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I e The Burglar.
1 ' By OIRAI n ST E: IKNNt
' (Copyright. 1911, by the MrClura
I J Newspaper Syndicate i
I ^ V It *U exactly ten-thirty. For three
II hours Katharine Jefferv had been
J" * ?orkIn* without a slop at bar tyoavvHtar.
Not once had the raised her
iKSr** tnm h#r rf>,#1 Ai *h? flnlahed
jry last letter the put It with the oth
^Y?r? and placed it on the manager'*
tMk ready for hi* aignatura In the
amlaf. She looked at her wrlat
watch and discovered thai she had
flaisbed sooner than she had expected, i
She aat down at her desk again and
fingered the key* of her machine. She
waa tired, but It seemed nood to feei
their touch again after being awafrom
tbam so long. She would find
them monotonous again soon, though,
a be reflected. Tbla new position she
had was going to gtre her all the wor?
aha deslrel. if the two days she had
heM It were anything to Judge from
Night work the aecond day was a
record for her The salary was a
Urge pne however, and It would not
hart her to do a little extra work aft?r
the three monllis' vacation she had
had. The thought of the vacation was
a pleasant one. For eight years she
had worked and saved for that one |
winter vacation at Long Reach. It
wo?L1 bave been worth while to have
aareJ twenty-elf ht year*, she told her
eelf, as she thought of the gloriotn
time she had had It had been exrlttag
from the start, but the real pleas
are bad not come until after she hati
met Oliver Law. It seemed now thai'
ha had knowr him all her life. Ot ,
coarse, she didn't really know very.'
much about him. exrrpt that he was,
a good-lookinc. amiable young man.
with the kindest voice and the mo-..,1
charming personality. She would j <
learn more about him later on. for h;;
had promised to write to her and call; t
on har when he i ome back to the city..
It was odd that the had never met him j <
before, but still it was not when she t
considered how large the city wa?. In '
jttst a month hr would be back home.' \
and then it wouldn't he long before . i
aha would give up office work forever.: |
she felt sure of it. j i
The gloomy stillness of the office'
brought Katherine bark to earth She ;
bad been building castles for ha'f r,i';
hour. The realisation that she was the |
only person in that vast office htildui vl
I was rather a chilling on*. Two <>i the ',
other stenographers had promised n ,
come back bat had not done ?o. Ap ,
parently they preferred to have the
work pile up. Katherine ban n >t isilr.d-,
ed working alone. She had a krv to
the office. Tne thought of the dark!
corridor the had to p'ss through on
her way out. at that late hour, caused 1
her to put the rover on her machine i
I Md haaten into her coat. She wn;.
1 fast slipping on her rubber* when she
heard a sound outside !a the corridor.
Har heart gave a Jump and she caught
U her breath. A slprht rough told her
that someone was there. A shuffle of:
fact told her that it was a man In an !
instant aha tip-toed orcr to the cash-]
lot's desk. Tht.ro was no revolver
hare, the waited breathlessly. A key
waa In sorted In the look and the door.
i opened suddenly a man with a hat,
I palled oror his eyes, entered the room.!
r taking off his coat as h~ walked. >
"Well." Katherine said as cooly a^;
I, - aha could "I have my hand on the
i The ma t faced her In surprise
"Katherine." he cried, "what are van
| doing here"'
I "Oliver!" There was surprise and
horror In Katherine's tone "You a
I burglar!"
"But my dear " he began.
"Stop! Not another word! Don't
mmrv viii uic jour uui mw uare
you coma hoe to rob this office?"
He laughed. The laugh seemed to
kindle a spark of primitive rage in
V Katharine.
"Yen wretch'Don't you dare laugh!" ,
; aha cried Don't you apeak another
I word. I will not listen to you. The
aoud of your voice will make ma feci i
I : nothing hut repulsion for you. To
^H think that I cared for a rrook like vnu i
I . Ho think that I thought I loved you ,
tad you allowed me to think it! Toa
are a burglar, a common burglar, whe |
I taaa hare to rob this office. You are
a criminal. 1 will rail the police a:
Hi oace." She took the receiver from
H ' the hook.
"If you call the police you will Implicate
yourself." he said with a sutlle
^H ' that almost maddened her. 'There are f
I ; a number of people who have seen ua 1
together at Long Beach and K would s
H. ho easy for me to make It appear (hat
yon were my accomplice."
