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EVENINO BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H., OATUHDAY, FEU. 3, 1312.
By HENRY RUSSELL
ICopyfiflil. 1910 by nobbi Mer
AUK I Ml NT
TIIi:i:l; was one 'mailer lit lw
wliiisl hctnre Moll might lie
gin lu vvntk nut til nun and
his cltj a political regciicrn
(Inn. Two good trtcnds look this lair
den from his shoulders
llllllll) llllll UK rum Mm dice begin
wlu'ii Sanger's ucuspuis-rs hognii n
llllll, lit Mint tngiiol). thi'ii inure IkiIiI
ly. nl possible irliniuiii prosis'iitlnhs
own lntniit liniont prunsslnigs, mi iih1
ground ol Hobs irtmiliiii'iit iiiiiiiiiiii
Hun lluggln went tu Hlstrtit Alter
"Wu got to slop It." In, nlil anxious
ly. "We pit tu slop It nn now. lint
t (Innno liuw. I dmi'l witul Hub lu
know not 111 n' nbolit it llll it's nil set
II, mI unu way or millitT II,''" cut
troubles enough ul III" own ulllimil
Inll lllTltl Willi II11IK'"
"I Ml. iillil Hunk lli.it this Is his irini
tile tnuiu limn joins, ' Mnrtln suggest
"All Hint's where jirn'ri' ili-ml
wrung." llitgglu iiiisurtnl rii,'i-riv
"It Wasn't llllll IsiUglll lll til",' tlelo
gales. It was mi'!'
Mnrlln xr'iiiif tu Ids tts'i rvitctllv
Wlmt: m l'l If; llnl Hi" li
lull Itcnnugtnn s ullhlittti: llnugin,
,imi In l.vlng tu save nun''
".,i. I mill I) In It Ml" lt',1, l I r
when In luhl Kfiiitugtnu Unit In (tun,'
It I li'll you I ihnif II It w.i- llll"
wiiy. Mnrtln They i nines I,, me- I
n (toshi d mis Mn l'ln'iuii ill lln
tliii)'. but It nn Stinger mill) mi
trtif tu imy inc an my voles in the
rouvcutluu. I Jul lies cm along till I
knows ml they'ie pit up ilii'lr sits-tc
Tlii'ii I Ii'IIm lluli Mi- iilnt li'iii'l
TlH'iu nln't tliiii lur unu to s,s- nil Iln
llruicnwu) ili'ii'piifH. so in gin nil.
Nome ut t'ln to tut in I It mi he lakes
tin- rest. An lie tells me- 'Mllnl Mm,
'loin, use no uniiic) now. Ilini's
m might. I've pit to eu mt ol nils
with elenii IiiiimIs. He sees his n
mi' blurts em lies pit the pniils on
em. .lull know nil llniii em ui light
under Mnes lino Miimers noses i
sect my men. Some ul em I lilnris
mi home ut 'em I enn I. I gets eniil
teet mi Hie limn Inimls iniiusiiin
iln' hti)s 'em nit uses my own iimnr)
mi' he ilnn't hitiiiv-imthlu iiIhiiii it
lines It spite ut Ills ul (lei's '
"llllt III IlllllU'lon s.i i ' -
"I'm oiiiiii in iiiiii Al'rrumil
'IkiiiI tun uhI." iH't'ile elts tlult llav
lie tlnils nut iiIhiiii tt H,ni nuti si,nni
.MnlitsHi'.i lie ,iii.hl Iii kl' I. iih' mil
Imt lie dun t. Iut -Us dovvu mil.'.
otlt 11 diet k lei w Imt 1 -pent llll
mikes me Hike II. never says n wniu
emei' oliirtliln' a I ton l lliere nm hem
enough tuiip iiii vtatir In Hie wmld
lu wash Ids liund- i'Iimii 'I lien w hen
lteiiilnuion net ii - linn ot tint in iln
delegate lie tnk'-s nil tile Illume nil
never mi u until ulsiiit me I vv-h
tu tiiill." Hllggin i nui lllllell Itllsolittilv
"huiiii'IioiI) 'd kill mi'' .Say. Mnrlln
why enn't .tun prosnuii' me ler II'
I'll plead guilii in i.ii ,'voi vihltig ii'
to where lie paid i. i.i. k ml mniiey '
"Voil'd go lu Mil I inillillll prnlei'l
"I ilon't cure." II ii'glii nii'.uerisl lies
IH-riilely. "lil III. ! in Hil seri- me
rlitln ler belli' Mi' Ii u fool ns u il to
do uli.it lie loiil me. mi nil elem
Suddenly .Mnrtln puslird n Imnk tu
"IIiikzIii. pnt ,Mir lin nil un lilts III
lie" Tile "lllhle" hnipemd In lie u
ilK'tliniiiry, Inn Hhjpu l.n.'u un hit
ler "Do ynu swe.u on tills Imnk ih.it
ull.ll inn hate snnl Is the liiilh';"
"I MUcnr." llllUUIII HhslM'leil slellll
ll.v. Ills e.U'S in. I I ill. Tint; liiluie Mm
lln'ii seiireliViu uhiu.'e
1 J I Mm 111) sum"' Mnrtln dropped
limply LiH'k I11I. 1 hi' hah "I don't
kllou uhelhel M'llle 1.1 Mm or hot"
I Infill suun 111 his mlsrr.i "Cniiise
I'lll It'll I II llle II 111 1 1 Iln .Mill llllllk I
uiiiii to pi tn Jan fei iinililn ':"
Martin ui'luUliil Ills Innu uut the
"Smititlii." he said nlirupilj nfler 11
leu inlliiiti'S' iliiiiklin:. "tell me nil on
I.IIIIW llbollt llllll ' "l.M'lllillll Inisiui'ss '
