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The Power of the People
..By REGINALD WRIGHT
Anthe? of "Souse o? Bondage."
"jim/', "The Ghi Who Gow
Wren*" tsnd "My Heart
\ ?nd Stephanie"
": Dudley Larolgan,'' district.attorney, at
tacks, thp liquor, und vico' trina:-:, .'-tc tn
liUi- .l by un agent of o secret society, ?he
committee of ilftocn. Hhj ?on. 15 ru Co
Darnlgan. la e!cctt-d?dlstrlct attorney and
takes up the flght. Bruce ta In love with
Dorothy Maxwell, whose fsthor' la head
of the lhsurur.ee trust.
i t?ruce ?-arnlaan ls decoyed to ah evil re
sort In an, effort ta frame him up. lie ima
tho .police comihinslbner present. A, dre
starts hi' a tenement. Larnlgah saves the
children of Dow. ono of tho conspirators.
T)i|a mau agrees to expose the trust, liv
ta murdered ty ihr) gang. '
Stanford Stone..head ot the swift Syndi
cate., insists Uarnlgua must 06 killed) Gun
men arc- posted In the park ttl kill Lam]
gah io. hU^tutotnobilo.. -Dor/Hhy Maxwell.
Tpver .the' dictaphone, heirs tho plot.. Tvo
moro conspirators aro killed and La migan
fUUCEiXAnXIGAX. despite Ula
sutvesie? ov?r i be graft syn
dichte ?luce bl? election
vdiattlet attorney, besan to feel,
after lila miraculous escape- from the
plot .tb kilt him lu mi explosion in the
UCAV ?ubway. tb'ut bl:? chances ur-.sue
CCS.H nlobK the Hues, he hud BO fur fol?
lowed were utmost Impelirla.
'Gradually. lt scorned to. tilm. ire
.mcn?u?s forces ,'Nyere . being arrayed
agu hist bim. Tho whole power of the
clty ndmbjistrfli?iou waa ou the. aide of
tho eiiemy. The mayor, witl ali the
oepnrt^qta .;.. he 'employed. : meo wed
openX.cntacoulsnu. ..The un,ys papers, 1
wi^^h? single ?Ve?ptlon of the 'Inde
pendent, were ehberopenly' hostile or
sneeringly indifferent. A great tunny
people, who. it eeemed to bira, should
give ; him. enthusiastic support were
decidedly lukewarm in the'.' ittxtfude.
T^.' DotxHby.-^Maxwell, his fla?u?b, and
pt?ctJenHy. ih'e -only ''person Io whom
he-whs.now"nb.ie to eonOde, since ho
'?I'd .?.?? rinnt to worry his mother
.1 with, he d??alh-. of bin trunhles. he told
of his growing feeling that be was on
. the wrong.road.:..]'_ v '. .
"lir'e tiiuUKht it WILS . II wonderful
?hing when.-1. was elected district' at
torney, dear." he wild to her. "But
tho ?nico has tlcd'my bahda agnln und
nguiu.- Things ' ibm I conid .dp If I
were -a^ private" e?tlsen .. IVu.bv barred
from.evenattempting.'.'-.tust for oue
thlng-thi* graft t-fmHpini?>y. i nra. 'con
vinced, L-? country wide.
. V ''If isn't confined to New York niobe - j
But. ba' district Jittorti?y I $m?t;gbMt?
. side, the city: . My Jurisdiction stops
;r.;v?J3ttt yon 'can gp omsUlb'to- get ovl
"Ttw'mfnut? t ,V-that th'ey'irbccrisp
i.me tit.ijeglpfjiit^. my duty..to purnoo a
Vantuatieconsplrnc'y timi, they say. has
we ekbuem-e ht ?US oxs cjit la my own
bhtfb. 'iT?ie- be?'ttilu'jr' i hey'-*uy ttboti?;
? me .'.ia' that ?-tiJ " vlalointry.'-a lubstibfi
Moslf pf them 'M'y. .whether they actual'
ly believe itVr ijrit; that ?'pi a crook;":.
