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& RicKard 1c
In Which I Understand the Feelings of
a Ghoit.
: So, I surmised, I bud been under-
ground whole duy and two nightu,
mid this was the morning of the nee-
ond day after Calypso's disappearance.
What had been happening to her nil
thl time! My flesh crept nt the
thought, and, with that daylight steal
ing In like a living presence, nml the
Hound mid breath of the sen, my an
gutoli returned a hundredfold.
As I stood on the little rocky plat
form outside the door through which 1
hud burned my way, and looked down
into the glimmering chasm beneoih,
ami heard the fresh voice of the sen
huskily rumbling and 'reverberating
nliout hidden grottoes and channels,
nil that Calypso was to me came back
with the keenness of a sword through
my heart. Ah! there was my treasure
asi I had known when my eyes flint
beheld her compared with which I hat
gold and silver in there, whose gleam
hud made me momentarily distraught, 1
was hut so much dust and ashes.
A-oently ns-I had sought It, what whs
It compared to one glance of her eyes I1
What if In the same hour, I hud lost
my true treasure, and found the fulsoV
At the thought, that glittering heap
became abhorrent to me, and, without
looking back, I sought for some way
by which I could descend.
As my eyes grew accustomed to tlio
dim light, I saw Hint there wove some
Hhallow steps cut diagonally In the
rock, and down these I hud soon muile
iuy way, to And myself lu a roomy cor
ridor, so much like that In which I had
ween Calypso standing In the moonlight,
that, for u moment, I dreamed It was
the snme, and started to run down It,
thinking, Indeed, that my troubles
were over-r-lhHt In another moment 1
would emerge through that enchanted
door and face the sea. .
But alas! Instead of a broad shining
doorway, and open anna of freedom
widespread for me to leap into, I came
at last to u mere long narrow slit
through which I could gnzn ns u man
gassos through a prison wmuow at me
tiky. .'.'." ',
The entrance had once been wide
and free, but a mass of rock had fallen
from above and blocked it up, leaving
only, a long crack through which the
tides passed to and fro.
I was still In my trap! It wemert
more terrible than ever, now that I
could see freedom so close, her very
voice calling to me, singing the morn
ing song of the seu?But iutho caverns
behind me, I heard another mocking
wmg, and I felt u cold breath on my
'.cheek, for death stood by my side
'The treasure!" he whispered, "I
need you to guard that. The treasure
you have risked nil to win the treas
ure for which you have lost yovr
treasure 1 You cumiot escape. Go back
nail count your gold. 'It is all food
money !' Hit! ha! "It Is all good
money I'"
The illusion seemed so real lo nie
that 1 cried aloud "I will not diet I
will not die!" cried It no loud, that
Hiiyone In a passing boat might have
heard me, and shuddered, wondering
what poor ghost It wus wailing among
the rocks. ' '"'''".'
lint" llu fright had done me good,
nnd I nerved myself for another effort.
If only I could- wriggle past that con
traction In the middle, I should' he
safe. And if I stuck fast midway! Hut
the more I measured the width with
my eye, the less the iviirowliig seemed
to he. To be so slightly perceptible, It
could hardly he-enough to make niuth
difference. Caution whispered that It
luiglu be enough to make the differ
eice between lite and death. Hut al
ready my choice of those two uugnt
alternatives was so limited us hardly
to he called a choice. Ou the one
hand, 1 could worm my way hack
ilit'Miudi ihe cave and tunnels through
wbk'li 1 bad passed, aud try my luck
. again at the other end.
"With, half a dozen watches!"
sneered a voice that sounded like To
wns' "Precisely" , . , and the hor
ror of it vaiH more than I dared face
tijtuiu anyway. So there wus nothing
for It hut this aperture, hardly wider
than one of those deep stone slits that
stood for windows In n Norman castle.
It was .my last chance, and I meant
to take It like a man.
I stood for a moment nerving myself
nnd taking deep breaths, as though I
expected to take hut few more. Then,
my left arm extended, I entered aide-
v i, and begun to ed-je myself along.
