Miller _> Rhoads. | Miller & Rhoads.
White Lawn Waists 50c.
These. Are Worth 75c,
Others at 75c and $1.00 Worth Double.
Wo Wnl offer to-day threo lots of Sheor White Lawn Waists at
decidedly low prlcos.
At ?sc Fi"c I^wn \Vjtl.U ?>?? y ^ JJJ JJJJ'
At $1.00 Some Lawn Waists worth from $1.60 to $2.00,
Closing Out Prices
From three and a half to six
dollars off tho price of an already
low priced White Lawn or White
Linen Suit means a great bargnin
for soraobody?but it's not for the
fltorekoeper?except in this way?
that he clears up his summer stock
White Linen Suits.
in good shape, aud that's tho only
reason we have for making such
jeductious on those Suits.
$5.00 for a $8.50 Linen Stift.
$5.98 for a $10.00 Lawn Suit.
$6.98 for n $12.00 Lawn Suit.
$10.00 for $lG,00__aw_ or Linen
_ __Vi ... _? nnarn elilSSOS Sttd
Thousands of eyes, opera glasses nnd
nold Slasses wlll be flxocl on the Sandy
Hook Llghtshlp, whlch wlll be the^start
lng polnt of tho Peat yacht raco to-oay
between Shamrock Ut. and ?g?gg&
Amerlcan women are as .m.llcJVnntinKeiU
os thfc men, and tbe femlnlne contmgent
of soclety hns nt its IingorsrVtlli aU of
the nautical terms whlc i wlll be caiioa
into uso to-day. Starboard port, wnu
ward, leewar.d. nft nre ns famlltai to ho
falr sox as they are to - theimascuiine
members of tho ^hlonable woild. No\\
adays ono hns to be a ?ood salloi to
keep pace wlth tho soclal whlrl. nnd
nrivntn vuchts are luxurlos which aro
^ossesled^by nearly'all who have the
means to purchase nnd keep them. Mt.
?dIv\? Dunlop; of Petorsburg ls nmong
he Promlnc.U Vlrglnlnns wbo owns a
private vncht. But the lnck of ownor
shlp hns not nbated the .Interest of tho
Rlchmond peoplo ln the yacht race, ancl
returns wlll be eagerly read by the cn
thuaiastlc admlrers of these "great white
birds of the sea."
. The parlors of the oplscopal resldeneo |
were fllled yesterday mornlng by a lnrgo
number of friends and rclatives to wlt?
ness the marriage. ot Mlss Annlo Leo
Hunt to Mr. Frank Irvlng Creery. Iho
cer.emony was performed by tho Rov.
Father Joseph Magrl accordlng to tlio
rltes of tha Cathollc Church. The ottenci
nnts were Mr. W. D. Creery and/ Mr.
Howard Mundln. Th.o brldo looked ex
ceptlonally pretty In a gown of palo gray
sllk, trlmmed with tucks anrl whito lace.
She wore a lnrgo whlte chiffon hat. and
carrlcd n bouquet of Brldo's roses. Mr.
Creery Is a well known young business
man of the clty, and is a member of the
nrm of Krltze k Compnny. Tho brlde
ls the very nttractlve dnughter of Mr.
John J. Hunt, and ls popular wlth a
wlde clrcle of friends.
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Cartor havo a
pleasant pnrtv of Rlchmonders at thelr
hospltahle home. In Klng William coun?
ty. Among the guosts nro Mlss Ellle
Boshor. Miss Laura Royall, Mlss Gay
and Mr. Lawrcuce Pemberton,
A lawn pnrty, whlch wns to have been
glven lnst evenlng at No. 224 South
Thlrd Street, for tjie beneflt of the Sev
enth-Stroet Chrlstlan Church, has beon
postponed untll next Wednesday night
on account of tho iventher. A large
crowd ls expectod, nnd a pleasant eve?
nlng is assurod to all who attend.
Little Mlsses Cecll Hay, Hazol Penr
man, Sophla JIHIIard and Leo Hllllard
had a -lawn party for the lee mlsslon
Wednesday at No, 2704 P Street, nnd
clearod $S. Three dollnrs of thls sum
was glven to a ncody fnmily, and $5 was
retalned for tho lee mlsslon.
Cards have been Issued nnnounclng tho
avproachlng marriiitjy of Mlss Besslo
Anthony to Mr. Bernard G. Homo, of
Pittsburg, Pa, Mlss Anthony is tho daugh?
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Anthony,
of ISvnnston, nnd has won a nntlonal
reputatlon as a golf champlon. The mar?
riage wlll probably tnko plnco ln Novom
her, although no dalo has been set as
Miss Nannlo Hall, who hns beon vlsiting
her nunt, Mrs. Albort Rublns, ln thls
clty, has returned to her homo ln New?
Mr. William A. Cooko, who has been
lndlsposod recently, Is soloumiiig ln tho
mountains of Vlrglnla for hls heallh.
