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BETTY SAW THE LI
stra c t questions to beg them out 07
prove th a t a certain person was In a
ce rtain place
a certain tim e. I guess
h*"fa=che raih e r thought th at n eith er
th a t’s w orth all th e o aths of all th e
eye-w itnesses th a t ever saw d ay lig h t!” quite understood what
VO'JNG W IF E ’S GREATEST FAUL
m eant; but she could no
C azalet laughed harshly, as for no
G ENTLY CORRECTED.
fact th a t the old friend had
ap p a ren t reaso n he led th e way Into
dialectical mind nor the u“ faili“ *
th e garden. "Mr. Toye's made a study
.o u rtesy of th e new. That
of th e se th in g s," he fired over his |
with her perception she might
D earest F rien d and W ise Husband,
shoulder. "H e should have been a I
changed the subject; but she could
C ollaboration, Effected Cure $
S herlock H olm es, and ra th e r w ishes |
see t> „t Cazalet was thinking of not
H abit T h a t Is T rying to the
he was o n e !”
ing else; and no wonder. since
“Give m e tim e,” said Toye. laugh were approaching the scene of th e
P u n ctu a l Pereon.
ing. “I m ay come along th a t way
tragedy and his own old home, wi
Up In B e tty 's lovely rose-co
each long dip of her paddle.
C azalet faced him in a fram e of
It had been his own wish to sta rt room B etty w as pouring out the t
tangled greenery. “You told me you upstream ; but she could see the w s of her h ap p in ess—tellin g it, Betty
la U S IR A T IO N S t bv O . . T O W N , A W g R S _
w o u ld n 't!”
fu! pain in his eyes as they fell once fashion, In little rainbow colored iraj.
“I did, sir, b ut th a t waB before they more upon the red tu rre ts and the m eets, to K a th e rin e Arnold. Kathe
cried Blanche, looking from one to th e put sa lt on th is poor old crook. If
smooth green lawn of U plands; and ine had been h e r d e a re st friend
you’re right, and h e's not the man,
college days, w hen th e steady, spl
"Yes, he does,” said C azalet gloom shouldn't you say th a t rath e r altered she neither spoke nor looked a t him
C a salet. on i h a a t e a m e r K t l w r F r i t * ,
didly-poised Junior had tak en the 1
h o m e w a r d b o und f r o m A u s t r a l i a , c r i e s ily. He sta re d out a t th e river, seeing
again until he spoke to her.
o u t In bia ■lf'ep t h a t H e n r y C r a v e n , w h o
the situ atio n ?”
able harum scaru m little frei
t e n y e a ia b efo re h a d r u i n e d his f a t h e r nothing in h is tu rn , though one of the
a n d him self, is d e a d a n d find» t h a t H i l an g lers w as actu ally busy w ith his
still,” he said detachedly. "W hat s under h er wing. She had kept up
ton Toye. w h o s h a r e s t h e s t a t e r o o m w i t h
‘ p ro tecto rate” th ro u g h her se
happened to Mrs. Craven?
hirr.. k n o w s C r a v e n a n d also B l a n c h e reel.
Macnalr, a f o r m e r n e i g h b o r a n d p l a y
“I hear she w ent into a nursing year, and th ro u g h th e th ree y
V oluntary Service.
mate. W h f . t h e d a i l y p a p e r s co m e
since. H er own m arriag e had ns
home before the fu n e ra l.'
ab o ard a t S o u t h a m p t o n T o y s r e a d s t h a t still—” B lanche rem em b ered him, re
"And why do you th in k he can ’t
C rav en h a s been m u r d e r e d a n d c a lls m em bered dancing w ith him ; she did
“I expect we should find Savage changed th e friendship, nor had B«t
C a s a l e t 's d r e a m se co n d sig h t. H e t h i n k s
have done It?”
somewhere. Would you very much ty's.
of doing a little a m a t e u r d e te c tiv e w o r k n o t like to say, “In p riso n .”
C azalet had trundled th e old canoe mind. Blanche? I should rath e r like“
on the c as e h i m s e l f In t h e t r a i n to t o w n
"You see," B etty said, half-whlmfi.
