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THE SUN, SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 1913.
A NOVEL STORY
OF A VERY GOOD
Albert Edwards Sets a Talc of Socialism in East
Side Book Store.
Involving an East Side Beauty, a Young Professor and
a Tammany Yellow Journal.
T E limp ii atory nf soclnllHtn In Al-
liort IMwimlo'H "I'omrnrto YiMtu"
I .tncmlllnn Coiniuitiy). Yetta finy
'f.xky lirltit'tl hor fiitlicr In Ills xrcoiitl
hand lionlistoi c In lii!-t Hi midway.
You could K't tlin "Itook of Mormon"
or Hrnwiiliis's pomm or I.:iurn .ti'iin
l.lliliy'M Htorlos In tlmt Hnmowlmt clut
tered lepOHllory, which wan four MtepH
down from tho sidewalk. The Social
Ints, like ntlirr people, are Influenced by
human natiite. We read here of (we.at
hIiopm and the Power of (Ireed and Tim
Hulltvnn's kill. An ample panorama
of the Kant Side unrolls before Us. llllt
particularly we read of Walter Long
man, an educated American, a college
man and an rnrncHt man, an "upllfter,"
who saveil Yettu from u "cadet," not
withstanding that tho latter was armed
with n "nun."
It lo to he read nlotiK In the middle
of tho book that Wulter hissed Ycttit'M
hand humbly. She hnd bowed herself
ItiB beyond thin let uh record Walter's
Impre.x.sloiiM on wring Yetta nfter an
alienee. He said to himself! ".My
(5od"' Tho story tells how ahn had
Improved In looks with the help of kixmI
food and a healthy life, I'sIiik a mu
sical term. It fays that her face hail
Kiilncd Immensely In "raiiRe." This
dees not mean that It was swollen, but
that Its "namut" of expressions had
been enlarced, There was another par.
tlcular matter. The story v.iys: "Her
mouth had always been weil propor
tloned. Now any one could ee that It
was a perfected Instrument, There,
were thousands of thlnss It could say."
It Is likely. It Is likely too that n Rood
deal more could be k.iM In pralsr. of It.
Her hair was beautiful. It was rich
That Walter succumbed Is hardly
surprising. Ills books, his professor
shipwhat were they In that moment?
It Is to be read. "Her arms were about
him, her sobs shook him. he could feel
rpniffi Me qukt hour. The theatres
Unit gathered in their crowds,
The million light it blatt on or few
llnbbwg the sl.y n stars Ihnl should
A woman Vint with bay nnd shabby furs!
A somber man drifts by, nnd only we
I'att up the street unwearied, tntrm
For in our hinrts the oldm mngie stirs.
Beneath the liquid splrndnr of the lights
We liicn little ere thr ehnrm is spent!
This night is ours of nil the yoldi n nights.
The pnvemint nn enrhnnted pnlnce floor,
And Youth the player on the viol
A strain of music through nn open door.
Sam Tcasdalc in ,tny Smart Set.
HOW THEY LIVE DOWN
AMONG THE PANAMANS
If, for a khaki milt, and strange,
open or Jammed stretches of coun
try, and stratiKe, heterogeneous clusters
and masses of people, nnd Ions, lone
days, to Indulge, ndvnntagcoualy, a au
premn passion for tho human touch!
Perhaps never beforo have you enter-
tallied a longing to bet a policeman of
Instructive reading. If you don't ne
llevo It, tako a copy of the liook nnd
read as far an tho American policeman's
first day on duty; you won't need to bo
Invited to read on. And you will learn
things about tho ruins of Old Tanumu,
how tho suburbanites live and thn
squatters and the laborers and the
".Splgotles" (thoso long, gray haired, fin
ger ringed natives who "Speega ilea
any son; out reau, one nr. xueso i.izy , " : , , . . .. , , i
days of opening spring. Harry A. IK-lcesh "), and about the schools and
I'r.inck's "Zone Policeman SS." Heo If " Pco system and evdythlng els
you don't feel a dart of envy shooting I or going on in w e zon,
out toward the raconteur, who, every
I.et Mr. Tranck describe the Great
I once In a while, swings his Unnpsack ' Work as It llrst appeared to him:
before him. Hho hnd exalted htm be- I '!le moisture of her tears against his
cause of his understanding of books and
becauso ho had achieved the eminence
of being a professor. lie revolted. He
hurled a book across the room. He
declared that books wero only paper
and Ink and dead men's thoughts. He
check. Kxeept for tho sham rasi of her
breath they wero very still. Siuldenlv, ,Afcir- rvrcrr A:
ho felt ashamed of himself. What did ' JAiN1:- c.1 KL. A3
he have to give her in exchange for
such vibrant love? Hut gradually the
i-enso of contact, the pressure of her
TpTRE pcete, e'est aimer
" 1 id(al raynnnnnt des chases,
l.e tolcil, Vamour tt Us roses,
Tout cc qui unit pour tmbaumcr.
