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ThiS Gripping Story by Anthor of "The
Kindred of the Dust," Told in Motion Pic
tores, Loew's Palace Beginning Sunday.
Struggle of the Last of An Ancient Califoriril
/ Line to Save the Family Estate From the
Hands of the Encroaching Japanese.
' Thta great iliry has
?M late ? wonderful phatupty
Vf CoamopeHtan Proportions. ?
MtaitrrMk Bonmee. wl (c?
tartac Forest Stanley ?nd Mar
jaris Daw. It la a Paramom*
FOR a ten* time neither
spoke; then. whUe hl? glance
mill appraised the horses.
Don Mike stiffened a thumb and
trove it with considerable force
Into Pablo's ancient ribs. Caro
lina. engaged in* hanging out the
Parker wash in the yard of her
casa. observed Don Mike bestow
this infrequent accolade of appro
bation and affection, and her
heart swelled with pride. Ah.
yea: It was good to have the child
back on the rancho again.
Carolina and Pablo had never
heard that the ravens fed Klijah;
they had never heard of Elijah.
Nevertheless, if they had. they
would not have envied him the
friendship of those divinely di
rected birds, for the Farrels had
always fed Pablo and Carolina
ajid their numerous brood, now
raised and scattered over th"
countrywide. At sight of that
prod in the ribs. Carolina dis
missed forever a worry that
had troubled her vaguely during
the period between old Don
Miguel's death and the return
?f young Don Miguel?the fear
that a lifetime of ease and
plenty had ended. Pres
ently. She lifted a falsetto voice
b> a Spanish love song two cen
I await the morrow. Nina inia.
I await the morrow, all through
For the entrancing music and
With thee, my songbird, my
Come dance, iny Nina, in thy
Think of our love and do not
Hasten then my treasure, grunt
me this pleasure.
Dance then tomorrow the
Over at the corral. Pablo roiled
a cigarette, lighted it. and per
mitted a thin film of Mnoke to
trickle through his nostrils. He.
too. was content
"Carolina." he remarked pres
ently. in Knglifh. "is happy to
"I haven't any right to be. but.
PROF WILLI A M I AO*
PHELPS, of Ymle?"The fait th;?t
many sober-minded persons loudly
condemn the modern stage should
cause no un %
t hose familiar
with the his
tory of dra
cism. In suc
ries Ben Jon
son and Rich
of nature by
I believe that
at this mo
ment the most
form of liter
ature all over the world is the
drama. Not only is th* air
fined with sign* ef promise,
but during the last thirty five
more good dramas have
written In the English
languages than in any preced
ing thirty-five years sin<'e the
of Shakespeare 1 see no
to look back or regret
the development of the drama
irnjJttl L tMtL'S
FORREST F. DRYDKN. prr*
of the Prudential Life
Co. ? "Thrift is
s o m e t h ing
that, if one is
not born with
must be culti
vated at all
costs. He who
docs not sac
rifice to at
tain that ap
preciation o f
the value of
money that is
but 'just liv
ing ? o d a y.#
The future to
irtm Is generally a hazy vision
carefully avoided or a period of
Ilusion?'when the ship willtoine
n.' And the ship seldom ?-om^s
Q. Young people should be
:*Ught thrift in the school.
Pfeuth is always extravagant,
nore so than maturity. But
mless the tendency to extrava
gance is curbed in youth it will
?ause untold misery 111 later
? for some i/nknown reason, I'm
?feelftig gay myself," his master
He started toward the harness
room to *et the saddle for Pan
rhlto. and Pablo lingered a mo
ment at the fence, gazing after
him curiously. Could It be pos
sible that Don Miguel Jose Maria
Federlco Norlaga Parrel had.
while sojourning in the cold land
of the bewhiskered men. lost a
modicum of that particularity
with women which had formerly
distinguished him in the eyes of
his humble retainers?
"Da pin my soul eef I don't
know sometheeng!" Pablo mut
tered. and followed for a saddle
for the gray gelding.
When the Parkers emerged from
the hacienda, they found Don
Mike and Pablo holding the
horses and waiting for them.
Kay wore a beautifully tailored
rading habit of dark unfinished
material, shot with a faint ad
mixture of gray; her boots were
of shining black % u n d r e s s e d
leather, and she wore a pair of
little silver-mounted spurs, the
sight of which caused Pablo to
exchange sage winks with his
master. Her wh^te pique stock
wss fastened by an exquisite
little cameo stickpin; from under
the brim of a black beaver sailor
hat. set well down on her head,
her wistful brown eyes looked up
at Don Mike, and caught the |
quick glance of approval with I
which he appraised her, before
turning to her mother.
