Staunton Daily Leader from Staunton, Virginia on November 8, 1913 · 6
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Staunton Daily Leader from Staunton, Virginia · 6

Staunton, Virginia
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Saturday, November 8, 1913
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i- v i UIUliX JiI.AD.yiJ 11 Youk Mm'i Clotlet Be sure you get the right -Overcoat When the time comes for vou to buy an overcoat, just remember one thing: Keeping you warm in cold weather is the least important part of the service an overcoat gives a man. Almost any good outer garment will keep you warm; a good blanket would do it. out wnen you re outdoors your overcoat is wnat people see 01 you; it's what makes your impression. Barth- Weinberg &Co9s. Overcoats have the style, the swagger, ar tistic air of dis- finrfinn thnf tr- i ery man is glad to present. iou ought not to coats; many smart new ideas in in belt-backs, shawl collars, stitched edges, patch pockets. etc.; style-points you'll not see in any others. SCOTT SCOBHED (Continued from Page One.); was no tremor showing, pn the page as he wrote: " "The end cannot be far. It seems a pity, but I do not think I can -write more. For God's sake, look after our people." In the diary as published, a number of parts of it are made public for the first time, and light is thrown on many points hitherto, obscure. The part that the collapse of Petty Officer Evans and Captain Oates played in the failure of the expedition is told. Evans was a physical giant, the strongest member of the party, but when he gave up his collapse was quick. . On January 17, 1912, the first reference was made to Evans' injuries. His hands were then frozen, and premature camping was forced. A week later his noee was frozen and his fingers were badly blistered. "He is a good deal run down," Scott wrote, "He is very much annoyed with himself, which is not a good sign." The struggle of Evans "Evans dislodged two finger nails" Scott wrote on Jan. 29, 1912. "His hands are really bad, and, to my surprise, he shows signs of losing heart over it. He has not been very cheerful since the accident." There are other items of similar tone. Then on February 17, Scott wrote: "A very terrible day. Evans look ed a little better after a .good sleep. He declared, as he always did, that he was qultewelirahd started In his place In the traces, but half an hour later he worked his ski-shoes adrift and had to leave the sledge. The surface was awfully soft, recently fallen snow clogging the ski and run ners at every step. After we had stopped an hour, Evans came up again, but very Blow- ly. Half an hour later he dropped out again on the same plea and asked Bowers to lend him a picee of string. I cautioned him to come on as quickly as he could, He answered cheerfully, as I thought. We had to push on, and the remainder of us were forced to pull very hard and were sweating very heavily. . Seeing Evans a long way astern, we camped for lunchi There waa no alarm at first. Evans still not aD- pelfring, we looked out and saw him still far off. By this time we werej - I . . iiuu DaiOa I was the first to reach the poor man. I was shocked by his appear ance. He was on his knees his cloth- w ing disarranged, his hands uncovered and frost-bitten, a wild look in his eyes. I asked what was the matter. He replied with slow speech that he did not know; he thought he must have fainted. We got him to his feet, but after two or three steps he sank down again and showed every Bign of com plete collapse. wnson, Bowers and I went for the sledge. Oates remained with him. When we returned he was prac i l ucauy unconscious. When we got him into the tent he was quite comatose, and died quietly at 12:30 in the morning. l-. Jl ju uiscuBsing tne symptoms we think he began to get weaker just before we reached the Pole. Th downward path was accelerated first by the shock of the frostbitten fing ers later by falls during the rough traveling on the glacier, and further by the loss of confidence in himself, Wilson thinks it certain that he must have injured his brain by his fall. The Failing of Oates "It is a terrible thing to lose companion In this way, but calm re a . . i . . H--uon snows mat there could not have been a better ending to the ter !l 1 . .. nuie anxiety or tne lust, week. We were in a desperate pass with a sick man on our bands at such a distance trom home." men a rew days later Captain Oates begain to fall, his feet first becoming frost-bitten'. March 7 Scott wrote: .