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The Evening World Daily Magazine, Thursday, December 1, 1910.
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Oh, YOU Ophelia! By Clare Victor Dwiggins
A (RIM Y RIDDLE NOBODY (011.1) (.(JESS 9
The Window at
The White Cat
Copyright 10. far The rrvv PiMUMin Ok Th firm . World).
cr arte Neiison
at Their Best
"Henry of Navarre.'
By Mary Roberts Rinehart
Author of "7 DAYS"
SWUnla HH ni.Ks: mave men and RMMN mules! rolsoncd cops and
eecrtt chests! All these and more are to lie seen In "Henry of Navarre,"
for the Hugm-nuts have come to town and they're raiding a devil of a
good time ut the KntckerbOCklf Theatre lur those who Hill savage delight In
lomantic motadl am a.
It requires Utile dlsi rrnment to see that Fred Terry and Julia Nellson made
a big nii-takc In opening their Ann Thau engagement In The .Starlet Pimpernel,"
nature. Although Miss Nellson playfully hoists tho rear extension when sh
asks Henry If he thought It part of her real felf. shn makes Marguerite do
VaVlols strangely virtuous for u ladv Who was guilty of one or two India
citations which the chaste author "f the play has bean food enough t.
forget. At times her voice sound! as
though hir dreis had forgotten its gen
erosity at tho want, but she a-ts wlthr
much more charm than she displayed
In "The Scarlet Pimpernel" and la B
COOd to look at that your eye ncvur
get tired of their Job. If sho should
walk down Fifth avenue In her best
fartblngale the buildings would prob
ably keep right on moving buck until
they bumped Into Hroadwuy. Margue
rite Is ao well pro.e ted that there U
co occasion to far the worst, eve.i
when she rends the wicked Hue de
(Jutte the ribbon that means ho may
come to her loom. S.io Is a perfect
lad;- under ali circumstances und a
devoted wife whenever opportunity
This opportunity, as a matter of
rOOtantlO fact, doesn't really ofTer Itself
ur.tll the end of the play, when Henry
tt the only Huguenot on the pramUaa
who Isn't down and out. ilea a Ml
down In the mouth, but he can still
give old Catherine de Medici tho
laugh for her vain attempts to kl.l
Urn oft with poisoned wine and smoke
him out with a deadly powder th it
makes the royal chimney draw badly.
K. all ends as well an a fund embrace
can make It. Stage history repeats Itself
and Miss Nellson In each other's arms.
French history doesn't matter In this
anougb to be taken for granted.
. aaaaM . .
Advice to Lovers
Presents and Love.
1 am telling you
these are raajly the
your attentions you
to give her up.
I am prompted
aP' "K , 'ral ''iters 1 have ,, :eved lately from young men asking
K, , -l'fca ,0r ",lvlre- J ck or IJrlly iv.ll
jP "i dmlre unit girl very m i i and have called jon
A 9m her frenuently. However, i re vr.tlv io.'r niv n.ialrloti end
ao for the pre-ent 1
theatre and to parries
than I have fancied she does not re ,"ve ma as Cordially as she formerly did. "
Now, my doar young men, 1 pe no ..illy do not believe there are very mxny
(Irla who permit men to call upon than Just for the uake of the candy or flower
they may bring.
But If you actually believe this to be true of somo girl It Is high time you
Cava up her friendship.
tLost Pos tion.
ATOUNQ man who signs his latter
"Q. H. A." writes:
"I made :he actualntan-e of a
joung ladv abOUl fOUf yea ago. I'lu-
aiiy, 1 toU bor I loved liar and ah laid
ah loeu me. Then I lost my pus. no:,
and of couna iinabla to take -.or
to places of atnuioment aa 1 bad b.u
oing. f.ie promptly .--vo nw Dpi ra
rtiaad 10 ace UIO or to al-ic 111) a:.-
atlou lor i.ef cuiidd.:. VVuiit uj jjj
1 Pllnk J are w r
won, an. n girl '
rid III t
,.u giva you
it yUUT Pa laP
p twcauis y.
a bol IVUflil
Jhey Are -n Lo e.
stna hii latttn
a 11,,.' i vi
A-H. is." ivrlteal
"1 am in uvn UtH a (irl ind na
m love wim me. i hava n paronti
.nd live altn ii oftioi Drotliar who ui-
ccta to :a Elii 1 luVO ocwaase sue is
'uf dllfan 1 u.4ai.t) troni mo. u ..a:
I do i,. i
avlth 111, ea e.
