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The (Quest of
Betty Lasicey
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Coprrtfht, 1909, by W. 0. Clupmiia. Copjrti-ht la Gttat BrtUla
CIIAI'TIIII XXIV.
Jiackleye xreetcd Johnson's rap with
a nervoiitt "i 'iiiiio In," anil exchanged a
wan mnlle for Johnny friendly milutft
tlon. lit- hit'' lii-cn writing uml Ilia (
Mi) was Ktrcwn with illicit (if closely
written in.iiiiiHiTliit. Jiilmny'R cyi' full
liiim th" pn,"' , mill riveted there. That
tiny were the win-It id 1 l.tckhye'fl pen
w;is evident, mill
The writing wan (ibsidiltcly unlike
Hint in the letters fnunil addressed to
Cerlsse Wiijnc!
"Writing ii l.imk?" nuked Johnny, in
he mit ilmvii with an effort to be com
posed.
"Xii, men ly Homo Instructions ns to
wli.it I want diino with my estate, In
cum- unj 'thiii-,' happens to me," unawir-t-d
Hacklcye. "It's mi account of the
children, you know."
lion't ! mc bother on." politely
sungcuted Johnny, "If I Interrupt I'll
go."
"On the contrary I'm Kind to have
you," replied llackleye, "I've hud a
mournful munilng, spending It union,-;
reliquaries. Would you like to see
iinie of my mementoes?"
lie pulled out a deep drawer from
the Hide of the tahle and began lifting
out treasure lifter treasure. Folded in
softest parchment was u long caressing
curl of rust red hair, only too evident
ly cut. from the head of his dead wife.
Then tin re were pictures Of her from
babyhood to maturity. And letters
love notes all In the same handwrit
ing. There were odd gloves, delicate
ly perfumed, with the strange odor
that had permeated tho Dcstcrle homo
tht wretched morning of tragedy -md
woe, cobwebby lace handkerchiefs, and
a bunch of failed flowers.
"Here Is ln-r wedding bonnet," mus
ed llackleye. "See. here Is a program
Of (in exhibition day In the convent
where she played and sang. She had a
voice like melted crystal. I worshipped
her, made an Idol of her, and I paid
the penalty. I hope that death has
brought her peace life never could
have done so. ..My wife, by beloved
wife!"
"llackleye," paid Johnny, placing his
hand on the bowed head, "you didn't
kill her. I l.ianv it. Hi lp us to liu-1
tin- man w ho did."
1 ac'.e. e looked up. "You're 1 1 1 first
one wl.o'.s bad any faith in me." he an
Swei ' i!, "t seept l-'rancis, I.i- Malhi :i
reux as jM'i call him, le-r broile r, you
know, i-'r.i.-iei.j and I have tried to save
lu r name."
"Why," finest limed Johnny, striking
while tin' iron was hot, "why does l.e
llalheiireux ever walk unions men
thus veiled and concealed V"
Hacklcye shot Johnny a Rasp of ter
ror. "As you would not injure the gen
tlest soul that ever walked," he plead
ed, "try, never try to probe that mys
tery. For your own peace of mind
leave T,o .Malheureux alone."
"I spied on you last night," confess
ed Johnny, "I followed you Into that
closet there, where you have all those
images of your wife. I want to apolo
gize for doing It"
"You needn't," returned llackleye.
"Worship her loveliness any time you
wish, as I do always."
"Do you know Harcourt," abruptly
questioned the American.
"No, I've never met him," answered
llackleye. "I never knew who the man
was that had stolen my wife's heart
from me. C'erissc.- was clever and sic
covered her path well. I do know,
though, that towards the end she seem
ed to grow tired of him. Ha waxed
insanely jealous of her towards the
end. I think she was planning to leave
him at the last.
"Who do you think killed her?"
queried Johnny, "or do you know?"
"I did not lease that house at 9-1
Briarsweet place the one where the
passage way was found you know."
"Why, I Baw you, saw you go through
the passage way myself, the morning
after the murder," cried Johnny.
"Yes, I know you did," admitted
llackleye. "That was my second visit
there. I was in there the morning that
they found the body. I had followed
Le Malheureux there up through the
hole in the wall. Mrs. Desterle saw me
there when she burst In the door. Le
Jlauheureux and I had gone up to see
Cerlsse. Lo Malheureux had been there
before. He had traced her out and tol-l
me where she was. I went expecting
to find the living woman I found, deid
clay. When the policeman and Mrs.
