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By MAUD M . ??*>?3 Secretary and Mr?. Lansing are ?xpectlng Mrs. John W. Foster, Mr?. Lansing'? mother today or tomorrow. Sha? i? on her way down from her ?umraer borne at H?nd?r?on Harbor. V T. Mrs. Joa?ephu? Daniela?, who ba? keen in New Tcrk for a f?a? day?. 1? expected jame tc-day. Sh ? wa? among *.ho?e who raw ?.'- nesv HIPI o ??rome spectacle "Everything" Thurt lay evening. Mrs. Newton D. Baker and Mme. Tamakl Mlura. who bas been her guest for * week, opened and closed th? program at tb? National Servie? Club last night. They both partlcip? ?ej before and after the Interesting talk given by Representative Hubert Dent., ot th? House CommlttM on Military Affair?; Mr?. Baker playing accompaniment? both tor Mme. Mlura \nd fcr herself. Mrs. Franklin Lane Is Inrlting all who are Interested to come out and see the home for convalescent soldiers which th? war worker? of the Interior Department hav? equipped and will run to relieve to some extent the ?vercrowdlng of Walter Read Hoapi tal. The home Is out just beyond aValter Reed Ho.pital on Georgia avenue, and is open for inspection this afternoon and tomorrow morning. It will recen?? lu quota of pat-enu on Monday. There will be no ceremonia?? In con nection with the opening. Word come? from Paris that Col. L. Coilardet. aaslstant military at tach.? of th? French Embassy to the I'nited States, who is now In France. has teen named military attache to succeed General Vignai. General Vig nai is now touring this country at the head of an important French mllltary mission. Colonel Coilardet will also be military attache of the French Le gation in Mexico. Mme. Coilardet has returned to Washington after a visit to Bar Har bor, and is at 17? Q street, where ?he will spend the coming winter. Colonel Coilardet will Join her there on his return from France. The Minister of Salvador. Dr. Don Rafael Zaldivar has returned to Washington after spending the ?um mer in Salvador Dr. Zaldlvar w ?? companied on hia trip home by his ?'augbter. Se?orita Marguerite Zaldi a ar. who was a debutante last winter. She will remain in Salvador thi? year. Mme. Zaldivar. who spent the ?um mer In the northern part of this coun try, returned last week to their home at 1722 Massachusetts avenue, which they will again occupy for the win ter. Mia, Wellington Koo and the two children. Wellington Koo. Jr., and little Mi?? Patricia, have returned to Washington from Blue Ridge Summit. where they (pent the ?ummer. and are established at the Chine?? legation with Dr. Koo. who was at Norfolk during th? Beginning of the week. 'oi and Mme. Nokolaieff. of the fttsaaiaa Embaeey, are registered at the Hotel Chatham, in New York. The Minister of Bulgaria and Mm?. Panaretoff. who have been in the North for the paet two months, divid ing their time between Mancheater ami other reeort?. will return to Washington October 1. The secretary of the legation and Mine. Poulieff. who have spent the simmer at Narragansett Pier, will return at the ?ame time. The minister of Slam, accompanied h> the member? of the legatton ?taff, who have ?pent the ?ummer at "base Rocks. Otouccrtcr. Man., w.?iere th? ?ummer leeation ^?^afnnanently lo giert, will reuift, to Washington Olger.jaV' The ?ecreUry of the Cuban lega tion. Dr. Torralba?. and Mme. de Tor ralbas have returned to Washington after an absence of about two month? In L'uba, and are at their apartment In* Beverly Court. Mrs. Herbert Shlpman. daughter of Mr. and Mr? Edavon Bradley, of Washington, has returned to New York from Pride? Crowing. Mas?, where she ?pent part of the ?ummer. Ml?? Martha C. Codman. of Beaton and Waahlngton. Is 111 at her "villa ji Bellevue avenue. Newport Mi?? Ethel McCormlck 1? visiting Mrs. Raymond T. Baker ?t her ?um mer home at Lenox. Mass. Mr?. Charla? Critt?nd?n Calhoun. formerly