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MWOTMWH EOPLE act under the
V I grapple with trusts i
fg 1 The common ln?
M I courts can punish th<
m I I if the people that si
V Jr I those courts.
I I Mr. Cleveland en
this purpose.
Judge Urannon, 1
tnent," page 131, thus states tlie law: "
protect and defend interstate commera
prevent unlawful combinations, monop<
and consequently may, as Congress can
contract which prejudices it, without
Fourteenth Amendment. * * *
"Centuries ago the common law g
offenses these things, calling them 'foi
"Forestalling is 'the buying or co:
tual coming in tho way to market; or <
jrood.s or . ? "
_ ? ,? tucic, ytjiuuaui
when there.' * * *
"Engrossing Is 'the getting into o
quantities of corn or other dead victua
so the total of engrossing of any otl
at an unreasonable price, is an offer
law.' Mr. Bishop says that theso offem
prevails not supplanted by statue, an
'exist under this old law."
Under this law how citi the coal
How can the cold storage men buy up
to keep till winter for high pr.ces?
The suffering people do not go b<
do, and do not. as they should, require i
If prosecution were instituted agai
bir.ations of individuals the suffering
.these wrongdoers arc permitted to go
held to widespread liability. Justicc
millions is higher than tho privileges <
I How Scien<
i J\[at
r.y Professor Hi
mW;
< ? ? ??< URIXG the last half-co
| ^ of science, known as
yl ^ X L"iU 11 ma>' properly
T of knowledge that lu
lield has not only
chemical theory, but i
* bearing. Many suhstn
IIKfti only in the animal J
built up stop by step
?elves, in the laboratory of the organi
It would be a long list, indeed, th
the living organism that may now !> >
products of tho chemist. In the vegeta
may be mentioned the fats, some of th<
sugar, camphor, theobromine of cocoa,
aromatic principle of tho vanilla pod; i
poisonous hemlock and cocaine of the
animal organism that may be produce*
which Is closely related to caffeine, cr<
tho spleen and pancreas, and many othc
Perhaps the most striking achieve)
stuff industry, which not only manufai
,he naturally occurring coloring mattei
lion of dyes, the formation of which sir.<
3f vegetable life.?Harper's.
| J\[ew Position
Y By H. M
I" =1 O.MAN hftd littlo (o df:
"^K"VT izations; but wo cam;
of life and its more i
and directly due not
" lively feminine, but
? ^ in the clarified I
^ ^ translated. The won
m i m a i lias for our modern v
ly physical, but spir
liberation c f humanity for finer uses.
Nature as s.ie was to the old. Hut our
atmosphere, full of light, and there is i
Jti03 and, we might also say, the Div
lusive network of sophistication has \
"feminine" havo no longer their old
There is, or fchero is hecoming, a now
tinetion between them is not one of '
or hereafter, could he humanly interos
did not have her proper share and lie
This share and this distinction ^
renniseenee. Sho first brought the
bounds. Hut here wo touch upon a fie!
Bideration. -Harper's Magazine.
* A A* A a A A 'A A * 'A A \
y What is Ra
jL Ey Professor Fret
'yi Hi: whole phcnomenoi
Ttii. statement that tl
radium quite obvious
ly from themselves.
i, ... ,.i ?= :: - scientific sense perpe
J ceasing supply of en<
IK t h/kll * /?
" ' ^ I' apparently undergoln
of the supply of enori
source are only apparent. Over very
limits of a single llfr>, the radioactive
supply of energy will gradually diminii
over a single lifetime, or oven over a I
intents and purposes a practical perp
Don preserves the fundamental laws i
perpetual-motion machine is an impos
coveries have profoundly altered l ho
nll^-'ons?unconscious for the most p
,?* '-tr* ? in its mo'st gcnei
j he existence withl
d the I
ommon Law >
Warder J
V*''
> belief that only Federal courts can
Hid monopolies. Tills is a mistake.
