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I QUIET MISS LA11E.
When laotirLLane camuhto hwilitiUM
Martin', uono of Cie ptoplo km-w mj-
thing ahont brr.s Ftte baxfla qatatwayfof
slipping la amllotit-of tfaedirHneirorjai,
and at tlw tahlo scnrcolr erarWcnUind
more liiaa a polite rcniail: otithctfcoDdl
tlja of tfm wnutbnr kflntlmlilrnasoul
by him oo. '
It m a turrrj onmpanvltbat I gathered
aronnd Mrs. M.irtln's tablnWbrroi ttnies a
day. Ttw elocution stmli-ntAfraigbtatBiica-Mo
batttaa over tbo irnTlt oAthuire-aqiM-tle
arhool; Uio tmhnoloiryilinr crt.cked
Juki's r pnrjioundi-d conundrum.; Mr.
HiTlicrt bad always some. Intcesstins story
"How dr you like birr" the IVUci. halr
ril ol'Ratlon .tuilrnt a-krd tbe .s-cbnology
buy nno day not long after Imbulbiurriral.
"Oh, slui's no guodt I don'tW-ko any
stock in her," was tbe crunbtogawply of
tbts niituts yonth. T
Wlikh tv to dhow tliat Isalrl Lone,
with brr rewrrrd, n-tievnt manner,! was
not popular at tho boarding boa fe. She
biul aciiilrrd ljal.lt uf fllftiro. Xi a coring
fir tho slrllxb ijnaxuiv of Iter t JsJirti'rs,
aha hail llvitl in an Inni-p amr!, W . I,,,
own, gniwitio; U woman's ratals under
jiuumt luuiHuau mnfc rrnAari nor rpersun
allty until tbe force within mado kT seek
rxpri-wlon in writing. Unit In volt pninoui
journal, thrn-ln mur ambitious i (.tempts
at Hi t Ion. Mm milmiitted souio tf these
tab- to tbo CiltlfUm of a literary buttnu
anil wit enonnmjjnl to kiip on. fliur du
jmudvut llfnruuM.-d wltbln her a frt rong do
Kirn tu earn Iht own llvi llhooilf with her
K-a work; but, handicapped byf lack of
hyk-al strength, she did not make html
way. IN1 wan 84 year old. he hod-never
rrei'lTiil an ntTrr of lunrrtatru. 1 ler slKten
Wnreautth'd In luonu-n of Uk-irow n, but the
comtnonplucn young mm they horn for
hunhnmls could not satisfy IvtiMl's mill
and IdiiUn. In tbelr isirn, thrj thoupbt
Imt euld aud lutnlurnnt of men, anil RiIh-1
herself Im pnn by this tinmtto laultl mtlur
-Mlir.ltlo view ri-ipirilittrJtho4wUdoni of
wiHimn tinturnl di-stiny.'
" " " -"' rrw
B...H trniia llrewer, tUiyouag dortor 1
"Wliit do you make oflher, ncrbaTtr'
'; if J"? I Uo
Mr. Herbert hnrhelur atuiitim-nts I
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his frli'ml, wltli an athktlXflgure,'aleH,
exprriwlve f.ntnnn, gubleni nVuwn nms-
i if was m nanusiiine iuiir. lallur tnan '
tiK'lm and haw. HerlxTt was reading, llo
titrniil the niiMaJtlne face alownwiird'on
ins i.'imh nnn cliwped his bands rcla.'ctlvuly
behind bis IiihiiI.
lli'r fiire lil.owftcharnrtlir anil Sn,.1tnn
I Ilka It. Hut stiii'lomn'tf take ai healthy
inieni,m inr !. I'wantrtogt
clianre to talk to )m t"
"yhn won't say anvshlng to yon."
"Well, we ll mm. I think iin will."
1'mtik seated bltnseK at thvlann. ITo
was an intense lover ot ruunlutiind.played
The room whi'To the two nwsi sat hetok
rmd nrtlxtln toN, with iU rollnotion of
pli'turi'S.and. art Mes of vertn, .Mr. Her
bert Ii.mI tmveleil rtenslvelynnd' was r
put. d fvl be Imli'l ndrnt of his pttifes.linn
that of anblus-tVtnd dwlfii-r. He also
was tliNiiHht to UAi good.lm.kintf iiuui.