And UiHiPli Inld I1I111 11 lull' ut
uholeHUle ( oil liplloii sin h lis to 1 llllse
I'M'ii Mmtlii. I11111III111 iih he uus uiili
Hie deilous iiud loiil melhuils of uur
pnlllK'd, tu e.fi ii 111 e 11 ipuiliu ul dls
"We'll ms',' he mii.i u hen the ne
I'.iillll una llniHheil "I ilou'l II1I11K
.Mill'll I1.1t e tn 1:0 10 J. ill. Iliip:lii
It una lei",! led iiel 111. .111111- 111:11
lsirlct Alinniej .Mm tin him ieti the
rllj lur ii tun ueeks vn-.'itloii As a
liuiller ot liirl. he uus ipileii) nl unrli
li'lli'llIlK uut ii'il.illi tnels III eouuee
Hun nllh the luiiM'iillun bribery
The end ut his tun weeks unrli uus
marked by n series ut uieeitncs in
lueell llllll lllid eelltilu lesser piililt
i'Iiiiih u In, had neeii pi. .111111, 'in In liar
innd'a cilllliilluu I hi-e ueie Inllow
il by 11 I'uufeieins' ullb Mnel'liersiiu,
ut Hie 0011. 'lust. ii nl which Hi, miter
left, while null sh.Uilim
I lieu Mnrlln fulled un Henry S.lli
KIT. Jr Iln tun uere eluseled for llll
Imiir When Mnrlln rose lu lente he
"I I Is nudei'sioi'd then- Mmr papers
!! llM''l.'.t 01 1 -1, III"., -lib
d it 'I 1 el ', -'" I" ... ,1 . - ut' e I
toll null. ! 'lilt. (I l.si I It 1 1 the statute
ol till. II. III. .lis 1 lint nt.i eiir oil these
tiflt'l.ses ' I h it Is 1 le'ir I nope''"
"I'eileellv. Sinuei answered ill
Pol two M"irs Mil, Iftle tile lied
Altfl thai iip shall n-smiie hiisillliies
1,11 un eiiuiti luiittliu ml re ;i smart
inuei. Mm llll '
"And In Hit uiu Jit Snuaer.' lni- ;
Iln milled "inn ulli if iiiii'immi 10
learn Hint MeAibs, dm not lull..- luo-"
de.euiileit anil klieu Itnlllllllf tllionl p
111. ill week- iill. 'i iiie 1 ..men. nm 1 1...
llll' linu Uuliiliiu un tinliest lllflll '
"Imiissc uimei niisweied uidlller
em l tiooii aliernis'ii. .Mi .Mai tin
I lli'lf.ltler lleuspnper llsellsiill i.i
the 11, .llllll, mull uus ilmppi'il
Wlieu Holt utts siioiiu ''lioimb In be
allowed in teielM' llsih.is Martin
m i'iii 10 iiiiii mid iniii nun till ibt'M'
ihliipt Hoi, ilMenetl ullll. nit Inter
rupilni; tin- llou ul llle line
Al lis isineiusiun lie said simply.
"Nun re 11 piod tlleiul. Mil it In." And '
Mnrtln wimi'limv It'll ifr.v luippy.
"I uwe jnii un iipnioK.v, Mr. Me
Atloo." he siibl ufler 11 inoineiit'K Rb
It e. "When llnuclli I1111I me that
you hadn't known ut Hie iinhlni: I
thought be win Ijlnu-tintli I had ulli
er eildent'e I'm iishiiuied thnt"-
"liiuit!" .Martin 1110111:111 he cnuclit
11 note ot palll III Itnlis 1 oin "tun
bint 110 rensou in think me utiove it.
I had (lone Ihlhcs ns luiil -tir wnise.
My iniiiils ment leiy eie.111. Mm 1111
Autl lliiptiii was my up'iit In Hie in.it'
ler lie did it tut me.
"Clemi hands m not. Mr MrAilmi."
.Mnrlln eetniiuisl niipiilslit'iy. "I (I
nil lin ilnlil under you Uiiiii under liny
oilier uiiiii in Hie eountrv "
II, went iiuay uoiideritm lit Hie new
Me Minn he mm liiiimi
tllhelsi, loo. niw anil uoiitlered I'nr
there was 11 new MeAibsi itiileed I be
lesson hail "IlllK lleep. iMIIItlis'li,
Willi lllllU closely, III H'lll llreiul lest
ullll leliirmiii: sireuitili the old spir!
Hlmiihl riiiiru. sau Hint Ihe t b.ttme
w.is compieie iiud periumieiii. Ihe
mi Hun. iirrnpiiit. Kelt n uut 11 ml litiL-.
Hard. Hit iliiul 11111I1I the Iruiiuiculs ol
Ins shlllli'lill sell p'll Souiellllll'J
nun i" Knlhlivii saw Hint be Isire Ihe
burden ot 11 protniiuit snrruu mid
.None the li-ii, lunrner, Ills old cer
tnliity mid fnnclnlncss reuiaitied with
llllll. lis his elletllles sunn lllsriuered
And Ills uus un easy nisi;, tn kis-p
his H'iiples interest 111 Iiiiii and ul
uork at elTis'llve hent. lie II ul 1 d
ot popular support I be ulu curtupt
ineilinils uere Inrever ilisenriled
Ills eiieiuies hail unu II uitiHTtil Willi
u tilth to uork Allhoiish be had Ih'ch
elistisl. they bad suceeetletl In e'ei t
bit; 11 sllflu malorlly In Hie ' 1 1 v rouii
ells Their times wire inrelitlly or
pinleil In (lzlil hlni W'l III" mil nil
lap- uns nil ullh Hob. Iiir Saucers
rlim bniind ntilv liy the ties of s,.
