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We Jiave the largest and best ansorted stock of low, medium and high priced Underwear ever displayed in oar store, and intend to make prices that will sell tb
goods early in the season. If you want the warm, comfortable, satisfactory Underwear that is reasonable in price, it will pay you to investigate our stock. We have all
kinds and can please the most fastidious, and at prices that will suit every pocketbpok. Buy early, while our assortment of sizes is complete. Sale commences Saturday
morning Oct. 12th. We are going ;to make this, store headquaiters for Unorweex, because oar goods and prices are right
THEY CANT BE BEAT
Lssfia Uaiosi Saite, opea acrowtbe bwt; good heftrroMiat 50c, 65c, $1, $1.25, $1:50
$1.75,$2,$2.25, $2.50, $3,aikl$3.50perttit These come m gray, earn, white
miak md blue.
Ladiei Vert and Pant,flt lined, well nade,aome aik 30c and 35c Here only
221.2c. .. '
Vety heary fleece lined Vert and Pants, worth 40c, oaf price 30c.
Extoa heary fleece lined Ve and Fant bargains at 50c, 6Qb and 75c.
Ladies Union Saits, open all the way down the frost, open halfway down the front
, ana open across uw oast, onus maae w seu as 91 are niwwa wiw ih amcse cm ma
thehirter pncedcarntents. The best foundation for tastful dress is a perfect fitting
salt of Musing Underwear.
Misses Union Suits Give a Maximum of comfort ata miaimpm of expense, made for
children front 3 to 14 years of age in several different qualities m light mediant and
heary weights open front at 25o to $1.75 per salt. ( '
Mi Vests and Panto Heavy knit kind each 10c to 20c
Gbsss Vests and Panto Nice heary ones each 25c to 40c They fit-well, wear well
and are perfectly mtisfactory.to those who don't like oomhinartoa garments.
TO PLEASE THE LITTLE FOLKS WE WILL GIVE
AWAY FREE 300 DOLLS VESTS, Made by the Man
nfacturers of the celebrated Munsing Underwear.
Let erery little girl in Columbus and surrounding counties bring her doll and
come with her mother or some other jrown ap person, at oar Uaderwear Department
Saturday, morning, Oct 12, between the hoars of 9 and 11 o'clock. We expect to see'
more little girls and more pretty dolls than ant one in this town ever saw before. We
have only 300 shirts and mar hare to disappoint those who come late. Each lady will
receive a nice little Munsing Underwear Booklet.
The following conditions most becomnlied with by those who receive the Doll
Vests: First, each little girl must be, accompanied by her mother or some other grown x
op person. Snd, each little girl muat bring her doll with her.
P. S. Any little boy who wants to come and bring his doll with him can hare
a doll vest too. ..".-- -,.,
See oar display of DoU Vests in our big window aU this week. Remember the
date, Sat, Oct 12, from 9 to 11 o'clock, i,-
Dram Goods Erarrthinc that's wanted this fall k here. Whafs wanted
Plaids, checks and strinss in modest shades and eomhssmtiana ef h
green. These few words give yon the key to the whole dress goods qasstion this ntU.
As in the past season, the Gray Department Store is to he the MIirem Goods Store ef the
ctty" and we've chosen ear stock with n view to establish more irmly that wpanitisn.
The new goods are all hare. We print today a few sngestinns, hot we want to impress
the fact that priatere' ink can give no adeqaato description of the neantifhl new gains
yoa mast see them.
Special prices on Dram Goods, Friday, Satnrday and Monday:
36ia all wool sackinf at 35c 504a broad doth, all colore sBeendarice 5te -38-in
Fancy 8aitingat48c 50-ia Panama in Blnck and colore, special valne75c
BeaatifhlPh.I)reniGoods,28,35,48,75,and 15. 50-ia black Mohair owe
50-in Salting in a large line of colors at 48c.
Sole Agents for Ladies and
Misses Munsinsj Underwear
The Only Place Where You
Can Get the Doll Vests
awni What Did He Hiier
She aad jest retarnei from Earope,
ami aad beea met at tne pier by a
New York frlead wao was bearins; her
osT to the seashore. Ea rente to tne
ferry she was maaM wlthvthenews
nodal, personal, aad waat not aad
moas other things the dinner atren
'at Kewport to Consal, the chlmpanxee.
"sTSs," she asedttated; "well, yoa
know we are told that water will find
its lever 1 wonder,- retorted her
"what the ehlwpaasee foaad."
A London 'Weather Report.
