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it y move m w m sa aw anr FARIS. Hero is the tragedy of a heart starved for love. This is no tale of love Boomed until, coiling like an emerald-eyed serpent, it drove its death-dealing fangs into the heart of a recreant lover. Rather is it the progress of a p!-antom-love, Buch as a starving heart might rear, even as a starving man dreams of food not Bet before him. And always with this phantom-love walks death, until at last they clasp hands over the body of an Innocent victim. In 1900 there was employed at the Magaslns du Louvre a saleswoman named Marie Bourette, writes a Paris correspondent of the New York World. She was regarded as a most exemplary employee, quiet and de mure of manner, regular and punctual in reporting for duty. It was known, too, that she possessed a small in come, the interest of which added to her salary yielded 7,000 francs, or about $1,400 a year in Paris a lib eral income for a single woman. And Marie had none dependent upon her. Near relatives had died. None asked aid or preferred intimate companion ship. She lived quite alone in a most desirable little apartment on the Boulevard Voltaire. Neighbor and concierge, tradespeople and fellow workers, all admired the regularity of her habits and envied her freedom from domestic responsibilities and carking cares. Little did they dream that in her orderly apartment this woman of thir ty was eating her very heart out in loneliness. Mane was not then -a homely girl, and certainly her little fortune was not to be despised, but Solitary in Her Little Flat Marie Was no lover came to woo. Day after day she went to and from her work alone. Night after ryght she came home to her shadowy, silent apartment. Shunned Woman Associates. Perhaps she might have formed an Intimate friendship with a fellow worker and asked a woman to share her apartment. But Marie was sen sitive in the extreme. No woman should know of her loneliness, of the emptiness of her life, of the fact that no man came to woo! With envy freezing the very blood in her veins she watched other work ers in the Magaslns du Louvre dis play, first, the betrothal ring, and then the wedding ring, and finally take their departure for the new home furnished by a young husband. Marie looked at the hand on which no man had ever placed a ring. Ah, there was a wrinkle! She glanced at her mirror. Another wrinkle In her fac answered. Then the implacable mir ror showed her a silver hair. s That night she wrote a letter, the first of hundreds upon hundreds of anonymous letters, done with a pen dipped In venom; evil letters, all of them registering the outpourings of a jealous soul jealous of not one in dividual, but of all who had tasted of the happiness denied her. Remained Unsuspected. They went to the fiances of her fellow-workers. They went to contented husbands of honest wives. And wher ever they went they scattered distrust and misery. spy 6? aM 4Z Never was Marie suspected of causing all this trouble. Who would suspect the demure, silent woman of thirty who never varied the routine of her existence? Truly was Marie Bourette the lily of the Magaslns du Louvre, the old maid content with her lot, leading a placid life undis turbed by domestic annoyances. Lit tle did her world understand Marie Bourette, and never did It read what lay behind her little gray eyes watch ing for Love, watching, but' ever In vain. At last a man came into Marie Bourettje's life, but oh, he came such a little way and he tarried so short a time! Any girl In the Maga slns du Louvre except Marie Bour ette, with her love-starved heart, would have understood the situation and sent him gayly on his way. But not Marie! Her heart leaped and tried to feed on that which never was offered. This man's name was Doudieux. He was' a furniture manufacturer who sometimes came to make purchases at the shop where Marie worked. Also he was five years Marie's Junior, a gay, debonnair Parisian youth in search of adventures, particularly of the heart. In 1901 he first began making pur chases of Marie, smiling upon her as a man will when in search of the best for his money when shopping. Grad ually the smiles became pleasant words, and one evening, being, as we said before, a young man set upon adventures, he asked Marie to meet him at a cafe. There were other trysts at other cafes, but all of the most in nocent sort. Marie was not seeking adventure, not she, and when young Doudieux discovered this fact he Eating Out Her Heart In Loneliness. slipped out of her life quietly, un eventfully and without any scene or recriminations. In fact, It came so naturally, this parting, that M. Dou dieux promptly proceeded "to ' forget the adventure which had resulted