Itilerest. must neiils luster uiaiiv cor
rupl uiiiiures In the clit-'s tegislanire.
Hub. hiokllli: null' tn Ihe ile's neiils.
Ulls tree In Vein these iii,-SH, ;:. h
seisssne eteilloli st tt Ills .ri'!lll!7:l
Hi. 11 both III his imilv iiiiiI In Ihe (ll.v
pit eminent, heisiine si , Hirer.
,,r uere 11, lis h. llll, al ii'lltllies
.'I. llllll. si lo llle Sleel I'll! Mnr. Il"ll
iillli. .null he aninid his ri lends and
phislil.ms lit the It'll n-it utih uhn h
lie belli nil tu llle. pete sle.iilllt tt.in:
er I'mler Ills culd.inee Hob and I 'nil
menile Inp'ther lulictll lIL'lllllsl Mie
r.lllli.llll steel luti'iesls, with it Until tile
open break had at lust collie II was n
11. 'In. 'llll. ills siniui-'lt Hint slilleil the
. ollllll. .Iiu.'lllll In ll UMcnunsl Hunts
Hob's pan lu Ibe slate ci.itpilmt Iu.k
llllll nil, 'li to the I'lipllill. uhele he was
rtss'lMsl fimil.lt tnlo Hie l.e.iutitul
hullie life ur the pitellinrH I'llnlU
Sinuei lines he t xi ill! Iilniself nlnne
I llh Mrs IHinm I" I'l tun her iu
reielfed his null news nt I'le'lllill till
bert durlim nil those hum uiuiuhs
"nil have Mis. lillliert's aildressV"
he nuked abruptly one eteiiinK hell,
ufler 11 Iiiiii; tunfi'ienee. Ihey had tu
dm ed him lu leui.iiii iivertilglit ut tliu
"Ves. She Is In New York duliiK Het
tlement uorli. 111.111 her tellers I
kunw Hint lu her woik. Hie Hist real
1 wi'tl; she has ctcr bad. even thiiiiuh it
Is snrill. die Is happier lb. ill vter bo
"I'm pud she Is htippt.. Will Jim
write tn her," lie nddi'il liuinidl ilely,
"that ue liate li.iind 1111 trace ut I'.lill
llemltixluu, bill Hint 1 inn still hcmi'li
IiiliV" Mrs Imiiiiiii'iiiIl' did in. I aal:
wilt he bliuselt should nut write.
Ibis uus just ln'tuie Hie lauiuus
"lias ti.inchlse war,'' ulll.'li Dually
pite It.ihs eiieinte.s lulu his 11. mils
Ihe Meet 1'IIJ'h linlues tt ere dependent
lur he it upon natural pis. sitppiuil by
11 iiiuipatiy upeiiitliu; iilid'.'l uu vMIU
Nle I I'll lu tils,. I rum the city I Ins
tl'iiti"blse pint Hied lor mi estunloiiate
uiiiMiuum ill. up', the I'liluriciiifiit nf
ubu II had worked Kieal hardship nil
Ibe inusuuieiH. Hut when the McAdnu
ml 111 1 11 it 1 11 1 Inn was 11 tear uid tbu
monupni) s rirjns had inmost expired
Ullll llll eslellsliin iiinler Hie (till tclllH
was di'tiiiiitded liy the pis iiimp.iiiy.
Hull luitiiedlately In 11 pulillc ute.ss.ik'U
ilis-litred lll.lt III) would iippose the ei
letisiuu iiiih's.i it ptut'lded loi a ren
siiiiuble rale In Hie inusiiiui'r Ills
meHsap' was hulled with tnuas by
Ibe tutu: KtillfrliiK pulillc.
Macl'hiTsuit led the IIPH fur tbu or
diuaiiie Ills p'iiiiis fur curriiptiun,
neter so shmiielully lirllllnnt, was civ
en flee play Ihe inensuru passed
I1111I1 houses nt fiiUiiftlH
When It was pifsetiird tu Hub for
nppmvnl he tel I It with 11 ch'.ir ef-
lilaniilion ol his icusuiis fur fo (Ioiiik
The bill was relnttodurrd Into cuiin
ells lu ihe hnpe nt securing the tun
t II 1 1 it- 111. 1 J. .lilt tieics-siiiy to insn It
ntel the lllliynr H telo
The conn. Illlien loillid themselves be-
turi'ti Imt lint llrnt tin in., one hand
tvtis Mm I'ltersoii aint in- ot',, 1 ;iu
It'"" Il "U 1 it , -I III. I till
ii.ui'i '.iiflil it, it. ..mint net iln
1 1 Hut linn. I un. lion win, in,, p.n,
I le uwiikfiied In 11 lurt nl iiidlcmilloii.
I'he lute is ittui thill ilurliiu 11 lulu
mm thrt ioti , iliim Hi" limn ninlitm nt
Hie urdluiiiii-e l 1. l'li"i..i kept Ills
1 uiiiii tun, at uiii'tti .... ki-d inp'llii'i lu
an niitii're titnei. itwiii- tfin the in
liileiue 11 ttte crow tl in, in,. 1. our ot
outi'iiM uiii-iiuu tiici uere ipnet t
11 lu.'irclied In (belt cliiimber tu a tinily.
