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him. Tide, she knew, was Information come to regard, through the yearn, ne
"P lease, air." piped the tiny custom
—and big Information, of the greateet their na tu ra l heritage.
moment to the English w ar office.
" olla, messieurs!" the Inn'a sole er, whoae head scarcely reached the
counter, "fa th e r w ants no me oak var
"Yes. yes! Pm sure!" hv declared waiter, Louis, exclaimed as he laid up ntsh."
"T h a t la tbs plan worked out by the on the table the chunge that was due
"How much does your fa th e r want,
Ami "Heboid, gentle my little m a n ? ” Inquired tho smiling
great general etaflf, and we must go to the tw o guests
Helglum tonight. You will meet me In men!" be repeated In quite the grand 1 ehopman.
an hour at C haring Croat. Tomorrow m anner ns lie placed before them two
" F a th e r says you wan to fill thla,”
liquor glasses tilled with tin amber replied the tittle fellow, handing over
we shall be In Brussels."
a pint Jar.
“ Where shall we stay In Rrussrls?"
It was duly filled and handed back.
"1 am sent to the G rand hotel,” be
The players thanked him. And In
explained. "I shall pass uiyself off as ttint moment one of them brought the " F a t h e r will pay you next Muturday,”
Monsieur de Lorde. You shall be game to a sw ift term ination liy th* said the recipient casually. T h e n tho
face of the shopm an grow dark
Madame de Lorde."
execution of n masterly move tow ard
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" M e don't give credit b e n 1," Im said.
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“ M adam e de Lords!" she repeated, which he had long been m aneuvering
" G im m e back the Jar."
as If to fl* the nam e Indelibly upon her
The two peasants tossed off their
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Meekly the sm all boy banded buck
Cordials then They bail already risen the Jar, which wax em ptied and re-
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"Ill Brussels we shall aw ait Inatruc from their chairs when the Innkeeper ! tu rn e d with a scowl.
"T h a n k you, sir." he said. " F a t h e r
he continued, "W hen they come himself, one Henri Christophe, e n t e r e d
strns.se—a true Teutou. «n<1 I've been
< said you'd be su re to leave enough
quite blind not to realise It before.”
Vaterland. . . . Good-b.v. my dear, claimed, reluctant to see good custom 'round the slden for him to finish the
Th* chief c h a ra c te rs a re Ethel W il
Streetm an looked positively d a n g e r
I Job he w ants to do, and you 'uvs, air.”
until tonight!" He sta rte d to go. Itut ere leaving. "It is not late."
lo u g h b y . H e n r y S t r e e t m a n a n d Capt.
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T h e m i n o r c h a r a c t e r s ous us be faced her threateningly. At be turned back suddenly as If the urge
“ My wife expects me." one of them
a r e S i r «1eor*>- \ Va * « t Hf f o f t h # R r l t l s h Inst he w a s at bny. Hut still he had no
of great events had not ipdte ohllt replied w ith a humorous grimace. “You
a d m iralty and C harles Brown, a New
Mrs. Newlywed My husband a d
thought of confessing the part that be
York newspaper corresp o n d en t
era ted all thought of his relations with understand ?"
m ires eve ry th in g a b o u t me; my voice,
a r e s i d e n t of S i r G e o r g e ' s h o u s e h o l d , w as playing.
Ethel. He leaned tow ard her "Now."
se cretly m arried St-eetm an, a G e rm an
"Mais oui! I comprehend perfectly." my eyes, my form, my hands!
"And to w hat use do you Intend p u t
spy. t h o u g h sh e did no t k n o w hi m a s
he said, "uow you w on't refuse to kiss Christophe answ ered
Friend And w hat do you ndm tro
lie knew the
s u c h . C a p t a i n R e d m o n d , h e r o l d l o r e r . ting your a bsurd accusations?" be de
r e t u r n s to E n g l a n d a f t e r Ion* a b s e n c e
F r o m h i m s h e l e a r n s t h e t r u t h a b o u t manded.
