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I DRY XMAS SALE WOMEN'SBlack pure thread WOMEN S--Fine thread Silk Silk Stockings, with deep lisle ]toss, with dainty self embroider- thread silk o -, full fashioned "Onyx" Hose, t, with 4-inch double woven silk ,m top and silk re-inforced heel and ' sole; this hose is guaranteed 1)y us to give satisfactory wear for a ' reasonable length t)f 1 ' time. Price ............ I1,175 thread garter tops, seamless ed designs, deep lisle top and woven feet and sl, liccd heels and lisle soles; excellent $I 25 toes; sizes 50C value, at ............... , 8 to Io .................. \\;VOMEN'S "()NYX (lye" pure thread Silk Stockings, with 4-inch WOMEN'S---"Onyx dye" pure doul)le woven silk garter tops, thread Silk Stockings, with 5-inch medium weigl)t, silk sl)liced heels douhle woven lisle garter tops and soles; hlack, white and and lisle soleS,andcolorsall .................... in white, black98c gain,ch'rs; a gent, inc l,ar-at ................ $I 50, WOMF.N'S pure Silk Hose, with inner lisle top and sole, very linely wovct], sl, lendid $2 O0 values, at ............. I WOMEN'S"Onyx" pure silk Hose, extra heavy quality, with double soles, s very $2 25 durable Ao.;e .......... u I.OMEN'S--Extra wide "Onyx" Silk Hose, with lisle garter top and sole; extra good $1 75 quality, at ............. I \\;,VOMF.N'S--"Onyx" pure thread Silk Stockings, ankles daintily hand eml)roidered in colored de- signs; $5.oo and $6.oo valnes; sl)ecial for the $3 50 holidays, at ............ n Harmless Fad. "I suppose In these ragtime days you sell very little classical music?" "Moro than you would Imagine," an- swered the music dealer "Almost everybody buys a few sheets to place on the piano when company calls." Love at Second Sight. "'Was It a case of love at first sight ?' "No, second sight. The first time he saw her he didn't know she was an helress."Judge, TO THE LADIES The I)ahner School of tlairdress- ing teaches all the latest n)ethods in ])eatlty culture, perulanent nalural hair wave chiropdy. Nothing but lh-st-class work given. Special in- ducements in scholarships. F'acial massage, shampoo, niani- cure or hairdressing, 25c. Write o," call l)al,ner Beauty l)arlors, 221-2 Main (()ver Botts) MIVELAZ'S CAFE P. L. MIVELAZ, Manager. Phone 73. Successor to GLEASON'S HOTEL CAFE. 2z 4 West Second Street. ALL DELICACIES IN SEASON OYSTERS IN SEASON. S. D. KNOX. Drugs, Toilet Articles, Etc. Phone 455. ao9 W. Second LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS. A portion of your trade will be appreciated. St. Georgetown Visitation Convent A Boardind and I)aySehool for Youeg Ladies and Little Girls Delightfully Situated on Georgetawa Heilht WASHINGTON, D. C. Founded in 1799. Address Sister Direeters Settle Your Christmas Problems Today Buy G. & S. Neverbreak Wardrobe Trunks. Get then) now--and be through with your Christmas shOl)l)ing--thcn you may rest easy and snfile. The recipients will rest easy' and smile tot), especially at the thought of lacking-time--for they will actually )e "at home,' whether in a friend's house or a hoteland their trunk troubles win be over forever. A Useful and  1 Lastin I Gift Price $15.00 t lea(hluarters for all kinds of leather goods for Xn)as gifts. "a den b ergers ' Trunk Factory. ) Old [hone 547. 4 Main St. CATHOLIC HOLLAND. Persecution Proves to Be Seed of the Church There. According to statistics drawn Ul) by a Protestant pastor Holland in 8o5 contained 673 parishes and 925 priests; at present there are 1oi 5 parishes aud 23]0 priests. Between 183o anti 19oo the Catholics have spent over ]o0o millions of francs on their churches alone, and they have established schools in which l more than ]5o,ooo children receive a Catholic education. lu 8oo Catholic pul)lic worship wits forbidder, by law in tlolland and the Catholics. nuulbered ouly 3oo,ooo, while today they are two millions, and occupy leading po,itions in public life, in the cal]inet and in parlia- nleut. The hie,'archy, which was restored in ,85o, consists of the Archhishop of Utrecht with the suffragan Bishops of Bois-le-l)uc, Breda, Har- lem and Ruremonde, and it is oh- vious that if the new Cardinal is to be chosen from this country the choice will fall on Mgr. Van de Wet- tering, Archbishop of Utrecht, whose diocese, founded 'hy St. Willibrord in 696, now counts about 4oo,ooo Catholics an]orlg file best i,] the world. NEW CATHOLIC MAGAZINE. Anlerica