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BANKERS Branch of McCornick & Co. Salt Lake, Transact General Banking Business TWIN FALLS, IDAHO G. E3. SIERER 8c CO. Real Estate and Investments Agent Western . .. Building & Loan Ass'n. Twin Falls. Idaho PUMPKIN PIES Do you know what makes the difference between a good and a poor Pumpkin Pie? The pumpkin used is about the same In a good pie a« In a poor one. The other ingre dients—milk, eggs, sugar, spices, etc., used in liberal, in stead of stingy quantities, make the difference. The baker who says, "Oh, half of those eggs, or one-third of that milk ■will make a cheaper pie and one that will sell all right," can never make a good pie. It is impossible to make a good pie by leaving out the good things. Our Pumpkin Pies are made to taste good; They tell at the table u yy Forget your notion that a baker's pumpkin taste good, and try one of ours, for lunch, at 20 cents each. pie cannot Fresh every day in time SMITH 8c SMITH Bakers Get Your IIIIIIM CLEANING M PRESSING Done Right. L-J'l Let me Be Your Tailor. £ W. M. CRAIN, East Main St. Twin Falls. An Invitation to Join the Club in Wholesale Buying This Book Is Free HOW TO GET A COPT "A Fact la Worth a Cart toll of Argument** Simply write your name and ' pffir 1 n* 1 11 house. *enS°ai once*to Gentlemen "Booklet," Ellers Piano .Haase 709 Idaho St. BOISE, IDAHO,__ ANNOUNCEMENT Ôf EILERS 500 PIANO CLUB a • •4 4 *.* V THE * Von, With 499 Others, Join In Wholesale Buying 500 New 8cale^$425 Ellers Pianos—Cost to Club Members Only $292.00. One unalterable price, either for cash or pay |17 when Î 'ou Join then |8 monthly with Interest, Quarterly or year, y payments to suit crop conditions can also be arranged. The books are now open—memberships will be taken by »all and also at our store, where the New Scale (425 pliers Plano Is now on exhibition. No w<ln no drawing— plano I qr delivered It wTl ? , no delays, n the oily, here at depot or steamer landing for shipment, our stores will be given their proportion of the BOO, take only a short time to fill the club—the time Is . ow "thls week—today—to Join In this unusual co-opera iv# buying and benefit by a positive saving of I1SS. FREE LIFE INSURANCE. 1 - not eolltel from widow* and orphau. In ease of Ceath of dub member the family 1* handed a receipt In lull for tne balance you owe— they do not pay another dot lar, provided all payments have been made according to agreement, and contract haa been In force six months. It*« and bent piano proposition ever mado —one you 5Sn"2i#JÄ? >rd r.'V? s P ace wl11 no * admit of *ull details. Call at the store or send for Booklet — uss •coupon, but do not wait too long. w* do bjlUv« «her* I* a piano mad* or sold on th* v^oast or the North woe t for much less price of gava that will equal the Ellers pace will not admit of full deacrlpt' tor Itaelf If owe* ms aud heard, All the advaatagaa la which you share. • tha n double the club ^■hv Seale $4m model W—«he pthuo speaks booklet explains and ths The House of Highest Quality a 5^ M ef ... *Ihe Fighting Chance. I By ROBERT W. CHAMBERS. Copyright, 19C6, by the Curtis Publishing Company. Copyright. lime, by Robert W. Chambers. did not s<»e her; I don't know whetlff-T or not you took her." "I have already told you that I did not take her," said Slward, turning whiter. "You told that to the governors too. Tell them again if you like. I decline to discuss this inntter with you. I de cline to countenance your unwarranted Intrusion Into what you pretend to be lieve are my private affairs, to confer with Belwether or Mortimer. It's enough that you are inclined to meddle." Ills cold anger was stirring, lie rose to tils full, muscular height, slow, menât Ing, his long pale fingers twisting his silky beard, that you meddle!" he repeated, for the matter lu question, a dozen men, Including myself, make a wager, and luter 1 myself was a witness that the terms of that wager had been carried out to the letter, i know absolutely nothing except that, Mr. Slward; nor. it appears, do you, for you were drunk at the time, and you huve admitted It to me." "I huve asked you," said Slward. ris ing, and very grave, "I have nskod you to do the right thing. Are you going to do It?" "Is that a threat?" Inquired Quarrler, showing the edges of his well kept teeth. "Is this Intimidation. Mr. SI ward? Do I understand that you are proposing to bespatter others with scandal unless I am frightened Into going to the governors with the flimsy I decline "It's enough "As heard you Iy excuse you attempt to offer me? In other words, Mr. Slward, are you bent on mnklng me pay for what you be hove you know of my private life? i really Intimidation?" And still Slward stared Into his half veiled, sneering eyes, speechless. ' "There is only one name used for this kind of thing," added Quarrler, taking a quick Involuntary step back ward to the door as the blaze of fury broke out In Slward's eyes. "Good God. Quarrler," whispered Sl ward