"The black mare for you. Mrs.
Parker." he suggested. "She's a i
regular old sweetheart and single
foots beautifully. I think you'll
find that sjock saddle a far more
comfortable seat than the saddle
Miss Kay is using."
"I know I'm not an light and
graceful as I used to be. Mike,"
the amiable soul answered him.
"but it irks me to have men no
tice it. You might have given
me an opportunity to decline
Kay's saddle There is surh a
thing as being t??o thoughtful,
"Mother!" Kay eried reprourh
Don Mike blushed, even while
he smiled his pleasure at the
lady's handinage. Sh?- observed
"You're a nice boy. Michael,"
? ARTIIIR STRINGER. Amer
ican writer?"People like to
read of crime and criminals. In
, spite of the
: veneer of civi
in our makeup
n a I elements
and these we
like to take
out for a vica
Our own place
in society and
our respect for
the law re
strain us from
things, but w?> .
down through AfTMt'/T'S) 'OWinOr
history with ??????
the instincts of criminals. In
our present coened existence it
delights us to think that some
outlaw pictured in fiction can
still bid defiance to the rules,
can still defy fate, even if only
for the moment. Tragedy is the
form of art which holds us
longest and stirs us most deeply,
and tragedy is rooted in crime."
^ELVKT hats are being pushed
from the front ranks of the
millinery battalions to give way
to capeaux of ' felt and straw,
straw and taffeta and those of
satin or ribbon. Hats make up
two-thirds of your appearance,
ami you ran appear at your best
during this in-between season if
you purchase a hat from Des
mond on L street. There you
will find hats in the new and
approved shades, hats with un
usual trimming, and hats With
dash and charm.
4 FTER-CHRISTMAS sales? the
very sentence brings to mind
wonderful 1>argains. special ways
and means to spend Christmas
checks and monev saved for these
yearly sales. And no better place
could be found than at the J. M.
bidding Co. There you may find a
pleasing collection of winter fash
ions. Crowns for day and night
time, suits, sweaters blouses and
hats, furs and h??ad dresses. Things
with the stamp of Paris and at
remarkable reductions. It is such
a pleasant shoo, whether you look
or take aihantage of the attrac
"Confound you, Farrelt You realized the possibilities of that basin, then?"
the scenes in the Cosmopolitan production coming to Loew's Palace tomorrow.
Parker exclaimed. One of
she murmured, for his ear alone.
"Why, you old-fashioned young
rascal!"?as Don Mike stooped
and held 4>ut "his hand. She
placed her left foot in it and was
lifted lightly into the saddle.
When he had adjusted the stir
rups to fit her, he turned to aid
Kay. only to discover that the
gallant Panchito had already per
formed the honors for that young
lady by squatting until she could
reach the stirrup without diffi
Parker rode the gray horse,
and Farrel h-^d appropriated a
pinto cow pony that Pablo used
With the hounds questing ahead
of them, the four jogged up the
San Gregorio. Don Mike leading
the way, with Kay riding beside
him. From tlm* to time she
stole a sidelong glance at him,
riding with hi# chin on his breast,
apparently oblivious of her pres
ence. She knew that he was not
f in a mood to be entertaining
today, to be a carefree squir< of
dames; his mind was busy grap
pling with problems that threat
ened not only him but everything
in life that he had held to be
"Do we go through that gate?"
the girl queried, pointing to a five
OF HENRY JARROMAN
By RO\ VK KKKS.
k 1 liX"RAST 1 NATION," an
swered Thejd. "is the
thief of time. When
opportunity knocks at the dour?"
"Suppose Jarroman recovers?"
"An eminently logical supposi
tion!" said Theed approvingly. "I
confess that possibility occurred
to me before I telephoned you. 1
was assured that medical opinion
would be equally unsurprised if he
were to live or to die."
Claudine dropped her opals and
"There are limits." she said half
to herself. And then:
"What do you want me to do?"
"You will know better than I,"
said Theed. "You will know how
to use your sweet, womanly influ
ence to protect him from jarring
contact with the outside world.
"My help?" she echoed.
"I am in a moral quandary."
Theed's voice was almost tremul
ous. "Jarroman gave me his in
structions in the heat, of the mo
ment. The poor fellow was then
stricken?he is helpless as an in
articulate babe. Lady Doucester.