It wtis e.isy enough for a yard or two,
otter which it was plain that it was
beginning to narrow. Very slightly In
derd. but still a little. However, I could
still go on. nnd I could still go back. I
went on more slowly It Is true, yet
still I progressed. Hid the rock was
perceptibly closer to me. I had to
struggle harder. It was beginning- to
ling mevery fcomiy hut it was he
I paused to take breath. I could not
turn my head to look back, but I
Judged that I hud come over a third
of the way. I was coming up to the
waist that I had feared, but I could
"still go on very slowly, source more
than an Inch at every effort ; yet every
Inch counted, and I had lota of time.
My feet and head were free which
was the main thing. Another good
push or two, and I . should be at the
waist should know my fate.
I gave the good push or two, and
suddenly the arum of the rock were
around me. Tight and close, this time,
thoy hugged mo. They held me fast,
like a rude lover, and would not let.
me go. My knees nnd feet were fast,
and the walls on each side pressed my
cheeks. My head teo was fast. I
could not move an inch forwurd and
it was too late to go hack !
Panic swept over me. I felt that
my hair must, he turning white. Pres
ently I ceased to struggle. Hut the
rocks held me In their giant embrace.
There was no need for. me to do any
thing. I could go on resting there
It was very comfortable till ,
And then I felt something touching
my feet, running away nnd then touch
Ing them again. O God ! It was the
Incoming tide I It would And then
I prepared myself to die. I suppose I
wus light-headed, with the strain and
the lack of food, for, after the first
panic, I found myself dreamily, almost
luxuriously, making pictures of how
brave men had died in the past brave
women too. I fancied myself In one
and Another situation, But the picture
that persisted wus that of the Con
clergerle during ; the French revolu
tion, . ... ,. ."
Then the picture vanished, as I felt
the swish of the tide round my ankles.
It would soon be up to my knees
It was up to my knees It wus creep
ing past them and It was making
that hollow song In the caves behind
me that had seemed so kind to me
thut very morning, the song It had
made to Calypso , , . that far-off
night under the moon.
I turned my eyes over the sea I
could move them, nt all events; how
gloriously It was shining out there!
And here was I, helpless, with arms
extended, as one crucified. I closed
my eyes In anguish, and let my body
relax; perhaps I dozed, or perhaps I
fainted but, suddenly, what was thut
that aroused me, summoned me hack
to life? It seemed a short," sharp
sound of tiring! I opened my eyes and
looked out to sea, and then I gave a
great cry; ...
"Calypso ! Calypso !" I cried. "Calyp
so!" and It seemed as though a giant's
strength were In me that I could
rend the rocks apart. I made a mighty
effort, and, whether or not my relax
ing had made u readjustment of my
position, I found that for some reason
I . could move forward again, and,
with one desperate wriggle, I had my
head through the narrow space. To
wrench my shoulders and legs after It
was uuiwttiixdy und, in w-
merit, 'I "was sale on (he outer" side,
where, ns I had surmised, the uperture
did widen out again. Within a
few moments, I was on the edge of the
sea, hud dived, and was swimming
madly toward
liui let me tell what I had seen, as
I hung there, so helpless, lu that crev
ice in the rocks.
' Action.
I Imd peen, close in shore, a two-
masted schooner under full sail sweep
ing by, as if pursued, nnd three ne
groes kneeling on deck, with leveled
rllles. As I looked, a shot: rang out,
from my right, whor I could not see.
and one o the negroes rolled over.
Another shot, and the negro next him
fell sprawling with his urms over the
At that moment, two other negroes
(merged from the ccbln hatchway,
half dragging and half carrying a
woman. Site was struggling bravely,
hut lu vain. The negroes evidently
acting under orders of a white man,
who stood over them with a revolver
were drugging her toward the main
mast. Her bend was hare, her hair
in disorder, and one .shoulder from
which her dress imd been torn In the
struggle, gleamed white In the sun
light. Yet her eyes were Hashing
splendid scornful llros nt. her captors;
and her laughter of defiance came
ringing to me over the sen. It was
then that I had cried "Calypso!" mid
wrenched myself free. i
The next moment there came dash
ing lo sjght a sloop ulso under full
canvas, and at its bow, a huge white
limn, with a leveled rllle that still
smoked. At a glance, I knew hha for
Charlie Webster. He hud been about
to Ore again, hut, as the man dragged
Calypso for'ard, he paused, culm as a
rock, waltinj, with ids keen snorts-
man's eyes on Tobias for, of course,
it was he. , '
"You coward!" I heard his voice
roar across the rapidly diminishing
distance between the two boats, for
the sloop was running with power as
well as sails. ,
Meanwhile, the men had lashed
Calypso to the mast, and even in my
agony my eyes recorded the glory of
her beauty as she stood proudly there
the great sails spread above her, and
the sea for her background.
