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HOPE CHEBT AND DOWER CHEBT.
before she meets ber husband to be, the Geerman girl has a
hope chest, which is usually filled by the time she becomes engaged to
the man of her choice. A sense of thrift is born in her, and she is given
lessons in sewing, spinning and in housewifely economy long before she
reaches her teens. Because of her mother's forethought, she has her
hope chest filled with fine linens, seamed and hemmed by her own busy
; little hands, long before her wedding day*.
A sharp contrast Is the dower chest of the modern American girl.
It, too, is filled before her wedding day, but that there's a mad scramble
to get it filled, we all know. Some of the contents are the work of her
own sometimes busy hands, but she always is perfectly frank about let
ting the rest of the girls know that she has a dower chest to be filled,
and that donations are thankfully received.
In the days of samplers our girls were trained to sew, just as the
German girl has always been, but sewing is becoming a lost art in this
country. To be sure, the girls who do not know how to embroider and
make Irish crochet are few, but how many young brides are there who
do not sit back aghast when confronted with the problem of the firstborn
baby's layette? Not many, I'm sure. Nearly every day's mall brings to
me letters from expectant mothers asking for help and advice. Where
are the mothers of these girls, and what are they thinking of?
These young mothers learn in time, of course, but they are naturally
in some distress of mind because of their lack of knowledge. It's a
ihame, I say. that the sweet, tender thoughts and anticipations that are
**Stewed into every seam put into the little garments are clouded by even
the slightest uncertainty. \
Mothers, wake up! I you do not know how to sew, and have your
selves missed those sweet dreams of anticipant motherhood, you do not
knw of what you are depriving your daughters. Have them taught plain
sewing by someone who does know the art. Follow the example of the
German mothers, both rich and poor; whose daughters are said to be the
best wives and mothers in the world because they know how to be.
Then your daughters will be able to say, as a dear young mother
said to me recently: "I am so glad I was taught how to sey before I
was married, for how I did revel in making my baby's clothes! Every
stitch was accompanied by an exultant throb of my heart at the thought
that soon I would be the mother of a wonderful baby. And now, since he
is here, I am so happy and so proud tothinkthat I can nurse him —that he
is depending on me alone for his sustenance." Did she not give voice to
two of the sweetest experiences of a mother's life?
NATURAL HISTORY STORIES TOLD FOR OUR
BOYS AND GIRLS
For many, many years the in
habitants of South and West Af
rica have been trying to domesti
cate the zebra, better known to
boys and girls as the striped horse,
but without success. They like to
display their fancy stripes to
crowds at circuses, and although
they resemble the horse and the
mule in many particulars, and pos
sess In many ways the habits of
those domestic animals, they sim
ply will not work.
The sebra Is tmmmune from the
bites of the wild animals that in
habit the country in which they
are native, while the horse usually
dies as soon as bitten. For that
reason the Afrlcsn people would
prefer the sebra If he could only be
made to work.
Four zebra special are usually
recognised by animal experts.
Some of these are extinct. The
kind you have seen In soos and
circuses is called quagga by the
Boers. It Is about four feet high,
and has .a groundwork of yellow
with black stripes running all
around It down to its legs and
hoofs. Then there is another va
riety found in the hilly regions
from the Victoria Nyanza to So
maliland. This Is taller than the
circus variety, and Its stripes are
narrow, white and black. These
are known as mountain zebras.
The habit of the segra Is the
same as that of the wild horse. It
can be captured without danger
and with comparative ease, but
after you have htm he displays all
4k stubbornness of the mule, with
this exception. The mule will
Closing Out Men's
Men's natural wool underwear; regular $1.50 gar
ment. Slaughter price, per garment 90«£
10 en's jersey ribbed all wool underwear; regular
HL2S garment. Slaughter price, per garment 75**
Men's brown all wool underwear; regular $2 gar
ment. Slaughter price, per garment. $1.00
Men's heavy blue ribbed all wool underwear; regu
lar $2.00 garment. Slaughter price, per garment 91.00
Men's heavy wool overshirts; one lot of blue double
front; regular $2.25. Slaughter price, each $1.25
Another lot of extra heavy navy blue shirts; regular
$3. Slaughter price, each $1.65
[We have an elegant line of men's work shirts to
close out at 40f
Ironclad Mercantile Co.