v prevails in every state, and state
?se wrongs by line and imprisonment,
liter and public prosecutors will uso
ild that stato law was adequate for
n his work "Tho Fourteenth AmendTho
States possess power to regulate,
?, and can pass healthful legislation to
alles or trusts under its police power,
. In Interstate commerce, condemn any
violating liberty as protected by tho
uid old statutes branded as Indictable
"( stalling,' 'regrating' and 'engrossing.'
ntractlng for any merchandise or vicdlS8Uadlnc
nprsnnc 1'ivim hrlnerinir thflr
ng (htm to enhance the price of them
ne's possession by buying up of large
ils with intent to sell them again. And
ner commodity, with intent to sell it
ise indictable and finable at common
50s exist today where the common law
d that remedies against combinations
barons pile up coal for high prices?
eggs, chickens, butter and other things
'fore the grand Juries, as they should
fill* T*rAon/>n??\?^. * ~ ' - ' *
? uo^vuiuia i<> uu mcir uuiy.
nst corporations, Individuals and comi)f
the people would be lessened; but
on with their work. They should he
> demands it. The interests of tlio
j? tho few.
ce Imitates i
ure I
? *
?nry Ji Tor rev
ntury the progress in a certain branch
synthetic chemistry, has heon so great
be termed revolutionary. The body
is been accumulated by work in this
had a wide-reaching Influence upon
it has also had an important economic
.nces that until recently were Known
vnd vegetable kingdoms may now be
?, frequently from the elements themc
chemist.
at would embrace all the products of
included in the list of the svnthetle
bio kingdom, among the more familiar,
) sugars, such as grape-sugar and fruitcaffeine
of tea and coffee, vanillin, the
uul among tho alkaloids, conlne of the
coca plant; among the products of the
rl artificially one finds urea, uric ncirt,
;atln from muscular tissue, tyrosine ot
>rs.
merits, however, have been in the (Vultures
many successful substitutes for
s, but vies with nature in the produc2c
tlie world began had been the secret
Knit***;*******
n oj us o man t
. Jllclyn S
i directly with tho shaping of old civli(it
help thinking that our modern sense
eal and human investment are largely
only to spiritual qualities and dlstincto
feminine initiative.
ight of the soul womanhood has been
lan is still the mother, but maternity
ision a significance which is not mereitual?in
its tullest meaning it is the
She is nearer than man to the new
ultra-modern naturalism has a pellucid
v clearer vision of truth. The llumaninities
have been transformed. A de anishe
1. The terms "masculine" and
elemental or conventional mean' ms.
woman and a new man, and the illsspheres."
No exaltation of lift', here
ting or at all human in which woman
r peculiar distinction.
.voman has had in the great modern
c.nativp imagination within homely
Id to which we must give separate con
dioactiuity? f
ierick Joe/f/y 3
-i of radioactivity can ho epitomized l>y
ie radioactive elements?in the ease of
ly- are giving out energy continuousAt
first sight they are in the true
tual motion machines giving out. an tin
rgy, capable of pertorming mechanical
ternal source or stimulus, ft'd without
g change. It Is true that mst .n- >
<y and the unchanging character <.f tin
long periods of time, ,,;? leyoud t .e
matter will become exl. ted "id the
h and ultimately cease. i'c "rtheleas,
ong perlo! of history, radium is for all
etual-motion machine. This qunlific.ar>f
energy, which state in effect that u
nihility: but, for all that, the new dlselgniflcanco
of these laws in their apart,
but none the less effectual?to tfco
ml form. The property of radioactivity
in matter in general of a vast amoiin",
id unsuspected.?Harper's M*wazlno.
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EFFIE ADELJ
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Continued.
The next day came the news thaf
Dorothy would leave for Darrow-cuirmoor
? Lord Derrltnan's estate In
Scotland?with Lady Derrlman, and'
a week went slowly by, during which
time Enid lay In bed, too weak to
speak or even to look about her?the
tension on her nerves had been altogether
too much for her. But one
morning sho took a turn for the better,
and then every hour she Beemed
to grow stronger, although it is to bo
doubted whether she might not have
passed away altogether from sheer
Inanition If she had not been so untiringly,
so marvelously nursed.
