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EVENING nUU.nTIN, HONOLULU, T H, SATimiMY, DEC. 10, 1910.
Lanier of the
A Week's Arrest
By GENERAL CHARLES
Author of "The Colonel'i Daughter,"
Toei In Ambuih," Etc.
CopyrUht, 1DOO, by J. D. Llpplncott
Trooper Ilnvvdon mid Sernennt Fltirov.
lovers of Dora Mnytievi quairrl In Dr.
Ma) hen's home Mnyhetv nnd Lieuten
ant Umlcr Interfile l-anlir lover of
Miriam Arnold Is ordered In orient fnr
dlBubeliiK Colonel llutinn'a orelers
Tiooper Itawilon Is ordered nrrented for
assaulting Fetgiant FlUrny. He ellsap.
pears Mlrlnm nets n fright al Sumter s
lioiAe. Colonel Ilullon and Captain Blun
ter quarrel oxer twinler's cae
Kurt CusIiIiir has a Lllrzaid Malor
Bcott. paymaster. Is lost Kturoy no
cuse ttundnn of nllncklnif Bcoti Miri
am's frlttht wns causid ley a thief In her
room. l-niiler gives whisky to two frees
Irnr soldiers. QuInUn nnd Cnssldy. ipiln
Ian llmls ituevelein's tap at Lanier's heiuse
Deletthea InvislUute the thief s Inva
slou of Miriam's loom. Frnit Is found
Kule Buniur and .Mlilani refuse to talle
about the thief Colonel Ilutton sends rm
linUr denies M rttlntr unfriendly arti
cles about Ilutton. Iluttnn necuiees htm
of lending his Chilian clothing to Haw
don I'lt7roy produies the clothing found
In Flaudnn's room In town Ilutton also
accuses Lanier of leaWnir his quarters
while In arrest tinier narrowly escapis
death by Die
lura Ma) hew elopes with Ilnwdon
Flt-rov steils l.leuten int I'oster's teuui
and pursues Thn elopeis are caueht by
Haw don and Uinler's friend I'nnls.
Kltrroy tries to arrest It. melon, but Cn.
nls lets him nnd his bride. Dora, go
Colonel nigs arrives to try lAnler on
Demon s charges Cnptaln Snallle ac
cuses Lanier of being Miriam's thief
Miriam declares she knows the author
of the nepipcr urtlcl.s Ijtnler Is ac
cused of writing Uinter tells her he
loes her Itawilon nppetis nnd tills how
Lanier befriended l.oumios. Miriam's
Lowndes confe-spes that he caused most
of the trouble that Involved Ijinler lie
was Miriam's Hilef t'ltrroy Is dlscred
Itid, Lnnler nbrohed of all blame, and
Miriam and Lanier aitt leunlted.
HAT ended the dance, hut not
the exdtcment. Not jet mid
night, and In the space of
less t linn one hour all Port
Curbing hud hcen si In id hy the nous.
A most popular and prominent joung
olllcer had lieen plnecd In close nrrest,
A iiroinlnent. If not most popular,
sergeant had hcen pummeleil, An
nlnrnilhg scene of some kind had oc
curred at the ipi triors of Captain Sum
ter. Mrs, Kiimtoi had hurried away
the minute she learned that her hus
band hml cone The colonel, sternly
silent, lid his wife to their door nnd
theie left her. siijlng he had summon
ed (crtuln iilllu'is to Join 111 tn at ome,
nnd she, who ruled him In all matters
domestic nlmost as hhe innniigcel the
children, knew well that when roused
he would brook nu Intcrfcremo In mat
ters professional, and lloh Lanier, a
prime favorite of hers, hud In some
way managed to fall under the bun
of IiIh extreme displeasure.