Corner Wall St. and Main Aye.
work —sometimes —but the zebra
won't, except that he loves to show
off In circus parades.
The zebra's meat Is palatable.
COST MAN $150
IN SO. DAKOTA
TYNDALL, S. D.. Nov. 11.—Pur
loined kisses are costly In this part
of the state, as a young man named
Edward Burnt discovered to his sor
row. While at Avon he attempted
to kiss one of the belles of the
town against her wises, and in the
attempt used the girl rather rough
ly. A warrant was sworn out for
In the meantime he had left
Avon, but was located and arrested
at Tripp and brought back to Bon
Homme county by the sheriff.
The defendant was taken before
Justice Wood of Tyndall, who, after
hearing the evidence in the case,
j assessed the too ardent young man
a fine and costs amounting to $150.
Remember thee? Yea, while
there's life in this heart
It shall never forget thee, all
lorn as thou art;
More dear in thy sorrow, thy
gloom and thy showers
Than the rest of the world in
their sunniest hours.
MEN'S WORK SHIRTS
DANCER REVIVES AN EX FASHION
MLLE. SAHARET, A CONTINENTAL STAGE FAVORITE, DANCING
GRACEFULLY IN TH*>BTYLES OF OTHER YEARS.
AN AUTO CHASE
LX SUEUR, Minn., Nov. 14.—
Elizabeth Methuen, daughter of a
rich farmer near this place, eloped
with George Hettig, she seated in
front of him on the uandlebars of
a motorcycle, with the young
woman's parents in pursuit in an
The parents were only about
half a mile behind, wnen a front
tire blew up and machine and
occupants were ditched.
Young Hettig, with the race
and the bride both won, sped on
1 across the county line and down
to Waseca, where they were mar
ried. But the father showed
< himself a good loser by forgiving
tie elopers by telegraph.
The young couple on their way
back to the home of the bride's
lather came upon the wrecked
machine and Hettig magnlnl
mo isly stopped and repaired the
doiaage and drove it home. There
a reception was held, at which all
tua friends of the young couple In
the vicinity gathered and had an
old fashioned farm dance.
26 YEARS WED
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 11.—The St.
l.ouis models of lovelike constancy
have been found. They are Miss
Victoria Fltzroy, 62 years old, and
Oscar Severance, 68, who for 27
years have been engaged to wed,
and who fulfilled their vows a few
days ago before Justice Spies.
SOME! WOMEN will weep over a
robin that a rollicking boy has shot,
while, they wear hats trimmed with
white heron aigrets.
THE IRLW HO WAITB for a
man to propose must feel some
thing like a cat watching beside a
SOME OF MY FRIENDS seem
to have enjoyed their engagements
more than their marriages.
CHORUS GIRL BILL WAS
ALL RIGHT, BUT!
NEW YORK, Nov. 14.—When it
became necessary for the New York
police to dust off "vicious" Coney
island, the man higher up said, "Let
George do it."
And George did.
George Bllllfer is a good looking
yonng policeman. In the disguise
of a spendthrift he went to Coney
after evidence. He had instructions
to "go as tar as he liked," and they
gave him expense money to see him
all the way. It was a confidential
mission, of. course, and George's
young bride didn't know about It.
. When George got back he sent In
bis expense account. Rut the clerk
At headquarters got the mall mixed
and sent the expense account to
George's bride. This is what she
"George Bllllfer —Expense ac
"To taxi hire $11.82
"To six quarts champagne... 30.00
"To entertaining two chorus
"Cigars, drinks, etc U. 26
When George got home that even
ing his bride awaited him.
Then it happened.
In Cushinga addition, 60x142,
|10 down and $10 per month.
McOrea & Merryweather,
Washington Safe Depoalt
a\ Trust Co.
Cor. Howard and Sprague.
Phone Main 7181.
THE ~SrdfLANE PRESS
Social news Is a daily feature of
The Press. Any one wishing to In
sert auch news should send it ad
dressed to the society editor, or phone
before 10 a. m.
A rummage sale will be held In
the parlors of the First M. E.
church on Wednesday from • a. m.
until 12 noon.
The Woman's Book club will
meet with Mrs. J. P. Pond, 0140»
Mill street, on Friday evening;.
The Royal Neighbors of Spokane
camp aid society will meet tomor
row at 2 p. m. with Mrs. J. Alex
ander. 01320 Nettleton.
