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oseeoe'eooos ssaeaoooasso'aeoaassadst SO S SOSO ,
Extra Special Skirt Bargains
We were fortunate enough to purchase a
in all the newest shades. This is your opportunity to
get $6.00 and $7.00 Skirts for . . . . . $4.98
Come early Monday morning and make your selections.
We make all alterations free ol charge.
another snap. A big lot of .those Gingham Petti
coats, good patterns, the $1.00 values, while they
last,. . . . . . . 49c
Spring styles Belts and Belt Pins, 25c and
Also the Newest Beltings.
Beautiful Messaline Satins in a variety of colors, yd. 98c
New Percales, full 36 inches wide,
All Wool Serges, 75c values, at
New Laces, Corsets, Shirt Waists and Muslin Underwear.
.Congress is Given, Resist or inquiry
into saiety uevices.
' t .Washington. An" elaborate report
has been submitted to congress by the
1 UIOCK B!IJtU uuu uaiii CUUI1UI uutliu
of the Interstate-commerce commis
sion. DurinK.thc last year the board
examined the specifications of 371 de
vices; 248 of these being block signal,
cab signal or automatic train-stopping
devices. Only 12 of the devices were
considered to possess sufficient merit
to warrant the board In authorizing
the Inventors to establish a working
Installation with a view to conducting
ti'Sts at the government expense.
In Its Investigation of the telegraph
Mock system the board finds many of
the block signal men In the l ulled
.States are lacking In training and in
experience. Here and there the board
nas rouna instances or tne employ
ment of men whose incompetency was
manifest and lu some cases there has
linen evidence of I he excessive use it
intoxicants. 4 '
, In Its investigation In Kurope the
r board found that the signal men. a a
rule, are better trained than those lit
America and that the system la oper
ated under a stricter personal suner
Wslon. So far as th.2 safety devices
themselves are concerned. It Is be
lieved by the board that little Is to be
learned by the American railway man
nrers from a study of Kuiopvun rail
Telephones recently have been; ex
tensively Introduced in lieu of the tele
graph In block signaling, and It has
been .fouund that they . operate ad
mirably. ,-. ..
The board, had received many com
plaints concerning the alleged sup
pression of Important Inventions by
powerful corporations and associa
tions to the detriment of , the travel
ing public and to pecuniary harm to
Woman Who Received Over 1,000 Pro
posals Selects Affinity.
Chippewa Falls, Wis. Miss Frapces
Livingston of Iloyd, who is believed
to have received more proposals than
any other woman In the world, has
chosen I-ouls Struvans of Dorchester,
Wis., for her husband. The omaty
clerk has issued a marriage license
to them.
Miss Livingston on October 6. ISO1!,
began to advert Ue for a husband. She
stated that she was 36 years old and
good looking, that she had a farm In
the town of Colburn, and money in
the bank at Iloyd.
he maintained that if it heratix a
custom for women to advertise for
husbands there would be greater
chances for happiness in married llf".
beause by this means a woNmn could
tret out of her.r.nrrow home village or
city spuere ami search tne eua.o
world for her idlinity. ,
Miss Livingston's ' announcement
was printed In newspapers In 'all parts
of tbe United .States, and some of tl.o
Mexican and Canadian, and European
tapers also took It up.' Consequently
proposals came from men in every
walk of life residing In the two con
tinents. December 31 she hud received about
1,000 proposals for marriage. Fhe
tben proceeded to classify ami eliniri
ate the candidates, and finally decided
upon Mr. Struvans, a prominent !r
Chester man, as her atllnlty.
The sermon can be dodged in a thou
sand different ways, but there is no
getting away from a true Christian
life. Indianapolis News.
It's as hard for worn-a to keep nion
y as secrets. .
MoM people in love act as If It were
a delightful torture
Coolness between Mend doesn't
count on hot days.
No'hlng melts a dignified girt like
an unexpected kl.-t.
It's queer that a "good fellow" of'ca
Las so many bad habits.
Christian Church.
Services today at ; Safford Hall,
Blvonth and Washington':' ; Rev.
Frank Thompson, pastor Sunday
school at 10 a. m., preaching at ll a.
in. and 7:30 p. m.
Cairo Baptist.
Corner ot Tenth a ad Poplar strata.
Parsonage adjoining. Pastor, He v.
S. C. Ohrum. Sunday school, 9:45
a. m. Morning service, ll a. m. Even
ing service 7:45 p. m. Prayer meetiug
Wednesday, 7:30 p. m. B. Y. P. U.
meeting Sunday C: 45 p. m.
