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tan/mm itsmtW*\*Krr lAPTER XXlV.—Continued te atmosphere of Upper Bo i& was redolent of ambrosia /, and Qualntance found the in- Jclant gaiety of its inhabitants f h more infectious than for I JPutslde, in the dark, everyday u»J id, it was snowing silently. :«a.£hin all was warmth and light; L( too much of the latter, but just E,efficient to show off fair faces, -' vhite arms and shoulders, bright eyes. Soft music swelled and ebbed on the fragrant air, the echoes of men's mirth, women's light laugh ter blending harmoniously with it. For there was the land of the lotus, where It Is always sunshine an(T summer, where night is even as day. Qualntance started as his wife spoke. "Are you dreaming, dear?" she asked smilingly. "Of the last time," he answered, squaring his shoulders again "We've come through the mill since then, sweet heart, but—thank God!—we're none the worse. "Walter! We want some dinner —the best you can do, only don't bother us. And bring us a bottle of that same Burgundy, will you? It's a lucky bin." All they said to each other over that meal concerns themselves only. But it may be stated, that, when it was over and Qualntance had ordered coffee, a special brew to be made according to methods Imparted to him by a merchant from Mocha whom he had once met on his travels, they both fell silent, looking about them with eyes that were very friendly and well disposed toward the others there. And they were still sunk in such wordless contentment when a cheery voice recalled them from the clouds. "H'lo, Quaitnance;" it said, and they looked up swiftly at the gray haired individual in very correct evening dress who had come for ward and stopped beside them. Qualntance sprang to his feet, hand outstretched. "Gad! but I'm glad to see you, O'Ferral," he cried. "Dagmar, this is a little sprprise I planned for you. 1 didn't know whether O'Fer ral was in town till I phoned from the bank. A chair, waiter! Where's that coffoAj Fetch me my coat —I want my etgar case. Or will you have somethign to eat first, O'Fer ral?" i "I've dined, thanks." "Then have a cigar." Qualntance plunged a hand into his overcoat pocket, pulled forth his case and a couple of letters which he would have tossed to one side had not he caught sight of the postmark on one of them. He lit a match for O'Ferral, and kindled his own Havana, with frowning eyes on the envelope. Then he slit that open. "Your pardon," he said to the other two, "but I want to see what this fellow says—and forget him." His wife turned to O'Ferral, to whom she had much to tell. Their voices sounded far away and In distinct to him as he stared, through a thin blue curtain of smoke, at the paper before him. And he stared at It for so long that she at length took him to task. "What's the matter, Stephen?" she wife asked, and her eyes grew anxious as he observed the bewil derment -In his face. He looked at her for a moment as if she had been a stranger, and then nt O'Ferral. "I wish you would read that to me," he said In a puzzled whisper. "I don't seem to get the sense of It. That wine must have gone to my head." O'Ferral glanced at the bottle, more than half full. "You must have n very weak head, Steve,' said he concisely, and took the sheet from his friend. But his expression also changed as he perused the epistle. He open ed his eyes very wide and pursed up his mouth. "Read it aloud," Qualntance or dered. "It's from San Francisco, Dngmnr—from the lawyers there. Go on. O'Ferral. We're listening." And O'Ferral obeyed, with good will. " 'Dear Sir,' " he began, " 'We .duly received your favor from Paris, enclosing certificate of your marrlnge to the ward of our late client, Mr. Miles Quaintance, as also proof of your Identity, which we hnve since satisfied ourselves Ib