Tomorrow starts our big November Clearance Sale, the sale which gives the people of Spokane the opportunity at prices which we abso
lutely defy any store in Spokane to duplicate. The season has been backward; goods have not moved as they should; we bought very heavily Tor
the fall trade and we now find that we have more goods on hand than our rules will permit us to have at this season of the year. So we are going
to cut the prices on them, and cut them deep. Our only object is to move goods and turn them into cash. This is a savings opportunity which tho
thrifty woman cannot afford to overlook. Our small expenses, and the fact that we buy only sample merchandise, enables us to sell in tho regu
lar course of business at much less than the average Spokane store asks for goods, but when we cut our regular prices it means bargains that are
almost phenomenal in the lowness of the prices we offer. The sale starts tomorrow morning—be on hand bright and early and get in on the Big
gest bargain feast ever spread before you.
Ladies' Suits, worth to $25.00, on sale at $9.75
—These are brand new fall suits, samples
bought from one of the large eastern manufac
turers, made in the latest styles, and of good
worsted materials; good serviceable suits in
every way. A large variety of patterns and
styles from which to choose; values to $25.00;
on sale tomorrow at 99.75
Ladies' Black Kersey Coats, worth to $12.50,
on sale at $6.25 —Here is your opportunity to
buy a new fall coat for an'almost give-away
price. They are a line of samples which we just
received a few days ago. You know that kersey
is a heavy material which for* wearing qualities
and general service cannot be beat. You will
be delighted with these coats at $6.25
$2.00 Feathersilk Petticoats on sale at 98c—
This is a good quality petticoat; just the thing
to make your skirt hang nicely. It will wear
well, too. The regular price, of this petticoat is
$2.00, but during this clears cc sale we will sell
it at 98<
Infants' 50c Toques for >c?J>lußt the thing
to keep the babies warm dv ng the cold winter
days which are coming. B gujarly worth 50c,
but during this great clea in*» sale you may
take your pick of a good var ty of colors at 29«*
20c Zephyr Yarn at, per a e», Be—You know
what this is worth without lr telling you; it is
sold at 20c per skein in eve r store in Spokane.
But just to demonstrate to you that this little
store can and does undersell the big ones, we
will sell it during this sale at, per skein 8«*
Spokane Sample Store
DIDN'T PROPOSE LIKE A MAN
' CHICAGO, Nov. 14—Here's a young lady who insists that her
propose "like a man." Had Dennis Collins proposed "like a
| man" his life might have been peaceful and serene. He sued
Miss Mary Healy, 4401 Calumet avenue, for a diamond ring valued
"at $100 yesterday before Judge Wells. Miss Healy admitted the
young man had given her the ring, but that she had lost it.
"Did he propose to you?" she was asked.
"Not like a man," she answered.
) "How, th</i?"
"Well, t)f nearest was when he asked me how I would like
to live on Grand boulevard."
The court decided in favor of Miss Healy.
Tries to Oust Correspondent
In Paris for Telling Truth
(By United Press Leased Wire)
PARIS, Nov. 14. —Just because
Wm. P. Sims, manager of the Pa
ris bureau of the United Press, has
sent several truthful reports of the
strike rioting in Paris this fall
to American newspapers, M. Bri
and, the premier of France, has at
tempted to have him expelled from
~ Only M. Briand overlooked mere
details in promulgating the order
FOR PILGRIM PABTOR
Following a unanimous call to the
pastorate of the Pilgrim Congrega
tional church, wired to him at Van
couver yesterday morning, the Rev.
J. K. Unsworth of Montreal. Can
ada, accepted and so wired to the
congregation yesterday afternoon,
the message being read at the even
ing Bervice. The Ray. Mr. Unsworth
has already occupied the pulpit of
the church for two Sundays and will
take up his new work toward the
end of the month.
is the best light for your business because—«
It is the strongest, cleanest and most natural
It oan be adapted to any scheme of ornamenta
tion without entailing the slightest fire risk.
It is economical as compared with any other form
It is the modern light for modern people.
The Washington Water Power Co.
"MEET ME ON CIDER MILL LANE"
NATIONAL APPLE SHOW, SPOKANE, NOVEM
Just East of ths M. Seller Store and Diagonally Across the Street from the Wonder.
for the expulsion of the correspond
ent of the United Press, and In
stead had notice served upon Fran
cis Warrington Dawson. Mr Daw
son was in charge of the Paris
bureau of the United Press until
18 months ago.
