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When the talk was up to household
conomics, care of children, develop
ment of the Infantile mind, how to
make lovely and artistic bits of fur
niture out of sugar barrels, to make
$250 worth of lumber look like a
(6,000 country house, to disguise an
Early Hose potato so that it would
taste like roast duck. Mrs. Twilliger
Clarice Brown was there so strong
that she almost believed the things
she handed the public.
She broke into the recipe columns
of the Sunday papers so often with
new puddings to be made without
cream, and how to make fine and dan
dy custard souffle without calling on
the custard jar, that there was noth
ing left for the bunch to do but elect
her head gavel-wielder of the "United
Mothers and Women's Clubs."
Clarice was a poor girl when she
was made a Mrs, and all she knew
was to love her husband, darn his
hose, keep the buttons on and make
the home a joy forever. But, when
John accidentally discovered a hole
In the ground that was full of Irreg
ular shaped chunks of black stuff that
sold for about $9.60 per 2,000 pounds,
she began to lose track of him, and
''later, when he wished to have a few
|minutes' private conversation with the
wife of his bosom, he had to make a
date with her manager.
One night when she failed to re
member the name of their youngest,
little Nell, he broke down and cried,
tout he kept it to himself, for he still
loved his wife and he knew that it
made her happy to deceive the public.
Her favorite game was to gather
together a crowd of young mothers
tn the rooms of the Esoteric club and
tell them that the only sure way to
'ruin their children was to pass them
I out too much love. The real way was
(to place the baby carefully in the
I jnlddle of a large brass-bound bed and
I let it cry until the little one looked
Jlke a red wrapper on a Fourth of
'July torpedo in this way the mind
Wall of Club Building Falls Out and
Gamesters Are Exposed to
Kew York Sun Special Service.
Pittsburg, Pa March 14 The Co
lumbia club's building was wrecked
yesterday and there was great excite
ment in the nleghborhood.
Owing to excavating for a big build-
By SAM HILL.
CHURCH GOERS -WITNESS POKER GAME
mHHMMmUMMMMIMMMtHMimtWWWMMHIMHUIMIMMMMHtWMlMM Altho Vertebrae Are Successfully
Knitted Man Who Fell from Loft
New York Sun Speoial Service.
Derby, Conn March 14 Altho his
case was known to be fatal, surgeons
were able to keep Albert E Smith,
aged 29, of South "Windsor, alive eigh-
fail through th Ice, Eddie?"
*Naw, you blame chump. I jist went
to fwimmln' an* stayed too long an'
froze ttpl DafsatH"
His faculties were at once on the
-alert, tho he little realized the danger
betokened by the bird's rapid dart into
the void. Turning first to peer at Ins,
he satisfied himself that she was still
asleep. Her lips were slightly parted
in a smile, she might be diearning of
summer and England. He noiselessly
wormed his way to the verge of
the rock and looked down thru the
The Dyaks were already stirring.
Some were replenishing the fiie,
othe'rs were drawing water, cooking,
eating, smoking long thm-stemmed
pipes with absurdly small bowls, or
oiling their limbs and weapons with
impartial energy. The chief yet lay
stretched on the sand, but, when the
first beams of the sun gilded the
I waters, a man stooped over the
prostrate form and said something
that caused the sleeper to rise stiffly,
supporting himself on his uninjured
I arm. They at once went off together
^towards Europa Point
"They have found the boat,"
thought Jenks. "Well, they are wel
come to all the information it af
The pair soon returned. Another
IsDyak advanced to exhibit one of
Jenks' spring gun attachments. The
ravage had a sense of humor.
Several laughed heartily when the
IStfcause of their overnight alarms was
revealed Th chief alone preserved
a gloomy and saturnine expression.
He gave some order at which they
all hung back sheepishly. Cursing
them in choice Malay, the chief seized
a thick faggot and strode in the di
rection of the cave. Goaded into ac
tivity by his truculent demeanor, some
followed him, and JenksUnable to
pee, but listening anxiouslyknew
that they were tearing the
cheval de frise from its sup
ports Nevertheless none of the
working party entered the excavation.
They feared the parched bones that
1 phone by night.
of some two days' existence would
grasp the idea that it was very fool
ish indeed to cry, no matter how deep
the pin. Every mother in the crowd
tried it at once.
