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TH5 ROCK ISLAXD ARGUS. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1912.
The Storm Breaks.
Tiin sensation which the district
attorney sprang in the sudden
Indictment of the president of
the Iroquois company was pro
found and fnrrcarhlng. Tbe day before
the indictment was presented to the
crand Jury stocks began to tumble
wlthont any apparent cause.
When the warrant for the arrest of
the great man liad been served, and
he was admitted to ball to await his
coming trial, 'here was a feeble rally
In the market, but the rats quickly t
gan to desert a sinking sY.p The
president under indictment bad ceased
to tie a power There was a wild I
scramble of his assixbites who were
equally guilty to save their own skins
The press, which at first denounced
Stuart, now boldly demanded the pier
clless prosecution f-f all the guilty, and
(hey hailed the brilliant yn'iiig district
attorney us the ((.mills man
For elz consecutive days stocks had
fallen with scarcely an hour's tem
porary rally. F.very effort of the bull
onerntorn. who had ruled the market
for the two ye:irs past, to stem the
tide was futile. Below the surface. In
:he silent depths of growing suspicion
and fear, an army of sappers and mili
ars under the ye of one man were
!igrlng at the foundations of the busi
ness world-the faith of man In his
Fach day there was a crash, and
each day the little financier and his
iinscrupulons allies marked a new vic
tim. In the midst r,f the campaign
f r the destruction of pnMIe credit
hl'h nive-is an 1 h'.s associates, tbe
Mhel Pinker. ver- einidnct ifiir with
icli profound secrecy and sin b re
i iirl.nble results, when their profits I obey me Iti this. It is my one com
h id piled up into million, a iMimti whs I mand. Y"'i will obev nieV"
oilditily exploded under their own
Hie Van l:iui Trust company was
it under l he ban of the New York
iii'ing house. The net was a breach
; faith, utterly unwarranted by any
known hi of the :iiue. It.lt It was
When the president of the company
wull.ed quietly into I'.ivens' ofhVe and
l: title the annoiuii eni i t for a moment
the little ibtrU man completely lost his
liene. Cold Is of sweat started
frotn his s.tarth.v forehead.
"There must be some mistake"
"There's no uii! ;i I.e. It's a blow tie
low the lelt. but It's a knockout for
the moment They know we are sol
Vent, two dollars for one. Cut they
l.now we have ?'.l i ikui ikh) on deposit.
: iid we h u e some big enemies. They
L.iow that the group we have support
ed have smashed this market, and
they've set out to rlsrlit the devil with
tire They're determined to force a
showdown and see how much real
money is llrnl us We can pull
through if we stand together."
Itlvetis sprang to his feet, exda ui'iig
Pep ely :
"I ntll hell freezes over!"
The banker umli'i! feebly for the
first time tu a wee!;.
"Then It's all tight. Mr. r.'.vens.
We'll pull through. They'll start a
run on us tomorrow Five millions in
easti will nns-t it. and we'll win hands
down We have powerful friends.
Our only sin is ur association with
your group. We must have that five
millions in the s!f l.ef.re the doors
are opened tomorrow."
"You shall have it." was the firm an
swer WPh a cheerful pressure of the hand
the president of the Van I lam Trust
company left, and linens called his
"We turn the market tomorrow or-
lers to all our men Knock the Imttom
out of it unt;i the noun h out. then '
turn ami send it okyuard with a 1
When Dr. Wnnil:r.r. n n'ini"d home
that night from one of tils endles
tramps among li e poor Harriet opened
Something ntwu:t the expression of
ills face starred In r For the first
tin.e in her life she saw In its ga-.iut
l!nes the shii-low of d-spalr
"What Is it. papa, dear?" she asked
tenderly. l:p !;.; rn artu :.lout his
neck as she d t w h in down Into his
"Wlmf. child?" be resoitded vaguely.
