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Oerard Chambera, son of a wealthy lm-
Tiorter nnd a student at nn eastern col
ge. wan awarded a membership In the
Cluster of the Oemlnl. a eecret organlsa
lion, founded hr Itodney Orave. Th
eoclety 'n eclusl--e. only seven being
admitted. The member were known a
1'eraona, A meeting was held and eaeh
member wna awarded the. "call of rtes
tiny " Chamber wan told to pasa
period as a sailor and not set foot In
North America for a year. Then ha
wan to be assigned to another year i
exile. He must make hi own living un
aealated, and keep everything a secret
Jerry obtained a berth as supercargo
on an ocean frelithter hound for 1'ranla,
flouth America, loaded with gun for
enemlea of that government. Chambers
was captured and thrown Into a dungeon.
Marina Itoatoa, adopted daughter of Clen.
TloMos, mlnlterel to hi wounds. Knch
made a strong Impression on the other.
Jerry was sentenced to die. upon prom
ise of Marina's lore. Capt. l'llarn freed
Chambera. All three united with Oen.
JJararto'a rebels, Chambera being made a
captain. Capt. Tllaro died of fever. Ma
rina accompanied hla body to burial, tn a
fierce battle Harado defeated Boatpa.
Jerry frustrated an attempt to assassin
ale Oen, flarado. Marlnn'a funeral party
-waa attacked and she was reported ml'
ing, Pandaro. capital of Urania, was
captured and a confederacy established.
Chambera waa made much of. Marina
-waa given up as dead. He 'then sailed
for Havana. He recognised Marina Hol
los, a passenger of a vacht. Ily a ruse
lie gained the deck. He discovered that
Ularlna waa belnir held a prisoner. The
American enclneer promised aid. The
plotter took Marina Into Vera Crui. se
cretly, Jerry following. Suddenly re
membering he must hurry to Mexico
City within A few hours he left tha en-
gneer to resume the chaae. Jerry reached
exlco City in time tn receive letter of
atructlon. Toung Chambera received
the aecret society' orders to proceed
to Escalon. Mexico, for further Instruc
tion. He again left Mike O'Connor, the
engineer. In charge of tha shadowing.
Mike trailed the fugitives to Jlmlrtet.
using various ruaea. At Eacalon Jerry
received onlers to search for a lost sold
mine. He accidentally met Mike. They
happened upon one of the plotters, who
then threw them off the trail. The pair
camped In the mountains.
CHAPTER XXIV. Continued.
After partaking of some coffee, ba
con and bread they stretched them
selves out and fell asleep. The earliest
sign of day found them awake and
much refreshed. The first thing Mike
"I had a dlvll of a dream. Tommy.
1 dreamed I saw a man goln' down the
other side o' tho .stream with a lantern1
In his hand, and ho had a dog with
him. Tho dog barked and the man
1 think he was old, from tho sound o'
Tils voice talked to him just like he
-was a man. tto. Then the old codger
turned Into the bushes and disap
peared. The dog kept barkln' and
barkln' till It sounded like It was
miles away. I think I woke up, but
I'm not sure about It."
"What's the did saying about dream
ing the first night In a new bedr'
"It's a sign the dream comes true,"
answered Mike; "but I don't want
this one to come, true. That dog was
a big dlvll, and the man looked all In
a hump. I don't remember what kind
of a faco ho had, but It must 'a' been
a dandy to wako me 'up."
After breakfast thoy started out on
a tour of Investigation, Jerry going
down the stream In tho boat and Mike
picking his way up along the bank. On
hla return to the camp Jerry kept on
tho other side of tho river. Ho was
nearlng tho camp when he noticed an
opening In the underbrush. He
grounded tho skiff and went up to It.
Ho was surprised to And fresh foot
prints In the soggy soil. Going Into
tho bushes ho found a well-worn path.
Ho did not venture far, but hastened
back to the camp, which Mlko had
Tcached a few minutes before. His
xclted manner brought Mike to im
"Mike O'Connor," said Jerry, "I'll
bet you didn't havo a dream last
Mlko simply stared.
"You did see a man and a dog. I'll
take my life on It."
"How do you know, Tommy?"
"Whero was It the man dlsap
"Right over there," answered Mike,
-pointing In the direction of the open
ing In the bushes.
