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"Pretty daisies and
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blooming over me, if
I tried to make folks
happy by bursting into
song. But I do run a
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c god results in a differ
ent way. I've cut out
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troubles for my friends
by putting Willard
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Wi!!larud Sorvico Man
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By AGNES 0. BROGAN.
(Copyright, 1921, W. N. U.)
Cynthila silt in1 a1 h1iiimmiitock iupon the
upper balcony of the little cottige, and
swung her heels like it carefree school
girl. For, though school days had long
beenl left behlind, tile invigorating
breeze coming sweet and fresh across
the hIke, the chirping of birds in the
evergreens overhenld broight back,
wit at old sense of Joyous freedoi, Vi
cntiols spent long since iII this Sam1e
Above, the trees archted close like
the roof of some green Cnthieldral,
while ienenth thet scatterel little
winidling streets of gayly painted
III the distance was the big hotel,
ald there, iII tle very center of tle
,rounds. stretched tll( amphitheater.
It was here in the old datys that Cyn
ilihh had suling i the children's choir,
ere no()w thtli she hoped to hear fil'
fiined slp-akers, brought to bestow
thel (lotuen1vc 1pon the favored maemt
hers of the Assembly.
'ynt hhi's adinirition for a man who
had nehivel, was sometling akin to
It\w(. As prshenti or tle Hlome I.It
erniry Clubh she hopel to obtain a1 per
sonal interview with the conlng great
spenolir and nt)il <livine, whose 1bil
comnIit, not (only in :1 her Iwn country,
butl inll t o.( nerlss- the sen,4.
I1.r frivilt anil hostess of le ('cot
ta1 e 11:1l arr1:1a -e1 to make1 (lhe meeot
Ill.. IModhle. Andl What. p triumphI)I
would be her report to thet cilub. Cynl
thin's oeyese -ihie Inl proild 11 nuiepatitonl.
Shi woulb Write ouit het' own (iliest ions
to the 11re1t .1n1n uId neinlorize theml,
tlaii ti-re ittiglit he no inistake lin their
c (I'lln t r lon.
lit order to necoinilish this thlottglit
filly, Cylilhini took 11 lonig wvalk through
ile wool. Wheln she returnedl, (Grace,
her hostess, greeted her Jubilantly.
"Such luck !" she exclailetl. "Dr.
Ranytond Itadllall, the speaker, is to
be elitertained at Miller's, next door.
You will have a fine cliance to mect
Ditlidently, Cynthia glanced over her
shouldr it the red bungalow ol the
"Silly !" her friend mocked her, "the
reverend gentletnan does not arrive
uitil tomorrow, and I belleve you are
treblliing now at the mere thought of
"It's not that, exactly," Cynthia de
nled. "hut onei' feels that on1e Iust he
o,0 proper lit every respect before such
I 'ersoniage. Woild you-would you
weal your. gray frock if you were me,
1.s something quiet and Suitable in
"lie will prohnlly not know wheth
(r your frock is gray or red," Grace
assured her; "the mn's head is so full
or etlis 'Ind 'ss'
So Itat evenilg Cynthin deciled to
remt1tia tit htonme aklon1', while the othi
ers attemledl the lecture. She wished
to rest after her Journey, anld to pro
pure hersetf for the trent of tile next
hight to come.
Grace pointe d out to her the li1ghlting
button benaenth the stall. it tle lower
hall as they departed.
"Whien It tg1oWS dilrk," she eI)
tdoned, "press 1thie itton to light tihe
upper hall befor4 you nseend. We
will leave the ver1d111a and gar;'den
It wts f ruly a pretty sIght, thte lit
tie elect rio bulbs gI eanmIitg here anld
the4re' nmiong thei trees. maiklig thle
groundlis a1 btrighit 1as day. Far outit by
thle lake the hoitel windo1ws glenmed4'4
15 wvIith ai hundlredl eyes, nn~d shte ('01114
lipsI' lihe gaty codors oIf the Ilthrog
One' by one' cotta :ge dloors were
loekedl. 1s nit thle toll oif thei bell their
timateis hui~ried oil' to iteitinag.
It ('1me1 ulpon Cyntia pr 11esently
(1ha1 in the va~st, lh'-1hted1 stilness !-he
was al(11 vene alroe. Alon~e In her'i
tree-vaiultel en1thierira1l, tile wash of
the wav'es (enline to her1 rhiythiminlly,
dllstantly. It was ratheirr eer'le. Shte
ltaughed o ftlby at lie stran11gene4ss oft
thei situa)11tion. Sihe would got to thte
tpper \ wra11tul oad roadii i-it dieiid.d
om)e1 trillhing limtgaine talbe thait
wvould Putt from lier mnlld for the time
empt y 1(ockd oultses itind qlueer ruistIinag
501uti41 inl the gross.
Sh~e found the designtat1ed bttton
to the top1 of thte statlrs the hltl was
lighitedl to ri've her. She left it so
and( wenlt ou1t to lien favorIte sent Inl
tihe htamioc10k. Thei' tale wats most5
abhsorbing; ill Its rierusal she forgot
the Assemblily, thle ablsent friends, thle
v-ery baiconly up~on whicht shte was sit
Enithra'lled,1 shte btent lowei' over theO
book tand t hen--Cyn thia strietched
forth her hands; a (loop, Impenetrable
d (arknless eniveloped hecr,a dlarkness
" u11) '"tut. 'itarknless as she strained0(
.. -2 :o\m . A Sreal1izatlon enItneC
slowly, hter hieairt resu51tned1 its normal11
hentin1g. Of ennrtse, it was the eee
,.t... .. - I > (tfilled; in n '-11o
1.... n 1.4 he 41n tigin.