He has no chance to revise or
modify what might well have been
a hasty decision.
"1 am torn between my duty as
a solicitor of literal qbedience to
my client?and my wider duty as
a humane man. I am thinking
less of Mrs.* Stranack than of Jar
roman himself. Is it fair to him?
is it right, that I should precipitate
this terrible scandal, with all its
attendant misery, when at this
moment his dearest wish may be
to rescind his own orders? He
may die before ever he recovers
the power of speech. I cannot
bear to think he would die in the
act of causing pain to others.
"As yet," he added slowly. Just
as Lady Doucester's endurance
was giving way. "to the best of
my belief no one but myself and
you know the true state of af
Lady Doucester leaned carefully
back in her chair and her eyes
searched Theed's with intensity.
She measured her words.
"Is it necessary that any one
else should know the true state of
"Strange that you should say
that, dear Lady Doucester!" said
Theed. "For that idea had oc
curred to me."
Their gaze still held.
"I suppose there are practical
difficulties* in the way of a com
plete suppression pf the facts.
"There are many most practical
difficulties in the way," said
Theed. "There is, for instance,
the question of Jarroman's real
daughter. She is a girl in an hum
B EG INNING January 1 Royal
S. Cope land, the newly
elected Senator from New York,
will write a series of health
articles for The Washington
Herald. For many years Dr.
Copeland has been commis
sioner of health of New York
City and is an authority on
how to keep well.
ble stale of life, and 1 am bound -f
to say it could not Ik* in her own
best interests for her to come to
sudden wealth. Comfort?yes
The provision of every necessary
and a tew pleasures?by all means*
But riches?twenty thousand a
j year! Believe me. dear l^ady
j Doucester, it would be nothing
| but a curse to the young woman.
If I were given a free hand I
would make a gradual and mu
tually equitable adjustment?by
which no one would suffer.
"If poor Jarron....i were to re
cover. I feel sure that he would
say we had done the best possible
thing, that we had carried out
what he would really have wished
had he "
"What about my daughter-in
law? She can't be bought off like
this Jarroman girl. Will she?
Naida?have to be told?"
"I fear so. I much fear so.
And there is no knowing how it
may affect her. I am privileged
to have known her from infancy.
Lady Doucester. and I can assure
you that she is a spirited, inde
pendent young lady. It is most
possible that she might upset our
plans by positively courting pub
"Nonsense!" said Lady Douces
ter quickly. That would injure
"True. You and I know that,
I.Ady Doucester. Buy*will Mrs.
Latest Word From Paris
By Marie Suzanne
sors shades of
rose in formal
gowns for Paris
for the south.
of gold, snd
ed the for
is of the
* flair for
ed this season,
so that in a
gown of green
velvet the only
trimming is a
ends, of plait
ed green taf
Stranack recognize it? For myself,
I am by no mears confident of my
powers to persuade her."
"I see,"* said Lady Doucester
grimly. "You want me to tell
"I thank you a thousand times
for suggesting." said Theed. "In
the interests of your son. in the
interests ol* Mrs. Siranack herself*
above all, in the interests of poor
"You might as well say in the
interests of myself." interrupted
I^ady Doucester, "for weboih know
that is what you mea;
At 10 o'clock the next morninff
Lady l>oucester passed on to the
departure platfurm of the Great
Southern railway terminus. She
was i>eculiarly long-sighted, and
the figure of Tlieed, waiting be
side the open door of a compart
ment, leaped instantly to her view.
She drew herself even more erect
and advanced to meet him.
By the time Theed had greeted
her, installed her in a corner,
placed hihiself opposite her. and
made every necessary and un
necessary arrangement for their
joint comfort, the train had be
gun to glide from the platform..
In the middle of Theed's third
adjustment of the wiffdow Lady
Doucester leaned back in her cor
ner and closed her eyes.
Her life had been a full one,
in a sense even an adventurous
one. and on the ^vhole the adven
tures had been worth wbijp TV.
^ Lady Doucester attributed not so
much to her cleverness as to her
faculty of sweeping her mind
clear of every disturbing detail
(Copyright. 19 S3, by Chicago Trlbuno. >
(To Be Continued Monday.)
CHILDREN'S SPONGE CAKE.
QNK and one-half cup of pastry
flour, 2 teaspoons of baking
powder and Vfc teaspoon of cream
of tartar. Add 2 eggs, broken into
a cup. and the cup filled with thin
cream and 1. cup of sugar. Stir
all together and beat five minutes.
