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rTefc-craph to Los;o and prepay an
:.«^tr : zwentv words. Telegraph v
•T" •■ -:n St. [arm ; Place and at the
ac link; to his ... in Paris. Tele
:;.ph auvthing you like that really need
:. immediate , rej ly . That "s the imj •< »r-
Ct thing. If he does not answer within
rally-four hours, say thirty-six at the
_*n. ■ c :s ..... his yacht or hiding'
ffast' hi.- ugly v.<ird. dear — I don't think
isay (ither li you .-• afraid of the ser
ats, I'll take the message to the tele
■ajiolHoe and send it for you. I sii]>
seyou have sttine way "f signing which
•± di-rk- don't recognize — if you sign
a ' J , , , . , , . .
Ha^garet leaped bact in her chair m.
jawe. After a lew .....
ward th< .lass, rested her chin on her
idej kn"u< klcs, and seemed to be con
±ir.p her <■-.-.:: reflection. Lady Maud
iaced a* !« r frorii tin* to time, but
ai Bothinj: At last] the prii donna
se v.::h a sweep thai upset the light
harbehini] her. — one of those ....
ai sweeps ■ " Ic«ok so well on the stage
~i are a !i: lie too large f«'r a ro<>:n. She
: her }>]• ■■"•■ nd pen from a shelf,
bught them lock to the toilet table,
iled op the ■ hair in a quiet and sensible
ay. as if s&e had never been on the stage
:ber!ife. arid sat down to write.
1 Aafl take your advice, dear." she
j3, O]K > rii:;L < ilie blotter, and placing a
-*?? sheet of i ::;■■■: in the right position:
]ADV MAT! > rose and went to the win
flow; ■*}><:■ she stood looking out
' sDe Miir^;ar< : ■:■ ■'■■■:■
■ l !arparci's in. ssage lid it was abso
t'ynvusi-aT-. thai she should see Logo-;
iKi directly. ..:.■! l>ade him answer at
'*« if he <■"•.-.■,: me to Bayreuth; if
"■yrr^ivA fin.::: : :..] ailairs hindered him,
X bersdf *x. iul<! return immediately to
j >ht was (..:•• ■■ write "financial af
es.'jicr she v. ■ 1 j nt>t admit that any
-. "add delay hi oK;
2ace. IVhik- ".• was busy she heard
~ «2roe3y noti '.. an ■.•■'■
r thai was ]tassing l>e
* 'he houl. : here must have been
'wJaiig ; : -, -; .. _._^ f or jjjg jhijis:
■'■td ajiara ah- • \ <»n<e. and Tlien
' times in v •. k succession. The
*s ended in a i'< i wi]<!, triumphant
'■'■ v.nh a <;■.. s j;ufling, ad the
:•;• :*k :>,:• | US , :jb Margaret '
.|*fcol«d : • saw Lad} Maud
£**nt,asif.s] i been struck: She
*anjgnjgwitj| ■ n< hand to the flimsy
~-z curia:::. ; : : • : :>t - was as white
Marian-; larted in 'surprise^
T" : * '-'■> -' ■: :•• iddenly that she
' '■:}■ T <--:: :.
= cat has ; .. : - ■•:•■: ; " >-he cried,
";:>•« iD, «..-::•
.•*athca;e <■ '. -. a u <■ slowly back to
. ••"oth ••:.,- thoroughbred
;-■•:• Mack <::. .; : U p with elastic
:~: :.±u<i the :...:. . '. • - f: }),. curtain.
(TV a _^--i'- fa- Lady Maud an
"-'■<» / v-- J ' :'■ ■■ y fm - I- v> ' ;is
v" K "j ; '' ir '• :.<-. i assure you
4s»^ oofced '' r ' •-■■^■•- >il f< r a mo
5' ..^r^' 1 ' n a tew? of con
|.. p^Ayou ;• ••.. itTwJ for some
ten/2 so " '•' : •-'"■ }la ' 3 nothing
"•'•? v Kf ' r ' How disgrace:
'pl'^r s ',' ' She was i usl
SoJ^' ''"" u ' : ■' ' :"': "' ''-2 stop|«d her
*Js3*??;Jfc :i< -' J - "I'm all
■«"5.*1 Zi ■ " :: '- ■' ' r "" m ib ;t 3ittk *
'j» *.*"•• a: -' : ' • been shut up in
: :,;;/ tra: - -• • •.••••• li.,urs. Have
fe«ea your u-legrSin? 111 put oi
*feiV« • '"•'• '■"«' it f"r you.
%v v ! ' : ■■•-' '■ l vN
5s d-Kr '* <>iLc< ' J ' ;! ■ they can tell
iitsbiS 1 *- I)li: " " : " lThtr - 'W'alkinj!
