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THE ROCK ISUANTXARGUS. WEDNESDAY, JUXE 12, 1912.
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C TRADES Mg') C0oHCy 20
Wednesday, June 12, 1912.
"It's the people's light," says the col
onel. But the people's fight for what?
Theodore pars "the people are being
robbed of their rights.'' And once
more, Theodore Is the people.
If Genera! Orozco hasn't the price
of a steamer ticket in his pocket,
Madero will choerfully lend it to him.
John D. .Rockefeller gets $140 a min
ute Just for holding on to his stocks
and it dot-sn t look like such a hard I
Woe is in store for the unseated
delegates In the Chicago convention.
All the FH'Ota'ors' beats have been
Julius Caesar had his Tinitus:
Charles, the Second, his Cromwell;
whllo dear Will uses Theodore's steam
- : : ;
Briefly Plated the country is having
a scries of Knopeveltia-erirptiotiH. which
will create less disturbance as time
A New Jersey man has been ar
rested for Hfeallnc 1&20 collars. Uok
ngHin and ee whether he isn't really
a Ilttuburgh man.
The only campaign expense of one!anv offlce is such a rarity that local
Ohio candidate was 2T, cents for beer, i Patriots cannot resist the temptation
T'nelo Ike Stephenson asks everybody
to take notice that he was defeated.
A resident of Washington makes the
remark: "You oubt to have heard
the hoiiw of representatives trying tq
sing the "Star Spangled rianner." "
What has 'hat man got ncainst us?
The seiinu. has put President Taft's
commerce court in the hopper. Now
if the powers that be will do something
to the cnmmiriA rfiinmluuln.. ti.
t,i ,.. ,i. , , , .
pie may nee the da n of the dav when
,i .:,, . , .
the) vu.l got their due.
Naturally, th "king" can make no
mistake. Not xince the Stuurt dy
nasty advanced the theory of the di
vine right of rulers have wo ha 1 any.
thing ui proxlcating this. Colonel
Roosevelt sh.niUl refresh his memory
about w hat happent d to the Stuarts.
Mr. Roosevelt's Idea of a sensible
mun is one who wait until his ma
jesty bas Hikin at.d then Khonts,
"Hurrah." e hivh: "I beto- in
the good Kei.se cf t,0 p,.opIe if they
decide the way I think they ought,
but if they decide the way I think
they should not, then I consider them
foolish." .Such fratikiie.-s
INVENTS I.KAK MITE PHONE.
A curious electrical U.-vic ealie.l a
"deaf mutes' telephone." has been in
dented tO enublu thoR,. :o ,:,.,; ,,(
pak or h' ar to coinmui.i. a'e rapld'y
not only with each other but with
jersons who ca.u ck and hear an 1
'.- not couverbaut with t'u i:iIK,.r
sign language. The inventor of the
new "phone" and his wife re both
deaf n:ute.K. ar.d they Were assisted 1 y
their young son. who Is aJinost Mind,
in lh work of perfecting the device',
'AH Popular Mechanic. Service to
fellow unfortunates was the motive
that spurred tl.eiu over countless
difficult!.... "The phone." comprises
n electrical keyboard, somewhat like
a typewriter Lavit g the "uciversuUyis-
, tern" of arrangement of let't rs. This
keyboard is connect, d by wire wi'h an
rlectric signal board which is the
, "talking machine" proper and rnti
risU of thlrty-fs incandescent light
glebes, each with a large letter of the
alphabet or or.e of the nine numerals
painted on the end of the bulb.
The person who wishes tn tiu
r-NM.es the keys, spelling out the j
words on a typewriter, the other per-'
sou readiLg off the letters as they j
flash on the lamps. The keys come)
down on points of contact in the same '
manner as do the printing type-'
wrltcr-telecraph machines. This !
does away with sny false or lost
motion and insures perfect contacts.
The keyboard however can 1 operat
ed as c.i;rlcly by an expert as an i
'ordinary typewriter, and the letters
tan to nad at quickly as thy can be
fashed up. Tl.es persons familiar
.with, an ordinary universal type
writer keyboard r.-uld readily
ate the machine ar.d with a little
.I.racllce beooir.e an expert at it.
