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EVENING DULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. II., SATIJIIDAY, OCT. 2, 1909.
Admiral Barry Entertains.
Wednesday evening Hear Admiral
K, I). Harry entertained on huiuil the
I). 8. S. West Virginia In honor of
Hear Admiral and Mrs, Sebrcc, Cap
tain and Mis Curwln Ilees, and the
tenlor officers and their wives of the
Crnlfcer West Virginia. Dinner was
Bcrved at seven o'clock, the table was
dcroiated In pink roses and maiden
hair fern: loto similes completed the
decoration. The ship's Orchestra
played during the dinner hour, nr
tlstle place cards were found at each
place, embossed with Admiral liar
rj's l!ag and two stars. After n dell
clous dinner the guests adjourned to
the quarter deck, and spent a pleas
ant eenlng chatting and listening to
the sweet stiultu of the Orchestra.
SIis. Sebree wore a beautiful gown
of heavy corded slk, en train with
Lodlce of Spanlth lace, run with
I In cails of gold, and wore coral or
n niuts, which suited her type of
beauty. Mrs.CorwIn Itees, looked
very liiuidMiine in a gown of white
silk with embellishments of lace.
Mrs. John Irwin Jr., wife of the Pay
master, wote a dlrcctolre black satin,
with nn over dress of net, heavily
embroldeied In gold of this exquisite
gown, was formed of gold. Mm.
Kclgcmelies wore a soft silk, cut tie
colletlc, with trimmings of raio old
lace, diamond ornaments completed
the costume. Mrs. Vi'llllnm (Hass
fonl's gown of pale blue chiffon
chilli, exquisitely embroldeied by
hand, was gicatly admired, and suit
ed her to perfection.
Mrs. Noonan's Poi Simper-
Sim. Helen Nnnnnn cnicrtnlnc' i
number of her old friends In tho
Pacific Fleet, at a pul huiclieon, at me
beautiful Tenney homo on I.unnlllo
unil I'ensacola street, last Saturday
evening. The long table was decor
ated In scarlet exorlas and scarlet
carnations and malic lels; dainty
Hawaiian dishes wero served, and tho
novelty of the entertainment was
cnJoed by the visitors, Hawaiian
nlis weic plajed during auppcr, lat
er In the evening dancing was in
dulged In until n late hour. Among
those present were Sirs. Helen Noo
mui. Silts Marlon Scott, Mrs. Mary
Ounn, Sirs, llyion Hnlrd of Hllo,
Sllss Agnes Walker, SIlss Anna Tuc
ker, Sllss Alexander, Sllss Violet SIc
Kee, Paymaster Nicholson, U. S. S.
South Dakota, Lieutenant Hender
son, I.leutennnt Hlggs, Lieutenant
Sloffat. Knslgn Crosse, I.leutennnt
Newton, Ensign Calhoun of the U.
S. S. Maryland, Sir. Hobdy Walker,
Sir. Frank Armstiong and niahy oth
eis. Tlie Wilder' Dinner.
Sir. and Sirs. James Wilder on
tei mined In honoi of Sir. and Sirs.
Henry Dutton at their artistic bun
galow, Wednesday evening. The
function wns a dinner, the table was
placed on the luwn, on the seaside
of tho house, Wednesday night was
full moon, and the effect wns beauti
ful under tho feathery (ocoanut
palms, later In the evening llrldgo
was Indulged In. Thoso present were
Sir. and SIis. JameB Wilder, Mr, and
SIis. Heniy Dutton, Sir. nnd Sirs.
Hairy Slacfarlane, Sir. nnd Sirs.
Oeoigo Da vies. Sir. and SIi-b Sam
Wilder, Sirs. Gerrlt Wilder, Sir. and
Sirs. Van Rensselaer, Doctor nnd
SIis. Charles Ilrjant Cooper, Hon.
and SIis. George Carter, Sllss Slarlon
Scott, Lieutenant I.lttlefleld and Sir.