"Then, that's whero you saw a real
man and a real dog go. I found an
opening and a path right there, and tn
tho path were fresh prints of a man's
"bare feet and a dog's feet. There Is
somebody else around this locality,
"hlr. Michael Aloyslus O'Connor. Ilut
-who In thunder can It bo? Who
could be going around bare-fopted with
a dog? Surely, not Andre or Felipe,
anil I don't think It could be Itlaz.
There aro too many burrs and rocks
.along tho bank for anybody with tho
' -price of a pair of shoes to be going
. tare-footod.-" '
''Shall' wo Investigate?" asked MIkp.
"Of course, but wo must bo mighty
'careful. It may be that ono of thobe
gangs tho copper was telling us about
has its 'headquarters around hero, and
If we ovor stumbled on to It, It would
all be off with two follows I'm ac
quainted with. What nave you to sug
"Well, afore wo follow up that path,"
aatd Mlko, "wo might climb up the
cliffs aud sco if we can locato any
tenU or shacks from a, distance. We
might bo able to got a line that way,
Then, If wo can't see anything up
thero, wo'II simply have to tuko a
.hr,..B and nick our way along that
path till H brings us somewhere or
another. And we might as well start
u.if n., hour later Jerry nnd Mlko
were climbing the cliffs on the other
,ldo of tho stream, but. although ivy
QOFrRtCHr906 BYDOPD HEAP t-COMPAhY mfs-m-mr J.'
saw no sign of habitation. They had
nlmost reached tho base of tho cliff
when the faint barking of a dog
reached the lr ears.
"Did you hoar It, Tommy?" asked
"It was that same dream dog of
"Then, by golly, It wasn't n dream
after all, was It? It sounds Just like
It sounded last night." Tho barking
of tho dog sounded nearer and nearer,
nnd tho two secluded thomsolvcs.
"It's lucky wo hid tho boat In tho
grass," said Jerry.
"Oh, an Athlono man thinks of a
thing or two," whispered Mlko.
Presently they saw a big dog run up
tho bank, barking as though In piny,
and then plunged Into tho water. As
It swam back to the bank an old man,
bent with age, moving slowly, ap-
pearcd In view.
"That's tho old dlvll," whispered
Mike, "and now I can get a look at his
face. By golly, ho must bo 1,000
years old. and I'll bet he don't weigh
16 pounds. Did you ever seo such a
skinny old cuss?"
A few minutes later tho old man
reached n spot within 20 feet of where
the boat was hidden, and snt down la
boriously. In faint, trembling Span
lih he talked (o tho dog.
"Yes. you shall have food." said
he, his arms around the dripping dog's
neckr, "and you shall havo sport. Ilut
what nro you going to do when old
Jose Is gone, faithful brother? Who
will play with you then? Who will
get you fish and game? Who will help
you " Hero he brought his hands to
his eyes and shook with sobs. With
great labor ho got to his feet and
started to retrace his steps. Jerry and
Mike picked their way after him, go
ing through dense, underbrush, and,
to their surprise, they soon reached a
pathway. They no longer heard the
barking of tho dog.
"Let us follow this path," sug
gested Jerry, and a moment later he
was leading Mike through tho brush
alongside the crooked pathway. After
half an hour they came to an open
space, and the path was lost.
"Now, where do you suppose tho old
dlvll wlnt?" said Mike, scratching his
head. "There's nothln' afore us now
but the mountains, and we don't know
which way to go."
They decided to lie In wait another
time for the old man and to station
themselves near the opening In tho
underbrush. When they returned to
the camp they tried to figure out who
the man could be and what he was do
ing in this part of the country, far
away from any habitation and. Judg
ing from the words they had heard
him speak, with only his dog for a
For threo days, from tho first sign
of dawn to the fall of night, ono or
the other was stationed at a spot Im
mediately ncross the river from tho be
ginning of the pathway in the bushes,
nut not once did tho old man or bis
"I guess we'll havo to go out and
hunt him purselves." said Mlko. "Ho
don t seem to bo comin our way him
Early In tho morning of tho fourth
day Jerry and Mike, armed with re
volvers, started out to find tho old
man. They had walked about 100
yards when they came to two paths.
one turning abruptly Into much heav
"This Is a new one," said Mike, "and
the chances aro ho didn't follow tho
other nt all whin wo saw him."
They followed tho now-found way
for several hundred yards, finally
coming to another open spot. Again
the path was lost.