competent. And in this connec tion we beg to express our pro found regret that we were misled Into recognizing Mr. Dominic Sea ger in your place, but, as you your self were admittedly the chief con tributor to that mistake, we trust you will not hold us unduly blame worthy. " 'We note that you aud your wife wished, at the time of your wedding, to forfeit all claim to our late client's .jjrqperty, and the steps you took TV do so. " 'You have evidently forgotten, however, that there Is a considera ble difference In time between France and the United States of American. The certified hour of your marriage was 111:10 a. m. In Paris, which in San Francisco would he 3:50 p. m. of the previous day, 7:05 p. m. In New York. We have taken the highest legal opinion on this point, and It coin cides with our own, viz., that Mr. Miles Qualntance, an American citizen, making his will In Ameri ca nnd for the benefit of American heirs, did so on the basis, only and absolutely, of American time. " 'We have therefore felt com pelled, acting under our late client's explicit Instructions, to for ward the liquid assets of his per sonal estate to the bank In New York, to which you kindly referred ns. And we wait your orders as to the disposal of the testator s real property. "Trusting to be favored with your confidence —we have acted for the late Mr. Miles Qualntance for 20 years—and assuring you of our best efforts on your behalf, we remain, yours faithfully, Scroggie, Naylo; & Touchwood.'" Quaintance's cigar had gone out. He was fazing wltnessly at his jsyife, while she, no less perturbed, ><oked blankly back at ihm. O'Fer rki glanced at his watch, and was silent, waitng for them to speak. And time ticked away, unheeded. The restaurant was beginning to empty. There were vacant tables all around them. The world with out was hushed by the snow. Quaintance sat up suddenly and his bent brows relaxed. His wife leaned forward. O'Ferral regarded them both approvingly, with twink ling eyes. "Well?" he demanded, and Qualntance turned to him in sur prise. "I had forgotten that you were there, O'Ferral," he said simply. "But it's all true. There's no doubt about it. "And we're not going to buck against fate any more," he in formed his wife. "We've hurt our selves too badly at that game al ready." "You mean that we must keep all that money?" she asked. "Most of It. We can't well help ourselves. But we won't let the charities suffer, and —and we'll for give Miles Quaintance —as much as we can. We'll take It that he at least meant well by you and me, dear." O'Ferral pulled out his watch again. "Time flies," he averred, "and so must I. I only looked in on my way uptown to shake hands with you both. And, d'you know, Steve, that you've been thinking it out at the rate of a million a minute!" (THE END.) SUES BANK FOR DAMAGES. Because they failed to honor his check for $1200, J. W. Klllinger, who alleges that he had a balance in the bank of $1500, yesterday filed a suit In the superior court against the Exchange National bank on two separate counts. He asks judgment for $3090. The other count recites that he deposited a draft with the bank and although it was honored, he was not given credit for the $2000, the face of the draft. He claims his credit is injured and wants $1000 damages. "Your husband Isn't as much of a man as he might be, is he?" "No," said the lady, who had been roasting him, "but you see, he lost half of his fingers in a Fourth of July accident when he was a boy." LET US CLEAN YOUR Straws or Panamas We'll do it right and as sure you of a reasonable price consistent with good quality work. Sun bleach, no acids. Mail orders solicited. RUNDLE BROS. 409 Main Aye. Tel. M. 4002 Everyone Appreciates Bargains in Pianos are the rule at Eilers Piano House. Such bargains as we are offering now are