Among the 'luncheon hostess of
tho weok was Sirs. J. U. Hornbcrger,
wife of Paymaster Hornborgcr of the
Navy, who entertained In honor of
Sirs. Sebreo nnd their visiting Navy
women of the Fleet. Tho guests
plajed tho all absorbing game of
Hrldge, fmni eleven to one, when a
dellslous luncheon was served. Tho
d.nwlng mom presented a bower,
with its decorations of palms and ox
qulilte lavender oiclilds. lied car
nations, and led peppers wore tasto
full uied as a decoration In the
dining iccmi. Prizes of pretty pnno
lamlc Hawaiian views, In artistic
frames, wero awarded at each tnlilu;
nt the first table Sirs. Tanner won
the prize, nt tho teeond, Mis. Leigh
wiro of Lleut.-Comiunnder Leigh, nt
tho third, pretty SIis. Hove wife of
Eiinlgn Howe, was nwnrded u beau
tiful view of tho Pall; Sirs, Italusey
wlfo of Captain Knmsny, II. S. SI, C,
was tho lucky one at tho fouith ta
ble, and Sirs. Cnoko of tho Navy car
tied off an oxqulslto ilcturo of Moa
nalua at tho fifth. Sirs. Sebreo was
much ndinlred In un ecru, hand mndo
llngcilo gown, trimmed In Cliefoo
hice, with largo picture hat. SIis.
Hoes woro a lavender llnen frock,
with n shower hat of panslcs. Sirs.
SlcClellan, wlfo of Ocneral SIcClol
lan woie a gown of grey crepe with
beithii and yoko of duchesso lace, a
grey plctuie hat covered with pliimos
completed this costume, tho chnrin
ing hostess woie a Fio'nch gown of
lavender nnd white, SIis. John ir
- win woro a white lingerie gown, with
plnlt plctuio hat. Sirs. Olassford
nn elaborately embroidered gown
with largo leghorn hat, covered with
io3cs. Sirs, Howo, woio a blue lin
gerie flock, with a white llngeilo
lint trimmed In blue, SIis, Fiske a
princess gown of lace, with touches
of blue, n superb hat covered with
I blue plumes wns woin with this
costume, Stis, J. Mo it on ltlggs worn
la gown of white, embroidered In pink
Ills, those lucent were: Sirs, Se
bree, Sirs. Corwln Kees, Sirs. Walter
Krear, wife of Governor Frear, Sirs.
Taurner of Washington, D, C, SIis.
Winters, wife of Lieut. Winters, U. '
S. A., Sirs. Mark, wlfo of Captain
Slarlx, l'. 9. SI. C, Sirs. John McClel-,
'an wife of General SlcClellan, U. S.
A., SIis. Leigh, Sirs. John Irwin Jr.,
SIis. Flake, SIis. Field, Sirs. Samuel
Damon, Sirs. William (llii39fonl. Sirs.
Cooke, U, S. N., Sirs. Putnam, wlfo .
of Captain I'utnnm, I'. 8. A., Sirs. I
Lincoln, Sirs. Evans, Sirs. Howe, Sirs
Lane, wlfo of Doctor Lane, U. 8. N i
Mrs J. Slot ton ltlggs, Sirs. Ramsey,
Miss Ituth, Tanner, SIis. Wells and
Our Peop'e There.
The Spokano Spokesmuii-Itcvlcw
publishes the following:
Nn. and Mrs, ltobeit Inslgner on
tei tained at dinner last night for a
few uf the piomlnciit delegates nnd
guests to the National Irilgatlon
iiiagicss at their home, 223 Max
well incline. Cnveis for 12 wcio
laid nnd the dining and reception
K10IH3 were daintily decorated with
suctt peas and the li ligation con-'
giess colors worked Into llornl itc-j
I'lie guestj were seated at G:3U
o'clock and following the after-din-1
iter tiiat and musical piogram, tho
guests, iictompanled by Sir. and Sirs.
lusluger, witnessed tho night parade
nt 8:20 o'clock,
i Peculiar to the dinner wero tho
dishes, which wero totted with at-'
.entlou to the modes current with '
the dlffeient lands leprcscuted in the
guests, sonic of whom were fiom
1'orlo lllcu, England, Canada and
Geimauy, as well as tho Island pos
sessions of the United States, and
America, lepresented olllclally by
Slessis. Plnchot, Ilalllngcr and New
ell. Unlqui' In design, the affair was
alto u notable gathering of national
and International pcrsonngo and was
one of the prominent social affairs
current with the unusual gathering!
In Spokano to attend the Irrigation
Those pretent wore: Sir. nnd Sirs.