"N'ow. what do you think o' that?"
said Mike, clearly nonplused. "If he
had gone to the, mountains he'd 'a' left
somo prints lri tho sand, but thero
ain't a sign of a foot."
"Tho chances are, Mlko," said Jerry,
"that he turned off the path some
where back In the bushes. Let's go
back that way and keep our eyes open
They retraced their steps nbout 100
feet when Jerry suddenly stopped and
clutched Mlko's orm.
"Hear?" ho whispered.
"It's ,t groan," answered Mlko. "It's
to our rlsht. Hear? There It goes
again. It's the old dlvll! What shall
"Let's find out," said Jerry, and It
must be confessed that his fingers
were very nervous when ho gripped
his revolver tighter. Thoy picked
their way through tho bushes, the
moaning of the man becoming loudor
and more distinct. I'resontly thoy
emerged to find themselves within 20
feet of a thatched-roofed adobe.
"Hello, there!" Jerry sang out.
The only answer was a moan.
"White thero? What's tho matter?"
cried out Mike.
Again a main for an answer. a
"Something's tho matter with him,"
said Jerry, and ho went up to the
door of the adobe. Stretched out on
the ground lay the old man, his face
bearing expressions of great pain and
suffering, llesldu him lay tho dog-
"Dying dying," whispered tho old
man. "I havo sent my dog first: I
could not bear to think of his bolng
"Have you no modlclno?" aikud
The old man merely shook his head.
"We'll set you somo whisky." said
Jerry, nnd a few minutes later Mlko
waa on his way back to tho camp.
"You aro going to help mo?" fcobly
asked tho otd man.
"We'll do all wo can for you," an
A smllo of appreciation lighted the
otd man's wrinkled face, nnd ho trlod
to lift a hand.
"You are good." ho wont on; "you
aro the first who has ever been good
to poor old Jose." Ho looked Jerry
full In tho fnco for n nlnuto before
ho added: "Why should you not know
what I know? You are going to holp
mo and I can help you." His voice
fell to n very wenk whisper and Jerry
was unnblo to distinguish tho words
that ho tried to speak. He thought
ho was dying.
When Mlko returned with whisky
and soma qutnlno and a small box of
food the old man secmod to regain
part of his feoblo strength, and ho
again could speak to bo understood.
Tho whisky revived him very notice
ably and ho ato freely of tho bread and
"Somo time, some time." bogsn the
old man, "I am going to tell you, but
not now, not now," He seemed to bo
much agitated when ho went on: "Go
now, and como to-morrow; come and
bury my faithful brother. Then I shall
toll you. Go, go, now!"
The. Red-Topped Mountain.
"It's dead certain the old codger's
got somethln' Important to tell," said
Mlko that night at tho camp, as ho and
Jerry lay on the ground and smoked
their pipes. "He fluttered all to
pieces .when ho told us to go. I
thought he was goln' to got up and
chase us away.' Good thing that dog
"It's a cinch," said Jerry, "that ho
cither has a big secret on his mind
or Is crazy. Anybody that would live
down hero must have space to rent In
his noddle. I suppose we'll have to
bury that dog."
Shortly after daybreak thoy arrived
nt the old adobo and found tho aged
man mumbling to himself, as though
slightly delirious, Jerry gave him
somo whisky and presently his eyes
spoke recognition. It was ovldent that
he was much weaker than when they
left him the day before.
"We havo como at your bidding."
said Jerry, "and wo shall glvo your
dog a burial."
"I know you would care for my
faithful brother." whispered tho aged
man with great effort. "The end Is
near neat- near, and I am going to
tell you all all that It has taken mo
moro than CO years to find out find
out at tho last moment," Jerry's car
was close to his mouth now, for the
voice was very low. "Thero Is no open
trail," the old man went on, "and you
must seek, seek, seek as I havo sought
Thero aro holes, many of them, but
they all lead away from It, and-
Here his eyelids drooped and tho
shadow of death fell upon his drawn
features. Jerry gently shook him and
touched tho whisky bottle to his Hps
again. "I had planned to go myself,
but It Is too late too late," he went
on with greater effort. "Go to OJIto,
from whoso church steps you will sco
towering abovo all olher peaks a
mountain that Is red In the light of tho
sotting sun. It Is tho only peak that
Is red. Follow the trail that leads
from OJIto until tho base' of tho moun
tain Is reached. Lcavo it whero a red
sandstono lies In the path and go
through tho trees to tho north and
then turn turn " Here ho stopped
and his eyes rolled a llttlo.