One day while I was la London I
, wasted to know what the weather re
port was. The sort of weather we had
beenharing: was not all that eoald be
desired aad I hoped against' experi
ence that it might be better. Tenia
to "the Tribune I foaad this: Sem
inary ForecastLight to moderate
breezes, rarylag la dlrectloa; al
ternate dose and thaadery aad iae
periods; sharp local
You Can Get a Fall Suit
Here at Half the Custom
that will fit as if made to
your measure and showby
the materials and work
manship that it is no dif
ferent from the tailor's ex
Come well prove this
to your entire satisfaction
with oar superb collection
of the widely known, wide
for men and young man.
Critically examine any suit
your fancy, try' on your
size garments, make any
comnarison you like. The
fabrics and trimmings are
shrank before cutting,
every garment is scienS
fically cut over perfect
patterns in every size and
is guaranteed to retain its
shapelines and fit
All the new single anddoable
brestod stjlss aad fabrics of latest
wears here for yonr selection at
fall orereoenTend raia coats of
Continned from last week.
repreesed leenugT'ThenThe rmce "31
command aoanded oat in front; Cal
hoaa gently withdrew 'his hand from
the other's grasp, aad with bowed
head rode slowly to the front of Ma
In eolnnms of fonr, silent with not
n canteen rattling, with scabbards
threat under their ntirrap leathers,
each man sitting In his saddle like a
tatne, ready carbine neng forward
across the pommel, those saabarat
troopers asored steadily down the
broad conies. The troopers riding at
either side, of Hampton wondering
still at their captain's pecallar words
and actions, glanced curiously at the
new comrade, marveling at his tight
ly pressed lips, his moistened eyes.
Yet la all the glorious column, no
heart lighter than Us, or happier,
pressed forward to asset a warrior's
MICHAELS-STERN ISTc ? W,.0!
v Vine clothing 2L SSSJSSt
, in all the
5!5 $1 to $2.50
The Last Stand.
It was. shortly after two o'clock la
the afternoon when that compact col
nmn of caralrymen mored sUeatly
forward down- the concealing coulee
toward the more open ground beyond.
Caster's plan wna surprise, the sadden
smltlag of that rttlage la the ralley
from the rear by the quick charge of
his horsemen. From man to nun the
whispered purpose trarelled down the
ranks, the eager troopers greetmc .the
welsosm nsmnage with kindling eyes.
It was the old way of the Serenth,
and they knew it well.
With Custer riding nt the head of
the column; aad only a little to the
rear of the adrance scouts, his adjut
ant Ceok, together with a rolunteer
aide nestde him, the nre depleted
troops lied resolutely forward, dream
ing net of possible defeat Suddenly
dtetaat shots were heard far off to
their left and rear, aad deepening into
Tet there were those among them
who felt n strange dread that firing
sounded so far up the stream from
where Reno should hare beea by that
time. 8tUl it might be that those
orerhaaglag bluffs would mufle and
delect the report. All about them
horered death In dreadful guise. None
among them saw those cruel, spying
eyes watching from distant ridges,
peering at them from concealed rn
rinee; none asarked the rapidly mass-,
ing hordes, hideous In war-paint,
crowded into near-by coulees and. be
hind protectlBg hills.
It burst upon them with wild yells.
The gloomy ridges biased Into their
startled faces, the dark rarlaes harled
at them skurrymg horsemen, while,
whererer their eyes turned, they be
held sarage forms leaping forth from
kill and coulee, gulct and rock shad
ow. Horses fell, or ran about neigh
ing; men flung np their hands and
died In that ttrst awful minute of oon
steraatton, aad the Utile column
seemed to shrirel away as if consum
ed by the name which struck it, front
and flank and rear. It was as if those
had' ridden Into the month or
edin!o sossetHnig more nearly re
sembling a battle Hue Calhoun on
the left, then Keogh, Smith and
Yates, with Tom Custer holding the
extreme right Thus they waited grim
ly for the next assault
Nor was It long delayed. Scarcely
had the troopers recorered, refilled
their depleted cartridge belts from
those of their dead conuades, when
the onslaught came. The soldiers
waited their coming. The short,
brown-bsrrelled carbmss gleamed nt
the lerel in the sunlight, and then
belched forth their mssssns of flame
into the rery feces of those reckless
horsemen. It wan' not la flesh and
blood to bear such n blow. With
screams of rage, the red hraree
swerred to left end right, leering
many n dark, war-bedecked figure ly
ing dead behind them, and many n
riderless pony skurrylng orer the
prairie. Exultant orer their seeming
ly successful repulse, the aaen flung
theumelree agate anon the earth,
their cheers ringing out nabre the
thud of retreating hoofs.