Knudsen of Hawaii; Minister Caldo
of Porto Hlco; Dr. McQueen Grey of
England; Dr. Knunans, German nt
tuche; Lieutenant Governor Ilulyca
of Alberta; Gtfford Plnchot, chief
lorestcr of the United States; Htch
aid A. Halllnger, secretnry of tho in
terior; F. II. Newell, director of te-
The IverV Dinner
Sir, and Sirs. Illchard lvcrs were
host and hostess at nn elaborate din
ner, Tuesday evening at their pal
tlal home in Slanoa Valley. Dinner
was served nt seven, the beautiful
table was bedecked In rare cut llow
eis and maiden hair, handsome
place caids adoined tho tnblc, among
those piesent were Sir. nnd Sirs.
Illchard Ivers, Sir. and Sirs. Van
Iteiibsolaer, Sir. and Sirs. Gcorgo Da
vlcs, Sir. and SIis. Henry Dutton of
San Fianslsco, Sirs. Oerrlt Wilder,
Sir. Lansing Sllzner, Sir, W. G. Ir
win. Sir, Walter Dillingham und
Slonday evening, Sir. nnd Sirs.
Hatch entertained at their charm
.Ins Walklki'home, in honor of Ad
Inilrul nnd SIis. Sebreo. Covers were
laid for eighteen, the table was ex
quisitely tlecoiatcd In pink carnu
tlons, and Mexican creeper. After
dinner, coffee, slgnrs and llquers
wcio served under the beautiful Hau
tice on the bench. Those present
were Sir. nnd-'itrs. Hatch, Admiral
nnd Sirs. Sebiec, Captain and Mis.
Corwlu P. Itees, Sir. nnd Sirs. Van
lleusselner, Sir. and Sirs. James Wil
der, Sir. nnd Sirs. Henry Dutton, Sir.
and Sirs. Harry Slacfarlane, Sllss Jes
sie Kaurman, Colonel Hawes, Sir.
Lansing Sllzner nnd Sir. William G.
Thursday evening. Sir. nnd Sirs.
Faxon Bishop entertained in honor
of Admliul and Sirs. Sobree, at their
home In Nuunnu Valley. The table
was exquisite In choice orchids and
maiden hair fern. Those present
wcio Sir. and Sirs. Dishnp, Admiral
and Mis. Sebieo, Cnptnln nnd Mrs.
Cm win I). Ilecs, Sir. nnd SIis. Van
IlenBsolner, Hon. nnd Sirs. Ocorgo H.
I Caller, Sir. ami SIis. Hatch, Sllss
Maggie Walkor and Captain Moore,
U. 8., N.
Sllss Stow who wns n great favor
Ito during her visit, last winter, in
Honolulu, has announced her en
gagement, the following appearing
In tho "Call." Tho engagement of
Sllss Peggy Stow enlivened ono of
tho dull days last week, nnd there
hns been considerable gossip ovor
the fact that her fiance, wns her
childhood chum, Kdwnrd Ilrlght
Ilruce of Now York, Thoro Is n sen
timent In tho woild, and particular
ly In that part of thc world called
coclety, that playmates nro destined
to ho congenial In later life, and
once in a whllo tho superstition Is
verified, as In tho enso of tho pretty
Santa llniliarn girl and tho Initio-
groom elect. It nppears that tho old
friendship remained still' n friend
ship until tho recent visit of Sllss
Stow to the Oitent, when the young
couple found that this companion
rhlp might be made n lasting hap
piness, and the two wero betrothed
befoic the attractive girl left Ma
nlla for home. The engagement was
announced by Slis. Sherman Stow,
mother of the bilde olect, but tho
news was made public while Miss
Stow was visiting her friend, Sirs.
William l'enn Humphreys, In this
city. Miss-Stow has returned to her
home In Santa llarbara, nnd It Is
probab'le that ,the wedding will tako
place nt tho Southern home in Nov
ember. SIIS3 Slow was ono of tho
dcbuntnnles last season, nnd belongs
lo quite n piomlcnt California fam
ily, She Is n .granddaughter of Col
onel Stow of Santa llarbara, and n
niece of Vanderlyn Stow of this city.
It may also bo mentioned that the
pretty brtdo elect Is n sister of Mis.