What your brother r
to. I' ti ility h ivo to da
la' J'-u luc aer ll is
vary MUCH ivo.- I auiinea ana
.. . . , 1 If 'I
lj I 1 . I . 11 I J Sign I '1 I'1-' aa
aV -a ycuill u.an has been calling
von me for five years and at his re
seat I have gtvtm up ali other men fafa
lor, ItlM for w nut It iu world, Henry
of Navurre" la 10 much better that thera
Is no cuniparirt.ni. Mute1 cr, both Mr
Terr. ur.d MP i Neil won are Seen at
their beet In the play that W llllam Iev
ereaux has cot out of Trench history
with a aword that lent dull unougu to
bother too n.u'h about facta.
Tho retnarkahlo tiling about thl)
really lntu citing . id beautiful pro
duction Is the fr shn si r nd iplflt that
the two pictorial stars give t a play
In which they hnve appeared for yearj.
Mr. Tcriy's perfnr line '1 distin
guish' for Its elurh and charm. If
I t" tier actor for this sort of thing
exists I've not neen hltn. He Is gra.e
ful, numerous aiuf h rtn .n In abort, n
swushbuckling hero uftcr your own
heart. If it happens to bo a bit old-
faahloned, lie carrlta the p''
through Its four acts , easily and M
swlftiy tnat the hours go by WlUlOttl
any suggestion of that ticking sound
which 'a uatially heard when "rgmnatl!
Aranta" makes the vourso of true Kv
a hard road to travel.
A Icr IUu NtUaoBi it is worth tho
prlco of admission ll see her In gown'
which would till May Irwin with envy
though the buxom May couldn't bell
to fill l.iem If atl left everything t)
a mi mm
- . - a A " a 4
X. ..". ' la.'
IRCD TC&.'PV a
with the beautiful sight of Mr. Terry
the clrla who like you for the theatres
"Henry of Navarro" Is ood ' M N
ou tage tl.em to and tha randy you bring thorn are
not wor'li having as fr.ends.
tills to that when you find you believe
tilings for which aom girl la re-eivlng
will have the dignity and self-respe.-;
to this Uttla sermon bjf the tone of sv-
have been ur.ab'.o to take her to th
II I was hi thl habit ol dolnar siae.
qualntancai, Ha dues not rare to go o it
so naturally we stay at home a g-ea:
deal. Nov. this yniing man has never
ipokan of inarriagu and I am coal
men ing to think he never will What
.,alt 1 do?"
l a. a Uttla less heed to the youn
Wan 'I wlUM Ccapt any other invlia.
ti ... : iu may raoalva and purmit oUaf
young man to cull on yuu.
7 he Same Office.
AVOUaNd mini who ,,jni his le"er
"I., v. ii." wrltan
' I am m love with a girl who
r 01 I.I for thl same firm I do. I naVI
a har leveral llmaa to gu 0u: wit.i
mi . I Ul .- ,e always hag came excuse
H aiveri Hit never rtjfuaaa when I ail.
her ii tiava tome lea cream or a aoji.
Do oil tiidili sho l.l.i s mat"
Probably tha young lady iikea y0u.
hut J'J'a "ut feel that s..e knows yoj
we. I enough, ct, io accept your !nv.
lattOni to take her out.
AOIBIa who signs her letter "W. I,"
'1 have been ingagad to marry
a yaung man for nvaral month'
What inuv 1 give htm for L'hrlstrnai !