Mr. Charles A, Brown has returned
from a stny of several weeks at tho Raw
Mlss Isajjolle Mason and Mlss Allco
Rouss are vlsiting friends, near Phlladol
Mr. and Mrs. Bunyan Roblns nnd child
have gone to Powhatan for tho sum?
Mrs Raymnnd Brown and chlldren nre
wlth Mrs. S?lden, ln Goochland county.
Mlss Sndlo Mnllory nnd Mlss Mlnnle
Wade are vlsltliig ln Goldsboro, N. C.
Miss M. Mildred Tuckor, fonnorly of
this city. but moro reci-ntly of Wasliiiig
ton. wlll bo the guest of Mrs. Morgan
Wllkerson, next weok,
Mrs D. B. Flscher nnd Master Fred?
erlck ' Flscher nro vlsiting friends In
Frlnce Georgo county.
Mlss Beokel Sobloy ls spendlng a few
weeks wlth friends and relatlves ln Char
lottesvllle. > f (
Mlss Josephlno Sulllvan, of Grovo Avo
nue, has returned from a vlslt to frlomls
ln Gloucester county.
Mrs. Watson M, Myera wlll spend the !
Establlshed 100 Years j\goL
?in our stock is per/ectly pure
flcwless ? Ihe mountines and
most artisiic?and our prices
always the LO WES T when
QUAL1TY is conidered.
%4/TOo you want THl: BEST?
OALT & BRO.,
1107 Pennsylvunla A venue,
Washlngton,1 D. C.
month of September wlth nor slster, Mrs.
W. F. _Woller. ln New York clty.
Mlss Madcllno Byrnos was tho guest
of honor nt a watormelon feast glven lnst
week bv Mlss May O'Nell. Muslc, danc
lng nnd' gamos wore somo of tho attrnc
tlons of tho occaslon. Tlio evont was
hlghly enjoyed by Mlsa O'Nell's guesta.
Mrs. Bernard Henry wlll spend a por
tlon of tho autumn In New York.
Mr. Edmund Rumbold ls ontertnlnlng a.
dellghtful .house party nt hls beaiitlfiil
country hcimo near tho Greenbrlcr Whlte
* * *
Mrs. Aubln Boulware has returned from
Mountaln Top Hotel ln Albemarle county.
Prlnce Trouhetskol Is the guest of Mrs.
Davld Klng at Newodrt. ' ,
Mlss Bosslo Mnrtln ls vlsiting at the
home of Mr. Jullan Morris ln Albomarlo
? ? ?
Mlss Annabel Courtney was among the
passengers on board tho Amerlcan llner
St. Louis, whlch sallod Tuesday for
Mr. William II. Turpln and Mlsses Rva
and Mattlo Turpln aro the guests of
Mrs. G. H. Burks ln Klng William
county. . ? ,
Mrs. James H. Dlckorson, of "West Main
Street, who has boen vlsiting ln Cllfton
Forge and Bedford for t.he past two
months, returned home Saturday, nccom
nanled by her mother, Mrs. J. C. Dicker
son, who wlll spend several weeks wlth
Mlsses Annetto nnd Edlth Boswell, ot
S'ewport News, are visitlng Mlsses Inoz
md Eetelle Cook, of West Cnry Streot.
MIS3 Fnnnie Ross hns Jolned her father,
Dr. Ross, at the Greenbrler Whlto Sul?
phur Sprlngs. The lntter's health ls muwi
mproved since hls arrival at the Sprlngs.
Mrs. Nnnnle Lnnghorne Shn-w ls the
uuest of Colonel nnd Mrs. John Jacob
Astor nt Newport. whero Bho wlll remaln
untll after the Tliayer-Brooks woddlng.
Mlss Nlna Turner hns returned from a
vlslt.to frlends In Hanover county.
Miss Julia Yeogor Is vlslting Mra, W.
A. Ahern ln Custleton, Va.
t ? ?
Mlss Kato McPhnll has returned homo
after a plensant stny w|th thp Mlsses
Stovall. of the Grand Central flote), New?
port News, Va.
Dr. XV. Rnlph Clements, fprmorly ?f
this cltv, but more rocently of Now York,
Is spendlng the month of August at tho
Varloty Sprlngs. ^
Mlss Julia Eanes ls expected home this
week nfter an extonded vlslt to frlends
in the motinta ns, Sho vlslted the Peaks
of Otter, Natural Bridge anc] seyernl
other plrices of Interest in the mountalns
of Vlrglnla. . * ,
Mlss L V. Prlco, who has beon tho guest
of Mrs. H. A. Hnre, returned to her homo
ln Lynchburg yesterday.
Mlss Lizzle Haro wlll return wlth Mlss
Prlce lo spend two or throe weoks wlth
her and other friends ln Lyncnburg.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Davlos, accom
panled by thelr two daughters, Mlsses
Riislo nnd Marguorlte, wlll lenve to-day
for nn oxtuiulert tour of tWashlngto,,,
RorheBtor. Wntkln's Glen, Nlagara, Cnn
"la, Buffalo. CUveland, Sllver ..Lake, Iho
Gorgo aud Akr'ori; 0.
