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iff BY RICHARD R I CH A RD JLr LEG LE E GALLIENNE GALLIENNEiff ALL I E NN E
r LAST though slowly Dr George Branfles Branflesis
is being enabled enabl d to tog41e togie give his hismessage message to the theAngloSaxon tbeAngloSaxon tile1I
1I AngloSaxon reader at last that reader readermay Teadermay readerAflt
Aflt may come into contact c ntact with one ot the themost themost the9LI
9LI most important personalities in modem mod mQdrnliterature t1l t1l1Jterature
1 literature There are I think1 think1certain thfnkcertalnadvantages certain ad advantages advantages
vantages to a writer In being born bornlntoa bornlntoaw into Into11ttle a alittle
w little nation natIonparUcuarly particularly a nation nation which whichlike Whi wIflcIilike h hlike
like Denmark is intensely rational ana anacosmopolitan anacosmopolItan anakap
kap cosmopolitan at the same samEt1me time The iso isolation Isoatjon IsOlation ¬
lation of a a little nation tends to Individuality and its itsemail tissmall itssmall
small stake in the mercantile ambitions of the world worldelves worldgives worldgives
gives it willy wHIynllly nllly the opportunity of seeing those thoseambitions thoseambitions thoseambItions
ambitions in their proper perspective and incidentally incidentallyof
4 of payIng more attention to the spiritual and an In Intellectual int Intcllectual ¬
tellectual t llectual sides of life Maybe these advantages are
imaginary on my part partthough though it would be b easy eas to toshow toshow
3 show that the most vital movements of thought ana anaimagination anaimagination anaImagination
imagination In our time have had their origin among
the little peoples or at all events not among the thegreat thegreat tflegreat
great commercial nations Still the disadvantages to toall toall toall
all concerned of leaving great verse unto a little littleclan lIttleclan littleclan
clan are painfully obvious A great audience Is the thenatural thenatural thenatural
natural birthright of every great man and to find findones findoneseeU findones
ones oneseeU self born great into a language which scarcely a amillion alllion amillion
million lllion people in the world can understand understandmut must t seem seema
a cruel and tiresome handicap To know ones self selffrom selfbomthe selfromthe
from bomthe the beginning at the mercy of translators rore roredoomed foredoomed roredoomed
doomed to speak at second hand to all U but a a dwindling
11 ES ESSI J I suppose Its a matter of oti
i Y temperament temp rament saida woman womandetective womandetecti womandetectiv2
detective detecti There are born de detectives detectives detectives ¬
tectives as there are born poets and andnrime andrlme andDrime
nrime ministers Ive been In the work workfor workfor workor
for or twenty years now and wouldnt wouldntbe
be happy in any other otherWe otherWe otherWe
We women have hav to be awfully hard ¬
hearted sometimes if were loyal to our ourclients ourclients ourclients
clients and our captain One great
trouble with women is they get so in ¬
terested In their case thats what we wecall wecall ve vecall
call the Individual were afterfor atter for the theminute theminute themInute
minute that they simply cant follow
the thief to the bitter end and they theygive theygIve theygive
give a a tip tI that lets them out Some Sometimes Sometimes Sometimes ¬
times too women sell out Our agen agency agency agency ¬
cy employs more women than any
other in New York or even out of it itprobably itprobably ItDrobably
probably and our experience Is that thatwomen thatwomen thatWomen
women havent as a class the same
business sense or business loyalty as asmen asmen asmen
men in this work Yet we have now in inour inOur Inour
our employ women omen who are re between 50 50and 60and 50and
and 60 years of age and have been beenwith beenwith beenwith
with us all their lives or at least since
they were 25 Women are rarely rarelyem rarelyemployed em employed employed ¬
ployed as detectives under that age ageAnd ageAnd ageAnd
And few almost none of them take it itup Uup itup
up as a definite profession as they do dosewing dosewing dosewing
sewing or teaching or typewriting for forinstance forInstance forinstance
instance They fall into it practically
Circumstances draw them into it and andthen andthep andthen
then if they have natural aptitude for forIt forIt forIt
It they theYJ3tay stay because beca se there really Is Ismore Ismore Ismore
more money to be made In it than in inanything Inan Inanything
anything an thing else that a woman can take takeup tqkeup takeup
up upWomen
Women come to us almost daily who whoare whoare whoare
are sure su they would make good detec detectives detectives detectives ¬
tives in reality they are after the thesalary thesa thesalary
salary sa JaQ and the th perquisites but as I Isaid Isaid IsaId
said there Is scarcely one in a hun hunthe hUndrad bundredwhe
drad dredwhe who has the slightest aptitude for forthe forthe
the work workNo workNo workNo
No I couldnt give you a definite definitefigure definitefigure definitefigure
figure for the number of women de detectives deteoUves deteotives ¬
tectives employed emplo ed in this city as it Isnt Isnta
a clear cut profession For instance instancethe Instancethe Instancethe
the great majority of women at this thiswork thisQork thiswork
work are in department stores and andsimilar andsimihir andsImilar
similar places and ten to one they have havegrown havegrown havegrown
grown right up In the business from fromcash fromcash fromcash
cash girls and clerks They are fine finefor finetor finefor
for their especial line but they would wouldmake wouldmake vo ld ldmake
make a failure on divorce or forgery forgerycases forgerycases forgeryeases
cases for Instance InstanceThen InstanceThen InstanceThen
Then we have women In our employ employvho employho employcTho
vho ho undertake only special lines of ofwork ofwork ofworksummer
work worksummer summer hotels etc Some work workfor workfar workfor
for us at night and earn their livings livingsIn
In other ways We pay them only when whenwe whene whenWe
we e use them and we dont consider considerthem considerthem considerthem
them as really belonging to our force forceIt forceIt forceIt
It Is the woman who is always on tap tapwho tapwho tapwho
who gets sent to Kamschatka one onemonth onemonth onemonth
month and South Africa the next nextOh nextOh nextOh
Oh yes Ive been to Cape Town A ANew ANew ANew
New York womans husband died there thereand thereand I Iand
and left her nothing and naturally she shewanted shewanted he hewanted
wanted to know why Yes Ive been beento beento beento
to Europe several times But perhaps perhapsthe perhapsthe perhapsthe
the funniest transAtlantic trip was the theone theone theone
one I didnt take An old man rushed rushedinto rushedinto rushedinto
