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Or, a World-Wide Chase.
A STORY OF KETRIBUTION.
HI UkUi wlunnlihc mornlwt sad fir U
tbr utirrnt.r.t parts of llw raitfe,--vn tksre
ball Thy liau.l nod mo.-Jolt.
II i:N' a revolting
night meets the
pan- amid sur
Iho lintilii o( In
have lxum bun?
F .. . ..
most In an almost
. "iS'iL.-. vain endeavor to
Improve oil nat
, uro. thn foollngof
awo which It arouses exceeds by farvuch
feeling created iintlor ordinary circum
stance and In paths of life where such
sight aro not uncommon. Tho violent
contrast ehllla and paralyse thn senses
and for tho moment wo know not how
to net or what to ilu. Wo stand mill
gaj In horror, as If struck ilumb, until
the actual truth which has buret uud
ilnnly iiK)ii tm Is made dear and Indis
putable, when wo liegln to use, our
reasoning pownr, and look (or cause.
Huch an experience wji that of Anton
Iteyman on a bright .luly morning, art
for back as ls.7.1.
Anton was thn foromnti of thn l'osada
wino cellar. 'I'liroo year lioforo ho
hail loft hi homo on tho IM1I110, ami
had como Ui tomtit fortuno In tho laiul
of tho sotting nun. I'or months hu hail
wandered around earning what littlo ho
could, doing odd jobs In various largo
towns of Mill din C tlifornla, but poor
success, or rather entire lack of success,
at last mailo him no disgusted with city
lifo that ho turned his back iikiii bricks
ami mortar cml sot hit faco ami foot to
ward thu froo, froflli oountry.
In bis old homo ho diod learned
enough to mako him a vory useful hand
lu a vineyard or a wlno collar, and nftor
wearying in lib usoloos elforts to roap a
fortuno from Hit' Hiilowallcs of San l'ran-ci-oo,
ho had found his way to tho beauti
ful and fortlli' Sonoma valloy. IllHudvout
horo was as do void of nooil results ns his
loamiiiif tbroiih San Kranclnco had
boon until lie finally had thu good fort
une to moot a friend In tho porson of
Mario Pelaio, u prosperous vintager.
who had nooil at that tlmo of such a
mail as Anton.
From that day until tho onu In tho
early morning of which wo lind him
wending his way to work ho had (,'lvon
his master faithful service and had been
Anton was In a say mood this morn
ing. Ilo had hreakfattet wull and had
kisned hlsymiiij wifo and year-ohl babo
when ho parted from them with hucIi
britfht smiles ns ho had not worn for
many a day. Ills thoujjhtH wore tlnifod
with tf.-ijest hues, and as ho walked
uloii) ho san lustily an old ("r:nan
huntlnif sonif 111 a uiuiiiior wnt'ii wonui
have done credit to a Sa.xuii Jjur
Anton had been lorn in the mlilst of
beautiful rural sc;inery, but nalim. bad
not lost its ehnrin for him. Ilo was
never weary of (J'lilnjr admiringly at tho
beautiful lamUcapo which lay stretched
before him. For him tho broivu, Inn
clad bill pinse.i,'il n uevor-fallliiir, Ir
resistible I'harin and ho loved to revel
In the grandeur of tho slht while hu
compared it with tho oucbantliig coun
try he hud left beyond the sua. In thU
manner as he eiiKaued when he casu
ally withdrew Mi glance from thtihills
nnd vineyards and cost I ton the ground.
As he did bo he hulled suddenly and
btouiM'd to 111:1 kit certain that It was a
thick line of blood which ho had lmbuld
lu the dust of the road. No, hu IiaiI not
mlMaUon. mood Indeed It was but
w hat eoiild It inran? I 'loud was 0110 of
the last thing! ho would bo apt to as
bociate with his surroundings here, nnd
curiosity was now rampant In bis mind.
Ilo flltted the trail a few feet nnd
found that it turned towards tho tIiius.
A fi-w step further and ho s.iw the body
of a large, fliiely-furiiunl man, lying llat
on hls luek. In almost a single IhjuiiiI
he was bojldo it, and then with an
ejaculation which none but (ierman
throats can possibly utter, hu threw up
his anus with uiixod fooling of horror
IIC TIIIIUW I T IIISAIiMS IV llOIIIIOIt.
and anguish. ".Mein (iott!" bo ox
claimed, "who has dono thU?" It was
eiio igh to shatter stronger nerves than
Anton's, for tliero, In a pool of his life's
blool, lay his lielovod uud resixvU'd
employor, ivlioro betnoon two rows of
his own carefully tended vliieu lie had
bji a rim tly crawled to die.