Mrs. James D. Patton, Mrs.' K. D.
Chrlstlan. Mrs. T. II. Kllott and Mrs
Stllpon HutchlnB were among the Kicn
nonders Whc attonded the "domlno hijll
given last week al the Whito Sulplvur
Mr Wlrt E. Taylor ls spendlng some
time' at the Jcffornon Park Hotol.
'Mrs. Rlvers Thompson, of No. 513 North
Twenty-flrst Street, loft yestordny with
Ver atint. Mrs. B. L, Smlther, for Co?
lumbus, Ohlo, whero they wlll spond
tbe cniiilng wlntcr, ? ., .,
Mr. Frank Blllov nnd hls brother, Mr.
Georgo Bllley, wlll leavo to-day for
Nlagarn Falls nnd Erle, Pn., on n vlslt
tn relrttlves. Thoy wlll bo nbsent for
Mr. John Roth nnd lils llttle daughter,
Mary, have returned home nftor n most
dellghtful vlslt to rolatlvOB in Bnltlmore
and New York.
Mlss Emlly Armlstend, nfter hnvlng
snent tho summer In Alabnmn. has re?
turned to the clty, und N now onler
tiiinlng her couslns, tho Mlsses Nelson,
of Kentucky. ?'..??' . , . , ,
MISS Maudle E. Crlzznrd. daughter of
Mr J. R. Grizznrd. loft tho elty yestor
rlny morning for a two-weoks' vlslt to
frlends and relatlves In Sussex county.
Mlss Pnttle E. Russell left yestordnv
f,?- Southwest Vlrglnla to vlslt, Brlstol,
Pulnskl, Lynchburg nnd Tnzewell,
Grand Jury Expected to Hand Out
(By Associated Press.)
WAS1IINGTON, D. C, August 10.?The
grmind Jury to-ilny resumed its Inqulry
into tho affnlra of tho Postofnco Depart?
ment, nnd lt is expected thnt nt thn con
cluslon of the Investlgntloii thero wlll bo
another batch. ol Indtctments.
Tho postofflce Inapectors nre stlll en
gagod In orlglnnl Inauirles, nnd lt Is un
derstnod wlll pi'OSept tha (acls lu the
cases of n niimbcr of depnrtnient cm
jjlnyes, whlch. whlle not erlininal ln ehnr
acter nro consldcrcil sufllcieutly IrrogUlar
to call for attention nt tiii, hands Of tho
hlgh oilU'lals of lhe depiirtment. Among
the cases of thls churucter ls that of
X\' C. llnzznrd, division Miperiiiteiulout
of rural freo dellvery for iho Stata of
New York, who, lt ls charged, drew a
per dlem allowance of U per dny frpm
tlie- government as If on netlve lleld
d;ilv whlle conOncd In a hosplial under
trentmcnt for u. gunshot wound. Theso
cases linve not boen brought ofllr.lally to
the utlentlon of the Postmustor-Cionoral
ai;d no doeislon rcgardlnt' lliein bus been
There 1b an arrangement hotwoen Mr.
Jnko Wells, and Mr. Chaiilo McKoo, both
of tho BIJoU, thnt one of them must nl
wuys carry tho dlgnlty duo tho wearer of
For several years Mr. Wells has beon
malntalnlng tlie dlgnlty of tho concern.
He had grown weary of belng burdotied
?ulth a heavy moustacho, so ho uttorod
somo wordsi ? ? ,? _
"Say, Mack," ho sald, "lt'? up to you.
l'vo beon carrylng-tho ilrm'B moiistacho
for a long tlmo, and now I'm golng to
tako a rest. You havo got to ralso a
pair of whlskors or somothlng, or our dlg?
nlty wlll topple over."
"Gosh, Jakol" roplled Mack, "l'vo trled
to do that for forty years, nnd I can t
even got an Imltatlon, but I'll try agaln,
fo'r wo'vo got to koop up tho dlgnlty of
the house. Some day I must bo an o]d
man wlth a'grny heard, so I mlght as well
stnrt on that beard now."
Then Joko shaved. hls beautiful Ger?
man mousitachlos off, and Mack began to
plead wlth hls to como out.
After two long weeiks It must bo sald
that thoro Is stlll plenty of room for dlg-,
A' fow straggllng red halrs aro pusn
Ing thelr way through the upper np of
Mack, and ho ls Just gottlng wrinkled
and gray ln the attempt to keep up tho
dlgnlty of tho house.
In tho meantlmo , JWte f.s oavortlng'
nround liko a two-yenr-old; and ho looks
liko a boy not put, of hls-toons.
It Is calculated by some of the oldest
inhnbltantei that by tho tlme tho BIJou
Comedy Company gots back hero next
year Mack wlll have enough dlgnlty about
h'm to tell Aunt Jlm not to wear whlte
tlghts ln "Thu Milk Whlte Flag."