Galand nnd Sirs, llarrett Fithlnn of
I'm Is, with whom sho wns a house
guest last season, nnd has the ndvan
luge of Euiopenn education. Edward
llilght Ilruco Is a young attorney
pinctlclng In Manila, nnd son of
llcv. James Ilruce of Now York, and
Is himself n graduate of Columbia
University, in fact It wns during his
undergraduate tlajs, several J cars
ago that his friendship for tho
chnrmlng California girl begun, Sllss
Stow was then attending school at
Pelhnm Manor, when the" fateful
filendshlp wns begun. Sir. Ilruce Is
In Sfnntla, nnd It la there, ns a mat
ter of course, that tho joung couplo
will make their home. Sllss Stow
has recently returned from n visit
theie, when sho wns the fellow trnv
eler with Sirs. Wniren Corning, unit
Sllss Coining of Cleveland, Ohio.
Pleasure and Regret.
Tho following letter received by
Mia. Knudsen after tho evening
function of Hawaii day ut the Seat
tle Fair speaks for. itself: ,
Sly Dear Sirs. ICnudscn:
Sly limited time prevented my re
turning your much appreciated call,
I wlbh to thank you so much for
your delightful nttention nt tho ball.
1 enjoyed every minute of tho party,
everything was n most wonderful
success, nnd through your gracious
ness, 1 felt very much nt home. I
trust joti nnd Sir. Knudsen aro still
enjoying tho delights of Seattle. I
ceitntnly envy you. Would you con
vey my legnrds to Sir. nnd Sirs.
Cooper and Sirs. CI) lids, who help to
make" my visit so attractive? And
of course my aloha to tho dear girls.
Thanking you again, believe me,
(Sgd) Abhle W. Knwannnakoa.
San Francisco, Sept. 3.
Tho following regrets were nlso
State of Now York,
Tho Governor nnd Sirs. Hughs
picscnt their compliments nnd thanks
to Sir, nnd Sirs, Augustus Francis
Knudsen for their kind Invitation of
tho Hawaii Commission, for Thurs
day evening, August tho twenty
sixth, nineteen hundred and nine,
which they regret they will bo un
able to accept August twenty-fourth.
Unslgn Sponrs of tho West Virgi
nia gave n turfing party nt tho SIo
ann Hotel, Thursday nfternoon In
honor of tho Sllsses Hard and Sllss
lllnnchard of Los Angeles.
Sllss Hclon Qunrles, daughter of
Judge and SIis. Qunrles entertained
at tea. Thursday afternoon In lion,
or of n number of tho Offlceis of the
, Princess Kalnnlnnaole will be nt
homo Tuesdny, Oct, S, from 3 to C
p. in. nt Punlellant, Wnlkikl.
Sold By AIT
Z. 1 is
FOR WHOOFINC COUCH, CROUP,
ASTHMA, COUGHS. BRONCHITIS, SORE
THROAT, CATARRH, DIPHTHERIA
Vapnrltad Ccaaolesa Itopf die f roiyiml tf
Whooptnf Cougfi, h.vet-didfd Clotip cannot
eiiit where Cratokna li umJ. It act duttllr
M MM and llitcal, matins bicartint tair la U
caia c4 Col Jl I toothihl th a throat and Hop Itrt
couth. It ll a booo to luferetl bom Attnma
CraolM li powerful etmicidc., acting beta
at a cureti and pieMMiYe la contaiioui dimtei
Cratolana'a beet lecomneadalion ut iu thirty
yem c4 iwcctMlul ate,
, Far Sal ay all DraitWl
StnJJ'o Ul at DtKrtp.
Throat Taklatt, imple
and loethlaf lot tlia It
Milad throal I0cv
Tha Vara Crmiot Ca.
IM Faltn Strtel,
Hm Ink Cur.
PRETTY SCENE AT
Quests of the Chief Petty Officers of
the Pacific Fleet Have Enjoy
able Time on Roof Garden.
Under long strings of streamers,
signal (lugs nnd banners, the guests
of the Chief Petty Officers of tho
t Pacific fleet nt tholr fourth anniinl
hall last night spent gay hours. on
(no root garucn nntt oan rooms ol
tho Aloxnnder Young Hotel.