But far' away twinkled the lights of
still brillIant. Cynthia reincmbered
uncomufrtabtly the large stun of mfoneCy
whlehl site had( been chelded for bring
lng rand which still remtalned in the
sntchtel in lher- roomt. \Vns it possible
that s0o11 one had learned of her
enrelessntess? If so, great was is
The0 lighting biutton, she remem.i
bored, could only lie mlnipulated it
thte lower hall, and( even if she mlight
feel hi.': way ncross thIs upper' hial
Conly, had nlhe the courage- to go nione
down thn dark hnrad.in anirs? Sna
"Mrs. Miller," -she called loudly.
She recalled that Grace had so called
her neighbor. "Mrs. Miller, what
shall we do about it?" and almost as.
Cynthia spoke, the lights blazed on.
For one long moment she stood
white-faced and alone in the glare,
then as suddenly was again left in
ler knees failed her now, as she
sank back upon the hnmmock. There
was no doubt about it. A thief had
discovered her, helplessness, and had
also located the thick roll of bills
In her bag. Stealthily, yet unmistak
ably, cane the sound of some one
moving up the rough stair. She could
distinctly hear the iuflied breathing,
tile pises made as if to listen.
"Who is there?" she cried, her voice
shaking. Silence answelvd. Then,
presently, on again caime the shuilling
across the boards, nearer, Y irer. If
there were only a gli mie e light.
tihat she miilght find a way to escape.
To wait in the darkness was unbear
From the amphitheater camne the
song of a hundred singers. What use
to enll for help if help were needqld?
A leavy body brushed ithe screen
door' lit hoet very side. Desperately
Cynthia arose and groped along the
ralling. At tile front was a pillar, a
round. .veranda pillar. If she could
fihl this, elisp her nrms aliout it and
slide to the groiimd. She weotid try.
An insTint sihe stood dangerously sus.
Peunlel upon tIhe narrow outnier ledge.
One highit-heeled while slipper felt its
wny. ten (ynthin slIppel safely and
lrea:hlti y to the grotund.
Swif as her own deseont the lights
flarod oi qgnin. and she found her
self staring wide-eyed and start!ed
Into tihe bewilderel face of a man
crouelrld upon fil lower step.
"By .love!" multteril the man11.
"Yoi--you coward !" burst out Cyn
WhVlher it was the suddenness of
her dowinward flight or the unexpect
edl proxintity of the burglar which
ehanged Cyninila's fright to Indigna
tion. she could not tell. but she
sttiped her white shoe on the ground
and fneed tlie shrinking young ian.
"You knew I was here alone and un
protected." ste accused, "and so you
"Where is Mrs. Mfiller?" the man
Cynthia stood speechless at the
coolness of the question. It was evi
dent that her ruse as to a companion
litd deceived him. Perhaps It would
be wise to still carry it on.
"Beeause," the man continued,
quietly. "if Amrs. Miller is inside, I
would like to speak to her. She may
he able to explain the eccentricities
of this religious Assembly; where a
man is left suddenly In the middle of
a darkened wood, to hit his head
against every tree that he passes en
ro ute to the home in which he is as
signed to be entertained; and where,
from out the darkness, a voice mys
terlously spenking Mrs. Miller's name,
lends hin to this abode. When he
congratulates himself upon locating
with difliculty Whe front step, a flying
fenmiale figure descenas upon hin, in
a glare of sudden light, from above."
The young man mopped his brow.
"I've been over a good bit of the
earth," lie said, "Inldin-the jungle
but for real excitement this night
bents it all."
In growing trepidation, Cynthia
sankl limply (Iown uponl the step at
the intruder's side. One drawled sea
tenee lingered in her mind. At Mrs.
Millher's house, he had said, he wias
"assigned to be entertained."
The man's appenrance under sane
inspect ion was deeildedly not that of
a burglar. Mocking the shocked grav
ity of his face, his dark eyes twinkled
"Whio-ar me you?2" faltered Cynthia.
"My name," he replied, "is Raymond
Ilnndaill. My mission here to diate
upon a present remedy for the ills of
the universe in general."
Across Cynthia's men'tality flashed
a memory of a certain perfectly pre
pared speech of Introduction; also, of
One gray demure dress sulitablle for
"Tihe noted Dr. Randall?" she.
ie leaned back and smiled at her
"Why, I dlon't kcnow," he remarked.
"A few moments ago you addressed
nieC as coward-"
TPhen Cynthia in quick coumpunction
told the story of her evening; creak
ingly the screen door opened binltd
the two as they sat, and a great bull
dlog lounged out upon the veranldal,
shiming as he caine antd breathling
"The (log from next door I" dried
"Your burglar," said the man.
Far away the ainging ceased ; home
ward to other verandas caime the As
Upon tihe lower step, talking low,
still sat Cynthia and her compahion.
Twice Grace and Mrs. Miller endeav
ored to make their presence known.
"I am glad you had company," said
Grace. "We were wvorried about you
when the electrieity failed. Only the
hotel and amphitheater are provided
with gas.. Cynthia, may I meet your
Cynthia glanced up absently; the
young man's manner as he arose was
"Certainly," answered the girl. "Dr.
Randa4l, Mrs. Miller, Miss Bowven."
"I am sorry not to have been here
to welcome you, Dr. Ilandall," said
Mrs. Miiler., "We were not expecting
you trntil tomorrow evening."
,Cynthia smiled. "I welcomed him,"
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