"Now,' do your worst," cried Tobias,
his evil face white as wax in the sun
light. "Fire, fire-don't be afraid," rang
riuiypso's voice, like singing gold.
At the same Instant, as she called To
bias sprang toward her with raised re
volver. "Another word, and I fire," shouted
the voice of the brute.
But the rifle that never missed its
mark spoke again. Tobias arm fell
shattered, and he staggered away
screaming. Still once more, Charlie
Webster's gun spoke, and the stagger
ing figure fell with a crash on the
deck. .'
"Now, boys, ready," I heard Charlie's
voice, roar out again, as the sloop
tore alongside the schooner where
the rest of the negro crew with raised
arms had fallen on their knees, crying
for mercy.
All this I saw. from the water, as I
swain wildly toward the two boats,
which now had closed on each other, a
mass of thundering canvas, and
screaming " and cursing men and
Calypso there, like a beautiful statue,
still lashed to the mast, a proud smile
on her lovely lips.
Another moment, and Charlie had
iprung abourd, and, seining a knife
from one of the screaming negroes, he
cut her free. -
His deep calm voice came to me
over the water.
"That's wiiat I call courage," he
said. "I could never have done it."
The "king" had been right. He knew
bis daughter.
By this I wus nearlng the boats,
though as yet no one had seen ine.
They were all too busy with the con
fusion on deck, where four men lay
dead, and three others still kept up
their gibberish of fenr.
I saw Calypso and (5harlle Webster
stand a moment looking down at the
figure of Tobias, prostrate at their
feet. ,
"I am sorry I hud to kill him," I
beard. Charlie's CLsfv .cwyj. ."I meant
6 keep liliff for the hangman." '
But- suddenly I saw him start for
ward and stamp heavily on something.
"No, you don't," I heard him roar
and I learned afterward that Tobias,
though mortally wounded, was not yet
dead, and that, as the two had stood
looking down on htm, they had seen
his hand furtively inoving toward the
fullen revolver that lay a few Inches
from him on the deck. Just as he had
grasped It, Charlie's heavy hoot had
come down on his wrist. But Tobias
was still game. -
"Not alive, you English brute!" he
was heard to groan out, and, snatch
ing free ills wrist too swiftly to bo
prevented, ho had gathered up all his
remaining strength, and hurled him
self over the side Into the sea.
I was but a dozen yards away from
him, us he fell ; and, as he rose again,
It was for his dying eyes to tlx with n
glare upon inc. They dilated with
tenor, us though he had secu u'ghuat.
down and sobbed like; a child.
' "Thank God you are safe my treas
ure, my treasure!" was all 1, could say,
after "they had lifted me aboard, and I
lay face down on the deck, at her feet.
Swiftly she knell by my side, nnd
caressed my shoulder with her dear
All of which particularly my refer
ence to "my treasure" must have
been much to the bewilderment of the
good simple-hearted Charlie, towering,
innocent-eyed, above us. I believe I
slaved a little longer at her feet than
I really had need to, for the comfort
of her being so near and kind; but,
presently, we were all aroused by a
voice from the dill's nhove. . It was the
"king." with his bodyguard, Erebus
and the crew of the Flamingo no
Samson, alas 1 The sound of the filing
hfid reached them In the woods, nnd
they hat) come hurrying to discover
Its cause. . .
So we deferred asking our ques
tions, and telling our several stories,
till we were pulled ashore.
As Calypso was folded In her- fa
ther's arms, he turned to me:
"P'du't I tell you that I knew my
dituehler ?" he snid.
"And I told you something too, O
king." I replied my eyes daring at
last to rest on Calypso with the love
aud pride of my heart. .
"And where on earth have you been,
young maul" he asked, hiughinfr. "Did
Tobias kidnap yon too?"
It wrts very hard, as you will have
seen, to a-donlsl the "king."
