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Kmmpa Hair In Curl On
Hot or Windy Day
Long or Bobbed Hair (Liquid
Htfr'i a halr-curllnc ??r?t that la
decidedly "worth while." Juet apply a
little Liquid Silmerlne before doing up the
kalr, ualng a clean toothbrush for the
>urpoM. drawing thla down the hair from
irown to tip. In three'houre you will
fca*e aa beautirul curia and wavea aa you
rould wiah for. The wavlneaa will look
ao natural no one will gueee It waa arti
ficially acquired. And it will laat ev.jr
ao Ions, recardleae of heat, wind or
dgmpoeaa. >, _
Too can obtain Liquid Silmerlne (Parker
Belmont Co., Chicago) at.any drug atore,
and a few ouncea will laat a lone time.
It la neither atlcky nor greaay and la
pleaaant to uae. It la doubly ueefnl be
cauae of aleo eervlng aa a beneficial dreee
ln|. keeping the hair aoft, allky anl
Ml LIS HAVE 1
ON WATER CART
This Estimate* Furnished by
Only Woman Agent of En
Bkium "food people" don't
norm to care whether the Vol?t*?d
law la enforced or not, although
nominally in favor of It. the boot
legger continues to ply hi* trade
with .excellent return*. i
This in the opinion ? of Mian
Georgia Hopley, the only woman ,
general prohibition agent on the!
staff of Commissioner Haynea.
Miss Hopley wants women to. get
busy and help dry up the nation.
She wants them to work through
church and Sunday school socie
ties, literary and civic organisa
tions. and the public schools.
While there are many women
who had no desire to be granted
the right of franchise." Miss Hop
ley said, "since the duty has been
imposed upon them at this most
opportune time, affording them the
opportunity and privilege of mo
bilizing under the banner in the
greutest buttle ever waged in be
half of that greatest of all institu
tions. the American - home, they
will not be found wanting."
Miss Hopley said that as a result
of her survey of several States, she
is able to state that the number
of liquor drinkers has decreased
17.600,000. She did not say on vhrt
she based this figure.
CHANCE FOR REINDEER
FANS TO LAY IN SUPPLY
Any American farmer who would
like to have about 500 reindeer to
disport around the ranch may get
in touch with J. E. Halle, of
Kaarvatn. Todalen, Nordmoer, Nor
way. the Department of Commerce
The Norwegian controls a large
mountain area in the Trollaeimen
district, where large herds of tame
reindeer range, and he haa In
formed the American consul at
Bergen that he is desirous of get
ting in touch with parties In the
United States Interested In the pur
chase of live reindeer.
He is willing to deliver the ani
mals by driving them overland from
the mountains to the shore, thus
saving railroad expense.
Eats Five Backets of
NEW ORLEANS. Aug. 9.?
U. B. Chase, jr., of New Or
leans. entered as "the Unknown
Knight of the Crawfiah Tour
ney, was late yesterday
"crowned" champion crawfish
eater of the' world, after win
ning over nina other contes
tants by eatinf five bucket
fuls of this species of shell
fish, which in their shells
weighed approximately sixty
George ("Hop") Luthy.
"champion of Vieux Carrie,'
earlier in the day won the
title as speed champion by
eating 100 crawfish in 2 min
utes and 36 seconds. Cham
pion Luthy will be called upon
to defend his title at an early
date, however, having received
a challenge from Percy Vicsca,
champion of the Cabilda," his
runner-up, who insisted the v
new champion did not lick his
In the endurance test ."the .
Unknown Knight" had matter*
prettjr much his own way
throughout hte contsA. Strik
ing a steady gait early in the
contest he maintained it
throughout. \W?en every other
contestant had dropped out,
Chase is said to have remark*
?ed that he would conserve the
remainder of his supply /or his
Ml. rvAINIfcK CARNIVAL
WILL OPEN SATURDAY
Mt. Ralnler's eleventh annual car
nival opens Saturday evening. The
proceeds from the carnival will be
used to wipe ont the $2,000 debt on
the town hall. A beauty contest will
be held August 19.
Composing the committees are:
Candy, E. A. O'Conner, and L. Green;
electric board, Carl Young and John
Toung; novelties, John Welter, K. B.
