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TUB SPRINGFIELD NEWS
.William MacLeod Rain
Oaarngat Ln 1 1 1 n us Oimrtii
rilArTrcn I -Alvriiturmia an1 rrk.
X laaa, raltiar Ihun rt Imituil, ami 4.mI by
Ihiuor. I'urly llaiuttiiu anil lila t litint.
War With ara. tliallr nirra ln.y., ! om
nvo)vat In a h"i' acnlliiK ailtaiilui
iMspoaias nf (! an..i ilw k In Ilia lirwn
im Im. Arm , Ilia lt,fl ai-iiMta,
A lr ai (i i lila r-nliu-r staying In town,
fiay i a aalatii anil told a p.iaaa la
In lawn In pursuit of I hem. 1'hmy elude
Ibaar aurauaia Ovartakrh nail ilay, Mae
la klUi-4 iy tiia tinaae ami Curly rimta
aatl. aflar ha haa aluil mi an I linn
air r-n wouudad. The fiutn aliul la
CHAITMt II -rulliann'a fil-ii.U, all
ralilvnioii, aii mlno t-i Ivruli Curly ita
an aaamtilii I.i itul thif-irn Willi Ha
"ia aiitnl ll nik lir la Mat a. I by Ilia
Itilrrvi.tiiinn of Rata I'uitlaon, l.uik'i
CflAI'TI'tl It! -Ifta wr,m,.1 r1r.at.
n1 f-iilier ti'ilama not pir-i I-I.
I'urly la ,--i f'.r l v I'ulllsnn II ii"-a
tlona tlio Imiv tunri filing a luil.triuu it'll
law, M"tY Mime, rriil Ic.l'I'T of II " in
lll ttl.u I. a. I borti lutlv'a nullum
liaiulrau Ir.irim lliat 8oa-y HKmn la l ul
tlaiiii'a hltti-r aiwuiy artrt tiirnlari a lilf
ful llill. "tun vrr "Ul r alu-llfTa ill
fain, mm lia i mfii V I with lila (uth.r
Culllaun sum Imil fur t'uily.
CHAI'TKIt IV -'tirly r-"uas u
Htnne f r in a l if i"i I', to will li I f haa
f ulnliii-,1, aiil IIiki II. uutl.i
la young H.i;u' rivnl fur II haul nf I .no
la Ijnilmi Mia x-e luiiy it no'a t
itatltar In H:i'ii, miif I Ih ii'lt u u anil ritona
act mil fur ttia liallvr a tjmh.
rllAI'TI It V --Tl '-r I'urtv rut-Ma Ms
iiii.tiiiiiiia of tli r M I it'iit rvi'.Mlitinn "let
dxllvrra 1.111,1.1a nuln to humi 011114
i tililAoit tit''isr H'ul n la lila f 1 liuut aliil
ntl la will a!!.k tiy I. tin. i In wti mi va
aoina inula la l-ltit fil.i''inl ami licriiiiu-a
nun Inn i la (mill rulilu-ty Hum laaves
tha run. Ii . 1.1 i lu rK'nii li. Curly :
coniianli a him.
CIIAI'TI U VI - i:av.1rt.p!ri al a
nirtna P'M a. Curly lirnta Htmia anl hi
llntilf Haul l.ula lll.irk rll. arraiiK' t'
liohl up iha Italn at a rinaalua; known as
Tin Cup, anit aflfr Ilia n.llirry ahool
ynuiia; 1 tilliaon m nl laaa lila body on Ilia
riia. oiif lima luMHit liU iriru(i mi
I lii alirrlff inrouaTIi Ida aon'a dxnili and
dlaai-( Curly la a uad hy H'-ina of
lrina a apy nf I -in k Culllaon'a Tlv ara
a'aiatrd. but part with ilia tindprataml
ln dial llialr nait maotlna; will maan a
fight In tlia tiatl Curly liiakaa a nti-
fldant nf Dirk Malnuav, rattlman and
thrv Inform I .in k .Culliaon uf Kiona'a lul
acalnat lila ion.
CHAPTKn l-Afir an all-nlal.l aaa.
alon at lha lloundup i liili. In will, li Culli
aon haa l.tat liaavllv. iliota la an airliatiia
nf aliarp wnrda halwaar lAfk and a
akaapman. Kandrli k, with whom
L'ulllann haa a faud
CIlAPTrrt It -8auarl,a la alai trlfl4
ky Ilia iiawa nf lb holdup nf aipraaa
fiiaaiiara, Ilia bamilta aurln til.iaiO.
