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.Vo rprlntor ever I mile hotter tieie
tlir.H T.i ! .''r. Drone In bis fir-.it run ffo.i
i'. li-liv.-.l. A modal at tho end of a
!. 1 ; not half the Inducer. nt to
! .i tb::t a pursuer ru the Iwtflnnli.ir
I;. If Jjftwrcr.t'O had U-en tluimt by a
..'.op-watch 11 would prolmbly have ap
,n arctl that bo litul broken all record:; u I
the ( nil ot the II rut hundred yards; niul
yet U soomtHt to him mat he was not
fnnlnjr half fast ciiotiifh. 'Ihcntrool
waa ultsolutcly deserted, but he eono
vrenently to the corner of an nvti.tie
that won brilliantly lighted niul llvtly
vllh many paasore.
'lhen he utopnotl abruptly anil wulkvd
iU.ly tii tho avenue for a ubortdt.;
tanco. Mis heart was boating violently
t iib excitement and the oxoi lion of hl-i
H.n, :.i.d !n l:niw that ho niuci pit
i-or.n whoro out of right at once. Jtut
r.lirnfl of blin ho saw that tho street-car
iraclcu eiitem! a tunnel, tho sldetvulkit
and carriage-way rldnjtovorn hill alwvo
It. UellovliiK that hero lay hi oppor
tunlly bo ( nlorod tho tuniiol and
vvr.lkod through Ita half mile of loniflh
without molestation nave from curs
that passed him occasionally. The
drivers and cmduolors looktd at hii-i
i !i irply , and that made him wish that
bo hud atatd above rrrou nil. It :.lo Im-pr.-nvd
liiia with tho noi:o:e,lty of ills
( i'i.:ln hliiuolf.
At tb'J end of tho tunnel ho found .
hl-.torlf In front of tho Orand Central
Xpat. It bo mld only take a trv.i.i
Mid ffo Miiuun herol Instinctively hla
hand wont to his )Kck(t and t!n n 1
rM:ieinberwl. Tito thought ii pu.iny
r..fa!;l thi"Oii;!i an experience of hunger
with It.i p-'BUibilltlo of police eonrU
r.nd terry-liost concerts bo dlutreaied
him that be had hull a mind to return
to Jenkins niul oonfooa hhuwlf n
luttutlc. Thou probably ho would bo
put luautroigbt j.irket and Ih' euullmil
in a lonthoomo vidl for tho ret of lilt
huddenly he reiiioiuborel that ho luid
lieen i.i tho habit of carrying a llfty
dollar bill in a little pookot unobtrusive
If i iade at tho uabitbamlot hl trouwrn.
Moat of u would bavo thought of that
before, but Mr. Drano had panHeil hU
lHjybooil In the lap of luxury, and lit bb
manhood had not oneaped from her lead-lii;f-tri:ijri
until the lx'giunlng of theae
unhappy i piwxloB. m that tho uliero
withal was naturally tho lam oleiuout
to enter Into bin eonslderatlon of tiractl
nal problemH. In tblj ease ho felt eer
tain that hU enemy, tho tramp, tttuKt
liavo overlooked that Kcket. Ilo thrust
p trembling linger InUi It. (ilorlous!
He felt the soft but linn .toxturo of u
lmnk note, ami be knew tliat ho n3
naved. He marchM proudly lnt the
depot and inquired almut trains fur
lloston. That was still further away
from home, but he had friends theie
who would identify him and nee htm out
of hi-i iruu'.lo. A train would leave In
the eourio of an hour. lkod How
moeb? l-'lve dollars. Vory reasonablo.
Ono ticket, ph'asc
While tb" strip of patt-ttoanl was bo
tnff i.iamiKHl Mr. I)ran drew forth tho
hidden bill ami unfolded It. Then his
heart went down to hold sad oom
i.iunloii with his heels.
! Itcg your pardon," ho fultond, ad
drrasiliglho lieket-iitdlur, "hut I don't
think I'll go to Huston this evening. "
The bill was a to.
Tho tramp had Ijcoii oommoudnhly
thorough lu his sen rob through .Mr.
l)r lie's clothes, and, having found two
tor tho fifty dollar, hud reoognlitnl the
utility of an emergency fund and had
1 lull tod hi i roservo to two dollars.