This u of course t lie Hist bhrlitmai
after Wl hive promliad to marry
Up lar the clrcumstaneen y,iu may al
the young man anything yoU think hi
would like. Vou are only limited to
books occ, when you are not engaged
to many the young man.
r awJmr it. ae-irz (o v nw'x A., i
e c e m b e
traps light, l . . tai. hi ti,e pmsi PnV1lhlg CO.
iTUc New York Wrld.l
ry Sophie Irene Loeb,
DUCKMl.KK-i.ie month of nil
montha for the k.. Idles! Al!
kinds of kiddies, rloh or poor,
little or big, goo I
or ino, r.ot VBRV)
h a d, white, 0 r
black all, am.
know tho mouth
Asid frcm re
ligion, thi bablti
and traditions of
tho ag s have;
mada it the QOOO
CHBISn pcr.,,,1 ol
Iho year. The
Aardaaad oi i
ba . lit lor, tha rloii
matr, tl:o poor,
beggar man, the
thief, the doctor, tho laWyi
chief who among II cm I
r, the Indian
of HOMK llttll tot at tl.l. time?
Just an Ja,iiln .Miller hays:
Lotc, dusty and lone ond a sweet
babe s smiles.
And these, oh, frittid, are the furtu-
YJY.'-sXTe .VI I V 1 I
r " O C mm ) IWVai
I i r I
A n d y
i i. . ia. lull), br Th
I USUALLY CITS
MORF FlR SNOW,
but sEeiN' iTb
You - I'll 00 iT
II n.r .7 1 . ,W ' ' ""r 1 anc-oraroa.B-aMl Ida
I inni WUnnn III KMUrV IOUK aSinaaTJ j VVvvn--, ., "1 I 1HI 1 - - J VVT-1. . I
r Ln n z Srw
r T he Christmas
Joaquin knows, for up there on top of
his high hill he has run tha gamut of It
all. IK- knows! He knows!
And so know wo all of ufl. Therefore
it haft 00 rag us uii to areata the smile.
end thus Dr.d ourselves In the "fortu
nate Isle." Kur, ba IT known, that no
n atter he)ff rich wa are, no matter
What Is given unto us, there is No
QRBATER Ji,Y than In du.ng SO.MK
TKINQ f r lOllaOBODT,
Wo may delude ourselvea with th
paailmllt. "Don't do r.iitliln' for r.obndy
what don't do nothln' for you." Hut
t o CaUiotf who casta his bread upon trie
1 1 r i looklnat for RBTUHNI generally
retains Htlll looking.
Tha daad tha'. demand! no dividends
PAYS lOR ITBELF wit', lr terest In the
,. . nd this Is no foreword "f we
ll : .-nu.v-take-iip-the-cniioton, cither.
It Dlekani were allvo tOadgy, writing
hii cbrlstmaa rtoriea, there would he no
place for sn'r.Y ROROOOA Vho fei-
0 10'day l i rulvoo tho window tu
iaiik out, :n ordir to save tho pan, has
.iter 00 r, lleuuJ unto lilm the j:n of
For tii 'ry all around Is "LIFF: 13
Juat thati And every mother'e aoa
v v By
inibllaOlus O. iTba Naw Vora WurlJ,
NOW SHOVEL IT Llrvt 1 TOLO
I'M COIAirV bACK. TO
IP ITAiKt KlQriT.OlL
This wi-ifn i cam do
it better mt&e.lfj
Give. me. That
nnrri d-iv i
and daughter of un longs for tho word,
t!.o trifle, the Mnall g1f thnt RJDaUh
BlfRBA be It ever so humble.
So that while Child Conservation
.Movements, Mother Tax PrOjectl nnu
nil similar subjects pro and eon may
hang fire and may mateilallco In the
middle du tanee. ONH thing Is 1IVI
HUNT: The MgttWayi un I bya of
KVERY DAV are allvo with wo ones
whose little brains fia no thougtll Of
the Fl.'TL'ltK 'and 'Us well they a . , , t ,
hut wiioae WTiOlaK wori.i la aununad up
In the ever-living lttBM9NT,
Tlie evetena doll, the broken top, ta as
much tragedy from the i vb-wpoint aa Is
the loss of sornuthtiig KK.L Iu me
vpilon of the grown-up.