with dry lips, "what a cur you are! What a cur!" And long after Quarrler had passed the door aud disappeared lu the corri dor, Slward stood there, frozen mo tionless uuder the ley waves of rage that swept him. Toward midnight, seated In his chair by the window, a deathly lassitude weighing his heart, he heard the steps of people on the stairway, the click of the ascending elevator, gay voices call ing good night, a ripple of laughter, the silken swish of skirts in the corridor, doors opening and closing; then silence creeping throughout the house on the receding heels of departure. For a long while he sat there listening. The cool wind from the ocean 14ew his curtains far Into the room, where they bellied out, fluttering, floating, subsiding, only to rise again in the freshening breeze. lie sat watching their silken convolutions, stupidly, for n while, then rose and closed his win dow, and raised the window on the south for purposes of air. As he turned to adjust his transom, something white thrust under the door caught h.s eye, and he walked over and drew It across the sill. It was a scaled note, reading It as he walked back to the droplight burning beside his bed: Did you not mean to say goodby? Be cause It is to be goodby for a long, long time—for all our lives—as long as we live -—asltmg ns the world lasts and longer. QMÉMM-unless you care to say it to He opened it, _ me. stood studying the note for PFUile. Presently, lighting a match, me set fire to It and carried it blazing to the grate and flung it In, watching the blackened ashes curl up, glow, whiten anil fall In flakes to the hearth. Then he went out into the corridor and traversed the hall to the which led to the bay window, was nobody there. Moving swiftly, he walked the length of the corridor and, halting at her door, knocked once. After a moment the door open. room, closing the door behind him, and confronted the tall girl standing there silhouetted agaiust the lamp behind her. passage There swung He stepped forward into the "Y'ou are insane to do this!" she whispered. "I let you In for fear you'd knock again!" "I went to the bay window," he said. "You went too late. I was there an hour ago. I waited. Do you know what time It is?" ."Come to the bay window," he said, "*tf you fear me here." "Do you know It is nearly 3 o'clock?" she repeated. "And you leave at C." "Shall w 7 e say goodby here?" he ask ed coolly. "Certainly, I dare not go out And you—do you know the chances we are running? You must be perfectly road to come to my room. Do you think anybody could have seen—heard you"— "No. Good night." He offered his hand. She laid both of hers in it. He could searqel}' distinguish her featunes where she stood dark against the bril liant light behind her. "Goodby," he whispered, kissing her hands where they lay In his. ' "Goodby." Her fingers cloned con vulsively, retaining his hands. "I bops —I think that you"— Her head was drooping. She could not control her voice. "Goodby, Sylvia," he said again. ! It was quite useless—she could not speak, and when he took her In his arms she clung to him, quivering, and he kissed the wet lashes and the hot, trembling lips and the smooth little hands crushed to his breast, "We huve a year yet," she gasped ; "Dear, take me by force before It ends. I—I simply cannot endure this. I told you to take me—to tear me from my self. Will you do It? I will love you— ! truly, truly! ling! Don't—don't give me up! Can't I you do something for us? Crgi't you"— j "Will you come wits me now?" i "How can"— j "Will you?" A sudden sound broke out Ik the night—the distant pealing of the lodge gate bell. Startled, she shrank back; somebody In the adjoining room had sprung to the floor and was opening the window. "What is It?" she motioned, wltb Oh, my darling, my dar did too. de be to i whitening lips. "Quick, oh, quick, be fore you are seen! Grace may come! I—I beg of you to go!" As he stepped into the corridor he heard below a sound at the great door and the stirring of the night watchman ou post At his own door he turned, listening to the movement and whis pering. Ferra 11, In dressing gown and sllpitere, stepped Into the corridor. Be low the chains were rattling as the wicket swung open. There was a brief parley at the door, sounds of retreat lug steps ou the gravel outside, sounds of npproaehlug steps on the stairway. "What's thnt? A telegram?" said Ferrnll sharply. "Here, give It to me. Walt! It Isn't for me. It's for Mr. Slward!" Slward's glazed eyes stared and stared at the scrawled and Inky mes sage: Your mother Is very ill. Come at once. The signature was the name of their family physician. Grlsby. CHAPTER EIGHT B Y January the complex social mechanism of the metropolis I was whirling smoothly again. The last ultra fashionable De Iy ! eember lingerer had returned from the ' country. Those of the same caste out ward bouud for a southern or exotic winter hud departed, and the glittering p machine, every part assembled, refur