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eyes, something you could leani upon,
Hie was suilddenly not of her old world.
"I am afraid the soup is a little
cold," he said as he stopped around t
to draw her chair for her.
The dinner was good beyond tho
eacett' of iere gross a)petite, and
it was served with a rapidity and
.moothness that would have done
credit to the oldest of the Pellor but
"Your servants are well trained,"
"Each- has little to do," said the
man. "lle nmust do it well. That, in
cilentally, is the secret of getting
sati-factory w'ork out of an African."
"Is ."said Aliriii absently. "I've
alwa ys heard they were ia shiftless
lot an11d that a whit.e inna could (10 the
work of ten I i t-r.
"S he Ia, n. linaily, answe'red
the n1:111. :hu1ost ::; a ibSently, "hl
there a tim es when bin 'boys.,' pickoel
'ho.-" to stopped as if he were
lost ;I Sotne far eIninIth(cLenlce.
A :i1ence fell Io the eOnd of the mewal,
wh1: -1 1I4inl(leil with ;ho suiCdden end
(f th' trIopie -lay.
The inian poke to t:: srvants for
the Iirst I 21nn. Thy cleared the
tab le. set it aglaini with glasses and1(1
liquttirS. Cigar1s, ciarettCs and votTee,
ad moved it slightly to onIe sid.
'hen. from the IIea rby hut, tihey
brou.rht out A% enshion.tled wicker
chiairs!, home-nul"4 but comlfortable.
Andrea saniik 1int hIers with a pectui r I
feeling of well-heing tmixed wiith ss
pense. The41 111a n Sat1 (lOwn! opposit 0
her, the table within e:asy rellcl of both
but (not bt wee i I tieli. Solluethinig
swayed with a jerk b'o1ve their leads.
Androa, startled. looked up1) Just in timtie
to i-e'an ellortnolue white disk unroll
fromn its euges, leting fall in a icle
arPoundt0 them at snowy Imesh of hob
Th y. and all they ieeded for com
fort. became enelowed In an insect
proIf engue t1hat swaiyod softly to t he
evenI) stir of i r. Tle servailts
weighte-d dowl its edges with flat
stonos and tlien lit two c(etyleine
iits that stooi outsile on stan1ds
pihived at r-igh1t .1n101- to the couple
wilthin the net so that tle eyes of both
wer- spared the glire.
The 111111 polred coffee and lilqueurs.
lit Anirea's (igairette, chose a eigar
for b6inu-elf and sat duozni. During the
P' *!T they eyed each other in silenCti,
Silent Rotary \
No carbon Trot
Bot~h water anc
hiorse power th.
iking each other's measure. "It is too
ad," he said finally, "that we can't
ake this hour for itself alone andI
rink together a clip of peace and I
tillness and comfort."
Ills words were hitilf a question and
was so that Andrea uiderstood the0n1.
lie drew a deep sigh,,slirtugged her
ire shouilders and turiied squarely to
er coinpanion. "It is too bad," she
itid, repeating his words with hitter
tphasis, "(hat I can't forget that ol
his night I lose everything that mat
ers-too bad I can't birush atitstropheo
n rIuin aside for tle sake of a fool
aioon and a elgarette."
As she spoke, the man braced him
elf. "E4verything that matters," lie
eleated. "Ruin ! What have you lost
hat matters? Wherein have you been
T'114 gIrl stared it lii, open-eyed.
'You kIow who I amn, what I stand
or in my world, and how that world
'ill inake I chasm that I can never
ecross after this night an*d you Call
It there Itild say it doesl't matter and
tsk where's the ruin?"
The nan looked i'iway frolm her tIense
ae. "The things that lufI'tter," lie
11i1 (iietly, "'are liealtih-irt of body
Ind Ilen of soul -holnor that ann stand
tione, and tho llameo of an inner inmp.
L'ire ik nothing ls" thl I really colnis
mnd yr.ui've lost none of Iies.. As for
'in-" 1' tu.rned his eyvs back to
ter anld Inl themt wa.s a1 gleam of qi
.ieal hlmilvnige. " hall I delline ruin
01' * 1
"Please do." SaidAnreunmii
"Rinl, " .sid thet mtanl, "Is bu a.