This is very good.
VEGETABLES WITH MEAT.
Sprinkle some bread-crams in
a casserole. On the top of this
slice some potatoes thin. Pour
over a can of thick vegetable
soup and about a half cup of
milk or water. Place the round
steak on top. into which h;ts
been pounded some flour. Sprinkle
j with salt and pepper, cover with
a little shredded suet or qther
fat. Cover and bake in a moder
ate oven for about two hours
I or until tender.
SPINACH AND CHEESE.
| > SCALLOP.
Two cupfuls cooked spinach. 1
cupful grated American cheese, 1
cupful dried bread crumbs, 2
table* poonf uls butter, tea
Chop ttie spinach and add the
salt. Arrange in a buttered bak
ing dish alternate layers of spin
ach, cheese and crumbs, having a
top layer of crumbs. Dot the
?urface with bits of butter md
bake fifteen minutes in a 500 de
gree F. oven. This recipe serves
rail gate In' a wire lance that
straggled arroaa tba valleya and
up the hllMt. ?
"Of course you d? not bavs
I to go through It," he-teased hsr.
1 "Panchito cap go over It. Ms
for him. About five foot and a
"Enough for all practical pur
pones." iht replied, and touched
her ridiculous little apura to the
animal's flank, took a firm grip on
the reins With both hands, and
aat down firmly In the aaddle.
"All right, boy!" she cried, and,
at the Invitation. Panchito prick
ed up bis ears and broke into an
eaay canter, gradually Increasing
his speed and taking the gate
apparently without effort. Don
Mike watched to see the girl
rise abruptly In her seat aa
the horse came down on the other
aide of the gate. But no! 8he
was still sitting down In the sad
dle, her little hands resting
lightly on the horse's neck: and
while Parrel watched her In
downright admiration and her
mother aat. white and speechless
on the hlack mare, Kay galloped
ahead a hundred yarda. turned,
and came bark over the gate
"Oh, isn't he a darling''" she
cried. "He pulls bis feet up
under him like a dog. when he
takea off. I want u take him
over a seven-foot hVirdle. He
can do it with yours truly up.
l^et's build a seven-foot hurdle
tomorrow and try him out."
"Pine! Well build It," Don
Mike declared enthusiastically,
and Parker, watching his wife's
frightened bee. threw back his
head and laughed.
"You are encouraging my
daughter to kill herself.'' the
older woman charged Parrel.
"Kay, you tomboy, do not jump
that gate again! Supose that
horse should stumble and throw
"Nonsense, mother. That's
mere old hop-Scotch for Panchito.
One doesn't get a jumping-tack
to ride every day. and all I've
ever done has been to puasyfoot*
through Central Park."
"Do you mean to tell me you've
never taken a hurdle before?"
Lion Kike was scandalised. She
"She'll do," Parker assured him
By 0. 0.
NEW YORK. Dec IS. i
IT is a discriminating buying
public that has suddenly
come to the fore in Manhat
tan. "liar-gain-wise" the ahop
ktt'perf call them. They buy but
their attitude if of a "show me"
variety They follow the Silk
Shirt Era and are extremely
At the smartest haberdashery on
the avenue the prices have sud
VIRGINIA LEE ON
DEAR VIRGINIA LEE:?I
am a young man of 24.
and for the last five 1
months I have been going out
with a young lady of the apm*
age. Our acquaintance matured
?oon into a deep friendship, and
shortly after we began to care
very much for each other.
During all this time it was
my constant endeavor to do all
1 could to accommodate and
please her. It seems that this
attention on my part and our
increased familiarity spotted her.
so that on the slightest provo
cation she assumes an indifferent
and sullen air which she per
sists in keeping. It means that
our jovial conversation ends then
and there, except for an occa
sional word pasaed now and then.
When we part, we are not natur
ally. In the best frame of mind.
In spite of this I invite her
out once a week the same aa be
fore. but i-ecentiy I have gruarn
quite uneasy over her conduct
and have begun to feel that it ia a
waste of time for me to see her,
since the common understanding
requisite for our aaaociatlon does
not exist between us. I have
thought about keeping twav
from her for a time, but I
know this will disappoint her.
and I do not wish to cause her
this disappointment unless I
have decided to break oft.
Kindly advise me what to do.
