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r beyond the city limits the hash of neMB tnr? brooded over everything. High fgpoaa. Ml one stopped and looked down. ||H| Brown tests like moths clang to the W|fep>rtli an around. Boys in unlf^m ' were everywhere. One thonght ot tents and sandpiies?surely it was WMtifrL a game. A number of them pasfc' flsed along the road on horseback; in rffi>;tteir comfortable brown clothes, rockI ptc aioog slowly, langblng, Jesting and Li^jjeamfree, with the exquisite perfume Of growing things all about them, life I weemed a pleasant affair. Looking up, :jn" gay crowd were waving flags and jtetting a lot of fnn out of it L winging along around the hill with a .dusty shoes and eyes content, one .V Mulled in the shadows among the rwPtfcinj, the grand opera among the ? - J Jl?n fad the stretcnes 01 quuuiu^ LBd waving grass. At the foot ie County Farm?a long, red with many windows open to and fragrant atr. There was if desertion about the place? ed ft Instinctively the house dopes. And yet it was a de place In which to live, were sloping, wellkept lawn-s ere and vines of various kinds sted a moment on a large veid drew In a deep breath oi and space. There were tying in the breete and bendpointing with their many tends as though they saidhe place; when everything , we will be here to -receive s plenty of room in the poorMde corridors lead to living lch are large and sunny with ...j-nifnrn to interfere with breathing space. The kitchen and dining rooms are large and light and mod!;' era and fully equipped with all necesiW*';-. pities. There are long, narrow eating H&VCfjlWea, supplied with plate, cup, knife. I.;..; iork and epoon. There Is no table-cloth and no napkin. The Inmates Kf prepare the meal and wash the dishes Rt?./v^-they wait upon themselves and each ifjf S Other. Most of them are old?old and alone. !Jm& Some of them cannot read?one Is V:> deaf and dumb, another does not un derstand. One man Is lost?he came aacross the ocean from Italy. He was K . afraid when war broke out?afraid and j old. He had a sister who owned some M".'.'Property but he cannot get Into comB munlcation with her. He sits all day. I3 One Is partly blind?another Is paral yzed on one side; neither have anya one to look out for them?they can ?. not read?they have nothing. When , night comes they get to bed?when L ' day comes they go back to the sunny ffif.' ; rest room and look out over the fields I or sit with heads sunk upon their fit breasts. Sometimes they watch hun?oinnsr the road that leads to IV, ) .&* UJ ? | the world's^ active life. One boy is ra-V Crippled?one leg already gone and li: the other to be taken soon. He surj?".? fera continually both mentally and fira* phylically. He has no way to earn a f .. living. H' In the basement Is a fully equipped |r'- laundry. Also storage rooms for fruit and vegetables which are put up in j?^- large, tempting quantities, and for milk and butter.. On the floor above ; the living rooms are the bedrooms. |1 all opening from a large hail and sufFi'.Vgcieat in size for the single bed aud I vvy "dhalr they contain. The walls are 1 ' unpainted and unpapered and the f floors are bare. f, At the back of the house are the } . gardens In which are grbwn all kinds i of vegetables?everything here is well ( -attended to. There are plenty of obtekens. There are - CUWB, P'&o ?... ?. frnlt trees and berries. The cornfields are doing nicely; a number of old people were hoeing carefully and ailently. Very little is boughht in town but sugar, flour and staples. Everyone who is able works?there V, Is a great deal to be done but the \ place is under excellent management ; j. and home and surroundings are well ra kept One cannot help but think of ' the years as they pass swiftly on into old age. To be old and unwanted?to be old and sick?to be old?just old? We put the thought far back and lock ' it up?but we never know. If the spirituality of all things appeals to us; if in sitting by the window day i after day in the poorhouse rest-room, | r we see in all nature, eternity Just 1' ahead?why, we'll get along some f . way. I*:-' Toward evening one wanders up and ?J *u* tha hill toward f arounu Uio unuu >m v~v ?... I home. At the top one stops and looks I down- There lies a great hazy, purjLV pie, woodsy hill and at the foot of It, dr,. low, thldk trees close together like v friends, one behind the other, the taller ones last?a little lower a smaller hill covered with sunlight with a line i of trees running across like sentinels V r?and down at the bottom, in between, ' a wonderful green lake like a ribbon. V Trees, trees, trees and wonderful sloping daisy hills, and birds calling to one another?how exquisite, harmonious and happy all nature is. The faint sweet air is cooi ua uI . reealng?the shadows are lengthening .