T.omarhlr.cmay be installed in
r-parate rooms or in houses tome
'.'iMance apart end the conversation
,c,rr;,d on swiftly and si'.ently. The
.t achlnea tray even be connected over
'.' nary telephone line ar.d conver -
;l .n carried on at any time, lights
being used instead of bells for signal
ing. The device is also useful for silent
signaling and conversation between
two people of normal faculties, who
desire to keep their conversation se
cret. It is adaptable to code work
and might be put to use in fortifica
tions and on warships.
UP TO THFT CUBANS.
The most hopeful news which has
come from Cuba since the rebellion
began in that island is the apparently j
authentic statement that many citi
zens are arming themselves and en
listing in the service of the govern
ment as volunteers.- If there is
enough of this sort of patriotism in j
the country the Cuban republic will j
easily overcome its present dangers !
and difficulties. j
In not a few Latin-American states
the fatal weakness of the government j
is the inability of whatever faction or
personal following may hold office to j
count upon general and earnest pop-
war support. i ne inenas oi tne ;
ins are never as ready to take up. , husband b ,owl but surely
arms as the adherents of the outs
who are actuated by the hope of per-: impressed with the fact that the law
serial gain. The administration : can punish him for doing physical vio
usually has to depend almost wholly jenre to his spouse,
upon the regular army, such as it ! on p ether hand, the newspapers
mar be, and on dubious recruits often ; are printinfi mor and more reports of
consisting largely of prisoners releas-, crufc, wlvts who ,hink nothing of beat
ed from the Jails for military service. in n . h,,RhTlru, ss - rtniU- exercise.
In Cuba there are signs of sounder
conditions. It appears that many
citizens are willing to fieht for the
suppression of the rebellion and the
.. . i...
restoration oi oruer anu uiji; m
all parts of the island. With such
help President Gomel ought to have
little difficulty in breaking down all
organized resistance to the lawful
authorities. Then the brigands who
may continue their depridations after
the collapse of thai revolt can be hunt- ;
ed down gradually and punished as;oi
NO IM1-OUTANT CONTESTS.
Although the democratic candi
dates for the presidential nomination
have conducted vigorous campaigns
throughout the country, they have
been in the main friendly. As a con
sequence their respective followers in
the various states have submitted
gracefully to the verdict of the regu-
larly constituted conventions ana
'presidential preferential primaries, and
the delegates .o the Baltimore con
vention thus selected will meet with
: cut bitter antagonisms engendered by
I strife in the trial campaigns.
Contests, therefore, are few and far
between. About the only constituency
that can he depended upon to send an
! overplus of d' legates is the District of
'Columbia, where electing anybody to
to get all the excitement possible out
of it. The Illinois contest will not af
fect the presidential situation, even if
it materializes, which is not at all
likely, as the contesting delegates-at-
large and those whose seats are con- j
tested are instructed for Clark. '
The democratic convention's com- j
mlttee on credentials this year will :
therefore enjoy a pratical picnic. This I
very gratifying fact indicates a con- j
dition of democratic harmony that be- '
an enthusiastic campaign no :
matter what one of the candidates mav
. . A . , '
fie nominated, or in case the nominee
.. ' . ,,' ... , t
Mir ineniueiu biuiii ue a iihtk norse,
The scandal of frivolous and irre- group ot nun iroui the banking uusi
i sponsible contests is monopolized this ness- or refuse to let any man or group
year by the republicans, and so bitter
has become the feeling growing out of
them that whatever the decisions
reached the effect will be a lessening
of party loyalty and a decreased vote
for the party ticket.
The favorable contrast i,n the mat
ter of contests which the democratic
party exhibits over the republican
party, cannot fail to impress many re
publican voters and practically al! in
i!ep. ndetit voters !h the belief that
the best interests nf the country de
mand the electing of the democratic
The Bitter End.
Yon have probably often heard a
person say "I will follow it to the bit
ter end" or something to that effect.
but very' few persons know that this
Is a nautical term and is borrpwed
from a ship's cable. If you have ever
FROM SECT10X HAND
Frum pennilaa section band In
trace cue try to superintendent
of one of the big-jest factories in the
t'r.ited State, and all In 2 years
)-rara; that la the record of Otto
iiudd, formerly of Sweden, now sup
erintendent and director of the Sim
mons Manufacturing company, at
KeDOaba. Wis. RudJ arrived at Red
v. tr-r. Mrcn.. tn lis. He knew no
one In America, an" aa be was with-
. "o; Tr.aml li Tli.Ts 'r ?f.