4'tilllaon pava Ida pokar daIHa and ahoilly
ftaiward Ma'kantla an I Alai rlandiau.
Ma rlnaaat frlalida laarn ha la au.a.-l4
f tha atpraaa rnhhary. lila lial liaillia
tiaan fnutij on tha eatia and i balng
CIIAPTKR lll.-Kata to Safiia-ha
for a rnnaullatlnn with Markamla. Alat
landrail and duly. All ara rinvmad
f lirk a lunot-ani. Tha aliajrllT iaaala
that baaidaa lha fttidlnc nf Culllaon'a hat.
and hla payinaul ( lit dabta. i'aaa I'm
drhk bad Man tha robbar and la a I moat
rartaln It waa t.iu-k. Culllaun la alut to
antar a Imiiiaaiaad rlaim wlib'h will prac
tically put Kandrli-k out of buatnraa.
CIIAPTF.R IV. Kata'a ahrawdnaaa ra
vrali hw Culliaon, bad lakan KandrU-k'a
hat whan ha laft lha Koundup t'lub. and
aiiapli-lou point a atrongly in a franiaup nn
r'andrlck'a part and to hla bring 1 canon.
ai-a for I.11. k'a diaappaaranra Tha aiiar.
Iff malvaa a aaiiaa nf nutaa lurnln an
lha ".lark nf llrarta." Curly Itnda a rl
ir aloia by thai nama and aaruraa vl
danoa thai tha propria! raaa. Mia. Wylla.
knnwa what happanad lo Uurk.
CHAPTKIt V. In Ida rallar of tha rl
aar alora Klandtau Hilda a t-lphar luaa
laft hy Culliaon. and fnllnwa Ilia
ai aut Lurk la hald prlaonar by l-'andrii'k
and Blarkwall In a aliaap hardar'a rahln
In lha innuntaltia r'andrl. k wanta I11111 In
aim a lallixiulaluiiaiit nf hla tiuuiaataad
rlahta. coiidillinial to hla rrlaaaa.
Think I'm R'l"8 to Int ytu k?
muh.v fi'uni licr now? Vnti'll altfti and
you'll juoiiiUi- 10 It'll miihliiK )uu know
Lm k'M HiixvkPr i,hiii i-iikII.v iiI llsht
ly. "My frli-iitl. wu'ie ulrt'inly dl
I'llNNPil Unit JMlltll."
'Vu won't thiuiKt ymir niliitlT"
"Yniir ar'iiini'iil ilun't J u silly lu
Tin- Hhi'i'iuiiiin hiokrd tit him wlili a
liilHlcr nlnlrlrHiici'. 'tiuuil cnntigli,
I'll hrlui; you tmu that will Justify It
Caat Findrlck Makae a Call.
Kute wn In hr roin gHidi'ii auiier
IntenilliiK tln Mtuhle hoy as he loon
fiituj the dirt uriiiiiiU tin roiiiM of muiii
uf the hiiNhfa. JSlie hud relumed to
tha Circle C for a day ur two to give
amiie tllriH'tliiii In tha Hlmt'iu'e of her
father. Ilui li und . the other rider
caine to her for order and took then)
without lonieniiil. She knt-w the rat
tin rnialut'MM. and they knew ahe knew
If. To man they were proud of her,
iif her aplrlt, her energy, it ml her good,
The rltler who caiiten-d tip to tha
fence, aet'ln. her In Ikt well-huiiK
tonliiroy aklrt, her clom'-tlitliiu lloint,
and thu broad rimmed biruw hut that
1 alili'1l"i1 her (lurk head fiinn Hie mm.
iici liili-il I In- fllui'aa lit het klir
roiiuilliiM. Sin, tun, whm n Itowfr of
tlin di'K'lt. ili'llfiilidy fdMliloiu'tl, jfl
vll.i Vtlll tilt' lil'iotll of lllllllll,
Ai tin I'l.illfr of li )of a) n IooIumI
I Up fl'Ull till' I 1 1 - r 1 hill' Mil II lllllllll'
nil I lit ouri' imo to hei fit t. I'.ciu at'l
! Iu.r lonif Ifixiiua lu- ii.i ..... i i !t
j hi 'I Inn. I. For the linili "lio Imd
I tlr.iwn In 0 liitlt wiin Ciihh h i-uiji li k.