Mrs. Barker Gummerey. came to Washington yesterday from her ?ummer home at Princeton, in order to be with Col. Calhoun on hit birthday. They celebrated the day with a little dinner at the Hotel Waahlngton. at which their gu??t? were the Prince?? Ghika. D. B. Hen leraon and Justice M-Reynold?. It aappen? that Col. Calhoun was born jn Friday, the thirteenth and oon lider? the Uth aa his lucky day. In lidentally Mr?. Calhoun'e birthday also falls on tht thirteenth, and they were married on the thirteenth of last July. Mrs. Calhoun will return to =?Tinceton today, taking Co!. Calhoun a-ith her for a few day?. He will return to Wathington early next week; Mr?. Calhoun ??Till remain at Princeton for the pr?tent, though she sxpects to ?pend the winter in Wash ington. Mrs. Charlea Carroll Glover. Jr., and her baby son. Charle? Carroll Glover. Id. returned to Waahlngton yeaterday "rom Ventnor. *C J., where ?he has lad a cottage for the ?ummer. With Where Can I Fi Itching, Terrif (Tut Question It Ever on the Lips of the .Afflicted. Ecsema. Tetter. Eryaipela? and ?ther terrifying condition? of the ?kin. art tf?*p-aeated blood diaea???. ind application! of talve?. lotion? ?id wash?? can only afford tempo ary relief, without reaching tht eal seat of the trouble. But just ?ecause local treatment ha? don? ou no good, ther? 1? no r*aaon to lea-pair. You simply hart not ought th? proper treatment, that t within your reach. Tou hav? the experience of other, ?ho have ?uffered as you have to raid? you to a prompt riddance of air od and akin dllaaaea. No matter ?????t dal XPorl? cDOUGALL. ??HBRKH Paymaster Glover. V. 8. N., who ha? recently completed a cour?e of train ing at the Naval Academy and Is now stationed in "Washington, they will Malt Mr. and Mra. Charles Carroll Glover, Sr.. at Westover. Their own home, Orchard Hill, la let to Mr. and Mrs. Ben ?rd Baruch. Interstate Commerce Commissioner and Mr?. C. C. MrCbord have re turned to their apartment In the Wil lard, after a ahort stay la Atlantic City. Mrs. George Bsrn.-tt Joined Mejor General Barnett nt the commandant's house, marine bsrracks. last evening, after spending several weeks at Nar regaj.se;: Pier. R. I . aa the guest of Mrs Irving Hall Chase. Mrs. Ber nett'e dsughters. th? Miss?? Lelia and Anne Gordon, who were with her at Narragansett. cam? back a week or two ahead of their mother. Repreaentatlve Frank Doremua ex pect* to go to Detroit about the first of October for a little visit. Mrs. A. W. Church and Miss Jose phine Church, who have been ?pend ing the summer at their eountry he me at Port cheater. N T.. are In New Tork City and are staying st the Hotel Chatham. Rep. and Mrs. Frank Scott re turned from Detroit on Wednes day. Mrs. Scott Is recovering: from a serious Illness which has kept her In a Detroit hospital for ten week?. Though convalescent she la still rtry week. Col. R. F. Lamont. TT. 8. A . la In New York for a fe wdays. and is registered at the Chatham. Edmund Shields of Lansing. Mich.. Is ln "Washington for aeveral weeks. Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Blanche S. For aythe of Denver, Col., and Lieut. W. S. Murray, quartermaster corpe, U. & A-, of Washington, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. S Murray. The ceremony waa quietly performed In Baltimore on Tueaday morning. Sep tember ?. at 10 o clock, by the Rev. Mr. Wallace, of Baltimora. Miss Forsythe Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Forsythe of Den ver, and came to Washington re cently as a war worker. Lieut Murray and his bride are making their home at 1030 Seventeenth street. He Is on duty In the olBce of the quartermaster general. Mrs. Wilbur J. Carr, accompanied by her mother, Mr... Ezra Koon, are at the Marlborough Blenheim. At lantic City, after spending the past month at Lltchfleld, Conn. Mr. Carr. who Is a director of the consular service haa Joined them ln Atlantic City. Mr. and Mr?. George Sehom of Riverdale announce the marriage of their daughter Cora Elizabeth, to Charles Shipley Dulaney, Jr.. of Washington, on Aug. 31 at St. Paul's Church, the Rev. Charlton Turquand officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Dulanry ere established for the pres?