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il THE DALY li; , pHORT STORY 1 | ! BEING CLEVER. I] 1 By HILDA MORRIS Copyright. 1M8. br the McHure Newspaper Syndicate EMILY WAS A very clever girl. Every on* had alwaye tsld ao, tram bar adoring aunt. m\o ' taught her the alphabet, to her aoel?) o'ogy professor tn the uclvertlty. She 1 wpa pretty, too. or ra'l'cr. as h<?r butr tertly cousin. Kate, on^e remarked. * "ebe would be stunning if 'he'd give > herself belt a chance " That was the t trouble with Emily. In any save ink teileetual directions she never gave horse If half a lancr She bad never nit the elighteet Interest tn boys and sen ejeept as teacher. and human be' luge with worth-while minds. At c*rt(lw no that Hnftmaiv l??u uutii; ? I uaong women-kind, a *irl who had lever had any sort of love affair True Iter* had bean one or two joung men 1/ hhw elaiaet who would hare liked to j k To farther than mere acquaintance, II >ut Emily had never given them the J illgktest encouragement When she went to visit Kate last I maimer it was net because rhe wished to (hare In the social life of which 1 Kate formed so capricious a pert, hm I simply because she thought Kate's, I' home In a small town would be a rood I quiet place wl.ti# she cou'. l wirk on 1,1 her thesis undisturbed Hewever, Emily was mistaken. There was not an evening when the " veranda was not filled with gay youth coma to pass the time, or there was nAt a dance at the club, s party or a fUr. 'he deys were just as full; ten ! Ja. "Joy dea" with ope of Kate's j f rMleuloue boya. picnic*, teas?in short > Emily found thawshe would have to * etate her purpose in life quite flatly ' and uk Kate to count her oat. So o' eke set In her room one afternoon, P* trying to concentrate on a thick vol 't ame with a formidable title, while the > < sounds of gay voices drifted up to her " from the veranda below. Kate was there, of course, and two t of thrhe Other girls. Also two ycung '>!> mm who should, thought Emily, have baas 1o hattar business. There wee BV something quite demoralising about the uad of their apparent pleasure, j I Emily found It hard to work. N'ot that 4 she envied them, rather she felt sorry tar them, poor frivolous things! She II doped hor book and sat with her eyes ' OS tpece. thinking absently, "Whore's your cousin?" she bear? OM Of the men ask suddenly I "Emily? Oh. she's boning over her old hooks, at least she said she was - ntngto." "Poor thing!" commented another I girl. "I feel sorry for her Just because ' she lent attractive and popular 1 sup * pose the has to be Intellectual. It must bo an awful strain!" "I should say so." spoke up a third (girl. "1 felt awfully sorry for her the othdr night at that picnic. Everybody j h else paired on ana naa a goon ume. . Sk? looked awfully lonesome." B* "Well." there waa a thrug In Kate't Km TtiM 'Tt? dona my best. I can't halp e u if she ltn't popular Besides, 1 think t aha rially llkaa to study. You can't do 3 anything for a girl Ilka that " Hi Emily (alt har faca burn scarlet.' So B \ thay wara aorry (or bar! Sorry for HE? Mr! Why. aha had thought the pit'. I* all on har own alda. How dared they. H. Tha TOlcaa below wara rambling on HP "They aay Grant Sturgls la coming I home nait week I havn't aeen bias for years, but they say ho Is perfectly, B- atunnlng and an awful heart smash- r t There's some one to set your cap tor Kate. He has loads and loads of H! money." It waa right than. In anger and tha H eplfit of revenge, that Emily conceived : ' bar remarkable plan To think was to Hi net with Emily, and she lost no time H In writing orders In to various city, H stores. Within a few days mysterious H bones began to arrive tor her. the con B i tanta of which she kept secret. It j H Kate wondered about them it was H Without a great deal of interest Bonks H no doubt, or some more o( those lmHi poaalble tailored shirts and flat heeled I H , Shoes that Emily always wore Tharo was to be an Informal dance H %t the Country club one evening a] Hi watt later Rather to Kate's surprise H Emily said thui she thought she! should like to go. H> "Could you get a man for me!" she, H naked her pretty cousin "Oh, yes of course. There's Kmmett H Brown; will he do! I'm going with H Hurray Jonea myself, but when I get H there?I I can tell you. Em. there's Bp lust One man 1 want to flirt with to1 Sight, and that's Grant Sturgts. He's Hk the bast looking and richest man in j H Elmville, and all the girls are wild * H about hla. I want to cut them out." Hi "Yon doubtless will." Emily ancourW aged her. with an odd little smile. H| Kate was so interested iu her own ^B dasxllng toilet that she never stopped B, ,0 wonder what Emily might wear. H Indeed, she went off with her escort H( before Emily was ready, and did not see ber until after the second dance. H bad when the did tee her she waa not , B, at all aura that It could be Emily, fj "Who's that girl over there; the HI atunnlng one In yellow with her back B| terords us?" the atked Emmatt B. Brown, with whom she wat dancing. "Wall, you ought to know; It's your B own cousin. She looks mighty nice K tonight, too." H EmUy turned around Just then and B *? gasped Wat this Emily, of the B born-rltamed spectecles. the tight coif tore, the flat-heeled ahnei? Her dark soft hair was dressed high In a meat bocomtag mods, her smooth cheehs B wars delicately flushed, the spectacles B were missing, and the neck of her soft B reflow gowa revealed a most bewilder B lagly lovely threat and shoulders. Her B dainty feat were satin-clad and aha B danced divinely. More than that, she a was dancing with Orant Sturgis, and B ha appeared to ba enjoying It! An the avanlng slipped by. Kate H found that Emily danced vary fre quently with Grant Sturgle. Indeed. Kate baraelf hag only ana danca with htm. and bla eonvaraatloa during that I time waa chiefly about her beautiful eouiln. Kate decided that he waa not no very handsome, after all. and If he I waa queer enough to ba fascinated by I n blue stocking Ilka Emily . l*Jw, she looks lovely tonight," Kate # - ~ ? ?- T1 AND FAN CHAMPION CANNER IS By BIDDY BYR. F?w expert and experienced bouse eepere ceo rivet the canning record >f Louise Grose, sehuolgtrt ot Hsrvey. I Ml., who has Just bees awarded the Cook County War Garden Commti , ton's medal ct honor tor food < on serration. Mill Gross, rged It. Is a pupil ot Whlltler School at Harvey, and daring the summer vacation last year she canned $60 eusrts of fruit and resets hies, the maojrlty ef which she pro duced tn her own war garden Thlr, summer Louise la working to break har own racord. ' Since the government needs so much canned vegetables and fruit I thought I would try to can doubla," aha says During the school year the domestic science teachers at Whittle;- School instructed all the girls In food can nine?and their teaching struck deep with Louise Greta la the summer the school kept the kitchen* open for the use of the pupils and every hour Louise could spare from her war garden she spent In canning Its products. When I heard about the award of lim mmrlal f atVaA T nniaa tft ta] 1 Th* West Virginian's canaers how she won It. Here is ber own letter: "When school closed I had no idea what I cou'.d do rbout canning bui 1 thought It best to try. Our tanning class was divided Into groups each assigned a certain day to ean. but if we liked and had material to can we could go any day. I canned almost every day all summer. Wo brought oar own vegetables and cans. Our canning room was very large and there war a big table In the middle We ured the cold pack method, and had four dozen wire canning baskets, all in use every day. There were three large boilers and three ges stoves. In a side room was a fourth stova we used for cooking sirup and heating water We also hid a small store room where we set