'WTt' ' "
"V ---v f-
IS WITHIN HI
OF THE BIG GUNS
Curl Taugher Nearing Front
Line; Sees Other Local
Boy In France
Carl Tanglier, of tlio 330 Inf., Med
ical department, A, E. F., says In a.
letter written homo to his parents,
Mr and Mrs. J. J. Tanglier, of KiiHt
Hamtramck street, from Franco that
tie Is now within the sound of tlio
blCi'guns. Ho also says that the.
weither Is very warm nml that ho has
8MB Charles Hansom, .lames McDou
o'ijghl1 and Lawrence Wills slnco ho
has' been In Franco.
v Lay of the Last Hen.
"k, ftb Lay of the Lust Minstrel" may
feaTt caused some npprehcnslnn In Its
i&, bat were the lay of the lust lien
to 'be announced In ours there would
certainly he a panic Seattle Post-In-telllgencer.
i Jtmi n)
NEW STYLES OUT
OF OLD FABRICS
American Designers Exploiting
Fresh Fashions by Use of
NO OUTSIDE HELP NECESSARY
Should Read Mrs. Monyhan's
Latter Published by
Mitchell, Ind. "LydiaE. Pinkham's
f table Compound helped mo so much
curing tno time I
to the roming of my
little one that I am
recommending it to
mothers, lief or o
taking it, some days
I suffered with neu
ralgia so badly that
I thought I could
not live, but after
taking three bottles
of LydiaE. Pinlc
'hams Voire table
Compound I was en
tirely relieved of
neuralgia, 1 had
gained in strength
and was able to go
around nml do all
any housework. My baby when seven
months old weighed 19 pounds and I feel
batter than I have for a long time. I
aerer, had any medicine do me so
much good. "Mrs. Pearl Monyhan,
Good health during maternity is a
Stoat Important factor to both mother"
sisVaWla, and many letters have been
Mtahred by the Lydia E. Pinkhum
Madlcina Co., Lynn, Mass:, telling of
Malth restored duringthls trying period
by Dm uie of Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vege.
For Baby Rash
Itching, clufing, scalding, all irrita
tiont and lotencii, notliing hcali like
Syktt Comfort Powder
Iia Extraordinary healing and ootliing
ftmtt is noticeable on first application.
2io at ,th Vlnol and other drun atorea
The Comfort Ponder Co., lloiton, Ma.
"BRAVE AND BOLD" '
' ANN PENNINGTON
Alto a Mack Bennett Farce Comedy,
"SHERIFF NELUS TUSSLE"
' Matinee, one show at 2:15; Evening
7:t and 8:46.
v Port) Educational Weekly.
Mutt and Jeff Comedy Cartoon.
Matinee, one show at 2:15; evening
7 and 8:45.
HAZEL DAWN and
"THE LONE WOLF"
Alto a Mack-8ennett Comedy (Re
howt: Matinee one show at 2:15;
Evening 7 and 8:45.
Country No Longer Must Ask What Is
the Fashion, but Is Enabled to Pro
duce Sufficient to Supply
New York. I'm to is never handi
capped In creating fashions by the
uctions of other designers). Thnt Is
why she Is powerful. America has nl
wiih suffered under this 'handicap be
cause Mhi' has followed Paris, usscrtH
u prominent fashion authority. She
hits nocr been Inclined to risk the
exploitation of fabrics, fashions and
colorings that were not sponsored by
the mother of fashions.
It is said of us thnt wo acknowledge
the best In every uatlcn and bring It
to our hhorey. We know Jhe best In
every depaittnent of art, science and
literature. If we are compelled to put
our knowledge to practical use, wo at
lenst have the best to go on. We are
The time has come for this experb
nient, as wc nil know, and the observer
thinks that a few medals of honor
should be distributed to those who
have gone "over the top" In designing
clothes In this country. It took great
commercial courage and It-required a
sound knowledge of the American
What France Did America Does.
Hero are two anecdotes which nr
ceiit,uutu the point. They happened n
dozen years apart. Mine. Puqulti saw
several bolts of checked silk In a ninii-
ufucturer's hands. Neither the weave,
the coloring nor the design was In
fashion, to quote her own phrase. The
manufacturer coiaplalncd that he had
no call for this quantity of material
und that he w.,uld sell it for about
u franc and n half u yard. Mine. Pif
quia took It till, went to her salous
on tlio Itue do la I'al.v, tinned tlio
cheap chuck silk Into mi alluring frock
of her own design, and then wore It
at TiouvIlle-by-the-Seu. Shu made the
frock, the design, this color -and tho
fabric fashionable. Everyone wanted
to wear what the wore. She 'sold
every Inch of the material nt u price
that brought her unmeasured profit
on the transaction.