Plarded lit .Miicl'li"-s,iii lu pclM.ti
When lhi r h,-d Ihe 1 nun 11
cbiiml.i'l's th isi teheuiiiles tiiitst hilt
ircinliic.l i:cn iimiii.iIii,- un Ii ,11
smie 111 the sms tutitls pitlei'y uus
I'll' I.e. I Ut ItldlHU.IIIt ill'7i'is tlM'I
llle ptllery - slpilli. ant Hut:- huiiu
lopes, eueli tilth II Utilise Hell lit Us
dmipl'u: end .Miicl'lion-mi s pare
inlilll It'll stuy Ibe plilile In his 1 rea
lities hearts He was u hold man. lu
deed, who would tote lot the 01 ill
mini e that lllpil
And llll,, theibmiiber they saw Hub
unit: I 'rum tin" pilleiy cmnc one
tionrsi; kIioiii. stilled Ihstmttly by bis
raised blind Stiiilchl In .M.iel'liersou.
Ktmullti!: ut one sld.'. where he could
wan Ii ihe pruns d'lip. Hob strotle.
"I let out of this chiinlirr!" Il was
Hub uho ss,Ue In a Millet, tepri'ssril
time tthli It net crl In less curried a
.Ma riursmi Mid-red "I hate the
rlplil In be here"
"lift out nt Hits rltamber!" This
Hill" lite tnl.e ram: lliriui.'h the si
1, mi' nt Hie 1 "iimltsl h'lll
"I'll sin.t lo'ie uuill I'm pond mid
remit In leave. H"l' Ab-Ailno"
"M'li'l'lli Isnll" - lloll po.llt'll 10 till'
iiuud'd pilti-iy- 'you mi Urn cmwd'
-il.SW N I ! .'s-s.. .'
"nnT OLT OK THIS I'MAMIirUl"
If I Mere to s've the word Ibey untild
tear )ou to pbs es 'lb-it croud iiu-ius
business I uon'l Kite I Ill-Ill the ttold
bill unless yuu p'. 11 lit unu, I'll Ihintv
.tun nut I won't austter for tthat
h ippi-ns nfti'i tint."
M.n I'lii'i-son liepin what was inc. ml
tn be 11 del! tut reply "Yuu dine la)
one llltp'i un me"
He pit nn limber lie saw Hub's
bill hand shonl uut luitmd him. tell 11
pip like 11 sleel v he clinch Ids sbotil
MacI'liiTMin turned i'iii mid ran,
slinking out of the ball iimld unbroken
Huh turned tu the cuiinrllmen
"Now, then, bent that unlln nice," he
Mo the ordinance wns defeated
Snnic il-vs inter 11 new 01 ill nance,
dm u 11 up uiiilci Hob's illrrcllon. was
(Hirudin ed In due Utile It passed,
wns slpicd nnd accepted by Iho gas
'J hu night after Hob's victory WJ.tnw
nt thf Slri'l Clty'v best cttl70tis p.l
nub tl hetore Ids In. me nnd cheered
llllll as Ihe licit goteinor.
'I be rluerlng thousands marched on,
leaving Hie ipilet siteet to lelurn to
Us wontiil dltigy culm.. Kathleen,
prnuil mill rcjuli lug, soiulit Hob In Ids
library The limn in it hose honor a
great city bail iniide hullduv bat hefuru
the lire lu un at tl 1 inli' ut compute de
"Hub." she cried liuiuuluiisly, "what
Is 1 iv"
"Xnthliig. Kathleen," bo wild In a
tlrul Milce "nolbliig that millers
nun h I haven't meant tu trouble you
Willi my inniids."
"And tonight. Willi all IIicmi people
showing you their love ami pride lu
.von-w lien joii him desi'ncd It so
well-when you should In only prom!
and hiippy-l llnil you here-sn'" Her
tube iiliuosi hroke.
"MJoh't"' He shraiik fnun hprprnrii
us be never sin auk from n physical
blow, "Tlrtl's what hurts tonight. 1
bat 11 nut deserved their kindness. 1
luive il'itie sn lltlh imlhlng!"
".SuibUig! It nidus iioiblng to you
to bate stootl between ueiirl) a lull
lion people And InJiistbeV
"llnl I illdnt do tint." he Insisted,
wlih wriiry patience. "What has been
1 done the people dill lllemselvcs. All I
did was tu vein a bill imv clever poli
tician winilil have veined ns n mutter
of policy unil to pull oir a shallow,
Diciiti leal Dick thai, after nil. prnlri
lily wnsn't neei'ssary. Thry forget nil
the evil mid remeiubci nui) Hie Utile
giioil. Hut I can't. And tonight they
bate made me teel small and mean"
"Small nnd mean1 lloh. will y on
iii'M'i le.'trit in Unnvf .toiirself' I"
Iti't tolce briike lu a. IJHbi lauijh that
irr-m UUT Iv&lWXhl I
'Y y &'v-fii
wits tienr In tcnrn-'Mil like to linke
III l"l."l "I tll-ll Mill Ulllllll
Klltl tl Putt's Ihe null WU I I'll II
1 learn. II seems, hi hat uut (be truth
I fth.ikch, pound. 'd. tutu me."
1'cnrs fume In lift e.M'S "All, ilnll't
' Iliiul: I ilon't know what this innK.vr.ir
him been- tn Jim!" site nlll plMlnclT
iilwnvs rrnr-i 10 yourself,
ilrlvlnc .Miiirsi'lf in.'rrllessl.v lluven't 1
I sts-n vnnr heiirlncbe'' I ktimv How
von hnve rinilititl mi llndlni! 1'nill mid
relieiklhi; Ills life anil how I. liter Hie
dls.ippulntnieht lias been And." lie
"isbml on, IhotiKh be knew his soul
w;i willlilug ut belui! thus Inul hint1.
"1 kiinu iibotii lici Hub itivu over
Mini sill Ihlllcleil puiilsluueiiL (!o tu
her unil tnku happiness-Tur bulb of
"Not thai." be s'lM sleinly. Hhc
knew Unu lite Kiernness ttu for Hk
'mpe ullliln him that would uut die.
"flint can neter be'
I "Hut It can be She lines juil."