She also had a choice line of talk
about how to prevent brain congestion
in children, by holding objects before
them and by drawing cute pictures on
the blackboard, in this way teaching
them their "A -abs" without their
knowing it. Further, she lectured
that Mother Goose was so closely re
lated to the young lady that enter
tained the Arabian monarch for sev
eral evenings and her line of hot air
about the dish doing stunts with the
spoon so very closely resembled the
sayings of a certain German baron,
that it placed her in the unsafe class
for children, especially as every little
boy and girl knew that a cow could
never jump over the moon.
One day, while in the midst of her
famous lecture on "A Mother's Rela
tion and Duty Toward Her Children," a
messenger disturbed the meeting long
enough to tell her that little Nell,
while alone in the house, had partaken
so heartily of patent roach food, that
the doctors couldn't bring her back.
Every one said it was a pity that
servants were so careless about leav
ing things around where children
could get them, but John had a few
ideas of his own and gave it out
straight to Mrs. T. that in
future if she wished to help him spend
any of the long green she had best
get very busy at home, that he was
very fond of an old-fashioned dish she
used to cook, called oat-meal, that he
had given the lady of the range her re
lease and that he would like his por
ridge served at 7 a. m. sharp.
The Associated Press gave it out
that, owing to the death of her child,
she had retired from public work, but
John knew better and in time he
learned to forget.
LIVED 18 MONTHS WITH BROKEN BACK
CautionMake good with your own
before you tell others.
ing on the lot adjoining, the founda
tions were undermined and one side
collapsed without warning, the entire
side falling out.
In a top room a game of poker was
in progress. The wall in falling left
the gamesters exposed and the house
was twisted so they could not get out
by doors on the inside Players were
recognized and derided by friends go
ing to church and the imprisoned men
could not be liberated until the fire
teen months with two of the vertebrae
of his back broken. He died yester
In August, 1902, Smith fell twenty
two feet from the loft of his barn,
striking on his back across a beam.
He was almost completely paralyzed
and was speechless When taken to
the hospital the broken vertebrae were
successfully knitted, but the injured
spinal cord never recovered and par
alysis caused death.
IF YOU DO NOT KNOW
YOU OUGHT TO KNOW
Greece has more public holidays
than any other country in the world.
In proportion to their size spiders
are seven times stronger than lions.
The Americans are, as a nation, the
best penmen of the world, with the
British a close second.
the flings ofthe morning-
The use of coal in the manufacture
of gas i dimply enormous, one Lon
don company alone using over 2,000,
000 tons per year.
Among the many things ascribed to
the swallow is the assertion now made
by naturalists that a "healthy" one
can swallow 6,000 flies a day.
Man is the weakest of all animals
in proportion to size, and if he had
the comparative intelligence of an ant,
fo instance, schools and teaching
would be a useless luxury.
Sugar cane was used as early as
325 It was forgotten afterward
and did not come into common use in
Europe until the seventeenth century.
milling Talc ol SfclpwreeK ana Mveatnre.
By LOUIS TRACY.
Copyright 1908 by Edward J. Clods.
Correspondence of The Journal.
New York, March 14.The Easter
bonnet, for generations and genera
tions the mark for comic writers, the
supposed despair of husbands and
fathers and the delight of womankind,
makes its appearance on the horizon
in this luxurious age of the world
long before Lent begins, in conse
quence of the exodus to southern
climes, where spring and summer hats
are a necessity
This year Easter falls very early, so
that the interest in spring millinery
must needs begin even earlier than
the knowledge that tragedies such as
this Dyak horror lay almost in their
path. People in London were just
going to the theater He recalled the
familiar jingle of the hansoms scam
pering along Piccadilly, the more
stately pace of the private carriages
crossing the park. Was it possible
that the world of to-daythe world
of telegraphs and express trains, of
the newspaper and the motor cartwo
inoffensive human beings could be
done to death so shamefully and open
ly as would be the fate of Iris and
himself if they fell into the hands of
these savages' It was inconceivable,
intolerable' But it was true'
And then, by an odd trick of mem
ory, his mind reverted, not to the
Yorkshire manor he learnt to love as
a boy, but to a little French inland *i?\
town where he once passed a sum-1
mer holiday intent on improving his i
knowledge of the language. Interior
France is even more remote, more se
cluded, more provincial, than agricul
tural England. There no breath of the
outer world intrudes. All is laborious,
circumspect, a trifle poverty-stricken,
but beautified by an Arcadian sim
plicity. Yet one memorable day,
when walking by the banks of a river,
he came upon three men dragging
from out a pool the water-soaked
body of a young girl into whose
fair forehead the blunt knob often
seen on the back of an old-fashioned
axe had been driven with cruel force.
