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Bjpge Ten , DAILY A1IIZONA SILVER BELT
I J 1 H6 Vian &mmm
jl From tr J
By GEORGE BARR
Copyright. 1908. by Dodd. Mtd
a exti;aohui.akv document.
' appears that th Messrs.
Skaj:t;s ami Wyckholnie aa
their dual career drew to a
close set about to learn what
had become of their daughters. In
vest Irii I Ion proved that W.vcU holme's
daughter had married a London artist
named Kuihrcii. The Kuthvctis In
turn had one child, a daughter. V ek-
i holme's wife uud his daughter died
when this graudchlld was eight or ten
, j ears old. By last report the grand
child was living with her father In
Loudon. She was a pretty young wo
man, with scores of admirers on her
hands and a very level hend on her
Wyckholme held to his agreement
with Skaggs by bequeathing his share
of the property to him, but It was
definitely set forth that at the death
of his partner It was to go to Agnes
Kuthven. the grandchild with reser
vations. Skaggs found that his daughter, who
married Browne, the Aruerlcau. like
wine had died, but that she had left
behind a son and heir. This won. Hob
rrt Browne, was In school when the
Joint will was designed, and he was to
have Skaggs' fortune at the death of
Wyokholme In ease that worthy sur
vived. In order to keep the business and
the property Intact and under the per
petual control of one partnership the
granddaughter of Wyckholmo was to
marry the grandson of Skaggs within
the year after the death of the sur
viving partner. The penalty to be Im
posed upon them If the conditions
were not complied with, neither to bo
excusable for the defection of the
other,' lay In the provision that the
-whole Industry and its accumulated
fortune. Including the land (and they
owned practically the entire Island),
were to go to the Islanders. Wyck
holme named Sir John Allencromble
ns one executor, and Skaggs selected
Alfred Bowen of Boston as the other.
As Wyckholnie was the tlrst to die,
Skaggs became sole owner of the Is-
. laud and Its treasures, and It was ho
who made the tlnal will In accordance
with the original plans.
The Islaud of .Input, with Its Jewels
and Its ancient chateau, of modern
construction, represented several mil
lion pounds sterling. Wyckholme's
dream of erecting mi exact replica of
it famous old chateau found response
In the equally whimsical Skaggs, who
constantly bemoaned the fact that It
was Impossible to spend money. Kor
five years after Its completion the two
old men. with an army of Arabian re
tainers and Nubian slaves, lived like
oriental potentates In the huge struc
ture on the highlands overlooking the
Skaggs seldom went from one part
of his home to another without a
guide. It was to vast and so laby
rinthine that he feared he might be
come lost forever The dungeon be
low the chateau and the moat wjth
Its bridges were the especial delight
. of these lonely, romantic old chaps.
One of the builders of this rare pile
was now sleeping peacefully In tho
Barcnphugus beneath the chapel; the
other was lylug dead and undiscovered
in the very heart of his possessions.
The magnificent plans of the part
ners would have been a glorious trib
ute to romance hud it not been for
one fatal obstacle. The troublo was
that young Miss Ruthrcn and youug
Mr. Browne did not kuow that their
grandfathers lived, much less that
they owned an Island in tho south,
Mns. Therefore it is quite natural
that they could not have known they
were expected to marry each other.
MNs Kuthven. from motives peculiar
to the head and not to the heart, set
about to earn a title for herself. Three
months before the death of Mr. Skaggs
slit; was married to Lord Depplnghain,
who possessed a title nnd a country
place thnt rightfully lwlonged to his
creditors. Mr. Browne, Just out of
college, hung out his shingle as a
physician and surgeon and forthwith,
'with all the contidence his profession
Is supposed to Inspire, proceeded to
marry the daughter of a brokerage
banker in Boston and at once found
himself struggling with the difficulties
of Back Bay society.
A clause In the will, letter of in
struction attached, demanded that thel
two grandchildren should take up
' their residence lu the chateau within
six months after the de.tth of the
testator, there to remain through the
.compulsory days of courtship, up to
and Including the weddlug day. Four
months had already passed. It was
also stipulated that the executors
should receive 10.0C0 each at the ex
piration of their year of servitude,
provided It was howu in, court that
they had carried out the' wishes of
the tcstntor or in Jailing had, made
the moat diligent effort within human
"It Is very explicit," murmured Mr.