t'tre pcttc, e'est eomprtndrc
Ct que le cirur a d'inftni:
I'laindre le paurrc ct le bnnni,
Amir In main prtte n se tendrt.
Ktrc poete, e'ett toufjrir
D'une esptrance innssouvie;
C'est donner mille fois in via.
lit pnurtnnt n'en jamais numrir.
(Uorges lluutclleau, in May Smart Set.
over his Miouldor nnd gayly. adventure
Mitnely, albeit primarily Inquisitively,
sets out afoot over some llttlo tract of
earth. Panama, Culcbra, "the zone"
you havo heard the words until you are
"All long heralded sights such Is
the nature of tho worrd and man are
ut first glimpse disappointing. To this
ruin tho great Culehni 'cut' was no ex
ception. After all, this was merely a
sick of them, p-rhaps; but now you 1 inn, a mouerato rmge, uns oacKoom- 01
have met with something new and con-, tho lstlimu, the sundering of which had
creto and fascinating In Jts revcla
tlons of life and living conditions. Of
course, It makes you want to bo a lone
policeman yourvelf -for a week or so,
at any rate; but It makes you, so long
as the first wish is Impossible of gratl-
sent Its echoes to all corners of the
earth. Tho long fed Imagination had
led on to picture a towering mountain,
a very Andes.
"Hut ns I looked lonuer, noting .how
llttlo by comparison weie the trains 1
tlcatlon, glad that It was Mr. Kranck . Knew to be or regulation size, now liter
who went In your place and who I ally tiny were the scores upon scores of
now tells what might have happened to men far down below who wero doing
you and what you might have seen and. this thing. Its significance regained bit
heard and done nnd learned for yourself, bv hit Us proper proportions. Train
In fact, it is perhaps lifter all better I nfter train load of the Moll of the 'cut'
that he has gono for you. ground away toward tho Paclllc; and
Mr, Kranck got his rpeclal Job of . here man had been digging steadily
rensiiq rnnmer.itor lierausx he collli! i since a year before I was born. The
Upenk Spanish because he Is one of ' gigantic scene recalled to mind the 'In-
tamped around. He characterized ,r"1!' "ml "L,r " young body brushed
Yetta ns a heroine, nnd
doubtedly she wnn sympathetic,
doubtedly she was good
was so stirred that he
'iose rare people. Americans whniHustn.il nrmy or wnicn i.ariyie was
'speak some foreign tanguuges. After , prone to pi earn, with tne same tilsu
he g.n his Job ho got down to business; . pllnn nnd organization as an army In
itli't tu (ft uortlni lii-tit Itfrt lt ViMrif llvfl
HER SOUL'S CAPTAIN !,t one of the most thrllllngly interesting
moments of crisis ever experienced by
any little locality on the globe Just on
day. the grandmother of them all Is lit- the verge of stopping being one thing
tiling cise, radically
nor the other:
allzlng, In a daze,
which I am too lazy to use." He had
other bestowals from the powers. He
was only 30. IIo tried to reason, poor
fellow, nnd Yottn was approximate and
:. nai.i. .,i fn I,.., i . , ., 'iny, me gr.inuinoinvr oi lueni n u i- ,
1 ft her T 7-1 n .r ll T rM"s tlo. brave, tuly Jane Kyrc. who In 1SI7 .nnd becoming somethll
npathetlc. I'n- T 'Ung her face in his hand he . ,k , d,beMtcy , o oId WurM I different: all elements
looking. Walter , "l?'1 " "V'r ' moon and klsed flf lllJln;ln fcmars ,h ,,,., n,1PP , one thing
wished to break her. tl noted with something of sur- I ,lnnlm,ltnU.,j wor,, f .,,.. TllB nr;t p.-oplo yet hardly real
opinion that no 'rise tint Walters sense of what was i wf , reM ,,,0 hns ruimlnrl, Rlmo,t ; but foon to look hn
lit could havu happening was gradual. There was , ,u., n oi... i i ...... ,.ui,.nnrtitii- ihlni- tlmt
o great a violence. , nsidcrablo reason why it should have (hrmu.,, nnv , Mr. w.MU'i pages nnd the stupendous result,, and
?od gave me a brnln j non swift. may leave to the h, m,no Kf,Teaey rebellious than uny clenrlnr away of what was.