('rout the iiocki't of M nlilrl he drew
I a niniili'i iiiM i- of Miitliii'd l)ii'ii.
j "I've hritilil 'lun k your Imii'lki r-
ehli-f. MlMH OlIllHOM."
I "W'lin t lui v w you done with my fa
j 1 her 7"
I lie fioiiii town ri Ihn Mexlrnn luy
I m il Kuio (HhiiiImhi'iI the hid. When ha
I hull K"0'' mIii iimI.ci) lir ilel lull iitfiilll
III cxiirll.v llu Miime uiii'ili
He uiin from the liurao und threw
the rein to the ground. '1 hen. xh nu
ll ring to the fitie, he let hlumelf in.
"Voii've purely not a niee oy Kf
den here, lihlu't know there wiin una
Cite It In all Muuhuked Arlxomi."
She aloud rigid. tier iinlallei luf
eyea, alue hliK k In the pula face, never
lifted from hi in.
"1 wniK you to tell me wluit yon
have done with my ful her."
lie lunched n little und looked at
J.r with cea tlmt nurroweil like
ilid'.e'uf a tut hiinklntf In the nun. He
had aomeihln I ho look of the Imgcr
j uiomher of the rut fiimlly the "oft
I I-Hi trend, the couiiuct rli'lln miif
! i leu of n I ii me pinilher, and with thexa
; he ihienl tliui ulwnya Ilea hehind Ha
' leeiy v.nrlneH.
"Vou're u youiitf ludy of one idea.
'o iikc nffc-ulii with you, I reckon."
j ".Not he leuit uxe. I've tnlked with
, Mr. Wylle."
i lie rniM'd li'" eyehrowB. "l! I know
! he holj 7-
".She will know you. That Is more
I o the point."
I t I hhe hiiy hUe k-ft-w tin-?" he
' ' "She will Miy It In ioin-t--lf It ever
', -Ollles til lllUt."
Jn-t whnt will ahe Hay, If yU
i Kate told him In four enenei- with
j I Mlilik'llii: direct lies that !! the out
I -.tiiii'llut; noie of her, that and a tine
i -elf riru'fl f ill rotiriiue.
"N tlmt nil? Coinea to tint then,
lliul Mhe .ai . heiird her MiM'iilll. rull
. Ill, lliul MiileiJ your f.llher'a lite, la
that ii n liil.-lillari oil eii.se 7"
"Voii Iniped Hi villa. ii lake hit j
lil y into the lellar. You plotted wim
ti I iii lo hold f ii. her h prisoner '
j "Saya tlmt. due she that Mu
heard us plolliiiK?"
, tif i-rtiiiae bhe did lit overhear l
J what you "md. Vna look good rare of
j that. Itut ahe knew you were couspir- j
luz." - j
i "Juat nmr:i knew It without
overhearing," he derided. "Ami of
eouraa If I m !:i a plot I must have
hern Juliiiiii uii-lhe-Miu a good deal nf
I .i. llu,,.. I'j.iiii.l ihwru M-rilritv.
ill.- tjlll. nui.t ......
lie had totniied oil the weak "l of
Urs. Wylie's li Mliinuiiy. The man who
had Nuved Culli"ou'M life, after a long
talk with Hlnrkwell. hail gone out of
the Jaek or Henri" and had not re
turned mo far as he knew. For her
i former hiisliamj lakd aent her on an I
errand just hefore the prNouer waa
taken r, ay and ahe did nut know who
hail helped him.
Kale us1 allent.
"How would HiU do for an explana
tion?" he Kiisgesied lar.lly. "We'll aay
just for the aake of argument Ihnt
Mra. Wylle'a "lory la true, that I did
aave your father' life. We'll put It
that I did help earry hi in downstalra
where It waa cooler and that 1 did
have a long talk w ith the fellow Itlack
well. What would I he talking to hltu
about. If I wasn't reading the rim act
to him? And after he had aald he waa
aorry why Hhouhln't I hit the road out
of there? There' no love lost hetween
me and l.nek t'ullisoit. I wasn't tinder
any ohllgHtlotiM to wrap him up lu cot
ton ami hring him hack this xhle up
with care to his anxious friend. If
he those later to take a hike out of
low ii on p.d.o,. hurry up huslness I ,
ain't to lilumc. And I reckon you 11
find it Jury will agree with me."
