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(Synopsis of Preceding Chapter si
James Adtnns, Went Point Graduate, and
European representative of American manu
facturers, it in Paris at the breaking out of
the great var between Prance, and Germany,
He undertakes for the French a tear-balloon
rernnnnissauce, in Lorraine, The balloon i%
discovered by the, German troops, vho pierce
the gas bag vith a shell from a field gun.
The basket is shot a may and Adorns’ com-
fall; but Adams climbs into the rigging
and is borne uicay on the icind into north
east .an prance. The balloon comes damn in
the trees of the Chateau La gunny. Adams is
rescued, and is nursed by Aimee, daughter of
Count Lagunny, vith vhom hr falls in love.
The Germans advance and take possession of
the Chateau far use as headquarters. A
Colonel f cavalry in-ults Aimee; Adam - run*
hint through vith a evord, and is immediately
seized from behind by the Kaiser, vho has
come in unnoticed, and throtrn to the floor.
Adams is veil acquainted vith the Kaiser,
picoa'*'*"/* is mutual. The Kaiser calls for
explanations.
Chapter 111.
(Continued from la t week.
It was evident that 1 had n<d seriously
wounded tie 1 Colonel, for he
ten lion without difficulty, supported by his
aide, who explained brieily that they had
entered the Chateau to demand acoimmo
dation for the Emperor and hi* staff; that
I hud opposed eutraneej and that without
provocation had viciously attacked the
Colonel. To this version the Colonel weakly
agreed. The Kaiser turned to me.
••You say my Colonel insulted the lady?”
including in his glance Aimee, who stood
on the stairway overcome with the embar
rassment of her position and the preeace
of tin- German ruler.
*Tb* put his arm abnnt her.” 1 replied, 1
my anger rising again,“and endeavored to
kiss her. Ask the lady herself.”
*TS it true. Mademoiselle?”
Aimee I towed her head in assent, the
color sweeping over her beautiful face ami
neck.
The Kaiser's futures beeame set in con
tempt *T doubt not your punishment is
just,” he said sternly, addressing the
Colonel* who cringed before this rebuke.
”1 have issued specific orders avoid
just such improprieties. You tire under
arrest sir. You will retire to your quarters
and await further orders.” Tima to the
aide—“ See that he is attended by the I
surgeon. Yon may go.”
A‘ they passed tit rough the g'-ent door
way the Kaiser nddre <‘d Aitnei*. bow
gracefully. “I apologize to you, Made
moiselle, for the all: out of my office;'. I
also applaud the gallantry of your -your -
defender, Mr Adams, whom i have met
under various circumstances. It will be
neccessary for me and my staff to occupy
a portion of your Chateau during the next
few days. You may rest assured, however,
that the upper floors shall be reserved
entirely for your own use, and that there
will he no unseemly or unnecessary inter
ference with your personal comfort. I
shall see that you are protected day and
night. But while you will not la* regarded
as under restraint, I ask that you mak no
attempt to leave without permission. Ho
bowed again to Aimee and strode out iu'oj
the sunlight, followed by his orderly who
had been standing tit tiie door.
I ran to Aimee and took her in my arras,
comforting her in the way of a lover.
Uut she seemed not to be afraid. On tie*
contrary she was quite serene, expressing i
her confidence in the Kaiser's assurance
“Is he not a grand man?” she asked.
‘•Stub dignity; such magnificent bearing;
what lire shone in his eyes I And oh.my i
brave sweetheart,” patting my cheeks lov-j
lugly, “how like a lion yon were. 1 shall j
never be afraid with you near me.” So we
went on for a delicious half hour, when a
detachment of the Emperor’s bodyguard,
under command of a sergeant of mag- ,
nificent proportions, entered the dooryard ,
and took up their positions around the !
house Then Aimee retired to her rooms on
the second floor, ami I sallied forth to
learn something of the military situation.
1 hav said that 1 was well acquainted ,
in Berlin, so it was not surprising, that!
I should run across friends. Hardly hail
I left the Chateau when I came face to
face with a portly, red-bearded officer, lean
ing against a tree and contentedly smoking
a long-stemmed pipe. I b*Md out my hand,
smiling my recognition.