"Go on. go on!" excitedly whispered
"Turn turn turn and look for
"What Is It?"
"Tho San I) " The lips of tho old
man of tho adobo were closod, never
to open again. Mike pressed his onr
to the unclothed breast and listened
Intently for a mlnuto.
"He Is dead," ho solemnly whis
"Mike," began Jerry In low tonps.
"ho has given us a lead to tho lost
San Dlmas gold mine! Ho has told
its almost all that It took him moro
than CO years to find out! Poor soul,'
ho went on, looking into tho dead
man's face. "Sixty years of searching,
with success coming too late. That's
a part of life, I guess, Mlko.'
"And see," said Mlko, pointing to a
corner of tho llltlo room, "ho had
everything packed ready to go thoro.
Ho examined tho fow effects of tho old
man nnd discovered a pick and shovel
at tho bottonTof tho heap. "Ho'II get
as good a burial an wo can glvo him,
anyway, and so will the dog,' ho went
on, going outside. After burying the
old man and hla dog siuo uy siue with
hi a few feet of tho entranco to the
mud house, iney mauo a, caroiui st-urcn
of tho premises, but found nothing
that indicated success la Jocatlng a
vast hidden treasure
It was decided to loso un tlmo In
trying to find the red-topped mountain
to which tho old man of tho adobo re
ferred, and a fow ttour later thoy
ivero going down the river with tholr
camping outfit and remaining provl
kIoiib. Jerry's, map convinced them that
It would be asy for them to go down
the stream to Jlmenei, from which
place they could travel by train to tho
village of OJIto, whloh nestled In tho
mountains about 30 miles southwest of
" There undoubtedly Is something In
the old man's story," said Jerry, who
was at the oars, "hut wo may bo go
ing right away from whero they are
with Marina. Mike, this business Is
nearly driving mo daft, Whero Is she?
What havo thoy dono to her? What
may thoy. do to her? And what can
wo do to reach her, savo her?"
"Lad. you've often heard thst tho
realty good things In this world of
ours are hard to get," said Mike, "nnd
that persevernnco glnorally brings
things to a head. I fool from the
crown of my head to tho tip of my big
toe that we're goln' to find that llttlo
girl and that sbo will ba safo and
Mlko's optimism was beautiful to
Jerry's mind, hut It could not dispel
the gloom that darkened his hope of
ever finding Marina Doatos,
They arrived at Jlmenot early the
next morning, whero they had to wait
only an hour before they could pro
ceed to Parral. Thoy took their tent
and provisions with them, but gave
tho boat to a small boy. On the out
skirts of Parral they caught a train
which mado tho short run between
that city and OJIto, the terminus of
It was late In the afternoon when
they reached OJIto, and they Immedi
ately wont to tho steps of the vlllsgo
church. Tho light of tho sinking sun
made red tho peak of only one moun
tain, which provod to be fully 60
miles away. They waited until morn
ing before starting for tho mountain
on burros with their outfit. They had
not been out of the village long before
they were In a denso wlldorness, tho
trait winding nround hills and along
dangerously steop cliffs. Tho stars
wcro out when thoy arrlvod at tho red
sandstone In the trail. Hero they
rested until daylight, when they trlod
to locato a path to the mountain.
Tommy," said Mike, "ho died be
fore ho could tell us which way to
turn, nnd all wo can do Is to tako the
shortest cut to tho mountain." Tho
suggestion carried, and It was not
long boforo tho tent was up, on a
level spot a short way up the moun
For a solid week they searched for
No. 14," but failed to find a trace
of It, Ono going one way and tho
pthcr another, they explored with
reasonablo thoroughness every place
within a radius of a mile that could bo
reached. One morning Jerry found an
opening In the mountain, nnd his
hopes ran high, for It appeared to havo
boon artificially mado. Ho explored It
as far as he could go, at times being
compelled to crawl on hands and
knees. Tho light of his lantern was
brought to play on every ledge, his
eyes forever on tho lookout for "14,
Mike, big nbout tho girth, also struck
what ho regarded as a posslblo lend
one afternoon, at a place within a fow
yards of the camp. Ho tried to
squeeze his way under a hanging rock
a few feet from tho opening, but ho
camo lodged so that ho could not movu
ono way or the other. Fortunately for
him, his volco was strong enough to
bo heard by Jorry, who at tho mo
ment hnppcnod to bo nt tho camp, and
his rcscilo was effected through tho ef
forts of his young companion.
