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Author of "Tho Kidnapped Mllllonalret,"
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CHAPTER XVI. Continued.
lolin heartily congratulated Hlako
on Ills ma!terl genoralslip
"Wo will mil; business tomorrow,
lint." lie Fnlil. "I am more niixttms
to hi'iir of oilier matters. Now. till
mo the news. DM you hour of Miss
Carden? Is my rrnndfathcr alive?"
"Peter Hurt is nlive and well." said
Hlako. glad lo bring some com! 1 11-
"".ive nnd well." repeated John
Burt. "Mny nod bless him! That Is
good news. (So on. Jim."
Arthur Motrin Is alive." said Blake,
without lifting his eyes.
"Tho loeal papers contained that
now. ' olmorvod John, carelessly.
"Whnt's the mntter. old man? YouVe
pale. Are yon III?"
"I've, had news for you. John." he
said, desperately. "I may as well tell
you and he over with It. Miss Car
den's engaged to he married!"
John's lip tightened and a red spot
burned on his cheek.
"To Aithur Mot rip. John."
John Hurl i.pran;; to his feet, tiuil
Ins tho ehnlr backward with a crash.
He strode forward, bin eyes blazing
with fnry and his features convulsed
. "It'r. a lie. Illake It's a lie, and you
know it's r lie!"
Ho towcioj nbovo his astonished
friend. Ills fingers were clenched and
bis lips twitched. Turning abruptly,
lie walked an oss the room with liN
hands pressed over Ills forehead. For
a moment lie stood silent, then a'uupt
iy turned to Blake with his hands
"1 bog your pardon. Jim! Forgive
mo, old man! 1 didn't know what I
was sayini.'. Forgive me. .Mm, will
"Certainly. John, but there'.- noth
ing to forgive," replied Otnlte heart
lly as he grasped Ills friends huiuls.
Perhaps It is a lio. Let lib hope so,
For moments no word was rpoken.
John Hurt stood by an opened win
dow, with his back to bis friend, nnd
Razed out into tho darkness.
"Toll mo about it, Jim," ho said,
breaking the silence.
make related tho details of his In-
t troductioii to Arthur Morris nnd told
of the night spent lnUio lattur's npart-
jiioiit. Ho repeated" tho conversation
as nearly as ho could recall It,
John abruptly .changed tho Biibjoct
and questioned Hlake about bin Inter
view with Peter Hurt, and smiled
quietly wnen ho related his expori
enco with tho -old man. Ho was not
displeased that Hlake had been forced
to reveal his secret.
"I havo anticipated his advlco about
going to New York," said John. "My
plans nro made, nnd If you are will-
V - Inc. wo will mnko Now orK tlie in-
' turo headquarters of James Hlake &
Company, with tho San Francisco es
tablishment a branch house. Think it
over, Jim, and lot mo know your de
cision as coon as possible."
"I've thought It over." said Hlake.
"I'm icady to go to Now York tho
mlnuto you say so."
"Very well, we'll go this month,"
said John Hurt.
It waa long past midnight when
Hlnko drovo away and left John Hurt
to tho harrowing society of hl3
thoughts. For hours ho sat before tho
portrait of Jesr.lo Carden. Ho recalled
f tho day when sho had lauginngiy j
placed 1110 eucriHiieu iiiiiji"- hi ilia
band. And now sho was In Pnrls, by
tho grnno and under the bounty of
Arthur Morris tho ono man In all
tho world ho hated.
"It's a Ho an Infamous, daxinnblo
Ho! ' ho repeated as ho paced up and
down tho room. "It Is not so it shall
not be so!"
Hut tho black clouds of doubt again
obscured tho rift made by vehement
A liopo. What reason had ho to doubt
' tho statement mndo by MorrU? Had
not Morris wealth, Influence, social
standing? Was not Jesslo under obli
gations to him?
And what of Jesslo? What valid,
lasting claim had ho on Jesslo Gar
den? A few words spoken under tho
stress of groat excitement, a promlso
iA her friendship and of hor prayers
joining more. '
No word from him bad come to her
during long yenrs. For nil she knew
ho was dead, What right had ho to
oxpect that alto should play tno pnrt
of Penolopo to a silent, untrothed
"Colon?! Mvj'oo's Doctrine," Etc.
