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MMliliMd*?tWar Representative. ROBERT X. WAHD.
N'?w York; 6 S. vrabash Ave.. CMoto.
to advance ody.> On* jw |U0:
MKKBnagBs^jSSf; Bmee months. tuc: one month. 60c.
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FfeOiceegCenCn. 1 i I
MriTiy*"'" " -^rw^?. of lUrmost) One month. 71c;
llini mil nr By carrier Throe Cent*.
HyWpj|pil|?>ie iwialils In advance .
MPjWjtjja**! ECTjw change to. address give old aa wett aa
at Fat cent. West Virginia, ei
MBbntgraieiir carrier route* falling to get The West
rpirhjliifeii aii| evening abonld can "WESTERN* UNION."
^vt Tiywis tnd residence tsd nttscsfcr
fcjctnn^lStB^tteapharnher for"this service. Ce~ n?
rbnnrygniv EVENING, SEPTEMBER 19. 1918.
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Eg|S^:; litfe,. *: Uf^^^SSNa
Im? W/^.'/?, b$ dmding ve fell.
I jam at Juntas, brave Americans all.
DAVIS is the first West Virginias to be
ulas an ambassador. Indeed be is the first
i state to be appointed the permanent xeprele
government at Washington at the capital
bait .European country. Although he is not
American ever sent to represent us at die
fames, he is nevertheless one of the youngest
listed with such grave diplomatic responsi- ;
government j
Each every West Virginian. irrespective of [
will fed over the announcement that ;
ban has named the brilliant solicitor "general
.Walter Hines Page as the .American j
I faction is increased by die comfortable asths
post, which malms him one of the imit
world affairs. John W. Davis will make
-which will reflect credit upon himself, his
Mentioned in connection with this place cither
rington correspondents who are really wett"
?ng political developments or by the wild
icked pretty nearly, every one from Colonel
Smgolarly enough it was the first time in
ears that Mr. Davis's name was nofc menction
with an important vacancy." SSdSgE
1 this time that he was not interested in
Worship to Great Britain is one of the great
es. & has always been an important post
enportant now than ever before. When die
bkh will follow die war is undertaken it ore
important than it is right now. and in r
es die reason for the selection of the Clarks- '
he-is an intimate of both 'the President and J
f State and daring his six years as one of i
rar officers of the government he has been
e touch with many of die most important ;
be Entente countries.
t^There, however, have been a few emr j
in with u is nnnngimncQ company ujc ouu.- ,
is about to eater, but as it is brains and char- !
than wealth which gives it its predominant !
[be entirely at home from the beginning.
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2AN delegates to the Interallied Labor and
t conference in England asking that the conl
as its own the fourteen peace terms laid
sweat; Wilson in his address to the American
January it an example of applying the BoliSr
?f democratic international relations to
ifcbnd we fancy die prospect which it opens
c& will send shivers down the spinal cords of
padi die United States and Great Britain.
KsjS"*'''" ** ftT&mg well can be in an unichalldie
nations of the eardi will have to
Mhrt very long. Some check upon the
3I;have to be one of die early cares of die
ons which is certain to be formed at the corr
f great countries the United States is least J
(dangers that are inseparable from this kind 1
wSeuce. ha a country like England, where 1
RUFF STUFF Monongalia prose
taxi drivers that t
. eame dose bootleggi
v great news from they are caught hau
Put that role in e
board has ordered T.'atson hotel corner
tow styles ot straw serted look after a t
iji; ' *
?3p?5J" At any rate there
way carefully. petti coated bootleg
t streets for the next
le.'.on record there * *
hit can he qprimy And In the mean
^ u a aew get her mail in care
the Morgantown Jail
-|^11 a That's treating '?
Haven't the slight
for a lady's feelings
it year we will get hack at "You- cant eat xsea
who had the nerve say# an advartiseaM
Ap^itPt from country, lAue jfMjKyfpwwt but
a niiumity. could easOy be' the means of t/vpthiuwing a
- - ---? ......tn L_ . . ,^r,^ _ , | ^ , J ,,r
government merely 17 pcrsuacnng a pany 10 aoopt mnr
ptogtam and make it a political issue. A vote of lack of
confidence m die ministry, which can be taken at almost
any time; is all that is needed to tnxn die government m
power oat.