Destcrle's husband were carrying her
back to her bedroom, I walked down
the stairs and away from the house.
When I reached my lodgings, where I
was stopping under an assumed name.
I discovered I had lost one of my gar
ters. I went back that night and forc
ed an entrance to the Flanders house,
and climbed back into tho bedroom
through the hole in the wall. I looked
for tho garter but couldn't find It. I
wanted it for sentiment's sake, and lot
because I was afraid of any Incrimina
tion that might result from it, as for
years I have been practically unknown
in civilized countries. And," with a
whimsical smile, "I was frightened
away, and in my haste to leave the
Flanders house, I lose the mate to it
out of my pocket."
"And I found it right by the door to
the houso that Hamley Hackloye was
supposed to have leased," said John
ny. "Was lh-5 Man-Aperilla In the
room when you and Le Malheureux
were?" came Johnny's final question.
"I know of no such animal," said
Hackleye. "And now, Mr. Johnson, I
am tired. The strain of months is tell
ing on me, do you mind if I beg to be
excused?"
CHAPTER XXV.
There was no delay in the trial. Jus
tice had waited sufficiently long and
demanded an airing Immediately. The
crush In the courtroom was fearful and
a Jury was polled before noon.
The crux of the examination came at
lant. They gent for Mrs. Harcourt and
brought her in, forcing her to keep her
veil down till she was directly in front
of the prisoner. Then her face was
bared.
llackleye fell forward as if shot to
the heart. "Cerlsse!" he exclaimed.
"Cerlsse, my Wife, and alive!"
The court-room rang with riot Vain
ly did the Judicial gavel rap for order,
r. WEST
r:i
:o.
and thif bailiffs seek to eject the most
unruly. The public nerve hud been at
too high a tension for too long. With
llackbyc's return to m-lf-control, com
punitive calm was restored. Mrs. H.ir
court approached him verv gently, and
mk" f,,r Hi,, tirst tlrnn, "Are you nut
mistaken '.' Are you not mistaken?"
Kin- uidd-d. "Look ii,-;aln. I never saw
witir wit" when she was alive, but I
hclll-Ve We lire very like e.irh other."
At till! HIHIIld III' IllT Voice, 1 I u-lileye
w as himself ii k.iIii.
"Xii, lill'l'e nut the g..llle." he event
ed, "lint It Is Hlraimc. mli'.iculia.s. Who
..le you?"
"1 mil tie- woman who married tt ir
old II ii-coiii-t," she replied, rather sadly,
and at a Hi-, n from the Judge h-:t the
room.
They brought 1 I.i renin ! in next alii
askej llackleye If he knew him.
"I never saw him hefole," replli d tile
dcfonil.iiit. "Who Is lie?"
"Tell him," said the Judge.
Harcourt, cringing und fearful,
stammered out his name, liiekleyc
gripped the witness chair hard. "You'd
better go away front me," he said, pe
culiarly. "I have not committed mur
der yet, for my children's sake, but I
might."
"That Is all, your honor," said the
prosecution, "we are through with the
witness."
Mrs. Harcourt took the stand. H'-r
testimony divulged nothing new. Mark
P. Flanders, who leased the house to
the supposed Hamley Hacklcye, assert
ed he had never seen his tenant, that
the whole operation had been by let
ter, accompanied by New York cx
chanae to cover the rent for three
months;, and that the lease when sign
ed in duplicated by "Hamley llack
leye," hid never been seen by lilin.
Mauders, till alter bis return from Ku-
rilpe.
llackleye was recalled to the stand.
"You say that Francis Wayne, broth
er ot the murdered woman, whose
v. hereabouts ou declare you do not
know, had visited the room previously
b the morning of In
"Su I uiid'T.stood,"
b ye.
death?"
answered nack-
Why?"
"Weil, he called 1 1 j r , 1 1 me at my Pidg
in and .-.aid that In kie-w where V
risse was. and that if I wished to see
;! he would show nie how to ii'-t to
her. m numerous other oeea.-aons I
had tin t lip with her. hut she al.viys
i!.- lined to s"e me. I'r.iiici took ire
over to the street known as 1 triarsu e.-t
l. .-. He, i-.ad a latchkey to the front
"!--at .'o. 91. I think It was a sk-d-,
ion !', but lie is an ai tillcer of un-
on. moil skill, so I lo not know. II
! i i,i'' in. Tlu-i-e seemed to be no one
,-t Imiiie. in the Flanders house. W
win into the library, and he lifted
down a brass plaque, from the wall. U'i
had great dilliculty in crnwlimr through
the hole, as the panel stuck. When we
got in tlu-re we found my wife dead.
