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BK CHAPTER XVL fCoxTivUEO. )
HBW She stopped suddenly , and , rising ,
Hftflf "K 3 about to leave the room. He took
H K her hand , and closed the door she had
P * , k opened , leading her to a seat.
| BV "My dear Miss Lee , I do not compre-
BKBL hend you. Explain. If I have ever
JUV injured you in any way , it has been
Hjf , the very thing farthest removed from
| EfV * my intentions. Will you not give me a
Ht& chance to defend myself ? "
Bflr She blushed painfully ; her embar-
| Bi | & rassment disturbed him , for he was
W m & & generous to all , and he really felt very
F K-jSp kindly toward her.
m Wf * . "I cannot explain , " she said in a sub-
HW' J \ < 3ued voice. "I am sorry you came just
jj. now. But these slanders anger me , as
HHb well as wound my feelings. "
Hi "What slanders , Miss Lee ? "
K7 Her color grew deeper. Animated by
Hi some sudden resolve , she lifted her head
BflF "l wI11 tel1 you. Remember that you
Hb sought the information. Your coming
m tf here has been made the subject of re-
K r mark , and I have been accused of hav-
Kl ing schemed to draw you here. You
&j > l know if it be true. "
Hf § His face flushed slowly. He recalled
Hyf the silly stories that had some time be-
K , fore reached his ears. And because of
Hljjf them she had suffered. This woman
Bmwhose unremitting care had saved his
H' 1Ife ! How tnouSntless and cruel he hart
H ' 'l been ! He was a man of honor ; if any
BjS woman's reputation had been injured
HPj | through his means , there was but one
E' l course for him to pursue. He must
B % m made reparation. And how ? For a
B K" , moment his head whirled , but glanc-
Kff ) Ing at the pale , distressed face before
H p him , he made his decision.
' 1 "Alexandrine , " he said quietly , "you
Hf § know just what my course has been.
K | * You know my lowly origin you know
S - , how life has cheated me of happiness.
HJpT You know how dear Margie Harrison
KmrA "was t0 me' how 1 lost her" I loved
Hfjf | lier with my whole soul she will be
HCi the one lov s my iifetimel sha11
Hfineverlove another woman as I loved
BInL her. But if my name and the position
BiivK * can sive my wife' wiU be pleasant
Brnflfto ] you , then I ask you to accept them ,
BkBF some sliBnt recompense for what I
H3P * have made you " suffer. If you can be
Bft \ satisfied with the'sincere respect and
BIh. ; \ friendship I feel for .you , then I offer
B2 ' myself to you. You deserve my heart ,
Bits tut * have n ° ne to sivr > t ° any one *
SffiM I have burled it so deep that it will
Kt never know a resurrection. " \ _
and pale ! " * To
K V She shuddered grew
B nature loving
- one of her passionate
m- 3' him as she did it was but a sorry
B / j -wooing. His love she could never have.
W&f But if she married him , she should be
\ j& always near him ; sometimes he would
% SR hold her hands in his , and call her ,
% J as he did now , Alexandrine. Her apP -
P parent struggle with" herself pained
EB § > him. Perhaps he guessed something
ikH o its causeHe Put his arm around
[ fflfct * ner waist
jK& "My child , " he said , kindly , "do you
Kl love me ? Do you indeed care for
Bak me ? Cold and indifferent as I have
Blk been ? Tell me truly , Alexandrine ? "
W vsML.She did tell him truly ; something
ife within urged , her to let him see her
R | \ / heart as it was. For a moment she
Bl put aside all her pride.
Bl "I do love you , " she said , "God only
BffL knows how dearly ! "
Kf * He looked at her with gentle , pity-
flit ing eyes , but he did not touch the red
Btl lips so near his own. He could not be
flCm a hypocrite.
9ft < Iwin be good to you , Alexandrine.
H3r God helping me , you shall never have
Bifcause for complaint I will make your
Rt life as happy as I can. I will give
Bm y ° u a11 that my llfe'B shipwreck spared
B .fg me < Will that content you ? Will you
Bft be my wife ? "
r Still she did not repiy-
\Wf1 \ "Are you afraid to risk it ? " he asked ,
PRliL almost sadly.
IpSoi ? "No , I am not afraid ! I will risk
K&J everything ! " she answered.
KllL CHAPTER XVn.