Them went no grayVhreadsivlslblo Id his
dork liulr and bsMrd.M hough ho was tuiiy
years Prank's senior. .
tu was huml.i.rftTioon early In -Tto-rentier.
Tltu ruin, wth'b had fnfllin all
day. now turmsl Into ya gray mlstthat
hnmiled the rlty like at veil apon tfhe'face
of an erring woman. ',
"I't ns base the fatnily comet In to
night. o one will caro to-go out,nd wo
can have mmtn slnging,"r'rnnkwi.'tld nnd
stuptx-d playing ti ber vhnt- Heriiert
would say. IU answircdl sUrtmctoOJy,
'I've no ohjert Ions."
The liiunlrm eatno after 'supper,, and
JiVI wns prevailed upi'n accouqiany
theni. hn kept rlimelySit Mrs. M.irtln's
slile, listening In the gnynalk, but-sak'.ng
tiotart In it. bha liwikotl prrttUm than
tmud In what was evidently a nawigmm
ofanh.-vlo of violet Which Wnsfvcrybo
After awblln Horhcrt, wh had) been
furtively watcblug her fur " some (time,
ram to Yn-y slaii and said In thus most
''I am told that yoa sing, MlssCLano.
Won't ynu f.irar ns this evening "
Iiahel liMiked startled. Then shtsald
"fertiilnly, if Jt will plve you pWmro."
And, Renting herself at tho piano, shM sang
t 'hmlwlrk's pxtilsttn setting of a transla
tion from the tiertiinn, by LongfeiUiw, he
gtntilng. "Allah ylVM light In darkness."
Ktrlnmntlims of delight were) hcnrtl
from all as the cloning chord vibrated Into
"1M sing It ngatn," lleTbertfaald ear
nest fy. i
Mm compiled with Ms request, and then
ruen tu leave the instrument.
"Ah, don't stop- nnwt" Frank Brewer
plmdeil. coming to her slt.
Mis smllisl at him. "Jjt me play for
tho rest to sing." sho said. All Viiieos
Joined In tho strains of tho familiar hymn
"After the company wparatcd for the
tilght, and they were alone, Herbert said:
1 liad nutto n talk with MiksLone. I
found In r an Interesting woman, a little
morbid and Ititnwpc-tlve. She needs sym
pathy and frii'UilllneM to draw her out. I
uiu going tu help her with hor work, tho
writes, ynu koow."
"Where's ber bomef Hasn't she rrla
tlvesf "A stiipmotber, who, I Infer,' is far from
being mngenlal. Mie lives with her in a
small country place. I forget what sho
k'rank stared at an etching on the wall
before htm. Ho said nothing, and Her
"fhn came here for change of scene;
hasn't been well of late, Mkj needs healthy
contact with pniple. he fs too fine
rail I no, as the trench say."
Tbs n, siting that Frank was not Inclin
ed tutalk. he wound the little clock on
the mailt Ui and retired to tbe adjoining
rot. i a for tlie night.
Frank ut absorbed In his thoughts. Ho
knew very few women. In his family
there wrrr n rbllJtvn save himself aud
bis brother, who bad died witiiln tbe past
year. TbeaHnrtlon that bail rxlsted be
tween tbem was unusually strong and
lemur. He vtondcred why he and Hun
never went through tbe experience of fall
ing U love. .
'f course Dun was beyond all that'now,
and be h.i fell Bo desire for aoytbiDgKive
wurkslni-elbeliasi of bis brother. Tonight
aomctUlug alamt tl.it iuUt, sod faonl
Mix Lii stlrnsl Ms Inmost arnil mlth
wistful rvven-nee. Trttu, he had no of-'
nulntaaee with h r. not even the advan
tage of tin t!k llirtsrl Lad coiitrivasl to
tibials while be was obliged tu listen to
Islen to I
tu insnii-s et iim clocutron
, Kor did h hare that way of drawing peo
ple oat that HerWt poaseawd in such per-
'No woman of taste could help llktog
tmmn," oa uoognt ana wens on to bad.