decidedly the exception at any place or any time. That Spokane people appreciate a bargain is attested by the scores of buyers who have attended our Tenth Semi-annual Clearance Sale. A visit of Inspection to every piano store in Spokane will only convince you of the unusual reduc tions we are making at this time. The regular $250 pianos we have priced at $157, and the small sum of $15 brings It to your home. Pay the balance a little at a time; some pay as low as $1.50 per week. Try It In your home for one year and If you find it Is not Just ns represented and satisfactory we will take It back and apply your money on any other piano In our store. $275 Pianos $1173 $300 Pianos 81208 $325 Pianos 81218 $375 Pianos $262 $400 Pianos f.'to-l $450 Pianos *a:t7 $500 Pianos 8368 Etc.. Etc. Owing to the rainy weather, vhich kept buyers from visiting our itore, and the fact that Spokane's >lano houses will close Saturday ifternoons during July and Au pist, our sale will continue Into lext week. However, the sooner ou take advantage of this oppor nnlty the better assortment you vill have to select from. Corner Sprsgue snd Post G. A. lleldlnger, Mgr. Wholesale aud Retail Amusements ORPHEUM. Madame Beatrice Deltrick will find fame and fortune easier in other lines than in vaudeville. A large number of friends and the Orpheum'B usual big house wit nessed her debut last evening in a program of song and costume change. A latter item in the form of a trouserette gown of color and design to be remembered sadly but not with upbraiding was something of a feature. The Spokane musi cian has a sweet voice, that per haps suffered last night from its possesors' nervousness against the footlights. The Orpheum is put ting on a classy bill this week. WASHINGTON. That dancing, eccentric comed ian, Alfred K. Hall, never fails to bring a laugh when he appears be fore the footlights. PANTAGEB. I.aMillas and Oreo, in their pan tomime skit, "Mak-Na," have a ve hicle that affords them plenty of opportunity to display their pow ers of interpretation. PHONE MAIN 311 * jo».a.nuu.cn *m h«». I HAT.TX)-DArtJO|TO-MICIfT tusl I 13-25-50* prices 19-23-30WJ First vaudeville appearance of the musical comedy stars Sam Chip and Mary Marble, "In Old Edam," written by Anna Marble Pollock. Bob Matthews and Her bert Ashley, the "laughiest" suc cess, "Held Up." Frank J. Conroy, George LeMalre ft Company, pre senting "A King for a Night." The Six American Dancers. - Stepp, Mehlinger ft King, an original musical act. Olive Helene Grea trex, whistler. Charles Marvelle, contortionist. Orpheum orchestra and pictures. WASHINGTON THEATER HIGH CLAS3 VAUDEVILLE WEEK COMMENCING BUNDAY MATINEE, JULY 4, 1909 The eminent Irish songster, Charles Mack, and his company, "Come Back to Erin." Inaugural engagement of the Euro pean sensation, The Ernesto Sis ;erß. J. K. Emmet and Company, n "Artie's Dream." Alfred K. Hall, sccentvlc dancer. J. Warren Keane, waster of sleight-of-hand. Biograph. Matinee daily at 2:30. Two jhows every evening at 7:30 and 1. Prices—ls and 25 cents. Pantages' Theater UNEQUALED VAUDEVILLE. E. C. Walker, Mgr. Phono 1368. WEEK COMMENCING JULY 4TH Klein, Ott Bros. A Nicholson, America's leading musical artists, rhree Sensational Olivers, tight wire artists. LaMlllas & Oree, Parisian pantomimists. Lee Beggs and Company, comedy sketch ar tists. Sampson & Douglas, singers md character changers. MATINEE DAILY MERCHANTS' LUNCH SERVED BETWEEN 11:30 A. M. AND 1 P. M. Four suits sponged and pressed, $1.50. Prompt service and good work. Charles Clements Phone Main 2745. 