“Lowenberg!” I exelaltned In delight.
“It is really you.” He was a Colonel of
Hussars, and I had beaten him at chess
many and many a time.
For full a minute he stared mo in the
face. Gradually his features relaxed.
Then a roar of laughter shook kis paunch.
He snatched my outstretched hand and
clasped it in both his own. Tears ran
down his cheeks.
“Oh, my dear # Adams, my dear Adams.”
he cried between peals of laughter. “What
manner of fancy doll is this? I sec you
in Berlin, attired cn rigeur. gravely dis
cussing tariffs and values. I hurry to tin*
front to fight, and find you strutting about
the grounds of a French Chateau, clad in
velvet and bice, like a medieval fachion
plate. Oh, you changeable Americans.
What next, what next?”
Ah. my brave Lowenberg! he was ever
a fine friend. How my heart ached* when,
a few weeks later, I saw him stretched
upon a heap of straw, both legs shot away
in that descent into the hell of Montepelier,
and dying as a German warrior can die,
with a prayer for bis country and a smile
for his friends.
In a few minutes I told Lowenberg of
the events of the past few days, hinting,
however, that I had started from Amiens
in tin air-ship, bent on a pleasure trip.
I learned that the German forces were
forming to the west of us, and that a col-
.. pjM^.
ALL THAT DAY THE GERMANS CONTINUED TO CROSS THE MEUSE.
lislon was certain to take place within a
week. He insisted that 1 remain with
them. "It will be a great fight," he said,
his blue eyes sparkling with enthusiam.
I protested that 1 had no clothes.
"Tut. What of that? You shall have a
uniform. You shall ride with me. Ho!
Grossman.” He culled to a subordinate
officer, gave him brief instructions, and sent
him away. An hour later, at the Chateau,
after a seance with the regimental tailor.
I was rema-’o converted at once into a
German Lieutenant of Ilnssars; but to
Aimee’s great disgust.
"Oh. shame, shame,” she cried, making
a wry face. You are now my enemy. I
do not know you at all.” And so I had to
begin all over again with ray love making,
in which delightful proceeding I was
eminently successful, though it took me a
full hour, and required, in addition to
manjv many kisses, a solemn promise that
I would dispense with the odious uniform
at the earliest possible moment.
Early In the evening the Emperor and
his staff came to the Chateau a-d - ’ '
arrangement for their aeeoßQtnodAacß.
Every precaution was taken to avoid ia
jur* to the building and its contents.
I was deeply Impressed with his Majesty s
consideration In thlg matter. Cajivas
I panllns were spread over the carpets and
draped around the marble mantles. Such
furniture as remained was drawn to one
side and covered. Small cots were brought
in, with tables, map cases, and other neces
sary Impediments, and through the night
a council of war was held, plans being laid
for the disposition of the troops. There
i being nothing for me to do there, I saw
; that Aimee was well cared for, and spent
the evening with Lowenberg and a group
of fellow officers, in their quarters, dis
missing the military situation and spec
ulating as to the outcome of the war.
During the evening Lowenberg referred
casually to my trip from Amiens and my
wreck in the trees, which subject produced
Immediate Interest.
“Lucky for you—that accident,” said
Meschner, Captain of Lancers, who fell a
fews days later in the Argonne valley.
"There were two others in an air-ship who
fared not so well, eh, Lowenberg?”
Lowenberg nodded, musing over his pipe.
|My heart leaped. Was it possible that they
1 had seen me clinging to la Jaune as sh'"
bounded, like an affrighted deer, from the
German guns in Lorraine? With tense
nerves and an appearance ,of unconcern I
waited for the next remark.
“By God,” broke out a heavy voire,
“that was a terrible end for the French
general.” It was Fleischraann speaking,—
the gigantic sergeant of tlie Emperor’s
bodyguard, whose strength and eonrag
later saved me at Montepelier. He ros
suddenly to his feet and pointed upward
dramatically.
“I saw him falling for miles." he said.
“At first a tiny speck, then coming nearer,
arms and legs beating the air. Ah, heaven!
