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EVENING fcEPqEB-PHIL'APEEPHIX FEIDAY. MAY 7, 1916:
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By LOUIS JOSEPH VANCE, Author of "The Lone Wolf," "The Brow Bowl," Etc.
k Ainrrllht. mi, by touli Joseph Vanc.
ciiiv Mfnert. X7 years cm. guiji won;
.& taMntc is locked out on lh roof
an? 'taiyww .. vnfu. hrtven 10 seek
rm, sno iricn -jjc if-muv
and finally enter, tin houw
rich tamliy. o ono ,B. 1?i"u".,c.iM.
it bt uowo. in mi
Uul'tf IX atorm.
Jjwr house, and,
ff a tub umly.
Kinii Sr own for fhm. .A do la lenv
(panic, i'l". ,n.n ifvinn to oren a nafo.
l"(JPs-.;l. anil i he naiclios. the man
iVJffidSiy atlickcd by nnothef burglar.
k.'Htom'en grapple and the mat la likely
mka BTtrwhclmtu 'Mien BftlL
ijlie. a raioucr which lma bee
K'ibV .cuffle. und iocta the. i
H' tm acuffle. und
ho men. '1 ho
Si. li bluo eig. .1"? "', Dur"y,""J
ISmti that aho Is helping him, and thoy
KE. out the other Then Sally flees from
'Wderlng aimlessly, Sally meets Iho bur--liV
,h. hai befriended nt Grand Central
Eillon and Insula that ho set her nn ay
KSiiiadatlon to lloaton. Thcy,w down to
Ximtaurant. and hero the bUrglnr pre
iitl that silly Is ono of Ills profession
"fi,. "burglar roveals himself as Walter
... brother of tho oiwicr of tlio home
' Rainier i Mlly blunder.!, lie was open
IPK.wnicn ji . . . .. 10
2Mlna"ion.'licri tho truo burglar attacked
cmoinii. U))j confeMl,in A,i00
Sir'alih. a divorcee, tho sister or Ka age.
Iff.j in, Tho matter is cxpinineu . nn.
K? the brother and sister ask Sally to
S aa secretory to their aunt, they
a letter o? recommendation nnd all
,, the owl train to Hoston.
I.!'AVF-S. n.,,iiinr. t bat tho Stnndlsll
J'r, Thai been robbed utter fill,- "PP""
K tat burglar who was first drhen off.
F; "!.?"aLu .i,,, a.tiiv tn sav noth ne
regular presence in mo nor, m mm
U. rat collect her burclnr Insurance.
1 Th?r" ara two men staS Inc nt tho house,
lifiiinn and Trego. Tho former attracts
Hlir very much. Tho latter is a e
Saw. "no seems out of place am who
JleU Ihal S11), too, l "an outsider." He
iriii to " frlendi with her. ....
oelng out Into tho grounda Into nt night.
fiSS meets Lyttletnn nnd they confess
'."-.. .-m. mh.r i.vtt eton s ilia-
JJiiotf il and they nuarrel, are half dls
JS.Mfl br rrego. nnd part, Other rtrango
iklnii occur, There is n Fignoi iikiii . irom
!M' " i- . n.n in ihn (lonnnlfl house.
in Ytinolili finds that Sally has met
.V'.-ii. ,ll that n hnnt landed noir
tri houM ahout midnight Sally nro
Knii TWorance. Sir-, (Ksnnld, still Igno
nit of the affair of tho burgler, 1- omploy
ttir Sallv on teeretnrtal dutlrs.