-nt at 221 East Caplttol street. Admiral William 8. Benton. chief of operations. Is expected ln Wash ington tomorrow, after an absence of about two weeks, the first vaca tion he has had in more than three years. With his aide, Commander Carter, and Commander Belknap, he has been spending a week with Col. Pruyn. at Harding Cottage, at Saranac Lake and is motoring;. n.?iii?'.. _ Capt. ?ni ."JrTf-t Mason Rumney have returned from a fortnight ?pent in Detroit. Mr. ?nd Mr.?. William Herbert who have come to Washington from De troit have taken an apartment at the Decatur. Mr. Herbet ha? taken a position In the war de partment with the Signa? Corpa. Mrs. Frederick T. F. Johnson, Cor responding Secretary of the District D. A. R. and of th? Martha Washing ton Chapter D. A. R.. haa returned to her apartment ln the Balfour from a trip to western New Tork and a visit on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The officer? of Washington Bar ra?:ks are giving an Informal dance at the officer?' club tonight "The stars Incline, but do not compel." HOROSCOPE. a.tnrd.T September 14, 1*18. Thi? la a doubtful day In planetary direction, according to astrologers, who find Uranu?, Venus and Mercury in bercili: aspect, but more or leas affected by the adverse rule of Mers and Saturn. Under this away ther? la held to be danger of misleading Judgment on Important questions, aa the star? are suppoeed to make men and women exceedingly creduloua where they should be analytical. There Is a most encouraging gov ernment of the planets where avia tion la concerned and supreme achlev menta In tha building of machines as well as their manasement Is predict ed. Next year will be a time of sen sational successes, It la prognosti cated. During this ?way alt physical Inves tigation has an encouraging Influence that will lead to scientific discoveries, the seers declare. Religioua matters will come much Into public notloe In the coming ind Relief From ying Eezema? how terrifying the Irritation, no matter how unbearable the Itching and burning of the ?kin, 8. S. S. will promptly reach the scat of the trouble and forever rout from the blood every trace of the d??????. Just aa lt haa for others who have suffered as you have. This grand blood remedy has been used for more than fifty years, and you have only to give it a fair trial to he re stored to perfect health. Our chief medical adviser Is an authority on blood and akin disor ders, and he will take pleasure In giving you auch advice a? your In dividual case may need, absolutely without cost. Write today, de scribing your case to Medical De pat tment, Swift Speclflo Co., (M Swift Laboratory, Atlanta, Ga.?Adv. month?, when enemy propaganda may seek to eau?? dissension? among churches. Lor? affair? today are well gov erned, except where ?oldler? are con cerned. Mar? 1? unfriendly during thl? con nguratlon and may caus? unhappl ne?t. 8old!era should be especially cautious in all their affair? whll? the thl? l.vs planets rul?. Theater? come under an ?specially fortunate condition while Venus 1? ln kindly aspect. Tht? ?hould be an aus picious data for new venture?. It la a lucky day for artlata of ev ery tort to ?Ign contract? or enter into agreements. Some movement or ruling that will affect old person? ln public position? appear? to be preaaged by the ?tat?. Thl? may apply to the military a? well a? government aervice. Saturn ?eema to indicate that the aged must make way for the young in the new era and thi? trend will