In die United States it takes time to torn die nuu liinciy
over, and it is a good dung tbat it does. Had oar political
system bad die bair tugger characteristics or die cabinet
governments of Europe die elaborate system for shaping
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public sentiments to its own cnas whjcd me vjerman government
set up in die United States might at any time
during the year just preceding oar entrance into die great
war have thrown us into helplessness political confusion.
There is die utmost harmony in the peace aims of die
leaders of all die nations associated in the war upon Germany.
bat die Britdi government has never accepted as a
whole Mr. W3soo"s fourteen specific terms and it is quite
possible that a majority of die people of Great Britain
would not approve of diem as a whole.. Indeed, while
die-American people are a unit behind Mr. Wilson in his
coodnct of die war. even they are not prepared to say that
they are as unitedly behind Iris peace-terms until they know
exactly what he means when in his third demand he calls
for the "removal of all economic values and die establishment
of equality of trade conditons among the nations consenting
to die peace and associating for its maintenace."
1 1 ?r?L. ? ? - i i ?? lAIrti iimnld m) m the re
ixuKinqjui mmn w oy<
puefiation of every one of the economic principle* which have
made America the richest and die greatest as well as die
best nation the world ever saw.
Yet here are some unofficial representatives of an American
class soberly proposing to a great British political
party that it adopt the Wilson program in to to. Well,
to say die least, it ought to set lots of people in both countries
to thinking rather seriously. In the meantime some
light ought to be thrown upon the actions of these Americans.
Who axe they acting for. and who asked them to
set up shop as arbiters of international policy?
THE city editor of die New York Evening World
murdered his wife the-other day and when he later
gave himself up to the police be said amply that he had
been driven to die deed by desperation over die demands
of his creditors. He had intended to take his own life,
but had been prevented. Yet it was one of the theories
of the late Joseph Pulitzer that in order to get the best
work out of men they most be paid liberally enough to be
beyond die necesity of worrying about their personal financial
affairs. And the employes of the Pulitzer newspapers
if not die best paid in the United States are certainly liberally
The melancholy incident proves that you cannot make j
a theory that will fit the cases of all men and women. J
Pulitzer himself did not care for the things money is most {
commonly used to purchase, although he loved the power |
which it gives when used wisely as he could use it In the
position of this employe of one of his great papers half die
salary would have enabled him to satisfy every want and,
make him supremely happy. It is probable that twice die;
amount would not have had that effect in the case of die j
It is a queer old world, and it treats some of the people '
who live in it extremely rough- It is a wise man or woman
who is able to keep both feet on the ground and look the
realities straight in the face. It is pretty easy to fool oth
ers. but danger is right ahead it we try to tool ourselves
and one of die things we ought all to learn early b that
there b no happiness in money. I
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"Military success," said Secretary Daniels yesterday
in an address to a class of young naval officers being
graduated at Annapolis, "is the only argument German
militarists can understand." Quite true, but in spite
of their fondness for talking about Germ aula's shining
sword they are not going to be over scrupulous about
the methods they employ to prevent military success. !
Any trickery that can win will be employed by the !
German government and the gentlemen at Washington
will have to be on their guard.
There probably will be no need to resort to drafts j
to fill the navy and the Marine Corps as was provided
for in the orders announced by Provost Marshal General
Crowder yesterday. As a matter of fact there is likely
to be a rash for both services as soon as the announcement
is made that voluntary inductions will be accepted.
Men who have a preference for either of these
branches will do well to apply early.
o .
France has joined Italy and Portugal in protesting
against the intention of the American government to '
put an embargo upon the importation of wine. It is a .
rather embarrassing situation at a time like the present!
when we are extremely anxious not to do anything to
hurt the nations we are associated with in the war, and
it shows how closely we are getting linked up with the
rest of the world. Bnt in the end the protesting governments
probably will have to acquiesce ir. the policy
this government has adopted because it is going to increase
our ability to help them.
Director General McAdoo has been compelled to withdraw
most of his order forbidding railroad men to participate
in politics. That sort of thing can not be done
in a country organized as this one is without depriving
a large portion of the population of rights which have
always been regarded as inalienable. The only way
in which to keep the railroads from becoming a troublesome
political problem is to turn them back to private
ownership after the war is over.
Yesterday was a quiet day on the west front, out tne
British managed to take twelve towns, all of them quite
close to St. Qnentin, from the Germans. Apparently It
is a quiet day when the German line is not Mag literally
cared in somewhere.