It was evident, too, that she had not
occupied the room a lone."
"Could Francis Wayne have leased
this house in your name?" asked the
Court.
"I hardly think so," replied Ham
ley. "In fact, I am positive he d'd
not."
"Do you think he killed his sister?"
ask-'d the Court again.
"I am positive he did not."
'What reason had he for surrepti
tiously following his sister. Was he
afraid you would kill her?"
"I do not know as to that. I thinl.
his object was to try and persuade her
to return home to her children."
Mrs. Dr. Fothergill then testified.
' The morning after I had examined
Mrs. Harcourt at the hospital and
not' d what seemed to me to be Indica
tions of this particular form of loco
poisoning, I obtained permission to
visit the room formerly occupied by
Mrs. Wayne. It was practically un
touched, and a glass stood on the wash
stand. I took It away with me, giving
the police due notification that I had
done so, and wdien at home rinsed It
thoroughly with water arid a slight
percentage of alcohol, as his latter
solvent has a marked alllnity for loco
in any form. The analysis of this solu
tion showed it to be highly charged
with pow dered loco root. On mere wom
an's intuition and my own initiative, I
sought further. T'ndoubtedly the loco
root was dropped Into the glass of
water and later Mrs. Wayne either wit
tingly or unwittingly drank it."
"Will you tell the court your diagno
sis of the ailment of .Mrs. Harcourt."
A bad case of poisoning from the
male loco blossoms. Her present state
of health is attributable only to tho
rigorous treatment of morphine an-1
female, loco blossoms which she was
subjected. The powders In evidence
were dispensed to her daily hy her
husband, so she claims, in fact employ
es at the notel saw mm give them to
her more than once. They are tho
concentrated essence of the male bios
.-im of this noxious plant. I should say
hat she had been kept under the influ
ence of this drug about live years.
Those two parchment hags filled with
white powder there, contain more of
the same drug. They were discovered
in Mr. Harcourt's luggage."
"And your opinion then is?"
".My opinion is," Blowly stated Dr.
Fothergill. "and I deduce It from scien
tific facts and analyses, that Harold
Harcourt not only kept his wife under
the influence of loco for years, but that
he employes this pestilential product
as a means to kill Nirclswe Wayne
Hacklcye."
CHAPTER XXVI.
Tho second morning after the critical
day when Dr. Fothergill had made her
startling statements about the loco root
found the case at a standstill. Each
side was waiting for the other, and for
a half hour after court had opened
there was nothing doing save a pother
among the attorneys.
"Your honor," it spoke, "I am Fran
cis Wayne, the brother of the dead
woman whose dsath you are trying to
proho." '
"Le Malheur ux!" exclaimed John
son and Larry Morris In a breath. Tho
figure bowed to them and turned again
to the judge.
"If your honcr please," said Le Mal
heureux, "with all apologies for my
(rallies and for myaHf, I would Ilk
to tell my uiiiry. In tltlo wallet are the
iJiicuniet.ia of proof.
"My t-jry Is toy father's ahum. 1II
name vu John Francis Wayne, and
ln was the mm of Thumii Junn
Wayne, once blhliop of the dlocesu of
tiioiy.ta. Among the il.iv. a my urand-l-illu-r
owned was u line fellow named
lien, who had bn-n tstob-u from the
(Jold Count. He hud a sun, also mimed
Hen, and the father of the African 11m
noiil that you have Just thrown Into
Jiill, hemline he haa kept mlciice out of
respect for my Infirmity. Hla son Hen
mid my father grew up In that relit
tlonship that unci) existed In tho South
between boy-lilaHler uml Soy-alave.