Wo have heard so much about "tho
good old summer tlmo" that we are get
Thero hasn't been any good old sum?
mer tlme that we could find out, for wo
haven't heard a mosqulto, nor have we
beon 'forced to get to sleep out on tho
wood shed to keep cool.
It thore -hns been any summer tlmo
any place thls year we would bo glad
to hear from It, for wo want to say that
wo havo seen nothlng but cool ntmos
pherlc condltlons, wlth dellclotis zephyr3
full of ozono, flt to be breathed by the
For a fummer resort glve us Rlchmond
any tlmo, wlth Its pnrks and its soclal
When we get a lock to our woodhouse
door wo nre going to got somo ooal, for
we fear tho comlng winter ls to be a se
vero one. ,
We hope not, bowever, for we have not
yet recoverod tho two overcoats wo had
taken from our hallwny two years ago.
It was had enough to hnvo to go
through lnst winter wlthout an overcoat,
ond we don't want it to occur agaln. ?
? ? ?
"Truthful Jeems," of down the coun?
try, has promlsed to send us a watermel
on welghlng in lts> sock feet twonty-two
Wo bet hlm he don't do it, and lf he
does we'll eat tho melon.
There aro slx bnrefootod boys we know
nf who would bo glnd of the opportunlty
of looklng at a twenty-two pounder.
FOREMAN KILLED BY
A FORMER EMPLOYE
(Uy ABRnolnted Press.)
NASHVILLE, TENN., August 19.?Ed
wln II. Welburn was thot and killed to
day In tho composlng room of the South?
ern Methodlst Publlshlng House. He was
the forenmn of that department, and was
killed by C. O. Pottus, a former employe.
Pettus was dlschargod about three years
ago for threatenlng to klll a co-employe,
and hls mlnd is said to be affected.
Richmonders in New York.
(Speclal to The Times-Dlspatch.)
NEW YORK, Aug, 19.?Vendomo, C. J.
Dnlton; Marlborough, H. M. Willlnms, F.
T. Oreone; Grand Unlon, Mlss. A. Guath
ney, P, L. Montaguo; Earllngton, H. S.
Nulton; Cosmopolitan, C. XX. Sand3. S.
D. Ilardy; Astor, C. Tramerl, H. T.
Vnughnn; Slnclair, H. J. McKlefey;
Grand, C. Well; Normandlo, G. H. Whit
lleld; Welllngton, C. J. Dalton and wlfe.
Little Girls Work for Charlty.
Cocll Hay, llazel Pearman, Sophla Hll
llard nnd Lco lillllard had a lawn party
for the tce Mlsslon last Wednosdny at
No. 2701 P Streot and cleared $8, threo
of whch was gven to a needy famly, and
$5 to the lco Msson.
Thoy thank tholr flroinds for thelr
kindncss In helplng them.
BOYS AND GIRLS
Tho Foollsh Goat. ?'.
One dny a goat found a pllo' of tomato
cans and prooeodod to devour them. A
poot passed that w.ay nnd, gazlng on the
"Thy vlsago ls thnt of n. goat, but thy
actlons nro dccldcdly oslnlno,"
"I wonder what on carth he cnn mean?"
ciiod tlio gnnt, as tho poet passed on hls
wny. "I never heard such lnrgo worda
Then he strolled nlong a llttlo further
and prosently ho found a dlctlonary.
"Oh!" excliUniod tho gont. "Thls ls the
booli thnt has nll tho blg words, and I
gutiss I can flnd out ln l_ what the poet
meunt, But thon, I can't rend." ho pon
dored. "What am I to do?"
TIII3 GOAT D1SCOVERED THE DIC
Then a huppy Uinught occurred to hlm.
"I shnll cut tho hook," ho sald, "nnd
then 1 shnll Imvo all tho wonls In use.
Kuroly I shnll bo learned enough thon."
And tlie goat tlevoured tho dlctlonary,
blg wonls r.inl llttlo words nnd nll, and
wjion |io got through ho wns no wlser
thnn when he begun.
Just then the man to whom tho dlc?
tlonary lielongid camo along, nnd ho
guve tho goat n sound thraslilng.
And the goat docldod. that It ls not well
to arqulio too inucli learnlng 111 l?0 short
IHJKNI-TP.S l-XTIMCT W VANI1.LA
I? mM lo' ull ibe k'?t grocera uyi/rywlu'ro, try lt.?
By SIDNEY DREVV. CopyHght, 1003, by W. R. Hearst.
(Chapier lV.-Coi.timtcd.) j " ;, ^
CUve had seen scores of photo'fl of the
great rrillllonalre. tfuller Lnnwlth, stand
ln* wlth hls back to tho nre, woleomed
hls shabby vlsltor wltb a qiilck "od^He
wns a gaunt, yellow-fnccd. long-noscd
mnn, wlth drooping shoitldors nnd lnrge
hands. Hls eyes wore gray nnd small,,
but very nlort.