into our office one Friday morning morningthrew morningthrev
threw down 200 In bills as retainer retainerand retainerand retainerand
and wanted some one who could take takefirstclass takefirstclass takefirstclass
firstclass passage on a steamer sail sailIng salling sailIng
Ing the next day He said he didnt didntwant diqutwant didntwant
want to give any particulars then but butwould butwotJld butwould
would call early the next morning We Wenever Wene Wenever
never ne er saw him for two weeks eeks Then Thenhe Thenhe Thenhe
he rushed In again with another 200 200and 200and 20Oand
and said he dldnt didn t want to give his hisname hisname hisname
name but I must be down at a cer certain certain Certam ¬
tain tam pier the next day and he would wouldthen wouldthen wouldthen
then give me all the thedetaUs details with let letters letters letters ¬
ters of credit etc Well I waited waitedthere waItedthere waitedthere
there all day but he never appeared appearedThe appearedThe appearedThe
The next week he sent a messenger messengerwith messengerWi messengerwith
with Wi h still another nnot er 200 and the same samemessage samemessage samemessage
message For eight weeks that thing thingwas thingas thingwas
was as kept up just as regularly as Fri Friday Friday Friday ¬
day came around and every Saturday Saturdaypome SaturdayBome Saturdaysome
some one was sent to the pier In case casethe casethe casethe
the old man man should show up Then we wehappened weh wehappened
happened h ppened to notice the reported de derangement derangemont derargement ¬
rangement and death of an old sea seacaptain seacaptaln seacaptain I
captain and the description seemed to tofit tofit tofit
fit our client so I looked It up It Itproved Itproved Itproved
proved to be the same and his widow widowhas wIdowhas widowhas
has never ceased to be grateful for the thereturn thereturn thereturn
return of the money mon We kept of ofcourse orcourse ofcourse
course only enough to cover the days dayswe dayswe daysne
we spent spanton on the work She often comes comesin comesIn amesIn
in to see se us and never forgets me at atChristmas atChrIstmas atChristmas
Christmas She of course had no idea ideawhere ideawhere Ideawhere
where the money had gone as her hus husband husband humband ¬
band never spoke of his little detective detectiveInterests detectiveinterests detectiveInterests
Interests at home homeYes homeuYes homeYes
uYes Yes circumstances led me to take takeup takeup takeu1
up u1 the profession I had to look after afteran afteran afteran
an Inheritance for myself before I was
20 I was left an orphan and some of ofthe otthe ofthe
the family tried to seize my share The Thelawyers Jhe1a he helawyers
lawyers 1a wyers employed on my side got me meto meto meto
to look l ok up a good many of the details detailsas
as I could do It without suspicion su picionand picionandafter and andafter andafter
after the case was settled they retained retainedme
me for a time In their employ I think thinkI
I must know the history of every prom prominent promInent promInent ¬
inent divorce case that has occurred in intheilast inth Inthelast4en
theilast th thelast4en last < ten or fifteen years yearsIve yearsuIve yearsIye
uIve Ive been Mrs and Miss and even evenMr even1lrmore evenMr
Mr 1lrmore more times than I can remember rememberIve rememberrve rememberIve
Ive been on n the stage and have avt trav traveled traveled trayeled ¬
eled with a sleightofhand magician magicianIve magicianIve magicianIve
Ive played long lost daughter daughterpoor poor re relation relation reJation ¬
lation fiancee and even spirit medium mediumto
7 to gain my ends and win the success successof successof successat
of my cttstt cas eii < Ive literally been all allthings aUthings allthings
things to all men When I took the thecharacter thecharacttrof thecbaractr
character of a medium I was employed employedto employedtoseparate
to toseparate separate two people who were al already alrendymarritd already ¬
ready rendymarritd married to others but who were wereevidently WereevI1enUy weretwilentiy
evidently becoming infatuated with witheach witheac ivithI
I each eac other The mother of the man em employed employedme emI ¬
I ployed ployedme me He had lately lost a very verydear verydear verydear
dear fused and the woman with whom whomhe whomhe whomhe
he was In love a daughter I followed followedthem followedthem followedthem
them for some time and ascertained ascertainedthat ascertaInedthat ascertainedthat
that both vere nearIng what would wouldmean wo wouldmean ld ldmefp
mean ruin ru n for Or their respective families familiesanS7l tamlliesandIJl1Serted familiesandI
anS7l andIJl1Serted Inserted my advertisement as a aniejaiurn ameolum amedium
medium jriAtlje IiIMM 11 UJe ooal paper and the thejnans theJna1Jts thenais
jnans Jna1Jts mother my my employer for the thejfcoinent theAlom theiorheflt
jfcoinent Alom iorheflt nt adroitly aidr ftty drew his hlsattentton attention attentionI
I
handful < of ofQnes ones ownl own Ah If Ifone one only spoke one ot otthe oJtheruUngianguagesl orthe
the theruUngianguagesl ruling languagesi Shakespeare or orMollere Mollere can at afford atford atford ¬
ford to smile smneat at the barbarities of the translator translatortor translatortora11 for forall
all the theworjd world talks English and French or a sufficient sufficientmajority sufilclentmajority sufficientmajority
majority to make maJ e them themJndIferent indifferent to the therest rest But to tohe tobe tobe
be condemnedto to address the world in Danish Danishbeaut Danishbeautul beauti beautiful ¬
ful ul language though it be beIs Is hardly less hard than it itwould Itould itwould
would ould be if Fattis voice might only reach us througn througnthe througnthe througnthe
the medium of the graphophone And the illustration illustrationshould 1l1ustraUonshould illustrationshould
should make m ke it clear that the hardship Is 8 by no means meansall meansAnOn meansall
all AnOn on onesV3e oese The original writer can hardly surfer sutfermore suf surfermore er ermorefr
more morefr from mthe the translator than Is suffered by his hiswouldbe hiswouldbe hIswouldbe
wouldbe reader This stupid stupIdwall wall the translator is ishard I Ihard ishard
hard alike alIkeon on Pyramus and Thisbe Thisbethat ThisheS
01 S S that vile Wall which did these lovers loverssun loverssunder sun sunder sunder ¬
der derAnd derd dernd
And nd d through Walls chink poor souls they are con content content content
tent tentTo tentTo
To Towhis whisper whisperWereit whisper4Were > er erWer
Wereit Were lt not for their sweet enemy Germany Danish Danishwriters Danishwriters Danishwriters
writers would be in a still worse case It Is through throughGermany throughGermany throughGermany
Germany alone that they can get a hearing and for formany formany formany
many years ars George Brandes with some secret chagrin chagrinone