..It'*.au putrobo!"' snhi. I)brpthy, with
ftahhif: eyes .
gSSxVfli, db yet; Hilm.:? .lt seem;*
to -dib. thin I might to.rcalgu us dla
t rici hitorm-y nt om-o. Vve. beou. tai&
to'Uart N;mh.' tie's the editor of
tad^pbu'dbutt ymi know-tho mau
?gave -Mai ' l>u;vc-im n Job when
'?retl fi>r balbina mo io get&hj&l
?lie. Unction graf teri'.'
* apm\-i vvith tue-ttmt.?.'pURhi to
by a Prominent Author
VE?R and JOE BRANDT
ilm Manufacturing Company :
Film Manufacturing Company.J '? ' ?.
"Mr. Dbdaon!" said Dorothy, deeply j
shocked. - "Wliy. he's ono of papa's j
best friends !"
"That's Just tho trouble," said Bruce
grlttlngiy. "It's because mi>n ?-h? are
universally supposed to be honorable
and decent, and who occupy lim; and
high positions, aro nt; the bottom of all
the ^crookedness that lt's so hard f?r
me to roach them."
" Stanford Stone, the secret bead or.
the graft 'syndicate and Bruce'a great
enemy, WSB not deceived by Bruce's
resignation of his office, which, fk.'ed
some of -Stone's .nsaociatos -with: de
. "Ho Jidsn't given up." be s^icifv
"Don't bo fooled for a minute by hl?r'-J
resignation. That's -just n blind. Hefa]
going tr. keep on lighting, und it's more .
important thou ever to put him out'o?|
the way. I know, for instance, that
he's going to Chicago tomorrow -toltry '
to gtt evidence .against Dodaor? and
his grain,shortage. Black's gerne., bnt,!
Cvo got another mau tp;fo.llow him;";
So it'came abont that tbero traveled
with Bruce, following bimi es closely
aa bis own shadow, a deapcrado known
to t?i? police of a acor? of .cities tu* lied
Mike. Mike meant to? earji-his incnoy.
With Bruce gone, Stanford Stone;, left
no move '"uhtnado. in'New York that !
might help to achieve his object. ? His;
tim blow-was struck-nt.'tbe, independ
ent, A ; hint waa .enough.^: With, one
dccord'nOvertlscre'^ sup- !
port iiniij the paper faced a staggering
loss. And. Stone tyent further. His :
agents .'approached'- stockholders, irho.1
frightened by tho loss of earnings,
w?re glad to coll their 'holdings..' So
Stone 'came into control of < a great ;
block of Iudopchdeut stock- and ^?s
nblo to apply .'.'.for;, a :.i^ceivc"f^hipVapd,
BO forco tho suspciistop, for ii time^t
least, or tho paper's publication,
i- Jit - bis instance, too. suits were
brought against Bruce for criminal li
mn aria for heavy aa m ages hy theTnei? ?
he had accused in connection wltU.they]
traction trust cxposhre. These were
'?trike suits, which could upt succeed
when they were krought to V.1hlt btif
lt .was not'Stone's purpose .to let them
como to trial.. ; They nerved ns ah ??-f?
en'sb for. attaching Bruce's ...batik ncr
count and his home, and thin was done.
Bruce's mother Avas terrified by threats
of ejectment from lifer home, und
Stone relied upon her pleading? :t?? in
duce Bruto tb abandon ; bis'fight, even
If biai w;ell ,laid plans to pu^Bruco out
off the way "should not succeed.
