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J11n.' oil tle cl' lr (if h vin. 111 r
clered Daisy 1.2inn :nd Ilufui (i:tston.
I filtier urge the4. imm11 lineIit(- relasC.
of iny lient, Mr. Spalhlil Nelsoi, in
re:ly ltvl oltni ed wN. I I I st a blwe i-sh
tt.-at ho was all inniocent victiml (if thlt
(hoslardly riots of itese twIo Cx-oll
'Thev lenelion thalt emllie froimi this
lutid ell rik111.1 o j iuy nan1et i1oll't eie
11n a puizzled daze froitn wichl I hlard
ly recovered un til late that evening,
wthen, inei or 'o, I flound whyself
In he G s"tIon til apartment. Granti es,
II- ol. Wick, 11and practenlly every
ehniloyee of the randdeck wer untr
er irrest, and warrants were out for
00ther mlemlber-S Of the haind who1Se
identidy had ben ra by tie for
mer telephone girl.
Anid] there In thle apartinent with me
here mly motier, Gorman, MIeitregor
and to my surprise and delight, Bar
harn Bradford. After her sister's
wedding, it appeared, Barbara's moth
er iad gone away for int brief rest,
leaving her alone in the apartment
Ith the servants. Site had welcomed
the opportunity to work undisturbed
onl the mystery that had landed mie be
hind the bars. Thinkicng that at Rutfus
Oast(ons fuineral Site iIst ic'k uip
some clue that would be of service In
unraveling the tangled skein that held
her andi mie togethter, shte had gone
tilitier, and seeing my motlier tlire,
2an1d slspec(tlig at once( wh'lo site I inglit
ie, had lit r1odiced herself. Quickly
they had become good friends and she
it wvas whlo Imad In ritned my mlother
of Iy plight.
L'reseiit 1liso with s3, desit til
lateness (if the hour, was t ll' ist rict
a(ttornevy an1d ''two (if Ils 1ides' and
N lle Kelly, or 11.3 slih i mui h prefll iie 'el
to I enlled, 'adr. Mloore. ThIgi-l was
techien1lly a ri-isnilier, but hwr sellvies
io brillging th rIeal cr12i i inals to)ill S hook
h1.1d leenit '1 excel tionatdll that lie had
beenl released on heri own.I recogn'liz
u'( . l' itI r shet had el - en i lbrn ht
thatl he itict attorney' 1 might'l 1111hek
u11' with !ier the 'li r0vlonrs lal of
rir. il onspine y ,1ta2 Shh(' amd filn
folce to fy coins l inI the brief r(
ceds o l '1eert. t 1 1it d.ly.
('1 illo l~ndr it app11ar1d. had
bheen the nm~nster-mitil tilm1 h1:11 jil-ect
ed ll th I I1e plo1tin 1f. A (If yelne
beforel to 1ad lweol president ot o
of the Iwiil/ols' hIS est I He
h11l h1(n scoverwd to ih' lbe
ofen pris'loand steedto ivete n
tearsec imprirnmetbtnos onesgved
hardthen ab(tilet' tofn haVtiihad
In hiis ldgasiting riken assitte
wte sdain wit emnls fie worstd t
thr. andryittent linrit plfor
furWtether a crim i na(ir tllas, his
aeown ritallinsie ne~riretl tovhim
daed, nihat grwnt stong, 1nd oen hads
orerts impiyng apeniw sys temt
hoard uin his comntfeae himr
litn eiloort Wi on o all e blitOit be-t
coeain leitint pr1s. Wer n ler
hdliee rleasethe hrad slipedt
qhrughaa his he ~est racndgtvedi
tls etli.r eery tmtil ae ien ftr
building iThel aht whsters he hadtli
granshagd his paskeppidulokeary
door ther e wa. Alittie faddion bton
aths-e oe swslf ohm
e afomet t e ok thegh n ex-s
ofll posets grettoe investrand,
pedmonfoandint of landa. erCoed
ting withndde apartmcens elestorned
.frate ocpening it ran aloathiest
cl ao tearnts. henrne
concetein ailg pattnlke at ittle
whatepider toh wtleba wie plnnedito
they paret at alwhto lavin tmyiv
tero. noer oriy hitenants, bid
ping into ie acretmiddeno n theoir
wlse , lteiong allei telehoe o
.their most privat' conversattons,
utninting tihe contents of tbelr pockets.
