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Curiously enough, h was over Mar
T d try to «tick
tha that she felt least able to forglvs
•Then you're the thousandth worn him. Martha would say nothing, but
an." said Cazalet
"Cod bless you. her unspoken denunciations of Caza
let would be only less Intolerable than
He turned on his heel in the bal her unspoken sympathy with Blanche
cony, and a minute later found the Martha had been perfectly awful about
room behind him empty. He entered, the whole thing And Martha had com
stood thinking, and suddenly began mitted the final outrage of being per
The tablet form of this
looking all over for the photograph of fectly right, from her Idiotic point of
reliable remedy makes it k J
himself, with a beard, which he had view.
Now among all these meditations of
ble for you to check any ¿ Z
seen there a week before.
a long night, and of a still longer day.
at the very onset. It is a s i
in which nobody even troubled to send
guard against coughs, c»lds»i
her word of the case at Kingston, It
other catarrhal conditions,^
would be too much to say that no
Quid pro Quo.
matter what symptoms *
t o O - .n w iN .^ w g R S
It was his blessing that had done
manifest. Catarrh is an ing.Jy
tion of thé mucous membraneZ
it; up to then she had controlled her
her also in a way, for it was the natu feelings in a fashion worthy of the help liking him; he amused her im
lines the breathing appaiat«*,
the digestive apparatus. PERp*
ral man back again on her balcony. title Just bestowed upon her. If only mensely; and he had proposed to her
relieves catarrh. In tablet form a,
The trusty, sisterly, sensible yolce. But he had set Blanche off thinking on he had stopped at that, and kept his twice, and warned her he would again
half bantering but altogether kind, other lines than he Intended.
blessing to himself!
It sounded so She felt the force of his warning, be
"I’m thinking of what he must have very much more like a knell that cause she felt his force of character
genuinely Interested if the least bit
Its prompt action makes it
inquisitive, too. would have gone to a
Blanche had begun first to laugh, and
valuable for men and women w
harder or more hardened heart than
then to make such a fool of herself
posed to sudden changes is m l
"I don't bother my head over either (as she herself reiterated) that she strongest personality that had ever
weather or compelled to be out fig
beat on Blanche's balcony that night.
slush and rain.
Tet as Cazalet lighted bis pipe he of them,” returned Cazalet harshly. was obliged to run away In the worst Impinged upon her own.
“ He was never a white man in his
In the day of reaction, such consid
It will also be found most saù H
looked old enough to be her father.
lifetime, and she was every inch his
factory as a tonic following a n * A
‘‘I ’ll tell you gome time." he puffed.
But that was not the end of those erations were bound to steal in as
tack of illness.
daughter. Scruton's the one I pity—
"It's only a case of two heads." said
four superfluous words of final bene single spies, each with a certain con
because I've suffered so much from
Blanche. "I know you're bothered,
diction; before the night was out they solation. not altogether Innocent of
CARRY A BOX
that man myself."
But the battalion of
and I should like to help, that’s all."
had solved, to Blanche's satisfaction, comparisons.
wherever you go. Travelers and otheisoa
"But you don t think he did l t l ”
pelled to take long drives In the coldù
the hitherto impenetrable mystery of Toye’s virtues only marched on
anyone whose oecspation subjects hlaii
Blanche was sharp enough to inter
Blanche when Martha came to her. on
"How do you know? I believe you’re
the danger of sudden colds may use it a il
with the assurance thst a,,
going to devote yourself to this poor
He had done something In Austra
tablets made are from the same iurndirl
"No—no—but if he had!"
man—if you can get him off—1 mean,
medicine with its 44 yesnii
lia. something that fixed a gulf be
"You'd still Btand by him?"
success before the American Public. '
self had called and was in the draw
when you do.’’
“ I've told you so before. I meant
The Pérou» Compear, Coleahu, Ob
’’ Well?’’ he said.
to take him back to Australia with me mean something wrong, much less a
Blanche stole up past the door, and
"Surely I could help you there!