At the oltke weie presently assem
bled the lolonel. the adjutant, tint
nuartel master, the post surgeon, nnd
to them (lime I'aj master Kcott. At
the "store" weie gnlhcied half tho
commissioned ollliem. At Sumter's
there kept eonilng and going a succes
sion of Hjiuputlivllr callers, who left
t'M'ii more mjHtlllid than when they
arrived. Mlrhiiu had had n flight In
the dark on their return home nnd
screamed. No; Sumter thought Mrs.
Sumter would need no help, jet he
was mi much obliged to tie several
who iikked If they couldn't "do some
thin,'." Another house was virtually closed
to iiuestlon. To the disappointment of
many and the disapprobation of n few.
Boh Lunlcr hid closeted himself with
his classmate, and most Intimate,
friend. "Dud" Hunts; then, lifter u brief
colloiiuy w llh Darker, the adjutant
had caused u big card to bo tacked
on his door whereon was crayoned In
bold black letters "Ilusj." Hut at
quaitor past 12 the assistant sur
geon. Dr. Scliuchardt. railed, as was
known, for the second tltnu nnd en
tcred without ceremony. When the
offleer of tho day camo tramping along
the board walk nt 11! 50 nnd turned In
nt the gate bo struck the pmel with
the hilt of his wilier. Hauls tame to
the door, but came with gloomy brow.
"I am ordered by Colonel Ilullon to
ask certain iiuestlons of Lieutenant
Lanier." said the otllclul.
"How's that. doeV" called Emits
over his ma.ste shoulder. "Can jour
patient see the ollher of the day'"
"Not jet. with my consent," enmo
the stout answer.
"Shout jour questions, cnptaln,"
sang out the patient, with much too
little humility of manlier, jet Lanier J
knew Curblt well and knew his mis
sion to be unwelcome.
"Is Trooper Itawilon In hiding nny
beri! about jour quartcrsj"
"lie Is not. If I know It."
"Hiho J oil seen lilin-tnnlglit?"
An Instant's pause then, "I don't
know whether I hate or not "
"You don't know 1" ei Inline d Cuihlt,
pu-jiUil I'lid beelnnlng to btlslle
"I don't l.iiuu." lepniti'd l.nn'ir. ,
"ttiippiiui I lie eiiliiih'l tills mo to cv
plain tU.it."4 I , "'irblt, hit I Hi.
BchuchnriK set his foot down summnrl- lie In higher esteem, "jour attitude Is
ly, J tlint of opposition, If not of rebuke, to
"Here," finld lie, "till thins' pot to the ollltlal nets of the post com
stop. Lanier's In n highly nervous mid niunder."
orelled slitto. Ho doesn't Know whom' "Then let me disclaim nt one the
he Ins Keen slneo he cot homo In ar-
"Well, the old mini vvnnls to nee lint
joting Ituwdnii forthwith, for many
peeplo hollow he's Kklppid" I
"You tan trail; imv thing hut n ghost
hi this new fallen snow."
Cut lilt Ion el ed his Milee. "Tlint'rt et
aetlj the trouble, doctor, tin to the
hue I. of the qu irtcrs and see for J nur
se If Ills trail starts and end-i he-e."
In all Its history I'oit dishing hid
neter known hik h a day of henl'dor
meut as (hit wlileli followed (luitrd
mounlliig was held as iwii il nt 8 a, in .
and Colonel Ilullon. awaiting In Ills
olllre the eomtug of the otd nnd the
new ollliers of the diy. dlreetid Ii'm ad
jutant to drop his own work at Itnlr
entiniue mid gle ntteiillou to what
tool: pint e
All etes were on the two burly cap
tains who filter it nt 8-10. fur e.ipped.
fur gloied. In huge orercoitN nnd nie
llos. The wind had begun to whine
"RllriMiil coming." said Scott as he
glnncid at the sullen skies.
"I resirt as old olllrer of the day,
sir." said Curblt. with brief dilute,
tendering the guard report hook.
The colonel went straight to lm.il
"No sign of Trooper Haw don?"
"Ills horse nnd kit nil right?"
"All right, sir."