bished, repollshed and connected, hav ing been given preliminary speed tests at the horse show and a tuning up at the opera, was now running under full velocity, and Its steady, subdued whir quickened the clattering pulse of the city, keying It to a sublimely synco pated ragtime. It was an open winter In New York and financially a prosperous one, and that meant a brilliant social season. Three phenomena particularly charac terized thnt metropolitan winter—the reckless rage for private gambling through the mediums of bridge and roulette; the incorporation of a com pany known ns the Intercounty Elec tric company, capitalized at a figure calculated to disturb nobody and so far without uny avowed specific policy oth er thnu that which served to decorate a portion of Its charter which other wise might have remained ornately and comparatively blank; the third phenomenon was the retirement from In be for Sl of a It active affairs of Stanley S. Quarrler, the father of Howard Quarrler, and the election of the son to the presiden cy of the great Algonquin Loan und Trust company, with Its network sys tem of dependent, subsidiary aud allied corporations. The day that the newspapers gave this Interesting Information to the west ern world Leroy Mortimer, on being bluntly notified that he had overdrawn his account with the Algonquin Loan and Trust, began telephoning In every direction until he located Beverly Plank at the Saddle club, an organiza tion of wealthy men and sufficiently exclusive not to compromise Plank's possible chances for something better. Mortimer crawled out of his hausorn, saying that the desk clerk would pay, and catered the reading room, where Plank sat writing a letter. Beverly Plank had grown stouter since he had returned to town from Black Fells, but the increase of weight was evenly distributed over his six feet odd, which made him ouly a trifle more ponderous and not abdominally fat. But Mortimer had become enor mous. Bolls of flesh crowded his mot tled ear lobes outward and bulged above his collnr. Cushions of It pad ded the backs of his hands and fin gers. Shaving left his heavy, distend ed face congested and unpleasantly shiny. But he was as minutely groom ed as ever, and he wore that satiated air of prosperity which had always been one of Ills most Important assets. The social campaign Inaugurated by Leila Mortimer In behalf of Beverly Plank had so far received no serious reverses. His box at the horse show, of course, produced merely negative results. His box at the opera might mean something some day. Ills name was up at the Lenox and the Patroons. He had endowed a ward In the new pavilion of St. Berold's hospital, had presented a fine Gainsborough, "The Countess of Wythe," to the Met ropolitan museum, and It was rumored that be had consulted several bishops concerning a new 7 chapel for that huge bastion of the citadel of faith looming above the metropolitan wilderness in the north. Meanwhile he was doggedly docile. His huge house, facing the^wintry park midway between the squat palaces of the wealthy pioneers and the outer hundreds, remained magnificently emp ty save for certain afternoon confer ences of very solemn men, fellow di rectors and associates In business and financial matters—save for the peri odical presence of the Mortimers. it, he He I (Continued On Page 11.) Headquarters For Blue Lakes FRUIT Fresh Fruit delivered each day from ihe famous Blue Lakes Orchards and on sale at our store. Also a fresh line of High Grade Groceries :::::::: PERRINE & BURTON Shurtleff Livery - BARN —- = Good rigs at right prices. We sell all kinds of stock on Commission Boarding of Stock a Licensed Auctioneer conneceed with establishment. Specialty Main Street Chicken Dinner. Every Sunday —- At th:> - > „ p Star Restaurant Meals, 25c. X, r 7 \ J -Ml K P il,' fay SMJÜ Wm Perfectly Planed Planks Save a lot of labor and no little expense. A load of them from our yard means a load of all serviceable lumber. With them there is no stopping to plane a bit off to fit; no heavy hammering to make the boards match. And you don't have to plank down any money for such planks when you buy them here. more Idaho Lumber Co. Bookkeepers ai Steiiogreiiiiers wanted In United States Civil Service We Train Them For It Every Graduate of this School who lias taken Civil Service a initiation Passed the first time. FALL TEEM began Tuesday, Sep. tember 1st, with the Largest Enrollment in the History of the School. Class and Individual Instruction. Daj and Night School. New Stu dents admitted at any time. New Classes formed each week. BOOK KEEPING, PENMANSHIP, SHORTHAND, TYPEWRITING, and all Commercial Branches thoroughly taught. BOOKKEEPERS, STENOG RAPHERS aud CASHIERS Trained nud Supplied. FREE EMPLOY AIENT DEPARTMENT In connection with school. A Good Business Ed ucntlon is Indispensable to the Highest Business Success. OUR COURSES are Strong, Thorough and Practical. 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