Shi tricks Pally Into telling tho whola
.tory. Mrs Etnndtsh hni brought Sully
I jewel caU to keep Mr- Oosnold tolls
llflr to leave tho case to her A costumo
K li scheduled and Pavngo asks Snlly
to witch for him as a harlequin.
rt-remlnded her, nmonB other things, of
the fact that she hnil not seen Lyttleton
ilnco an adventitious Bllmpse of him go
ing In to breakfast Just as she waa leav
ing the houso to deliver tho batch of
I Invitation". .,..., ,., , .,.,
She wonaerea luiy uuuut nun, in un uuu
humor of tolerant superiority, as ono
might contemplate tho presumption of an
Ill-bred child. And she wondered clumb
t. at herself, whom she found nble to
S Imagine without flinching nn encounter
1 with him of the mildly fllrtntlous de-crlp-
tlon licensed iy tnc maaiiucmui:, "i
jlhe know instinctively wno snu mm
avoid her? Jr nave ino unputiuuuu i"
renew his advances? Or would he fall to
fathom her Identity nnd so lay himself
open to her castlgatlon?
She did not for an Instant forget that
he was endued, not only Dy personal
right as nn mjurca woman iii;ii uv.
fault, but also by tho authority of Jlrs.
GoJnold, with letters of marque and re
That sho would penetrate at sight his
disguise, whatever Its character, sho
hadn't the faintest doubt.
But, then, woman'sV-falth In her vaunt
arf. if vacuelv comprehended, faculty of
Intuition Is a beautiful thing and a Joy to
her forever. '
And she wondered what havago wouia
have to say to her. Dut In this phase her
thoughts wore a complexion of far less
self-assurance, notwithstanding tno morni
support of her employer What could
hava harmened In New York that ho must
Jneed an early appointment to discuss It
with her? What had been the outcome
of that torrlbly Incriminating clue, her
name on tho garments composing that
sloughed chrysalis of yesterday? Was
It possible that her comrades or tno
studio (Heavens! how historically remoto
Sand almost unreal seemed that woll-
naica cnupicr 01 uAiaiLMituw nun utLuinw
anxious enough to notify tho police of
her absence? In such cases, she belloved,
something called a general alarm was
Issued a description of the absentee was
read to every member of tho metropolitan
rollco force, that It might bo on tho
alert to apprehend or succor the lost,
strayed or stolen. Could that possibly
.have been dono in the case of missing
Sally Manvers? And If so, could tho
police detectives possibly have overlooked
the fact tha't tho namo of the wanting
woman was Identical with the name of
the woman wanted?
For all the strength of her towor of
refuge, Sally shivered. t
And ahe realized with a twinge of sin
cere regret that she would never daro re
turn and shnro these happier fortunes
lth those two unhappy pnrtners of her
days of suffering and privation.
She wasn't heartless; she had thought
frequently of them before, but always
with the notion that she would some day,
and by happy chance soma day not dis
tant, reveal her tiansflguied self to thorn
snd, out of the plenitude of her blessings,
ltd them a llttlo, and much more than
little, aid and comfort. Somfhlng of
that Sort, indeed, wns tho least Rhn oouhl
do; It was but Justice, It was simply re-
TOmeni or acknowledged Indebtedness.
" now, it seemed, it might novor bo!
From this she passed Into new wonder
Md bewilderment nt thn ilnnllrltv of
Bjvige and his sister, and tho mystery
Jf their motives and tho still deeper mys
tery of their actions, and the Inscrutable
Mstery of the boat that had landed at
ocloek In the morning.
All of which led her suddenly to make
of the Jewel box.
, ii was no longer in Its placo of concealment.
ilri. Oosnold. she assumed, mnat hnva
out for what purposo? To what end?
A Knock nn thn ,lnni nnnminnari llm
r-rTlT of her costumo by the hands of
,. J"0la s personal maid.
, t Ganoid says please will
KB come to her boudoir, miss, directly
&!' hw Vtt bo tnere ln 15 minutes."
Moderate, disappointment waited upon
jprnltjpn of the character of her as
!'?ed. ,olSulse. She had had visions of
Wethlng VKI-V anlonM on.tt.l -I-
w. t . r . .fc...fc., BVIIIDIIIIHK l-
oost barbaric In Its rjchness-had nursed
i,Tk rfTm or "ewe" flaunting radlant
Jnarough the chiaroscuro of tho moon
rent ?cte. Ilka aoma crront 1oivitAif v.,t
fiy V-..WV- w-.
cfi!r that vl8,0u the modest garb of a
eemTJl m,,d seemed something of a
WM.Dtr"' Ven th0UBh the costumer's
M...ii . i ':" nan oeen con
piSmu J Influenced by musical comedy
loUt hip iHlannnHl.-i m ......