He wasn't willing to atay on the aejw
u"a- however, and soon left It.
' n.".". ripio"?;
promoted, and recenUy maa made
, -superintendent and . master ovr
j i40 mca"
vehily. tiiig are changing.
Fewer and fewer are the wife-beat
ers being brought into court. The brut-
Ail in one morning, recently, three
men in the Fame city complained of
the stron garm tactics of their better
Ot:e husband told the juvenile court
that his wife choked him as her side
of an argument concerning the support
of thtir child. Another applied for a
divorce from hU wife on the ground
of extreme cruelty, she having struck
and kicked him and ordered him out
ice nouse, locsiug tne aor aiier nis
The third desired a divorce also, de
claring that his spouse ha 1 beaten him
into insensibility a number of times.
bY CLYDE H. TAVENNER.
(Special CorrespomJei.ru of The Argus.)
Washington, June 10. The demo
cratic probe of the money trust, which
was derided ,by ev ry reactionary in
the country, has
CAPITAL COMMENT I
brought to light, j w no dominate practically all of the
in the very first I '"dustrlal corporations of this country,
week of its investi. n(1 who control, through this
. .domination, of one-third of the entire
gauon, the weaVh ot .the Vnhei Slztes. At the
that five men con- , h(.ad of thig group of 23 Btan(,g j
trol the banking j pierpont Morgan.
situation in New ; tiik ci.kmuo hotse committee.
York, which means The members of this clearing house
that practically j committee, in which is vested this tre
the entire banking j mendous power, are as follows: Frank
machinery of t!ie
I'nited States is
under their con
trol. The inquiry
has developed the ;
follow. ng astound-
That the New j
" CLYDE H
the entire b;ir.!-:in;
situation in New
York city, can d:ive out any man or
of men into the business, simply
withdraw ing or refusing the privilege
of clearirii; through the association.
fc." A :
the m:w torn iivmv tv. jAmeriiBn Surety company, and of the
That the banks ot New York city j l'nion Tr,I8t company. He is regarded
, , ,-,,- n as a Morgan man.
levy a tax of nearly $.i'.o"".'ii.i:j annually -. t. V. , ...
Walter E. Frew, vice president and
on customers by charging for the col- j jjreotor of the Corn ExchanKe t)ank
lection of nut of town checks. This ' and director of the Rankers' Trust
sum is eti iiva'.t tit to practically all company. He is recognized as a Mor
the dividends paid by the banks, w hich I gan banker.
Mark Twain's Prophecy as to Teddy
I !. -.i'l 'I'laliM rip!.)
Samuel I.. Clem- ns. known to Ameri
ca and the world ;is Mark Twain,
could read the l.a:.dw ri'ing on the wail.
I Two days after the i-iaur-'uration of
i President Taft in 1 '.':. Mark Twain, in
; an oriiiul mai.uscrirt wi.iili car.ie to
j light after his death in 1111. predicting
'that Colonel Kooeelt had the presi-de;-.r.ai
f'r and would run atani in
1 f. 1 2 . Me expre.-.e-i the prof.. widest
gratiti. ai-i!. how. v-r. that v. v. i.-r Taft
; the r.ali',!! mu. tn l;?ve f'jur years at
I least of peace. " A ' roi.om s assure
us. wrote Mai ;; I ' a'.n. that 'he at-
tration f gr.ivi'u'icn i.n the surface
of the sun is L' times as pcwetful as j breed has been adored since the golden
is the force at the earth s surface, and calf: to it is to be experted that the
that 'he o: j. t which weighs 217 i nation will want him back again after
pounds cist-w h re would weijja 6,0yi he is dfne hunting wild animals in
pounds there. I Africa, with the safeguards and ad-
"For sev. n years this rour.;ry has lain ! vertising cquopment of a park of artil
smotherin;, jr.d.-r a burd. n like that, J l-ry and a btass band."
(Pi-rl.-.rf!-Id P.Trrrl ) er fails to characterize a majority of !
The imprt ssion appears to have J Am. rican citizens always comes to the j
gone out that the leaders of the ration- j f'.:.t in 'he closing months of a cam
si democracy regard the possibility of j I)U1:r--
Theodore Roose velt's nomination with
feelings akin to dread.
