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|l" THE DAILY I
pHORT STORY 1
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|V_ BY ANN STEVENS
I ir*Co|>yright 1918 by the McCulre Newell
paper Syndicate.)
If HAT he was an alien In New
U, I York, Mr. Ell Pembcrton always
* had'borne in upon him definitely
,%ben It came to ordering breakfast.
Intill, pio eating with him was bred In
HroM* New England bones and to res'
Bounce this delicacy at the first meal
H it the day Just because he was obliged
<o Spend two or Ihree weeks In said
H jMty on a business trip never occurred
m h him.
On this memorable hip to New York
I ie had gone to a newly completed and
I lalatial hotel that he had never gone
to before. His reason if the truth
I toust be told, was berausb that dis
unfitly charming young woman namI
Id Miss Lancaster, whom he had watch
I Id With interest in the Pullman car
I tooting to New York from the West,
?ta whom he had eventually been
? hnsiness man who also
'*7 MblUUUVV M,? W
knew her, gave orders to the taxi man
to drive there.
i "f>rlVe me to the Metropolitan, and
/ Whin you come back take these bag*
fage eh cks and have my boxes sent
6v?." Miss Lancaster had then given
the ta man quite a handful of bagage
i Chicks, and as Eli Pemberton roi.ed
his hat to her and watched the re|r
freittng taxi cab he also made up his
; kind to "stop" at the Metropolitan.
That was how it happened that he
eras in strange surroundings, and why
; text morning there were waiters whose
faces he had never seen before and an
entirely headwaiter to break into
Ilia Yankee tastes.
/ As soon as he had ordered oatmeal
Cud pancakes and sausages and coffee
ne said to the waiter: "And a piece of
Cpple pie." That wns (he order that
..the waltrs at the other hotel had had
to gat used to.
"Happle pie, sir?' echoed the waiter,
fSHffl M much surprlso expressed in
voice as a waiter could permit himkpf.ifclf..
"Hi'm not sure sir, as wo ran do
If that, sir. We do sir have it for a few
I 0, Orders at night, but happle pie Is not
I Yj tor Breakfast is something that is nevll*
Or asked for. Tho pies do not come Jn
Lf till toward noon sir, and there would
C; J>e none on hand."
ly' Mr. Pemborton summoned the head
| Waiter, and placing a dollar hill in his
7 band, he asked him to "fix it up about
ffci pie' for him. And tho plo was
peedily got from a nearby pastry mak
era and was set before him for breakI
fast. The next morning the pie was
I on hand when Mr. Pemberton arrived
I * . pit breakfast.
"He once new an actor fellow that
K bad to have oatmeal for super after he
Vj same in fro mtho theatre," commented
I j the Walter to the headwaiter, "and an|-\
other that put tobasco on his muskmel
he never 08500 ocro8s that hefill
Pemberton meantime went
|\ fepdftt Ua business In the big city that
PPaBLylth a heart heavy with loneliness
r Mitnusines trip in 1110 west urai niuum
ly irminated in New York had kept
I, Jhim away from his native New Eng.
V, land fbr several weeks and in nono ot
II, the cities lie visted did ho feci farther
I!> from that beloved New Tnglnnd than
I V lie did in New York where the women
L . ) ?e met or passed in tho street all seem
Ktad like women of a race different from
the Yanke women of his home. He
' was thinking about Miss Lancaster
IV-flnd something that ho had learned
about her set him wondering about
Stir Store than any of the rest. Toward
Bpjrod Close Of the day he lingered in the
j lifice Ot one of tho men with whom he
Jid A good deal of business.
BK' "I've been wondering," he said to
P^'fiils man?Mr. Montague Stone?whose
; rife Ell had met and on that meeting
H ' iad classified as "typically New York.
We been wondering how many hat:
K moat women have to have. You see
B I've noticed thoso things. I have an
i Idea that my own mother never had
B 'more than two hats at a time. Bui
'then the was a plain Y'ankce woman
[ Seems as it I remember that she used
to have a big box full ot ribbons and
( Bowers and the things women fasten
on their hats to make them pretty,
Bj and as I recall it, she used to take an
oldfhat and sort ot bend it down and
B fuss with it and make another hat
OUt Ot it. But nowadays In New YorK
H a Woman I suppose would have to have
B 'ft dozen hats at least.
B&i' "She'd have to have a husband with
fl more money than I have to have that
I m*ny" commented Mr. Montague
M Stone. "Why.-I don't believe my wife
B ever has more than four in a season.