be noticed in the Increate of deaths aa well aa In other way?, astrologers state. Peraont whote Mrlhdate tt I? have the augury of a busyday, with travel and change. Discretion ln deallna with men and women and care of the health is enjoined. Children born on thl? day are likely to be exceedingly original and Inven tive. These subjects of Virgo are usually successful. H -pjriaht. laseX) CLOTHING HIGH IN BELGIUM. Second-Hand Suit Seilt at $100 and Used Shoe? at $30. It I? becoming more and more diffi cult to obtain clothing in Belgium, ?according to the Belgian Bulletin, re ceived by the Pepartment of Labor, which ?ay? that per?on? who have been thrown out of work may obtain on easy term?, once a year from the charity clothing club, a dreai or an overcoat. , A Belgian soldier. Interned in Hol land, obtained permission to wear civilian drei? Hi? wife, who had re mained at Vervler?, joined him, and he wrote recently: "My wife ha? com? with my personal effect?. How ever, before ?he left a number of per tont came to her and offered her for my Sunday suit and overcoat 600 franc? (lieoi; for a pair of velvet trou sers, which cost 7 francs (11.401 before the war. 4o franca (J8). for my ?hoe?, 250 francs r$30)." Reconciliation. Nothing is more moving to man than the spectacle of reconciliation; our weaknesses art thu? Indemnified and are not too costly?being tht price we pay for the hour of forgive ness, and the archangel, who ha? never felt anger, has reason to envy the roan who subdues It. When thou forgtveat?the man who ha? pierced the heart stand? to thee In the rela tion of the taw worm that perforate! the thcll of the musaci, which straightway closes the wound with a pearl. Why Is It that the mott fer vent love become? more fervent by brief interruption ?nd reconciliation? | And why roust a storm agitate our ? affection? before they can reach the I highest rainbow of peace? Ah! for I thi? reason It la? because all passion? j feel their object to be a? eternal a? ? themselve?, and ne love can admit I the feeling that the beloved object hould die?John Paul Richter. I Antiloafinf Law for Women **is. Raymond Brown, of New Yoi It On who has Ju?t returnad frin? France, declares that there should be passed in every State an ant Ilia fin: law for women between 18 and 60. Mrs. Brown believe? that the irrinci pal duty of American woman now I? to maintain standard? of living, and tees much to be done in constructive social work, such a? child welfare. In France women are working twelve hour? a day. with two hours rece?? at noon, and the privllec? of workln? eight hour? in the UvrltV. V.Mta und'er '?.J.'.i.'A- conditions should not be neglected, according to Mrs. Brown, who is now interested In organising a ho?pltal unit for over sea? service. TAIRPRICE LIST Jorlj?asAtnd?on,l).C. To the Hou?eholder? of the District of Columbi?? Below are given the fair prices en ??api* food commodities. If your dealer charges more for any Items than the pri?-es ll?t?-d below, please report ?nd send your ?ale? slip. If possible. ; clarence It. W - ?on. Federal food administrator for the District of ". >l.imbia, 001 Bin? teenth street northwest Only the??- denier? who buy it ike te? rrbelr ?ale prices ?keulil sell at tbe tap price te eoa?u?aem "?"??tiller Consumer H?. \rt ps>?. should pe.y. Per 100 lb< Ter lb. Cranulated (old stock), bulk or pkg..$7.95 $1 .?!*. ? nj'i $ .0? Crown (old stock). 7.10 "SU .0! i.; r.initiated (new stock), at rive.I at Washington after close of business, September 7. Bulk . Mi .11,14 [ackage . .11 Hrown (new stock). 9 09 .10 (Price fixed by Hoard of Equalization.. based on average cost of all sugars, foreign and domestic) WHEAT ?.?G?. Per ?pair. Per hag 2??-1?> ?a*. >??? i-'*1 Li* 1*5 12-lb. bag.13% .t:*.; .7? .? ?-lb. bag.3??? .J""? .42 .*.".*'. Broken lots, per lb. Not more than .'t?