"We eaa hold them here, boys, until
Reno comes." they shouted to each
The skulking red rifleman crept
erer oloeer behind the ridges, drirlag
their deadly mtssOse into those ranks
exposed la the open. To the eenunand
of the bugle they dmshsfged two
roaring roUeys from their
hopeful that the ee
might reach the ears ef the laggmg
Reno. They were hopeful yet, al
though one troop had only n
left la oonunand. and the dead
of their coawadee strewed the
- It was four o'clock. For two tons
hears they had been engaged la cease
less straggle, and now. barely a hun
dred men, aaMlmbearimed, thirsty,
bteedlng. half their carbines empty,
they etm formed an ImpenetrsMe ring
Interested troopers lifted
llstsalag intently, while
from man to
in, boys; R win he
Tat it wan ncarcelr for mors than n
minute. Men trained, strong, clear of
brain, were in those stricken lines
men who had seea Indian battle be
fore. The recoil came, swift aa had
been the surprise. Voice after roice
rang out old familiar orders, steady
ing instantly the startled nerres; dis
cipline conenered disorder, and the
shattered column rolled out, if. by
nmglc, into the semblance of a battle
line. - - "
It was magnificently done. Custer
end his troop -commanders brought
their sorely smitten men into 1
tfcm of defsase. eren hurled
cheering forward in short, 'swift
charges, so aa to dear the front and
nam room In which to deploy. Out of
the range of the troop-
the batons, wMh
rifles, kept hurling a
ef lead, hugging the
aftreadtag out until there
toward which the aarass-
eould turn for safety.
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When that ware of sarage hwssmsn
swept forth again it would he to ride
horses' pounding hoom.
Like n whirlwind those ret Ismoee
their prey. On bath flanks ef the
short, slender Hne struck GaB. mat
Crasy Horse, while Hke n thnalsrhsM.
Crow-King and Rala-tothe-Faeo at
tacked the center. These three stornm
conrerged at the foot ef the am,
crushing the little band of troopers.
With nmmnnltma gone, the helplsen
rtonme could meet that ndghty en-
good fight; they kiTlepTthe faith.
Two days later, aarlag rellered
Reno from his unpleasant predlca
meat ia the ralley, Terry's aad Gfu
bonsTs Infantry tramped np the rarme.
and emerged upon the stricken field.
In llaes of motionless deed they rend
the fearful story; end there they
found that nmn we knew. Lying upon
n bed of emptied cartridge sheik, hie
body riddled with shot and mutilated
with kniree, hie clothing torn to
his hands grasped a smashed
twisted carbine, his Mpa smtllng
in death, was that soldier
8ereath had disowned am
bat who had come back to defend itn
chief aad to die for Ra
The Curtain Palle.
Broased by months of
those northern plains, a grarer. older
look upon his face, and the bam ef a
captala gracing the shoulders of hie
new earalry Jacket Donald Brand
trotted dowa the stage road bor swing
the Bear Water, hie heart ulteennttae;
between hope aad dread.
The familiar yellow house at she
cross-reads appeared so unattraetfre
ns to suggest the thought that Nafde.
must hare been
during those months ef waiting.
knocked nt the sun-warped
Without delay it was flung open.
n rleton ef -flushed face
drapery confronted hint
-Why. Lieut Brant! I
intpiinad in my His. Do, pray.
right in. Tea, NaMa ia here.
and I wm hare her sent for at came.
Oh, Howard, tats hi Lieut Brant Jnst
back from kin awful Indian flghtiag:
How rery alee that he should happen
to arrire Jnst at thU time, isn't itr
' The young omeer silently accepted
Mr. Wynkoop'a extended hand.
found n conreulent chair, aa
Spencer hastened from the room
announce his antral.
"Why 'Just at tale time
Mr. Wynkoop cleared hie throat
"Why why, yoa eee, we are to b
this ereaing Mise Spencer
We saan be so delighted
to hare yoa witness the ceremony. It
ia to take place at the church, aad
my people insist upon ssaklng suite
en affair, out of the occasion Phoebe
ia no popular, yen know."
The lady again bustled In, her 'eyes
glowing with cnthuslasm, "Why. 1
think tt to nerfsetfar delightful. Bout
you, Howard? New Lieut Brant and
NaMa can stand up with us. Ton
he toft entirely with
Nalda far neclatmV he replied, soberly.
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met and the
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ef what was In the
' "Win yen wnBx entatde with mef
he asked, at lest 1 hare
say which I am aura yet
She bent her head, aad wKh a brtof
word of expleuatton to the
young officer condasted he
the bright July snashlai
ed In silence aide by side atone; mm
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ed furttrely toward the
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rena wetesase m yenr even
1 knew Rnn."
ly, -from the Una
Ten hare eee
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