H. "Tou cad!" she fairlv biased. "Such .
"I would no: teally do such a tbiag." I *
ho aaid. "I wss only testing you. I,
lore you Kaihcrine. no matter what |
^H your opinion i. of me "
"Love me ? Then why have you done
H this?" Her tone had changed, her an-I
for almost disappeared
"Perhaps I was driven to it.' he aug- ?
fOMOd. 'This is my first offense.'
H "Drinen to it." she asekd trmulousty.
"8nrely a man dees not iisve to be
dishonest. Oh. Oliver were you too
astravagsnt this winter? Why didn't
I think o( that? You spent a lot of
H money on m? and I allowed yon to d.>
H It because I thought you were rich "
"It would be awful to spend a term
la prison." he muttered wistfully. "I
could saver get a atari la life again.
H It would mean the less of all myi
H (rtends Perhaps they would deal
I lightly with me because of my not
H having eerv-xi n term. Y'ou hare preI
vented me doing any damage here.'
"I will not call the police." She
Pushed the telephone away from her.
' Promise me thir win he vour last attempt
at burgl-ry."
"I promise." he declared, earnestly
HI Tan I see you home?"
W* "I am too nervous to go through the
I corridor.'' she said, doubtfully. "You
I can see me safely the: far '
Hf. He did not leave her until they
H had reached her boardlng-houee. She {
wJ would not allow him to Lisa her in
H KV parting. She coald not ladurr it after i
s the experience of the r.Igli' Ksther.ne
E could not eleep that night. The
thought cf Olivsr end his downfa.
We kept her awake. She blamed horse: i
. for ft ail. She hgf takes use much lot < i
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V | ' * ' '
" 1 I - ?
Tira? was when the chic bathing
ostume was. metaphorically, the only
jcbble on the beach, so far as fashion
was concerned, but this season the
nere bathing suit has suffered a total
tclipse by the bathing cape.
At Itie from their real necessity and
itflity as a wrap to keep off chilly
jteezes. the beach cape is a garment ,
>f ravishing charm. Most of them are
made of heavy silks, or lightweight
ilk and woo! mixtures, lined with!
sash silk or rubberized silk, ar.d or
lamented with all sorts of cords.'
fringes, buttons, stitching and other
ures of neediecraft.
For bathing costumes that are fcrll-'
iant. t.nd most of them are. the capos
ire chosen in subdued colors, as a
larkground for the -gay mermaid they
tonreal like a crysalis For suits of
modest hues a gayly lined cape is most,
effective. Many of the nearest and;
mnrtest bathing costumes are of ver;
ranted concerning his financial!
Handing. She rebuked herself far not
tivfng him more encouragement when ,
hey parted It would b? terrible If he
bad taken her rebuff to heart and
would do something more desperate
ban burglary as a result. She finally
-ried herself to deep <
There were traces of the trying
night in Katherlne'i face the next '
morn'ng. 8he was (taxed when she,1
irrived at the office, but as she start-,'
>d her work she banished the feeling ;
with an effort. Shortly after ten ahc j
teird the outer door open and noticed i'
he other members ?f the staff glanc-i
ng in the direction of the person who |
had enterrd. As she faced around;'
Catherine could not hold back her cry |
if surprise. "Oliver!" He was com ,
ng right toward her. but the manager '
Intercepted him
"Whein did you get hack. Mr. Law,"
she heard the manager say, as in a .
"Last night. 1 dropped into the
u'fice on my way home to tee if there;
sere any letters that had not be?n
forwarded to me." Oliver said, as he i,
>ushed hi* wsy past. 3y the time he;
'cached Katherine her cheeks were {
icariet. !
"I kr.ow now." she said before be
ould speak. "You are the Junior partner.
Oh. Oliver what an idiot you ,
must think me. I must have been
..iqtio j?t xtua ,
"It is eoraithing we can langh over
n the years to come." ha atniled. ,
Everyone Is staring at ni. May I tall ,
hem where we met and announce our j
"Yea," she answered, as he took bar
. a
mnu. I
Hot weather it a good time to re- 1
luce heavy cocking and heavy foods, 1
loth for the sake of the family health
ind the comfort of the cook.
It Is a good time to employ the fire- '
ess cooker as olten as possible and <
o serve meny meals on the porch or
ivn. using the chafing dish to pre- I
icre the one hot dish that lends balrce
to the summer meal. j <
On hot mornings try serving the i
eteal chilled and molded wtih fresh 1
rult end milk. Instead of hot aa us i
ml. i
Serve Iced instead of hat coffee, or
WHAT'S THE mattes
helem, arcm't Sou 1
|p| *~ '
lUa^ ?ffl I
^ , V . .
