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The Ev e n i n g orld Daily iVf a J H 1 ll c . Tuesday, M arch 4 1913
Like So Many
AT last we know why the Rothachllda got along ao wall! Thev had a mother
worth foer weight In gold. Judging from what Mathilda Cottrelly mada of
har In "The Five Frarnkfortera" at the Thirty-ninth Street Theatre laat
niahL Thla mother made her sons' million seem too paltry to think ahout.
leak no further for the charm of the comedy that Basil Hood haa adapted
from the German of Carl RaMter. Even the open-hearted womar.'i aona didn't
seem at all tlrht-flated. If yon are thinking of dropping around to bonw a
villllon or two of them you'll find the m very approachahlr. Take along a loaf
Mathilda Cottrelly aa crau Qudula.
already brourht home for the social good f the family. Meanwhile David, who
found no difficulty In gettlni? m the gud fide of his grandmother, waa saying n
great deal to Charlotte m It h his eyes, while she In turn finally said something
"to her father. She gave the play its firs' dramatic shock by announcing she
would not marry the Duke. She had heen presented to hlni In Ills garden, where
a great green hedge grew all round -shutting out even memories of thut hedge
Crown by "The tiny Lord yueg" and
, although he had ahriwn her nil over the
place, tta beauties were as nothing tO
her compared with that beautiful look
In David's eyes.
When Charlotte de lared herself we
were deceived Into thinking f r a mo
ment that Uc play had rlson to Its
highest point -not gUBayUllg the tailaft
hU'' ever seen on land or mage.
That s where we iveto wrong. Salo
mon's mother wui wiser tiwiii BOaOtnOW
hlmaelf. He no sooner reminded 111'
daughter that she belonged to a race
In whovn ofcMrtBea to parents la the
first law than his mother brought h:m
lip with a short luni by commanding.
"Than obey mat" He saw the point
and yielded 11 Instantly.
Mine. Cottrelly needed only this ecene
to complete her triumph. Boa made the
mother not only kindly and human, but
jhiewd and authoritative, Una play
'gained Its whole meaning from the
iharncter she played With thorough un
aratandtM and sympathy. The humor
of thu f.nmiiy found hornet) atiwaaatoa
In Mr. mory'l capital portrayal of the
"undaunted" Anselm, to whom de-ora-
., .. bImmI u sittlsfvltlC as f'"'l.
Hank OoManlth. rrank Loaaa and John tternpola. were net without Individuality
M the other sons, while Pedro de Cordoba looked unutterable things when Char
lotte's fate hung in the Duke's hank balance, as It were. Kdward Ma-kny was
r aaoanL uood-looklng sort of Duke, and HUM Alma Ilelwln gave Charlotte
a certain healthy charm that made her
"The Fivo ajrrankfortan is a
one moment and weighted down
withstanding Its uneventful story
almple reason haa a real human
family play for the family.
JJUUIIH n '
the Man Who
fX dear youn
men, U you
don't like a
certain girl you
need not frequent
her aoclety. II u t
don't "kno-k" her
to the other young
women of your ac
quaintance. It's exceedingly
bad form for a
man to crltlclso
one woman before
another womun. Of
course, t h e man
who does this Is not ne, csMirily a cad:
he may be only thoughtless. But aside
from hla offense ajralnst good manners,
such behavior la unwise, undiplomatic,
to the last degree.
For the moment, a girl may bi pleased
when ahe la extolled at the expense of
her aaaoclatea. Hut after ahe stops to
'Think It over ahe la likely to say to
herself, "If he aaya these things about
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or hoim-made bread for the hungry
Anlm and the monoy'a youra. To
Hive Kdwnrd Kmery hla due for a thor
oughly appetising performance In tha
role of thla atmplo soul, make It two
loaves buttered on both aldca.
We've sat down to more substantial
plays In our time, but seldom have
felt ourselves drawn Into tho family
clrole mora cordially. "The Five Frank
furters'' seemed Mke ao many family
portraits. Names didn't matter. In
aplte of the fact that London's cenir
tl, ought othe-'v!e when the play name
within hie Jurisdiction. A Rothschild by
any other name counts aa dear, And
(ludiila was food enough for ua when
tlio good dame's four ambitious aona
and her devoted grandson came to pay
thetr respects tit tha old ho ne In l-'i ank
fort. It ifnuiiincd for her, aa she ex
pressed II, to "turn Jews' Alley Into
Ixive and Lucre ran a rather alow
race when Solomon agreed to lend a
hord-up Duke more money than I can
write about If the Duke would marry
his d-iueThter Chatiotta. Solomon wasn't
satisfied with the baroncti'le he had
Alma Bolwin aa Charlotte
Edwarr Cmery aa Anaelm.
little nlav oirrladen witli sentiment at
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with money the next. Nevertheless and not
It keeps close to the hearthstone, and for this
anpaal. To bring It to your own door, It's u
Advice to Lovers
the other i Iris to me, w hat does he
say about ma to them?'' And then she
Is likely to fight shy of the hostile
(Jive nil praise to the woman you
Mke; keop silence about the others.