our esnned food for ton days bofero wo took It homo. Wo til kent records of our work, snd although we did not hava any special canning classes we discussed each day's problems before we began. By working every day I made a success of my csnnlng end at the end of the season I had a total of 5(0 Jars of fruit and vegetables. I had more pets, cora. beans end tomatoes thee anything else be cause the government needs them most. My fruit was fine and Included 30 Jars of blueberries, 20 quarts of peaches, and II quarts of blackberries. CQNFESsioN Little book, I am not over thirty years old! I am under twenty-five and once again I feel the splendid unrest. the inspiration, the fine Intensltlet and enthusiasms of youth ant) It was a kite that awakened me! And as Dick would say, "It wasn't much of a kiss at' that." I wonder, little book. If that Is the tragedy that come* to all widows The real kisses s??m Illusions, but they sen t to maka tha ghosts of kisses forever gone haunt tha Up and kindle the haart to Hams. Tha ghosts of lost-torerar kisses are what we long lor. It was Barelay 8111 who gave me the shock and I am sure, little book, you will understand, when I tell you how It happened, that it was really more of a shock than anything elss. He came In this afternoon at tea time, a habit that he has made his own of late, and found me with Richard Waverlv III. In By arms My boy is learning all the little tricks that are so dear to babyhood. He was trying to find ray mouth to kl&i. with his tiny hands each side of my (ace. and I was playfully teaslug him by turning aside when Barclav Slil strode across the room and said: "Oh. I say, Dicky, we men must stanu together!" and he turned my mouth in reach of my baby's little rose bud moist lips. Then without warning he turned It the other way and bent down and kissed me lightly. It was a very boyish action and Barclay 8111 stood there like a hoy who had been stealing jam and expected to be greatly punished assented rather grudgingly. "I wish she would do it oftener. I hope she hasn't bored you talking sociology." VA >.VJ 1. ....Mat.A BOCIOIOI) nc cwnovu in amy hoc "She hasn't. no Does she?10 In for that? 1 Judged she was a butterfly kind of girl." And Kate was too amazed to answer. When Emily came hame that night she was a very radiant and lovely Emllv. Kate was waiting for her In no very pleasant mood. "Well," was Kate's greeting. *1 hope you had a good time. You got the lion of the evening, all right. Why didn't you tell me you had that dress?" Emllv looked at her in mild surprise. "It didn't occur to me," she said. "I'm sorry* Kate, if vou mind because t monopolized .Mr. Sturgls. After what you told me, perhaps It wasn't Quito IbMjICAtfSnHLMDCR watfcq while i couwt five hiwobed- lit p Kt vooflwYporr| )l i iUkake y A inrru 6 ' AMD TO RWHrr * re WEST VIRGINIAN, ?A1 fCIES FOF GIRL OF THIRTEEN! ' ^ ^4 IT ^K# v'. ,* - *:? *? "* ,.'_i y; : 1 rtpuavfZ K A S^OOU. l! * ' y\: " ! Bf - V S^^pR - B I Thte I* Leui?? Gross. 19-year-old food patriot who cannsd 960 art of fruit and vegetables in three months. I even canned oranges, pineapple, fin. end mulberries, and in all bad 36 different kinds of vegetable* or fruits in my winter storeroom of ran ned pood.* "I think that ought to help the food ; supply a great deal This summer I I began earning the last day of June i and hope to beat my own record " i To devote a whole vacation to rats| Ing a garden and canning food Is patriotism of the truest type IS OF A WIFE j for the art. With that expression still on his face he startad to speak "Don't!" I aaid. He seemed surprised, very much surprised, that I was not more moved? cither angry or glad. "Don't apologise, please Can you not tee that either an apology or a a ccia ration wouiq spoil every! ning. I | must confess that to be ki .eed just lai I was beginning to think I had almoat reached that awful time of middle age when no one would