poetic apprehension of the render the
careful preliminary turning of the
maiden's face to the moon.
Walter hnd understanding. He could
I be coed at heated times. Doubtless he
Hooks nre well enough. We do not , "nw Isadoro. tho socialist editor, In the
question that Isadoro Hraun's Intel- ""stance. He was enabled to support
lectual structure had been shaken by . the fact that Yetta, when he put her
what he had encountered on the printed ''ive nMde. "crumpled up In a heap at
Dace. Ho was a serious ami inquiring wun umimh iwunn" wneo
on of hli ultra-modern, flnn young Something of all this -that which
women. Tagged an Inferior In n social makes the Panama of the moment hold
i much of the dramatic suspense Mr.
I'ranck hns managed to "cet over" In
his book, the while he is specifically
narrating nnd chronicling and picturing
and describing. And there latter points
of detail certainly make Interesting nnd
order whose rigid backbone wa made
up of eas to vfrtebra renrnl under a
family nnd school reglniu calculated to
reduce a czar to n whimpering slave.
sh evolved before ToUtuy and prnctlfc.1
it more sanely the pure doctrine of n"ii
nslstnn.ee, which rightly comprehended
is tun ery essenco of rebcldom. More
the Held; nnd every now and then, to
hear out tho figure, there burst forth
tho mighty cannonade, not of war but
of pcaco nnd progress In the form of
earth heaving and houe rocking blasts
of dynamite, tearing away the solid
rock below ut the very feet of the town.
" So on again, past nn army
encamped In wood and tin barracks on
n hillside, with khaki uniformed Holders
nhorse and afoot enlivening all the
roadway and the neighboring fields,
Never n mile without Its town how dif
ferent will nil this be when the cannl Is
finished and all this community Is gone
to Alaska, or has scattered lyelf ngaln
over the face of the earth."
You may wonder why the author
makes persistent use of the poetical
"'tis" and "'twas"; but we can't en
lighten you on that point.
person, nnd nre willing to believe ( ho was greatly run down. Off In the than most men nnd women - the Henley a XT pv rpi T CTI T A T t7 C
that nfter reading M. Hergson he was woods ho slept off his fatigue. Ho doctrlnu Is faulty nt best Jane whs Pil tLiNLjL 1 Orl ' rLtL Ul
tinablo to go to sleep. .M. Hergson sat- mi-pi nmrimi aim eignieen nours a capiain or ncr mui. From n study of
isfled Isadore that the Instrument with my. "He soon regained his appetite, the old "New Woman." By IMua Kou-
I hey got fresh milk and eggs and , ton In tho April Hookmnn,
which we reason Is not divine. As es
tablished In fact we may mention that
Isadore desired Yettn. The question In
cidentally protrudes Itself: Should we
give to the vagrant who wants a drink?
Our unreaMinlng heart Inclined us to
be glad when Isadoro, confronted
abruptlv with this dlllleult problem,
laughed happily and handed over the
necessary money. Hut vve recall our
helves to tin- circumstance that In the
face of nil philosophy, In spite of an
abundant exercNe of very nl( e ratio
cination, both Walter nnd Isadore fell
n warm Inclination toward the very
good looking Yetta.
