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I6 eaG u star
smiled( bhtek seculrely.
"Your m0essa1ge uforin1, her high
ness of your presien-e in St. Peters
bitrg had no sooner arrived thaln shte
set forth to meet you inl that city,
much against the advice of her coun
selors. I will admit that she had other
business there, but it Couh have wait
ed. You see, Miss (alh1ottm, it was a
great risk at this partieular time. Mis
fortune means disaster now. But
Providence -as her friend. She ar
rived safely i Ganlook not an hour
"Really? Oh, Baron Dangloss, where
Is she?" excitedly cried the American
"For the night she is stopping with
the Countess Rallowitz. A force of
men, but not those whom you met at
the gates, has just been dispatehed at
her commiand to seareh for you in the
lower pass. You took the most danger
ous road, Miss Calhoun, and I am
amazed that you came through in
"The Russians chose the lower pass.
I know not why. Of course, I was
quite ignorant. However; we met nel
tier brigands nor soldiers, Axphiln oi
(Iraustark. I encountered niothh-Ig
more alarming thanlut a moutain lion,
And that, Baron DanIIgloms, recalls Im.
to the sense of a duty I hare been neg
leeting. A poor wamlerer lin the hills
defendedi me against the bIeast and was
badly wounded. lt' must he taken te
a hospital at once, sir, where le may
have thie proper care."
Whereupoi, at his request, she hur'
rledly related the story o1' that trying
jomuuey through the Iouni t:lins, no
forgetting to lulit the courage of Bal
dos in most glowing 'olor. The chief
was deeply interested in the story of
tUe goat hunter and his par'ty. Tliere
was in odd gieam of satisf(1 on in his
eyes, but she (Id not observe it.
"You will see that te has imutmedfiate
Eittention, won't you?" she implored in
"He shall have our deepest consider.
ation," promised he.
"You know I amm rather'interested be
cause I shot him, just us if it were
not enough that his legs were being
torn by. the brute at the time. He
ought not to walk, Baron DImgloss.
If you don't mind, I'd suggest an am
bulauce," she' hurried on glibly. He
could not conceal the smile that her
eagerness inspired. "Really, he Is in
a serlolfs. condition. I think he needs
some quinine and whisky, too, and"
"He shall have the best of care," In
terrupted the captain. "Leave him to
me, Miss Calhoun."
"Now, let me tell you something,"
.said she, after due reflection. "You
xaist not pay any attention to what he
utays. He Is liable to be delirious and
talk in a terrtible sort of way. You.
know, delirious people never talk ra
tionally." She was loyally trying to
protect Baldos, the hunted, against
any Incriminating statements he might
"Quite right, Miss Calhoun," said the
baron very gravely.
"And now, I'd like to go to thme prin
cess," saidl Beverly, absolutely sur'e of
-herself. "You know we are great
friends, she and I."
"I have sent a messenger t~o announce
your arrival. She will expect you."
Beverly looked about the room in per
"But there has been no messenger
here," she said.
"Hie lef t here some minutes before you
came. I knew who it was that came
knocking at our gates, even though she
travel~ as Princess Yetive of (Orau
"And, oh, that reminds me, Baron
Danigloss, Baldos still believes me to
l e' the princess. Is it necessary to
to toll him the truth about me? Just
at present, I mean? I'm sure he'll rest
hiuch easier if he doesmn't know dif
"So far as I am concerned, Miss Cal
houn, he shall always regard you as a
.queen," said Dangloss gallantly.
"Thank you. It's very nice of yon
A mian in unIform entered after
knocking at the door of the room. Hie
saluted his super'or' and ulttered a few
-Words in his own ianguagb.
"Hier royal highness is awaiting you
at the home of the countess, Miss Cal
thoun. A detail of men will escort you
.an~d your servant to hter place."
"Now, please, Baron Dangloss,"
pleaded Beverly at the door, "be nice
to hIm. You know It hurts him to
walk. Can't you have him carr'iedl ln?"
"If ho will consent," said he quIetly.
Beverly hurried into the outer room
:after giving the baron a smile he never
iorgot. Baldios looked up eagerly,
"It's all right," she said in low tones,
p#1s81g for a mojent tbeside his chair.
Author of "Grustarh --
koml. -901. by 'jodU.T.N
*Mead and C.'.apy *.
"Doai't'~get Up! Cgoody. I'll come to
se yo t tomorrowy. Don't be in the
Waist distlred. Baron Iangloss laS
his~ listrltetionS." Inapulsively giving
him her h:Ind, whIlI he reetflly
raised to hii lips, sihe fo'llweed Aunt
'aauINy and. was golne.
Almost immnediately Ba11log was1 re(
(lutested to present himself hefore liar
oil Danl"doss iln the adjoininlng ro-mi.