"V f! " writes: "I Wis In a place of
amusement the other evening with a
young man (A) whom I don't know
vcrj well. The man ill! who Is paying
me special attention suddenly appeared,
and when It came time to go home fBt
Insisted on becoming my aole escort.
BUI when we reached the station he put
ma on the train and stayed behind.
Don't you think he behaved rudely?"
Y' but so did you In "dropping"
(A), the gentleman who bad taken you
ou when (Bl appeared.
' R. R." writes: "I am In lo.e with
a young man who often comes to our
house. He Is very nice to me, but I
don't know that he carea for me. How
shull I nnd out?"
Walt, and If he cares he will tell you
The Wings of
As Original and Out of the
Ordinary as "TARZAN
OF THE APESr
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Tnri or rRiX':niMi intmiknt
ln Pin irUn(Mr f Xlr St Ivont. -irwat
-hinwiitrl, ! turning t- KugUu l tr in
llnna nn hr fthr' tMMmp, t'if trr1r. At
Ji'i .T tint dt. I ,( TaW N.k lea .r it U in
llmt in in fngigdl ttt tsOfd V f tt ilit
qiivtftn n m Irl.'a tUtii.tl, i i..ng nifHAfl
iliowii ftrntig fin- ii ii. Itui i, liar; than WKn
linTW UN t.,.f.-a fl't Ihf ttfwiri t.ta tin
look itt a riTDkm down gtnllnatn. A nn
utrtkrn i ir Htnlar. Ilrr irtMnim gttr gon, tn
Trpfl -r ' iim rvff ari l rtrvnk In ', t" 'f
.It. n t it it nil on noami.
UV.S the Sirdar parted amld-
flhlpa, the floor of the saloon
heaved up In the renter with a
mighty crash of rending woodwork and
Iron. Men and women, too ntupened to
sob nut a Draver. wers Ditched heal-
! lung Into chaos. Iris, torn from the
terrified gruMp of her maid, fell
through a corridor, and would have
i gone down with the ship had not a
eallor, clinging to a companion ladder,
caught her as she whirled along the
ateep slope of the deck.
He did not know what had happened.
With the met in- t of self-preservntlon
he selxeil the nearest support when the
VaOMl struck. It waa the mere Im
pulse of ready helpfulness that caused
him to stretch out his left arm and
clasp tha girl's walat aa e-he fluttered
past. Ry Idle chance they were nn the
port side, and the ship, after pausing
for one awful second, fell over to atar
board. The man was not prepared for thla
second gyration. Kven aa the stairway
canted he lost his balance; they were
both thrown violently through tha
open hatchway, an I ewept off Into the
liolling aurf. I'nder such conditions
thought Itself win Impossible. A
si 'Nee of Impressions, a number of fsn
tastie. picture, were received by the
benumbed faculties, and afterwardn
painfully sorted out by the memory.
Fear, anguleh. amusement none of
these could exist. All h knew waa
that the lifeless form of a woman
for Iris had happily falnted--must he
I eld until death Itself wrenched her
Then there came the headlong
plunge Into the swirling sea. followed
by an Indefinite period of grasping ob
livion. Something t lat felt like a
1 moving ro-'k rose up beneath hla feet.
1 He was driven clear out of the water
! and seemed In recognise a familiar ob
! Ject rising rigid nnd bright close at
hand. It wis the blnna-le pillar,
I screwe-1 to a portion of the deck which
I came nwny from the charthouae and
I was rent from tha upper framework
by contact with the reef.
He selxed this unlooked-for support
t with '-lis disengaged hand. For one
Meeting Instant he had n confused vision
lot tha destruction of t ie ahlp. Bolh
the fore and aft portions were burt
! aminder by the force of compreaaed air.
