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THE BUR: OMAHA, TUESDAW MAKC11 24, 1914.
KING OF DIAMONDS"
By Stella Flores
Copyright. 1911, Intern! News Horvlee.
Tho Amusing Adventures of a Shy. Young Man
No. 3 There is More Than One Kind of Courage
A Thrilling Story of a Modern Monte Cristo
BY LOUIS TRACY.
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You Can Begin This
Great Story To-day
by Reading This
Philip Anson, a boy of 15 when the
story Opens, Is of good family and has
been well roared. His widowed mother
has boon disowned by her wealthy rel
atives and dies In extreme poverty. Fol
lowing her death tlio boy Is desperate.
On his return from tho funeral. In a
violent rain,-lie Is able. to save the, life of
a liltlo girl, who was caught In a street
nrHHflnl Tin rrrtt - l.a oL- ... thn' hnil.a
where his mother had died, and Is ready
to hang lilinsplf, when a huge meteor
tails In tho courtyard. He takes this as
'a blgn from heaven, ond abandons
suicide. Investigation provps tho meteor
to have been an Immense diamond.
Philip arranges with a brokor named
Isaaestcin to handle his diamonds. In
getting away from Johnson's Mews,
where the diamond fell, he raves a
Policeman's llfo from attack by a criminal
named Jockey Mason. He has made
friend with Police Magistrate Ablngdorn,
and engages him to look after his affairs
as guardian. This ends tho first part of
V.2?.'.0 sZconi Part Pens ten years later.
Philip has taken a nourso at the uni
versity, and Is now a wealthy and ath
letic young man, much .given to roaming,
lie has learned his mother was sister of
hir Philip Morland. who is marriod nml
has a stopiqn. Ho is now looking for .his.
into .the Mury Anson Home for Indigent
iioy. ono of London's most nolablo'
iinvaio cnariues. Jocicey Mason, out of
prison "on tlckot-of-leave, Becks' tor venge
ance, and fulls In with Victor Grenler, a
master crook, nnd Jnmcs Langdon, step
son of Blr Philip Morland, a, dissipated
rounder. Philip saves a girl from Insult
from this Kane .and Irarm 1iVf-r aha In
tho same girl whose Ufa he had saved!
possession of Philip's wealth. Ills plan
Is to Impersonate Philip after he has been
kidnaped and turned over to Jockey
..laouu. jum aa mis pair nas come to an
understanding, Lartsdon returns from the
girl's homo, where ho has attended a re
ception. Tho three crookM lay their plans,
and In tho meantime Philip arranges so
Sirs. Atherly recovers soma of her money
trom Lord Vanstonc, her cousin, and
cccures a promise from the. daughter to
wed him. Anson 1h lured by false mes
sages. to visit a secluded spot. Anson Is
trapped by a gang at a ruined house. He
la hit on the head by Jockey Mason, who
thinks ho has slain tho man he hated,
and Victor Grenler helps strip the body.
They throw tho naked body over a cliff
Into the sea, and prenler completes his
preparations to Impersonate Ahson. A
note from Evelyn warning Philip of
danger Is opened and read, and Grenler
lens Mason to call Anson a servant, lie
finds Anson's check book, and with.
Jockey Maton sets out for tho railroad,
meeting and chatting with a rural police
man .on tho -way. Grenler goes ltd. Yprk
nnu opens communications wun Anson s
bankers, with Abingdon anl Miss Atherly.
Grenler secures possession of Anson's be
longing", and Mason gets an unexpected
summons to visit "police headquarters.
Grenler forges orders on Anson s bank,
and determines to. swindle Mason out of
Ills share of tho plunder
Copyright. 1801. by Edward J. Clode.
If anyone sought an interview, it might
be helpful to sham a slight degree of In
toxication. Tho dlfferenco between Philip
drunk and Philip sober would be ac
counted for' readily.
liut rest that was denied htm. It was
one thing to harden himself against sur
prise milte another to forget that dis
figured corpse swirling about In the
North sea. .
He wished now that Philip Anson had
not been. caM forth naked. It was a
blunder not to dress him, to provide him
with -mcuns of Identification with eomc
unknown Smith of Jones.
When ho closed his eyes ho could seo
ii nhadowy form wavering helplessly In
si-ecn . depths. Never before wcro his
hands Bmcatcd -with blood. He had
louclird every crime save murder.