Today will be Lincoln Memorial Day
at Cairo Baptist church, and exercises
of extraordinary Interest will be held
At the morning service Rev. Ohrum
will preach on "The Springs Which
Supplied Tho Character- of Lincoln,
and In the evening the subject- of the
address will be "Lincoln Tho States
man . ' special music win ue render
ed by' tho choir.. The o; A. Ft , W. li.
C.,' and other military bodies will.be
present ' The campflre In the after
noon has 'been postponed1 1 till a later
.Into. '' ." ','
" 'First Msthodlst;
Corner of Eighth and1 Wainut
streets. Rev-.- J. -G. Dee, -pastor. Sub
day school 9:45 a.m. Preaching 11 a.m.
and 7:30 p. m. Junior League 3 pm
Mrs. Kate Lemen superintendent. Ep
worth League 0:30 p. ni.. Miss Bes
sie Wilson president.
Morning subject: "The Secret of
Lincoln's Greatness;" evening "Lin-
ccln and Temperance." It will be a
service In memory of the country's
martyr president, and all are Invited.
Presbyterian Cnurcn.
Corner of Eighteenth street and
Washington avenue. Mansa adjoin
ng. Pastor, Rev. A. 8. Buchanan,
school 10 a. m. Evening serv'ee 7:30
p.- m. Christian Endeavor 6:30 p. m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday 7:30 p. m.
lunlor Christam Endeavor Sunday
1:30 p. m. '" "' ;' ' ;
; Morning subject: , Lessons from the
sons of Zerniab": anthem ;"Ood of
Our Fathers", by Neldlinger. A Lin
coln Memorial service will be held In
the evening to which ill old soldiers
and their wives aro Invited. The
church will be decorated for the ocqa
slon. The choir will sfng "Speed our
Republic" and C. B. Dewey will sing a
Calvary Baptist Church.
.Corner of Sixteenth; and Poplar
streets. Rev. L.i Q. 'Gfaham; pastor.
Sunday school 9:30 a. m. Service at
If a. ni. and ;41 p. m., ... .J V !
i f ,
j ", Inimanuel' Lutheran.
Douglas street Detween Washington
nd- Walnut street. Pastor, Rev.
Charles H. Armstrong. Sunday ecbool
10 a. m. Morning service It o'clock.
evening, 7:30 o'clock; Sunday school,
o'clock: Christian Endeavor, 6:4o
o'clock; prayer meeting, Wednesday
night, 8 o'clock.
A. special service will be held this
morning at which the pastor will
preach on the theme: "Lincoln as i
Factor in the World of Progress In
God's Providence." The evening topic
will be "Tho Invisible Guide and
Helper." , v ".
Smith rn r.uthodlet.
Coraer Thirty-seventh , ind Elm
ftieeta. Pastor Rev. J. C. Thro?-
niorton. Services are as follows:
Sunday School. 9:45 . m.; Preach
lug, 11 a. in.; Junior Epworth IiPRjue,
2 p. m.'; Class Meeting, 3 p. m ; Sen
lor Epworth League, C:30 p. ra.:
Preaching, 7:30 p. m.; Prayer meeting
Wednesday, 7:30 p. ra.; Cottage pray
er meeting Friday, 7.30 p. m.
Christian Scienca Society,
The Christian Science society
holds services " every Wednesday
. . , I i. a) AAlnlr nil I iirktill Cltli.
t'VflslUg III O utim.iv nuu citi;
day morning at 11 o'clock at Monte-
A. H (1. . ... A ... 1 . . 1
IK re syitugugua, itui cuuiuiciuni
.. ..... I ,1 TV. nuklln la
cordially invited to all meetings.
Church of th Redeemer.
Corner of Sixth street and Wash
ington avenue.
Services will he held today at the
Church of the Redetner as follows:
Early celebration at' 7:30; morning
prayer and sermon at 11 a. ni.; even
ing prayer and sermon at 7:30 o'clock.
Tho services will be' eonducted by the
Rev. Herbert Parrish, a distinguished
divine, head of the American 1 church
at Rome. ' ' ' '
; ;.4; . ' ' . .'. :
' Monteflors Congregation, Jewish.
No services will be held this :eveti-,
ing owing tp the, Inability ; of Rabbi
llvllh (,,' n.., -I,-.. I.i 'tA r.U'i.'l,. llli..' '
lAiint ii i yj ui i nt; in 11117 vii.j in iiiii..-
. St Joseph' Church.' ' ; ',, '(';.
