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KVRNINH U1TI.1.KTIN. ItOilOt.IJt.U. T IJ., STtmOAY, OCT. 1, 1910.
By HAROLD MacGRATII
Copynfht I 09 by the Bobbi
(Continued from Last Saturday.)
Ilrt-unncr nitrriil. lie wus tlilu nml
"Hri-uniier, her highness will need
ninny Hon en toninriow. ep lo It tluit
thoy nro nit Iu I lie morning."
"It shall bo doiip, pxrolloney."
The chancellor turniil to the pass
ports'. "There I only one question. Herr
Gruiubnrh. It says licrc tlmt juu were
n native of llavnrla Is-fun- going to
America. How long ugo ilkl jou lea re
"A good many jeurs, your excellen
cy." "You have, of course, retained yoor
(iriimhneh brought forth n bulky
"ILiti It Is. your eic-elleney."
Thp chunopllur wont over It care
fully. "Hi rr Captain, do you fcnow thin
"We fought hlile liy ship In the
American war. I saw no Irregularity
lit hi papers."
"Then he It nn stranger to you?"
"I du mil nay I lint . We were, how
ever. In thp sumo i-uvulry. only In ill f
fi'linl irunpH Cruuihiich. juu have
j mil honorable dUliaige with yntiV
(Iruuiluii'li weal lulu his willlel still
npiiln. This iliM'iiinpiit I In- chancellor
rpiid wllli mi Interest foreign to tile
nlTnlr under lilt hand Presently he
"I urn Horryi Ilerr Gruuihiivh. All
thin unnec-pssiir.v truulilp simply be
muse of I lie word llavarla. How long
will jou la- making jour visit V
VOuly n few dujs. Then t shall pro
ceed to Uuvnrhl."
"Your excellency linn no further or
der'" said the head gardener patient-
Good benven. nrpuiiiier. I hnd.for
gotten" nil ulmut ou! There Is nothing
miirp. Ilorr Captain, jiui will rfurn
With uip to lint hnllnumiV"
"If juiir excel Icih-j- will excuse hip.
no.i I nni tired. I kIiiiII return to the
hotel wllli Herr Hruilibach."
Citrmlcbuel nnd firumbach crossed
tbe I'lali leisurely.
f "How did jim conic tiy tlmt llnra
rian ninMirty' nikiil rnrinli'liuol at)
"It I n fiirgery. my friend, hut liji
exeelleliey will lleler llnd Hint out."
'"Yitii Iiuvp hip nil nt Ken, Vfi) did
tip luliic In iIip heiiit trnpni'r flilil
lentp hi 111 HtutidlliK therp nil int
"Up IiiiiI ii Hiiutid iiurpop. Imt It fell
TIip head (fiirilener did nut rivnKliIro
("iii .vim know him?"'
"Yin He my I'lilfT lirntliyr"
, Till" iiiiliMKt.itlnr fnnii -lutpiidliplt.
Ihiron ni SiplnlHH'k. wai nut impuhir
In llrelU-r. nt least nut iiuioiii; Hip
tpuple who "till held to the vriind'
dukp'H Iden Hint the kluvdoQi had lieen
behind thp nhdlletloil of Hip l'rlllee-n
Illlilefardp. Never u lint hi-mled Hrel
U-rirer passed Ills hnusp wlthmil il dp-
- ... .... 1 I.. ! II ...I .m..n
PITH ll IIMM II, III IH'illt llll- UIt- H'ill r- iiiuHiitiiiuav;uii I'ui'iUJti rutuuiiMMiiirui)
ami butn-r In llip.do.iri. mid windows. J h"l ' " 'y ""11 "Vhe
' . , . ' , ' .... , ' I pour.nl uf any cf th Mirloui prlncrmra
, Tin- klUK uf JUKt-iidliPlI ns In iiinr- nt llheny ,urrIy w una,r,'tood lhat
ry her serene IiIkIiiipss. Tin- menials ( t:in(-iuteln s not lo be lotiBldered. I
In nml nboilt IIip I'tnliiissy felt Hip new icfune to marry itm ilougluer of (ho man
l,mu,.,n f ilinlr misliliiiis. Kn Mien w,, prlvapily ir lo imir my father
iiuNirtaiiii or in tr ikisiiioiis. h tin n ,ut) ,ontuIIII.yi who ,iarfl, miu to hlm
IliiilKlne llll- llldlfnalloli of Ihp major- a ciitne Hint n nny man's but my fa.