Of course, some of those rich society
B women you read about might havt a
I \ doien or so. I suppose they do.'
C "If you knew a girl that traveled
\with twenty hats," sugested Mr. Pen
I'Mltton, "I suppose you draw the conU
bclUBion that she was a society women
I I "I suppose bo." 1
B IV Ell heaved a sigh.
Brjp "What's the use?"
fit doesnt amount to much," Mr.
B pendletOn said. "But you see I've tray
ft eled on from tho west with a woman
Huuht interested me a lot. She seemed
BmUM euch a sensible, matter of fact?
BVIlke tho kind of girl I think my mother
| .was, and?well, she travels with twenB
ty hats. She gave the taxi man a
HgKiQle bunch of bagage checks and 1
^P^ras a little curious?Yankee inquislI
kreness I guess?and so I asked tho
| fellow that runs the baggage elevator
Bprar at the hotel?I happened to put
m, uio aouio nuiui wna ner?anoui
Hijt. and be told mo thero were twenty
K?WeU*" Queried Mr. Stono, with a
nlaugh. "A lumber king like you ought
to balk at a little thing like that.
Feoaldn't afford a wife with twenty
uffit morning at breakfast Mr.
In FOOJleton vecelred his epplo pie
HemajsU^Mid without commeut, and
than afyco was eating it, the waiter
Hula a subdued tone very solemnly:
H^Tbere's another party In the dining
' com ordered pie. It's a now hidea.
o'd got ft on toad for you and
?#e J wt gave the Ptkorgarty gome{
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By BETTY BROWN.
The women of war days are not permitted
to burst forth in khaki and
brass buttons, but they are doing their
; best to look military by adopting the
I swinging military cape and cape-coat.
This one is of oyster-gray basketweave
wool, with gray silk stitching
and black and tyhite lining of foulard.
Mr. Pendleton smiled his pleasuro
at this announcement.
"You go toll that party there's another
pie eating Yankee here, and it ho
hasn any objovion he'd like to rank" ]
hie acquaintance, 'ere, take my card,"
and Mr. Pendleton slipped a dollar bill
into the waiters hand when be gave
him tho card.
"She took the cord," said tho wuitor
when he had returned from tho other
end ol the dining room. "She laughed
quite a lot, she did, and said as how
she'd like to meet you. She said she
was always glad to know a real Yankco,
and would I show you oro.\"
"Well, I didn't know it was a lady,
commented Mr. Pendleton, "but a Yanko
is a Yankee. Show mo her table."
The girl eating the pie at the other
end of the restaurant was nono other
than Miss Lancaster of the many hats.
"Say, get mo another pleco of pie,"
Mr. Pendleton told the waiter, when
ho had taken the chair offered to him
by Miss Lancaster. "I happen to be
acquainted with Miss Lancaster?I'll
finish my breakfast here."
Pendleton's business in New York
. had been completed tho day before but
; somehow he decided to remain over
another day, for the following day Miss
Lancaster was booked to return to
New Bigland.
It was three months later when TSli
, Pendleton again ro'.urnod to Mew York
and dropped Into '.he office of Montague
Stone.
; "Did you ever find out any more
i about the lady with the twenty huts?'
asked Montague Stou*. "I was asking
my wife about It. She wants to know
: tho rest of the story."
"Why. that wns Amy LancasterAmy
Lancaster Pendis,::: now. I was
just going to ieil you to cengtaiu.'ato
me. Anl I want von and Airs. St-ne'
to have '.tinner with us, wo are at ti e
Metropolitan. She came on with meson
of combined a tueiness trip witlii
our hnnevmoor.."
"Finn wore, and imr congvatnlnHons,"
Montague St inn with a hearty
handshake. "It a'wave takes a ntniu,
old Yankee like you to win a society
girl."
"Society girl, nothing. Those hat
| boxes?wel. Miss Lancaster was a pret
ty shrewd business women. She was
. a saleswoman for oiip of the biggest
nilllinety concerns in New England.
Thosa hats weren't hen- they wcro
[ samples. And now she's married mo,
. she's tr.rough with the hats. 1 told her
, to bring as much baggage as she wanted,
hut sic stla she'd onW bring one
i hat, und that's the one she wore on
her hex."
1,"
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a little
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FOR W
U. S. Tested
Food Recipes
By MISS BLANCHE PRICE
County Home Demonstration Agent.
Codfish with Rice and Tomatoes:
1 c. codfish.
1 c. cooked rice.