What a smash it was. He f 11 upon a
stuck of rifles, yon remember,” turning
to the others, who sat open-mouthed, for
Fleischraann was a born actor, and in his
gestures and facial expressions brought out
clearly the horror of Martini’s descent in
to the midst 'of the encamped troops.
"He was torn apart; he was split into
WHEN THEY CAME TO SEARCH LATOUR I KNEW HE WAS DOOMED
fragments; his brains splattered twenty i
feet away." Then, with a French shrug
of his great shoulders, —“Bah, what of it?
Death is death, come as it may.”
“There was another,” observed Lowen
berg, speaking deliberately as ho refilled
his pipe. "He fell In the midst of Wasser
uian’s kitchen.” He shook with laughter
as the picture came back to him. and throw
ing back his head blew the smoke from his
mouth in great rings.. “I shall remember
it always. The man was already dead,
shot through the head; but down he came
like a cartload of fresh beef, right into
the huge cauldron of soup that was cook
ing for Wassermau’s bearded darlings. Ha,
ha. ha. They fed on bread and cheese that
night. There was soup spread over an acre
of ground.
I dared not break the period of silence
that followed, though my anxiety was be
numbing. Then Fleischraann spoke, an
swering the questiou that was uppermost
in my mind.
“Fine shooting.” he broke onf suddenly.
“It. was Gerstner’s battery that brought
them down—he sighted the guns himself.
He tells me—oh. the liar—that he aimed
for the cables supporting the basket, and
cut them, by God. It was au unlucky trip
for the two Frenchmen.”
The TWO Frenchmen! Then they did not
suspect a third member of the party. 1
ventured nu inquiry.
“And what became of the bag?”
“Oh, it blew away to the northeast. I
suppose it fell in some Prussian field.”
God be thanked! Then they did not
know. For had these excitable Germans
guessed that I was with Martini and
Kechere, rcconnoitering the German ad
vance, they would have branded me for
a spy and my life would not have been
worth a pfenig.
I was heartily glad when the conversa
tion changed and the Incident of the bal
loon was forgotten. Moreover I was eager
to learn something of the military situation.
The French were known to be far to the
southwest —forty miles or more away—
thoir right resting on Rar-10-Pnc. their
left at the camp at Chalons. This gave
them the support of an extensive area of
wooded hills to the left, and right, and the
Marne river, with its high banks, at the
rear. In front extended the great Cata
lonian plain. It was an admirable position,
and one of great natural strength. There
fore they showed no disposition to ad
vance, preferring, apparently, to await at
tack by their opponent, though all north
ern France lay open to the invaders.
All that day and the next the Germans
continued to arrive, crossing the Meuse,
ascending the heights, and moving west
ward. Some two hundred thousand of the
flower of the army were there, actually
treading French soil, ready for whatever
might come. Infantry, artillery, cavalry;
all splendidly equipped and accoutered. It
seemed to me that they must prove nn
conquerable; that they would advance with
irresistible determination; that I-ranee
would inevitably be compelled to sue lor
peace.
I saw the Emperor seldom. He was en
craved much of the time in council, and my
acquaintance with him was not of such a
nature as to permit interruption. When
I met him he merely acknowledged my
salute. I doubt that at first fie recognized
In the German Lieutenant of Hussars hts
American friend, Adams. A circumstance
arose about the fourth day ofWhis presence,
however, that Illustrated in a striking man
ner his_ keen re mem Iterance, his attention
to details, and his belief in discipline.
Reports had come in of the presence of
a French scouting party at a small village
some distance to the south. A company of
cavalry was sent out, and Lowenberg was
ordered to observe and report. We arrived
just in time to sec the French put to rout,
though the action was sharp and spirited.
It was the first real fighting, and the ex
citement set our nerves to tingling. On the
return a man was seen skulking in the edge
of the woods friuging the road. Our
troopers captured him and brought him
along. When we reached headquarters he
was summoned for examination.
1 glanced at him casually as Lowenberg
put the usual questions. XJien I rose to
my feet with a gasp. I could not Ive mis
taken. The large, clear-cut features, the
heavy beard, the speaking eyes; there was
no doubt of his identity, it was Latour,
the correspondent of “La Vie.” from whom
1 had received report of the declaration
of war at the Club in Paris. Recognition
was mutual, but neither of us betrayed it.