Mr. Drano went cut again into tho
unfeeling air of .Now York mid wondered
t.'Uy it won that ho had never been ablo
iK forn to Hee any thing in the phllosti
phy ol jisi4r'i..in. Still It Is not often
that xjuie uoiiiioluiloii can not ho found
in a situation when a man has an much
an two dullara In his potuHMulon. 1-ow-renro
found It. Ilo didn't want to go to
ltodlou, anyway, fur there was HessU',
the good, the lieautlf ul, tho Miul-satlsfy-Jng
iK's..le. She wan In Now York, and
At tho tho'ifbt tho tttmonphero took on
A sudden fro'shuc as if It might havu
blown u- iorm jrorden of rows. l'or
liapa her little feet hud pret."l tho very
Uno on whiuh ho Llood! l.awrenco
palteil tb" fctotio gently with hli fmit
and felt comforted. Ilo would run tho
risk of courts and retreats for tho priv
ilege of finding Imr. '
Meantime) how far would two dollars
parry him? Ilo must have a IkhI and a
hrrftltfaat and a shave. Tho bod et
:lm UU hU pile at a ueighlMiriug ho
tel. 1'or jirudeiiilal loasons ho rogla
tered uuder an nssumed name, and for
once. In this history no oolnmlty Is U Ik
roooruoil us tho, outcome o( tho decep
tion, hi tho marnlmf a liarber took
off Mr. Drane's uioustachu fur 111 too r.
(outs, ud a molest weal riHluvwl lil
rsivltal to half a dollar. Then holHiught
M ue-w-ipaper and at down In a hotel
iorrWor t read ana" wlb-et. Tho uewa
jiuper wnn uneomrioiily Int. ivstlng.
Conspkuoui.ly UUpUyeo on the I'.rU
uagu wan un wcount of the ew.-ape of
i!.i!r;i f hi i bii.ati' l.uiu .l.i.!:i. 'I.
The lunutlo was nuppowd t. loi .
we:.llhir Mr. I.nwtinj) lra:te,
i:au!n City. That ttufottMMtl.' ,tii!)
nan's frleti In hod eome o. to ta'.
euro of him and had arrived at tl.
I'.etreat but an hour utter tho
Thty lmm..ltal ly resolved li .:f
a rewurd of flvo hundred d-jll..f
for his ci.pttiro, nod tho pr .pri t ..
of tho Ketreat upplfmenU'l Cut
Inducement by an offer of llfty dollar .
fru!:i his own purse. Then folto'A.-dn
minute description of the uilAidagumn.
l-vreneo fidt Haltered, but still nil
'Uvory man but tho millionaires In
tho city Is looking for me," he thought,
and he glanced cautiously over hl-i m
ier at tho other oocupanta of the ri.fj.
Ill blood chilled nt ome. for directly
opposlto tt a brewd-looklng fellow
storing harl at him. The fellow had u
copy of the same pajK r that Mr. Ira:si
wai reading, too, in his band, lie wav
evidently a deteelive. Aft. e a tnorn-nt
of agony the detective roo and euioo to
wards Mr. l)nne, still looking sharply
'Now for a grand hlutT." thought
lnwronoe. Ilo nerved himself for r.
ml"hly ellort, but tho stranger paused
av.'Lvardly and Mild:
"Hxeuse mo, sir; 1 see that 1 wan mis
taken. I thought you were anuld friend
And hownlkod away. Ijiureni-o liked
to huo choked with tho excitement
and relief, and ho felt that ho would
rat'.H r bo captured than undergo uueh
nitutlier trial. Ilo must get away
Hven hi', friends would dlseretllt hi
story and consign htm to i.n asylum
I'.llt how was he to moveV Ilo r ad lie
i.tory iigatn. It enm-d by raj vvf l!...t
the gentlemen from Kansas City b.id
pine to IUi.,tun on the midnight tn.ln
U llev Ing that Mr. Dranu had tied lu
Again his thoughts rovirtiil to ISessle.
Sho would holp him. but ho d.ired iml
go to Mrs. ltowors' house. So he wrote
a note to Mrs. Honors lniiilrlnur If be
might not call on tho young lady who:.i
he knew only by the iiaino of C iii'.
and tni'it to her klndnesii to M-reen 1.1' i
from eapturo during the call. It cost hir.i
thlrty-llvo oontstosend tbisnotoby me .
lA'tiger. After what seemed luteiiiiin
uhl d lay thu messengor returned with
The ;;o .wj Any you refer to hn:i re
firr. d to her frlendc. 1'or he.' sake I
r fraln from sundlng this to you by a
jto'ifi nvtH. You may not bo lutuine, but
I eonrlni'isl that you are a ttrnl, li'J
in.' t itunr. Si do not, on tiny afeount,
t :;pect any further assistance from t.n.
And what did jwrnr Drano do then'.'
Ho went down to tho Hast river and
wotidnrod If some condemned fool of :i
hero wouldn't reiu'tte him if be hhoii! I
plungo In and try to 1k deoeitlly
drowi,id. The men at work threalMiul i
didn't look much like heroes, but up-pc-r-itioe
might Ik deceptive, ami Mr.
Dmne gave up the Idea. ltwa.ihut.t
pa..,t.ig freusy. His native vigor re
turned boon and It was rclnf'-ircod by
the linage of ltesaii's fare that hsuiili l
hlmcon itantty. Ho would seek her If
it Uxk the rit of his life and eo-,1 blin
lit forluiio when he got possession !
During tho rest of the day ho wan
deretl alinlesHly about the dooks and in
theijulet streets. 1 1 Is hunger he up-H-acd
with a snndwluh, reserving hit
balance, eight cents, for another meal.