On tho night of tho seventh day at
tho camp thero was undisguised de
spair In tho. hearts of both men.
fl-ad. we'vo hunted high and low,
thin and deep," said Mlko, "but we
haven't nnny moro to show than clay
soaked clothes nnd blistered hands.
1'vo got a hump on my knee as big as
a bello-llower, besides. What are wo
going to do? This jillo o' dirt's only
about a million feet high and about
soventeen thousand miles around, you
know. Wo couldn't get over a llttlo
btt of It It wo lived to be a thousand
times as old as the old codger up tho
"I can't think of anything, Mlko,"
gloonilly spoko Jerry. "I haven't seen
anything that resembles '14' any moro
than I look llko this red-headed moun
tain. Why couldn't ho havo lived long
enough to tell us which wny to turn
and wherd lo stop!"
"Ho,slmply aggravated us, that's all,
lad told us just enough to mako us
feel that wu owned tho earth nnd had
a mortgage on the moon, I feel about
seven yoars older than I felt seven
days ago; every Jolnt'B na soronas a
gum-boll. W hat's, moro, our provl
slons won't last two days Inngor. Ono
of mb ,1ms to drift, up to OJIto and ro
stock, If wo're goln' to hang 'round
hero anny longer."
The flipping of, a coin decided (hat
Mike should start for tho mining vll
lago tho next muiiilng and lay In a
new supply of provisions.
"And, Mlko," said Jerry at daybreak,
as tho gray hnlriid O'Connor got u his
burro, "kiiep an, eyo peeled for that
fellow Htuz, too, pr any of thojitbora.
If you get a line on any of thcni, learn
something worth while. llut you'll
Hover go to heaven, Mlko, If yoti don't
come back at all."
"if tho jiobllns or tho yellow dlvlls
don't get mo, Tommy. I'll bo ba'ck with
both feet and tho big bump on uiy
kneo." The nuxt moment they wute
"You Are Going to Help
The thought of being alone In that
wilderness, particularly at night,
caused Jerry to shudder, and moro
than once that day, while no-continued
hla exploring, he forced himself to
sing and whistle to keep down his
gloom. That night, although he was
thoroughly tired, ho slept but little.
All that day ho explored, but with
no success. Ho had calculated that
Mike would be back that night, but
ha was doomed to disappointment and
to another night of misery. Ho re
mained nt the camp until noon, and
was beginning to worry over tho non
appearance of his companion. Ho left
a note on a box and resumed his hunt
for the hidden treasure. He went far
up the mountain sldo and became so
Interested In his work that he did not
start back to tho camp until after
When ho emorRod from a denso
clump of trees Into an open space
about 100 feet from the camp ho was
startled Into a odd shiver by seeing a
bright light through tho trees before
him. For a moment his legs seemed
to be paralyzed and hi mind blank.
"It must be Mlko giving ino somo
signal," ho finally decided, nnd ho
cautiously picked his way towards the
camp. When ho was within 40 feot
of It, well hidden from view In the
tangled underbrush, his heart almost
censed beating and his eyes almost
popped from his head. Tho tent and
all tho provisions were In llamo.
around which a dozen or moro In
dlnns, clad only as savages are clad,
were on their hands nnd knees, their
faces to tho ground as though In wor
ship. "Tho Yaquls!" flashed through his
mind, and ho sank to tho ground.
An Instnnt later a wild, concerted
whooping pierced his cars and Chilled
him to tho marrow. Tho Indians
danced nround tho fire, frantically
waving guns and acting moro llko mad
men with each succeeding minute.
Jerry thought of his rcvolvor, but If he.
had been compelled to bring It Into
action it Is doubtful 1? ho would have
possessed the strength to handlo It.
Tho marauders remained nt tha camp
until tho flames died down, nnd then,
with horrible yelling, they ran down
tho mountain sldo.
Jorry, his brnln afire, did not could
not move for minutes, After bis wits
had been restored sufficiently to per
mit of reasonably rational thinking his
first Impulse was to llco to tho trail
and pick his way back towards OJIto,
hoping to meet Mlko on tho way. He
picked his way down to tho trail, hut
had not gono far whou his strength
left hlra and ho sank to tho ground
Not far from the red stono In tho path
way ho fell asleep, and while he slept
a thunder abowor camo up and tho
rain fell In torrents. Ho thought uoth
Ing of shelter, but lay there, n target
for tho elements.