'?} Even. so. however, -Stone was not
co?tent. Ho felt that Brue*> stlil DOH
Mt?qve'(hir,03 to mo. t'if jjet through.
somehow,"- add Ton;,. ; '<'.,
seeded ene thing . thai. n? cwvcivd-the
love'-.of 'j??rotiiy --Maxwell. Tho cn
gagemenlTo1f.'-tlie two hud not'been ah
^oiiucedv'but it waa n more.,,or .;'lps$',
opea ?etret, ;Aa? ?<w St?n^:re!ii}g
upon bis held ?ia ver .Roger Morrell, bur
.Wiher. ventui?l; cpthiiy i^'0^^rih
thy'rind' ?? k ; bei . to marry .him'. Tie
prbtnptiy. refused. but wbuid not
take- bl? : ana wer. ? He. :vfn ,bt?$ '.?Jasens,
rind ?&r?thy/ r?ihiti^tli^?i^v^U? : hf
?ho Jp'lot-?o kin .^??hMat1 she :,had
"?verhear? by. nairns;of Us?. ^?faphput
:? ;:^t':?m bli? ?ricm?.*' he iWM'^iiyy' '- "i
.e amit it. What -of it? ; JYoar o^?rt ?a?
. th^^:?im^ti^^^f3\i. Lani!g*a>.
success would meari;eveti mute, to hit?
tbftn to tue." ;'-'",-.
? ?u "deh'thei^r6''y^
But she did. Vit ^^?^?xw^'f?k^i'
'ibiit^?n? -?trw&?e? :.aM;-m^?|%l,,I>er<
'htm te d?iM?aat:^t$a^--. .ftaa^MM^?
covuem't do W:
An?, ?ve?a so, she did not knot* bow
great were tie perils that dogged
Bruce's trait Ked Mike, litte some
skulking beast of prey, waited for bis
ebonee to strike. A dozen times be
held his band, Inspired by thc^nulmal
ennutng thnt was bis. walting u> make
Meanwhile Bruce found plenty of ev.
Ideucc. Ho was disturbed by the news
tbat. came to kim from Bart Nash oiid
?im Stevens, but decided tbat lt was
belter for bim to stick to his own part
of the work instead of going back to
kelp them. 11e .tell that be was on Alie
trail of .real facts, which would prove
terribly damaging to the enemy.
At Inst there came the cbonco he had
waited. A.'mau-be had. bribed, told, j
him of a plan to send a schooner out
on Lake Michigan from Chicago henv
llybtden with gralu.
JGo along," ho told Bruce. "You'll
see something worth while."
And Bruce did. Concealed in a bout,
he saw tho crew, under orders fruin
the captain, dumping tho perfectly
good grain into the lake. It was so
that Dodson's men were eroatlug the.
Shortage be was using ns his'excuse
for raising the price of bread to the
poor-t: .This Bruce knew would nerve
"I've ordered tho price back. For God's
Sake take thom away," paid Dodson.
his cause; the facts - would speak for
themselves. And he had a y ma ll cam
era with him. with wblcU be took pho
tographs" of tho dumplug.
It Was that, however, which was his
undoing. ' Ho bad to expose > himself
as bo took tho pictures, und soma keen |
eye among the men saw bun. , lu u |
moment ho was drugged from tho
.boat^.V . i
'it's a spy l" -cried some burly . ruf-M
And'a moment later Bruce was tight- J
lng for bb H fe. Ho fought wcl?c b'jt '
tao odd? w;ere too great. " Ho waa over
powered lu no time and savagely beac-!
cu. But then the plotters made a fa-1
tal mistake. Left alone Bruce might |
?bon have died. But they throw lilt.
The cold water revived him to some
extent* bud he' waa able tb cling to;-a"
Qooting spar that came providcntlnlly
within - bis' reach. And uh hour later
ho ivns spied, from the deck of a yacht
und picked up. Ho'.was unconscious
when ho was dragged on board.. When
he came to mi hour later ii strange
. man bent over his cot. * v?>'
J "Aro you Bruce Lnralsnn," ' he ?aid
hoarsely, "like tho papers lu your pock
; "i am," said Bruce, astonished nt tho
"Bruce-I'm Tom-you're my broth
er!" said the stranger.
It was a wondowie talc they mad'
of lt.. between them. Tom left hon;*
lu a dt or Iwyish pnsijlon years before.