We may pause to make note of th
"yellow" paper that stood out for Tam
many nnd the traction interests. Pass-
garden truck from a nearby farmer,
and three times a week a man came
In a boat with other provisions from the
town at the foot of the lake. Isadore
beuau to put on flesh." There are
pages reflecting in the sociological mnii
nr on the fact of sex. The necessity
of Instruction In this matter Is pro-
LATEST BOOKS FROM
THE VARIOUS HOUSES
The Marnilllun Company announce
the publication this vvo-k of the fol
lowing new I k: "An Kcnnomtc Inter-
PASSION AND RESTRAINT
Is' Prances Clare's story of "Wild Jus
tice" (Dutlleld nnd Company) we
Hnd Paula observing her own beauty nt
the end of the live busy Journalistic
years which separated her from what
hail strangely been n glamourous nnd
claimed. lour years lifter their mar- 'Pretatlon of the Constitution" In- i'i,.,,i. u.ih now nn iinaeeoimlabl.. nnil otilte
rlaue Isadore nnd etta were choi-en'A Heaul, and "Tin. Patiti.T of To.nior- prepmterous "past." Mr. Mendles was
. . l.n ., ... ..... .... .i , . t - 1.1 lr-..i..-,.1' . ... .
io im. neieiraies in un international " ' irvmc .nuersMU. f,lt nn, j--.ii-. nnd otherwise per-
SorialiM Congress In London. Yetta ! 'V"!!,.',?,,,l'"'r. 1'."".k" n.m?ounr1. l,v. t i fe.-tlv unworthy pirate. Mtange that she
...-I, -0101110; oiniuue " I ne llisido or th- l , , , , . ,, . , , .
Cup." bv Winston Churchill. "Mvself .,,,,1 "v"r ''"V" h'"n ar l"
1." by K.innlo Stearns P.ivl. Wilsam." " A" Ior '"r nwn pnyste-ll nppear
by S c. Ni thersole . -The Itural church!" I''n" at the time when she Is presented
by GIIToid Plnchot nnd Cluiihs Otis (Jill, I to us, we are sure that It was satlsfac-
reassured Isadore. Walter, she told
him, was perhaps the father of some
of her Ideas, but Nadore. her husband,
was the father of her children. Pact,
after nil, is above theory. It Is the
NEWS OF AUTHORS AND
WHAT THEY ARE DOING
f'.r Ollbert Pirker was recently won
orlng what that ancient observer who
Ins of the Dictator of Paraguay; standing
bv Sti'Venon's grav.' In Samoa, travelling
I.ooO miles up tbi- frozm i Iv. rs of Siberia;
silling up the Tlerls to 11.iki1.kI.
Itnbert Kennedy Imncan, author of
"Some Chemical Problem' of To-day" nnd
"The Chemistry of Cmiu'rc,." Im Just
remarked "of making many t-ook there Is ''""n unanimously rnncii nrst .llr.-ctor or
in- iiiBiiuiii' ,u iniiij-iiit'i iie.'.ir.'ii .'ini
School of specific Industrie, which was
nn end" would (ay if he could now come
to earth. "Imilne," said the novelist,
"tr. author of Telsinstrs makinu a tour
of the Caniegle libraries, or conceive of
recently donated to the Pnlverslty of Pitt
burg Prof. Inincan Ins already success
fully conduct, d an institution of similar
the peerless Chaucer in front of a book- ,B"lr" "f ' n ' "n"','r,,,- "r Knsi In
. ,, ,. both of h s Ixxiks. "The Chemistry of Com-
stall at a railway station. He would m" m, ...,I10 (.e.i.n Problem of
probably shut his eyes and say. 'Take me To.,av ," he has dirertf.l the attention of
hick to my comfortable tomb.'" i the public to Just the work these unlversl-
Zane. Orey, whose new novel. "rr sort " , '"' endeavoring to foster, the nppll
Gold." Is out this week, writes from I ra.t'!'" "f ""tl'",Piify hcl.nc. to lndu
m ..... . . , . . trial processes
Florida that he Ins landed the reenrd fjt.ptu-n c.raham. author of -rndlseov-tarpon
of the season, which measured six I ere,i itusa," "A Vncabond In the Can
feet four and a half Inches, jfr. Orey I casus" and a new hook in preparation by
left for the South Immediately after I the John Line Company entitled "Chariir-
finishing the new Ismk,
Rose O'Neill, the artist and writer for
children, has been finding herself Incon
veniently popular. When he wxa In the
Blick Forest, working on her first models
r,m, ,'.,, .h., ' . i dltlons and life of the newly an Ivert itnml-
Oermany got wind of what was In process cr..nt ,, ,i. r,minl v. .., ,.,
lug ltusj.1.1," Ins recently made the passage
from Kurope to America In the swinge
In older to be In dally touch with a party
of Husslan emigrants, some ;fin In num
ber, who were on their vvay to the New
World Mr. ilraham Is spending his time
In N w York in Investigating the con-
ana so beslecrsl her that rh" escaped to
the Island of Capri. Hut she was fol
lowed even there, and had to return to
America for privacy and to her lodge in
the Ozark Mountains. "Tho Ken-plea and
Iotty Darling" Is published by Gforge
H. Doran Company.
Dr. William Hyron Forbush. author of
The comlnc Generation.
our shores until ho hns found permanent
occupation. This quest of Mr. Graham
takes him all over the Hast Side and into
every sort of company ami habitation.