*?.. wheat p,???? scbstititp.s. P?tr lb. Per !h Barley flour. Not more than .?, Corn flour. Not tnoie ttan U7 Corntneal, white, bulk.01 % .01 "*A ,M RICE. Per lb. Per III Fancy, whole head.\? 11 .12 Blue Ro?e.99 -09"-? .-,1 .1 : ' . BREAD. Victory loaf, machine made: % lb.... .07 .nit Victory loaf, machine made: 1 lb. OS .It? CREAMERY BUTTER. Per lb. Per lb. Beat table flrtt?. In prints.52 .St ,$J .tt In cartons. 1 cent higher. Process, ln print?.?' .4* .4* .S3 In certons. 1 cent higher. BUTTEU SUBSTITUTE?. Per lb. Per lb. Oleomargarine .$0 .13 .32 .ax Nut oleomargarine.2i .30 .29 .35 LARD. Per lb. Per lb. Pure, in tub?.2? .29 .G.1 .85 Compound .24 .25 .27 .29 BACON. Per lb. Per lb Whole pieces, fancy.4? .49 .49 .54 Sliced. In bulk. S3 .5* Whole pieces, standard quellty.42 .44 '. .45 .50 "??ed, in bulk. .49 .52 ..'Meed, in carton?.52 .55 .55 .10 HAM. Per lb. Per lb. Whole, standard.32 .34 1* .3? Whole, fancy.34 .15 .37 .39 EGGS. Per do?. Per dox Select, fresh, candled: non? ?mall or dirty: should weigh not less than 24 ounces per dozen.50 .55 .55 .*0 -"old storage.44 .47 .47 .52 Current receipts: candled; none very small, very weak or very dirty; should weigh not less than 20 ounces per dozen .41 .47 .41 it CHEESE. Per lb. Per lb. American, whole milk .29 .32 .32 .19 Half-pound lots . .20 Quarter-pound lots . .11 BEAMS. Per lb. P?rlb. Lima, dried.14 .154 .1?.?% .1? Navv. dried.114 ,??? .12"+ .15 Pinto, dried.09?? -09H .UH .UH Quotations on potatoes will be found h?r.after only in the "Mar keting Guide for Washington Consumer?." published dsily by the ??? reau of Markets. Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the District food administration. M DtTIDtr EIGHTEENTH CHAPTER. ilQ Jane Get? a Big Check and Think? About Layette* and Profiteers. It wa? a qn*K chance which took me ?freight from 'i?r>? ", ? ..i.ii to Daddy Lorimer. The Hon. James Market Tips for Housewives. Price? to retailer? and general market information furnished by Bureau of Markets, United State? Department of Agriculture; fair price? to con?umer?. by the DUtrlct food administration ABlWnAST?iKaailanf. cabbage, .?ring bean., tnmstoe?. pepper?. w/aas'sTT' ,'?,"? cooklna apple., potato.?, kale. ?ORMAI.??livret potatoe?. onion?, carrot?, graipr?. plum?, cantaloupe?. pear?. . u.-umher?, lettnee. SCARCE?Orange?, eating apple?, watermelons, beet?, banaa??, lemon., peachea. _. , , THE CHAPE SITUATION. The local grape crop will laat until about the middle of next week, according to the reporta of grower?. The height of the local ??**??.. * epparently pa.aed. This morning grower? received from 30 to 86 cent? per IH-pound baaket. which Is an advance of about 6 cent? per basket over previou? prices. The New York State ship ment?, however, are expected to begin practically a? ?oon a? the lucal ???.?on Is over. .. ?,P?ncor.d?? ,n "??e? of six ?-quart basket?, ?old to retailer? from 13 60 to 13 per crate. Thl? make? the retailer'? coet from 41 to 60 cent? per 4-quart b??ket. The prevailing price for good Niagaras wa? 13 50 per crate, or about Si cent? p?r 4-quart baaket. THE D?IT VAI.?EI II? VEGETABLES AND FRUIT*. Among the vegetables the best value? can be obtained on ?trlng bean?, eggplant, cabbage, pepper? and tomatoe?. approximately in the order named. String bean? are undoubtedly bringing fanners les? than the co?t of production, while most dealer? ar? losing money at present on cabbage. It ?eem? a ?hamo to aee a certain amount of the?o vegetables going to waste after they have been produced with much labor and heavy lnve?tm?nt?. The co-operation of consumers Is needed at once to prevent all possible los?. Housewlve? are urged to place these vegetables on their marketing list? during the next w?7?.y* a t0 "*? 