Whether iV's Poinoeii or an enire "'J.
lizat!o". fying 1114c l. ta of' a ten
lousand) y':ia r:s' stride of tic-or ai
ndIvidual rottig under the sod ,o
!otiven'tions, it's aill one ind the sano
hiig. Itollu(itie is " 1 11111. 1m and wII en I
o') go so deep inl its f'oil air ithat you
ain't keep huri ig jie fiu) moe of that
iltier l111111) 1 mentioned, why you're
lead to every intent andI(] every pur
ose. Tiit, Andrea Pellor, Is ruin."
le used her name without prefix,
mt without failiiiarity; Sihply as a
:orollary to his stark frankness. Sh Ie
realized this almost suI)conscioushy.
[Ier thoughts lingered on the substance
)f what he had said, but when she
;poke she proved herself a woman.
'Speaking of names, what is yours?"
"Mimie? My name?" said the man,
Itartled out of his role. Ile stared
ibsently through itad beyond her.
'Why, I haven't inly-now. Not that
imoints to anything." ills eyes _.ame
mek to hter. "Call mile Mr. White Man
is you have Ieguti-just White Man
wlen you feel genil . If you ever do."
"Well, Mr. White Man," said Andrea,
witi emphIasis, "What you said abollt
r'uin didn't pass quite over my head.
b helieve you spoke with genuine sin
eerity and that, as you doubtless re
nember, is conversational had (aste.
Somehow it didn't bore me, but do you
really think that women are persuaiided
'alve Four-horse Power i
ible; High Speed--No Vib
l air cooled; Only one p
nition' system; Larger b:
:arburtor constant~ spe
our home more
boys on the f
The inin dropped his eyes. "No," d
0e sali listlessly. "I don't. I know,
ut I had forgotten, that women are i
er10suiaded by love alone."
"What !" ci'ed Andrea.
"Wlomel," sald the Inan, "know no a
onversion except through love."
"I have lit) Interest whatever in your
.bstractions." sidI Andrea an-grily. "I c
lon't cnre what you think on any sub- a
Pet under the sunl. At this moments
here Is only ole thing that Concerns (
Ile-only one." Sl itiurned from him,
hrew her bare arms across the table
ind dropped her face against tihem. c
'What Is to become of me? What do I
care about women? I care about m
nyself, about Andrea Pellor."
"I Hia glad that you do," aild the
nan, and added grimly, "If you cry,
f you even start to cry, I shall go
Andrea threw hack her head and j
urned her face toward him. "I am I
lot crying," she said quietly, "and I I
11er anger had tied and In its place
mnd (Om1e into her eyes something ter
P11)ly potent, the unforgettable look
f a hunted thing at bay.
"I want to ask you," continued An
Irea, "to implore yoU, to tikte me back.
[f not tonight. Ohen tolmorrow. 1lying
)r on foot, if only we could start now.
[will say that it has all been my fault.
that you did nothing beyond what 1
skttd you to do in bringi ng am' witl
ouli, it' onily-if' only you wvill take mt
mek. Will you'
The ia n elnIchedt his teelh. "I
would it' I could. I've t .ltd you that
Idremly," hle -:aid almost1s in1 p whisper.
Then1 his voice rwcerr n odr
"It would take O.ight days by anly
ns at my I db,-W.;osal ---cightl days
Otere :nd eight (lays hac'k. I can't
afford it and( nothin111. wouldi be saved
mr gainled as- far11 31s Yon :Irl( conclw~erne.
It wouiltl t'nly entail n loss I haye no
right to give."
Ills tioml h:trlend Andrea's. "You
Inean that when it toimes to choosing
between 1my plrsol lo4ss ald yours,
you see no rea sol to hisitate."
The Man tlushed uneri' Ills tan and
lils eyes gleamed Its though her words
had given, thie Itn \ew life. "Mllne would
not le a persoal loss," he said. "I
amilt not a loafer nor am21 I here for my
",I set,'" s(I Andrea. "My life
a gaint the lnterests of your employer.