in nothing. - Roused Demon of Jealousy. Not so Marie! She had come so near quaffing the cup of love that she became more and more embittered with each passing day. From the love she had never felt nor aroused she built the hideous phantom that was destined to lead her into dangerous paths. And yet the world saw only a quiet, unpretentious old maid going to and from her work! Six months passed and there came to M. Doudieux's desk a letter signed "Larenauden, reproaching him for unfaithfulness to the little blonde friend of two years back. Ah, more than one little blond friend had crossed the gay Parisian's path In those youthful day. How could he dream which one had written the let ter? He did not worry! If he had. worried perhaps but it may have been Fate! She wrote again, warning him of the price of forgetting a woman he had once wooed, advising him to se cure a divorce. But he tossed these anonymous letters, like their prede cessors, into the fire. Finally, she boldly signed her. name. Doudieux. mystified at first, reads the name over and over, and finally re- falls the little shop girl of the Maga slns da Louvre. Really, it Is all tee absurd. He tor si, years, has he Been that -impossible young person. Of course, there is bui one thing te do, ignore her and her letters. Makes Open Threat. But this is not so easy. Marie tdU lows up her letter with a personal call. She comes again and agalKt Her demands are more insistent, he words more violent: Finally she an nounces with bitterness which sbeuli carry its hideous warning "If eve any one made me miserable, I- would poison him. It would not be diffi cult." "That is abominable. Never come to see me again," is M. DoudieHX's stern response. And the now prominently respect-: 'able husband returns to his home, dismissing Marie from his mind. But Marie, though unseen, Is still very much In his life. And Marie Is plot ting, contriving, scheming. A year later, October 13, 190, a, servant finds in the Doudieux garden a packet which be carries to his mis-. trees. She opens it and finds several drugs inclosed, antipyrine powders, camomile flowers and salts of vlchy each packet carefully labeled. She decides that they have been left by mistake, and a druggist's clerk will call for them. She lays them away on a shelf and -forgets them. A week later, H. and Mme Doudieux are Invited to dine at the home of a neighbor. A guest of honor is M. Godard, the tenor of the Opera House, the idol of fashionable Paris, who has just signed a contract to sing six months In America for $20,000. After dinner, the guests are taken to Juvisy to see the aviation experi ments. The motor ride against the wind causes M. Godard to suffer from a severe headache. He asks the privi lege of remaining over night in the Doudieux home at Vezinet, feeling too 111 to return to his residence in a dis tant part of the city. The Innocent Victim. At once Mme. Doudieux recalls the unclaimed parcel from the chemist's shop. She suggests an antipyrine powder, but M. Godard declines. He will be better by morning. At 4 a. m. he wakes the household. He Is suffer ing intensely. He accepts the powder and takes two of them. At 7 the pain has become Intolera ble. At 3 in the afternoon, he goes into convulsions. Acute indigestion, the physician pronounces it. At 4 he is dead. His death is certified as be ing due to acute uraemia No one connects the powders with his death and the body is sent to Belgium for interment. No one connects Marie with the powders or with the death. In fact the volatile M. Doudieux has forgot ten her very existence. But Marie Bourette has not forgotten, and the death of M. Godard represents only frustrated vengeance. In November M. Doudieux receives a basket of mussels, sent, according to its tag, from an old friend, M. Larue of Caen. For several years the two friends have not corresponded, and M. Doudieux turns suddenly alarmed, turns suspicious Just in time to save his life. He communicates with M. Larue and learns that the mussels were not sent by his friend. The gift is taken to the city labora tory. Each mussel is found to contain enough arsenic to kill a man. Now it is time for M. Doudieux to summon the police. They trace the parcel to a messenger office In the Rue St. Petersburg, where it was left by Marie Bourette. Marie Bourette's apartment is searched and yields up all sorts of poisons. In papers, bottles and boxes, treatises on the adminis tration of poisons, and scraps of anonymous letters, hideous thoughts which only an abnormal mind could conceive. And, caught in the web of circum stantial evidence, Marie Bourette faces trial for murdering a man who has never crossed her path. All through that trial she denies every allegation, every statement made by every witness. She has an answer for J every question nuriea at ner Dy tne presiding justice. That these answers contradicted each other matters noth ing to her. . And always she smiles, smiles, the broad, placid, empty smile which for years has cloaked the riot ing of the blood beneath her calm exterior. She is fat now, with the pasty fatness of oncoming old age. Her small eyes seem lost in her pudgy cheeks, her tip-tilted nose is coarse, her mouth is a perpetual smile. At the End of It All. Life imprisonment at hard labor is the sentence, and 100,000 francs are awarded to the heirs of her victim. Marie's small estate amounts to 70. 