'Irian .11 . "WUHIIICIH WS (UglllVe,
llr .JV . J,re3 vaa of exquisite qual
lnia?inUh. and Jt became her won
5 u- 8"0 too.k from the room the
C. ' dv:Blay crePe de chl"e. t"e
fiae. . ikl.3 relieved by a little apron
.-.'- and linen, whltn himii nt ,.,r.i.
cwerhTV' cloae-flttlng cap of lace
fi uk Tff ::s "..""." aove-
IMUImI .t.. J --" ");!: oj me same
m i ihoiw! 'et " by B"ver buckies
feilmoJ f..n ?red, the raore tempting by
t,tu??s4 lunty cloak of erav satin linen
i? wnHe. i
lUI " adltlor of U.o mask (Which
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he wore to pass through the corridor In
memory of Airs. Qosnold'a Injunction) the.
c '.fl" nulte Positively fascinating.
And that mnak proved to be far from
superfluous, for when sho followed her
Knock Into tho boudoir of her mlstrcis
sue was thunderstruck to find nenrly two
dozen people, men nnd women, gathered
together there, sitting and standing
nboul in a sllenco which seemed curious
ly constrained, taken In connection with
their festival nttltc. For they were nil
in costumo nnd, with the single execp-
HI of'1 Oosnold, all masked.
This nst was very brilliant in the bil
lowy silken skirts, puffed sleeves, tight
bodice nnd wide ruff of Queen Elizabeth,
nnd cnrrlcd oft well the character of that
hot-tempered majesty, making no effort
to dlsKUlso tho fnct that she was deeply
wounded nnd profoundly agitated.
She sat rcgnlly enthroned upon n
spindleshnnls chnlr that matched her es
critoire, nnd betrayed her impatient
humor fiy the quick tapping of ono ex
quisitely shod foot And tho others
seemed to wait upon her pleasure In a
sllenco almost of subjugation a nervous,
unnatural, ominous hush.
It was broken on Sally'e cntrnnco by
the mistress of Oosiiold House, who nod
ded without a sign of recognition nnd
said In a bleak manner thus far In Sally's
experience wholly foreign to tho nature
of tho speaker! "Como In, please, shut the
door and find some place to sit down. He
tnln your mnsk. There nro two guests
wnnung, ana wo must wait for them."
Thcro were no chairs vacant, nnd a ma
jority of tho men wore already standing,
but another (by whoso unquestionably
authentlo cowboy costumo Sally was sure
sho recognized Trego) roso nnd silently
surrendered to her his place.
Sho accepted It with a stifled murmur
Tho slight stir occasioned by her addi
tion to tho company subsided, and tho
senso of constraint became oven more
marked. Nobody nppenrcd to care to
know his neighbor; thero was no whlB
perlng. no murmuring, oven tho Indls
pensablo fidgeting was accomplished In
o.n apprehensive and apologetic manner.
A few men breathed audibly, a few fans
stirred Imperceptibly nn atmosphere su
porchargod with radiations from so many
human bodies added to tho natural hont
of a summer's evening; thero were no
other sounds or movements of nny con
sequence. Snlly became uncomfortably
susceptible to tho undercurrent of high
nervous tension, conscious of a sllgltt
dew on her hnndB nnd forehead, and sur
prisingly conscious of the sonorous
thumping of hor heart. Unaccountably,
nobody olso seemed to hear It.