Latour <ie< lared in provincial French
that he came from a rural district near
by; that he was ou his way to the village
when he heard the shots, and fearing in
jury left the road. His story, couplr-d with
his peasant dress, might have sufficed to
clear him, but when they came to search
him I knew that lie was doomed. A book
of notes iu shorthand which none of us
could read proved that he was not a
peasant; a wallet containing a consider
able sum in gold further complicated the
situation; and a carefully drawn map of
the German positions, found in the band
of his drawers, proclaimed his mission. He
was a spy.
“What is the next step?” I asked of
Lowenberg, as the two corporals led Latour
away.
“Report to the Emperor: execution.” He
spoke without feeling, as was natural.
Rut my heart was heavy.
“It is too bad,” i said. ‘Tie looks like
a fine man.”
“On the contrary,” he replied sharply.
"It is good. They shot two of our scouts
yesterday. Why not retaliate? A fine man?
Vcs, perhaps, but* it is the fortune of war—
he has made the mistake of being cap
tured.”
It chanced that as I entered the Chateau
late that night 1 met the Kaiser. 11;•
stood at the door, looking gravely out into
the glorious moonlight, lie was alone,
and I thought his expression nobler than 1
had ever before seen ou the face of man.
He asked after Aimee. I replied that sin*
was well, but that 1 thought it best to
send her north to her cousins. I had made
arrangements for carriages for herself an 1
servants. He said that he would give na
an order of safe conduct, and calling a
secretary had one written out.
I spoke of the bitterness of war. of the |
Ikss of men and property, of the inevitable |
severance of personal and commercial ties. '
“It seems to me to be so futile a war," I
said. "What is to lx' gained? why resort
to violence and bloodshed? think of the
enormous expense and the re lilting in
crease of taxes. Why not arbitrate, your
Majesty? ’
The Kaiser's expression hardened. “It is
sometimes recessary in life to assert one's
dignity by force," be said, after a period j
of silence. “I represent a great nation. ;
We have been mocked, trampled, spit upon, j
We have borne insults to the point of mad- !
ness. It is time to strike back. This very
day messages came to me from your great
President Roosevelt, whose influence in
the affairs of the world is undeniable, and
from the King of England, my Uncle. !
They suggested arbitration. I replied that
I proposed first to administer punishment,
using what, in your country, you are
pleased to term ‘the big slick’, the club,
the hand of castigation. Is this m>t their
own policy in the last stages of disagree
ments? Remember Cuba, and the Trans
vaal. No. it is too early for arbitration.
There will be two great battles. One, on
land, is before us; the other on the sea,
will occur within a fortnight. Then, and
not tmtil then, will the Emperor of Germany
listen to intervention.”
I could make uo reply. The argument
was conclusive.
Then Latour, the spy. came into my mind.
“Your Majesty.” 1 said, “a Free h spv
was captured today after the skirmish
at Menigny.”
lie waved his hand impatiently. “I know.
Tie was caught red-handed, lie had notes —
maps. He dies at sunrise.
“He is my friend.” I said simply. “I
have known him for years—a splendid
man.”
“Is he any less a spy?" The words came
suddenly, like bullets from a gun. “Yet
you would have me set aside the rules of
; war because he is your friend. Understand,
young man, that your own position is none
too secure.” He leaned toward me with
I uplifted, warning finger. “There is room
for explanation, for instance, as to how it
happens that you start from Amiens ou a
pleasure trip, in a French war-balloon, la
Jaime by designation, and coming from the
west are wrecked in yonder tree;” he
pointed to the white case of the balloon,
that fluttered in the night wind high in the
great oak behind the Chateau, "when the
basket of that same balloon, containing a
French General of Staff and a wireless
telegraph, drops within the German lines
far to the east, in Lorraine. Were it not
for your nationality, tomorrow's sun might
look* down upon your own body as well as
that of Latour’s lying dead before a squad
of infantry.”
“Then Latour must die?” I asked. T was
pleading without hope. For myself I feared
not.
“Latour must die. It is the rule of war—
a rule not to be broken.”
He turned away to speak to an approach
ing officer, and I climbed the steps to my
room. My dear friend —my poor Latour.
