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cling work for twenty-fonr consecutive through the fence: a heap of disor
hour«. But be kept the lead gained, dered metal which men were striving
tor all that and a pace like th« loug frantically to restor« to activity, while
swoop of a swallow.
In the illuminated hospital tent Its
"Car coming out of th« paddock driver and mechanism were undergo
Hundred and eightieth lap.
Car ing a kindred process of rehabilita
_ stopped around th« bend." Floyd re tion. Other cars went tn and out
ported, at Intervala. Otherwise there from their camps, for oil, for gaso
_ was mute attention to business on the lene. for tires and minor repairs—for
part of both men.
all the countlesa wants ot a racing
"Signal," 8tanton abruptly ordered, machine. Stanton looked for the Mer
at last, as they rushed across th« cury, then, aatlafied. creased the track
stretch of track between the grand and entered the apace before the
stand and th« training-camps.
Floyd obediently rose in his place.
Along the edge of the cement prom
raising his arms above his head In th« enade were parked a row of automo
accepted signal to their men to stand bilea whose owners preferred to wit
riesser M. lagraa
ready for the car's entrance, On th« ness the race from their own cars
next circuit Stanton turned Into the rather than from th« tiera of »eats be
paddock and cam« to a stop before hind.
Past them Stanton turned,
the Mercury's tent
avoiding the fire of attention and curi
"Get out” be directed, and hlmaelf osity he would draw by crossing th«
lighted space where recognition must
left hia seat
The two men who alternated were follow. He was going to the restau
waiting to relieve the two who de rant in the interior of th« stand.
scended from the machine. The work
But as he passed a big white tour
men swarmed around to fill tanks and Ing car at the end of the row, a wom
give swift Inspection, and the fretting an leaned from the shadow of the top.
“I beg your pardon," ahi »um-
CAT sped back to the track.
her tone composed and rather
ering glare of the swinging electric Imperious.
The apology veiled a coiuniand.
At the beginning of great automobile lamps, driver and mechanician stood
rwv the mechanician of the Mef ury. for a moment weary, car-stiff, and Stanton halted.
Stanton's machine, drops dead. Strange
Stanton unclasped his
"Madam?" he responded, astonished
youth. Jesse Floyd, volunteers. and la ac still tense.
mask with a jerk, took a step toward and scarcely pleased
She deliberately stepped down bo
the tent, then turned toward hia aa
CHAPTER I. (Continued.)
side him. accompanied by the crisp
"Goin' to throw away the race an'
"The three hours are up." he ob- sound of shaken silk and a drift ot
wreck your machine, for foolishness?" served roughly.
Sb« wore a
1 suppose you leave faint, rich fragrance.
be Inquired. "That's just like you. me."
dark motor-veil, and in the mingling
Ralph Stanton. You'll risk a blow-out
"Why do you suppose that? Are of dense shadows and glaring lights It
an' a smash to save five minutes tn a you through with me?" Floyd asked, was not possible to dlatlngulah mor«
twenty-four hour race. You can drive, with studied quietness.
than her general effect of youth and
but you won't use common sense.”
“I msde the offer to any man who well-poised grace.
Something snapped under Stanton's would go for the first three hours.
"I fancied by your costume that you
mask Raging with silent fury, he The time is up; you're free to get were one of the racers." she explain)!
■lowed down his car and swung Into your money from Mr. Green. and "And as I only arrived an hour sga
tbe paddock gate as they came oppo leave."
I wished to beg some Information."
site it. thundering through to his own
"I am on« of the men driving,” he
Floyd took Off his own mask and
bared hia white, steadfast face and corroborated.
"Fix that tire,” he commanded, as tired eyes to the other's gaze,
She turned to glance at the cart
the swarm of mechanics surrounded
"I entered for the race, or for as rushing by. struggling for the lead.
them, and descended from his seat to much of it as you want me." he cor
Can you tell tn«
confront the assistant manager. “Have rected. "Until you quit, or find a sub whether Ralph Stanton Is now driving
you got me another mechanician, stitute you like better. I'm with you." the Mercury?"
yet’ This one won't do."
They looked at each other.
"No,” he answered. Interrated fol I
“Why, no,” Mr. Green deprecated.
"Go rest, then. There is coffee in the first time. "But he will take thr
—The driver who alternates with you side," bade Stanton, and swung on his wheel again In half an hour."
Wrants to keep his mechanician; be heel.
"Ah? I have heard so much of hit
sides, the man isn't exactly ready to
At the entrance to his tent he was spectacular feats. I," she gave a care
Ko with you, and he couldn't do both met by the exultant assistant mana less, rippling laugh, "I confess .’
I've telephoned to ger
should like to see some of them."
the company to find a man and rush
"I've got you a mechanician. Stan
"Yes? Well, half the people her»
Mim here. What." he looked toward ton!” he exclaimed jubilantly. "I tel come to see whether some of the met
the group around the car, where ephoned our fix to beadquarters, and won’t take a chance once too often.