No matter what the alpha nrid omega
of existence, at least ea h one of us i,as
been a child with all the , i. , LaOJjrj.
1N(1S and DUaiPPOINTMLNTS an i it
correeigmdlng el.vu,-: u ,,- ; ,y. i.i .., ,,;
us knows HOW MTTf.t: r y tt.lf)
needed in tnat t" dry tbe t .-1 r and
mai'.o the un ihlne through all that
seemed dark fnj bugggpo , ih, Too,
each of Ul knew the depth Of DGflPAUt
tnat t!ie little mind la capable of.
Oh. certainly ChJrleUnaa brln Us obll
sgttlona with pieeenle tor .,..',.... slaver,
sweetheart, frh.nd. We often are so In
tent with charity that begins AT HOMU
thai we unoonaoloualy let it BNO there.
Bui after gll, the a went heart klaa un-
! i th. ml tlOtOC, th mother .mile of
aiipr .'. al, the friend'.-, t.-tter of thanks
none of thagg may mean half no much
us the breath of Joy you waft to the
t.ny vt rang ef who' may be sllenuy
ItnooMng at your very dOOT,
Hundrede, no tbou:nds, of wee waifs
are now every day hugg ug th tplrlt of
Obrlgtmag and a v. alt th tianla Claus
of the eventful !i".tt..
Deaptte the aynta, tie world is getting
latter and the Hl'.MAN attribute la
gaining Strength It la manifested In
every walh "f Ufa every mini te. it i
but u matter f .eok i.- to And: and
ufti-u to pla.' t part of Kr.s Kr.iiK'la
la a privilege, a ion. For it react on
,,:.,'. iolf and radlataa th unuaatnt
Pm ,, Iha month say to yourself:
"J A M laOOKINQ VOR A LITTLK
Hii, I). WUAi VOU HBIavP MU FIND
'1 ll WT TO BRflKl HTM A BIT OF
l llili.-i ...l.'i H..L.H '
" " " l,
iCepTTijlit, into, br llihte-Mfrrt'l i omiin l
aTKciPHi nr pun F.iMN(i rim-rgns.
Alias Hmliit. Htal rrfstartr. II found nar-
rd in a ruum i f Tli W hit ( at, a Utile .
1-ilui a, ilnl, 111, ilm. nter, M.r-r. aaki Ja. 1
Kn i. a )..un lawyer, i" aoiv, tha aVsten, r'
ma .i'. Mferi , rfaatn i ,i, .,t I "t
taitatsa Ir-.m bssM. in, nm ' tallow ol kla 11 a
IllD of papal lia l t-i femn 1 lirarlns tli I IT1
iij-'a Miaa Jm MslllaBd, an skMtlJ all
al MargrrVa. ha alw lanlalied, an 1 Iti i.t r wan
iha naina fiaaiM art f i Dargei i
la an 1st falhai s aarretaiy, llarr a. i ,, . 1
' " 1 h"""l a nil lr jlit 1 ni filial
in iha riamlai bums, Kuaa laiu iowa a d nub-
Kmn, p.. I,... i..r. Hues lai.a Sua . a u.iaij.
allft lilt. !.. n ha rmai.. ll,n I iSatifa II
ana, Manarr , r. a lam A rtall to Ihl
luuif tf Ivm..- i.i in , aw. ka.-n It.,, it. I ,a ;
laitat'i aid achonlitista and widow ,,( . pollllman !
ha ha l hen, ,niiird ! tha ' ma, li,ii. ptaaa t i
Halt Hi- Iv'i. t noma al Iha asm lime. raiairtar
i aium Rutlna twglna "ik ,m It o. I , n,i.-
I'liamo'i': ' ;:,T.',r ",h,.",..,",',;";i:, I
lr Rtttltl arrt-a t irw KiMt boM 4fvi
net's aRVa and intiadaete ItmST aa ria" !