It almost aaemod ns Uiaugli ho bad
thought big blood too rich to mingle
with the dirt on tito ronLahli, and liaU
' g Ton',
thortrfori! with his last remaining
strength drwjnrod htrowlf to the Mitt,
fortlle soil which bo had for to many
On his face was an etproiMlon horri
ble n& that which wnm of us bate soon
on tins face of a dead soldier, when
diath has com by a bayonet wound,
struck by a hand skilled In tho uso nf
that wpopon, beside bleu he lay In a list
lets attitude. HU arms were sprf.nl out
ward ami onn knee lnt: whtlo bis eyes
wcr unclosed, ami, although covered
by the glassy Him of death, Mmed to
gain upward with a wild, weird ntaru.
Kery thing polnUd to a cruel, sudden
and unex ixvUxl end.
Who has not at onu time or another
experienced tho awful. Inexplicable
sensation nhlrh now held full away
over slmple-mlndeil Anton? Kvmu ut
quiet Iw-il-sldes, where thiwo whom wn
bate lovmi and chorlshod Ho oold In
death after long and tedious sickness
-hen we stand In the preeiiosi of tho
King of Terrors, aflor wo have boon,
perhaps, sadly waiting bis arrival for
many days ovon then wo are prone to
ask: "Can this bo our friend s looping
his last Bleep',' U111 this Ihi be who
Uuk our hand nnd spoke so cheerily but
n few days slncof" And sudden death
only Intensities Uils dreadful inability
to grasp and comprehend what Is, alas,
sooter nly true.
Yesterday, Mario Helaro, lu tho warm
glow of perfect, Imnllhy manhood; to
day, a soullesis corpso, ghastly and
It look Anton tome moments to r
covr from tho shock, but when ho did,
bis first thought was to look for tbo
caiiM! of this terrible scUcle.
He exainlnesl the breast of tho duad
man, but found 110 wound; then he
noticed that tho blood had llonod from
lienenth the loft shoulder and ho knew
that Mario Delaro, tho lielovol of nil
who know him, thu 11, aii who never
feared to faro his enemy, had boon
struck from behind.
He was mysllllod, and the terror with
which his soul was tilled prevented him
from action, so that for many moments
ho knelt staring at the corpso, as
though hu expected to see It como to
At last, howovor, ho awakonod to the
necessity of the hour and arose to look
around. Thero wai not a being In
sight, so without stopping for further
rellectiou ho hastened In tbo direction
of the collars, tho entrance to which
was sca.-culy a stone's throw from where
he stood. Thuro ho expected be would
find someone. Ilo was not disappointed,
for two of thu cellar-inen soon appeared
and lu a short time he had told them
tho d road fill news, as welt as his ex
cited stnto would permit, and they nil
thrcomide their way to the victim of n
foul nnd, at present, mysterious crime.
They were all (loruians nnd with
natural Teutonic caution each refused
to touch the corjKio until some Hrsun
of authority wai present. One of them
was an old man who had worked around
tbo vineyard and cellars for yearn and
the other a tall, gaunt young fellow who
was .1 recent acquisition to tho place. j
Nolthor of the three could advance j
any reasonable theories. The old man
knew everylMHly for mites around, but!
could not remember that Mario hod an '
enemy. Anton bad known tho dend I
man for more thnn two yonrs. and had '
never heard a bitter wort! spoken of
him, while the youngest man of tho1
throe only knew that during thu short j
lime he bad lon there ho had recoiled I
his pay regularly, and had hoard his em
ployer spokcui of as : good follow.
The other two IooKini to Anton for
borne suggestion, nnd ho gavo the
only 0110 of which hu could think. It
was that the young man should make
all haste Into the town of San I'aoln
and Inform Ihe authorities of what had
hapKiued, without letting any more
pooplu know of it than was absolutely
Tho MiHusenger was hardly out of sight
when thu two watchers foil to talking
of the excellent o,oultties lu the char
acter of ti 1 (ii who had met with such a
violent death. i-
Wltu tears In bU eyes and a voice
thick with emotion, Anton told of tho
teudor regard ho ha 1 for his dead em
ployer; he mentioned the many little
kindnesses be had recolvod from Delaro,
nnd said that he hail seldom heard n
harsh or unkind word from blmaliioo the
llrst dny thoy had met.
