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i Ity. and sorrv. And
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"Fall her off, you poll parrots! Hard down vour
H ? ? ifar. He trugglcd up,
I ? ririg. From tl i cabin the Cuban
ner masl m< running, w igging ; i piratii ..1
"Ah, my pilot! Wi on out! Vou wottld
? .. And now
\.,u will tal , . ... , .
"i Ih, you done it, and I wottldn t. and il ihd ..nd I
will an''"l won't, ih.'" Wi I h I- ? from hi all i.1,
? I- V.,: 11.. h.Ml piltttll'
, i.,?,ii, r I !a- . omin' up. Thai there piratc
mi ed hi mate he
?...., . bound to gi ' m< '." H< il all now. '1 hal
;. v.i., n 1 e grablx-d for hls hal wa no
Tlie scl oom r ma U r aw lhal he km h ..il! di rlgi d.
"Drowndi d, boathnoki-d, an'! shanghaied, all in one
. ? ;.' I 11 learn yc to
Wi 1 h wa i till wi ak i n hi pin : hi mi i.!, ..nd the
. :? ?... wa, .ii him, Whi n thi littli 1:: e over
the strugglc Iu wai bundled head ln t, feel fii t, into
ibin, the hateh lammed, and.i till fighting mad, he
spnuig t<. the nean I porthole, growling and rubbing
hi orc head. Angry he wa and il wa funn
"Ii on'j W'i ' -1 kni v how v illin' I wai to romc!"
? ii,,!. "I 'po . hi wanl to ki ep me fn?m wig
;ing nini Ixaly. Cro ?!.. d a a ram's horn, he i??"
?., doubl alxrtil thai now : hi i onjured up the
|i nt yollow , , ? " unnii .? . a i atfi h!" And
rew t Klonki j with kni
The rhoonei wa Ixxiining outhward on a following
wind and sea, with Fin I Lin?l village already far a tern.
i rou ed uddi nl I ' ! i n al po ition.
kx'ked in Ihe . abin, with n bk?w
. .ii i hi didn'l i inl to go to I 'ulia.
"We'U pa the lighl hip prett; oon, holdin' this
and going ihi gail and I wanl to g< ' "tl al
it. 'I hal ' ipp i' all hunk n l??ng as
>! pli nty >?' ... room; bul hell m i ?! me had
'?'?; i n it blowi up, an' 1 ii ' gol to m ike hi roa ting.
il he . ..ll.ii. .1 mi for. What'i thi i ttei
? ? ? nov oon' I get my bearii
A upplemi ii'.d thought, bn d ?.f tlic wisdom of hav
? am hoi t" windward, i nl him i urrj ing round
ibin, broadly grinning, There wai a door lead ing
e lazarettoor after hold, 1". lad and l..,n.d, like
m into the forward hokl, i r engine room, where
tor wa : ii . 1. now, im v the i hooner had
? napp-d .,it her screw prepelli r. Bul ome tool by "ii
' tunnel, and the littie gunfin i wa a mi
"^/Id.SII. am.- back from hi que t with a dancing
lighl in hi eye, a ? rap of paper, and a ? tub ol
pencil, A trange excitemenl p-. . ed the littie life
the hand trembknl thai i ribbled a brief note a
.o hi friend al Ships Bottom. Wel h wa <.n
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Litl VVelsl "If tl
thegirl i Iter. Oi Igo1
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poui on the
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: ' louds
ii. bowlii . a vast
... his I
: 1,1.,. k I.. ..nl. "I can run tl
? I know not much ol
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? .- terror in the i
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prit almost s]
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Wel I . bawling quick orders,
'?11 ?:! in ? Hu tl . y< u f< "
. his experl hand
? ? ? pocket. Hel i
I Wel !i
-Cul ? i 11 ' ; ? I rcckon I
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' .' itingly; for that scra|
? -i.-.l warning t.. hi- n
i'ngdistai 1' '
A COMBINATION IN
RESTRAINT OF TRADE
Bv FREDERIC VAN RENSSELAER DEY
i ? ?? relentl phii
long habit, w< mask ol
indifb e thal rs in the
nol Wall Streel will inevil
he would have ? Imit,
ugh he was i areful to how no
? todeny to him
? ,.m ! rendered his
! patrii ian fa< e the
hardcr. It mon
re i|Min live, than the girl who
. onfrontcd hin I er ol
a ilirtvl I ever scen it;
i>f ln st-ve, the one being upon whom
thing on carth that he loved. Ilisfriend andhi icnemies
Streel would ha - ai ! lhal he loved jk>wi
I.iii he did not, and he kncw that he did not. The two
were as alikc as could Ih\ eliminating years and sex and
:'., cars thal a greal linancier receivi . and weai s, and
grows to gloat upon when he is nearing eventy.