I Wreckage an-l human forms were toss
ing about foolishly. The sea pounded
I UpSfl the opposing rocks with the noise
of ten thousand mighty steam hani
I A uniformed figure -lie thought It
was the captain stretched out nn un
avaltlnf arm to clasp the queer raft
which supported the sailor and tha
gill. Hut n Jealou wave rose under
the platform with devilish energy and
turned It completely over, hurling the
man with Ml Inanimate burden Into
the depths. He rose, fighting madly
for his life. Now surely he was
doomed! Bill again, as If human allot -eiKe
depended on naught more serious
than tha eple.nlng of a coin, hla knees
rested on the same few staunch ttm
bera, now the celling of the music,
room, nnd he was given a brief respite.
Ills greatest difficulty was to get his
breath,, so dense was the spray through
which he was driven. Kven In that
terrible moment he kept his sense
The glil, utterly unconscious, showed
by the convulsive heaving of her
breast that ahe was choking. With a
wild effort he swung her head round
to shield her from the flying scud with
his own form.
The tiny air-apace thus provided
gave liar some relief, and In that in
atant the sailor aeemed to recognise
her. He was not remotely capable of
a definite Idea. Juat aa he vaguely
renllsed the Identity of the womun In
his arms the unsteady support on
vhleh he rested toppled over. Again
he renewed the unequal contest. A
strong resolute man and a typhoon sea
wrestled for sapremocy.
This time hla feet plunged againet
something gratefully solid. Ha waa
dashed forward, etlll battling with the
raging turmoil of water, and a sec
ond time he felt the aame firm yet
smooth surface. Ills dormant facul
ties awoke. It was aand. With fren
zied desperation, buoyed now by the
Inspiring hope of safety, he foug it HI a
way onwarda like a maniac.
Often he fell, three times did the
backwah try to dreg lit ni to the swirl
lug death behind, but ha daggered
blindly on. on, until even the tearing
gale ceased to be laden with the suf
focating foam, and his faltering feet
sank In deep, soft, arhlte aand.
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Then he fell, not to riee again With
a last weak tinker of exhausted
strength he drew the girl ctoaely to
him, and the two lav, claeped tightly
together, heedless now or nil things.
How long ha man lemalned prOa
Irate he could only guess lubMqahMt
if, The "Irdar struck soon after dnv
hreak and the sailor awoke to I ,iar.-
conarlouaneaa of his anrmundlnga t"
flnl a shaft of auiidhina flickering
through tie eioinis banked up In the
east. The gale was already passing
away. Alt. tough the wind still wlil'tle I
with shrill Violence It was more blust
ering than threatening. The sea. too,
though running vary high, had re
treated many yard.' from the spot
where lie ha I finally dropped an 1 lt
aurf.ice wne no longer scourged wit i
Slowlv and painfully he raised him
self to a sitting posture, for he wai
bruised and tlff. With his first move
ment he became violently 111. H hs l
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ffwalliMveil nint h Mil Writer, ami M
nut until tht) pp.tiJii. of Icknttfl had
la ..! that hv thou;t,l of tilt fflrl.
Hh hatl hIipimsI from IiIm blOMt
lie roHf, nnl wiiax lyinK. fACf dOWtl
WatrdH, In l hp huikI. Tip nipmory ot
mwh that had happciittl iurKl Into
! brfttn with horflfytns luddcnnM1).
'Hhs fnnot bt dttUl. hi li miivpIv
nuFRiurodi ftobly trylns t lift hoft
".Surely I'rovitiiMirp would not ilrHprt
hnr after uh an NMpfi Whtt ft
wpuW bppTffar 1 mum M to jrlv In nt
th lftftt momAtit. I am Hiirp Mip wa
living; whpn w g-nt gjglhofti Wiat nn
earth ran I io to revlvp her?"
Korg;etfuI of IiIh nvvn uc iIiir llnilm
In thin nt'Wburn anxiety, hp nank on
one knrp and (fently pltloWd lrln
head and shoulderH ttn the othpi'. Her
pyp- wen olOMdi her Hjh and teeth
firmly "t a fart t- whlh Hte un
doubtt'my nwrd hp lift', ft)gi nhe WOUtd
have been ttaToOAtOd and the pallor
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Si Another UNUSUAL S t o r
of her akin seemed to be that leirlble
hlnoitleas hoe which Indicates death.
The alern lln.-a In tile man's face re
laxed, and something blurred hla
vision. lie was weak from IShattaV
tlaO and want of foo-l. For the mo
ment b's emotions were rarllv aroused.