"Iln .tutl siippuse I eiuild seek hupp!
ucss while I'mii llciuliiclun'H liru Is,
siollcd because I diute hlni Into temp-
lutluns hi ivulilii'i icslstv 1 mlpit
luxe made him stump .1 piuil man, '
but iieier by ttonl or act did I teach
him aiivtlilui; hut selllshness nnd by
pocrlsy. It I were lo shirk my punish.
I'tent I'd be a cuiilempllble oownrd
.My punishment Is Jusi-csiiclly the
lemilty 11 Just tiud uuuld duilse. I'm
cut u hlnln" 1
"Yuu puur, eleineiitnl child!" she ex
claimed pitylnuly "VA bat lire yuu
trlnit Is any of us In Hod's scheme nf
thlnp Hmt uur puuishmcui should be
Hub lool.nl at her, even In bin fa
niitlciil self lurlure nturt It-tl b the new
She nise to leaie lil in "Only nnhl
to mean bappliiess, nnd )ou p-t 11. .lb
Hit; but n useless nil-cry inn ol II I
tboiiubt you bad louml .tottrsell Hut
yuu ha v en'l. ou lute still one les
Mill 10 learn -Inltli lr I had Hot full ti
I Rbuiildh't w uut to live 1 loiililn'l
oe happy "
"es; )oii tire happy And )et." he
k.i Id slnuly "inul )cl I hull snme
times tnucled Hint yuu have bad juitr
"i's, I uiu batpv," she said, mid
her faro kIuwisJ "I .11111 happy I'd
hate tu be so small as 10 be unhappy
merely because (!nd hasn't ul ranged
everything lo my liking."
Klic left hlni.
"If only I could llntl hlin-lf only 1
could find him!" be cried to himself.
CUAI"J'i:il XXVL 1
AWKSTHOtlNU express Iraln
was milling down the tiiuuu- ,
talus It was early spring j
even iimuiig Hie bills A mull
Mi the train, dividing Ids iitlculloii be-
twecn the pnuoiaiiii without mid lliu
tietltil ililld on bis l.nce. 10 Ids sur
prise dlsimereil In a lllckerlng liiwurd
I glow 11 lerblo lespuUM' lo the life Willi-
I jut He wns going liuiue, with fear I
1 mid Utile hope In his heart. )ct he
1 aught hliuselt counting the inlleposts
wlih growing eagerness as the train
1 swung around the bills.
1 "The denial witchery of spring."
be muninm d to himself, "lining our
hearts ullh llfu and hope talse hope
'I'iii- Until stopped. A newsboy caiiiu
u board, ir.tlug Ibe evening papers. A
tiusseiiger who occupied the seat lu
flout ul the man with thi'ibllil bought
"1 see MurchPtl's d)lnc." ho remark
ed lo Ids neighbor ucross tbu ulsle. "A
big loss to Ibis suite!'
"Not so big as It wu didn't linvo Me-
' Atloo," relumed the other
"That's inn I'bey'ru turning their
j guns on hlni nlrcnily too. Iicvivtd
that old iminlmitiou story, l'ur my
part I ilou'l bellevu It."
"I (lu bclli'to It. but I dun't enre. I'd
have douu the sumo under the clrciim
Staines A lot of people will care,
though, runny ubotit us Ainerlcmis
the occnslunal slip up of a gouil limn
cuts a bigger llguru wlih tis than he
1 cutitliiual ciIiuch. of n n'ally dlshunest
ouu. IIu'll be governor, though "
1 The train Hlnrted. and the man wlih
the clilhl lost Uiu answer, llu shrank
back In his chair. "How can 1 go buckV
How can they let tnuV O CJod, keep
my courage ullvo!"
j When the train stopped hu alighted,
quaking Inwaiilly Ho tool; u cab,
fearing the curious eyes or the street
car passengers He need not Iuimj
retired The peoplu of that city had
long since i-ust hlni out of their iiivui
They turned Into a familiar, quli"
street The prodigal's lluibs wem
tibaklitg so that be could hardly hold
the 1 lilld Ills heart bent painfully
Wild thoughts of leaving Iho baby on
the doorstep and fleeing rushed
through his brain. Tho nib stnpped.
I The passenger, shivering, got out.
lie walked slowly up tho gravel
path leading 10 the porch. Up could
toe Inm Ihe brightly 'lighted library
He knew every llllll' ilctull of llntt
room He remembered that unco In
that room he bad sworn to bo true
uh.itevcr might cuiue.
To lite lung Trench window came n
woman, her figure silhouetted against
the bright light of llle Inirlps. lie
recognized Kathleen Hun wns looking
out ut him.
She opp.ied Ihe dnor, gnzlng gravely
at tho bearded, t,a How, fared man who
fctnred nt her strangely.
"I10 5011 wish to seo Mr. McAloo?(
lie's mil of the city Just now."
"Kathleen!" hu cried In n strange,
croaking voice. "Don't you know
"I'uul!" Dnubt, nmii7enieut. Joy,
Mib-etl theniM'lM'S In the word, and
welcome shnne 111 her eyes ns u har
bor llglu to the stonn driven seafarer
"1 brlus joilm rrspiinslhljhy. Kuth-
leett " lie held out llle child.
"We uelrtiiue restiiiisblllips here."
she aii-Uernl b ippllt file hi'ld mil
lici aims rm Hie Imliv
"Wilt: She Is 'nty sister's child Her
filtbtT'K liilini' I ilou'l know Kile bad
110 rlht lit be In Ibe world. She Is
ciirsi'd f rum her birth. Will ynti tune
"All the more for Hint renson!"
M"1 K'uk Hie child from him. cud
llll"'! II 'l"i' I" bT lii'iin.