His next move will be to New Kngland
After visiting lioston and tho mamif
as 1.1ft." by Hrni.v
1. P. Putton nnd Company announce
tory. Her lines wero good; fhe may
have been a little fallow, anil If she was
we nre sure that the circumstance was
Towards j, recommendation; her mouth was red.
her gray eyes were clear, and there waj
an Inner lluht such as we henr of as
several new books. Including
a New Theatre," by Gordon Craig. "Com- i
mon M-n.se m roreigu Poliej. bv Sli
Harry Johnston. "Nelson in Cnulun,! " "
by i: Hallam Moorehouse ; "H.ivemi.1." "''Inlng with much excellence of effect
by lMward Hutton. and "Sir Kobett through alabaster We do not know
l.'Kstraime." by George Kitehln 'precisely why lllddy Helaney OTallnns
A group of n-lentlrle Isiuki Includes I Is In thn tnle tint l'nobi llveil In fi fl.it
"The Kntomolotlst s Iic Hook." nnd othei ' .,,. ,. kt,vl. ,i,.,t mn,,.n nf
Interestlnc title. Mr,. : . nirti,iniiry of
Itntanti'iil Nam v." by Georce P Zlmmer .
"The Guild of Garden lowers." bv Con
stance o'Hrleu. the elas.,. among his
torles of the provinces of India. "Tod s
Annals of Hajnsthan" . 'Tin Plamoml
SutiH," a Chltn se cliisslc, and "Pstptuu
Legends." retold bv Maigarel Murray
To-day. April George H Pnran
Compiiiiv ate publishing the following
books: "Greater Txive Hath No Man," a
novel, by Prank I. P.iekaid : "The Long
Kngagunent," a novd based on the piob
lem of the wisdom nf long engagements,
by Kthel S Stevens. "The Hippodrome."
a diam.itle novel laid In Il.itrelona, bv
Hiehel Haywaid, and two vnlumi s of
different character by Herbert Kaufman .
"The KUlclent Ace" and "Poems."
Messrs. llenr' Holt nnd Company pub
lished vesterdav. April IS, "Ithetorlc and
the Studv of Literature." bv Alfied M
Hitchcock, author of "Practice Hook In
Kngllsh," and ate publishing tn-dav. April
IS, the following Isioks: "The Child, Its
Care, Plet and Common Ills." by Pr U
Mather SHI, bcturer at the New Yoik
Polyclinic; "The Living Plant." a pop
ular exposition, by Pr. William P. Oanong.
and the eighteenth volume In the "Amer
ican Nature Series," nnd "Science from
an Kasy Chair." a second series of papers
by Sir K. liny Lnnkester. author of "I;x-
&c "Marxlsri versus
turlng towns of New Pngland he purposes
a walking trip through the middle West i tlnct Animals'
ih. author of in outer to familiarize himself with the Socialism." bv Prof. V. O Hlmkhovllch of
has recently life of the Immigrants In the f.irmlnir
erupted an Invitation from rrpyhtent i nf that nnrt nf
Oorfir IT. Vlnrnnt of th XTnivor.lty of has lived for Mvo fnrn In itussla and ia I ' if tiu-
X0:,el1' J"n" 'r ''-?.. V P."? ' hn Il-slsn ,o foiling books to IsV'injiulsheTZrTi
i.nuuir. ii. i,uriise a look on America ir, : -jirass Faces," by Charles McPvov
In the near future. I "Gettysburg," by Klsle Plngmaster : "Poilv
Mony i-.iiuil .leaweii, author of "The of Ladv Oav Cottage." by Pmmn r n..,i
in the Chautauqua of that State, con
ducted under the aurpices of thu unlver
uc ri y i riiiitji in mil r( inr in vn i . v. . ,.r i,n ... v.