Hare for the third time. "1 suppose
the first step Is to notify joung Mr.
Browne of his misfortune. Ills lord
ship lias the task of breaking the news
to Lady Depplngham."
"You are assuming that 1 Intend to
net uuder this ridiculous will."
"Certainly. It means about $."0,000
to you at the end of the year, with
nothing to do but to notify two persons
of the terms lu the will. If they're not
divorced and married again at the end
of the year you and Sir .lohn simply
turn everything over to the Malays, or
whatever they are. I think It's easy
sledding for you."
Young Mr. Browne hastened down
town In response to a message from
the American executor and was told
of the will which had been tiled in
England, the home land of the testator.
To say that this debonair, good looking
young gentleman was flabbergasted
would be putting It more than mildly.
"What shall I do what can I do,
; Mr. Bowen?" he gaped. bewildered.
"Consult an attorney," advised Mr.
"I'll do ltl" shouted Bobby Browne,
rue time halfback on his college elev
en. "Break the will for me, Mr. Bow
en, and I'll gie"
"1 can't break It. Bobby. I'm Its ex
ecutor." "Good Lord! Well, then, who Is the
best will breaker you kuow. please?
Something has to be done right away."
"I'm afraid you don't grasp the sit
uation. .Now, if you were not married
"I wouldn't ghe up my wife for all
the Islands lu the universe. That's set
tled. You don't know how happy we
are. She's the"
"Yes. yes, I know," Interrupted the
wily Mr. Bowen. "Don't,tcll me about
It. Go and see Judge Garrett, over In
the K. building. They say he expects
to come back from the grave to break
his own will."
Ten minutes later an excited young
man rushed into an office In the K
"You will have to tight It Jointly."
said Judge Garrett after extracting the
wheat from the chaff of Browne's re
marks. "You can't take hers away
"if as Miund df Mil rod: of Ulbtultar."
from her. and she, can't get yours. We
must combine against the natives.
Come back tomorrow at '.!,"
Promptly nt Browne appeared,
eager eyed and nervous. He had left
behind him at home a miserable youug
woman with red eyes nud choking
breath who bemoaned the cruel con
viction that she stood between him
"But, hang It all, dearest. I wouldn't
marry that girl If 1 had the chance.
I'd marry you all over ngalu today If
I could." he had cried out to her, but
she wondered all afternoon if he really
meant it It never entered her head to
wonder if Ijuly Depplngham was old
or youug. pretty or ugly, bright or dull.
Judge Garrett hud a copy of the will
in his hand. He looked dubious, even
"It's as sound as the rock of Gibral
tar," he announced dolefully.
"You don't mean It!" gasped poor
Bobby, mopping his fine Harvard
brow, his six feet of manhood shrink
ing perceptibly as he looked about for
a chair In which to collapse. "C-can't
It be smashed';"
"It might be an easy matter to prove
either of these old gentlemen to have
been Insane, but the two of them to
" 1 "N
gether make it out of the question."
"What dpyou mean, sir?" indig
nantly. ) "
"I mean oh. you know what I mean
the condltionsand all that Why, the
old ehunibs must have been trying to
prove their grandchildren insane when
they made that will. Nobody but im
beciles would marry people they'd nev
er seen. I"
"liUt the will provides itT a six
months' courtship, Mr. Browne, I'm
sorry to say. You might learn to love
a person hi less time and still retain
your mental balance, you know, espe
cially if she were pretty and an heir
ess lot half your own fortune. I dare
say that is what they were thinking
"Tliiukiug? They weren't thinking
of anything at all, They weren't ca
pable. Why didn't they consider the
possibility that things might turn out
just as they have?"
"Possibly Ihey did consider it, my
boy. It looks to me as if they did not
care a rap whether it went to their
blood relatives or to ,tho islanders. I
fancy of the two they loved the is
landers more. At any rate, they left
n beautiful opening for the very com
plications which now conspire to give
the natives their own. after all. It's
necessary for both of you to be on
the ground according to schedule. You
must go to the Island, wife or no wife,
and 'there's not much time to be lost
Lady Depplngham won't let the" grass
grow under her feet If I know any
thing about the needs of English no
bility, and I'll bet my hat she's pack
ing Iter trunks now for a long stay
in .Input. You have farther to go than
she. but you must get over there In
side of sixty days. You can't tell
what may happen In the next six
"What do you mean?"
