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"I Hsve Not Forgotten Anything."
MART mm? RINEIIARTj
T.nwrenre Itlakelcv, Inwvrr, nne to
"MttxliurK with the fdrt-.'.l nnien In th
Urnnann rime to the il.-pualtion of
unn itnnior. miiiiniiRir1. jn me inner a
limn he In nttrari.-d liy n picture of a
young Klrl, whom tho millionaire cxplitlna
1a lila KrnnMiuiKhl'r. A lady rcuiHxta
lllnkeley to hu Imp a Pullman tlrkM. ll
Rlvee hi-p lower eleven and retain lower
ten. He finds 11 drunken man In lower
Jon and retiree In lower nine. He
Kens In lower (even nnd tin. la hla clothe
nd bag mlsalne;. The mun In lower ten
found murdered. Clrcumatnnttal evi
dence point to both lllukelov and the
unknown rimn who had exchnnked clothe
with Mm. Illnkult-v bet-omce ntrcatcd
In a rlrl In Mue. The Irnln I wrecked,
lllnkeley I readied from the burning car
E.? lrl rm la broken.
They ro lo the Cnrter plme for break
fast. The irlrl prove to be Allaon Went,
til partner's eweethenrt. Her peculiar
action, mystify the lawyer. 8I10 drop
tier void tn and Itlakeley put It In hla
Ticket. Ulakeley return home, lfe find
that he la under surveillance. Movlnit
lrliirea of the train taken Juat hef..ro the
wreck reveal to lllnkeley a man leaping
rom the train with hla elolen jjrlp.
' CHAPTER XVI.
Tho 8hadow of a Girl.
Certain things about the dinner at
. the Dallas house will always be ob-
ecure to me. Dallas was something
I In the flsh commission, and I remem
Vber his reeling off fish orks In billions
hhlle we ate our caviar, lie had some
(particular stunt he had been urging
Jtbe government to for years some
thing about forbidding tho establish
ment of mills and factories on river-
linns it seems they kill the fish,
(ither tho smoke, or the nolBo, or
luiiieimiiK mey pour into tho water.
Mrs. Dallas was there, I think. Of
course, I suppose slio must hnve been;
fend thero was a woman In yollow; I
took hur in to dinner, and I remember
he loosened my cluing for me so I
could get them, nut the only real per
eon at the table was a girl across In
white, a sublimated young woman
who was as brilliant as I was stupid,
who never by any chance looked di
rectly at me, nnd who appeared and
disappeared across the candles and
-orrnius m a sort of halo of radiance.
When the dinner had progressed
from salmon to roast, and the conver
sation bad done the same thing from
fttih to scandal the yellow gown
turned to me.
"We hnve been awfully good,
avtn't we, Mr. Ulakeley?" she asked.
Although I am crazy to hear, I have
not said 'wreck' once. I'm sure you
anust feel like the survivor of Water
loo, or something of the sort."
"If you want me to tell you about
the wreck," I said, glnncing across tho
table, "I'm sorry to be disappointing,
tut I don't remember anything."
"You are fortunate to be able to
forget It." It was the first word Miss
West had spoken directly to ma and
lyaet went to my head.
"Thorn nra amna thine V .
- - - - " ei " a unve nut
forgotten," I said, over the candles.
"'I recall coming to myself some time
rter, and that a girl, a beautiful
"Ah!" said the lady In yellow, lean
ing forward breathlessly. Miss West
was staring at me coldly, but, once
tarted, I bad to stumble on.
"That a girl was trying to rouse
me, and thnt he told me I had been
on fire twice already." A shudder
went around tho tablo.
"Hut surely that isn't tho end of the
etory." Mrs. Dallas put In aggrlevedly.
"Why, that's the most tantalizing
thing I over heard."
"J'ui airald that's all," I said. "She
went her way and I went mine. If she
recalls me at all, she probably thinks
of me as a weak-kneed Individual who
faints like a woman when everything
"What did I tell you?" Mrs. Dallas
assorted triumphantly. "Ho fainted,
did you hear? when everything was
over! He hasn't begun to tell It."