"You look utterly worn out Tell me
what's the matter. I'm no lorgcr a
ol'd I'm a woman now stroug uiii
v.eli and brave. I.ef me help yon "
"You do help me. baby!" he laughed,
with au effort at b'.s old time Joyous
plrlt. "Every time I touch your little
I. .md you give me new life. Some day
our voli-e will thrill thousands as It
now thrills my heart. You'll win fame
and wealth for yo-ir father. Yon shall
care for him In old age I'm not mis
erable. I've really had a good day
I've spent tbe whole afternoon super
intending the distributing of flowers
'among the hospitals. I saved a kid's
with ,i (lower.. HU father used to
by Thomas Dixon
work for me In the old days. They
asked me to come to see him. There
was no hope. lie had been given up
to die. I gave him a fragrant whlta
pink, nis thin, feverish fingers grasp
ed it eagerly. In all his life he bad
never held a flower in his hand before.
He pressed it to his lips, his soul thrill
ed at Us sweet odor, and the little tired
spirit came staggering back from the
mists of eternity just to see what It
meant. He will live."
The girl's arms slipped around his
neck In a tightening bold, and she
pressed her cheek against his a mo
ment In silence.
"Papa. dear. It's no use trying to
I deceive me. I've the right to know
what is troubling you. I'm not a
child. You must tell me."
"Why. It's nothing much, dearie."
be answered gently. "I m worried a
little about money. I've a note due
at the batik, and they've called on me
unexpectedly to meet It- But I'll
"I'll give up my music, go to work
and help you right away."
The father placed his hand gently
over her lips, and the tears sprang Into
his eyes in spite of his effort to keep
"Don't talk sacrilege, my child. Such
word are blasphemy. God gave me -a
man's body for the coarse work of
bread winning. He gave you the su
preme gift, a voice that throbs with
eloquence, a power that can lift and
Inspire the world.
"Promise me. dear It's the one wish
of my heart, the one thing worth
working and struggling for promise
I me that you will never stop until the
training of jour voice Is complete;
that no matter what happens you will
"Yes. p-ipa. I
promise, if it will
make you happy."
"It's the otilv thing I live for. All
I ask Is that yon do your level beat
with the gift of (Jod."
"I'll try. papa dear." was the quiet
answer as he kissed him again and
sottly left the room.
Harriet had senrcely reached ber
room w hen Adams, the cashier of one
of the allied banks, who owed tbe
doctor for three months' rent, entered
the library with quick, nervous tread.
" I've news, sir." he said excitedly.
"I've a big tip tin the stock market."
The older mn grunted contemptu
ously. "if, that's what nil you. I know.
You've been vetting them for soma
time ThHt's ulii you owe me fol
your rooms. That's why there's some
thing tlie matter with your accounts."
"I swear to you. doctor, my accounts
are clean. I've bought a few stoctts.
I've made a little aud lost a little.
I've got tlie chance now I've been
waiting for. I've a real piece of In
formation from the big insiders who
are going to make the market tomor
row. 1 got It from Bivens' private
secretary. The little weasel has mada
millions on this break, and be has
been selling the market short for two
weeks Tomorrow morning he is go
ing to smash it for tbe last time and
at noon throw his millions on the bull
side. The market will go down three
points on the break in tbe morning.
It will Jump five points In ten min
utes when it turns the other way.
There are stocks on the list that will
recover ten point before the market
"Bivens is going to do this?" tbe
oliler man Interrupted. "Then ifs a
trick. It's a lie. Take my advice and
do Just tbe opposite from what yon
understand Bivens will sell out bis
partners In the deal."
"Man. he can't sell out!" tbe cashier
insisted. "It's his own deal. He's la
It for all hp's worth!"
The doctor rose with sudden excite
ment. "Adams, tils is tbe first time to my
life I've ever been tempted to buy
I tiocks. i in iu uesperaie ueea ox
j money. I've a note for J3.000 due.
