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duataefy entitled to tli* m tor
patches credited to It or sot
newspaper and also tba local
Idita of repuobcstloa of apodal
. 1107. All department* reached
tentative. ROBERT E. WARD.
; S & Wabash Ave.. Chicago.
tvasee only.) On* year 13.00;
tba. SIM: one month. 60c.
oont.) One year, 07.00; atx
Be: one week. 16c. Par copv
r FdmoiO one month. 76c;
Tiree Cents,
i advance .
a address gtrs old aa viQ aa
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t Patrmunc. West Virginia, "as
routes falling to cot The Wast
native name and residence aad messenger
1 VtSda&rsr a paper to yonr door at onom. There is no
f ebssjm^eo the enhsciiher tor this service.
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i&rBeSwe w the Urated-States of America as a governI
tioil of the people, by the people, for the people, whose
wj&tai powers are derived from the consent of the governed;
Ed democracy m a republic, a sovereign Nation of many
"HPereign States; a perfect Union, one and inseparable,
g|jjgroBiftetf upon those principles of freedom, equality, jus
rtna ruunumiy /1/1 wmwi /iihwuu#s j^uu tww mm >;i^u
!bes and fortunes. I therefore believe it is my duty
< country to love it; to support its Constitution; to
iultras; to respect its flag: and to defend it against
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cor United States Senator
f " Javis F.llrins. Morgantown.
- For Representative in Congress
ir'--' Charles J. Schuck. Wheeling.
SSSfi r*_ _ c. ,, o
Iror %JUUC Ijcnaiw
x Edgar B. Stewart. Morgan town.
Bj?g^ - For
Judge of the Intermediate Court
E. B. Carskadon. Fairmont.
K'iAT-'c' '
- / ) For House of Delegates
P. D. Burton. Monongah, N
? V . Henry D. Eddy. Fairview.
A. H. Singleton. Mannington.
r ' . '
v For Circuit Court Clerk
T. H. Vincent, Fairmont.
\ _. For County Commissioner
J. C. Moran, Winfield Dutrict.
For County Superintendent of Schools
.i, :% Hexschel B. Ice. Barrackville.
r Pres. Board of Education. Fairmont Ind. Disl.
E. Carl Frame. Fairmont.
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Member Board of Education, Fairmont Ind. DisL
C. W. Walker. Fairmont.
For Pres. Board of Education. Union Ind. DisL
Harry Shaw. Fairmont.
at Member Board of Education, Union Ind. DisL
< Stephen VanGflder. Fairmont.
URING 4c time we have been at war, the United
i.tC? -> crimtf hmtIv m much mrmev as Germany
during the entire struggle. A Republics
is needed to audit the accounts and see
r band has been going. Furnishing die money
war is only half the people's duty; the other
tfiat it is not wasted, or. if it has been wasted.
Jrtsponsifcle to strict accountability."
est Congress has authorized appropriations
^4?298.4O5?203, according to a statement
. achievements of this Congress put into the
>ctober 21 by Senator Martin, majority party
it body. The day before the Fourth Liberty
pi closed Secretary McAdoo announced that
Sl'itf/tbe $6,000,000,000 had been spent,
at alarge part of $640,000,000 was wasted.
jt is expected the report of the investigation of
department by Charles ?. Hughes will show
Siwben it b given out. which, it b safe to prertfly
be prior to November 6th. although it b
understanding that it was some time ago dey
i bees waste and extravagance undoubtedly
md chaos of war preparation that was delayed
rnth hour of democracy's struggle for its conace.
Nobody b being blamed. The pedple
loir it with a rare patience .patriotism and toly
have let die spenders spend and permitted
Bt their own expenditures with out a kick,
o time for that. The Hun was upon us.