Lnst month an American designer
was, ook1ng over the stock of u .lace
1 "THE WOMAN IN THE WEBB"
Vitagraph's Great Special.
"THE SUN OF DEMOCRACY."
U. tV Government Official War Re
view, "T(ME WHIP" and "THE 8TILL
The liurRnln was closed. The gown
was designed. It sold Immediately.
It wns copied so fast thnt the other
49 scarfs melted nwny like flakes of
eonp In hot wnter. Spanish lace was
offered as a first fashion.
That Is a good example of tho
change that has come over the Ameri
can merchant and the American de
signer. We no longer have to nsk
what Is the fashion, but are probably
enabled to make the fashion for our
Management of Black Taffeta.
It is easy to realize thut taffetu has
come Into a first summer fashion, al
though the populnr mind does not re
gard it us one of the loely weaves
f 111 '
in YiYnmifliW M'
Here's a bluo serge coat split Up the
back to make commonplace blue
serge less Insignificant. There Is a
long cuirass of colored embroidery
on blue tricot, and the coat ii
slashed to a deep V back and front
to display the vivid undergarment
Importer. "Nothing now," wild tht
Importer. "Hero I urn held up with
about llfty Spanish luco scurfs which
I bought at a cut urc, thinking t could
dlHtillmto them In the trade In Amer
ica, but no olio took them. Th.i one
answer was thut they uru njt Ic
The designer bald thnt If tho im
porter would give him one he would
turn It Into u gown thut would soil
nil the other sciufs, on condition that
ho i tech ihI a ciiiiiiulShlon on tUdvxulu
One of the new black taffeta gown
that Is far from commonplace. The
skirt Is a series of small ruffles
edged with white silk cord and cut
In peg-lop fashion. The slim bodice
Is mounted on a yoke of taffeta
braided with white cord, and the
short sleeves are cut In one with the
yoke. There is a pink rose with
green leaves at the waist, and there
are green shoes and stockings.
of tho world, because It Is plentiful.
There Is no trouble about getting all
tho tnffetu one wants, and It is best
that we model our wardrobes for the
near future on the materials that can
be bought In this country In sufllclent
quantity to correspond to our needs.
Much can be done with this mate
XiuWthnt will result in u gown out of
tho ordinary und conspicuous for
charm and cleverness. If you could
have seen n woman who cntne Into a
rcstuurnnt for dinner Wearing n cer
tain bluck tiiftotii guwn, you would
have been convinced in tho twinkling
of mi eyo that tlio fabric matters noth
ing if tho designer has cleverness.
Tito skirt was made of narrow
rutlles that extended from waist to
ankles, each rullle edged with u white
silk cord. Tho hem was excessively
narrow. Tho foundation for theso
rallies fitted the llguro llko n slientlr.
There was u bodice, straight und Dim
ple, and tho major part of It was n
yoke with short sleeves which was
braided with white cord in a fantastic
design. At the side of the waist was
n deep pink satin rose with green vel
vet, leaves. The slippers und stock
ings were green. There was nothing
demure ubout this block taffeta gown.
Treat Blue Serge'ln Various Ways.
Blue sorgo Is a fabric that will al
ways to with us, us fur iin tho manu
facturers und the wnr board can look
It Is usually midnight blue, nml,
given a few yards of It In this color,
tho designers do not want to sit down
and turn It out into InslgnlUcunt
frocks and Inconspicuous suits,
A woman who came to u "defense"
luncheon ouo day woru u bluo serge
gown thut wuh the product of u clever
designer und it surely turned our
ideus ubout suits topsy-turvy.
Tlio coat was upllt up the hack as
well us tho front. It was worn over n
long cuirass lilouso, tho kind thnt
gains In Importance every day. The
blouse was made of a richly einbrold
ered tricot in blue, bluck und dashes
of dull red. It did not cling tightly to
the figure, hut outlined It mora than
usuul. Over It hung tint loose bluo
sergo cout, opening In u deep V In the
middle of the front and the bluck. It
wuh closed at the neckline nnd had n
collar of tho serge. There was a loose
belt of the mateilal, and tho skirt
was exceedingly narrow and short.
Uy the way, It Is wise for uny worn
tin who orders a new suit today to see
that the skirt has u sin-able hem, for
thu new order to tho shoemakers,
given by the government, which de
mauds low shoes for the duration ot
the wnr, may change the skirt length.
I doubt It. Tho length may be
changed, but It will not be because ot
the low shocw, for gaiters, which are
iiiade of fabric, may be as high as
desired, mid women prefer tlietu to
We may also ndr.pt tho French fash
Ion of wearing servlcenblo Oxfowl tics
with straight heels and rounded toes.