She hrumhed hi explanation aside
with a woman' superb Indifference to
"You can talk of cnurae. don't
cure. It U all lies lies. You have
kidnaped fa I lor and are holding him
HomcNvhcre. I hurt you dare to hurt
him. If you KhouLI Oh, If you should
you will wlidi you had never heen
horn." The flereeneK of her passion
heat upon him like Hidden summer
Ile forgot for the moment that he
was a man with the tolls of the law
closing uhiii him, forgot that his mic
eeas and even hla llherty were at make.
He aow only a girl with the hunger of
love . In her wiaiful eye, und knew
that It lay In hla power to bring hack
the laughter and the light Into theln.
"Suppose I can't fight fair any long
fir. Huppnae I've let myaelf get trapped
and It Isn't up to me hut to homebody
Ise. Hp to your father, aay?"
Yea. How could I turn him looaa
when the first thlug he itld would he
to awear out a warrant lor my annst?"
ISnl he wouldn't not If you fe
lie hiuttied handily. " thought you
knew hlln. lie's hunt na pulls." fie
liiUL'hfd n-'iln. bitterly, "Not lhnl.lt
iiiiitiii. f eotirc I wh Just putting
n rne, Nothing to It really."
lie Wilj. heillllg hee;iime he th'iiicht
he hie! 'une ton far, hut .pn ii .( r-.-rl
not to notice It. IIt eyna hn'l the f.ir
awny look of one who cnimuuen with
"If I could only are him and have a
talk wild him. I think I could get him
to do as I fik. H" nearly alwsva
doea." Her gaze went awiftly back to
him. "Let me talk with him. There's
a reason why he ought to be free now.
one Hint would appeal to him."
This was ilutt be hud come for, but
now that ho bad met him half way be
lieslliileil. If "he hutili nut sucrer-d
he would he worse off than before. lie
could neither bold her a prisoner oor
free I r to lead the pack of the law
to bin hiding place, tin the other band
If rnlll-oii thought they Intended lo
keep her prisoner he would have to
Coniproc.ie. He dared not leave her
In the lunula of Lille Hlnrkwell. Fen
drlck derided to take a chance. At the
worst be could turn them both free
and leave for Konora.
"All right. I'll take you to him.
Mut you'll have to do ai I aay."
"Yes." 1ie u greed.
"You've got to persuade Lurk to
come through with nn agreement to
let go of that l.'cl dro houiraieal ami
to promise not to prosecute n. He
won't do ft to tuive his own life. Ile a
got to think you come there ua my
prisoner. See? Ilea got to wriHstle
with the notion tlmt you're In the
"All 'Right; I'll Take You to Him."
power of the damnedest villain that
ever went unhung. 1 mean Hlnrkwell.
I.er Mm Vhew ' on that protinslilnn a
while ait. I ce what he niukes of It."
She liflileit. white to the Hps. "It
ua go at once, please." She called j
Heroes to the corral: "Manuel, middle
the pinto for me. Hurry 1"
They rode together through the
wlnd-awept sunlit land. From lime to
time his lazy glance embraced her, a
supple, graceful creature, at perfect
ease In the "addle. What was It about
her Jfcxt drew the eye no Irresistibly 7
I'reiller girls he had often -fecit. Her
feature were Irregular, mouth ami
m.se too large, face a little thin. Her
coin our lucked the sofiness, the allure
that In si. me women waa un iincoii
siiuiis Invitation to cuddle. Tough as
whlp.Vr! jh night he, but In hei
there flowed a life vital 'and strong;
dwelt a spirit brave and uneoiuiuer
ahle. She tteenied to him as little subtle
as any woman he bail ever met. This
dlreeine came no doubt from Itvtii'j
so tar from feminine Influences. Itut
he had a feeling that If a man once
wakened her love, the liislluct of sex
would spring full grown Into being.
a a a , a. a a
Luck lay atretched full length on a
hunk, his face to tin- roof, a wreath
of smoke from his cigar traveling slow
ly tow ard the ceiling Into a hi my blue
cloud which hung above him. He
looketl the personification of vigoroto
full-blooded manhood Ht ease.