As he had planned fromn the begin'
nig, he g:itild iII tills way much in
fortatioll thit h wits able to utilize
to his Hut1eia1l profit withouit tirouts
Ing suspicion. Ile had discovered,
Mr.4. Moore said, secret stock market
inovetents ole of his temuints was
lanini g and had made a small for
time out of the aiviceC inuformnation.
Eeveral Injudicious wonen lie ' had
successfully lackinlled, turning over
to agents who never came near the
Granddeick the secrets lie learned fron
letters lie opened find telephone con
versations he had listenedtto.
In the case of Rufus Uaston, he had
plotted to steal the Gaston pearls,
Mrs. Moore explained, first terrifying
the old cotile Into leaving the apairt
milent, the whispers that had been
heard comning of course from the se
"But I can't tinderstatnd," I said.
"why, after Ie had once got hohl of
tie pears in Mr. thiston's absence, he
shoult have restored thvin to their
'llo hind a dutipliente Iiade of phony
pearls," explained Mrs. Moore. "It
was part (if hIs phln hot to have any
of the tenants discover the thefts for
a long tie after they .occurred."
"If lie was so cautions," said the
district attoriy, "I am puzzled itas to
why die killed Miss Lutan and Mr.
Gaston. Ile must hirve realized that
both muurilers would be thoroughly in
"hIith were acclents, so to speak,"
the girl explained. "'ach of them
surprised hun iIn thei' alpartient, and
he had to kill them to Inake hIs get
away. Iitippoi.e he had been roaming
around so niu1h lie had got careless."
"llow about tie revolver?" asked
Gormnn. "lIlow ild lie come to plant
it in Nelsoni's roonI?"
"I'e wits puzzled by Mr. Nelson but
ting in on the Bradt'ord case, ilad it
made him sore. I heard hin ainid Wick
talking about it one day, anti he said
that he'd '.ench Mr. Nelson not to in
teria v 'llow,%?' ask0ed Wick. 'I'll
freune him fcor the goat If anything
"And was It lie who had me dls
charged from lny ofce?" I asked, eag
"Sure it was. Ile wrote a note on
Mr. Gaston's stationery saying that
you had forged a check after lie had
i)efriended you. le wrote in the let
StI Ihat lie wits not gting to prosecute
You heeautse of your mother. but that
li, felt that you were unworthy of em
"I helitve," said the district attor
Iwy. "that that clars everythlung up1),
exke!t for fImI t li Ig-wIy. MIr-s.
lotril. ibl ytu aid ahin amnd Wick In
amll thsc -i-Ineos?"
"e iwtmnisedl that if I voubil itlp
h111Ini. oh glet IEddle out," shei
cre."I was sprate . I'd do4 anly
tini to gel tiy hiusb11tand biek."
(hmorta 31nd1 the district attorney
e xch:Higed Invanling-1 gh"lines. 'While
nothin;; more was said, I felt sure as
they.N depar.11ted thalt bolh were thinkingl
1hai this b-rave yoting vomnaii wh.Ito had
solved the in mlystery for themli certainly
(aierved snrwarid, atl I think we
all rea lized that the oInlly reward life
ever could hold for her was the free
(t1n of heri huisbiAniid.
I 'Ireseitly Ith ey went: Iad left is
"Thiieret aire still two things I ciannot
uindelrstauiul."' I said, ais we sat talkinig
itov'. "Tli irst is"-tiil I tuned
to I3 ihar--"wint wa yor si str do
hitri .init t'tintg omit oft liy thoar. I
t''i liot hmelp wondieinig if theiiy had
inade iiir plathe revoilver."s't
~tth, no." shen ib-. "otiti wal n-oting
iiin i to y om lo!Ating four tat'. She
wvas pu zldl by m:' iy ab lsie, awmil he
onlyi so ltioni thai niiine to lher was~
that I Iiust Ihe in yourti roomsi. Alaritml'
danet, she limid slipp'd out lito lhe
haill, atl seeig yoiur dloor open'i, homl
:nve'stigoated. (Of couri ise she dihi not
find me, for I hiad r('tumrnedi by waiy of
the inditow ledge. Sheo tol mie about
it lie niighit beore she' wtis timarriedi.
I dotn't woniider, thioughi, tha youi sus)251
"I dltdn't suspe'ct he'r," I eriild. "I
just wondlieed wiha t she had been do
'i'hint's righlt," said (Got-nian. "lIe
wouildnm't h'ellev'e for a ninuate thamt she
hadl hadt antythinig to (10 with lit.''