1 onion.
1 e. tomatoes.
Soak codfish over night. Brown in
fat, add cooked rice, onion, chopped
fine and tomatoes. Cook until codfish
is tender. Add seasonings.
Abbreviations ? T. tablespoon: t.
teaspoon: e. cup; 2 T. butter substitute,
1 t. milk.
1 HEALTH HINTS]!
For the protection of your child's
health' why not explain that before the
I year 1582 no one knew Just what
| caused tuberculosis,
i Then Dr. Koch discovered that it
was a germ which was named the
tubercle bacillus.
This germ is so small that It has
I to be magnified several hundred times
before one can see it. It is like a seed
but It multiplies more rapidly than
any kind of seed tnat we can see witn
our oyes alone.
Millions and millions of these germs
may be in a sick person'slungs. Yet
this germ ha3 been called the "most
powerful bug in the world'' because it
kils more people than any other germ.
Tuberculosis generally attacks a
person's lungs Often, however, it
seizes hold of other parts of the body
like the bores, particularly in children
When tb.'s happens it makes cripples
or hu'!cbV..-.c;cs If it doesn't succeed in
killing them.
Weil peon's get tuberculosis germs
in their lungs from the sick. Oftpn a
person sic'.: with tuberculosis does
not cover his mcuth with a handjj
CONFESSION
"Wasn't that wedding of ours a
fright, Margie?" wroto Dick at thee
beginning of his nest installment. "1
am sure that if any man was asked
what was his most embarrassing
moment, he would say 'it was at my
wedding ceremony,' provided the
ceremony was a phurch affair, as ours
was.
"Sometimes I think that we are
almost as barbarous with our wed
dings as we are with our burials.
"Do you know, Margie, I feel a cold
chill go down my hack every timo 1
think what will happen after I am
dead- I know that mother will want
the same ostentation she had at the
time of our wedding."
Poor Dick that is Just what hia
mother did have, the most ostonta
tious funeral that was ever held
In this city.
I can safely say. little book, if Dick
hiltarl Itia urnrlilincr hn hevo
I HUbuU 14iil "buuinfj IIU numu umo UCV.11
furious at his funeral.
"And now I am coming to the most
surprising and unexplainable thing
about our lovo and our marriage,
Margle.you know at the reception you
met Eleanor Fairiow.
"Eleanor Fnirlow and I had been
sweethearts ever since I could remember,
Wo took alternate bites out of our
apples and divided our dish of icc
cream amicably. I nlways carried her
books to school, and when we grew
older Eleanor and I wore always
paired off together. We were left alone
many times in those years of our adolescence
and?well I should not wish my
daughters to have the freedom with
any young man that Eleanor had with
me.
I do not think one of us was more to
blame than the other. You see we
always intended to marry when we
were old enough.
"Honestly, i did intend to marry
Eleanor. That was perhaps the
reason why I did not in so many words
ask you to marry me. Although at the
time I did not concisely voice that
reason. And I give you my word that
from the time 1 saw you through the
door cf that school I absolutely forgot
You Can't Pub It,
Rh?um&{
u .
Liniments W31 Never 1Jure.
If yoi. are afflicted Rheumatism,
why waste time. with liniments,
lotions and other leca' applications
that never did euro Rheumatism, anc"
never will? ' ?
Do not try tf rub tin pain away,
for you will neve ntcceed. Try the
sensible plat, o." findin< th- cause of
the pain, and go after that. Remove
the cause, and there can be no pain.
You will never be rid of Rheuraan
DOINGS OF THE DUFF
A VTTLB LATeI IfM pNEL
vieu,\ guess Vou I/' A/1 i see
APP A LITTLFT It
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OMEN
[EVEN COLLARS TAKE
ON MILITARY VOGUE
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By BETTY BROWN.
This collar is apparently designed
for chilly evenings, so closely does it
resemble its more substantial and larger
cousin, the cape. Large collars al
ways arc in vogue, but until lately the
capo collar wae one which went I
straight down the back almost to the
waistline. Now the cans collar has
taken an airplane cprcad and widens
to envelop the shoulders. Tito new
model, sketched for Fus'.iion Art Magazine.
Is devewped in biege georgette
Willi uricnuii cuii.,i/:uara ui usiouiau- |
ing brilliance.
kerchief when coughing or sneezing
and someone near him breathes the
germ with with little drops of moisture
in the air or carries them on his
hand to his mouth.