—I never told you that— but 1 meant
quickly mado herself smarter than she
Especially if he’s ill,” cried Blanche,
to take him. and not a soul out there pllcity in the great crime which had
had ever done by day for Walter Caza
encouraged by his silence. “ I’m not
He Sure Knew Him.
to know who he was.” He sighed aloud been committed while he was on his
let; at least she put on a "dressy"
half a bad nurse, really!"
over the tragic stopper on that plan.
are you going, all di
blouse, her calling skirt (which al
"I’m certain you're not.”
“ And would you still?" she asked. worst he had done was to emulate
his friend. Mr. Potts, and to get en
"Docs be look very ill?"
" If I could get him off.”
“ Over to Danville to a wedding]
gaged or perhaps actually married to could to her hair. All this was only
She had been trying to avoid the
"Guilty or not guilty?”
"Who's getting married?”
direct question as far as possible, but
as If It were Mayfair, and it was rotten
"Old Bill Onions Know him!"
this one seemed so harmless. Yet it
There was neither shame, pose, nor
wag received In a stony silence unlike hesitation about that. Blanche went not; there never had been any sort to make people feel awkward If you
“ Sure I know him. Bill Onions
any that had gone before, it was as through Into the room without a word, or kind of understanding between her could help it. So in sailed Blanche, lives on the Henshaw place.”
in her very best for the light of day,
though Cazalet neither moved nor but her eyes shone finely in the lamp
"No, he rents the Jones farm."
to be followed as soon as possible by
breathed, whereas he had been all light. Then she returned with a book,
“ Big stout fellow ?”
sighs atid fidgets Just before. His pipe and stood half In the balcony, framed
“ I ’d call him rather slim."
had tea herself. And there stood Hll- j "I don’t think so. Had lots ofl
was out already—that was the one as In a panel, looking for a place.
ton Toye. chin blue and collar black, the last time I saw him."
merit of bush tobacco, it required
“ You remind me of ‘The Thousandth
“ Cross-eyed like?"
his trousers all knees and creases, ex
constant attention—and he did not Man,’ " she told him as she found I t
"Not so you could notice."
actly as he had Jumped out of the boat-
look like lighting it again.
“ Who was he?"
“ Got a son by his first wife,
Until tonight they had not men
"H e's every man who does a thou
"I guess I'm not fit to speak to you,” 13 years old— tall, skinny boy
tioned Scruton since the motoring be sandth part of what you’re doing!”
he said, ''but that’s just what I've
gan. That had been a tacit rule of the said Blanche with confidence. And
“ No. B ill’s never been married
come to do— for tho third time!
road, of wayside talk and Indoor orgy. then she read, rather shyly and not |
But Blanche had always assumed that too wells
"Oh, Mr. T o y e !" cried Blanche,
" I guess I know him, thoni
Cazalet had been to see him in tho
really frightened by the face that wouldn't be sure. W ho’s he marryigl
"Tom Garden’s widow. Know if
prison; and now he told her that he "On* man In a thousand,” Solomon says,
made his meaning clear. It relaxed
"W ill stick mors close than a brother.
And It's worth while seeking him half
“ Little bit o f a woman with
” 1 can’t face him,” he cried under
but the compassion in his eyes and
I f you find him before the other.
his breath, "and that's the truth! Let
mouth did not lessen their steady de
"Gosh, no; she weighs 200 and
me get him out of this hole, and I’m Nine hundred and ninety-nine depend
hair's black as coal.”
On what ttie world sees In you,
his man forever; but until 1 do, while But the Thousandth Man will stand your
"I didn't have time to make myself
“ Drives a car, doesn't she?”
there's a chance of failing, I simply
presentable.” he explained. “ I thought
"I reckon not I reckon she
With the whole round world agin you."
can't face the fellow. It isn't as if
you wouldn't have me waste a moment rode in an automobile in her life.’
he’d asked to see me. Why should I
"W ell, give ’em my regards. T1
if you understood the situation.
"I should hope he would," said Caza
force myself upon him?"
want you to promise to marry me probably
let, "if he's a man at all.”
"He hasn’t asked to see you because
"But this Is the bit for you," said i
he doesn't know what you're doing for Blanche:
Blanche began to breathe again.