"I'ollre tint llkd to wnteli all Irnlns
Tin re was Impressive silence In tho
Eight mm hid pone with Serge-nut
Slonctl as escort to the paMiiaster
when, luurly four wis-ks eniller, he
had set forth on Ills trip. Then the lit
tle Iron safe was full of money Set en
men hud come back with him. when,
as the safe was well nigh emptj-. the
pnjmasler said he hardly needed an
iHioit. Of the eight who started, four
were "casuals" who belonged to com.
panics stationed nt I'oit 1'rujne. well
up In the Indian country, and thero
they rem lined when the duty was
oter. Of the set en who came with
Slowed, three belonged ntl'ort Prnjne,
a eorporal nnd two men or t opium
ltajmond's troop, nnd they came fortl
(lid with the orders of their post com
iiinudir. u iopy of which was now In
Iliu l.i r's hands
"Whit I don't understnnd." said tho
colonel. Willi ling his chnlr to the right
about and addressing the paj master,
"Is how or why those men should bo
"It seems simple." answered Scott
pln-ldlv. he being entirely Independ
ent of the post commander. "I'rora
I'r.ijne I had to go to tho cantonments
up along the Itlg Hoin. nnd we doubled
the size of the escort accordingly.
When we got hue I; there these three
were permitted to come nil tho wnj",
whether to buy Christmas things for
the 1'injne folk or for affairs of their
own I didn't Inquire,"
"To whom did you assign them for
rations nnd quarters?" demanded tho
colonel of r.arker.
"Captain Snallle. sir. C troop."
"Ale thej there the others, nt
"Corpor.il Walls and Trooper Ames
are there, sir. Trooper Itnwdon, ns
j mi know. Is not. He has not been
seen ubout the quintet since sumo
time Inst ecenlng"
Again u pMii.su 'J lion presently,
"You iirresieI Kelly. 1 see. the limn
who was -in No. 3"
"Yes. sir. Until Dr. Srlncluirdt
and the steward said his sh kness was
due lo drink I belleie he was dopisl."
"That he could get whWkj any
where along buck of the olllcers' quar
ters." said the enluiiel rolleotlicly ns
well as relli-ciliig. "Is mil Improbable.
Thai II should hate been dopisl, Judg
ing from l he way one or two lmo
mlsbeliatesl. Is not Impossible The
usual oiders for tho present, cnplaln."
said lie to the new tin iiiubelit. "And
j on are lellowil. Cnplaln Curblt." to
I lie old "l!ut I shall need to see you
later, so el'i not leae the post."
Ihe man i that leaves Iho post tills
day," said Major Siott, with a s.piint
through the upper nnd iltilni umbered
panes of the nontext window, "may
ms J n hc'ten dajs' leute."
"And mill, colonel, said a nulel
vol, e at the commanders elbow. "Is
(i l.i.l I nii.ll...l f.if nni-ll..,. I.ir.li,ii m,.
. . ..,','..... W. ......V ,
sir, hul I need lo know your dei Islou."
It was Captuln Sumter who spoke.
and the coluuel Hushed prompt!) nt '
sound of his tolie.
"1 hud Intondod sending for you,
Sumter." said he, fhut these rather en
grossing mailers had to be taken up
tlrst. I hut a jour application," ho
conlluucd. "It Is mi uwkwiird time,
nnd these are awkward clreumstanies
ll will leate jour Hoop without an
"Mr. Lnnler will be here, colonel"
"Heri1, but In dose arrest," fiowned
the colonel, "and jou htuen't had a
tlrst lieutenant since. 1 hnu been In
"My misfortune, sir. but hnrdly my
fault." iinswerod Captain Slimier terse
ly, jet respcHtfullj "lieneral Shell
dun selects his iildsdes'iimp where he
iv III, nnd lust mouth juu ttmughl It u
compliment to Hie leglmeut mid to my
troop. Our guest. Miss Arnold, Is In
cu inndltlon lo trawl uloiie." ndibsj
Cnptaln Milliter gruvelj "Mj wife
Hid I desire to uci ompaiij her to Chi
The colonel bit his lip and bowed
"t see." siild I Miss Arnold wns
very luiiili shaken bj vvhat Imppi'iiiMl
nflet she got home?"
