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uknd humjKti.v, hend, oitEao.v, tiiuhsdav, januaiiv ib, 1017.
Maria Thompson Daviess
Autlior of 'The Melting
till!, by the
ncllly & y
rioberta, an orphan, linlf rrench, half
Aliiflrlcaii, ntsrtliiR for Amerlcn In may
with an uncle, iiirotK Count do Lannellea
cronalng to tcciiro tnuloi for Trance
I)y n tnUtnkt. rinticrta'n uncle licllovc
alio la it ncjiliaw. Kooning lilm to bo n
Woman liutrr, Knkorlu aJopta man's attire.
Hr unrip, Onornl Cnrrulhi-rn, Inform"
hlH mii(ii((-rl ntpliow tlutt lio nccJii lila
knnwIMfio of t'leiich to MralKhtcn out a
deal for (irnvldlmr tntiliri for l'riuico. Tho
Sovernor'u honor In Involved In tlio mulo
Itoberla plcdum lirr al! ami Is Intro
duced to (inventor I'aulkncr and to III
prlvalo aocroUr), liurx Cllcndonnlnff.
Mm Jeff Wlillivortli h deep In tho mulo
chemo Willi her liunlinml nml enileavnrliiK
to Rot the KOicrnor'H alunuturo to the
The Beautiful Madam Whltworth
i-OOI) iiHiiiiliiL'. Hubert." mid
the CJotivcrncur Tnulkncr to
me ns I enmu und Mood op
posite lilm at tliu edge of lilt
wide desk tlio following morning. Anil
lio Mulled at inn with u Krent gentle-
ncKH that hail iiIko liiiinnr pliilug Into
It from I lie tornum of IiIh ojch unit
mouth. "I'm nfrnlil that you've landed
In tho iiiIiInI of 11 genuine caso of
Amrrlcnii hustle thin 'morning after,'
Hero nro two HhIh of Mpccllkutlomi, ono
In I.'nglbih weights nml measurements
mid tho oilier In Ticucli. I mint J on
to compare Ihcin carefully, checking
them na you go nml thou icUiccklng
them. I want to lio miro they nro tho
wimo. AIkii innl.o n Rood literal trans
latlou of any noloa that may lio In
Trench anil cnmpnro them with the
liotci In Kugllidi. Do )mi think It can
tin dono for me liy !l o'clock, In Unto
for 11 conference I hnvo at that hour!"
With which request he, tho (louver
neiir I'n 11 1 L 11 cr, luiiab-d mo two Inrpo
MhcelH of paper down which weio many
long (oliimim of llgtircH.
".Mini I Hon!" I wild to iiijni'If under
my lirealh, for ulvviiya 1 have had to
tount out tho pletcH of money hoocn
nary to glvo to Naiiuello for tho vunh
or of tho linen nt tho Chateau do (Irez
upon tho llngera of my IiuiuIm, whUh
often Hconutl loo few to fnnilxli mo
millUlent a Id Hut In n hiiiiiII Instant
1 hud recovered my (ouriigc, wlihh
brought with It a (leleimliiiillnii to do
that tunic If It mount my death.
"Yen, )our e(ollcncy," I nmtvvcrid
lilm with n tire.it loiupuituro In tho fniu
of the lnifceily.
"oifll llud the niiiiiII olllro between
my ofllio und that of (leuernl I'm
iiilheu empty. A ilng of the hell mi
dor the detlt ineniiH for jou In come lo
me I'll try not lo Interrupt jnti. '1'vvti
rings) mean lo no lo tlio general. That
In ahout all" Willi n uio of IiIh
Imnd the Gouvonioiir TiitilUnor dls
With my head up In Iho nlr I turned
from lilm and pnptire.t to lellro to my
prison, from which 1 could teo no re
lieve) finished." And this tlirio I was
In reality dismissed. I went, hut In
t my heart win u strange smolder that
the spark had kindled.
In theMiiull room that opened off that
of the Oouvernoiir Tniilldicr, with a
door that I Knew to lead Into tho room
of my undo, the General Itobert, 1
Bcnleil mjnc!f ut a table by n window
which looked down upon the city
spread at the foot of tho Capitol hill
tying shluimerliiK In the oung spring
mists that drifted ncrosi Its housetops.