one cannot but think has ha been dependent for his hisbroader htsbroader hisbroader
broader audience on the language ot o the men who whorobbed whorobb wliGrobbed
robbed robb d his country of SchleswlgHolstein lrz Suchohe Such4 Such one oheof oneof ohrof
of the many bitter humiliations of ofa a little people Yet Yeteven Yeteven Yeteven
even German In spite of the institution of the Frau Frauleln Itrauleln FrauleInremains
leln leInremains remains a provincial tongue And if one ne has to toface toface toface
face the horrors of learning another language one onemight ontmight onemIght
might as well learn Danish right away awayfor for Or Danish Danishsounds 1anishsounds 1 > anlsh anlshSaundsmorebeautiful
sounds Saundsmorebeautiful more xnorbeautiful beautiful than German and it is the key keyto ey eyto eyto
to a wonderland of literature which It seems likely lk l
e WOMAN WOMANAsAt WOMANAsAtDETECTIVE AS A ADETECTIVE ADETECTIVE
DETECTIVE DETECTIVEA
A GALLING IN WHICH SHE IS PALPABLY PALPABLYINFERIOR PALPABLYINFERIOR PAIJPABL7INFERIOR
r
INFERIOR TO MAN
to it and announced her intention of ofgoing ofgOing ofgoing
going to tosec see me At last la t they all de decided decided decided ¬
cided to go go together and you may
know that th t I gays them good advice
from their dear departed warning them themof themOf themof
of dire disaster if they disobeyed They Tbeynever Tl1 Tl1never Theynever
never saw s w each other again and the theman tlieman theman
man soon left the country
Then I lived llvedfor for some time in a
family lam1J where costly trinkets laces and andwines andwines andwines
wines were steadily missed There I Iposed Iposed Iposed
posed as a poor relation abused by bymy bymy bymy
my rich connections and forced to find findsome findsome findsome
some some companionship with the maids maidsBy maidsBy maidsBy
By degrees I gotto got to know them all well wellvisited wellvisited wellVisited
visited their homes and their friends friendswith friendswith friendsWith
with them and soon discovered that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the thefts could not be traced to any anyof anyof anyof
of them Then I pretended to become
infatuated with the son of the family
I got him to take me out and to spend spendsome spendsome spendsome
some time in my rooms About this thistime thistime thistime
time a valuable stickpin disappeared disappearedand
and I suddenly sudaenlycharged charged him with It Ittelling Ittell1ng Ittelling
telling him at the same timewho I was wasHe wasHe wasHe
He confessed and everything butthe butthewine buttheWIne buttheWine
wine was eventually recovered from a apopular apopular apopular
popular actress In town The case case took tookmore tooKmore tookmore
more than six months monthsNo monthsuNo monthsNo
uNo No I cant map map out action in a case caseas caseas caseas
as a lawyer does for we have to work workon workon workon
on suspicions only 1 I simply feel my myway myway myway
way step by step Often if I I give givethem givethem givethem
them time enough my cases work them themselves themselves themselves
selves out Its Itgnat not easy work from my mypoint mypOint rpypoint
point of view vI w One has to sink all allpersonal allperson allpersonal
personal person l interest and even if one is isHl isDl isill
Hl one mustnever must never let a a point in the theevidence theevIdence theevidence
evidence slip I remember one breach breachof
of promise promise casein case In which I had to t stand standfour standfGur standfcur
four or five hours at a time with my myeye myei myeye
eye ei on a certain crack J II I was sick sickenough sickenotJghto sickenough
enough enotJghto to be in bed and you can im imagine Imagine tatgine ¬
agine what the theord ordeal al meant meantOnce meantOnce
Once I was W s two years in England Englandgetting Englandgettlng Englandgetting
getting acquainted with certain per persons perSons ¬
sons whose signatures were needed In Inan Inan inan
an important will case Each one had hadto hadto hadto
to be approached in Ina a different way to toavoid toavoid toavoid
avoid suspicion I was housekeeper in inthe inthe inthe
the home of one typewriter to another anotherinfatuated anotherInf anotherinfatuated
infatuated Inf tuated autograph collector desti destitute desttute destitute ¬
tute daughter of a dead sailor friend friendand frIen friendand II IIand
and I dont know what else until I had hadsecured hadsecured hadsecured
secured the whole collection Ive been beenIn beenin I IIn
In jail for kidnaping kidnapIngtha that was very veryexciting veryexciting veryexciting
exciting but we won our point and got gotthe gotthe gotthe
the child back to her rightful guardian guardianagain guardianagaIn guardianagain
again Once I was a wealthy Cana Canadian Canadian Canadian ¬
dian traveling with maid and secre secretary secretary secretary ¬
tary It was a case in which I had to tohave tohave tohave
have witnesses My unsubstantiated unsubstantiatedword
word would not have answered But Butneither Butneither Butneither
neither of these people knew that they theywere th theywere y ywere
were to be so used us d They were with withme withme withme
me a year cognizant of all the facts factsand factsand factsand
and when the evidence was needed neededwere neededwere neededwere
were subpoenaed Independently and anddont anddont anddont
dont know to this day that they theywerent theywerent theywerent
werent in my personal employ This Thiscase Thiscase Thiscase
case is not yet concluded and nd I was wasgiven wasgiven wasgiven
given 500 by my client just to keep
the facts from the public so I cannot cannotgive cannotgIve cannotgive
give any details detailsOh detailsOh detailsOh
Oh yes the perquisites are very verygood yerygoodjewels verygoodjewels
good goodjewels jewels money gifts and kind kindnesses kindnesses kindnesses ¬
nesses of all sorts And I like the thework thework thework
work you see all sorts of human na ¬
ture Women are re the funniest Some Someof Someot
of our women clients come and say
Now here are the circumstances and andthis andthis andthis
this Is the way I want you to work the thecase theease i
case We turn them down at once onceThey onceThey onceThey
They think they know more about our ourbusiness ourbusiness j
business than we do Women dont dontoften dontoften dontoften
often dispute a bill We give them themour themour i iour
our terms and they pay them before beforewe b beforeWe fore foreC
we C hand over our information iJiform Uon A re report report report ¬
port of each days work is Is made every everynight everynight everynight
night one copy sent to our client with withexpense withexpense withexpepse
expense slip and one filed We keep keepall keepaU keepall
all records and duplicates can be had hadat h hadat d dat
at any time Special qualifications for fordetective fordetective fordetective
detective work Oh I dont know a apeculiar apeculiar apeculiar
