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Tb barenest of the lofty frescoed
room ha1 been relieved by hangings
of ancient Upnlrf where was or
frayed :n dim green tint, as of ee
depths. ;he story of Circe, Swlnen?
lamps and yellow candles, thick as
man' wrist, in tall, ecclesiastical can
dlesticks, cart a aoft light o'er the
wombrs antique furniture. Great brasi
howls of red rosea made splashta of
color In the deep shadows.
In a high, carved arra-cbalr. br the
open wjod Are a woman sat, listen
lof and mailing. SHe wore a l!
to a of a aoft. diapbanuu tuatilai.
trhoH wliileccM waa thrown Into re
lief by the tnantie of black f.ir, Jut
allpplng from her abouMer. Fhe. ber
vif. wan of a itranse type of ba'ity.
the c!.-r pallor of her V.in. l!We the
petal xit a white iwe, boiriB In iTld
contraht 7 ith her Jet black hair and
Iark ejes. Phe niigi.t have -rvod
to ptTiMjlfy cIkLL
Aficr a litr.e he aroe and j.r.-ed
the room rftlfly. pau!n at the
frreat taiK-rtrled bed to turn domu tae
coTerlot. ind to touch with ber itpa
an Inctact the rloleta Jut benewth tt
ebony-anc-lvory crucifix at the bed'a
head. Thin he drew ald the cur
tain! of a window, and looked out for
a moment on the moonlit icardvn. and
on the 1!kI ta of Florence, far U-low In
the tall-T. They bad lived In the
villa alrtc!y three tnntiths. ah and
her busSiml. yet in that time they
bad vuitol the bt-au'iful city but oi.ee.
lie waa atMrted In bia chemical ex
ferlmenta. and abe waa abcorbed In
Ph beard bl atep now In the ror
rtdor, ani ber heart leaped wlta ex
rectancy. He eUTt d and atood tor a
tromt-nt !u the shadow, a you'bful
Cure ati'l. deplte hit bent ahouMera
and furroaed brow, and the look of
a Re imparted by the ikull-cap and long
furred cost hlch be wore.
For a moment he could not see
what he carried In bia arma, but aha
divined from hi air of exaltation that
ilia latett experiment bad been uc
eeafuL At he croaed the room, a
graceful fure In her long white dra
rertea, he beld out to ber bia precioua
burden, twelve coal-black rosea. Bt
gave a cry of delight
"Oh. .lit beautiful! itUvil. bow
ld ytm do ItT"
He tm!e-d at be watched ber carets
the ebony peialt ltb ber write finger
tips, and bruth their soft blackness
against '.he paic oal of ber cheek.
"That I cannot tell any one even
you! You wtuhed tor a blaik -r.
Your hulnd It a magician." be west
on p!a; fully, "and you have your
heart s d tire!"
Hhe suk Into the arm-chair by the
Ore, the iom-s on her lap, a dark mats
against tbe dellrate lUrui-s of ber
robe, litre and there tbe flrellicht
caught the Intense green of the un
"What are they like?" ahe cried,
holding one agsluKt her face. "They
re witch fine ers now, urtcsr.ny mid
right thiugs. Ah! I know. They are
like the son of l.ucrtia IUrgla.
ller b'uhand a!J Mie.l (be b'sck fur
mantle about her shoulders.
"No. no. yu must not call them tig'y
- sanies, ae'tharl, for I titesn them
to p?ron:fy you. You are a dark
re ua your i:ldnlght balr and
"'IU tlI t eine Illume ? Ah.
the )-t t.ever thought of such Row-
0 V..' . 1 n
' r Ii -II
i ' i .
"Vou bava yoor htart'a desire!"
r, I'm sure. They mUnamed me ho
called nie Kosamotid. Hut tell tue,
Ilasll, dl you bav to mingle a great
tuany poisons to produce this effect?"
"Yea, a great many. Hut they have
a&buUed ea.a other, though thejr Je-
l' t . ,Yt
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ttroyed tbe rose perfume la tbe proo-
"Tbe loss tt tUgbt. I lore tbem.
these black rosea. Tbey fascinate me.