! "I'uiiK' In. Punl!
I Don I j-nii knuw
Pon'l stmid Ihere'
yon but i cnuie
He fulhnveil hpr Inln Ibe llbrnry
7ln wnnn, rn7.v room spptned lo on
fold him, lu welcome him He sank
Into 11 chiilr, bur) I111; his fncu lu his
"Kallilcen. I can't help It I dun't
unlit to leave-In run au t.t uut lain
Ihe loneliness npilu. Do yuu llilnk he
III let llle sin) '!"
I "!Iiib jolt my iluiibt?" Shu faced
J hlni proudly. "Then yuu ilon't know
, uur Hold"
" wnnt easy, itniiiiccn-i was
i" ush'iinctl -but It wiis ciy luui'ly."
"Hut nil that Is I'tidttl. I'uul"
Mitneitini's lire tnrutts the prudlpil
a Unu th I'nul'R case the Hue was his j
HsliT. iiiioIIkt nstrny iiinler the curse
' HiIhtIUsI triiipcrnnieut, wboui be
''"'I l''lhd tlyliiK nnd biip;liiK to her
u,'r " "'' "f ptissluu
"J""-' " llllt I iiiiiiIp those hist
weeks insicr for Iter t think Tb.it
siioiiui count tur suiiiciiiiuk-Uu you
Ihlnk so, Kiilhlccn?"
"That should i until fur u great deal.
"If only I could be of some use to
him! I'd like to be." The buiiilllly sat
strangel) un Paul.
I "Ah. I see yuu don't understand He
' needs all Ihe help all nt us can give,
, l'ur William .Murchell Is dying. 11 nil
( Hub must lake bis place"
"Ho has risen high I mn glad"
And she huh that he usis slnceie lie
sat up suddenly, with .1 despairing cry:
"Kallilcen. It's Hot possible! I can't
siny I can't help hlni I can only
hint him Ilou'l )ou see, I'll be a re
minder to Iiiiii and lo etery nne of
vvh.it must he forgotten-that tblug
1 "Hut )ou ilon't uiiilentmnl." she
cried "What others think doesn't
count. He has net el drilled It. part
ly. I think, been ue he wouldn't .Inline
1 J till befiue the people. As lur him. It
wasn't Ids shame IK wasn't guilty."
Then to the bewildered Paul she told
I the stury uf Ihe lutiteutlou as sbo hud
had It t lulu llngi.it!.
' It wits lung Itelure he nnswertd. Mis
I Hands mid face (vv lulled coulliiuoiisly
evidently his nerves worn gone. It
his not easy, tbu thing rnpilicd of
At last be opined Ids eyes. "It's the
only thing to do"
She guessed what was In his mind
"lie would never ask It. Paul."
"Let us call llaggiu mid do It. Now
tonight while my courage lasts."
Curiybic the Iniby. she left hlni
iliine In the llbrnry. When she ru
1 111 ti (I. alter inmii ndniiirs, sbo bad
it'll ihe child asleep 111 ihe motherly
.inns ol Ni .1I1.
I'mil uus lying lu ihe , hair In Hie
s.-iiui iitlllude ns when she hat! left
him bis e.ves eloseil. I!. 1. pencil his
eyes unil looked up at her question
"They lire (tuning now." she uu
sweied. 'I hen she iitltlisl abruptly, ul
inusi sliirplv. "I'uul. It's only lair In
you to It'll )oii Hint- Hint Hob and
Mr, lillbeil" She sluppid u.s all
ruptly as she had begun.
He ninth' no answer, mid ufler
awhile she conllnued gently:
"Is Hieie any reason uhy they
shouldn't be happy ns men anil wo
men want to be hnppy, P1111IV
Agnlu II was a long time heforo be
miswercil hi a voice that
llrctl- "Ihere Is no iciison All Hut
Is dead. It lias no right to live. Knth 1
leen " f I
111 her heart she was crying Jealous- j
ly to her sis-iet, "It's the last thing 1 .
enn do for him!" Aloud site said:
"You must tell hlni Dint 100" '
He did not not In that her voice was
shnrp nnd cointinlncd. He was 1
winching Iho llren uf a real sulTurlug 1
burning out the Inst tcsllgo of the I
sell that bad been Paul Hciulngtoii. !
When lloli came liuuie the two men
met quietly.' What wns said then I
need not lie set down here, but n new I
footing wns established. Thereafter !
tunny things wero Ignored by them.
I'uul went 011 the stuff of Hob's news
paper. Thu Hugh'H editorials lire
of 1 en qitoicd lu uiher newspapers of
Many have often tiled to Imitate
tliein tn vain, perhaps because they
bieuthe n spirit Unit cannot be simu
lated convincingly. Ho Is no longer a
public figure In llle Sleel City. Pew
now rcmeiulier his sensational dls
avowal of McAdon, fewer bill! tils
equally nensatluna! uiiieudo. Some
times there hni been struggles with
n burning uppcllte. At such times ho
has lied to Kathleen. Do tells her It
Is site who has cuiiquered.
Until Kathleen mid I'uul nro hnppy
At least they havo achieved content.
The train that whirled Pnul toward
Ihe Sleel City was passed by another
bearing Mavor McAdon to the death
bed of a man who had come very close
Hub saw much of Murchell during 1
the two yeurs following the Steel City
mii.Miralltv election He came lo teel
11 mighty admiration and iilTecHon fur
the gient general who had ci rated a
new political era. who bad shackled 11
tin I Ion to the service ot 11 vast, vnrn
clous system, who hnd lifted at least
nne niiuetitlt) tu Hie president's chair
anil whii lu the last vcai-s ut Ills life
uns struggling tu undo the uurlt ot UN
" ben a linn re-it li-'ti his ibrtssrore
ypnrs nnd ten." Murchell said to him '
one dnv "be Iris lenrmsl Hut Hi" el II
,11 pintl It Ul.ltl does nilnertts htlll"ill
te'tsl nl nil Ibe In. nun c most letnalti
limn II) lipiltist me I must sirite mil
to nlnne. but lu make Ibe vvnv read)
I for oilier men who will undo what I
, hue ilnno."