"SU down," he snld. ,tl#>^?
dld not keep your appolntnleht. I llke,
punctuallty." , ? '
"Not more sorry thnn I am, slr, an
swored Cllve. "I hnd n startllng expo
rlenco last nlght whlelr Itept me awnke
and mnde mo dog-tlrcd."
"Oh, said tho grcnt man ' sharply.
"Well, what nbout this subraavlne of
yours? 1 stipposo lt ls "o good, Nlne
tenths of the Inventlons 1m pestored
wlth aro utterly worthless."
"Seelng ls belleving, slr," snld Cllve,
"Whero's the model?"
"Slx mlles away."
"Is lt In worklng order?
"Yes. slr; lt wlll be well worth your
wfille to como nnd look nt It. I have
no glass tttnk, for flnancea nro low.
Everythlng I told you in my lotter ls
perfectly nccurnte. Thero aro flfly for
tunes ln my Invenllon."
"Have you world-wldo patents for lt?"
Cllve Inughed nloud at tho questlon.
"It lsn't patentrd nt nll. l've spent
my last coln on It. If lt woro patontcd
I oould easlly form n syndlcato. I wnnt
an honourablo mnn to flmuicp me. My
terms aro half profits. I shan t feel se
curo untll the pntents nre grnnted. Wlll
you come and look at the model, slr?"
Lnnwlth shruggcd hls nhoulders.
"Imposslblo. I am a flii.tncler, not an
engineer. I -Wlll send an expert.
It wns Cllve's turn to shrug hls shoul
ders. Ho roso nnd bowed.
"I may ns well go, slr," ho nnswerod.
"I cnnnot nllow nny expert to overhaul
my lnventlon untll I hold patents. Even
In my poor wny I nm n mnn of business.
I should llke nothlng better than to show
you tho model nt work. Then, If you
wlll agree to pay for the patents. share
nnd share nllke, you may send a milllon
exports lf you chonnc."
LanWlth wrlnkled up hls long noso.
Ho found Cllvo shrewd nnd canny.
"You don't take mnny chances, young
"I don't," said Cllvo, blnntly. "l've
suffered beforo . I.ook hero, slr, I'm not
bragging, but if you miss tlils you'll miss
tho blggest thlng ever seen yot. It wlll
rovolutlonlzo nnvnl wnrfnre. They must
havo them nnd we cnn chargo forelgn
nnvles nny price we llke to nnme. But
I'll havo no exports. A few thousand
pounds wlll trcblo your fortuno over thls.
Come yoursolf nnd see, slr. Thnt won't
hurt you." '
"But I know nothlng about you. ^ou
can hardly expect mo to pny a^ vlslt
alone to a remote pnrt of London.
"Wrlto to Sir Drayton DraytOn. of
Drayton Abbey, Hnnts." said Cllve.
"He's my uncle. Although wo nron t
grent frlendB, ho'll glvo you Informatlon
as to my honesty nnd sobrlety. Write
to Professor Saltalro. of Oxford, my old
don when I wns nt the 'Vnrslty. If thnt
won't do, send a Ilno to my mother,s
father, Genernl Godfrey Nnlsh, The Holr
lies, Braystow. I'll wrlto their names
and' nddresnes down for you."
"Have a clgnr," said the mllllonalre.
"By Jove, Nnnty," laughed Cllvo, ns
ho blew out the frngrant smoke, "thls
Is Joy. You seo, slr," he ndded, "Nnnty
and I nro the slaves of science. I hnd
nbout eight hundred a yenr when I
got tho Idon for my submarlno. I soon
found a mnn enn't experiment for noth?
lng. and nll my capltal vnnlshed.
"V glnss of wlne," suggosted Lan
wlth. , , , .
"No, thnnks. Nanty and 1 aro almost
teototnlers. Wlll you come, slr?"
"Probably. Call here on Friday. And
lf V3U need a few pounds-"
He reached over to tho bell. Cllve
shWnit hIA lietjrl vlgorously.
"Thanks agaln, slr," ho sald. but
we'ro trndors, nnd we nelther beg nor
borrow. 1*11 be here about mld-day, slr.
You'll never regret thls. Flfty fortunes?
?there's a hundred. Good-day, slr. If
vou write to my friends, they'll prob?
ably lnform you that I'm a blt of a
erank. but qulte honest and harmlcss.
Thnt's the worst of belng nclenco's
slave. Good-day, and thank you very
much." , ,
Cllvo chuckled. That lntcrvtow seem?
ed to have suddenly converted hlm Into
a most Important porsonnge. The two
pages snlutcd hlm, and tho commlsslon
nlre asked If he required a hansom.
Cllvo laughod merrily. Hls fortuno was
mado. Tho rllngy offlces and bulldlngs
seemed llke goldon polacos. Ho trod on
nlr ns he mado hls way castwnrd.
