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| ' THE DAILY I)'
[ SHORT STORY
The Visiting Speaker.
I By EARL REED SILVERS
(Copyright, 1917, by the McClure
NewHDBDer Syndicate)
?-pHE dignified principal of the Milltown
High school cleared his
* * throat importantly.
"I have the pleamire of announcing
I * that on Friday afternoon we shall be
honored by a visit from the assistant
to the president of Belmont College."
he advised the school body, "who will
deliver a lecture upon 'College Days."
>* The students took the announcement
philosophically. Friday afternoon lectures
failed to thrill them to any considerable
extent; tbo speakers were
genertlly bearded professors who
fc' reeled off page after page of uninter4
estlng statistics while the pupils yawn
ed openly or read forbidden novels un j
dcr the cover of their desks.
But to little Miss Browne, the young- j
v est member of the faculty, the an-t
nounoement was of surprising import ,
ance. It caused a slight gasp to Issue
from between her crimson lips, ann j
L. a light of reminiscence to shine from 1
t her sky-blue eyes. For the mention <
If. of Belmont College brought bark memories?the
most cherished memories
Bhe had ever known.
!, Through the long day the reminiscent
light continued In her eyes, nntl
when school was dismissed she walked
rather hastily to her small room In
a large boarding house and closed the
' door leading to the hall. She wanted
, to bo alone.
Belmont College. It was a long
time since she had permitted herself
the repetition of that name, but the
mention of it by the pompous principal
had suddenly broken her long
nurtured resolution never to think of
Belmont again. And now, in the se
elusion of her room, she left her
;- thoughts dwell upon it longingly, lovingly.
For there she had met Bob
Prentiss.
She remembered it all as If it were
yesterday. She had gone to the junir
prom and its alendaut festivities
with her cousin Budd Sands who had
asked her because he couldn't think
r of any ono else to take, and who, having
given the Invitation, considered
his 'obligation at an end. But little
Blss Browne hadn't minded at all, for
on th every first evening she had been
, Introduced to Bob Prentiss. The name
of Bob's guest was Belle Bcntley. and
until Bob's eyes had rested upon those
of little Blss Browne ho had been rather
attentive to Bello. After that thero
had tj/en a noticeable difference until,
by the time the house party was
two flays' old, a casual observer would
have supposed that Bob had Invited
Miss Browne and Budd Miss Bentley.
Everybody seemed perfectly well satisfied
except the last mentioned young
lady, who. although she laughed more
loudly than any of the others, spent a
good part of the time watching Miss,
Browne from beneath half-closed eye-1
lids. The expression In her eyes changed
gradually from resentment to Jeal
ousy.
Bu^ little Miss Browne waR oblivious
to everything execpet the llghtnoBS
of Bob PrentlBs' laugh and the
droning softness of his deep (voice.
When Jhe final day of the house party
arrived Bob Prentiss and the girl
Budd Sands had Invited found them|
x confession;
j Little book, sometimes you should'
be glad you have no eyes. There aro
some sights that wound the heart so
deeply the soar never heals. One of
these sights confronted me as , pulled
myself together at the door of the lifesavers'
tent.
Everyone had been sent away except
the physician, the nurse and the
man who were working at the water
owuncu maillUiaiO LUlUg lUtll UUU UUUU
been Malcolm Stuart.
Dick Btood at tbe foot helping the
nurses, but his face in its cold marble
whiteness told me nothing. "Lioc't
you hurt him," was my first exclnmaV
tion as 1 saw them try to make him
breathe by artificial means.
"You had better not stay here," said
Dick in a monotonous tone, but he did
not look up. neither did he stop for
J* cne instant bis efforts in helping to
resuscitate Malcolm.
i don't think I ever realized Malcolm
Eluait was so handsome, littles hook,
until I saw him lying there so helpless.
His beauty was terrible. His
staring brown eyes, from which that
wondrous smile had fled, the whiteness
which made his tanned arms and
hands uncanny, seemed to protest
against death.