Mrs. Newlywed Ills good taste.-—
She could scarcely do otherwise than mental woman, with n s h a rp tongue
S tre etm an ; f u rth e rm o re t h a t he has
“ None— none a t all," she said care
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b e t r a y e d h e r s i m p l y t o l e a r n n a v a l s e lesaly, with Just a slight shrug of her subm it to htin now. He put bis arm s And he had no wish to bring down an
c r e t s . T h e E u r o p e a n w a r b r e a k s ou t .
around tier, arid when he had takeu avalanche of III will upon his excellent
fine shoulders. “ I merely w anted you
F a ir Exchange.
his kiss he said, "In uu hour!" Then hostelry.
So he bade Iris departing
to know th a t I know."
he hurried aw ay.
gnesta good by.
Betrayed by a German apy,
kisses and w ants 10 by re tu r n ?
"Oh. W tha t all? 1 thought you were
Ashamed, disgusted, Ethel wiped
F a th e r —T e n kisse s?
and feeling th a t her life had
As they passed through the open
trylug to threaten me.” he answ ered,
her lips with loathing. Ami In anotli
M other— D on't be a bsurd. Jo h n !
been wrecked by h it perfidy,
more than puzzled by her attitude.
doorw ay, chattering he turned to an
er moment she had throw n open the
Ethel prepares to w reak a ven
“ My dear, why should I do th a t? door behind which Captain Redmond o her man who sat lu s corner of the Ten pounds, of course! Loudon An
room rending a new spaper. He wne a swers.
geance th a t will help to take
Tou still love me: and now th a t I’ve
away some of the rancor In her
Frt-ticlimaii that other and n strali
learned about the fleet, you still mean
" L a r r y —L arry!” she called.
next week to a rra n g e m a tte rs with
to the Innkeeper.
heart and a t the ta m e time be
••What Is it? ” he cried, springing
your people to uunounce our m a r
of service to her country. Truly
"Something for m onsieur?" Ilenrl
quickly to her side. H er trHglc man
there Is no w rath like a wronged
Christophe Inquired pleasantly.
tier alarm ed him.
"O f course, of course!” he broke In
woman’s. An exciting scene be
"Not now! After a little while. j»#r-
She turned aw a y from him: for she
upon her hurriedly. He had forgotten, could not la*ar to face Ills honest eyes baps." the stra n g e r replied, nnd re-
tween the girl and her false hue-
for the moment, all about th a t plnust ns she told hltn w hat she felt she must. ; turned to Ills reading of Ills newspaper.
band it pictured in this Install
b!e promise of his. As m a tte rs stood
"I hoped I’d never have to tell you He hail Just lighted n cigarette and
on the continent he had thought It this." she said, "b u t now that It has ! had tilled Ills lungs with the first satis
T o Civ#
i more than likely th a t another week come. I've got to. Larry, the man I fylng puff when a new com er strode
Streetman, the German spy, calls would hud him out of England for nunrled Is a G erm an spy.”
through t h e doorway. T h i s l a t e s t a r
on Ethel Just a f te r she has learned of | good. Rut now be congratulated hltn-
"A G erm an spy?
Your husband? rival wore a c a p m i d a l o n g , linen
hla d e c e it
I self tha
_ t . be had , made , , her tha t prom-
I* c a n 't be!” he exclaimed d u ste r
And there w as something In
. . , . ,.
. . .
h , aspect th a t did not wholly please
hope he had held out to her was all
, , . ,
. , ,
. _ ,
. . .
. . .
"B uf It Is! she Insisted. “ I only the little man at the table, ns be cast
tha t stood between him and the Tower
. , .
Streetm an w aited until the butler of London—and likely worse. “Cer
had w ithdraw n before he so much as taiu!y we'll announce our m arriage.” loved me—a little. But he didn't lie 's trmler. P erhaps It waa the ■mall. Teu
spoke to her. Then he faced her ex he assured her. “ All that 1 told you of cheated, tricked me for the things I ton mustache th a t adorned the upper
, could tell him about the navy. T hat's lip of the tall m an In the dustcnaL At
my family, my Income, was true—e x ; why he married me. because he w as a
nil events, the F re n c h m a n 's eyes unr
A LI N l M S N T
“ Did you see Sir George?” he de cept tha t I'm German, not French.”
| spy. . . . But now I've fooled him!” rowed to tw o sills
And though he
She gave him an amused look.
she exulted fiercely. ” |'v e made him seemed rsp t In his pa p e r he neverthe
For Cut«, Burnt,
seemed to Ethel.