Simmonds had not failed to obey
Dorothy's order to write to her each
week, and he put the subject ol
PnLJ'n ~ 1 1
i-juiu o lu'iucu tu nor orieny y6I i
strongly, but Miss Krebwell did not [
deign to answer. For all she cared
her cousin might have died.
Enid's thoughts were troubled
ones as she sat beneath the shade of
the trees.
She had heard from Slmmonds ol
her uncle's bequest, and when she
thought of her future her heart wa*
full of gratitude to the dead man.
"How I wronged him," she mused
one evening, one of the late July days,
as she moved slowly up and down In
the cool with a white shawl wrapped
around her. "While I called him unkind
lie thought of me, poor Uncle
Robert! With this money I can never
starve. Wuon I am a little stronger
I will go away and make money
somehow. 1 can paint or teach, or?"
The thoughts ended in a flutter,
for, turning quickly, Enid saw a
young man beside her, and with a
sudden start recognized Lord Derriman.
"Miss Leslie!" he exclaimed in surprise.
"Why, I never dreamed to see
you here," then in a tone of consternation.
he added, "but you are ill!"
Enid's pale face flushed, and she
Bank gratefully into a chair near at
hand. She was not strong enough for
surprises.
"I?I am better now," she said
faintly. "I have not been very well
lately."
Lord Derriinan stood and gazed at
her. Her great blue eyes filled him
with admiration and pity, too. What
a sweet, childlike, pure face hers was.
"Your cousin has known nothing
of this," he declared after a pause,
"or she would have been terribly distressed.
She thinks you are staying
away, and wonders why you have not
written. When I tell her?"
"Tell her nothing," Enid said,
speaking firmly and almost contemptuously;
"i would rather not distress
her!"
He noticed nothing in her words
but a sweet unselfishness.
"Good-bye, Miss Leslie; I trust you
will soon be yourself again, and I am
not to toll Miss Dorothy? Well, perhaps
it is best not, she has had so
much suffering lately; we must spare
her all we can."
A color mounted to his face as ho
spoke, and Enid guessed his secret.
When he grasped her hand a Btrange
sensation crept into her heart?a mixture
of naln. of onw
desolation, and as he strode away
two great tears rolled down her
cheeks aud fell will: a splash on her
hands.
CIIAITKK V.
.. - * - The Itctrothal.
After Lord Derrinian's hrief visit
nnd the additional proof of Dorothy's
falseness and unkindness that he had
unwittingly given Enid had one desire
clear and firm in her mind?to
get as strong as possible and to start
her life of independence.
So, when the afternoon heat, was
PMfilin o' rl I-1 ? I '1 ?.1*1- 1- *
?i^uiu, ? 1111 iut mouesi
belongings, was carried fleetly to the
neighboring station, while Simmonds
sat on the back seat of the phaeton
with the proud satisfaction of knowing
that, as far as lay in his power,
he was showing full respect to the
young glii, although those nearest to
I her neglected and deserted her.
Meanwhile, up at Barrow-cuirmoor,
Dorothy Knebwell was living a
brief life of perfect happiness. Day
by day she felt her power growing
over Gervals, and, basking in the delight
that came from her strangely
passionate, almost unreasonable love,
she expanded and softened into the
finest imitation of a pure, sweet, unj
selfish "Milan. Even Lady Derrlman,
I W'bn Ot m n ml ? ?
. ~ nuuilfj CWllllUUn Bt'IlSO
I with In . othor good attributes, was
deceivc;*l; she was won by tho girl's
beauty, '.er ebarin and the undeniable
t rn lit ihat Dorothy loved Gervals
with r love past description.