luakes itnnouncelllCUt of a new u)agazine, "The Conllnon Cause," which will be launched in New York in the uear future. The new enterl)rise is not to I)e distinctively Catholic or denomina- tional in any sense. "'l'he great so- cial l)roblems of the day do uot af- fect one faith or one class more :]lall another," says its prospectus "St)cialism is not "t peril to one I)ody of citizens, but to all ' The board of editors consists Of men whose names are familiar to us: James J. Walsh, I)ean of Fordhan University; Conde D. Pallen, Manag- ing Editor of "The Catholic Ency- clol)edia"; Bird S. Colcr, former (Tomptroller of Greater New York; Charles 11. McDermott, author of "The Gospel of Greed"; Thomas F.I \\;Voodlock, l'resident of the Laymen's Lel, gue for Retreats and Social Studies; l?eter \\;V. Collins, Interna- tional Sec,'etary of the Brotherhood of F.lectrical \\;o,'kers; George 1:.. Rinse, Managing Fdito," of the "En- cyclol)edia Americana"; John R. Meader, Managing Editor of the new magazine itself. Besides this publication, several other entcrl)rises are to he counected with the Social I.eforn] Press, wheuce it is to 1)c issued. First, there is to be established a l:)ublic - ity llurcau, whose object it is to supl)ly, free of charge, for the daily and weekly press of our country, such pol)ular articles as shall cover all the varic)us l)hases of social work ;:nd l)resent a truthful 1)icture of So- cialism to the American public. Secondly, an Information Bureau is to 1)e maintained, with a full SUl)l)ly of literatu,-e, I)oth for and against Socialism. The services here is like- wise to be cut]rely free. A list, moreover, of lecturers is to he kept on lile, and no agent's COmlnission is to I)e exacted for the engagements made through this medium. "There is no need, no excnsc for Socialism. But there is sore need of social reform," is the n)otto chosen for the now magazine. BAD ACTORS. The recent statistics collected hy the United States' Government on the suhject of divorce show that ac- tors are the worst sinners when it comes to seeking relief from undesir- able life-partners. This fact alone hell)s us to unde,'stand why it s that the Church has serious douhts as to the effects of the stage upon puhlic morality. More than half the plays presented nowadays are uufit to he witnessed I)y 1)ure-minded men and women, not to speak of young people, who are particularly exposed to feral)tat]on through hearing these suggestive and l)ositively indecent lines which constitute the hon m()ts of the average theatrical perform- ance. The versatile Mr. !)ooley. is repress,)ted on one occasiou as be- ing struck with the inconsistency of these good ladies who go to theaters and make a fuss over dissolute ac- tresses, who wouhl have boiling wa- ter thrown Ul)On tl]e,n if they even so nluch as ventured into the afore- said ladies' back yards. Bad plays in the hands of dissolute actors and actresses are the most insidiou forms of corruptirm, but it is the supposedly good people who keep on patronizing them. ENGLISH CONVERTS IN THE PRIESTHOOD There is ,tot and cannot he any. greater ohjcct lesson of the drawing l)ower of the Catholic Church than the exhihit presented iu the new edi- tion of Mr. W. Gordon's now well-kuown "Converts to Rome." I t is no nlere general statement of a crowd who have beet)me Catholics but it gives the nantes, residences and public station of men and women who dominate the l)agcs of \\;Vho's Who in Fngland. They have been drawn to the Church not by personal vanity or worldly aml)ition, but for conscience sake. Many of them have made very notable sacritices in order to aet ,'ight with God. The list is a roll of hono 2 that might well be quoted on various occasions. There is no lnore l)ower- ful argument for the Church than the one coutained it] this exhibit. It inch]des the nan]cs of 572 clergymen of the Chnrch of Eng- laud, 23 of the Church of Scotland, 2 of the Church of Ireland, and 3 Non-conformist ministers. There arc 29 peers and 53 peeresses 5,32 who are described as "members ) .  , (f the nol)fl]ty, 42 baronets and 2i knights. The names are given of 3oa clergy,hen's wives, 35o clergy- men's daughte,'s and 269 clergymen's sons; 3o6 of these couverts were ottlcers of the army and 64 of the royal navy. Of university graduates, 586 were of Oxford University, 346 of Cam- bridge, 24 of l)urham and 63 of Trinity ('ollcge, Dul)lin, 420 were "pul)liC school nten," l:.ton beading the list with 93 names. Of these, 612 have hccome l.oman Catholic priests, of whom 369 be- came secular priests and 243 joiued one or other of the monastic orders Of these latter, ]o9 became Jest, its. TEACHERS IN THE PHILIP'- PINES. The scarcity of Catholic teachers in the Hfilippine Islands is deplor- able. We are to be hlamed for it. The result is that nol>Catholic school teachers ohtain an influcuce over the minds of the youug to our detrintent At titnes, this influence has heen used to forward Protestan teachings it] the school room. It ha( to hc stopped hy the bureau of edu cation in the Philippine Islands, and an order was issued directing Atneri- can school teachers to take no part in religious work even outside of school hours. We have a religious duty to perform in our colonies. Catholic school teachers are sadly iu demand. According to the "Pall Mall Ga Dining Room zette," the news of additions t)eing made to the Sacred College will be welcomed at Burtscheid, a smal? town near Aix-la-Chapclle. The t)ril FURNITURE liant crimson cloth of which Cardi- nals' rohes are made has been sup- plied for gene,'ations past by a Bm't- scheid iirm of nfill owners, the secret process by which the dye is distilled being jealously guarded. VULGARITY IN WOMEN. One of the saddest days in the life of a man who is naturally relined and properly educate(l comes when he is disillusioned about women. In his, boyhood his mother was his queen and his ideal of all womankind, his sisters hc regarded as superior be- ings because of their sweet, pure lives which shed an added halo round his own youug life. ht his home he knew only his mother and his sisters, and from them he learn- ed to think highly of women in gen- eral, to be convinced that woman- kind was all that is best and gentlest and kindest, and most modest and most lovable in the hun]an race. He knew no other women but those of his own household, intimately or well enough to scrutinize their faults of character. 1 ndeed, what slight faults he perceived in his mother and sisters he did not account as such; to him they l)ossesscd nothing 1)ut virtues. But he grows to manhood and mingles with the world; he rea(ls and hears of women who are different from those who in child- hood and yonth were his ideals. At lirst his awakening is a surl)rise and gives him a shock, 1)ut his experience makes him grow accustomed to not- ing the difference between relined WOlllell al]d those who are not re- tined. Now aud then he meets or ol)- serves women who are coarse and vulgar ;111([ worse. If hc is ahle to keep his mind refreshed with the n]emory of his mother and sisters he will not lose his first reverence and regard for womanhood, although his ,nental attitude towards the sex will he changed aud caution and distrust will go before adntiration. Vulgar wolllcu are more vulgar than vulgar men, because vulgarity in women is more disgusting, more shocking to the natural iuclination of well nurtured men who look to women for retinement and for the modesty and decorum which betoken it. Are there not more really vulgar women today in. the world than there have ever I)eeu before? Ar, d in this great free Couutry, whcrc the WOUleU ell- joy, like the men, m(.c lihmty than in any other country are not the ,]umhers of vulgar W31ile,t becol]lhl., exceedingly large? There are re- fined 1)eople, men and women, but they are given to aloofness because of their refiuente,t, while the vulgar peoeple catch the ear aud atract the eye at every turn and till the news- papers with their noisy and disgust- lug affairs. Women may he g,'owing ntore independent ,nd self-reliant in this age, hut are they not doing so largely at the expe],se of refinen)ent? --Western \\;orld. CURIOUS BITS OF HISTORY By A. W. MACY. DIOCLETIAN AND HIS BATHS. That tho ancient Romans, or some of them at least, kept their bodies clean Is proved by the ruins of very extensive baths found at Rome. The Baths of Diocletian, for In- stance, the ruins of which are in evidence today, covered an area about one mile in circum- ference, and there are others. It Is sall that when the 9aths of Diocletian were In full oper- ation they must have nccommo- dated net less than three thou- and bathers at a time. With some of the emperors bathing seems to have been a sort o fad, aa they expended vast sums In the rection of b;h houses and bathing apparatus. Dloclstlan, however, does