The girl la. ed him a lidil > of tl
t.,1.1c She had l*i ti motl i rlt from her birth, i
id.| the man who had been mothei as well as father
to her, who had given her evi ie that
he , niilil sparc from greal affairs >im e - he t ould r<
1'ci, who had trained her mind as il she had liei n
She was straight, and tall, and lithe, and heautifuL and
proud. She was hi daughtcr in even charactcri tiche
i cd, and with mam of her own the like of which
hc had ont e pos i cd, bul had long ago l?een smothercd
in the spumc oi the linancial maelstrom. Her eyes
? ., . [ian] and i old a 1" own. She wa i very
angry, ilentlv, remoi ele ly angry, as he had known
i ,;., .ii t,. i ??.. t"?.-ii
II I,, la- often.
un ..-Il tn ln- often.
"I wi h thoroughh t" understand thi i matter,1
.,i,l t,. him quietly. "You have made me perha|
familiar with your methods in the |Kist. 1 am so *ell
informed conccrning the linancial deals that rxvur in
? e, engint ert il bj you and the pup|>c1 who er\'c
you, that I supposc I oughl t.mprehend this one;
. ..,1,. I . I. . ,i. .1 1 1 . I. ? . I ?.\ , ,11, ! Il.i. I llllill ?! t.lllll
you, that I . uppo e I oughl t.mpreheml thi one;
i>nly I do not. It i :i tep l?eyond me. ! undt
iitil. thi .tnti, h: thal you havesuddenly discovered thal
I am a valuable a , t. I have la-en apjirai ed foi my
money value. Tell me, then, jusl how mn li I am worth,
regarded as a t ollateral."
"My dear child," he replied, "you take entircly the
wrong view of it. I had no idea th.it you would regard
ou do. \\'<- will dismi: the stibjei t. and managc
the tleal in another way, or tlrop it."
"No," she said, "we have gone this far with it; lel us
finish it. \'>u and three ai ?.? iaU- pn>|x) e tobuy a cer
tain company that includes several subsidiar) compa
ni. .. like kittens in a ba ket. Vou proposc topay .< sum
thal i i mentioned vaguely, bul whi< h may be a hundred
and fifty milhons, or three hundred milhons, a.ling
as 11 hooae to determine. You do this t.> effet t a com
bination of certain intere t i that will divert hundreds
of millii ? the otherwise natural
?i. Theperson upon wh< i ;
of this \. t tran ti nde| ends happens :? n to
whom I ha^ c shown some favor iu the i
"i'i.I Heavens, Lisle! whal are >'?::'
You w up together. V< u
II your lives. ,i u
in you know an "
earth. unless it i^ your father. He wai
over his head when you were eighl
r girl, and you
i ? ?: ., ?!,. .11 times, an
even time ! .
favor! Well. n' you call it showing u man I
him guessing till his hair begtns ti
. rtainh have 1.med the i
nsible. Look at this
W/i re bcgging the question."
^ "You asked me t.. iome t.. \. u
.... \- . : i . i. . . ..'. l -, ill. -
lIU l 1 H l < > l ? >1 I 11 l ? ' ? WU
t three. "S". >n said thai you had a '
sition t.. make U) i i
"That was an unfi? tunat< remarl Lisli
"lt seems to have lxx?n a true one. It i
ition, i.n't it '"
"IV-. idedly; but there is another view I
u;.,\ . omhine business with pli
. . . .... . :.. .
i >nc may . ..nii'iin- ousiness wim |iK.iauii.
ie shruggcd her shoulders almosl impen
lontinued from the point of interruption. "'?'
came here, you said. 'If vou will consenl toi
Wentworth. and will sel a dav for the wetlding.
?.,,. ible the higgesl >W:A I have nndertak
make yourself the riehest woman in the w<
.rna time.' Those ..:<? your words, ..:>? th< ?
"I do ii..! rememl cr that vou evei struck me m vour
life; hut ablow in the face. from your hand, woul
ln-rii much le i ? a' ia ing."
"How was! toknow that vou would take il so, I
"I am vour ibughter. Would you tamely submil to
?Bul there is no coercion alxxil it. Thai
ensc. I).. you suppo e I would have hstened tt
suggestion for an instant, it I had nol known that you
n love with Craig VVentworth, and
"That will do, if vou plcase. Vouilonot i
i; is nol true. fusi now I despise him. I want you w
repb to two questions thai I sh
will give you the answer t.. your proposition. I
one I have alread\ asked. I will repeat it. Iu
mucham I worth,VegardedasacollaU-ral? Hedidnoi
. and she added, "Three hundred mdhons?
Her father nodded, unmindful ol what he did. or how
she would choose to regard it. She wa. worth every
thing in tlie world to him, and his passionate wish ftaa
always been t.. merge her future with Craig Weni
worth's, iusl as he had often merged great mdu
tocapitakze the two, ai one, an.l togive tothem