America Immediately been re- which does not come to many writers of UBA'b;oUrt "Th' Value Z glX'l
rh,'.tC"',!lS,h" T'fe' wh" has "" ' in . children's llctlon. Two cardinals. Car.ll- Specu lat m " hy larr ion 11, "
i - i p i -i hi iiia inrs. irnriMiiirn irnn inn 'iitnnin i,.,
her Intent book. "The Son of Columbus." George Soulle.
Gentleman," Is well launched. Mr. 1
Is busily cngageri on making a dramatic
version of his "The Broad Highway."
Kdlth Unrnnrd Pelano, author of "The
Land of Content." says that every well
regulntid author has a fad and that hers
Is bulbs. She claims that she has bulbs
In blossom In the house from the time
her pnrden is done blooming In No
vemher until the daffodils are cut In the
spring Hut this 5 ear her proud succes
sion of bloom almost failed her, for one
day on passing through her kitchen the
was gntt.-d by the delighted took: "Sure,
iniiani, inet-e ren onions Is Jent nne. I'vf
peeb-d ami peeled, an' nlver a tear havi
tliey brought to tne rvn" Mi ni,,,..
Was lust In time to resell til,... ,,t l,.p I
rarest Uuteh bulbs
.jlil.. . I. . ... .
dea.1 .. 1, no ,.;, r " 7 ra one of tho crawling
MILD TALE OF A YOUNG
MAN'S SPRING LOVE AFFAIR
R HOnnY," by Harold Kellock
1V1 (The Century Co.) Is a mild,
pleasant romnnce in keeping with these
I've I spring days; more pleasant to take
1 than a tonic, but perhaps less effectual.
To find favor In the eyes of young
I Mr. Dulworthy, It wnH necessury to be
Kngllsh at the University of Dublin. He
was well known In this country for his
writings on Shakespeare, especially
"Sliaki spear.. . A Critical Story of His
Mind and Art." and the Introductions
which he wrote to tho "Harper Shake-
pe.ire," edited by Sir Sidney Lee.
Louis ,Iof,eili Yntic In one loynl Amer
lcn neither dnrzled by the brilliancy nf
farts nor blinded bv the gloom of Lon
don. in a 1 event letter fram London lw
says: "I nm coming home, nnd home
looks so good to me that I feel as though
I never wauled to leave It ngaln." He
furthermore says that he hasn't ot much
done on thn new novel ha waa join to
write while nbroad
J. H. Curie, author of "The Shadow
Show," had bis vision of glowing, adven
turous travel In far countrUs when he waa
14 er old, !!.. eel oul. That waa
twenty-alx years ago, and Mr. Curie !
Hall a traveller. He haa been In every
habitable part of the slnbe. Now at 40
he haa written the account of his nomadic
ailatenee rldlna Into Zululand: on tha
bllla outaldc Juhanneaburc waiting- for
Jameson; sailing up tne Amst.", t" tii
variety. For young Mr. Dulworthy,
even though endeavoring to till the legal
shoes of deceased Uncle Henry, who
had lived up New England way, try as
he would, could work up no great ex
citement over any of tho brands of
"bugs" that come under the feet of
Manhattnn lawyers. So ho filled bin
time and office with accumulating a
fine collection of non-paying crawling
tenants, let his pockets go empty, and
That is, hs was happy until Rose
came along one day and saw him Bitting
and watching aome tumble buga. Toung
Mr. Dulworlhy waa Kieully Interested
in tumble buga. And Roaa waa Inter
ested because, young Mr. Dulworthy"s
frock coat and Bilk hat looked so
plquantly picturesque in tho country
field. Young Mr. Pulworthy waa thus
dressed up because he hnd been visit
ing his one client In her Westchester
home nnd hnd been led astray hy his pas
slon while on his way back to the
It was spring, and Hose waa pretty,
and young Mr. Dulworthy was "Inter
esting" an Infallible combination. The
Westchester client Jmd to ho visited
again nnd ngaln; and soon Hose wns
performing (esthetic operations on "Mr.
Hobby's" finger nails, and tho young
man was beginning to meditate gloomily
on his empty pookets.
The deus ex machlna In this story
has great, dusky, brown eyes, an ex
pressive nose, and a genius for affairs.