not depend ent(rely on the baU for his place In history. He be- came emperor In 284, A. D., and abdicated In 305. Two years before his abdication he became very active In persecuting Christians, eo much so that In the annal= of martyrdom his reign Is alluded to as "the Dio- cletian Era." It le said that the Diocletian bath= were built by Christians, 40,000 of them be- Inq compelled to do the work. (Copyright, 1911, by Joselh B. Bowlea ,u LAKE SIDE--BAKERY BREAD, CAKES AND ROLLS FRESH EVERY DAY REIDEINGER & SCHOTTE, Props Corner 3th and Plum St. Old Phone =5 , .. Pine Bluff, Ark. No matter what you may want in the Rug line; size, quality, or price, you will be sure to find it here and at prices that are real in- teresting. We just recently received a solid carload of Rugs in every conceivable size. Wiltons, Axminsters, Velvets, in fact every kind of material, in Oriental and every other pattern. If you are in need  of a Rug, here is your opportunity. Everything for the Home for a Great Deal Less Money. Cash or Credit Adair Furniture Co. FIFTH AND LOUISIANA ST. PHONE z626. State National Bank LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS Capital $500,000 OFFICERS W. H. Garanflo, I'resident. R.M. Enders, Asst. Cashier. L. \\;V. Cherry, Vice President. R.M. Butteriield, Asst. Cashier R. D. Duncan, Cashier. YOUR BUSINESS SOLICITED The Arkansas Co-Operative Co. The laboring man's store Gents' Furnishings,  Dry Goods. Shoes, Groceries, Feed, etc. THE BIGGEST STOCK OF OVER- ALLS 1N THE CITY. Our goods bear the union label Daily delivery on Ptflaski Heights. We have the best store in the city. We want the co-oi)eration of the working man, so that in a few years we will have the big- gest retail store in Arkansas. The store owned 1)y working people One t)oost, all boost. THE ARKANSAS CO-OPERATIVE CO. E. L. YOUNGER, President. V. D. KES, Idgr. , \\;Vm. L. ROGOSKI, Secy-Treas. .b Old l'hones 3567 and ,3568. 2oo-2o 4 W. Markham Street , = n m _= _.x,. _= _= m m aJiE =__ . _ ! We Will Give During All of December - = __-- = One pair of lo-carat, solid gold Sl)cctacles or Eyeglasses, .- i ahsohttely free with each examination for glasses. _ This Will Demonstrate to Hundreds of People -- = That it is impossible to purchase, at any price, :.. single ,air = of glasses of quality snperior to the glasses we furnish. It . will ;list) dentonstrate that an EXPERT EXAMINATION = . _- for glasses insures glasses to the individual that not only look right, 1)ut that actually lit right. ]t will 1)ay you to see us. .-- S. D. ROSS, M. D. i Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat. 3o8 State Bank Building. -- . BAN ON CIGARETTES CAUSES SUSPENSION. The University of Notre Dame, in the enforcement of a rule enacted hy the faculty in Septemher, forbidding the use of cigarettes, SUSl)ended three students for violating the rnle. The suspended students were given fair w;trn{ng. The rule was new, and a warning to show that the authorities ('f t::e uuiverity regarded the rule as serious was just. On t]rst offense, the parents of thc offenders were also notilied, One reply is typical of all: "l have written my son that I re- gard your rule with favor, and will support you in its enforcetnent. Its need expect no sympathy from the if he violates it agaiu You are doing line work in helping to suppress the cigarette." The authorities of the university, when they placed the ban on cigar- MY GRIEF IS MORE THAN I CAN BEAR. The man who was to erect the monmnent was a little tardy in doing it and and the widow remarried he- fore it was done. This fact worried him, as he feared that he might have to change the wording of the in- scription. So he called upon the hidy and tohl her that he was now.]eady to do his work, and afte rsome hesi- tation asked her if She wished to change the wording of the insctip- tion in any way. " ) She politely replied: "No jt".;as I gave it, only add at the end the word 'Alone.' " Her Fortune. ettc smoking, not only proved their Miss Ivy Brayton Hodge, one of tho courage, but assumed the lead in a well known women .drummers of th moven, ent which is likely to become west,.atcie:7oT:r:'?oln:;ter: t:::t !general in educational institutions. [uet l no.o wg.. P In radically enforcing the order, they l-', woman,'tee Is said to be her are showing determination highly lortune ' hx the girl drummer'= ea. commendable in quality, however, it's her cheek."