Hen's father hud told bis soil how- their
people wile kllllM 111 111 ll - A ftii i, mul
of tho ft ormoua wealth tin y In Id there,
nil vested In diamond mines. Tli
black lad und the white one we-e ad
veiitiiroua youths, und plutined froir
boyhood up to sail to Africa a soon
ii n they were grown to manhood. Il-I
was to be restored to hia unecatru
power and my father was to bo enrich.
e, with half the wealth of the king
dom and to return hern to America to
live. Father wanted to be a physician,
so his parents sent him to Cermany
and later to Franco to Htudy. Fen. th')
slave, went with him us bis ub-t,
though tiny were more Ilk" fust-r
brothers, uml with good reason. as
le u's mother bad te en my father's wet
nurse, r.cn was la-l ;IU, linn in in iiiio-
if to rid" over his o. oi'b- and to head
bis dreams of a vast African coloniza
tion he studied side by sld" with my
f. ilier. Thev sav.il their money, did
these two boys, and when they were
matriculated made ready to go to Ar-
i. Hovering around Paris before
their departure my father met the
beautiful twin daughters of a French-
an of rank and wealth, the Mademol
lles penlre and Marin De I.a Itoux.
They were like ns two peas, anil or ex
ceptional grace and charm, nnd for a
ng while father did not know which
to choose. II" loveu inein iaim. r i
nallv he deehbd upon Desire", pro
posed, was accepted and married with
in a fortnight. As tho two sisters had
never been separaieu .iano accom
panied the newly wf-dd"d pair to Af
rica. Shortly after their arrival In ho
inclent kingdom of lien's father, a
Journey accomplished only after terri
ble hardships. I'.en married Tyoga, thn
mother of r'.enonl, and the foster moth
er of Meta, now Ilenonl s wife. Thn
natives gnvn tin m short shrift at first.
Had not my father's really marvelous
knowledge of electricity and his clever
ieiiiaintauce with black art ns It was
then practiced In some portioim of Cer-m-my
stood them In good st'-ad. their
s would not have been worth much.
As It was the l.ariiarlans considered
my ratlier a li-rrii'i" sorcerer, mm e.-
ihed him to bo their ruler. Shortly
afterwards Fen and father quarreled
md father bad the faithful slave exe-
ut"d with terribl" torture, for the night
of the wealth in this African kingdom.
mil Its almost limitless diamond fields
had disclosed all tho avaricious riu.alf-
fif mv fatlur's nature, and he felt
no firreeiinn except nr in" gtitterinar
woN th:U his thousands of serfs p!h-d
up at tits I cei. i yoga n'lii.nnf'i siaun m
ln-r lonely youi".: mh-irr-s even nft-r
the fearful death or Iti-i, her husband.
Then F nonl and I ivf born with
in a month of each other, when the
first year of the sojourn on African soil
was barely ended. Tyc-a consecrated
noni to my service at bis birth, and
he has been mor" f.illhful nnd loyal
than a brother over sine". Within the
next year my sister rv-risse was born.
In appearance I was like my father,
but I had my mother's disposition.
Cerlsse was the Image of our mother
nnd of our Aunt Marie, but her nature
was that of our father. Intensely vain,
selfish and overbearing. Cerlsse would
have been hated by all around tho cas'
tle but for her exceptional beauty. She
was barely two yearn old when a young
captain in the French army, Raoul de
L'Knclose, Btatloned In camp a few
rods from our demesne, met my Aunt
Marie. They fell violently in love wi'Ji
each other, and despite my father's op
position were married hy the old
French Cure who had accompanied the
party on its migration into the African
wilderness. Father was wild with an
ger about the marriage. He forbade
my aunt and her husband the house,
and returned to my Aunt Marie her
half of the Joint fortune that she and
her sister had brought with them to
Africa, only because he feared that
Capt. de L'Enclos might Invoke an In
vestigation of the Wayne desmene by
tho French government. .My aunt was
hy now thoroughly enraptyrud with
life in the tropics, which was but nat
ural, as the De La Roux had originally
come from Martinique. Africa was
barred to them, because both she and
her husband feared my father's vlndle
tiveness. (To be continued.)
HE SCARED THEM AWAY.
Shot at Five Men uml In the Morn
ing? Alt Were Gone lint I-'onr.
Ople Read told this one long ago,
says the Detroit News-Tribune:
'Old Lem Ilarkins of Possum Trot
had come Into the country judge's:
office. The judge said:
' 'Why, hello, Lem.'
' 'Howdy, jedge?'
'Anything goin' on over at Possii'n
Trot?'
' 'Nut.hln' wuth divldin'.'
"That so?'
"Yep; nuthin' wuth dlvidin'.' Then
after a pause. 'Me an' the.m High
towehs ain't been gittin' along right
for a spell.'
' 'No?'