But. though it was hard to astonish
and almost Impossible to alarm him,
his sense of wonder was quite another
matter, and the boyish delight with
which he listened, to our. several
i-ioiies would have roado it worth
while to undergo tenfold the perils we
Imd faced. Our stories, said the
"king." were quite In the manner of
''The Arabian Nights." dovetailing one
Into the other.
"And now," he added, "we will be
gin with the 'Story of the Murdered
.Slave and the Stolen Ijldy.' "
Calypso told her story simply nnd
In a few words. The first part of it.
of which the pr,.ir murdered Samson
had been the eloquent witness, need
ed no further telling. He had done
his brave best poor fellow but To
bias had had sis men with him, and It
wus soon over. Her they had gatrged
and hound and carried In a sort of Im
provised sedan chair ; Tobias had done
the thing with a certain style and
she had to admit with absolute cour
tesy. "' ,' , -. " "
When they had gone a mile or two
from the bouse, he had had the gag
taken from her mouth, and, on her
promise not to attempt to , escape
(which was, of course, quite Impos
sible) he had also had her unbound,,
so that her hurried Journey through
the woods was made as comfortable as
possible. . . v
They were making, she had gathered
and as we had surmised for the
northern shore, and, after about
three hours' march,, she heard the
sound of the sea. On the schooner she
had found a cabin all nicely prepared
for her even dainty toilet necessaries"
nnd. an excellent dinner was served,
on some quite pretty china, to her
alone. Poor Tobias. had seemed bent
on showing as he had said to Tom
that he was not the "carrion" we had
thought him.
After dinner, Tobias had respectful
ly asked leave for a few words with
her. He had apologized for his action,
hut explained that It was necessary
the only way he had left, he said, of
protecting his own . interests, and safe
guarding a treasure which belonged to
him and no one else, if it belonged to
any living man. It had seemed to her
that it was a monomania with him.
While he had been talking, she had
made up her mind What she would do.
She would tell him the plain truth
about her doubloons, and offer him
what remained of them as a ransom.
This she did, and was able at last hatf
to persuade him that, so far as any
one knew, that was nil the treasure
there was, and then the digging among
the ruins of the old house was a mere
fancy of her father's. There might be
something there or not and she went
so far as to give her word of honor
that, if anything was found, he should
have his share of It.
Tobias had seemed Impressed, and
promised his answer in the morning,
IfiliyiO? Jb.pJ.tS sleej) JVit'l HSSSixy fit
her cabin" door.' She had slept soundly,
nnd awakened only at dawn. As soon
ns she Was up, Tobias had come to
her, saying that he had accepted her
offer, nnd asking her to direct him to
her treasure,
'This she had done, and, to avoid pass
ing the settlement, they had taken the
course round the eastern enti of the
island. As they had approached the
cave (and here Calypso turned a quiz
zical smile on me, which no one, of
course, understood but ourselves), a
sloop was seen approaching them from
the westward . , . . and here she
stopped arid turned to Charlie Web
ster. "Now," said the "king," "we shall
hear the story of Apollo or, let us
say, rather AJax the Far-Darter he
of the arrow that never missed its
mark." ''
And Charlie Webster, more at home
with deeds thnn -words, blushed and
blushed through his part of the story.
Calypso had been brought on deck, but
she had given him courage he paused
to beam on her,,n broad-faced admira
tion, for which he could find no words
aud, as lie had never yet missed n
flying duck at I forget how many
yards Chtiiiie mentioned well . . .
perhaps he oughtn't to have risked It.
And so his story came to an end,
amid reassuring' nppluiise.
"Now," said the "king," "for the
Story of the Disappearing Gentleman
and the Lighted Luiitcrn.".
And then I told my story as it Is nl-
. . . .
ready -Known to tne reader, ana i nave;
tn ennfess tb.it- when I enme to the !
r.hotfnl of ilmihlnnna nnrl nieces of
eight, I had a very attentive audience.
The "king" was for shirting olT thai
very night. But, reminded of the dif
ficult seclusion In which the treasure
still lay, he was persuaded to wait "till
die morrow.
"At dawn then," he said, "tomorrow
'what time, the rosy-footed dawn'
. . . so be It. And now I am going
to talk to Ajax the Far-Darter of
duck shooting."