MurrhrH's lofty self Ipiorltic plte 1
him nil ernmiile Hint lit nlnne tn emu I
Mnny other Ihlncs of less abstract
kind be learned from the master
Miirrbell revealed In blin Ihe secret
1 intricate Inner workings or the .nl
nnchltie tlult gripped the suite us tn 11
vise U nn hot nil prettv More
thnn once In saw rebellious linsscx en I
ler Ibe presence ut the uiustet lo leave
' sh.iklnp stunned by the knuulcilp'
that they were Inextricably lu the
putter of n tnmi who seemed tn knuw
' every thins. Many thlnp Murchell
1 nnd Hub did of which they sub' umip'it
to the P'litle Dituuiciidu that they
I iiiIkIU save his bean from burultiR.
(jiiiiltially Hob ciitne to iindcistnnd. ,
luo, why the secrets nnd sources of
I Murchi'irs power were revenled lo 1
1 hlni. llu was belnp prepared to take '
Mnrclioll's tJlucu. Upun hlni. not upon
Duntneade, tlis master's uinntlu was
j And now Murchell wns dying. 1
Hob knew ns the train bora hlni
BWlflly to the east that hu was going
to assume that mantle.
Years befnro "I will ho master of the .
state before I die!" ambition had cried. '
Now bo said, "1 11 111 not yet forty,
nnd I nm muster of tho stnto"
Master of the slate! He had dimm
ed ut power. Now power, tremendous,
farreachlng, nlmust unlimited power,
would be Ills if he could retain what
.Murchell wuuld very soon placu In his
"I can! I will!" His teeth clinched.
his muscle tightened In the stress of
Ids determination. "I will be tmu 10
my trust. I will use my power for '
the good Of this people. So help llle
ll Is words were n prayer, not nn '
oath. Tbcte was no cMlltutlon lu his 1
heart, neither was there humility. Self
wns forgotten Ills tusk loomed large
1 he Tore Ii I in. self uhllterullug. tilling bis J
Ii. .ili-oii us ho hurried tuivurd the gov 1
i ciiior's mansion tu tho library some
one was playing thn piano very Mirily, ,
the gentle, southing chords lingering '
In Ihe air. Thither tho servant show I
j ed Hub. I
On Ihe threshold Hob hnlted sharp-
ly Heath, poller, b.ntle. were lu un .
, Instant swept trnm his mind. Ills j
Henri leaped convulsively. I
The plnjer'n hack was townrd hlni. ,
She did not notlco his entrance, lie
did not move, lest bo might disturb
' her Then her lolce rose, mil nnd
tlrnr nnd plaintive In n song Hint not 1
all the street pianos in the world can 1
rob ol Its appeal. Hob listened lu raid
attention. Once before be had heard
I her sing that snug, 011 the night when,
on that very spot, ho had dealt her
i the crudest blow n man could give a
At the last line her volco shook ,
slightly: once It tailored
To kiss the, cross, sweetheart tn
kiss the rnss."
The Inst long quivering note died
away She turned and nrosu to face
him l'ur a long minute they regard
ed each other unwaveringly It had
been two years and inure since thev
had met, these two whose lives Inul
so strangely crossed They had been
constant ly In ruth other's minds. In
each utber's limits. Uitrli saw that
tho years had wrought changes tu Hie
I'very time ho hnd seen her her
I bpuuty had slruck htm nnevv It win
' o dlflcrent fioiii that nf the few wu
1 men lie knew Hill be bad loved best
1 to reitie'itber bet as he Ii id last seen
her. when she had tome to illm III the
,,,,., pi, Nh-km-s.s llntv nfleii. ilur
dig the long moiillis. In the sis-recy ur
his room be bad opcin'd Hie book ot
Ills meinoi'v lu look upon lici stand
tug thru" beftire him her startled e.ves
insueiuig Ibe nne In bis .Nuu. lu this
sml It'll meting the ph'tuie he Inul
rariletl seiliii-il In llllll uti.'tull.v llliltlt
ill.lte She Wits even mine sleinle
lllnn beluie, yit less tragic II. 1 line
TO KISS Till I ll'IS.S-HtVl'1'IIIKAIIT, TO
Kiss llll ll,ii-.s'
was marked hi n new gentleness, a
lev patten, -e mitt with 11 .1 new
dlelll'.lll llnl III lib' llil In Units e)e
lieatlllilll I. "V "llll tile., His
st,. 1. 11. sn in. H was 'It
I ,nn I
S jtfK , :
a .1 tRfTTT iW
i ly v
1 i n r 9
! Ii fipl i
same slnlnnrt flgure ns before, yet n
slleht sfonp h-ttl cnine Inln Ihe big
shoil'lli Is Slleilks nf glltl were III
lit. 1, 111 Ihe Htm slinugly 111,11 K, -il
asiilti- fate uus the mi me mid M'l not
the siiine: the Isild iiriitgniiee. the look
nl Htr all itiiiqilerltig viking, uns
gnlie III Its place had (time the quid
iii'itnieil -trcnuth id Ihe mini uhn has
ii, tv ril hltust'ir unit Ibe great kludll
ucss nt 11 strung man who has surfer
ril milium hardening
1,'ndi'i his steady regard she tieni
hied lte I Hid lo take her eyes from
his but colli. I mil She knew that In
tint iiiiiiiiiiii nf sllei they urte sa'
tug tthli iiui't nut Is-Mild She tiled
tu sprak tn 1. 11 III. Hie spell
"I nits singing fur him-ho asked
an,' she said unsteadily
"I l.cuid von slug Ihal sung fur lil.u
once before. Ihe night when l" II
1 tin III not go till
"All Hint Is forgotten. Mr JleAdno'
lip shook Ills bead slowly "It ran
never be forgotten. Mrs. Gilbert. Kv
rr.v night I dream uf It," he iiiisuitiii
"II lore my heart that night, yum
singing." The words fell slowly. "I
knew that these kind people hnd stum
thing I bad not They hnd learned
Die lesson. Uut I, In my Ignorance,
lould not sco how one could learn to
kiss ouo's cross"
"Ah!" she answered gently, "I
knew th.it something was hurting yon
Hint night Otherwise"
'Otherwise I shuulil not havo Imm-ii
so unspeakably brutal lo )ouV" he In
lerruplrd fnrrefully. "You aro gen
erotis to (liul an cicuse fur me Hut
lh.it Is not true. A man such as I
was Is apt tu do such Hiliigs, Mrs Mil
"A 111:111 such as .vim lire Ir apt to
be tim harsh with hllii-elf. Mr Me
Aibsi Anil" "Ii" could mil help Ihe
hlni nf pr'tle In her vultt'-'M hate
heaiil Hue Hiliigs nt inn Y'.il have
'emiieil In l.ss the 1 rnss, Hiltik "
Ag.nn he shook his hi'titl "I fear
llnl I hive llnl grnvv II so fm vet.
