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containing those papers. The wick-
ed, relentless persecutor saw his
power and urged it cruelly. Our
claims were treated as fiction, my fa
ther was disgraced. The blow killed
him. The thief probably threw the
papers away, for I have advertised a
large reward for their return."
. An appeal for help, for sympathy,
for interest; was in those beautiful
eyes. Blatchford arose, a great pur
pose in his mind.
"Dear lady," he said, and his
strong voice trembled, "your pitiful
story has opened a sealed chamber
in my mind. I may have great news
for you within the next 48 hours."
He had, for this had happened:
Nearly a year before his law firm had
closed up the affairs of a notorious
criminal and his wife had brought
all of his papers to the office. Dis
tinctly now Blatchford recalled a
package of documents bearing the
name "Williston Burgoyne." Back
he sped to the city. On a dusty shelf
of the vault of the office Blatchford
found them, where they had been
cast aside as having no bearing on
the estate of the criminal's widow.
But to Barnabetta Burgoyne they
were everything, for they were the
documents that proved her father an
It was the glory of her life, the re
habilitation of that beloved parent's
memory. It was Blatchford who
stanchly assisted her in the task.
In the glow of a beautiful summer
evening those two, with joined hands
and joined hearts, saw removed by
the carver's chisel from the little ob
scure tombstone, that searing, sinis
ter word: "Hush!"
LENTEN MENUS FOR ONE DAY.
By Biddy Bye.
Breakfast Oatmeal with dates
and cream or milk; toast; coffee.
Luncheon. Rice croquettes with
cheese sauce; wafers and tea.
Dinner. Tomato soup ; oysters
with macaroni; brown bread; lettuce
salad; .pineapple pi?
JUDGE AND WIFE WRITE PLAY
BASED ON JUVENILE COURT
MRS 5E-NJ B.LINDSE7:
Denver, Col., March 15. Denver
awaits a sensation equal to that pro
duced by "The Beast and the Jungle"
when a play, written by Judge and
Mrs. Ben Lindsey, is produced at the
Denham the week of March 25.
Lindsey is the "kids' judge" whose
juvenile court methods have made
Denver a laboratory for court work
among boys, being copied in all parts
of the earth. (
The Lindsey play will be based on
actual cases in the juvenile court,
touching on the efforts of the "sys
tem" to oust Lindsey and nullify the
work of other reformers, such as
George Creel, novelist and former
"The Greater Love" is the title;
the action centers about a famous
murder trial, and the characters are,
all Denver people, thinly veiled