"Well. It's possible that you may be
come a widower and she a wld"
'Good heaven. Judge Garrett! Im
possible!" gasped Bobby Browne,
clutching the arms of his chair.
"Nothing is Impossible, my boy."
"Well. If that's what you're counting
on you can count me out. I wont
speculate on my wife's death.'-'
"But. man. suppose that it did hap
pen!" roared the Judge Irascibly. "You
should be prepared for the best I
niwin tho worst. Don't look like a
sick dog. You go to the Island at
once. Take your wife along if you
like. You'll find her Indynhlp there,
and she'll need n woman to tell her
troubles to I don't think we'll have
any trouble getting the British heirs
to Join lu the suit to overthrew the
will. The only point Is tills the is
landers must not have the advantage
thnt your absence from Japat will give
to them. Now. I'll"-
"But I don't like the suggestion that
my wife will be obliged to die in
"Please leave all the details to me,
Mr. Browne. It may not be necessary
for her to die. There are other alter
natives in law. Give the lawyers a
chance. All you have to do Is to plant
yourself on that Island and stay there
until we tell you to get off.'
"Or the Islanders push me off." lugu
briously. Young Mr. Browne went away at
dusk, half reellng.under the responsi
bility of existence, nnd eventually
readied the side of the anxious young
woman uptown. He bared the facts
and awaited the wall of dismay.
"I think It will be perfectly Jolly!"
she cried Instead and kissed him rap
turously. Over tlie opposite side of the At
lantic the excitement in certain circles
was even more Intense than that pro
duced hi Boston. Lord Depplngham
needed the money, but he was n whole
day In grasping the fact that his wife
could not have it and him nt the same
time. The beautiful nud fashionable
Lady Depplngham, once little Agnes
Kuthven. came as near to having hys
teria ns Englishwomen ever do. but
she called In a lawyer instead of a
doctor. For three days she neglected
her social duties (and they were many).
Ignored her gallant admirers (and they
were many) and hurried back and
forth between home and chambers so
vigorously that his lordship was sel
dom closer than a day behind In any
thing she did.
'Hiere was a great rattling of trunks.
a Jangling of keys, a thousand good
bys. a castoff season, and the Depplng
hams were racing away for the island
of Japat somewhere In the far south
INTHODUCINO HOM.INGSWOItTH CHASE.
T' HE excitement attending the
had nqt yet spread to the grand
uueny oi itapp-xiiomerg, ap
parently lost ns It was in the cluster
of small units which went to muke up
a certain empire, one of the world
powers. The Grand Duke Michael dis
dained the world at large. He bad
but little in common with anything
that moved beyond the confines of his
narrow domain. His court was sleepy,
lackadaisical, unemotional, impregna
ble to the taunts of progression. His
people were thrifty, stolid nnd abso
lutely stationary In their loyalty to the
ancient traditions of the duchy. Ills
army was a mere matter of taxation
and not a thing of pomp pr necessity.
The precise location of the grand
duchy In the map of the world has lit
tle or nothing to do with tills narra
tive. Indeed, were It not for the fact
that the grand duke possessed a
charming nnd most desirable daughter
the Thorberg dynasty would not be
mentioned at all. The grand duke's
peace of mind had been severely dis-turbed-so
severely, in fact, that ho
was transferring his troubles to the
emperor, who. in turn, felt obliged to
communicate with the United States
ambassador, who, In his turn", had
no other nlternallve flian to take sum
mary action in respect to the indiscre
tions of a fellow countryman. Chase's
conscience was even and serene, nud
he was residing his post with the
confidence tbwt he had performed his
obligations ns an American gentleman
should, even though the performance
had created, an extraordinary commo
tion. Chase was new to the old world
and its cuntotns. especially those rig
orous ones which surrounded royalty
and denied it tho right to venture into
Chase had been the representative of
tho American government at Thorberg
for six months. The American Hag
floated above his doorway In the Filed
richstrasse. but in nil his six months
of occupation not ten Americans had
crossed thev threshold. He was a vig
orous, healthy young man. and it muy
well be presumed that the situation
bored him. He was not a politician;
no more was he an office seeker. He
was a real soldier of fortune in search
of a,ffalrs In peace or In war, on land
or at sea. Possessed of a small In
come sufficiently adequate to. sustain
life if Jie managed to advance it to the
purple nge. but wholly Incapable of
supporting him as a thriftless diplo
mat, he was compelled to make the
best of his taleuts. no matter to what
test they were put. He left college at
twenty-two. possessed of tho praise
worthy design to earn his own way
without recourse to the $4,500 Income
from a cert'iln trust fund. His plan
also Incorporated the hope to save
every penny of thnt income for the
possible "rainy day." He was now
thirty. In each of several New York
banks he had something like $4,000
drawing 3 per cent interest, while he
picked his blithe wny through the
world on $2..r()0 a year, more or less,
as chance ordained.