$3.50 for a dollar And somet' es you can't eat it when
it is right imder your nose.
cutor has warned Unless ycr are sabre toothed,
hey will get the * * *
)rs get every time And 1113 K?tting to the point where j
ting booze. none but the very wealthy ran eat it
wwwhaM nf nnrfnw ?nw MfenmetflnrM I
ffect here and the _
might vear a de- Both Dangerous,
short time. She?You really ought to give up
m smoking; it affects the heart.
He?By that reasoning I ought to
g^ on tS local KlTe ?P I ' too.?Boston Transcript.
99 dayS" Tit For Tat.
time the.she trill feDow' why aren't yon ta
i of the warden of por the same reason, my good woman.
that you are not in a beauty show
?a matter of sheer, absolute physical
n rough. unfitness.?Sydney Bulletin.
test consideration Conscience Remonstrating,
down there. Knicke r?Conscience is the ' stm
miles away." ^ B^keT?Bnt^lf^yon ear^ on
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man tram Italy who knows t treat
deal about the art of shoe-making and {
repairing, and who Is located in an
npttdat* shop on Madison street,
owns two pairs of shoes Just a wee
bit different from the usual ran of
foot-wear and which can be seen on
display In Coogje's window on Main
1 street. One pair of these shoes comes
I from Holland and the other pair from
I rw.v.h ?hnM are
size six sad are made entirely ot -wood
with a small amount ot earring. Bow
Hollanders to wear these
shoes comfortably remains a mystery
to as though it is not difficult. to imagine
that should we adopt the custom
at the present time, oar-shoe bills
would he cat does greatly. Surely .
one pair of wooden shoes would last
The small shoes from Switzerland
which stand beside the bigger ones
from Holland In Coogie's window are
made of pure leather, much better,
much heavier and much more substantial
than any the majority of as own.
These small shoes bare been worn
three years and still they stand on
exhibition for all to see?seemingly in
as good condition as ever. I should
like to have yon look particularly at
the soles, filled with large head nails.
Such a clump-clump as they would
make coming down our Main street
pavement. Surely no boy could ever
wear through those nan heads to the I
sole beneath! These shoes are laced j j
with stout cord ot brown and alto-1
'AAV Kn ahcAlnfolv im.VMr.
: gCUICi iWA, IV w? . .
ou table.
I asked Hike Ttmnfno bow much;
those small shoes est In Switzerland
and he replied that their were worth i
some few years ago about four dollars. I
Notj they would be higher. Shoes I
there, he says, are'not particularly j
cheap, bat they are made of mnch bet-.
ter leather than we have here. Shoes j
in Fairmont at the present time run in .
price anywhere from eight to fifteen!
dollars. A cheaper shoe can bebought
but it is not a very good or a J
very beautiful shoe. The main difference
between a good and a bad shoe!
now lies in the fact that the five or!
six dollar shoe now is the same shoe
[ we formerly paid two or three dollars .
: for?a shoe which is rather shapeless,J
i of cheap leather and which has very
poor wearing qualities. It becomes a
question under war time regulations:
whether we pay the price asked in the '
city for a perfect fitting, fine quality
shoe?a price which is truly excep-!
tionaliy high though perhaps not very j
much higher in proportion to all things
?or whether we insist on paying just
what we did two years ago and not get
at all what we got then, but instead
an extremely unsatisfactory article, i
Good leather, well made up will out- J >
last two pairs of poor leather, poorlyj:
put together into shoes. j
Coogle's has also on display In the j:
window, two immense radishes the ex- j <
act dimensions of which I was unable 1
to get. These radishes were raised by ! <
Mr. Shackleford. of MHlersvillc- Some-! ]
body must have started them growing -1
tad forgot to stop them. We are much j ]
obliged to Mr. Shackleford for placing i
the min Coogle's window for had they j
been allowed to grow on undisturbed, 11
mere is 210 ten ins wm ptxjyvi. ^ *u j
the near vicinity might have had to be ;
removed to allow for the expansion.;
A wall of these radishes around a gar- <
den would fence It off fine and would
also make an exceptionally artistic j
decoration. Has anybody else in the <
city got anything as ambitions as j ;
these radishes? J <
I !