1?,G? ,n a? many different way? a? possible While none of the fruit? except conking apple? are really cheap, grapes, pear?, plums and cantaloupe? can be secured at price? which may be considered aa reasonable when compared with the price? of other food product?. The fair price? to consumer? given below cover those charced by both cash-and-carry" and "credlt-and-dcllvery" retailers "Cash and-carry retailers should ?ell near the lowest figure given Unless otherwise stated, all prices aro for produce of good average auality. Poorer grade? should sell for less. ?,.i,i?ihl.2n?.-n,.t'i.r?."J?e ci!"'?a? 2? any day. price? In exc?s? of those published on that riny in the "fair-pi ice-to-consumers" column they should immedlat?ly bring the matter to the attention of the District of Columbia food administration, i->i?irics Cost to retailer Fair price to ? TEfaBTAlaLKS. ye.terday. ????? rean?. snap t. peck. ? aide ' ?? aiSc licet?, bunch . d a 7c 7 a 10c Celery, bunch . 4 a 7c fabbngc. pound . 2 a 8c I'm ? ot?, bunch .,. | a 4c Taunts, cut. pound. 3Via Ji?c 4 ? 6c ? ucumbeis. local, each. 3 a 4c 4 a ?c KgFplant, local, each. 3 a Sc ? G ?r Kai.?, peck, (3 lb?.). S ?13c A 5 ?? Lettuce, local, head. J a ?>,c ? ?loe Lettuce. New York, head. S alOc 7 ?lfe Union?, dry. U peck. 10 alle 13 a ifio Pepper?, local, euch . i.a ??c ?? ?u, Potatoe?, No. 1. peck (16 Iba). 45 ?50c 60 a 6uc Potatoe?. No. J. peck (16 lb?.). 23 a30c 30 a 4uc Potatoe?, ?weet. No. 1, ? peck. 15 alUc 1? Zl'c Spinach, New Zealand, ? peck. S a 7e ? ?Tne .''.quash, white, each. 1 a lue ?u? j?. Hweet corn, large, doten. 3? alOc 40 a 5Sc hweet corn, medium, doten. 15 a25c '0 ?ike Tomatoe*. local. No. i. ?4.pk. <S4 ib?.l. ? al3c 10 a l?? Tor.mtoe?. local. No. 3, ??-pk.. (3Vx lb?... 4 a 7c 6 a 10c l-'HUIT?.. Apple?, fancy, U-pk. M ai7c 14 ,5 Appe?, good. % peck. 8 alle ft Int Apples, ?econd?. 14.pk. 4 a ?e ? 2 J?c Iianana?. doten. S5 aSOc ?? ???,. ?antaoupe?. local. No. 1. each. > al?c ' la ? i9c ant? oupe?, local. No. 2. each. 4 ? ?c? ? ?Joe rantaloupe?. Colo, and Del., each. I a to s ? U? i.iapes, local. m-lb. basket. 30 t*M 35 . ?, Or.pe?. ?hipped ln. 4-quart Oa.ket. 42 .-.Sc 50 a 75c Lemon?, California 442?. doxen. 1? a24c 23 atte Lemon?, California 860?. doten. 24 ?27c 30 alie Orange?, Ca fornla Val. 21?.. doten.. 50 a?2c B ?70c Orange. California Val 17??. doten.. 00 a?3c 75 J ?oc Pear?. California, best, doxen. 30 a34c 23 ,,5? Peache?, white and yellow, 4-qt. ba?.. ?0 a?5c ? al 00 Peaches, white and yellow. % peck... 1? a25o ?? 5\? Watermelon., p,,,,,,/.?, ~. l?4a?e ?., , Plum?. ?Veetern. 4-quait basket. ?0 aSlc 75 al 10 ? a lie 2*a 4c 4 a 6c fop,naht ISIS, . D. Lorimer. according to hie party | paper thi? morning. Is nearly re 1 covered from his recent ?eriou? 111 - ! nee?. As I returned from my exciting call. Daddy aent for me to come to hi? emoklnK room. ?Mamma"?he call? hi? wife, Mrs. Lorlmer, "mamma." as he learned to Salt Vis Vfn mother in '?"?"mamma aay? you ar?' itltl.l *? t.*Jl1 ? ?W* extra money for shopping, my ?n?o?l?' ter. Will thi? do for a little while1**"?, He pushed a slip of blue paper aero?? the table to me. It wa? a check for H.OCO* More than my own mother haa to live on for a whole 1?G' I Daddy Lorlmer I? alway? giving away check? to show his love, and this Is his way of saying that he's I delighted because I am going to pro 1 vide the firs' of a new generation of | Lorlmers He does not recognize | Benlle? baby as belonging to the family succession. "I ?lon't really think I'll need all that." I ?aid. "Tou see. daddy, the things I wan: to buy are awfully ! email." I "Tou minx"?and he ?tooped and ? kissed me?"If you can't get r!d of | that, you're the first woman I ever , raw of your kind. Try??nd when you want some more?come and kiss ime.'