The oh) uiuu could go further bark
Into Mario's history than Anton, and Uo
told of deeds nnd acts of charity which
all rodouudud to thu credit of the vin
tner. Iitmomoil aa though neither of tlioiu
would over tiro of talking about him,
nnd when thoy ceased for a moment
to ouloglso his character thoy would
endeavor to speculate on tho probablo
causa of tbo murder, but no tangible
theory presented Itself loclther of their
minds. In the space of half an hour the
messenger was seen returuiug up the
road followed by two uniformed olllcers
(iiiooniy two 01 which the little town
could Iwnst) Rooomp-i tiled by another
man lu civilian's clothes.
As thoy nenrod the spot whore the
dead man Uy, they were overtaken by
a doctor who had received Instructions
to follow them and bad dono no, calling
Into service the wagon and homo of n
grocer, with tho grocer's boy for driver.
Tho sight of these people gave Anton
Infinite relief, and bo breathed more
easily when bo felt that tho care of his
ghastly charge was being shared by
Tho first of the olllcers to approach tho
body was tbo marshal. Ho took n enro
fill survey of the surroundings, but
found nothing that aroused his curiosity
in an unusual dogroe; nothing thai
would serve as a clow, or indicate that
thero had buen niiruggltt, Thutlootor,
with the nssUUnoo 0f tho other, ex
aintnml the body, and found only tho
0110 wound Immediately below ihe left
sbouldor blade, though that was evident
ly rery deop,
Mainly itie blow bod been itruok by
a strong arm ami hand, which had not
erred In Its purpose. It was useless to
surmise; there was nothing to say In
the 111. itter except tho plain, horrible
truth that It was a coi l-blooded mur
der, though whine hand had dealt tho
Wow no wrson could Imagine.
Tho officers noted all tho particulars
w hich they iMnMhly could, ami the doc
tor, having taken a diagram of the ex
act position of tho body, there was
nothing left to do but to romove It.
They carefully carried the remains to
the-wagon and covering It up with sosio
c-mptjr bags the melancholy little pro
cession started for the town. Thor had
not gone far when thoy woro met by a
man on homeback. His appearance de
notsKl that ho was a person of usiKtctiil
.'mportanco in tbo community. Ilu wui
tall but rather thin and had n ver per
ceptible stoop, although b:lng on horse
back It was not easily notleed. Ills
eyoH wore Jet black and wore covered
by heatv. busby oyo-browa; bis liennl
was carefully trimmed and his dress
rniher 100 perfect for tho locality.
Wtlle the expression on bin face wat
not repulsive, it wai of a kin 1 which
would cause a man to exorcise extreme
care and caution In dealing with him.
A glance at his (oatures wai enough
to make clear the fart that bo was nut
American liorn, although bis dress and
manners would not have Indicated
As the party with tho wagon drew
near to him he stopped his horse and
Inquired: "What Is the meantir; of this
crowd so early In tho morning?" (It was
not yet seven o'clock I "rind what Is It
that you have lying In the wagon cove rod
with those bags? The body of an In
jured man. If I mistake not who Is It'.'"
and as he spoku . ha inured his horse
closer to the wagon.
The ei.r.l:nl replied to his Inquiries:
"Mr. Velasquez, I am sorry to hate to
tell you that Anton Keyman has this
morning found the dead body of your
friend a'ld partner Mr. D.'laru In bis own
vln' ). list, and wo are now removing It to
" I ho dead lxdy of my part-
n.vvi: Mill t.yiso is 1111:
ner?" responded Volasfiuex. "and an
thero any marks of violence?" "Indeed
there are," said tho otllcer, "there is 110
doubt but tbut ho lias boon foully mur
dered." Hut. my Ood," exclaimed Velas
iiie, "can it bo possible Unit a gentle
man who Itoro tho good will of every
body, as Mario Delaro did, can bavo
b '.-n slain in cold blood?" "Sueb Is
the esse," cnlm'y replied thu olllcer.
"And Is thero nothing to Indicate by
whom the dreadful deod was committed
no clew?" as knil VelasUos.
"Wo have carefully searched and can
find nothing." was the reply.
"And what aro you now going to do
with the body?" pursued the questioner.
"Uo aro going to tnko tho liody Into
the town and prepare fur an Inquest, "
he w.is nnsworod. "Muauwhlle, Mr.