peculiar genius for minding other peo peoples peopies ¬
pies business I think Is the first and andprincipal andprincipal andprincipal
principal requisite requIsiteNew New York Trlb Tribune Trlbune Trlbune ¬
une uneA uneA
A CHALLENGE BY TELEPHONE TELEPHONESequel TELEP TELEPONESecjuel ONE ONESequel
Sequel to a Hot Hot ot Interstate n Political PoliticalCampaign PoUticalCampaign PoliticalCampaign
Campaign in MissouriNew Missouri MissouriNew MissouriNew
New York Sun SunDid SunDid SunDid
Did you ever hear how the Hon HonCy HonCy HonCy
Cy Leland of Kansas was challenged challengedby
by telephone to fighta fight a duel 7 asked askeda asked
a man from Kansas who was in New NewYork NewYork NewYok I
York a few days ago It it was just justafter justatter justafter
after a congressional campaign In Inwhich inwhich inwhich
which Colonel James N Burnes the theDemocratic theDemocratic theDemocratic
Democratic nominee was elected over overMajor overMajor overMajor
Major Hartwig Bartwi the Republican nomi nominee nominee nomiflee ¬
nee neeAs
As everybody knows Leland is a astrong astrong
strong Republican But he had seen seenfit seenfit seenfit
fit for personal and other reasons to toespouse toespouse toespouse
espouse the candidacy of Colonel ColonelBurnes ColonelBarnes
Burnes although the latter lived in an anadjoining anadjoining anadjoining
adjoining state stateNews stateuNews stateNews
News of Lelands coursereached course courserpa rpached hed the theears theears theears
ears of Major Hartwig and incensed incensedhim incensedhIm Incensedhim
him He called on a friend in his town townand townand townand
and laid his grievance before rore him His Hisfriend Hisfriend Hisfriend
friend who was na fond of a Joke lo < e said saidWhy saltIf
If Why major its ah outrage and andI an andI I II
I dont < see how It Is to t b be settled ex except except except ¬
cept In the way gentlemen usually usuaIlyset usuaIlysettIe set settle settie ¬
tIe their differences differencesYou differencesYou differencesYou
You mean for me to challenge Mr MrLeland lrLeland MrLeland
Leland asked Major Hartwig HartwigExactly HartwigExacUy
01 ExacUy replied the friend friendVeil friendVeIl friendVeil
Veil I vos a purdy goOd shod In Inder Inder inder
der Union army said the major majorI
011 I know you were wer major majorcsaI said the thefriend thefrIend thefriend
friend friendThencMajor frIendThenMajor friendThenMajor
ThenMajor Hartwig Haltwfghesltated hesitated a bit bitand bitand bitand
and said saidMaybe saidMaybp saidMaybe
Maybe Cy CYiLeland Leland yds yosapurdy ra purdy goot gootShod gootthqd
1 Shod > shudger alreddy alreddyWeIJ alretIdyWell
4 Well he may be But as your yourfriend yourfrIend yourfriend
friend In this matter I It < must advise advisea
a challenge It will be a notable meet jneeting meeting meetlng ¬
ing major And when it is JSOYCXC over Cy
Leland wU oJI be 1n the th box oiJn In lathe th he hearse hearseapd heu hearaeawl e ea
awl a dwe we w will follow his bt it dea8 deaUearcass > catcas
from the Held HeldDot 11 ld ldDot
4 Dot vos vo very fine shudge said
Major Hartwig Then after a mo moments moments monuents ¬
ments reflection he said Maybe Maybeit Maybeitvos It Itvos Itvos
vos me dot vos In de box In de hearse hearseand hearseand hearseand
and den Cy Leland he vould valk pe pehind pehind e ehind
hind alreddy from der field fieldThat fieldThat 7 7That
That Is a possible contingency butI but butI butI
I dont think much of Leland as a ashot ashot ashot
shot said the friend friendIs
Is dot so Veil shust as you Sa SaI say sayI
I link myselluf dot I should challenge challengeMr
Mr Leland LelandThereupon LelandThereupon LelandThereupon
Thereupon the friend went to his histelephone histel histelephone
telephone tel phone and called up Mr Leland Lelandto Lelandtowhom to towhom towhom
whom he explained the situation The Thefriends Thefriends Thefriends
friends remarks at the telephone soon soonconvinced so soonconvinced m mconvinced
convinced the major that Mr Leland Lelandwas Lelandas Lelandwas
was as very sorry and that he had the theprofoundest theprofound theprofoundest
profoundest profound est respect for him Then the thefriend thefrIend thefriend
friend turned to the major and said saldjYou
4 You must have inferred from my myremarks myremarks myremarks
1 remarks toMr Leland that he Is very verysorry veryorry verysorry
sorry and willing to make the proper properter poperI
I amends Dont you think we had bet better better
ter accept his apology apologyVeil apologyVen apologyVeil
Veil Cy vos a purdy goot fellow fellowanyhow fellowanyhow fellowanyhow
anyhow said the major majorSplendid majorSplendid
01 Splendid fellow major said ald the thefriend thefriend thefriend
friend friendIt
01 It would be too pad to shoed im imaind 4naind irsaind
aind it iU asked the mayor mayorIt mayoruIt
uIt It would be a calamity calamlt said saidth saidthfriend the ti tifriend
friend friendAH
01 4 All right rl hthudge Bhudge Shoost as you yousay yousay yensay
say Bedder call Id off said the ma major major major ¬
jor jorThen
Then the friend went ucentto to the tale telephone t talephone le lephone ¬
phone and made more more talk to Leland Lelandwhich Lela1dwhich Lelandwhich
which he repeated to Major Hart Hartwig HartwIg Hartwig
wig
Its all right shudge said the ma major major major ¬
jor but you understandt understandtdot dot vot I Isaid tsaid Isaid
said aboud Im goes shoost the same sameWhy sam samoWhy t c cWhy
Why of course major majorTJnd maloroIt majorUnd
It Und you say ay he vos a a poor shodVery shodVery shod shod1Very
Very uncertain uncertainVel uncertainVel uncertainVel
Vel by sheemiriy ef he wants ter terseddle t terseddle r rseddle
seddle der pizness later In dls vay you youtell YOtIteU youtell
tell I Itime im dot I vJ1l medd im enny ennytime ennyj ennyjtime
time timet >
timeWe t t We will leave it that way major majorsaid maj majorsaid r rsaid
said the friend friendThen frienduThen friendThen
Then the major and the friend and andother andother andother
other friends went out and had drinks drinksat
at the majors expense and when the thelast thelast thelast
last rounds were beginning to takeef 1akeffeet
fect the major was w s heard to say s sayIt y o oIt
01 It vduld haf peen greadt ter follow follo folloder folloder <
der corpse off Cy Leland off der field fieldof fieldof flei fleiof
of honor honorIt < <
I It would major have haV been aproud aproudincident a proud proudIncident ptoudincident 1
Incident In your life said the judge judgeSay judgeSay judgeSay
Say shudge shu ge said the major m mto mtomoment n a amoment amoment
moment of reflection bud mebbe I vos vosin vosin vosin
in der box dot day and Cy Leland vos vosfolleringr 70SfollerlngehZ vosfollering
folleringr follerlngehZ eh ehPossibly ehPossibly
01 Possibly Posslbl major but Its all over overnow overnow overnow
