The Richmond Palladium. Tuesday, December 18, 1906.
IBy .A.. Gonan HDoyle.
; CHAPTER L
T vras the sort of window which
was common in Paris about the
end of the seventeenth century.
Inside the window was furaish-
with a broad bancal of brown
uped Spanish leather, where the
. t. , n . t of the sea as on the other.
X ltriiluU lUv tut laiuo vi an una-
croinir forward In the busr world
them. Two of them sat there
1 a man and a woman, but their
having satisfied himself as to the house,
sprang lightly out of his saddle and,
disengaging his gun. pushed his way
unconcernedly through the gaping
crowd and knocked loudly at the door.
"Who is he, then?" asked De Catinat.
"A Canadian?- I am almost one my
self. I had as many .friends on one side
were turned to the spectacle and
faces to the large aud richly fur
1 room. From time to time they
a glance at each other, and their
old that they needed no other
Mrntt if- rk T ia vnnr1oTk1 lit frr
ere' a well favored pair. She
ery young, twenty at the most.
iLR face which was pale, indeed,
yet of a brilliant pallor, which was
clear and fresh and carried with it
idl a suggestion of purity and inno
nce that one would not wish its
aiden grace to be marred by an in
usion of color. In her whole expres-
on mere was sometnmg quiet ami
hbdued, which was accentuated by
r simple dress of black taffeta. Such
as Adele Catinat, the only daughter
f the famous Huguenot cloth mer-Lant.
But If her dress was somber it was
oned for by the magnificence of her
tmnanion. He was a man who might
bve been ten years her senior, with a
en soldier face, small well marked
latures, a carefully trimmed black
ustacbe and a dark hazel eye which
lght harden to command a man or
ften to supplicate a woman and be
iccessful at either. Any Frenchman
buld have recognized his uniform as
king tbtft of an officer in the famous
uo guard of Louis XI v. A trim,
kshlng soldier he looked, with bis
briing ; black hair and well poised
Mid. Such he had proved himself be
re now In the field, too, until the
'ime of Amory de Catinat had become
nspicuous among the thousands of
e valiant lesser noblesse who had
icked into the service of the king.
They were first cousins, these two,
lid there was Just sufficient resem
,ance in the clear cut features to re
11 the relationship. De Catinat was
rung from a noble Huguenot family,
it, having lost his parents early, he
'd Joined the army and had worked
I way without Influence and against
I odds to his present position. His
ther's younger brother, however, find
's every path to fortune barred to
3 through the persecution to which
m of his faith were already subject
, bad dropped the "de" which Implied
t noble descent and had taken to
ide In the c"ity of Paris, with such
jeeess that ne was now one or tne
best and most prominent citizens or
'Tell me, Adeie," saia ne, wuy ao
In look troubled?"
You leave me this evening."
'But only to return tomorrow.
'And must you really, really go to-
'It would be as much as my commis
n Is worth to be absent. Why, I am
'. duty tomorrow morning outside the
iig's bedroom t 4 After chapel time
ijor de Brissac will take my place,
d then I am. free once more. But
11 that line upon your brow, dear-
I was wishing that father would re
ln.M j And why? Are you so lonely, then?"
(Ier pale face lit up with a quick
:'ile. "I shall not be lonely until to
;ht. But I am -always uneasy when
is away. One hears so much now of
i persecution of our poor brethren."
:Tut, my uncle can defy them."
He has gone to the provost of the
rccr guild about this notice of the
lrterlng of the dragoons."
Ah, you have not told me of that."
Here it Is." She rose and took up a
.jvof blue paper wltb a red seal dan
ag from it which lay upon the table.
strong black brows knitted to
" her as he glanced at it.
?; Take notice," it ran, "that you, The
: lile Catinat, cloth mercer of the Rue
t Martin, are hereby required to give
slter and rations to twenty men of
j Languedoc Blue, dragoons, under
ptaln Dalbert, until such time as
-K i receive a further notice. Signed
I . Beaupre, commissioner of the
Catinat knew well how this meth
yl of annoying Huguenots had been
ictlced all over France, but he had
Jtered himself that bis own position
'court would have insured his kins
n from such an outrage. He threw
h paper down with an exclamation
..When do they come?"