lata wid., she a.,, ana mainrd imn aMtatlj
Ihtat 'ai lf,,r. Mia lata aiia belirt'i r lemii, I ,
i' puidan t t Achwarta, a riaal La ioiui
T Ui'lJi;:, Ml ,;'rVf '?,,-'. ":.:
Until a.ttfhi'n hmim !mn .Initi,.- t, Smt
nitiM ptrtmtitoni pumtiHini ti rail AMr-
,r a ,iu, uttr I ti" in .in g Jmum 1j.qJ
T seemed to m vrythlng
pointed In ono direction to
a malignity nK'iltisl Flem- ,
Ing that astaadad Itself to
the daughter. I thougat of
what th woniiin who claimed to
be the dead man's second wife had
said th day before. If tha stair
rase atir had apoken of opened Into
the room where Fleming was shot,
a'.d If Nchw-nrtr was In town at the time,
then. In view of her ativy that he had
already tried once to kill him, the likeli
hood was that Mchwarta was at least
If Wardrn.p knew that why had h nit
enoun id him 7 Was I to hwlleva th.it,
Iter all the mystery, the number eleven
'. w e.nty-two was to resolve Itself Into the
ruber of a house? Would it he typical
of the Mrhwarta 1 knew to pin hits of
paper to a man's pillow? On the otlmr
hand, If he had reason to think tuat
aT HII lng had papers that would lnorlrn
Inatn htm. It would he Ilk Schwartz to
hire some one to aeiuvh for them, and
h would ho eijual to having Wardrop
robbed of the money he was taking to
Granting that Rchwart had killed
Fleming athen who waa the woman
with Wardrop the night hn waa robbed?
Why did he take the pearla and aell
thiol? How did the number eleven
twenty-two com Into Aunt Jane'a pua
sesalon? How did the leather bag get to
Itoaton? Who had ohloroformed Mai
gery? Who bad been using the Fle-n-Ing
hnu.e while It was closed! Moat
Impor'ant of all now where waa Aunt
The house at Dellwood looked almoat
cheerful In the May sunshine aa I went
up the walk.
Nothing ever rhangwd tha atralght
folds of the old-fashtoned laoe curtains!
no dog ever tracked the porch or burled
sacrilegious and odoroua bonea on tha
level lawn; the hlid wern neatlng In the
treea. well above the reach of Hubert's
Udder, but thev wero decorous, well irn-
hsved birds, whose prim courting never
iiartriok of tlu. exuberance of their,
neighbors', bursting their little throats
In an elm ahive the baby perambulator
In the next yard.
Wban liellu had let me ln and I atood
once more In the tril,'!,t hall, with ths
green rep chairs and the Japaness uin
brallg sti.od, involuntarily I listened for
l ,e lap if Miss Jane's small feet on the
stalra. I istead caune Holla' a heavy traad
nd a request from MUe DetlUa that I
The old lady was sitting by a window
of ber bedroom in a chintz upholstered
rbalr. Who did not appear to be feeble,
tha only change I n, diced waa a re
laxation In tha severe tidiness of her
dress. I guessed that Mis Jane's ex
quisite neatness had been respjnslble
(or the white ruchlngs, the ajft caps
i and the apotleas shoulder shawls whloa
i :,ad mad lovely their latter years.
"Vou'vs taken your own lime about
romtng. haven't yuu?" .Miss LetUU
asked sourly, "if It hadn't been for
.nit cousin of j 'ins you sent here,
llurton, I'd have been driven to send
ing for Amelia Ullasi and when I send
for Amelia Miles for company I'm lu a
"1 have had a great deal to attend to,"
I aald aa loud aa I could. "I came some
days ago to tell you .Mr. Fleming was
dead; alter that we had to bury him,
and dm the bouse. It's bean a very
"Did hs leave anything?" ahe inter
rupted. "It ism t sad at ail unl he
didn't leave anything."