Sluslc from n warship orchestra in
each, ball room ulcove set the tlmo
for the two-steps nnd waltzes, and,
owing to the efforts of the reception
anil entertainment committee's, hero
were no empty programs.
Commissioned olllccrs of not only
tho American fleet, but of the thrco
foreign vessels In port nttended,
nnd Admiral Sebreo himself took in
tho pretty scene.
Those In thai go of the ball were:
Committees President, C, II.
Durgin, Pennsylvania; secretnry, W.
A. Thomas, Tennessee; treasurer, II.
11. Halns, lAlnrylnnd. Floor direct
ors J, St, Acuir, Tennessee; J. F.
Cordez, Pennsylvania; S. J. Linden,
Tennessee; J. Nungle, Washington;,
C. SI. Coombs, Slnryland. Reception
committee W. If. Hush, West Vir
ginia; P. S Llttell, Washington; F.
K, Simmons, Pennsylvania; A. N.
Williams, 'Tonnosse'e; C. 11. Cla;,
Washington. Decorating committee,
G, Howard, Washington; C. L.
Green, Tennehseo: SI. Gailand, Mary
land; A. D Ollck. Pennsylvania;, F.
Leltch, Tennessee. t
Dr. Hand of the Y. SI. C. A. Is
Joining with the Oalui Ilasehall
League, nivd tho two clubs will Join
Ifcsuo in pioduclng n track meet nt
the Athletic Park on Thanksgiving
Day. A meeting will bo held in tho
near futuro und all tho details gono
There wjll ho a quarter-mile raco
at Kaplolanl Parle noxti'Saturday be
tween Leahl Girl and Sunrlso. A.
Slendon will ride thet first-named
and Domingo l''onelnr will bo up on
There will ,be no Oahu Junior
baseball gainejc tomorrow morning at
tho Athletic Park.
Tho Ungllsh serges recently rccolved
by tho W. W. Ahnnn Co. uro Biiporlor
to anything of tho kind carried In Ho
nolulu, nnd when made up with tho
skill and enro or all Ahnnn's work, will
bo suits that tho best of us may be
Vc aim for it. You risk
for it.. We guarantee to
jive it iu .
Grown on tlie far
Heights of Ceylon
Nirvaim is picked
and packed under
diiect1 British sup-
, -crvision, .specially
for this market,
ery package of NlKVANA Tka
packed in lea'd, whicli preserves
freshness, flavor aud fragrance
Prom Tea Gard ,n to Tea Pot.
And every pound or half-pound of
Nirvana Tea is .i.cloied in a card
board case, which bears the icgis
tc icd iradc mark and name of the
Nirvana Tea Company.
Novelized From Tugene
Walter' Greai Play
JOHN W. HARDING
Coprtliht. IJ08. by C. W. Dilllnf htm Ca.
The Z;inuiifO Teobly, wanting to go.
but feeling that scruple on the ground
of expense which, from the iievesslty
of exercising strict and unrelenting
economy, emeriti Into nil her home
hold expenditures, but he brushed
aside her cautious calculations, and
soon they were seated In n restaurant
of quilt- Imposing aspect, and he vi
ordering broiled lobsters nnd wine
with the nlr of n man to whom money
was no object. Up was In rare high
spirits nndgallnnt with n tenderness
he find not manifested toward her In
many a moon. lie chattered and chat
tered, nnd his nnlmutlou communicat
ed Itself to, her, so that her ejps spar
kled, her pretty face was wreathed In
happy sullies, and she returned bis
glances of love und admiration ns In
the happy days of their t-srly married
life, when they were all In nil to each
other and there wns none so huniNume
nud so noble minded as bo Iu all the
SOMETHING untoward was hap
pening or Impending at the ex
tensive piers nud ducks of the
Lntln-Aniercun Steunnhlp com
pany on South street. .Manhattan. This
bud been evident from an early hour,
for when as whistle sounding time ap
proached the workmen trooped toward
the docks and warehouses to begin
their dally toll they found groups of
policemen stationed about the ap
proaches ,to the Latln-Arm-rlcau line's
property, On the faces of the men
who entered Its gutes was an expres
sion of expectancy nud determination.