Oi'j evening the two young people
hfi'? sauntered out beyond the bounda
y of Barrow-cuir-moor. Tho day
had been oppressively hot, but on the
heather covered hills n
I was blowing that justklssed the girl's
I cheeks with a soft touch and ma<l<>
I tho thin, black web dress she wore
clinic closer to her lovely form.
Thoy walked on, speaking every
now and then, and at last came to a
standstill, and their eyes met. Dorothy's
breast was filled with a tumult
of strong sensations. Ilers was one
of those natures that when love comes
it comes iu a wild uasslonate. senseL^j
5T2SE5HH25HGaseSciSHSlBSH5S?V\
mLOVED I
UDE ROWLANDS. , J i
J-A Jj
acauji.jc3cac3cje3crn.-iii-i:ity<
Iobb way, holding tho objoct beloved
is something beyond and above all
Mse, till reaction follows, as follow it
must, and gradually the hot tldo ol
imBslon dies down, leaving naught behind
it. So it was that Dorothy loved
this man. While ho? As ho stood
gazing at lier vivid beauty it seemed
to him as if he could find no prayer
)r thought sufficiently strong to thank
heaven for the happiness in store for
I him.
He spoke no words, but simply put
out his hands and drew the slender,
| graceful form to his heart.
"My love! my darling!" he murmured,
as after one moment he beut
his head an 1 their lips met.
| Dorothy was no shy, coy maiden;
she was a woman, with all the attributes
of a woman about her. Hie
heart, his senses were blinded by the
joy her love brought him.
"Why have you not spoken to me
before?" she asked, half reproachfully,
as they rose at last to go homeward,
and she slipped her hand
through his arm.
"Have you hungered for my words,
dearest?" he asked, interpreting hei
speech as meaning only more gladness
for him. "Ah, if you only knew
how often I have been tempted, how
often my heart has failed me!"
"Did you think I should be unkind
to you, Gervais?"
"I don't know what I thought You
are so beautiful, so wonderfully lovely,
my sweet, I feared you might have
nothing to say to me."
"Foolish boy!" Dorothy laughed
softly, and she lifted her lips oncc
more to his.
"And now it is really true, and 1
hold you in my arms, my life, ni>
wife?yes, my wife?I can scarcelj
believe it."
Dorothy clung to him suddenly.
"Yes, yes; your wife!" she repeat'
ed, hurriedly. "Gervais, make nu
your who soon; don't lot us wall
long; I am frightened!"
"Frightened at what, ray darling?'
and ho gently caressed the golder
curls on her forehead; "nothins
earthly shall harm you while 1 an,
near you."
"I am frightened lest you should
be taken from me," the girl said, anc!
for one moment her cheeks blanched
and even her lips turned pale. "Oh
think of that! Think how awful il
would be, Gervais; so?"
He folded his arms closer arounc
her.
"You cannot long for our marriage
Dorothy, as I do; it has been a goldei
dream so long, I yearn for the reali
zatlon."
Dorothy laid her head on his shoul
der flllfl parrlofl ! > a .wt In II ?
. .V-VA tun IIUMM vw utri njia.
"I am ready when you ask me, Ger
vais," she murmured, and there was
an eager, anxious look In her eyes
which he did not see. "Don't thinlme
terribly forward," she added, wit!
a soft laugh, "if I nay I cannot heai
the thought of waiting, dear."
Gervais' heart thrilled fast; he sav
in this only a reproduction of hi!
own great love, and it brought ful
and complete gratification.
"We will speak to our mother
dearest," ho said, tenderly.
"Yes, dear mother wiSl tell us oui
best course," Dorothy agreed softly
uui nt!i lituu was mrneu irom mm
and he did not see the frown that hi
words had conjured up. Dorothy wa:
not only wearied with Lady Derrl
man, she was jealous of her, too
She co.. i not understand the lov<
I that Gervals had for his mother, no
the respect and admiration he pouret
upon her. But the time had not quit*
arrived when Dorothy could arrangi
things as she liked, and so she posei
As a loving child, anxious for Lad;
Derrimnn to settle matters as sin
liked, the while the girl's selfish, all
dominant nature fretted and l'ume*
beyond expression.
v CHAPTER VI.