I laid down the papers, took a pencil
from n tray closu liesldc my hand and
then fund tho most druadful of any
situation that I had uvcr brought down
upon my own head 1 also faced at
(he mii dm; tlmo the smiling countenance
of my IIU7Z, who looked Into tho door
from the room of my uncle, tho Gen
eral Robert, slipped through that door
and closed It gently behind htm.
"Safe on first basel Tho old boy of
(he h'lyouots has been called to the
governor, and he'll not ho b'ick before
they both bare luncheon sent In to
thorn. I hno taken his letters, nnd
now I'm off. What did Dili hand
"Death nml iiIho destruction," I an
swered In mi expletive often used by
my father In times of a catastiophc,
and with thine wold I showed to my
Itii7!i tho two long papers.
".Shoo; that's no big Jolit I looked
over mid erllled this ono mjsclf yes
terday In ten minutes. Hello; this
other ono Is In rrench! Just run It
thiough, and If It Is to (ally call It,
and I'll hold this one. We can do It
In llflecu minutes. Go ahead from
tho lop linn aero" And my Iluzz
lipid tho paper In his hand ns ho Heat
ed himself In readiness upon tho cor
ner of my desk beside me.
"Oh, my 1IU77, I have such n morti
fication that I cannot add ono lo un-
other of these long figures! When I
place ono number to another I must
iihu my lingers, and In this oii.su joii
bee that It is impossible." Tens I did
not allow In my ejc". but they wero
In my voice, nnd I looked Into tho ejes
of my llii77. with a nrcat (error.
"What Is It that I shall do? I am In
"You complete edition of n Kid, you;
don't joii know I can do It for j ou
tbid Is, If joii know what all thco
kilo things stand for In Ihigllsh? Do
you?" Ah ho spoko that Kind Iturz put
Ills linnet uu my shoulder with a nlio
"I do know from my governess, Mad-
a in 1'ournot, and I will write It all
down for ni, my II1177, for whom I
feel so much gralltudo for help," 1 an
swered, with ipili knesM.
'.Slow (he gradludo and willo 'em
nil out. It will take us about an hour,
but It Is good to Keep calicoes waiting
occasionally," he said, and did thcic
upon seat himself beside the table and
draw lo himself thu two sheets of pa
per, while I quickly wrote out the ta
ble of Fienih weights and measure
ments translated Into Kngllsh.
I did very iimih enjoy Unit hour In
which my Ilii7Z labored with 11 pencil
"Thoia ar going to b torn bard daya
(or ua all."
Ieno, when nftalu I hoard his num
inous, lie laid iltH'ti and wus Mumllng
loMdo bis dohk.iindas t turned ho held
out his hand, tutu whlrh 1 laid mine
us ho drew 1110 near to lilm
"Youngster," ho milil, ami Hit smile
whleh all persona call cold was all of
k'enllemws Into my ojim, "llnwe are
I'olug to bo some hard dujs for us all,
tin so next ten, utul If I dilu jou too
hard hull, will jour
'lo (ho death fur jou I'll go. my
iineriiour I'anlUiiw," 1 iiiinuored
lilm, looking Ktrnlght Into his llie-1
1 vtxi that were no deep under the
lliiik. tler tlpH.d wlniM of hU
Iri'Ws 1 did not menu that duiith 1
bad tlirenleued m)t.elf front the math
tiaatU'n In thu (viper, but In my heart
viciv was somelhluu Hint roo und an
wenM Iho adnos tn hU ejen with
uhIii nil that mtvuiMiiewi of a bar
tstrluii. "Then I'll Into you to tho point of
deinUo lui(wt If 1 neM jou," ho an
hWervsl mi with a laugh that bid
juher of viuotlou In hU voice 11a home
thing that wan lllo unto pnrk shot
from tho depths of lit eyes Into tho
depths of mine, "(lo get tho paper
jetlUcvl nud Jot uw. VS'iw when jou
and n great Industry while 1 culled to
lilm the list of long tlguies ami then
verllled as bo showed me tho milts
upon tho page hi tho I'reuih language.
Ho made Jokes at 1110 between work
ings while bo attended his clgnrcttu
and we, together, hud much laughter.