Tho more he wandensl and tho more ho
thought, the I'loro ilchTtlt" bis i itua
Hull kcoiihkI; but relief camo from the
most unexpected iiunrter. J tint fti H ws i
growing dark whom should bo meet but
tho original trump. Hach m.vdo a-t if to
run at Itrst sight, then they thought
butter of It and Uod failing each other.
"Well," said Mr. Drano.
"Well," returned thu tramp, "you've
done mo up nice, haven't you?"
"Done you up?" cxcdaltmsl I.iwrence;
"how alsiut me, you rast'iil? Ilavo you
rtmd the morning papers'.'''
"Uead the paper! Do I look ait If I
had rend the papers? If the papon
were two oentsn thousand I couldn't af
ford to read. I bulletin ltoard. No, 1'ui
Just come from the Island. Your Kan
sas City friends said I was tho wrong
man, and uf to unto thoy had to let mo
Iawrenue was on tho ptilitt of show
ing the tramp tho story of tho vuh)
printed In tho paper, when a verfiictly
trenieiidotij Idea ooourrod to bliu. It
was so grunt that his voloo trmnhlett a:i
"That's gotsl. Now, I am williir to
let bygone.t Ih byjronos. 1 am not out
of my scrape yet, and U'twetut us o
call help each other a good deal. Aio
"Yoj don't mean to gel uie arrostml
(or Uikin.f jourulothca, du you?"
"Not a hit! You wun't oiiiho to harm.
I'll se you through and fcMYK yuu money
"I ll havu to b )' What am I tc.
do?" 4 -
Chsngo clothes with mio!"
I he tr.tmp wai staggoron at thli. tug
gotten, but he consontetl. though he
vaiNly Iriod ti gel lwrenoe to unfold
'I in- only troubln Is," said l.Awrcnee.
"I don't know where wo in do this "
Will. 1 do." repllrsl his eompanioti.
.nl!.' forthwith led the wavtoade
, -r l t-iMikerr whert thoy speislllr ex
.!,... m.I amtetits. Mr. Drane put on
'hi I..-, in-.In with Mime revolt, but hi'
ni'.ib tit In the success of bis
wh. . . . and that nervttl htm.
V. In n they stepped out agnln Into
tin. .reel he Hiked tho tramp where he
ii I L'-inin lien he llr-it look the clothes
tin' i Un- Adams Hotel.
' !i. ' le H.ild. "I plsvetl In great
I , . . I II U nil right If you gel lie
.ii' if t.i't l!ulr with a litlie mouev lit
Voti see, I prsnetsl uroiind town
r.ir -lie d iv. and tho next day I fell In
Htih n old Hweethtstrl of initio. She
'i.id to Hie in lluflalo, and she wn
poor I'liougli then, but It seonm llntl
winio time ago she went through a
inis'k mifl itfe that afterwards tumiHl
OUl to Ih' binding."
The li i. ip p nmod and laughed glee
"Yew, v. ' exclaimed Mr. Drano.
(ingerly "What then?"
" 1 1 . .n -.! tin, fidlow she ui.urliil
n t'i in. 1. i nig tU-li. and he went nil
i' I , I Hhd iuit after the ereumn)
I'll IV IIIII.I..UM III. M . Mill.
xnd left nil hU money to her Haw!
h.iw! haiv! And then, yon Luiiw, I told
her that I had got rich, loo. I made
goml blulT .it it with your money and
your clothes and she bolleied mo. ,s
we gut nurrlcd thut very d.ty."
"You in irrled her?" g.isHl I,.i wrunoii
"Yei Married bur as fast and hard
as a paiioti'-ould tlu tho knot. Wo went
up to New Haven and the ceremony wa
performed there. As soon ns Ii w
niTr I left her there to come dow li to
Now York, pretending I hud business
So I had. I Intended to work a fine
racket on your money, you know, tel
egraph to Kansas City for mmiio more,
but you spoiled Unit, My rich wife Is
waiting for inc. I supMWo, in the lSeaver
Hotel where I left her. You JiinI put
uie In the way of geltlni; to Now- Union
ind I'll bo bunk and don't you forgot
Iiwrencn was ovorwhidinisl with
Miiuuuuont Ho felt rather than saw
the Inconsistencies of tho story, but It
was clrciitiiitaullul enough Ui alarm bliu
terribly. What' bis IIomIo. so good
and pure, marry this fellow so suddenly,
and yet remain lu Now York, go to
court with .Mrs. ltour It wu Iui)miS
slide on tho fu'i of It. And yet- Ilo
would have pursued the lniiilry further,
but that ho feared to arouse lh trump's
suspicions. So they walked on talking
ofuthtir things until thoy camo to Jon
"Now I'm going to work a big tMhtiino
hero," wld Mr. Drano. '.'You Just keep
your bead and don't get frlghtemsl a bit
and remember that whatever happens
I'll take care of you, I'm rich enough,
as you know."
