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AvitKor of HEAR
CA* A\AN O/N
IllMsh-ialiaahrvs by A
COPYRIGHT 1911 by "&0****
*v****TK**"t 1 Oaorg* P?r*-*tar*l Alga-antes
?*>n a. vlca praaMant of th* Metro-.- >i
*al Rug saw York, sr*
rt*, a at C-aJro on a burliness tf .
?TITArTKR II?Horeve*> Ryann* sttItss
? * hots! In Cairo wtth a carefully !
rTTAT-T-ER III-Rr-u-n* -*a**Tla Jonas th*
* 1* holy ThtonJ** rug which h* ad
snlts having etolen from a pasha at Bag*
HUPTFR IV-Joras m**ts Major r?l
Ifi * a*j ? ?
,.-*.?? by a woman to whom ha had
loan." ISO poonda at Mont* Carlo
I ? prfrltana'T. end who tu rna out ta
Ts* KiT'una'i mo"
CTIAPTFR V JonM tr*1ca* Mn
? *n<1 Fortuna to a p^!o g
tuna rat'irna to .Toraa t'
appffira to ba fnr*n? I In som* 1 ?
St nknown to th* daua t*f
CH - -tereati
td Rnman ? ant A "vt* ntur*
?any. a - - ' - -
S arrana* any kind of an adventure
?FR rn?Mts ?* a - h-v
? a r'aV. r
d to marrv
ana ar* laid to r
Jonoa sailing for homa
The Purloined Cable.
George, having mada his bargain
with conscience relative to tbe Yhlor
dee rug. slept the sleep of the untrou?
bled, of the Just, of the man who had
-nothing In particular to get up for In
fact, sfter having drunk his breakfast
cocoa and eaten his buttered toast, ha
evinced his satisfaction hy turning hil
face awsy from the attracting morn?
ing light and pasrlng off into sleep
again. And thereby hangs this tala
So much d upon his gettlni
hie mail as lt came In that morning,
that Fate herself must have resitted
sturdily the desire to shake him by
the shoulder. Perhaps she would hare
done so but for the serenity of bli
pose and the Infantile smile that lin
gered for a while round bia lips. Fata
as with most of us, has her sentiment
The man next door, having no coe
?dence to speak of (Indeed, he had de
railed her while passing his t wen ti
eth meridian!) was up betimes. H*
bad turned in at four; at six he wai
etrolllng about the deserted lounging
room, watching the entrances. It li
ncelvable bow easily mall may b*
purloined in a large hotel. There ar*
as many ways as points to the wind
nne cho*?e the slnipleet. He waited
for the mail-bag to be emptied upoi
the head porter's counter. Nonchal
antly, but deft'y. while the portei
looked on, the adventurer ran througl
the bulk. He found three lettera an(
a cable, the latter having been re
ed by George's bankers the da:
before and mailed directly to the ho
The porter had no suspicion tha
a bold theft wa. , committed un
der his very eyes. Moreover, clrcum
stances prevented his ever learnlnj
of lt. Ryanne stuffed the spoils inti
"If any one asks for me," he said
"say that I shall be at my banker*!
the Anglo-Egyptian bank, at 10 o'clocl
"Yea, sir." replied the porter, as h
began to sort the rest of the mai
not forgetting to peruse the postals
Ryanne went out into the street
walking rapidly into tewn. Mahomet!
El-Gebel shook tbs folds of his doa
and followed. Tbe adventurer did nc
slacken his galt till he reached Shel
beards hotel. Upon the steps h
paused. Some English troops wer
marching past, on the way to the ral
way station; the usual number of ni
tlves were patrolling the sidswalki
dangling strings of imitation scarabs
a caravan of pack-camels, laden wit
cotton, shuffled by haughtily; a blln
beggar sat on the curb In fron
munching a piece of sugar can<
Ryanne, assured that no one hs kne
was about, procseded into the wrltlnj
room, wholly deserted at this earl
He sat down at a desk and oper.e
the cable. It contained exactly whi
be expected. It was a call for Si
vice in regard to the rental of M
George P. A. Jones' mansion In Ne
York and the temporary disposing <
the loose valuables. Ryanne read
over a dozen times, with pucker
brow, and finally balled lt fiercely 1
bis fist. Fool! He could not. at thi
moment, remember the most ease
tlal point in the game, the name ai
office of the agent to whom he mu
this very morning send reply. Hu
rledly he fished ont the letters; 01
chance in a thousand. He swore, fr
In relief. In the corner of one of tl
letters he saw that for soros unkno**
reason ths gods were still with hi.