"Theio nro Just tint o places where
theso ilgtircs disagree, and I h fo mark
ed them carefully, 1,'Alglon," ho s.ihl,
ns at last be laid down both pieces of
tho paper, '"those Trench hpeellhn
tlous and tlguies that Moored you rep
resent Iho Ideal mulo In bulk, nml
these t'nlleil States llguies promUo
tho sauio multitude In Heriib. I thought
its muih. You Just inn In there to lllll
with Iheiu and then forget jou ever
saw them and we'll bo on our way to
tho gills In ten minutes Hobby, 1
menu It when I wiy that men In jour
mid my positions of litist Just forget
facts ami llguies the minute we get
out of sljiht of our chiefs. And we for
get the ehltifs, 'too, believe me. Now
run along and como out lo tho ear 011
toe Mime trot."
"Is It of honor not to tell to the Goiiv
erueiir rnulkncr that juii muddled un
lit this task, my Hum?" I asked of him
"No need to loll hint-It's till In the
tamo ollli e and will come to 1110 for
tiling Don't iay anything Hint will
bring 011 talk tlutt keeps us fiom Sue
iiinl tho gong .lint inn!" With which
111 1 vice my kind Hum disappeared
thmuith the door Into the oilhe of my
uncle, the (Jeneral Hubert, its I softly
opened the door of tho room of tho
ijoiiverueiir I'nulUuir and entered Into
his pioscuco. And In that piorcuco 1
found also my uncle, Iho General Hub
ert, In u wry grave lonsullatloii with
the (ouveiiieur Kniilkuer.
"The papers lomplelotl, jour OMtd
leuej," I Mild In a verj low nnd meek
tone of my voice as I laid the (wipers
beside him 011 the table and prepares!
to take the running departure that mj
Hum bad coiuiimtuled of mo.
The (wo hours that I sput with my
Hum nt his club In the louutry with
what lis culled In front of their very
fines buiicluM of enlKo pawed with
such a rapidity that I felt 1 mut
grasp on. h minute and remoustiate
with them for their tlectuobs. Thut
Mile. Sue vn 01 en much more lovely
In her gray eotiimo of golf with a tie
tho color of tho one worn by my Hum
than she hud been In her chiffon of
the dinner ilunoe, mid the beautiful
Hello was much tho same, with an
addiM gajely und charm, while I dis
covered a Miry sweet Kuto Keith and
a Mildred Summers who wits not of u
great U'AUty, but of many Interesting
remark which IndiiciM much Uugh
lug. With them wero that Miles
Mcnofco whom my Iluzz had recom
mended to me nml also several j-ouug
gentlemen of America whom 1 llko ex
ceedingly. "Couie 0:1, tAlslon. It's time to
bvat It. Wp nro latennd Suo Is be
ginning to shoo," called my Duzz from
tho door of tho card room.
".My Ilii7z," I suld to that Mr. HU7Z
Clendeniiliig as ho raced tho slim car
through tho country and tho city up
to tho C'jpltol hill, "you glvo to mo a
llfo of much Joy In only n few days.
I would tint It could so continue."
"That's all right, Prince. Don't men
tion It," ho answered me. with n laugh.
"And, suy, let's get to work, becuuso
at about 4 o'clock I'll have something
that'll plvo you a start."
"Oh, but, my Husz, at I o'clock I
must jro for tea to the home of beauti
ful .Madam Whltwoith."
"Vt'lie ee-uhl" whistled my Iluz7. as
ho looked at mo from tho top of my
head lo the toe of my shoe.
"Go ahead, sport, but nccept It from
mo that Mad.im Pnt U tho genuine nnd
otlgiiril pump, so doi.'t let her empty
you. Do you want me to como by and
extract jou nt about fifteen to C? I'm
sorry, but I tcally must have a busi
ness Interview with joti before 0."
Vtiil my Ilii77.'s eyes twinkled with
something that was of u gicnt pleas
ure to him, I could observe.
"It would be of 111010 pleasure to mo
If jou came ut the half of 5, my" Iluzz,"
I made a hlliry tn assure lilm, for I
had a guat dread of ull of tho false
hoods 1 was to say to that Madam
Whltworth that afternoon for the pur
pose of extracting pcihaps n little
wicked truth fiom her to belli hi the
defense of my ('ouvcrnetir rnulkncr.