Coraer ot" drb'sa ind -Walnut
streets. Father James allien, paster,
Services will, he held at 8t, Josephs
Roman Catholic church today as fol
lows: First mass and sermon, 8 a.
tn. High mass and sermon, 10 a. tn.
Sunday school,-I p. -m. Vespers and
benediction, 8 p. m.
St. Patrick's Church.
Corqer of Ninth street and Wash
Ington avenue. Father James Dow
ney, pastor. First mass and sermon.
8 a. m. HigU mass and cammuntoc
10 a. ra. $i0dy school 2 p. m. Ve
pers and, benediction f p. n.
Scripture reading for , Sexageslma
Sunday is from the second Epistle
to the Corinthians, chapter XI. verse
19, to. chapter XII. verse 9; and from
the Gospel of St . Luke, chapter
VIM. verses 4 to 13, The sower went
out to sow his seed.
Rt. Rev. Bishop Janssen has an
nounced the appointment of th Rey.
Dr. J. II. S"hlarman' as chancellor of
the Bk'Devllle-diocese.
Rey. Jos. A. Keinhardt, of Grand
Chain, has been transferred to Kbb
kaskal tlVrt Gage), rather Duenn,
of the latter parish, .will succeed to
tho charge at Grand Chain, Including
the 8andusky and Wetaug missions
The collections Ju the churches of
this diocese for tbe earthquake suf
ferers fn Italy, amounted to I207C.75.
The Belleville cathedral headed the
list with. $200, -
' East Boston,' Mass., Is to have' a
unbllc school named after Bishop
ChevcruL, the first Catholic Bishop of
Boston. ,-'.
President Roosevelt has appointed
a Porto Rlcan priest to bo chaplain
of tho reconstructed Porto Rlcan
At the closing exercises of a nils
sion for non-Catholics, at the church
of St. Francis de Sales -lu Toledo, O ,
conducted by Rev. Thomas Sherman
8. J. fully one, thousand persons were
unable to gain 1 admittance, owing to
the t row.IeJ condition of the church.
The Franciscans will celebrate' the
seven hundredth anniversary qf their
ruler next spring. St, Francis es
tabllshd this great order , in Asslssl,
Italy in ' 1 ?!.
The SIMers of St.. Francis, at Cln
ton, Iowa, will soon erect , an acad
emy which. It Is estimated, will cost
about IIOO.ifiMl.
The- superioress of the community
of Anglican' Sisters at the Convent
f St. Catherine. In London, has era
braced the Catholic faith. She re
reived her first Holy Communion in
the clinec! of the Italian hospital, In
Qu en's Square. ',
FAT BILL How I miss Slim Jim! He Iriod to road all the answers
t the Snake puzzlo an.l now ho i in thf hospital wilh .kliriam treim ns.
N.w rhilJrt n, it is very gratifying to know that out of the hun
dreds who anxwt re.l my puzzle every one art' using Sugar Clou and
know that you agree with me that Sugar (den is the sweetest and !t
delightful molasses or syrup fur your LiVuit and eake. I nni going to
ask you to tell eaoh one of your littl friend just how ir.ifeti yoiiVnjoy
tating it.
The first corret t answer to the Sink I'uzHe was wnt y Uoht. H.
Shield- (olumhia, Tenn., and the sm-ond ly Laurelie T. Birming
ham, Ala. llundntl-of gK.l answers roiiived but the grl and Uy moiitiotifl above
were th tirst to gel thein to Fat Bill.
V'i.eii I wfi.t to wl.CKd I alwavs had a 1-Mtle of Sugar Glen in my b.iskt f.rlurch.
II jve your t-vcr tiil ill The fellow that ha? none will trade you a m Lie for tome f it.
Caaraaid I Jrtk fare tmod mmi Drmi kct. 30. 1906. Serial 1903.
uftocaUd In His Hat.
"Fell liito his hat "and suffocated "
This Is the Indorsement on the death
certificate of Alfrea PfcTloa, -who wa
fonnd dead by the roadside )a Nnrtb
Rayiiham, Mass, by a netghbor. Tbe
man was on Ms way to bis tibnie, aad
tripped and fell. His derby hat slipped
down over his eyes, and his face was
torrid Uio It. The man never recov
ered sufflcleatly to eitrUat bimelt
dyiuc tf sulfocatkin.
A Outer Orig'n.
ft la lattrectlbg. aad aometlmes
amutlna. to trace tbe oris. la i( words.