He lind dlHaiipeared. and the family
':bod tong since believed:bini.dead.
fi "tlidldn't have Ute; heart to gi) borne
a faUure. Bryce,** ho confessed.after
he bad beard Bruce's story. .. /'Buf.- by
tho .Lord, I'll go bbpio iib^ : aud do
tho^vork you sot out to db!; You'll hu
In a hospital fbr. a bpell.'o??? ebap. ana
you're lucky at that. Bat leave things
to mc I'll &ct 'through somehow,". ;
;'So; Tpm went coat in Bruce's pince.
Ho; carried ai Iel ter -to : Dorothy Max
well, and be ?nrjrled also' m.i.;bhsoiute,
determination to defeat 'tho graft bjra?;
dicate and do Bruce'? work until Bruce,
Bat; bis arrival at homo dismayed
him. lie learned of bia mothcr'n suf
ferings, and b? learned, too. thut Doro
thy Maxwell, tho girl BrutM loved omi
trusted, was engaged to Stanford
"i'll play a lone.band, dbou,'',bo ,said
denniitly to "himself. "I'll not deliver
Bruce's letter. But I'll get this man
D?da?n by myself.'- : :
Chance guided bim , to u meeting of
the; poor new lb protest ntralust the
rise ip the price of bread. Tom.Land
j gan seized his chance.-' In a moment
ho displaced. tb<? Hpeakev. V
-This is a timo to bet-no* tb. talki"
bp cried.:,."Follow mei .I'll load you
tb ithW' mhn y.ho laised the price or
[;-:x;^Hl?"^-??^r;V'kb.that of a, pack of:
I :: wbivesH^ib crowd followed bim. .gvo'w*
- to? greater ai-' ovc-ry brock. bntU n?
last it -arormod the-dbors of . the event
;bmce:"tralWh?? in 'whick ;st; .lohr, Do<>
aon had his office, kbrged, up to Ids
office, abd beb t : down bil shards a\i?
Then tvb*ih; w^ent Iii alone tb; Qnd ; the.
;g^t^t?rco??*b*ba;at"? bis desk.
.'"Shall t ?rt ^tbe?d?i?i," be naked, "or
will yote yleid,:' jfbq; cor?"
"Tve Ordered th? prl^ bStk to the
b?d ambres?' *rfed tba- frightened fck?d>
sen. "For v. God's : ^ko \-*xk? : thm;
'C'tfeta'^ii?tad';\-h!ta??;; Hs fohl 'the
' s. I?Wlv kp.?ed bims?ff. ? .
MB OM SUBMARINE
. >. . .' .??/
Documents Named Points m Sea
of Marmora Where Allies
Constantinople, Dec. 2i.-Tho de
struction, a few. days.ago, ToX a Drit
iah;.submarine of Hie "cruiser" class;
was due Iargbly to thc fact that on
a captured French submarino, tba
Turquoise. Were found.certain s?cret
instrucMons concerning the opera
tlos of tv. o . ni li eii submarine 'fleet
in the Sea of Marmora. These docu
ments, besides naming thc Marmora
coast point:; where supplies could he
obtained b'y tho alllef*. ?ubm?rines, al
so throw a light on tao movements of
these vessels. In purouanco of thc
information thue obtained, thc Ger
man submarine N. B. 14,. waylaid the
a torpedo into her Hide. Twenly
fcar men were drowned, while the
craft's three officers and another five
of the crew, most cl them wounded,
were, made prisoners. .
That the allied wbmavhiea in the
Marmora were being supplied with
necessities la '?ho lake itself bad been
Die contention of Uro Ottoman . au
thorities'foi* some timo.' It had been
impossible, however, to obtairi accu
rate information. Since it was felt
that an end ?had to bo put to this
state of affairs, tho Turkish govern
ment declared tho entire Marmora
coast a "closed zone*" into, Which no
ship of any sort could venture with
out a special porralt and" a represen
tative of t'ie Ottoman.marino depart
ment aboard. ' Nevertheless a large
number ol Greeks, in some casca alna
Turk3, ventured into ibo forbidden
w?ters.' Heavy sentences of penal
servitude, lb nonie instances terms of
eight years, wore imposed upon them.