^badc^was to the wall, and autocracy was
r*w" '
it b dsffeieuL Germany b whipped. The
First time wo c
lis was a O. O. P.
lv .. r ??i ~
And Clarence i
sCetuuCjuur masla. toIks. inch of hla life.
|m hare turned on the But no one on t
on c* t geftd any thin* so
^Rwacent affair"?Headlinethe As- ^ Jadge^McMc
once more being aroused, especially in France and England.
and the inevitable result will be tbat the peace terms
will be much more onerous and humiliating than they otherwise
would have been.
This country got into the war to smash the Beast/^ In
the background, of course, there is a strong legal argument
in support of our case, but that is the real explanation. If
we could decide the terms ourselves they most certainly
would make it sure that the Germans, collectively and
individually, are compelled to. be good for at least a century.
but out of deference to our allies we were net as a
people attempting to set down the exact terms. Now that j
public opinion in Europe, thanks to the new relevlations,
is again setting against any softness toward Germany, the i
character of the peace may be regarded as settled.
DAY attention to your business and it will return the
-* compliment How hard he shall work is a question
every man unconsciously answers and dismisses from
mind. His decision is determined by the depth of his
ambition and the height of his aspirations.
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world. That Is a pretty large promise when one considers
the huge debt the German people will hare to
shoulder no matter what kind of goreniment they Anally
make np their minds to adopt.
If the armistice terms which the Inter-Allied conference
Is now drawing np are any wan as drastic as the
newspaper "TEports of them say they are almost certain
to be rejected if the German military machine has one
more Aght left in it, * And of course if the military
party is willing to take the risk the people will go
along. But it may be that Germany really is at the end
of its resources now. We shall soon know.
Judging by the tone of that long screed In The Times
this morning; in the minds of Democratic newspapers
and poHtdans Socialists are men of some lesser degree
of merit with whom other men come in contact only at
the peril of losing caste. This contemptuous attitude
* " " ? ?- I? ?.l. nan lunnu nf
the fact that there is not the slightest basis of fact for
it, hot It craght to come in for a little consideration upon
the part of the Socialists when they so to the polls on
Tuesday. Two years' ago the Democrats thought more
favorably of the Socialists, for then their candidate for
: Congress made a deal with them himself.
trer knew Mr. Char- t with liquor in a campaign,
" * ? , _ . _ Oh. dear, no. /
lisgnmtled all ii|ht
be G. O. P. side has y '
far. Clem is the keeper qf the Demmie
t. ^ ^ And h Ohoynot
A sense ot duty to dependents or a reeling 01 ouugauuu
to family may also be factors in die formation of his policy.
But before these elements enter into a man's life he should
have clearly shaped in mind a goal, a well defined objective
toward which his energies will be directed.
It may mean the accumulation of a' certain sum. the
attainment of a coveted position, the accofhplishment of
noteworthy vocational or professional prowess?but it
should be based upon individual effort no matter what itsnature.
Everyone of us should certainly and eagerly dedicate
the major part of two decades to intensive work, purposeful
The degree of success resultant depends upon the foresight
and vision which chose and planned the career.
Talents, inclination, education and pecuniary needs each
and all should be considered in the selection of one's lifework.
But once the field of endeavor is decided upon,
when the die is cast, let nothing deflect you from die
1 charted course, hew straight to the line, make departures
only after mature deliberation.
Pay attention to your business and it will return the
Put the war on a non-partisan basis by electing a
Republican Congress. Every government with which
the United States is allied has done that, and was made
all the better for doing it.
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I The Democrats who want unconditional surrender
have a sure way to get it open to them: put the Republican
party in control of the next Congress. That will
mean Senator Henry Cabot Lodge at the head of the
committee on foreign relations of the Senate. The
peace terms will have to suit that committee or they
don't "go." There is no doubt as to how he stands.
Editor George Harvey says that the votors of the
country now have the opportunity to disinfect Congress.
Inducting, of course, cleaning "the" Kltchin.
o ?
Anything less than the election of Major Davis Elkins
and the -six Republican nominees for the House
of Repreesntatives from West Virginia might
throw the control of the next Congress to the Democrats.