Physically, ho was a coward. In plot
ting the attack on Philip, ho had taxed
his Ingenuity for weeks to discover some
means wjjere he nee! not becomo Masonta
actual helper. Ho rojected project after
prujeot.. The thing might be bungled, so
hr must attend to each part of tho un
dertaking himself, short of using a blud
geon. lie-, slept again and dreamed of long
flights through space pursued by demons,
Huw.ho loilBad .for day. How slowly tho
hours- passed after dawn, until the news
papers were, attainable, with their ' col
umns' of emptiness for him.
V lettor tame from Evelyn. It was a
trifle roecerved, with an. Impulso to tears
iimccaled In it.
mid-day will explain matters somewhat."
i Io t consigned blue atom to a Bultry
Ilmr, and began to ask himself why Mr.
Abingdon had not written. The wc
maglstratc'u retlcenco annoyed him. A
Quick Way to Whiten
Arras, Hands and Neck
it Is a real trial when one's nock and
arniJ are so dUcolored and coarsened
sh Is ashamed to go without collar or
long sieves and must taboo evening dress
entirely. No woman need worry on this
uecount If she'll treat her skin properly
with buttermilk. There's no bettor bleach
ur skin softener known, which Is at the
Kaino time perfectly harmless. The best
method Is to cover the skin liberally with
pio4oluted buttermilk emulsion, rubbing
it In gently. This also costs less to use
than the liquid, which Is perhaps nlncty
Pr cent water. Allow the paste to re
main on aa long as -convenient, then re
move with soapiest water.
This Is a fine thing for freckles, brown.
iver-led or rough skin for face aa well
us for neck, arms and bunds. It soon
inukpK the skin soft, wtdto and beautiful.
It tpon not make the fai-o greasy and It
..Isu takes the place both of aoape and I
uu creams. Presolated buttermilk cmulr i
i-lon Is told by most di'iiggUts hire ond i
. rcguiarly tarried In stock by Sherman
Itaiv.trl Pliai'mars. 2Hn and Karnam
ixal Pharmacy. J.T-J .V icth Bi t
Now Read On
$ p f ?
letter, oven remonstrating with him. i
would be grateful. This- silence was lr
rltntlng; It savored of doubt, nnd doubt
watt the one phase of thought ho wished
to keep out of Mr. Abingdon's mind ut
As for Evelyn, she mistrusted even his
telegrams, while a bank had accepted his
signature without reservation. Ho would
punish' her with xcst. Philip Anson's mem
ory would bo. poisoned In her heart long
before sho realized that he was dead.
Philip was thrown Into the sea on a
.Tuesday. Jockey Mason reached Iondon
on Wednesday, and kept his appointment
with Inspector Bradley on Thursday
Tho Inspector received him graciously.
thus chasing from the ns-convlct's mind
lurking suspicion that matters were
awry. Thcro is a curious sympatny uc
twecn the pollco and well known crim
inals. They niect with a. friendliness and
exchange pleasantries, aa a -watchdog
might fraternise with a wolf In off hours.
But Mason had no responsive smile or
ready quip. ' -
"What's up?" he demanded, morosely.
"You cent for me. , Hero I am. I would
havo brouggt my ticket sooner It you
"All right. Mason. Keep your wool on.
Do you remember Superintendent .Rob
"Him that was Inspector In Whlte
chapcl when I was put away?. Kather.-.
"Well,. Bpme.frlinds. of. yours havo been
Inquiring from him as to your -Whereabouts.
Ho Bent a. message round, and
I promised that you should meet them If
you showed up. I wau halt afraid yotf
had bplted to the States." ,
"Friends! I have no friends." V '
. !'Oh, yes, ypu have very dcar-j-; dear
friends, indeefl." , ..'.
"Then where are. they?" s ,i:
He glared around the' roomy police' of
fice, but It was only tenanted by police
men attending to various books or chat
ting quietly across- a huge counter.
HiiT'Surly attitude did .not diminish tho
"Don't bo so doubtful on that point,
Mason. Havo you no. children?"
Something in the pollco officer's eyes
gavo tho man a clue.. His swarthy face
flushed and' his bands clinched.