Suppose I should decorate the wayside
thrlne with them at the garden gate!"
"The peasanta would atone yon for
witch. I fear. No. Rosamond, keep
them In your bed-chamber."
"I shall put them by my bed low,
and rlnc for S.anttitta to take away
tteee other flowers. I want my black
roues to reign alone."
She crossed the room, and from rn
Inlaid cabinet look out a fantastically
carved rase of rich green malaohite
In thia ahe arranged the roses.
"How heavy tber are! One would
think th?y were overburdened. How
well they suit the vase! They shall
give me rare dreams! You are not
going back to the laboratory? It is
past miJnight. Isu't this achicvetii;nt
enough f ir ouo day?"
"I ar"i-u 1 have another experimett
tV.ll uncorajkled. Go to jour rtst
and dream of your roues,"
He kissed her and went away, tls
footxteps echoing along the stone cor
ridor that led to tbe laboratory. She
stretched herself upon the bed. and
v V a'" '
What waa this In the beat
lay for a lor.g time between sleeping
and aaklrg, the light from a awlnging
lamp falling acroes her face, one heavy
black roe Jut brushing tho pure,
whiteness of her cheek.
Her huxband worked In his labora
tory until the morning sun wss gilding
the don i pa and toers of Kloreqcc
Tired out at last, by a prolonged and
unsueccful cxiM-rlmetit, be ift bis
work to go to his bedroom. As be
pused his wlfes room he saw that
the door waa ajnr. He reached otit a
hand to clote It. lest the morning
sounds through the house at-iukt dis
turb ber; but In the art be caught a
g;ini;e f something ry her bed
which ma.ie him turn faint with a sud
den nsmlt-Ks horror. The rose In
the niaia-hlt vaJ had become ahlte
again, and mere gleaming gh.tlr In
the p)h rm.'. lance ttt the swlcctng
It. nip. Kncwlrg the nature of the poi
aona Imprlnoned he bad thought fur
ever In the biark roses, a terrible
fear possessed feint. In making their
escape fr;m the petals, now 4 Inno
cent pallw, her had thry g.ir.e!
"It.watiHind!" His Voice shouk as
he cslle 1 her tisme.
There was no answer.
His tomt it now loud and terri
fied. No ansaer came from the dark
shadow of the bed, H drew rearer.
cild with apprehension. Something
very bUck aa oul'ines against the
hitene.s of the linen. A great hor
ror sickened bnu. For an Inrtsr.t be
psui-d. l.akmg as lth ague. He
dared not go nearer, dared Cot look.
What vii this In the bed! ly u.
prem i ffort be reached the ludow
curtain, and pulled It aside. The
morning Jlg;tit streamed In. revealing
the form of hit lfe. juite dead, and
black as It carved out of ebony.
Do Not Whine.
Someone has sal J: "Whlnlug Is
lir buitluos: It K!'niiC.- uu at
oui-e as ihe under dog, and does n.vt
get you any stnpathy, after all." The
man who lures confrsxes hi vok
f,e. ht Inalillliy to match his en
vironment It la too much fitr him.
He cannot command thu sltustion. All
be can do Is to kuk and CHKp!s!n
The habitual Mner never g-t any
where, never accomphi-hea ah)thli.g
Cigtrette Trust Nsachee Out.
The cigarette trust aatit to collect
7.!'KU''.ii frm hteslcn for the use of
Its vslrn'vj mahluea.
Dlrectort Were DunHeundd.
Oo'-e there was a rich ir-an a very
rich man who wanted to do so?ne
thftig mndwm for a lrurcU!jit lattl
tu'ion of learning.
He called the clrottort tog otter and
said to them: ,
"Gentlemen, I purpose giving your
"l!ut." thr y anil, afu r tbey had rw
rovered frfjm ti.elr surprise, "!t will ba
Imr""''!'!? for u to raise the 10.