"When I'm forty." Chase was wont
to remark to envious spendthrifts who
couldn't understand his phllosopLy,
"I'll have over a hundred thousand
there, and If I live to be ninety Just
think what I'll have. Moreover. I
may get married and have to maintain
a poor wife with rich relatives, which
Is a terrible strain, you know. You
have to live up to your wife's rela
tives. If you don't do anything else."
He did not refer to the chance that
he was quite sure to come In for a
large legacy at the death or his ma
ternal grandfather, a millionaire ranch
owner in the far west.
Arter leaving college he drifted
pretty much over the world, taking
pot luck with .fortune and clasping the
hand of circumstance. There had
been hard roads to travel uh well as
easy ones, but he never complained.
He swung on through life with the,
heart of a soldier and the confidence
of a pagan. He loathed business, nnd
he abhorred trade.
He was an orphan and bounden to
no man. No one had the right to
question his actions after ills twenty
first anniversary. He went in for law
nt Yale nud, then practiced restlessly,
vaguely, for two years In Baltimore
under the patronage of his father's
oldest friend, a lawyer of distinction.
Tiring ofnhe law books and reports
in the old Judge's office, he suddenly
nh.'iu'dnnHl l! ailing and set fortli to
see the world. Almost before his
frleijtjs knew that lie had left he was
heard of in Turkestan. In course of
time lie served as a war correspondent
for one of the great newspapers, acted
as agent for great hemp dealers hi the
Philippines, carried a ritle with tho
Boers in South Africa, hunted wild
beasts In Asia and In Hottentot land,
took snapshots In St. Petersburg aud
almost got to the north pole with one
of the expeditious. Not In a month's
Journey would you meet a truer thor
oughbred, a more ngieeable chap, a
more polished vagabond, than lilillings
worth Cli.isc. tirst lieutenant hi Dame
Fortune's army. Tall, good looking,
rnwboncd. cheerful, gallant, he was
the true comrade of those merry, reck
less volunteers from nil lands who find
commissions In Fortune's army and
serve her faithfully.
He was nearly thirty when the diplo
matic service began to appeal tit him
as a pleasing variation from the rigor
ous occupations he had followed heie
tofore. One of his uncles was a con
gressman, aud another was in some
way connected with railroads. He first
sought the Influence of the latter and
'then the recommendation of, the for
mer. In less than six weeks after-his
arrival In Washing'ton he was off for
the city of Thorberg. In the grand
duchy of Rapp-Thorberg. carrying
wltli him an appointment as consul
aud supplied wltli the proper stamps
and wal of office.
At the end of five months he loathed
Thorberg; he hated the Inhabitants;
he smarted under the sting of royal
disdain; he bad no real friends, no
boon companions, and he was obliged
to lie good! What wonder, then, (hat
the bored, suffering, vhacions Mr.
Chase seized the tir.st opportunity to
leap headforemost Into .the very thick
of a most appalling 'indiscretion!
When he first urrhed In Thorberg to
assume his sluggish duties he was not
aware of the fact that the grand duke
had au unmarried daughter, the Prin
She was visiting In St. Petersburg
or Berlin or some other place when he
reached his post of duty, and It was
toward the end of Ills fifth month be
fore she returned to her father's palace
in Thorberg. .He awoke to the im
portance of the occasion nnd took some
slight Interest In the return of the
royal young lady, even going so fur as
to follpw the crowd to the railway sta
tion on the sunny June afternoon.
(To be continued)
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