"But wait !" I cried. "Why did 'Jack
Hark-away' go to Nassau?"
Calypso blushed. The "king"
"I prefer not to be known In Nassau,
yet some of my business has to be
done there. Nor Is it safe for beauty
like Calypso's to go unprotected. So
from time to time, 'Jack Harkaway'
goes for ns both I
explanations!" and he launched into
talk of game nnd sport in various
parts of the world, fo the huge delight
of the great slmple hsnrted Charlie.
But, after n time, other matter?
claimed the attention of his other
auditors. Purlng the flow of his dis
couise night had fallen. Calypso and
I perceived that we were forgotten
so, by an Impulse that seemed to be
one, we rose and left them there, anil
stole out Into the garden where flie
little fountain was dancing like a
spirit under the moon, and the orange
trees gave out their perfume on the
night breeze. I too her hand, and we
walked softly out Into the moonlight,
and looked down at the closed lotuses
in the little pool. And then we took
courage to look Into each other's eyes.
"Calypso," I said, "when are you go
Ing to show me where you keep your
doubloons?" and I added. In a whis
per, "Jack when am 1 going to see
you in boy's clothes agftin?"
And, with that, she was In my arms,
nnd I felt her heart beating against
my side.
"Oh! my treasure," I said ever so
softlj" "Calypso, my treasure."
New, such readers ns have been
"gentle" enough to follow me so far. in
my storv, mav possibly desire to be
- 5 - ,
told what lay behind those other
locked doors in the underground gal
lery where I so' nearly laid my hones.
Those caverns, we afterward dls-
covered, did actually communicate
with Blackbenrd's ruined mansion, nnd
the "king," who has now rebuilt that
mansion and lives In It In semifeudal
state with Calypso and me, is able to
pass from one to the other by under
ground passages which are nn unfail
ing source of romantic satisfaction to
his dear, absurd soul.
As to whether or not the mansion
and the treasure were actually Black
beard's that Is, Edward Teach's we
are yet In doubt, though we prefer to
believe that tbey were. At all events,
we never found any evidence to con
nect them at all with Henry P. Tobias,
whose second treasure, we have every
reason to think, still remains undis
covered. , .
As for the sinister and ill-fated
Henry P. Tobias, Jr., we have since
learned through Charlie Webster,
who every now and again drops In
with sailors from his sloop and carries
off the "king" for duck hunting that
Jus real name was quite different ; he
must have assumed, as a nom de
guerre, the name we knew him by, to
give color to his claim. I t.ro afraid,
therefore, that he was a plain scoun
drel, after all, though it seemed to me
that I saw gleams in him of something
better, and I shall always feel a sort
of kindness toward him for the saving
grace of gallant courtesy with which
he Invested his abduction of Calypso.
Calypso . . . She and I, Just for
fun, sometimes drop Into Sweeney's
store, and, when she has made her
purchases, she draws up from het
bosom a little bag, and, lookln:
at me, lays down on the counter a I
golden doubloon; and Sweeney who,
doubtless, thinks us all a little crazy
smiles indulgently on our make-be-
Sometimes, on our way home, we
come upon Tom in the plantations,
perintending a gang of the "king's" :
Janissaries among whom Erebus is third sermon in . series on this suhjict.
still the blackest for Tom is now the i 7 p. m. devM-ioml meeting of the i
lord high steward of our estate. He worth League, Leslie Spiiagor, prcsi
beams on us in a fatherlv wav. and 1 1 dent. 7 p. m. -on,; service and tin nddrjss
lay my hand significantly on my left
side to his huge delight.- He flashes
his white teeth and wags his head
from side to side with inarticulate en
joyment of the allusion. For who
knows? He may be right. In so mys-
terlous a world the smallest cause may i
lend up to the most august results and
there ls nothing too wonderful to hap
pen. (THIS END.)
Use Cf Monster Guns In Mak
ing Atfospheric Tests
Ey Henry Wood. -(I'nited
Press Correspondent.
I'lvii's, (By Mail.) -If French astrono
mors and scientists can have theii way
Germany's Big Bertha ,giin that bom
barded Paris from behind the German
lines will be used in. conducting' atmos
pheric experiments at altitudes never
before reached.