"Yes," ho said, huskily, ''I left two
boys. Their mother died. They were
lost. I havo looked "for them every
where." Inspector Bradley pointed 'to a door.,
"Go into that rboni," he said quietly,
"and you will find them. They are wait
ing thcro for you."
.Mason crossed the sanded floor like one
Walking In his sleep. He experienced no
emotion. Ho was a man stunned for the
He opened the door' of tho waiting
room, and entered cautiously. He might
havo expected a hoax a test, from his
Two stalwart young men were standing
there talking. Their chat ceased aa ho
appeared. For an appreciable time father
and sons looked at each other with the
curiosity of strangers.
He know them first. He saw himself,
no' less than their unfortunate and suf
fering mother. In their erect figures, tho
contour of their pleasant faces.
To them ho was unknown. Tho eldest
boy was 10 years old, tho younger 8.
when they last met. But they read a
message In the man's hungering eyes,
and they were the
first to break tho
"Kather!" cried John.
The other boy sprang to him without a
Ho took them In his arms. He was
!choked. From somo buried font came,
long forgotten teais. He murmured ,b0"8 ,f ln th0 t"an
thelr names, but not a coherent sentence. 'K they receive nt
could he utter. , oo u little more
They wcro splendid fellows. ho j attention could be
thought, so tall and' well knit, so nlco elven to the Jives
mannered, so thoroughy overjoyed to lbat W ..been, lived
nwefhlm. y B- u,,rt ood
That wns the best of It. They Kad anJ succo"1"'
sought him voluntarily. They knew his i anA to th0 means, by
rvird nd -r not nsl.ameil io rm-n they camo to
him.. During the long days and nights of
ceaelefs Inquiry ho was ver tormented
by tho dread lot his children, if living,
should look upon him as accursed, a blot
on their existence
Ho half hoped that he might discover
.hn, in m. vii. ,,r,,
was hallowod and convicts were heroes.
He nver pictured them aa honest, well-
meaning youths, sons of whom any
father might be proud, for In that possi
bility lurked the gnawing terror of
shame and repudiation
Mason's heart was full. Ho could not
thank God for His mercy that resource
of poor humanity was denied him, and,
to his credit bo It said, ho was no hypo
crite. Ills seared toul awoke to softer feel
ings, as his eyes, his cars, his very
heart, drank In fuller knowledge- of them.
But he was tormented ln his Joy by an
agonized pang of remorse. Oh, that he
could have met them with hands free
from further crime!
In somo vague way he felt that his
punishment for Philip Anson's death
would be meted out by a sterner Justice
than the law of tho land. He was too
hard a man to yield Instantly. He
crushed back the riatng flood of horror
that threatened to overwhelm him In this
moment of happiness. He forced hlm -
self again to answer their anxious ln -
qulrles. to note their little airs of rnanH -
no, an -self-reliance, to with errm-.
ing wonder that they were well dressed
and wore spotless linen.
A police station was no place for con
fidence. Indeed, both boys were awed
by their surroundings,
They passed Into the outer office, and
Mason went to thank Inspector Bradley,
"Don't forget your ticket," whispered
the pleased officer.
The reminder Jarred, but It was una
voidable. Mason got his ticket Indorsed,
the lads looking on shyly the while, and
tn, tntt reganed the freedom o't the
"Let us find some place to alt down
have drink'" ,u'Ke8ted 3l"on-
, . . '
(Tn Bc Continued Tomorrow l
Tramping along in the woods, his gun over his shoulder, Bob was musing over
tho rumors ho had hoard of n groat white bear that had escaped from a circus. Sud
denly a scream shrilled out ahead. Ho was Just in time to Bend a bullet into tho
heart of a groat white monster that reared abovo the slender figure of a terrified
girl. Her companion had taken to a tree, and tho story would hare had a grim end
ing if Bob had not arrived in the nick of tlmo. "What' cowards somo follows arc,"
Ijb said to himself as he trudged home.
Successful Men ::
. By JREV. C. II. lARKUtJBST.
This article is written especially .for our
hoy readers. It pays better to talk to
them than to talk to their fathers and
Thero Is the some difference between
trying to Influence
them and trytpg to
Influence their par
ents that, there la be
tween trying to
make a ball out of
soft enov and trying
to make It out of
.snow that has begun
ito stiffen into ice.
j It would, be an ex-
cellent thing for me
Pylons of inHuencc.