" 'Nah, not right good.' After an
other long expectoration-punctured
pause the old man leisurely continued:
'T'other night about chicken roostln'
time I was a-settln' in th' house a-
readin' uv my Bible when I heais
some shootin' outside. Th' old woman
was out thah a-feedin' th' chickens
I ain't paid no 'tention t' that than
shootin'. Putty soon th' old woman
conies in, lookin' kind o' pale an
nahvous.
"'"What's th' matter, ol woman?"
I says.
"'"A lot o' them Iliglitnwehs is ut
thah a-shootin' at tne," she says.
" 'Now, I don't like that, jedge
Ehootlu' round about my house an
skeerln' up all th' chickens when they
orto be a-goin' t' rost an' .rneybe kill
in' a calf critteh pr somothin'. So I
lays down my Bible an' I goea ovah In
th' eohneh an' picks up my Winchestoa
an' 1 look out tli' windeh. Thah
stands five o' them Hightowehs out
side my fence with theh guns. I Jes
draps a few bullets amongst 'em an'
goes buck t' my readin'.'
" 'Next niohrnin' I goes out an' look!
whah them five IJightowcha had been
a-standln' an' tho- was all gone but
foV"
tVyvvvvV'yfvrv?,Tyyi
fcbouli! I llmlitule liruilaery.
K.ipui lully Is the Aiiiuaii of today
t'haiiKiiig. In Hie ' ape of lief mental
development, slates Judgo Wlllard
Mi Kacii. of 'lib iigo. Klie has a much
butter iiiiili-i.itandliiH of what U going
on In llm world and her Intercut Is
more vital in llm things uubiiile ln-i
own particular sphere than It formerly
was. Woman Is witkln;; tt; to a d In
for Individuality, which Is ju it us
natural an Impulse us Hie denlre for
Immortality. It Is In u conscloiisnc.-
of Individuality that people get their
real happltiesji.
Under past conditions man ban been
the Individual and woman an linprc-c
Hlonahie creature, ho.if) religion,
training and sex Instincts made h.i
Klttl-dicd with lillliliell, und liollie. all !
working for a num. w I.
the time n false ideal.
.She Is mollifying that t
my Judgment the real
woman's liidepemleiice u
the pai tin rsltop i.s a ipn
Ta .fit inn without n pre.
fl III' St o!
ond, i ion.
tlle-.t ion
i a fai t ni
si ..n of i
.ellliit
In
of
in
e.
illl-
nioviiii'ht in tfovcn.'iin-n! Fi.oti.vi
woman .-, partli ip-ition aie idle aig'i
IlieiitJ. sit !ar..n being of ni.v rflVcl Is
oonci-.-.l. Wouian lei.; h-n I n in
a coink'ii'n of .ub-' a vieu- y ami i
conilrg to reali.o It. Man in, gat as
well re ogni.'.e thhl and l';,u e that it
Is K'linn to cost him sotne'lrii tli.i'
he ought to pay. Ati ei'uien.i - ip;. ;.
Hon iihim he considered -aIMi i eler. ii'-c
to ple.-ellt condition. If tested by the
day-? of our grandfathers, woman's
present attitude and maun' r of look
ing lit life Is to he deplored, but tolled
by our (lines woman s situation and
change In her ie!alio!i-.ii:p to man
have injected a new el.'inen' into ti.e
conditions which should he i barged up
to the account ns legitimate expense.
The drudgery in a woman's life should
be eliminated as far as is consistent
with the family purse. It Is not in
"umbent on a woman to get tired out
and overheated baking bread when a
few nickels invested at the corner ha le
ery will provide the taM" with bread
that no doubt will prove much mo.-e
palatable. The day of the woman
drudge is fast nearing its close, and
we are nut going to turn back to the
good old days of the thatched roof and
the dirt floor.
Sleep mill the Brain.
When the brain is at work marshal
ing ideas, producing mental pictures,
and calling into action stored-up mem
ories and impressions, tho cells of its
mysteriously potent "gray matter" un
dergo a change of form. Cavities are
formed in them, which, as the brain
becomes wearied by long-continued ac
tion, fill with a watery fluid. Part of
the siibslance of the cells appear to
have been consumed in the process of
thinking, but in the hours of sleep
the exhausted cells regain their orig
inal form, the supply of recuperative
material coming from the blood, and
on awakening, the mind finds its in
strument restored and prepared again
for action.
Dnlnly t'limn liny Frock.
frvs, .