"Oh, II Is pitiful." lie almoe-t whimp
ered. "Ill antlOt be ' "
With a gesture of despair he drew
the aleevi of hie thi a jeraev aefoai
Ml ens io clear them fioni the g.tlh.
erlng mist Then tie tremblingly en-
daavored to open t m nnoi of her drea
and unclasp har enrarts Ha had a
vague notion that Is. Ilea In a fainting
condition renulrad eu, rt treatment, and
he w 1 1 doapefgtaly resolved to bring
Iris Dense hrwk to POnaOfOUl exist
ence If It were possible. His task was
rendered dllllcult by the walslband of
her dress. He slipped out a clasp
knife nnd opened the blade
Nid until Ihen did he discover thnt
tha Mil of Hie forefinger on his right
hand twul been torn out by the quirk,
probably during bli ondoavort io grraap
the iitpHt aly Kupport whl-h rMitrlbut
it inaterlally to hlit encape. It
till hung on by a Ilft4 and hindered
l if fret u hp of hi hand. Without any
ntal tat lot, ho Mltad the offendlna nail
In IiIh teeth and OOIfipltO0 the u r ptt -fa
I optrtltlon by a rapid Jerk.
Bonding to rrnutnp IiIm tank he wan
tartltd to Hnd thp irra wtm wldo
OPn and RttltraPtflg Kim with nhadowy
a I a nn. She wan -tulte rounroiu. ab
surdly ho In a MUM, and had not lewd
hio itraiuit aotlon.
"Tiiank I lod "' he oHtd bOfOtly
"Vou are "till alive."
IIpi Rllnd u-h yet OOUld only work In
a atnait itoovo,
Why did you do tbatf ehe whlft-
"Bit your null off!"
"It wo n '"y way. I wlntied to 0U
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open you.- drese at the waist. Tou
were collapsed, almost dead. I thought.
and I wanted to unfa'len your cor
Her color enme back with remark
able rapidity. Krom all the rtcrt va
riety of : ie English tongue few words
could have been selected ,,f aueh re
She triad to assume a sitting poe
ture. and Instinctively har hands
traveled to her disarranged coatume.
Mow rtdlculoua"' she aald, with a
little note of annoyance In her voice,
which soiimled curiously hollow. But
her bravn aplrlf could not yet enm
msnd her enfeebled frame Bhe waei
perforce compelled tn sink liack to the
support of hla knee and arm.
"Do you think you could lie quiet
until I try to find some water?" he
She nodded a ohlldllke ocqolaenne.
and her evellde fell. It was only that
her eyes smarted dreadfullv from tha
salt water, but the sailor was sure that
this was a premonition of a lapse to
"Pleaaa try Rat to faint again," he
sold "Don't you think I had better
loosen theae things? Tou ca,i brearhe
A gtioal of a smile flickered on her
lips. "No --nn," ehe tinirmured "My
ayag hurt me that la all. la there
He laid bar tenderly on the aand
and rose tn hla feet. Ilia flrat glarwe
whs toward tha asm. He saw aoma
t ilng trhletl made him blink with
MtOniahmeftt A heavy aea waa etlll
running over the barrier reef which
enclosed a a tnall lagoon. Tha contrast
between ha rterre rommotton outside
gild the comparatively gin 00 til urface
"f the. protected pool was v, ry marked.
A. I w tide the lagoon waa almoet
completely Isolated Indeed, he Im
h if i ned thai only a flerc ole blowing
fiom the northwest would enable toe
waves to leap the reef, save where a
strip of hr"ken water, surging far Into
l lie small natural harbor, betrayed the
poatlton of t ie tiny entrance.
Yet at this very point a flne cocos
ntll palm reared Its stately column
high In air, and Its long tremuloua
fronds Vara i.-. ewlnxliig wlldlv be
fore the gale. prnm where he stood It
appeared to be growing In tha midst
of the sea. for hugs breakere com
pletely hid the coral emh.mkment.
Thld aentlnst of the land had a weirdly
Impressive effect. It was the only
fixed object In the waate of room
cupped waves. Not a vestlga of the
Sirdar remilned seaward, but the eand
waa littered with wreokage, end
mournful apentacle' -a conelderafcte
number of Inanimate human forma lay
huddled up ami. let the relive) of the
Thla diwovsry attrred him to aatlon.
He turned to eurver the land on whloh
he waa stranded with tils helpleaa
companion. To hla great relief ha dis
covered that It waa lofty and tree-rlad.