Ott'i.o'iO that will Im needed In order to
secure your ni tin lucent gift."
"Yoti will tuft need it raise any
$10 Oi-o.oikI." be replied; "the donation
wilt bo unconditional."
"Then the money will b Invested
In bonds or rest n'ne, we presume,
and we shall be allowed to ue the In
come In erecting new bulldinga and
paying running' expenaea?" they fal
tered. "Not at all." restxmrted the rich
man. "The grift will be In eajih, to be
used In any w ay you p!es. and bn
It It all gone there will be another
$5,000,000 at your disposal, gentlemen.
if you have spent the first sum wlae-
The directors consulted together In
wfclFpera and then quietly acnt for an
The man evldectly waa Insane.
"The brute," exclaimed the bride of
"Have a cup of tea, dear," said her
fotidest friend, "and tell roe all about
H What has be been doing now?"
"Yon know I told you be has been
encouraging one In learning to cook;
hat- praised my nice little entrees.
takes me to the theaters as an occa
sions! reward and all that."
"No good ground for separation
In that, I Imagine." said tbe dearest
friend, with alight sarcacm.
"Your sympathy Is worse than yotir
tea," retorted the bride, who wat ob
viously out of sorts. "But I'm going
to t-:l you. anyway. Not long apo
he promised me a surprise if I wouid
turn out a nice dinner cooked all by
myself, fr-ni :,up to coffee. Last
n:chl I did so. Everything pleased
" 'My pc.' be remarked, "I believe
I proTi!ed ycu" a surprise on an octa
sion like this.'
"'Y'es, darling," I answered. "Ob
do tell me what it Is?"
" 'I shall discharge the cook at the
end of the mc nth," be said."
One Scoffer Waa There.
"Want t.o see the finest work of art
in this place?" acked a French your
nalirt at the Austrian buildicg Thurs
We're always wanting to aee. ao we
followed. He led ut to a picture all
dose In greent and blacks, tt wat
that of girl asleep over a loom.
Ugtt teemed to be shining through
the green blind that screened tbe win
dow just beyond the loom.
The color the light took from the
blind was on everything In the room
the bead of tbe girl, the cloth of her
loom, and the great loom Itself.
Tfce effect waa as If the picture
were oo g's behind which shoce an
It Is the work of prarisky, well
known In Euro-an art circles. We
looked; we admired; we talked of the
ability of a man who, with two colors
ocly. could do such work.
One there was who disagreed. When
our exrltimatlotis were done he made
but one commcut:
Dul be was hushed and hurried
away. St. Iouls Post-UWpatcb.
Dr. Parkhurst Cuidrd the Guide.
Tbe Hev. Charlea II. Tarkaurst
goes to Sw itrerland every year for his
summer holidays and climbs the Alps.
He has maay friends among tbe Sw iss
guide, whom he warmly admires.
'Only once did I know one of thesa
men f.vll in his duty," he said to a
friend the other day. "I took him to
guide me n an ascent, and waa much
surprised J.hat be did not innnt co
my carry ii.g a big flank of brandy for
I hit party, as the guides Usually do.
"Hut I ixiu found out the reason.
He was hox lcIy drunk already, and
after he bad igfvd half a uule us
the slope he rat down . u a rot, look
ing utterly bewildered, and confessed
that he didut know where he waa or
where to !.aj me. He had been over
the ground a thousand times, but I
bad to guide the guide home."
Beckon We'll Ct Thar Ytt
II m a-ain', whn iroubls
"I l"tt m- ! a- IKir il
Aln I -r. tn n l--r a IC lu t!rn
k k n tl i;o U:nr ii'
ll r-t liiimat. aiur lt srt'Vtl sa' eMt-
liuth.r saiililne than o.-etns "t
Ilut-i'it o' wild Wi-aiher, fin I-11 yos
il.k..H we'll (It tbar !!'"