Summery frocks are absorbing most
women now, and the pretty girls who
are making ready for commencement
are especially busy with the dainty
summer fabrics. A pretty pink linen
model is shown here, a braided tunic
of the linen dropping over a plaited
skirt and extending up to meet a
deep yoke of pin tucked pink batiste.
The sleeves are of the tucked batiste,
straps of the linen extending down
the length of the arm. On these
straps and all through the braided
pattern are worked coin dots with
pink linen floss. The hat Is a Gage
leghorn model faced with pink satin
and trimmed with pink roses and
white tulle.
Hour Women In the Law,
Few people realize that fully 20,000
American women of to-day have qual
ified for the law, saya the New Idea
Magazine. Nearer the average con
ception is the number who bare be-
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i omii luhocules before the l ulled
Slates Supreme Court 40. Yet It U
und. nlal.h) that (here tile splendid op
portunities for women lawyers, und
the 20,000, of today promises to be
largely Increased In the ruining years,
ono of the iiiom aiithoi Ituilve leal
publications dci lin ing (bat woiihii are
ueidi'd to analyze, digc-d and classify
tho quarter million derision of Fed
eral and Slate courts handed down in
the ten years ending with I'.tin. The
fact that out of :'ii,ihmI admitted law
yets only 40 appear before the gowned
Justices at Washington does not Imply
that tin remainder are engaged fu
housekeeping or other pursuits. Those
women lawyers arc representing tindr
clients and nppi aring before the court -i
In their own stabs, doing xaliahle
und remunerative legal work.
iry ana fimcigs
lairdered materials inal
many min
Incr gowns.
11 uiin-s to match t lie gown an
on black hats.
In ram short skirted cv
us
i-nlng
gowns are fashionable.
Xi w com!,;." jaiket.i are mud.
of
flowered cretonne.
home of the cotton foulards arc as
beautiful as the silks.
Hats of black straw are su n trim
med with silver braid
Crochet l.tee is smait on gowns, ja
bots, blouses and even on huts.
Cornflower yellow !a mc of the new
est shades for evening gowns.
There is a craze for brown and
many new shaib-s have been ihnwn.
.Many of the new turbans aip trim
med with huge hows of chang-abb-ribbon
at the back.
Parasols are seen with long
fun-
y- V:
tastie handles of carved wood, such
as elephant and bulldog heads.
The black hat is probably most dur
able from its power to withstand dust
and spots and its satisfying harmony
with any color of costume.
IV Omen' Clot llilitf.
Dr. Haig Ferguson in a lecture at
the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary tic
other day had settle severe things to
-ay about the clothing of an adult
woman. It was hampered hy fashion
and superstition and nothing could he
a greater tribute to the strong nerves
and powerful muscles of women than
the fact that their health had survived
for centuries their habits of cloth
ing. A woman's clothing was the despair
(;f the hygienist. Children and girls
were more sensibly clad, but when
girls grew up they were often clothed
in a way which made them unable- tj
walk, run or breathe. Weighty skirts,
low-necked ' gowns, "pneumonia
blouses," the modern hat, the high
lieeled shoe with its pointed toe, were
all condemned. Rut, then, women will
have it so and so it will remain.
To Wuull t'or.tot.
First rip the front scam on both
sides find take, out the steels. Then
dissolve some soap jelly, made by
shicdding half a pound of the best
yellow soap in one quart, of hoilin.1.
water, nnd simmering until dis.-a-l
in warm water. Two tablespoon! i:!
of j lly to half a gallon ol water i-;
usually sufficient, but, hard water may
require more. Put the corsets in:
the suds and allow thcni to soak fur
live minutes. Then spread them on ;t
hoard and brush thoroughly with a
well soaped nail brush, dipping the'ii
occasionally into the suds to remove
the loosened dirt. When clean, rinse
through two lots of warm water and
hang up to drip dry. When almost
dry, iron on the inside with a warm
i' it iron, and after thoroughly airing
place the front steels and sew them
linnly in. If this is carefully done,
tlic corsets will emerge from the wash
tub "as good as new.
lllivappolntnient.
Artists, poets and writers generally
conspire to represent woman as being
beautiful, gentle, self-sacrificing and
the embodiment of love. With this
extravagant ideal of woman formed
for them in their youth, is It surpris
ing that many men are doomed to dis
appointment? Truth.
To Soften Paint Brunheii.