In the night I was awakened by my valet.
Before I could arise Lo wen berg burst Into
the room. “We are to advance iinmedi
; ately." he said. “A surprise party. wMth
i probable sharp fighting. I want you with
me. Come at once.”
1 dressed with all haste. Aimee was
asleep and I would not waken her. I wrote
her a hasty note, explaining the arrange
ments for her departure, giving it to her
maid. Hurrying down to the courtyard I
found tny horse stamping with impatience
i to be off. Five minutes later Lowenberg
; and 1 wore galloping along the main road to
the west. In the moonlight we could see
the glitter of helmets and sabres. The
earth trembled with the tramp of men and
horses. The very air quivered with Impend
ing violence. We were in the midst of war.
(To be Continued Nest Week.)
The Smoking Habit.
Granger—“ How did he make all h!s
money?”
Kimmins —“SmoCThg; he was the
greatest smoker in America.”
Granger—‘‘Dry up, Kimmins, you
can’t make money by smoking.”
Kimmins —“He did. He smoked
hams.”
Some men has de reppertashun of
bein’ mighty smah’t jes’ ’case dey can
wrap de plaines’ fac’s in sech highfalu
tin landgwidge dat nobody kin tell
what dey’re dribin* at
WOMAX DIPLOMATIC JAPAC.
Wife of First Kussian Ambassador
to Japan is Daughter of Ameri
can General.
Russia has resumed diplomatic re
lations with Japan and the first woman
diplomat there, from the court of the
Czar, is the daughter of a prominent
MME. BAKHMETEFF.
American General. She is Mine. Bakh
meteff, wife of the first Russian am
hassadorto Japan, and has accompanie I
her husband to his distant post. She
;is a daughter of the late General
Beale, with a wide acquaintanee in
Washington, both in the resident and
diplomatic circles. During her stay
in several of the capitals of Europe
she has done much for charity in what
ever way it was presented. Her man
ner is bright and animated, and she is
thoroughly representative of Iter na
tive America wherever she happens to
he.
Mrs, Senator Knox Makes Putter.
Far out of tHe common run of pres
ents is the kind of gift Mrs. P. C. Knox
makes now and then to certain of her
closest friends. Books? No. Pictures?
Pshaw. Jewels? Never? Just dainty lit
tle cases, holding each five pounds of
butter.
No grocery stuff this, but from the
Knox dairy, and immensely proud of
it is the wife of the Senator from Pen
nsylvania. About three years a o
her eldest son, Reed Knox, elected to
be a farmer, and his parents estab
lished him on a rich strot h of lan 1
near the famous Valley Forge. The
Senator and Mrs. Knox are delighted
with rustic life and spend much time
on the farm.
Last winter Mrs. Knox suffered from
nervous trouble, so she canceled her so
cial engagements and retired to Val
ley Forge. She spent the summer and
autumn in the dairy, superintending
the milking and churning, and at odd
times she read advanced works on the
subject.
She is as proud of her butter as any
model farmers’ wives in ol 1-fashioned
English novels, and during the fall and
winter she has been distributing the
proofs of her proficiency iu the butter
making line.
Unique Musie Pox.
The charming daughter of Mr.
Patrick Mulhooiy was within a few
weeks of her twenty-first birthday, and
her proud father decided that he
would buy her a music stool, one of
those that can be lowered or raised by
twisting the seat around. A few
hours after he had brought his pur
chase home his wif discovered him
with his coat oft and great drops or
perspiration pouring from his face,
diligently screwing the seat up and
down. ‘‘Arrah, Pat,” said she, “what
I have ye got thereV”
“It’s a little present for Kathleen.”
he explained between) his gasps. “4'e
know she has a piking for music.
) Sorra a bit of good this avill bo to her
at all, at all. Shure I've been winding
I the blissid machine up for the last
two hours and niver a tune has it
played yet. The thing won’t even
squake.”
Singers U bo Diet,
Nearly all singers have some curi
ous fads about their voices and what
aids or injures them. Melba alone
being free. She eats whatever she
pleases, talks the day of the evening
she is to sing, and says her voice is
not affected. But she has an uneon.
monly strong physique. Mine. Albani
never touches tea, which is supposed
to harden the vocal cords, and avoids
nuts and rich foods. Between the
acts she sips a glass of claret.