dotuii when, summoned ul dusk one liter's. I realize itmt certain iiolklci culled
i-vnilnir to Hie carrlncp Bates three or . f"r '' "ulle " your pan. but It cannot
. . .. .1... ..be. My ili-ur uncle, you hae due n fine
four days nflor Hip porli-ntous new.. ' am, , ,inprt you lm nnJ ,Bfe WBy
bud Issued from Hip palace, he found out of It, 1 refuse to marry the I'rlnccM
only n rUKjfti 'l Crlmy carter who lllldegnrde. This l llnul. It can be ar.
deiiiiimleil neipiiiiilnrltv to lie nilmlt- I "ihikpJ without any dlncrcllt to the duk
uiuiuiiilea pilPiiiploriij io ii tiiiinu- or n your,fi ,, be ,,,, ,, ,ier
ted und taken to bis pxcplli-m-y at ic.rene hljhi.eai lias thrown ma over. 1
"(in n way!" Tin- inajordomo spun
on his heels ronti-iiiptilnuslj.
,. "I will skid jnu nllip," vowed the
(niter. Mtrlklnu Hip Iron with the butt
of his whip. "If you dn nut open these
pule liiiniiillutely. Open:"
"If you ij not stop huiumi-rlnc on
tlio'sp liars I shall send fur the wllce."
The in Iter llirusi u hand 'bruugli tho
prill. Thi-ip was a line, u.i one of bis
''Iiiiipi'Ip, et jijnr rye on Ibat und
innill iy- wlllionl more udo!"
'The niajoidoilio wus (huudemlruek.
He tbie.n buck lliu bolts, and the
cnrti'ir pUHbid,hls nnj(a That rlutf
on thp rttitpfri tliufpr '
"TmI;p uje M the Imron"
yiisjly suIhipiI Hip lunjolibiliio pre
icilfd''llip' iln'ilPtClulu llji-fiBllp uf fbi
cljilmsisy Clilij; lU'll'i ltij-fean h ur Hip
lnryii. wlpi mis in his s,1iid', ,
' "Vour, pxtpenej, iupip i" ii mini In
Hip iiltlrp vhp Aiv-lrrn H "ep juu ipili I.
ly A turn-iT 'i(
The iiinji---''-' '
I'eople of open in I ml buying Din
bi'lcn or havlliK filenda who have,
ran hear (if nomethliiR to their ad
vantage If they will rail. 1 tel ji ml
"tine iiiiiiiieiit. your ei elleney np
won- ii rhm on his tlnuer. and I could
nut refunp him."
wurdi Thp nm-li:iK-iilnr
front Hit1 Htiidy,
It wiii dark In
thp PinlniHiy of
Hep. (uli kly the
ed wiiiie innil!i"i.
(Inn Mould dp too
drlKlit for Miieh n
"Well, Jour PI-CPllem-yV'
ii lee fnnii tha
I 'or ilil-a wiin uot
"who Aim vol
thp olcp Hip baroti cxpivtiil to heiir.
".My inline nt prcxeiil doei mil mat
ter. The liens I lirlnu U far mine Im
portant. UN iiiiiji-Hty einphallially de
cIIiipm any ulllaiK'o' with Hip home of
"DiiuiniitUii.'" nwiiie thp ninbnrisn-
"The pxiut word lined by Hit- prince.
i Now then, whnt'H Iu lie doneV"
"This luentit Wiir."
I "War! It luokx iim If juu mid I,
! baron, shall mil nei'utiipatiy Hip kluj
of rnKsl.i lulu AUnie-l.umilne."
"This Is hnrrlhlu:"
"tlut nhiil possessed the prlnco to
: blunder like thNV
j "Thp pilnep renlly Is not to blntiip.
Our kins, hiiioii. Is u juililK colt. A
fow iiiiniths iiko In- k'aie his my a I mirk-
I'liru- lilanehe to seek n wife fur
him. rolltleM dpiiintiileil nn iillhluctf
i bet urea JiiKcHtllielt and Klirensteln.
Theri' In vi- been loo tunny jpurs Of
useleiM niitiiRiihlsin. Hu thp head of
this boh f rum heaven inines tin- dccV
liirntluu of bis majesty Hint he will
marry any other jirlucess on the coutl-
They wIM pull Ibis plnep down."