Vi lasquet. will you kindly undertake
to see that the news Is gently broken to
ins witu -poor soul?" asked the olllcer.
"I ."n not 111 present, " was the re
ply, "for she went yesterday morning
with her little daughter. Arm Ida, to
Santa Kosa; but I will try to mako ar
rangements so that the news can not
reach her suddenly and will telegraph
to her frtonds at Santa Hosa as soon as
I can roach tho dopoL It Is not long
ride, but I will start nt unco and Join
you later at the mayor's oHloa." Saying
which, Valasquex started bis hor.su ut a
brisk trot, ami tho sad littlo party
moved 011 nt a slower paoo.
Mario Ditlaro, the man wliosn duau
lody had been found, was, as his name
Indicates, an Italian who bad emigrated
to America Immediately after tho close
of the civil war, while bo was still u
Ills parents had Inien well-to-do, but
bis father met with reverses lu coiiko-
queneo of a patriotic endeavor to estab
lish somo largo factorlim near to Naples,
which had turned out a failure.
Young Mario, full of pluck and spirit,
determined not to liecomo In any way
dep indent on his father lu his strait
en. d clrctimstnneikj, so with praise
worthy enorgy bo rosolvod to try bis
luck In (.'alifiirul.i. I, Ike many others,
lieforo and since, he was doomed to j
moot with somo bitter disappointments,
but as he had made up his mind to bat- '
lie lu earnest with the world, there was
little fear that he would starve.
He first tried thu mining districts,
but thero met with llidilfuroiil success.
Still, by hard work ho managed to gut n
little money uhond and drifted to San
I'rauclsco, whero ho opened a fruit
store. Thoro be was more successful
and soon saved several thousand dol
lars. (rowing tired of the busy, yet hum
drum lifo of the city, bo resolved 011
trying bis hand In thu wine-growing
districts, and bought a few acres of land
in ihe fertile Sonoma valley.
Owing to his Imperfect knowledge nf
the business bo at rirst lost a great dual
of monoy in thts' venture aud by thu
time that he bad iiiMturtHl all tho nos).
e.iry points and was turning out sat
isfactory wlno. ho found that tho poor
wines which many of his eompetltors
were putting 011 the market had rnusrsl
the rnoplo to speak disparagingly of
domestic wtuos. so that the trade in
thorn was consldt rably fallen olf.
However, be continued to persevere In
the faco of 111 fortuno, and was at last
rewarded with success.
Hlalod with his good fortune, he con
ceived the Idea of liecomlng part owner
ami manager of one of the largest h Ine
growlug concerns In Sonoma County,
and In an evil hour took Into partner
ship a Portuguese n.mnd l.oon Velas
qucX, w that ho might have the means
to purchase some neighboring vino
yards. VulaM)ue brought nulto a large sum
of monoy Into tho buslno,"hough how
ho came by ll was ofu-n ntlorwards a
thomo for speculation In tho mind of
For nearly a year all went Well and
I ho prospects for the next year were
(tilte brilliant. Hut before the end of
twelve montliV partnership Velasouex
ojan to show signs l lessening per-
sonal Interest In the business.
Ilo took oft-repent'id trips to San
Francisco and made frequent demands
for money, which at llrst Mario In
variably met without questioning; but
when one day Velas.iuet proiHHed to
considerably overdraw his account, a
quarrel ensued, caused by Mario's re
Thereupon Volasoue displayed char
acteristics which told that be was not
quite the polished gentleman he pre
tended to In'.
Hut Mario's refusal served a good pur
so; for, after this, Volasquei was not
so importunate in hi 1 demands on tho
lluamial resources of tho tlrm. Mat
ters went on with comparative smooth
nets for a time, but Mario wus not well
satlsttod with his partner ami oftou
wished th.xt hu bad kept along a I on 11 In
tils old quiet way. As year followed
year thu I'otada property continued to
Increase In value and Sonoma wines
found ready salo at all times, lloth
Mario and his partner were making
large sums of money every year. I
Mario was a careful man and Invented
his money very ciutluusly as fust as ho
made It, but Velasquei was given to
rash speculation, nnd frequently lost
largo sums of money dabbling In mill-,
lug stocks in Sail I 'rami sou.
This and his frequent absence from
the l'o-iada cellars gave Delaro good
cause for complaint, unit he suggested
to Velasquo tho purcbasu of bis share
lu the business. !