Father said tonight."
Then they shall not be here long.
j " morrow I shall have an order to re
ve them. But the eun has sunk be
d St Martin's church, and I should
'eady be upon my way."
No, no: you must not go yet."
;I would thatT could give you Into
ir father's charge first, for I fear to
ve you alone when these troopers
;y come. And yet no excuse will
ill me if I am not at Versailles,
t see; a horseman has stopped be
e the door. He Is not In uniform
J-rhaDs he is a messenger."
; j'he girl ran eagerly to the window
1 peered out.
PAhr she cried. "I had forgotten.
VLls the man from America. Father
ri that he would come today."
?The man from America r repeated
re. soldier in a tone of surprise, and
3y both craned their necks from the
2 he horseman, a sturdy, broad shoul-
ed young man, clean shaven and
Jfo haired, turned his Ions, swarthv
He and his toid features in their di-
ytion as he ran his eye over the front
j?he house. He had a soft brimmed
y hat of a shape which was strange
50'?arisian eyes, but his somber clothes
high boots were such as any clti
1 might have worn. Yet his general
-earanc?, was so unusual that, a
.up of townsfolk had already assem
round him, staring with open
I uth at his horse and himself. A
Titered gun with an extremely long
Mrel.was fastened by the stock to
stirryp, while the muzzle stuck up
f the air behind him. The rider.
"Nay, he is from the Cnglisb prov
inces, Amory. Bijt he speaks our
tongue. His mother was of our blood."
"And his name?"
"Is Amos Amos ah, those names!
Ye3, Green, that was It, Amos Green.
His father and mine have done much
trade together, and now his son, who,
as I understand, has lived ever, in the
woods, is sent here to see something of
men and cities."
The stranger entered and, having
bowed to Adele, said to her compan
ion, "Do I speak with my father's
friend, M. Catinat?"
"No, monsieur," said the guardsman
from the staircase, "my uncle is out,
but I am Captain de Catinat. at your
nervice, and here Is Mile. Catinat, who
is your hostess."
T am sorry my father is not here to
welcome you, monsieur," she said; "but
I do so very heartily in his place. Your
room is above. Pierre will show it to
you, if you wish."
"My room? For what?"
"Why, monsieur, to sleep in."
"And must I sleep in a room?"
De Catinat laugced at the gloomy
face of the American. "You shall not
sleep there If you do not wish," said
The other brightened at once, and
stepped across to the farther window,
which looked down upon the courtyard.
"Ah!"-he cried. There Is a beech tree
there, mademoiselle, and if I might
take my blanket out yonder I should
like it better than any room."
"You are not from a town, then?"
said De Catinat."
"My father lives In New York, two
doors from the house of Peter Stuy
vesant, of whom you must have heard.
He Is a very hardy man and he can
do It, but I even a few days of Albany
or Schenectady are enough for me. My
life has been in the woods."
T am sure that my father would
wish you to sleep where you like and;
to do what you like. j
"I thank you, mademoiselle. Then I,
eiiau mac uij uiiugs uul iucic, auu
shall groom my horse."
"I will come with you," said De Cati
nat, "for I would have a word with
you. Until tomorrow, then, Adele, fare
well!" The two young men passed down
stairs together, and the guardsman fol
lowed the American out into the yard.
"You have had a long Journey," he
said. "Are you tired?"
No; I am seldom tired."
"Remain with the lady, then, until
her father comes back. I have to ga
and she might need a protector." '
-it mau do uc.sc. .
"But if the other should come, as is
possible enough the other, you under
stand me, the former"
"Mme. de Montespan."
"Ah, that soldierly tongue of yours,
captain! Should she come, I say, you
will gently bar her way, with courteous
words, you understand, but on no ac
count is she to be permitted to enter
the royal room."
"Very good, Bontems."