“ A Lot of Influence."
him!” Blanche leaned forward as ea
Evidently he was on the eve of yet an
gerly as she was speaking, all her re "H ie wrong’s your wrong, and his right's
ilfrid Laurier, the fon
other of bis journeys, probably back
pressed feelings comlug to their own
of Canada, was i
In season or out of season.
to America, and he wanted to go over
in her for Just a moment. ‘‘ lie doesn't Stand up and back It In all men's sight—
engaged; at first she had thought he mensely populai with all classes I
know because 1 do believe you
With that for your only reason!
had bad news to break to her, but this I Canadians, and many went so far!
Friend, Wouldn’t You Do It?”
wouldn’t have him told that you’d ar Nine hundred and ninety-nine can't bide
The shame or mocking or laughter.
was no worse than she had heard be- j to credit him with authority far if
rived. lest he should suspect!
You But the Thousandth Man will stand by self and him; It was only as lifelong
Only it was more difficult to y0nd the limits of the dominion,
are a brick. Sweep, you really a re!"
friends that they had written to each cope with him; everything was differ-, it is related that some years ago J
He was too much of one to sit still
other, and that only once a year. Life ent, and he so much more pressing j illiterate old Canadian visited f
under the name. He sprang up, beat
The last words were Italics In long friendships are traditionally fatal and
precipitate. She had never met j from his home in the country, and!
ing his hands. “ Why shouldn't I be— Blanche's voice, and it trembled, but to romance.
They had both been this
Hilton Toye before. Yes; she into conversation with a friend*)]
to him—to a poor devil who's been so did Cazalet's as he cried out In his free as air; and If he was free no was distinctly frightened by him. But i *le mei there. In the course of
through all he's been through? Ten formula:
longer, she bad absolutely no cause in a minute she had ceased to be talk the name of Queen Victoria«
years! Just think of It; no, it’s un
"That's the finest thing I ever heard for complaint, even If she was fool frightened of herself; she knew her mentioned, and the old country
thinkable to you or me. And it all In all my life! But it's true, and so enough to feel It.
was astounded to hear that her i
own mind once more, and spoke it : jest.v was dead.
started In our office; we were to blame It should be. 1 don't take any credit
All this she saw quite clearly tn her much as he had spoken his, quite com
"Dead!" he exclaimed “Them
for not keeping our eyes open; things for It "
very honest heart. And yet. he might passionately. but just as tersely to has taken her place?"
couldn't have come to such a pass if
"Then you're all the more the thou have told her; he need not have flown the point.
"The l’ rince of Wales has now
we'd done our part, my poor old father sandth man!”
to see her. the lnstnnt he landed, or
“ One moment,” he interrupted. “ 1 come King Edward V II.” he wari
for one— I can't help saying It—and I
He caught her suddenly by the seemed so overjoyed, and such a boy said nothing about my feelings, be
"By George!" cried the counti
myself for another. Talk about con shoulders. His rough hands trembled;
again, or made so much of her and cause they're a kind of stale proposi with a sharp whistle. "The
tributory negligence! We were neg his Jaw worked. “ Look here, Blanche!
their common memories! He need not tion by this time; but for form's sake must have had a lot of influence«
ligent, as well as blind
We didn't If you had a friend, wouldn't you do
have begun begging her. In a minute, I may state there's no change there, Sir W ilfrid Laurier to get a bi* I
know a villain when we saw one. and the same?”
to go out to Australia, and then never except in the only direction I guess a like that!”— I’earson's Weekly.
we let him make another villain un
“ Yes, If I’d such a friend as all have mentioned it again; he might person's feelings are liable to change
der our noses; and the second one that.” she faltered.
Just as well have told her If he had or toward you. Miss Blanche! I’m a worse
was the only one we could see In his
' Panae died, didn’t she, when)
"You'd stand by his side 'to the gal hoped to have a wife to welcome her! case than ever, if that makes any dif
ter showered her with gold?”
true colors, even then Do you think lows foot'— if he was swine euougb to
Of course he saw it afterward, him ference.”
Well do you know many
we owe him nothing now? Don't you let you?"
self; that was why the whole subject
Blanche shook her yellow head. wouldn’t drop dead of the shockj
think I owe him something, as the
"1 dare say I might."
of Australia had been dropped so sud "Nothing can." she said. “ There must their husbands started throwing*
only mau left to pay?"