"Oh, woman. In your boors of
Capricious, coy and hard to
Girls are queer animals, area't
they? Your girl has ooe of three
things the matter with her.?Ahe
is the moody girl In love, she la
spoiled or she's a little foot. If
it's for the first reason she arts
queer at times yon must have an
understanding with her aad dear
up the fog of misunderstanding;
if she's spoiled, keep away from
her for a while; if she's a little
fool, better leave her alone she'd
make the real of yoar life aiaer
? Farrel .confirmed this ssr
diet with a nod and lywrt
the gate. They rod* through
Kay waited for him le
ctass the gate. He aaw that ah*
had been captivated by PaacMts.
and as tMr glances met. his amllr
waa a reflection sf hera a amlle
thoroughly and childishly happy
"If you'd only sell him to me.
Don Mike." ahe pleaded T* give
you a ruinous price for kin."
? He ta not for ale. Mix* Kay.**
"But you were going to gtre
hlra away to your late hattery
He held up hla right hand with
the rod scar on the hack of It. but
made no further reply.
"Why will you not sell him to
me?" she pleaded ~I waat
"I love him." he answered at
that, "and I could only part with
him?for love. Home day. I may
give him to somebody worth
while, but for the present I think
1 shall be selfish and cootlnae to
own him. He's a big. powerful
animal, and if he can carry weight
in a long race, he's fast enough ta
make me some money"
"Let me ride him in the ti )sut.~
she pleaded. "I weigh Just ?
hundred and twenty."
"Very well. Tomorrow 111 hltrh
up a work team and disk the
heart out of our old race-track?
oh. yea. we have such a thing''?
in reply to her lifted brows. "My
grandfather, lilke. Induced my
great-grandfather Nortaga. ta
build It way bark In the 'fortlea '
The Indians and vaqueros used to
run scrub races In thoae days?in
tact. It was their main pastime "
"Where is this old race-track?"
"Down In the valley. A fringe
of oaks hides It It's grass-grown
and it hasn't been used In twenty
five years, except, when the In
dians la this part of the country
foregather in the valley occaxlon
ally and pull off some scrub
"How soon can we put K in
commission?" sho- demanded
"IH disk ft tomorrow. The
ground is soft now. after this re
cent rain. Then 111 harrow It
well and run a culti-packer over
it?well, by the end of the ?ul
it ought to be a fairly fast track
1 Copyright. IK!, by Peter B Km*
(Ts Re ( nnlinaed Monday j
? denly dropped The ft scarf Is
no*- The patronage con
sisted mainly of those with larg
means. They came in to look
but went awav aaying they'd wan
until prices were lowered
This indicates that the revolt
against high prices is not con
fined to the socalM middle
classes. A man's hat shop where
prices ranged from $10 to III
hss scaled the price to $7.50 for
their best models. "We found
that many customers were wear
ing last year's hats.' the pro
Perhaps the most conclusive
evidence of carelessnese In buvuiK
is to be found in Wall street
where scores of brokerage houaes
have closed. The majority of
theae concerns depended on the
aale of doubtful securities for
Theatrical productions thst
would havr made money three
years sgo linger for only a few
days and "flop." Movks muat
be unusually good to attract The
standardised picture meets a
After all It is apparent that
despite tnck Intelligence tests the
maases know what -they are do
ing. Following the grand splurge
they have come up for air?with
cool heads and clear brains
They hsve struck out calmly
for their money's worth and are
doing It without the fanfare of
overall narades and buyers'
strikes In a large department
store recently prices were slightl>
reduced in every department The
business was 40 per cent larger
in volume than it haa been to
On the same floor of my hotel
there resides a French actreae
who has come to conquer new
worlds. If she presses a button
the iialtn-itching myrmidons fly tW
her. She has not as yet mastered
our currency and ahe gives oalv
penny upa. I don't profess to
understsnd the phenomenon but
it is my guess that the servant*
expect s favorable reaction?and
a shower of golO and greenbsck>
?when the actress discovers bet
terrible faux pas.
Still the cause may be deepet
After writing the above I passed
down the hall 'O post a letter
Outside the French pctreas' own
room I aaw two empty green
bottles labeled "Absinthe." Th.
only drink of abainthe I ever i ok
resulted In my giving a gold
watch to a perfect strs-><w gg
'a slight token at nay esvin A
penny and a drink of a'amth
would send any bell bo>' down
town to take a laugh at mist
Also I believe that It is purevl
a personal matter that the author
of these daily trivialities Is slick
ing up on his French.
<Cop>ri?ht. 1*22. by Ch? McMu|k(