An" we -rtil that rmwirl t ruti(!i
V !'' -
"lt. Won w li ii thr li
lt Utf 'Oi-ii-j U;s lirtU-it-sTrow a
"lie, k -ii tt U !t hr y'.t'"
II t ut .n: a ... in liUm atj" In
Wlih lt.-, ir anhluiii", full tlate. ta
t!ul he k l in lh l.sht. friends bs
1-v-ke.l ! I ttil
"llr. n well kl l!r yit'"
Fikia Mnitiuu in Adam Oontltutlio.
Student Knew His Bible.
Trvf. Thwulore C. M:tchUl. head
teacher iif Finish In the Hrvtoklyn
h'-Kh avhol, often entertains his
friends with stories, the folio leg be
ing one of the moi recvnt:
"1 was W)!tit down the law to a lot
of fellows In the second." ssva FrvJ.
Milch'ill. "and bsiiM-ned to illustrate
my rematks ly a ltitlu-a! allukion.
'Kciii.g )na in ilixs no gofJ,"
said I. I am going t-i beat the fur
nace aeveo limes hotter, as they dIJ
With Fhadrarh. Meba-fc and AbeJ
argo lv vu rmivber th'r easeT
" Sure!" said the freh i;e t'f the
class "And the fire ttetrr hurt tbsw
k bit!'" New Yotk Tuiu-s.
The lir.gerte tats of cuiju'.klte ba
tiste or riuil or Cne Pwiss em hrii .rT
let and Valenciennes lace are lovelier
than ever this seaB. and icr.uroer-
able changes are mr.g cprn ncn, I, I ra
tions of lace and flowera. Ne't plain
or dotted wiUi large cbecHle wafort
are shirred and plaited if.W airy.
brtadrimme4 shapes and trimmed
with flowera and aoft silk acarfs.
Shaded straws aid straws of ecmnt
Iti new weaves are shows. Ll:a
hats Inset with lace and picturesque
In shape are among tbe new offerinrt
m well at more sever linen modeia
for outing and mourning wear.
Garden bunches and flower wreaths
divide tbe honors atid there arc many
flowers and bud fringes which are
used profusely. Cockades, cboex. ro
settes, mercury wings, copld wingt
and qui'ls are called Into service for
tbe tailor hats.
Making siarcn with aoapy water it
the best way to produce a glosa and
prevent the Iron from sticking.
Tbe bet way to mash potatoes 5a
to rub Item through a wire sieve;
you caa then be sure there are no
Never put table linen Into aoap
S'aos until the stains La -re been re
moved by pouring boiling water
thro'jch the linen.
When making a pudding dont for
get to make a p'.ait in tbe cloth at
the top of your baitm. so as to allow
the pudding room to swell.
When boiling green vegetables, aid
a piece of sugar to tbe water; It It
quite hartr.'ess. and preservea the
cc'ior as well as soda would.
Htfore using a lamp wick soak It
lc strong vinegar, then dry It thor
oughly, and It win bum brightly and
without any unpleasant smoke or
Ink spilled oa the carpet may be
taken up without leaving a stala If
dry salt be applied Immediately. At
the .!t becomes discolored brush It
off and apply more. Wet tl!ght!y.
Continue til! the Ink baa dlsappeajd.
Tucked Sailor Blouse.
The sailor b!ouM is ever In demand.
It mar vary in detail, but essentially
la always the comfortable favorite
that la ao indispensable. This one la
novel. Inasmuch as It includes fronts
box plaited and tucked fiw tbelr entire
length and sleeves that are tucked
above the elbows while they twrm full
pu3s below, and Is made of ale
b)ue linen with collar of white and
shield and trimming of embroidery,
but Is quite aa well suited to a long
lint cf fabrics. For yachting and simi
lar t porta It ta admirable made of light
weight serge or mohair while all the
many linen and cotton fabrics are
rr.ucb to be desired .for Lbs cotton
The waist la made with fronts and
back and Is finished at tbe neck with
a big salior collar. The back la plain,
but the fronts are laid in a bog plait
at each edge with three tucks at
each aide and beneath the box plaits
the closing Is made. The sleeves are
In one piece each, tucked at their up
per portions and gathered Into
straight cuffs. The shield and stock
collar are separate and arrarged un-
dor the wait-t. be!r.g buttotied
place betieaih the saiUtr o-ilar.