? 7 * f' gJlJt
of Margie Harri
son ? Through the
dull , stormy day
she had been
whirled along like
the "wind. The train
was an express , and
made few stop
pages. Margie took
H little note of , any-
H p % thing which oc-
B\ \ \ curred. She sat In her hard seat like
BV . , one in a trance , and paid no heed to the
B v lapse of time , until the piteous whining
B * r of Leo warned her that night was near ,
B f and the poor dog was hungry. At the
W t I first stopping-place she purchased some
E % bread and meat for him. but nothing for
\ herself. She could not have swallowed
/ / a mouthful.
B It Still the untiring train dashed on.
Boston was peached at last She got
Iff f\ \ out and stood , confused and bewil-
Mfi ? dered , gazing around her. It was
Hflii night and the place was strange to her.
liar Tne cres ° tIie Porters and Packmen
[ g the bustle and dire confusion , struck a
B | chill to her heart The crowd hurried
B- hither and thithc- , each one intent on
11 Jyiv. his own business , and the lamps gave
Fair out a dismal Uglit , dimmed as they
mil were by the hanging clouds of mist and
flm fog. Alone in a great city ! For the
P W first time in her life she felt the signifi-
if jab cance of the words Bhe had so often
mjf "heard. She had never traveled half a
BBdozen miles before , by herself , and she
wm\ \ ielt almost as helpless as a little child ,
flrj "Cvrlage , ma'aml" said a hackman ,
B ' touching ber arm.
"Yea , " she said , mechanically , anc
put her .hand in her pocket for hei
porte-monnaie , with a vague idea thai
she must ray him before she started.
She uttered a low cry of dismay ! Hei
pocket-book was missing ! Sh <
searched more thoroughly , but it was
not to be found. Her pocket had beer
picked. She turned a piteous face tc
"My money Is lost .sir ! " she said , "bul
if you will take me to a place of shelter
I will remunerate you some way. "
"Sorry to be obliged to refuse
ma'am , " said the man , civilly enough
"but I'm a poor man with a family , and
can't afford to keep my horses for noth
"What Is It , driver ? " queried a rough
voice ; and in a mom'ent a crowd had
gathered around poor , shrinking Mar
gie , and growling , indignant Leo.
"The woman's lost her purse "
"Oh. ho ! the old story eh ? Beauty
in distress. Should think they'd get
tired of playing that game ! " said th
coarse voice , which belonged to a
lounger and hanger-on at the depot.
"Looks rather suspicious , ma'am , for
ye to be traveling on the train alone , "
began the hackman ; but ho was inter
rupted by the lounger.
"That's the way they all travel. Well ,
thank the Lord , I hain't so gallant as
to git taken in by every decent face I
see ! "
"Thank heaven , I am not so lost to all
sense of decency as to insult a lady ! "
said a clear , stern voice ; and a tall , dis
tinguished-looking man swept through
the crowd , and reached Margie's side.
"Indeed , I am not mistaken ! " he said ,
looking at her with amazement "Miss
Harrison ! "
She saw , as he lifted his hat , the
frank , handsome face of Louis Castrani.
All her troubles were over this man
was a pillar of strength to her weak
ness. She caught his arm eagerly , and
Leo barked , with joy , recognizing a
"I am so glad to see you , Mr. Cas-
trrinjr , 1 • • . -
His countenance lighted instantly.
He pressed the hand on his arm.
"Thank you , my friend. What serv
ice can I render you ? Where do you
wish to go ? Let me act for you. "
"Oh , thank you if you only will ! I
was going further , but the train I
wished to take had been gone some
hours , and I must stay here to-night.
And on my way , somewhere , my money
has been stolen. "
"Give yourself no more uneasiness.
J am only too happy to be of any use
to .you. "
'the crowd dispersed , and Castrani
called" a .carriage , and put Margie and
"Have youany choice of hotels ? "
"None. I am entirely unacquainted
here. You know best. ' 1
"To the House , " he said to the
driver ; and thither they were taken.
A warm room and a tempting supper
were provided , but Margie could not
eat. She only swallowed a little toast ,
and drank a cup of tea. Castrani came
to her parlor just after she had finished ,
but he did not sit down. He had too
much delicacy to intrude himself upon
her when accident had thrown them to
"I was called here on very urgent
business , " he said , "and shall be obliged
to attend to it to-night , hut I shall re
turn soon , and will see you in the morn
ing. Meanwhile , feel perfectly at
home. I have engaged a chamber-maid
to attend to you , and do not be afraid to
make your wants known. Good-night ,
now , and pleasant dreams. "
She was so weary , that she slept
some , with Leo hugged tightly to her
breast ; for she felt a sense of security
in having this faithful friend near her.