"Illate away, cully, I'm wld yo," re
sponded tho tramp.
Mr. Drano rang tho boll. Tho door
was opened ul onco by an attendant
whom Lawrence had not seen before
"Tell Mr. Jenkins a friend would like
to sue him," said ljwrence. inking
mysteriously at the attendant The
wink was understood, and Uilh men
were admitted. The door onco closed.
Mr. Drano whispered excitedly to the
"It's I.awronco Drane! you'd better
grub him, 'oaiiso bo's very violent ul
The attendant struok u Isdl and In
stantly two other men camo into the
hall, huUod tho tramp, Isiuuil his arms
tu his sides with a rope ami hurried
him to a book room. He protested
vigorously, diH'luri'd that he had been
onlrapH'ii, and all that, but bis cries
tniulo matters worse for him. Presently
tho attendant returned and askml Mr
Drane alsiut the capture Lawrence
told an Imaginative yarn with as low a
dialect as he could muster, and wound
up by demanding tho reward.
"We can't give you tho whole reward
to-night," was the reply. "The Ihe
hiilidriHl dollars olfered by Mr. Drane's
friends Is nut lu our control, but you
may have tho llfty dollars olfcrod by
tho Ketreat. ami If you will call to-u or
row afternoon I have no doubt that yon
can collect the rest."
Iiwreiico ridiculed that fifty dollars
was a pretty good price to pay a man
for capturing himself, mid thai be wai
lucky to evon get that. The money w.i .
promptly turned over to lilmaud lit) left
the Ketreat ufter Inquiring particularly
as to tin) hour u hen he should call ugalu
"It's a pretty hard trick on that fel
low," ho thought, "but ho deserves It,
and I will keep my word and sen bliu
safely out. Auduf course I'll return thv
Willi all tho siood ho had he hurried
to a Howory clolhiiig store, bought a
cheap but decent suit, anil then took
thu llrst available train fur Now llavuu.
"UUS. I. lUMNI',."
As tho train Ix gau lu rumbling Jour
ney Into the night Mr. Drane felt a wild
ex u Hation. Ho was escaping from the
M!"iiis of the utmo .1 misery he had ever
cx-pvrlpiiw.sl, and h-' was going to stc
the most adorable gill in tb.- nerld Tin
nore ho thought of It the i.iorc tin
tramp's story about his n.. Ullage np
pearis! to ho absolute fiction- mid yet.
the fellow had lieen so contldent w un
lul lUkably pleased with bis nMHcts!
ud lU-le had said that sb" ivel lu
IhuTalo Win she dncelv in,; him. and
Mrs Doners, loo? It wjj all very
intngc. hy had h not taken the
ricaiillon Ui I earn the tramp's tMl
i.nu '.' Had ho gone and married Howie
nidcr the name of Drane?
Ijiwrence shlvensl until ho rrcalletl
that the tramp had known Itossle lu
-hildhood and tlicretore could not pass
ill i II to her under a fslue nsnie Till i
wn nome comfort, but as he pin;l,-d e:i
ver the situstlon he U-gnn to doubt
h. lie r he had done wisely In running
from bis lCnnai I'lty frlcnd-i who
'id come to New York to find him
t'ndiuibtiilly. however, they would have
let-tared that tho story of his advent
urn, was thu llgmotlt of a disordered
So with porploxltloM and doubts his
exultation gave way to anxiety, and
"veti the irovect ut seeing lleatlo again
'itlbil to tellcve his mind of trouble.
It lung )sist midnight when be
varhed New Haven A cab took him
to the 1'caver'llouse. wlmre bo iiosde
ulod ndinlsxloit Imi-auso all rooms were
taken I .on lug n application fur the
ir-1 i m sin y. ho foiiiul am'oinminlatloiis
I , .ihere a sleepy w.itrhm.m. grum
Un.' lmmoli-r.ilely. show Ing dim Ui a
my i lumber on thu lop lloor When
'ie aue down-stnlrs In the morning to
li.iv Ills bill tho clerk politely nsiiestisl
liltj tu teguter, a formality that had
le n neglected. Certainly he would
-Lit !'. and with H determination,
oriiu .1 In a Ibish. to sail under true col
on he nr., tc his nam" and address wllh
i I ..I I leglhle hand Then he stood b
'me tin- window, apiwrently gating Idly
ii.i.i ihe atn et. really almorbed In form
.biting plan of action .!m.t us Mr
Drain- was reglttoring a shretvd-luokltig
m:!i; man with a note-book In one bund
ml a H'i. II in tho other entered the of-..-
He watted until Uitvicncc. bad
. Ilhd raw tl from the counter and then
egaii liidusttlously to copy the iiiime i
and addresses from tho big book. The
I -r V grot toil lilm jocubtlly:
"Well .limiiiy, what's lint news to
day'" ' Head the Hu'lilng Dispatch and Mini
out.' was the smart reply.