For one. The Record doubts if a
f Ir.g'.e democratic leader is experienc-
Ing any such fear.
It is true that, just cow, quite a
Itorsevrlt wave is sweeping across the
n-.it June is rot November ar.d that
marked conservaMve strain which nev-
oeen on a big snip yon ma ft amc uo
ticed two big pieces of wood sticking
up out of the deck forward, alongside
each other. They sometimes have a
windlass between them, and ttey are
used to secure the cable that goes to
the anchor. These pieces of wood are
called the Mtts. Whea the ship comes
to anchor and the cable U paid our
Things are sort of changing around,
Possibly the day of woman's rights
has actually arrived, and some men
are getting what they have served to
the weaker sex for so many genera
tions as the especial privilege of mas
culinity. But the abused husband isn't nearly
as patient and long-suffering as the
abused wife has been. Instead of en
during and trying to hide his bruises
and the disgrace from the neighbors,
he hies himself to court and cries
aloud for the protection of the law.
We pitied the victim of the wife
beater. Usually she was a puny and
helpless thing with a brute of a hus
band. But docs anybody feel sorry for the
miserable apology of a man who lets
his wife lick him to a frazzle and then
goes howling down the public way tell
in? his woes to the world?
Chicago suffragists seem to be fol
lowing the example of the two illus
trious leaders of our republican party.
The woman's suffrage party of the
Windy City has been broken into two
factions at deadly war with one an
other. When the one faction discover
ed what the other faction was doing to
it. there was a perfectly beautiful
time! The "steam roller" rolled and
and there was an exchange of re
marks that might have given pointers
to even those once-dear, but now-nevermore-no-more
friends in the presi
However, it will hardly be seemly,
just now, for masculinity to criticise
these feminine procedures. The women
are acting altogether too much like
regular politicians. Since imitation is
the sincerest flattery, the imitated
should not find fault, nor ridicule.
enables them to put all their other
profits into surplus.
That the five members of this clear
ing house committee, which weilds this
tremendous power, are in turn closely
associated with the group of 23 men
a. aruiernp, chairman, president and
director of the National city bank, di
rector of the Southern and Union Pa
cific railroads, and of numerous other
corporations. He represents Standard
James G. Cannon, president and dl-
rector of the Fourth National bank,
and director of two other New York
j banks. He represents the J. P. Morgan
I Otton T. Bannard. president of the
New York Trust company, and trustee
cf the New York Securities company.
He represents both the oil and the
P. ..Morgan interests.
Richard Delafield. president of the
National Park bank, and trustee of the
the inci bus representing in the person
of President. Roosevelt the difference
between 217 and 6.000. Thanks be,
we got rid of this disastrous burden
day Ixfore yesterday at last. Forever?
Probably not. Probably for only a
brief breathing spell, wherein, under
Mr. Taft, we may hope to get back
! s'mie of our health in four years. We
may expect to have Mr. Roosevelt sit
ting on us again with his 2S times the
weights of any other presidential bur
; ien that a hostile providence could
i impose upon us for our sins. Our
people have adored this showy char
iatan as, perhaps, no imposter of his
! The democracy should welcome the
j nomination of Roosevelt.
j There is little, if anything, to the
j colcnel. but overwhelming conceit.
j He cannot stand the final test the
' merit test.
The people are not going to give up
! the principles laid down by Washing-
; ton himself for the gratification of the
selfishness of an empty boaster.
all that part of Ttwnicn is a cart or
behind the bitrs is called the bitter end
of the cable. In a storm or in poor
holding ground for anchors the more
cable that is raid out the better the
anchor will hold, and when the cap
tain is at all doubtful he pays out his
catne to the bitter end sooner than risk
j any harm to bis ship. New York Press.
Br VVtCAS ft. SHITS
JJANY a man who couldn't manage
himself has acquired a competent
manager by the simple expedient of
Having too many friends Is almost
as bad as having none, especially
when they Insist on giving you ama
The fellow who is of great Impor
tance to himself is likely to think the
rest of the world views him with his
Widowhood may be a delicate com
pliment to a dead man or again it may
be a subtle criticism upon living men
Some people get on so rapidly In the
world that It Is hard to tell where they
are going to get off.
It Is a pleasure to do wrong some
times Just to differentiate oneself from
some other people.
The easiest way to get rich Is to be
satisfied and secure in your poverty.