Rfefuyilg to bv- ca rried in, lie resohlu,.y
Strol(le throuigha the. loor ald stood lb
fore the grim hi oldcaln of police, an
easy, (onftidIent smile on him face. T:I!
black imith oic. Imore COvered lis4 eye
with <elmlait aiss(rtiveness.
"They tell me you are Baldos, a goat
hunter," said Baron Dangloss, eyinag
"And y'on wvre hurt in defendiig one
vho is of iuc'h colsequence in r:tu
stark. Sit down, miy good fellow." DlB
dols' eye gleaied coldly for an instant;
then he sank liIto a chair. "W'lie ad
witting tihat you have done (raustark
a great service, I .am obliged to teil
you that I lit least kniowv you to he
other than what you sa3y. You -tare not
a goat hunter, anI Ialdos is not your
na1mve. Aim 'I not right'
"You have lad inast'llonsi from
youre sovereign. Baron Diagioss. )ld
they,. incilude a1 conumil 10 lo ross u
tiona me?" asked Itiados haniugh tily.
Dangloss hesitated for a1 full illmilue.
"Thevy did n1ot. I take tie ibewrty of
inquiring oil nny ownm resionsibility."
"Very well. xir. Until you have a
right to question m , 1 1111 11a1lo. ald
a goat hunter. I think i1 1111 m here to re
ceive surgical treatment."
"You decline to tell me aniythinig con
cerning yoursel' -
'Only that I am ijured amid need re
"Perhaps I knmv more about you
than you suspect, sir."
"I amu not In 11he least in1torested.
Baron Dangloss, lin whait you know.
The princess brought me into (ani0look.
and I have her promise of hell) d111
protection while here. Thatt Is all I
have to say, except that I have im
plielt faith in her word."
Dangloss sat watchiag hilm in silence
for some time. No one but himaself
knew what was goinag on Ian that
shrewd, speculative m.ad. At leigth
he arose and approaebed the proui
fellow in rags.
"You have earned every considera
tUo at our hands. My anon will takte
you to the hospital. and yo47 shall h1alve
the best of care. You ha-ve- served 0111'
princess wvell. Toaaorrow you may reeml
iniclinaed to talk maore freely with me.
for I aim your frIend, Baldos.'
"I am grateful for tihat, Bairun Damn
gloss," said the other simpllly. T,,-en he
was led away, anad a comafotable cor
in the Ganlook hospital soonaa ht'ld his
long, feverish fraame, whmill?- eapab1le
hanads took care of' his wounds. I~e
did nmot know it, buat two fully armae1
soldiers maitained a car~eft~ti guar1id
outside hIs door' under inlstruca(tiems
from the head of the iollee. Moreover,
a picked detail of menca sallIed for~th
inato the lower pass in searedh of the
goat hunter's followers.
In the meantime Beverly was con
duacted to the home of the ('ouantesi
Ballowitz. Her meeting wIth the
princess was most affectionate. There
were tears, laughter and kisses. The
whole atmnosphere of the piae!o su;
gested romance to the eager Amneran
girl. Downstairs were the royal
guards. Ini the halls were attenidants.
All about wvere maldservanaat and1 oh
sequious lackeys, crowding thei home
of the kindly couantess. At hast. c'om
fortable and free from the- dust of
travel, the two frIends sati down to a
"Oh, I anm so dielighted." umurmuiredi
Beverly for thme huandredthm time.
"I'm appaulled whena I think of the
dangers you incurred in coming to me.
No One but a very foolish Ameriean
girl (ould have undertaken such a trip
as this. Dear me, Beverly, I should
have died if anything dreadful had
happeaned to you. Why did you do it?"
questloned the princess. Atid then they
"And you went all the way to St.
Petersburg to~ueet ame, you dlear, dear
Yetive!" crIed Beverly so wnarmly that
the attentive servanit forgot his mask
"Wasn't it ridiculous of me? Igniow
GIren would haive forbidden it It lhe haad
been in EdelwveIss when I started.
And, more shame to me, the poor fel
low Is doubtless at the conferenace with
Dawsbergen, utteriy lganorant of my
escapade. You should have heard them
minlstry-er-a"- And the pricess
paused for an English word.
"Kick?" Beverly supplIed.
"Yes. They objected violently. -And,
do you know, I was fina Compelled I
to issue a private edict restrain
then) from sending an alppeal\to ren
fall away off there on the frontier.
Whether or no, my ulnlel( Itisisted that
lhe should bi brought houie, a 1iree
dayf Journey, hi order that hei might
keep lle froin going to St. 't er.burg.
Of course they could not di.obey my
ediet. and so poor Gren Is none the
Wiser, u lnles he has returned fromi the
cotiferen-e. If he has. 1 ai suve le Is
on the way to Ganlook at this Very
"Wha t a whl~im 11ic0l ruler you are!"
cried ieverly. "Ujp.'i m-ig everythhiig
sensible j ust to Iul olY liiiIreds or
miles: to moet m'e! And Axa!nIII Is
trying to c.'pture you too! toodiws,
you must lov:0 Ime!"