A a n Taatwl lu mlnJ l - M
in put, and aba lay awake for a long time
mentally reviewing the experiences of the
"renin. Mr. Herbert waa charming. She
did not suppose t ha fit ever would be her
gwu lununt to mem m man who so nearly
approximated her ideal. Sbenarvcled at
tilt insight, tbe sympathy with which he
divined her thoughts and feelings. It was
a delicious sensation this of knowing
such a man. -
t?le gavo him some of her manuscripts
u nw, am no aaa requesTM Her to do la
Not many days afterward he wont up to
her room, on tho third floor, to return
them. The door stood ajar, revealing the
little dotnnln. ftifnleHr1 imi. iti
lor. Isabel cat in an easy chair by a table
utuuuig a lurgo tamp ana gave a nervous
start whensbo perceived Herbert's pres
ence. - '
"May I come rn" he asked. "Please
don't move. Vnn Innlr ,a MimfMl.M. r,
Ho brought a chair to the other side of
Ksa lot.t. .1 1-1.
w tui'iuuitu sum;
' Whlkt AM mil Hsf.fltnrvt ns sst.A tfAl.l
her book over one finger, as If to keep, her
"Emerson. I am qnlte ashamed to own
uoswininn, DUt it is tbe first time."
Ho flmilotl at hop finnlnrntin tnn.i
" I aupposo you aro anxious to hear what
I think about these," and be laid tbe en
velope containing tho manuscripts on the
"Thero Is decided promise In what von
have allowed ino to see. I havo written
down a few suggestions for you to read at
your luLsuro. Hut why take such a dark
view of lifo"
Isn't lifo sad for most of us?" she de
manded. "How cau people who havo never
known happiness call it good?"
'Ab, but you will find Emerson teaches
that happiness lies in ourselves what wa
are, not what wo have. There is no real
evu nut sin. There should be a crusade
t uopetulniws inaugurated In tbo world.
Don't you think so?"
Ittabel smiled in response. Herbert
went on :
"And then who would not tire of con.
tHiuol Runhlilnef Travelers In Norway
grow alinoftt iugauo sometimes because of
grow almost luwuo sonietliucs because of
Philosophy Is summed up in this-1
wuieer in is riglil.
she said thoughtfully. "I am too much
ngrossed in myself and I think so much
1 ffl't OimfllSetl. Villi dn ma nnl
Her freedom from affectation charmed
iieruert. lie answered warmly, '-If you
n u ibis: io me, i mink yoa will find
a sy input hot io listener. "
This was the beginning of an acquaint
auco that aoon irnni to n. fnnill
HerU rt regularly spi-nt two evenings of
Iwh ...I.- V . .
wivu ik.iis ijano, wno negan to
read nnd study under his direetlnn nn,i
critluiMu. There was great dullght. In
Mieniig o i no eager, reception .mind
tliat rxpnndtsj dally under his inilSt-nco.
Moreover, she pusscaeed that sympathetic,
appreciative nature which mokes a woman
COIIinaUioUnblll. Herliei-t fi.lf. IU,
"light oriso between them ono of those
rarn irienusuips tnnt few men and women
are high minded enough to enjoy.
U'ho feeling was dirt crent on Isabol'i
part. Hor awakening lovo nature wound
Itself about Herbert's personality. Owing
W hi Ignorance of men and women she
attributed LH inlenwt in her work to a
BmoldiTfiig sslon for herself, ishe won-dj-ivd
when lis would rpcak. Many times
sho rehearsed the sceno la Imagination
and grow radiantly happy.
riomo weeks later Frank sat alono In his
room reading after a busy day. Mr. Her
iiert was dining with friends. It had
ruined all day, and now tho water, freez
ing as It fell, formed a thin coating of ice
over tho pavement. Tbo door was open,
and chancing to raise his eyes ho saw Isa
bel coming down stairs dressed for out
doors. "Why, Miss Lane," he said, coming out
In tho hall, "you nro courageous to go
out tonight. Don't you know bow slip
pery it Ur Walt a uiomunt. Lot mo no
"Uli, no, Dr. Brewer, please don't trou
ble, yourself 1 I know you are tired. I
shouldn't think cf going, only I promlsod
a friend on Newton street to spend tho
nbht with her."