Breakfast was served in her room , and
"by and by Castrani came up. He spoke
to her cheerfully , though he could not
fail to notice that some terrible blow
had fallen upon her since last he had
seen her , gay and brilliant , at a party
in New York. But he forebore to ques
tion her. Margie appreciated his deli
cacy , and something impelled her to
confide to him what she had not en
trusted to the discretion of any other
person. She owed him this confidence ,
for his disinterested kindness.
"M : . Castrani , " she said , , quietly
enough , outwardly , "circumstances of
which I cannot speak , have made it
necessary for me to leave New York.
I do not desire that the place of my
destination shall he known to any one.
But to show you how much I appreciate
your kindness , and how entirely I trust
you , I will Inform you that I am going
to Lightfleld , in New Hampshire , to
stop an indefinite length of time with
my old nurse. Mrs. Day. * *
Castrani was visibly affected by this
proof of her confidence.
• "From me. no one shall ever know
the place of your refuge , " he said , earn
estly. "Your train leaves at ten. It
Is now nine. If you would only permit
meLtnV-n you safely to the end of your
jOUi. .J. t
She flushed. He read a quite reproach
in her eye.
"Pardon me. I know it may aeem
like officiousness , but I would try and
not be disagreeable to you. I would
not even speak to you , if you desired it
should be so. But I could travel in
the same car with you , and be there to
protect you. if you should need me. "
"I thank you greatly. But I had
rather you went no farther. I shall
meet with no difficulty , I think. I shall
reach Nurse Day's by sunset"
"As you will. I will not press the
2 * * _
matter. Your pleasure shall be mine. "
A little later he assisted her from
the carriage that had taken her to the
depot Her baggage was checked he
handed her the check , and her ticket ,
and then pressed into her hand a roll
of bank-notes. She put them back
quietly , but he declined taking them.
"I do not give it to you I lend it to
you. You can repay me at your con
"On those conditions , I thank you ,
She put out her hand. He took it.
resisted the Inclination to press his lips
to it , and held it lightly in his.
"If you will give me permission to
call upon you should I be in Lightfleld
during your stay there I shall be more
than happy ! " $ .
She was about to refuse , but the mute
pleading of his eyes deterred her. He
had been kind to her , and it could do
her no harm. Probably , he would
never come to Lightfleld , so she gave
him the permission he asked for.
The day passed without incident , and
nightfall found Margie within ten miles
of her destination. She was driven
along a rough country road , to a square
farm-house looming up white through
the dark and a moment later , she was
lying , pale and exhausted , in the arms
of Nurse Day.
"My. blessed child ! " cried the old
lady ; "my precious little Margie ! My
old eyes will almost grow young again ,
after having been cheered by the sight
of ye ! " And she kissed Margie again
and again , while Leo expressed his de
light in true canine style by barking
vociferously , and leaping over the
chairs and tables.
. URSE DAY was
' pleasantly situated.
Her husband was a
1 grave , staid man ,
who was very kind
to Margie , always.
The farm was a
extending over , and
embracing in its
ample limits , hill
kuu uttie , lueauitw
and woodland , and a portion of a bright ,
swift river , on whose banks it was Mar
gie's delight to sit through the purple
sunsets , and watch the play of light
and shade on the bare , rocky cliff opposite
Nature proved a true friend to the
sore heart of the girl. The breezes , sc
fresh and sweet , and clear , soothed
Margie inexpressibly. The sunshine
was a message of healing ; the songs of
the birds carried her back to her happy
childhood. Wandering through the
leafy aisles of the forest , she seemed
brought nearer to God and his mercy.
Only once had Nurse Day questioned
her of the past , and then Margie had
"I have done with the past forever ,
Nurse Day. I wish it never recalled to
me. I have met with a great sorrow-
one of which I cannot speak I came
here to forget it. Never ask me any
thing about it. I would confide it tc
you , if I could , but my word is given to
another to keep silent. I acted foi
what I thought best Heaven knows
if I erred , I did not err willingly. "
"Give It all into God's hands , " said
Nurse Day , reverently. "He knows
just what is best for us. "
The days went on slowly , but they
brought something of peace to Margie
Harrison. The violence of her dis
tress passed away , and now there waE
only a dull pain at her heart a pain
that must always have its abode there.