I've JC.OnJ set aside to finish my little
I girl's musical studies. I've got to
meet that note somehow, and I've got
to have the money for ber. It looks
like a chance I'll go in and watch the
"If it don't act exactly as I say don't
touch It. If It does, go in for all you're
worth. If stocks start down as 1 say
tbey will, sell short, cover at noon and
they buy for a rise. Don't listen to
fools Just buy. buy. buy! You can sell
t-efore tbe market closes and make
"I'll drop into a broker's office and
watch the market open, anyway.
Adams. Thank you
The next day the more optimistic
traders on the stock exchange expected
a change In the market. Stovk bad de
clined for two weeks with appalling
swiftness and fatality. Every hour bad
marked the ruin of men hitherto bul
warks of solidity. Kxier!eiM-ed men
reasoned and reasoned from eiixrience
Ibat there must be a turu somewhere,
The bottom surely Aad been reached.
The time for a rally had come.
Stuart slept late. lie was up until 1
o'clock writing a reply to a peculiarly
venomous attack on bis integrity which
a morning paper had printed. The
writer bad boldly accused him of be
ing the hired tool of the group of finan
cial cutthroats who were coining mil
lions out of the ruin of others in the de
struction of public faith.
His reply was simple, and bis con
cluding paragraph was unanswerable
except by an epithet
"My business Is the enforcement of
Justice. I am the servant of the people.
If Wall street cannot stand the en
forcement of law so much the worse
for the street. It is no affair of mine."
Dr. Woodman hurried downtown to
the office of a friend on Pine street, an
old fashioned banker and broker whose
"If you've got a dollar, nail it up
name had alwaya stood for honesty'and
fair dealing and conservative business.
It waa bait an hour before the stock
exchange opened, but the dingy little
office was packed with an excited
crowd of customers.
The doctor followed old Dugro. the
head of tbe firm. Into bis private office
and asked bis advice. He got It sharp,
short and to the point.
"f.o borne, doctor, and stay there
This market la no place for an ama
teur. It's all 1 can do to keep tbe wolf
from my door in these days.
"Iiut I've received some Important
"Keep it dark." old Dugro scowled
"Don't tell it to your worst enemy. If
you've got a dollar, nail It up and sleep
on the bos."
"But I've some information I think
I'm going to act on aud I want to open
a small account witb you."
All right. I ve warned you. was
the grim answer.
"1 wish yon good
The doctor drew his check for S2.000
and smilingly took his place among the
crowd before the board.
The ticker would tell the story in the
first hour. If stocks should sell off
three points before noon, he would
know He determined to put this to
the test first. He would not sell the
market short. He would be content
with tbe big Jump the market would
make upward wheu it started.
As tbe noon hour drew near the doe
tor's heart was beating like a sledge
hammer. Bivens' program bad been
carried out to the letter. Stocks bad de
clined for the first hour a point, and in
the second hour suddenly smashed
down two more points amid tbe wildest
excitement on the exchange.
Tbe moment to buy bad come. The
doctor wa sure of it. Stocks had
touched bottom. The big bear pool
would turn bull in a moment and tbe
whole market would rise by leaps and
He called old Dugro.
"Buy for me now Amalgamated Cop
per, the market leader, for all I'm
Tbe broker glared at him.
"Buy! Buy in this market? Mao.
are you mad?"
"I said buy!" was tbe firm answer.
"What's the limit?"
"Not a share without a stop loss or
der under it"
"Well, with the stop?"
"I'll buy you 400 shares on a four
"And when It goes up five points?"
tbe doctor asked eagerly.
"I'll double your purchase and raise
your stop, and every five points up I'll
keep on until you are a millionnire!"
The old broker smiled contemptu
ously, but it was all lost on the doctor.
"Do it quick."
The order was scarcely given before
it was executed. Dugro handed tbe
memorandum to Woodman with a
"It don't take long to get 'em today!"
The words bad scarcely left his lips
when a hoarse cry rose from tbe crowd
banging ovpr the ticker.