-?long and narrow?it is nearing dusk the light of the hil'# grows a deeper l purple?green and shadows and delicate-light are merging into one. White daisies are sleepily nestling down into the cool depths of mossy green. Toward home is a sweep of two bare green hills against a gray-white sky with a faint rose color in between and i .many small twisting trees at the bottom. The snn has almost gone, v. Against an amber sky the trees are The soldier boys are U t taking down oar flag. They are gath ' " erlng Into groups to plan their evenIf lag's too. One can hear mnalc. It I ; looks very much like rain. I Mrs, Morantobe *[ Buried Sunday If funeral services over the body_of n Mrs. Monroe Moras whose death oci'?. curred on Wednesday morningjX her Home on the East side, will be neld on BP' Sunday. The fnneral party will leave H the residence at nine o'clock and will ' drive to Mt. Zlon church where serK. ' vtees will be held at twelve o'clock B:' and interment will be made in the Mt. " Zton cemetery by,'Undertaker E. MusI grave & Son. Several local relatives |v and friends will attend the funeral. IR../ SATURDAY ikxCHANOE. . The 'PresbyteriauL Legion Society I will hold a Saturday Sxrhangeo tomorPffiifiTftw in the room forrrkrly occupied by Kw^the Eloiae Savings fe&nk on Main I ' I r I :jH nnr ^^7 ^ > RmBKI / 'Ag|flK ^ a>/ jiW^^KEp.'/. #, "Billy" is the "goat" now, but be Bearden, children of Atlanta, Ga., soci e den. r " I "" || LOCAL SOCI Entertained Merry Makers. i Mrs. Ora Hall entertained the Merry 11 Makers club yesterday afternoon at her home on Market street The guests i were delightfully entertained and refreshments were served. The club discontlnud Its meetings until fall and " decided to have an all day picnic in the near future, the date to be announced , later. ? Coming to Visit. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Meredith Smith whose marriage in Parkersbutg was an event of two weeks ago are expected here tonight to visit the former's par1 personals""! ; Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Ott and daugh- ! ter, Miss Grace, and Mrs. L. N. Wetzel left this afternoon for Littleton, where they will visit Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Petit for several days. Mr. Wetzel will go to I/lttletou Sunday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Seehofter and little daughter, Miss Edith Marie, former residents of this city, who now reside at Detroit, Mich., are guests of friends in this city. I Mrs. J. B. James, of Beaver, Pa., is visiting at the home on Alexander Place of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Toothman. MrB. James is an aunt of Mrs. Toothman.. Mrs. W, A. Mestrezat, of Morgantown, and daughter, Mrs. Harry Sprigg and sou. Morgan, of Huntington, are guests of Messrs. Lawrence and T. Wilbur Hennen In this city. Mrs. Alma T'arker Lindsay, who had been the guest of her mother, Mrs. ( Lee Parker, left last night for Philadelphia to join Mr. Lindsay, who has ( just returned from Prance on aU. S. . transport. He is a member of the hos- I pital corps of the U. S. Navy. Miss Alice Foy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, A. J. Foy, of Gaston avenue, recently underwent an operation for th6 removal of her tonsils at Cook hospital. She has returned to her home. A son was horn recently to Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Hunter at their home In ; Morgantown. Mrs. Hunter was formerly Miss Gladys Fisher] librarian at the Public library. Rev. P. L. Glover, of Morgantown, left yesterday for his home after a several days' visit in this city. Miss Mary Louise Nichols has returned from Pittsburgh where they had been the guests of Mrs. A. T: Humphreys, formerly Miss Marguerite Fendrick. > i Born, to Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Lawson, of McCoy street, a son. He has been j named John Howard LawBon. OIL LANDS LEASED. FRENCHTON, W. Va., Jnly 