This brilliant re pur too bad done serv
ice for opening llio ooniorsiillon lie
iweeti the clerk and thu shrewd young
man daily for numy mouths, and It Is
piuhahlv er Ing still There Ii no.
Ing tlko having a witty retort that Is
warranted not to wear out.
'I'he young man copied rapidly down
the page till tl I became tu tile last pngt
Chen he pausdl and scowled an Instant
iftcr which ho wiole "lw ri n.-e Drum
liansas Clly, Mo. No. 3lit, pd.," ery
nluwly. and luriiisl about slyly to scru
niilzethe briHul Imck of the goiitlemnii
at the window.
'Any thing up. .llinmy?" asktsl the
i letk observing this action.
Jimmy wliikul and nodded tnyslcri
oitsly. and liegan to search among the
newpu;ers lying oil the w itlng table
I'ri M'lilly no I on ml a New iil,papr
if Ihe day before and turned to l ho uc
counl of Mr Drane's i m ape and tho re
ward oltcred for hU rapture.
' I thought so!" ho said, with a tri
umphant grin, whilo the clerk looked
mi In undlsgulstsl curiosity. Jimmy
:;ae him no comfort. lu.tead. ho
hi-lglit nMl the clerk's emotion by sit
tin:? down where ho could see Mr
Drane's face and scanning the paper
again with frequent glances upward for
"Mustache gonu and clothes diller
i nt." he muttered; "but It must lie the
man I wonder whether he'll become
v lulenl mid murder mo If I speak to
him rcrhais I can Inveigle him to a
Kjii o station "
While Jimmy was still debating what
to do to "M'isip" the lmys on a big piece
of news and gain n thumping reward.
Law renco decided upon IiIh own course
and started to leave the hotel. Jimmy
was on his foot Initautly and Inter
"Mr Drane, I bollovo?" ho said, In
torrogntlvoly. "Vos," replied Lawrumiu, with a start
"Uiwrenco Drano, of Kansas City?"
"Yes: what can I do for you?"
"I want to ask you some iuetlone
iImhU Hie condition of iilhilrs lu the
West," s.iht Jimmy, glibly. "Ihe Cops,
you I. now, farm mortgages and their of-
1 iii;ci.im. in m: i.Mi ii n-wi:n.
fet on industry, and all that sort of
thing. If you're going out I will walk
along with you so as nut to wasto your
Jimmy opened thu door invitingly,
inlensi'ly rellevisl that the isciim1
manioc should show no signs uf viol
ence, but lawrenei held hack.
"Why do you ask thus things?" ho
"! r proscu I thu ISvvnlng Dlspaleh,
and mo like lu gut Inter lows froui
prominent men wnu favor New Haven
with a l.lt "
' You ' man." ssM Law teiicc, laying
l.ls hrtiitl linpnsHively on Jimmy's
.boulder; when at Jimmy Juminsl alsut
a r.U backwanls and got Is-hlnd a chair.
"Yui.itg e.inn,"coiitlniuil laiwrence.stcp
ping turw.trl. sueu-w hat exclteil at this
eiici.uiti r and tin strangenes of It. "I
know nothing wbalevi r almijt cros, and
wh-il lew mort::.ge.i I hold nro my con
cern and ( no Interest to the puUle."
.l::i!:ij luuki d dl.s'o'.i'-ii.'iil, i.iid Dralir-ftudi-bty
i i:p;si..'d t'..'.. be had settled
C.ie l,u ;.ines.i nnd lid hltnsclt of the at.
ioyal.ee. lie even felt some wholly tin
.ii ce .Jiary eoi.ipiinetlonsof cottsclotico at
lu.vlng Iss'ti no rudo t.i the young Ulan,
lioittver, be said nothing ll'Uie, but
walked rapidly away.
The r.'jsirter. of course, tollowed him
and did not Km i.lht of him until he
luriictl. Into the Loer House. Then
Jimmy rail to the nearest telegraph
ol.lfc nd sent this di'tpalch to a Now
Nurk m-vu.papcr: "I.hki words Inter
vliw with Lunronco Drane, esoapml
munhtc. Very v lob-lit. Shall have him
liH'kod up lit halt hour."
This dune he roltiruisl tu the llvaiet
House, lourtiiil that the gentlemati hud
gone up-sUlrs 1 1 sei a friend, sent a
message to police liFiidiiUurtcni and sat
doivii lo write it glowing uccouul of the
.'nplnre, which be regarded an guud us
, oiiiiimmiitcil, for his Im-al puper and
hit New Yotk patron, lie bud directed
the altswer lo bis telegram to be sent
to l lie Heaver House, and It came Just
as two stalwart pollciuieu from luiiiil-
iii.iru-ri hurried lu. Jimmy began to
cvphitu tho situation to them as he
opened tho envelope, but when be road
I lie dispatch his Jaw diopptnl III a way
that threatened to rend his countenance
In twain. This was the mil tor's an
wer: "Don't want It. Must be mistaken.
