house. All of them are 9-inch, full Louis heel
Dress Boots, the very styles and shades that will he good for spring?
but they're broken sizes, and that means "must he sold" at Dabney's.
(All sizes in the lot.)
500 Pairs of Military Boots
Were ?8.00 and $10.00,
200 Pairs of $8.00 and $1
Dress Boots Now
In this lot you'll find choice All
over Dark Mahogany Boots, and all
over grays, also dark mahogany
vamps with fabric tops to match, as
well as Black Kid Boots with gray
buck tops. This sale, $5.S5.
Some of the newest and smartest
styles in Allover Gray and Brown
Kid Dress Boots?the stylish JMnch
height, full Louis heels?broken lota,
but all sizes in the lot; on aale to
morrow at $5.85. V ?
200 Pairs of Black $5.00 and $6.00
Shoes .w. .U4..
Black Button Boots, in kid and gunmetal, Cuban and
leather Louis heels; a most attractive offering in this sale
at only $2.95.
Sale Starts To-Morrow Morning
Be Sure to Come Early
Pocahontas Washed Pea
Pocahontas Run of Mine
SHOULD BE ORDERED
New River Lump
New River Egg
New River Nut
New River Run of Mine
Kanawha Lump Splint
STEPHEN A. ELLISON & CO., Inc.