"Ilallier by what liupi onoil before
she got Inline'," was the calm jet sug
"Caplaln Slimier," said he, tluhliig
uui,rllj, foi no one of bU olllcers held
fulntcst disrespect, Colonel Itnttoii. hut
as Mr. Lanier's troop lomm.nider
nnd personal friend. 1 lies leave to miy
tint, so far as I know, his offense Is f
one which his comrades lime often
committed without lehuke"
"Willi h sluiiili goes to show, sir.'
spoiidul the i ohim I with glittering !
mm. "tint tun do lint know the twen- '
tlrth pnrt of Ills otTeiise,
If 1 1 in t be true. Colonel Ilutton, of
course I niiiiiot think of going I
withdraw nij applliatlon.'' And, turn
lug slowly, lie left the ollho.
Instead of nrrjlug three enllstid
men present as vasinlly in post," Hie
return of I roup C had but two
Trooper Itawilon. whose horse, hnie
'flic HO MIT KNOW TIlFTWtNTILIll I'AIIT
UP HIS OKKK.NSE."
stored III the troop stable) since noon
t he pi ei Ions ila j , n as himself ae i mint
ed for now hole. In low of the fact
that he had not been seen nnd loiild
not be found (hire was nothing re
markable about tint Willi the utoru
lug report book, however, there was
handed In n eopi of an order dulj
submitted bj Coiporal Watts lo Snaf.
fe's tlrst sergeant, and bj him to his
captain, whlih read In pirt ns follows:
X. On arrlvuiK with his detachment at
Fort Cushlng nnd In compliance with the
trleginphlc Instructions from department
hcad'iuarters 'I-tooH.r O I, ttandon.
Troop U th cavalry. It granted thirty
da)s furlnukh, at the expiration of which
he will reort to tho commanding olllcer
of Fort Cushlng ror trinsportatlon to his
.lust as the piijmasler pnslletid the
wintry storm broke wild the early
afternoon. A genuine bllaiil mine
shrieking down mini the mountain piss
to the miiihwest Veteran tlrst ser
geants lold nIT a stout squad 111 each
troop and soul ihein with a sink loud of
rations to re enfone the stable scrgcmit
nnd grooms, there lo stny to food,
guard and water the horses
Iliu Ihe telegraph wires went with
t!i first hour The stage, of course,
couldn't be helpid to re turn from
to'Mi. 'and. so far as geitlLg uews
from the surrounding unhorse was
euui erned. I'ort Cushlng might ns well
bate been In Nina Zembla. And the
Sumlirs. throe, with Miriam Arnold,
hud sel forth al noon. Intending to Ill
ton opt the eastboiiud express", and
the mlmicl's spirit was raging In sjm
ptithj with Ihe slnrm and In spite of
Ids wife, fur sumo one had started u
t.ile that Slimier and his limisi hoht
had ostentatiously ailed upon Itobert
Ilnj Lanier, In close nrrcsi. In utter
dlsfaeoi mill lufeienllal disgrace.
Now, while an olllor In arrest imy
not quit his iiuarlers under see on
days and imij nol om n thueiifter visit
his biother nllli ors unless aiilhorled,
there Is no regulation piohlbltlng oth
er (itllci i-h or their housi holds lsltlug
J ,,,, NoV(irl,Wi thp nllo pnhlli y
do so lav ihcmsclves liable In the Im
putiitlou of K.viupnthMug wllh Ihe no
rusiil ill Ihe expense of the licenser.