She held no communication with any
person in New York , save her aunt , and
her business agent , Mr. Farley , and her
letters to them were posted in a distant
town , in a neighboring state , where
Nurse Day had .friends and so Margie'E
place of refuge was still a secret.
( TO BE CONTINUED. I
A FAMOUS SOPRANO.
Two Continents Fay Tribute to Ellen
Beach. * Yaw , the Great Singer.
In this closing of the nineteenth cen
tury there has dawned a star in the
vocal firmanent which eclipses , in bird
like sweetness and phenomenal range
all the voices of the past , says the New
York World. History will write the
name and fame of Ellen Beach Yaw a *
the greatest soprano singer the world
has ever known greater than Patti
greater than Nilsson greater than
Lind. The American people will find
much satisfaction in the thought thai
Miss Yaw is an American girl : she was
born in New York state and the great
er portion of her early life was spent
Miss Yaw is a tall , stately girl , whose
wealth of blonde hair frames a face
that is beautiful and expressive. Hei
bearing and manner indicate self-pos
session and are the embodiment of al ]
that is graceful and refined. The beau
ty and phenomenal range of her voice
became apparent some years ago , while
under the tuition of Mme. Bjorksten ol
New York , and under whose guidance
Miss Yaw went to Paris and studied
with the famous Delia Sedle and Bax.
It was not until two years ago that hex
wonderful voice began to attract pub
lic attention and in this brief period
she has sung herself into a popularity
that has taken others a lifetime to ac
complish. Compared with other voices
of world-wide fame , the scale stands
Miss Yaw sings without the slightest
perceptible effort , from E below the bar
to E in the altissimo a range of twen
ty-eight tones. Her famous note the
E above high E is five notes higher than
Patti ever attained and the highest
note , ever voiced from a human throat
Her singing and her methods cannot be
likened to those of Patti or Nilsson
there is a distinctiveness and an indi
viduality that has been created by and
belongs exclusively to Yaw , who is now
engaging the attention of the whole
Suburban 1.1 fc.
Whether you know it or not that second
end year in the suburban house is 1
crisis and turning point in your life ,
for.it will make of you cither a citj
man or a suburban and it will surelj
save you fromleinfr , for all the rest oi
your duj's. that hideous betwixt anc
between thing , that uncanny creatior
of modern days of.rapid transit , whe
fluctuates helpless ' between one towt
and another ; between town and citj
and between town and city again ,
seeking an impossible unattainable
perfection and scattering remonstrant
servant maids and disputed bills foi
repairs along his cheerless track. Ex
Trying Ordeals for Presidents.
It writing of the "Pardoning Power'
( invested in the President ) Hon. Ben
jamin Harrison says in June Ladies
Home Journal : "The papers in these
murder cases are usually volumnious
a full record or an abstract of the evi
dence making part. If the trial seem :
to have been fairly conducted , and nc
new exculpatory evidence is produced ,
and the sentence does not seem tc
have been unduly severe , the presi
dent refuses to interfere. He cannot
weigh the evidence as well as the judire
and jury. They saw and heard the
witnesses , and he has only a writing
before him. It happens sometimes
that the wife or mother of the con
demned man comes in person to pleac
for mercy , and I know of no more try
ing ordeal than to hear their tearfu " .
and sobbing utterances , and to fee ]
that a public duty requires that thej
be denied their prayer. "
The question often asked ' Vhy are pu
pis ! of the New England Conservatory sc
uniformly success.ul as teachers or per
formers ? " is readily answered by those
who have been fortunate enough to be
come acquainted with the institution.
With an equipment superior to that of any
other school , with Loth American and
foreign teachers of the highest rank , with
Boston , the art center of America , to fur
nish the best operas and concerts , it is easy
to see why one year of study there is Let
ter than two e ' sewhere. Its prospectus is
Slakes a Beautiful Gown.
Nothing could be more simple yet
more beautiful than a frown made oi
the fine French organdise muslins ,
figured in shadowy designs of trailing
roses and shaded green vines. The
newest patterns are liice a breath of
early June , and one of these dainty
gowns is made with a plain skirt
finished with a deep hem , the bodice
gathered into the neck and belt , and
trimmed with braces of green velvet
ribbon over the shoulders , with small
pearl buckles half way down the front.