The -jarif.ty of auatrrial rvsu'-red
f.vr the medium sue Is t yards Jl
Inches wide, J yards ST laches wt.i
or 2 Si yards 41 inches wute, wi'V S
yards of all over ih!m1cit aed I
tr-.!t of applwu to n-ki at Claa
trstcd. &tratftbtrry Sasksts.
Cream Va cup buttet, aJd gratua'.ly
V, rep sugar, I g wligttljr teatto,
jv ounces Pour aud tcais..t!l
(lake, tbap ar.d f t with wh'jd
creatn. Swefirite4 atj flawre-d, aul
with straw lurries SeM at t-ace.
When the trgteditcls ar mlvej,
roll wiit very this and cut with a
rousd trutter about doit tkcha ta
g'.aateter. At too as takes ft via tka
asd whll rl waiw. rwl t
SliS VP SO at to f ten a v't t b-at.
Tetherf laiic-r p euse a I tec-w
abe A4,iwnct t ta w irt t
ti1 Bos tte-n Atfr'4 fse Get-
' hw Afsrte
and - t.ei rUr trtr.ht '.m a i.ifc.
are ctr.l ar, S tar l-tJ'-dr tti j-?- jre
! f. l.z by tij'.'itg tt straw trri-e.
"tp witi jywered nrr at-4 )
n.ix wi'h thick wt;;rr-"1 craai. r.:l
t?ie UMt. asd pla' a rrraw-
tTry cb either I" t'X 8 J ti-e
bairkela anll tiae ty serve, aa tie
cream soften the pajry. if a'.iiwtl
to a-at,-, ana te Kjti-t Jft
The Millinery et aieeer.
Te Jsree trA tbe rr'.3 tat ar !s
ecfaal favor tLU seavfjo. For jti
drest orcasivas the rstal or rce-i; un
sized turbaa or saiior U pert.as ta
brttT tame, but tbe T-jgae at Us
wide d rot-pi eg snouiders la Cxtrtsnses
and wraps will wa-Vmt.-te'.y K.Jta the
picture hat xnore ptpnlar than ever.
Tbe biend ng c-f t'rr'ji ai-i
the asaociation' not oa!r of 3
Cowers but of ribbofes as well is this
discernible. Green alto is a favored
color, and for tbe tat to cccplee a
green toilette or to be worn with a
b!ack or dark blue or a cat-rs.'i-ctjJ-ored
yvt.w or Fbactuig rows. St is
a most attractive sh.i-. Grea trim
mings plumes, algT'.t-s, breasts zi
ribbon velvet prc-ri-ie this smart
touch when tbe hat is Hack, fcl&e,
ecm or white. Brown an! gret is
another popular combination.
No form of headgear is nor chars -
ing than the daty rrg-rwj tat mad
in simple "? .j" shape out cf tie
finest lac or ensroi(J-r7. wiih a
larpa bow of rlldn a ts otly tr:
m:ng. These hats have a gir'.csh ef-f-t,
aad to be succetf-jl they ftw:i
be worn on!y by the yoatiful as ,4
with dainty frocks. FTvim The V
linealor for Ju!y.
Told in Her
Fancy stocks are math simpler
thsn lat year.
Turnovers of Cnett linen are da-
Ho. of any sort ar Dot very math
A new heavy pocgt . has an almost
A favorite braid for voile gowna la
the bright -surf seed herculea.
Wreaths cf daintiest sma!I flowers
done In velvet. epeciaily delicate.'y
paie blue forget me-cota, trim hats
The latest development of ths
sleeve fnll it the employment of line
lace dyed to match tbe shade of the
gown. Chi Sen Is also largely oe4
frir sleeve fr.Us.