Remember California, also, that the Senate, now
controlled by the Democrats by eight votes, is almost
bound to be very close. The present Congress is closer
than that between the two parties in the House.
Why. Is the report of Charles Evans Hughes being
withheld? Senator Dodge says "the American people
can stand to have the trnth told them."
Emperor William is reported to hare said in a speech
that the German people shall be the freest people in the
ia fit i ~j^"-*tfr^yTVMli 'l*1 *>'- > ?<^y, "fl^-'
xjootod at tkWfag of &? attfcb. That d?e^?b
should lam inquiiiugly m that Jhecliua is typieaBjr dnrmt^a^^^it^Afr^innpcoplc.
It*? rime now to loot
at the coat sheets. the expenditures. wuoien. reqtnsmons,
etc., and see bow it goes in die business office of Uncle
Sam's big busiest
__ It's their way. They axe trained in die methods of efficiently
aaditmg business. That is alL
1:k peace terms.
GERMANY began this war four years ago with the
confident expectation that it would end in a complete
tnmnph for German arms. No allowances whatever
were made for a possibility of a defeat or even a compromise
peace. As a result die German armies and die German
ruling class generally waged war upon the assumption
that no one Teutonic would ever be called upon to stand
responsible for anything that was done, no matter how
wrong legally or revolting to die moral sense it might be.
Bat it toned bat die other way, and it ought to point
a moral for governments of the future, and especially for
war colleges and general staffs, that at die very time when
Germany most needs the good will of the world a fresh
crop of atrocity stones is coming to light, thanks to die
forced withdrawal of the German /umies from Belgium
??<1 TtnrtU*hi Prance. The result is that popular passion is
^ ? l-l ? [lM
Pmipo cm to inks Mm up;
hera asleep at the switch.
The proper time tor Mm to quit
was way back In 3914 alter the
French had -whaled the stuffing out
or Ms armies.
There Is so msch to he skid about
the political campaign now drawing
to a close.
* *
By wMtirfwy it short the leaders
succeeded in making it Interesting.
m m ?
Just about enough politics to make
two weeks red hot and get ont the
If it had been dragged ont over
two months the voters would have
refused to go to the polls on election
day because they were sore on the
whole proposition.
I tl
ill. . ??lj
General Sherman described J
I the horrors of war la oae Drier sen-:
| tence. not found in ethical works. J
Voltaire, in brilliant language, painted
the destructive work of the same
agency. All normal mipds contemplate
it with shuddering sensations
and rightly defend and nphold it
when -as the present case-the liberty
and happiness of nations are at stake
It is a pleasure to note, that in the
midst cf the cares, griefs, tears and
woes that constitute a share of the
sacr.iices made by aur own people,
in the present conflict, there gleams
forth at times sparkling specimens
of purest humor. Abovo the dark
clouds of war the raiabow of wit oft
illuminates a weary world. As an
: instance we cite this from a western
! journa'.: "The Kaiser says be Is dls-;
| posed to be forgiving and generous i
| toward Germany's enemies. He has j
no idea yet how generous he is going
to be."
* * The old recipe for rabbit pie
cpens w;Ji the explicit statement "first
catch your rabbit," and in considering
the earthly carreer of Bilious
Bill of Berlin, it Js, of course,
necessary that he be caught before
details of his punishment be arranged.
Assuming, however, that, the viefnrirtnc
Alllea are never going to cap
ture him and that he will spend his
days in some rural retreat where he
can contemplate unmolested, the awful
destruction and despair his wicked
in wanton war has brought upon
the world, we can indulge the pleasant
fancy of selecting from the literature
of the world a blistering
.phrase or a scorching Terse that
will accurately describe his horrible
condition. Our limited acquaintance
with classical love renders the field,
where selections are made rather
narrow, but those who Are more fortunate
in their accomplishments will
favor your readers with many appropriate
quotations that will describe
and define the arch criminal of the
ages. Let us have them by the score.
That y? editor will contribute a few .