Reynolds and Reynolds, estates. Bro,
?treat; ba remembered. He wrote o
a reply oa a piece of hotel paper, I
?tandie! to copy ll ot at tba sabl
TS AND /-U5KS
THE BOX r^iv. -
k.O.Ka*7TT.NaT*E-R_ * * ?
13,5 - KERRILL CCV*ATA/SV ?
A " T%e initials
were a little strok*?* ^om ?o1*-*-'
Be has picked up the fact
that Jones' business cr ?
was conducted over thos? 'isis.
baoket and a Next,
he reade! mail to I/elp*
stroke. meaning a d
of two or three month-.: from the
bead office, of bis bank* -*? to
;, Paris *
York. That Ryanne did not open
letters was in no-' e to
moral suasion; whatever th
talned could be of no vital Importance
Torn-,e. wa* -*ha!l bend I
crook of our elbow in the bar room.
The reaction warrants a stlmula:
An hour later the who was
J off hts hands. The cable h:id
cost him three sovereigns. Hut whst
waa that? Nlente. rlen; noth!' | a.
- bagatelle. For the fir*
ks a sense of security invsded his
lt was by now 9 o'clock: and P*r
cl val Algernon still reposed upon his
bed of ea*-e I*-: bim sleep Many
' days were to pass ere he would again
v the coi linen sheets, the
luxury of down under hit* esr.
What to do? m,***ed the rogue. On
The Pcrtsr Had No Suspicion Thst a
Bold Theft Was Being Committed.
Ryanne shook his
with his cane beat a ll|*ht tattoo
nat the side
on. Ar. '
: was by all
. portent mi ade I;
h it he must, in face of all
**. or pa : the whole
aaver lt he dk
not chuckle saturninely lt was I
of nightmare uhere one hung ir
mid-air, one's toes Just beyond
flaming dragon's Jaws. The rewardi
would be enormous, but these h<
would gladly surrender for the su
preme satisfaction of turning th<
poisoned arrow in the heart of
canting hypocrite, tbat smug church
deacon, the sanctimonious, the sleek
the well-fed flrbt-born. And poor
clval Algernon, for no blame of hi
own, must be taken by the scr
his neck and thrust bodily Into thi
tangled web of scheme and under
scheme. It was Infinitely humorous
He had had a vague plan regardini
1. guardian of the Holy Yhl
ordes, but it was not possible for bin
to be in Cairo at this early date Tha
he would eventually appear Ryann
never doubted. He knew the Orients
mind. Mahomed-E.-Gebel would eros
every barrier less effective than deatt
lt was a serious matter to the Mos
lem. If he returned to the palace a
Bagdad, minus the rug. it would mea
free transportation to the Arabia
gulf, bereft of the roost lmportan
part of bis excellent anatomy, hi
head. Some day. if he lived. Ryann
Intended telling the exploit to som
P clever chap who wrote; it would loo
: rather well in print.
To turn Mahomed against Psrclvi
as being the instigator would be a
! adroit bit of work; snd it would ri
him of both of them. Gioconda sal
, that shs wanted no rough work. Ho1
like s woman! Here was a man'
' game, a desperate one; and Oiocoi
! da, not forgetting thst it was ht
Inspiration, wanted lt handled wit
gloves! It was bare hand work, sn
the sooner shs was made to realli
this, the better, lt was no time fe
tuning Add lea.
Mahomed out of lt, there waa a ca
tain English bar In tha Quarter Rose
tt. a place of dubious repute. Mao
derelict* drifted there ia search <
e-*a*-doy**Reat still nacre dubious. Draff
ta^batjoai M tbf tot al V*
outer.: ts. ahejae band and ?
sntmss were directed sgslnst society; s
black and brcwn atd whits assn; not
?: forton*. like Ryssne. but ?
their camp ?*< Howers. In seort, lt wss a
isr.d Kysnne *tl!l felt s ?i
tharne of lt) ithala, carrying t
the Ansi Instruction* of the en*
hsd found hln< g off th*
of s ?balbi 'ie night before t
It wa- also that he had beard I
of the history and the worth of
Yhlorde*. ? ?o*slblllty of lt* ?
theft Hs have gone upon '
an sdver'vsrr* like that, with I
but ? se of win- lo his hes.