“H e cam e o u t th e o th e r day,” sighed
th ey discuss t h e m u r d e r , w h ic h w a s c o m
over th e rollers, and Blanche was if it was Just settin g foot—with you—” cally, half in e a rn e st, “I have to han
mitted at i ’a x a l e t 's old hom e. T o y e h e a r s Cazalet. "B u t bow like th e police all
hardly paddling In th e glassy strip
from C a z a l e t t h a t S c r u to n , w h o h a d b een over!
But even th a t effective final pronoun you to ste er m e by th e pitfalls
Give a dog a bad nam e, and
C a zalet’s frien d a n d t h e s c a p e g o a t f o r
alongside the weir. Below the lock failed to bring any buoyancy back into though I know of course th e re couldi
C r a v e n ’s d ish o n e sty , h a s b een r e l e a s e d tru s t them to h u n t It down and shoot
th e re had been som ething to do, and his voice; for it was not in the least possibly be an y p itfall betw een J
C a z a l e t g o es d o w n
t h e It a t s ig h t!”
river a n d m eets B lan ch e.
Blanche had done It deftly and silen t effective as he said it, and he no long and me.”
“I Judge It's not so bad as all th a t In
ly, with alm ost equal capacity and er looked her in th e face. But th is all
"B etty,” K ath e rin e asked suddenly
th is co u n try ,” said H ilton Toye.
grace, it had given her a charm ing seemed n atu ral to Blanche, in the "how about your tard in ess? Doesn
"T h a t’s m ore like th e police theory
flush and sparkle; and, w hat with the
He had floundered to hi* feet aa ab o u t Scruton, I guess, b ar draw ing su n ’s b are hand on her yellow hair, manifold and overlapping circum th a t worry Ja ck ? "
Betty blushed— an Infinitely been
stances of the case. She made for the
well. He wag standing over her, feel th e bead.”
she now looked even bonnier than in
inlet a t th e upper end of the lawn. lng process th a t w as q uite enough tt
"W hen did you h ea r of It?” said
ing hlg way like a great fatuous cow
doors, yet not quite, quite such a girl. And her prom pt unquestioning ac divert the sp e c ta to r from serious and
ard, ao some might have thought. B ut Cazalet.
But then every bit of th e boy had gone
quiescence sham ed C azalet Into further as Betty would say, “scolding" intea
“It w as on th e tap e a t th e Savoy
It really looked as though Blanche was
out of Cazalet. So th a t hour stolen
and franker explanation, before he tions.
not attending to what he did say; yet when I got there. So I m ade an in from the past was up forever.
“If you have to know,” she ackno
could let her land to please him.
neither was she watching her little quiry, and I figured to look In a t the
“W hy do th e police think the other
“You don't know how I feel th is !” edged. “Jack did say things two
anglers stam ped In Jet upon the sil K ingston C ourt on my w a y to call
he exclaim ed quite m iserably. "I mean th ree tim es. It w as so alm ost unfair
very stream , nor even seeing any m ore upon Miss Blanche. You see, I was
about poor old S cruton; h e’s gone of him—I m ean. It would have beet
of Nelly P otts in the A ustralian ver kind of In terested In all you’d told me
through so much as It is, w hatever he unfair If it h a d n 't been th a t Jack
anda. She had come home from Aus about th e case.”
tralia. and come In from the river, and
may have done to deserve it long ago. couldn’t possibly be unfair—when It
‘‘Well, th a t w as my end of th e situ a
she was watching the open door a t the
Is It conceivable th a t he should go was Just because I w as trying to
other end of the old schoolroom, listen tion. As luck and m anagem ent would
and do a thing like th is th e very mo m yself p retty for him ! We missed
ing to those confounded steps coming have It betw een them . I w as In tim e to
m ent he gets out? I ask you, is It the opera once— lo st th e train by three
nearer and n ea rer—and Cazalet was h ear your m an —”
m inutes—but I told Jack I’d rather
gazing at her as though he really had
"Not my m an, please! You thought
Blanche understood him. And now have an evening w ith him than
said som ething th at deserved an an of him yourself,” said C azalet sharply.
she showed herself golden to th e core, grandest opera th a t ever was, and we
"Well, anyw ay, I was In tim e to hear
alm ost as an ea rn est of h er fitness for did have the d e a re st tim e. But lately,
"Why. Miss B lanche!” cried a voice. th e proceedings opened ag ain st him.
the fires before her.