There s tb word "petanlary," for
ftaniplt., which, you kaow, taeaas re
lating tt aioney. S'range to say, its
orlglBtl nwaniiig was "tattle." It
seems that (ties were the meiliim of
firhatt acea tbe sncient R
Bas. t,u o b-ln tbe aalt ot vlu.
Tbe flut RoDiaa roles bore the image
of an aa4 tbe word us" tnvant
sa ot a coin, according t bow
fas an I it.
Saves Ttlegraph Tslla.
A tfr otej tj a Maaraester
lEtg ) flrtn ct niill-on-rs to carry
eiMri from ote mill to aaotbA bas
sated the Inn L12t la telegrams dsr
Icg th past tea years
Valuable Ccnch Shells.
The conch shell la highly prized
India, tn maar of tho temples the
arc slow, daily ta acara away the ma
Jigfcant pifu wBiin: tfie goa recfives
hl dailir nx-al ' A coach with IBe
...... .W. .I.k.
, ftjurBi tviiiiii iw inf nau. nn.
to the left Is supposed to be wurta
j Its weight la gold. ooie years ago a
conch of that description was offered
for sale hi Calcutta, with a.reserva
pile of a lakb of rupees placed oa It
It was eventually bought la for 2w.ua.
it Caed Hani Rewarded.
An 04 man In Atrhlftoa writes to
the A'thUoa Globe: "in U I knew
a MethtMlist preacher who would an
nounce ts teit la this manner: 'To
mill fin I Biy teit In the eighth chapter
f Italai, alatb veree. If fot don't
Cod IV i'tar, oa will Bnd It somewhar
If roi Hi4t the book through from
CenesV to Reflation. And If yoa
dvn t i t I ir thea you will have fooad
great wtaL things abkh will d to
foa a power cf good ' "
Gead Suggetttenl
A Japeaee aattrg rew: M'vaiaa
It aa aaaagM cratare; tatter
her. the la elated; Israeli her, she
e-t;h: alii her. her spirit haaots
Joa Vie wauld sugg-e that the
het r liia- Is ta lava Ver. hUchaiiga.
While some ee heiic roaaaisalties
at demanding factories (bat smoke
ksal others aie eager! oa the kxk
out lor factories that smoke store aad
cfleaT. It really seema dliBralt to
please eterybodx. . .
A WeiflMr Oaeetien.
1 tonk la two dollars iasi bow "
sail the flrit promo' er X3ood mouth."
declared the aecond prwiouter "Shall
we lease ad Jit Waal aiovk to cerrea
poad with eur i feared rapltat, or
ahail wa haa "whr Jadge.
THEY were - tl;
neatest ladies oa
- tbe eutlre street.
Miss Luclnda
Barry and her sif
ter Alice, sod they
subsisted meats
ly on a small pen
sion that had been
their late father's.
- In the same
block lived the
richest, slonchlest
and most Irritable
.bachelor lu the
In February,
when an unexpect
ed mildness set in.
Miss Alice turned the hose on hr
sidewalk to wash away the asbel.
AU night long, however, the wind rose,
and the fourteenth of February dawned
bitter cold,' and the water used for
washing off the, asbea froze.
Miss-Luclnda was In the kitchen
sifting ashes . to rsr.prinkle tbe pave
ment, when she heard her sister,
shriek. Luclnda rushed to open the
front door,' and -saw Alice on her.
knees in .the street supporting the.
husky shoulders ef Williams, who was
shouting lustily. "This Js-yeur work!
Nice, Isn't ll? Always knew your coo
founded neatness' would 'cost Vie uiy
life." --,
Alice could -only sob In reply. ; "'
"1 11 sue 'you for this, all right," he
bellowed. ' . ' '
By( this ;tlma Luclnda '.had an
roached, and now spoke authoritative
ly: "Well, It la nlklu, yoa niiist be
carried into your hnuse and .a -doctor
sent for at sonce." Beckoning, to the
bachelor's man servsnf,' who hovered
near, she Instructed him how to assist
the Injured an without canning oh
aeceHsary pain,
Whn Williams had been laid ea a
disordered bed.'. Miss Liiclnds made
hint as comfortable as possible before
the arrival of tbe doctor. The Berry
girls set to -work preparing bandages.
The' doctor came, set the arm; 'eg'
pressed approval of that had been
done, and left
Williams heard this cemriiuilain
of tbe maiden slsieis, aad after soma
thought said: .", . ' vj
"IC yombrlBg he Utirtugh- without
crlpptlng ate.'I wtM let von off at llght
lf as possible.". . - e.c , ,..