Your Child.
Enid had not reckoned without he
host when she had thought of mak
j Ing her home beneath the humbl
roof of Mrs. Lawson, laundress an<
shirt ironer.
"Well, to bn sure! And you're i
sight for sore eyes, that you arc
miss! Come in, come in!" and Mrf
Lawson hastily dusted a chair wltl
; her spotless apron, and turned he
hack on her hot iron and the man
(lounced petticoat that she had bee
working at.
Enid felt a lump rise in her throa
I and tears spring to her eyes as hh
j beheld the once familiar face and th
'misery that had been on her whei
last she had seen it, but she succesf
! fully choked down her emotion nn
i Kl?dlA/1 1, 9 ...Ul. ' - I
iicidcu wmi Helping nor rarr
her trunk up to the tiny room, havin
come to a speedy and satisfactory ar
rangement with Mrs. Lawson.
"And it's mo that is glad to hav
you back again, Miss Leslie, that'
what it Is," she declared, "and I'l
make you as comfortable as I car
I'm only sorry, miss, that yer can
bavo yer old room, but it's Jet by til
year to a gentleman who attends t
planners, and so, you see?"
"But I would much rr/ther have th
small one. I don't want large rooms
I am alone now," Enid returned, wltl
a faint smile.
Then began a curious life for th
girl, and by no means a bluauaiit one
j
August In London is synonymous I
with discomfoYt, even to those dwelling
in palaces; how much more so,
then, to the poor whose homes are in
dingy, BQualid courts and lanes. Mrs. !
Lawson's tiny, ill-ventilated house
wan in a tnrninc off r>n? of tVm oMo
? o ? ? I I
streets In Oxford street, and Enid up r
In h?_r attic Buffered both in body and
thlnd.
Each morning she was up by dawn *
and hard at work, placing foer easel f
beneath the skylight to get all the
benefit of the window she could, but
her hopes and ambitions were soon '
depressed, for she had spent her first J
day in town in trailing wearily
through the hot streets, with a few
paintings held carefully beneath her '
arm, to every color shop and artist's 3
emporium she could find round about, *
and in one and all sho had been received
the same?the pictures wero
viewed in a half-contemptuous, half- 5
pitying manner, and Bhe was told 5
there was no ononinir fnr Riioh thlnca I
that no one bought paintings nowa- ?
days, and that the market was overstocked.
With a disheartened shlvor
of fatigue Enid had wended her way I
home, and put the small paintings !
in their corner again. It was the
proverbial story of an artist's 111 fortune;
but Enid was endowed with 1
plenty of moral courage and common 1
sense. She determined, if tho pictures
were no good, she must do
something else, and even went so far
as to ask Mrs. Lawson to give her
Bomo Ironing to do; but the laundress ,
Bhook her head.
"You caii never do this, miss," she
declared; "your back 'ud break and '
you'd die of tho 'eat. The 'eat is
eomothink awful!"
"Well, I must do something," Enid
uoneicu, niiu (I. iun:cu litUgll, 1*11(1 |
Eho turned out-of-doors again, with ft |
mist before her eyes.
1 How hard life was! How different
ner lot from that of Dorothy's! One
had all that made existence happy,
and the other nothing hut despair and
lisappolntment.
She went along very slowly, her
I face looking pure and pathetic, her
! ?yes veritable stars of beauty under
'.he brim of her cheap black hat, and
I tier profusion of hair that shone like
' red gold in the sun, colled behind her
' small head in a picturesque knot.
Her dress of black cotton was mado
as simply as possible; her gloves and
shoes were shabby, though neat.