To this Vulusquet would not listen. 1
Ilo was alwuys sure of a good thing, as
he knew full wull, so long ns ho retained
his Interest in tho vineyard and the
wluo-collan and hu know enough to
stick to his partner. I
.Mario Delaro had built himself
pleasant homo on tbo hillside a littlo
below San l'aola. To this home he took
a lovely wife, by whom ho had ono child,
a daughter, who was at tbo tlmo of her
father's death about eight years old.
Thu child, Armlda, was n bright little
brunette, combining in herself the
hautyo( her handsome father and tho
sweetness of bur lovely mother--the
latter a daugliter of a wealthy Spanish
merchant In Santa Ituja.
Mario had boon very proud of hi
lovely wife and ohlltl and was tho ten-
di rest of husbands,
Iaioii Vclasqucx, on tho other hand,
possessed a history which wan qiillooii
scuru up to the time when hu made In.
llrst bow In San l'aola with a psjfusb n
0 money and the appoirnneo of one
whoso path In lifo was particularly
smooth and easy.
As r imed, ho soon became me part
ner of l).;laro, and at the lime when the
partnership was formed he appeared to
be a man of about ibirty-flve jenru,
though none over knew his exact age
If any onu bad followed him on his
frequent trips to San Francisco they
would have discovered that hu went I
there Ui participate in all kinds of!
vices, and, as men whoso deeds are evil
love darkness rather than light, they
would have found thai ho did not ex
tiose himself much during thu day.
lie acted like a man who was afraid of '
liolug seen, nnd his haunts at night
were places where It required n cullur'
Knock on the iloor as well as a glance
through a peep-nolo before thu appli
cant was admitted.
It looked as though his seclusion In
the quiet I'osada vineyard was a forced
one, though he bad not apparently
enough discretion or force of will to
keep entirely from tho ouUldu world.
lie was, In short, an Inveterate gam
bler, and would resort to any mentis In
order to gain the material with which
to tempt fortune's cards. Ho had!
Jogged elbows .villi the worst classes of
thieves and villains In San Francisco.'
and any one aware of bis history would'
' "" ' " " 7" "l ,
f It. tit lid 1. ml nunnl:. In ii ullli ft unu ln. '
The fact of the matter was that Vol
usqiioi had walked In crime from an
early age. Ills parents bad alferdod
him a good education, and at the age of
sixteen he bad entered u largo mercan
tile houso lu Lisbon.
He took advantage of tho first oppor-'
tunlty which proseutml luolf to steal
quite a large sum of money, ami, falling
lu bis efforts to fasten the crime upon a
fellow clerk, he eluded the vigilance of
the I.IsImiii Millce and socrotod himself
on a sailing vessel ltound for America
The captain being susceptible to a bribe
bo managed to land safely In Nuw York.
elasquez lost no time In Improving
bis knuwlmlgn of tho Kngllsh liuigunge,
and after jierfuotliig lilmsolf as far ns
possible bo sturtutl across the conti
nent. Atl'hloagu hu found bis way Into a1
ring of gamblers who soon Ueeced him,
nnd he than sank into ovary kind of
vttw Imaginable. From Cbieaga lit
.vrii.u ii.skii iiikv lii:i'.uui;i
drifted West, but he always, bowerer,
managed to keep his photograph out of
1110 various rogues galleries.
A short lime before ho fell In with
......... .... . 1 . .. ...
j stagecoach robbery In Nevada, but bin
1'i-iitru i. 111111 iMlljn ll lllllCnilKI 111 n
lug new In that busluens the authorities
did not suspect or even know htm nnd
he thus goteloar wttli lilssbnroof tbo
Kocoming somewhat seared, and fear
lug lest his phenomenal luck should do
, sert him and leave him at last lu the
I bunds of justice, he concluded to try a
I few years' seclusion In the valley of thu
Suiiiuua. With the exception of Inn too
frequent alstonce and calls for money,
all went well with him after bo entered
Into partnership with Mario Ilu lit ro.
Indeed It seemed as though Velas
quel had at last sett 1ml down to a civil,
reasonable kind of life, and towards tho
beginning of 1S75 M irlo bad so restored
bis conlUlonce in bis Portuguese partner
that he sometimes listened to bis prop
Islilons of n joint Investment In mining
I locks, st which for a tltmi they Isilh
jriide money, so much so that the deals
'lontlnuoil to tncreuso lu amount until
1110 dnv Velusnucz Induced Delaro to in
'.est twenty thousand dollars with hlui
,n a toino whlon he hall privately heard
was going to bo "boomed" (or all It was
Tho speculation turned out to be
success, nnd. elated at his lucky hit,
Velasqiies lecnino greedy for more.