? No?? I defy anybody ? except ? Mary Thomas?to keep from liking ? raddy Lorimer. He Is one of the ; most popular men ln the city?al I way? put down as a 100-per-eent ?man in any civic enterprise At ?present on'y a few persons seem to ?doubt that he will be next Represen tative t.om that district. Daddy belongs to an easily recog ' nixed type of the modern aucceasful business man ? white-haired, but young looking, and ready to talk In public on any subject At r.-._. time. He made money as a young man, and since the war, he seems to be making tona of It. It mostly comes, somehow, from those great pine for ests I love so well, the forests where Dob wooed me. The Lorlmers Inherited acres of them and the boys used to camp out In them every summer. They left the train at Amesv.lle, where I was born. Briefly, the Ames ?nd Lorl mer families were related long ago. Our branch Inherited '.lie original 'irm ?Ite, now Amervllle, while, the Lorlmer? had the forest?. Nobody thought them any good for fifty years. Finally Daddy Lorime. founded "The I?orlmer Chemical Co." Before the United States went SUPPER DANCE Beginning Saturday, September I4th HARVEY'C FAMOUS C) RESTAURANT into the war he sold lots of stuff to I neutra' countries. I have heard, ' hut nut from Bob. that Dr. Hamll? | ton Certe!? managed som? of the j tranta?-'tlons. A? I hurried to ?how my check I to Mcther Lorlmer, I met Dr. Cer- ! tel? m the halt I had not seen him ?Ince ?h? day of et r ride and ' the too Intimate glance between u?. Attar a formal sentence, I rushed I t? petali?. Certeis. however, stayed In my ; r.ilnd. lie'? ?o mysterious. (Te be r.nl n-nil - PRUNES HELP WIN WAR Butt and Banc of Boarder on Way to Berlin. In the piping times of peioe the prune arma the butt of cheap wits and th? bane of th* boarder. Now when the acid test of utility and pelMnbtlity I? applied the desplsrd prune step* into the preferred dam ?at leest on the Amerl.^an ami bill of fare. It has von Ite ?va? (solely on its own merit. The .ounis j In its favor are food value, tonic lvalue and value aa a confection. It ? nourishes, stimulates *nd delights. The Surgeon fJtn*?rai of the srmy f himself testifica to the loyal and helpful support of the once belittled 1 fruit. He has added his recommen i dation to the approving report ofi th* subsistence division. This re-1 jport tells us that out of the 1MT| ' crop ?O.OOft.ftOft pounds of prune* I have b*fn consumed by our fight - ' ing: men. Based op sire WZ vhj-h its the trade dengnatior of the ;.\ ?erage prune, the total number ?"?n sumed wnuld be l.lOO.OftO r?f<0. Placed side by side it is quit? pos sible that this total of prunes wouldr't reach from the Arncrl-nt. trenchen to Berlin, hut each prune. no douiit. is doing its best to h *p the Yankee fighters cover the dis tance. There w->.ild be ? sort of poe'Ienl J'istice In the * ircumstance tf ihe cheerful Idiot and the other b< ord ers who*e ta'oU wit lingered '?"'Mg' * st about the r?tfent prune C'.'M meet 't over th-re In Flander* ?ni in Ticardy and 1-nd it bororel end extolled as the f -??? of fighting nun ?Cleveland Plain Deal*r. Girls Learn Auto Repairing. The "Denver Opportunity School" is a unique Institution which Is ere?.h -g new fields for women's labor. M.^re than 100 young women and rrlrla have learned automobile operating and re pairing there within the last few months In order to fit themselve* for such service and to release men for the army or munition shop.?. The school's work will supplement that of the Training and Dilution Servir? of the Department of I^bor to <ume ex tent. Miss Kmily Griffith Is principal of the institution. Some of the girls have already gone to Franco to drive am bulances. Others are fln-im^ th'ir places in the community by driving jitney busses. The 'Opportunity School" 1s al?o proving of great value to farm giri-?. who are now learning farm manage ment and how to do lighter kinds of farm work. The shortage of labor In some farming sections of Colorado and Nebraska during the rre.?eti. >??? son m*da their addition to the ranks of workers more than welcome. (T X^oo?war? ?? Cotbrop New York?WASHINGTON?Pam. =? Store Open Today ?