Notwithstanding thia th6 traffic 'con
tinued until quite recently.
Tho'napers found on tho Turquoise
show, also that tlie newer and lavgor
types Of Biltl8h submarinos use coal
as fuel. In true Hat. of "bases" ia
the Marmora Sen tre several ' places
whore coal would' be obtained. Tur
klah patrol .boatia had ^reported that
they had \ seen submarinos from
whose funnels coal smoko issued.: At
thc time thia ws3 not .beVicvod'. It
hos been learned since then that if:o
-principle .of locomotion,'abovo abd-.be
low, tho surface, ' remain V?J aamc,
with the."dlr?Si bb cid that .the subma
rine bo !;obl?i*?lng Hs power mast,
whilo in the' r.onc of tho ahemy. rc
pleniEh -Its electric storage battorh53
at nig.it, when, nothing[ hut aparka
from -tho funnel could reveal its nrcs
In connectlou with tho efforts ot
the Turkish- i-rithorit'ps .?/?*.' t&f?'rk
; military. activity; ,on tho Sea of Mar
, - - - ... ?i-j ---""n ?."""'r"v w
certaln -Tlerma^ submarine wero in
?ho habit of dining at ono of Pera's
beat hotels. Sp did the officers of an
Engllt?a submarino on at least one
occasion. At tnat timo tko Turkish
government, au it docs even tod? -
permitted tho- subjects of heaHlo gov
ernments to' tobye freely nb,*ui Con
stnntln?plo. Dining ono day nt .thi-:
hotel, tho- cbmmaoder-."of a German
submarine w?s'glven br the walter n
lette? whdchvbbre lita fud ?amo anti
address-, y Tho waiter sala Wrat-on the
pr?r??.'3 evening tho Icttcr had beci?
'cit by a party of five, one'of whom
? seemed tb bo nn American.
Tho letter, contained greetings fron
tho officers of tho British . submarinej
to the olilccrs of tho German subum-j
Hine. It wau couchod Ju friendly j
terme, shoving further ii sit tho spon
sors of the letter wore of a sportive
turu of mind, They would meet como
day, Joked tho writer of tho message,
andi then they would eec who would
get the best of lt.
Wt-btfber' br not tho waiter was
rirf.-.ttin lila assertion that an Ameri
can had boen in the party, is hard
to say. At any rate, thc Turkish
government began to kcep.close watch
on tho United States . atUtlouBhip
Scorpion. Willie.tho vessel still lay
nt ita moorings oh Kabataa.., Turkish
motorboats patrolled thc adjacent
waters constantly, w. Ho at the Jetty,
which the crew bad visitors hf tho
Scorpion" had :.to use, polico olllc!bla
inquired cloBoly into the purpose of
every trip tb or from tho veaael. A
little later tho Turkish government,
on tho plea that tho moorings'of the
Scorpion wore no longer, sate,, insist
ed. U.ct the ycaael tako u new .atation
in the Golden Horn, beyond tho now j
and old bridge?, at a point where
British submarlnca could not endan
ger her. Tho proteste of Ambassa
dor Morgenthnu against this uncom
pllmentary procedure on tab p-.rt ot
the Turkish government woro usolcas
The commander of tito Scorpion, Cap
tain Mot ton, hall t':?i tho auspicious
on which tho Tarkiah government had
acted were devoid CA* all justifica
CATHEDRAL ABANDONED ?
Old Building in Stripped by Russians
Warsaw, Doc. 27.-In the conter cf
,thb "3achsenplnt3" of "Saxcti.v
j Square" and Surrounded, by buildings
I that dato back to . tho time when the
I Saxons possessed Warsaw, stands tho
j immense Russian cathedral with its
i many glided, domes.