Frank was ready by tho tlmo she finish
ed her protestation, his fatlguo forgottun
In the thrill of joy ot the thought of serv
ing this woman, to whom his whole heart
was almost unconsciously given.
"I witJi so much that I could havo more
time for social thlmrs. If ,..i i
could oven up a little, and I could have
some oi ins leisure, i might sco more of
you," be said when thev nun tv'ell An
Her band Was on bis arm. ' Once sho
slipped and leaned hcavllv unon him Shr,
' i on and Mr. Herbert are great friends,
I suppose. Have you known him long?"
"Only siure I came to ion ton. Ho has
been awfully kind o no. My brother's
death cnt ma up considerably, and I was
In pretty bad shapo wheu 'Herbert ran
across me and proiioscd I shouM share bis
Axpiim iina wiuiicr.
Too soon they were at tho door ot her
friend's house, where ho left her.
After this episode Frank fell Into tho
way of coming In to see ber In his roro
hours of leisure. Isabel found these calls
The boarders gossiped a good deal when
they found out how much attention Miss
Laue received from the two must eligible
men In the 'house.
"Those quiet women are deep." Mrs.
Martin remarked to tbe widow occupying
the second flour front. She did not liko
tbe turn affairs were taking, hut she knew
Isabel's stepmother and wanted to do well
by hor. Mie thought Mr. Herbert had a
history, but as he paid promptly and was
always courteous and ogrecablo she divid
ed to keep her own counsel.
Tbo short winter day was almost over.
Isabel stood by her window that looked
out upon chimneys and roofs, overhead
a small patch of ky was visible, where a
new moon hung out her silver crescent.
Ia tbe distance could bo heard the sound
of a street piano rattling oil popular tunes.
fhe had been hard at work all dav. A
sadness had come over her spirits of late,
partly due to reaction, but more to disap
pointment because of Herbert's silence.
Suddenly she perceived tbe new inoon was
peering down over ber left shoulder. It
was iu unlucky omen. She turned wea
Herbert came to see her in tbe evening,
but did not remain, noticing her ih-presHeJ
monl. As be rose to take leave he said:
"I Intended asktmr ,, it,... ... .
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IMhfMalnn I . . .. . . . 1
. ., make, oui you kE I
ureu. Tbere was au eiprsiou on
TBE ABQTJB, THURSDAY. APBIX 16 1696.
to fane that alarmed Isabel.
"I think I am. Won't yon coma to
morrow? i shall feci more like myself.
-Thank rntl t ill m n imma
Bidding her cood nlnht. ho went down
stairs to his rooms. When he came ia, ha
saw Frank staring moodily at tha red
coais Durning in tne grate, tho sight n-
fimftehrai Tarivwl nrl nl.flnn Kin Um I
an aSTectionate way on Frank's shoulders
'What Is It? I haven't seen orach of
"Thnt'a Tint, mv fnnlt
VMntfliHitrflTrnrfmm kla Man4'altuk
as ho mailo tho brusquo reply, but Herbert
remained standing at his side. After a
short silenco Frank spoko:
" We may as well havo it out. I hoard
sumo iniugs touay aoouc your past lite
that astonished me, principally to tbe ef
fect that yon are a married man, living
apart from your wife for reasons unknown,
and aro gaining tho affections of a talent
ed young woman unQur false colors. . Ot
nrareo isauci uiho is me woman meant.
Herbert's face darkened.
' T r la Irun tknt I am ... T
posad you were aware of tbo fact. 1 have
bvitu Lutj uvscaailj ui prociauuiug It
from t-ho honse, top or of prefacing my
conversation with people by tbat Informa
tion. Pooplo who know my wife, and me
have never attached tbe slightest disgrace
to our living apart. It Is simply and sole
ly a caso of 'incompatibility. The last
cborgo you mado it hardly seems neces-
finrv tn rintir 1 '
Frank loured squarely into Herbert's
"Don't you care more for her than is
iun rignt even a incnar"
Herbert turned away impatiently. "By
Jove, yon ore going too far. I will not
answer that question."
Then Frank blazed out with: "I love
her. I don't care who knows it. ; I'd go
throilirll the fir. of hnll tn ul U, t
know she doesn't care that for me," and
ne snapiieu ills lingers aisdainlully. "It's
such unspcakablo pain this wasted love.