So, even in that tiny old-world hamlet,
murder and lust could stalk hand in
He shuddered. Why did such a
hateful vision trouble h'm? Reso
lutely banning the raven-winged
specter, he slid back down the ledge
and gently wakened Iris She sat up
instantly and gazed at him with won
Fearful lest she should forget her sur
roundings, he placed a warning fin
ger on his lips.
"Oh," she said in a whisper, "are
they still here?"
He told her what had happened,
and suggested that they should have
something to eat whilst the coast was
clear beneath. She needed no second
bidding, for the long vigil of the pre
vious night had made her very hun
gry, and the two breakfasted right
royally on biscuit, cold fowl, ham,
and good water.
In this, the inner section of their
refuge, they could be seen only by a
bird or by a man standing on the dis
tant rocky shelf that formed the
southern extremity of the opposite
'"Poor J. S.!" murmured the sailor,
"if his spirit still lingers near the
scene of his murder he will thank me
for dragging him into the fray. He
fought them Irving and he can scare
As he had not been able to complete
the communicating shaft, it was not
now of vital importance should the
Dyaks penetrate to the interior. Yet
he thanked the good luck that had
showered such a heap of rubbish over
the spot containing his chief stores
and covering the vein of gold. Wild
as these fellows were, they well knew
the value of the precious metal, and
if by chance they lighted upon such
a well-defined lode they might not
quit the island /for weeks.
At last, on a command from the
chief, the Dyaks scattered in various
directions. Some turned towards
Europa Point, but the majority went
to the east along Turtle Beach or by
way of the lagoon. Prospect Park was
deserted. They were scouring both
sections of the island in full force.
The quiet watcher on the ledge took
no needless risks. Tho it was impos
sible to believe any stratagem had
been planned for his special benefit,
an accident might betray him. With
the utmost circumspection he rose on
all fours and, with comprehensive
glance, examined trees, plateau, and
both strips of beach for signs of lurk
ing foe. He need have no fear. Of
all places in the island, the Dyaks least
imagined that their quarry had lain all
night within earshop of their encamp
At this hour, when the day had
finally conquered the night, and the
placid sea offered a turquoise path to
the infinite, the scene was restful, gen
tly bewitching. He knew that, away
there to the north, P. and O. steam
ers, Messageries, Maritimes and North
German Lloyd liners were steadily
churning the blue depths en route to
Japan or the Straits Settlements. They
oarried hundreds of European pas
sengers, men and women, even little
children, who, were fas removed fronvl-oliB, and th* sailor kp^. loB&4ooklisland>.iQt tremendous activity* JEh*
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL.
3."I dreamed about you last nfght, Maudte."
"Did you? What did dream?"
"1 dreamed dat you wuz goin' ter die a old maid
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SPRING HATS MUST MATCH OR SHOW SHARP CONTRAST
out in that-direction.
Ins was about tij throw the remains
of the feast into an empty oil-tin pro
vided for refuse -when Jenks re
"No," he said, smilingly. "Scraps
should be the first course next time.
We must not waste an atom of food."
"How thoughtless of me'" she ex
claimed. "Please tell me you think
they will go away to-day."
But the sailor flung himself flat on
the ledge and grasped a Lee-Metford.
"Be still, on your life," he said.
"Squeeze into your corner. There is
a Dyak on the opposite cliff."
True enough, a man had climbed to
4."What will your father do when he knows you've
"Aw, nuffin'. Didn't lick?"
to a confrere
yet he had not seen them, nor even
noticed the place where they were
concealed The sailor imagined, from
the Dyak's gestures, that he was com
municating the uselessness of further
search on the western part of the
When the conversation ceased, he
hoped the loud-voiced savage would
descend. But no' The scout looked
into the valley, at the^well, the house,
the cave. Still he did not see the
ledge. At that unlucky moment three
birds, driven from the trees on the
crest by the passage of the Dyaks,
flew down the face of the cliff and be
gan a circling quest for some safe
perch on which to alight.