Drane In custody hero. Captured la.t
'i'he iHilleemen growled and poked
full at the reporter, but Jimmy was so
sure that ho was right, and argued so
eaiui'stly that they coiiieutiil lo stay
awhile and take a look at the alleged
Mtuuttmo the victim ot this pursuit
hud xannml the register of the Heater
House on llio dates Just subieU('Ul to
the theft ot his clothes mid belongings.
At a lime thai corresHindml exactly
with the tramp's story ho was horrllled
to llnd this entry:
"Mr and Mrs. L. Drano, Kansas
lie learned that "Mrs Drano" was In
and sent up to her a card with his own
name scrawled upon It lu duo tliuo bo
wj i timbered to the iloor of tho best
room In the homo. Do kmsikcd and
entered at onco.
A tlcbl.v-dressed young woman ran
itilcl,ly across the room crying:
" Where have you been? and why"
She stopH'd, gate a faint scream and
sank Into a chair, staring ul Laurence
lu hew ilderilieiit Oil his purl ho felt
mi Immense relief lo tl ml that tho
young woman wai not llesale mid Ihito
no resemblance to her except lu general
"Mndnui," he said, "you will pardon
this liitrinlon when I tell you thai I am
Lawiein-e Plane, of Kansas City. I
lliinl. we have both been Imposi-d upon
i ml bent cen us we may lu able to set
"I don't understand you," replied
"Mrs. Drane," "but you can sit down."
Mr. Prune compiled and after a puuse
"You seem lo bear my name, madam,
but I mn 1 1 ii I to certain that you have no
right to It. You see, a fellow stole my
clothes and money soiiio nays ago and
priH-eeded lo iuusiieradii around the
lotinlry under my name, bringing me
into all kinds ot trouble I know he
ciiuie lo New Haven, for ho collected
money here In my name."
Mr. Drane hesltatml "Mrs Drane"
wasdreiidlully iulo.ilid he disliked be
yond measure to explain lo her that her
marriage was Invalid and thai i ten
were It genuine she had been tricked
by u penniless adventurer and crliiilu
"I didn't havo nothing to do with It;"
remarked the young woman, faintly.
This language struck Lawrence u
strange, coming from a wealthy woman,
but In r Iguoruiice only made her situa
tlon the mere pillitblo
"I hale no iuestnu," he hastened tu
say. "that you hute acted with tin
utmost Innocence in the multei, and It
U exceedingly painful for me to tell
you tbiil your husband's name Is not
Drane, and that be Is not the wealthy
man he repiesented himself to Im ."
'.Mrs Drane" was greatly agitated,
mid In order not fuilher to cinhurius--her
Lawrence rote and walknl ni'ino
Ihe room to a window. A big ste.iim i
tiuiik bad been placdl there It u.u
i!.i .lereil all over with customs slip, nt
tarl.nis countries, mid coiisph uuu
among them as u tag such us u used
hy passenger who wish lo have their
buggago available during a oy age. It
Mns III. sni. II.UU..IMI,
IIi'i i ai.o, N- Y , Am.HK a
I'iiisi C.vuiv. No UT.
There w'-re more words than these
'ml th name mid audress of tho owner
were enough to startle him and throw a
great light on tho situation. This "Mrs
'.Imiio" must lui the servant who had
run away with his Hessie s properly'
What a complication! She belli ved
the ran ally tramp to lie rich; be Ih
lie nil her Ui be the possessor of tblr
tm'ii millions; they had married. What
an awakening for each!
This discovery, however, had to be
verified and the dishonest young woman
who bad brought llessie Hurland so
mm b troul le must Imi pi.nlslnd fur It
liwreiice felt that he must move w ith
exceeding caution I lu tumid, hardly
oertalu as to what course he should tuki .
when the young woman, blushing lllful
ly ii nd with iiuiicrlng voice, said
"My husband's name ain't Prune ui
ull, at leant he salJ It wasn't I was
truly married to blm right lu this town,
and I can prove It. If yon know whero
"He's locked up lu New York," ex
plained Lawrence as she paused. Tho
young woman's eyes Hashed, almost Joy
oislv. Mr. Drane thouirht. and ho won
ilcrod al It. She bm-aiuo suddenly very
grave and continued: I
"I hope you won't bo moan wllh me
If you will go with mo to tho minister
that marrlisl us. I can prove what I say,
and p'r'aw he'll help us."
"1 fall to seo what Rood thut will do,"
said Lawrence. 1
"Hut 1 want you to know that I was
really married." iterslsltsl the young
woman. "Then I'll tell you all how It
'uppened, If you won't get mo Into
"I will agree not to get you Into I
troubl -," replied Ijiwrence, "If you will '
give me the oorns;t addriMs of Mrs. lieu i
sle Ilarlmid, and It you will also return
her property to her."
This liluiit rettlest oamo pretty near
leaving a tainting womattou Mr. Dr.tue
bands. Dei' bluslii :l left her fitco and
she coll.ipsml Into the chair Ilko it limp
rag. L.iwii nce hastened to thrust larl
oils IkiUIou ot lliiiids Hint bo uaw una
mantel Into her bauds, and be fanniil
her vloroiisly with his lint.