I thought of our dear companionship
during the summer, of his tender sympathy
and understanding. "He loved
I me," was my sobbng cry under my
I Kt<aa iK 1'Uinim/1 t?- a o rl Vn le floor! ''
H I U'i iic iu veu " uuvi iiu 1U uuwut i
Then came the superstition that
makes one ask In times like this, "Was
Bf It because It was wrong to love me
that be has been punished? Will my
punishment for loving him be thi t 1
must go on living with Dick, dragging
this dead secret about with me?"
I looked up to find Dick's eyes upon
H me and in them was such a strange
expression. It was as if he were muteB>
. Jy asking me not to judge until he
B< ?ould explain. ,
By I returned his glance coldly?What
Zj m was there to explain? The man to
B* Whom I was married had let the man
I loved die, had cowardly turned tall
H and come back and left htm out there
H In his struggle.
Why had he done this? Certainly
not from any hint of Jealousy, for as
far as Dick was concerned he was absolutely
Ignorant of anything except
the merest acquaintance between MaiB
colm Stuart and me.
By a perverse fate they had never
met until that day. Dick knew nothB.
lng about the letters that had passed
between Malcolm and me. Certainly
I- he would be the last one to believe his
wife bad listened to words of love that
k Very afternoon from the man whom ije
C had let die without making any effort
r ? to save.
fy "Yes," I said to myself wonderlngly,
' ''' 'M ' ' THE WI
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LIKE "SIMPLIC1
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a. ^hF ' s 4M
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By BETTY BROWN. p
NEW YORK. April 18.?'"Sin*>licity! p
Itself!" Is the natural exclamation at it]
first sight of tho charming Georgette j e
crepe frock plotured today. But when c
analyzed Its exquisiteness Is found to a
be due to an elaborate arrangement of tl
selves hopelessly, helplessly in love, e
Neither seemed to care to whit what ii
the others thought about It; they es- is
capcd from the crowd whenever they d
could, to sit In the corner and look y
at each other and say meaningless
things. Both agreed that it was the e:
most wonderful house party that was p
ever conceived. a
There was orie person, however, who ]
thought differently. That person was '
Unit,. Dn??l.. 1 .L- .1 ' 1
UUIIO JJCUU;, wnu. ua lUC LI111Q tor U1C K
conclusion of the prpm drew near, re- tl
solved to speak kindly but plainly to- w
little Miss Browne. The opportunity
came on the night before the break- ,
ing up of the house party. By some .
whim of fate tho two girls had been ,
assigned to the same room for the
final evening. It was while they were
dressing for the farewell dance that ?
Miss Bentley delivered what she con- ,,
sidered a masterpiece of sarcastic elo- .
quence.
"Bob Prentiss and I are practically j(
?w
? ... di
S OF A WIFE I'
M? SI
tl
'he did start to save him and then he j B
deliberately turned around and cams !
back." I had thought many things of j w
Dick but I had never thought him a \11
coward. Indeed, much as I hated him !lt1
at that moment, great as was the con- "
tempt in my heart for him. as little as 81
I could understand his motives, I could tl
not think that the man who was trying
so hard to bring back life to the mas 8
he had let die was a despicable coward. 81
And yet?there could be no explana- P
tion. Since the world began tho only B
difference between man and brute was tt
that mail came to his kind in time of fi
need and the brute let his kind die? M
alone. h
Why then had Dick done this? By ^
what twist of the brain could he ever
justify himself to himself, let alone to s]
me. t?
"It was too bad you did not see him, p
sir." said one of the life-savers. "You P
might have held him above water until "
we got there." v:
"And we might have had two dead
men instead of one," said his compan- t(
ion. "The gentleman was all in when h
he reached shore, as it was." ti
At this point Dick, without a word, ti
dropped forward on the body of Malcolm
Stuart in a dead faint. The sur- tj
geon had said, "It is no use boys, the tl
man is dead." yei
ITT ... i ...