Copper bad leaped upward a whole
point between sales. A wild cheer
swept the room. For ten minutes every
stock on tbe list responded and began
Tbe doctor's face was wreathed In
smiles. Men began to talk and laugh
and feel hums a for tbe first moment
in two weeks
Dugro grasped the doctor's hand,
and his deep voice rang above the
"You're a mascot! You've broken
the spell! For God's sake stay with
Soddenly another cry came from tbe
crowd at tne ticker. The boy at tbe
board sprang to the instrument with
a single hound, his eves blazing with
excitement, nis cry of "Down!" pierc
ed every ear In tbe room with horror.
The panic bad come.
In ten minutes stocks tumbled five
points, and the doctor's last dollar was
swet Into space, while the whole mar-
ket plussed dwwn, down, down late the
auyss of ruin and despair.
Men no longer tried to conceal their
emotion. Some wept, some cursed,
some laughed: but tbe most pitiful
sight of all was tbe man who could
do neither, tbe man with white Hps
and the strange, hunted expression In
his eyes who was looking death In the
face for the first time.
A full quarter of ao hour of the panic
bad spent itself " before the daed
crowds In tbe broker's offices read the
startling news that caused the big
break. The tl ker shrieked Its message
above the storm's din like a little
"The Van Dam Trust Company Haa
Closed Its Doors and Asked For the
Appointment of a Receiver!"
Bivens bad not kept his solemn
pledge. The great bank had stood the
run for two hours and closed its doors.
And the work of destruction bad Just
At 3 o'clock the doctor walked out of
Dugro's office without-a dollar. He
felt almost happy by contrast with the
fools he left shuffling over the floors of
His own sense of loss was merely a
blur. The revelation he had Just bad
of the mad lust for money which had
begun to possess all classes was yet so
fresh and startling he could form no
adequate conception of his own posi
It was not until he entered his own
door and paused at the sound of Har
riet's voice that he began to realize
the enormity of the tragedy that bad
At the King's Command.
IVENS' plan would have gone
through without a bitch but
for one thing. He had over
looked the fact that the king-
dom of Mammon in America has a
king and that the present ruler is very
much alive. A man of few words, of
Iron will, of fiery temper, of keen in
tellect, proud, ambitious, resourceful.
bold, successful, a giant In physique
and a giant in personality.
It happens that his majesty is an old'
time Wall street banker, with Inherited
traditions about banks and tbe way
their funds should be handled. He
bad long beld a pet aversion. Tbe Van
Dam Trust company bad become an
offense to bis nostrils. It had built a
huge palace far up town and its presl
dent, had attempted to set up a court
of bis own. He bad gathered about
him a following, among them an ex
presldeut of tbe United States. Gold
had poured Into the treasury of tbe
great marble palace in a constant
stream until Its deposits bad reached
tbe unprecendented sum of $90,000,000.
a sum greater than the royal bank it
self could boast.
When the king heard the first nimor
of the fact that the Vno Dam Trnst
was backing tbe schemes of the Allied
Bankers in their sensational raid on
the market bis big nostrils suddenly
At last he bad tbem Jnst where he
wanted them. He signed the death
warrant of the bank and handed it to
his executioner without a word of com.
ment And then a most curious thing
happened. Tbe king summoned to his
presence a little, dark, swarthy mau.
When Bivens received this order to
appear at court be was dumfounded
He had long worshiped and feared
the king with due reverence and al
ways spo'.-.e his mime with awe. To
be actually called Into his august pres
ence in such a crisis was an undream
ed of honor. He hastened into the
royal presence with beating heart The
sovereign glanced up with quick en
ergy. "Mr. Bivens. I believe?"
The little man liowed low.
"I hear that you are about to aid the
Van Dam Trust witb four millions In
Bivens smiled with pride.
"My secretary will deliver the money
to the bank within an hour."
The king suddenly wheeled In his
big armchair, raised his eyebrows and
fixed tbe little man with a stare that
froze the blood in his veins. When be
spoke at length bis tones were smooth
"If I may give you a suggestion. Mr.