Lace and velvet ribbon from the neck
band , which has a buckled bow at the
back , and velvet loops and ends fall on
the skirt from the left side of the belt.
An Appeal for Assistance.
The man who is charitable to himself will
listen to the muie appeal for assistance
made by his stomach , or his liver. In the
shape of divers dyspeptic quims and uneasy
sensations in the regions of the glands that
secretes his bile. Ho3tetters Stomach IJlt-
tiTs , my dear sir , or madam as the case
miy : lie is what you require. Hasten to
use. if you arc troubled with heartburn ,
wind in the stomach , ornote , that your skin
or the whites of j-our eyes are tiking a sal
Down the postoffice steps the Rev.
Dr. Fyfthly carefully picked his way ,
then his feet suddenly shot out , and he
went down right in the midst of a
group of stock brokers.
"Ah , good morning , doctor , " laughed
the stock brokers , recognizing' the min
ister , "you remind us of the wicked
man , whose foot slippeth. * '
"Nay , " retorted the good minister ,
"but rather do I seem like the man
who went down to Jericho. "
"How is that ? " chorused the brokers.
"Because he also fell among the
thieves , " murmured the doctor , as he
got up and moved decoriously away.
New York Hecorder.
Hall's Catarrh Cnre
Is taken internally. Price , 75c.
Don't Drift Into the Critical Habit.
"Do not drift into the critical habit , "
writes Ruth Ashmore in discussing
"The Critical Girl , " in June Ladies'
Home Journal. "Have an opinion , and
a sensible one , above ever3'thing , but
when you come to judge people remem
ber that you see very little of what
they really are , unless you winter and
summer with them. Find the kindly ,
lovable nature of the man who knows
little of books. Look for the beautiful
self-sacrifice made daily by some wo
man who knows nothing about pic
tures , and teach yourself day in and
day out to look for the best in every
thing. It is the every-day joys and
sorrow , my dear girl , that go to make
up life. It is not the one great sorrow
row , nor theoue intense joy , it is the
accumulation of the little ones that
constitute living , so do not be critical
of the little faults , and do be quick to
find the little virtues and to praise
them. So much that is good in people
dies for want of encouragement. As I
said before , have an opinion , and a
well-thought-out one , and above every
thing that comes into your life , but do
not have too many opinions about
people. Their hearts are not open
books , and as you must be judged
* them the kindest
3ourself some day , give
est judgment now. "
FITS stoppcl fro r.nrt rertn-n rt'v < rr < 1. > o
fits after fln.t Oaj' isof Dr. Kline's G'eat errc .
Kesttirer. > 'reeP2ir a. ' l < ilanil tta e > ! a-v.
elous cures. Dn.KxiKE.a31 Arch J : t. Plii.a-eiphaPa
Not the Whisky.
The coroner's jury in the case of Bill
Wilcox , who dropped dead Thursday
evening after taking a drink at the
Last Chance saloon , decided that it
was not the whisky which brought
about the sad end. Bill had been
drinking the same brand for fourteen
years , and although the vitriol in it
would eat up a hairpin in ten minutes
the coating of his stomach was sup
posed to be proof against any action
of any sort of acid. He probably had
some heart trouble. We thinic it must
be so , because he asked for a drink to
be "chalked down , " and to his great
amazement it was handed out The
surprise must have brought about a
fatal shock to the nervous system. The
deceased was a harmeless critter , whenever
never even kicked about the weather ,
and wc hope he's brought up in a tem
perate climate. il. Quad.
The spots we see on others are nearly
always on our own glasses.
Biting into a peach reminds a man of
kissing a girl with whiskers.
There are people who never care for
music except when they play the Crst
A Child Enjoys
The pleasant flavor , gentle action , and
soothing effect of Sj'rup of Figs , when
In need of a laxative , and If the father
or mother be costive or bilious , the most
gratifying results follow Its use ; so that
it is the best family remedy known and
every family should have a bottle.
The Tavnrlte SU'evc.
The favorite sleeve of the season
combines a short puff with a monsque-
taire fullness of the wrist Although
the severe coat sleeve is predicted for
early fall , it has so far been seen only
in conjunction with a few plain tailor
Fiso's Cure lor Consumption is our only
medicine for coughs and colds. Mrs. C.