Perhaps thoy were all listening to their
own hearts. But why
She wasted a fow moments vainly scru
tinizing tho masks in her Immediate
neighborhood. Their eyes glenmed uncan
nily through the silts In the black silk,
and when she Intercepted a direct glanco
It was hastily lowered or averted, as
though thero wero something Indecorous
in acknowledging her bewildered appeal,
Again, perhaps, they wero as much puz
zled by her Incognito ns sho was by
Those small shapes of black, sllk-cov-crcd
cardboard proved singularly ef
fective, even when they concealed no
mora than the nose nnd tho cheeks Im
mediately beneath tho eyes. She found
it surprisingly difficult to fix an identifi
cation, oven when satisfied she could not
bo In error; but sho was measurably suro
of Mrs. Artcmas beneath Diana's Grecian
draperies, of Trego ln his Western guise,
of Mercedes Pride in the conventional
make-up of a witch,
Tho rest at once provoked and eluded
conjecture; sho fnncled sho knew Lyttle
ton in tho doublet and hose of Sir Francis
Drake, but could not feel certain; divest
ed of his peculiarly well-tailored personal
ity, ho wna rstonlsh!ngly Hko hnlf a
dozen other men among the guests.
Presently Mrs. Gosnold's maid, Marie,
appenred In the doorway to tho bedroom,
holding In her hand a number of envel
opes, and at a nod from her mistress
began to thread the gathering, presenting
one envelope to each guest, together uith
a small pencil such as Is commonly at
tached to dance programs.
The Incident provided a grateful Inter
ruption to n situation that was rapidly
assuming In Sally's esteem the grotesque
ness of a dream. Remembering that this
was Gosnold Houso, the focal point of
America's most self-contained summer
colony, and that all these subdued and in
articulate masqueraders were personages
dally exploited by the press as the bright
est stars In tho social firmament, tho In
congruity of this dumb gathering seemed
as glaring, as blzarro as anything her
fancy could conceive.
And when her envelope was hnnded her
and sho had lifted tho flap and withdrawn
nn oblong corrcspondcnco card bearing
tho monogram A-G and nothing else, the
final effect of meaningless mystery
seemed to have been consummated.
But this, as it happened, was coincident
with tho arrival of the last two guests
ono of whom was a lithe and shapely
Harlequin In party-colored tights, nnd
tho other a bowltchlngly blond Columbine
and then tho purpose of the meeting
was soon exposed.
With no more expression than sho had
employed In tho enso of Sally, Mrs. Oos
nold saluted tho last comers with a re
quest to enter and be seated, then directed
her maid to go out Into the hall, close the
door and stand guard to prevent eaves
dropping. When tho door was closed she
plunged directly Into a prepared address.
"I owe every one an apology," she be
gan with a fugitive, placating smile, "for
all this Inconvenience and nonsense as it
must seem. But I'm sure you will bear
with me uhen you know the circum
stances, which are extraordinary, and my
motive, quite a natural one.
"We are now," Bhe pursued with a swift
glance that embraced the room, "Just
23, Including myself; that is to say, every
body who slept here last night and one
or two more. And your masks are a
sure screen for any betrayal of emotion
when I tell you why I have asked you
to oblige me by meeting here. So pleaae
retain them whatever happens,"
She paused, mode & little gesture of
deprecation. "I would rather almost any
thing than be obliged to say what I
"One of us," she announced deliberate
ly, "Is a thief. These rooms were entered
some time last night, while I was asleep,
and all my personal Jewelry was stolen.
Please no one Interrupt. I will answer
all the natural questions before I finish.
"Tho robbery was not difficult to ac
complish, The Island Is well policed,
there has not been a burglary In Its his
tory, and I am a careless old woman.
When I take my things off at night I
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leavo them on my dressing table. Marie,
my maid, puts them away In the morning.
I have three largo Jewel casts, none of
which Is ever locked except when I travel.
I have never had a safe. The Jewel enses
are stored away In unlocked dresser
drawers. My bedroom nnd boudoir door!)
nro nover locked. And I am n sound
Bleopor. There Is nnd was nothing to
prevent the thief from entering after I
hnd turned out my light nnd, employing
ordinary discretion, helping him or her
self Which Is precisely what happened
last night. Every pleco of Jowelry sns
taken from my dressing table, nnd the
threo Jewel cases frorn their drawers.