Jenks swore with an emphasis not
the less earnest because it was mute,
and took steady aim at the Dyak's
left breast. The birds fluttered about
in ever smaller circles Then one of
them dropped easily on to the lip of
the rock. Instantly his bright eyes
encountered those of the man, and he
darted off with a scream that brought
his mates after him.
The Dyak evidently noted the be
havior of the birdshis only lore was
the reading of such signsand gazed
intently at the ledge. Jenks he could
not distinguish, behind the screen of
grass. He might perhaps see some
portion of the tarpaulin covering the
stores, but at the distance it must Ve
semble a weather-beaten segment of
the cliff. Yet something puzzled him
After a steady scrutiny he turned and
yelled to the others on the beach.
The crucial moment had arrived.
Jenks pressed the trigger, and the
Dyak hurtled thru- the air, falling
headlong out of Sight.
The sound of this, the first shot
of real warfare, awoke Rainbow
usual, and certainly there are more
spring hats to be seen in all the shops
than is customary so early in the
As has been remarked about the
fashions of the present day, there is
no longer the same fixed rule as to
when winter or summer gowns shall
be worn, and the same rule, of course,
to a modified extent, a-pplies to milli
nery. With the exception of a short
time in midwinter, when heavy cloth,
velvet or fur hats are seen, and in
midsummer, when_only the lightest
weight straw and embroidered muslin
hats are in keeping with the range of
the thermometer, it requires an expert
to tell at first glance whether the hat
is intended for summer or winter.
For theater wear all winter are
seen chiffon lace and tulle hats that
are exactly as appropriate for sum
mer weatherso that the only dif
ference is in the shape and the trim
At the present moment the spring
hats exhibited are in straw, and such
a variety of weaves as are to be found.
The fine braid, rather stiff, is the
smartest for the moment, and one
fashion has both black and white
braid combined in the one hat. The
black and colored straw hats to match
the costumes are (as is always the
winged life of the place filled the
air with raucous cries, whilst shout
ing Dyaks scurried in all directions.
Several came into the val
ley. Those nearest the fallen
man picked him up and car
ried him to the well. He was quite
dead, and, altho amidst his other
injuries they soon found the bullet
wound, they evidently did not know
whence the shot came, for those
to whom he shouted had no inkling
of his motive, and the slight haze
from the rifle was instantly swept
away by the breeze.
Ins could hear the turmoil be
neath, and she tremulously
"Are they going to attack us
"Not yet," was the reassuring
answer. "I killed the fellow who
saw us before he could tell the oth-
It was a bold risk, and he had
taken it, tho, now the Dyaks knew
for -certain that their prey had not
escarped, and there was no prospect
of their speedy departure Never
theless the position was not utterly
hopeless None of the enemy could
tell how or by whom their companion
had been shot Many among the ex
cited horde jabbering beneath actual
ly looked at the cliff over and over
again, yet failed to note the poten
tialities of the ledge, and its few tufts
of grass growing where seeds had ap
rqrentl been blown by the wind or
dropped^by passing birds.
Jenks understood, of course, that
the real danger would arise when
they visited the scene of their com
rade's disaster. Even then the wav
ering balance of chance might cast
the issue in his favor. He could only
wait, with ready rifle, with the light
of battle lowering in his eyes Of
one thing at least he was certainbe
fore they conquered him he would
levy a terrible toll
He glanced back at Iris Her face
was pale beneath its mask of sun
brown. She was bent over her Bible,
and Jenks did not know that she was
reading the 91st Psalm. Her lips mur
"I will say unto the Lord, He is my
refuge and my fortress, my God, in
Him will Itrust"
The chief was listening intently to
the story of the Dyak who saw the
dead man totter and fall He gave
some quick order. Followed by a
score or more of his men he walked
rapidly to the foot of the cliff where
they found the lifeless body.
And Iris read
"Thou shalt not be afraid for the
terror by night nor for the arrow that
flieth by day."
Jenka.tol on^^nora hasty glanqe
MARoB 14* 1004.
WEATHE PREDICTIONS *w^
FO THE NORTHWEST
For Minneapolis and Vicinity: Fair to-night and Tuesday.
Weather Now and Then: To-day, maximum temperature 28 degrees,
minimum temperature 18 degrees a year ago, miiyimpiii temperature 28
degrees, minimum temperature 24 degrees.
MinnesotaPartly cloudy to-night and Tuesday, with possibly snow flur-
ries in north portion, colder in northeast portion to-night, brisk north-
WisconsinPartly cloudy to-night and Tuesday brisk northerly winds.