My the talde, facing him squarely,
sat Jose Ibitniugiiey., a neatly built
Mexican with snapping lllack eyes, a
manner nf pleasant suavity anil an
ever-reudv itHle i tut t displayed a dou
ble row of shining while teeth. That
smile did not for an Instant deceive
I. lick. He knew that Jose bad no .
grudge against him, that he was a very
respectable clilxen, and that he would
regretfully shoot hlni'full of holes If
occasion called for so drastic a ter
mination to their nciunlnttiuce. For
Ihuiiliiguex bad a third Interest In the
('. F, ranch anil he was the last mini In
the world to saciilice his business Tor
sentiment. Having put the saving of
a lifetime Into the sheep business, he
did uof propose to let anybody deprive
him of hU prolitM, either legally or
The tinkle of hoof from the rlrer
hed In the gulch below rose through
the clear air. The Mexican moved
swiftly to the door and presently
wated a handkerchief.
"What gent are you wlz-w -nsclng to
now"" Luck asked from the bed.
aTltoiu.tii t Li.a.u' alt vi.u l.j,tl l.fl l.fiui
I ' " ' ' "a"
' 'His hy (Ill's time. Or , la It Cass back
"Yes, lt' Cass. There's aoine one
wiih him, too. It Is a woman." th
Mexican discovered in apparent anr
price. "A woman"' Luck took t'he ritar
from iJ'id moiilh In vague unease.
"What Is he doing here with a wom
an?" The Mexican smiled behind his open
hnii'l. ''Your question anticipates mine,
srnor. I too ask the same."
The Might of his daughter In the
doorway went through the cattleman
wiih a chilling shock. She run for
ward and with a pathetic cry of Joy
threw herself upon him where he
flood. Ills hands were tied behind
him. Only hy the turn of his head
could he answer her caresses. There
was a look of Ineffable tenderness on
hla face, for he loved her more than
anything else on earth.
"Mr. I cmlrlck brought me," he ex
plained when articulate expression
"He brought you. did he?" Luck
looked nciu- her shouhb-r al bis en-
my. and his eyes grew hard ik Jade.
"Of my own free will." ahe ndiied.
't promised you a belter argument
than thus" I'd given ymi. Jf::. ("irllison
a that vrmcnt," Femliicg aald.
The cattleman's set fare Imd a look
more denitly tf:i!i words.-' It told Fen
drlck he would gludly have killed film
win-;.- he Mood. For Luck knew he
was mi cored and must yield. Neither
DomlngufZ nor I'.l.ickwell would ton
sent to let her lejiva otherwise.
"You've played a rotten trick on me,
Feinirick. I wotihlu t have thought It
even of a sheepman." .
"No usk you geiilug crtizy with the
bent, Oulhson. Your dtiughttfr asked
me to bring her liere. and I brought
her. Of (nurse I'm uot going to brink
my neck getting der-hot ie where she
can phone Molt or liucLy O'Connor
and have us rounded up. That ain't
reasonable to exiiect. Mut I aim to do
w hut's right. We'll all have supper
together like sensible folks. Then
lose am I will give you the cubln for
the night If you'll promise uot to at
tempt to cscie. iu the morning may
be you'll see things different-"
Fendrick calculated, not without rea
son, that the best thing to do would
te to give Kate a chance for a long
private talk with her father.
After supper the door of the cabin
waa locked and a sentry posted. The
prisoners were on parole, but Cass did
not on that account relax hi vigilance.
For long he and his partner could hear
a tow murmur of voices from within
i lie cabin. At length the light went
out aud presently the voices died. But
all through the night one or the other
of the sheepmen patrolcd a beat that
circled around and around the house.
Fendrick did not broach the subject
at Issue next morning till after break
fast. "Well, what have you decided?" he
asked at lust.
"What la It you offer?" Luck de
"You sign the relinquishment and
agree not to make us any. trouble be
cause we brought you here, aud you
may go hy two o'clock."
"Well, I accept your terms. I'll make
you no legal trouble. But I tell you
straight this thing uln't ended. It's
only Just begun. I'm going to run you
out of this country before I'm through
"io to It. We'll see whether you
"Where Is that paper you want me
Luck dashed off his signature and
pushed the document from hint. He
Luck Dashed Off Hi Signature.
hated the necessity that forced hlrrt ta.
surrender. For himself be wool. I fiftraj
died rather thnn give way, but be had
to think of hi dnughler and of h-s bojf.