I would have given a lot by that
time ir I had not mentioned the girl.
Hut McKnlght took It up there and
carried It on.
"Ulakeley Is a regular geyser," he
alJ. "He nover spouts until ho
reaches the boiling point. And by
that same token, although ho hasn't
said much about the Lady of the
Wreck, I think he la crazy about her.
In fact, I am sure of It. He tbluka he
has locked bis secret In tho caves of
his soul, but I call you to witness that
he baa It nailed to his face. Look at
t squirmed miserably and tried to
avoid the startled eyes of the girl
across the table. I wanted to choke
McKnlght and murder the rest or the
"It Isn't fair." I said as coolly at
I could. "I bare ray fingers crossed:
you are five against one."
"And to think that there was a mur
der on that very train," broke in the
lady In yellow. "It wos a perfect cre
scendo of horrors, wasn't It? And
what becamo of the murdered man,
McKnlght hnd the sense to Jump In
to the conversation and save my re
ply. "They say good rittsburgers go to
Atlantic City when they die." h aalil.
"So we are reasonably certain the
gentleman did not go to the sea
The meal was over at last, and ones
In the drawing room It was clear
hung heavy on the hostess' hands.
it is so hard to get neonle for brlilen
In September " she walled. "There Ih
absolutely nobody In town. 81 1 Is a
"It's a good poker number," ber hus
The matter settled Itself, however.
I was hopeless, save as a dummy;
Miss West said It was too hot for
cards, and went out on a balcony that
overlooked the Mall. With obvious
relief Mrs. Dallas had the card tablo
brought, and I was face to face with
tho minute I had dreaded and hoped
for for a week.
Now It had come, It was nioro dif
ficult than I had anticipated. I do not
know If there was a moon, but there
was the urban substitute for It the
arc light. It threw the shadow of the
balcony railing In long black bars
against her white gown, and as It
swung sometimes the face was In the
light. I drew a chair close so that I
could watch her.
"Do you know," I said, when she
made no effort at speech, "that you
are a much more formidable person
to-nluht, In that gown, than you were
the last time I saw you?"
Tho light swung on her face; she
was smiling faintly.
"The hut with tho green ribbons!"
she said. "I must take It back: 1 hmi
"I have not forgotten anything." I
pulled myself un short. This wn
hardly loyalty to Itlcney. His voice
came through tho window Just then,
and perhaps 1 was wrong, but 1
thonght she raised her head to Tint),
"Look at this hand." he was gar.
lng. "Regular pianola; you could play
11 witn your feet."
"He's a dear. Isn't ber Alison said
unexpectedly, "iso matter how op
pressed and downhearted I am, I al
ways cneer up when I see Richer."
"He's more than that," I returned
warmly. "He Is the most honorable fel
low I-know. If he wasn't so much that
way, he would have a career before
him. He wanted to put on the doors
of our offices, Dlakeley and McKnlght,
P. B. H., which Is Poor Bui Honest."
From my comparative poverty to
trie wealth of the girl beside mo was
single mental leap. From that
wealth to the grandfather who was
responsible for It was another.
"I wonder If you know that I had
been to Pittsburg to see your grand'
ratner when I met you?" I said
"Tou!" She was surprised.
"Yes. And you remember the alll
Kitiur oag mat 1 told you was ex
changed for tho one you cut off my
arm?" She nodded expectantly. "Well
in that valise were the forged Andy
Bronson notes, and Mr. Gilmoro's den-
osiuon mat tney were forged."
She was on her feet In an Instant
In thnt bag!" she cried. "Oh. why
uiunt you tell me that before? Oh
It's so ridiculous, so so hopeless
wny. 1 could'
She stopped suddenly and sat down
again. "I do not know that I am sor
ry, after all," she said after a pause
Mr. Broneon was a friend of my fa.
tners. I I suppose It was a bad
thing for you, losing the papers?"
"Well, it was not a good thing." I
conceded. "While we are on the sub
ject or losing things, do you remem
ber do you know that I still have
your gold purse?"