The bootmakers say they lmvo more
orders for these today than ever. With
litich shoes the average, woman does
not care whether her skirt la eight
or ten Inches from the ground, unless
she Is given to suffering from eiposod
(Copyright, 1918, by the McClure Newspa
.h 4 4 4 ,r'4
4 MISSIONARY SOCIETIES
M. E. W. F. M. S.
The W. V. M. society of the M. E.
church, held Itn monthly meeting Fri
day afternoon in the church parlors.
The devottonals were in charge of
Mrs. F. O. Hadley.
Tho program followed. In charge of
Mrs. W. F. Pembrooko. Subject:
"Out-of-Doors With tho Missionary."
Song, "God Will Tako Care of You."
Readng, "A Day at the Fair' Mrs.
Piano solo Miss Minard.
Reading, 'They Came by Night"
Mrs. E. M. Wright.
Song, "Rescue the Perishing."
Reading, "A Leaf from the Diary of
Dora Welsh, Algiers, North Africa"
Mrs. William Pembrooke.
During the business session which
follows; sixteen dolegates were elect
ed for the convention to be held In
Mansfield this month.
The report of the nominating com
mittee was given and the following
officers were elected for the coming
President Mrs. William Brlcker.
1st Vice Pros. Mrs. F. C. Anderson.
2nd Vice Pres. Mrs. O. M. Ash
baugh. 3rd .Vice Pres. Mrs. Thurlow Bur
ger. Recording Secretary Mrs. S. F. Ca
rey. Assistant Recording Secretnry
Mrs. William Pembrooko.
Corresponding Secretary Mrs. C.
Mite Box Secretary Airs. Fred Mer
rln. Assistant Mite Box Secretary Mrs.
Treasurer Mrs. A. B. Henderson.
Assistant Treasurer Mrs. Park
Steward Mrs. J. W. Brawnor.
Pianist Mrs.. Frank Branyan.
Assistant Pianist Mrs. W. P. Saw-vel.
Suprovislng Children's Work Mrs.
Superintendent Standard Bearers
Mrs. Bernice Long.
Assistant Standard Bearers Mrs.
Superintendent King's Horalds
Mrs. E. B. Miller.
Superintendent Light Bearers Mrs.
C. S. Sapp.
Agent for W. F. M,
Agent for Junior
Press Correspondent Mrs. Frank
Assistant Press Correspondent
Miss Alice Lane.
Chairman Thank Offering Commit
tee Mrs. Thomas Wolr.
Flower Supt. Mrs. Samuel Cramer.
Tithing Sec Mrs. R. S. Lord.
Jiiblloo Sec. Mrs. C. S. Sapp.
Librarian Sec. Mrs. C. Irvine. .
Extension Secretary Mrs. Potter
Special Work Sec. Mrs. Jennie
Chorister Mrs. H. W. Blair.
Program committee Mrs. P. S. Kel
sor, Mrs. C. C. Dowds, Mrs. H. W.
LOCAL PEOPLE TO
ATTEND Y. W.' MEET
Mrs. Williams Organizing A
Party To Go To Institute
An Institute for the purpose of
training' Y. W. C. A. speakers and
workers will be held at tho Hotel
Deshler In Columbus on Aug. 7 and 8,
according to announcement received
here by Mrs. B. B. Williams, who is
now organizing a party to attend the
Tho program which will be follow
ed at the meeting is one which per
tains almost entirely to war work,
discussions on camp recreation work
and similar movements being fore
most. Among the speakers and Instruct
ors nt the meeting will be Miss Hel
en Bnrnes and Miss Williamson of
the Nntionnl War Work council of
New York, Miss Anna Owers and
Miss Calkins of department head
quarters at Chicago, Miss Hull of the
Patriotic league of Chlllicothe, Mrs.
Jackson, head of tho new hostess
house for colored troops at Camp
Sherman, and Miss Bartlett, a war
worker with the ammunition girls of
CAMP AT CAVES
Mr. nnd Mrs. H. M, Darling, Rtisscu
Darling, Miss Helen Darling, Mr. and
Mrs. Harry McCulIough and Georgo
Saturday and camped there
night Baturday and Sunday.
WHERE ME YUH, OLE
TWENTY BELOW? WE
GOT YUH GOIN' NOW
Sunday was tho hottest day Mt. Ver
non hns had this summer, according
to William G. Scribner, the thermom
eter registering from 1)3 to 95 in the
shade, while Sunday night was prob
bably the hottest Mt. Vernon hns
had ' this summer, the thermometer
showing 80 degrees at midnight and
not falling at any time below 7H degrees.