"He left viry llttl. The houee, per
haps, and I reg t to have to tail you
that a woman came to rne aater,
win clolma to b a second wife."
Kho took off her gluasos, wiped them
slid put them on again.
"Then," she said with a snap, "there's
one other woman In the world as big a
fool as my alster .Martha was. I dldo'l
kBoa thole were two of 'em. What do
you hear about Jane?"
tall time 1 w .iH here," I shouted,
you thought she waa dead, have yuu
chum ed your mind?"
"The last tlnm you were here," ahe
auld with dignity, "I thought a good
many things that wore wrong. I thought
1 . ...1 lukl going of til pearls, but 1
What!" I exclaimed. Incredulously.
Hho put her hau ls un the anus of har
chair, and, leaning forward, shot the
words at me vlolotlglyi
1 said I -had lost some of the
pc u la well--haven't "
didn't aspect to believe her
I . Mi'io than sun believed It herealf.
II t a Sy on egrth Ihg had changed her
gttltude about Iha pearl waa beyond
ii, e. I merely nodded comprohenslvely.
"Vl ry wall," 1 tald, "I'm glad to know
It was a nilsttts. Now, th next thing
la 0 tltnl Miss June.'
"We havo found hor," she aald tartly.
That's what 1 sunt for you about."
"Found her!" This time I did get out
of my chair. "What on earth do you
nieiii. Mill '..etltttt.' Why, we'vo bean
scouring the country for her."
Abe uaeit religluus monthly oa the
tab beside her and took out a folded
paper, t had to control -iy lmpstlance
whl'e she char ged her glasses and raad
n ,. ..a as a
KeppH found It on KM b- p"V
Tinder a milk bottle." ha pref.ir,!. Then
. . .
iha real It to me. I do rKt remember
,u -.Arii,- .,iaa r.ttti. P.r,,wl
wordir.g, and Mill LeUtla refusoOV '
both then and la'er, to let it out of has
. . . . ......v aw. ,.,.
hands. As a result, undke the otaer
manuscripts In the ease, I hare not OTOn
X.. Za. aa
a orv Th aubetanc. shorn of Its wad
apeillnw and srammsj. was Oil.
Th w riter knw whatr Mia Jana was.
.... . . .w a.
th Inferenr helrts; that he was ra-
nh tili hppnr1 to TmA ft nwpfcp?r
with an nnt of her dlssppoaranow
and It had woir1l her. The payrnawt
. ., ., . m, . . ' . ,
of V thi'I a-rn of f!v fdioiisand wol-
law w- lid .end h.r back aa well aa -
iay p loft. ; Amount. irt in w
run nn Ml of th Mnlfl4Vnd hft In
1 lb. II I I III MMtlil l.elna ttasa mlMllI
ladv hark It
In twntjfouT hmim On
the eontMrTi If the recipient of the
tr notif'e.t Iha police. It would go
with Miss Jane,
'wimt do vou think of itr aha I
tooltinl st m over t.r glasses. "If aha
Wgs fool enourh to be carried awajr hj
, mnn ,i,at aSIU remeterv with OBa
,,, ,.,.. w,.. Ihti . And I
won't pnv Ave t'loiissnd, anyhow: Ki
ntlrelv fno much."
It doesn't sound rpilt genuine to ma"
I anil, rending It over. "I ahould
talnlv not leave any rroney until
bad tried to find wtin left this."
"I'm not so sur hut what she'd
stnv a while, anvhow," Mlsi I.-Htla pur
sued "Now that w k ow aha' living.
T ain't so particular whan aba gate
back, Bhe'a 1. .an notlonate lately, aay.
I had hm reading -. note again.
"Thsre'a on thing here that make ma
doubt th wrhole story." I aald. "Wlit"e
thl about her reading th ptvparaT I
thought hr rdlng glsuaeea wara food
In the library."