For s few pi*K-e>*. of gold h*
?nror y banner tl
dertske the ri
han- <*as buelne**
and In some way or another he ?
be made to vnnleh from the sigh'
n for at least t*
As for Ma' Ksn's unfor?*
danger, the ? ld look out
Ryr sd hie watch, a cbc
but trustworthy anV**>. ccettTef s dol- j
Jar. not to bc rod as sn avail* 1
Sbls aeeet He would give, lt a
later In ths dsy;
that while he, was In funds there *
:*dom tn ths purcha*** of s fins I
gold Longlnes. A good watch, s*
ery one knows, ls always ss easily j
converted tate cash ss s London hs.
?vid'.ng. of ec rsa
*- had he
plsce or in that; and often he
exchange ' kat for ?
with a green nee- *v*?r fe
had gen** against him heavily st c
ng a new tlmoplece. ho
wsa ba leave
And ar Idea, he nv.
as he swung th.
vest-pocket, would be to Ad-1 the t]
dor of a small white stone to I ?
<-d preo ng ths ? :
Not to the cause of vanity, not a*
ase and gold wa*
?ctr- a kind of ret*
against thr evil day When one has
money In the pocket the hand
and eager to find lt. Hut Jewelry ls
protected by s certain quality
caution; lt ls not too readily pl?
over bars snd gaming-tables. V.
ths pawnbroker stands betwwen th*
passion and the green baise, theres
food for thought.
Maring net' "lons ts
one other, hew to sp cai bia time
would be us? - .rllsh
Rar bofor* t *ht aa well I
ble through tho nat
bazaars. He might pick up some
to ai v. hs
beckoned to an Idle <? imbed In?
to th** carriage, snd was driven off ss
If empires hung up* n minutes.
Ryanne never wearied of the bs
saars of Cairo. They were to him no
less enchanting than the clrcue pa?
rada of his youth In certain wa".
they wert* :.
those In Constantinople and
but. on the other hand, there was
more light, more charm, more c
Perhaps the magic nearness of ths
desert had s g to do wi*
estlons of ?
observation, bia son*e of tL.
esque ged tbs 1
rface. gave him
imp. ? -i man a
Thia gift ha I
- tn old Ragtlad
fore he had prow levi through I
row city ?tr*?ets. hsd no
inga, the blind-alleys, ar.
forgotten Faces and b
written indelibly upon 1
One rode to the basan-- walk
trough them or moir
Ryanne preferred his own lea**
did Mahomed. Once, so
come that he could harp
brown hands round the lr
Rut. patience. Did not the K
teach patience among the higher laws"
Patience. He could not, madly as he
had dreamed, throttle the white Har
here In the bazaars Thst **
bring the Holy Yhlordes to hts fe
He must walt. He must pla* I
the man out st night, then to fe
him Into the desert. Ot:'
ort, where no man might be bia mas
ter Oh. the Holy Yhiordea ahould ba
bis again; lt wsa written.
Ths cries, ths shouts, tbs tower ol
Rahel reclaimed; the Intermingling ol
the racea of the world: the Kr.gliah
man. the American, the German, th*
Italian, th* Frenchman, the Greek, thi
Lsrsntlns. the purple-black E
the bronze Nubian; ths veiled w
the naked children; all the color-tonei
known to art. but predominating, thai
marvelous faded tint of blue, th.
Calrene blue. In ths heavens. In thi
waters. In th* dyas.
'Make way. O my mother"* bawle<
a donkey boy to ths old crone pad
?*T*ackghs*sh! Backsheeah!** In th
eight tones of tbs bumsn voles. Fron
ths beggar, bia brother, bia uncle
his grandfather, bis children sad hi
children's children. "Blackshecsa
?To th* rica.''* wss ahrilled Inti
Rysnne'a sar; snd bs dodged i
troop ot donkeys passed. Isden wi tl
tourists, unhappy, fretful, self-cor
selous. A water-carrier brush*
against him, and bs whiffed tb* frwsl
dampnasa of th* bulging cost-skin, J
woman, the lone, black hoad rsl
streaming oat behind la tha clutch o
tbe monkey ilk* band of a toddling
?* | child, carried a **e**i*v-cotta water-)*
?. apara bar bead. Trna crace aita abie]
rv*chax\g*s. caugb' *Ryarn**s roving a
ora aad filled lt with pleaee**
Dost rose and sabalded. eddied and
stiled; beggars blind aad one-eyed ?