now said the friend friendYou friendYou friendYou
You say he vas a a purdy poor shod shodasked sh9dasked shOdasked
asked the major majorVery majorVery majorVery
Very replied the judge judgeVeil judgeVellrv judgeVe1l
Veil Vellrv venever never Cy CyLel Leland md tinks lie lievants Jteants bevants
vants ter meed me he knows vere verefind to tofind tofind
find us eh ehOf ehof ehOf
Of course whenCy when Cy Leland heard It Itall Itall ittii
all he set up the biggest dinner that thatwas thatwas thatwas
was ever eV r given in Kansas KansasWHAT KansasWHAT KansasWHFVT
WHAT THEY WANT IT FOR FORStories FO FOStories FORStories
Stories Told by Thirsty Hoboes in Drug
Stores Where Saloons Close CloseWashington CloseWashington OloseWashington
Washington Star StarAn StarAn StarAn
An elderly man with ragged and badly
fitting clothes a shuffling gait a rum rum
bespotted face covered with about three
days growth o ot beard and with a breath
that indicated the close proximity of a
distillery wandered Into a downtown
drug store the other morning before beforel beforeloclock 1 1oclock 1oclock
oclock The saloons had closed Stag Sta Stagerlng
gerlng up to the drug clerk he leaned leanedover leanedover leanedover
over the counter and remarked huskily
Say Willie just fill that up withai withaicohol with ai aicohol alcobol
cohol 10 cents worth See SeeThe SeeThe SeeThe
The ragged man produced a whisky
flask and passing a dime over to the theclerk theClerk theclerk
clerk settled In a nearby chair witha withagrunt wIth wIthgrunt a agrunt
grunt of contentment contentmentAlcohol contentmentAlcohol contentmentAlcohol
Alcohol eh 7 answered the clerk
What do you want It for Were We re not notselling n ntselling t tselUng
selling rum in this place
The ragged Individual arose and going
over to the th clerk observed in what was
Intended to be a highly injured tone of ofvoice ofvoice ofvoice
voice j
voiceNow
Now youse dont get gay wit roe me
Rum Who said anything about rum
That juice is goin to me chafln dish disharound dl diharound h haround
around the block Fjn goln gem to cook me mea mea mea
a a supper See So chase along me lad ladand lQdand ludand
and produce the goods goodsThe goodsThe goodsThe
The deCk smiled but nevertheless filled flll d
the order orderThats orderUThats orderThats
Thats the practice of those fellows fellowspretty felIoWpretty fellowspretty
pretty generally he aid after the bum bum4ad
had departed He has just made a hot
touch and being unable u able to jet Into a asaloon asaioon asaloon
saloon Is going to t drink the real stuff
We have ten or fifteen orders for alcohol
from this class every night On Sunday Sund
If we chose to sell it we could do a arushing arushing arushing
rushing business busi egs In that line < The sable sablecolored sablecolored sablecolored
colored bootblacks in this thi vicinity drink
It almost entirely < Ten cents worth In a
halfpint llask mixed with a little pump pumpwater pumpwater pumpwater
water some sugar and lemon juice juicemakes jul juicemakes e emakes
makes enough of a certain kind of gin ln to toproduce toprodup toprodu
produce produ e the muchcravedfor mu hcravedtor sensation sensationThey sensationThey sensationThey
They tell me all sorts of stories when I Iask 1ask Iask
ask them to what use they want to put putthe putthe putthe
the poison A hobo staggered into the theplace theplace theplace
place the other oth r night for a dimes worth worthNothing worthNothIng worthNothing
Nothing doing I remarked laconi laconically lacontcal laconicaliy ¬
cally cal seeing that he was ninetenths ninetenthssoused nlnetenthssoused ninetenthssoused
soused already alreadyAw alreadyA alreadyAw
Aw A w now come on he pleaded I Iwants 1wants Iwants
wants the dope for private use Thats Thatson
on the level levelWhat levelWhat leveiWhat
What do you want It for I asked askedwith ask askedwith a awith
with some curiosity curiosityHe curiosityHecame
He Hecame came over to within whispering whisperingdistance whisperingdistance
distance and leaning over the counter counterremarked counterrMIlarked counterremarked
remarked In very confidential tones tonesSay tonesSay tonesSay
Say youse just keep this on the thequiet thequiet
quiet I wouldnt let It out for the world worldIm worldlm worldlnt
Im painting a a picture of me old college collegechum coU collegeChUm e echum I
chum Chauncey M Depew up to de dehouse lehouse e ehouse
house and I wants the stuff to mix me meOils meoUs meOils
Oils >
OilsHe He got the booze boozeAmericans boozeAmerlcl boozeAmericans
Americans Amerlcl ns in Italy ItalyWashington ItalyWashIngton ItalyWashington
Washington Star StarThere statThere tar tarTl1ee
There are Indeed very substantial s rea reasons reas rcaSons ¬
sons s ns why wh the Italians should have a coed coedopinion goodOpinion ood
opinion junionot of Yankees The matter of their theirprosperity theIrpro theirprosperity
prosperity pro perlty even solvency Is very closely closelyconcerned
concerned Twentyfive thousand Amer ¬
leans visit Italy every year I am told toldand toldand toldand
and 1tls it is estimated conservatively that tlvatthey thatthey tbatthey
they leave behind them between SO 23000000 23000000and f I Iand
and J30000000 OOOOOO To a nation n Uon that is still stillpoor stillpoor stillpoor
poor and struggling out outof of the dire pov poverty poverty poverty ¬
erty of the past a a nation the Interest on onwhose onWhOEC onwhose
whose Jebt absorbs 48 4Sper per cent of the rev revejnuejtjbihose revenu revenue
ejnuejtjbihose enu enue Jlbose hjbose people rite arctaxed taxed fully one
thlrj5ithelr thlr31y thelr visible vlsl Jle Income thcae525000 th e25OCO
000 o otVssOOOOOCQ 0 oii 1s < 10000CO OOOOOO are a 8 very considerable
it Item ItnEv ItemEven m1 m1Even
Even Ev li If there was any real race racemity en enmity en enmity ¬
mity or International hatred they would wouldscarcely wouldscarc wouldscarcely
scarcely scarc lv care to kill the goose that lays laysthis lUsthis iasthis
this extremely largegolden large golden egg gMany gManyof Many Manyof
of the hotels and boarding boardln houses of
FJor Florence nce anJ Rome and Venice VenJcewouId eniee would be bedepopulated bedepopulated bedepopulated
depopulated 1it If Americans Atn ric ns took It Into Intotheir tlbtheir htbth
their th ir hcadg hctd to t visIt Italy no longer mid aijdthe midthe
the cafe ClLt and a1 l curio curJosh shdps ps would wouJdbe be lonely lonMvand lonelyand ionlIyand
and deserted indeed i deed
9
that more more or less tessevery every man must explore for him himself himself hImself ¬
self selfTo
To an AngloSaxon whose interests are largely In Intellectual Intell intelItuai ¬
tellectual tell ctualand and artistic it is a refreshing treshlngsurprtseto treshlngsurprtsetovis surprise surpflse to tovisit tovisit
visit vis a aland land like l1keDenmarl Denmark whe where e a certain general generalcultureus generalcUlture generalculture