Math las, J. K. Mcintosh. A. L. Mc
intosh, A. W. Burrows and H. B.
Sturgess; kitchen, Mrs. L. Mcintosh
and Mrs. Charles Reichelt; groceries,
A. T. Athey. dancing. E. H. Brown,
W. Sutton. A. r. Cassell, W. H.
Vannerman and Frank Smith: hux
candy. N. A. Pruett, I. P. Madden
and R. Toung; aluminum. A. W?g
german and H. W. Blandy; dolls, W.
W. James, W. E. Hayche and B. R
Sherwood; stork room, A. H. Brown
and Charles Reichelt; refreshments.
George Reiar and Mrs. George Reiar.
imiiiiiiiiii iiiiiii iiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim
Important! Last Two
in the Half-Yearly
including our entire stocks
at discounts of 10% to 40%
The Half-Yearly Sale is
not a hurried, hurrah
event that rushes into
pript for a day's busi
ness and then peters
Jonah's gourd sprang
up over night, but it
takes time to grow an
It takes time to build the Half-Yearly Sale. It takes time to confer with
our makers, to get special price concessions, to get carload after carload of
furniture into our warehouses and onto our floors. ^
However, most of the furniture is now here. Everything is ready and
tagged, so we mean to ask our friends and whoever is interested in good fur
niture to survey our stocks at their leisure wKhin the next five days.
art Mure of mmvmral thinga:
1. They will find fuller and more complete stocks than
we have shown in years.*,
2. They will find lower prices on this furniture than they
have seen in six years. ,
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3. They will find only good furniture at every price, and
not a poor piece of furniture at any price.
All the furniture is ticketed with its regular and present selling prices
savings art evident at a glance. ,
Selections may be made now, such transactions to date
**om Monday, August 14, when the sale proper starts.
Seventh at F
OF LITTLE GIRL
Notes of Scrwn Star, 37, to
Dorothy Clark, 11, In
crease in Fervor.
(Copyright .lit*, by ???? N?w Yerk Am?rl
American Keproductlon prohibited.)
The Wathinaton Timet con<4????
today (he publication of the Iove let
tore written by Herbert Howlineon.
the screen etar, to Dorothy Clark, the
g*rl whom he met when the was
eleven yeare old. Mime Clark ie now
in Loo Angelee. where Hawlineon It
working in motion pictures, mnd is
gjjMhjj a lew euU againet Aim for
Herbert Rawllnson's love letters
to Dorothy Clark, who la suing him
for 1200,000, were moat numerous
tn 1911, the year after he met the
eleven-year-old girl, and aa the sub
joined correspondence reveals, the
ardor of the acreen star's devotlofl J
Thus from the Lambs' Club In j
New York to Dorothy In Los An
geles, on May 28, 1918, Rawllnaon |
"My Own Darling Dorothy:
"I am so very aorry, dear, that
I have not been able to writ* to you
sooner. Well, the newa of your hav
ing a nice, new home wal quite a
surprise, and I am very glad to
know that your newly found friends
are ao nice.
Dorothy, I want you to know,
, that you are not forgo tteq by
me. There is never a day goes by
that 1 do not think of my little
Dorothy, and of the wonderful times
we uaed to have together.
"It looks as though I am going
to stay In New York for quite some
time, but you can never tell what
will happen these days, as things are
ao very uncertain.
"Things are commencing to break
for ms much better, but it has been
a tough battle. Don't ever forget
me. Dot, because I atlll love you very
much, dear, and I always will.
"You had confidence in mr when
I waa In L. A. (I/M Angeles) and you
must keep that thought in yonr lit
tle inlnd Mill. Now I want yon to
write me a nice long letter and tell
me all about yourself and how you
are getting along. '
"Are you keeping up your danc
ing. dear. Don't let it drop as some
day you are going to be a great
dancer. My fondest love to you,
dear, and please believe me when 1
teii you that I have not forgotten
"Bye-bye and write me soon all]
"Are yon ma?l?"