"And now we have but three min
utes." He strode through the rapidly
increasing group of people In the cor
ridor with an air of proud humility, as
befitted a man who, if he was a valet,
was at least the king of valets by be
ing the valet of the king. Close by the
door stood a line of footmen resplen
dent in their powdered wigs, red plush
coats and silver shoulder knots. He
turned tne handle once more and slip
ped Into the darkened room.
It was a large, square apartment,
with two high windows upon the fur
ther side, curtained across with price
less velvet hangings. In one corner a
narrow couch with a rug thrown across
It showed where the faithful Bontems
had spent the night.
In the very center of the chamber
there stood a large four post bed, with
men wny not proceea .' it is tnree
minutes after the accustomed time. To
work, sir; and you. Bontems, giv
word for the grand lever."
It was obvious that the king was not
la a very good humor that morning.
He darted little quick questioning
glances at his brother and at his sons,
but whatever complaint or sarcasm
may have trembled upon his lips was
effectually stifled by De St. Quentin's
ministrations. With the nonchalance
born of long custom, the official cov
ered the royal chin with soap, drew
the razor swiftly round it and sponged
over the surface with spirits of wine.
A nobleman then helped to draw on the
king's black velvet haut-de-chausses, a
second assisted In arranging them,
while a third drew the nightgown over
the shoulders and handed the royal
shirt, which had been warming before
the fire. His diamond buckled shoes,
his gaiters and his scarlet inner vest
were successively fastened by noble
courtiers, each keenly Jealous of his
own privilege, and over the vest was
placed the blue ribbon with the cross
of the Holy Ghost in diamonds, and
that of St. Louis tied with red. The
black undercoat was drawn on, the
cravat of rich lace adjusted, the loose
overcoat secured, two handkerchiefs of
curtains of Gobelin tapestry looped! costly point carried forward upon an
back from the pillow. A square of pol- j enameled saucer and thrust by sepa
Ished rails surrounded it, leaving a j rate oflSdals Into each side pocket, the
space some five feet in width all round ; enVer and ebony cane laid to hand, and
between the inclosure and the bedside.) the monarch was readv for the inhnr
tended to L:zu. "I Lope tiiat the cold
of Canada has not chilled the warmth
of your loyalty."
"Only death itself, sire, would b
cold enocgh for that."
"Then I trust that it may remain to
us for many long years. We would
thank you for the care and pains which
you have spent upon our province, and
If we have recalled you it is chiefly
that we would fain hear from your
own lips how all things go there. And.
first, as the affairs of God take preced
ence, of those of France, how about
"They prosier. sire. There are Iro
quois at the Sault aud the mountain.
Hurons at Lorette and Al:?onrJu1u3 j
along the whole rivt-r cotes f roai Ta- i
dousac in the east to Sault la Marie.
and even the great plains of the Da
kotas, who have all taken the cross as
their token. Marquette has passed
down the river of the west to preach
among the Illinois, and Jesuits have
carried the gospel even to the warriors
of the Long House in their wigwams at
"I may add, your majesty." said Pere
la Chaise, "that in leaving the truth
there thay have too often left their
lives with it."
"Yes, sire, it is very true," cried De
Frontenac cordially. "Your majesty
This Em Write
Ahmt tike Texas
Gulf Coast Coiitiry :
111 strong black brows knitted together
at he glanced at it.
was the morning after the
guardsman had returned to his
duties. Eight o'clock bad struck
on the great clock of Versailles,
and it was almost time for the mon
arch to rise. Servants, with clothes
thrown over their arms, bustled down
the passage which led to the ante
chamber. The young officer, who had ;
been looking wistfully out of the win
dow at some courtiers who were laugh
ing and chatting on the terraces, turn
ed sharply upon his heel and strode
over to the white and gold door of the
He had hardly taken his stand there
before the handle was very gently
turned from within, the door revolved
noiselessly upon its hinges and a man
slid silently through the aperture, clos
ing it again behind him.
