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MORNING KWTERPKI8K. TITKSDAY, AUtiUbT . ln.
Be RUTH ft. SEVERANCE
S o r1 S qvl.S o) S c
Tbere to a rlofi at lb teiepboo.
lira. alartlndal answered tee call anl
received aa Inquiiy trom ber bus
band's fflc asllsf U h wara at
bom, lira. VlaniDdal replied that
b Til not and whj tba Uqulry
waa BiaJ. Tba answer waa thai a
(eaUemaa who bad "aa appointiaesit
wttb bias waa walUnx tor btm; tbii
Mr. Marttndal bad gvaa out to lunch
and bad not returned,
air. slarUndal did sot coma bom
ta dinner. Ills wife teiepbooed to bU
club aad to arcry Uwr place wber
ba vaa tiketj ta go without Aodios
any traca of bias. H did not come
bom tbat night. Tba next morula- a
newspaper contained aa Item statin;;
Ibat a well dressed man bad been
aces at 9 o'clock tba prertuos evening
to Jump off a' ferryboat. It waa ao
dark tbat tboaa wbo bad aee bin
Jump could giro eery tittle dacrlptka
at bis personal appearance.
Vn. Uarrlndal waa fraatlcl She
feared tbat tbia aukida waa br boa
band. Unfortunately tba body waa
noC recovered. ' A body changed be
yond recognition waa Ashed up week
afterward, but there waa no certainty
tbat it waa tbe remain of Mr. Mar
tlndal. After tba police bad aearcbed
MTaral montba for tba nUaaing man
wttbout flnding blm bts wtfa reluc
tantly came to tba conriosloa tba he
waa tba man wbo bad Jumped from
tba ferryboat. Since bla buainesa and
oobmUc affair were tn tba dor tat
lafnctory condition tt waa supposed
tbat be bad committed suicide under
a flt of temporary mental aberration.
A man ragged, nnsbareau furrowa In
bla face Indicating suffering, appeared
at tba door of a dwelling and rang tbe
belL A maid came to tbe door. and.
seeing on wbo bora tba appearance vf
a tramp and being alone in the nooso.
aba waa about to ah at tba door in his
fare when be asked tt Mrs. alartlndal
Lb C-? L- J
- -No.- waa tba brief reply.
"Where Is ebel"
In tba country."
la Mr. MartlndaJe in tba cityT
"No. Mr. MartlndaJe la dead."
"Mrs. MartlndaJe hasn't married
again, baa she?" tba man asked.
-No. What's tbat ta youT"
Without waiting for a reply sba abut
tba doer. Tba man turned away. He
waa Oscar Martlndale. tba man wbo
- and disappeared sereral years before
Ha stood on bis own doorstep for
awhile, looking out on tba passing
throng, apparently deliberating what
to da next.' Then, starting down tbe
" street, be balled a trolley car and. rid
lng to tba outskirts of tba dty, stop
ped at tbe gate of a cemetery: Enter
ing, be walked into tbe Interior and
stopped at a lot of winch Be was tb
owner. There was a central mono
meat with tbe name Martlndale on it
In raised letters. Underneath was Os
car Martlndale. with the data of birth
- But this abaft held Mr. Martlndale'a
gasa only for a second: then it turned
upon a little headstone on which wa
tbe name Edith. Tbe returned man
gare a coorsialT shudder. One of his
children had gone, bis little daughter
Mr. Martlndale walked back lo the
dty. Ha bad expended his last nickel
Besides, be preferred to walk. Reach-
tng tb business center, a turned Into
a bank and. going to tba cashier' de-k
"How are you. Somen 7"
' Tba cashier looked at the supposed
trump and asked what be wanted.
"FIto hundred dollars."
Bomers glared. "For whose account T
he asked presently
"Martlndale I am Oscar Martin
Tba cashier peered into tbe. man's
face for fully half a minute: then,
arising and taking both of Martin -dale's
hands In his. exclaimed:
. "For bearen's sake. Oscar, bare yon
coma to Ufer
Halt aa hour later tbe casbier aent
a telegram to Mrs. Martlndale sarin
w tbat be . had news of her bosbaad.
Mrs. Martlndale replied that the .would
be at home by tbe first tram.
Mr. Martlndal left the bank with
a roll of bills In his pocket, purchased
saw apparel and. going to his boose,
rang tba belL When tba maid opened
tbe door be simply said. -Maggie. I'm
Mr. Martlndale." and walked upstairs.
An hour later, after baring shaved and
taken a bath, be came down, and tbe
maid, wbo bad been in doubt what to
do In the matter and was about to call
tba police, recognised her master. He
Informed ber tbat her mistress would
aooo be at bom and later tbat be
would go out and order something for
At e o'clock tba table waa act and a
good dinner prepared, while Mr. Mar
tlndal awaited the return of bla fam
ily. Presently a carriage drove up to
- the bouse, and there was a ring at the
belL Aa Maggie passed through tbe
ball to answer tb summons ber mas
ter directed ber to ask ber mistress to
step into tba dining room.
Mrs. Martlndal entered In a state
of excitement foCowed by ber chU
ireu. "There's a gentleman la tb dining
room." said the maid.
Mrs. Martlndal led tb way to tb
dining room, and there stood ber hus
band. So fen Into bla anna.
At tb family reunion dinner, which
waa later brought la. tb husband and
father told then that be bad andoubt
edly Buffered oce of those sudden
la pees of memory tbat are not of In
His Gentle )Rt bwfce.- ' - -,
Fenlmore Cooper gave a' friend a
copy of his last work. InarrlMa a
tb lyleaf Im words:
' "T0 Jobs Biaak. with tb sat bar's
affect ion aad esteem."
A few montba later Cooper rame
upon tbia aam book at a secondhand
dealer's. H bought tt In and aent It
back t his friend again with a serood
; "This eotoaau, purchased at sec
ond he ad a boo, ta re-presented to John
Biaak. wttb renewed affection ud re
iterated axpwaona of eeteem."
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