Bivens, I would venture to say that
the Van Dam Trust company is be
yond aid. The larger interests of the
nation require the elimination of this
institution and Its associates.
"I have heard good reports of you.
and I wish to save you from the dis
aster about to befall tbe gentlemen
who have been conducting the present
campaign in Wall street If your sec
retary will report to me at once with
the four millions you have set aside
for tbe Van Dam company I shall be
pleased to place your name on my ex
ecutive council In tbe big movement
we begin today. The other gentlemen
whom 1 have thus honored are now
waiting for me Id the adjoining room.
They represent a hanking power that
Is resistless at the present moment.
"When the Van Dam Trust closes its
doors today a temporary panic will
follow. We will give the gentlemen
who started this excitement a taste of
their own medicine, render a service
to tbe nation and incidentally, of
course, earn an honest dollar or two
for ourselves. I trust I have your
hearty support In this program?"
Bivens again bowed low.
"My hearty snpport and my pro
"I'll expect your secretary with your
check for fonr millions within thirty
The king waved a friendly restnre
of dismissal, and tbe little dark figure
tremblingly withdrew. He bad been
ordered to stab bis associates.
Without a moment's hesitation he
gave tbe cruel orders that sent tbem
hurling over the precipice.
When the president of the Van Dam
Trust company failed to receive the
1 promised millions from Bivens he call
i d bis telephone and. receiving no an
i swer. sprang into bis automobile and
I dashed downtown to the little main
When tbe clerk at the door Informed
him that Mr Bivens could not be seen
j by any one. he drove back to the pala-
' tlal house of bis bank, smiled sadlj
at tbe mob in front of its huge pillars,
ordered its bronze doors closed, walked
around tbe corner to bis home. locked
himself In his mom and blew bis brains
For a week the panic held the flnan-
1 I I M I ,1 I - M m . l M
-iai wuriu iu lutr K"P 01 ueuiu. A uoz-
en banks bad closed their doors and a
score of men who had long boasted
tbelr courage among men had died tbe
death of cowards when put to tbe test
One of the most curious results of
the panic was the revulsion of pop
ular feeling against the daring and
honest young officer of the law who
bad rendered the greatest service to the
people wrought by any public servant
In a generation. He was hailed as the
arch traitor of the people, the man who
had used his high office to produce a
panic and carve a fortune oat of the
ruin of millions whose deposits were
tied up in banks that might never again
open tbelr doors.
Stuart, stung to desperation by their
infamous charges, attempted at first
to repel them. He stopped at last in
disgust and maintained afterward a
From the first day of the run Bivens
had laughed in the face of tbe crowd
that besieged the door of his big Broad
way bank. He stood on top' of the
granite steps and shouted in their
"Come on, you dirty cowards! I've
got your money inside waiting for yon.
every dollar of it 100 cents on the dol
The crowd made no reply. They
merely moved up in line In stolid si
lence a little closer to the door. Each
day this line had grown longer. Biv
ens was not worrying. Tbe king had
spoken. The folly of these people In
tbelr insane efforts to wreck Blven's
bank was making impossible a return
to normal business.
Stuart determined to face this crowd
and have it out with tbem. He be
lieved that a bold appeal to their rea
son would silence bis critics and allay
their insane fears. He told Bivens of
his purpose over the telephone, and the
financier protested vigorously:
"Don't do it Jim. I beg of you." ne
pleaded "It will be a waste of breath.
Besides, you risk your life.'
"I'll be there when tbe bank opens at
10 o'clock tomorrow morning." was the
When Stuart appeared the next morn
ing a roar of rage swept the crowd.
Howls, curses, catcalls, hisses, boots
and yells were hurled Into his face. It
was a new experience in Stuart's life.
He flushed red. stood for a moment'
surwylng the mob with growing anger
and lifted his hand for silence.
The answer was a storm of hisses.
Apparently he hadn't a friend tu all tbe
swaying mass of bowling maniacs. He
drew his heavy brows down over his
eyes and the square Jaws ground to
gether with sullen determination.