As Bontems passed noiselessly across
the room, his feet sinking Into the
mosslike carpet, there was the heavy,
close smell of sleep In the air, and he
could hear the long, thin breathing of
the sleeper. He passed through the
opening In the rails and stood, watch
In hand, waiting for the exact Instant
when the iron routine of the court de
manded that the monarch should be
roused. Beneath him, from under the
costly green coverlet of oriental silk,
half buried in the fluffy Valenciennes
lace which edged the pillow, there pro
truded a round black bristle of close
cropped hair, with the profile of a curv
ing nose and petulant lip outlined
against the white background. The
valet snapped his watch and bent over
"I have the honor to inform your
majesty that It is half past 8." said be.
"Ah!" The king slowly opened his
large dark brown eyes, made the sign
of the cross and kissed a little dark
reliquary which he drew from under
his nightdress. Then he sat up in bed.
"Did you give my orders to the offi
cer of the guard, Bontems?" he asked.
"Who is on duty?"
"Major de Brissac at the main guard
and Captain de Catinat in the cor
ridor." "De Catinat! Ah, the young man who
stopped my horse at Fontainebleau. I
remember him. You may give the sig
The chief valet walked swiftly across
to the door and threw it open. In
rushed the officer of the ovens and the
four red coated, white wigged foot
men, ready handed, silent footed, each
Intent upon his own duties. The one
seized upon . Bontems rug and couch
and ia an instant had whipped them
off into an antechamber, another had
carried away . the 6llver taper stand,
while a third drew back the great cur
tains of stamped velvet and let a flood
of light Into the apartment.
They were hardly gone before a more
august group entered the bedchamber.
Two walked together in front, the one'i
a youth little over twenty years of age,
middle sized, inclining to stoutness,
with a slow, pompous bearing, a well
turned leg and a face which was come
ly enough In a masklike fashion, but
which was devoid of any shadow of
expression except perhaps of an occa
sional lurking gleam of mischievous
humor. His companion was a man ot
forty, swarthy, dignified and solemn.
As the pair faced the king there was
sufficient resemblance between the
three fiees to show that they were of
one blood and to enable a stranger to
guess that the older was monsieur, the
younger brother of the king, while the
other was Louis the Dauphin, his only
' Behind the king's son and the king's
brother there entered a little group of
notables and of officials whom duty had
called to this daily ceremony. There
were the grand master of the robes, the
first lord of the bedchamber, the Due
du Maine, a pale youth clad in black
velvet, limping heavily with his left
leg, and his little brother, the young
Comte de Toulouse, both of them the
illegitimate sons of Mme. de Montes
pan and the king. Such were the par
takers in the family entry, the highest
honor which the court of France ceuld
Bontems had poured on the king's
hands a few drops of spirits of wine,
catching them again in a silver dish;
and the first lord of the bedchamber
had presented the bowl of holy water,
with which he made the sign of the
cross, muttering to himself the short
office of the Holy Ghost. Then, with
a nod to his brother and a short word
of greeting to the Dauphin and to the
"ITnah'" lllirl ha with Vila Ann-ai n.
his thin, precise li'ps, while his whole! J?uc f" Maine, he swung his legs over
clean shaven face and high arched
brows were an entreaty and a warning.
"The king still sleeps."
The words were whispered from one
to another among the group who had
assembled outside the door. The speak
er, who was M. Bontems, head valet-de-chambre,
gave a sign to the officer of
the guard and led him Into the window
alcove from which he had lately come.
"Good morning. Captain de Catinat.
Who commands at the main guard?"
"Major de Brissac."
"And you will be here?"
"For four hours I attend the king."
"Very good. He gave me some in
struction for the officer of the guard.
He bade me to say that M. de Vivonne
was not to be admitted to the grand
lever. You are to tell him so."
' "I shall do so.!
"Then, should a note come from her
you understand me, the new one"
"Mme. de Mala tenon?"