Tbe tabinab-!e deco'letag lis Ta
somewhat higher this seasoa. fur. al
tboogh the corsage la cut lower, tt is
finished with a dainty tucker cf eso&a-
( seline de se. chlSoa or net.
F'v-jertne collars slightly draped ta
frost and Cnithieg to a point, leav
ing the throat free, will be much
worn this summer. Another effective
cu.lar yoke Is a yoke and bertha la
one, fitting cloee'y oa the shoulders
and then falling with a full Car.
geparate Vcke and Coltae.
The new plan of the yoke and cel
lar being separate froa the rest of
tbe gowa Is aa excellent one, aa it
permits of their being easily la 2 a-
Ittciei iu i-.Vi- ar ever ta e
a-ati hv.;h y tie vnii .,t sud IS
'. Her I i'S tiat Silts Doth
furpvtsw- atd a'-U'tus uaty vr':iv4,
t-l.t U li'V ia p !n S.c lu
aa-.ia. w ;i a s j.-a lucaea ct-.x.-a.
i t! IM Irtoiic'.lf il V Maes e
tr-.i.'rry, wtn rix-l with s.'
fe rn H M
i-rre vt:tt !
ts.g t be :-,', aa.t, at t.s na-n't
tke ra.ee ii r..ajr e4t
gr,- ti.. la su-t is- ,r4, t 5t
fat aii carrte-i usA a ;.v ela4
or ar -J f r tl ra--a
t tit ts la2ir-it t-f aJT Isc at
j f ,
i.Teiirf 1 a i,2i.t tati a
et-'ire waist .is tsM at tl
sajse tt. "x rr.str sn4 r--yeru.
fastiMt r,n awor a-l not
practlai aun Ua ges ei; ae ra
a!. fcowrver. t(rg St vs:i-
eai.,i aa yrfrjrti cs iaJ
are ri-r-! it tz? rarars tit! tt
to fc ctiiT4 an a-i start.
titt Facrq f-r Maa
Tf aJU tuiiA ti savar-. tae-.ig lm
tais tc fc si'jr w.-ri taVjsr
1 mm - " 4 a i
ClX tZl t'-a
J A ' !i
rsSes iA taarrc-w iare, ier gs-.i er-i
or arar-iifji-clt.-4. Ta'Sncie-s.,s
lace les-is Sta'f bet V fits vjfl c
fctrg. an4 a &Cr aa la.3
i s-ves of Uc -4r4 tar:.g sirs
worn with thai J-ji -i:t. tie u
aaf.ioB.s ?ect wui tl tI is verj
i K.swtw ttet Etotv.
! EvtJ ctv- t':y s
! i-t " V-- Tj
ov ' -' - ai
tls gvteraJ wrap and to a Tariety f
materials bat. as towa. is eiai of
natarrl coiored potgee handed wits
stitched s:lk aal a-atches the si.rt
The wide ;e-ev-s are gracef'il la lis
extrets and a!iaw of weariug ores
back and is E'.ted by aseass of shook
der and WE-Jersa seajts. Tie wU
aieev-ea are cat ia oae p.e tack as
are laid is bvs plaits Mat are extend
ed to cover the ttiwlr Kt3i, A
shaped band Ssuhee the neck b
the f-jll ooes of tie tos.'s waisi
withomt danger cf rumpling, while lh
extended boa plaits give the dntf.Lta
lice so evsental to preeQt srywra.
The Eioa is sade with fronts ant
fmnt edges asd both tt lower dif
and those of the tlfv4 are tcd U
The taant:ty e Bfi.a'.erta' re-i!re
fur the tee-dicta sue ii 2 V Jari II
laches wtJe. Ji, yards 17 tnche wid
or IS yards 4 laches wij. with t
yard of si's, to trias aa Uluv-rated.
card, ts ft-.'y fa:', blow tt v.-st fcsf
t& 19 the .!: t.- c-f creaa
lierr !ac. To niai tile timt f
a wumaa t-f ! .ja ' wi.i be t
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