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THK ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, WEDNESDAY. JUNE 18, 1913.
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A Novclization by J. W. McConaughy of the Successfnl New Play
by M.irrict Ford, Harvey J. O'Higgins and Detective Williaa
J. Burns, ia Which Robert Hiliiard Is Appearing.
Copmjt. "12, bi Jaonal. AaaioM EiunM.
AFTEP. he l.ail cone Krelslef
lauclifd to Liimw.'lX nod slowly
i rwkM the little gntta percha
tray he hfld on the talile be
fore Mm. Mrs. Martin, who had lain
on the loiwjre, watched Mm for a time
In allenfe nnd at last aroe with a deep
(ffb. KrelRler hoard. The Tradllns"
stopped limtaiitly. and he looked tip,
with a complete noftening of his entire
"My dear heart, yoa are very tired,"
he said tenderly. TIip woniau walked
slowly over and stood lieslrto Mm, look
ing down with love and drend In her
eyes. Ho slipped one arm srouud her
nd rocked the tray with the other.
"Frledrlch." fctie said suddenly. "I
want to Rive It all up. Let's go'."
He raised Ms head. Where is your
conraRe. my dear?" he snld in gentle
reproach. "Where !'your courage?"
,-I don't know, I'riedrlch. I'm terri
bly afraid. I'm panic stricken". There's
eeu to.) much too much Argrle's
death" . "
"S-sl:" ho Interrupted sternly.
I'.ut the wo:i)!in's terrors were upper
most. "And tli::t morning with the de-t--t.ves:"
she went on, w,tli a shudder.
"Ah. 1 shouldn't have gone there!"
"That was Hurley!'' growled Kreis
ler. with a frown. "That was his rash
"X'i." wild Mrs. Martin after a little
Intipe; "I risked it myself for the
tno;;y. Honest money: 1 wanted to
le ah'.e to s:iy to you: "Here, now we
Lave eiiouuli. Let us cut loose from
th!s life-all these people.' I'riedrlch, I
want to le xufe!"
He took her l::iud.md patted it softly.
"They are foolish little fears," he said
jre:it!y. "Thiii'u h.nv we are already
safe. And tlili.U cf nil the years that
I huve PiH-nt to make us safe. Look !
at It!" He lifted a hundred dollar gold
certltfcate from the table. "It Is per
fect! 1 oouM pass that to the experts
at the treasury. It will l,e the first
time in the history of the world and"
he struck his chest, and Ms eyes flashed
"nud it is I who shau da i'A lu a few
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weeks the whole country will be flood
ed with them Chir-cgo. Ienver. San
Francisco, New Orleans, Philadelphia,
Boston, New York all oa the same
day. Then we shall go, with the whole
world for our playground !
rut the woman could not be warmed
with his enthusiasm. She shivered
and her eyes roamed about the half lit
room with a haunted, terrified look.
"We shall be hunted always wher
ever we go,' she declared in a low
voice. "We can never get away from
It. It's too bis Friedrich it's too bis!
They'd never ln a maj who could
make a bill lil;e that escape. You
know if one of these mou v.-crs caqsht
"W snail be hunted always." the de
clared. he'd betray you to save himself. The
government would pardon him would
pardon them all to get you. Safe!
livery prison i:i tUo world would be
I waiting for you!"
Krelslcr's head sank slowly, and he
stared darkly nt the table from under
his bushy, knitted brows. ,
' "I shall never go to prison again,"
he siiid slowly and ominously. "If I
: :n caught" He felt her shudder
; stopped in the middle of the sen-
; "I hope to Ood you'll kill me. too. j
. then, I'rie Irich!" she cried. "I'd never I
kav ,h "iratre to kill myself, r.i.d
It would be the end of everything for
He rose nnd put loth bands on her
shoulders and gazed long nnd earnest
ly into her face.
"Ah. you are a great soul!" he breath
ed jMissiountely. "You pive up every
thing for me! Ton leave everybody:
you give np your little daughter; you
share prlsou with uie! And IT' He
made a gesture of Mtter despair and
self reproarh. "I tnUe take tal;e! 1
am the seltish one! And now, when I
say 1 would take my life, you would
share Vatb with me. AU. you are the
He turned back to his work to hide
the working of the deeply lined faee.
The woman, too. moved o!T as if her
emotions were too strong to oontrol.
She leaned on the mantel and stared
Into the blackened fireplace la silence
for some time.
"Oh. if I could only make you feel
as 1 do!' she exclaimed In dreary de
spair. Tin so oppressed. Fried rich!"
she turned to him a?ai:i. "This is a
great thing that you have Invented
th's process of color photography.
Think what can be done with It! It
would mean millions to you and
"Yes. my love." he replied gently,
but suooV bis head, "in an honest
world yes! But they would cheat me.
They would steal It. And, see, I must
have money to finance It. to protect it.
Then, when all this Mows over in
Germany, perhaps. Who knows?"
The buzzer sounded loudly, and he
That most be Skidd." he muttered.
and walking quickly to the door, h
opened It and slipped out into the
dark hall. He called softly and there
was a confused murmur from below.
Then he returned with heavy frown
on bis face.
"No. it Is Hurley," he exclaimed.
Hurley!" echoed Mrs. Martin, star
tied. "He ought to know better than
this. He oughtn't to come here.
"It must be because Gage telephoned
to him about the girl," ventured Kreis
ler. "Oh, yes." agreed the woman, great
ly relieved. Hut the frown did not dis
appear from Kreisler's face.
"Always he is finding -fault with
things we do," he grumbled. "And it
la he who makes the mistakes."