want to , Iclai me waa at exhilarating as it was surprising. Again ha started to speak and the only emotion ! felt was that I could not bear him to do so for I knew he would pay me the compliment of a conventional proposal of marriage?at least he would say that he loved me so much that seeing me playing with my i boy he could not help kissing me. And I did not want Barclay Sill to say this. >! wanted him to go away so that I could think. I wanted to get bark my perspective before he asked me 1 At that moment the maid brought n tea and Mollie and Jim came in with her. Mollie looked surprised to see Ban-lay Fill and Jim asked abruptly When are you leaving on one of your long Jaunts again. Sill?" "I cannot tell." he answered. "I may ! not go again. I am thinking of set1 tllng down In my own country. Mather and Lola have been trying to pe^ : suade me that thay need a man about." I "1 would not think that would occur to Lola." Interrupted Mollie, "I never fair. But von sea " "What?" "I happened to know that you all thought I was sn unattractive stick. er.d I wanted to show you what I could do." Kate's amaaed look slowly widened into an appreciative smile. "Well," ?ht said. "I guess you showed us. Every flrl there was green I with envy." "And what's more." Emily went on, j i !ia<! an awlu'ly good tine. In far* ?Mr. Sturgis and I got so veiv well acquainted t'.iat?I shouldn't wonder but what 1 may decide to marry him. as he wants me to." "Oh. Emily!" murmured Kate. "1 always kuew you were clever, but this . My. I guess clever people | can do Just about anything they want to, can't they?" DOINGS OF THE DUFF we'u, cooelr To^TMEp." RBAT>V- rJ Woo OWE | (? J SHORT, THCTtSDAY KV1 i WOMAN ie? her except the hat two or three young tatn tagging after her." "Weil. 1 suppose the th.Eki mother needs me. aaywar the has recently psld nte the compliment of etkini me to stick around." Mollis came orer I and held out her hands to Richard Waverly HI- who was still in my arms As the did so the looked questioning ljr into my ftee. "What have you been doing to yourself. Margie*' she asked, "you look like you did the first few weeks 1 knew you. "Thank you, my dear, that i it a great comfort to me. I had though: I wit getting somewhat flabby. both physically end mentally?1 had been thinking lately that I would have to "buck up ' ? ee . ii mannington] Accepts Position. Jay H Sturm has accepted charge of the office of the Blackshere Oil I pnmninv. J M. Msunin. who formerly held the posit .on, laving gone a few days ago to bis home la Washington. D. C . from where he *?U iter the government service. Called to Arizona. !. W Beatty left Monday for Phoe' nix. Arizona, having been called thera by the critical Illness of hi* sister, Mrs Frank Arnett. Prom Kansas. Mr and Mrs. Carl Weiner. of Cha' nute, Kansas, are here far a visit with the letter's mother, Mrs. Clara Diotz, in Beatty avenue Band Resume*. , The Woodman's band of this city ! will resume Its weekly rehearsals, beginning with the coming Friday evening. It is not known yet. whether they will continue to use the K. of P hall or choose an out-door location. Prom Oklahoma. Victor E. Smith arrived Tuesday ..-renin? from Shamrock. Oklahoma, for a visit with hi* sister. Mrs R. C. Devore, in Main street. | Skull Practured. | While driving his automobile to this city on his return from Ohio where he had Beta visiting relatives. J A. I Meyers ran the machine over a bank at the road aide, the car overturning, and Mr. Meyers sustaining a fracture1 of the skull. The accident occufred Tuesday even'ng near Metz. The injured man was taken to the latter place where he was treated by local I physicians, who are unable to deter! mine at this time whether or not his I injuries will result fatally. The other occupants of the car escaped unin' jured, while the auto was badlv An Egyptian Darling. "35* ' This fascinating costume is the latI set In advance tall fashions. The antique design and tha toga-like drapery artistically hung about the skirt gtvea an odd affect which reminds one of the Pyramids. Copyright, Underwood ? Underwood. l_la_n_r>_ru-ur jjji.rjvi ,wvw\ S?