He Invested lu other mines and tm
heavily; then he gave his notes for
large sunt, and a day or two before set
tling time w tth Delaro fur tlm Biicce.
fill deal he found himself nearly fifty
thousand dollars In debt, with no Im
mediate prospect of being able to moot
He had readied on his own share o(
the deal lu which Dalaro was Interested,
but Delaro had not yet cashed blauei
ttflrato. Velasquez wns In a bad mood, and
11 1 ready to moot nuy emergency will.
fraud or violence when ho started haul,
to Sjn l'aola to meet Dciaru. Ilu roach
Dularo's house, where be bad alwy
been a guest, about so vim o'clock on ilo
evening Immediately preceding the
morning on which Delaro bad been
Aflor dinner ho and Dolnro repaired
to the library, and commenced to Uis
ens 1 matters of bust ties 1,
Vola'.qtio. as wti know, was In no
very pleasant state of mind, and Delais.
was In an equally bad mood, owing to
tho fact that n quantity of wino had
lieon R)llotl at the collars that day, tbo
result of neglect on tho pnrt of ono of
The conversation was quiet enough
nt llrst and Dolaru ualmly signed the
transfer ut tho mining stock so that
Velas.juei mlgbl complete thu negotia
tions on his return to San IVauiisuo.
After this Viiiuque told Dolnro that
hell.il been pctuil:illu. further uud
had lMt con ildm able inone. ; tint that
- - ill 1 1 V 4. M.-
ri'Ui;M.v iik iik a ut) ,t si.ic.nr .votsi.
In order to squnro himself, he must
luatt twenty thousand del-
lend the nmoun'
that they hIih . U
and angrily propowd
at on ilissolvo sii tnerslilp, olleilng
pay Velusiiuea Oily thousand dollars f.,;
his share in tbo business.
After a lung discussion Vi I aq ll) ,
consented on condition that Del .
would give him a uoto for the ;,:,, .
then and there, (or which he wo
make over a receipt. Tho pap r
dissolution to bo tilled out and ni -i,
In the course of a day or two.
(lit hU part Velaqii' 1 .? De'
note tor tho vltio of the inn mf
wbl. !iho held to rcullte 01, und
deal was ended.
1 1 wan uiuu o'clock U.fore r l,-i 1
was .el lied. At that hoi ' ' .. .
a b II, und the call was
colored servant. "Fin g,
may not be book till la'e, 10 you
not wait up for me; but see tb.,t
light aro put out eioopt the one mi te
bead of tbo aulra, Mil tbo one in m
bodroom," said bU WMtsV,
"All right, air." NMnonditil the
tondant; "but Is Hi - t timit 1.
want b r v m
"' . j - "1 j i.i.f i 1 omo claret
irr'M -nra a
M 3 "i
.... 1 lc and e 1,11-.'
Aft -. e ach Uau lit a clffar and drank
.me f th . wine. Deluru aroso to atari,
"If. you esrs' f, - my company," said
l.i'uer, "I tv I. wlk with you."
' I b ,ve no obj ,,ilon," wns tho re-
o.e.e. "We tvn ilttish talking over
p tli inaUe
' li I "'i: i'ii,'
a .1 ..1
'.ff He V..S
i. ma'ier on the war. '
those few moments a great
pssslnif In Velaaquoi's mind
imilltatliia on committing 1
wl.ieii would placj him lu
Iwevsi. for awlill' at least.
lie r.i-.-.lly welgb. d tho ehanoosofdiv
t ;i" 1 .1 id m a Jo up his mind what he
He vv.i.a man whoso Mature It was not
to rest unless his hands were .steeped In
rime, and ho hesitated nt nothing
w hen a ch.m e win within bis reach to
seeiir.. apoM round sum of money.
Delaro Ua I not nlftasod him will. I. Is
ai.iiilii.-is; boa Ides ho was oxasjKir-at.-dat
bla r.-p.aU)d lues by Sacula
Hon and ready for any kind of a deisl as
a means to escape bis dlfllcultlos.