She did not reply at onco. The sha
dow of a column was over her face,
but I guessed that she was staring at
you nave it!" She almost whis
I picked It up In the street car." I
said, with a cheerfulness I did not
reel. "It looks like a very opulent lit-
wny aiun t she speak about the
necklace? For Just a careless word
to make mo sane again!
"You!" she repeated, horror-stricken.
And then I produced the purse
ana neiu it out on my palm.
"I should have sent It to you be
fore, 1 suppose, but, as you know, I
nave Deen laid up since the wreck."
We both saw McKnlght at the same
moment. He had pulled tho curtains
aside and was standing looking out at
us. The tableau of give and take was
unmistakable; tbo gold purse, her out
stretched hand, my own attitude. It
was over in a second, then he cams
out and lounged on the balcony rail
"They're mad at me In there," he
said airily, "so I came out. I mmnnu
the reason they call It bridge Is be
cause so muny people get cross over
Tho heat broke up the card group
Boon after, and they all came out for
tno nignt breeze. I bad no more word
uiono witn Alison.
I went back to the Incubator for
the night. We said almost nothing on
tbo way home; there was a constraint
between us for the first time that I
could remember. It was too early for
bed, and so we smoked In tho living
room and tried to talk of trivial
things. After a time even those failed,
and wo sat silent. It was McKnlght
" nnatiy nroached the subject.
"And so she wasn't at Seal Harbor
"Do you know where she was, LoV
"Somewhere near Cresson."
"And that was the purse ber purse
wnn me Droken neckluce In It?"
Yes, It was. You understand, don't
you, men, that, having given her my
word, I couldn't tell you?"
"I understand a lot of things," ho
aia, witnout bitterness
We sat for some time and smoked.
Then Rtchey got up and stretched
hlniBelf. "I'm off to bed, old man," be
said. "Need any help with that game
arm 01 yoursT
"No, thanks," I returned.
I heard him go Into his room and
lock the door. It was a bad hour for
me. The first shadow between us,
and the shadow of a girl at that.
. CHAPTER XVII.
At the Farm House Again.
McKnlght Is always a sympathizer
with the early worm. It was late
when be appeared. Perhaps, like my
self, ho had not slept well. But he
was apparently cheerful enough, and
he made a better breakfast than I did.
It was one o'clock before we got to
Baltimore. After a half hour's wait
wo took a local for M , the sta
tion near which tho cinematograph
picture had been taken.
Wo passed the scene of tbo wreck,
McKnight with curiosity, I with a
sickening sense of horror. Bock In
Hie fields was the little farm house
where Alison West and I had Intend
ed getting coffee, and winding away
from the track, maple trees shading
It on each side, was the lano where
e had stopped to rest, and where I
had It seemed presumption beyond
belief now where I had tried to com
fort ber by patting her hand.
We got out at M , a small
place with two or three houses and a
general ptoro. The station was a one
roomed affair, with a ralled-off pluce
at tho end, where a scale, a telegraph.
Instrument and a chair constituted tho
Tho station agent was a young man
with a shrewd face. He stopped ham
mering a piece of wood over a bole in
tho floor to ask where wo wauled to
"We're not going," said McKnlght.
"we're coming. Have a cigar?"
The agent took It with an Inquiring
glance, first at It and then at us.
"We want to ask you a few ques
tions," began McKnlght, perching him
self on the railing and kicking the
chair forward for me. "Or, rather, this
"Walt a minute," said the agent,
glancing through the window. "There
Is a hen In that crate choking herself
He was back In a minute, and took
up his position near a sawdust-filled
box that did duty as a cuspidor.
"Now Ore away," he said.
"In the first place," I began, "do
you remember the day the Washing
ton Filer was wrecked below hero?"
"Do I!" he said. "Did Jonah re
member the whale?"
"Were you on the platform here
when the first section passed?"
"Do you recall seeing a man hang
ing to the platform of the last carf"
"There was no one hangUg there
wLen she passed here," he sa'J with
conviction. "I watched her out of
"Did you see anything tho. morning
of a mnn about my size, carrying a
small grip, and wearing dark clothes
and a derby hat?" I asked eagerly.