And so rewind Colonel Ilullon, n
k, , f l.roIl.,1(,tv C0II
I . .
n gentleman nt heart, n
ommaiider nnd a
lenient man rather than n dlsi Iplln ir-
Ian. A vain mini was lluitou. nnd
denrlv ho leved the adulation of his;
comrades, high or low. Veteran Itlsli '
sergeants knew well how to reach tho ;
soft side of "thoold man " Astute troop
commnnders, like Snallle, saved them-1
6elves many n deserved wigging by
Judicious use of bluinej'. Sterling,
straightforward men. Jlke Major Sinn-
nurd, like Sumter. Itiijniond and Tru
siutt. of his cnptiilns-men who could
not fawn nnd would not tin Her were
never Mutton's Intimates.
Ilullon believed It of Sumter that ho
nnd his on the wnj to the railway sta
Hon went In mid condoled with lloh
I.iinlor "ml doubtless vlluperntid hltn,
the commander, when In silnt of fact
no one of Ihrlr number had seeu on
spoken with Hob
'I hen euuie the storm and then n Sun.
day and Monday In which no man
went either vvaj between the fort nnd
town And then u third hi whlih tho
gale went down mid Iliu giirilsou dug
It was barely 0 o'clock Guard
mounting, the llrst held slme Siilur
daj was Just over 'Ihe morning re
pons, the llrst rendered slme Sulur
day, were Just In, and the sta IT and
eompanj ollliers for the llrst time
slme Niluiday were beginning lu gath
er at lieaibpiariei's tt ml to leiiupare
miles All had mil h lo nil Nun
mud's vvoeiel pile
Hoilllo'a storm shod
w" lias, i
and llnrkor's'cow hud blown away I
Soinehoelj had Just roiiuriod Sumter's .
not It) dormer window "torn out bj the
resils," whli h mm oil lltiltoii to i-ay to
Sumter, who had return) d
"I hope lour quarters ustnlncd no
damage In jour nbseuie"
"I do not know, sir I came direct
to the olliie to leport."
"Ah. true Your household stnrled
bef'iie the storm " i
"(Hill stnied sir. I hey went no
Mrtlnr thin the sur;
whole we leiinisl tin
Iriln was six.
I hours lite I hud business -In town.
mid wi nt on
, "'ll,cn the
I "Nellliol the)
l trl S IlllllblJ
'I hey ll II Hind "
Indies hiie not
nor nut uue eNe sltue
inuriiliu 'I he rind Is
I "I lie lujmr.sier
too? lie went In
right after linn hisin
I Minimi snj. sir
The i mi. lain withdrew
tan I bate a sirgeint and twentj '
inch al oino. sir. iirino.1 and iiioiiulisl
1 1 lod Ijuurtermasii'r llorlon. htirrjlug
In "the amlmlatiie Willi tin puj.
tuasier ni'vor rem hisl lowu"
"Order thein out lit owe, Mr liar
ker." was Itulton's histaut iiiiswer.
turning to his iidjutnnt. who wont out
like a shut. "What time did they
"About 1!. Siturilut afternoon It
was bluwlii n gnle then mid the snow
so title U .e lusi sight of Ihem wlllilu
n hitudreil .Minis. MnlorStntt ibsllmd
no i-senri; sum lie mm uie ) n ri lino i
the two men Inside were more tlinti
I enough lie had oulj .:'..! .ml left and
tliotuhl III it too little to teutit tilij
In dj "
'Ihe slh me In the olliie wns oppres
"llow did j on learn llnj hadn't
reuhisl town?" demanded Ilutton
"Scigennl I'ltrriij Just eiiiue mil
He'll been III there with SorL'oMlll
Stowill tn lulp llnd llnwilnn, he slid
Major Siott had a sis Hon ongigod In
the I'ullm.iii for Ouialii and I'lizmj
sajs he lien r elalmul It sajs he
scirchod eteij stable for Ihe iiiii.nl
lime, but there was no sign of It. and
he sijs there wns a Ming of half n
(lii7on tniiglis that hud been bunging
about town for n week and Ihej-'te
clean d out. I'd like to go and gel
Into riding rig. sir"
"l!o. mid I'll hate a Iroop out after
jou If m-sl be" Then, turning to his
adjutant. "Itnrker, tune Sir giant
nt7.rn sent for al ome."