But you see. you a re not as clever
too> nnl w|tll tl)„ ( ;o r.
less w atched every m o re that the other Bruises, Sprains,
“Yes!" she replied quietly, though as you thought.” she Informed hltn. "If
her every nerve w as strung ta o t to you'd only been frank with me. I could I \ mans end that ! shall work with him." made.
Strains, Stiff Neck,
The situation staggered Captain Red
The tall mxn pnused for a moment
meet the call upon her w om an's have been of so much gre a te r help to
Chilblains, Lame Back,
" B u t w hat can I do? I can't arrest the outer door: nnd d ra w in g a pipe Old Sores, Open Wounds,
“T he fleet—did you find ont abont
“ You could?” he said, as a look of
from his pocket he filled and lighted It. and t il External Injuries.
the fleet?" He could not get the words mystification spread over his face. him—your h usband.” he told her.
“ No—you c a n ’t, for tonight he goes Then he crossed the room and looked
“ H ow ? Why?"
out of his mouth fa st enough.
Made Since 1846.
“Yes! A fter w hat you said, w hat
“ I have not been quite honest with to Brussels and I go with him I shall down at Its othiT occupant.
"I>o you speak E nglish?” ba In
be at the G rand hotel, as Madame de
Price 2Sc, SOc and $1 00
you.” Ethel said.
else could 1 do?”
i or le."
a i i M l
“Quite so!” H e made no a tte m p t to
H e seized her roughly by the arm.
The nian told him th a t he could.
"You are going to Brussels?” he re
conceal his Insolence. " H a s It sailed?”
"You have not lied to me about the
"C an you tell me how far It la to
peated. grasping, even as he *f>oke,
fleet?” he threatened.
he a«ked her Impatiently.
L arry Redmond asked.
“ No. no! T hat was absolutely true.” som ething of the Import of the news.
Foolish to Tell Her.
was no other thnu th*
“ Where did It go? Quick, tell me!”
Wife— You never se«-m to w orry
"Then what do you mean?” he asked. F rance through Belgium!"
By word and look both be menaced
"T en miles!” the F r e n c h m a n replle*! now when I'm late dresatug for th e
So long as she had not deceived him In
"Good heavens!” he gasped, a sto u n d
the a tre .
“The usual routine!” she said non tha t q u a r te r It m attered little to him ed a t the «normity. "B u t you can't go
H u b —Y ou're n e v e r iato now. I a l
“ E x actly?" Larry questioned.
there— with him! I forbid It!”
chalantly. “ It Just split up into Its w h a t she might have done.
ways set the clock a h e a d .—Boaton
various squadrons—the Mediterranean.
T ra n sc rip t.
“ I told you.” Ethel explained. “ I
"No. no!” she protested. “ You pro m
Baltic. Black sea. South American told you there w as no Englishman In ised we'i! work together—tha t you able pause as the little mnn looked up
Quite the Thing.
fleets, and go on: and they’ve gone to my life. I lied. There w as—a cap- wouldn't try to stop me. You promised at him sea Tellingly.
"I wish to give a friend a timely and
"E x a c tly !" lie said with a peculiar
their customary destinations.”
talD In the English army. Before I on your honor."
striking present "
emphasis on the word.
“Sir George told you th a t? ” The met you we \ycre engaged. He threw
“ But my dear, yon enn't hold me to
"T h e n why not give him a clock.”—
“ Exnctly?” Larry said once more
news was almost too good to be be me over for some other w o m a n —a that now,” he objected.
Bui tim oré American.
woman with money.
. . .
" B u t I do!” she Insisted. “ I'm go And when the wiry Frenchm an sprang
"Yes: and he never suspected I was him!” Streetm an saw no reason to ing to Brussels. Even you c a n 't pre up from Ills seat nnd looked slgnifi
W ork Delayed.
the least bit interested.”
doubt her. As Ethel flung herself Into vent It. . . . Good by. L arry!" And cnntly Into Ills eyes C aptain Redmond
"I h e a r young Mrs? Boggs Is going
no longer doubted tha t they understood i.o break h e r h usba nd's will."