' 11 eno,uBhKto teU
i can climb to a l.lst i ami largo
P0 on. but or practical rem its such
I telling will not compare with the effect
j 'vm have upon h.m to show him a man
that has done that Uilng ond how he
I ',a onc I1'
Thero Is a book toon to be published
which will give the history of some of
tho Scotchmen that come to this country
when they were bvys, and that have, by
their genius and moral character, put a
very definite stamp on our city and
An Incident occurred In the early life of
one of theso which tho boys can learn
something from that will bo of use to
them and that may perhaps help to make
them as successful as he has been.
I shall not give his name, but young
readers that are bright and that have'
kept up with things will probably be able
to guess it.
Ho was born poor. In a story-and-a-half
house. His father was a weaver. lie
camo to this country with the-rest of his,
father's family when He was 10 years old,
and commenced on a Job th p paid him
20 cents a day.
Faithful work as a bobbin boy soon
! Procured W position that canted him
lftImMt ,l dtt'- H, attenttveneas to
iwhat wa glvn nlm t0 d0 brought hun
a"',r a l,ttl0 wh" to the attention of a
railroad man who was a large employer
He had In the meantime been economiz
ing his small earnings, rg- 'of which It
was suggested to him that he should take
Just a little otock ln a car company.
He was shrewd enough to re&lltetha op
portunity, but knew well enough that he
hadn't the money. Although h :eould
offer no security, he resolved to apply to
the bank for i lean.
What happened, when hp went to the
bank Is what I want the boys particularly
to notice, for It really marks the crisis
In the young fellow's life and explains
what followM on durlnr the years after
T Just said that In asklnr for a loan
he had nothlni; that he roulfl offer as
scurlty, that Is, lie owned nothing that
Boya Ought to D Taught to Bead
Their I,lvea and Copy the Genius ana
Moral Character- Tbat Kava Put
JTew Stamp on Our City ana Timet
he could mako over to the bank In Case
he failed to return the loan. Security of
tho ordinary kind h Old not have, but
hn had eomethlnir Hint wiu 1tiMt am raIIb.
factory to the banker, fdr ho had a char- j
uuier lur iiuunaiy, iiuiniiunrBB ana per
nverunco, nnd the banker said to him:
you shall have tho money, Andy, for
you are all right."
Tho hoy was sound.
When peoplo build they are careful not
to put In rotten timber. This boy was not
a rotten boy. If he had been, tho banker.
Instead of giving hltn 600. would not
have given him a cent. That Is the
trouble with a lot of boys they are rot
ten. A little money might glvo them a start
In life, but thoy are rotten, and nobody
will loan it to them. They might be ablo
to fill some paying position, but they nro
rotton and nobody will employ them.
And then they say they haven't u fair
show. Yes, they havo a perfectly fair
show. They get Just what they deserve.
People of sense will not put their trust
in boys that avn not round., -.
The head of a large Importing house In
thjs.elty montly said to hi manager,
who Is a Frenchman: "I want that In
taking men Into our employ you should
give the first chance to Frenchmen In
preference to AmnrlcahH.
"The latter tako no Interest In their
work, but are ready to rush out Into the
street the ImttatH the 12. o'clock and C
o'clock whistle blows." ' "
That JfiOO was the turning point In
"Andy's" llf.0 and was the -nest-eg that
In course of time filled the next wlthso i
many esgs that It would, take a string
nf (crtirAa nlmnit iwn ln1iA, &
of figures almost
Advice to the Lovelorn
By nEATltfCE FAIKFAX
(ilve Her Un.
Dear Miss Fairfax: On my arrival in
this country four months ago I first
met rny 17-ycar-old girl cousin. It was a
case of love (true love on my part) at
flret itltrht. HHn lad me to hlftv ahu rn.
turned my love, but lately, both by
words and actions, sho has shown me her j
mind has ithr changed, or never was t
mads up. I am very unhappy over It- l
A girl of IT years Is too young to know j
hrr own mind, and It Is unfair to her to I
This Is one reason why you should give
her up. A second, and better one Is, that
she Is your first cousin. First cousins
should never marry
Never, My Dear.
Dear Miss Fairfax: I am a girl of IS
years and deeply In love with my piano
teacher, who has been teaching me for
the last four years. He does not know
that I love him. On account of my love
tor him I have neglected my music, which
has brought about a little nuarrl be.
twfn tha two of us, We are on friendly
terms again- as usual. Please .aid uie to
tain hit love. A X. Y. Z.
