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CALLED IDEAL WEEK-ENDER English Monarch Democrat ically Received as Pri vate Person. ROYAL GUEST FOND OF HUNTING AND BRIDGE JiONDON, Oct. 18.—KJng Ed ward after hlr, "cuaa* at Marlen bad, paid a visit to Lord and Lady Sarile at Ruqord Abbey for tbe Doncaster races, after which he ■went to stanrtyith- fh" Archibald Edenundstone, jihoset wife is a sis ter of the Hon. Mrs; lieorge Kep pel, at his piam is> Seettend. This was a great hotter ter sen ssfestuuU stone family, wbtcft, aHs*i«h of ancient lineage, dates sot stand so high in tbe social scale that it can number many royal visits In its annals. Queen Victoria would nev er visit anyone below the rank of an earl, but King Edward Is not such a stickler for form and has not infrequently been the guest of "commoners." One of his subjects who has en tertained tbe king has described him as "the ideal guest." His majesty, according to this author ity, is considerate to a degree and never allows his kingly rank to be unduly emphasized when paying a visit, while It seems to bo his one tlm to set his host and hostess at their ease and to relieve them of any undue anxiety or worry upon his own behalf. When, for Instance, he had his unfortunate accident at the house of the late Baron Ferdinand Roths child a few years ago, by which he displaced a cartiglage of one of his knees, his first remark to those of his household who were abmit him was: "This Is really too bad —to come to a man's house and cause him all this fuss and annoyance." Guest Lists Submitted. There are certain well-defined' laws of etiquette that have to be observed when the king honors any of his subjects with a visit. In the first place, a list of those whom It Is proposed to invite to meet him must be submitted to him throuh his private secretary for his approval. The king scru tinizes the list carefully, and often draws his pen through names of people whom he has for one reason or another no desire to meet. It is so tucitly understood that these visits of the king are quite private and that for a few duys he desires to lay aside his robes as monarch and to be treated merely as a distinguished guest. No par ticular ceremony is therefore ob served. His host, of course, meets Jiiin at the railway station, should he be arriving by train, or at the entrance to his house should -as Is usually the case at the present time—the king travel by motor car. The hostess, of course, re ceives the king in her drawing room in tlie ordinary course. Tho same procedure is observed when he departs. Only One Attendant. To give his host and hostess as little trouble as possible, the king makes It a rule never to be accom panied by more than one equerry upon these private visits, and the queen similarly limits herself with regard to her ladies In waiting, the Hon. Miss Charlotte Knollys being as a general rule her sole com panion. PAWTVOKRT, R. L, Oct. 18.— informed thai a prisoner was out nlde In a carriage, and was too trunk to appear In court, Judge Irabrose t'hoquet of the Eleventh llatrlct court, moved the bar to the itreet, tried the defendant before he open carriage door and seu enced him to a year In Jail. The ■ 1 Tailors 521 MAIN AYE. Superior tailoring at moderate prices — that'B what we're giving the people of Spokane. You can get Just the kind of a 'abrie you may desire lere, nnd we'll guarantee ,o make it up in a correct y tailored, stylish fall luit. Prices range from $20 to $50 All Kinds of Repairing. The Betrayal BY E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM .Copyright, 1905, by Dodd, Mead ft Co. CHAPTER XVlll—Continued. "I returned here by the last train, bringing with me the notes and in structions taken at that meeting. Outside Braster Grange an attack was made upon me, evidently with the intention of securing these. I escaped, with the assistance of Colonel Ray, who bad come down from London by the same train un known to me." "Well?" The attack wes made from the grounds of Braster Grange. It seems that Lord Blenavon spent the night there. The next morning Col. Ray insisted upon my accompanying him to Braster Grange. Lord Blen avon was still there, and we aaw him. He was suffering from wounds such as in the darkness I had in flicted upon my assailant of the night before. It seemed to me that even then tbe duke would not, or could not, understand. His brows were knit ted into a heavy frown, and he was evidently following my story with close attention. But exactly where I was going to lead, he seemed to have no idea. "The tenant of Braster Grange," I continued, "is a Mrs. Sniith- Lessing, whom Col. Ray has told me Is a servant of the French se cret police. I am afraid that Lord Blenavon has been a good deal un der her influence." Then the duke blazed out, which was very much what I expected from him. Horror, amazement, and scornful disbelief were all ex pressed In his transfigured face and angry words. "Illenavon! My son! The confed erate of a French spy! What non sense Who dares to suggest such a thing? Angela—l—l beg your pardon." He stopped short, making an ef fort to regain his self-control. He continued in a more collected man ner, but his voice still shook with inexpressible scorn. "Angela," he said, turning to her, "Is it within your knowledge that Blenavon had any acquaintance