This uaesperted geaemslty ever
Joyed the tsdles. They took their reg
alar turns, and the negro servsat rued
tha dsy whea they Invaded . his
Slourhy kingdom. Though the In
jured bachelor could not kaow of all
the changes tsklng plsre. still he- felt
the influence of orderly. doweUrtty. .
.They reslly eajoyed the aitrslng.
aad thetr patient paiticularly appra
etated having Mlu Alice aear. for her
touch was dellgbtfullr soft. 8o, even
when the phyKiclaa' cams. It was Mis
Alice who bandaged tha araa sHer tt
was dreaaed. '
tt o ft
When able to be. around agsln It
wa dlOlrult to break an acquirec
habit, so It tapiened that Mr Wli
Batt,a,wfbt aver aiornlog aad eveaiui
for Miss Alice to attebd ta hit arm.
'u 'vy7-ivi'rw? - , "
One morning he did not come; In
stead the servant appeared with a noto
for Miss Alice, who read It with,
"I shall call hls evening to sue for
my dawages. If it Is not rendered ma,
1 au) afral(J I must proceed to extreme
njeasores.'' -'
; Miss Alice cried the better part t,
the day after the receipt of the- note,
and MIss 'Lucinda for once was not
practical, so firlsd some also. '
; A' everi that evening the door bell
rait 'and- Mlsi' Ibclnda admitted ' Mr.
Williams sod Wowed him Into the par
lor wief llce sat, openly tearful.
' V'Take a,eat,". she whispered. .
He sat down facing her, and took
har.'lloip band. , ' - ;
"Bless my aouV'. ha cried; "wbat'a
the mtterT" ' . .- ;
; 'iiothing," she exolaimed, and burst
Into rfbbs.7 j .
,"t wish yoq'd cry for me," said tha
bachelor hUpkHy.
,t;Oh,".. she moaned,- "we can't pay
those,' damages, Mr. Williams."
yVell. lf you can't," said ha, "can
you do something else? Can yoa ac
cept' the worn-out old valentine that
was-thrown at your gate . about a
month agof ; Not - worth, .picking up.
perhaps,' old-fMhloned ua fu" of
flaws, but a most loving valentine."
With her cheek against' tha band
aged arm. Miss Alice cried some mora
but there were smiles shining
through. ' v
,r .t..;,-.,- : ,
Custom There H Bssn ta Choose
1 ; -i'. One's Vslsntins, ,
.. It seems to have been a custom t
gcottkqd. to choose one's valentme,' tf
gjr.Valier.BcAtt Is to be Jtrusted , la
bis account of the wooing of the Fair
Maid of forth and . Hal of the Wynd
lu the novel. The awa aiuusing and
ubiquitous Pepys, ia his diary, which
neglects nothing trnder the- sua ap-
.'.ranilt tiientiitna KL. Valentine's da?
and Its customs in several places, aad
gives aa amusing account n ais wnw,
fearing to open her eyeaon-St. VsWa-tine's-day
while th painters and dec
orators were at" work In her roota, lest
she should s"e one ef these unsuitable
persons flrst instesd of a more oomely
vslentine. The genlsl Tepya himself,
,of course; had to --call ujioa one of his
frleods on February 14 and estreat
her to become his vsientlne, and wo
-will hope that he sent a suitable gift
to th lsdy chosen. "
Whatever the origin of tha custom,
tt has given rise to many quaint and
"pretty fancies, and both poets snd
Wars have employed tha legend and
the astat to good inirpose. The.send
tsg .ef letters aud tbe awre or lees
tswdry rat- pfpr vskitlnea,' which
tha. children of . th last . generstloa
were .so familiar with, andoubtedly
gava rise to the modern favhloa of
Chi 1st Baa' cards la this country and
la Eogland. which has grown to sack
astonishing, aot to say alarming, pro
portions, and tho comic vslentine, that
lildeoas and dreadful crestloa. is pre
sumably one of the evils restl'Jag
from tha custom However this may
Ve. U la eiceediagly agreeable to ro
eeivo a gift of flowers, or frnit. or a
tfatarv book apoa this midwintsr fee
tlval, and It It take the form of a
tors vtefal areernt there la a dlstlact
authority for aeoding evea these, as
one of the oldest customs ooaslsted
la'eeaoVug a veil of tissue or gause
U tha fortecata vaVsUse which was
selected to he tha rednlsnt of tho aa
tesUoa. . . .

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