LIEUT. SPEP.RY TRANSFERRED
Lieut. Lawerence E. Sperry has
been transferred to Camp Perry, O.,
from Camp .Gordon, Qa. He expects
C. Congdon, Jr., went to the Caves to sail for France soon.
FOR FAMILY REUNION
Tho following program hns been ar
ranged for the Boll-Hays reunion
which will bo held at tho Grovo
church on Saturday:
Music Charles Shrontz, Oron Faw
cott, Charles McKoo, Goorgo Hays,
Rending Loland Purdy.
. Aluslo Almon Wolfe and Fanny
Address Cary L. Logsdon.
Music Chorus. ,
Reading Bertha Hays.
AddrosB Cloyso Hays.
Reading Lawrence Petry.
Address Leo Boll.
Solo Lenn Portorflold.
Recitation Paulino Porterfleld.
Address Samuel Boll.
AUGUST MEETING POSTPONED
Tho monthly meeting of tho W. F.
M. S. of tho M. P. church hns boon
postponed for tho month of August.
Tho executive committee of tho
Red Cross meets at headquarters In
North Main street at 8 o'clock tonight.
August Clean - Up Sale
It is every ones patriotic duty to make his money go as far as possible. Daring
this August Clean-Up Sale many opportunities are afforded to effect real sav
ings. Many odd lots are being closed oat and many items in staple merchandise
are being offered at much less than Fall prices which will be in effect in about a
month. A word to the wise is sufficient.
MEN'S SPORT SHIRTS SQ
?1.00 values OZJC
MEN'S $1.50 SPORT SHIRTS fQp
MEN'S 75c NAINSOOK ?Q
UNION SUITS JJ1-
MEN'S $1.25 VALUE NAINSOOK QO
CHILDREN'S $1 and $1.25 J?Qs
PLAY SUITS OC
HUMAN HAIR SWITCHES
at ONE-FOURTH OFF
WOMEN'S SLEEVELESS f
Women's lace trimmed or tight knee JQ
65c UNION 8UITS UUl
75c Bottle OIL OF CEDAR POLISH AQn
for furniture, autos, etc., guar... T J C
$8.00 to $12.50 8UMMER DRESS- df f
ES Now 1 pO0
A few Women's 8ILK DRESSES at a dis
count of 25 PERCENT.
One lot of CHILDREN'S WHITE DRESSES
At a discount of 20 PERCENT.
One lot of HOUSE DRESSES That are worth
$2.00 and $2.50; sale d J OQ
50 light weight SUMMER COAT8 values $10 to
S..-.'r : $5 to $20
One lot WOOL SUITS AND -SILK SUITS
Values up to $30.00; 7 o TJ
sale price J 1J ,t J
A few blue and-black SILK 8UITS Worth up
One lot of WOOL 8UITS That are worth from
$25.00 to $40.00; sale 1 Q T C.
Brown and White BAKING ' 1 (
DISHES Z lC
WASH SKIRTS Much reduced. Big values at
$1.19, $1.98, $2.98, $3.98, $4.85 and $6.50.
Four different patterns In DIN- dtQ OJ
NERWARE, 50 pc. sets for.. JG &&
COLUMBIA RECORDS repro
ducing all the new war songs.
Come and hear them.
AXMIN8TER RUGS Six good patterns; beau
tiful colors; (99 Ctfl
ROYAL WILTON RUGS In 10 good patterns;
they ought to be $80, C1 i(
but they ar PVllv
4-yd. wide PRINTED LINOLEUM d 1 OT
$1.75 val., per sq. yd VI ?
LACE CURTAINS One and two pair tots at
about ONE-HALF PRICE
A LITTLE WONDER CARPET
SWEEPER FREE with each
One lot of FANCY WOOL 8KIRT8
at 25 PERCENT. OFF
CHILDREN'S GINGHAM BLOOMERS nn
Worth 60c now ... & C
8HORT 8LEEVE MIDDY BLOU8E8 d f
Slightly soiled, $2 values for P i
One tot of EMBROIDERIE8
at HALF PRICE
59c TIS8UE GINGHAMS QA
Per yard ,....' J7C
FANCY SILKS Worth up to $1.25, An
for yard Os7C
Up to $2.25 FANCY SI.LK8 d J ft
Per yard Vi.O"
27-Inch PERCALE8 7 ft
Per yard ,. 1 if C
$3.98 SUMMER DRE88E8
LIGHT WEIGHT COTTON DRE88 FABRIC8
such as Voltes, Organdies, Batistes and
Lawns In many handsome patterns at
greatly reduced prices.
$5.00 SUMMER DRE8SES
COLUMBIA GRAFONOLAS and
RECORDS on sale in the Base
per uyuaicatu.). J
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