There was a break In the corres
pondence after that for a few weeks,
then from the Hotel Algonquin,
Rawllnaon wrote plaintively:
"DEAR LITTLE DDROTHY:
"WhaOs the matter, dear? What
has Herbert done to you that you
won't answer my long letter. Please
write me a nice long newsy letter
and tell me what you are doing. Are
you mad at nse. Sweetheart?
"Please don't tell me that I have
hurt you in some way. Pleaae write
me soon and tell me you still iove
me a little.
"Baby, I'm Anxious!"
There is evidence to show that
Rawllnaon admitted to friends that
he had kissed the child before this,
but always he protested that the
careas was more brotherly than
otherwise. On August 12, 1918,
from the Umbs. the screen star
wrote to the child then In Holly
"My Darling Dorothy:
"The photos came, dear, and thev
ara splendid. You seem ao crown
up. dear, in your long dress and
your sweet fluffy hair, oniy I
i ANCHOR, BAR,/
BY CONDUCTIVE ANESTHESIA
Bern Table BrMgrwnrfc Inserted
Without Grinding Taur Teeth.
Plates Repaired While
307 7th St. N. W. Opp. Saks
Opea Evenings. Cleeed on Saadar*.
LEAVES Y0I FOREVER
Dffp 8*ttad Uric Actfl Deposits Are]
Dissolved and the Rheumatic
Poison Starts lo Leave the Sys
tem Within Twenty-four Hour*.
Every druggiat in this country is
authorised to aay to every rheu
matic aufferer that if a full pint
bottle of Allanrhu. the aura con
queror of rheumatlam, doea not
?how the way to atop the agony,
reduce swollen Joints and do away
with even the slightest twinge af
rheumatic pain, he will gladly re
turn your money wlthout-comment.
Allenrhu has been tried and tested
for yeara, and really marvelous re
sults have been accomplished In
the most severe cases whore the
suffering and agony was Intense
and piteous and where tha patient
Mr. James H. Allen, of Rochester,
N. Y . the discoverer of Alienrhu,
who for many years suffered tha
torments of acuta rheumatlam, de
sires s(l sufferers to know that he
does not want a cant of anyone's
money unleaa Allenrhu decisively
conquers this worst of all MsMaJ
and he haa inatructed druggists to j
guarantee It aa above In every te-|
Gel It At People*
Buying Islands to
NEW YORK, Aug. 9.?T/ght
little ialea in tha sea, person
ally owned and controlled, are
the newest retreats of Ameri
cans who seek to defeat the
Volstead act, according to Sir
Harry Cordeaux, governor-gen
eral of the Bahamas, and Lord
Chief Justice Sir Daniel Tudor,
who arrived yesterday from
Many wealthy Americans are
buying or seeking to buy small
islands in Bahafhan territory,
the governor-general said, ex
6laming that the aridity of the
nlted States was driving them
to the sterneat measures.
liked It better as it was. I w.'ll
always remember you as the Uttle
girl I knew when I was with you,
and 1 cant believe you have
changed so much as yoor pictures
show you. ,
"How are you getting along,
dear? You must write and tell me
all about It, as I am very anxious
to know just how everything is
going and If In your new surround
ings and all you have "forgotten
Herbert and the good times we
used to have together.
"My, but those were the happy
daye, weren't they, dear? I hope
they will come again. Are you
happy, dear? Oh, I hope, so. Dot,
for your sake.
"I may come to the coast soon.
I'll let you know as soon as I
know. Will you be glad to see
me? Lots of love, dear girl. Write
me soon. Baby, I am no anxious
to hear from you.
"Always your sweetheart, *
? "HERBERT '' '
N? More Kisses?
But the opportunity to go W*est
fell through, and on August 14 Raw
llnson, from the Lambs, wrote re
gretfully to the girl, who was (flak
ing a motion picture In Hollywood:
MY DARLING DOROTHY.
"I received your dear! sweet let
ter Just two days ago, just after I
had written you. Well, darling, you
don't know how very much I wsnt
to see yos. I don't know when I
have missed anyone as I have you
lately, and I see no chance of com
ing to, the coast for at least two
months or maybe longer.
"Oh. what a long time that seems,
to be sure, and 1 do so want to come
so badly. I Just hate this town and
11 want to get away.