"Blut what puleslO' mte ttost," I went
on, "'is how you e'ver persuiaded~ the
telephmone girl to give Grnande'rs away.
It mutst have been done aifter she had
gi-en her fir'st testimony. I low dild it
hiiippein thnt she changed so suddenly
over to our side?"
As I looked fr'om onie to the other
for ain explanation, (Gormaan burst out
"You'll hiave to ask Miss flradford
about thati ," lhe sa Id. "'She d Id It all."
I turn-med againi to look at Barbara,
expectinug hier to speaiik, hut she merely
bl ushied anad wa-s silent.
'"(o oni toll miie," I urngedl her.
"Well,"' she si d he(siatingly, "as 1
liearid tier test ifyinig. I hatd an lispi~lra
tIon. I heaird hiert say that she loved
he(r i hband. and that 51he did not care
wiho knew lt-and-aid-an--nal at
onice I realized that love was the
strongest influence in ilhe w~orld, so I
lai MrIt. McGr'egor ask for ansadjourn
ment, oend then---"
She stopped in confusion, the rosy
blushes once mnore' iiantling her
"Go on," I insisted.
"I can't tell it," she cried. ,
"You must tell," I urged. "I have a
right to know it. What did you do?"
"I managed to see her alone."
Again she hesitated.
"What did you say to her?" I de
"I Just told her," sho faltered, low
ering her eyes as she spoke, "that
that I loved you just is iuch as she
loved her husband, and I begged her
for love's sake not to help send you to
the chair, and she broko down and
"Oh, Barbara, my Barbara!" I
cried, springing .up and clasping her
"if Only I Had Something to Offer You
Besides My Love!"
fin my armns. "If' only I hadt( something
to off'er you besides my love-"1
"I wouldn't worry about that just
now, Spalding," Interrupted my moth
er's voice. "They found your great
uncle's will today. I-Te made you his
But IBarbaira and I hardly heeded
her teood news. We were too busy
telling cachi Mther the worldl-old story.
No Wormns hit a Healthy Child
All children troubled with wormis have an u.
healthy color, whic ehindicates poor blood, and a:4 n
rule, there is more or less stomach disturbance.
GROVE'S TASTELE'SS chill TONIC given regularly
for twoor three wyeeks will enrich the b'ood, hn
provei the digestion, and act na a Gencral Strength
enling Tonlie to the whole systemn. Nature wvilI t hen
throw off or dispel the wormns, and the Child will be
la perfuct ic lth. Pleanant to take. 4&perbottle.
. Farc l
"it nly Had8omh 30 to O3%e Yoc
iGm rs I 113 a oehn
* ILANFORDtt NEWS. *
LTanford, July 12.-Rev. Sexton and
Rev. Aliller, pastors of both churceos
here, met with their people S'unday
night and organized a community
irayer meeting. The large crowd
present testified as to the interest in
this good mwork, which we trust will
result in much and lasting good. "
The debate Wednesday night at the
school house by the young people's
(1ub, was a success. The young de
bators deserve much praise for the
way in which they handled their sub
ject% "Resolved, the Women of the
l'nited States should have a right to
vote. " Mr. Loule Lanford and Aliss
Mary Illiggins represented the allr 'm
alive aid Nir. Yatei Waldrep and Miss
Ruth Cooper the negative. The judg
es decided in favor of the affirmative.
Afterward the ladies soldl ice cream
anad realized a neat little sum for
M r. G.reen anid family, from Ceor
gia, and Mr. Gleo. CunIingham and
fatily. from ' 'aigstonl, visited Ir.
W. 1). Patterson and family last week.
Mrs. Talmage Patterson spent last
Saturday withl her parents, Mir. and
Mtrs. J. T. Langston, at Enoree.
Mrs. .l. W. Fowler and Aliss Carry
C. Eowler are in Troy spending some
time with relatives. A recent letter
from them stated that Aliss Mabel
Burnside, a young lady who visited
tere a few 'veeks ago, was very low
wilt a case of pneumonia. The many
friends she met. while here will be
sorry to hear this.
liss Margaret Waldrep has return
ed home after a very pleasant visit to
her cousin, Miss .iulia Alicle Johnson
Mrs. J. T. Bobo and children, of
Clinton, spent several (lays last week
with friends and relatives here.
The friends of M\r. and 'Mrs. T. 1).
iarman were glad to welcome them
in our Sunday School Sunday morn
Mr. Harper Iliggins came over Sun
day morning from Buffalo on a brief
visit to his parents, Mr. and Jrs. .
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