with this person?" I think that her face might well have answered him; very white It was. and very sorrowful. "Blenavon met Mrs. Smith-Lcs slng, 1 believe, at Bordighera." she said. "I have seen them together several times." "Here?" the duke asked sharply. "Yes, 1 have seen them riding on the sands, nnd Blenavon dined there on the night—Mr. Ducalue has been speaking of." "Blenavon Is a fool!" the duke said. "This is to my mind convinc ing proof tha the was ignorant of How Would Your Family Fare IE They Lost You? The Prudential the woman's antecedents. At the worst he probably regarded her as an orcffWry adventuress. As for the rest, I look upon It as the most extraordinary mare's nest which the mind of man could possibly conceive. Do you moan to tell me, Mr. Ducalne, that Col. Ray went so far as to charge Blenavon to his face with being in league with this person?" "He certainly did, sir." "And Blenavon? Oh, Ray is mad, stark mad!" . "Your son denied, it sir," I an swer*. J. "Denied it! Of course he did. What followed?" "Col. Ray was very forcible and very imperative, sir," I answered. 'He insted upon Lord Blenavon leaving England at once." "Well?" "Lord BlenaVon consented to do so, sir," I said quietly. I saw the veins in the duke's forehead stand out like whipcords. He began a sentence and left it un finished. He was in that condi tion when words are impotent. "Can you tell me, Mr. Ducaine," he asked, "what possible argument Col. Ray could have made use of to induce my son to consent to this extraordinary proceeding?" "I know no more about the mat ter, your grace," I answered. "Per haps Lord Blenavon felt that his Intimacy with Mrs. Smlth-Lesslng had compromised him —that ap pearances were against him " "Pshaw!" the duke interrupted. "Blenavon'a intrigues are foolish enough, but they are beside the mark. I want to know what further argument or inducement Col. Ray used. 1 understand neither why Ray desired to get rid of my son, nor why my son obeyed his ridicu lous request." "Col. Ray will doubtless have some further explanation to offer you, sir." I said. "He had better," the duke an swered grimly. "I shall wire him to come hero at once. With youf permission, Mr. Ducaiue, I will sit down for a moment. This affair has shaken me." Indeed, as the excitement passed away, I could see that he was look ing ill and worn. Lady Angela made him take the easy chair and he accepted a liquor glass full of brandy which I poured out. He re mained for several minutes sip ping it and looking thoughtfully into the fire. He seemed to me to have aged by a dozen years. The brisk alertness of his manner had all departed. He was an old man, limp and querulous. "This unfortunate affair, Mr. Dv- Could they live in as good a douse? Could they wear as good clothes ? Could the chil dren stay at school? If you cannot say yes to all of these questions, your family need the protection of Life Insurance. They have a right to demand that you become insured. Secure this protection in Total Payments to Policyholders Since Organization, HI lUVallisvM Plas Amount Held at Interest to Their Credit, wVCT OXO iYlllllOll t/OMsWS Ordinary and Industrial policies. Atfes 1 to 70. Both seies. Amounts, IIS lo 1100.000. J. Preston, Sup't, Room 407 Fraternal Building, 6 Wall St. H. A. Smith, Manager, (Ordinary Department) 322 Paulsen B'ldg. 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With slow, uncertain steps, and leaning heav ily upon Lady Angela's arm, I watched him disapepar in the blackness of the plantation. CHAPTER XXIX. The Link in the Chain T*.w, „f 11, ♦1,™.. .1...... anrl Practically for three days and three nights the council sat contin ually. There was no pretense now at recreation, no other guests. We worked, all of us, from the duke downwards, unflagglngly and with very little respite. When at last the end came, my padlocked note book, with its hundreds of pages of hieroglyphics, held the principal material for three schemes of coast defense, each one considered sepa rately and supported by a mass of detail as to transport, commissariat and many minor points. The principal members of the council departed by special train early on Monday morning. 1 myself a little dizzy and hot-eyed, walked across the park an hour after dawn and flung myself on my bed with a deep sigh of relief. Before I had closed my eyes, however, Grooton appeared. "I have been up to the house twice, sir," he said, "but they would not let me see you or even send in a message. 1 thought it only right to let you know at once, sir, that the police have been here rummag ing about. They had what they called a search warrant, I believe. 1 came up to the house immediate ly, but I could not induce any of the servants to bring word in to you." "All rlßht, Grooton," I muttered. "Hang the police!" I believe he said something else' hut I never heard it, I was already fast asleep. * * * Ji About midday I was awakened by the dazzling sunshine which ed to fill the room. I had a bath._ dressed, and made an excellent*' breakfast. Then I brought out my notebook and prepared for work? I had scarcely dipped my peu hi the ink, however, when a shadow darkened the window. I looked up quickly. It was Ray. (To be continued.) A bee sting vaccinator for rheu-1 matisni is the latest. 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