"Uxcuso me for a 111, mien 1, " he said,
Is fore they started, "I wish to step up
to my room."
lie waa only gone lor a few moments,
but it waa long enough to got what he
Thero was not much said between tho
two men on their wall; tovvai.W the town
..n I on beyond it to Hi' cellars; their
dlite.-ences were settled and only one or
iwo minor malton we. left ui discuss.
When thoy vvuro about two hundred
yards from the entrance to tho collars.
V. h-.Miueg stopped and -.oiled himself
0,1 a log, saln,f that ho would leuialn
there until M .1 tlu returned.
Mario Di l;;ro proi-ei ded t.iword the en
trance and was soon inside. It did not
lalto Inm inoro than twenty minutes to
eoii. luilo his inspection, after which he
did not wait, liul at once started down
the road toward where ho hud luft
He could not !.. YolaMiiii 7. where he
bad left bim, lut supposed that he
bail walked una Hnl i.ny. lie whistled
and shouted; Vclas.niet! Vehisouei!"
Hut no nnnwer cuiop.
Suddenly ho hei.itl n slight noise Ihi
bind him, but ho l,.d 11.. llnm 1,1 turn.
A blow, a groin, a. id M irlo Delr.ro was
In tho dust. He bad rivived bis death
wound and Volasq ie;-, .v.n the murderer.
The blow had be. n ,..fi d to." sure for
the victim to retain conseiousness more
thnn n secon I.
Valasue drag.-d thn b.kly lu be
tween tho vines, u 1 1, after making sure
Hint tin. deadly in. le I. i l done Its work
w.-ll, he left his ve tim 1,1 dlo.
Sbortly afterwar.lM Anton Ilcymnn
pa.ssetl by. follow- d In the curse of half
an hour by throe of the eellariiieu, who
had b"Oll lielolnr 1,1m w lib some work
that had cans-Hi .1 great deal of trouble
and worry In the cellar , of late.
eloftqiui was .a lb . I) iaro home by
tbli time. lie hnl entered the study,
plcreil tho loci; of tne desk and taken
out liiSMivii nut . and the receipt he had
given Delaro fo.- t;, . jjrty thousand dol
lar 1. V
After that be roltr. d fi his room, and
lept as so ru'.lv a. if guilt und crime
were porfu.'t sn.in -1 to l.im.
.Sknkrii Oat or (irur,
lly innlartal 4i-c.va, tin human mnthlnerr
nanie.t lislf pcrf.irnt lli om.uo, Dinaslion.
sc.r.-dnp, cracuutl.ui ato Ui...tor.l, tlia
liloud hwomes walxry, tl,,i nerves fc.tl.lo, tlm
nountoiuuM-a gh.-ully, spiop itniurlwl nnd
nppcllle civil, ieus. 1 1 rril.lo is tin. tlluasot
foil Its eonsDiiuouec. Thuro In, hoirrvcr, a
tac wii aiiuduio to the ml ismnlio ihiimiii, and
n corlsln sufcfaard a4m1.ni lu In malarious
roif.ni irf our h.iuih nJ West, In x.iuth
Awvii.-a, llutU'inslii su l n tlm t.ilitmo. of
I'nnnins, as well a. In Ir.in-mnrlne r.iuiilrlrs
nlirrulliUKi-oii Kelt- ilu, iiilu.iLililu pre
viiilivo and 101.1c.ty, llo.lcttci 's .stoiimrli
I III . 1 a, Ita .I... 1 .,,( the j I liieiy flv yunr,
Ik., m . .i..htl.llt!) V. , Ula .1..' u.P.t el Its 11.0.
full,. ., l.il'l il.'ll.eil,'.:!,.,: IK evuri'lCU
value. 1 n i' r...u.lal 11. ! ,lu, riiuall-e-iii
mi, lkl.li.iiy ii. 'ii, i... iiuuuiamui and ilu
Ull.tj lv, .ill icui. li.' t L 11
IMS III', UIICHRO,
8T PAUL. ST. l.OUIS.
ANP ALL POINT
Krisi, North ro'- South,
IS V Is. I
' Tlolint Auont.
THE OIILY TRUE
1. HUcAt rtfulntOi
'-. 11 I Hls lit
'"i afill feli'f 1il4
t 1 .it r I I in dm,
mi I M'ltm ralt
1 if Hrin ur,
lu ll.t'lr Ml "til RmJ
Mi if lu ti tiuti 11 ui lt orlttlttal
If, HAWTBH 11 UlTTtl UIVCR r'IUl.0 V
,urafh,.,.U,ius. Ur I ,.n.illul s-l KUll
'u.luk. s m.S llui kua IhMid Uuuk B
Sm&HmIus Mcpl of two rmut Is ilt. . r
Of. HARTCfi lflCOICim:CO.,Bt.Uull,lt,
11 1. . r ...