K atherine, I rea lly th in k Jack must
"And your old lady ln-waltlng figured I They w ere all over In about a minute.
“Poor fellow,” she cried, "he has a be reform ing me, because we haven
should And you flown!”
H e was rem anded till next week.”
friend in you, a t any rate ! And I'll been late for e v e r so long, and ws
help you to help him, If th e re 's any w ere actually te n m inutes early at
Hilton Toye was already a lan d s
"How did he look?” and. "H ad he a
man and a Londoner from top to toe. b eard ?"
way I can.”
th a t Sons of Som ebody banquet the
He was perfectly d ressed —for Bond Blanche sim ultaneously.
He clutched h er hand, but only as other night! T h in k of it—me early!
S treet—and his n ative sim plicity of
he might have clutched a m an 's.”
“lie looked like a sick m an,” said
I told Jack h e’d b e tte r be careful, or
bearing and ad d ress placed him as Toye, w ith som ething m ore than his
“You can’t do anything; but I won't he'd reform me to th e other extreme.'
surely and firmly In th e present pic usual deliberation In answ ering or
forget that,” he alm ost choked. “I
“W hat tim e did h e say the banquet
ture. He did not look th e least bit out asking questions. “Yes, Miss Blanche,
m eant to stand by him in a very differ was to be, B etty ?”
of It. But C azalet did. In an In stan t; he had a beard w orthy of a free citi
ent way. H e’d been down to the
“Seven-thirty. T h e cab was
big old bush clothes changed at once zen.”
depths, and I’d come up a bit; then come a t six forty-five. Although
Into a m erely shabby suit of despica
"They let them grow one, If they “ Mr. Cazalet,” Said Toye, “ I Gueas he was good to me as a lad, and it was th in k it m ust h av e been later than
ble cut- th e rom ance dropped out of like, before they come out." said Caza
You W ant to Know W hat I’m Doing m> father's p artn e r who was the ruin th a t," Betty added, puzzled.
them and th e ir w earer, aB he stood let, w ith th e nod of knowledge.
of him. I seemed to owe him som e
on Your T rack.”
"Do you rem em ber w hat tim e you
like a tru sse d
thing, and now—now I'll stand by him w ere to be ready for the Hamilton
"T hen I guess he was a wise man
watched a bunch of hothouse flowers not to take It off," rejoined Hilton got to go on? T h a t’s w hat I w ant to whatever happens and—w hatever has
know. I agree with Toye In one thing.” happened!”
presented to the lady with a little gem
Toye. "T h a t would only prejudice his
"N ine o’clock. I th in k . W hat In tha
of a natural, courteous, and yet c h a r
Blanche looked up quickly. "I wouldn’t
Then they landed in the old, old in
case, If it's going to be one of Identity,
acteristically racy speech.
tru st old Savage an Inch. I've been let. Cazalet knew every knot In the world a re you d riv in g at, K athie? Ws
w ith th a t head g ardener playing lead
thinking about him and his previous post to which he tied Blanche's canoe. w ere lu plenty of tim e.”
To the lady, m ark you; for she was
in th e w itness stand.”
"Do you know why, Betty? Don't
evidence. Do you realize th a t It’s
one, on the spot; and C azalet was a
It was a very different place, th is you see? Ja ck is te llin g you to b«
"Old S av ag e!" snorted Cazalet. quite dark now soon after seven? It
man again, and making a m ighty effort
"W hy, he was a dotard In our tim e; was pretty thick saying his man was Uplands, from poor old L ittleford on ready h alf an h o u r early each tima
to behave htm aelf because th e hour
they couldn't hang a dog on hlg ev i bareheaded, with n eith er hat nor cap the lower reach. The grounds w ere It is th e only w ay h e can be sure o(
of boy and girl was over.
five or six acres instead of about one, not m issing tra in s an d being late for
d en c e!”
left behind to prove it! Yet now it
"Mr. Cazalet,” said Toye, ”1 guess
and a house in quite an o th er class p arties.”
seem s he's put a beard to him, and
you w ant to know w hat In thunder
stood farther back from th e riv er and
B etty 's eyes w idened incredulously;
I'm doing on your track s so toon It's have It th an circu m stan tial evidence, next we shall have the color of his very much farth er from th e road
then a flood of sham ed color swept
ey e s!”
hog-luck, sir, because 1 w anted to see
The Inlet began th e w estern bound
"No, Miss Blanche, 1 would not,” re
Blanche laughed at his vigor of ary, which continued past th e boat across h e r face. It w as very differ1
you quite a lot, but I never thought
from h er usual rose-leaf blushes. It
phrase; this was more like th e old.
