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Children’s hairrulting s|>ecialty
Hoc seshwlnq 4 ben. Midi hmllhlnq
0327 Foster Road
By Opie Read
DR. P. J. O’DONNELL
R. H. Livingstone
Cor. 92d and Fooler Road
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Tires, fuites and all Accessories.
Northeast corner of 82d and Divi
Cigars, Tobaccos, Light
Freeh eggs from my own hens
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8611 Foster Road
All kinds of Light Trucking
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10207 57th Ave. 8. E.
HOUSE’S RESTAURANT 1
128 Third at., bet. Washington
and Alder sts. *
Just 1H blocks from "M-8"car.
MT. SCOTT TKANSFE1 CO.
CHAPTER I Ths time to the lata '«Os
or early 'Ms an<1 ths seen, a atoam^-at
on th. Misaosippl river
All She types
si ths period ar. present and the tloat-
Ins pala>e to dlatlngutohed by merriment
damln« end aallamry.
There are the
customary drin Mlns and Sambllna also
Virali I trace. a youna northern man. la
on file way south on a mission of revenge
He meets an »evenirle rharw 1er In the
person or one Ubsrty BhotUe. who to
rhanee They form a ilnrulir rompael.
dlAITr.tt II.—Draco gets his mind off
hto mtoetewi by onterlna Into deck sports
to which he exhibits an unusual atnlsUo
IJberty ghottle to easin un-
uchy at cards and attempts a financial
negotiation with L>ea<a. Trie totter, See
ing an opportunity to us. HholUs. eon
Moe to him that hto mission to to find
a certain ea-guerrtlla. Ptopho la Vltte.
who had murdered Draco e father
hto determination annoum ed to hto now
chum, to hang la Vltte u l>i»h as
Lmce haa be* oms enamored
of a myatertoue beauty aboard the boat
CHAI-TEH III.-The eteam.r reaches
Nev Orleane. at that time In the eome-
whal turbulent three» of carpetbag gov
Bholtl. become» pooeoeood of
two tickets for the F*ronch ball, a ru!
society event, and propoeoe that Drace
accompany him to the affair The young
men n I toad and Dram unoipertedly movie
the girl who had fired hto heart aboard
Rite la aorompanlod by one
Boyce, whoeo prop, tel ary Intervet ladl-
ratee that he le her Rance
etrataeam RhotUe learna itol Hto tram»
of the girl to Nadine la VTtis and that
her companion of the evening to the man
who to eeeklng to marry her.
brained fool and Shuttle for an addle-
paled rogue, A rattle of wheels came
to hla ears, and it rah approached him.
As It eame under the lamp at the
corner. Virgil was sure he recognised
the flamingo nock of Liberty Hhottle
rising from the turned-up collar of the
cabby on the box.
"Good Lord!" gasped Drace. “He'a
Prny hettven Boyce carries
The cab passed him. And then from
the shadow of a wall a hundred yards
or so distant two dark flgurea darted
out. There came a hoarse command,
a stifled »cream, a cry for help. Draco
ran forward and found Boyce, Nadine
and the supposed cabman standing
with uplifted hands Itestde the vehicle
while a masked desperado threatened
them with a pistol and a second robber
demanded their valuables.
Now Drace played hla part right
gallantly, rushing upon the robbers
with uplifted cane. The follow with
the pistol Bred once—then a blow on
the wrist from Draco's stick sent the
weapon flying. The pain of the blow
enraged the fellow, however, and as
Draco made at the second robber, the
flrat one struck him heavily, momen
tarily dazing him The two supposed
robbers now took to their heels, pur
sued half-heartedly by Cabman Hhottle
and energetically by Boyce, who had
been rubied In good earnest..
to complete the melee, the poor cab
horse. frightened by the pistol-shot,
galloped off with the ramshackle ve
hicle lurching behind It
Nadine turned to Drace, her face
lighted with gratitude. She held forth
her baud. With a grace that would
not have mocked a Highlander who,
schooled In France, bad followed home
the Queen of Hrats, he bent over It
and reverently touched It with hla
Wild was her nature, this half-
barbaric maid, and ahe snatched her
band away, but repenting Instantly,
smiled and spoke.
“I thank you much. You are brave
You are like one on the stage, the
Iler word» came freely, and with
juat enongb of accent Io convince thnt
they were sweeter than If there were
none. Draco asked her If ahe remem
bored lilm, and her black velvet eyes
flaelied dsrk In aatonlahiiieut.