Corruit.irr, IW3. tit
J. llUDXUL, DlUDI.B
I sM-H who remsed to return from
This -ugmstod a train of bitter con-
Jftire Why had he not been con
! tn,it with a modest fortune? Why
! hud lie devoted years to the nmnsu-
lilt; of wealth which now mocked his
low-? Whv had he despised the pro
I tensions of Aithur Morris? Why had
i hu failed to take steps to positively
uncertain the remit of Morris's
The words of Peter Hurt camo back
to 111 tit : "It Is written In Hod's word.
, If thou faint In the dny of adversity
i thy strength Is small: for a Just man
f.illeth seven times and rlsoth up
', agnln!'" Had lie fallen seven times?
; From the hour lie left the old man's
Me until that night, no shade of dls
, appointment had come Into his lite.
.Success had followed succour ami tri-
iiniph had Miccecdod triumph. Kvory
i prophecy made by Peter Hurt had
! been more than fulfilled.
As he recalled the past he remem
bered Willi keen Joy the parting words
of I ho old man: "You have tho love
of a woman I respect. She will wall
foi mi. Ho not let the impatience of
your loe Imperil your chances."
The 'sense of coming victory stole
over htm as he strod before the por
trait nnd repeated the words: "She
will wait for you; she will wait for
you." That which Is not menaced;
that which docs not demand tho dan
ger and turmoil of a buttle. Is not
worth struggling for.
Four weeks later John Hurl stood
on a ferry boat and Razed for tho llrst
time on the matchless water front
nnd the tagged but impressive sky
line of New York city.
Hlake had preceded him, nnd had
Installed th.o permanent headquarters
of James Plake & Company. Ho mot
.loli n as tio stopped from tho train.
Tho two old Irlends greeted oac.i
othor with unfeigned cordiality. Blake
was In high spirits.
"I'm glad you're hero. John," he
said, as they wore seated in a car
riugo. "I'vo boon in an awful fix for
a week or more. What in thumler Is
my opinion on the now currency bill,
John? Ten reporters nnd a hundred
inlanders havo asked mo Hint ques
tion, nnd I havo refused to commit
myself. What shall I toll thorn,
"We'll discus that over dinner,"
laughed John. Ho gazed at Hlako
earnestly, and asked: "Do you know
If Miss Cnrden has returned?"
"I have been tinnblo to ascertain
that," said Hlako. "I haven't seen
nnybody anybody who would know.
Va boon awfully busy, John."
"I know j on have," returned John
In his old. cordial manner. "have
you secured a but for me, Jim?"
"I have fitted up a dream of nn
apartment for you, nnd havo ordered
your favorite dinner."
Tho following day John Burt began
bis New York career.
A Foreign Mission.
Beforo Morris had recovered from
his wound Jonslo Carden had left for
Europe. During his convalescence ho
was coi sumed by two passions: First
to arre t and punish John Burt, nnd
second to neo or hear from Jessio Car
den. Yielding to bin demands, tho
older Morris spent thousands of dol
lars In a fruitless attempt to locate
Morris had no difficulty In obtaining
trim Gonoinl Carden tho continental
a !dross of his daughter. Sho was
studying In Berlin, nnd Arthur Morris
wrote a long Iottcr informing her of
hla complete recovery. Ho calmly
Ignored tho events which led to tho
shooting, and seemed to havo forgot
ten tho rebuff ho had received at Ker
hands. Tho letter road as If their last
meeting had been undor tho shadow
of tho maples on tho Bishop lawn.
Morris wnlted a month for an an
swer to this lotter and then wrote n
second ono, which was returned un
opened. In n towering passion ho
wont to bis father and unbosomed tho
stoo' of his troatmont.
''Yon told mo once that old Carden
would go broko on I & 0" ho de
clared, pacing up and down tho room.
"I didn't pay much attention to whnt
you said at tho time, but I know nil
about It now. I'vo been looking over
your books, governor. You'vo got him
S!SF Jiiiuuiiuiji I (l((l. j I if 1 ,'i
long on a rotten stock. Oo ahead
and squeeze him! You can do It. Put
i ho screws to him! Then whon ho
comes whining around for mercy we'll
eo whnt Miss Independence Jesslo
will do' I'll bet she'll answer my let
tors then! I'll mnko her pay for this
some day. You've got to do some
"If you think I'm going to run my
banking and Wall Street business so
as to promote your correspondence
with n doll-fnccd girl, you "
"She's not a doll-faced girl!" declar
ed Morris, turning fiercely on his
"Well, she's a girl, nnd they're all
alike." growled Randolph Morris. "Tho
prettier they are the more troubbj
they raise. 1 thought you told tun
you wasn't going to mnrry hor. You'ro
The old banker lny bnck wearily In
his ehnlr and regarded his son and
heir with an expression of deep dis
gust. "I'll mnrry hor If I want to.' said
Morris, doggedly. "I supposo I'vo got
to marry somebody nnd she's ns good
ns any one. What tho dovll bus old
Pardon's money got to do nboitt it?