cultureus cUlture i is diffused broadcast b adcast among the people ana anasome anasonie andsome
some acquaintance with the great masterpieces of ofthought ofthQu ofthought
thought thQu t and beauty is a a part of a citizens average averagemakeup averagemakeup averagemakeup
makeup The greatest English poet can walk down downHegent downRegent downRegent
Regent street without so much mucha as a a single bended bendedkneer bendedknee < 1 1knee
knee a a single doffed hat The Th divine poet who wrote wroteAtalanta wroteAtalanta wroteAtalanta
Atalanta In inCalydon Calydon mustlike the rest of us walK walKthef walKthe waixthe
the cold paving stones uncarpeted by bya a single vo votive votive 0 0tlv ¬
tive tlv rose ro e It is different In Denmark that dainty daintyarcfiipelago daintyarchIpelagoaIt daintyarchlpeldgo
arcfiipelago archIpelagoaIt all green green coast c ast line fretted through and andthrough andthrbUgh andthrOugh
through with the blue bl e northern sea a lend of fairy fairybeechwoods fairybee fairybeeehwoods
beechwoods bee hwoods filled with wlththe the sounds of fairy waves wavesThere wavesThere wavesThere
There the cabmen cabm n hum your songs and the waiters waiterssell WalterSsell Waiterssell
sell your autographs Cafes are crowded where J Jeat Jeat Ieat
eat your yc > ur silent lunch and beautiful women audibly audiblyremark audiblyremark t 1bly 1blyr
remark r mark upon uponthe the wonder wo der of your brain You are as aswell aswel aswe1
well known knOVAaS as if you YO lwere were a popular popul r cavalry officer officerPoet offlcerPoet officerPoet
Poet painter paint r musician musiclanor or actor hats go off to you youeyes youeyes youeyes
eyes shine at you a hush of reverence accompanies accompaniesyou
you yo mysterious representative of the august human humanspirit humanspiri humanspirit
spirit In other lands you OU need to be e a prizefighter prizefighterto
to win any such s ch recognition In Denmark it is suit surficient SUIficlentto suituiclent
ficient ficlentto to be bea a poet poetItwas poetIt poetIt
Itwas It w wa in Denmark thatI that I saw saw th the most touch touchIng tOUChlng touching
Ing tribute Q ute to a a living greatness that I know of It Itwag Itwajan Itna
wag wajan na an ancient 1Jcienf Roman lamp la burning night and day daybefore daybefore daybefore
before the works worksot of George Brandes Br ndes George BrandeS BrandeShas Brandeihas Brandehas
has meant so much uch to that thatlIttTe little land It were hard
Eailway way Mistakes MistakesLOndon MistakesLOndon
London Chronicle ChronicleNot ChronicleNot ChronicleNot
Not long ago the state stat railway au auIthoritte anltboritje
Ithoritjes 1n m Melbourne Melbolirnehadtoli hadto Investigate Investigatea vestfgateJI
a JI case of a guard leaving his van vanwalking vanwalking vanwalking
walking along the footplates clamber clamberIng clamberIng clamberIng
Ing up to the engine and making a furious furIousas
4 1 assault as ault upon Upbnthcdriv the driver r the train going goIngat goingat
i at full speed sp ed all the while They are aredent arenow
l110W now inquIring Into another curious incI incIdent mcident
dent In this case somebody forgot to toi toiix
i fix the couplings between betw n the engine enginehand englnethe engineand
hand and the train aln When W1u n the signal was wassiven wasgiven
given Iven the engine steamed out of the thestation thei theistatIon thestation
station by itself i eIf leaving carriages and I
ly lytoo too much to call him hlin > the Prometheus of Denmark DenmarkSovmueh Denmarkomuch Denmarkosnueh
Sovmueh omuch of the intellectual freedom you find blowing biowInJlike
like sea air about the streets of Copenhagen Is so to tosay tosay tosay
say the breath of his brave mouth mouthIn mouthI mouthIn
In I George Geor e Brandes we see criticism fulfilling Its Itshighest Itshlg4est Itshighest
highest and i broadest broad t functions To speaK of George GeorgeBrandes G Ge rge rgeBrandes rgeBraildes
Brandes as a critic in the customary limited sense sensethe sensethe sensethe
the sense sen e in which the word Is applied to reviewers reviewersof
of books or connoisseurs of the arts In general generaJwOUIQ woum woumbe woule1e
be 1 > e as misleading as to speak of George Meredith as asa asa asa >
a novelist novelistmeanIng meaning thereby a purveyor of frivolous frivolousentertainment fclvOlousentertainment fzlvolousentertainment
entertainment for the th sentimental The great gre l critic criticis rticis
is an a interpreter of life as expressed through the themedium theniedlU1I huemedium
medium of the arts As literature is the artistic me medium me medium thediurn ¬
dium employing as its material the most Vital Ital and andvarious U sadvarious 1d 1dvarious
various of human interests it follows that a really reallygreat resllygreat renilygreat
great literary critic has the world for his proving provingand protq protqand provtnand
and in proportion as his Interpretation of literature literatureis llterat re reis
is fundamental and Catholic he becomes an origrnal orlgmaicreative origrnalcreative origrnalcreative
creative exponent onent of human life In other words wordsyour wortsyour wodsyour
your great literary critic Is i a philosopher who makes makesuse makesuse makesuse
use of literature to interpret human nature and hu human buma human ¬
man ma history histor Such a Critic at all events Is Dr J3rBrandes DrBrandes DrBrander
Brandes His real business Is with humanity humanltYR11f1 humanltYR11f1he a a ahe >
he has sttidied studledlIterature literature as providing the most com comprehenslve comprehensive cornprehensive
prehensive data available Literature as an expres expression expressIon erpression ¬
sion of the human spirit as the record of the eternal eternalpilgrimage eternalpilgrimage l lpilgrimage
pilgrimage of thought and of the drama of all me mecomplicated tJIecompIlcated thecomplicated
complicated human development it is literature in inthis inthis n nthis
this significant aspect that Dr Brandes Is a crltrx crltrxMany cri criMan critirMany
< Many Man critics are merely students of aesthetics They Theyapproach Theyapproach Llleyapproach
approach the arts from the pleasure point of view vieivanalyzing viewanalyzing viewanalyzing
analyzing the kind kl d of pleasure they give and deter <
i passengers In the lurch Guard sta station statIon sintion ¬
tion master porters and spectators pe < t tor yelled yelledbut yelledbut
but without effect The engine ran for forsix forsix forsix
six miles before b fore it was discovered that It
had nothing behind it The most dls disquieting dlsquieting ¬
quieting feature ofthe of the Incident Ine ide nt was the thefact th thfact thefact
fact that It passed several signal boxes boxeswithout boxeswIthout boxeswithout
without receiving any warning to stop
Everybody must have noticed the me mechanical mechanical mechanical ¬