Upper MichiganSnow and colder to-night, Tuesday partly cloudyjj
brisk northerly winds.
North DakotaPartly cloudy to-night and Tuesday, with possibly sno-vr
flurries, rising temperature variable winds.
South DakotaPartly cloudy to-night and Tuesday, warmer Tuesday
and in west portion to-night, variable winds.
IowaGenerally fair to-night and Tuesday rising temperature Tuesday
variable winds, shifting to southerly.
MontanaSnow or rain to-night or Tuesday, warmer in east or south
portion to-night brisk southerly winds.
Precipitation is reported during the past twenty-four hours in the Ohio
valley, the Mississippi valley, the southern and western parts of the lake
region, in Minnesota, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Washington, Oregon and
northern and central California, rain was falling this morning at Pittsburg,
Montgomery, San Francisco and Portland, Ore., and snow at Washington,
Detroit, Cincinnati, on Lake Michigan, at LaCrosse, Davenport, Duluth and
Spokane. It is colder than it was yesterday morning in the British posses-
sions, wh this morning's temperature at 10 degrees below zero at Battle-
ford and 12 degrees below zero at Qu'Appelle
T. S. OUTRAM, Sectiofe Director.
.Observations taken at 8 a seventy-fifth meridian time,
temperatures in last twenty-four hours.
St Touis Mb 26
Buffalo, N. 22
Dnlutb Minn 8
Calgaiy, Alberta 4
Edmonton Uberta 12
Swift Current Assiniboia 0
Winnipeg Manitoba 8
Kansas fitv, Mo 24
Oinuaa, Neb IS
Huron, S ..._ 10
Moornead Minn 14
A "Daily Hint of Practical Vaiue to the Fair Sex.
The fashion pictures given daily in this department are eminently practi-
cal, and the garments pictured can be reproduced easily from the paper pat-
terns, which may be obtained at trifling cost thru The Journal. The
models are all in good style, pretty and original in effect and not too elabor-
ate for the ambitious amateur to reproduce.
4077 Misses' Walking Skirt,
12 to 16 years.
In ordering pattern, fill in this coupon.
PATTERN NO Size.
case) to be found among the earliest
eluded any number of most attractive
models in the lighter shades. Red has
lost none of its popularity, to judge
by the many different models, and this
in the face of the assertion that red
hats are no longer smart To tell the
truth, there are two distinct styles
this seasoneither the hat must be of
Bismarck. N. 4
New York 2tS
Jacksonville Fla 66
Ivew Orleans 4S
Helena, Mont 24
Miles CItv Mont 2
Denver, Col 32
Li Paso, Texas 3b
Portland Oregon 40
San Francibco 48
Los Angeles 44
CAUTIONBe careful to give correct number and size of patterns
wanted. When the pattern is bust measure, you need only mark 32, 34, 36 or
whatever it may be. "When in waist measure, 22, 24, 26, or whatever it may
be. When misses' or child's pattern, write only the figures representing the
age. It is not necessary to write "inches" or "years."
Patterns of this garment will be sent postpaid on receipt of 10 cents. Be.
sure and mention number of pattern. Address
PAPER PATTERN DEPARTMENT, JOURNAL, MINNEAPOLIS.
at her. The chief and the greater
number of his followers were out of
sight behind the rocks Some of
them must now be climbing to that
fatal ledge. Was this the end
Yet the girl, unconscious of the
doom impending, kept her eyes stead
fastly fixed on the book.
"For He shall give His angels
charge over thee, to keep thee in all
"They shall bear thee up in their
hands, lest thou dash thy foot against
"He shall call upon me, and I will
answer him I will be witn him in
trouble: I will deliver him and honor
Iris did not apply the consoling
words to herself. She closed the book
and bent forward sufficiently in her
sheltering niche to permit her to gaze
with wistful tenderness upon the man
whom she hoped tp see delivered and
honored She knew he would dare all
for her sake. She could only pray
and hope. After reading those in
spired verses she placed implicit trust
in the promise made. For He was
good His was the mercy that "en-
dureth forever" Enemies encom
passed them with words of hatred
fought against them without a cause
-but there was One who-should "judge
among the heathen" and "fill the
places with dead bodies."