When he loses It you get It, nnd when
you die I get It, and If she mnrrles mo
sho quits even. It's the only chance
she's got. do nhend and squeeze him,
"You talk like a fool," said tho fond
pprnnt. "You know a lot about stocks,
don't you? I couldn't benr L. & O.
now If I tried, and wouldn't If I could.
I'm intere.Med in other stocks besides
L. & O. If you're bound to innrryy,
why don't you marry Thompson's
daughter. Ho'll die in a year nnd
leave her four millions."
"I don't want her," said Morris loft
ily. "You I'eed not worry about my
mntrinionlnl alliances. Let mo havo
llvo thousand dollnrs. I'm going to
Rnndolpii Morris stormed nnd fumed
nnd then wrote a check for the
Six weeks later Arthur Morris was
in Berlin. Ho had perfected his plans,
and after securing apartments In
I.oipzlger Strasso set about their exe
cution. He wns to shrewd to nnnounco his
arrival by a lotter to Jesslo, having
good reason to suspect that It would,
meet tho snme reception ns bad the
others. Ho retained a capablo valet
and commissioned him to obtain In
formation concerning Miss Carden's
dally and weekly routine.
It mined tho following day.and Mor
ris' valet brought word that Miss Car
don would not venture out In tho
storm. His mnstcr was pleased to
learn that Miss Carden was in tho
hnblt of going out alone, and thnt If,
tho weather permitted, she proposed,
to visit Count Haczynskl's gallery on
The famous Raczynskl gallery Is on
the Kxerclerplatz, outside tho Braden
burg gate nnd contains n splendid col-'
lection of modern flerman paintings.
Tho day dawned bright and warm
after tho storm, nnd Morris was In
lino spirits when he stepped Into his
carrlago and rodo down tho avenue.
Ho onterod tho gnllcry and roamed
through tho halls to mnko sure Jessie
bad not arrived. Ho then stood near
the entrnnco nnd waited.
His patience wns rewarded. Ho,
recognized Jessie us sho crossed the
stieot. She was alone, nnd Morris
stepped Into tho dark of tho vestibule
nnd followed when she entered tho
main hall. Jesslo carried n sketch
book under hor arm. and took a seat
opposite ono of Sehlnkel's master
works. Opening tho book, she pro
ceeded to work on an unfinished
(To bo continued.)
Conan Doyle a Rapid Worker.
Sir Arthur Conan Doylo Is a remark
ably quick worker, most of whoso
tlmo seems to bo given up to tho
healthy enjoyment of life. Ho seems,
however, to be able economically, to
combine work with piny. For In
stance, ono may see him engaged In a
vigorous game of cricket or golf in
tho early afternoon, nnd tho game
may bo followed by a brisk country
walk with a friend. Returning from
tho wall: the novelist will say to tho
friend: "Wo ditto nt olght o'clock;
perhaps you would like to tako a
stroll round the garden boforo dress
ing, while I go upstairs, ' nnd ho re
tires, presumably to enjoy a rest.