I WANT TO AILVI<SH<
JOIN THE'"'
ARNW ANBXTRoc
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SST VIRGINIAN?FAIR]
OR W
TY ITSELF'1
?JL
lents and tucks. Of especial value i
roilucing the "straight-line" effect at
le box pleats, which extend from tt
houlder to the hom. The dress i
ollarless, and except for the tassel
nd girdle Is quite free from decor
Ion with a different material.
ngaged," she informed the other gi
1 the course of her remarks, "and I
i only plnying with you for this or
ance. You're something new. at
on amuse him."
Little Miss Browne hadn't said muc
xcept to assure her wrathful compai
m that she had no intention of beir
plaything for any one. And wlu
lob had come gayly forward a sho
iruo later to claim the first dan<
lias Browne had told him firml
ut with the hint of tears in her eye
nat she did not want him to dant
tth her ever again.
And ho. nil7.7.1pfl nnrl cHcllHf wacar.
il had demanded to know the reaso
>r the sudden change In her attituc
ward hhn. Hut the girl had on
lentioned something about being
laything. and had advised him ratht
iterly that It might be a goad thin
' he paid more attention to the gi
e had brought to the dance.
The next morning little Miss Brown
>ft for homeland the three lettei
hich Bob had sent her during the tw
ays following her departure had bee
turned unopened.
That was two years before the dii
Ified principal of the Mllltown Hlg
phool had made the announcemei
lat the assistant to the president (
lelmont college would speak upo
College Days." Little Miss Brown
ondered rather absently if the a
eard of Bob Prentiss. She had rea
l a newspaper that, upon his gradui
on. Bob had been appointed an h
xuctor in the English department t
le college.
On Friday morning she went t
chool half determined to ask th
peaker if Bob had accepted the a]
ointment?and it he had marrle
elle Bentley. But when Friday a
rnoon came around and the pupil
led into the school auditorium, littl
illss Browne received the surprise <
er life. For there. Bitting beside tb
Igntfled principal, was no other pe
jn than Bob Prentiss himself.
After he had been introduced t
nnlto ooallp flnanUv nlHwirr V> ~ i<
r~??~ j , 'v??B l"C "
srested boys and girls of the varioi
hases of college life. Pictue aft<
icture flashed upon the screen, an
le watching teacher, recognizing th
arlous college scenes, thrllle
trangely. But suddenly she sat u
gidly In her chair. The speaker ws
tiling about the college dances an
ad thrown upon the screen a pi
ire of that memorable> house part
vo years before.
"That Is a typical college house pa
r," he was saying, "it is a picture (
le guests at my own fraternity tw
irs ago?the most wonderful house
DOINGS OF THE
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HE I "AT.OM JL 1 _.r
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CANON.
(New York State College of Agrlcul-j"
turei Cornell University.)
WILTED DANDELIONS ? Prepare
tender leaves and stems of the dandelion.
and arrange them on a plate.
Add very thin slices of onion. Cut
slices of bacon In small pieces and
broil them until they are crisp. Add
boiled salad dressing to the bacon, an*
when the mixture Is hot and smooth.
n pour it over the dandelions and onion,
e Serve the dish immediately.
ie DANDELION SOUP ? One cupful
[9 dandelion pulp. 1 tahlespoonful butter,
[a 1 tahlespoonful flour, 1 cupful milk,
a. salt and pepper, and the yolk of a hard*
boiled egg. Make a white sauce of the
milk, flour and butter, and add to it
" the dandelion pulp. Just before servrl
ing the soup add the yolk of egg which
te has been pressed through a sieve,
ie DANDELION AND HORSERADISH
id GREENS?Cook one part of young,
tender horseradish leaves with three
1, parts of dandelion leaves until they
n. are tender. Drain off the water. Cut
ig the leaves and season them with salt,
in pepper and butter. Serve them with
rt a border of stuffed baked potato.