The earliest man to nrrlve saw the
tall, gaunt form of Mr Smith, the
superintendent, standing nt the door
of the office building. Ife hnd been
working bard while they slept, but
there was no evidence of bis all ulght
labor upon tils cheerful visage, nor was
any sign uf nnxb-ty or of the knowl
edge 'that any unusual situation bad
urUen discernible In bis phlegmatic
demeiibur He appeared to be enjoy
ing the murulug air and his cigar
without n cure' In the world. His
presence there at thai hour was tho
only Indication that be expected trou
ble. He bad not allowed one police
man to remain within the gates. Hard
ly a man passed In but saluted blm
verbnlly or with a touch of the bat.
and not a salute was given without
bolug acknowledged. To some be re
sMnded with a genial smile and a
"Hello. Tom!" or "Howdy. Itlll!"
WJien they bad started their work,
whlcb wns to be stopped completely
at 10 o'clock, be vanished upstairs, por
wnsbVsoeh' ngnltruntll the bands of
the vlpcti upproilebed 'thai hour aud
the, aljrfke lender 'began lo go nrooug
the restless men.' Then he snunte'red
out. ofile red IworU .Mopped, und.-mount-lug
nictate. of merchandise,, assembled
the inen' about blmi-
"You boys." he mid In his slow, dis
tinct vdci;. "hurt) inoile up jour mind
In null 'ut 10 o'clock because some
body told you you ttugbt to be gettlpg
more pay nnd a raise Iras' refused.
Well, tlils l ii free country, nnd every
man's J-lght to sell bis labor where
he likes mid nt wbut price be likes 'Is
guaranteed dim by the constitution.
If, you want to walk out of here you
are free to do so, but If you take my
ad Ice" '
'See hern." Interrupted one of tho
lenders roughly, pushing to the front,
"ne ain't uskln' uo adilce from you
uor no wnt else. What we want Is
lllOUev. fill U'f f-nt thtir rnlau ,tnnt
wei If we do. all right! If we don't, i
we quit here and now, and Unit' all j
there Is to It."
A murmur of approval greeted this
"No.'' answered the superintendent.
"I ulu't going to leave") ou In doubt
about ll for a minute. Von don't get
"Then shut up!" ordered the roan.
;We ain't gtilu' to lose our time lis
le.nlu' to no cheap talk. We've voted
to quit mid nil talk Is off."
"All rlglil." retorted Smith. "Con
sider you'te all Ult. Now, that being
l be ease, jou have heaps of time ion
your hands and are likely to hare for
un ludelliiite period unless yu hare
provided 'Jobs for yourselves In antic
ipation of ihk I've got something
I'd like to sny to you. Those who
don't wuut to hear me don't have to.
As I .said, this It a free country."
'"tin iibead. 3lmsy!" cried u voice In
the eruwd. ."You're all right! You've
nlwnyglven us n square weal."
"I hope so," he lepllinl, "aud one
square tlen deserves another."
"Aw, come on. fellows!" admonished
the lender, "We're not Mils A sttjke'a
a strike, This alu't uo dcbatln' bee.
and we dou't belong to uo mutual ad
Sonio of Uie men turued nwny, but
ntllori) t nlifil (tin ilniv Hint .. lin.tt.lt...
- ..... m.i, u ,,,
might In be (.hen o the st'perlineiideut
ainfi" in- nii-neii to apeau to tuem, una,
feeing Unit llielr fellnws remained, the
oiheis soou i elm lied.
"I huu-u'l gut n lot to say, nnd I'm
no preacher," he continued. "What I
want to gjte jou Is not u lectuiu ou
vt'lfi yolTve got lo Jo that's your
business but nn explanation In your
Interest. I wnnt to tell you things
other people hnteu't told you and that
you evidently don't know. Pleiist let
me get through, then yuu do nt you
like. I don't hare to tell you that tho
rate of pay Is governed, like every
thing else, by the law of supply nnd
demand. Wbnl Is the Munition today?
We hare had rush work for several
weeks, and the dork here tint! all
nlong the wuier front are choked up
with freight Hut back of this, al
though you may not know It, the Mil-
" put II tip lo oi, and you're made
roads everywhere nro laying off freight
cars, mills are laying off men, nnd
slgus point to a serious slump hi bust,
ness all over the country, which will
reach here soon. The Indications are
that in the natural course of things
during the coming winter there won't
be work for more than half, of you
and that you'll need badly tilt the
spare coin you can suit- now Yet you
choae this very time to demand an In
crease from the company nnd give It
eighteen hours' notice. Including twelve
nonworklng hours. In which lo think It
over. I don't call Unit u square dea,
whatever you may think ubout It.