Mis I.etltla ttnatHhed tha paper from
me and rend It again.
"Iteadlng the papTl" aha sniffed.
"You've got more lense than Tve been
giving yon credit for, Knox. Her glasses
nr hern this mtn-ite; without fhom aha
csn't see to acre t oh her nose."
It waa a dlaapvolntment to ma, al
though th explanation waa stmpl
enough. It waa amrprlalnaj that wa had
not had mora attempts ta play on our
feavre. Hut the really Important thing
hearing on Mlso Jan , departure waa
when TTeripl came Into tha room, with
her apron lurried up Ilk a pocket and
her d'twt cap pushed donsn over her era
11k the s'oueh hat of a Dowery tough.
When she got to the middle of th
room ahe atopped and abruptly dropped
ths comers caf har agnron. There roiled
eiit a hetawotreneoti oofleotton of things: "
a white musMn r:" nnt whlcli proved ta
be a nightgown long aleevea and
Mrh collar: a half- , .. hn1r eur'. ra I saa
knew thoee: r"lth hsd Baal aea. la
mldnltht emerreneles, vrlth 1 'f h
twIMed around )ut arnoh tnatrumen . o
torture-a arho tvuttoner: a railroad map
"nd one new
and unworn black
Miss T,tltta chanr
her glaasea da
ribe ratal y, and took
aurvey of th things on the floor.
"Where did you get 'em 7" she aald.
;tx1r, He-mle with an awful era
"I found 'em stuffed under tha blank-
eta in tha cheat of drawera In tha
attic." Ilepple ahouted at her. "If ereTd
waahed blankets last week, as I wanted
"Shut up'" Miss tastltla said shortly,
end Hepnle's thin Hps closed with a
nsp. "Now, then, Knox, what do TlM u ''
make of that?" r
"If that's the nightgown she waa
wearing the night ah dlaappeared I
think It ehnwa on thing very clearly.
Miss Maltland. Slie was not abducted,
and ahe knew perfectly well what ah
was about. None of her clothee taga
m'sslng, and that threw us off ths
track: but look at this new glovel She , -may
have had new things ti put on and
left the old. The map well, ahe waa
gulng aomewhere. with a definite pur
poaa When we find out what took hag
awny we will Bad her."
"She didn't go unexpectedly that
ah was prepared for whatever It wag,"
'I don't bellcvo a word of It." the old
lady buret out. "She didn't havo a
OOOr el I she waa th kind that couldn't
keep a secret. waan't responsible,
I tell yuu: ehe waa cxtravaganL
ut that glovs! And aha had three
half worn In her tnireau."
"Miaa Maltland." I asked euddawty.
"did you ever hear of eleven twenty
"Eleven twenty-tveo what?"
"Just the number, eleven twenty-two."
I repeated. "Does It mean anything ta
yxju? Has It any mgnliloanceT"
I should say it has. " she retorted. "la
tho lust ton years the Colored Orphans
Home has cared fag, fed, clothed and
pampered exactly eleven hundred and
twenty-two colored children of every
condition of shape and misshape, UralskT
and no brains."
"It baa kW other connection?"
Kievn twenty-two? Xwloa eleven la
twenty-two, if that's any help No. I
can't think of anything. I leaned Allan
Fleming a taou.,und dollars once; I
guess my nuad WM failing. It would
b a'jout elovsii tweuty-two by this
Neither of which explanatlone sufficed
for the Utile scrap found in Miss JXhe'a
room. What ooanaatloni If any, uad it
with her flight? Wnere was she now?
What was eleven twenty-two? And why
did Ml Kerttla deny that she had lost
the pearls, when I already I. .
nine of the ten liad been sold, who bad
bought them, ui 1 approximately now
mUOb h had paid?
To n ContlnuadJ
fncle Hiram Bo won't pay SO cento
to see "High Kite In New fork" at the
oprey house to-night?
Uncle Kben Nut much, whan I kin
wait till next week an' ses "low
ta Paris" far s uusftar. Puck.