20.? ThA rfo? fa nn Anri tfla fao-int* nn ground for a new gas well to be drilled on Sand Run, Union district. Thon- , sands of acres of land hare been taken | under lease for oil and gas rights in i Upshur and Randolph counties during the past few weeks, indicating an ex- 1 tension of exploration development ; east of the well defined fields of Har- ' rison and Lewis counties, M ! Subctttotes for Flour. I About 30 flour substitute* tested by the United States bureau of chemistry , have proved useful for breed when mixed with at least three times as ' much wheat flour. The substitutes in- ( elude floors of chestnuts, bananas, soy i beans, peanuts, peas, sorn, barley, oats i and rye. Bread of IS parts of boCed 1 potato to 9 of wheat flour proved J satisfactory. t A Patch on the Wall. It your wall paper Is disfigured by * stain trait curat w> rawTvUf jt?.w | care some of1 the same paper and * roughly tear tram it an irregular patch which is a little larger than the stain to be bidden Carefully paste this patch over the stain. The Irregular, torn edge of it win almost defy detection. ? ? For Infants and Children In Use For OveC30 Years mBKHSKSKSS ' VEH sf^y' <. ^ ' HB ||^ ^"^v 1^,;.:. JKHMM 's willing to do his bit In the patriotl c v ty folk. The children prefer Billy to an AL EVENTS | 1; ?nts, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Smith. They! ire en route to Charleston from their .' wedding journey to Milwaukee and ; i other mid-west points. i f * * | i Guests at Summit House Dsnce. Mrs. John Guy Prichard, Miss Ruth Phillips and her house guests. Miss Josephine Ogden, of Chicago, and | 1 Miss Norma Tucker, of Covington, Ky., I Messrs. Wm. Glasscock, Jr., Robert | t Brock and R. King, of Morgantown, at-! i tended the dance at the Summit House j In Uniontown, Pa., on Wednesday. j , * i Entertained B. Y. P. U. | ] \Jt-rn P C MnmfAi-H in nQfnn ! wi. auu una. v u. iuuuiiv/?? '? it Altawah, entertained the B. Y. P.!" U. of the First Baptist church at their ] annual outing yesterday. About forty members were in attendance at the event features of which were a bathing party and picnic supper. * * * Miss Ward Hostess. Miss Caroline Ward entertained yes- f terday with a luncheon at Edgewood Country club, lor Miss Stockton of New York, the guest of Miss Caroline Staunton and Miss Craighead, of Day- c ton, vfho is visiting Migs Elizabeth e Knight. Covers were laid for eight.? ? Charleston Leader. t ? * Weston Girl a War Bride. t WESTON, July 20?Word was re- s ceived here today that Lieutenant a Lawrence Harris, of Company C. of \ Weston, and Miss Mary Warder, f youngest daughter of Dr. and Mrs. i J. R. Warder, ot this city, were mar- t ried at Oakland, Md., Tuesday after- c noon. Lieutenaut and Mrs. Harris are c both prominent young people of this city. Mr. Harris was promoted to & s lieutenancy some time ago as a result f of his recruiting labors which resulted t In about thirty-iive local young men . becoming members o? the National " Guard. * Will Meet Saturday. The Junior Missionary society of the M. E. church, south, will meet Saturday, July 21, at 8 o'clock at the church. j 1 If oang Women Awaltl&g The Great Crisis i _rJI"'lb - Ot all the vital times in life, the birth of a W ^ baby Is the climax of J ?nature's most wonI /v&bB@3 fldorful evolution. After F Ba Perl?d ?f anxious I 7 HJXjp i waiting, the hour ar% I \ B rives for the advent of \ \ \ A a new life. Nature v must be aided during fljC T\ this waiting period if : <,KTv^_ D the pain and danger I of the crisis is to be T>rrM? erfinprnflnn* hnvA fntrnrl ?n?nt vn. I Ilof from the many discomforts of ap- II oroachlng motherhood, by the safe, tlmo- I honored massase, "Mother's Friend". It gently softens overy fibre, cord, tenIon and ligament. The drawn sldn be:ome? soft and el antic. Tension and strain upon the expanding abdominal muscles is relieved when baby arrives; morning sickness or nausea usually is not felt and the crisis Is passed with infinitey less pain and danger. "Mother's Friend" has been used by expectant mothers with the greatest sueoess for over forty years. Get a bottle from the druggist today md write the Bradfteld Regulator Co., dept. E, 300 Lamar Building. Atlanta, 3a, for a valuable book brimful of use'ul Information. The book will be mailed :o you without charge. Bo not by any neans neglect to begin the use of "Moth !r"s