' She put up her umbrella to shield
' her head from the broiling rays of the
uin, and walked slowly on and on
.111, unconsciously, she found herself
1 leur Regent's Park, and with a sigh
; it fntlHUo she turned in and sank
1 ivearlly on one of the benches placed
beneath the trees. Few people wcro
1 lbout, and of those the majority were
i tfuioc-iuaiuo tlilll i: II HUTCH ,* DHL till clt
; 5nce Enid's attention was riveted on
. i man who was crawling along the
t path In her direction. He had his
irm In a sling, and a slipper on one
' foot that dragged a llttlo when ho
walked; his head was bent like an old
. nan's, but as he drew nearer she saw
1 .hat the feebleness came from 111
lealth, not from age, and that the
pale face, under his straw hat, was
strangely familiar to her.
Sho knit her brows, and tried to
:hlnk where sho had seen him before,
J when suddenly he lifted his head,
3 ind like lightning her memory fled
c | )ack to the day of the earden nnrtv
1 it Bromley Manor, and to the errand
r f)orothy had made her perform, and
die recognized the singularly beaur
iful, yet brutal face that had almost
3 lascinated her. Ah the recognition
1 iawned in her eyes, so it came to the
nan also.
He stopped in his weary walk and
(azed at Enid tlil the color mounted
r o her cheeks.
> "So this is how you get paid for
i loing Dorothy Knebwell's dirty work,
s i s it?" he said with a coarse sneer.
3 I ' Ynn'vo Inni-nu#! o?->? t~
. . ..v? n IIHI. ijnu ll>, UVB
- ih ? "
Enid's answer was to riso hurried3
(y; there was a tone in 1#ia voice she I
r iid not like, b>;t he put his stick out
' 1 uillenly.
0 j "Don't ho frightened, I ain't going
p 'o hurt you, miss," he observed, with
' i faint smile that disfigured tho
y statuesque heauty of bis face; "and I
B ;an't run after you, you see."
Enid's quick compassion was
* roused.
"You are ill," she said, in her soft,
! low voice. "I am sorry."
Ho gave her a sharp glance from
his deep blue eyes, and then turned
r als head away.
"You're made of different stuff
c from her," he answered, enigmatical;1
ly; then suddenly: "Where Is she
j now?"
n | "Dorothy?" asked Enid, startled
', Into replying as she was about to
i. | move on. "I don't know."
h The man sank heavily upon the
r I fieat and wiped his pale brow with the
y rdeeve of his coat, and tho girl stood
? undecided. She longed to be away
from his presence, yet some Influence
[w.i,i ?
x 11* i iiib hjiui. wiiue sue nesie
fated her strange companion went
o on:
t) "I'm a little changed from tho last
i. time you see ine, ain't I, miss?
,1 Well, being pitched headforemost out
y of a cart takes It out of a fellow, I
% can toll you."
Enid's eyes were full of pity as sho
glanced at his face, on which lines of
0 pain nnd sufering wero legibly writq
ten; then, b!u?hlng slightly, sho put
II her hand to her pocket and took out
1 her slender purse.
t "If you will let me help you a lit0
Me," sho said, timidly. "My cousin
0 told me you needed charity, and
60 "
n (To be continued.)
!' The ?ale of land rccli Inied by tho
1 Federal reclamation s?wice is expected
more than to r< pay tho $G0,e
000,000 expended to da'.e by tho Gov''
ernment. '
. ... 1 !'
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J
iWnrrvD'ru i/iwrvwimi^wJ!
mTv\/iM>ial iu3 w
(ffiSrrrr~r?^
Oil and coal aro successfully burned
ogether under boilers in England.
The cotton cloth needed to clothe
he Inhabitants of China Is about
sight billion yards.
The average annual death rate
imong all the armies of the world Is
llpe In each thousand.
A municipal court at Chicago deeded
that a theatre was justified In
"efusing tickets for the ground floor
:o colored patrons.
An old Scotswoman was advised by
tier minister to tako snuff to keep
herself awake during the sermon.
She answered briskly, "Why dinna yo
put the snuff in the sermon, mon?"