"Precisely. But It ia more discreet
not to mention names. Should she send
a note, you will take it and deliver it
quleUy when the king give you an
the side of the bed and sat, in his long
silken nightdress, his little white feet
dangling from beneath It, a perilous
position for any man to assume were
it not that he bad so heartfelt a sense
of his own dignity that he could not
realize that under any circumstances
It might be compromised in the eyes of
others. So he sat, the master of France
and yet the slave to every puff of wind,
for a wandering draft had set him shiv
ering and shaking. 31. de St. Quentln,
the noble barber, flung a purple dress
ing gown overjhe royal shoulders and
placed a long, many curled court wig
upon his head, while Bontems drew on
his red stockings and laid before him
Lis slippers of embroidered velvet. The
monarch thrust his feet Into them, tied
his dressing gown and passed out to
the fireplace, where he settled, himself
down in his easy chair, holding out his
thin, delicate bands toward the blazing
logs, while the others, stood round in
a semicircle, waiting for the grand
lever which was to follow.
M. de St. Quentin, is this not our
shaving morning?'' said the king.
Te. aire: ail la ready. (
of the day.
During the half hour or so which had
been occupied In this manner there
had been a constant opening and clos
ing of the chamber door, and a mutter
ing of names from the captain of the
guard to the attendant In charge, and
from the attendant in charge to the
first gentleman of the chamber, ending
always in the admission of some new
visitor. Here, close by the king, was
the harsh but energetic Louvois, all
powerful now since the death of his
rival Colbert, discussing a question of
military organization with two officers,
the one a tall and stately soldier, the
other a strange little figure, undersized
and misshapen, but bearing the insig
nia of a marshal of France, and own
ing a name which was of evil omen
over the Dutch frontier, for Luxem
bourg was looked upon already as the
successor of Conde, even as his com
panion Vauban was of Turenne. Be
side them a small white haired clerical
with a kindly face, Pere la Chaise,
confessor to the king, was whispering
his views upon Jansenism to the portly
Bossuet. the eloquent bishop of Meaux.
Close to the door Racine, with his hand
some face wreathed in ' smiles, was
chatting with the poet Boileau and the
architect Mansard, the three laughing
and jesting with the freedom which
was natural to the favorite servants of
"He becomes harder and harder to
amuse," said Racine. "I am to be at
Mme. de , Maintenon's room at 3 to
see whether a page or two of the Phe-
dre may not work a change. Madame
is a wonderful woman. She has brains,
she has heart, she has tact she is ad
mirable." ' -t .
"And yet she has one gift too many-
"Pooh! What matter her years when
she can carry them like thirty? What
an eye, what an arm ! And, ' besides,
my friends, he is not himself a boy
very true but a young man con
sults his eye and an older man his ear.
Over forty, it is the clever tongue
which wins; under it, the pretty face.'
"Ah, you rascal! Then you. have
made up your mind that five and forty
years with tact will hold the field
against nine and thirty with beauty.
Well, when your lady has won she will
doubtless remember who were the first
to pay court to her."
"But I think you are wrong, Racine.
"Well, what then?"
"Then it may be a little serious for
"The Marquise de Montespan has a
"Her influence may soon be nothing
more. Maintenon is the cleverest wo
man in France.
"Pshaw, Racine, you know our dear
master well, or you should, for you seem
to have been at his elbow since the
days of the Fronde. Is he a man,
think you, to be amused forever by
sermons? No, no; it will be the Mon
tespan or, if not she, some younger
"My dear Boileau, I say again that
her sun is setting. Have you not
heard the news? Her brother, M. de
Vivonne, has been refused the entree.
"From whom had you it?"
"From De Catinat, the captain of the
guard. He had his orders to bar the
way to him.'
"Ha, then the king does indeed mean
mischief. That is why, his brow is so
cloudy this . morning then. By my
faith, if the marquise has the spirit
with which folk credit her, he may find
that it was easier to win her than to
"Aye, the Mortem arts are no easy
race to handle."
"WelL heaven send him a safe way
out of it! But who is this gentleman?
His face, is .somewhat grimmer than
those to which the court is accustomed.
Ha, the king catches sight of , him, and
Louvois beckons to him to advance."