After dinner bo may mako somo such
quiet remark ns this to his trlond:
"By the wny, a rather happy Ideu oc
curred to mo during our walk this
afternoon." Hereupon ho gives the
outllno of a very Ingenious plot. "What
a capital Idea for a short btory." ex
claims bis friend. "So I thought," re
marks tho novelist. "Well, you will
do It?" "Ob. I'vo done It," comes tho
author's calm reply. "I wrote tho
story while you wero walking in tho
Cnrlylo once wroto to a neighbor of
bis In London: "Wo havo tho misfor
tuno to bo peoplo of weak health In
this house; bad sleepers In particu
lar, and exceedingly scuslblo in tho
night hours to disturbances from
sound. On your premises for some
tlmo pnst thero Is a cock, by no
means particularly loud or discordant,
whose crowing would of courso be In
different or insignificant to persons of
sound health and nerves; but, alas, ft
often enough keeps us unwillingly
awake hero, arid on the whole gives a
degree of annoyance which, excopt to
tho unhenlthy, Is not easily conceiv
able If you would have tho goodness
to remove that small animal or In any
way render hlin Inaudlblo from mid
night to breakfast tlmo such charity
would work a notablo relief to certain
persons hero and bo thankfully ac
knowledged by them as an act of good
Handkerchiefs as mnteilal for gar
ments of vurlous sorts are continual
ly growing In demand, but are never
more attractive than when made up
Into a kimono such ns the ono Illus
trated. Those used for the model nro
of white Japanese silk with border
of blue silk dotted with white, but
there are Innumerable ones from
which a choice can be made. Those
of linen with borders nn pretty and
nlways launder siitlsfaclorll.v. and
dealers are nlso showing a considera
ble variety woven specially lor pur-
poses of the sort. The handkerchiefs
aro Joined on Indicated lines and are
so adjusted ns to form deep points in
fronts, back and sleeves, while the
nock edges are turned over to glvo
a collar effect. To mnko the kimono
for a woman of medium size will bo
required five handkerchiefs 21) Inches
square or, If preferred, It can bo made
from material with applied banding.
In which case :i4 yards 'I'l, 27 or 32
or 2 yards It inches wide, with lll-li
yards of banding will be requited.
The Juliet Cap.
For dressy occasions tliero Is no
prettier ornament above tho lirlish
face thnn tho Juliet cap, familiar to
overy udmlrer ot Shakespeare's beio
inc. This dainty garniture Is especially
effectlvo with tho low stylo of hni--dressing
now in vogue, partlculaily
when the l.nlr Is gathered in a net at
tho napo of the neck.
The cap Is not n cap In tho strictest:
sense of tho word, but a net woven
from gold threads, or tiny gold neads.
studded with small gems; or it can bo
made from small pearls, rhlnestones
or other gems. Beads, pearls rr other
gonis should be exceedingly small, so
thnt tho general effect of the mesh Is
gauzy and light.
Tho cap is worn directly on tho
crown of the head, and droops grace
fully toward tho back. When a curl
is worn over tho shoulder, It Is some
times followed by loops nnd ends of
Lace for Ankles.
A pair of laco medalions, left over
from tho summer frock, can bo put to
excellent uso In trimming stodtings
to match tho gown.
For instance, with n pongee gown
piped with lncc medullous, a plain pnlr
' of tnn llslo stockings wero mndo very
smart by tbe use of laco medalions,
ono Just above each Instep.
Thoy wero first nppllqucd on tho
stockings with silk thread, In very
fine stitches, then the llslo beneath
was cut away, and then edges of the
stocking buttonhole stitched closely
nnd finely to tho wrong side .if tho
mednllon. Worn with brown suedo
shoes, they gnvo n dainty Mnlshing
touch to the costume.
r-"- -i-i--i- tt--i-'.-v
Told in Her
Tortolso shell Is tho nowest "undo
Sleeves widen and shorten ns tho
summer comes on.
Silks strown with mnuve orchids nro
Tho modern rnlncoat tips the scalc3
at less than one pound.
A small collar finishes the neck of
many fashionable Jackets.
Net ruchlngs, very fine, aro smarter
than those made of chiffon.
Forget;me-nots nro nmong tho very
charming hat trimmings.
Sleoves are as elaborato rs ever nnd
still bouffant below tho elbow.
Silver, especially antique, Is nmong
tho smart metals for buckles.
Tho 1830 or French blouso 's tho
latost Idea In black taffeta coats.
Embroidered niuslln plcturo lints
aro nmong tho pretty llngcrlo lints.
Circular skirts, cut In tlireo or moro
section, aro uniong tho latent models.
Street Costume of Mistral Voile,
Yollo in its fashlonablo varieties
really leads tho fashionable procession
In tho spring and early summer
gowns. Tho mistral vollo has n
conrso canvas wenvo with a rough,
crcpy surface, and lends Itself woll
todocoratlvo purposes. Tho llttlo
Eton opens with n roll shawl collar
over tho llngcrlo blouso, n narrow
black and gold braid being effectively
usod for trimming. Tho skirt Is cut
Lot-j Ideas for Costumes That Have
the Sanction of the Smart Set
Juliet Cap a Favorite Form of Head
flenr. witli double effect, the upper portion
pointing In front, tnbller fashion, and
rounding up shapely to tho back. A
deeply kilted Monaco applied benenth a
double band of lirald gives the correct
llu re at tho foot, this being maintained
by u narrow band of princess hair
cloth on the drop skirt or petticoat.