"I discovered my loss promptly after
wnklng up this morning. I said nothing,
but after setting In motion the machinery
for tonight's amusement, which I havo
long had In mind, devoted tho day to a
quiet Investigation, as a result of which I
am convinced that tho house sorvnnts
had no part In tho robbery. In short, I
am persuaded that the thief Is now In
this room. I do not, however, wish to
know his or her Identity. And I am espe
cially nnxloUB to avoid tho scandal which
must follow If this affair lenks out.
"Finally. I foel so sure you nil share
my horror of publicity ami my nvcrslon
to knowing positively who committed this
crime thnt I ask you all silently to pledge
yourselves to secrecy and then to humor
my plan for regaining my Jewels and cov
ering up tho nffnlr completely. I have
thought It might bo accomplished this
"Mnrlo lias given you each a card, nn
envelope and a pencil. The cards and en
velopes hnvo no distinguishing marks.
Tho pencils nro all alike. Tho authorship
of anMhlng you may care to communicate,
ennnot possibly bo traced, If you will bo
careful not to write, but to print.
"Plcnso tnko tho cards away with you
to your rooms, and plenso each of you
remain thero at least llvo minutes beforo
coming out. Then tnko the cards In tho
onvclopca, scalod, downstairs and deposit
them In tho mnllbox. It will not bo un
locked until 1 o'clock. Dy that time I
shall expect tho thief to havo deposited
my Jewelry In some hiding place about
tho hentso or grounds a dozen will sug
gest themselves on a moment's thought
tho spot to bo Indicated on tho enrd. By
this mothod ample time Is granted In
which to mnko restitution with complcto
Immunity from recognition, the secret
will bo kept, tho scandal hushed up, and,
best of all, I shnll bo nblo to contlnuo
considering each nnd every one of you
my very dear friend.
"But" nnd her handsome old face
darkened with tho shadow of the de
termination thnt rang ln her tone "If
this schomo should fall nnd tho thief re
fuse to mako restitution, then, though
It break my heart, I shnll feel without
alternative otler than to take certain
steps steps which I cannot now contcm
plato without positive lonthlng, so repug
nant are they to mo.
"Now I have finished," Mrs. Gosnold
said qulotly. "I am sorry to havo Im
posed In this way upon your patience; but
It seemed, I think you'll grant me, war
ranted and necessary. I thank you nnd
hope you'll forgivo me. And now will
you plcnso return to your rooms, without
asking me any questions, nnd do as I
have bogged? And I sincerely hopo that
this wretched business may not Interfere
with your enjoyment tonight. For my
part, I am so confident of the success of
this scheme that I mean to consider that
I havo not been robbed that everything
is as It has always been, nnd as It will
bo after tho envelopes aro opened at 1
She ceased; there was the stir of a
general rising nnd movement toward tho
door amid a hum of excited murmurlngs.
Onco sheltedcd by the privacy of her
bedchamber and seated beforo the little
white-enamel desk with its chlnts-covered
fittings that suited so well tho simple,
cheerful scheme of decoration, the girl
lingered long, un Idle pencil caught be
tween lingers Inllrm of purpose. Her gaze
uas fixed as If hypnotized to tho blank
white face of the bit of cardboard that
lay beforo her on tho blotting pnd, hor
thoughts far astray ln a dark Jungle of
horrors, doubts, suspicions, fears.