Suddenly a clamor of discordant
yells fell upon her ears. Jenks rose
to his knees. The Dyaks had discov
ered their refuge and were about to
open Are. He offered them a target
lest perchance Iris were not thoroly
"Keep close," he said. "They have
found us. Lead will be flying around
She flinched back into the crevice
the sailor fell prone. Four bullets
spat into the ledge, of which three
pierced the tarpaulin and one flattened
itself against the rock.
Then Jenks took up the tale. So
curiously constituted was this man,
that altho he ruthlessly shot the sav
age who first spied out their retreat,
he was swayed only by the dictates of
stern necessity There was a feeble
chance that further bloodshed might
be averted. That chance had passed.
Very well. The enemy must start the
dreadful game about to be played.
They had thrown the gage and he
answered the"m. Four times did the
Lee-Metford carry death, unseen, al
most unfelt, across the vajley.
Ere the fourth Dyak collapsed limp
ly where he stood, others were there,
firing at the little puff of smoke-above
the grass. They got in a rew*shots,
moit of which sprayed at various
MISSES' WALKING SKIRT 4677.
The rule of generous flare about th
feet with snug fit round the hips for
the fashionable walking skirt is as
tenaciously held to by young girls aa
by their elders. This very stylish
model is adapted to all the range of
seasonable materials but in the case of
the original is made of blue flecked
etamine stitched with corticelh silk
and is exceedingly attractive and
pretty. The full length gore at the
back gives a long line which is always
admirable in addition to allowing for
greater freedom of movement.
The skirt consists of the circular
portion, which is tucked across the
hips to give the effect of a yoke, the
flounce and the back gores, which are
kilt plaited. The lower edge of the
circular portion has a deep hem un
der which the plaited flounce is at
tached and stitched to position, the
effect being a deep tuck over-lapping
The quantity of material required for the me
dium size is 5% yards 27 inches wide, 3% yard*
44 inches wide or 3% yards 52 inches wide
The pattern, 4677, is cut in, sizes for girls of
12, 14 and 16 years of agn.
the same color as the gown or in,
smart contrast. Black hats are nofc
thought smart with any color, but
colored hats with black gowns bid fain
to be more popular than ever.
Flounces, laces, ribbons and ostrichi
feathers are the most fashionable
trimmings, and the amount of lac*
used is far advance of any year.
angles off the face of the cliff But
they waited for no more When the
lever of the Lee-Metford was shaved
home for the fifth time the opposing
crest was bare of all opponents save
two, and they lay motionless.
The fate of the flanking detach*
ment was either unperceived or uiv*
heeded by the Dyaks left in the vicin
ity of the house and well. Astounded
by the firing that burst forth in mid
air, Jenks had cleared the dangeroud
rock before they realized that here,,
above their heads, were the white man
and the maid whom they sought.
With stupid zeal they blazed away
furiously, only succeeding in shower-*
ing fragments of splintered stone into
the Eagle's Nest. And the sailor
smiled. He quietly picked up an old
coat, rolled it into a ball and pushed it I
into sight amidst the grass Then he
squirmed round on his stomach and
took up a position ten feet away. Of I
course those who still carried loaded
guns discharged them at the bundle
of rags, whereupon Jenks thrust his
rifle bevond the edge of the rock and
Three Dyaks- fell before the re
mainder made up their minds to run.
Once convinced, however, that run*
ning was good for their health,
they moved with much celerity.
The remaining cartridges in the mag
azine slackened the pace of two of
their number. Jenks dropped the
empty weapon and seized another. He
stood up now and sent a quick re
minder after the rearmost pirate The
others had disappeared towards the
locality where their leader and his
diminished troupe were gathered, not
daring to come again within range of
the whistling Dum-dums. The sailor,
holding his rifle as tho pheasant
shooting, bent forward and sought a
belated opponent, but in vain. In
military phrase, the terrain was clear
of the enemy There was no sound
save the wailing of birds, the soft
sough of the sea, and the yelling of
the three wounded men in the house,,
who-'knew not what terrors threat*
ened, and vainly bawled for succor.
Again Jenks could look at Iris. Her
face was bleeding. The sight mad
"My God!" he groaned, "are yotl
She smiled bravely at him.
"It is nothing," she said. "A mere
splash from the rock which cut my
He dared not got to her. %Ie could
only hope that it1
was no worse, so
he turned to examine the valley once,,
more or vestige of a living foe,