"However bad a thing it was— mur denly and for good
at them."— Baltimore i
Most likely he bi no possible mistake about It this money
But Blanche made no attempt to der. if you like—and how-over much
had married beneath him; If so. she time, because 1 want you to be very lean.
answer his passionate questions He he was mixed up In It—not like poor
was very sorry, but he might have said good and never ask me again.
had let himself go at last; It relieved Scruton?*'
that he was married.
(TO BE C O N TIN U E D .»
M AN WtWTC
Author o f “G he AMATEUR CRACKSMAN,
Strength of Hemlock,
The strength of a hemlock stick a
Famoi s Phrase Which It Often Used foot square that had beeu In water for
Has Been Ascribed to a
almost 40 years, was recently tested lu
Bishop of Milan.
the 600,000-pound testing machine at
Rensselaer Polytechnic institute at
"When you are In Rome do as Rome
Troy, N. Y. The timber. which was
does," Is one of the proverbs that are
16 feet 9 Inches long, had formed part
so old that .heir origin la lost In the
of one of the piers of the Congress
mists of antiquity.
treet bridge at Troy. When the pier
It Is generally asserted, however, broke down after the flood in the
thst It arose trom the following Inch spring of 1913, the timber was turned
dent, gtven In one of 8u Augustine ■ over to one of the material-testing
epistles: "Augustine was tn the habit laboratories of the Institute. It was
of dining upon Saturday as upon Sun
kept in the open air for three months,
day. but being puzzled with the dif
and then placed It a dryroom for a
ferent practices then prevailing (for
little more than nine month*. When
they had begun to fast at Home on
placed tn the testing machine, the col
Saturday) be consulted St. Ambrose,
umn failed under a load of 384.000
the bishop of Milan, on the subject !
pounds; that Is. the long submerged
The answer of the Milan saint was
this: When I am hero 1 do not (aat I wood showed an ultimate strength of
on Saturday, but when at Rome I do I I.6T0 pounds to the square Inch, in
the opinion o f Prof. T. R. Lawson,
fast on Saturday ’ ”
who conducted the test the remarka
Burton, tn tua "Anatomy of Melan- j
ble strength of this piece of hemlock
choly." speak* of those persons who
seem* to show that being Immersed
•re always swayed In mind and action
tn water for a long time does not de
by their surrounding* "When they
crease the column strength of timber
are at Home." he say* "they do there
that ts subsequently permitted to dry
as they see done "
l.lttle Johnny s mother asked him
the other day how he liked some new
l a v - f fellows,
f» lln w u
h n o o f family
a m l l . . I had
---- 1 lately
settled in the village. "They play all
right, mummy; but they use awful
naughty swear words sometimes ’ "Oh.
"^ou needn't mind, mum
my. 1 don't use swear-words back. I
only say to them D it t o !'" —Stray Sto
Coa, Mtnmg ln 1842
Maryland and the adjointng coun-
ties ln West Virginia which make un
what is known as the Cumberland
region constitute the only districts
outside of the anthracite region of
Pennsylvania whose records of coal
production have been kept from rhe
Those districts have
been commonly known as the George*
Creek (or Cumberland) and the Pled
The Cumberland re '
His Accustomed Place.
Sion was opened In 1SI2. and the Pied
Seven-year-old Frances was watch mont region began shipping in 1S53
ing her papa start for the office and
reporting his progress to mamma,
who was a little near-sighted
"I understood. Cuddyhump. that your
"The car s stoprlng for him." said whe is convalescent?" said kindly Mrs
“ Has he got on?" asked mamma.
No. mom. If yo' please, and t ank»
"Yes, mamma. He has Jumped on
for de 'terrogatlon.” politely replied
and taken hts place on a strap ”—
the colored man: “ but stldder wh|0g
she* gittln' better, mom!"—Judge.
Liberty and John.
“ Oh Liberty, what crimes are com
Of course flax I. contraband of war
mitted tn thy nam e'" quoted the mor
v\Lo want* nis enemy t0 bav
allier. "But not half so many a» In
the name of John Doe. rejoined the comfort of a flaxseed poultlc e wOeu
the tummy ache fets unbea
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