M. de la Baume-Pluviucl, president of
..;.. i 0,.;,. la l,.,'U rtf. tin.
me ;iira.u-m
movement to have Big Bertha t;ans-
i formed from
instrument of war into
one of scientific progress.
In fact M. de la Baumc-fluviiiet asks
that all of the - heavy artillery taken
from tlic'erninns be .turned over to the
astronomers for higher atmospheric in-
vostisiitions. He insistes that they be
given at least the Big Berthas.
l"p to the present time the precise
constitution of the atmosphere nt atti
tudes fifteen miles or such a matter is
merely one of speculation. By miou;
mecluuiicallv registei'i.ig projectiles into
these upper altitudes, M. de la Biuinie
riuvinal points out that the most nc
curr.te nnd vuumblc scientific informa
tion can be attained,
The Preach astronomer has figured
out that the Big Bertha gun, pointed
vertically would send a projectile up to
nearly 50,000 yard.i in about 12" seconds.
,Wc do not know what the status of the
net k-iow whether its weight sun oon -
. T K,,ln , , ... .., ....
tuu.es; wo uo no uu Know , . i
1VMI1HI KIU.U l u-u -
whether as a consequence the shell from
the Big Bertha would fall baik to
earth or whether it would start off on
,,i 1,,-i-iiil hunt for other ulauets. In the
latter event it nugiit open up means oil
communication with some other planet.
French' scientists have become so iutr-1
ested in the possibilities of Big Bertha!
as a means of Scientific investigation
tlmt a lre nunihcr of the details ior
it. use have already been workcu out.
" -Pinant Belgium, Aug. 23. Profound
religious and civil ceremonies were held
here toduv in commemoration of MOO
inhabitant's of this town who were shot
by the Germans five years ago today,
in their march across Belgium. Paul
IVschiincl. president of the French
chamber of dejmties, delivered a speech
lauding the part played by Belgium in
saving the weild. I-arge crowds gather
ed to hear the consecration of the walls
against which the martys gave their
lives. Cardinal Mereier said brief pray
ers and thanked Cod for the blessings
of peace. The inhabitants will perform
this ccrcnioiiv every year as a
tion to their dead comrades.
Milwaukee, Wis. It cost iN. Hiken
'5 to recover a fifty cent handker-
chief which Uis wife bad aecidently
aronned into another automobile. Hik-
11 ... . ... '. ,v..3
cn canjlit that car, lie s picueii i... ...t. ........
speeding. , . 'jiiEliMnu"gtt ,thc corscts wlU stlU saow lonS
ChurcK Notices
I'irst Methodist Episcopal Church. I Court Street Christian Church. '
Corner State and Church streets. Class Corner of North Seventeenth and
. ,, -, , . Court streets." This is the. first Lord's
meeting at 9:lo a. ni.; Sunday seiiool at , . , . . .. . . f. , ... ...
R clav in winch the intermediates will bo
9:43 a. m., John W. Todd, superintend-; m"elial.Be of thp Bi)k, gcuooi. We hnve
cut; 11 a. ni., morning worship, message j the promise of something interesting y
to the children by Dr. Avison,' reguh.r them. - Be there and see what it is. Fine,
sermon bv the Rev. Edwin L. Earp ' of i attendance every Lord's day. Let's
. . I keen it up. Come and bring someone
Drew Theological seminary; at 3 p. m.( vou, 1 Thcre wiu bc a sllort tak t
service nt the Old Peoples Home; at 7jtle t.nii,ipn by the pivstor as usual. The
p. m., devotion hour for the "Epworth ' morning Reruioa: "The Message of the
Leagues Juniors in Epworth hail audi Hour." This will be one of the most
...... . ' iniiioi'tant of the series of sermon on
seniors in the lecture room: at 8 p. in; a ' 1 . - T!. rn.,-
I the hour -now being given. Junior OariB-
service in honor of the soldier- who tim Emlenvori 6 p. m. There will bu a
have returned and of those who w ill not union Young People '..s meeting at 7 p.
return. . The program will con&ist of
solos and male quartet numbers by our
best singers nnd addresses as follows:
"The W. C. C. S. mid Eduction," by
John W. Todd; "What Wo Owe Pri
vate," Walter C. .Wiuslow; "My Im
pressions of France," Harry A. Mills;
"Did the Army Y. M. C. A. Make
Good?" James Elvin; "The Churches
Welcome to the Boys," Carl G. Doncy;
"Roll Call and Demobilizing the Serv
ice Flag," R. N. Avison;
Spangled Banner."