Though temporarily young, Mr. Dul
worthy's office boy, .1. Zlnshelmer, was
undoubtedly born for fortune, it is
cheerfully predicted that you may some
day, and that not too fnr off, take n
trip uptown and see J. .Inshelincr's
own palace and surrounding gurdens.
He Inspired and Instructed young Mr.
Dulworthy to "get a hustle on." Some
of the results were unexpected und
temporarily unplensunt; btit, eventually
ho got Hose, so what's the odds?
The book enn hurt no one.
the kind, though not extravagantly In
let est Ing, was suitable.
The commanding power of Paula wns
shown when she took Kiddy to an ex
clusive restaurant for dinner. TJie
stupid manager offered to be difficult:
he thought that there wan no table; but
Paula knew how to command In the
"right tone" She possessed the "whip
of mastery" She told him "loftilv" to
"tie quick." nnd the cowed man found
the desired tnble In a Jiffy. It was n
common ntnusement with him to snub
duchesses, but Paula's tone sent nhlvers
nlnnc his Ignoble spine, Tommy Went,
worth, who wns wnltlng fnr his friend
Anthony Kellalrs, wns profoundly Im
pressed. Anthony was very talkntlve
when he came In; he wan naturally
exuberant as well as extremely hand
some; but Tommy managed to tell him
t lint Paula was "n creature mnde of
moonbeams nnd fine steel." We are
willing to believe that much In tho
stor" supports, the truth of that finely
Anthony Kellnlrn had lived five years
on his estnto In Ireland nt tho time
when we mako his ncqualntnnce. He
had n wife nnd a little daughter. It Is
painful to henr hltn confiding to his
friend Tommy thnt he hated his wife
nnd his dead father-ln-Invv, It seems
that owing to domestic clrcumstnnces
he hnd been checked In n grent polltlcnl
career He hnd strong pnsslnnn, yet he
resisted quite easily the ndvnnces of the
beautiful Lndy Christohel, with whom
he had had nn nffalr beforo his mnr
rlage. Spenklng of thnt love which she
wished to renew she said to htm: "Have
you never thought thnt It would be cood
to know Just once more the satistled
leap of the blood when my henrt beats
against yours?" She also snld to him:
"I nm not menly mouthed. I will not
mince words with you. Don't you want
me? Don't I even tempt your senses?"
Ho requested her to hush. The story
makes note of "her burning oym and
pnsslonnte mouth." She cried: "I will
not hush. You Uf'd to Hnd me beauti
ful. You used to change color at my
lightest much. Well, here I nm, n beau
tiful woman whom you once loved, nnd
I want you, Anthony. I do so want
you'" He called her n beniitlful tiger,
but he did not nuccumb. llecplalned
to her. He said: "Stained nnd battered
and disreputable ns It wns. I have In the
depths of my soul n lingering respect
for tho lovo 1 bore you. It wns not
virtuous, but It wns ren), nnd I will not
further degrade the poor battered
thine." He was llrm. Lady Christohel
sought to be revenged upon Paula.
The story Is rather vaguo at the last.
It Is certain that Paula nnd Anthony
loved each other, but we cannot make
out whether the obstacle confronting
them were ever likely to be surmounted.
"Paula, my woman, life Is very good."
Thnt utterance by Anthony to the lovely
heroine Is the last word in the book.
It hns the sound of promise. We know-
that Tommy hnd abandoned hope; nnd
surely It Is not too much of n, revelation
If we ndd thnt Kiddy married a pinno
lie hns little feeling for home life, for
the Intimacy of the hearth. He dislikes
scolding wives, ho wnrns men ngnlnst
marrying women older than themselves.
nnd although he gives us many noble
portrnlts of women ho has not a single,
line In praise of the sex Itself. Yet ho
nppnrently held that the average woman
would mako a good wife at least we
may Infer this, since tho bad wives who
appear in his plays nro very few Indeed;
even some of his bad women nre good
wives. From tho frequency with which
his women do not wait to bo wooed,
falling In lovo at first sight nnd frankly
encouraging the men they have singled
out, we may deduco Shakespeare's
oplDtoi that women nre rendier to tako
the I. '."t step in lovo malting thnn Is
ordla'rlly supposed, Apparently nlso
Shaluspenre did not despise a man who
wns attracted townrd a woman primar
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