.Vow. the country towns are full of
men anxious to get Jobt, and the com
pany, notwithstanding the shortl no
tice. Is fully prepared for n strike. In
that shed yonderyre 3.IKX) cots, put
there during last night, und provision
has been made to feed U.lXKl 'men "for
several days. Captain Williams"
An outburst of curses and yells greet
ed this mention of the president's mime,
with crlci of "We know Williams!"
"Captnln Williams." went on the su
perintendent calmly, "says that any
man who goes out on strike now will
never enter the employ of the line
again In this or any other port And
I'll sec personally to It that be doesn't
This man here said u strike had been
decided on, but anybody who wants to
stay and work Instead of making a
fool of himself by quitting will be
taken care of, I'll promise that. That's
all. It' 'up Jo you"
yVmltt'dflid silence he got down from
the crate and returned to his office,
" The moh remained assembled for
consultation, aud In the crowd were
many doubtful faces It wns clear
that Rmltb's calm, drawled huruugue
hnd made a profound Impression. Just
as ' In private life he attractrd the
warmest friendships, so In msluess, to'
which he gave strict and Intelligent
attention, he earned the respect of all
with whom be bad to deal.
The strike leader mounted the crato
and. amid the appluuse of the hot
headed and discontented, delivered
himself of a tierce denunciation of tho
coinpnuy a a greedy, grasping, oppress
ive corporation nnd of Its dock super
intendent as a "dour flushcr" and a
dispenser of "con" talk, meaning there
by of words Intended to deceive. Uut
there "ere Ion many who know (hat
Smith wus neither
"1'or my part" one of the laborers
said. "I've got n wife and six kids, the
eldest of which Is iilnu. I move that
wei take another vote on tbls here
The motion was adopted with accla
mation The result of tho ballot was
overwhelmingly In favor of remaining
While delegates "appointed to Inform
the superintendent that tbore would
be no, turnout were waiting upon him
In his ofllce. the other men passed the
shed Indicated by Smith, pushed open
the door and gazed In, while others
Crowded up behind them. Arranged
nil nrouhd the vast space were neat,
white cots, and In the center were long
tables nnd benches.
"Say;" remarked one of the men.
"Jlinsy Smith ntli't uo bluff. Is he?
Por a stow speakln' nnd movin man
bo's the liveliest hustler I ever seen."
t Half au hour later Smith once more
lowered himself Into the .nulr beside
the president's desk.
"Wel.". said Captain Williams gruff
ly, "1 understand tho strike's off."
"Yep," was the reply.
"How did you do It?"
"Told 'em the truth."
The cuptulti regarded blm from un
dcr bis bushy eyebrows, brought to
gether In bis usual frown. j ,
"I guess yon don't often lie. Smith."
"Not more than I have to."
"What preparations hud you .made
"Tin re thousand, hired army cots In
. - snef., wltb ta'ulos and tienclies,
Then there's these."
He laid before the president a nunv
ber of bid for supply lug rntlons Hired
timet n day to fiom WKI lo 3.1HKJ men
nnd telegraiiH from various towns
worded something lo tbls effect:
On Irrina nrTcitv! can ship 200 men nith-
In (orty-dKlit hours. ,
Williams lend each paper carefully
"A strike ut this" tiuie would have
meant heavy loss to the line," he ob
served Smith nodded.
Then Hie cnptnln gnve utterance to
the highest compliment he had ever
made to a man In his life.
"1 put It tin to you," be said, "mid
you've made good I guested It wns'
likely yuu would. Hare, u clgur."
A LTHOUdll Cnptnln Williams bad
AaaV assured Jilt. Ilrmiks that lit'
K jL would bear IIhmii no grudge be
cause of her husband's attack
upon blm, he did not return again In
the little flat, and It was some time be
fore Mrs. Hiirrlt nnd !leth fatnreil
them Willi iinoiher vlxlt Hut Ibis
did nut trouble the young couple a bit.