At that moment the lawyer. In even
ing clothes, stepped in at the door, fol
lowed by Gage.
"You are wrong to come here!" de
clayed Mrs. Martin abruptly.
"What's this about your bringing a
strange woman hers?" demanded the
lawyer, his manner more abrupt than
"That's all right," declared Mrs.
Martin. "Ton needn't worry about
that. I know what I'm doing." .
"What are you doing?" Le demanded
"Do not be so rude." interposed
Kreisler with dignity, "She will ex
plain to you."
"Friedrich," said Mrs. Martin quiet
ly, "you and Gnge go downstairs and
let me talk to him."
"But, my deer," protested the artist,
with a gesture toward the table, "I
cannot leave ail this here."
"Well, I guess my seat's wanted,"
snapped Gage, making for the door.
"I suppose when it's time for me to
know what's goin' on in this shack
I'll be tipped oU by the bull ou the
"Well, who is it?" demanded Hurley,
after Gtge had vanlshed.
"It's Miss Mazuret"
"What!" exclaimed Hurley, the color
stricken from his face iu an instant.
"Kayton asked me to take charge of
her," explained Mrs. Martin simply.
"My God! Are you crazy;' gasred
"It would have been crazy to re
fuse," returned the woman as quietly
I as ever. Hurley swallowed hard and
bit his lip.
"This is a plant!" he declared la a
"The one person in the world that
you fhould have kept furthest away
fro it !"
"Oh. do not talk. Hurley "J broke in
Kreisler with impatience and eou-
i tempt. "Listen, listen!"
Hurley .gulped ag;;i:i, but made no
'further effort to speak, and Mrs. Mar-
i tin told the story simply but ranidlv.
"When I went in thnt day about the
legacy he was planning to have the
girl disappear." she said. "lie wanted
to protect her from reporters. n:id, be
sides, he susK"ted some one ia their
house, and he wanted to tl ron- all the i
suspicion ou her and put them o!T their
guard. It was my telling him that I
h:td furnished room: th:U put the idea
in his head. lie thought, of course,
that I ni'ist be under obligations to
Mr. Argyle. :'r.d I couldn't refuse to
tfike her without arousing his suspi
cions. How could IV What e.vuse
could I give? I couldn't tH him why
we didn't want her in this house."
"It would have l:rn better to let
that legacy go," declared Kreisler
Hurley had been gradually pulling
himself together, and as jo listened to
Mrs. Iartin's even voice he lost some
of the ghastly look ti; i the announce
ment had brought to his f .:;.
j now on: m; exclaimed. ait a
minute. What was that? Do you
1 Tllejin trt tell mo tlmt hr' iwiri.r it: in
throw the real criminals off the
"Yes." replied Mrs. Martin, her lips
twiti hing fainiiy.
j "Well, by .love!" exclaimed Hurley,
ibis voice cracking with the" excess of
! relief, the stronc reaction frjin his ter
' ror of a few moments before. "Never-
bleep Kaytou'." he cruwed and burst
I Into a heartv luimli. "Isn't he won
derful, this great detective v 'h. it's
all advertising-he's a pinhead! - If he
knew the LL.d of horsehair they have
in some (t these lodging house mat
tresses, eh, Kreisler';"
"Hush!" warned the German. "Not
Hut Hurley was Irrepressible. "Have
you seen the paper';" be chtw.Ui.jd.
"This is a plant!'
"They're full of her Cistt
is now sure of her guilt.''
"How terrible!" shuddered Mrs. M;
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tin. with a catch In her voice.
is it that Kaytou suspects';-'
"How could you guess?-' laughed
Hurley scornfully. "A man with a
luii d like that! I judge he thinks it'a
Hrnce because he hasn't taken him
Iiito his confluence and the boy's dis
tracted. He's got the whole city
i searching for her.''
Triedrich," exclaimed the woman
i as if suddenly seized with a terrible
dread, new and overpowering, "if they
never tint out tne trutn iney u never
cle::r her: Ar.d if they do find out j
The hiatus was sternly impressive.
Hurley shrugged his shoulders.
"On, Kayton r. i'l cook up some sto-;
ry to cover bis failure." he said lightly, j
.yr.ti. lat:"!i!ncr quietly, he went ont '
tnd' down the stairs to the street. He
did not know that in the upper room
of the house next door Manning was
Wearing at him sojtly, while two of
hi.-; associates read'tda shorthand notes
over the boy's shoulder. Manning re
vered his chief.
Y'hen the street door had closed
Kreisler looked at Mrs. Martin and
shook his head soberly.
"He should have kept away from
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"It Is a bad thing when a
bold from apprehension.
man Is too
not sniff around traps."
The woman did not seem to hear.
"Friedrich," she cried distractedly,
"what have I done to Mary? I have
tried to keep our lives as far apart as
I could, but it seems as if the devil
had drawn us together to ruin her."
"It is not so." he assured her gently,
taking her in his anus. "It is the luck
"Friedrich, aha cried, "what
dona t Mary V
of the game, Just a little bad lock!
will pass." .
"Oh, tf yon'd only listen to me abe
mourned. "If you'd only come away.
If you'd only come away"
BzKsr-r: warned the buzzer from
above the door.
"Who is thatr she demanded quick
ly. He could feel ber turn rigid as
atone in his arms, and ba patted ber
cbeejfe with bis Jiand.
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"It must be Skidd," he said quietly,
and, releasing her, went to the door
and 60ftly opened it, listening to the
sounds from below.
"Yes, It Is he," he said, and frown
ed slightly. "Gage is with him. I'm
afraid Skidd has been drinking."
(to be continued
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