Friend"; the preparation Is un- 3 loabtedly & real ami wonderful aid to na- < ;ure In her work. SAVE THIS AMERICAN FL NUMBEl Present three of these coupons cc of The West Virginian with 98c cash with sewed stripes, guaranteed fast ci Realizing the need of every family In I Flag to display on patriotic holidays, w number of our readers at ridiculously si price of flags has almost doubled in tlie to clip 3 of the above coupons consecul The West Virginian office with 98 cents cents extija for mailing if not called for. rork ol young James and Mirs Edna y horse in preparing their war gar OPPOSE GRAIN FOR PEER. BUCKHANON, W. Va.,- July 20.rhe Upshur County Farm Bureau has ;ent a telegram to Senator Howard Sutherland, urging him to vote against he use of any food cereals in the manlfacture of beer. "Our farmers are ;rowing grain for bread anc not for sooze," the telegram concluded. The Ways of a Mulf. A person who has haraessed'OriMB harnessed a mule for months iflMS get himself and stoop for i.|NM at the animal's heels. Then MijaS* docile for so many days, begins to kick. IVIien the luckless driver regains his senses he Imagines the mule had been waiting craftily all those w.ieks just to get a good opportunity to kick him. FRECKLES ?IOW IS THE TIME TO GET RID OF THESE UGLY SPOTS. There's oo longer the slightest need >f feeling ashamed of your freckles, is the prescription othine?double strength?is guaranteed to remove hese homely spots. Simply get an ounce of otbine?dou>le strength?from any druggist and ipply a little of it night and morning itid you should soon see that even the vorst freckles have begun to disaplear, while the lighter ones have vanshed entirely. It is seldom <hat more han an ounce is needed to completely dear the skin and gain a beautiful dear complextion. Be sure to ask for the double itrength otbine as this is sold under juarantee of, money hack if it fails o remove freckles. t TREATMENT FOR KERVES ___ Woman Tells How Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound Helped Her. ? West Dauby, N. Y.?"I have had nervous trouble all my life or til I took ffliiiiiiiiMniiiiiitmLydia * n't'3am'9 pound for nerves and for female trouHl:w blesandit straightshane. lwrrlcnearlv all the ticie, as we live on a farm and I 11 |ll^wEBp|| have four girls. Ido i a11 my e'!^n8 "4 other work with ^Itheir help, so it ihows that I stand it real well. I took the Compound when my ten year old laughter came and it helped me a lot. [keep it in the house all the time and recommend it."?Mrs. Dewiit SiNcesaugb, West Danby, N. Y. Sleeplessness, nervousness, irritability, backache, headaches, dragging sensations, all point to female derangenentswhich maybe overcome by Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. This famous remedy, the medicinal ingredients of which are derived from rboice roots and herbs, has for forty rears proved to be a most valuable tonic ind invigoratorof the female organism. riatm/\%t v^uurtnx AG COUPON i 84 insecuUvely numbered at the office and get a beautiful Flag 4*6 feet, )lors. Fairmont and vicinity for an American 'e have arranged to supply a limited nail cost In spite of the fleet that the last few -weeks. All you need do is I ively numbered and present, them at t in cash and the flag is yours. Ten CHESTNin ANS^R There Are Things ( ' TABL Bath Towel: Everybody needs lots of t< right now. Good, big Turkish els of soft, spongy, water-so; quality are the best kind to in rha hath -nnm Wp. liUVft ! iU I4JO U'lU UUUi! . V Mr. . - . Iin9 of these good towels In ' anl colore that are priced where between i5c and fOc. (Third Floor Annex) New Ginghams Ha\ Just Arrived. A. new shipment of ginghar pretty color combinations, plaids and stripes that are so i in demand for separate skirts dresses. These come 32 it wide at 22c and 25c a yard. (Third Floor Annex) Linoleum Remnant: "End pieces" of various let neat patterns and colors, values. Felt-base Linoleum, 2 yards at 55c a running yard. Printed Linoleum. 