"11 tin-in Vi- hap 10.WO inore
troops tliiiu KhreiiKtelu."
"Yott jiiuiij; men are u paik of
"Sortly, bit run."
"Vlitri) U thu kiiiBV'
The eiiiier kuiIIpiI. "Hr Is buntlus.
tlll'.v (iiiy. with the crown prlnco of
"lint yolt. why hmo you eouie dress
nl like tliliit"
"That Is il llttie 8P(,rt-t."
"Iliit.whnt'il til IipiIoIu-?"
"Tell lies, 'i'bey will suspend the
(-atimtruplip til) wo urp reiidy to tpit-t
It. 'I he iiulrrJjiKP Is not lo take placu
till nprlnit That will (Iu- us plenty of
time. After ilie eoionatlon his majes
ty limy be brought lo reasou. Th(s
marrlate niiwt 'mil fall ttinnisli now.
The (.Tiii'd iliike will not cart- to bc
iOiiip the hiiichliiKstiHk of Ktirope.
'jiip prt(ep iidvlei- Is fur you to go
ujhiui juiir iirfnlrw iim ukuhI. Only one
man mint lu taken Into your confl-di'tu-e,
nml f (in mini Is IlerliivU. If
rill)' f mi Inn Mrilfeliti-ti out his und of
Hip lunch- It s hi'.''
'U'lu-rp Is Hip prwej"
"Wlil-ri'vi-r hi- js ip Is worklnR for
Iip best liitpri-sts'iif i(ip stntp."
"TlHTr U tin Itatiirl'lii liilneoss'ro
liiqrl.nl Hu- nillbiisnior jnusln-ly,
In T A Koud. tlioiKit! Unt tlio kins
rutiiiiutli-. Hho ider tuiii bo mid
"Yui life pot tellns me everything."
"I kimw It. I nni tolling you all tlmt
Is at presenl npi-pssiiry "
"Von iniiUi- tin- the unhnpplcst mnii
III I lie kingdom! 1 Imu- w-orkiit ro
hard and Ion toward this end. When
did Hip kltic decline this alliance Y"
"Kihtently the nfohient be henrd It.
1 have' his letter, l.tstpu:
I -ij iiiii.uiuun iiiiii IHUUIIIIUU9 ijiii.1.
rret exei-edlniily Ihut nt IMs lale day I
' .hniil.l ,.,.. .ollllnnl ..!.... ....
"M HtiiPtrtouH nnd Induitrlous Uncl-1
shaii I iu to ftor about It,
"Obsorrp XIy Illustrious nnd Indus
trious uncle" " lauclied the carter
without mirth. "Our kluc J'ou will
si-e. has u graceful style." Ho Raided
bis feet. He was youu, pleasant of
face, but a thorough soldier.
"You are Lieutenant von linden
stein!" cried the ambassador. "I rec
ognize you now,"
"Thnnks, j-iiiir oxcellcncyr
f ""Ji"1 "ri' 'n "ll foy'il Household, the
reeni s iiivisiuto arm. i nave nenrii a
Coud deal about yuu. I knew your fa
ther njillJlV"; ".
"A:alu..Hicukr. Now, the regent has
bctud' cer(uin rumors regardlnii .an
Anivrlcftll iiauiod C'arnilchuel, a ronsul.
lie Is,'oiton seen with her highness.
Itn(her an pxtraoiillnary privilege."
'Hh(, j'oiir1uliid there, lieutenant.
-This Cannlclmel Is Inirmlen. Ho can
!lw'nllmnated nt uny time."
'""ThWIs rcnssurliig. You 111 tee the
chancellor tonight and show hlm this
'One word wore, nnd then I'm off.
If a butcher or a baker or eten a
mountaineer pulls the bell cord uud
shows this ring admit htm without
fall. lie will bare vital news."
I'or half nn hour lue umbunsador re
mained sturlug ul tbe candlesticks. He
wuiited uo dinner. He rung for hi
but and coat, uud twenty minutes later
he wus Iu the chancellor's cabinet.
"Vou seem out of health, baron."
was IIip chancellor's meeting.