With a sudden impulse be threw his
right hand high above his bead and his
voice boomed over tbe crowd In a peal
of command. Tbe effect was electrical.
A painful hush followed.
He paused and his next words were
spoken In intense silence.
"My answer to the extraordinary
greeting you have given me this
morning Is simple. I am not working
for your approval. 1 work for my
own approval, because I must in obe
dience to the call within me. Long
ago in my life I gave up ambition and
ceased to ask anything for myself.
You cannot destroy my career be
cause I cherish none. Tbe scene you
nre enacting here this morning Is a
disgrace to humanity. You have sitr- !
rendered to the unmeaning fear that
drives a herd of swine over a
precipice. You have, by an act of
will. Joined tu a movement tu paralyze
the motive power of the world faith!
There Is but one thing that runs this
earth of ours for a uiugle day ta'.tn
In one another.
"You are scrambling here for a few
dollars in this bank. What can you
do with It when you draw It out?
There is not enough cash In the world
to transact a single day's business.
Business is run on credit faith. Tbe
business of a bank is to keep money
moving and make It do tbe world's
work. You are attempting to stop
the work by tne destruction of its
Suddenly a man who bad quietly
pushed his way through the crowd
sprang on tbe step before tbe speaker
and thrust a revolver into his face.
A cry of horror swept the crowd,
as Stuart paused, turned pale and
looked steadily down the flashing bar
rel into the madman's eyes.
"Who started this work of destruc
tion?" the man cried. "You you do
you hear me? And I've been com
manded by God Almighty to end this
trouble by ending you!"
As Stuart beld tbe glittering eves
levelled at btru across tbe blue black
barrel be could see tbe man's nervous
and uncertain tluger twitching at the
trigger. With a sudden panther like
spring he leaped across tbe five feet
whlcn separated him from the man
who held tbe revolver. His left hand
gripped tbe weapon and threw it into
the air as it was fired, while bis right
band closed on the throat of his assail
ant With bis knee against tbe man's
breast be hurled him oown tlie steps,
wrenched the revolver from his hand
and with a single blow knocked him
The spell was broken. The mob that
bated blm saw tbelr chance A yell of
rage swept them, and a dozen men
sprang toward him witb curses. For
a moment he beld bis own. when sud
denly a well directed blow frmn behind
knocked him down. In blind fury he
felt the smash of blows on his face
and head. A stream of blood was
trickling down his forehead and Its
salty taste penetrated his mouth.
A sudden crash from space seemed
to send the world Into a muss of flam
ing splinters and the light faded. He
heard tbe soft rustle of silk and felt
tbe pressure ef a woman's lips on his.
Surely be mnst he dead, was the first
thought that flashed through bl mind
And then from somewhere far away
In space came Nan's voice low aud
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"Com back. Jim. dear. I've some
thing to tell you. You can't die. you
shall not die until I've told you!"
He opened his eyes and found Nan
bending over blm. His hand rested on
ber soft arm. and his bead lay pillowed
on her breast.
"Why, Nan. It's you! What's hap
pened? What on earth are vou doing
He looked about tbe room and saw
that he was In the inner office of the
president of the bank, alone with Biv
ens' wife He was lying on the big
"1 heard that you were going to speak
this morning. I wnuted to hear yon
and came. I arrived Just as you be
gan and managed to get Into the hank.
I saw that man try to kill yon. Jim.
and that crowd of wild beasts tram
pling you to death. Two detectives
pulled you out and dragged you into
A' doctor entered and quickly dressed
Btuurt's wounds, and turned to Nan.
"He'll be all right In a week or so.
Mrs. Bivens. provided he doesn't insist
an breaking the run on another bank
by the spell of his eloquence. 1 hope
rou can ertiuade blm not to try that
"I think I'm fully persuaded, doctor.
Stuart answered grimly. "I've seen a
great light today."
When the doctor had gone and Nan
was left alone with Stuart an embar
rassed silence fell between them.
