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PICKENS, S. C.:
THURSDAY, JANUARY 9 1908.
By GEORGE BARR WCUTCHEON.
Author of "Graesark"
Copyright. 190., by Dodd. Mead and Cbuipany
EVERLY was speechless.
"Of course, your hightiess,"
said Baldos, deep 'apology 'In
his voice. "lHavone is woefully
misinformed. He is.vhonest -in thisbe- .
Mef, and you should not misjudge rhis
motives. How he could llave been so
blind as to confound you wIth that
frisky American girl-but I beg your
pardon. She Is to be your guest. A
thousand pardons, your highness."
Sh'e had been struck dumb by the
wording of the note, but his apparently
sincere apology for his friend set her
every emotion into play once more.
While lie wias speaking her wits were
forming themselves for conflict. She
opened the campaIgn with a bold at
tack. "You-you believe me to be the
princess, sure enough. don't you?"
But with all her bravery she was not
able to look him in the face.
"How enn you doubt it, your high
ness? Would I be serving you in the
present capaelty if I believed you to be
any one else?" k .
"Ravoie's warning has not shaken
your faith In me?"
"It has strengthened it. Nothing
could atlter the facts in the case. I
have not, since we left Ganlook. been
in doubt ats to the Identity of my bene
"It seems to me that you are beat
Ing around the bish. I'll come straight
to the poiut. How long have you
knowi that I am not the Princess of
"What!" lie exclaimed, drawing back
Jn'well assisted horror. "Do you mean
-re you jesting? I beg of you, do
not Jest. It is very serious with me."
Il1s alarm was so UePucine that she was
"I am not jestink," she half wvlh
pored, turnIng very "cold.- "Have you
thought all along that I ain the prin
ess; that I am Gr'enfaill.Lorry's wl'ife?"
"You told1 me that you were the prin
"But I've never said that I'was-was
any one's wife."
There was a piteous appeal in her
voice, and lhe was not slow to notice it
and rejoice. Then his heart smote him.
"But wvhat is to become of mec if you
are not the princess?" ho asked after
a long pause. "I can no- longer serve
you. This is my last day in the castle
"You ai'e to go on serving me-I mean
you are to rota in your place in the serv
fe," she hastened to say. "I shall
keep my promise to you." Hlow small
and humble she wvan beginning to feel!
it did not senm' so entertaining after
all, this pretty deception of hers. Down
in his heart, underneath the gallant ex
terior, what was his opinion of her?
Slomething was stinging her eyes fierce.
.ly, and she closed them to keep back
the tears of mortification.
"Miss Calhoun," he said, his manner
ebanging swiftly, "I have felt from the
first that you are not the Princess of
Oraustark. I knew -it an hour after I
entered Edelweiss. Franz gave me a
note at (Ganlook, but I did not read It
until I wna a member of the gnuad"
Their Safe has been tried and found B
aiss 13 nk has Burglar Insurance, Fr
lose your money.
Liberv Interest allowed on Time Di
you up 8 - . 1-torily,
H, C. SHIRLEY, Cashier.
"Not at all, your highness. I Am
"You have the habit, I see," she
"I have several months yet to serve
as a member of the guard. Besides, I
am under orders to regard you as the
princess. General Marlaux has given
me severe instructions in that respect."
. "You are willing to play the game t6
the end ?" she demanded, more gratt.
fled than she should have lieen. -
"Assuredly, yes. It i's the only sate.
guard I 'bave. To alter 'my belief pub.
licly would exposLb-ie do-to"
"To what, Baldos?".
"To ridicule, for. one:thing,,,ad to the
generous mercies of. Count. Marlan%,
Besides, it would dey.ri'qme f thie
privilege I mentioned? t mone'nt io
the right to kiss yoi- hiiid, T6be your
slave and to do horhK"e toth-e only
sovereign I can- recogidse. -urM1g, you
will not subject ine td exile from .the
only.joys that life holds for me. You
have.sought to deceive me, and I have
tried, to deceive you. Each has found
the other out, so we are quits. May we
not now combine forces In the very
laudable effort to- deceive the world?
If the world doesn't know that we
know, why, the comedy may be long
drawn out and the climax be made the
"I'm afraid there was a touch of
your old time sarcasm in that remark,"
she said. "Yes, I am willing to con
tlnue the comedy. It seems the safest
way to ilotect you-especially from
General Marlaux. No one must ever
know, Baldos: it would be absolutely
Pitiful. I am glad, oh, so glad, that
You have known all the time. It re
lieves any mind and my conscience tre
"Yes," he said gently. "I have known
all along that youi were not Mr. Lorry's
wife." He had divined her thought,
and she Ilushed hotly. "You are still a
princess, however. A poor goat hinter
can only look up1)oni the rich American
girl as a sovereign whom he must wor
ship from far below."