Commencing ou that ulght when be
had Insisted till taking bit wife to it
place of amusement. .loo's conduct In
ward her had undergone n lumplcic
change. Instead of returning home tie
pressed and Irritable be was nearly!
always In t'ood liuinor and affection
ntely consldj'riite. I hey needed no
other t'oiiipttiiy thau their own and tic
casloually J busy's.
The happy transformation had been
brought nbuiit by un unexpected bit of
luck. As Joe explained It lo bis de
lighted wife. In hit rapacity nf col
lector he hnd become very friendly
with the manager of n concern which
transacted business with the steam
ship company, und thlt gentleman bad
offered blm Sit) a week to render, when
required, certain little sen lees Iu I be
matter of collect Inns, which he wat
able to do without Interfering to nii.v
extent with Hie duties Hie l-ntln-
American Hue paid him for perform
ing. It was Just the amount of the
advance be had asked for and which
Captalu William had refuted to gin
blm, und It represented tho illlTeretK-e
between very painful sparing und coin
partitive ease. And that mis not all
One thing leading to another. Joe ii
enabled now and I hen to earn an extra
?5 or $10 from other soun-et.
With this prosperous turn Iu his nf
fairs the self confidence and ntturaie-i
that long hnd abandoned him inula
bis repented disappointments and full
ure to make headway returned. .Mo
rose suplneuess gave way lo Urn and
energy. Ills old optimism had revived
In most extravagant form, lie bigni
to be Interested In the price of real es
late und utitumobllcs.
Ills wife, with the sobering reeollec
tlon of the gulf between talk nnd
achievement, of deslie nud possession.
was careful to build no hopes upon
these fabrics of vision, though she na
too wise to seek to restrain the artlni
of bis Imagination. She did. however
take with gratitude what the gods had
given, pending the bestowal of possi
bly greater favors. Tho substantial
addition to their means enabled her to
hire n woimtn wbti (when she felt like
Itl did the dirtier work of the house
hold that had been tuch a tux upon
her. Little toilet necessities nud acces
sories made their appearance. llrooLs,
when he hnd made an extra good
week. Insisted ou lavishing bit addi
tional earnings upon her. New mid
suitable clothing restored her self re
spect and the pleasure that every wo-
mnu feels or should feet Iu making
Mrs. Harris and Uctb could not fall
to notice tho change, and It had a
gradual but market! effect on Ibelr at
titude towurd Brooks, which became
more civil nnd cordial. Kniina de
clined to grntlfy their Inquislllrcuess
beyond admitting Hint Joe -was "get
ting, on." To all leading questions sho
returned evasive unswert, one renseai
bclug that deep resentment rankled In
the heart of her husband for the lofty
disdain under which be had suffered
for so long and that he objected em
phatically to the revelation of fhelr
unite tiuuirs to unyuouy, even to
Jlmsy, Uestdns. as he hnd pointed
out. It would not be to I heir Interest
for the Intelligence thai he was doing
outside work to reach Cnplnlu Wil
liams' ears. Ho would either be
dropped or so much would be given to
blm to do that there would bo no
time In which to devote bis energies
so lucratively elsewhere The forte of
this could not fall to' be seen by .Mrs.
Brooks, and, thus placed on her guard,
she was all discretion.
Soon Joe was doing so well that they
derided 'to take' a larger Hat and en
gage a regular servant.
Another piece of luck came to Joe,
so uulonkcd for. In form so amazingly
substantial, that It almost inodo Lminn
crazy with Joy.
Looking out of tho window nbout
supper time and wishing that ber Imis
bund would come, sho noticed u cnb
drive up to the door nnd, to her sur
prise, saw hrr husband leap out of It
He bounded up the stairs two at a
time, breathless with excitement, and
emptied from his pockets ou to tho
table a heap of notes and gold. Then
ho seized hold of her and forcibly
waltzed her around tho room.
Finally ho sat her, panting and bo-j,
wimereu, in n cnnir aim (lushed tho
money toward her,
(To be Continued.)
School Inspector King states that
ha bus been nntlllod by tho Hoard tif
education that an additional teacher
will bo sent to Illlo Iu tho near fiituro
to ho milled lo (ho Itlverslde School
forco. This addition to tho btalt Is
much needed In viow of tho fact that
children liavo been turned nny im-ac-coiint
of tho present hlioitnuss of
tuachoia. Hllu Tilbiino.