He knew that rhe hip could not hare
drifted to Borneo, which etlll lav far
to tha aouth. Thla must bs one of the
hundreds of islands which etud the
China "aa and provide raeiorta for
Hainan fishermen. Probahlv It waa
Inhabited. though ha thought It
strange that none ot the islnndere had
put In en appearance In any event,
water and food, of some eort, ware
Hut before eetrlnar nut upon hla
qiieeit two things demanded attention.
The girl must be removed from her
preeent poeltlon. It would be too hor
rible to permit her tired conerlmjs gaaa
to rean upon thoee erumpled objects on
the beaeti. Common humanity de
manded, too, that ha ahould haatlly
examine each nt the bodies In aaee life
waa not wholly satire t.
sin ha bent over the girl, nottnar with
au'klen wonder that, wsak aa aha waa.
she had managed to refaaten part of
"Tou must permit me ta carry you a
little further Inland,' he explained
Without another word he lifted her
In hla arms, marvelling somewhat at
the atrenarth Which came of necessity,
and bore liar emme Utile dletance, un
til a sturdy rock. Jutting nut of the
send, offered shslter from the wind and
protection from tha eea, and Its revela
tions. "I am ao cold, and tired." murmured
Trie. "Ie there any waler My throat
hurts me "
He pressed hack the tangled hair
from her forehead as he might soothe
"Try tn tie etlll for a very few
minutes." he Bald. "Tou have not long
10 suffer. I will return Immediately "
His own throat and palate ware on
fire owing to the brine, but he flrat
hurried ii.u k tn the edge of the lagoon.
There were fourteen bodice in all,
three women and eleven men, four of
the latter being t.es srs The women
were aalOOn passengers whom hs did
not know me of the men was the
surgeon, another the first officer, a
third Plr John Toier The reat were
l-seaena'ers end members of the crew.
They were all dead; aome had been
peacefully drowned, others were fear
fully mangled by the rocka. Two of
the I. ascitis, hearing eigne of dreadful
Injurlae, were lying on a clueter of
low rocka overhanging the water. The
remainder rested on tha sand.
When he reached the first nlump of
brushwood he uttered a delighted ex
clamation There, growing In prodigal
luxuriance, was the beneficent pitcher
plant, whoee large curled-up leaf,
shaped like a teacup, not only holda a
lasting quantity of rain-water, bat
mixes therewith Its own palatable and
With his knife he severed two of the
leaves, swearing emphatically the
while on aoount of his damaged finger,
and hastened to trie with the prerloua
beverage, "he heard him and managed
to raise herself on an elbow.
The poor glrl'e eyes glistened at the
prospect of relief. Without a word of
question or surprise ahe ewallowed the
content of both leaves.
Then ehe found utterance. "How odd
It taatsal What Is tt T" she Inquired.
Hut the eagernesa with which she
quenched her thirst renewed hla own
momentarily forgotten torture. Hla
tongue seemed to awell. He was aDso
lirtely unable to reply.
The water revived trla like a magV
draught. Her qidck Intuition mat har
what had happened.
"You have had none yourastf," she
cried, "i io at once and get some. And
please .bring me soma mora,"
He required no second bidding. After
hastily gulping down the contents of
several leaves he returned with a further
supply. Iris was now sitting up. The
eun had buret royally through the
i-louda. and her chilled limbs were gain
ing some degree of warmth and stae
tlolty. "What la It?" she repeated after an
other delicious draught.
"The leaf or the pltoher -plant Na
ture Is nut always cruel. In an un
usually ganeroua mood she devised this
method of storing water."
Miss Peana reached out her hand for
more. Her troubled brain refused to
wonder nt au'di a reply from an ordi
nary aeaman. The aallor deliberately
spilled the contents of a remaining leaf
un the sand.
"No, madam," he Bald, with aa odd
mixture of defewenos and firmness. "No
more at present. I inuet flrat procure
She looked up at ham In momentary
"The ship la Ins'?" aha aald, after a
"Are we the only people aaved?"
"I fear ao."
"Is thla a desert Island?"
"1 think not, madam. It may, by
chance, tie temporarily uninhabited, but
fishermen from China come to all theae
places to collect tortoise ehell and beohe-de-mer.
I have asen no other living be-
By C. M. Payne
Adventures of a Man and
a Girl Cast Away on a '.
Inga except ourselvea; nevertheless, tha
lelandera may live on the eotith aide."
Another pauae Amidst the thrill n
aenBatlona of the moment Iris founsv'' - .
eelf idly speculating aa to the a.'l.in
of lieche-de-mer, and why this avBMkafl B
sailor pronounced Krench ao well, liar
thoughts reverted to the iteamer.