"Nanty" ho sald, "TU stud that golden
collar I prnmlsed you with dlamonds,
nnd you'll sloop on goldon cushlons. I 1
keep a cow for your espoclal benoflt and
feed you on sole, trout and salmon.
"Sorry," began Cllve. "Great Scott
Ruby!" _> _,, ,,,
"My marrow boneses. Massa Cllve!
Cllve and a blg. full-blooded negro had
collldeil at a corner. Thoy stood starlng
nt one nnother ln mutunl amazc, and
thon Cllve grlpped the negro s hand.
"What In tho world are you dolng
here, Ruby?" ,,
"Jes' got pnld off, Massa
"Then you've left n:y unclo's servlce1
"Two, tne year." grlnncd Ruby. "Oo
ole Massa got mlgbty had ternper. I go
for sallor. Jes' pald off.
Ho opened a blg black flst crammed
wlth shlnnlng soverolgns. Then ho
scratohed lils woolly hend wlth tho edgo
of a coin and slghed. ??.?__ rtii..?
"Yo' look berry off luck. Massa Cllvo
Clothes not liko doy was long go. Not
"""if'can't be hclped. Ruby. l'vo got
through my money. but lt wlll1 bo all
rlght In a Ut. Whero are yo> gong?
"fioin' wl.l yo', Massa. Not llkoly I
lot yo' out ob my sleM now I nnd >? ?
"''"But I llvo on a mlsorablo barge."
"T)eii 1 llh on barge too.
"But, Ruby, It's mndness. I ve not
n0"Mo?"goi' plenty." Bald tho do.g-d
negro "No 'good tolltn' me 'go. I ,,1I?h
h,b Massa Cllve. I follow vo' and stay
"Look here, Ruby. ', _ . .. _??,.?
Cllvo save lt "P- "., Btubborn na
nrgue lle know ?l'%nlk(Kl ?iong slde
turo too well. As tn0>w" .,,?,,, ,,?,,,. ...
hy slde C'llve's tllOUsKtB*n[tvmJ
11 o old days before hls orusll.60 -
tormented unclo hnd sl own him
door. Ruby hndjWn. tlcU?nK H ?,??,
then. At throwing * > m. ,.bobb|ng..
marlng n rnlil.lt or nn * w|U)
. phea8nnl? ?n " dfe[ nul>y wns ,.n
lantorn aH a c?d.ff'of h)s wlld prnnks
rlVHled. But 1" 8P'?9dor ??? RubV was
lils heart was nll Boll,?
liko a loecli. _ . ,|ls fonnwi,P
ln due tlmo Cllve n ln?miierablQ
reached the wlinif, n . ,_tefl ,
provlslons Wlilch R> > "? lntpi1 ??t
Ing on the way, anu v?
hls (loatlng refiigo. . ' t am, af(or
Cllvo whlstled for a ()_ f
some ilola, u >^ft" J ?, % iavlshly that
.wherry. Ruby puld n?"' p
tlio\ ivaterman told hlm ho was a'ffial
Rttby sang and worked, and hs per
formed wondors. Gonluses are nover
tltly. and tho llttle csbln needed atton
tloji sadly. ?'
The negro cleaned lt thorotighly, bullt
a flro, cookcd bacon nnd cggs and made
lonst. It wns the best mcal Cllve hnd
enten.for months. "v;'.( >*
"We'ro a blt short ob crockpry,'.' nnld
tho negro, "and wo want nnoder" cha r
and a mnttrcss fo' dls chllo. Den dore s
a plece of glaes to mond de wlndow,
somo conls and some pnrnffln Ho. An
otlor blnnkot or two not do no hnrm. I
go shoppln' onco mo' presently. .
"I oan't havo you spendlng your money
on me, old clmp," snld Cllve.
"How yo' stop mo, Mnssa? asked
Rttby, wlth a grln.
Cllvo couldn't say. After nll he would
ho ablo to ropny Ruby tcnfold Ruby
had Just plungcd tho gronsy plntea into
a bucket whon a boat rusped ngnlnat tho
slde of tbo barge.
"Wondcr if tho cub's at homo, dear
boys," drnwled a volco thnt made Cllvo
sprlng up. , ,
"I'll see, my darllng, I'll see," croaked
"Wlndow, Honournble, wlndow.
Crash, crnsh, crash, crnshl glaas flow
ln all dlrectlons ns tho oar boat In the
pnncs nnd hammered away the frame.
Ruby gozed opon-moutlied nnd anto liiu
ed. Tho next moment n dlstbrtod ll*Ul.a
wns squnttlng on tho narrow slll nii'l tho
ugly faco of Monkoy Swayne, tho dwarf.
lecrod nnd grlnned at the:n.
"Two of 'em," ho croaked, "and one
a colller Good-day to you, my bonnle
pets. Two of 'em, Honournble."
"Bnl Jovo, nre thero really. Monkey*
Two's too many. Strangle the nlggah.
"Sny, nlg," he croaked, "sty, you
black trush, you ain't wanted hei-e.