"I am Indeed Hint, count. I received
n letter today fi mil the prince regent.
who Is hunting hi Ilaiurfa. Kend ft,
loiitit, but I piny to jou to do noth
Tin- cliauccllot did not open the let
ter, be merely balanced II. His ac
customed pallor assumed n grnylsh
"SO his mnjesty declines'?" he said
'iVoli hnvp already hcnrilV cried' the
"Nothing. I HiiruiNp. Thp hour.
J our nplH'iirnni'p. Hip lettrr-ln what
else cuirtd they Milnl I was afraid
all along. Ah. If Ids uinjesty could
but set- her! Is she nut worthy of a
"Herbcck. nothing would please rae
better than lo see tlil-i marriage con
"I bclleic you. Vp two peoples
should be friendly. It has taken' me
months lo bring this matter round.
The dukp rebelled; her highness spurn
ed Hip bund of Tri-di-rlck. Still. If yuu
saw nil Hip eildenci- Iu Ihp cusp jnu
would not blame the duke for his at
titude." "Hut thnsp documents nre rank for
geries!" "So IJii-j-. Jiiay bp. but that has lint
beetl provcd-i What rpmidy do you
suggest?" linked IIip chancellor.
"I suggest Hint the duke must not
"Agrei-d, do on."
"You will put Hip matter before her
That will dp dllllrnlt."
"I.el her repudiate ihp negotiations.
Let her miy that slip has chunged her
mind. Hlsmnjesly (s ipille willing
that Hip hunlllhillun Ik'JiK"
"Thnl Is gpi(.'riius. IlulsuppnV- sho
bus set her heal t on the(cron,of Ju
gendhelt. Whnt theiir '
"In that event the affair Is no longer
In our bands, but In Cod's."
"Js therp no way of changing the
"Kend Hip letter, count," said the
Ilct bock rend Hip liter. Il wasjhc
work uf n rather lrrcsiiiiislhlp bo.v
"Muy I taki- this lo lii-r lilghness?"
nnkisl the (hiinirllor. "I pmuilsp Its
contents will not go beyond her eye."
"I will tnkp Hip risk."
Ilerhcck consulted his wntch. It wAs
half after tt. Her hlgbiiPKS did not
dine till 6.
"I shall go to her highness Imme
diately, baron. I shall return the tet
ter by messenger, mid he will tell you
the result of tbe Interview."
''God bo with you." said Hip ambas
sador, preparing to take his leave, "for
all- women nre contrarj-."
After the baron was gone the chan
cellor paced the room with halting
step, Then toward the wraith of his
ambition he wnvpil u band as If to ex
(Jain bow futile nro the schemes of
men. He proceeded to the apirtinpnts
of .her highness. Would she loss aside
tills crown or would slip light for It?
Ho found her alone.
Ho Baluted her baud respectfully. "I
have hen.- n letter. 1 huvu given my
"HI) II1S HAJtliTV DICL1SIJW" Jig SAID
word Hint lis contents shall not be re
peated lo tho duke, jnur father. If t
let you rend II will you agree to that!"
"And who has written this letter'"
"His mnjesty tbe king of Jugcnd
"A letter from tho king!" she cried,
curious. "Should It not be brought to
mo on n golden snlverr" ,
"It Is probable Ibat I nm bringing It
to you nt the end-of n 'bayonet," sol
emnly. "If the duke learns It contents
tho Inevitable result will bp war."
A silence fell Uhiii them.
"Ho declines tho honor of my' hand
Is that not It" she II unity nald.
Tho chancellor nsscntcd.'
"Ah!" with n note of pride In her
voloo and n Hash In her eyes. "And 1?"
"Vou will tell the dukp Hint you havo
changed your mind," griiwlj-,
"And If I refuse to clianjo my
"I nm resigned to any And nil
"War!" Her face was serious. "And
what has the king lo suggest"
"He propoi.es tn accept the humilia
tion of being rejeded by you."
"Why, this Is n gallant king! Tour:
There goes n crown of thistledown."
Tlieij slip l.iijheil Therp was nothing
but jriuth hi the laughter-youth nnd
gladness. "Listen to me, I declare
to yuu that I nm happier ul this mo
ment I ban I haie been In dajs, To
marry a man I have ueicr seen, whose
looks, chnrncier uud habits are uu-kliuwu-whj.
1 have lived Iu n klud of
hoirur. 1 am free!" And she uftered
the winds us with the blvillh of spilug.