. .:***:'* -*. .... ?' -
\mf \ V i
'*> UI_H
w h
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hatile foulard?and cap s lined willmateria'
to maeh are very good. Sometimes
it seems that bathing salu.;
ihemse!vet. colorful, graceful and it ,
fir,u;:t?. j.t the looft ft- ...'11:.^ , <?
tames of women, but v ne.i their
charms rre aided and a be:-.id oy the
graceful flowing lines of a cape, adding
or subtracting color as need "J and
erfoli'ipg the pretty maids I't?. the
royal n be* of young prir.e*... th-t beach
to.-Mao satisfies every feminine longin"
f . romance and beauty of drats.
Tlo- much cape at the Mi of this
sketch item Fashion Art Magazine is
i silk and wool fabric in French h'.ue.
lined and fringed in ailver gray silk
r.cd ilt signed to over a suit of black !
siid pile b'ue taffeta. A fetching, tas (
-.elod artist's cap of black rubber t >pihe
creation. At the right is one of ;
Ihe new foulard suits. A green rub
uctixed silk cape Is lined wii.t the
ume tilk in larger figures
cold, fresh milk.
Meat should not be served more;
iiiuii i nivc v/? mice liUir^ a wrci uui
fresh fruits and vrgetrbli-s shiuid furnish
most of the food.
Breakfast? Iced cantaloupe, creamed
codfish, baked potatoes, coffee.
Pjjner?Broiled young chicken,
cream gravy, new potatoes, new beets
in butter, cucumber tomato salad, custard.
Supper?Brown bread, cheese sand j
all-he.-, olives, fruit salad, barley cup
Breakfast?Fresh blackberries, mc'. 1
fed oatmea!. corn muffins, honey, cat-'
Lunch?Chicken salad (lefloserl
lettuce sandwiches, ice tei.
Dinner?Cream of corn soup. Pittsburg
potatoes (cheese and peppers),
r.trlng beans, lettuce salad, sliced
oeaches and cream. *
Breafakst?Boiled rice, milk and'
sugar, corn muffins, raspberries.
Lunch?Vegetable soup, oatmer.l
crackers, fruit gelatin pudding, tea.
Dinner?ttounu steaK wnn onuui 1
stuffing, lima beaut, carrot and pea
salad, prune whip, coffee.
Breakfast?Fresh apple sauce, corn
meal cakes, sirup, cocoa.
Lunch?Sardine sandwiches. frMhj
radishes and onions, rice pudding. I
Dinner?Baked halibut with cream
sauce and green peppers. French fried
potatoes, cress salad, raspberry wheatless
Breakfast?Iced rantebupe. corn ,
meal mush and berries, coffee.
Lunch?Cottage cheeee. barley spoon i
bread, honey, iced tea.
Dinner?Mutton stew with vegeta
ties, corn muffins, pepper and lettuce:
salad, fresh ocach tapioca custard, i
Breakfast?Blackberries with milk i
ind sugar, scrambled eggs, rye toast.:
Lunch?Salmon salad cornmeal wa-'
fers. watermelon.
Dinner?Asprragu? soup, corn puc 1
ling, oatmeal muffins, black raspbt. ,
ies and cream, coffee.
Breakfast?Plums, hominy grlts.'l
nllk. eggs, coffee. ('
Lunch?Baked cauliflower and.i
I'M ALL N.TOH.-ai J OH | M|
n>m r-^L J to*
W, ' piMii
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L. U i P-fahiir 1.1?
Do you know, little book, that women
living in tbii generation?this
time of great change in the mental
and moral statu* of the sex?are llv
lng under a very hard dispensation?
Men in this wonderful young world
of America have been very quick to
overthrow many of the traditions of
the old world in regard to freedom
of thought, liberty of action and the
right to puraue happiness, each in
his own way
Ejt it will take a much longer time
for women to attain that splendid
place In the world.
I know by your ruatling pages, little
book, that rou are trying to say,
"That sounda like a suffragist."