H 1 -i-l v v hB J-
A ci enni of ii.i t .
1 li.iLiunr poller.
i ut ' lilrolifjlli.
i t l.eji it, Any,
Ill'bi'st i.f ill, 111 I
I' S. (.'o. eiliin
Sf 011 Have
No nii.tl(e, I01II1.. flon. Iia(..leurc,
Nlrl. lieu. 1. 11 I.,-, . ,it r,u ilul.u," low
lug I ll'ktl, i oil villi liiul
t levemoily 3011 i.. .,J. They niioui.
tho n euli Nloi.iti.-li nt..) liiill.l mi tlm
rl.lgzllIU- rniitr 1. . f... ,,,, run,
inoiilHl or pli.v vlr ,. . r it ol. v. Ill riu.l
rollel I1.1111 1 1.1-111 . i, an mi eoaU-a,
.sold i: i;uv wiiLitn.
OriiM IUt m '.. -itr
i'.if4 1, 1. it , 1,
' 'lit' .IIMt4
PURE GOD LWER. OIL
PALATABLF. A3 iVIILIC.
.lull be Soll'. '... .' .....I Ut iiu rx
j'fuii.il.'oi or sul, --Ki.', ui. iH.Iurr you (o
irrr;. .. siibtdfuli-.
bold by all Di'itutUts.
SCOTT A OOvVNE.Chamluto, N.Y.
IH NOW AT POUT,. ;t(V, U'Ai
t'OltHIIKKHIHI CINXUI I'DHKIM,VCAU.n!U
mimi.i.v, ii.imi; t.tiA! :i..r pi.uiajwir.v
IN 1 lit lll.lt II OY Al t, TI14T n'iliti ttlVS
l.NM.l.M.lM-.l)l'H lttXlKf ASH A
"flic innsl rixk'iIv, isitivJ and oertim.
ncnt . iitc lor Catarili i l tc- H"sd, Artlim v,
ami .ill Throat, lii.ui li!:il, Lung, Ik-art,
SI0111 11 ll, l.iver .iii-l Kidney AfL.tiomj.
Ncivdus Diiulitv, it . Coii-iiiiii tii.il, ill
Its miiioiis htace i, 1 1 1nn11. nl ! , . nrnl.
Dm Aiu'icj's Ukioinai Mui- "''1 1 at
mi.nt ami Ins Mt.DicATl!t ! i.i.'. i.sa
gives iiistautillit.'iia iriiil. I - ' ' t 1 nd
cvitalies the win.'' r, 1 n'l.'i anil
tysieni, thereby piol 'K , ' V. ,ik,
nervous, Ubllitiie ! .11 .1 in.r.:ii .11,'. 1
oiiktitutioui, old nn ' "' ' ' ii.v.iiinl.'v
I'SIII li.nti tell to tin: : ... . lu tluUI
thirtv to ninety i!u .-. "
Du. Aiiokn i.iu iir i'e il -I !!miT:nar
vcl. nis rui.'a hnvo (i.atti tl.e vitulcil
ntoiiisliii,-iit I'll the I'lKili - Coast nnd
Ibruuglinut the Auuikuii rontluciil, dur
ing the iiHst lweiilv-(.c var .. A' llii:i.
CstHi rli of the lieiul, u:ul all Ttironl. Ilrci)
ibial uud I, ung trouble imiuiul n iu v( il,
alio Ivir DIsi-iiHcsr.iiil i)v.ilnr's r.fi 1 cured
iicriiiNiii utly ut luftt consult t i". Pa
say 011 the "I'ur.it
ami n trenttso oil
Cat .nil ol
the I trad." wilU cviilriirca cif 1.1
truer. limiry cures, mulled fro. C
uiWi.-.s riD assabiu
I'ourili ua.) MsrriMi: HIs J'oillima,
a I.r. Ii
l.'. ' . . , 1 il . n. I I I
C4IIL l. 1 , . M'.
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woven v;int pencinu
vWIi Hopo Solvngo.
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Tin w siuiJii.eii'iMiui.Vnii.rii . mirieu. Tli.
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