Clear out- or I'll tickle your rlbs wlth a
nlno-lnch plcce of knlfe. He, he, he!"
Cllve wns wild wlth rnge. He mndo a
rusfi nt the dwnrf. Beforo he could
reach tho leering Imp n hnm shot from
Ruby's black flst. It struek tho dwarf
between the eyes nnd flung hlm bac'K
wards. Thero was a howl, followcd by
a splash nnd a volloy of curses.
Cllvo and tho negro boundod on uleck.
Tbe tlde wns runnlng fnst and a black
head was dnnclng down tho strciim. A
boat wlth four men ln It was in pursult.
In lhe bow, boat-hook ln hand, Btood a
tnll frock-coated top-hnttjd mnn with
nn oyo-glnss screwed Into nln eye. Ho
thrust the boat-hook forward nn.l tho
bony Ungers of Monkoy Swayne clutched
It. The dwarf was dragged on board,
llmp and drlpplng. Then the boat was
"Wlint do it mean, Mnssa?" panted
the aatonlshed negro.
The boat came nearor and Cllve snach
od up a mop. The dwarf, blood rushlng
from his nostrlls. wns danclng, curslng
nnd rnvlng for revenge. Cllve sot hls
"Ahoy, you Drayton," shouted tho
Honournble, flxlng hls eye-glnss In hls
"Board him, board hlm," screnmed tho
dwarf. "Burn you, I'll havo your Ilfo
Ho hurled' the splked boat-hook wlth
nll his strength. It buzzed over Cllvo'e
hend. The bont shot nenrer.
"Klll 'em both." yelled the dwarf,
"there's nobody about."
As the oars censed to thrash tho
wnter, Ruby's rlght arm . was levelkd
and a revolvor gleamed in hls blg black
"Polico, lads, bal Jove," crled the
A launch manned by a crew of Thamea
pollce came pulllng swiftly down the
stream. The boat pulled away. Cllvo
wav.ed hls cap and shouted, but the
launch kept on.
"Burn you both, I'll knlfe you yet,"
roarcd Monkey Swayne.
The boat pulled across the black wlrie
rlver, and the wlld chorus came fnintly
over tlie water:
Yo-heavc-ho. there's lots of gold at sea,
A mcrry llfe, a short llfe, a noose for
you and me;
And Davy Jones must havo our bones,
If they call lt plracy!
Ruby's whlto oyeballs rolled wlldly.
"Who doy, massa? What do It mean?"
"Heavon knows, Ruby," said Cllve
blttcrly. "I don't."
The negro put tho rovolvor back In
hls pocket and sllonco fell agaln on tho
bosom of the great rlver.
Futler Lanwlth, the mllllonalre, rubbod
hls long nose nnd slpped a glass of port.
He was a great mnn In the eyes of tbe
world. but how long would thnt great
ness lnat? Tho shnres of tho rottenest
companles were fought for by tho pub?
llc, if only hls maglc nnme was asso?
ciated wlth those companles. He fiad
blazed up in the flnanclal clrcle llke gun
powder touchcd wlth a lluhted match.
But how long would It last? Nlne-tenths
of his companles were worthloss. He
was a scroundrel and he know It. Ono
great success might save hlm. Ho could
roturn the money for tho shares In full
W. L. DOUGLAS
$3.50 SHOE KflM
Clty, ?lotter carrler, wrltes t
"Thetost that ln my ciilllng I have put
vour 83.6Q shoes to oloarly shows thut for
lm, ! ylo und duraWJ ty they cannot.bo,
oxce'llocf by uny other hlgji oaass hoe. ? ..
TliU ls tlio reason ?"l I" IlllHglllB lll?K??
othor manufaouuor Jn tho woilil.
That Douirlas uses Oorona Colt proves there is
vslue lu mm *3'60 ? loeA' ?6oro5* Colt h
tboliisrhest irrade patont leather mnde.
l'ast Color Eyelets nsert excln?lvely,
w<u pftco, $9.00 ?nrf?*.7d. ?
RICHMOND: 623East BroidStreet
~- rr -?'??* ?kw v- - ? ?^\%x**i\vn'\ .?v\^\w'
for Infants and Chlldren.
Cttstorttt is a harmiesis nnbatttnte. for toatorOlhPnmm
gorlc. Dropi and Sopthinrr ByrntM. It 1? ?^"k ?J
contolna nelthor Opltun. Morphlno nor otlior Nurcotle
MibStonco" lt dcntroys Wirin.'and allay* I?ov_Hh1iiicijh.
It'cnres Dlarrhroa and Wind Colic. lt ?;cll?v?? geot i
Jnir Troublos and cnros Constlpation. lt rcRUlatcM tho
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Beara the Signaturo of
ln Use For Over 30 Years.
nnd bocome a mlghtlor hero thnn ever.
And he saw hls chance.
He rang tho bell. A llttlo, clenn
shnven mnn gllded In.
"Tasker," sald Lnnwlth, "lock the
Tasker oboyod. J
"Dld you hear nlll"
"Every word, guv'nor."