I wonder If I l^ve ever told you that i
I am nothing of the kind. If the
iiujc iuibv9 "ucu wuuicii air gnc.i
the right to vote. however. ! thin*:
It will pare the way to a larger and
better field for feminine growth. Al!
that I want, ard I welcome anything
that will brink it nearer, l? a consciousness
that woman has other prerogatives
than those of ?ex.
Even Jim told me today, as we were
talking over the buj.nesa. that he wa?
disapp jinteil in me that day I asserted
that I would "vote ray own stock.
"It Is perfectly silly. Margie, to go
cn the supposition that a woman
knows as much about business and
business methods as a man." he said,
somewhat heatedly. "Why. do you
know that statistics show that mo*;
women dissipate their husband s life
inaurance in about three years aiier
his dea'h?" I
"Which just proves the point of my j
contention. Jim." 1 inierrup ed "If
a girl, or a wife, was educated in hue i
iness as a man ts. she would be perfectly
capable of taking care of her
money after his death. Remember
there arc m?>n who fail in business,
men who are ret soccer ea in anything."
cheese. fruit s-Jad.
Dinner?Hamburg steak, ereamed'
potatoes, peas and carrots iu butter. I
cam gems, cherry pie. coffee
Will Bury Mrs, Hood |
At Mt. Hood Church
The body of Mrs. Harry Hood, of
cis'ksliurg daughter of Mrs. Ellin
Straight of this city, whose death cc-1
curred yesterday will he brought to
this city on Kriday aft moon and at
4:12 will be taken to Mt. Hood where
services will be held in the Mt. Hoou !
church on arrival and the body inter-1
red in the cemttory there. The Rev
W. I. Canter of Clarksburg formerly
o; this city will nccompeny the funeral
party to Mt. Heed and conduct the
Mr. and Mrs Harry Wineberg and
the latter'3 sister, Miss Eleanor
Straight, who were on a motoring trip
through Pennsylvania were reached
last evening at Gettyaburg, Pa., and
arrived home by rati this morning.
Mrs. Wineberg and Miss Straight are
cisters of the deceased.
The average human body, besides
the carhou, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen
of which it is chiefly composed,
contains three and throe-fourths
pounds r.f lime, one pound e'vcu ounces
of phrsphorus. three and two-thirds
ounces of potash, two and one-half
ounces of audiuiu. one and three-fifths
ounces each of agree in at. sulphur and ,
silica, and about one v?.th of an ounce j
oi irun.
Many a Business Man Has Gcad
Nerve:. Vigorous Appetite and
Splendid Digestion. Simply Because
He Takes a Taste Before Lunch.
"I bad coughs. colds and e tightening
in iny chest and would wake up <
nights coughing my poor head oiT. and
had become so rundown L heeded a
neighbor's advice and started taking
Hypo-Cod. and I am so wcl) and in such
rplendid shape physically I gladly endorse
thla mcdidne to everyone." de-1
Cared Mrs. Jacob Kruck. llud Isabel!*
St.. Wheeling. W. Va.
"I (eel better and stronger than I
have in years. I never wake up any ,
more In the night coughing and sweat-!
!ng like I did. and it proved such a,
roiineriu! nnp iw umw caa noi onjv 10
me. but my husband, who took It as a :
!* ??? ?;
T~^ ir-^ '
wrnmgmm *
?L|-fci_j^* i_ri_i~i - ? ? ~~T"^
Then you ibiak." h? said torn
what curiously that women an a
' perior to men?"
"Nothing of the kind, my dear Jij
, This wotld will never be anywhei
' near the heaven of happiness whl<
i all humanity reeks until all humanlt
! hotb men and women, asslet tn i
"But you do assist, ray dear Margin
j you are the mothers of the race "
"And whst else beeldes. Jim*"
1 asked softly.
j "Isn't that enough?" he asked i
"Is It enouf.h for men to be th
i fathers of the tace?''
i "I tell you. Jim. there roust be
' new deal and I believe you and 1 wi
I lite ;o rre n. cumr.i.ing im gwiun i
i happen. which will show men thi
: women ar.- in eoual pirt of the ares
I human tide that ebb* and US'*
I agaUi' the shires of time, wearir.
away thi Tueks of isnoranca an
I changing the rverahifiinf sands <
i sentiment to eocicthing which in tim
I will maki for permanence."
Jim looked a bit askance at me an
i it made me lau :h. as 1 said. "Do yo
1 know Jim. what i* the sweetest fla
itery that can he paid a woman?"
j "No," he answered coberly. "I hit
, never been able to unrerstand you
' ilX."
| "It is because vou have never trie
j to do so. Jim When yon men thinl
i you use your brain over some thin
that 1s more important."