Patti eats only the simplest things
and little of them. The day before
she sings she dines at 3:30 on roast
'beef with potatoes and baked apple*.
Phe eats nothing more, and between
the acts takes tiny doses of phosphorus
; and capsicum. If she is much fa
tigued she sips a cup of bouillon.
Jean de Reszke cycles a great deai
and diets sedulously, Sims Reeves
j sucks a lozenge of home-made manu
facture before singing. It contains
lemon juice, gura arable, and glycerine.
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in IS DLAWN aw NU I I I Ln strongest Ac* mWSjff sports the Kys
PleMure.jrchU- LI I.V I mrnner.lasi for so dearly, love,
dren, coufor I If It \ I ycr.rs: 4 heavy SjEnH. Thying Indian
for Fan Lay. < r I*l - I bolt it-aps, * ' and Hunter is
W ft. high, dn i I Ir-nree hip always dear to
ft. wide, w yli ji pocket, silk a boy’s heart, and the additional
IS {! V * Spread 10 \| >l clr.rtic garter at fun cu jived from the possession of
// M a ft. Weight f IX hncc. fly iroat, a real Wigwam can hardly be cal
-100114 |V?L n. 'V, Ciliated, la feet high, 6 ft. di-
VwLa-i mi iV. Made of r L. JV Vr-? K.P??S-_ n nmeter, made of Heavy Sheeting,
I rd V l ? i t vi:-r Co- reti Gap and Flag. Side Deco-
U % rc *i. a rated—Genuine Indian Design,
/f finely made, with 8 gores, fully lined, .supported, bva Tripod. No Centre
vA^paint- ad double width sun vizor. p o fe. AU Clear Sy.are Inside.
ir \r Tolt made of very strong web- UCDC IQ A DflDnAIMP™^
i braced, and after th y are start; Z, bin'', patented buckle ami adjust- ntnC 10 H DHItUHIII Wythe
swinging is continued by pres:lag onm elide, - - —most remarkable ever offered in
j the feet on the f >otboani. Great ante stiue. tents. These W igwams are the
i fun for the children, and adults Ua36 Ball RuIeS.V latest novelties. P>o not compare
i will find tli tn quite comfortable on,- n m>.t ,u rwnfrtreell them with ordinary tents sola for
,i and ornament .L Giv'-u V e for . < 5 Jf V-. ror 8611 J4.ooandfs.no. Given Free for
4 seUing ) articles at 10 cen s e ch. *** a tides at lu cents. s iling 80arti< lea at 10 cents each.
UNEXCELLED I.A'IUOCKt Large, Powerful Achromatic Telescope.
j- ——— . _
(U I "* 9MI iiii—PH „ |l\
illitlCtyX WBvli LvUiw,——xb———.m—mlw
Made bv one of the largest manufacturers of Europe,
measure closed 13 in< - hes, and open over 8 V feet In 6 sections.
Brass Bound. Brass Katrlr tip on { oh end to exclude dUBt,
etc,, with Boworfnl Lenses, guaranteed by the Maker. Eyery
sojourner in the country orat seaside resorts should certainly
secure one of these instruments. Objects miles away are
brought to view with astonishing clearness. Given tree
for selling2s articles at 10 cents each.
You cju huve any >f ttie above premium* absolutely free, lie sure an cl write at once.
It is easy to sell o>ir siulctt-selllng articles. \ o\v, dear reader, set down and write us a
postal, SOW, and wr will sc-nd you the articles post-paid A'l’ OWE.
\ Address all orders TRUE BLUE CO., Dept. 834, BOSTOA[ 1 jnASS :
Oltf Boy?! E O h E , Boys!