"The old fool!” He told himself that the c h aracter of a woman scorned »he she started to leave him.
«»arh other. "You have the passw ord!”
" S h e 's late In doing It. Most w ives
Sir George was no better than a dotard. did her best to convince him of the
H e stopped her quickly.
Ittend to th a t a t the Htart."— Haiti
With such as be composing the English truth of the old adage tha t hell had nr,
“ Ethel! Please!" he e n tre a te d
"E x a c tly !”
repented more American.
admiralty the spy was sure tha t Ger fury such as hers. As she perceived
“ No. Larry!" w as the firm answer.
many had nothing to fear from the the success of her ruse she hurried on
He saw th a t her* determ ination was
Grounds for Divorce.
"You have been w aiting loug. uij
British lion. T hat much-vaunted a n i to elaborate her fiction. "Yes, 1 hnte
“So old W illiams Is looking for a di
too g re a t to be denied. And he walked frie n d 7” L arry asked him.
mal's teeth seemed effectually draw n.
him!" she repented.
“ I h a te their up to her then and raised Ills hand to
vorce from his young wife. On w hat
"You were «»xpected y esterday,” his grounds?"
“ W hat news with you?" Ethel asked arm y! I hate all Englishmen. It Is
hold her for Just a (h-eting moment confederate replied.
him. Innocently enough, ao f a r as for y o u —for G erm any I would serve.”
"On the grounds of economy. I
"I could not leave then. It Is busy guess."— Brooklvn Eagle
Streetm an noticed.
she told him. “T h a t Is why I have not
"W a lt!” he besought her. “ I’ll come back llicre tushie their lines." Captnln
"I have had none direct from done more for you. I thought you
you tomorrow In Brussels Perhaps Redmond explained.
F rance,” he said, never dream ing tha t were working for France, England's
Ills fellow spy started nt Mint. And
the time was past when he might de- | ally.
E ngland—how I hate her!
1 somehow I can help y o u —protect you."
"Oh. you can. Larry, you can!" she he looked at him with undisguised s u r |
eeive her by that little fiction of bis. w nnt to see her dishonored, defeated,
panted, all but overcome l»y relief and prise.
" B u t w a r has come,” he added. “Of ruined by your people.”
gratitude. She had quailed a t the
"You have been with the G erm an 1
th a t I am sure.”
“ The Better the Cream
“ You—you?” S treetm an cried, ns a
“ And E ngland—will she enter Into great light broke over him. "And I thought of her perilous mission. But a rm y ? " he exclaimed, as If the feat
The Better the Price.”
nevertheless she had never hesitate«] w ere scarcely to be Relieved.
It?" she pressed him.
never dream ed!" he m urm ured, as he
"W ith her fleet dispersed she will seized both her hands. He was not
“ No. not yet! Rut tonight I shall be |
With cooler w e a th e r you should
not dare," he rejoined with a faint rough now —but eager. Impulsive. "Yes. G rand hotel — M adam e de Lorde! I'll in the G erm an army. I must Join my j have b e tte r cream and profit by our
smile of satisfaction.
regiment at once." lie f i l l e d aside ;
it Is true.” he said then, " l a m a G e r
fiaying b e tte r price for b e tte r erenm.
king and country!” And she held her Ids duster, revealing the fact that he
" F o r the sake of France, your coun man. I serve the W llhelm strasse.”
us and see for yourself. Cash
was already In the G e rm a n uniform
try, tha t Is n pity.” Ethel pointed o u t
“T hen let me serve It, too,” Ethel
prom ptly for each can of cream .
He caught It In both of Ills.
The long linen coat effectually con
With her former doubts re-enforced
begged, much as she had besought
“ For king and country!" he repented coaled bis dress, for there was nothing
by the revelation of L a rry ’s tale she
Larry Redmond only a short q u a rte r of a f te r her gravely. And then he kisst-d
about Ills leather puttees to betray It.
could easily pick flaws, now, In Street-
an hour before. Hut then she had been her hand with something akin to rev
"I shall lw* a c a p ta in —Captnln Karl.”
m an's acting.