'I he i ha in film's nhniiliicrs drooped a
tlllle mine, uud his hand chm-d duwu
uver illr. letter.
"Tht re will be mi war." resumed her
highness "I know mj father. Our
wills may clish. but In this Instance
mltip Khali be Hie strungcr."
"Iim t-'il i l rot thi- end."
"You menu tlut there wilt be other
"Yes. there- will be other kings. I am
sorry. What young girl has not tier
dream of romance? nut princesses
limst'not 'bi'ivp rninartciH. Yours, my
child." inus't' He a piMltlcul marriage, tt
Is u. harsh' decrpp."
"My highness will or will not marry.
ns sho picas, s, A In I u ihallel 'Hint I
inn to op urfcipil
neios Ibis froli-"
tier or that J-'
The cliani ellor
"You will, then,
tell tin dtike that
you havpi hanged
your mind, that
you have recon
sidered?" lip per
sisted. "This evening.
yuu mny kiss her
on the furehead."
This honor to
iup" The chilli-
"I sttAU. Mm the .olliir trembled.
wiiiiik iioiiu TO "I'venso"
I1A.NCK IN." n'0 ,,,j- ot
touch her with his hands, but the kiss
be put on her forehead was a Ix-uedlc-tlon.
"Vuu mny gn now." slip sold, "for I
Hblill nerd Hip whole room to dntice 111.
1 nm frct. If only fsr a Utile wbllel"
GlinTCHKN svns nlnays up
when the morning was rosy,
when the trees were still dark'
and motionless nnd the beads
uf dew white- mid frostlike, for what Is
better than lo meet the day ns It comes
over tho mountains und silence breaks
here and there In thp bouses nnd
Btroets, Iu the llelds nnd the vineyards?
Let old tige. which bus played Its part
und taken to the wings of the stage
lei old age loiter In the morning, but
not green years Oretcbeu awoku ns
the birds rtwokp. with snatches and
little trills of song. To her nearest
neighbors there was about, her that
which icmlndcd them of tho regularity
of n goud clock; when I hey beard her
voice they knew It wns time to get up.
She wus hlwii busy In the morning.
The tinkle of 'the bell outside brought
her to the door, und her two goats
came pattering In to be relieved of
their creamy Inu-dcn. Cretchen wns
fond of them. They needed no euro
nt nil. Tho moment sho bud milked
them they went tinkling off to tho
Htit-p pasture.!. .
Hvcn In midsummer tho dawn was
chill In ProlrVrfc. (irctclien blew on
her lingers. The fire begun Its cheer
fill ctiicklu.'lteloltlp bolted brhkly.nnd
tho frugul lircllkfiist was uuder way.
There wus 'dally one cup of coffee,
but neither (Iretchen nor her grand
mother claimed this luxury; It was for
the sick woman nn the third floor.
What the character of tho woman's
INltcHs was Cretchen hadn't an Idea,
bu'i there could lip nn doubt Hint sho
-Was III.' dek'l'rilely. hud tho gooso
gilt but knnWif Iti Her fnco was thin
nnd the hnnei were visible under tho
driimllkp skin; her hands wcro merely
claws. She injstfiled Hie gill, for sho
never complained, never ns-ked iues
linns,' talked but little, and nlw'.-ij-s
rmlcd kindly when (he pillow was
"(.oiiil morning, frail," Bald Orerchcn.
"Coud mottling, llebchcn."
"I have brought you n brick this
morning, for It will be cold till the sun
Cretchen pulled tho deal table to
tbe side of the cot, poured out ibe cof--fee
nnd buttered tho bread.
"I might no) to drink coffee, bnt it,
Is the only thing tbaMynrms rae. You
have been very patient with, me."
"I urn glad lo help jou."
"And Hint Is why I love you. Now,
I have bomo Instructions to give you
this morning. I'resoiitly I shall tie
leaving, ami there will bo Bomcllilng
I'Vou nre thinking of leaving?"
"Yes. When I go I shall uot come
back. Under my pillow there Is an en
velope. You will llnd It nnd keep it."
Cretchen. young nnd healthy, touch
ed not this melancholy undercurrent.
"Vou w.PJ promise to take It?"
"Thanks. little gosling. I hare an
errand for you this morning. It will
take juu lo the palace."
"To the palace!" echoed Cretchen.