The man who has a brainstorm ev
ery fifteen minutes gets more notice
than he does attention.
Experience may be nseful. but most
of ns have a lot that we should be glad
to sell at a bargain.
A well conditioned baby can raise a
disturbance almost any time be tries
to raise his voice.
Qlve us a rest!
It is plain
We ned no more campaign
They should (re out of style
For a few weeks at least.
We have had a feaBt
That was almost a riot.
Now for a bit of quiet.
After the conventions
We should declare our Intentions
For a noiseless zone.
We have earned pensions
And should be let alone.
Wasn't It an oratorical spree?
A truce on the row.
When comes the fall
We will all
Arise and shout.
With Uands and lights
And renew the rights.
We have earned and deserve a rest.
Ot that line In the shop
Politics Is all right
In its place and a delight
' To every one. perhaps.
But for the preent the scraps
Should be laid away.
Packed In hay.
Until called for.
We are sore
On them and don't care who knows It.
"What's the difference between an
optimist and a pessimist?'
"Well. an. optimist is a man who is
glad he's alive."
"And what's a pessimist?"
"He is a fellow who's afraid he'll be
They Have to
"IIow was the!
"They had a
"What was the
"They were all
"Mr. Talker is such an interesting
man, Isu't uei"
"1 bad never tbserved it."
"Oh, he knw every bit of the scan
dal about our best families fur three
"Was your little baby
brought by the stork?"
"Course he was."
"Huh! Ours was brought by a flying
'I am prond of myself."
"Good! Now, if you'll only manage to I "In that case her presence may bj
get the rest of us proud of you you . serviceable as a blind to our real lean
may yet get something to your credit-' j ings. It may be well to have it appear
j that a representative of a liourbon sov-
Normal. ! ereijn is not unwelcome at our court.
"What kind ot time did you have at , Favor her socially, but in nowise corn-
"I have to be honest"
"Then you probably are."
"1 cannot sins the old songs"
But when he sar.g a few
The audience arose to kill
The man who asked him to.
Not a Monotonous Life.
Mrs. Hoyle Don't you And married
life monotonous? Mrs. Doyle Not a
bit of it- My husband is a most ortgl -
nal man, and I am always looting for-
ward to see what kind of a lie he will
' tell when he comes home at night.
New York Presa.
The Emissary By
Copyrighted. 1U. by Asaot-rated
Half a century ago the principal ac- slip he made in the matter, and only
tors on the European diplomatic stage 1 one- sbe wormed out of him the fact
were the Emperor Napoleon III. of tnat he 'st ' own F,,rsou ratl-
.. .Klx ,,- , ...!, .v, ' er than to lock as a safe place for the
trance, the emperor or Austria, the , . . , .
. , . ! depositorv of the emperor s recorded
czar of Russia and ictor Emmanuel. ' . ,,,, .. -
i precious thoughts. A lock may be
These were the crowned heads in the j pil.Ued." he said. "With me. my prop,
play then going on; but, as in the play t orty cannot be takeu without my ou
of "Hamlet," in which the king lakes j seut."
an inferior part, these royal rerson- I
ages were second to the star. Count
Cavour, prime minister of Italy. It
was he who held the diplomatic strings
that worked the puppet kings and who
worked them to effect the unity of
One morning 'when the prime minis
ter was hard at work in his cabinet a
card bearing the name of the Countess
I.ita Riccioli was handed him. Sus
pending the matter on which he was at
work, he directed that the lady be ad
mitted. She entered. Cavour rose def
erentially and banded her a chair. She
was an Italian about twenty -eight j
years of age and of rare beauty, hav-
ing the jot Mack hair and eyes of the j
Italian people, a complexion of min- .
i a i i a a a in I
g ea uar nuu reu ami. umiite tunny
women of that country, a melodious
voice. The count, following a habit j
mat naa Become a part oi on nature, .
I cp.st glances all over the room to as-
sure himself that tbey were alone, then
j "I have received your offer, countess,
; to work for united Italy in the field of
secret service. Do I understand that
you rropose to do this for pay or for
"For patriotism alone."
"You speak French?"
"As well as my native tongue."