McKnlght was trying to look uncon
cerned, but I was frankly anxious. It
was clear that the man had jumped
somewhere In the mile of track Just
"Well, yes, I did." Tho agent cleared
his throat. "When the smash came
the operator at MX sent word along
the wire, both ways. I got It here,
nnd I was pretty near crazy, though I
knew It wasn't any fault of mine.
"I was standing on the track look
ing down, for I couldn't leave the of
fice, when a young fellow with light
hair limped up to me and asked me
what that moke was over there.
'That's what's left of the Washing
ton Flier,' I said, 'and I guess there's
souls going up In that smoke.'
'Do you mean the first section?
he said, getting kind of greenish-yel
"That's what I mean,' I said; 'split
to kindling wood because Rafferty, on
the second section, didn't want to be
"Ho put his hand out In front of
b!m, and the satchel fell with a bang.
"'My God!' he said, and dropped
tlpht on the track In a heap.
I got him Into the station and he
came around, but he kept on groaning
something awful. He'd sprnlned bis
ankle, and when he got a little better
I drove him over In Carter's milk wag
on to the Carter place, and I reckon
he stayed there a spell."
"That's all. Is It?" I asked.
"That's all or, no, there's some
thing else. About noon that day one
of the Carter twins came down with
a note from him asking me to send
a long-distance message to some one
"To whom?" I asked eagerly.
"I reckon I've forxot the name, but
the message was that this fellow-
Sullivan was his name was at M ,
"Do You Recall Seeing a Man Hang
ing to the Platform of tho Last
and If the mnn bad escaped from the
wreck would he come to see him."
"He wouldn't have sent that mes
sage to me," I said to McKnight, rath
er crestfallen. "He'd have every ob
Ject In keeping out of my way."
'There might be reasons," Mo-
Knight observed Judicially. "He
might not have found the papers
(TO BE CONTINUED.)
Russian Wheat Production.
An enormous crop of wheat has
been grown in Russia this year, plac
ing that land for the first time at the
head of wheat-growing countries. Its
harvest of 783.0UO.000 bushels exceeds
that of the United States by 26,000,000
bushels, and Is greater than Its own
previous record by about 100,000,000
bushels. Tho development of wheat
growing has been most rapid along
the line of the Trans-Siberian railway.
As tin homo consumption Is small in
proportion to population, this has
made Russia one of the great sources
of supply for tho rest of tho world.
Franco consumes much of the wheat
that It grows. The present price of
wheat in the United States, when
placed against the surplus product of
Russia, makes It more difficult for this
country to hold Its place as an ex
porter of that cereal.
Helps Poor Girls.
Mrs. James J. Storrow, wife of the
Boston banker, is Interested in a num
ber of charities, among them being
the gill's bowl shop. In the sparo
time which the girls have, they make
pottery articles, which tliey soil, tlia
money to be used for pin poses of ed
ucation. Mrs. Storrow has a girls' li
brary club, nnd every summer clie
I siTilt) n number of. (Iris to t!i coun
try, it ui uuka
INFLUENCE OF THE MOTHER
Well te Remember That 8he Is Ever
Model of Behavior to the
It Is hard for a young mother, who
has not yet overcome the wayward
tendencies of her own youthful nature,
to realize the Influence she exerts
over her little one. She Is constantly
surrounded by critical Imitators who
copy her morals and manners.
As the mother Is, so are her sons
and daughters. If a family of children
are blessed with an Intelligent moth
er, who Is dainty and refined In her
manner, and does not consider It nec
essary to be one woman In the draw
ing room and an entirely different per
son in her everyday life, but who Is a
true mother and always a tender,
charming woman, she will Invariably
ee her habits of speech and perfect
manners repeated In her children.
Great, rough men and noisy, busy
boys will always tone down their
Tolces and step quietly and try to be
more mannerly when she stops to
give them a kind word and a pleasant
smile. For a true woman will never
fall to say and do all the kind, pleas
ant things she can that will In any
way help to lift up and cheer those
whose lives are shaded with care and
toll. The mother of today rules the
world of tomorrow.