To soften an old paint brush in
which the paint has been allowed to
dry, heat some vinegar to the boiling
point, and allow the brush to simmer
in It a few minutes. Remove and wash
well In strong soap suds, and the
brush will be like new.
Wtwunn nnd the Motor Car.
Can a woman drive ". motor car?
Robert Slass says she can, and In the
Outing Magazine tells why. In one
place he says:
"Unusual physique is not necessary
fur (he woman motor;.. N -ither r
ni-i-ds enti inn diiiai y mut' uiur lew-Iu,i-ao
ut In iuiti)!i'il'ill!inr. and nl.u ut.y
'.iiiuau not an invalid cull Ilia iter u
, v nterl, s ipiile an v., II H-t tt mull, pi'o-
I I I'ieil hl llUh ll.lt W.il ftlld til" Pt-
lH' ii to aiipajie me htiuw now.
C. r-
in . I
e, I a lily in I lie s.ih'-ru of utiei.ee
'y nature u pupped lo give man a
. eg liitiilaap The woman mot"ii-t
l not li.tf o li..e!v a. man In lo
i-ur and cull loudly for it to w l.e.-i
1 1 1 tiling go.-s wioiig W illi the cur.
M.i will morn prnlia'i'y ect quietly
to work to find the trouble and l :im-l
It ipiile us thor.uu'i!.. us if hhc were
''culling out Hie kitchen uingc
Kelneillhel-, tli-Ver' iieierS, th.lt
though si x und align' ph ii pie ure ,n
tin sense dhabilit ics to the woman
who wants to do lu-r own moturiiK,
und lliougli lu r feminine patience an i
Iti'tiltlon st:iP'l h-r In voo) stead, ah
must not expect to hincecd by Intui
tion nlone "
A lfirltl I imIiJ IkoWM.
Another iiiiiiiiuin i im nt '.io lately
made of the pirenuial diacovciy that
V'ini'il are alike the woiid d.or 'kit
n 'e . . ; ; 1 1 1 , training, - nvir nine n: do
i:oi of t In ii,:.i ! es in .it" a ti'-w !!.
Initio type. Tin- f.n-t is us oil ns th"
ra.-e. Th- hi-g-.-.-ir maid, w.- b ii- In , ii
u.-siireil for gi novations, proved an
cM-e!l, nt ipieen f ,r King Cop!. etna.
Man. I Muli'T would have ipiii kiy
burned to uduii the station to whi.it
t he Jink-" might b in- c:.b d ln-r.
So the re. cut s in :ii" of so i ailed
"social leader" had Hot even tl 1
i ii-u of being a no . i I ileiuoti..; i at ion
Madam took two girU from 4iriliti.it y
boarding houses to lo-r hou.se. J i s. - 1
tlieni in ln-i- clothes, loaded thun with
her jewels, and introduced them to !"T
millionaire friends. The net day she
told the newspaper of le-r succes .ful
truk, i-xtilt'd over the cut husia.-m
with weak "society' had accepted her
victims, and thus demonstrated that
wealth and fake pride fortil til" bar
li'Ts between tile classes. "
The contriver of tic- -heme said to
the reporters, "I oil' e dres-d up mv
i ooK ill one of my gowns, and sh"
mingled Willi my guests. Her figure
was beautiful, and she made a stai
ning appearum e. Hut she did nut feel
at her case, ami stayi d only a short
time. I'.ack to the kitcln n i-he w n'. '
It Is to be hoped that the girls in
her latest p-perinu nt. nay. that the
hostess herself, may show as good
.sense as did .Mary, the mo,;, uui tne
task of the two young ivcmeti is not
i-U
J
I.
;m easy one. Will they go
simplicity and industry ami
hack to
honesty
and womanliness? Or will tlu-y plot
to force their way, by hook or crook,
in the not too genuine world of which
they have caught a glimpse? Youth's
Companion.
liM-rtln nt the Nervei.
The researches and experiments of
a Fren n scientist have led him to
the conclusion that the cerebral nerv
ous .system is in- ip.tble ol" perceiving
more thin an avenge of ten separare
impr '.--ii;s per second. After eacn
i-X'i.ation of the nerves a period of
inertia follows, lasting about one-tenth
of a sr-eond, and during this pciiod a
new impression cannot be ma le. A -
coiding to the investigations of this
scientist a person cannot make more
iliatl te:i. or at the most a dozen, sep
arate voluntary movements of any
kind in a second, abhoug'.i the mus
: les, independently of the will, are ca
pable of making as many as thirty or
forty.