;b DANDELION WITH RICE?Season
y, one pint of boiled rice with salt, butg,
ter and paprika. Add one well-beaten
:e egg. and fill small buttered molds with
the mixture. Set the molds in a pan
t. of hot water, cover them with oiled
in
i save your Mr
: AND BEAUTIFY II
: WITH "DANDERINE"
?
SPEND 25 CENTS! DANDRUFF DISlt
APPEARS AND HAIR STOPS
>f4 COMING OUT.
n
s6 TRY THIS! HAIR GETS BEAUTI,1
FUL, WAVY AND THICK IN
1. FEW MOMENTS.
a
>f If you care for heavy hair, that
glistens with beauty and is radiant
o with life; has an incomparable softness
and is fluffy and lustrous, try
p. Danderine.
(1 Just one application doubles the
f. beauty of your hair, besides it immels
diately dissolves every particle of
[e dandruff; you cannot have nice, heavy,
)l healthy hair If you have dandruff. This
,e destructive scurf robs the hair of its
r- lustre, its strength and its very life,
and if not overcome it produces a fete
verishness and itching of the scalp;
a- the hair roots famish, loosen and die;
is then the hair falls out fast.
>r If your hair has been neglected and
d it thin, faded, dry. scraggy or too oily,
is get a 25-cent bottle of ftnowlton's Danid
derlne at any drug s'tore or toilet counp
ter; apply a little as directed and ten
is minutes after you will Bay this was
d the best investment you ever made,
c- We sincerely believe, regardless of
;y everything else advertised, that if you
dsire soft, lustrous, beautiful hair and
r- lots of it?no dandruff?no itching
it scalp and no more falling hair?you
o must use Knowlton's Danderine. If
ventually?why not now?
DUFFS?(WILBUR'S HEART
WM'-Jhat'-S, V) - J I
,ilk,VI ?. . I I
~
OMEN ,
party I bare ever attended." ]
Little Mlsa Browne's eyes opened 1
wide. Perhaps, after all. he had not {
been playing with her. Perhaps Mlsa t
Bentley, had been wrong. The young- t
est member of the Milltown faculty i
suddenly decided to give the visitor
another chance.
The lecture finished. Mr. Robert I
Prentiss prepared to take his departure.
But In some miraculous manner,
just as he had reached the front steps
of the school, be came face to face
with the girl he had been dreaming
of for two years.
"Miss Browne," he gasped. "Where
did you come from!"
Little Miss Browne's eyes dropped
demurely.
"I am a teacher here," she said. Suddenly
she raised her eyes. "Are you
married to Belle Bentley?" she asked
Irrelevantly.
The man's eyes opened In surprise.
"Of course not." he answered.
Little Miss Browne held out her
hand.
"Well, good-bye,'ehe said slowly. "I
must go now."
Bob Prentiss seized the outstretched
hand and held It grimly.
"For two years." he announced soberly,
"I've been hunting for you. And
naw that I've found you I'm not going
to let you go again."
Little Miss Browne inclined her
hand ever so slightly.
"Perhaps," ehe suggested happily,
I 'you had better come along with me
l and talk It over. Two of the school- '
| girls are watching us."
, 1 KmlHr,- lr>?? uA ntl..'. ----- H.? ! T
wuiluug lU VWVH UVHOi O WJ CO uic;
made their way slowly down the shaded
street of Mllltown.
Newest Ways of
Serving Dandelions!
, By LUC1LE BREWER AND HELEN 1
LjfO, APttIL 18,191T.,
AND T1
japer, and bake the rice until It la firm,
'orm a mound ot chopped cooked A
treens well seasoned with salt, pepper
tnd butter. Arrange the rice molds
is a border, and sprinkle them with
trated cheese.
How to use dandelions for salads will
>e told In our next Issue.
LAUREL POINT.
Mr. and Mrs. Waters and two little
>oys were guests of W. A. Fisher and
rife last Suiday".