Are you it foreman?"
lit, shiruggetd lils shoulders and ig
nEoiedt the question. "Your life?" he
sil. "What Ire you worth, after all?
Tile best specimen of Woman in this
caimp represents an Investment on the
part-t of the husbi atd of two pounds
ten shillings-say three poutiIs aII it the
most. l'very girl chiid sit he's an11d
ctrars briigs him a hiii idred per cent
- a tu11rn, and inl addit !4n site kee'ps housie,
cooks, ''hps wOoi, tet:s waiter and
ilL; hl Thi ls."
Again AnIdrea Jerhel himl, o!:t of his
.ole with her inconsetquence. "Whas ,
arm. Write to
lJENT FOR LA
oes tote mean?" she asked rather icIly. I
"To tote means to carry, fetch, lug,
"Thank you," site interrupted. "By
he way, did you imean to measure mile
gainit that Iiree-pound standIrd?" I
"I d," said the man.
She threw out her arms In a gesture
f disclosure and laughed. "To think,"
he s'aid, "that it's only a fewv weeks
Inee I was knocked down to the high
st hi!der it twenty thousand ia year!"
"Not you," said the m11an quickly.
lie wasn't blyim' you. You nlover
vel thought It. I halppen to know 111n,
erhaps better than you (o, and I can
,sure you that the tInsel aind the
oip he was bargailning for, innocent
notgh In themselves, would h1ave be
ome despicable and tainted by his
lie was silent for a montezt; then,
ust as Andrea's lIps were opening; to
L remark, lie added, "l'm glad you
>rouglht him to my mind. 'I'he thought
ifl hin has free( m1e fron my regret.
'ou're here, I'm glad you are, and you
ill stay. The only question Is
vhether you are going to sulk or
vhether you will smile and aecept klle
.ure of tile philosophy of coitra ts."
"Tha'llt's at new one," said Amllre.
"No(t at Ili]," replied thle 1mn. Th'le
ihilosophy of Contrasts Is imsed oil
hL ida 0hAt a1 -lit and death are on1
111u1 thit sm thing."
"You've missed your Vocation, Whilt
\fani." said Andrea flippunttly. "Yott
ho!bl "'At your pulpit undil turn'l mis
4ionary to stelety.'
" ' golt 1t fate of the 1arth for
it 1mi11l, "..11hi the nuan easily, "and
I C111int do wilh less."
"I ha(d Slspectetd that there Wa1"s
s4olithIling cols ahout you, replied
Andrea quickly, "nd111 now I know
it. It is your iipertinent self-sufli
"You iiSunderstood 12e," interrupted
the mn12, himself unmoved. "What I
me2an by that flimiiboynlit statement
vas that no philosophy has ever lived
except through example and one can't
fulfill the creed of contrasts with less
than the whole world for a play
"And has it never failed?"
His eyes wandered to the half
wrecked aeroplane. "Yes, it has failed
"A case of 'physvllan cure'-" began
Andrea and stopped. Illk eyes had
sw'erved hack to hers ain( the naked
look of regret in theim frightened her.
"Well," she continued, glancing away
hastily, "do you really want to-to
lie started In his chair and If lie
had been thinkling of his personal
troubles, promptly forgot thei. Had
it been inerely a chance shot, hie spec
uilted, or was this young lady pos
-;essed of that rarest of virtues, a
quirk of mlislief In the face of ad
ve rsity? "Womern know no conver
loin except through love," were thie
exuet words lhe 1haid lisetd. le recalled
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hem perfectly, and watching in silence
telltale flush rise from her bare neck
nto her hot cheeks, he perceived that
he also remembered.
"Ol I" cried Andrea, "I think you are
"I haven't said anything," romon
trated the man.
"That's why," snapped Andrea.
'You could have said something. You
ceep quiet and give a beastly signifl
He helped her out. "To a little
'oke," he finished and added quite
,ravely: "lie sure I shall do all in my
lower not to convert you."
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