2 yards good patterns, $1.25 and $1.5( ues, for 85c a running yard. Inlaid Linoleum, 2 yards very special at $1.75 a ru) yard. (Third Floor) Vacuum Carpet S\ree] ? i i Al e\wr special at wd. Choice of either the "He Perfect" or the "Duntlpy Spi ?both good machines that soli merly at $7.50. Now $4.25. (Third Floor) The New " ! Package Ou ?and it Is none too early to i Gifts. The. entire Fall line i nothing newer coming in betw Every package outfit roots stamped on material of the hi and a carefully prepared chart floss to complete the embroid pieces, pillows, bags, necktie muslins, children's clothes anc (Fi SPECIAL?All rem age outfits of this Sum All finished pieces grea | I HERBERT 'Tailure is not a disi The inspiring articles is known as "America' exclusively in THE PITTSBIIR ORDER YOUR A. G. Martin & Co. or Guy Leonard 'nr W) A _l try a vyani /-va n r CHARLIE, Still Good Suppli loing Tomorrow 1 in the IE? IT miTTCM JCi LdHUGiH Ita This annual July sale ef all-linen, d I napkins is of great Importance to tf good reasons. FIRST?Beeau?e the market prleei I advancing on account of the scarcity c SECONDLY?Because these linens I price of a year ago will be sold at ver This year the sale will be bigger quantity to offer. One lot contains p n ble cloths and napkins with slight I H which would be very hard to find If I sewed in to mark the defect How jJ wearing quality of the linen. I The other lot li of finest satin-finish 1 and napkins whose patterns were "i contains a great number of extra l< scarce now that we doubt if there wi conditions abroad have changed. Buy your future Suppli HJ (THIRD FLOOR s Women's Shoes , 13 Special at $2.90 ; have L i full e white /?? ~ " 1\^ iches ' 3 A Good Time for " SS To Shop at| wld0 The July clearance bring wide, ties for everybody and espec ' val- erate means. For proof, vis wide, dresses, suits, wash skirts i irUns second floor. For instance: Dresses of white and colored vol] values to $15; now $4.50 to $11.25. 3erS Dresses for afternoon and evening Cloth Suits of gabardine, barella anc now $14.75 and $18.75. Wash Skirts, Including every tub ored. values up to $5.75; now 95c, $1. 1 iorMlllinery?Choice of any summer h satin hats, now $1.50 and $2.50. Royal Society" tfits Are Ready start embroidery work for Christmas s now on display and there will be reen now and Christmas time, tins the article to be embroidered. ghest quality, with exact Instructions : or stlicncs ana cuiuis nua sumcicui. ery. New designs of scarfs, centerracks. table covers, waists, under1 such. ?< rst Floor) mUm aining Royal Society pack- ? mer's stock go at half price, m itly reduced. (First Floor) ^ KAUFMAN || I Sayg grace if it isn't a habit." ; of Herbert Kaufman, who s Greatest Writer," appear G SUNDAY PRESS COPY NOW FROM ... Phone 971-R | i The West Virginian ITTcUbTT I ^ ^ ??< SALE; ouble damask table cloth* and ;?? ie buying public for two very i' .;$a| i on good linen* are steadily / , .'f if thing* from acrois the wat?r frjj we possess at the old market 3|m than ever, there being double :,||H ure Irish and Scotch linen ta>" mperfectlons In the weaving, V t were not for a black thread . v " ? ever, this will net affect the, " ed. double dama?k table cloths .. iropped" or discontinued, and ~ irge size cloths which are #o '^jSsj II be any more to be had until es of Linens Now I j; || -. IffiBjsB Please note that shoes sold . kH n the Hartley Shoe Section j&fil re always fine and standard ' ,/?SE n quality, no matter how ow the price. In this special '; ale at $2.90 a pair the shoes ? .re exactly the same quality N a make up our regular stock . iut being "odd lots" the sale \ ||| trice is a greatly reduced v ' ?? ine. There are low shoes ? it patent dull calf and bronze V# 3 eathers and high and low i . / v! vSM fhtte shoes of canvas and :) j||5 eather. formerly priced $4 to tf| 0 16.00. Your choice now at, >,fi I 12.90 a pair. (First Floor) Miss Economy" [jj^ ;s splendid opportuni-'' | iall for women of mod- ;?j liSHH lit the departments for . ind millinerv on the If V ? . - , | !|p*$ll es and linens and gingham* I wear, greatly reduced. . If .vjj 9 1 jersey cloths, values to 147.60 , h skirt in stock, white and col. pi 45, $2.95 and $3.9o. :at, except silk crepe, felt and . I 9 (Second Floor) ras Hii milw'* IVCMllUJL The minor skin troubles to which I j Infants and children are subject? j itching patches, bits of chafmff,'r| rash or redness?soeasQy develop into serious, stubborn affecdoM^rjH' that every mother should bsvezfl Resinol Ointment onhand to chede them before they get the upper |< hud. We recommend Rteinol for thta wUh [ the utmost confidence become of ite tunnleao I Inrredleou end in inctta In heefins ecsema I t| ud nmller eerioue eldn famine, .. ?????????Me3HI