Often the consumptive spits on the
floor or sidewalk and then the germs
are carried in the dust, by flics, and
in other ways, to people.
-?
As an example of "how the war
i breds miliionaries" the Vorwaerts
: states that in 1013 there were 105
millionaires in Kiel, whereas now
i (here are 202, while multi-millionnlres
have increased from 1 5to 47. It
takes only ?2i>9,000 to be a million
aire In Germany.
IS OF A WIFE x [
such a girl as Eleanor Fairlow lived.
"I make no excuses, Margie I use 1
Eleanor Fairlow very badly and you
worse, but It Is the way of the world,
: my dear?the way of a man's world?
the way of a world made by man for
man It is only now that I know ail
> this.
"Sometimes I think we will begin
s to understand, but I am afraid it is
going to take something very tragic
in the Way of happenings to bring the
world of men tin to the realization, of
' what are only their just deserts,
i "Think of it . After practically all
: my life from the time I could talk
1 with Eleanor Fairlow I forgot her
completely when I saw you. And I never
i thought a hit about her until two days
before we wero married and she called
I me un and asked me to come over anil
see her.
"I did not want to go. T hated to bo
mado unhappy and I felt like a yellow
dog, as well.
"Eleanor was a good girl, Margie,
' her only fault was that she loved mo
devotedly and even you can hardly
> blame her when she said to me that j
day:
1 " 'Diok. T am not going to give you ]
up. You were mine a long time before
she took you away from me.' I tried
: to tell her that you had not taken me
away from her, that the moment I saw
you, you had bowled mo over an'J I
i know I would ho perfectly misorable
if I did not get you.
" 'But, Dick,' she whispered, 'you
will get tired of her.'
"I started to pretest and she said.;
'yes you will , for you have tired ofi
me and she can't love you any better,
than I do. She can't be any more j
devoted than I have been to you.
" 'I am pretty, people tell me, and!
even you have called me clever, and
I want to tell you, Dickie, that I ajn j
! going to wait until yon are tired or
your school teacher and then you will:
como back to me.
"I fairly slunk from that girl's
presence, but as soon as I saw you
again 1 forgot everything except I;
loved you and you loved me."
4way$e
ism *.$ in the Blood
i! lism un1.'. you cleanse your blood of
ithc germs that caus* tnc disease.
&. S. S. has never had ar. equal as a
, blood purifier and scores of sufferers
say chat it ha' cicansea cncir u.ooa oi
ihenmatism. and removed nil ^raco
of the disease from the! systeiii.
Gfcu a bottl* o S. b. S. at your
drug store, and get on the right !
treatmont to-day. I..' you wsnt spc- j
cinl medical ndvico, yor can obtain it
free by addressing Ivlcdical Director, ;
23 Swift Laboratory, Atlanta, Ga.
S?(TOM HAD A SWELL C]
L Voj /I 1ES,ISEE 4ND*n?l5^J
liPl evi POBWV LOOK LI we. TEt>! f
ocLOCK-VQO promised
ro ?E HOME
mITt VoO LEFT ME ^.?77^
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Worthington |
Red Cross Meeting.
A Red Cross meeting will be held
here on Friday evening. May 17, to
oe addressed by L. C. Musgrave and
other?. A great many people have ex[
prers'd < desire that Dr. J. C. Broomfield
bt assigned as one of the BpeakI
ers lor this piace, believing that he
I could eieate a greater interest than
any ctl 11 speaker in the county.
Repairing Church Building.
The members of the Christian
church are having extensive repairs
made to their building. It will be repainted
inside and out and new steps
will take the place of the present
cnea which have really become duKerous
on account of the decay of trn
lumber of which they are composed.
Will Build a Residence.
Harry S. S\tigor is making preparations
to build a residence on tho lot
belonging to Mrs. Swiger on Alley 4,
midway between Main 'and Water
I streets.
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Personals.
Mr. and Mrs. Finley Oakes and
uaugiuer. Maxine. spent sunaay wnn
Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Howard Burnett
iu Fairmont.
Mrs. Arlie Barbe and children, Maxino
and Marcus, and Mrs. Earl O.
Bryan and children. Virginia and Lane,
were in Fairmont on Saturday and ati
tended the performance of Buster
Brown at the Grand opera house.
Miss Bessie Schratler and Mrs. J.
C. Jacobs v^cre shopping in Fairmont
on Saturday.
Fits L. Nutter, ?airmont, sp ;r/.
Sunday with relatives here.