In earnest. "Think w hat 1—a woman erence. "And for you!” C aptain Red Larry continued
“ Eh? Oh. yes. of coarse—yes!” be
—could do; and a clever w om an,” she mond whispered.
hastened to a si e Dt "I must get the
urged. " T a k e me with you. w herever
Dews a t once to F rance,” be said: and
He Met His Match.
yoti go. I would be useful."
CH A PT E R XI.
immediately he started tow ard the
“ Here In tha t uniform. It Is danger
A tig h t fisted old man, feeling very
doorway. But the girl said something
on- work. Captain Redmond." he re sick, asked a friend to recom m end a
"Yes, you would!” he exclaimed.
At th s Lion O'or.
then th a t brought him up sharply—
physician. The friend named a c e rta in
something th a t he was f a r from ex “And you shall go. You shall go with • In the little Belgian village of Cotir-
“ Is he very ex p e n siv e ? ” asked the
volsler tw o happy pea sa n ts were play
pecting. a t th a t moment wheo he me tonight.”
“ W here?” she asked him.
ing checkers In an Inn eallpd the Lion
seemed a t last to bold her more secure
Do you think it poeciblt for
"Well, not so very. H e ’ll cha rg e you
d'Or. It wax still A u g u st—still the
ly than ever before.
Captain Rcdmand to ascoclats
$4 for the first visit and $2 for each
“ Brussels— hut why there?”
finest of sum m er weather. And In the
“To Germany, you mean!” she cor
intim ately with the German offi-
one a fte r that."
H e told her then the very h e a rt of carefree minds of those tw o Idlers
rected him. Quiet as was her tone, the
cers and men and remain un-
T he old fellow soon a fte rw a rd w alk
there was not the slightest reason for
words seesned to him fairly to sta b the
ed Into tho office of the physician
named by his friend, and, upon being
through Belgium,” he Informed her. noon diversion, even If their g re a t and
"W h a t? ” he exclaimed.
a dm itted to the consulting room,
(TO UE CON TI N UE D. *
powerful neighbors—G e rm a ny
planked down $2, r e m a rk in g : "W ell,
“Oh, Henry, how can you think me “In tw o weeks we shall be In Pa ris.”
“ B ut G e rm a n y ’s treaty w ith Bel France— were nt th a t very moment
doctor, h ere I ain again."
so very stupid?”
He W as Impressed.
T he physician calmly picked up the
“You are mad!” he parried. ”1 am gium—you forget tha t!” Ethel rem ind crouched and ready to spring nt eaeh
sermon today to your lik money and put it In a draw er, which
loyal to F rance.”
“You tell me t h a t ” ahe scoffed, country th a t retained the m erest ves peaceful. And the very sun seemed ing, Jo h n ? " Inquired the pmstor. "In he locked securely. T he sick m an
looked on expectantly, a w a iting the
“when here, a little while ago, In all tlge of honor would so debase herself. to shine upon th a t tiny country with deed, sir. It wan n grand sermon,” sold next move.
your talk you showed how strongly “ Belgium's territory m ust be sacred,” Just a little more beneficence than it John, with genuine adm iration. "W hat
“Well, I'm ready to be exam ined,"
had over the rest of the world. For p a r t seemed to take hold of you?" he said a t length.
you sided with Prussia. J u s t now you ■he said.
H e released her hands then.
He Belgium, fortunately, there wna no
w e re delighted th a t the English fleet
"I don’t think I t’s nece ssa ry ,” r e
had dispersed. To a Frenchm an that needed even them to express his scorn. dread of war. Secure In the conviction you. W hat took hold of me most was plied the shrew d specialist. T h e r e ’s
" T r e a ty ?
W h a t la th a t—a that she had no enemies, her people
no need to do It again. Keep right on
would be bad new s; but a German
w ent about their affairs w ith the same over the sam e thing again and again ta king the sam e medicine. Good day,
would ta k e It as you have done. You •crap of paper!” he cried.
sir.”— W ashington Post.
“ B u t a re you sura?” aha pressed light-hearted content th a t they had s o d again."—C h ristia n Herald.
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