"I'm 011," nusnercd my Iluzz ptoinpt-lj-.
"Hint It! I hear tho old hoy growl
ing." And ho disappeared behind the
door of my uncle, the Gcncrnl Hobert.
I went to the duty of assiiilug tho nlro
genllciiinn hi very rough clothing that
the goiivctneur would In the morning
read tho paper on the subject of mak
ing a long road past his ptuperty In
good condition by a vote.
Tho hour of I ended my duties for the
day. Hohi'Na, mariillse of Grez and
lye, did so long to go Into that room of
tho Gom'Tiiem rnulkncr and receive
upon her hand one nice Kiss of good
night from him, hut Mr. Hubert Car
rutheis walked down from the capltol
and only paused to lift for a little sec
ond his voiy handsome hat toward tho
window of his excellency's room high
up 11 hove.
And tho encounter with the beauti
ful Madam Whltworth was much
worse than 1 had thought that It
would be, though also It was of u very
Interesting excitement. She had made
uruuimcntM for tho encounter In the
shape of a very lovely tea apparel of
an Incredible thluiitss to bo used for
coveting, u little low lite hi the golden
grate and curtains of rose lo throw
somewhat of glow over thu situation.
Immediately I was seated beside her
on 11 small divan Umiii which there
was mom for only one mid 11 half per
sons, and my stupidity was called Into
"I suppose jou have spent the dnjr
In translating; a lot of thoso long and
tiresome Trench documents fur the
general and the governor. Thank
goolnei's, that Is no longer my task,"
sho remnrked us she tipped the cog
nac bottle over my ten am) handed tho
cup to me.
"It Is of 11 gieat fatigue to work
upon a matter that one does not nt all
understand," I nnswcicd her as 1 sip
ped at that ten of a very disagree able
taste became of thu cognac.
"Did they give jou thu two sets of
spci Mentions to compare?' she asked
of me, with not much of Interest ap
parent In her manlier, though her hand
shook as she poured for hcihclf 11 very
small cup of lea, which was then tilled
complete w'th cognac.
"Ilelns," I answered, with a sigh.
"And It Is Impossible for me tn add
mure llguies to each other than my
lliigus will allow'. 1 cannot even use
"Then ho didn't get them ready for
the conference this afternoon'" shu do
111. uided, with 11 grout Illumination or
Joy In her face.
' Oil, Indeed, 1 handed them back
completed to his excellency In 11 short
space of time. Is net ono mule like
tn another exactly? And w by should
a (Mper make them different?" I ques
tioned, with deceit of stupidity
"You are u dear boy," laughed that
Madam Whltmore. "Of course those
specifications agree, for I worked 11
whole day over Ihom. And I'm glad
jou didn't tiro jour ejes out with
them You know, jon are really ti
very beautiful creature, ami I think
Til kiss jou Just once, purely for the
pleasure of It." And I thereupon re
ceived a kiss upon my lips from the
curled (lower which was thu mouth
of Hint beautiful Madam Whltworth.
"Is It that the stupid Gouverneiir
Taulkuer iuut very t-oou Mgu that
paper (hat sends the many strong
muled to cany food to tho soldiers of
franco tlKhtlug In the t rem lies?" I
asked of her as I mudo her comfortable
In I lie hollow of my urm.
"If he doesn't sign them In a very
few days tho deal Is ull off." kite uu
sworcd mo. "Jeff has got his capital
to put up from somo northern men
who tire are retless und-niul bus
ptclous. It must go through and Im
mediately." "Then It must bo accomplished Ira
inodlutoly," I unswored her with ilecl
"The ngvnt of tho Trench govern
incut w HI bo hero on Ttiesilny , mid all
of theso preliminary papers mut be
blgneil before ho ran eIoo the matter
UU lluully I hope that tho conference
ov er thoo specifications this Afternoon
will bo the last. Are jon sure, jou
discovered 110 Haw over which the old
general or the bit; stupid governor can
"1 discovered not a flaw," I answer
od, her, with a great posit Ivenesa. "Do
jou say that It U soon that those rep
resentative of my government como
JNTYBOBY can tell
you what a tobacco
can tell you what a
tobacco is worth.
THERE can't be any better pipe tobacco
than VELVET because it is the best
of good Burley cured in Nature's Way.