"Always remember, my dear, to
be very careful around the otudlos
about the wonderfsl promises these
fellows make. Sometimes It's all
"So, you're not going to send me
j any more kisses until I square rny
??If for not being a good boy and
writing you often enough. I want
[ you to remember, baby d?.ir. that
I've heen working very hard and
have not much spare flme.
"Now, Dorothy dear, please write
to me a nice long letter and tell
me exactly what you have been
doing all this time and if you still
love me as much as ever.
"Do you ever see my car aro>ind
town any more? 1 often miss the
dear old thing. With loads of
? "Always your sweetheart.
Ts Herb Jealous?
The next letter, written In nendl
' on plain stationery on August 27.
I#1B. from New York, reads'
"M.v Darling Dorothy
"I received a letter yesterday
I saying that you had missed me ter
ribly and that you had cried when
you did not hear from me. and so
forth. Dorothy dear, I have err it- I
ten you every chnace that I've had. I
1 ou know how hard I've been
| worWng lately. It's been almost
impossible to write anyone.
"Now, darling, you must not feel
this way. That will never do. It is
Just as hard for me ss It has been
for you and the last few days you
have been In my thoughts constant
ly. and I also want you to know
there has not been one night since
I left Ix>s Angeles that I have gone
to bed that I have not had you In
my thoughts, and I have hoped snd
prayed that no harm would befall
"T?u have never told me If any
one has annoyed you or gotten famil
iar with you.
"Now, Sweetheart Mine. I think
you ought to. If you cannot confide
In me, why, who can you confide
"Now, dear, a llltle bird came to
me and whispered that there is a
certain business man In Los Angeles
who Is becoming VERY ATTEN
TIVE to you, and II has me worried
"I am so afraid something may
happen to you, dearest, and that
must never be.
"I want you to tell me, dearest.
Just what It Is all about, whether It
Is true or not. I am dreadfully sorrv
to hear this. Dorothy, and while, of
course, I really have no business to
mention It even, but I have done so
because I love you and don't want
any harm to befall you.
"8o please write to me, dearest, a
nice long letter and tell me all about
yourself and everythng. My fondeat
love, baby, and please believe mo
when I tell you that I love you. s
, "Yours always.
XXX n XXX
"p- 8-?A little money for ice
(MORE.LOVE LETTERS OF THE
MOTION PHTI'RE STAR TO HIH
CHILD SWEETHEART WILL BE
PUBLISHED IN THE WASHINO
TON TIMES TOMORROW.) #
IS 4ft'' LION
Marked Man Unhurt, Assas
sins Escape, But Innocent
Ones May Die.
Br I nlTrrcal *er?Hr
NEW TORK, Au*. The inno
cent bystander as uaual sot the
worst of a atreet shooting here I
yesterday in which four gunmen in
a speeding automobile participated.
There were ten victim*?a girl,
eig/tt men and a pony. The gpn
men escaped and the man they
shought to murder was uninjured.
Joe Masseria wn? standing with
a crowd of striking garment work
ers when an automobile with the
four ?men pulled Tip to the curb.
They fired more than twenty-five
shots In the crowd. Then they
fled. They were pursued for many
blocks by- policemen In a com
numdeered automobile, but because
of'their speed and disregard for
traffic signals they were finally
lost. The wounded men were strik
ing garment workers. Two may
One little girl was shot, but was I
removed before police got her
name. A pony hitched to a wnjcnn
was pierced with a bullet. The
shooUng occurred on a congested
part of Fifth street, between Sec
ond avenue 'and the Bowery.
t Masseria was recently retained
from the Tombs on 815,000 ball.
He is charged with kitting Silvio
Tagllapana last May.
Although Masseria was not
scratchod, four bullets went
through his hat and two through
One man named Blttner was shot
through both jaws. It la feared he
wjll choke to death.
Fue! Loadings Increase Over
Previous Week, Though Reve
nue Goods Show ?>ecrease.
My btmsHwal News R?nl?.
The railway shopmen's strike
caused i a slight dimunition of the
loading of revenue freight on
American railroads for the week
ending July T9. figures made public
by the Association of Railway Ex
lx>adings for the week totalled
859,713, a reduction of 1,3*1 as
compared with ?he previous week.