Queer questions come over the tele
phone to the newspaper offices. Here
was one that the man who chanced
to answer the phone had put up to
him the other day:
"Say," began tho unknown seeker
after the truth, "do you do you re
member who It was that killed Abel?"
"Why, Cain, of course." replied the
newspaper man, who put In several
years at 8unday school "Who'd Ju
"Well," observed the man at the
other end In an annoyed tone, "doggon
If I ain't gone and mado a fool o ray
self. Course It was Cain, now that
you mention It, but I made a two to
one bet with a fellow that 'twas
Goliath, and now I'll have to go with
out a new overcoat, I reckon, this next
winter." Cleveland Plain Dealer.
TO SAVE TIME.
Algy Weakling Miss Wise, l aw
that Is Gladys, I-er-deslre to-awt real
ly Gladys Wise Keep right on; I'll
consider your proposal and have my
aaswer ready by the time you have
gotten It out of your system.
The Retort Courteous.
"Now," said the suffragette orator,
sweeping the audience with her eagle
eye, "I see Mr. Dobbs sitting down
there In the third row a man who
has condescended to come here to
night and listen to our arguments. He
has heard what I have had to say,
and I think we should like to hear
from blm. and get a man's view of our
cause. Mr. Dobbs, tell us what you
thinks of the suffragettes."
"Oh, I c-c-couldn't, m-m-ma'am,"
stammered Dobbs. "I rur-really 0
couldn't Thu-tbere are 1-1-lul ladlea
pup-present" Harper's Weekly.
It Is a shame for people who have
In tbelr lives a consciousness of love
and character and courage, to fall In
to the wasteful folly of uchapplness
about the unimportant. Margaret De
land. But the pure food laws do not make
any provisions for love that la adul
terated with filthy lucre.
A bad liver Is sometimes the result
of a good one.
Law! Single Hinder (rive a man what
be want, a rich, mellow taating cigar.
An optimist believes In mascots; a
pessimist believes In hoodoos.
Thai atmr.aeh la a
, 1 .. w ft v .wtw ,u iiiv) iiuviif mui iu pur
suit of happinees " than moat people are aware. Patriotism
can withstand hunger but not dyapepaia. The confirmed dya.
peptio "is fit (or treaaon, strataKemi and epoile." The mast
who foes to tbo front lor his country with a weak stomach
will be a weak soldier and e fault finder.
A psnd stomach makes for food citizcneaip as well as fo
health and bapplnee.
Diseases ol the stomach and other orient of ditfestioQ and
nutrition ere promptly and permanently cured by tha use of
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It build mp tbo body with gonad tlmum mad
The dealer who offers a substitute for tho " Discovery " Is
only seeking1 to make the little more profit realized on the
sale of leas meritorious preparations.
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Shower Bath Arangement 8omethlnf
of a Shook to the
August Belmont, at a dinner In Sara
toga, praised the seaside towns of
"But some of them," he added, "are
a little too primitive. I remember a
story about the primitive town of
Rockford. Rockford had a rough bath
lng establishment, with a shower bath.
You stood In your bathhouse and
pulled a rope and a deluge of cool wa
ter descended from the celling.
"Well, a lady visitor stood one day
In ber bathhouse, ready for the show
er. She pulled the rope and braced
herself, but no shower followed. She
gave the rope another tug, when the
gruff voice of the sailor proprietor of
the establishment sounded from aloft
"'Stand a pint more to nor-east,
mum.' It said, 'If ye want to get the
"And the horrified lady, looking up,
saw the old sailor frowning Impa
tiently through a hole In the celling
and tilting a barrel of sea water for
"Sure, and Ol tink It pays to be
honest, afther all." said Pat "Ol
troled thot phoneywelgbt business In
my grocery stbore lasht year, and Ol
losht money by ut"
"How so? Did you get found out?
asked his friend.
"No, sorr," returned Pat "Ol made
the mistake of flllln' me weights wld
lead, so thot Ivery mon thot come to
me for wan pound of sugar got twlnty
three ounces to tho pound." Harper's
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