Formerly a huge? bell-hung, in oaOh
of tho domes. ?Lest the Germana
i Bhould make -use of tho metals, tho
j Russians, before evacuating Warsaw,
removed all but ope. That one,,.was t?
'have been taken away'too, but 'work
tme? bungled,, lfct. lt. Blip and watched
.helplessly on lt plunged.to tho ground
and buried Hsblf yards .ducp in tho
- soft soU around the church. - The
, Gormans have, with more or IMG dif
ficulty, dug it out. '
I The Interior of tho huge church'boa
. been stripped clean. Tho altar with
Hamich furnishings .is gobo, tho por
table paintings arbmlB.Blng, and holcm
Itt-the wall iudicata.tho forrbor-loca
tion 'ot.'mosaics.. -'.Not-n Btlck -af fur
niture rcnialna, and tho ent'io build-,
lng bab the "appearance of a barn with
alono ^instead. Of wooden walla.
, An effort was made st il rot to ?u?pt .
thc catht" .-al to its original purpose,'
and to uso it for rellgloua services." 1
.Tho. accoustic . proper-tiea, i however, ?
' wer? found to bo sr? unusually poor
' that tho pian had to bo.abandoned,
and it now standa empty and forlorn.!
CuHtom, ?W>?pebKed With.
London, Dec. 27.--Tho-usual custom;
of thc king and queen ot' Bonding,
i Christmas cardo to the soldiers at
tho front will;-bc'dispensed with this
, year, aa lt'i? realized that some 'roll-"
.Ilona ? carda cent over tho world
; would "? an. ?normouij extra, burden
i . 09 ! tim: pOstblil?b, ' v?h?iie ...rOBcprcea
aro already heavily taxed,. A year'.
. ago. when , most of Otu army was in
Franco and Flanders, the. dispatch pt
; cards" was a simple matter. But in
i tho shops tho sale "of--Christmas, cards
j LS Urger than usual this year on ac
j count,. of - people saving. money. -
Tho Kind Yoa Hero Always Bought, and widen has been,
in uso Sor over 30 years, has horne tho slt?untnro of
^y? . .i',,i- ?and Ima been.snado.nuder his jp?*t>
fj* <P- . Bonal supervision Kineo its infancy*
w^rV^ Allow r.o ono to deceive you in thia.
All Counterfeits; imitations n:;d f^tiUr^^-ROdd'W arol'ufc
Experiments that trillo with nnd entlaiurcr tho health ot
Infants and Children-lixiicrlenco ugninst Experiment,
Castor>:i is a harmless substituto for Castor Od,- Pmro*
gorlc, .Drops natl Soothing oyrnps. it Li pleasant. It
contins neither Ophuu, Morphine ncr other Korcotio
substance. Itfl ORO is ita guarantee At destroy* "Worms
and alinya Feverishness, For moro than thirty years it
lias boon hi constant uso for tho relief of Constipation,.
Flatulency, "Wind Colic, oil Teething. Troubles and
Diarrhoea. It rcfrulatcs 'tho Stomach .??nd Bowc?a,
assimilates ?io Food, giving1 healthy aiuV natural oleene
Tho Children's Fnnaeca-TU? Mother's Friend,
e Kind You Have Al ways Bought
Adopt Medem Methodsjn^frv-i" Home | |
. Yon Use the L?t?it*^^ . ; J j|
Southern^PufcH^ , |: |
ISaaght across tho sens his lost youth in Florida's mag?n . a a
fcimtatn. Wo older folks behold again argosies freight* ?, ;s |?
. ed vr?tfc gilded, goIden,^'.' g?orgeoas ?ape?iations ??oath)?r ; S : |
fera: tho stream of chUdlwb? inlo the ) i>?ri?bf. fttj?UedV .BjrV'l
dreams when our [dds 'approach the' cold ti&jtXh on M *
Chirctmasmorning; I '