She was quietly wondering if he were
In my last ar- j
ticle 1 referred
to the fact that ,
i have used l'e-,
runa and have I
offered to write
if I would pay
them for their j
tion of these
facts has caused
i V i
I'" 7" S-H coramelu 'row
s. H. HtKTtf a,m.i. themselves es
pecially empbazie the subject. I give
an extract from a characteristic let
tor written by a doctor. He says:
Dear Mr. Hartman: I have read
what you say about the regular phy
sicians using Feruna and their atti
tude toward written testimonials. I
think you treat them generously by
r.o; condemning them for making suc h
offers. I know from personal exper
ience that most of the regular drug
houses are willing to pay for that
sort of work. I wish, however, you
had given the names and addresses
of the doctors you refer to in your
article. Your statements would have
I een much more convincing if you
t ad done so. You will excuse me if
I express some doubt as to tbe good
(landing of the physicians that you
refer to. Do you mean to say that
you have in your files the letters
v hlch you quoted from in your last
article? Will you let me see thobe
le'ters if I should call at your office?
I am tbe editor of a medical Journal
and would be glad to take tbe matter
up as a news item interesting to phy
sicians. To this letter I made tbe following
II y dear Doctor: I am glad you are
1 r f
demonstrator to remain
iuily unconscious when she was sob
bing and saying some very foolish
things. Above all, she was wondering
whether be knew that she had kissed
When ber car stopped at South
Washington square and Stuart Insisted
on scrambling out alone, she beld his
hand tight a moment and spoke witb
"You will see me now, Jim. and be
He answered promptly.
"Yes. Nan. I will. The world Is nev
er going to be quite the same place for
me after today. There was one moment
this morning In which I think I lived
a thousand years."
A hot flush stole over the woman's
beautiful face as she looked steadily
into his eyes and quietly asked:
"What moment was that?"
"The moment I looked down that gnn
barrel, saw tbe stupid bate In that
fool's eyes and felt the throb of the In
sane desire to kill In the people behind
him. the people for whom I've been
giving my life a Joyous sacrifice."
Nan smiled a sigh of relief.
"Oh. I see. Well, you've made me
very happy with your promise. I know
you will keep your word."
He pressed her hand firmly.
"You are more beautiful than ever.
Nan. Yes. I'll keep my word. Good by
until I call."
And the woman smiled In triumph.
(to be continued)
interested In my article concerning
thf doctors and their attitude toward
Feruna. I assure you that I have
the letters that I quoted in the article
end that you are perfectly welcome to
e-aniline them if you will call at my
office. And at the same time i have
p. any other letters quite as remark
able as those, that you may examine.
In fact, I will open to you my flies,
which are so arranged that hundreds
of thousands of letters covering the
last twenty years, are available. You
i .ay spend as much time as you please
ia looking over the correspondence.
To each letter I have received, filed
i:i alphabetical order. Is appended a
copy of the answer they received. You
being the editor of a medical Journal,
I thould especially appreciate if you
would epend some time In looking
through my files. I am sure you will
fir.d the most remarkable letters you
ever looked at. They tell the story
of. thousands of invalids who have
i.een afflicted with some chronic ca
tarrhal disease ayl have found com
pute relief by taking I'eruna. If I
should publish them all tbey would
r.ake a library equal In volume to
any law library In the city.
Come right along. Doctor. You shall
r.c; omy see the two letters referred
to In my former article, but I guar
antee that you will see scores of oth
irv equally as interesting and valu
able. Bring as many other doctors
v. ith you as you please.
Pe ru na, Man-a-lin and La-cu-pla
manufactured by the Pe ru na Com
pany, Columbus, Ohio. Sold at all
Epecial Notice! Many persons in
quire for The Old-Time Peruna. They
want tbe Peruna that their Fathers
and Mothers used to take. The old
leruna is now called Katarno. If
your druggist or dealer does not keep
it for tale write the Katarno Com
pany, Columbus, Ohio, and they will
Ull you all about it. (AdverUsementj