(THEY BOTH SNITCH MlNtrJ one mlucin two MiMCTM THREt mivlert foopnimcts rive U* ^ 4 SWING, AUGUST I, 1W f AND IT ITS DONE IN BATIK PONGEE IJull rlW Ji^-J By BITTY BROWN. This rather exciting cettume la de I signed by a Batik arttit aid Is develop . ed in a heavtaat pongee in natural col cr with the wonderful Batik patten | in purple and gold To begin witl there is a straight narrow akirt and a laced up blouse with threequartei length bell sleeves, deep cuffed in pux pie. Besides there Is a double cap* coat, a knitting bag. and a acoop brimmed hat to match. It's for aeml i torn; a I wear in town or country. wrecked ^ fBdUi Star City Hera. Tha Star City baaeball team will play the locale at Blackshere pari ' here neat Sunday. The vlaltora. wh< , have been very tucceaaful of late, wil , no doubt give Mannlngton a good ar gument The locale have again been I strengthened, this time by the acquis! i tion of l.autz and Mackey, of Hundred who will play first and third bases re I spectlvely. No admiseton will be ao incited ^ 1 Wilt Reeide Hart. i H. Val Burt, who hoe been engaged In the real estate businaaa in Wash ington, D 0, for the past year, hat returned to Mannington and will re side here Indefinitely He has die(posed of the business la Washington. Te Oklahoma. Merrill Winkler, a local young man left last evening for Quay. Oklahoma, where he will be employed at a ma cblniat with othar man from (hit city who have been in Oklahoma tor somt time. Hetal Arrival!. Bartlett?P. W. Call. Camaroa; 0 C. Dick. Charleaton; A. H. Woeraar Wheeling; M. C. Barker. Tkoa. F Ware. Pltteburgh; Frank D. Owana Detroit. Wella?J Silverman. F. Danla. laltl more; W. A Zarnlta. Wheeling; B. H Wilkinaon. Shlnnaton; Mlea Catheryn llendrlckson. New York; Rex P. Mil llhen itAimalevillA 11 n VII | t'lVWwuaTiiivi Psraonala. Ml** Flora B. Koen was a |ueit ol friends in Fairmont yesterday. ' John L. Hlggs. of Monongah. was the guest of hi* brother. T. M Hlggs in Buffalo atreat. Tuesday. ] T. W. Beall was a business visitor ' in riaritrbu'g yesterday. I Mr. and Mrs Harry Stephen* and children bare returned from a visit with relative* In Cambridge, Ohio. William S. Clancy has returned from a visit with relatives in Wheeling. Mrs. Ivy Devore returned Tuesday after a visit with her sister In Karens wood Mrs. L. C. Furbee spent Tuesday with friend* in Wheeling. Ml*s Alice Wessslls. of Washing ton, D. C.. is here for a visit with rela lives in Water street. John Moran ha* returned from a visit with hi* parent* in Martins Ferry, Ohio. Marshall F. Rfaw was a business . visitor In Liu. r ton Tuesday. Miss Miry Agnes Miles returned Tuesday evening to her home in Pitts t?ir*h Pr>. after a visit with hsr aunt Mrs. W. R Phillips, in Clayton street Fred W Bartlett left Tuesday foi | a business visit in Altoona, Pa. Mra. K M Jsnki la tht gueat of bat niece. Mrs. Laura C. Holland, in Mor ! yfe*stAW*?, Guy S Furbe* has rsturnsd from s aisOi l OJ \ tbil ill Pittsburgh. Pa J Mlaa Pearl Dodd has returned to : her home In Metz after a abort viail with Mlaa Hazel Johnson hare, i W. 0. Davis wee n business vlaltoi i in Fairmont yesterday. Mlaa Hatel Bock, of Underwood EDA LITTLE)?BY ALL! i 1 1 1 i i HUMORED <*? ( UUMDCCD AMD TWO j mumdocd aho hwn* wet] I WHOM) Anpibmtiy rauQ-j1 w ? * IE HOME r Mm i | : m A woman who never before did ui > for soldier*. She paid 11.41 for the ' she discovered that socks from the a 13 to $4-50 Id the shops! Plainly. t difference between the price of the ha | She who had been a waiter, born knit by others, had suddenly beeeme her community. Incidentally this woman learned I Wealth la created by human energy a - earth. II "But the ralue of the eoeks to the the same, no more