Summer Sleeve SuwestloiiH.
Very few sleeves now are all in one
piece. An over and undersleeve are
used in almost every case. The first
sketch shows a foulard silk sleeve
with deep cuff over an undersleeve of
dotted net. The second sketch is a
lingerie effect in white batiste, strap
ped with lace insertion. No. 3 shows
the "peasant" or seamless shoulder,
an extension of the bodice forming the
sleeve, which falls over an undersleeve
of heavy lace. Nos. 4 and .1 show
sleeves taken from two mohair frocks,
one a tailored street gown and the
other a little white mohair house
dress. The last sfceteh is a ponge
sleeve trimmed with oriental embroid
ery and mounted over an undersleeve
of cream tucked batiste.
To Wah Oil-I'uinteil Walls.
Oil-painted walls must be washed
with soap and water, using a soft
flannel cloth and taking care to wring
It well before using. Use cold water
to finish and dry with a linen cloth.
Kxplatnt'd at Last.
Women are better than men, be
cause they do not have women to
tempt them. Smart Set.
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Lfnrni.il It hy Tar.
Th dear little girl then arose. boe ,
and recu. d it in tins manr.r :
"Lett nee Iier.hy up X. L.-wtng,
Widow Hartford X. K. F.it.-;
Still II. E. Vim.', s;;." j,.-r ;.e V.'ir.,'
I.i.irn to lab, I Ant:;;.- W'.i.;.-."
Then with the M'uiiituicis at-;,l
fif the audience rir.uiti in h'-r ear '
ten down in lu.ppy cor,: is. on. ..(.,. .
Tribune.
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land r-e -u'-ly !, .... ., ; x.: ,
with the fohi-A ing .; "i
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great n spin fr that n:-in in t!
ties, bat I am sere if I -.-. ;.
him and say. viidin. wiil y.,-,; ,- .
the franchise ? 1c wouh! i.-p!y. i'i
nium, whii a iwr-" le Cat.""
rFRRT IUVIs'I' lKiixrR
IS in j:in : i --i-.-n i.r. ;, - w a
'poilnil or .ure " i-.,r ,,.,. t in'iii. .-h.
Wucuiln. coids, uuu oil:, r ii.s. jc au4 Jjc
Ai;nliialli T-4lax.
AguInaMo is living the life of a
country gentleman in a small es-a.
just outs ale of C.ivite. He tak"? ao
part whatever in the politics of h;
country. From the moment of hit
capture AzuinalJo toeii the posi'ioa
that it would be improper for him t
express any opinioa whatsoever re
garding the rule of his eouat.-T ly
Americans. So far as is known ht ui
not commented in any way, eith.-r .a
vcraiily or adversely, upon th- ad
ministration of the white .-nan.
"Fcr a couple of years," said Mia-
uel L. Quezon, the i'h.Mppine i-.i:u-u:-siouer
to Conirres?. ac-ording t.i a
Washington corres:i:id.-nt of the
Brooklyn Eagle, "I li-.-d who Ajui
naldo in his home. We w-ere oa the
most intimate tents. tteaiarkaMe as
it may seem, I have not heari h'jra
make any comment whatever about
the change in the gover:;:n-'nt of the
islands. No one has been able to
trap him into any kind of an admis
sion. If he is asked whether he
thinks conditions in the island have
improved undar the adn:i:ii.j:ratl--n rf
the Americans he will r ;.y: 'I a a
very busy with air Lirru:t;g.'
'Vliotl-j)r he appr iv.'s or con jV:::::i
the new order of things "ao' ojy kn-w.
Still he seems to be contented, i. are
or twice a year he is invited to din
with the governor-general. HJ always
accepts these invitations and seexs to
enjoy hi'xsrlf. He maintains an air
of dignity and composure at all 'itr.es
and has the respect of ev -ry one."
Comfort and
New Strength
Await the person who discovers
that a long- train of coffee 3i!s can
be thrown off by using
POSTUM
in place of Coffee
The comfort and strength
come from a rebuilding: of new
terve cells by the food elements
a the roasted wheat used in
making- Postum.
And the relief from coffee ails
come from the absence of cajftt'w
the natural drug in coffee.
Ten days trial will show any
one
"There's a Reason" for
POSTUM

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