The Star
First Congregational Church.
Liberty and Center streets, W. C.
Kantncr, minister. Sunday-school, 10
a. m., with clusscs for all ages, W. I.
St n ley, superintendent; 11 a.m., preach
ing service, sermon subject,
Christ and the Thirst of the Soul." No
evening service.
Leslie iiltihodist Episcopal.
Comer Houta ee-na.ercii-,1 and M;yeis
streets. Hor.ue N, Aidrleh, jaetor. l.4o.
. ,n. Sum'v s.iijol. K. A. !(h(.'t"ii, sup-
I ei-inteudent.
su-lwith sermon
;;l n a.", public wef.'.Vp
hy the pastor. 'Theme:
Obedmacc jf Mini and Heart." iftv
by the pastor.
Associated Bible Students
Associated Bible Students meet at the
Moose hall,, corner High and Court
streets irom iu a. in. lo is n. xirsi,
1'onr Sixth Vol.; second hour Tabernacle ,
shadows, menus ana paouc, lumen,
First Christian Church.
P,,,mw.i- ITinl, !-n,l (Vnto streets, two
l.bwka nmti. of court house. The oastor
will occupy the pulpit both morning and
evening utter an absence or. two cum-
days. The Bible school convenes at :4o
a. in. Sermon regies, rne nope oi xiu-
ma.iity," and "Shall Right Rule;" Lo
la nd W. Porter, pastor.
St. Paul's Church.
Tenth Sunday after Trinity: 7:30 a.
in., holy communion; 11 a. ni.. morning
prayer and sermon: No evening service.
Everybody welcome. Chas. II. Powell,
Church of Christ Scientist.
First Church of Christ Scientist, Sun
day service is held at 440 Chemoketn
street at 1l a. in,, subject of Bible les
son, "Mind." Sunday school at !h4."
a. ni. Wednesday evening testimonial
meeting at 8 -p. m. Rending room, 209
Mr.sonic temple, open every day except
Sundav and holidavs from ll.-J.i a. m. to
r, p in. All arc invited to our service
and to our reading room.
(Written for the Cnited Press)
New York August 23. Fashion's . hips the absence of bones will give the
censorship has been removed from hips! j necessary freedom. The low bust lino
Once more the fashionable glass of the w ill also hold its own for that, pouter -hour
will reflect the hour-glass figure pigeon effect of the high busted corset
Not exactly the full hour-glass of pre -
ehemise frock days but at least a halt
hoar glass. Curves both
convex where they should be accord
iing to Nature will once jigain be ac
cording to Fashion also.
To look as nearly like a pencil as pos
sible will no longer be the acme of
1 1 """l,,v . ,, . , , .
Ve have been cut on -the straight and
, tliat it is U) be'
some job to get back into oar soitly
fominine mid- Victorian curves again
but it is always much, easier to let out
than to take in provided the material
is there.
Now that arms are allowed at large
! . ... ... i ,.i i)v restrictiii'i sleeves and
H))ort skirts have emancipated our uu -
der-trimmings it seems only fair and
just that our long stayed hips should
- be given the trecoom or tne sees.
4s forerunners of the hies return the
side Ttiffles, panniers, puffs and diap'
cries on the new Fall skirts are bat a
few of the infallible signs to show
wliieh wav the new Fall figure tends to
curve. - I
Increased fullness in the skirts as well
makes for a fuller silhouette end in
creased brevity proves the long and
short of it is that Paris is winner in
the little game of skirts, that has been
waged all season between thte Yankee
nnd the tlallic modistes.
Naturally hip curves means also bust
enrves and a
i regular 'indented waist
again and the tight fitted bodice is a
fitting complement of the puffed and
panniered skirt for the re-eutianee of
this long cuit-lawed outline.
hiueh a radical change in figures
means of course a rnuicai enange'ini
corsets. Those weird high busted, short -
hipped and wasp wsiifteil otfairs of a
quarter of a century ago have we hope
' gone the way of the Dodo bird still,
we must needs now pull in our laces a
1.:. sl,nl i,r BnnalriH .nl
m. at the eliureh. . rne vcnirai vonyrc
ational society will Join with us.- An
interesting meeting is vro'"lsoa'- Song
service and sc'rinoii at S p. m. Sermon,
"The Guide Post at the Cross Ronda."