"What shall I do?"
"Vou w III seek her highness nnd giro
her this not."
"The princess! Will they not laugh
onil turn me out"
"If they try Hint, demand to sec bis
excellency Count win Horbeck nnd fcny
(Hint you cftnio from No. 40 Kruiner-
;.nil If, I cuntiot,get Jul'"
Vou"vl!l buw- up trouble. lie suro,
though, tu give the nolo to no ouo but
Cretchen decked her beautiful head
with a llttie white cap, which Miu
won- only on Sundays and nt the
opera, mid braided and bi-rlhlioned tn-r
hair Who was tills old noman'who
thought nothing of writing a letter tn
her sereiie highness? And who were
her uiM-luriinl vjsltorsjshp pondered.
llelng of a discerning mind, she Idled
nlsiut the fluty, till ufter 1), for It had
been lold to her that the great sleep
rather Into Iu tho morning. What
should sho r.uy to tier set cue highness?
What kind of courtesy should sho
make? At least she would wear uu
humble, servile ulr, fur Clclcheii wus
a hit uf it Socialist. Hid not Ilerr
Ciildheig. whom Hip police detested
-did hu not say Hint nil men wi-in
cipial'.' And study this sweeping
statement Included women. With a
loulldeiu-u born of rlylit und liiuu-
ipii p sin- rue retted inwaiit (lip east
ur sltlp g.ili-s uf Hu- palace. The sentry
smiled at her.
"I haw- n Ictti-r for jn-r serine high
ness." she raid,
"Leave II." " .
"I nm mirier orders to giro It to her
"Vnil t-njiiiut enter the gardens with
out n penult."
Crvtcheii rcnioiiibprt-d. "Will jou
spud sump one Iu his excellency the
chancellor uud tell hlm I- have coino
from No, -111 Kruuierwrg"
"Kruinerwpg! The very name ought
to cIom- any gate. Hut, girl, nre juu
Cretchen exhibited thp licit p. He
scratched his chin, perplexed.
"Itun along. If they auk me I'll say
that I didn't nee you." Tho sentry re
Mimcd his heat.
(relclien stopped IikIiIp tho gates,
nml the rent beauty of the gardens
"IN Tllllll 1'HKSE.NOK, IltallNERH?"
was revealed lo tier for Iho first time
ulriiiigp tinners sho had never seen lip
fure. It was nil u fairyland. Thero
wcie marlilo urns with bunging vines
mid marble statues.
A hand grasped tier rudely by tho
"What nre you doing here?" thun
dered the head gardener. "Ho off with
"How dure you touch tn6 llkp that?"
slip cried migrllj. '
Something In her glanco cooled oven
the warm blooded Hermann.
-"Hut you live In Drelberg nnd ought
"Yuu could hare told -mo without
bruising my nrm," defiantly.
Cretcbeii nnd the bend gardener
whirled. Thrnngh a hedge' which di
vided Hip formal gardens from tha
tennis and archery grounds camo n
young woman in ildlng habit. '
"What Is (hu trouble, Hermann?"
"Your highness, this j-ouiig woman
here had thp Impudence to walk Into
"Has sin- utiileii any 'lowers"
"Wh.v. uu. ynur highness, but it Is
"We. yuu und I, Hermann," said her
highness, with a smile that won
Cretchen on the spot, "will overlook
this llrst offc,nse. 1'erhaps this young
lady bad tome eiriual and lost her
"Yes, your highness," replied Orotcb
"All! Villi may go, Hermann."
Hermann bowed, gathered, up bis
pruning knives ami scissors, Svlitch bo
bad, let fall, nnd stalked down tho
'''yyiirini were you seeking?'' tier high.
uess.nFkf-d. riilher starthd by tho un
deniable bounty uf this peasant.
"I was necking your scrciio lilghness.
I live ut No. -10 the Irumerweg.
"Kriiini-rwpg?" Her highness reach
ed fur Hie note ami rend It, mid us sun
rc-iid ti-nrs gathered In her eyes, 4' Fol
low jny," she said, Sho led Gretchcn
to a marble bench and sat down,
"What Is your name?"
"Cretchen, highness." "
"Well, Crechen, sit down."
"In your presenco, lilghness?"
"Don't, hot her nlniut my presenco on
n inoinliig llku this. Sit down."