Beltz. 4aU 8th Ave. , Denver , Cot. , Nov. S , ' ! )5. )
A girl can talk for an hour of what she
would if she had § 0 of her own.
It the Jaby ! la CuttingTeetn. .
3c Euro and U50 that old and well-tded remedy , Mes.
Wixsxjow's Soothing Sybit for Children Teething-
Some men are never content unless en
gaged in a conspiracy of some kind.
Irrigated Farms in tlio Milk Itlver Valley.
Room for many farmers on ditches .
already constructed in the Slilk River
Valley of Montana and plenty ' of !
chances for colonies to locate on free
land and establish ditches of their own.
Ditches can be made at little expense
other than labor with plows and scrap
ers , and there is no stony ground , just
pure soil. Groves along the river and
coal in the adjoining pasture bench
lands. Finest , opening for irrigation
farmers in the Northwest All the
staple crops produced. Markets in the
mines and good shipping facilities east
and west , via Great Northern Railway.
Write to Thomas O'llanlon , Chinook ,
Mont , for further information. j
The man who has the "big head" often 1
wears a small hat.
Beauty's bane is" * v C S
the fading or falling of fj ? 1 \
the hair. Luxuriant tW '
tresses are far more to the 1
matron than to the maid whose casket
of charms is yet unrifled by time.
Beautiful women will be glad to be
reminded that falling or fading hair
is unknown to those who use
Ayer's Hair Vigor.
Hot Springs , South Da
kota "A health resort
whose climate and waters
possess qualities second to
none. Resolution , Missouri Val
ley Medical Society.
Book about Hot Springs free if you write
to J. Francis , Gen'l Pass'r Agent , Burlington -
ton Route , Omaha , Neb. H
Patents , Trade-Marks , I
Examination end Advice os to Patentability oC |
Invention. Send for" inventors'Oulde , or How tuOeS B
a Potent. " ? T2C2 0TA2EELL. WASEQiaTOlT. D. C.
FREE HOSV1ES Frl , , lJnc5SaI ! , , ' I
Nearly 2,000,000 Acres of Government Lands
Now Open to Settlement = * r H
IN NORTHERN ARKANSAS. I
They are fertile , well-watered , heavily-timbered . , and produce pralns. grasse * , fruits and vepetaMes . In H
abundarce. North Arkansas apples are noted. Tbe climate in dclltrlitfnl , winters mild and knurl. Tlii-fo H
landb are subject to homestead entry of ICO acres each. SOW IS THE TIJIK TO CtT A HOSE. For furtlier information - M
formation addrets H
Briaciote 10 eccu in siiter. E. V. M. POWELL , Immigration Agent , Harrison , Ark. j H
ET Refers to Bank of Harrison and Boone County lianlc. Harrison , Ark. B
t jh | " f $ § > ff } t fj "ail § H
1 "The North Pole made use of at last. " 1 M
S Always at the front and wherever g H |
| "BATTLE AX" goes it is the %
% biggest thing in sight * It is as re- % M
a markable for its fine flavor and quality g H
§ as for its low price * A 5 cent piece g M
t of "BATTLE AX" is almost as I B
2 large as a 10 cent piece of any otner § H |
§ equally good tobacco * § fl
Standard of the World 1 I
For ptn > > ry < > n years we have been building Columbia Bicycles , constantly Sjj H
improving them , as we have discovered better materials and better EJ | H
methods , until today they rank , not only in America , but in Europe , as Sj J
the handsomest , strongest , lightest and easiest running bicycles made. wj ) |
are made in the largest and most completely equipped factories in the m I \ H
world , and every detail cf their manufacture is / 8 ' I |
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carried on upon thoroughly scientific Itru-r , thus V j 1 | | I alike. Sj ? |
preventing mistakes or imperfections. & • ? * J * M\j\J W o
Columbia Art Catalojrue. tellinp fnlly of all Columbias , and of Hartford Bicycles , trustworthy jR g H
machines of lower price , is free from any Columbia agent ; by mail for two 2-cent stamps. 9t a 1
POPE MFG. CO. , Hartford , Conn. 1 : | M
Branch Stores and Agencies in almost every city and town. If Columbia * are not properly K ; r . * v |
represented in your vicinity , Jet us know. K * 1
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