"Oh, hit I did hazve a triflling affair
of stale tip l:y before the exar, any
dear! Tomor:-ow we shiil bhe s:ile and1.
Sound in the ca t.e, a11 it will aill he
very limuh worth wh ilw!-. You ste., Bev
erly, dear, even priniesses eljoy a dl
versioni nov and thlen. Ono woulh!n't
think :ything o' tif s lventri'e il tile
Un itel Sta e.; it is the eiv iron innIt
litt nimkes It notir-ethbIe. Besides, you
traveed als : prinvess. low did you
Am theii the conver.tation related
parlic-ilhirly to the advani:tg-s of roy
atly as viewed froii one sie aid the
tdisadv: ttaig:s as regatrdled fromij an
other. For i t n. ti lie er-1 lyit
beei woneeri -., how she should pro
t-eed in tie effort to secIre absolute
leleecy for Baldlos. As yet slie haI I
said nothing to Yetive of her promise
to himl, inatde while she was a prin
"At ainy rat.. i 'm sie hIIe goat huin t
er.s would not have been so faithful
an( true if th-'y- had not believed me to
be a1 prii-l-s.," said Beverly, pavIlg
tite way. "Youl haven't a 1uaii inl your
kaindou who could be more ehivaI
1ous. than ihi 11los."
"If lie Is that kind of a inian, lie
wolt! U--t Iny womiani as gent ly."
"You should have heard 11 him -:al ine
'yotur ligliess." erled Bleverly. "Ile
vill loathe ale if lie ever lean-us Gat I
"Oh, I think lit dVCI!-o"I himiseli."
spoke Yet ive easily. ' itles, you
iook as ni1t1thi like- a prince... as I.
"There is sniothing I want to speak
very Seliously abiout to you, Yetive."'
said leverlyl, making ieady for the
..1'. "You .see, he did nlot wanlt to
elter (auilook wiith mile, but I lusisted.
IIt. had been so brave and illait, and
I- was snieril - so liten.stly. it would
have beeni cim-inial inl mne to leave himl
oUt tle-e in 1t wlltermness, wouildin't
"*It woul hail ve. been% hieateivss."
"So I Just made himi coie along.
That va4 ri;ght, wasn't it? That's what
You would have done-, Io matter who
he wias or wvhat htid objecttoiis might
Iave been. Well:,. you see, It's this
way, Yetive: Ile is. Some sort of a fu
gitve---not a criminal, you know, but
Just sonie one they aire 'hunting for, I
don't know why. He- wouldn't tell me.
That was perfectly right if lie felt that
waly, wasnl't It?"
-And he had fought a lion In your
defense," supplemented Yetive, with a
"Andl I had shot him in the arm,
too," added Beverly. "So of course I
just had to be reasonable. In order to
induce him to come with me to a hos-.
pital I was obliged to guarantee per
feet safety to him. His men wont
back to the hills, ailli exeept old Franz.
the drIver. Now, the- trouble Is this
Yetive: I am not the- pr-Incess, and I
cannot redeem a single promIse I
made to him. Ige Is- belpless, and It
anything goes wrong wih him he wik
bate me forever."
"No; he will hate me, for- I am tha
princess, and lhe is nonie the wilser"
"But he will be toMk that is pm-lu
cess was Bev-erly Calhoun. a supposed
13- nIce Amer-teani gIrl. D~on't you see
how awkward it will be for Rme? Now,
Yetlve, darlIng, what I wish yo'n to doi
Is to wrIte a note, order or edlect or
whatever it Is to Bairo Danmgloss, comn
manding him to treat iI~ildos as a pa
tient anid not as a p)risone~r, and that
whmen lie ia fully recover-ed lie Is to
have the privilege. of leavlug (aniook
"But he may be a desper-ate olfenid
er against the state, Beverly," pilain
tlvely Protested Yetlive. "If we onuly
knew whait lie ia 'harged with!"
"i'm afr-aid lt'' sometinmg dreadf 11ly
serious," admiit ted Bever-ly gloon tly.
"Lie doesn't look like theu sort of muan
who wouht ens~uage in ai peutty unmder
taking. I'll tell you tise story, just as
he tohul it to me," andiu she repeated the
meager (confessins of Balos.
"I see no reason why we shiotul hesl
tate," satid the princess. "ny his own4
statement he Is not a dlesper-ate crimi
nal. You did( quite right In promisIng
him proteetion, dear, and I shall sus
tain you. D~o you wanit to pilay the
priness to Baldos a lit tle longer?"
"I should love It," er-led Beverly, her
'"'hen~ I shall wrilte the order to Dan
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