112 N. Pott. SAFE AND WELL PROTECTED From hard usage and rough han dling are our stoutly built and well arranged Trunks for all occa sions and purposes. They have a magnificent appearance, too. GARLAND McFARLAND CO. 819 Riverside Avenue. Prescriptions put up RIGHT We call for and deliver same promptly. Kight prices consistent with good work. EAGLE PHARMACY Howard and Main Phone Main 1490. THE SPOKANE PREgS, FRIDAY, JULY 9 ANNIVERSARY of the GREAT REMOVAL SALE JUST ONE YEAR AGO THE PALACE REMOVAL SALE CREATED A FURORE THROUGHOUT THE INLAND EMPIRE. THE ANNIVERSARY OF THIS GREAT EVENT, WHICH WAS WITHOUT PRECEDENT IN THE HISTORY OF LOCAL MERCHANDIS ING, WILL BE INAUGURATED ON THE MORNING OF SATURDAY, JULY TENTH. THE COMDNG WEEK WILL BE REPLETE WITH BARGAIN GIVING EVENTS THAT WILL TOTALLY ECLIPSE ANY PAST EFFORTS. PRICE CONCESSIONS OF AN UN USUAL NATURE WILL MARK EACH DAY'S SELLING. THE POLICY PURSUED THROUGHTOUT OUR GREAT REMOVAL SALE WILL PREVAIL. COURTEOUS ATTENTION, PROMPT SERVICE, GOODS EXCHANGED OR YOUR MONEY REFUNDED ON ANY UNSATISFACTORY PURCHASE. WITH THE EXCEPTION OF CONTRACT GOODS, EVERY ARTICLE DNf THE STORE WELL BE SOLD AT A REDUCED PRICE. THE ANNIVERSARY SALE WILL BE OF UNUSUAL MAGNITUDE—A WORTHY COM MEMORATION OF THE GREATEST SALE EVER HELD IN SPOKANE. T(ead Every One of the Under noted Items SALE BEGINS AT 9 O'CLOCK SATUR DAY MORNING •0 >* .10 Women 1 $15 Silk Dresses ait $4.75 :; Just 60 in the lot, so gome early. Are made of taffeta, foulard, messa line and rough silk, in black and all colors. Empire and princess styles, worth $15.00 in a regular way. Anni versary sale price for .'7E! Saturday, each «p4* # O SECOND FLOOR. Anniversary Sale of Rugs. Drap eries and Blankets $80.00 Velvet Rugs at $18.75 Big collection of rich velvet rugs, 9x12 j in size; regularly they sell for $30.00. \ Anniversary sale price, each... .818.75 $5.00 Rugs for $3.25 'W T — Axminster rugs, 36 by 72 Inches wide, in a large assortment of colors and de signs; $3.00 rugs. Anniversary sale price 53.25 10c Brass Rods s<" Brass extension rods that extend 60 inches and sell regularly for 10c. Anni versary sale price, each 5f 85c Tapestry at 500 This tapestry is 60 inches wide In choice designs and colors; sells regular ly for 85c. Anniversary sale price, yard 50< Cotton Blankets 25^ 10-quarter size cotton sheet blankets in tan and gray. Anniversary sale price, a pair 25^ Neckwear, Worth to $1.25, for 50c Two thousand pieces of stylish sum mer neckwear, including Dutch col lars. Jabots and novelties; values ranging to $1.25 will be disposed of at the Anniversary sale price yard 50< BARGAIN IjANE. Anniversary Sale of Toilet Articles A miscellaneous collection [of patent medicines and toilet prep arations, all odds and ends from stock, will be closed out at the an niversary sale price of, each... 5* Mrs. Graham's Kosmeo 3t»o $1.50 Graham's Hygienic skin food 81.19 Hind's honey and almond cream, for 89* Wisdom's violet cream 89* Woodbury's facial cream... 19* Holmes' Froßtllla 19* Dr. Charles' flesh food 39* Daggett ft Hamsdell's cold cream, 35c size 35* Daggett ft Hamsdell's cold cream, 25c size 19* Lee's Kgg-Tar shampoo soap, for IT* Lambert's listerlne, $1 size.69* Lambert's listerlne, 50c slzc .39* The Chief Merchandise Event of the Season There Are Hundreds of Others Just as Good DOMESTIC GOODS ON SALE 81-3 c Toweling 3«? —Absorbent toweling, 18 inches wide, in plain and twilled effects; 8 l-3c grade. Anniversary sale price, a o yard OC Table Linen 25^ —Mill ends of table linen, thor oughly bleached; 2to 3 yards to the piece. ftfi Anniversary sale price, a yard «£3C 50c Mull at 25^—Silk finish mull- 27 inches wide, with light or dark ground; 50c quality. OEj#» Anniversary sale price, a yard mOC BARGAIN LANE. $3.00 Rugs $1.55 Axminster rugs, 27 inches in width; well worth $3.00. Anniversary sale price, each 51.55 Portieres at Half Price Fifty pairs of tapestry portieres in all the new colors and patterns. Your choice tomorrow at half the marked prices. Sample Blankets on Sale These blankets have become slightly soiled from