S" I'll l'.H moment nnd i trig.
well groomed so'dler. Ilorld
fined iiiiisi iilnr. jil bitrlj In
I ulld, stopped brlsklj In and
"slixsl attention" Ills right eje and
ihwk were sllll heavily brulsisl and
di( olored Ills nose was somewhul
"How did you happen to be In town
sergeant?" wns the abrupt ilemnud
I'ltrroj eulored lo the brows, but the
answer was pnunpt:
"I undotMiHiil Ihe lolonel tn say 'find
him, referring to 'Iruopei Itniduii
I'rld ij night itmt I went In Sutiinlnj
morning thinking to help. Then wo
oiildu'l gel li i k sir"
"Mj otibr was tu the sergetnt of
Ihe gun ril not lo jou," Interposed Hut
ton i urtlj
'Herri nut Slowidl was looking for n
tn 'i ii In iiniriirm, sir mid had never
jeen Itawilon I'Xiipt In lioopir drewi
n.d would ni'Vei porlinps hive known
"Thin how should jou?" was the
sharp qui r.v.
I'llioj slarted "l-h id known him
iniii-or. sir, and mm h botlor I had
oeiasbiu in loprltiiiinil lilm ome or
iwlee mill km vv him anil Ids pals. If
ihe loliiuel'wlll paidoii mi'-eiis none of
he others knew him 'I hole was that
voting ilvlllau Lowndes tlul went
nlotig with us nnd i.oi tutu trouble,
end -thole weie others. In fait. If
Hie iiitoiii I will pardon me again, sir.
I ilo nol hold n high opinion of 'Iroop
r Itnwilou. and '-
"No more of Hint, sir." broke In the
olouel ungillj. "unless juu are read)
io prove jour words"
Milvi uie Iwo d'l.vs nnd half a
h.inii'. Colonel lliillon," wns the eon
lld"iil unswir. "and I'll show be had
Mimolliliig lo do with ihe pnj muster's
iiiildeut or-whalever ll wnsl"
As Captain Slimier said, the ladles
hud gone no farther than tie surgeon's
quurtciM Hint memortible Satuidaj', mid
with Sumter's full lousenl they had
not geineeien that far Trlelay after
noon he had wired his protest to the
father of Miriam Arnold, nnd with
startling emphasis the reply had como
early Satftrday morning, "I repeat that
1 desire fiiuj daughter to return at
onto." yhe tone was abrupt If tele
grains eaii be sild to have cither tone
or miinner, but that wlreifsettled tho
nuttier Mlrlnm mid she must obey,
nnd nothing short of Ilr Larrabee.
I ttculor surgeon of
he post, had pre.
Villhd against hel (lei Moll He him
self hid luel theiovered vehhlent Ids
gale nnd had Insisted em their alight
ing "ottr Haiti Is half a duj line,'
said he "You'll be vvlse-r walling he'rej
than at Ihe frowsy slallotl llesiiles. I
wish 10 see tbls .viaiiig woiuiii again'
Po s iv lug he- fnlrlv llfnsl !ss Arnold
from Ihe fill rubeel eloplhs uf Ihe dalk
Intirlor anil ilepnsitnl hot on the wind
bvvi'pt ii I li "Kllli In" said lie, thou
slmllurlv uldisl Mis mill Miss Sumter
l.esh ihaii half an hour Ihe trio spent
under the elm tut s hii-plluhlo nuif I'.e
fole '1 'ch I. Hie wind liad InereiM-d
In a gale 'I hi miuw was e'llvliig svvifl
Ulld ll.llll 'I I lies keel von Jihi In
lime." said In1 "'I In re II he uu train
eltlnr wav this nlghl" And sei tiv '.'