The stranger who had attracted Ra
cine's attention was a tall, thin man,
with a high aquiline nose, stern, fierce
gray eyes, peeping out from under tuft
ed brows, and a countenance so lined
and marked by age, care and stress of
weather that , it stood out amid the
prim courtier faces which surrounded
it as an old hawk might in a cage of
birds of gay plumage.
Louis possessed In a high degree the
royal faculty of recognition. . "It is
years since I have seen him. but I re
member bis face well,", said he, turn
ing to his minister. "It is the Comte
de Frontenac, Is it not?" .
Yes. sire," answered Louvois. "It Is
indeed Louis de Buade, comte de Fron
tenac and formerly governor of Can
ada." "We are glad to see you once more at
our lever," said the monarch as the
old nobleman stooped his head and
kisjed the white hand which was ex-
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Columbus. Ohio. Oct.
Mt. John Sebastian,
Pass. Traffic Ggr. Roc
Frisco Lines, Chicago.
Dear Sir: On our trip, So
find the true situation of tn
Gulf Coast Country, all of
of twenty were agreeably
and found nothing exaggerate!
EVERY ONE IN THE
Yours fruit, George
I. IS, to
He has seen it and
"Every one in the party
bought land." That was
their judgment of its
farm in this country
Wouldn't You likf. to
abundant crops and arly crop
Now the land Is clap and yoT an " on easy
acres will cost you abliit $300. Tim cost of clearing it
acre. The cost of watts for Irrigation varies. You ma
sian well of your own: lou may gea water from som
may get it from your ne&hbor. But e cost is not
who have tried it have nil ted ,from thflrst crop a s
all expenses and left a govd surplus.
about $5 an
want an arte
river; or you
reat, and thoso
which has paid
Tlie old nolleman stooped his head and
hissed the white hand.
has many brave men within his do
mains,' but none braver than these
They have come back up the Richelieu
river from the Iroquois villages with
their nails gone, their fingers torn out,
a cinder where their ee should be and
the scars of the pine splinters as thick
upon their bodies as the fleurs-de-lis
on yonder curtain."
"And yc-u have suffered this?"
Louis hotly. "You allow these
mous assassins to live?"
"I have asked for troops, sire."
"And I have sent some."
"One regiment. More is needed, sire."
Thsre are the Canadians themselves.
Have you not a militia? Could you not
raflse force enough to punish these ras
cally murderers of God's priests? I
had always understood that you were a
"It is just because I am a soldier and
have seen something of war that I
know how hard it is to penetrate into
a country much . larger than the Low
lands, all thick with forest aud bog,
with a savage lurking behind every
tree. You are a soldier yourself, sire.
I ask you if such a war is an easy
task for a handful of soldiers, with a
few censitaires straight from the plow,
and a troop of coureurs-de-bois whose
hearts all the time are with their traps
and their beaver skins."
SUV f SIM V Vll.n
rip down there and
sec to i T'lmrseir tnat s the best
way. Every first and third Tues
day of each month, we will soil
round-trip tickets to any point
in the Gulf Coast Country and
return, at the following rates:
From Chicago .. .. .. ,.$25.00
From St. Louis 20.00
From Kansas City .. .... 20.00
From Peoria 23.00
From St. Paul 27.50
From Minneapolis .. .. .. 27.50
These tickets will be good SO
days and they will permit you
to stop over at any point.
Let me send you our books describing the wonderful crops pro
duced in this marvelous country. Don't delay, write me today.
JNO. SEBASTIAN, Passenger Traffic Manager
ROCK ISLAND-FRIGCO LINES,
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Monday k Tuesday's
Bargains Just Received.
600 Bushels of fine Potatoes and they go in 5 and
bushel lots for 55c. In single bu. lots for 60 cents.
White Lilly and Pride of Richmond Flour 50c.
. Gold Medal Flour, best Spring Wheat, $2.75 b)
8 bars of Santa Claus Soap for 25c.
6 lbs. New York Buck Wheat and 30 stamrS for 30c.
3 quarts Navy Beans and 30 stamps,
Home made Sausage, Back Bone and Sprve Ribs, No. 1
Cal. Hams at 1 1 c pound.