I 'hope never to be guilty of helping any
girl of l years to seek a man's love.
Tour music is more important, and If
you find your for your teacher In
terfers with your progress, change teach
ers and let your new Instructor be a
Have You a Lizard
on Your Cheek?
THE LATEST FAD TO TAKE THE PLACE OF BEAUTV SPOT
tPosed by one of the beauty ohoius n "When Claudia Smiles.' )
Hero la the very, very latest lator and mora extreme even than
the colored wigs that are beginning to pop up everywhere, Instead
qf the dainty little beauty spot, milady, to be really up-to-the-minute
in fade, must bear a lizard, a tiny frog, or eome such object on Ik
cheek. These new "beauty spots" (?) are exquisitely painted in life
like colors on a gummy, transparent substance, These can Ii
stripped off when the wearer gets homo und used over again many
times. What next? Goodness only knows' OLIVETTE.
But that evening ho romombcrctl that tho flush of excitement ho had promised
to go to tho girl's homo that night hrr sister's birthday party. And he was one
of those raro folk who think a Promina should bo kept. Ho went, but after tho
first fow momontB of agony at meeting to many girlB ho took advantage of the stair
case, and tho rest 'of tho evening ho spent snugly concealed behind the railings. And
tho follow who had climbod tho tree wns the most popular chap there!
Hy EDttAR LUCtK.V LARK IK.
Question If an explosion takes placn 'n
a room where jio ono (it within hearing.
Is thcro realfy any sound?
Answer No. Bound Is receptacle ot
tho energy of Impulses, und after recep
tion by the aural organs It .i translated
Into a sensation named "sound," which
ensatlon Is sensed hy the personalities
that express or manifest In brains. Bot'i
j tho process of translation of energy of
lippu!irA Into sound and personality aro
totally unknown to science. Having no
clow us to what a person Is, of course
how It receives bcnsatlon cannot be ex
plained. Question In going from tho Atlantic to
tlm Pacific ocean through the Panama
i oanul. In what general direction defes one
AnHwerTho longitude of tho Atlantic
end or tho canal Is "9 degrees M minutes,
and of the Pacific end Is TO degrees i
minutes west of Greenwich The general
tendency Is therefore toward the south
Question Plenso state why the moon
Hometlm appears at points turned un-
ward, and at other times downward?
Answer There Is one cause only the
, rotation of tho cartli. If tlm moon r)(.cs
; Willi points turned upward, then, whim
, It sett'., tho polots must t,-n downward.
!That Ic. the western horUon meets tii
p.,nta in Its npparonl nr.,.roacl file!
pont towanl It apparently downward, In
the western pky.
Can't Help But
Every Woman Casta Loving Glance, at
the, Nestling Cuddled in its Bonnet.
A woman's heart naturally responds io
tho charm and sweetness of a pretty chlW,
and more so to-day than ever before since
the adrcnt of Mother's Friend.
This Is a most wonderful externa! help
to the muscles and tendons. It penetrates
the lUritfs, makes them pliant to readily
yield to nature's demand for expansion,
o there Is no longer a period of pain, dii
conifcrt, straining;, nausea or other symp
toms so often dlatrer lag durlnz the anxious
.weeks of expectancy.
Mother's friend prepares the sjstrm for
the coming erent, and Its use bring com
lort, rest and reposo during tie term. This
lias a moit marked Influence upon the baby,
ctnre It thus Inherits a splendid growlos
.ystrm of nerve and dlgettlre function.
And particularly to young mothers is this
famous remedy of Inestimable value, it
enable her to preservo her health und
strength, and she remain a pretty mother
by having Avoided all tbp sufferlog anil
danger that would otherwise accompany
iau-b an occasion. Mother'- Friend thor
onrbly lubricate erery nerve, tendon aod
muscle In vol ml and Is a sure pmentiTo
for caking of the breast.
You will find tnls splendid remedy on
cale at all drug si area at $1.00 a battle,
and Is highly recommended for the purpose.
Write. Bradaeld llegulator Co.. 1S4 Lamar
Hid., Atlanta. 4a-. and they will mall you
ealed. a rr butructlT book for cjpec
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