Is devoutly to be wished. That Evening
Chatter and the Ruff Staffer
will gladlyl seize this glorious opportunity
to add to the joy of nations,
goes without saying. To start the
ball rolling, we submit this ffrom the
greatest poetical genius of- the nineteenth
century, ercy B. Shelley:?
"Hot shame shall burn upon thy Cain j
like brow.
And like a beaten hound tremble
Thou shalt?as now."
WASHINGTON. Oct 30?Associate
Justice Piney of the Supreme court
was notified today thathis son. Capt.
John Pitney of the infantry, had been
wounded in France. Capt. Pitney
was notified today that his son. Capt.
but his condition is understood not
to be serious.
^THe fHOR/S. X ftCAT) OF
Co "DolVM TH Re"^NO <
ktNTgrR. *OV<SR HfeRS^ia
I ; - ,? .w,-^
I This Yeai
Christmas Buying Today!
Your Government "Requests
Please remember that
there will be No Extra
Opening Hours and No
Additional Salespeople
during these holidays!
A New Kimono For
AVfcy net? Glriidya yourself or
rente friend. And anyone of these
lovely Kimonos will assure that.
Scores of different styles to select
from, all attractive and desirable.
Surely you -will have no difficulty
in selecting the model just to your
Here in Pongee. Jap Silk, Crepe,
Prices -within the reach of all?
Buy Them Now!
$2.75 to $18-50
True Values
Seriousy III
Lee PItner is seriously ill of pneumonia
following an atttck of influenza.
at his home in High Street.
Called to Bellaire
Mrs. John Dengler 1 oft Tuesday evening
called by the critical Illness of
her nephew. Ross C. Pierce. Mr.
Pierce formerly lived in this city.
Here For Rest
Miss Alice Jenks has arrived home
Trom Cleveland. Ohio. She has had
a severe attack of inflnenza. and will
spend some time here recovering
frfom the effects of the malady.
On Front Line
William Hoban has received a letter
from his brother. James Hoban,
who is fighting with the American j
forces in France. He says he has j
been "over the- top" three times and j
has not receive;, a scratch. He also j
says ne is ready to go over again, as!
he has "his Irish up." He has recently
received a promotion to corporal.
? r-?
T lCO ryi mai n*w>
Paul Masters will leave tomorrow
tor Pittsburgh where he will undergo
an examination tor entrance in tie
XT. S. Marine Service.
Returns to Norfolk
Albert Singleton returned to the
to "oveR. Twei^e , i
' o TMftpe' [
tef, ReAu-Y son?- 3i gfTr=U
FoRce :
Bay Us
in spite of the scarcity
of good merchandise and
ltrs increasing prices we
now present unusually
large stock of new and
desirable goods at very
reasonable prices. It is
both wise and patriotic to
Shop Early, while stocks
are large, sales-people not
rushed and shopping conditions
generally better
than they are likely to be
later on. Start Your
?A Patriotic C
refill Gifts and Tbei
That Wi^
embroidery and dainty ri
product of some of Ameri<
Envelope Chemise $1.10 to!
Combinations $1.00 to $3.0
Soma Notable
^ | l| // $ rics a
J- 1\\ 7 ^ erdin<
LJA |__25r Yot
* 2p~ ~ these
taf purch
" - it asi
wear and note how it has :
CTJ. S. Naval Base at Norfolk, Vir-'
gtnia Tuesday evening affter a furloagh
with his parents In High street.
Home From Navy
Lyall Eastman, of the TJ. S. Navy,
arrived yesterday from New Vcrk
City for a few day's visit with his
parents Mr. and Mrs. E T. Eastman,
in Baltimore Street.
John OUare, of Clarkshnrg, vas a
business visitor In the city yester- i
Leslie F. Jones was a business vis- J
itor in Fairmont Tuesday. |
-T R Atkinson has returned j
from Marietta, Ohio, where she had
been the guest of her sister, Mrs.
Mrs. Emma Spencer, of Rymer was
a Mannington visitor yesterday.