"How could I when never bars I
You must mistake me.
"I raw you on the boot, at the ball
at the Hl. Loula," Drace raid. "But
come to think of It, 1 know that it
would be vanity on my ¡»art to believe
thnt you have aeen me."
“No, It would not be vanity," pleas
antly ahe contradicted him, shaking
her head, her cloud of hair.
brave do not be vain, but 1 did not see
you. I am so sorry. You sorry, too.
She laughed, and Drace thought that
never till that moment had he heard
, music In Its sweetest purity. Then
Boyce and Hhottle returned, panting—
Shottie to disappear again In pursuit
of hla vanished vehicle.
“Hlr, 1 thank you most heartily for
without creative adventure, and ad
vised a return Io Ihe hotel. Then they
thought that night would be a fitter
time. They might catch sight of the
girl or Boyce at the theater.
They went to one. and from a stage
box gaied through rented gtaraes at
every face. Not there. They went out.
walked a short distance, talking not of
disappointment but of ho<>e. and
turned Into a narrow and dimly
lighted street. Suddenly there broke
the noise of a rising tumult, yetis and
band again In parting: “I thank you
ooce more for your help, M- Draco.
I hope I may see you again socne time.
My name la Nadine la Vltte, and I am
often In New Orleans.”
Drace passed an uneasy night, hla
mind torn by bls suspicion that Nadine
la Vltte was the daughter of old Hte-
pho. And when Liberty came to his
room next morning, eager for praise
and reward, the truth came out. Na
dine wan Indeed the daughter of old
Htepho; Liberty had overheard enough
while disguised as the cabman to con-
fl rm that. But where ahe lived In New
Orleans, Liberty bad failed to learn;
he had planned to drive them home,
but the runaway of the cab horse had
sent that plan agley.
Now more than ever was Drace re-
solved to And where the girl lived, to
And old Htepho. to— What would he
do when be found them? He wss bent
on revenge u;>on hla father’s murder-
era, on solving the secret of that
burled money; yet he was In love with
that arch-scoundrel's daughter.
was he? He must And her. make sure.
And be raid aa much to Hhottle.
“The-e are some things that can’t
your assistance,“ said Boyce, grasping he done by mere determination," raid
Drace's hand. “My name Is Boyce— Shottie. hie mind on filling a flush.
Rupert Boyce. May I—"
“No, but judgment ought to be the
“Mine, air, la Virgil Drace," respond
master and director of determlaatlott.
ed that young man. "I am only too
I tell you what we'll do. This after
glad to have been of help. I’m afraid,
noon well tnke the Frem h quarter
however, you'll have to flnlsh your
by street« and knock at every door."
journey on foot. May I have the pleas
That eflenssH. 'Itey set out on their
ure of walking with youF
Tills suggestion, however. Boyce do- quest. But the scheme of knocking at
dined. And although Drace Insisted every door soon seemed foolish and
as far as the bounds of courtesy would Impertinent. They decided to halt on
permit, both Boyce end the girl evad ly I d front of habitations that seemed
ed consent. And they left him stand- l to tavtte Inquiry, consult their In
tog thunderstruck on the street corner stinct; but as repeated failure blunts
—for the girl had raid. giving him her 1 Instinct dull, hope became a critic,
(Continued Next Week.)
Seme One Gave Him an Old Carbine
and A nether Gave Brace a Cavalry
(Continued from last week.)
J. 8. Miller. Prop.
"TH glra you twenty-flve dollar» to
Daily tripe to Mount Scott and Bud out her full name and where nhe
Lenta. Stand, First and Taylor sta., liven. Fll give you a hundred If you'll
And somebody wbo'll Introduce mo to
“IF» a bet," said Shot tie. “But 1
must warn you you're late.
waato her to marry him. and be’! got
erri rnopgsTT «»a vanno
a bold on her father. But aho atood
“H'm—she stood him off) My offer
got* nu iu~<
nstutnt» btatior stands. 14b.
Hhe couldn't poe-dbly
throw herself sway on a low-looking
fellow like that”
Hhottle asked for the twenty-ave ta
advance, was denied and took himself
off. grumbling. He found Boyce and
the girl called Nadine just leaving Ihe
4828 Ninety-seventh Street S. E.
little alcove, and stopped them, bow
(Next door to the Callin’s residence) ing low.