Rev. P. W. Metheny, of Enterprise,
tiled the appointment at the M. E.
:hurch here Sunday. Rev. Metheny
ind Rev. Chapman exchanged pulpits
or the day.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Camp and three
ittle boys of Harmony Grove, were
dsltlng Mrs. Camp's mother, Mrs. Anile
Eurman the 15th.
Carl Hess, John Lough, W. A. Loar
ind John Jamison have all purchased
lew automobiles.
Ray Stevens, of Fairmont, was here
o visit his mother a short time ago.
Glenn Henry made one of his fre[uent
visits to Wyatt Easter day. <
Mrs. Nancy Barb spent a few days
vith her son. Victor, at Morgantown
ast week.
Misses Gall and Grace Brand who
ire attending school at Morgantown,
vere at their home here Saturday ana
Sunday.
The third quarterly meeting for Arlettsville
charge will be held In Laurel
'olnt church May 5 and C. Rev. O. D.
ving, of Williamstown, will conduct
he services.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Jamison and
children, of Morgantown. spent Sunlay
with Mrs. Jamison's mother. Mrs.
3. J. Stevens.
Mrs. Rosena Arnettt and Mrs. Ella
3cott were visitors at the home of Geu i
,V. Snider Thursday of last week.
1 1 " 1
Safe Home Remedy
for Skin-Troubles
Eczema, ringworm, and other itching,
burning skin eruptions arc so easily
made worse by improper treatment
that one has to be
very careful. There is
one method, however,
that you need never
hesitate to use, even vPv
on a baby's tender
akin?that is the resinol
treatment. Resi-1 i
nol is the prescription" -?
of a Baltimore doctor, put up In tho
form of resinol ointment ana resinol
soap. This proved so remarkably sue- f
ccssful, that thousands of other physicians
have prescribed it cdfcstantly for er3
over twenty years. de1
Generally resinol stops itching at e8^
once, and heals the eruption quickly dn
and at little cost. Resinol ointment 8tr
and resinol soap can be bought at any coi
druggist's na
pe
Resinol Soap is not only unusually coi
rlonnoirirr awA anffonin k.id- ; + ? P"
. ...& ...... na trguioi *-w
use gives to the skin and hair that rej
natural beauty of perfect health which 1b
cosmetics can only imitate. Fa
?? ?? ?? Mi
MRS. BURNHAM
JAMAICA, N.Y."
Sufferings Cured by Medi. ^
cine Recommended by let
Sister-in-law. bci
thi
tin
Jamaica, N. Y.?"I suffered greatly ]
with my head and with backache, was str
Ei , | iiiiiweak, dizzy, net- ac
^Jll vous, with hot su]
BU flashes and felt very slc
miserable, as I was ^
yJS when I was feeling
flj| sister-in-law came
Hwisb you would try
HlLydia E. Pinkham'a
began taking it and I am now in good
health and am cured. I took the Compound
three times a day after meals,
and on retiring at night 1 always keep
a bottle in the house."?Mrs. L. N.
Burnham, 295 South Bt, Jamaica, N.Y.
Women who recover their health naturally
tell others what helped them.
Some write and allow their names and ,
photographs to be published with testimonials.
Many more tell their friends.
Write I.ydla E. Pinkham Medi-.
v?uu vv? ^uuuuounai), jjynD) he;
Mass., for anything you need tq an
know about your ailments. 10
' WAS BEATING ALL RIGH'
(SWEAT <SOIS, IAD. WERE Vol
WHAT'S THE MATTER 1J5TENIM6 I
WITH WoDR HEART? MV HEART
, IT ooh'T REGISTER A ??
r beat
IE HO
*
Afterm
Dainty New
Crepe-de-Ch
Crepe.