I don't want Platonics. I'm so wretched
it s naru not to be cruel."
Thesoundotthodoorbcll pealed through
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'Tll.lt mtict 1m HfoP'awlnr, T I,
- ....UUU. A IUU3V U.
And Frank snatched his hat and coat. In
a lew momenta tuo outer door closed after
To do Herbert Inst i
that no intimation of the possibility of
such u stuto of otfuirs bad ever entered his
nunu. j,llco many eople, he forgot that
lovo could bo born of tlixtnnce and separa
tion ns tru ly ns propinquity and associa
tion. Ho wondered at his lack of perspicac
ity. But ho did lovo Isabel with tbe quiet
jaiousiiy oi a nature llto his. Of late be
bad liopedand feared tliat she returned his
affection. Sho sorely needed ' the serene,
protected life of wifehood, motherhood,
that it was not In his power to give any
Woman. III! icnnflerefl iP fcVnntr n.,l.l
mako Krr happy. Thoughts of what life
uiu va wnu uiu sweet xsaoel ills wire
tempted him. Must ho always go with
out? No sleep camo to him "that night,
and a combat of soul raged.
lit tho morning business summoned him
to New York. Frank remained away all
night and came home to dinner to find
Herbert gone. In tbo quiet of his room
the niiserv that rthuirhlno itmim 1.1
cteded In stifling returned with increased
uuiiKiu. dx uu uesiro 10 sco Isabel, to
bo near ber. seized him unrl 1,.. m.m,
to her room, where tho door stood hosplta-
t'lio was seated bnfom her ikt ,uin.
A larcw ulass bowl filled with daffodils
Und tulips mado a blazoof color bcsjdo her
uuiuiy urowa uoaii ut'nc over tno paper.
Sho felt his presence and turned her
"Come In." Sho said, sinilino u tw
stammorcd an excuse. "Ton look tired to
death. Take tho big chair and mako
yourself comfortable." She pointed with
her peri to a chair by t he table. "Excuse
me-for a moment whilo I liuish this."
110 settled down among the cushions,
still watching her.
Sho folded nnd aililrnsnml thn lnfu niti.
a sigh of relief, llo closed h's eyes wea
rily, and when ho opecod them sho was
sitting in a rocking chair,, sewing. "
"I didn't supposo you over sewed, liko
other women," he observed, thinking that
tO be With her ill tllla hnn.lib
iunship was tho swueteaWfcoling be had
"Whv not? Of couranT run Tu. in
something for a fair Mrs. Martin fs inter
ested in." Sho stntined in sumrlsa. l.VAnlr
bad got up nml cU.Mil the door , opening
into tho hall. Shu started in l,nr fnr. Tt...
scissors fell to tho floor as be said passion
ately: "Isabel. I must tell
only woman I caro for, or ever shall care
iw. 11 111 you 00 inv wiiey
Her ii Hirers worn ioeketl briili TTa
could see hertremble. y
"1 011 surprise niu very much. I never
dreamed of such a thing," ebs managed to
Ho CPntlv toot, brr hnnrta In'hla 'T
haven't dven vou timnl Imt ilnn'i iinn't
tell mo you cannot caro for me." ' ,
M10 turned her face away from him.
"Do you love Herbert?" bn nstml In a.
low tonu. The color rushed tn hr r,r
tho did not answer. '
"I see, " Frank said, dmnnlno W humli
''You must not. let vimnlf thilr hn
for you, though, for he is married, and ho
- uivorco 111s wile. Uin you bear
tho strain of a lovo that
iu h-gitimate satisfaction lu marriage? I
k j"u iu coiiHiuer ueiero you cast away a
reality for a shadow. "
Tho flush f.-ul.l 1.M,in 1 1.
Isabel eould never account for the sudden
transition w Idling, as if tho earth had
given wav under ber Trot n,i
hand was extended to savo her. fcho could
not jcik, nut raised her eyes to his with
a look In them that told all. Silently
Frank drew ber close into his embrace.
At lust siio whispered: "You must go.
It Is very bite."
Ho took her face between his bands aud
kissed it. Then he asked "Ten!..!