Mr. Sims is still on the job in
Paris. M. Briand has not yet suc
ceeded in ousting him. This is
chiefly due to the action of - c
"You should not complain, my
poor man; it is better to take things
as you find them," said the visit
ing parson to convict 8965.
"That's where you're wrong, old
man," said 8965. "I was practicing
that theory when they pinched me."
VIA O. R. <BL N.
6 P.M.AND 9 P. M.
Oermantown and Saxony Yarns at 5c per
skein—ln this we have only a few colors, but
we will close out what we have at this ridicu
lous figure. We advise you to come early, how
ever, as it is not likely to last long. Remember,
Germantown and Saxony yarns at, per skein s«£
Ladies' '35c Underwear at 29c—This is a
heavy fleeced underwear and will be warm and
comfortable for winter wear. We have all sizes
and will sell you any quantity you desire. This
same underwear at any other store in the city
would cost you much more than our regular
price of 35c, but during this sale you may buy
it for, per garment 29«*
Ladies' 15c Hose on sale at 9c—Good quality
black hose, in all sizes. Good and serviceable
they are. Worth regularly 15c per pair, but
during this clearance sale you may buy them
for, per pair 9«*
$4.00 Children's Coats for $I.9B—These coats
come in sizes 2, 3, 4 and 5 years. Cut full and
of good wearing materials; we have a plentiful
variety of colors and materials for you to
choose from. Values to $4.00, during this
$1.25 Winter Waists for 60c—This is a little
less than half price—and is just another exam
ple of this store's ability to undersell. Values
to $1.25; on sale during our clearance for. 60«*
$2.25 Waists on sale at $I.l3—This is another
lot of waists from which you may choose with
perfect confidence of getting an extraordinary
bargain. Values to $2.25 in this lot. Your
choice during this sale at SI. 13
Crib Quilts for 35c—A lot of crib quilts, worth
regularly from 75c to 90c, will be closed out
during this great clearance sale for, each. .354*
We Can Save You Nearly Hatf
Our expense of doing business is less than 25 par
cent of the first floor shoe shops. Handling nothing
but choice samples, bought in most cases for half
and even elss than their wholesale values, enables
us to eliminate all competition. We sell $4 to $6
men's and women's sample shoes for
Remember, we have no competition. No first floor
merchant can exist and give such values.
2 TWO STORES <T>
New Sample Shoe Shop—Room 210, f.
Second Floor, Hyde Block.
Original Sample Shoe Shop—Rooms 319 20-21-22
Third Floor, Jamieson Building.
16.00 Dress Skirts for 12.95—This also is a
little less than half the regular price. They are
brand new stock, and we can say in perfect
frankness that in our opinion you will not be
able at any other Spokane store to find values
that come anywhere near equaling them. Val
ues to $6.00; choice .32.96
A Great Sale of Furs—We bought a fine line
of sample furs for this winter's business. Owing
to the fact that we bought them as samples we
are able to place them on sale at about one-half
the prices asked by regular fur houses. Take
your choice at 91.50, $2.00, $2.50 and
$5.00. They would cost you at other stores
for the same qualities—s3.oo, $4.00, $5.00 and
$10.00. See them without fail before buying
Hat Shapes, worth to $2.50, on sale at 50a—
This is just about the last call for hat shapes.
We haven't a great many left, but what wo
have we expect to close out during this sale.
Values to $2.50 on sale at 50*)
Neckwear worth to 50c for 12%o—We want
to make a clean-up on our neckwear, so we will
close it out at 12 1-2*). Values regularly to
Trimmed Hats at Half Price—We will close
out the remainder of our stock of trimmed hats
at just about one-half price. This is your op
portunity if you can use a hat. We haven t a
great deal left, but among the lot are some very
fine hats. Take your choice at one-half price.
Why pay the exorbitant prices of the stores
with the enormous rents and other large ex
penses. Come to this store and let us show the
excellent quality of merchandise wo can offer
you and the smallness of our prices. Our busi
ness is growing very rapidly, for the very sim
ple reason that almost every new customer We
get is well satisfied, and not only comes again,
but tells her friends. Be here bright and early