George Kann, of Carolina, was a
business visitor in town on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Freeland, of
Hutchinson, were shopping in Worthington
on Saturday evening.
Miss Ocle Martin, of Clarksburg,
WAKE UPM
READY FOR WORK
CASCARETS LIVEN LIVER AND
BOWELS AND STRAIGHTEN
YOU RIGHT UP.
DON'T BE BILIOUS, CONSTIPATED,
SICK, WITH BREATH BAD AND
STOMACH SOUR.
ILORKWIILE Vojf SLEEPj
SICK WOMAN"
NOW WELL
Took Lydia E. Pinkham's j
Vegetable Compound, j
Read Her Letter.
Potterville, Pa.?" For a long time
I was bothered with pains in my side,
and was so weak
vrnwmm *rom my trouble
that I could not do
ir'-^aa any lifting or hard
t Jn work of any kind.
tWigmfZ If I tried to straigh!
"SEwSti ten out when lying
IrgMll down it seemed as
I i'l "-(J though something
would tear loose.
Lydia E. Pinkham's
. j Vegetable Com vt
pound has restored
. . , my health and I am j
quite myself once j
more."?Miss Hazel Chubbuck.1
Potterville, Penn.
Thousands of women drag along from I
day to day in just such a miserable con- j
dition as was Mrs. Chubbuck. or suffer. I
ing from displacements, irregularities, !
inflammation, ulceration, back ache, side- \
ache, headache, nervousness, or "the
blues."
Such women should profit by Mrs. '
Chubbuck's experience and try this
famous root and herb remedy, Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, and
find relief from their sufferings as she
did. !
For special suggestions in regard to
your ailment write Lydia E. Pmkham
Medicino Co., Lynn, Mass. The result!
of its long experience is at your service, j
FIANCE TO EXPLAIN.)?E
I Birr wait A minute) wait/tu
Nov4,melemli| ' &&
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IWhFhq]
has been Yisitlng relatires here tor
the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Stewart, or
Enterprise, spent Sunday with friends
lii Worthlngton.
fiporge \V. Martin was risking reintires
m Monongah on Sunday.
I.nirmnrA CI Qandv wo a ? hnalnnta
visitor In Fairmont on Saturday
evening.
Isaac Mclnllre was a caller in ShinnEton
on Hlday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. John L. Tetrick, Oi.
Edgemont, were visiting with Mr. and
Mrs Ciaude C. Tetrick here on Sunday.
Normal Students To
Sing Three Sings
"The Three Springs" is the title of
a pretty cantata which the pupils of
the Normal school will give on Thursday
evening of this week at Loopj
Park. In connection with the presen-1
tatlon of the cantata a group of dances'
will be given by the pupils of tho
Butcher school assisted by students of
the Normal school. The affair will1
partake of the nature of a May Festi- j
vai ana promises to Be out or tne onli-1
nary and very intersting. A fifty j
cents admission trill be charged for,
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NO WAITED 31063 OF PngB^
ITED ^0 ; THIS MATfEggJ
the festival and the proceeds will b? ,'r-M
given to the Red Cross. The perform* 1||
The city of Vienna is negotiating
with the Hungarian Government t?
far A out 100,000 Vienna school chll? "
drrn this summer. The children, suf- ."""awW
fering from undernourishment, are to
be sent to work in agricultural dl?* ;|||
We
wish to express our thanM to
thoso who wero bo kind to ub during
the last Illness and death o( Col. J. C*
Farisb, our husband end father.
MRS. SOPHIA L. PARISH.
MRS. EMMA P. PAglSH. , -
No Advance In Price I
V** For head or throat
Catarrh try the jSSntCi
. Bi
Hn Hf iflBB?.a.
^nRQfTdflraRflfl^Mr
sihm6w18^BBIb. :'y>' %
ng to his sweet-.?"
the sweetmeat J?, - .
lost refreshment^ J^H
12/ment when oiJ^jp
REMEMBER l ?
; when In need of Dental service,
Union Dentists are ready to give
the benefits of all the late im? ,'T'j
rements at a nomlnat cost to yon.
tes $8. guaranteed 10 years. Be-. '
nber, gold crowns and brldgework
be had for only $5 a tooth, and rantecd
10 years. Teeth extracted ! .
IE ONION DENTISTS
ce over McCrory's 5 and'lOc 8tora
Opposite Court House
Bell Phone 921 J.
OH, I SUPPOSE. SO, I
BUT WHA.T'3 TO 1
SAID on THecflHECL 8
jSIPE POESMV^ | '
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