"If you are sure yoa want ma." ct.n fil
Hu looked searching It intn ti nn.i
kissing ber once more went inr tn hi.
In tbo clear light of morning Frank's
sensitive conscience shninivt l.i... i,u . 1
recollection of bis unfairness to Herbert.
- now couia i? How could I?" he
thought all the while he was dressing.
Herbert was expected home early that
morning. He could only retrieve himself
bv frivinff Isabel l,-lr fL..-
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choose between tliem. Iiastiar bo scrawlnl
ImIRITTV T arms milnct tr T7..y 1 -.1 i I
In t I difl 1 t .;, t n,, dmt.i - .
tell mv if bpransl fur too. I should wrong
tusi V'a 11 a uiu D(il uuiEe ajnenos by gincc
yoa tbit choice betvora tu.
This he sent to ber room, and than ha
waited for Herbert to come."
Isabel WAS astnntstiMl K-liiin .Im mm
hut Who Can fathom m vrnman'a luutl
Though she recognized the injustice
1- t , . . . .
ma none ncr, tnougn ana Dated
sin, sho loved the sinner. . There was no
more donltt tn h mtn
late tbat afternoon Herbert came to her
rauui. ne spoce at once or the subject
that was nnbermost ia the! mtnrlc
"Misa Lane, It is at Frank's request
mat x reicr 10 tins matter at all. It Is not
my Wish to An T am Glim vnn Im1m
ma from any deceitfulness. I meant to
oti yoa tno story or my marriage before I
Went tO New York T Wv"yt row tnni-l.
not having done so long ago. I can offor
"oimng out a ucvotiia Irlendslilo. but.
child, I lovo you. Frank thinks you may
desire and anm for wh.it T PAD ffivn PAII
ho Is a noblu fellow. And it is needless to
say wo want your happiness most of a!L"
Unrhrrfc hnA omtr.n m,i,wii . ir
Holding himself under strong restraint.
iwukw oiu nuu worn, jsancl urolto
down and sobbed as if lirr heart would
11 1 1 . . .....
oreaK. Then sho sftid plteously:
"Dear Mr. Iti-hnit f.ir
lng you sulTor. I must go away and think
x uiougnc 1 lovca yoa onco."
Herbert knew that renunciation was for
-ew Orlonus Times-Democrat.
The French Celt.
The common bolief is tbat tho French
are a Celtic race, but, according to M.
Riviere, tho Cult is not even tho largest
eipmcut in that mixed race called tho
t rvneb. It is nrobablo tliut thev derive
much of their artistic faculty frjni their
savago ancestors in the etono ago, wjiu
carvea quito artistic designs with a hint
burin on bones. Tho genuine Celt does
not appeur to bo partlcdhirly nrlistio. The
Auyerguats ore ulmost pure Cult, and yot
their reputation mainly rests upon thoir
capacities as cabmen. Tho true Celt, M.
Kivlcro asserts. Is chieflv to ba found In n
belt drawn uci-oss Franco from Pavov to
Ijow Brittany and has not been iduntifled
at all In tho 1'uitod Kingdom. Tho Teu
tonic fuc-j and head, says tho well known
anthropologist M. Collimon, is long and
narrow, tho Celtic short and broad, while
the Teuton trunk i, long r.cd flat compar-
ei wiiii tno shortness nnd breadth of tin
Celt's. The rcmiino Slavs and South Ger
mans arn, ha' thinks, Celts and probably
uuuiiM'r nmoiig tiu tr tametts liicnTiot-tbe,
Bkmurck nnd Schiller. Tho Celts, lifci
tbo Jews, aro thinning to claim all the
great men in tho world s hi: tory fur their
own kindred. Saturday IJcviow. -
George Washlceton's Coot.