Floyd's bronze bead shone in the elec Jack Rupert is coming down—the They say there is a pleasant thrill is
tric light as be directed proceedings, chief tester at the factory, you know, watching some one else get killed.”
."“what's the matter with this od «? who used to race with the chief him-
"Hardly that," she demurred "Still
self, He 'phoned that he wouldn't see if one comes to an automobile race
"No," conceded Stanton, grudgingly the Mercury thrown out but to tell one wants to see something more ex
Just. "Insolent and interfering.”
you he waa going to cancel hia life citing than a drive in the park; some
“Weil, if that is all—”
insurance policy first so he would not thing more exciting than—that
Stanton turned his back upon the be accused of suicide for the benefit waved a fragile
■peaker, recklessly and blindly angry,
past all reasoning.
' When, the brief operation com
pleted, Floyd sprang up beside his
(driver for the start, Stanton surveyed
him through his goggles.
1 “If you are nervous about my driv
ing and my sense, you had better get
off now," was the grim warning. "For
9 drive as I see fit. and I'm going to
make up these laps.”
- "Why are you wasting time here,
then?” countered the mechanician,
The Mercury hurtled viciously down
the line of training camps and burst
out on the track like a blazing meteor,
Btanton shifted into high gear on the
curve, and began to drive—aa be saw
. The close-parked witnesaea stood
during most of the next hour, alter-
stately applauding and shouting dis
may, climbing on seats and benches to
•pee. The other racers gave the Mer
cury room on the turns, after the
Alan car tried to steal an inside
■weep, and skidding, missed destruc
tion through and with Stanton by the
narrow margin of a foot.
There was neither opportunity nor
wish for speech between the two who
rode the verge of death on the Mer
cury. Floyd attended steadily to his
duties; pumping oil, brushing the yel
low trackdust from the pilot’s goggles
to clear his vision for each turn,
watching the tires and the other ma
chines But he made no protest at the
deadly methods of his companion.
Near the end of the second hour,
the scream of the klaxon sounded its
■ignlficant warning of trouble.
"It's us—lamps out," called the me
chanician, after a comprehensive re
view of their machine.
' Stanton shook his head impatiently,
and kept on; deliberately passing the
paddock gate Instead ot turning in.
As they shot by the grand-stand for
the second time, the klaxon sounded
Again, long and imperiously.
“I Am One of the Men Driving,” He Corroborated.
“Goin’ to fight the judges?” lisped
Funny chap! He’ll be track, shrugging her shoulders with
Floyd. with careful politeness.
The driver did not speak or glance here before you go on the track an airy amusement and scorn.
Stanton surveyed the scene, th«
from the funneleffect of light and again.”
dark into which they were borinS?, but
“What for’” demanded Stanton. "If darkness hiding his expression.
“The Mercury is marking time with
the catch of his breath was not gen I kill my mechanician, I kill my car
tle. However, he swung into the pad and myself—I don't Deed two men, a substitute driver, the Duplex is off
with a choked feed-pipe, and the Stern
dock, on the next circuit, and halted and I've got one.”
"But I thought you said—” began went through the fence,” he summed
a brief instant to have the lamp re-
up. "The others are driving to win
llghted. Familiar with his usual the amazed Mr. Green.
"I was wrong. 'Phone Rupert that by endurance, playing for accidents to
wants, a man ran bringing a pitcher,
of water to Stanton; who swallowed a I’ll keep Floyd. Now, I'd like to get the faster cars. It is a dull period,
just now. Yet every car there is go
little, then pushed the vessel so rough some rest.”
The assistant manager stepped ing fast enough to face destruction if
ly toward his mechanician that some
of the liquid splashed over the recipi aside from the entrance, confounded. anything goes wrong.”
ent and trickled down upon them both.
She turned to him again, and h«
"Here,” he offered curtly.
knew her gaze swept him interroga
"Thanks,” Floyd accepted,
But his close-
The Risk and the Lady.
drank as they bounded forward, tois-
fitting linen costume offered no means
Two hours later, Stanton emerged of identification, since he purposely
Ing the tin pitcher back over his
shoulder, where a reporter gathered from his camp and strolled toward kept from the light the silver letters
It up and sat upon a keg of oil to write the paddock exit It was after two running across his jersey.
■ pretty account of the volunteer me o'clock in the morning; the dark arch
(TO HE CONTINUED.)
chanician who bad made the Mer of star-set sky overhead, the black
cury’s entry possible and of the conse emptiness of the central field except
for the line of tents, contrasted oddly
n can’t understand why you wfa\
quent regard of Stanton for him.
The next hour passed a trifle more with the glistening white track where to go to the legislature, Don't you
quietly. Perhaps even Stanton was the meteor-bright cars circled tireless think your business will suffer if you
sufficiently tired by the strain to drive ly to the accompanying monotone of are elected’”
"Oh, no. You see, I manufacture
with some conservatism; perhaps he many voices, varied by the occasional
acknowledged mentally that no car wall of the official klaxon. One ma things which are needed in furnish
>uilt would stand such viciously gru- chine was out of the race, after going ing public offices.”
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