This wiik ii command, and Cretchen
obewd wllli nlni rllj'. Tho two sat
nnilely. Tlit-y wcip strangely alike,
Their ejt-s nearly matched, their hulr,
even the shapo of their faces. They
were similarly molded, too, only ono
was slender und grneeful after tho
miiiitiir of fashion, while tho oilier
wns slender mid grneeful directly from
the bunds uf nature. Tho inaiki-d dif
ference lay, of course, In their bunds.
Tbn princess bud never tolled, with
her fingers except on the plann. Orclch
en had 'plucked get-so nml dug vege
tables with hers. They weru rough,
but loll hud lint robbed them of their
"How wns she?" tier highness asked,
"Alsiut Hip mime, highness."
"Hum- joii wondered why she should
wrlli- Iu ihp?" .'
"Highness, It wan natural that I
should," wai fitelclienV frank ndinls
sluii, "She tun!: rat- Iu when nobody know
whi I win, clothed ami fill hip mid
taught nip niiiklc m that some day I
should imt bp helpless when the battle
of llfp begun. Ah," Impulsively, "had
I Illy WHJ mi would he hnll-ed III the
inline. IH-I In the lonely Kllleiwtg
Hill inj fiith-i-tltii i not kunw Hint she
la III Hielluii-, and wp dare not tell
ilin. foi- In- sllll lii-lhvih I ltnl she bid
uiiii-ihhi- in ! i tvllb i-.ij uliliiitl
I'Iipii sin-Niiippul Kin- was s-ivugi-l.i
inking tills ic.is-iiit Ih r i-millil ml
fTp Tin riniitiniipil Next Ralunlav.!
Kf SflWw? wTSk ii fe J wikw,
CASTOUIA It! u linruilcs-i ttufs(Uii.c for Cuator OIF,
( Paregoric, JJrojis nnd .Sool'iiiiff Syruiis. It lj
picnHuut. It conlaiiiH ncitlici :icnu, jtcirniuito nor
other Xnrcotio Niilitttunco (XarcolicH Ntuiicfy). It
ago is its guarantee. It destroys Wurius anil allays
Foveiislmcss. It cures Illnrrliiua ami Wind CollclV
It relieves Teething Troti'iles, cures Coiittiiiatioii
and Flatulency. It asuiinilates the Food, regulate'
tho Stomach and Itoivcls, giving healthy and natural1
rtlccn. The Children's Panacea Tho ntothcr'd
Tlio ST s j4r' lt "" cvclJr wni'lcR.
lnittiiro of U&aX ei&UU of Bt-iiiiliio Ciislurlu
Physicians Recommend Castoria.
"MjiMillciiltlovfti feUrptat-o Iho action of yuur
CMtorl." . V. 'I'uuv mi, M. )i
llurslo, N. V.
"DorlnRrnrmnlIrsI prsctlco I ki,cw nf r-i-Ti-ral
c&r-ilierari-'ir Csmort uMWiwrlliid ami tin.l
vtltbgotMlKiutts." K. Muiuistn, M. 11 .
BL bulla, iio.
"Yonr CtitnrlA la crrtalnly tho grrntrrt ri-m-ly
for eliiMrvn 1 Lniiwnf. I know io talivr jno
JvlaUrjr vrtiuuklluil tilth U Ha r)al."
11. B. Binwiiiti, M. I) ,
Kituu L'Ur, Mo,
Children Cry for
In Use Fbr
So long as
you can buy
Pau ka Hana
And sufficient mentality to
direct your dwelling should
At your grocer's
F. L. WALDRON,
THE BEER THAT J
SUITS THE PEOPLE
Cast or ia?
I nm your Cuturla ami alvlaa Ita una la Ut
fuuilll- s vviiiru tLtrs arn rhlMicu," '
3, V. llisitiLt, M. 1)., ,
"TonrCAtSwirlalatha IhaI rrrnnlr In the worU
for rliililicli ami lha nnljr i.na I uao atul rccou-
IdiiuJ.' AuaKS V, HwlhTLAMOiM. 1), y
I'lhflTotipMyourCirtorlaM a pargattva In Ilia
rati of rlillilrfii for yiaia pa.t vtldi nioatliapitj
ciltct, aud full iiMltirati 11 aa a atfo rcmciljr,"
II. U.hassia, M. II,
Over 30 Years.