Ginger Snaps and good Crackers atJc pound.
Fresh Country grown eggs,
Real Good Country ButterJ none iTetter, 25c.
Store open every night. Cur lica of Queensware, Chi
na Ware and Xmas goods are ftieX C us ber ) you buy.
H. and S. Stamps always gl
HOOD'S MODEL DEPARTMENT STORE
Trading Stamps with All Purchases. Free Delivery. New Phone
1079; Old Phone 13R. Store Open Tuesday, Friday and '
baturday bvemngs. 411-413 Mam Street.
(To Be Continued.)
ON LITTLE W
Mouth and Eyes Covered With
Crusts Face Itched Myt Fear
fully Hands Pinned flown to
BY CUTICURA REMEDIES
1 When my little boy wu fix montht old. he
had eczema. . The aorei exflnded io onickly
crer the whole body that waat once called in
cur. e wea
could not help
nd in our despair
nt to a third one.
rs became ao bad
he bad regular
in hi cheeka,
enough to put a
into. The food
to be given with a
on. for his mouth
covered with cruata
thick aa a finger, and
enerer be opened tne
outh they began to
eed and suppurate, as
id also his eyes.
anda. arms, chest, and
back, in short the whole
body, was covered crer
and over. We had no
rest by day or night.
'Whenever he was laid
in his bed, we had to
pin his hands down:
tt otnerwiae ne woaia
Atrmeso Hobutk. acratch w, face, and
make an open sore. -1 think his face must
have itched most fearfully.
" We finally thought nothing could help,
and I had made up my mind to send my wife
with the child to Europe, hoping that the sea
air might cure him, otherwise he was to be
put under good medical care there. ' But,
Lord be blessed, matters came differently,
and we soon saw a miracle-. A friend of ours
spoke about Cutieura. - We made a trial with
Cuticura Soap, Ointment, and Resolvent, aad
within ten days or two weeks we noticed a
decided improvement. Just as quickly aa the
sickness had appeared it also began to dis
appear, and within ten weeks the child was
absolutely well, and his akin was smooth and
white as never before." F. Hohrath, President
of the C. I Hohrath Company, Maaufaet.
urers of Silk Rib bo as, 4 to 20 Rink Alley.
June 6, 1905. South Bethlehem, Pa.
CuUcufe Suae. GlnlAMuf sod Pi'is erv voHl tiuneliovtt
ti world. PrrtTrr Dru fe Chern Corp Sol Prrp Bovtgo.
Open Tuesday, Thursday
ernoon and evenln
and-Saturday morning, aft-
MUSIG BY THE RICHMOND CITY BAUD. ,
Admission, Gents 15c; Ladies free. Skates 10c.
Have you decided upon your Christmas gift,
Before you come to a definite conclusion jegarding them, we
beg to inform you that there i3 nothing youf can select for your
dear ones which will prove so satisfying dating the long evenings
this winter as a talking machine.
You will admit, we hope, that an instrument which will bring
Sousa's band, the voices of our great Ajpera and Concert singers,
the funny sayings of M nstrels and Treiudeville artists; In fact, all
the mirth melody, and oratory of theatre into your home. Is
worth careful consider tion to sajthe least. j. .
Ah! you marvel! An! well yomay. But this statement Is
true, notwithstanding, md wefill deem it a very great pleas
ure to demonstrate its ruthfroess to your entire satisfaction If
you will kindly afford r. the Zfportunity. j?
If you would make y ur Wme a place of entertainmestt, better
than Club or Theatre, ndAt a small fraction of theycxpense of
either, you will buy a alfflng machine. Turkey.
' It is the only solutiorMo the home enjoyment pt&blem.
We carry the largest stock and have the only reclusive talking
machine store in Wayne county. Ask us about otr Easy payment
Richmond Talkinn Machine
m as -
y r-y mw mw'rf .-- --
11th and Main
W. H. ROSC
8w Our Lin
DnUClCO 804 Mala St. fhones 77.
in of PrtJuri and CrfaK Coods.
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