It was some time botoresho recoiercd
sulllcli-iitly tu acoti'.e him of doslrlug to
play some trick upon her. lie protostml
thut such was not bis Intention and
urgml her to lie calm, promising to g
at once t- the clergyman's It she vvocld
write the deslrml address. Tlila she
llliully did mid then rettrtsl tod reus fm
the tttreeu Whllu ho was walling
Lawrence wondered that she bad ht
i.indo purtii'iilur liiititrleii alsiut lo-r
hir. bund, and bin cuiiclusloii wns that
she citied nothing fur hlio, her only di
.ilo being to posset, i bis supncd
When al lust they started duivn-ktairs.
the young wouniu tbruil her bi.ud Into
"hi. lines i.imiu i.iui: , i.t.vrir
bis arm mid loaned heavily uiuu him.
"I am so upset by this."
Lawrence gaLnnlly undertook the
biinleu, mid as they passisl throii'fh the
olllce he Mittv his ui'.U.ilnl.ince, Jimmy,
the n-Mirter, watch) ig him uuriowly
Two Hilicinoii were there, too, niul ns
he puHM',1 them he heard one of tin m
' Ilo docs look like a cuiifuiiude'l lima
tic for a fact." '
in III'. t'liNIIM Kit.)
IH NOW AT PORTLAND, OMCO.0N.
roil HIOSK HUH HNOT IMKiSIIII.YI'IM. Pf
hiiti,i,T,iiotiK riti:ATt..r I'l.ttto ttrru.
IX Ills' lli:itll Or' Al.l.TII AT Mil l. UlYst
i.sriri.M.ois hii.ii.t' ami x
"lie most t'cdy, jKiiltivc ami pernio
ncnt cure for Catarrh of the Hrad, Asthma,
ami all Throat, Ilrourliiul, I.unt;. llcatt,
Stomach, I.tvcr and Kldnry Allertious.
Nervous Debility, etc. Coiituinplioii, in
its various stages, pctiiisurnlly ctnril.
Dlt. AllOKN'S OHIlilNAI. MlltlK OI'TltltAT
VII'.NT and Ills Ml'.l)ICATI!ll IMIAITION.I
gives liiktatltsiicous relief, build up and
tcvitalics the whole roustiluliuti anil
lystcin, thereby proloil:luiJ life. Wtsk,
nervous, debilitated niul btokrn dov.i:
constitutions, obi anil young )ntiisbly
gain from ten to thirty tioiiudj in fiuu
thirty to ninety days. r
Du. Aiiokn'.'I ihciioineiial tkill ami mar
vclous cure liave created the gtcatr&t
attoiilthinciit on the raiific Cottt and
throtigbout the American continent, dur
ing the past twenty-five ycart. Asthma,
Catarrh of the Head, niul ull Throat, llion
cbial and Lung trouble instantly relieved,
nlnoliar DitcasciniitlDcafiiektoflcr cured
permanently at hist coiittiltstlo. Dr.
AliDHN'.Hestay on the "Ciitablllly of Con
tuiiiptlon." and a trcatlteoit "Cstsrih ol
the Mead," with evidences of fcoinc ex.
trsordiimry cures, niallcil free. Call oi
tourlb ssil Morrlios Nit., I'oillssJ, Ortii-t
Kti llftsit Of Isitnt, ,'Ciiil)r piclfil, rnl V.
aiuiu In H ( .III of Hit I'Jcihc lsll,Ur lliu.a a.
C4IUM.I k. 1,1 ill In ii i.
MLIHVIHO TO CALL FCR FIIEE CONSUtTATION
Mpff IHtU f.sHai(Kfl'i4l
i it j u-m lvwait.ouw
lr ' 'tifflVft d'-ilif tMll Wit
i n 1 4 niV tLt w frill ft4 lit
Ji h uif i,i ! t u it kL.
n4 u tM with Im .4ftf Im
r i i i iiy, tg fr i Issf Mfr
it jII.ih uh i, atMi-iif lhtM
M t imls i..Uiful I alls' slait fits
ll.ll.tllrdO. 1 u.tltw MtiUl'u.lluitilsMutu
r LEX i ioo
OlUn-So vou think of looatlnr hsro!
J'ivHtttit res. I taouf ht souis of pmo
Ucln siuomr you.