If I should tell yon today that very :
soon some of the most interesting <
stories of really human folks jest like i
yon or I were going to be writtten for i
The West Virginian?stories which a
were not born of the imagination but J i
which had been actually lived right j:
here in Fairmont, every one of which [ i
will go straight to yoor heart, would i
yon watch and wait for them? I came j
quite unexpectedly upon them. I Us* :
tened to them carefully. After each <
one I sighed and thought how strange 1
It was tb^t some of these people could i
live so dose and yet s far, far away :
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We have been extremely
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careful to boy no cneap
shoddy merchandise to sell
for low prices. Our stocks
have been chosen with extreme
care from reputable
sources of supply.
As for prices we charge
you only a fair amount
above the actual cost to
us. We are NOT profiteering,
although the opportunity
to do so is often
This store is more than
ever a safe and satisfactory
store with which to
deaL Try shopping here!
An Infinite Variety of
Lovely New Presses
Cloth Dresses and Silk Pretaat
Made op la a multitude of styles,
one lovller than the other.
There are- numerous models
whose chief charm lies la their simplicity
and severity of line; and
there are others trimmed elaborttely
and most artistic^
Style to suit every t*
prices to suit every parse. Tours
is surely here!
$7.50 up to $48.50
True Values
from us. We live so much within ourselves
everywhere?not differently in
any other city; tor human beings are
all more or less alike; some indifferent.
some thoughtful, some careless,
some patiently sweet and painstaking
whereno thought of profit ever enters
the mind. I believe we have In Fairmont
at present more of the last kind
of individual than we have ever had
Before. I came upon some of those
lemure, stay-in-the-background sort of
people whom we love so much on one
of my Journeys recently and I was surprised?quite
touched and a bit
ishamed to learn that many of our
women with days so full you would
Bonder how on earth they,found time
for outside work, were regularly slipping
in a day each week to visit and
help wherever they were most need- j
ed. Of course we have always had >
women?as we have'in all cities who j
have nothing to do but work for oth-:
srs. Thesfc women have never been
required to do actual housework- They
come down late in the morning Just
fresh from a morning bath with nothing
to do but plan the day?do a little '
ordering?give a few directions, andj
they are off to whatever pleases tnem ;
most. Ia these war times especially i
they are needed very badly and they
are doing excellent, intelligent work. I
Bat do we quit# give all the credit we;
shoal'*, to the women who get up In.
the morning about six or evea earlier:
and prepare by themselves a thorough-:
[y good breakfast, get several children
off to school which Is a story In
Itself, and go over the entire house,
straightening and bringing to order
rooms which have been lived bard in
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be Sure of Getting i
Ie that Wffl Give Sa
Every Worn;
When a
protection s
worn beneat
WMSk Then too on
is burdensoi
Fall Days?;
j?&&M wrap needed
Ei styles and si
gp|llgl| and sQk fibr<
In Silk
Your Millinery
can always be pnrcbased most satisfactory
here, because:
?We offer large stocks of the _
best fashions! ?
?We sell exclusive styles which g
cannot be bad elsewhere! a
?We are always first with the D
new fashions!
?Our prices invaribly mean r
BEST VALUE for what yon spend. T
Make your inspections and comparison
the day before. Do we always appre- f
date what It means to these women I
when after a fall day's work which {
they have somehow crowded Into less I
than aday, they find time to take part
In Red Cross work or helpful, unselfish
work'of some kind which means j,
nothing to them personally unless it i
be the thrill of a task done for others p
?a thrill which once experienced. e
grows more fascinating each time! v
It L about some of these women
i .am 30ms to WHW ?OiJ owvu. . Q
en who have worked hard both for I ^
their own families and for others. a
Women who have worked- Just for 0
thora?and women who have not had -j
strength to wor keven for themselves e
hot wl_o found hel pand comfort nev- E
ertheless- Comofrt which was given E
them at much handicap?at much cost E
?given so that the right hand did not j
know'vrhat the left hand was doing! j
Given from pure love of mankind with- p
out a word. Sometimes given so that -9
only one or two persons ever knew r
anything about it. Aren't yon curl- jj
ous? I'm not even oglng to tell yon
where to look for these stories. But
they win be written In The West Vlr- n
glnlan in a very few days. YonH sure- |
ly recognize them when you find them, j
What People Say r
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and Some Side Remarks *
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Oscar G. Price, assistant director of'n
railroads, a West Virginian of whom
all "Snakes" are legitimately proud,
represented Hon. W. G. McAdoo at the
coal men's meeting at White Sulphur v
Springs Sunday and telling of the tour n
of this statte made las week by Mr. ?