We hear a good deal about tho simplicity
of life in America in tho el ghtconth cen
tury, Imt thnrc wns proliably greater atton
tioupnid by men to tho matter of dross
man is pnid tixlny. Guorgo Washington,
who to tho great mid careless world is ei-
Uicr in uniform or solemn block, wasfussv
enough at tho ago of 13 to inako this uoto
for tho beneils of bis tailor: ''Memoran
dum To have my coat mado by tbo fol
lowing Directions, to bn mado a Frook
With a Lapel Breast. Tho Laoel to contain
on each sido six Button Holes and to be
about fivo or six inches wido all tho war
equal, and to turn ns tbo Breast on the
coat does, to havo it mado very long Waist
ed and in Lciurtii to enmo down tn or hrv
low tho beat of the km, tho Waist from
tho Armpit to tbo Fold to bo exactly us
iou or lout? man Irom tlicnco to yio Bot
tom, not to have more than ono fohl tn
the Skirt ond "tho top to bo made just to
turn in and thrao Button Holes, tho Lapel
at i mi top to turn as tno Capo of the Coat
and Button to como Parallel with tho BHfi-
ton Holes and tho last Button Hole on the
urease to bo right opposito tho Button on
the Hip." Boston Journal.
Old people who reouire medicine
. i . . . , , . ....
lo reuiato me Dowels and kidnevt
will find the true remedy in Electric
Hitters. This medicine does not
stimulate, and contains no whisky
uur oiaer intoxicant, oat acts ns a
tonic and alterative. It acts mildly
on the stomach and bowels, uridine
strength and giving tone to the or
gans, thereby aiding nature in the
wnoruiauce oi me iunctions. Elec
tric Bitters is an eTenllant mnuiiM,
and aids digestion. Old people find
it just exactly what they need. Price
ou cents per Dotue at II art z & Ulle
meyers drug store.
Bum, Toi Tom
That means Presidential election
torch-light processions, and a de-
mand for military baiKlsand drum
corps. Can you supply tliat demand'.' 2j
There is money in it as well as un-
limited enjoyment Write for book-.
let, "How to Organize." Free. John
C. Ha j lies & Co, Dept 17, Boston, 25
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at thl offica antil s o'clock m. on the 6th day
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forme l altea utr pottcinca haildlnK Rock
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cceor tb.ollceof the tDpiTintendrDt t Dock
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dMmeft tntba lnt-rePtof th government to do
art All ItmntsUla rayolaaJ - aw., ai .
for cptnififf will be rtnmed to th bidda-iM. Pm.
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1609 THIKD AVENUE
TWENTY FIRST STREET
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Fine Residence Lots on Easy Terms
Nari Jtdi,,i0nA8J0C8tcd b?twe!n Twentieth and Twenty-second streets and Tenth and Twelfth avenues.
wM ihuHni tV Up0n.U, a fin6swaln.ut- c,n. tackberry or other large tree, and is already pro-ided
with abundant thade. These lota are in the very best part of the city, and are the most desirable for real
dence purposes. Tbe drainage is perfect, and gas, water and sewerage are fnlly provided tor. These fct
sold for dcsiraWo hemos and not for speculation. -jki
JII. Ma STURGEON, TCHELL LYHDJ IBUILDINQ
Buy, Sell and Manage
property. Collect Rents.
The old tire and time
tried companys repre
sented. Rates as low
as any reliable company
four Patron aire is Solicited.
Office 1830, Second Av.
Bsrpar Bona Bleak.
The only safe, sure and
reliable Female Pill ever
offered to Ladies. Espe
cially recommended to
married Ladies. Ask for
and take no other. Sexd for cibccxab.
Price 81.00 per box. 6 boxes for So. 00.
OR. HOTTS CHEMICAL CO., Cltnlud, 0M&
So'd br T. B. Ttonts. drnccut.
II. M. BHIGGS,
Real Estate. Insurance, Loans
AND HOUSES TO BENT.
Office 1608 Seoond Ave., Bock Island.
litre on hand 40 lute tn boa lit Monk T.limH
tcyteroe; Jnet oaitMa the city liialtx; rood
wstertkrvtaw-r, and cbaoa tworaoca. Tak
on Thirtr-cii'dUi ctrart and Plfmwth avaaaa.
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HALE and HEAUTT
Old age can be attained by the proper use of in
vigorating tonics. The Rock Island Brewing Co's
products are all the results of scientific labor and
the most improved apparatus, preserving in the
highest degree the health giving qualities of the
Rock Island Browing Co.
BOTTLED GOODS A SPECIALTY. 'phoxb iob9.
JTlve Per Cent Interest Paid on Deposits.
Hone LoaaVMj on Personal Collateral or Baa! Estate BocarUv.
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