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ing to get a posse together to drive 1
away the rustlers, if possible."
Judge Ray departed unobserved
from the hotel. The following morn
ing, as Walter stood in front of the
hotel, a cavalcade of desperate-looking,
men droxa up furiously. Their
leader, a browny giant, confronted
"Judge Ray where is he?" de
manded the ruffian.
"Gone. You are too late," answer
ed Walter. "One moment, friend; I
am a man of honor. The judge by
this time is safe. I saved him. I
gave him the hign sign. It has
doubtlessly enabled a safe trip home
ward." "You you did that?" fairly shout
ed the incensed leader.
"To save a friend yes. Gentle
men, if that makes me, a traitor in
your eyes I am willing to accept the
With a great snarl the leader
Rtnink nut with his heavy riding
whip and dealt Walter a blow that
sent him prostrate to tne grouna,
"Hane him to the nearest tree!
hi crowled out vengefully, but at
that moment there was a new com
motion. The marshal with a posse
from the next town appeared on the
scene, and then began a struggle
that ended in a battle fatal to the
last one of the desnerate group.
Eugenie came running from the
hotel, white and frantic. She knelt
hftsirie her wounded hero. She
pleaded for help as his head lay in
her lap. Weeping, distressed, sne
leaned over and Dressed his lips to
his cheek the cheek she had once
dealt with so cruelly.
"Oh. he mav die!" she cried. "And
He opened his eyes. He smiled up
into her own.
"My queen!" he murmured raptly
"This moment is worth all!
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Alligator steak tastes like coarse
Formerly an -artist's model, Miss
McClure is named by Mrs.- Gallatin
Welsh in her suit ' against Charles
Newbold Welsh, millionaire clubman,
for $72,000 annual alimony. Welsl
defends Mis6-McGluri - . . -