Prayer meeting Thursday 8 p. m. AVe
invite all who will to worship with us.
R. L. Putnam, pastor.
Rev. and Mrs. G. F. Liening, who
have been visiting iff the Dakota's and
other places have returned home again
and will take up the work in the enareli.
Sundav school at 1U a. m. ami pronouns
services at 11 a. m. Y. P. A. at 7 p. nu,
and preaching nt 7:43 p. m.
Jason Lee Memorial Church.
Corner Winter, and Jefferson strcetj.
The program for Sunday, August 24th.
19 n9 follows: euwiny scnuui
ni. Chnrlee ili.gtnnan, in enaige, uomo
for all ages under the cave of capable'
teachers. Public worship 11 a. ni. Class)
Meeting 12.15. Hie Epworth league de
votional meeting 7 p. m. Young Pco-
. of N91.th S!i"em cordially invited to
aUena. Evening service S o'clock. Bpo.
;.,! ,.,,,. ,,,,.1,. r II,,. lpmlm-sl. in of Piof.
eiul music under
I Clark at both services. We c jruially in
vito the public to worship with us T.
Aehcson, pastor, ,
Church of God.
Services at 1346 North Church slrect
ns follows: Sunday school at J 'J a. m.
Preaching service imnrTdialc'y follow
ing at 11. Young people's meeting at 7
and preaching hervice following nt 8 p.
m.. Wednesday evening pinycr meeting
b p. m. All ure cordially invited to at-
t , th
sci'VK'cs. J. J. t.;'i'cdpie; pa-
Salvafion Army.
Meeting on State street on Saturday
evening nt 7:30 o'clock. Meeting in the
hall nt 8 p. m. Sunday morning open
.air meeting tit 10:30 o'clock; holiness
meeting in the hall at 11 a. m.j Bunany
school nt 2 p. m. sharp; I'nited Mission
meeting at 3 p. m.; Y. P. L. at 6:15 p.
m.; street meeting at 7:30 p. m.; in .the
hall at 8 p. in. Everyone cordially in
vited, Capt. and Mrs. Hunter, officers
in charge. .
First United Brethren Church.
Yew Park. Bible school at 10 a. m.;
public worship nt 11 a. nt.; Young Peo
ples meeting at7:'IO p. m.', followed by
short talk by the pastor; midweek
prayer meeting every Wednesday even
ing" at 8 o'clock. A cordial invitation
to all to conic and worship with us. C.
W. Corby, pastor.
Free Methodist Church .
Sunday services Sunday nchool, 10
a. hk; preaching at 11 a. in. und 8 p.m.;
, prcr.-cuiug eimesu.iv c,,... ...
o'clock; prayer' meeting Thursday, 8 p.
m. W. J. Johnston, pastor.
, it not down among the rules and rcgu-
lations for the new Fall figure.
Really the only striking changes in.
the corset models therefore will be-a bit
more curve in at the waist and a-scarcity
of bone that bind about the hips.
The curving new panniered period
frocks with their bouynnt side puffs
and snug little bodices a're really much
more becoming to the a'crofte plump
female figure than the long straight
line effects whose devoted slaves wo
have been for so many seasons past.
The straight chemise frock was really
artistically successful only on thoyo
svelte young creatures of flat chested
boyish lines, and how rare indeed is
such a one among our bon-bon ico
j cream soiln devouring luxury loving-
limousine lassies of HHfl. ..
Farewell ye out going straight lines,
nu-oinmg cums: me. iiouo-
!ly hipped sisterhood
; greet
you jiid now .once more that
little phrase ''get on to her curJ
i pocti
ves" will have some meaning.
London. (By Mail.t The
housing problem is one that con
fronts not only Londoners but
the inhabitants even of the
smaller villages throughout Eng
land. .
In o e Midland village recent
ly, when the news spread that
one of the old inhabitants was
likely to die. no less than six
people went in cue day to the
! landlord to "bespoke" the cot-
The old man heard what had
happened and at once began to
get better. .