"I have examined your credentials .
and have found them satisfactory. I j
shall therefore trust you, and if you j
meceed in a work I have for you to do (
nil Italy will bless you. Your field will ,
be the imperial court at I'nrls. Of all i
the sovereigns in Europe the emperor j
In my efforts to establish Italian unity, j
With him I may win; without him 1 I
shall surely fail. I stand alone before !
the powers without even an admission
to their conference There is to be !
one of these conferences at Paris with- I
in a short time to take action on cer-
tain matters Involving the Interests of
Europe and involving Italian unity. It
is a matter of success or failure with
o ti,a t rr.nnt.iiv. nf
Italy in that conference. My only
chance is with Xapoleon. Our arch
enemy of Austria will endeavor to keep
me out. If he succeeds I see no Lope I
for us." i
The count paused, then proceeded in
a lower toue, almost in a whisper: j
"Go to Paris mid watch for au op- j
portunity to possess some diplomatic
secret that I can hold over the Em- i
peror Xapoleon to force him to use his
influence or if possible to compel him
to secure my admission as representu- I
live of the king of Sardinia at the com
ing conference of the powers."
"I will do my best."
I "I utu told that no man to whose
i lu art you lay siege can stand against
"That is flattery."
"I will detain you no louger. Though
I have placed my most Important move
in your hands. I can say no more.
Go, and heaven help you."
A few weeks ufter this brief inter
view the Emperor Napoleon in the
palace of t lie Tuileries wus dictating
to his confidential secretary, .Tub'
Noallles. The emperor was making
notes, through his secretary, in a little
blank book in which he was aeeus-
lOllirvi III J-M UU II iiiv.inii uiujii in"" j
things which pertained to the events
! m eiirrinL' in the i!iinu)utii' iranic rtlav
, . ., . . ..
' cd bv the European powers.
! p;Uise. during which he was lost in
! deep thought his majesty proceeded:
Run: la. as in th" time of r.iy tiii'". uiut
today rcn:aiii the enemy cf France. I
riiiill thwart l.im If 4of-MMe. thouirh I
chull in eriiparatively utnn.iirtant mat
ters ac O'le t.j I. is wishes. In rny i-ljim
of coalition I shull ally rnys.ilf with other
l.ciwer.s. I.'.jiiiiir for r.n c;poitMnit y to
Ktvtke blni I am '-!lKel to favor tir
dinia since tl.o Italian cause la K.iular
it nd 1 i;i ti.r Into i.o'.mt by the votes of
fhc Frtnch people. Hut a.i th eMest son
of ti.i cl.-.ireo 1 n.tist Ftand l-v Iho t::i
j oial power of the pol- Austria, too, r
ii.airi my enern'-, as l.e was th-; enemy of
Trance in l: y mule's time, and I hope to
strike bin) for Joining the allies against
franco In UT4.
There were i.iany other not-'s Jotted
down ilur'niLC tlie sitting, but they are
uniiiiKrtaiit to the story. Inde-d. what
has been i.'iveif was not ont piuous,
but mlnt'led with mntter the gist of
the v. li .h; having been extracted.
When the fmperor had finished he said:
"I'y the bye. No'lilles, who Is this
'miles Ri'fioli. who has recently
come to Paris and whom I saw harm-
ing on your arm last evening at the j fers of history. As to the Countess
state ball?' I Riccioli, hhe returned to Paris wlih
"She brought credentials from the ! the notebook, which she gave to No
king of Naples, whose views she is sup- 1 aiiles. bestow Ing upon him her ham!
posed to represent."
Napoleon thought for a moment, then
"i shi.:i endeavor to carry out yonr
r.i.i lefty's wi-:e. I have Invited the
countess to my chateau as my mother's i
guest. She is there now."
The nest scene in this drama so im- j
porta nt to the cause of united Italy
took phi' e at Noaiiles' chateau. He bad j
I not returned his master's confidence!
I Ly teillng Llni that in a lev snort
weeks the Italian countess had com
pletely subjugated him. He had falien
unut-r me inrau oi a woman oi a
dangerous :,ge. too young to be oUl, yet
oid enough to be mistress of herself,
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.ouiiies h j:i nine ieuu liiuot-in. uol
I to give away state secrets, but the j
j countess seemed to love to talk about j
I the emperor, and at one of their cou-
1 vernations Noaiiles told alo'.;t the note-
book and the secrets u contaiued. One
F. A. Mitchel.
The morning after receiving this in
formation the countess asked her host
if he would rule with her on horse
back, ne consented, and they were
son cantering over the well paved
roads leadlug from TarU.