GREENSBT7RG, Pa. Oct.31?At a
special meeting of the Greensbarg
Borough Council $10,000 was appripriated
to fight influenza. The West
znoreland county chapter of the Red
Cross has received.a big supply of
serum Aid In every one of its 40
branches depots will be established
for the in ocnlatlon, free of charge of
residents generally. While the number
of cases throughout Westmoreland
county Is not diminishing rapidly,
the situation is more favorable because
additional nurses and doctors
have been obtained.
WASHINGTON*. Oct.. 30.?Lieutenant
Stanton Garfield, of the French
field artillery, youngest son of Fuel
Administrator Garfield, has been dec
[orated with the Croix ae v?uerr? ??.
valor at the front in France, Dr. Garfleld
was notified today.
A vote for the Republican candidate
Is a vote for the unconditional
surrender of the Kaiser.
Now is the
Your Christ
The government wants
shopping early, because oi
HI men cannot be spared th
|| during the last week befc
|| that the merchants are n
|| tra hours this year in ord<
Shopping. So be patriot?
II Our Chris
We have for the Christinas 1
- 11 trimmings, glass balls, tinsel trin
|| for tying the Chrlstman package
for the BOYS and GIRLS.
| You Need Th
Every housewife has a need 1
day.-we have a large asortmeat
|f~ crochet cotons. all at les than ct
|| all kinds, tor an kinds of work, a
|| and china ware Is well worth yom
Don't Forget our Candies, am
|| be got.
Come.and Se
Assist Yon Wonderfully I 11
IrC TT_ V T -~L -C I I
atllg up X UUI JU1M U1 I I
Useful Gifts,
ngly immaculate in their I
iteness are the garments uJjfjBj
n our comprehensive as- I
of crisp Undermuslins- f^l
re exqusitely made anf|
r trimmed with lace and rj
>bons and represent thelt
i's best manufacturers. jr|
3.00. Gowns $1.00 to $3501 1
> Petticoats $1.00 to $300|^j|
es in Winter Suits .M9
9.75 to $28.50 | ;1M
e are several reasons why j r
ices are so low! But you I
ore interested in Results I vM
l Causes! 4SIIb8w
suits themselves are Of "1 |gg:U
id qualities, in the newest ^
Winter fashions. 1
j are flawlessly tailored
ade of such excellent fab- . T :
?Serge, Poplin and Gab- . I
will be delighted with
suits?not only when you
ise one, but when you lay
le after a season's hard
etained its shape and ap108-110
Main SL I
"Do you really tellers then is a ^
man. who wants to take the swe*t>
UC39 UUI> VI ?!<.? "I
should think the man who ttr
to censor the soldier's lore letters
A rote for Schnck Is a rote for ?
friend when he rotes for Schnck.
Conquering Circum- /
stances With Ready I
wfa< isn't it true that two-third* n Bp
of the circumstances, both SB
HI favorable and unfavorable,
B| which arise, could be made M .. -jE|
Bp the most of with the aid of III'
B the many policies offerM by 11
Bin insurance companies to prove B ,4%
Bin this fact as related to nn- Bj > *
Eg favorable circumstances.
Build the savings acount I
|3 balance to make the most B Bin
of favorable conditions?just B V-lSai
Bl as yon now take out insnr- Mm 1
BE ance.
51 With thin |xi com* I
By and ^nake the initial deposit fl
f/SSftf Bllll
Time to Do | ll
mas Buying J
the fact,that men and wo- |
s year for the usttal rash I 1 J
re Christmas. More than
>1/ auuwcu w A^y
r to take care of the Xmaa ||
, start today.
?es. Toys, Games. Christmas M
sings. tn< Gol? sn4 Silver
i. BnQding rectors, end ibm^
it these little ertl^^alwMt
caajjgjg of laces, ribbons, ana I
it. -Bottonsr too we here them.
less um cosu?uui iiiib
Iooktoic orer.
ctkes,vtbe7 are the test Uat cn ^
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