Earn this newly Invented BRKFf'TI Ihem—send no money—only name and address—we trust yon and
LOAUIN’O gTX or BASE BALL send goods at once. Ifyousend us $1.20 within lOda 'ive will
f o/\n A OUTFIT mnsktiru" of inriro Mitf send yotf in addition to the bracel ‘ a beautiful necklace
(liU) L Cap. and’ fine Base %aM ,*by sell ing lomatcL. E.N.C me & Cos. Deft 49 39 Ear -St .Chicago
It I 24 splendid lead pencils at sc. each
W—k'")/ It’s dead easy; boys wo trust you. ■ 1 *
\\Q- // SVrit for Pencils and circular f* Si I? F ITS
show ing tlnn, Indian Suits, Target EJ £> IT PSmL V W V#*- AA
other premiums T JP* 64 - PAGE BOOK Which
1 n Hfrert L<-ud IViH’ll ( o. f M. A> Ba ( „ 4r , ..,m./ionP.w.
3JO W. 13 th Street, New York f“ fwimmmm tu' ams ho wto cure deafness
at home; it s free: write %r it.
C|TQ Permanently Cured. No fi l s or nervousness*fter -- -
I II O first day’s use of Pr. Kune’i Great Nerv Ue
etorer. Send for FREE, *2.00 trial bottle ami treaties MERCHANT USIN r TRADING -TAMPS can save the
pk. k.H. Elink, Ltd., S3i Arvhst., Philadelphia* Pa. cost th mby our plan. It inerc .srs business
tV ' To ven' one who sends us the tumes and addresses of
three persons, mile or female, who are or were agents
“Modern Furnace Heating t a b vr © canvassers wi Iso cen is Ur portage and package, one
Sf lTO^,?^f a oth seboau 1 Gold SlKn y clegantlychased
it up yoursell auu how you ca y __ rnd engraved with any initial without extra charge. Send
HP f ¥ ¥ ¥7* AF\¥u 1C 5 - rip of P a P er size ut finger. This is the greatest value
JL ¥1 Hi Jaj jLli XtL ILM MU AA. ev r offered for e money. The picture doesnot show
No 45 Steel Furnace for $49. It ho-ts o e half the ring’s beauty It passes fora fio. ring,
8 rooms a stlire, schi>.Tl or *mallT hese Kings are all the rage m b.ew York and
church—burns anv fuel; has a F*ri< k tMDlll are considered just the ring for,other lady of gentleman,
fire box and is strong amt durable. J? u \j7rV Do not miss this rare chance hut send 20 cents at once
{Other sizes forother work). Write ruJOUD as on and after May 3dili the piice of this ring will
to-day for our book—it will pay you. J, be *I. OO. at once or any time before May 30lh
RHess Warming & Ventilating Company, and receive this bsautifcu’ signet Hlag for only 20 cents.
mmm Aadress TiUC ’ fil4uMJLolu> c0.,i&6 Finiiarr., >. v. oi;
486 F. P. ~~
fflllllAßY FORM.
) Made of superior quality of Bariste, medium
1 bust, long on hips full bias gore ; hose
'wT/ f/ Vj supporters attached, prtt't\ SI.OO per pair. If
W/7xV not for sale at your sent upon receipt
° f price by
ili, ]l\ BIfiDSEY SOBERS CO.,
m&\ aw. tsthst.,
l^yiWWi | New York, IN. Y.
W/sjjjf DEPT. 25.
P A LIS AI) E PAT T K RNS.
ONE OK THE MOST POPULAR
SHIRT WAIST MODELS.
§ There nre always a certain few designs
which win for themselves widespread
favor because <>f tlu ir practical attractive
ness. Here is (sketched one of the most
popular models and one universally liked by
tliose who have used if. The narrow tueks
on the shoulders—or gathers if preferred— are
just right fur a modish fullness and excel
lent set while the yoke which points down
a hit in the centre of the hack extends over
the shoulders far enough to suggest
shoulder straps and hence breadth of line,
the sleeve is the real shirt sleeve with the
narrow cuff fastened with links. This Is
the sleeve par excellence among the new
shirt blouse models. Any seasonable ma
terial may serve for the waist which Is well
adapted to tubbing. In the medium size
3% yards of 36-Inch material are needed.
6482 —sizes, 32 to 42 inches bust measure.
PALISADE PATTERN CO.,
17 Battery Place. New York City.
For 10 cents enclosed please send pattern
No. 6482 to the following address.
CITY and STATE
Number 6482.
NijOi 10 CEMT6,

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