Immediately after shutting herself In
sho had gono straight to this desk, pos
sessed by the notion that there was a
message requiring to bo written upon the
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had framed ftself In her mind as she sped
down the corridor from that remarkable
meeting ln Mrs. Oosnold' rooms,
"I have hot told you everythlng-but
I nm Innocent," thus ran the words
which she felt were demanded of her and
a legitimate privilege, her duty to herself
In sheer self-preservation. And as they
wrote themselves down before her mental
vision she saw two heavy strokes! of the
pen underlining "everything," nnd her
own true name Sarah Manvers, following
In the "place .of the signature no more
"Sara Manwirlng," Mrs, Gosnold's ex.
pllclt commands to the contrary notwith
standing! Hut that hnd been an Impulse only
natural In the first shock of horror Inevi
tably attending the disclosure of the rob
bery, to clear herself; or, rather, to re
affirm her Innocence.
For with second thought hnd como tho
consideration: Was sho not already
cleared, was her Innocence not already
She was prepared to bellcvo that Mrs.
Oosnold knew everything. That extraor
dinary womnnl What hnd she not
known, Indeed? Mnrk how cunningly ahe
had drawn from Sally tho admission that
she had been up and nbout the house and
grounds long after sho had gono to her
bedchamber for tho nlght-at the very
time, most probnbly, when tho robbery
was being donel And that had been by
wny of preface to the pledge sho had
made Sally of her protection before stnr
tllng a confession from the girl a pledge
not only given In ndvance, but by impli
cation at least renewed when tho truth
If sho had believed Snlly guilty, or
party to tho crime, or even In possession
of guilty knowledge of It, would sho havo
made that generous promlso?
Sho was kind of heart, was Mrs. Oos
nold, but sho wns nobody's fool; If sho
had not been well satisfied In hor own
mind as to tho thief sho would never
have so committed herself to Sally, for
she was no ono to give her word lightly
or, ns Rho herself hnd snld, to bait a tra
with fair words and flattery.
In vnln Sally searched her memory for
anything to warrant nn nssumptoln that
her mistress hnd been In nny way Ig
norant of thnt blnck business of tho
small hours. Sho had neither denied such
knowledge nor nsscrted it, but had simply
pcrmlttod Sally to leave out of her ac
count nil reference to tho overnight ad
venture. And all that assorted consistently wlti.
her statement that sho did not wish to
learn the thief's Identity, as well as with
her Invention of n means for obtaining
restitution without such Intelligence.
So Sally ended by believing it rather
more than posslblo that Mrs. Oosnold
knew as well as tho girl herself who had
consummated the crime or, nt all events,
shared tho damning suspicions engen
dered In Sally's mind by circumstantial
Lyttleton, of course. Sally entertained
but tho slightest doubts of his black
If Innocent, what had he been carrying
hidden In tho hollow of his arm? What
had he left down there on the beach?
Why had he left It there? Why such
anxiety to escape observation as to mako
tho man alert to notice Sally's head peer
Ing over the parapet of tho landing at
the head of the cliff? And It he had
been employed In no way to be ashamed
of, and had no consequences to fear,
why that roundabout way Up tho ellft
again nnd that ambush of his watcher?
And why thoso signals between window
nnd yacht, If not to apprise the latter
that something had been consummated
thnt tho coast was clear for Its tender
to como In nnd tnko away tho plunder?
It would seem, then, that Mr. lyttleton
must have hnd a confedernto In tho
house, nnd for that role Mrs. Standlsh
was plainly designated. An understand
ing of some close sort between her and
Lyttleton hnd been quite evident from
the very first day. And whose bed.
chamber window had shown tho signals,
If not hers? Not tho pretty joung
widow's not ln nny likelihood Mrs. Ar
tcmns's. To believe tho latter lntlmnto
with the nltalr was to assume nn under
standing between her nnd Littleton or
Sally wns conscious of n slight mental
start, a flurry of thoughts and sensations,
of Judgment In conflict with emotions
Why not Trego7 A likelier man than
Lyttleton for such a Job, Inttccd. Trego
had such force of personality as to ex.
cuso the suspicion thnt what ho might
desire ho would boldly go after nnd pos
sess himself of. With a nature bettor
ndnpted to tho planning nnd execution
of adventure1! demanding courage, dnr
Ing nnd Indifference to ethical consldcra.
tlons, Trego wns capnblo of nnythlng.