No one has been able to equal Nature's
method of curing tobacco two years'
ageing in wooden hogsheads. It is slow
it is expensive, but if you will try a tin
of VELVET today you will know that
it is right.
Get clearly in your own mind just what qualities
you want your pipe tobacco to have. Then give your
old pipe a chance to prove to you that VELVET
fills every one of your requirements.
Make any test you like; compare VELVET with any
tobacco you choose and the sooner the better!
. : . : '
if M it $ .
Mf k iV''.v-j
H sKfiTr f. "aVlaBafK
Rftf, ' . lit
11 ', 'W,
"It la for Franca w plot."
to 111 uko a last signing of the paper
about tho est client mules to be sent
from the great btute of llarpelh to
Trance who Is ut a war of death? I
GRANGE TO INSTALL
i.ot ki:d i.v thi: panthy
Tho following story wna wrltton by
Oornldlno Itlco, a 12-year-old pupil
In tho Uend public schools.
(From Saturday's Dally.)
I romomber when I wag a llttlo
hoy, my mother always warned mo
novor to got In the pantry while alio
was Bono; because sho said that I
might break somo of hor China dish
es. It happened ono clay sho vvaa out,
and I got quite hungry. So, of
courso, 1 thought I could co In and
Bet what I wanted and then when I
got done I could fix everything back
(To Bo Continued.)
lleynolds, worthy ovorseor; William
McNaught, worthy lecturer; I.eland could not quito get
offlcors a suppor will bo served by
tno lailloa of tho grange.
fho officers to bo Installed nrn
luul not heanl of tho nearness of tho 0. C. Cardvvoll, worthy master; S. P,
nail 111 tin capiiui.
"They don't know It-that Is, Oov.
crnor TnulUuer iIoch. but has told only
die. lie sees thliiKs my wa.v, but of
of courbo ho has to"kiep his vouik-IU
from his eeretiiry of mate for the tlmo
being. And Tut telling you ull about
It because because It is for franco wo
plot and because l-tlits Is the way to
uy it." And w Ith thos vv Icketl words,
which Involved tho honor of tho great
Gouverneiir Taulkner, she presed ber
body close to mine Mid her lips upou
Prominent Portland Men Will Ad.
tlrchs CatherlnK nt Annual .Meet-
lug Oftlren nro .VamiMl.
(From Saturday's Dally.)
Tho Eastern Star Grange will hold
Installation of officers at tho Grange
Hall tonight, tho cororaonies attend
ing tho Installation beginning at 7
o'clock. C. M. MoAHster, of tho
Portland Union Stock Yords. of Pnri.
land, and J. P. Favlllo. rdimr nf ,i,'?a lt " . Tho Pntry happoned to
Western Farmer, wl address the ? tiS?$ & JftS
members of the grange. Sovoral knov it until I got done eating. So
Hend cltiions aro also expected to at-! J "'"'d " Bet out and the door was
tend tho gathorlng. iockoii. I went back and started to
Sefore tho regular Installation oil , "'!. .. and
K --"..--... i.u iuum ut 1110 jam
It U'na rltTi lm
liln.l .. ,,,,M VV
...... u.o. 11 ,vns m a big barrrel.
Jtothor had put it up for winter. I
Bot up from vvhoro I was sitting, and
opened tho lid and started to cat.
.in-Kursun, wormy secretary: n m
liragg, worthy treasurer; J. E. Stow
art, worthy stoward; J. Wlttemore,
assistant worthy stoward; Mrs. Will
lam Wlttemore, lady assistant stew,
ard; Georgo Erlukson, worthy gate
keeper; Mrs. William Heynolds, chaplain.
Four chairs at your service at the
Metropolitan. No waiting. Adv.
Want Ad will cost jou.
na mnrli hb T
nantod. and I cllmhoii i.nnn a,. ,..
rel I could get my hands In It a lot
he ter. and ate faster. Finally, I
cot tired sitting In that position, so
I leaned over a llttlo bit farther, and
o course fell in head first. I Strug
Bled but all In vain. I heard mother
camng me. then sho heard me In tho
pantry. She pushed at tho door and
t opened. Well, ym know wnat m.
That is the last time I have been
mother.Pantry W'"'0Ut n8k,nK My