-?? 9 15 a m te t p m Outfitting the Boy for School In buying clothes for the boy thi? year, it't a good thing to know ex actly what you are getting; that meant that the clothes you buy thould be the kind that make the belt poa iible use of the labor and material? put into them. It't economy, too. You pay a little more now?but they wear to well you tpend leu in the long run. Boy?' Better School SuiU Of doprndel'l?? f?br\c?. carefully lat.orcd no that they look and wear ? ell. ? large ahnwiny of co\oT.?*rm nd pattern?; ?laca 7 to II y**ara. $12.50 and $13.50 a 1.3? aa?f Shlrta. _ School Blou?e?. ? Tae aad ?is?. i"..tton Paisnia? f I.Ml aad gl.ee. 1 loy?' Sw ?ater?. ??.?* ?. ?inno Jtaina-r.at?. I? llaUM. Bora1 Corduror Suit?. ?*.7? t? aiz-aa. Knickerbocker?, ?erge?, mixture? and corduroy. K-*a ta Roys' Own n?rb?r Shop?expert hair cutters??anltary equip d?refined environment. Adjoin? the Beya' Section?. ? na ?p??-?1' m. r-apt. HJaa School aaaaaaasta ?' 1 o t h H a t t ?SJs? aad Bathrobes. ta an-a?. CHILDREN'S SHOES Should Be Cho?en With Care All shoes should be carefully and intelligently ??elected, mott especially those of children. Too often they are hurriedly and improperly lilted and little heed is given to their real value. The problem of Children's School Shoes is becoming more and more serious, with the advance cost of labor and leather, and knowing the hard service that it required of a child's shoe, it is true economy to buy the best one can afford. Trot Moc Shoe* arc especially daapted to lhe uses of School Children, ia fact children of all age? They are well made and the soles are soft and pliable and will not harden with repeated wettings. Miss".?' and children'? Tan Moose l?ce Shoes, regular h'lght. blucher cjt ??p?? heel?, ?peci?! Trot-Moc soles, sures a t? to 11. aU.T.-. p.lri 11 >~ to I HM pair. Misses' and Children's Dark Brown Moose Shoes, high top. lece, blucher cut. low school heels, spe, ial Trot-M..c ?"!??. in th? following ?iter: ?H to II. .??. patrt 11 S to ?. ??.Vi pal?. Boy?' 'li..va ? ?fossae Shoes, blucher cut, medium high top. ?pe dal Trot-Moc ?ole?. ?Va.tVO rmlr. Boy?' and Youth?' Illa, k Mo .se ?..-?-e Sh". - height, ?pedal Trot-M.c ?ole?, ?ite? il t" :.'. ??.?? pais. ?.-. --?? pair. ^ Serrice League Helpi Farai Labor. ??* ?* ?J* ?"" ????? WherevTrThe l'nclVsam Saturday'*"'"1? th' ???* h?"?'?l custom .* . Ser.ice Le.sue he? be. ? or-anita-d ,jM or h.lf |.olif..v on Mitunlay, among negroes Ir, the Southern State, | ?mone faim hinds._ It ha? Improved labor conditions, ac-1 curdlnp to report? at the recent .-on- | The Iterliner TagleWatr ?in< ference of State farm help .-pedalisi.? . that Germany is preparine to huil? in BirmlnKham Ala. Member? are j airship? ?hieb void h? ahle tr given button? sisnifi in:.- thasir mien- >? -y out thre? week? .to I. mb the lion to work six d?> s a vae* k until ihe U. S HAPPINESS IN YOUR WORK I F YOU are a young woman between the age! of 18 and 25 and possess certain necessary qualifications, there is a useful and attractive career awaiting yon in the profesi?n of telephone operating. It is pleasant, patriotic work in congenial surroundings, amid carefully chosen and intelligent people who believe in the "voice with the ?mile." The telephone operator renders a highly important public aervice. She hat many opportunities to make work easier and life happier for all, and in aerving other? well she finds a satisfaction in her work that makes her duties enjoyable. Comfortable rest rooms are provided and lunch is ?erved in a modern dining-room. Every possible provision is made for her happiness, health and material prosperity. ?S???? Miss Gregory, Room 308, Homer Bldg., 13th and G St*. N. W. THE CHESAPEAKE AND POTOMAC TELEPHONE COMPANY