Showing t
and elabora1
some new
unlike any hi
$15, $1
""Tq
ror the Wor
around sport
% length r
striking colo
just the thin:
for Motoring
Call in and t:
$14.75,
HOW TO REGAIN STRENGTH
rhe great factor that retards recov'
after sickness is that weakened
vitalized condition, and it will inter:
onr readers to know that our local
lggists have a reliable, non-secret
ength creator called Vinol, which
tes for the blood, beef anil cod liver
ptones and glycerophosphates, all
mbined In a delicious native wine,
r weak, run-down conditions and to
fain strength after sickness, there
nothing better. Crane's drug store,
irraont: Prescription Pharmacy,
innington.
TRY A WANT AD
HOME FOU
There are so many people in. Falrint
and in every city, town and liamiu
West Virginia who have been
nefited by Dr. Pierce's medicines
it it is nothing new to see their testony
in print.
Mrs. Annie Lewellyn, 215 Newton
eet, this city, says: "I developed a
eere case of woman's weakness. I
tfered with pains in the back and
le, extending downward. This
used me to become nervous and
ak and all run-down in health. I
gan taking Dr. Pierce's Favorite Pre
MRS. ANNIE LEWELLYN.
dptlon and this medicine cured me i
all my weakness and restored me to
3.1th and strength. I have never had
y return of the trouble. I know It
be a wonderful medicine for women
r.)?BY ALLMAN.
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I
oon Frocks 1
> *
Models of Georgette,
ine, Taffeta and Wool
:Ke long waist effect
te trimmings, hand- V
color combination?, 1
ere-to-fore shown.
9.75, $24.75 |
p Coats ?
nan and Miss, for al]
s wear, these jaunty I
op Coats with theif
r combinations ara 1
g. You'll want ona
, Golfing or Hiking; J
ry some on.
$19.75, $24.75 1
FIxp 7.ptnn fnr
I"
Never mind how often you have tried
and failed, you can stop burning, itching
eczema quickly by applying a little temo
furnished by any druggist for 25c. Extra
large bottle, $1.00. Healing begins
the moment zemo is applied. In a short t
time usually every trace of eczema, tetter,
pimples, rash, black heads and am
ilar skin diseases will be removed. _
For clearing the slan and making it
vigorously healthy, always use zemo, the '30
penetrating, antiseptic liquid. It it not a
greasy salve and it does not stain. ,Wnea
others fail it is the one dependable treatment
for skin,troubles of all kinds. H
The E. w. Roes Co.. Clevtlaaa, a
ts TESTIFY 1
and can recommend It to those wlH
suffer with womanly trouble." -wfg
Mrs. J. D. Summers. Ill Diamond
street, this city, says: "We have need {
Dr. Pierce's medicines fn our family
and they always gave perfect satiate*
tlon. I have taken the 'Favorite Pr?
scription' as a woman's tonic whe*
1 was weak, nervous and all run-dow*
in health and foupd it very benaficla!)
so much so that I can recommend It to
others who arc ailing. I also bad catarrh
quite badly and was permanently
relieved by uslr.g Dr. Sage's Catarrh : "a
Remedy. I can alBo recommend tbi|
medicine."
One nice thing about Dr. Pierce's Fa>
vorlte Prescription It contains no a),
cohol or narcotic nor any harmftd
ingredient. Put up In liquid and tablets
and sold by druggists. If not olv
talnable. send $1.00 to Dr. Plerca, Invalids'
Hotel. Buffalo, N. Y., and ha
will mall a large package of tablets.
Mrs. A. A. Atba, 200 Grafton street,
this city, says: "Dr. Pierce's Favorite
Prescription helped me when I most
needed help and I am glad to recommend
It. When I was going through
middle age I became all run-down,
weak and nervous, could not sleep, had
severe pains In my back and hlpa so
I could hardly walk. I took six hob
ties of the 'Favorite Prescription' and
It brought me through this critics,
nprfnri In n pnnH nirnnir voohkir ami. - __ v
, ? --- ? o -I ??"D> WW
ditlon. Womon who are going througS
this critical time should not suffer, M
take 'Favorite Prescription.'"
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