Sam who whs engaged lu a plot to
hohl up a train.
His stony eye met those of the man
across the table. "No need fur me I
tell you what I think of this. A white '
man wouldn't have done such a trick
It takes sheep herders and grnisera
to puf across a thing so ihimn.-'Me as
dragging a woman into a feud."
Fendrick flushed angrily. "It's not
my fault; you're a pig-headed, obsti
nate chump. I used the only weapon
Kate, standing straight and (all be
hind her father's chair, looked at their
common foe with uncompromising
scorn. "He Is not to blame, dad. fie
can't help it Ix.-Ciitlse he doesn't see
how despicable a thing he has dune.
At exactly two o'clock Ilonungtics .
set 'the Culllsou on the homeward
road. He fairly dripped apologies for
the trouble to which he and his friends
had been comielled to put Ihciu..
Mlackwell, who bail arrived to take
his turn ns guard, stood In the door
way and sulkily watched them go.
From the river led Iwlow the de
parting guests looked Up at the rahln .
hidden in the pines. The daughter
was thanking Cod In le-r heart that
the nfTjIr v. us ended. Her t'uther was
vowing to 'himself that It hud Just bo-gun,
After half u week in the saddle
Lieutenant Mucky O'Connor of the
Arizona rangers und Curly Flandrarj
reached Saguache, tired mid travel
stuiiied. They had combed the It;n
cons without having met hide or hair
of the men they wanted. Karly next
morning they would leave town again
ond 'this lime would mnke Soapy
Stone's horse ranch.
After reaching town th first thing
each of i hem did was to take a hath,
i he m-coii.I lo get shaved. From the
barber shop they went to the best rea-
fnnrnnf In KiiTiinrhn OiirlT ill at I II
tusy with bis pie a lu mode when Mur-
ridge TlM.inas. United States land com
missioner for that district, took the
seat opposite and told to O'Connor a
most interesting piece of news.
They heard him to an end without
Interruption. Then Curly spoke !
"Yes. sir. Cass Fendrick. Came.. In
about one o'clock and handed nte tha
relinquishment just as I've been tell
"Then filed OB Uie claim himself, jro
"Yes, took It up himself."
"Sure the signature to the -reHdf-quishment
was genuine?" . m
"I'd take oath to it. As soon as ha
had guie I got out the original filing
and compared the two. Couldn't
any possible mistake. Nobody could
have forged the signature. It i like
Luck himself, strong and forceful and
decided." ' ..-
Mucky rose. "See you later. Curly.
Sorry I have to hurry, Mr. Thomas,
but I've thought of something I'll have
to do right away."
Bucky followed Kl Molioo street t'
the old plaxa and cut across It to tba
Hotel U'aytand. Among the arrival
of the.day was the entry he bad hoped. ,
"Cass Fendrick. C F. Ranch. Art
xona." The room that had been assigned to
him was '-Mi.
O'Connor turned away and went up
the stairs. Ignoring the elevator. On
the second floor he found 212. In an
swer to his knock a voice said "Coma
In." Opening the door, he stepped In.
closed It behind him and, looked at the
man lying lu hi ahlrt aieeves ou the
Fendrick put down hi newspaper,
but did not rise. 'Kvening Bucky.".
Their eyes held to each other with
the level eveu gaxe of men who recog
uixe a worthy antagonist.
"I've come to ask a question or
"Kick t heiii out."
"First, I would like'to know what
'you paid Luck Culliaon for his Del On
"You better ask Culliaon. The law
says that If a man sells a relinquish
ment he cau't tile ou another claim. If
ho surrenders It for nothing he can.
Now, Luck may have notions of filing,
on another claim. You can see that
well have to take it for gnu-ted iio
gave me the claim."
it was so neat an answer and at the
same lima so complete a one that
O'Connor could uot help appreciating
It. He smiled and tried again.
"That leaves me only one thing t
do. You're tinder arrest."
"For what?" demanded the sheep
j "For abducting Luck Culliaon ami
holding him prisoner."
Lar-ily Cass drawled a queMloa.
"Are you right sure Culliaon 'n't t
home attending lo hi business?"
"Has he come back?"
(To be continued.)