When tho first faint tint of morning
came ho was almost mad for water.
Fever was burning hi in up, and ho
wns so, weak that ho scarcely could
keep his feet. Hut ho worked his way
back to tlio brooklet, his mind awhlrl.
After he had drunk u great quantity
of water he staggered ulmlessly back
towurds tho trull.
Knrly in the evening Mlko O'Connor
led his well ludon burro up tho mnun
tnlu side towards the camp. He was
singing a lively Irish song, occasion
ally breaking the refrain with shouts
to Jer.ry. Tho terror tliut selzod him
when ho came to tho site of the
camp, littered with ashes, can well bo
Ms r,d I Can Help You.1
Imagined. Then, all the time short
Ing for his companion, he tcx'.t i
search. Lying near the edge c,f u
clump of bushes he found tha t-:
that Jerry had written before he r.t
up tho mountain nt noon tho dir be
fore. The note was the .n.y 'h'tj
he found that had not been tc ucb.' lr
Without a moment's delar ifvr
quartering his burro, ho sts-'ej
tho placo designated In the n 'e ul
for hours be searched and h-i'rj f
him. Tho thought that ierhii lit
camp had bean wiped out ty .-
through accident quickly wu tu
la hod, for If it had caught fire la
ry's absence Jerry certainly It
there now to explain. With nil
Increased fear and a heart that Uii
so rapidly he scarcely could l:rfii,
ho plunged Into tho thicket la f-rVf
search of hla friend. Where Jen ly
when ho saw- the Indians at the riz)
Mike found his hat, and a ft tot
away was his pick.
"Ilw's been murdered'" g-'JS'l
Mlko. 'Thoy'vo killed him and tsr ,cl
hts body away!"
A more courageous man thin V! tt
O'Connor coutd not bo found, b-' "i
thought of being alono there ai'hUt
murderers of jerry Chambers ;f
haps near by, mado his heart j rtt
His first Impulse was to hasten '
fresh burro and start ImtnrJ'i'.t'r
back to OJIto, where ho coull e "J
the authorities of Jerrys d:
"No." ho finally decided, r'l !
still whlto; "ho may not bo dead, 1
If ho's alive It's my plaro t) tii
him. Tommy would have stuck It est
for mo until tho last spark of hot "
gone, nnd I'll stick It out for him .iU
I know something definite one way
Ho hid tho provisions In
bushes and turned his bum It"
Then, with a revolver ready f r ttti
hand, and an eyo that n)ke franco
ness, ho started out to hunt for Jr-f
For threo days ho searched, c -f
far down tho trail and far up the
of tho mountain, but ho foun l e
of his companion. His voice t
wenk from shouting aud h ' "W
body was almost worn out P"
went on and on, tho little h r '
breast becoming fainter the ! rE "
hunted. On tho morning of th-1 '"J
day ho decided to Abandon the lr
and re I urn to Oilto. where n C
enllal thn nlil of tho BUttlC'1 '. 1
planned to leave ImmedUU r
breakfast. After building a 6' c'
went to tho brooklet to get 'f; ' '
his coffee. Ho was lu tho sr c'f
ping his pail Into tho stream t"
heard a faint but hideous lJ;
yond him. llo dropped th l (,J'
whipped out his revolver. "'' 1 "
perspiration coming to his bro "
ho stepped into thu. hushes and ""
until ho heard nnothar wuaJ .
"Lot mo havo Just another drop (
wntur, and I'll go-go," nixrW
It was Jerry Chambers' olie
(TO JIB CONTlNl',
Hut experience tenches that w
Is no stopping tho How of
logic From Its own Ht v ,(
Is quite reasonable. Tho seen "
ono range of hills requires "
patloit of tho noxt; and the r'
of that second range require 'no u
quest of a third. So It ' rl
Lord Salisbury onco suld M ,it
Cromer: "If you listened
soldiers want, you would bo
consent to tho fortlllcatl u i
. . ..Il.l,. alljlklj"
moon against a ixiwum "-- .lW
! earth from ilaxs," Loudon !V"
jjot a good view 01 uiu iuu. w