"Do you thlnk lt's true?"
"If lt ls," snld Tasker, grlnnlng, "lt's
worth looklng nfter."
"Then I leave lt to you and Koanies,"
sald the flnancler. "Here's the address?
Fallon Wharf. It's an old barge. Soames
followed hlm back and has Just tele
graphed. You know what to do."
The blackguard grlnned. Ho had done
dlrty work before.
"Isn't lt rlsky, guv'nor?"
"Whero's the rlsk? Can a broken
down starvellng llke that accuse me of
stealing hls Inventlon? I have burned
tho letter I wrote hlm. Who knows that
the model ever oxlsted except in hls own
mad brain? Tasker. don't be a fnol. If
he attempted to blnckmnll I would hand
hlm over to tho pollce."
"Rlght," snld Tnsker. "It may be
some tlmo before wo get the chance,
though, If he llvcs on the bnrge."
"Thorc's no hurry," nnswered Lnn?
wlth. The barge mlght get on flre, no
cldentallv, you know."
"Not wlth tho model In It." ehuckled
the mnn. "And whafs the ttgure?"
"A thousnud each If the Inventlon ls
good; two-flfty ench In any case."
"And somethlng cash down!"
"Flfty each." sald Lnnwlth.
He h?r>dod hls nccompllce n bundle of
notes. Tasker gllded nwny. and a few
mompntn lnter Filler lnnwlth was ad
vislng a ducl.o.ss alviu Investlng a sum
of half a mlllion of money.
(To be Contlnued To-morrow.)
POWERS TO INTERVENE
Joint Naval'Demonstratlon Before Sa
lonlca is Oontemplated,
(By Associated Press.)
PARIS, August 19.?It wns learned ln
officlal quartcrs to-day that the actlon of
Russla in orderlng a naval squadron to
Turkish waters may be speedily followed
by Important Jolnt naval actlon on the
part of tho powers. Communlcatlons aro
at preient belng exchqnged between tho
powers rclatlve to a Jolnt naval domon
stratlon before Snlonlca. The finnl detor
mlnntlon wlll depend largely upon Rus
sin, but if a Joint demonstratlon Is dc
termltied upon tho fiocts of Franco and
Austrla wlll certalnly co-oporato, and It.
ls probablo that the Ileets of all tho other
Kuropean powers having Turkish Inter?
ests, oxcopt posslbly Germany, whlch
throughout has not favorcd taklng ener
gntlc tteps agalnst Turkey, wlll take part
In the demonstratlon.
In the meantlme the Russian squadron
wlll not proceed to Constantlnople, as
has boen reported, but wlll rendozvous
off a Btnall port of the Vllayet of Adrlan?
oplo, above tho entrnnce of the Bospho
rus. For the resont thl ssqundron hns no
orders to assumo an aggresf.lvo course.
Its actlon wlll depend on Turkey's ful
fillmont of the terms of Russla's flnal
demands ln connectlon wlth tho nssassl
natlon of Contul Rostkovskl.
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BOYS' RUSSIAN SUIT.
A natty little suit. thnt ls accorded to
bo the best style for little lads, Is thu
Russian bloUse suit shown hero In an
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Is tn tho broad fnclngs whlch adom the
front and back. Mado up ln linen, wlth
a. plplng of whlte to oiltllno the deslgn.
the result is most gr.itlfylng. The dou
ble-brcastcd effect ln front Is qulte bo
comlng to tho little flgurcs. Tho knlck
erbockers are tho regulnr style, wlth
blouslng at the kneo.
Thls attractive deslgn ls sultablo for
any of the plque, linen, galatoa or suit
ings, and Is also. a good model for aerge,
brllliantino or chovlot. ,
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On recelpt of 10 cents thls pattern wlll
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brlng it to Ltimsden's-r-and we wlll
put lt in flne runnlng ordor! We
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brlng us n flne stono to bo rcaet?you
run no rlsk of Its belng sent outsldo
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urtew o SHQE FACT0RY|
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Best Amerlcan Granulated Sugar,,
UlonUCdoffe'e',' 'l-'pound ' p'apers....90.
Nlce New Irlsh Potatoes, peck...20o.
Fresh Soda Crackers and Glnoer
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Small Smlthfleld Hams, pound.169m
small Callfornla HamB, pound.10c.
8 pars Octagon-Shape Soap for..... ,25c.
Cooked Sllcecl Ham, per pound... .12^0.
Large Julcy Lemons, dozen. 2c
Best Clty Meal, per peck.18c.
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Canned Vlrglnla Tomatoes, can.6c,
Best Cream Cheese, pound.15c,
Arbtickles' Arlosa Coffee, pound.OYiC
New Prunes, 4c? or 7 pounds for.25c,
Ivory or Cellulold 6tarch, package., .'lo,
Root Beer (make 5 gallona), bottle...5o,
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poupd' cans Chlpped Beef.15o,
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