Littleton wns of flimsier stuff, or Instinct
Hut after a llttlo tho girl sighed and
shook her hend. It was less plausible,
this effort of hers, to cast Trego for tho
role of villain True, ho might have In
vented that story of tho marks on the
sands, truo again, ho might hnvo acted
In nccord with Mrs. Artemns. But thoso
wero far-fetched possibilities. Unless, In
deed, professed distrust nnd dislike of
Mrs. Artemas had been altogether in
genious, a mask manufactured In antic
ipation of Just this development.
No, It wnsn't likely of Trego. Sho could
not overlook tho Impression he conveyed
of rugged honesty and strnlghtforwartl
ness. However strong the aveislon ho
Inspiicd, Sally could ignore neither that
Impression nor yet its correlative, that
if ho was not an over-righteous scoiuer
of lies, ho was the sort that would suffer
much rather than seek to prollt by a
FRANK ANSLEY'S THIRST
It Prompts Him lo n Charlie Chaplin
Stunt and Causes His Arrest.
It requires a delicate touch to emulate
the Charlie Chaplin stylo of larceny as
shown In the movies. Frank Ansley, of
5Tth and Master streets, In addition to
being endowed with a continuous thirst,
Is also an ardent student of the movie
comedian. Therefore, when he saw a
very substantial bottle of whisky pro
truding from tho pocket of Frank De
Inney ns ho snored on a Tark bench,
Ansley walked by very gracefully and
extracted tho llnsk with Chaplln-Hke
Hut tho dextrous move was observed,
nevertheless, by Park Guard Logue.
Ansley saw tho guard approach and knew
by Intuition that thn guard hnd seen
him abstract the flask, So to hoodwink
Logue, Tie again passed the sleeping ftt1
Jo,ney and replaced tha flask With i
The guard, however, could no xcujj
tha deed hnd took Ansley to the gunra- ,
house. When h mi arraigned befot?
Magistrate Boy I a today, Ansley promised t
to remain sober and leave aleepere alone.
lie was discharged.
Columbia Alumni MectTonleht
Columbia University alumni living isrj
Philadelphia and vicinity wilt discuss"!
plans for cnlvenlng the Philadelphia or
ganization at an informal dinner and
meeting tonight at La Coin D'Or, on.
Camnc street Among tho speakers -will
be Paul B. Moro, author and editor on
Tho Nation, and Dr. n. 8. Woodward.!-!
president of the Carnegie Institute, at1
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$1 Values 69c
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Smooth, lino qualities In pretty plain
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$1.25 Crepe Chiffons, 89c
French shades; white and black; 40
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Double Yellow Trading Stamps With Every 10c Purchase Until
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On Saturday We Make Special
Preparation to Help You Select
To Enjoy Over the Week-End
The new May catalog is brimful of
delightful selections. Come ln tomor
row and lot us play somo over for you
ln our sound-proof rooms.
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Tailored Suits at) IOooJU
In plaids, fancy serges and new checks. S
Men's $18 to $20 $ f 1 7C
Novelty Suits... H''
Checks, overplaids, pin stripes and mixtures in
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'Men's $22.50 Blue Serge UlC
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1 Spkndld suits, made from serviceable Whitman
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$4.50 Trousers, $2.98
Plain and fancy serges. Regular and extra sizes.
Young Men's $10 $n C
Suits, aSpeciaJ . . ' CJU
Mohair lined; sizes up to 20. Stylish fabrics nnd blue serges.
Boys' $5 Norfolk Suits, $3
With Two Pairs of Peg-top Panta
gray mixed cneviota ana cassuneres; also checKs and
to 17 years.
Boys' $8.50 AU-Wool
Blue Serge $g
With Extra Pair of Pants
Norfolks with mohair linings and
6 to 17 years.