"Sir,” be said, addressing
Boyce, “I have been directed to In
form this lady that she has been
awarded a prise aa the best waltser
In the room. If you wilt be eo good
eg to give me her name and address
8489 FOSTER ROAR
In order that It may be delivered to
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Boyce regarded Shottie suspiciously.
“Well!" he exclaimed. “I didn't know
they did that eort of t hum her«. What
Two second-hand sewing machines. la the prise and who la giving ItF
Furniture polish for sale. Monarch,
“The prise." replied Hhottle blandly,
it Is given by the—
by a leading butcher of the town."
F. E. J1GGAR SR.
Boyce laughed, and the girl added
6131 Ninetieth Street
her »liver merriment "I'm sure Tin
flattered," ahe »aid.
“The name la
BENJAMIN STUDIO Nadine la Vltte. and the address—"
She broke off. and flushed a little,
Shottle'a Jaw had dropped; then be
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tion of his face In the endeavor to
mask hla sstnolshment. “And the ad-
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dresoF he pursued.
The girl and Boyce exchanged a
“I think," Interposed
Boyce, “It would be better to take the
—the fowl home tonight, Perhaps you
would be good enough to deliver It to
It la ordered for one
o'clock—Number 287." Bowing with
pelican grace. Shot tie departed, hut
be delayed aome ten minutes In dark
thought before he aought Drace again.
GET MY PRICE BEFORE
For Shottie wanted Ihe hundred dol-
lara, and If he were to tell Drace lhat
LETTING THE JOB
her name was 1-a Vittel Could It be
possible that she was Htepho'» daugh
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lie presented himself before Drace
"Master." he announced,
"her name le Nadine Brown and her
address Is Carriage Number 287."
"Carriage Number Two— But that
la no address. And—"
"Listen. Master.“ went on Shottie
hurriedly. "I have a scheme—a magni
ficent scheme. Not only shall you be
Introduced to thia lady, bnt you shall
be presented to her In the role of a
protector and rescuer."
"Hjw In the world will yon manage
Gentlemen, I-adiea, Children
"Very almple. At ten mlnutea past
Shoe Shining Parlor
one, you are to be standing on Blank
6603 Footer Road, near Leach Drug
street Just beyond Ihe lamp at the
Store. Ameen A. Farah in In Mr.
comer of X street. Carriage 297 will
drive past. From ont the shadow of
a garden wall two men will spring ont
and stop the carriage—attempt to rob
thia Boyce fellow and that girl. Yon
will rush up with a cane—a cane, Vir
gil, no pistol—and drive off the rob
bers I Yon are a hero—the lady thanka
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you. Tableau I”
"leave It all to me—but give me
that twenty-flve dollars. I know fel
lows who'd hold up the devil hlmaelf
At tan minute» past one o'clock Vir
gil Drace was standing In the shadow
We grind our own hamburger anl
of a tree near the street-crosalng de
our own naunage
cided upon, cursing himself for a hair
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gunshots. And over «rails and from
dark recesaqa . came pouring -excited
men. Drace and Shottie found them
selves In the midst of a mob, surging
toward another mob rushing Into aa
open space where torches discovered
a band of executioners hanging some
poor wretch to the limb of a tree.
Where there were no houses, the gar
den walls were toe high to offer a
means of escape, and as they could not
tight their wav back, Drace and Shot
tie were swept on-ard.
flared nnd all sorts of weapons ware
revealed In the pitiful yellow llgh**—
old muskets, swords, pistols with
brass barrels from ancient Spanish
urmorlea, clubs and pikes that might
have served Cromwell. Home uf the
men looked re»|>ectable, others des
perate; they were of many nationali
ties. all anger-smitten and excited.
"What's It all about F
quired of a bare-heade<l old man whe
panted beside him.
"The carpet-bag devils. They hang
"We are on the rigid aide, anyway,"
Shottie cried. "Give me a gun—give
Horae one gave him an old carbine,
and another gave Drace a cavalry sa
The man from the North
grasped It, feeling that he was to
fight the scoundrels that cast discred
it and reproach upon hla native state.
At this time of man’s madness na
ture could not restrain the Introduc
tion of her own grim humor. Doga
gathered In the open space between
the bands of advancing rioters, and
fought, bowling, the victims of wounds
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