000 francs. Mme. Godard will have it all. And Marie Bourette, at forty, goes to face her sentence of life Im prisonment at hard labor, still starved for love. The trial has been the criminal sen fcation of the year In Paris, not so much because of the prominence of the victim, M. Godard, but because of the curious psychology developed by the cross-examlnatloa of the murder ess. Hers was not revenge. Her crime did not spring from Jealousy of an Individual, bnt from jealousy of all who had tasted happiness. She did not love Doudieux. He had never professed to love her. But he repre sented the one man who had come into her life, the one man who might have given her the happiness she saw all around her. And because he had not, because her heart was starved and no band fed it, she plotted the unhappiness and the death of all who had tasted the Joy that was de nied to her. NO CHANCE TO GO WRONG Statement of Beauty Doctor May Have - Been True, but It Was. Not Gallant. William F. Oldham, bishop of Sing apore, talked at a dinner, on his last visit to New York, about missionary work. "A certain type of man," he said, "goes about declaring that we dom inant races civilize the savage out of existence that we do them harm in stead of good. "Well, as a matter of fact, if these cavaliers knew what I know about some tribes, they would speak less confidently. Some tribes are so de based that to do they anything but good would hardly be possible. They are. In fact. Just like the ugly wom an who visited the beauty doctor. "This woman, was ugly in every fea ture, but her nose was particularly ugly. That, no doubt, was why she desired the beauty doctor to begin on it. " 'I am willing she said, to pay you liberally, doctor, but I demand In return substantial results. We will M?tart with my nose. Can you guar antee to make it Ideally beautiful? "The doctor, after looking attentive ly at the woman's nose, replied: " Well, madam, I can't say as to Ideal beauty, but a nose like yours I couldn't help Improving if I hit it with a mallet.' " One Record Made by Women. Through the activity of women, in the anti-tuberculosis campaign, sana toria and hospitals for the treatment of tuberculosis have been erected; traveling libraries have been circu lated, posters, circulars and other kinds of literature have been distrib uted to the number of millions of pieces, thousands of lectures have been given, large sums of money have Deen secured, nusareas oi neeay cases have -been helped ; tuberculosis work has been started in many communi ties where no movement had existed; and millions of women have learned the dangers and methods of preven tion of tuberculosis. The work of the women extends from the drawing-room of the rich to thejiomes of the poor, and embraces all classes, including the factory girl and millionaire. During the coming year a special campaign of lectures to women will be carried on In all parts of the United States. Little, but, Oh, My! Senator Smoot of Utah tells a story on the late E. H. Harriman, . which sounds somewhat familiar. 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WESTERN NgGuaranteed under the Foodanj) W 112)110 CKOPS Wheat Yield Be From 25 Land sales ar-d homestead entries Increasing. No cessation In numbers going from fnlted States. Wonderful opportunities remain tor those who Intend making Canada their home. New districts being opened up for settlement. Many farmers will net, this year, $10 to $15 per acre from their wheat crop. All the advantages of old settled countries are there.. Good schools, churches, splendid markets, excellent railway faculties. See the grain exhibit at the. different State and some of the County fairs. letters similar to the following are received every day. testifying to satisfactory conditions; other districts are as favorably spoken of : ' THEY SENT FOB THEIR SON. Maidstone, Sask., Canada, A tiff. 5th. 1910. "Mr parents came here from Cedar Falls, Iowa, four years ago, and were so well pleased with this country thev sent to Coenr d'Alene for me. 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