McAdoo and party, said: d
"Mr. McAdoo has seen the fruits
of your labor ? coal, coal, everywhere."
Mr. Price told of Mr. McAdoo's tl
strenuous speaking tour in connection
with the Third Liberty Loan and ob- 3
served: ti
"His physician has asked him .
not to attempt a public speech u
again for three months." ^
Governor John J. CornweD was talking
at that meeting about what the in- n
dividual here at home has to do in
"winning the war" and observed: I?
"God knows I have hard enough. .
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In mjlsg coal (ipsnuna w uua
effort lie said: g
"Yon can almost do the impossible
if yon make np 70m- mind =
to it." ,:
Automobile Repairing
and Rebuilding.
Chasj T. Aultman.
Y. M. C. A. Alley.
M Oct experience covering 27 yes
J 35 wm ?e fimne aaTHHeseoro W JWU
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; i ; We Invite 70a to open an ace
; J ; excellent service and advice In an?
4% on Savings and
in wants a
mere coat is insnffidentCa
Id I I
necessary to comfort I f
days when a heavy coat I
me?Just Bright Crisp; |
i Sweater is just the IM
e good Sweaters in all I 1
; yarns, in every wanted J 1
rht to Have One!
ol $5.50 to $12.50 #j|g]
Fibre $6.50 to $&25^ :^|ji
These Lovely Waists : ;
Are Winning High Popularity! 1... 3
No longer does tne plain and aim- I
ile shirtwaist hold sway- Blouse
tries this season are more showy I I
ban they have been, ranging from I I 1
rtistically simple styles to the- I a
aost elaborate. Georgette Is the - I J31
sading fabric and oar Showing
eplete with Georgette Blouses In I I
ailed and becoming styles. ' I -*g
$5-75 to $8.50
108*1X0 te I I
There was no sncb a thing as sdjurnlng
politics In the early 'dsns'here
are records in the courts of
Randolph county of voters being fin- 3
d for falling to vote. The offenders
ere only lined small nmonnflt, but I
be moral was made clear. Tbe .ree- J
rds show Indictments "for
ig or offering to give their votes
meber of congress and two members^
t the general assembly of the stSte."
he persons as indicted weret Bben- J
zer Flanagan. Andrew Miller,-Bwcdefr
[art, Charles Myers, Elijah B613lgs^.r i
Ibenezer Flanagan, Charles Boytesfe;?sl
Cenry Jackson, Jacob Neater, Joseph I
osepb. John Hill, Jobs Saunders,
ohn Barker, Jobs Barnhonse; Imfiic : d
arsons, Martin Miller. Thomas Cade, J
filliam Anglin. William Howdt
ih Osbom. John Haddan sod'
Returned Bboa
irmo, Mrs. Thomas TaIbot?^5a2H
aymond Salvati have
motoring trip to Norfolk, "Wa^ jpmd??51
ther points. While at NorfoQr tKsjrjjjffl
(sited Leo Salvati. who is now in the*
aval service, statlonad at that point.
Mrs. Honaker HL
Mrs. Harry B- Honaker has been '
ery ill for th past few days, tottt is
ow recovering. Yesterday mach ins- ;
rovement was noticed. For aevatStSS!
ays she has been confined to hsiSN?$%^H
uckbannon, -where be has been for
H. B. Rose, of Plttsboi^Ii;
[onongah this morning .as a busfaasaess!
James Gregory was in; Fairmont?^
lis morning attending to business.
alrmont yesterday evening. ; -5
Mrs. Sae Satterfleid was in iKabgjfl
tont this morning.
Frank Martin was among the
nsiness transactors to Fairmont yes- %
Mrs. Herahel Winters, of Fatxjtton&Kjgfl
as In Monongab yesterday.
Glow-worms, like ants, are iijjjBrW
Second-hand Wire Bop
'gtearedealersjaanklnaa ?T|
new and second nans
meats to bay or sell. PtftshnqMB
Wire^tope Company, 33^Water
irs of basic ess in thecommmlty fi I
' T^aWdif you BOOd- J
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Time Certificates. i
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