I "Dont be sarcastic. Margie. Jul
I tell me ;he sweetest flattery that ca
be oad to a woman."
"It Is." 1 said slowly, while 1 smi
ed at the thought, "to know that
man like* you even If he does n:
wholly approve of you "
Jim caught my hands In his. an
his voice tremb'ed at he said: "An
if he-"
Hard to Understand
The' wus a great.' shot you Jut
Father?Well I'm one of >our<
Vcur grendpa Is another
Willie?Oh. then why is it the
fciks brag about them?? Pearson
Baltimore is the first Southern fit
to have -.vomsn street car conductor;.
IHesl Etatien Ctaes
loogii Hk Eyes
How important it ia that children
should not suffer from defective
vision. Because no thiM
can study as be should if hs
does not see normally. He will
[ los#interest In his studies, and
I may become backward and hard
{ to manege. Help the success of
I vour rhtid by learning the court
dition of Ills eyes.
] A, B. Scott
Optomtt.-ist and Opt'cian with
Scott's the J?w?l?r,
[j$P 9 9 9
I * '
tonic, that 1 hope everyone who feel
k.J nni| Ml?AM-.kU .-Ilk ..U
i'iu ?*uu uiistiauic VIIIU wugui, iu:u
and weakness, will take It," continue
Mrs. Krnck.
Hypo-Cod quickly and cheaply n
moves th; causes o( such troubles. 1
I is Almost impossible for a cough c
cold to linger more than a day or twi
after you start taking Hypo-Cod. 1
is delightfully invigorating.
Hypo-Cod is made from c arefully s<
ected ingredients, including malt, iroi
wild cherry bark, extractives froi
fresh cod livers, extra select sherr
vine, hypophosphates of lime, potest
iroi:. soda, manganese, quinine an
strychnine. It should be taken abou
an hour before meals and at bed tim<
and will be found a most pleasar
medicine for home use. or to take a
the office or shop Juat before golni
to lunch. You can get the genuiut
in the yellow carton, at your drui
I Tub NvVrtO AAlft uc ~Tl ItC
Tlwuir ? WAf UWIOMtfj J*
RATWgtt 9oo*V4- t "JJ
Last Chance M
To Buy fl
Good Cotton I
\ Blouses 11
: I ?yc ana i
j As the new prices on Cotton I
8 Blouses cure continually going
up, it will be impossible to
I; duplicate such (or at least one^
third more than these prices. I
All good styles and all sisee |
t are here now. Buy them for
present and future use.
- ' i" i t?I
j .i I
p..,-?. 1
Big Reductions on AN Fancy I I
Groceries for Friday & Saturday I I
IR All Brands of Milk, except Carnation, par can ... 11c I
I No. 3 Can Tomatoes lie I
Early June Peaa jyl
I Beat^ Grade of Corn ttji
I No. 3 Can Hominy SI
5c Sunbright Cleanser, 6 for He I
< $14)0 Size Loir Cabin Syrup Mc I
50c Size Log Cabin Syrup 47c I
i 25c S'w Lof Cabin Syrup tte I
il Old Reliable Coffee at Mcl
I White House Coffee at Ma I
Other Good Brandt, Steel Cut 25e$$c I
Rice, per package l#ff I
Jdlo, per pck $H |
Navy and Lima Beans 18c I
Yellow Pinto Beans 2 lbs 2Se I
Black Eyed Peaa 2 I<bs 26c
Mothers and Armours Oats, Pck. lie I I
Fresh Liver. Lb. Ifcfl
Fresh Pork Sausage Jte I
Fresh Spare Ribs He I
. Fresh Neck Bones3 Lb. Hal
AH these goods are strictly fresh and the MI
i ever, guaranteed every item. Will pay 925.00 o Mfl
111 eusomer who will prove short weight in our stove.
I We are still selling a medium pail Lard,' aH I I
II weight, 41b. 2 oz. at $1.75.
s Having done business in Fairmont for 4 year I 1
i. and evpect to remain further and do a legitimate I
0 business as before.
i. n We five our customers a square and fair deal as I
<1 N the time.
n \
j I Star Cash Market 9
; | 117 MAIN STREET Phe? >111
no? weuJ mx, I acao A New I ' ~
HAT, 4 waw pgdsa ( a I
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