"Oh. I'm not so rich as all that!" she
cried. "Besides, I think it Is time for
a general clearing III of mysteries.
Are you Prince Dantan, Prince.Ired
eric or that other one-Christobal some
body? Come, he fair with me."
"It seems that all Edewivsi l olis
uponi ie an a grince In disguise. You
found me in the hills".
"No; you found me. I have not for
"I was a vagabond enud. a fugItive.
My friends are hunted 'ae I am. W~e
have no0 home. Why every dne should
suspect me of being a prlnce I cannot
understand. Every r-oamecr in the hllie
Is not a prince. There is. a price upon
my head, and there is a reward for the
capture of every man who was with
me in the pass. My name is Paul Bal
dos5, Miss Calhoun. There Is no m-ys
tory in that. If you were to mention
it in a certaIn city, you would quickly
find that the name of Baldos Is not
unknown to the people who are search
ig' for himn. No, your highness; -I re
gret exceedingly that I must destroy
the absurd impression that I am of
royal blood. Perhaps I am spoiling a
pretty romance, but it cannot be help
ed. I was Baldos the goat hunter; I
anm now Baldos the guard. Do you
think that I would be serving as a
Graustark guard if I were any one of
the men you mention?"
Beverly listened in wonder and s4ome
disappiointmecnt, it must he0 confessed.
Somehowv a sparki of hope was being
forever extinguished~ by this strai.;ht
forward denial. IIe was uot to be tihe
prince she had seen in dreams. "You
aentlike any one else," she said.
"Ta swhy wethought of you as
Insurai ce, Cashier Bonded, so you:can't
pelis. See H. C. Shirley and he will fix
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TIME TABLE N07
Superscdes Time Tab:e No 0
Effective March 10 1907
Read Down Read Up
Noit No 11 STATIONS NolO Nollt
Mixed Mixed Mixed Mixed
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7:14) an 11:50 am kAriil's 4:l0ami 4:45 pm
':15 am 11:55 ai *Maukili 8:05am 4.40 pm
;: 20 am i1 12:0 im air Easiley lv 8:0tm 4:35 pmi
All trains daily except Suindaty
.No to contects with Sout-lsern Railway No 42
No 10 eontiects witlh Southern Iatilway No 12
No. II comiects with Southern tinitwaty No 23
No 13 lypects with Soithern Itailway No II
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CHA lLESTON & V ESTEIL N ATOLI N A
Arulvai and Departure of Traina, Green
ville. S. C. Effeetive A prt) 14, 1900.
0:30 a m, No. 48 daily except Sunday, for Lau.*
rer.s anid intermediate stations, arrive at
Laurens 9:00a m
12d5 p in, No. 53 daily for Laurens, Clinton
Newberry, Columbia, Sumter amnd Charles
toll ronanecting at Sumpter with A. C. L.,
Train No. 82 for Richmnond, Washington
, and eastern cities, and at Laurens with C. &
W. C. Train No: I for Spartanburg and
train No 2 for Greenwood, Augusta. etc.
Arrive Laurens 1:35 p mn, Clinton
2:22 p mn, Newberry 3.10 p. mn, ColumbIa 4:45
Sumter 6;20 p m,. Charleston 0:40, Spartan
burg 3:305 pm, Greenwood 2:46 p m, p m
4:44) p mNo. 36 D~ai e xeept Sunday. for Latu
rens and intermediate stations. Arrive at
Lattrens 8:40. -.'
10:20 a mn, No. 87, d'aily except Sunday frota
Laurens and intermed j te stations.
.00 p rp, sNo. 85, daily e eept Sunday, from
Laurens and inltermnediate station.
3:25 p m, No. 52, daily from Charleston Sumter,
Columbia, Newberry, Clinton, Spartanhnrg,
Augusta, Greenwood Lauren.. etc.
Train. Io52 and 53run through between
phbarlebton without change.
IJ. W. Ligon, Agt. Geo.Tr. Bryan Gen. Agt.
GREENVILLE, 8. C..
- Fnesat Williams,pQ. .' A.
R. M. Brand. Traf'. Man. Augu' Ga.
The Auditor will begin to take returns
for fiscal year 1908, on January 1st and
continue till February 20 without penal
ty after which tim~e 50 per cent will be
added as prescribed by law.
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:. BRANDON TAYLOR, a.
IKFrS, SOUT11 CAROL1NA.
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~:Postoflie, Auder'so, S. 0.
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It gives me great pleasure to re<
arships which you offer from time
I was fortunate to secure one o
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every effort in the future to
tinuance of the same.
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