All silk sewn. Sizes
Wash $ to $4 go
From Regatta and Gotham
Novelty Co., Sent Ua
Sailor, Russian, Military, Oliver
Twist, Dombey, Tommy Tucker,
Beach and Norfolk Styles, Sizes 24
to 18 years. Second Floor, 7th & Market
Misses' and Women's Attire
Late Spring Clearances and Introductory Sale of
if Sketch Shows a Jaunty ii. L l s -24x I
Military Effect ? aPaC Jk cHI 35i r I
?In shepherd plaid, navy vroSgMWv lzWttn I
arid black serge, trinv J yvroESftSlltt ? I '
Smed with braid; also J iwfi-3Brfflm cllfflifl(''l)J I
?many smart styles in) Iwi ff : ffiSgJri nMiMjlttA I
serge and wool poplin. Rrtl H::Sk l. jfe$. - ,
Misses' $8 -SlllSlffllll "
Summer Dresses d?rrFrTi tmlmrfvmttt$m. I
Several Pretty Fashions
In sheer figured lawns of
blue-and-white and pink-and-white,
four-tiered skirts and crisp
white lawn vestees. Also
dainty lace trimmed white
Misses' $15 to $16.50 Top Coats $ff
Severul different lots in wool poplin, serge, shepherd plaid, X J
covert and black-and-white check, with novelty contrast
ing collars or high velvet military collars.
Women's $25 & $30 Suits, $15
A Great Many Different Smart Styles
In serge, poplin, faille, gabardine, mannish suitings and shepherd
nlaids of chic. Norfolk. Emnire. Zounve and mannish stoles; manv
. - . -- - -, - - - - .-
wim noveuy collars, inncy Duuons or oiner smart ornamentations.
A Deluge of Splendid Values Winds Up the First Week of
May Undermtislin Sale
Children's 75c AQn
Sheer material; high and V necks
or slip-over with lace, embroidery,
and ribbon. Sizes 2 to 14 years.
$1.50 to $4 Long
White noc to $o.98
Have deep lace flounce or embroid
ery, beading and ribbon.
Children's 40c Body
Nainsook. Ruffle with lace or deep
hem and cluster of plaits. Sizes 2 to
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$3 WhiteMilan Hemp Hats, $ 1 .98
They Are Very Fathionabld Right Nota
Sketch Showa One of the smart Shapes.
rp.., T V. All-white or white with black
1WO LiOtS j hatter's plush tops.
$1.50 to $4 Gowns, 98c to $2.98
Nainsook slip-over models. Empire
ose luting; nave lace medallions
and ribbon or embroidery.
With I.laere Flnnera
I-arge sailor ahapes.
$1.98, $2.98 & $3.98
For Women & ailaaea.
Flower Wreaths, 49c, 98c and $1.49
Pansles, roses, daisies, bluettes, blossoms; also wheat.
FIRST FtOOR. NORTH
Wc Cannot Begin to Count the Many Different, Pretty Fashions in
The White Sale of Girls'!
$1.98 to $7.98
Sketch Shotee One t Bite a to n Years and Larger
They are sheer Persian lawns, batistes, mulls and marquisettes In Empire, long-walsted, bolero
and surplice styles, with plaited or ruffled skirts, ribbons, laces and embroidered trimmings.
Girls' $5 tol$0 to $7 QEJ
For Oirli of S to 11 Years ami Larger
Serees. checks and gabardines.
TOTS' $3 TO $7.50 Jl CQ TO $ Qg
For 'aU'rii of t to 9 Yean. Fully lined.
2 to $4.50 Tub Dresses
98c, $1.98 & $2.98
Buster Brown, upnder. Empire, Ions;,
waisted. bolero and two-piece effects. In flow
ered voiles, linens, ginghams, tissues. Palm
Beach eloth and reps. Sizes 6 to H years.
New Footwear Specially Priced
Women's $3.50 $9 Kf
Shoea, Pumps, Oxfords and Colonials
Patent coltskln, gun - metal calf
glazed kd and imported bronia kid.
Bizes 2 to 7,
Men's "Lenards," $3
Latest high and
widths A to K,
Sizes 8 to
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