Making Perfect "Noodles."
Nothing puzzles the nniuteur cook
quite as iniicli ns tho contrariness of
"noodles." Sometimes they mix up
nicely so they can be rolled and cut
in full perfection, at other times thoy
turn into a sticky, soggy mnss, utter
ly Impossible. An Infallible rule in to
till onehiilf the shell of tho egg used
with cold water and thou beat or
"fold" In only ns much Hour ns can
be nbsoibed. Put enough on n mold
ing board ami rolling pin to prevent
adhering, nnd tho result will ho n
smooth, brittle paste which can bo
filiiedded without any dllllculty.
Summer Piazza Gowns.
For (Inborntc summer toilets nil the
gauzes and their weaves of wool and
silk nro called Into piny. Chiffon
cloth, ninusselliie, voile, veiling, chif
fon loulsiiie mill tucssnlliie nro this
Alessallne nnd chiffon loulslno have
both been brought out In a host of ex
Among Hie thin loulsines checked
chnngeable mn faces cannot bo pro
vided by the manufacturer fast
In chiffon there nro stunning pat
terns combining wide satin stripes
and big discs made up of graduated
polka dots. Tho flowered cotton nets
havo hud a big sale and will bo aired
inter on summer verandas. These,
like nil tlie nets, are made over an
Interlining of net which veils tho silk
Colored iu-Ih nre used for filmy
frocks for both old nnd young women.
A frock of this kind seen lately had
a skirt of organdy veiled with net,
over which the outer skirt hung. All
were of the same delicate shade of
Rub all rusty places on Iron with
Wicker seats and back of chairs arc
eat-lly c.Ieano.l with salt and wntor.
Varnished woodworlc can bo easily
cleaned nnd brightened with crude oil.
Any brickwork rinsed off with am
monia and water and then carefully
diled will be wonderfully brightened
by tho process.
A SMART LITTLE COAT.
Jaunty llttlo Ktons mndo of pongoo,
silk and tho liko nro among tho
smnrtost wraps shown and nro exc
ecdlngly nttractlvo, whether mndo to
match tho skirt or of contrasting mn
tcrlnl. This ono Includes n stole col
lar, that provides the brood and droop
lug shoulders, and is mado with deep
pointed sleoves under which tho full
ones of the blouso show to advantage.
A few drops of alcohol rubbed on
tho Inside of lamp chimneys will ro
move nil trace of greasy sinoko whon
water nlono Is of no nvnll.
Alcohol rubbed Into a enrpot will
effectually remove- n varnish stain.
This should bo done- after tho carpet
has been taken up nnd shnken.
White Pongee With Lace.
White, or blenchod, pongeo Is on
of the novelties of tho scnaon nnd la
DchIkii by May Mniiton.
chnrmlngly dnlnty nnd offcctlvo. Tho
very pretty gown Illustrated shows
tho material trimmed with nppllquo
of cream Venetian laco nnd finished
with frills of tho softer Llcrro in tho
samo shade. Tho combination of
tones Ib n satisfactory ns well as a
fashionable one, nnd tho material
lends itself to tucks with singular suc
cess. Tho blouso Is mado over a fitted
foundntlon nnd closed Invisibly nt tho
center front, but, whon mndo of mus
lin or other wnshablo fabric, can bo
loft uullued nnd nlso allows a cbolco of
long or elbow sleoves. Tho skirt is
cut In seven gores, the front ono bo
ing extended to form a yoko nt nldo.i
nnd back. It Is tuckod In groups thnt
aro stitched to flounce depth nnd glvo
graceful fullness nnd Ilaro beneath
thnt point. To mnko tho gown for a
woman of medium size will bo re
quired: for the blouso, 4 yurds of
material 21, .'1 yards 27, or 2Vi ynrda,
44 Inches wide; for skirt, 10 yards 21,
9 yards 27, or ui yardB 44 Inches
As Illustrated tho material ia nut be
own taffeta, combined with tan color
and trimmed with llttlo ornaments of
braid, and matches tho skirt, but all
tho materials mentioned aro equally
appropriate To mako tho coat for
a woman of medium slzo will bo ro
quired 4 yards of material 21, 3ft
yards 27, or 1 yards 44 Inches wide.
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