handling; are in white, tan and gray, and sell regularly at $1.00 and up. Choice tomorrow HALF PRICE $12.50 Go-Carts $9.75 Fulton collapsible go-carts, known th r oughout the land for their durability; th-? best folding go-cart on the market; sell at other times for $12.50. Anniver sary sale price, each 09.75 FOURTH FLOOR. Collars, Worth to 35c at Sc Each The lot contains 8.000 collars; the newest turn over, lace, lawn and Bat tenburg styles; values to 85c. Anniversary sale price, each 5o BARGAIN LANE $ 1 Wash Dresses $2.95 Here is your chance to buy pretty wash dresses cheap. Made of fine white lawn, very sheer nnd soft; latest style aud worth to $10. Anniversary An QC sale price, each «J) O SECOND FLOOR. $1.50 Black Dress Goods 69c Fine black dress goods, wool and linen and wool fabrics; most ly imported. The value* range from $1.50 to $1.00, tZQ*% for o*/C BARGAIN LANE. Satisfaction or Tour Money Back. BV3C Toweling 3c Tweed Jackets $1.25 Just the thing for camp ing. About 50 of these tweed jackets to be closed out at the Anniversary sale price, each.. $1.25 SECOND FLOOR. Anniversary Sale of Household Supplies Bargains that make one think of the great removal sale of a year ago prevail throughout this section of the store. 25c wire toasters at, each lOf 25c cuspidors at, each lSe> $l.r>o white combiners, each 98tf Glass lemon juicers, each s<* 15c potato mashers, each Shawl straps, each 10e> Ssc bowls of brown coated, white lined cooking ware, each 25< 25c cooking bowls, each 15<> Clothes dryers with 8 arms, each... 18c $1.i5 Mauser alarm clocks, each...7sf Three rolls toilet paper 20e> One hundred paper napkins for lO* Three pieces ef shelf paper 10< 25c and 20c irredescent comports, nap pies and bowls, each 12<? 20c and 15c square lunch boxes for. . lOe* Women's Aprons 19c Gingham and percale aprons in large, full sizes, In a variety of styles; 35c values. Anniversary 6ale price, each 19f $2 White Waists at 95c A big line of white lingerie waists to be closed out. The latest Dutch neck models, trimmed with em broidery and imported Val. laces. All are's2.oo waists. Anni versary sale price, each... wOC SECOND FLOOK. 85c Fancy Silks for 35c 750 yards or thereby of fancy pin stripe dress silks, all the desir able colors for street wear Of* worth 85c and 75c OOC BARGAIN LAKH EVERY ARTICLE IS REEUCED IN PRICE Foulard Silk Worth 85c at, a yd. 33c To effect a final clearance of our season's summer silks we offer all the yardage in our fixtures of Cheney Bros.' spot-price foulard silks, in the newest shades; sold other OO times for 85c «3«3C SECOND FLOOR. BARGAIN LANE SOc oilman folding lunch boxes 15e> 25c incadescent glass vases, each.. 12e> 85c Spokane souvenir plates, each..2se> GARDEN HOSE 10c cotton covered garden, hose, foot..Te> 18c black rubber garden hose, f00t...15a> 14c cotton covered and black rubber garden hose, a foot lie* GRAY GRANITE WARE 85c Puritan kettles with lid. spout and strainer attachments; tomorrow, each SOe> 60r Puritan kettles for 35e> 20c pudding pans of 4 quart sise for..lOe> SOc Rerlin kettles for 20* 14 quart disn pans, each 35e) FOVRTH FLOOR. 25c Face Veiling for 10c Nine hundred yards of all silk face veiling in the most fashionable mesh es; black and most colors represent* ed; 25c veiling. Anniversary sale price, a yard 10e> BARGAIN LANE. Buy Your Gloves NOW Children's $1 Gloves at 45c Kid gloves for children. In white only; $1.00 grade. Anniversary Sale price, Attm* a pair v *tOC $2.00 Kid Gloves at 85c—Cham ois and French hid gloves Io two clasp style, in black and colors; values to $2.00. Anniver- ftg sary sale price, a pair ODC Women's 91.25 and 11.00 Gloves at 75c— Black and white Milanaie* silk gloves for women, In two clasp style and of extra weight; $1.25 and $1.00 (loves. Anniver sary sale price, swps a pair /DC MAIN FLOOR.