(Xinoi tHu her, rounr USD, tbtrc't
rood ojvfulnr hrra Tor s rota st utiJur
uiult Lit bit, hut wt don't wsut uopr.w
lUluj, or pi prrlusrutlnr bterom' ufiol
Mtnr tlinM women roll on tbrlr fsmllr
Jibxtlcunt, tiirrtrlntr, M tbtjr ImMlae, on
ruia 0;tKiplA, snutticr from tivsrt Out
run, snulhor front Hirer r kUney dltrsta,
siiolliur from nrrvout rihtuitUm or pros
titllun, snothrr with plu brro or Intra,
and In tlilt sir thtr all prtnt, allks to
thriutclti and tlicfr rsjjr-irulnv and In
dlgcrvtit or orrr-tiutr doctor, toptrtts
slid distinct itliMs. for which ho pr
tcrlbrs lilt pllll slut potluni. suutulnf
tlmm to bo tuch, wlirn. In rrslltf, thr srs
, sll onlr fytielorm esussd hj toiuo womb
duuirdcr. Tho ph) tli ltii, l norsut of tlit
(um of turlrrltiL', cncuurujvs bis "ru
tu " until lsr(o blllt am intde. Tbs tut
frrlnr pstlrnt irvls no twtttr, but probs
Mr wurta b rrtton of llio ileUtr, wrung
ttsstrni'iit snd nmtcouciit coinpllrsUotit.
A preH-r timtli'lna, Ilka Dr. l'lrm't 't
vorlto PrrtcrlplUm tlirccldl lo Ih mm
would lisvo rvmutcd tbu dUnntr, dUpclli-l
alt thont dlitrcsalnr tymptniiit, snd Inttl.
tulil comfort Intliwd of prolonged tnltury.
Iff llintiiilr mcdlclim fur thu wWnr,
Irrt'irolsrltht tint painful diranst'iiiFiitt
Iss'Ullsr to woiiirn, sold hjr ilruiuttlt,
uiiilcr s poslllvo uuuruttlrs tint It will
Kite MlUUcllon tn -ry row, or prlco
tli for It will to promptly ri-fumliil.
im. in:iiui:N iiti.i.i:'i'N nu-
Itto slid rlcmuM tho IIvit. itointcb slid
bowel. One s doto. tiuli by drugutibi
tt Mali a rub
It It tlut linpuilty lu tha blood, which, so
cuaiultlhu; In tha glatidt uf llio uock, pro
ducrt uiiiliihtly lumps or twcllliigii which
camcs painful luniilns torct on tho rmt,
Ick, cr tilt; which dovchipet ulrrrt In tho
Ijrci, can, ur note, utlru ciuilnc blliuliirii or
trttiicti, which It tho urlglu uf pluiplri, can
tcroui t;rutith, ur tha many uthrr uiuiUctU
Uunt unully aicrlhcd to "liunioiti" which,
taitcnlnjt upon tho lungs, rautn ronitiiuptlou
tint ilcltll. Ili'lug thu limit siiclmit, It It Hid
inoit gi'tik-ral ut all dlictti-t ur sQcctlom, foi
ui) lew pi-ttoiit aio cntlicly frco truni It.
lly taking ltood't Harttritllla, which, by
tho rriuatkabla ruict It hat sccumplUlicd,
btuu wlirn uthrr tucdMuct havo failed, bat
proii-n ittt-lt lo ho a polcul and peculiar
medicine for thli dltcate. Homo ot tbcto
cuict arc really nundorlul. It you mrtcr from
irriifula, ho turo to try Hissl't Hartaparlllo.
"My dsUKhtrr Mary wai strilclrd wllh tf rof
alout toio neck t rum tho time the waiMinontlii
old till the breaniD tit yrariuface. l.uinpt
fotmed tu her neck, and ono ut them alter
trowing to tho timet aplccou'a egg, became
a running mro tor over three yean. Wo gavo
bor llood't Hariajurllla, when the lump and
til Indication! et icrotula enlliely dlt
appeal rd, and now tlio teemt to bo a healthy
child" J H tamitr., Nauilght, N.J.
N. 11. Ilo tuio to get only
MdWtHdisrKlHt. illiUr. -trtdoiil
lift I IKMIII ttl., AputlilllK,l-usll, Msn
Dosoti Ono Dollar
Omaha, Kansas City, Chicago,
ST PAUL, ST. LOUIS.
AND ALL POINTU
lvasl, North rf South,
H C BOWERS - Tlokut Auont.
Local Time Card:
IUST IIOt'NII I IIOH IIAKKII OITV,
No. 'J, .Mail, " 1:17 p. in.
No. 'Jli, Mixed, " I'JiIlO p. in.
No. '."J, MimhI, " fi:10 u. in.
WI'JtT IIOI'SII I'ltOM IIAKKII CITV,
No. 1, Mail, " 0:07 j. m.
No. 'Jl, Mixetl, '2:00 u. m.
No, 'j;t, Mixeil, " ':30 p. in.
Main Line, Nos, I anil 'J, tint l.iin
iteil I'ust Mail, cany l'ulliiiuu Dining
uinl Sleeping ('itm Isitween I'ortlaml
ami Cliii'ii'ii. All trains iluily,
Stnuiners I.ruvu l'urtlitutl as Follows!
Kiiility . .
Hutoi of Pit&sityu, inultiiling Meals and
liurth: Cttbiii 81G.00;SteirugoS8.00
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(inn, Tntllic Mgr. d u. Puss. At.