chanical groovy fashion in which whicheverything whl whicheverything h
everything Is done at railway stations stationsPerhaps stationsPerhaps stationsPerhaps
Perhaps it Is natural and Inevitable InevttableEvery inevitableEvery
Every official takes tak sft it for granted that thatthe thatthe
the routine of today will be the same as asthat asthat
that of yesterday and many other yes yesterdays yesterdaYH yesterdays ¬
terdays so that powers of observation observationare
are rarely requisitioned
y7 y7Sing
4
t Spring Sl ringF91lard Foulard Silks and Dress Goods GoodsAn t tAn
+ An overwhelming popularity is decreed for Foulard Silks Mak Makers Makers Makera +
+ ers thought to send them out of fashion but women determined determinedfv determineddifferently determineddiierenUy +
+ fv differently A perfect clamor went up and this season finds nds them themof themeven +
4 even more fascinating in pattern designs and colorings than ever everoofore everbefore +
+ f before Have a a peep at these first beauties this week new waisting waistingsUks waistinasUks +
+ f sUks are a there ere too > to show showyou you and dress goods goodsCENTER goodsCTEB +
+ CENTER AISLE AISIiRt
+ + i + + + + + = + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + k + fAll f + + + + + + t
t All Woolen Underwear r For Hen at iitaThir iitaThirt a Third Thirdif Thirdoff
if t + Off Regular Prices PricesA 4 +
+ 4
+ A very yerycomplet complete and choice stock of winter underwear is still stillhere +
4 here er The finest of woolens perfectly woven beautifully finished finishedif +
+ if you want that kind but plenty too of less expensive Union Unionsuits Uthonsuits +
+ suits made over the truest of patterns proven to be faultless fitting ttin ttinShirts °
+ Shirts and drawers from the best mills in the country 100 up to + i
+ 500 per garment Monday Tuesday Wednesday ONETHZRB ONETHIRDTAKEN ONETHDTAKEN +
4 + TAKEN OFF THESE PRICES PIUCESUp PRICEStk
+ 4Up
+ + + tk + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + 4
4 Up to 25C Galateasi6 GalateaSI67jc c a aYard Yard YardJust YardTust t tlJst
Just < as popular this season will the galateas gala teas be as a they were werelast 4 +
4 last Little jjtle wonder at that th t for the shirt waist or shirt waistrsuit wais waLstsuit waLstsuitnothingcould = r uit uitnothingcould
+ nothingcould be better they are a heavily woven cotton With withjust wthijustbody just justbody +
+ body enough to make them desirable for such usage A splendid Asplendid lot lotis lotis +
+ is this thisthe the New England and Manchester made stripe effects and andnaly andnay +
4 + navy naly blue red or cadet blue with dots and figures Up to 25c a ayard ayard +
+ yard Monday Mond y and week wcek16c wcek16ct 16c 4 4Five + +
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
t 9 + Five Hundred tlundred Yards of Chinese Chi se Mattings hi histead lp Lnt t tt +
t + stead of 30C a Yard = 22c 22cf 22cThe 2c t tThe
+ + f The time is hotfar hot ardtatant distantwhen stantwhen when youll oufl be planning pknningnew new aoof oc ol olcove
4 4 > covering cove ing for or some room oomm in the th home Doesnt Doesntthis this suggest taking takingforethought takllgtfor taiingforethought +
tfor + forethought thotlght now nowP The mattings are all in goad colors c lors and patterns patternsand +
4 and extra neavytquality heavyqua1tyMonday Monday and d Tuesday reduced redu sd from J30c Oca OcaYard a ayard 4 +
+ yard to to22c to22cobbinet to22eBobbinet 22c +
+ 1 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
+
+ + Bobbinet and Curtain fluslin at Reduced ReducedPrfce Prjce Prce Prcerssh 4 t tr
4 + jErEsh r shwindo window wlndowdraperies draperies and very verylitth littU to topay pay p y Whether Wh ther wanted w xtted xttednow ted t tnow
+ now or for the approaching housecleaning tinie present savings sa savingsare ngs ngsare 4
+ are worth wort considering coru1der conslderta ig Monday Mo day and andTuesday Tuesday only onlyOne onlyOne +
4 + One lot of white tamboured muslin will make prettiest sort of ofshortcur 4 4shorteurtains
+ short shortcur shorteurtains curtains Litts washes washesnicely nicely and wears well w uv ll 30 inches wide The The15c TheThe +
+ 15c a yard yardgrade grade for tot10c lOc the 22c for 17c the 30c and and35c 35c for forc 4 425c
+ S5c c j jSo1l1 4 4msluin
+ SdBrt msluin pliin > lain white wltI1 and ecru color bobbinet suitable suita le for curtains cUI ains ainsor 4
4 or bed 1Ieds sets Ptg ts < the e 54inctt reduced front 25c to tol9c 19c the 72inch from from3OCto22c 4 430c 430cto22a
+ 30c 3OCto22c 3OCto22cA to 22c +
1 JLgroup A P11P of tapestry squares squares24inchsIze 24inch size cut ut from remnants remnintsg 4 4tkits
+ tkits will g make ake into attractive sofa cushions for tclea clearance peat25c peat25cJ1 at 25c 4 4sad
4 + aadlSOce sad J1 l SOC o ach cli cht = < I I 4 4I
+ + t + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
I
mining their iielr purely aesthetic aesthetlcor or as we loosely say sayartistic S ssyarilstIc t tarISUc T
artistic value value This Is necessarily a part p rt of any anycritiels anycritlc anycritIcs
critIcs business but Dr Brandes Is primarily phil philosopher phUosopher phflosopher ¬
osopher and historian his orhm and nd only secondarily thepro theprofessor th theprofessor pro prof ¬
fessor f sor of oaesthettczThus aesthetics Thus his great book which aa aaoccasioned baS baScccasioned hasoccasioned
occasioned these remarks Main Currents In ISineteenth ISine 1S1n 1S1nteenth Ntaeteentlu
teenth century Literature Macnllan cmpany Is Ismuch ismuch I Imuah
much more mOre thana than a a history of nineteenth nin teenthcentutY century centar centarbqoks
books and authors Books and authors Indeed are aretreated 3I 3Ieated tretveated
treated eated so to say as Illustrative straws showingthe showingthedirection showIngthed1rcctIonOf showingtnedirection
direction d1rcctIonOf of those thought currents with the origin originand originnd originand
and nd sweep and track of which Dr Brandes Is chiefly chieflyconcerned chlefiyconcerned ChIeflyconcerned
concerned The book Is really a history of nineteenth nineteenthcentury nlneteentpcentury nhuIeteentliCentury
century thought in terms of literature and the Im Importance Importance Importanc ¬
portance of the method Is evident when we reflect reflectthat re reflectthat ect ect1hat
that the history of the world has been beenlargety largely the
history of certain books As Dr Brandes points out outthe outthe outthe
the French revolution was the direct work of two twowriters twowriters twowriters
writers Voltaire and Rousseau The history of f their theirwritings tnelrwritings theirwritings
writings Is therefore erefore the history of the French rev revolutlon revolution revolution
olution Such Is Dr Brandes standpoint through throughout ¬
out and wonderful is it to see the dry bones of hIS hlaextensive hisextensive hISextensIve