I'd strike you rig h t here. Did you
"T he w orst evidence In the world, In hot-tempered, som etim es ra th e r o ver house In the shape of a high hedge, a scorched.
hoar the new s?”
my opinion, and I've given the m atter bearing Sweep. Som ething had made herbaceous border (not w hat it had
"K atherine Arnold! As if I were!
"No! W hat?”
been in the old days), and a gravel
T here wae no need to Inquire as to some thought, la th e evidence of Iden him Jump to th e conclusion th a t Scru path. This path was screened from baby, and couldn't be tru ste d !
"B ut could you, d e a r? ” Katherine
th e class of uew s, th e Im m ediate past tity.” He tu rn ed to Cazalet, who had ton could not possibly have killed Mr. the lawn by a bank of rhododendrons,
had come back with Toy« Into Caza betrayed a quickened In terest in his Craven, w hatever else he m ight have as of course w ere th e back yard and asked gently.
B etty's p retty Ups closed firmly
le t's life; and even In Blanche’s p res views "Shall I tell you why? Think done In days gone by So it simply kitchen prem ises, past which it led
h er sm all head lifted. “W e’ll see!"
ence. even In her schoolroom, the old how often you're not so su re if you was Impossible, and anybody who took
Into th e front garden, eventually de she cried.
days had flown Into th e ir proper place have seen a man before or if you never the other side would have to reckon
bouching into th e drive. It was th e
At th a t K atherine sm iled. That
henceforth with Sweep Cazalet.
and size In th e perspective.
p ath along which Casa.'et led th e way
“T hey've m ade an arrest." said ding, or else you nod w rong; If you
Mr. Toye already had reckoned with th is afternoon, and Blanche a t h!s w hat she w anted.—Y outh's Comp«»
Toye; and C azalet nodded as though d id n 't ever have th a t feeling, then him, In a little d ebate begun outside
heels was so struck by som ething th a t
he had quite expected It. which set you're not like any oth er m an 1 know.” the old summ er schoolroom a t Little
she could not help telling bin- he knew
Change In O rthography.
Blanche off try in g to rem em ber some-
"I h av e!" cried C a zalet “I've had ford, and adjourned ra th e r th an fin
his way very well.
thing he had said at th e o th e r house; It all my life, even In th e w ilds; but ished a t the iron gate into th e road In
D irectory C anvasser—W hat is yo
(TO B E C O N T IN U E D )
first nam e, Mr. Peck?
but ahe had not succeeded when she I n ever thought of It before."
h er h eart of h ea rts Blanche could not
noticed the curious pallor of his chin
Mr. P eck—Well, It w as "Claude”
"Think of It now," said Toye, "and say th a t Cazalet had the best of the
One Catch of Fish N etted $10,CC0.
you'll see th e re may be flaws in the argum ent. Toye had advanced a gen
For a catch of fish m ade by the fore I got m arried.
"Scruton?" he Juat asked
best evidence of identity th a t money- eral principle w ith calm ability, but traw ler St. Denis £2.175 w as realized
D irectory C anvasser—Am I to
"Yea. air! T his m orning," said Hil can buy. But circu m stan tial evidence Caza!et could not be shifted from the at Hull. The catch, which was from d e m a n d th a t m arriage altered
ca n 't Ue, Miss Blanche, If you get p articu lar position he was so eager to Iceland, was mostly c o d —Ixmdon name?
"You don't m ja n th e poor m an?” enough of It. If th e links fit In, to defend, and would only en ter Into ab Dally Chronicle.
Mr. P eck—N—no, n o t exactly; bo
spell it "Clawed” now.
Author o f BheAMtfEUR (TACKSMAN.