"It atirely cmnot he poaalble that n.e
SMar naa gone to pleoesa magnificent
veasel of her aire and atrenglh?" -,
He anawered quietly; "it la too Una.
madam. I suppose you hardly knew ahe ' 1
struck, It happened so auddeniy. After
ward, forlunately for you, yoai wore un
"How do you know?" she inquire 1.
quickly. A flood of vivid recollection was
pmirlng In upon her.
"I er- well, I happened to be near you.
madam, when tha ahkp broke up. aad we
--er drifted ashore together."
She roes and faced Mm. "I remeaabey
now." ahe cried, hysterically. "Tan
nauernt m aa I waa thrown
corridor. We felt Into tha aaa
vessel turned over. Too nave aaved my
life. Were It not for you I anwld not
possibly have escaped."
Hhe gased at him more
Ina; that he blushed bene
of ealt and sand that covered his faae
ear, ana went on with giowliaa aa
eltenient, "ynn are the steward I bb
'i ed In the saloon yesterday. How la tt
t net you are now dreessd aa a Baiter t"
He answered readily enough. "Titers
waa an accident on board during tfca
gale, madam. I am a fair aallor (Mat a
poor Biewam. ao I applied for a
rer. Aa the crew were
my offer waa accepted."
Iris waa now looking at tiara Intently.
"You saved my life." she tap Baled
alowly. It seemed that thla orndoua fast '
needed to be indelibly eatabllrhsd la bar
mind. Indc. il. the grrl waa oyorwrovarkt
by all that she had gone throuafh. Only
by degrees were her tnougtita marsh al
lug thmnselves srltih Vucld coherence. As
yet ahe recalled sn many dramatlo liaat
dents that they failed to assume due
Hut quickly there came memories of
Cant. Hoaa. of sir John and Lady Toear.
of (he doctor, her maid, the hundred aad
one Indlvldualltlea of her plraaant life
aboard ship Could It be that they were
all dead? The notion was monstrous
Hut its ghastly significance was Instant
ly borne In upon her by the pllgtit la
which she Blond. Her llpa quivered, the
tears trembled in her eyea
"Is It really true that all the ship's
company except ourselvea are lost?" ahe
The sailor's gravely earneet glands
fell before hers. "Unhappily there la
no room for dnuht." he se!d.
"Are you quite, quite sure?"
"I am sure of some " Involuntarily
ha turned ecaward.
he underatood him. She eank Io
her kne, covered her fjee with h-rr
handa and broke Into a paaalon of
weeping. With a look of Innnltc pl y
he stooped and would have touched h -r
ahnulder, but he euddenly restrained the
Impulse Something had hardened IP's
man. It cost hlni an effort to be cal
loua, hut ha aueceeded. Hla mouth
tightened and Ma exprraalon tost rt .
"Come, come, my dear lady." he ex
claimed, and there waa a tinge of
studied roughneas In hla voice, "you
must calm yourself. It la the fortune
of shipwreck aa wen aa of war, you
know. We are alive and muat took af
ter ourselvea Those who have goae
are beyond our help."
"But not beyond our sympathy."
walled Trie, uncovering har swtaamkag
eyea -for a fleeting loo at him. Bvao In
the utter deeolatlon of aha moment aha
could not help marrentng that (Ma
queer-mannered aallor, who
a gentleman and triad to
Inferior, who had rescued her with the
utmost gallantry, who carried hla 1
otic seal to the point of Brat
h.f needs when ha waa 1n far
cade hlmaelf, should ba ao ttt
different to tha fata of others.
Tie wafted aflenttr until bar
"Now. madam,' ha aald. "tt la a
tkal that we ahoald obtain sofas)
I don't wish to leave ynu alona
we are better acquainted with StW
whereahouta. Can you walk a tittle
way toward tna trees, ar staal I
Irta immediately stood us.
preaaed har hair bach defiantly.
i ertomly I nan walk." aha ,
"What do you propose aa 4oT"
"What la yir iiMir ats kilsii up-saH
"J c nice, madam, Itahart Jswdaa
'Thank you. Now. ttetsn. Mr. Ban art
Janka. My name ta fxTtaa I rat Daaaa. Ob
board ship I was a passenger and yon
wars a wte ward -ha t kv until you be
came a seaman. Here wa era sous Is tn
misfortune, but In an etas you ar tha
leader I am q tilts useless. I sen only
help tn matters by row direction, ao I
do not wish to ba adrwaaaarl aa madam'
In every breath. Do you understand
(To Ba Oonttnaed)