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Our principal business is the exportation
of Panama Hats to foreign countries, but
we also retail them at prices above com-
petition. Mail orders promptly attended to

We will be glad to have you

inspect our fine stock

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Centaurus follows Argo Navis and The Cross in the procession from east to west, completing the brilliant pageant

of the southern skies. Its brightest stars, Centaurus. Alpha and Beta, point directly to the cross,

Alpha and they are among the most lucid stars. Centauri. Alpha ranks next to Canopus in brilliancy,

and is distinguished as being the nearest of all the stars.

It is a binary, and its brilliancy is reckoned as four times that of the sun. It was known to the Egyptians, among whom it was an object of worship.

When Argo Navis, Crux, and Centaurus have run their course, the southern sky shows few stars of remarkable bril

liancy, and no constellations of great importAchernar.

At the southern end of the northern

constellation Eridanus is the bright star Achernar, not visible from latitudes north of 32 north. It is about 32 degrees north of the south pole, and is equal in brilliancy to Arcturus, Vega, and Capella. It likewise was an object of worship by the ancients.

ance.

J. J. GARCIA, D.D.S.

AMERICAN DENTIST

Graduate of the Dental Dept. of the University

of Michigan, U. S. A.
President of the Board of Dental Examiners

All kinds of dental work done in a highly scientific manner and at moderate prices

DR. GARCIA MAKES

GOLD FILLINGS, ORTHODONTIA AND CROWN

AND BRIDGE WORK SPECIALTIES

Satisfaction guaranteed or no pay

ALL OPERATIONS PAINLESS

CONSULTATIONS FREE

Dr. Garcia is assisted by Dr. E. D. Santos, a Specialist

in Prosthetic Dentistry

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The Canal Medal. In his farewell speech on the dock at Colon on November 17, 1906, just as he was about to leave the Isthmus, President Roosevelt said, “I shall see if it is not possible to pro

vide for some little memorial,somemark, some badge, which will always distinguish the man who for a certain space of time has done his work well on the Isthmus, just as the button of the Grand Army distinguishes the man who did his work well in the Civil War.”

The outcome of this speech was the Canal Service Medal pic

tured on this page. It is of bronze made from brass, copper, and tin taken from old French equipment. It is 11/2 inches in diameter, about the size of a peso. On the face is three-quarter bust portrait of Theodore Roosevelt, underneath it a space for theservice record, and around the rim the words, “For two years continuous service on the Panama Canal." On the obverse is a picture of Culebra Cut with ships passing through, the seal of the CanalZone, a name plate and the inscriptions shown in the illustration. A medal is awarded to every American employe who serves two years continuous on the isthmus, and a service bar is awarded for each two years additional service.

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Chinese and Japanese Silks, Canton Linen Embroideries and

Drawn Thread Work, Ivory,
Satsuma, Cloisonne, San-
dal-Wood and Porcelain

Ware, Beautifully Embroidered Kimonos. Shirtwaist Patterns

Dressing Sacks, and innumerable other Fancy Goods from China and Japan

Open until 8.30 p. m. --- and on Sundays to 2 p. m.

158-160 Central Avenue near Santa Ana Park

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Prices very Moderate PHONE - .- 272

P. O. BOX-2,81

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