extensive learning come to vivid hid life under the breath breathof breathot
of his imagination and the dramatic forcible method methodof
of his presentation nor norhas has fortune been unkind to
him this time in the matter of his translator The TheMain ThelraIn TheMain
Main Currents will be completed In six volumes volumesThe volumesThe volumesThe
The Macmlllan company have Just published the thethird thethird thethird
third volume dealing d lIng with The Reaction in France FranceHere Fran FranHere FranceHere
Here Is one ne of the few real and fascinating books or orour atour orotirtime
our otirtime otirtimeCopyright time timeCopyright timeCopyright
Copyright 1S03 by Robert Howard Russell
Cold Feet Due to Poker PokerCold PokerCold PokerCold
Cold feet are a sign of disordered circu circulation cIicuIatIon circeJation ¬
lation Continual warming < with Arti Artificial irti1clal trtificiai ¬
ficial heat Is but temporizing with the theevil theevil theevil
evil and the difficulty should be over overcome oyercome 9vecOme ¬
come by proper dressing when that Is in infault Infault infault
fault and by foot and ankle ankIeexerclscs ankIeexerclscsThe exercises exercisesThe exercisesThe
The latter can be taken at frequent froquentlnter froquentlntervals Inter Intervals nfervals ¬
vals during durin the day and they will assist assistIn assistL
L In otJ stimulating t o1 the circulation n ot o the theblood thePoint theblood
blood says the Omaha Mercury
Point the toes down to the extreme urn limit 1fmIt urnit ¬
it till you feel the muscles strain over overthe overthe overthe
the ankles ard work the feet iio us and anddown middown auiddown
down eight or ten times then devitalize
them th m and shake them from the ankle es efli esono esone
i one does do the hand with a loose wristutrerers wrist
Sufferers from cold feet In bed d can canquickly canguckly canquickly
quickly warm them by this exercise and
ItWill bring relief and comfort during a
long ride
o i iPresence
Presence of Mind TVTindf XindChlcago
f Chicago News NewsWhat NewsWhat NewsWhat
4
What would you do dear queried queriedMrs queriedMrS queriedMrs
Mrs MrS Gabberton if I were to become becomesuddenly becomesuddenly becomesuddenly
suddenly deaf and dumb dumbWhat dumbWhat dumbWhat >
What would I do echoed thefreight thefreightpayer thefreightpayer
payer of the combination why Idsend Idsendfor Id 1 send sendfor seni senifor 1
for an undertaker of course
WAL WALKERS STORE STOREe01J STORL3jConi7ilete
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
+ +
Gomfplete 4 e01J JeteShow Show Showing ing of ofSpringOown S
NLESS you des desire Ee to tOt you ou need not wait one mo moment moinent
U
ment longer for your spring frock Hundreds Hundredscame Hunrdscaine a n ds dscame + +
came last week and with those which had pre preceded pr preceded ¬ t tc
ceded c qed them t em the stock is isnow now at its best And isnt this thiswonderful this thiswOl4 thiswonderfulnews
wonderful wOl4 wonderfulnews i ful news The first of ofMarch March not here yet ye v vion fash fashi fashion t tion
ion books scarcely off the printing press and every style styleof styleof
of dress gressypull ypuU see the t e coming comfugspringreadyand spring readyand waiting waitingyour wai waiY9ur waitingy91r
your choosing The Thewindow window is filled with beauties and a d it itwill i itwilitell
will wilitell 11 tell tel1mor more at a glance than th columns of words but butheres blltheres butheres
heres a crude description des ription of iW9 wp or three Made of ofveiy ofveiyiine very veryfine veryftne +
+
fine light lightweight weight broadcloth pae pale gray shade blouse blom e has hastriplet ha hastriplet + +
It Ittriplet
triplet shoulder cape that is piped with withwllite white Broad Broadcloth broadclot1 ¬ 4 4cloth +
cloth reyers of white outlined with novelty braid a asilken asilken t tsilkeIl
silken girdle girdlethe the very latest latestcfeatnre feature and most effective effectivethe effecilvethe t tth
the th skirt s t is in panier effect with wi white pipings Made of ofhandsome ofhandsome t th
handsome h ndso1pe mixture suiting in which red predominates predominatesnew s sew
new ew loose eton jacket piped and faced face with plain pl red redsilk redsilk t tsilk
silk girdle skirt has yoke and andilounce flounce flonnceboth both outlined with withr withted withied
r ted ed Made of black bla k voile blouse bfouse the new skirted kind kindwith
1 1with 4 4with
with very broad shoulder cape capesuggestive suggestive of the bertha berthawe +
+
we all once knew new drop Qrnaments for trimming box boxplaited boxp1aited bo boplaited
plaited skirt s skfrttlie t the suit uit entirely iiiii iy lined 1ith withsilk silk Three Threegowns Thr Thr4egoivn e ego
gowns go ofdistinction Qome Q Jle see se see all the others though thoughl2O t
20 and between prices pricesup up to 85 85Jore 85SforeCtosed t tStora
+
Jore SforeCtosed Closed MondayWashingtons Mond yWashingtons Birthday Rirfhd y
LL J 1 L k L L L L AA L L 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
+
4 1
+ Some Shirt Waists at Half Prices PricesAbout PricesAbout +
4 +
+ About eight dozensthat have sold out all sizes except 32 34 and +
4 + 36 Wash waists just the ones on s youll rouU want very verY shortly sho ± tly now nowMost now3lost 4 +
+ Most are made of white vesting fabrics some the plain pl others ng figured flgured +
+ ured with the different variations of plaits tucks stitchings that thatyou thatyou +
+ you know Prices range 225 2 5 up to o 750 each Commencing Mon Monday Mandayuntil 4
+ dayuntil day until all are gone goneHALF KAT < F THESE THESEi THESEBoys 4 4Boys1
i + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
+ +
4 + Boys Suits at atThird Third Off Regular Prices PricesAll +
+ +
+ All the suits for boys of ofS 8 to 15 years Made of handsome handsonemixture 4 4mixture
+ mixture cloths serges and cheviots Winter suits to be sure but butwont butwont +
+ wont your boy need just that kind for many a week yet yetP We must must1uve musthave +
+ have room roo for new ones crowding cr wding in elsev els elsethey they wouldnt be cheap cheapened 4 4 4cued
+ ened thus early 350 400 OO 5lOO up to 10OO suits Monday 4 4 4Tuesday
4 + Tuesday Wednesday Wednesd1yONETHIRD ONETHIRD OFF OFFREGULA1t BEGTTLAR BEGUI PRICES PRICESt 4 4Black 4 4t
+ + + + t + + + + T + + + + + + + + + + + + + 1 + t + 1 + + + + + + + + + + + + 4 4t r rt
t Black Silk and Velvet Velv t Blts B lts at Half Prices PricesSeveral t tSeveral
4 +
+ Several dozens Different shapes All sizes Gold and gun gunv gunmetal gummetal + v
+ metal fasteners and slides Black only Were 50c up to Sl50 150 150each 15Oeach 4
+ each Monday and Week WeekHALF HAIiF THESE PRICES PRICESt +
+ 4 + + + + + + + + + + t + + ff ffBroken + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
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