"I prefer cross country roads," said
the countess, and to Noailles' astonish
ment she jumped her horse over a
fence and alighted on the other side.
Turning, she saw her escort gapiug at
"If you love me. follow me!
Noullles took the feuce and gathered
himself for a contest that was bv no
ulpans trt h tasto wns inteiiec-
tua, nf atuU.tIc. TU, tH)UUtt.Ss, who
wnwl to ninj a ft.inalc, ,.entaur. tave
nef horst t wiUl hor whl
t h, n,.,nin!r ovr a niowed field.
! Xoailles followed, now looking up at
th i,inm, fii?,ir,. i.frP him. now down
nt ,ho cloils rxpoi.lini: evorv moroent
that one or the other of the horses
would fall aud maim or kill his rider.
From the field the countess entered
a wood, now and again looking back
to see if Xoailles was following. Mad
ly in love, he realized that a woman ts
not likely to return the love of a man
she can outdo in a man's field. Fences,
logs, ditches, none of them seemed too
high for her. Spurred on by his pas
sion. Noallles kept the pace. Finally
he encountered a ditch at which his
horse baiked. The countess had gone
over it safely anil, reining, turned to
watch him. Riding back a short dis
tance, he turned his horse's head to
"Take It and I am yours!" cried the
I lunging his spurs into his horse s
flanks and Slvmg him the whip at the
Ka,ll Ume- he ,d:,sb:'d th,p
hors l,alked aR"'- a;,d tbe rUr-
turlli"" a we"t in the air. came
down ,u l the olblr sla,-
"pre ,,e uu.tionlem.
Ia a coud his companion was off
j hpr horse and k"felin ut hU ",Je
' but not to succor him. Pity may have
j n thor. but " was PP" b-V
u greater e. uiimtu, ni ui-i uiniTm-u
i countrymeu. She felt lu Noallles' coat
pockets. The notebook was not there.
Throwing open his waistcoat, she
found it In an inside pocket.
In one way, and one way only, she
Showed the woman and that she whs
not insensible to her devotion. She
kissed the white lips. Then, rising, she
mounted her horse and dashed away.
The fourth and last scene in the
play is In Turin favour's cabinet. Tho
Countess Klccioli enters, favour looks
tip anxiously and in his emissary's
face reads triumph. She hands him
Napoleon's nolelwmk. Motioning her
to a sent, he lays the book on his desk
and begins to rend, his eyes opening
wider as he proceeds, soon glistening
with the possession of such a power.
For an hour ho reads without noticing
his visitor, then suddenly closes the
book and Jurns to her.
"To you," he saiJ. "Italy is indebted
for what she covets. If I can only
muzzle the republican fanatic Maz.iui
uud bold (hut thunderbolt tiaribnltll till
the time comes for them to strike we
will be a united people."
The morning after Noallles' fall he
i staggered, pale us u ghost, into
I lllUII'l ll.-eu- V uiiw ii.in---i.-'i- '--
! loss of the notebook. The emperor,
thunderstruck, took time to recover
i from the shock, then said:
I "We shall know soon who possesses
j the power over nie the book gives
j him. Whoever he Is, I must do his
I The emperor was right that he
j should soon know what would le re
I fjuiied of him. Noallles received a
coiniuiinica'.ion from the coun ess stat
ing that the book was in her posses
sioii and the seeiels it contained
j Would be kept on condition that h"
j would secure from his master fuil
! recognition of the representative of
! the lin-r of Sardinia, with the rigid to
I enter upon discussion of sul-j.ls con
! cernll.tf the Interests of the powers at
1 tl:e coming conference,
j Noailii s went :il once to the emperor
: with the communication ami secured
his agreement to the conditions which
J he returned by the messenger,
i How favour was permitted to work
j for Italian Interests i:i the conference
j uhd the events that followed by which
Italian tinitv was secured are mat
j at the same time. Her Influence was
BUtiitient to have l.er ht.hbau'l en
nobled Instead of punished. He be
came prominent In the republic aftei
the collapse of tl." second empire and.
owing to bis wife's nationality and in
terest in Italian unity, U-iame a con
vert to the cruise himself and hetj.
to bring about some of th" later ad
vances by which that unity was
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