lld"- Ills inln was losing Us slen.
lues "seeing vim here. I I ri'iiili
hiiw bent) mv 1 ross lias lieis'iue"
lie liul 1 'I of nil Ills strength tu
repress the uiirds Hial llmiih'il 10 his
dps Ills lioilt Itis'iiuie rigid ullh ibe
edon Yel his eves, eloqueul inul
ituupetlliig. held lirrs. rrvltig mil Hint
she was his Ids! Her mill, hrlples
lo (1,-ni him nusvierrd Anil she kin-v
that II was true, lint fnun Hie ten
hrglllllillg nf Hllllgs Ihe fnri-e u lib I.
had si si 1 a ir.'i'i.t brniigbt Ihriti logeih
er Inul Intended llieiu tu be nf nn,
plctc. lie might iTiii'lly burl her le
bad rrurlly bun ber-jri she rmilt
mil frtM' herself fnun the bonil Hun
Inld them, cinili) neter desire lelense
l'ur so iln strung men mid ui'inei
Yet Ih'Iuccii t belli stood Ihe bnrrler
that cnulil nut be Ignored Tearing
she summuued her defenses against
Hie love that was overcoming
"Mr McAdno. hnvo j on heard from
He passed his hand In n hopeless
gesture across bis eyes. "I had for
gotten that. I have heard nothing. I
bite no hnpe of llndlng him I'm
11I111I1I something has happemsl" -
",n. no! Yuu mustn't miv that. We
mustn't lose hnpe ot llndlng him mill
sating htm triitii himself Surel)
surely nothing can hate happened "
lie shiHik Ids head hnpelessi), nn
swerlhg nothing lo Isilh ot Ihi'ln
In that 111. .11. cot Hie hllter tup sermeil
iivrllltiulug I hell eves at last turned
nun), eai h fe.uiug lu look upon tin
"Minll we go up to hlmV" she snld
"He wants 10 ste )i, 'i befure be dies
lie Is w nlilng fur ,v..u '
"es l-l had fuigutieu why I nm
'ItigiHiiT In silent e. ihey mounted
Ihe stnli-s to the 1 1. .111. her nf death
'Ihal night William Murchrll died
And Hubert Mi Ad. si Iclgncd lu his
Alt lu the big old library with Its
fragrance of inemoiles Hob w inched
tbi night Ibruiigh. hinting bis soul lur
ihe snuggle tli.it was coining Until
Hie morning, ns did .lueiib. Hub wres
liul with his soul, hearing always Ihu
last words of Hie uiiiii who had illril:
"Iiiiii people Yuu must he irue"
Anil his niiiI's answer. "I must be
Inn- in all -or In imihliig!"
(Continued Next Saturday)
While You Sleep
Nulls, Calomel unil Calliarllc Tills )in
vluli'tii Ihe) mi on linwcls ai
pepper mis lu ninlrlls.
Take a Cum met luulglit ami Hun
('uglily (ie.inso sum l.lvcr, Blninaili
mill llovvels, and )iui will iiitely fool
gicnt liy muiiili'g. Ynu men ami wi
men who havo hernial lie- muted
longue, can't sleep mo blllutt, nui
Mitts titnl iipsii' Ii'ithoicil with u hlcl;
gassy, dlhurili'iiil htoinatii, or hnvi
biickaclie and feel nil worn out.
A10 )ou keeping dcun Insblo with
Ciihcaiet'i ur meicly foicliig ti paus
I'goway every few d.i)H with salln,
calhaillu pills or raalnr oil? This b
1 111 I KI llllll.
Cahcarets Immediately cIcatiHu ami
regulate the stomach, icinnvo the
mnr, undigested and feruienllng foo'li
anil foul gases; take the excesn bib
I flout thu liver inul curry off thu de
composed wahlc matler and pniwui
Iroin I lie Inti'sllues and linwcls.
I Hciiicuiber, ,1 Uuscaiet tonight ullll
1 hlialghteu 3 on nut by intuiting. A 10
I cent biic fnun )nur ilrngglsi tneatis 1
ieiif Ittui I nihl clicei fulness fm
1 months. Ilon't foiget the children