?-juatted la lt. childi*****, teased tt la 1
day. and beasts of burden shuffled
broa-rb lt. I
Tbe roar fa froat of tbe ab rt aa. tba j
>r*sslng and crowding of costosner*.
ba high cries of th* merchants; th-e
rural*) of th* water pipes, the pleasant
Of ax?ffee?. th** hardy loafers 4
I before the khans or ceravan
a veiled far.. at a lattice-win
low; the violet shadows tn a doorway;
?unshlna '?<* soaring
mosques, a true b* dag and
bis tattered Koran; *
i nd silver and amber and i
- and brass,
rasa and carp* ?at of fleas, 4
a gue of flies, tb
Rarely ona saw ? *ha
* disdained j
- r, he believed n*s saw his wsy ta
Emperor Pau ?
and Eraoentric to I ?e
I In the ? and
?ber* waa a poor da:. g
er who was
for lt wai
frostbitten. As he w g he saw
to his 1 aaa
ns no way of *
lr.g a -Me; h*< la de*
.ned st once that the only way
was to pretend not to see tbe em?
peror, s -rn tbe other wsy.
Paul was not to ba ou Ha
stopped at once and sst.'
i a The
poor mar the
thin shoes. Th.
I hear ' and
round roy ?ledge.** ha said, "and
n bim: and since he
always, at all wear green
shades over his eyes.**
CLUB WHERE SILENCE REIGNS
London (Eng ? jte Should Have
a Quieting Effect on Tired
A club In ? e humsn
raia-: r^as Ju*
Deaf dub. would Inr*.
ar* deaf or are deaf mutes,
sation In on by orsl
al signs -a solttsry walter
. an sndlble comment
sponslva pu- he club two floors
shove the level of the street; lr
a red llf-h' is au*omstlcally twit
on, and the msmbew
one ls at the door. Similarly
the services of the welter sre in?
voked, it is a red light tn his sanctum
which ls tbe agent.
x years sgo the National IVs!
club was started in a cafe. So rapid
has been its growth
larsrer premises were acquired
? j these were opened by the president,
?i whose deafness haa not pr- -
> i from conducting a very -
i lness. Another remsrksble nv
I ' who is a deaf mute, ls responsible
for tbe rsilwsy system of Smyrna, ant*
commands sn army of workinea ol
?sdous netlonsllties by means oi
The club numbers 110 Den and 6<
s i women, and Included In its sppolnt
l. ments is a billiard table where di sap
pointed exclamations sre never hasard
Visitor?Tour rival town. Bunkvtlle
ls quite a town, len ?
k ; Uncle Eben?Bab! Thst to wa lsn*i
big enough to get a metropolltax
* daily's sea re head oa "The Byes of th<
I Entire Country Are Taroed oa Bunk
' ville Today" wbsa thsy bald a free*
* I denual prsfaraaos *niakery.
N ANCIENT EGYPT
My of Pharaoh Still Vis** In
*.ountry Always Irrsdeeesab'y MoSsnv
medan?The Tourist la A*vsae**d
at Dawn by th* Murat n Ceil?
ing All to Prmymr,
o, EcTPt-?Tba old. old Egypt?
of tba Pyra . .lag
?myles of s Ml
:>ne can st lt, thoocb ae
bo* eas fully der r.:e the ??
lt arouse* lt ls, Indee 1. Impossible
Lo pa a psa ths saepr
tween th- .caa
I walked a broken
i .rnak and ss ard
ttatoea of kings
. ?d dova
^ag gtalrsraps ? tomb of
a body of ths
I harsoh, has lain
f -?* than 3 ?and*
tian Goddeea of Joy ar oaa*
aaa vi a to tho
*. as 1>
4 a dream.'*
? a % aa In
?. * often
ro 1 waa awakened at
a near < In
lt tl ? *ong and half
. answered not by a fww
e**n a * and
.is they obey
riv* times each day. 1 have a**n th*
Courtyard of Egypt!.