The effect of the rail and coal
strikes was strikingly manifested
in the figures on coal landings,
which totaled "(,374. an increase of
314 cars over the previous week,
but a decrease of 73.065 compared
with the corresponding week a
year ago, and a decrease of 109,418
cars compared with the correspond
ing week two yeaYs ago.
Loadings in coke, ore. livestock,
merchandise and general freight all
?.i?Wed decreases, while in grain
and grain products there was a
"Compared by districts." said the
association statement, "Increases in
the loading of all commodities over
the preceding week were reported
in the AHegheny, Central Western
and Southwestern districts, with
decreases in the Eastern. Pocahon.-,
tas. Southern and Northwestern
HAWAII IS UNABLE TO
CURB DRUG SMUGGLING
HONOLULU, Aug. Attempt*
to smuggle opium Into Hawaii on a
wholesale scale continue despite all
efforts made by Government agents
to put a atop to the traffic, according
to m statement Issued by W. D. Allen,
agent In charge of the narcotic squad
of the Honolulu custom* office.
Evidence recently has come to
light Implicating members of thr
Honolulu police force In attempts to
smuggle opium into the Territory,
and the theory Is now held that the
"opium ring" which is believed to
exist extends Into police circles.
Many m Winter of
Life, Rather Than
BRIDGSTON, N. J., Aug. 9.
?Grieving because admission
to the Old Sonera' Home in ,
Vinelandmade neceaaary their
ae pa ration, Elizabeth 8. Wilton, __
eighty years old, widow of two
civil war veterans, yesterday
was married to William Smith,
eight y-aix, a third veteran. Fol
lowing the death of Mr*. Wil
son's second husband aome yeara -
ago, the became housekeeper for
Smith, a chum of the late Gas
Advancing age, and financial
stress made necessary th" appli
cation for admisaion to the
home by the one as a soldier's
widow, and the other as a vet
eran. However, each was sent
to a different building, and the
two old folks found the separa
tion unbearable. Telling his
troubles to another old veteran.
Smith was informed that if
they should get married they
would be permitted to live to
gether at (he same institution.
The idea was seized upon and
the returned to Bridgeton lor
Chips off *Hm OU Block
M JUNIORS UMIeNte
One-third the neuter doee.*Made
at aama ingredients, than candy
coated. For children and adnlta.
Cited for Alimony.
? Charles Vermeule, whoee wife a*
cured a limited divorce in Uli, baa
been ordered by Justice Hits to hp
pear in court Friday and ahow rea
son why he should not be adjudged
(or contempt for altered failure to
keep up his alimony payments.
. Porch Floor Protection
Porch floora and steps need protection Against winter's driving
rain and snow. They should be well painted to prevent crack
ing, warping and decay. The cost of painting is slight com*
pared with the price of a new floor.
the "Lifelong Paint," provides a surface that will withstand
rain, simw and sleet and at the same time vfill protect against
\ Most Colors Sell for $3.50 a Gallon
E. J. Murphy & Co.
710 12th Street N. W.
Phone Main 5280 ?
Clean, Clear; and
The cleo, clear, golden
color of Texaco Motor Oil
proves its purity.
Better engine perform
ance shows that yourmotor
needs these full-bodied
Foar fradat? li<ht. madium,
heavy aad extra-heavy.
THK TEXAS COMPANY, US. A.t
RUO it With
Save it with
Texaco Motor OU
Commercial National Bank
Fourteenth at G
See What Savings Will Do
On January 7, 1916, a couple
opened a joint savings account with
us. They had $2 in money?but a
lot of determination. They haven't
drawn anything out, but have sys
tematically added?sometimes a
little, once only as much as $8.
The result is thefr have to their
credit today $381.53. Of the amount,
$23.53 is interest earned.
Isn't it worth while?
We pay 3% interest on every dol
lar every day it is on deposit in our
Harrington MilU, First Vice Pres. James B. Reynolds, V. Pres.
J. H. Baden, V. Pres. and Cashier Laurence A. Slaughter, V. Pres.