Tho following letter of gratitude
for services rendered appears In a
London publication: "Mr. and Mrs.
lilank wish to express thanks to their
friends and neighbors who so kindly
nssisted at the burning of their residence
last night."
Perched on tho cupola of Fancuil
Mall is a grasshopper weather vane
which is not only one of the oldest
vanes In the country, but is famous
as the product of one of America's
earliest wood carvers and artisans,
Shem Drownc, of Boston.
Out of 1289 bunches of keys lost
last year all but six were returned by
tho finders. Out of 23,453 pocketbooks
lost during that same period
only sixteen were returned to their
owners by honest citizens, and eleven
of these woro empty.?New York
I moc
The largest butterfly known is
found only in I3rltlsl New Guinea and
specimens are worth anything from
$100 upward. The male measures
eight inches across the wings and tho
female not less than eleven Inches, a
wing spread exceeding that of many
small birds.
'
SANDOW WAS HUNGRY.
Fnnious Strong Man Nearly Starved
Seeking Job ns Model.
I would never say die while thero
remained a sculptor unvisited, and in .
course of time I knocked at tho door
of the atelier of a well known sculptor,
Krauk by name. He answered
iii person. "Do you want a model?"
I inquired in my best French. His
"non" was mighty, and meant to be
conclusive. Spurred on by desperation,
I rattled out some explanation,
but ho shook his head, and in his
hurry to return to his work almost
thrust me from the door.
In sadness, and with weary steps,
I descended the stairs, and the lower
I got the greater became my anger
and indignation at the treatment I \
had received. At the bottom, in tho
court, I stood undecided, but bitter.
Upstairs I had seen through the door
way 01 mo studio tliat Krauk was
working on a statue endeavoring to
model in clay a Greek god; and
there I was, with the very perfect
bodily development he was trying to
reproduce in clay, starving on his
doorstep.
It was moro than flesh and blood
and an empty stomach could stand.
The courtyard was deserted, the staircase
silent, and none too light. That
dccided me. I stripped off my upper
garments and wasted no time in
mounting to Krauk's studio. I thundered
at the door. It (lew open, and
I prepared to follow in, but?It
stopped on a chain! Krauk was evidently
determined that callers should
not worry him. He came to the door
yeuing, apparently in anger. As I
could not get my body in, I thrust in
my arm. It stopped Krauk; for a
moment lie was struck dumb.
The next instant ho had removed
the chain and pulled me into tho
studio, where I stood with his gaze
fixed upon me in profound admiration
of my muscular development, which
hold him speechless. Then, his eyes
agleam with excitement, he launched
himself upon me, and, as is tho way
of foreigners, embraced me in his
wild enthusiasm, kissing me on both
cheeks, while I thanked heaven that
my persistency had met with its reward.
My anxiety at the moment
was, however, to be fed, not admired,
and finding that he was a good linguist,
although, when I had on my
first application endeavored to persuade
him to see mo stripped, he had
feigned ignorance of my language, T
told him that I was hungry?ravenous;
that food had not passed my lips
far three days. My heart gave a
bound of Joy when he replied:
"Terrible, my poor fellow?terrible!"
ho exclaimed. "You must havo
food at once, and then," he added,
^,wu iiiuov vuiuu nuu oil- lU uiu.
A few minutes later I was enjoy- t 'I
Ing the much longed-for mealf^ a
neighboring eafe?a meal I shall never
forget, for steak followed steak,
and still another, with the best part
of a chicken and a bottle of champagne,
which Krauk ordered to celebrate
what he called his "find," And
thi-r? I lived again.?lCugene Sandow,
In the Strand.
Cnsoy nt the Jet.
"What's this 1 hear about Casey?"
asked McGlnnU.
"He's been trying to asphyxiate
hltv*elf," said O'Reilly.
''O'wan! What did ho do?"
"He lit every gas Jet In the houne
and sat down and waited."?Everybody
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