- . t'- . roor uates is unable to pull. He sits in the sledge when we are track' searching. He Is wonderfuly- pluckv. his feet must be giving great taln TT. J . . - . ' ' e uoes not complain, but his spirits only come, up in sourts. H.. grows snent in the tent. The Boot soiaier has become a teribleihind ' A . ..! ranee, tnougn ne does his .utmoat une feels that for poor Oates the crl sis Is near." And three days later Scott wrote that things were steadily going down hill. "Oates foot is worse," said the diary. "He has rare pluck. He must know he can never get through n a-iea vvison if he had a chance, Wilson had to say he did not know li i ' . . . a a point or fact, Oates has none. Apart from him, even If he went under now, I doubt whether we could get through. With great care we might have a dog's chance but no more. The weather conditions are awful and our gear gets steadily more icy ana aimcult to mnt "At the same time, poor Oates is the greatest hindrance and keepg' us waiting la the morninr until we km is to be up and away at once. Poor chap! It a too pathetic to watch him. One cannot lut try to cheer him up. -The tragic death of Gfcjtain . Oates was included in former published accounts. The diary adds, however, that "Oates' last thoughts were of his mother, but immediately before leaving he took pride in thinking that his regiment would be pleased at the bold way he met his death.' We all hope to meet the end in a similar spirit and assuredly the end is not far." The Big Disappointment The depressing effect of the discovery that Captain Amundsen was the first to reach the Pole is brought out n the portions of the diary now published. "The Norwegians forestalled- usi," says a typical entry. "It is a terrible disappointment... I am very sorry for my loyal companions." Then was added the first note of despondency when Soott wondered if the party could make the return trip. After that there were frequent entries which showed that Capt. Scott knew he was destined to perish on the icy barrier. The Scott volume contains many letters to friends and relatives. And there is the last letter to his wife. from which the following extract is taken: "Make our boy interested in natural history if you can. It is better than games. Keep him in the open air. Above all, you must guard against indolence. Make him a stren mrww LIVER, T Dodson's Liver Tone Livens tp the; Liver Is More Than a Mere Laxative and Better Than Calomel. Calomel was for years the ifchlef medicine used to stimulate the liver. But calomel is dangerous, and peSple are not to be blamed for being afraid, of it. Within the last few years many medicines have been put to be used instead of calomel, but their effect is often only on the bowela not on the iliver. F. W. Bell & Co.'s drug store says that the only real liver medtcine to actually take the place t Til i l&f rutftout DOES CH1K6 OF BILL FOR HEW THEATRE, WEEK HOV. 3 ; Kclih's I-ellned Vaudeville MQN. TOES. WED overture New Theatre Orchestra THERESE miller v Singing Comedian VIDEN arid DUNLAP Comedr Talking Act JOSEPH E. BERNARD and ,. Hazel Harrington : Presents "THE KEWLY KARRIED KAN" A Comedy Playlet LATEST" MOTION PICTURES ELECTRIC SUPPLY & EK6INEERIK6 CO. 18 N. Augusta St, Phone 600 Mr Farmer! You need to time carefully. measure Hunjfer is not always the call to meals nor is the sun a standard for your help to work, and qtiil by. Thg Watch for yea it his a dial you can easily read id a din light it's carefully timed the heat and cold it will encounter in your out-of-door life won't effect its stesdy truthfulness. Hitch in front of this store whea yott &i next in town and tallt watch with us. ;' 1 nAHP ij.iiJ,A uous man. The great God has called me. Take (Conifort in that I die in peace with the world and: myself) and not afraid.'J- - - IVILSS'i LINES UP FORCES (Continued from Page One.) Banking and Currency Committee, and is not chairman of the caucus, was the one called In at th$ White House to. discuss with the President the plans of the coming fight. It was Senator Simmons, who, as chairman of the Finance Committee, directed the Democratic fight in the Senate on the Tariff bill, and with such effectiveness at to bring about far better results jthan ihad been expected. ' That the Democratic insurgents wno nave been blocking the legisla tion are due for a thorough dlsciplin ing is evident. The vote in New Jer sey, Massachusetts and Maryland las Tuesday has convinced the President's advisers 'thatthe country is with ihim. Not only because of the tariff revi sion, but because of the fight he is making (or the currency bill. They are believed to have advised the President that now is the time to strike, and strike hard. REMOVAL NOTICE t Dr. Hunter B. Spencer has moved his office and residence to 217 E. Main street. (Gospel Hill). ii-7-6tc ? E of calomel is Dodson's Liver Tone. a mild, harmless, vegetable liquid that