! brushes and soaps and tow els and tol- SHY
AT ALL INNOVATIONS | every community place the good of
| let w aters and pow ders of our day,
! th eir fellows above the sensitiveness
Only In Com paratively R ecent Time*
of th eir souls.—Toledo Blade
Haa tha Idea of Claantlneaa Be
Things of Life T h at Are
T he oft rep eated arm m inute ablu
Will Work A sphalt Mines.
th a B e st
tions of our day a re a lu o s t as modern
The enormous deposit of asphalt
as bicycles, and not as an cien t as the
One moat not forget th a t regutar railw ays.
Few good th in g s get a h earty wel of Levte province. In th e Philippines,
and system atic cleansing of th e person
come when they knock a t th e door. Is now to be worked for th e eastern
Is a very m odern faahlon. As late as
H um an n atu re shies at innovation, m arket by a local company. This al
th a early p art of th e n in eteen th een
can be persuaded to adopt It only most Inexhaustible deposit lies so near
"law k here, Charlie." said one young
tury toothbrushes w ere not allowed
, a fte r pioneers have worn the blush of the shore line at Tacloban th a t ships
In certain French convents, being
can anchor and tak e on cargoes of
asked to run hla eye over a le tte r | new ness off and stood firm until n d i
looked upon as a luxury.
asphalt from lighters loaded at the
Cleanliness was not very common a which hla friend had w ritten to his
We hope th a t th e young men who m ines with practically no overland
century and a halt ago in any coun
tab le request
for money, "you ve a re wearing w hat the hab erd ash ers transportation T here Is a large and
call "sport sh irts" will prove worthy growing demand In the Islands for
In 1773 the publication of M onsieur spelled Jug. g-u-g!" “I know." said
ag ain st
laughter, paving asphalt and all th e cities of
P errel t "Pogonotomla. ou l Art d ap-
preju the far East are now In a position to
p ren d ra a se raser aol m em o.' cre and don't w ant the old man to think
offer a m arket.
a te d a sensation among fashionable I m p u ttin g on airs. T h at's how be dice For. by th a lr services, m ankind
people, and em huaiasts studied aelt spells I t ”
The day may come
when th e m orning w restling with but |lkeL.!k * doc*
T he author of uots de ta u.alan
* > * a y . produce
tons and buttonholes which b ate each
ta rle " In I MO w rites
Every day ona
Professor M unsterberg has Invented o th e r like sin will be like tbe memory
"How do you m ean?"
should ta k e palna to wash one's hands an apparatus which Indicates w hether
"I mean It Is quite possible to sow
and ona should also wash one • fare a party engaged In conversation la of s boyhood n ightm are Thai sawmill
effect which collars occasionally get wild oats and reap a crop of lem o n s”
alm ost aa o fte n !”
telltug the tru th In the case of aome
T he copious strea m s oi hot and cold people we know tb e co n n iv an ce la not and »he clammy stran g lin g that goes
w ate r turned Into e porcelain tub at needed to show th at the? are lying — with humid days will go down in the
VMicn a box ot sardines ta opened it
books as evils conquered
tim e of th e dav or night, the New O rleans sta te s
dr*1:u'<1 ° f '»« HI at o n e. and
cau se a few rc —
■» voting men tn the fish
turned o n
WASHING IS MODERN CUSTOM
Soldier Leaves F o rtu n e to the Po<
The Koelnische Z eltung reports t
Dietrich Henniger, a w ealthy busin
man of Osnabrueck and sergeant
one of the W estphalian reserve n
m ents, has left his e n tire fortune
$300,000 to the poor of his native toi
The philan th ro p ist w as killed
France in Septem ber. W hen he wi
to the front he d eposited his last v
with a notary.
Keeping It Up to th e Last
Omar—I u n d erstan d th a t WtndT i
the attorney. Is serio u sly 111.
Helny—Yes; I m et his physic!*»
this m orning and h e Informed me that J
he was lying a t d e a th 's door.
Omar—W ell, th a t's Just like a lab
Making Study of th e Banana.
T he P hilippine b ureau of agricult
hae begun a thorough study of
banana, bot&nlcally and commercia
and baa collected b an an a plant* ff
all over th e world.
C an ad a's V ast F o re sts
co rsr 8(0.000,000 acres.