:': ' :'--';: '--' ; ■"• matter what
■-■w ;„ c :jlr ' v ' ■':■. in disj<jinted
:^^^l V;i >' -■ ;:k <- •■■■;■<■
~9* fejS 1 * n "V :> ■:•• :t; '^y mattered
cr *d. ' w '"' : - " !l< v>:iS deeply
•Tf ; b «£\^ r< ' tha - 1 •■■-■■■■■•
"* It j ,/ -'■ '■'■'"' she insisted,
?W£?-^ >! - ■■■•■■
'.'■?^? t , l " Th< •■' 3< -'- r^t as she
•''^TTtr ' ur: - handle Margaret
, '• 1 have «
;i - ;■•• '• that by to
"t 5 ajvitlt <J " r '"., •'-• :: • '•« pi Mr. Van
Lady Maud said
Octlyoii . ■*<::! >'.v do, I<-an •
v;< witl w and ! m dying to se< th«
Uargan I looki d .it her in surpria : for
• was • nlv a !: ->1 t while since she had
• ■ ed much les ready to join the party,
and . og to d« s< •. if at all, only in order
•i. pie ■ bei Friend She saw Margaret'sl
• Kpressk in
"Yes," she said, as if in explanation; j
'"I've Ikx'ii thin! ing it over in Ibe last
few minutes, nd I want very much to
go with you all. 1 shall be hack in less I
than an hour."
C ! i i: opened the door quickly and passed I
'*'■• shutting it almost noiselessly I
after her As she was going out the hall
porter raised his cap,! nd she stopped a I
moment and asked him the nearest way I
to the telegraph office.
"Can you tell me," she asked, "whose I
motor car it was that passed about ten i
minutes aj;<>. and made so much noise'" I
"Count Kralinsky's, my Lady,"' the
it int the dull street,
■ i ootonous houses, all two storiesl
high, and 9<K>n i i • telegraph office i
and 9ent Margaret's duplicate message
Sli<- li.m] nd glanced at it; but the clerk
asked hi r ■ I as about words that
• ■ ■ • rlj rittei and he '>\a^
d to read it through. It ocxrurred I
- thai it was couched in extremely
peremptory terms, even f<>r an offended I
" '. .'■ ■ but that was none of hrr
■ ■ •■
(Then the cleric had understood, sh< :
lup the hill to th< Festival Theater
i - •.: little farther, and then turned j
• ■ . ■ !.. : . d the hill. But bj j
• . cpression changed and sh< j
■ Uy preo< cupied, as if re- j
- • . i-ery comrilicated question in
her l nd irhk h disliked 1 1 rnipiH ati< as . \
and there was now and then a flash of I
tier in her face She vas •
-].i.j bo be .;!■ ■!.< . and was quiu md RT<
• ■ the fa> t thai time was passing, and
• Ifarj ■■■ : »'as hteginning to wonder
n ■ ■ : ■ rid she » r as.
JL'ST about this time Mrs Rushmore en
tered Margaret's room, and asked ii
she had heard fn<in Logotheti:
■' Not to-day." Margaret answered, re
pressing a little start ; for she was as near
lo iK-iug nervous as she ever was, and was
thinking of him just then, and the ques
tion had come suddenly.
■" I think it is lime you heard from him."
said Mrs. Rushmore. her natural severity
asserting itself. "I should think that
after those very strange stories in the
papers he would write to you and ex
plain, «.r come himself. By the way
iierhaps you will kindly pass me 'The
Herald,' my dear. What did you on. c
tell me was the name i ■! his yacht?"
"The Erinna.V Margaret answered.
handing Mrs. Rushmorc the heel
"Exactly! I think that means The '
Fury.'" r „ . i
"He 1«M me it was the name of a Greek
"On'aaxiunt of her character, 1 su]>
tk>s«- "' answered the h«khl woman ab
sehtlv for she was l'N'Kinj,' up an<l down
The columns in search "i something she
had already seen. -Here it is!" she sawlj
••It is tinder the yachting news. » ape
Finisterre. Passed at four p.,m., goinj;
south, steam yacht Krini •:. own r
and party on hoard. All well. MjTdear
child it is quite clear Jhat if this is M. •. :
t ; Locotheti's yacht, he is l°
'"T don't know anything alxmt geogra
phy," Margaret said, and her wrath.
which had been smoldering sullenly l<*i
«]avs. began v> glow again
••Margaret.'^ said Mrs. Kushmore. you
surprise me ! V"v were very well *""£«-=
But the prima donna did i.«.i h.-ar th<
long tirade of mild reproof that 1; : l«.uvd.
SheUnew well enough hen liibndtoi
was arid that I>.^.ili«ti \vas gonig all "■•
way round to the Mediterranean on his
yacht with some one for company, and
that the voyage was a long one. Alici
what LSdy M ,i bad said then was not
the least doubt in her mind as to his com
.•aiioh; who'couW be noone but Harak.r
lie had Ken told that he was nut wanted
at Havr.-uth, arid vvascelebraUng the sun
rct of his !,a.li<l..r .lays in his own way
That was dear. It he received the teh
gram that had just been sent to .him . he
would get it at Gibraltar, should !i< stop
there, and as fur answering it before Mar;
gan?t left Hayivuth. she was inj -hii'-l »|
make such a' ■,,., impossible by *,"»«*
away the next morning, if no* That night.
Hi-:k angi . reflections •"' Mrs Kusn
more/s lecture on the ■■■■■}' '■'■■' /'
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