and no less, whet Cross. or from me. or whether he bu all >st lang without money, somehot socks, we couldn't exist without !ab< they are rieh spendera, don't count fo And so she came to taek mora pric I than she evee had had In owning her Knitting socks (or soldiers made h< She no longer thought solely about t . I wore on trelr shoulders nor whether t IBut while she knitted, she humbly t that the soldier lad who should weai never taken prisoner, never be Mild, to the women, somewhere, who loved ' J Knitting has brought unlimited Jo? 1' them something useful to do. While ' It may be taken as a sample of what ' Starting with the woman. It proves t with the unknown soldier boy across tl ' demoreatle. And this result is, perhs , spent yesterday wltb friends in the city. A. Jackson Hayas has rsturnsd from a business visit in Fairmont. I Mrs. Oeorga Atkins, Mrs. John Kuhn, Mrs. D. 8. Jones, Miss Maude i Graff and Arthur Graff motorad to . Grafton yssterday for tha bathing. Miss Bessia McOrath baa returned '. to her home In N'ew Haven, Conn. I after a visit with her alstar, Mrs J I L. Dow in Plsasant itreat I Woman suffrage has received off! clal endorsement of the Democratic p party la Connetlcut. DESPONDENT WOMEN. I Nature Intaada every woman to be ' chatrful. light-hearted and happy, but | when dragged down with pain and l suffering from female Ilia, aril] power alone cannot overcome a nervous. ! despondent condition. Multitudes of American women, however, have found that there la one tried and true i remedy to restore health under such . circumstances, and that Is Lydla E. ,: Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. , I made from herbe and roots. This oldfashioned medicine Is now consider; ed the etandard American ramady for . such conditlone?Adv. _____ HAN. ? ' i sin i ZZ^l ~ & - - 2SSRL* CIRCLE |1 m or mi I V lyl . 'rEATURIP# I > G4GEH4B I K '^H ZJ r "gdt I ifify 1 fflpEj? I -DEMOCRACY 14 WilCOl) >eful thing la her lift I* knltUM Wit thrc? hankt ef yarn required. fM ' 1 ime yam. kaltted by hand, eoet tragi -J he work of tar eager* wag wartk CM nki and the socks. only to wear holes la ad* ltaekit|g ' 1 a creator, and a valuable meat* It s an Important leeaon la aaaiaMWi pplied to the natural reaourodd af CM soldier," the eommantad. Id aaaetly ther they come to him fro* CM IM yt them himself. 1 suppose WO eaqld J r, but we eoulda't gat aloaf without . 1 ?r. I guest that Idlo people, orat If r much In thii busy world, k In the shaping of a LaFayOttO MM most expansive dancing Mae. r one with humanity To another Crgf. he number of bars bar officer frtorco hey were gold or silver bare, rove a with with every atlteh, a Irtrff : her tockt would never M wnsaded. < but that he would eoms MgN MWy , to many woman baeauaa H hea given , it it tha iiwplatt farm of war *e?k.ll war work doaa for women Is geaeril. .! he value of human labor, add ending he t?e?, |t makaa the kaittdr tttunehlr ,pt, the tupremo bleaeing. WIIMMS. I imhi iMaiti. viivim Lumnv "I Hope Every Woman in My Condition Will Girt Nerv-Worth a Trial" 'M She Saya. . Tha following tntirtly Mir *ador#*-y uent la on* o( tba most rtatlMIH and convincing of tb* mltUadt '4B Nor* Worth statements: "I surely ft *1 (ltd that 1 lot tb* first bottl* of Nsnr-Worth. I btd most giva op my work, bat slid Jffl have taken four bottle* (tf 1MM Worth i I can work *11 d*f. I Jadif! foit as though i *ii worried t* dd|Hfl all the tltna and had no tpp?tlU tdmv could not sleep it night tad I aifln*- 4 ed all tbe Hut eltb tb* b**k *tHH neck. I found c?t It was my mMH entirely run down "I have gained 1* bound* altOt 19 bogan taking Nerv-Wortb. t ery woman la my condition Vfll JMH It a trial, tor 1 am coafldsat lk*t H will cure thjm "MRS BELL BROWK, Berkaley Place. MertinsWrg, W. \f| , Crmna'a drug ator* atllt NarM1^| j II la Fairmont row ?ouar mck it wi? I tamoua family tonic loM |M boaoflt |rou FIVE HUMDRRD^J 53^^ /w^.