F. W. Bell & Co guarantee to take the. place of calomel and give prompt relief In case of constipafon, biliousness and sluggish liVei". So consent are F. W. Bell & Co that they, give their personal guarantee with every 50 cent bottle of Dod-on's Liver Tone. You can be sure thab you are getting Dodson's by asking them if they are giving you the; medicine they . personally guarantee tp refund money on if unsatisfactory!: Advertisement. ' It ... , fieiutttnt TIIUR,, FRL, SAT. OVERTURE New Theatre Orchestra DICK De LORIS Unexcelled Musician ArtiPt 'HAYES and WYNN Singing and Talking Act GUY BARTLETT TRIO Harmony Singers, and Comed-ans LATEST MOTION PICTURES Daily Matinee 3 P. M. " Two Night Performances, 7:45 and 915 We Could Do Cheaper Work If We Would We Would ' Do Better Work If We Could the real sure start 1H- Is a $3X3 Elgin AD V - PLOT TO KILL NICARAGUA N CABINET Managua, Nicaragua, Nov. 6 The frustrated plot to assassinate President Adolfo Diaz of Nicaragua, and all his cabinet ministers on October 29th, was laid by the conspirators with remarkable care, according, to details published here today. , The plotters, members of the Liberal party, divided themselves in to three groups. The first of thesa was charged with the work of killing the President and two .cabinet ministers; the second was to assassinate Vice-President Fernando Sol-orazano and the minister of foreign affairs, and the third group was to throw dynamite bombs among the members of the chamber of deputies while they were gathered In session on the afternoon of Oct.- 29. - The dscovery of the conspirators while they were holding a meeting to arrange the final details of the plot was purely accidental. STEFAN8SON HEARD FROM Ottawa, Ont.. Nov. 6. Stefans-eon's Arctic expedition.according to advices by mail at the geological survey offices, passed Point Barrow Aug. 8. The expedition hoped to reach Herschel Island by Aug. 24. Stefansson in behalf of the Canadian government, Is in search of an "unknown continent" in the Arctic, which since his departure, has been reported discovered by Russian plorers. ex- HERO OF VOLTURNO RESCUE PROMOTED TO CAPTAINCY New York, Nov. 6. Maurice Spang- enberg, first officer of the steamer Grosser Kurfuerst, was promoted today to a captaincy In recognition of the rescue by himself and his men of 105 passengers of the steamer Vol-turrw., which burned at sea. Spang- enberg was in command of the Gros- ser Kurfuerst burning liner. when she aided 'the SUSTAINED BROKEN RIB The result of the X-ray on Mr. E. K. Mercereau shows one rib broken and the ligaments torn in several places, but his physician thinks hq will soon recover, as the rib is knitting steadily. Mr. Mercereau wasi hurt recently when the elevator in the old Times-Dispatch building Richmond fell. in Bargains In Rain Coats for men, women and children. 7 W. Frederick street. 10-4rtf C. & O. NOTICE! Beginning Sunday, Nov. 9th, c. & O. train No. 13, leaving here at 8:37 a. m and C. & O. train No. 14, arriving here at 7:50 p. m., will be discontinued, and will only be run daily hereafter. ll-5-3t BIG SAL hi of Coats and Coat Suits this week at Staunton Bargain House. 10-20-tf September Sorn carf im All the craze in the large cities. Bulgarian Tie Pins very sty lsih and attractive. lllfi Corner Main and New Sts. & Joseph GREENSTONE'S UNDERSELLING Yesterday We received the Following Telegram: Greenstone s Underselling Store, 13 W. Johnson Street, Staunton, Va. Made very large purchase today in Ladies' Suits, extra values, to sell at $9.98. Also special large purchase in Silk Dresses, extra values at $4.98 and $7.48, all colorsJ Watch for arrival. Left for Baltimore. 2:30 a. m. is? stciies m Now is the time to start buying your Xmas Presents. We are showing a beautiful line of BlaMsefis own ComfioFts WMIe Quilfte, Wlltom lugs, : TaMc Lirieims, Napkins. Towels, Lnnen Any of the above bought now will be taken care of by us unjil the day of delivery. , The ShrecKhise Co. (Incorporated) Phone 636 9 E. Main St What Others say you will say alter trying it for that bad cough of yours BELL'S PETROLEUM EMULSION (fThis emulsion has been used here for the last ten years and we don' J know of a sin-gile case that has not been benefitted by its use. You can get a 50c bottle for a trial and see for yourself. - -PREPARED ONLY BY F. W. BELL h CO. DRUGGISTS. LOOK! Coat Suit and Coats of all kinds at half price at Staunton Bargain House. 7 W. Frederick street. 10-20-U ;- .- (Signed) : : HYMAN sraiuj iinn Work and ToweMng OH. YES! We have Suits. Raincoats and Capes very cheap. 7 W. Frederick street. 10-20-tf . ' ' ' . STORE nr"""":,"''i J breakfast, when the only wise jwllcy

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