hu* < his roc
bow behind his
: have w
Ur* th* loading o
his camel sj g by his waltin
beast echo the name that reverberate
through ali name of
Aud not only In p*acs, but a
war. thia faith with Its watcl
worda haa beer Kora
i been the greatet
battle cry ' sra. Tods
sven, a verse from the Koran wi
' bri | ammedan seal
the ailed flgbtinj
dogs In s larg* gi*** eas* on th
ground snd juat at that level wher
singh!, or ?' .'.erestlrxj
although ths cue's of the sp*clm*n
are not a* | he slugh
i wa srs told, ls on* . lest breed
rae of se lug hg frescoes o
I '? th* tombs . ..-i.-aaa In th* rails
j of the
I havs read somewhere thst tl
*b moat a<
-es sr* his hors- |bl and h
ags. a copy of ons of tt
seo palntinga ls shown In thc wa
eas* on ths north side of ths hall. Tt
true slugh! ie kept by ths trlb** of ti
?astern deserts, th* finsst strain bois
In ths possassion of Bedouin chief
Th* brssd ls sleo known ss ths Syria
or Persian crey hound, although abo;
haired docs ara likewise Included va
dar th* former nama Thea* dos
sro use! for buntine CessHaa, ban
aad other cams, oftaa with tbe seats
' ance of fe'.c*x*s, **ssaa. ft* al tte bal
al iaa osotms\
DAIRYING DURING FLT T.MC
Two Meet Ne saes) Thirage Are
vyer aad reWanle fly pw
wiU pay for tb ssas si vee ah*at
tlssee el a ring tbe fly season, ta
say aothtag af tba eoasfort
tbe animals aad tba
will detivs from mil Mag a e*siet ea*w.
If yoe dont feel ttke toves-ting ta a
spraying outfit havs yoor wife
yoe a long, eool bianka* oat af
afr sad lt over the cow while
This ho**T?r ls beasaflelal at
ms only Tha one thing tba
prevent the fl lee fr orel saaatlsg the
blood aad coses tye ea tty tbe milk
tba beet of your herd, la to spray.
thoroughly while yoe are at it
See thst tbs cows havs
of good shade. They simply
stand oat la tbe scorching hast all
and do aa w*U aa they woo ld li
tact ed from tbe Midday aaa.
If natural shade la not available, tt
will take you bat an hoar or se te sec
sotee tall posts aad make a
tory sheds oat of small brui
straw or boards. Tbe cowa
Too many fanners let
from foal dloajha or
s -A-.k fl ** i with water ai
to wash dtahaa in
s ts not merely a qaestJoa af
comfort and satisfaction to tbs cows.
er ia it necessary simply te add
to y v produ.-a
'emends that the prtaal
pal elena | Into tbs oom po*
i n of milk ba a
from every ??
ANOTHER STOOL FOR MILKING
Olrectione fer Making Light
wan ant Device by *??a-one
Handy W th Toola.
In a recent 1?e*. -ai eoma eada
SO t thought I wa-Sald
I you a d*e el
h a one for many yeera
Ind lt very handy wtitaa A
wida by SA laehcs long Tba
Handy Milk Stool.
10 by 1: .ailed sei aaa
?ces The board
a ls nailed
- 1 ?
? 1 by
t lnchse low
1 tbs pall
bola throath both
Protect Fro-v ^
energy al ?* as lt
pay I a flies bv irving the
- as fast
. now 00 If they sra af? -rded a
:h?an th*;- J poeeible do.
it givs the calves too
i- sklmmllk these days
? an mud off of the cows'
f snd **anks before milking
g hand separator must bs
a anu scalded ta toe a day now.
i. The separator should never
?1 *ed In the barn or near IL
1- k from a ow ts good for
a ba tabla after the ninth milking
it Don't negle artty tn milklag
y ,'ust because other work ls pressing.
Ll A good cow ls hard to buy nowa*
o ("aye The only altaraa.ivs ls to rales
a Never attempt to keep sommer bat
e ter foti early fall prices bees use lt will
a aad keep
e ("oas fed well before turning these
I, caa heavy forage crop will aot be ta
a dan.- sting.
i, .et'.mes a d?ee of Glauber's salts
is win c.-~ a. ase of bloody milk. Da?
e pends on UM
n For a cow that refuses to let down
kg her milk, a feed of somethtag while
milking ls often helpful.
ia Tbe production of high grade dalry
A- prcducta without a plentiful supply of
le ice ls next tc impossible,
aa r the cows to peek at
JJ ( alli help ksep tbe bowels ta
.idition. while grass ls watsry.
ia tn-Tilik fed to shoats with
ig ls worth about 40 cents per 11
a pounds at present prtcea of bega.
? ur ounces of paregoric I
rt doeee, given at over ts boors
tte has been recommended aa a marm
*a t***ours in cows.
td A half flaf-M a-r-Iow si
a- win make a **hWa*pr-"*of bes ra w
a. the dalry vessels caa be iiane-i
bam abaai-ataly clean.