oeluok mid Jllsl us lb" p iv muster was
driving iiuuv down Hie front or o'll
oeis tow Mis mid Mls Sumter with
Miss A i noil i.m nihil li.v Ihe- iwii nnd
li III ii'lliels wile "II HI I dllg Ue lens llh-
upon pni i' uoiwieii ihe siiraesi i s
houses and Ihe1
leal leil.e uf the lua
Hue nnd presently entering the hack
Bate lit Sumter's,
It was nn odd arrangement, some
whit peitilbir to tinntler stations of
the diy 'I he Im Insure of lent ( usli. j
lug was dlimouil shipccl '1 he outrun o
gale was lit the lasiein apex 'I he hos
pital and surge ens' quarters stoyd on n
line wllh this gate, their front perpen
die iilar lo the long axis of the diamond
Their rear elevations, therefuie. were
not far from oilkers' row Iroin uie
float of Sumter s house', nroitnel by '
wnj of the main gate to the thn tor's
dour the tlr-l to Ihe left iiiurthi of the '
his ttadi rs-was quite it walk I'rom
link eleHil to bull dour, however. It
I was less t tin ti '.MS) pne-ss "We me near
neighbors.." Ilr Larrilee had been s.iy
lug. "though mv wife thinks It a lung
vvulk on u vvlinlj diy. I could rc.it li
jou duj or nlghl almost In a mliiuie." I
, "Is Mr Lanier silting up?" Mrs Sum
, ter lliiiilrisl "I thoughl III S till
I chaitlt was trying to keep hltn In hisl"
"lie weui I sin,' was ihe unswer
"I)r Lari-abes'." lluallj salu Mrs
Sumter, "Miriam suvs she belle-ves
It was nil a mere delusion- n dream.
She blames herself bltterlj and bogi
us to think no mine of It to forgive
"llut whj should I nttempt tn con
ceal It? on know, nnd we have red
Foil to know, she dlel see some one
there In her room who went out like
a thief, through the window and away
In spite of sentries Captain Sumter
had the snow swept off In'fi re reveille
i What was the use. e.f advertising It
Mr linker ami Mr Illaku
inn It, loo I hej hold It was some
giirilsou stii-nk thief, uuikliig for Jew
elrr et tun so iimi li as a ring, or n
plu wns lone luel eeiilr tier desk."
"Dlel she It'll of tliniv
"No; Kale was Hie first to see IL
Sin- Hew upstairs when she hoard the
"(l .Mm found Milium a senseless heap
on the- llisir. Iliod-sl, iqieii on tin' little
table by the window the eoiilents
seiiltirid. the wltidow up and some
beielr iHiiiudhig and slipping aw ty In
the moonlight 'then she hoard the
ehalli'iige and seullle ouislde and
tin light Hie guard had him and give
hot whole attention to Mlrlim until
Mr Barker shoutisl from the lower
ha. I "
vnd nothing l missing"
"Nothing Iliu Cap.nln Sunder wish
is) to have It nil kept quiet until he
(en. Id confer wllh the eletcitlves In
"MNs Kate has n level head." pres
eiiMv' spoke Larrnbi'o. "What doe-s
she snv V
Him nr that Is what troubles me
Kate won't say -mij thing It's the
tlrr-l time she ever kept u sis let from
me" And now tears of genuine ells
tress weie welling In Mrs Sumter's
It was half nfter 2. and the wind
w im shrieking through the oh-ii space
hie-lc eif the line when Dr Lirrnbee.
Im tiding nlmost double, mnnaged tn
right his vv :i homeward Sihui lnrdt.
en I'lii.ennt of Hie adjoining sel to his
own had nol jet relumed Al Soul
ier's gile Ihe vlilor surge-on oikouii-te-nif
the eorporal of the guard, nearly
blind mid well nigh exhausted. He
was searching for seiitrj No. ii
"iiii will iirobnlily llnd Dr Sclitl
rliurilt nt I.huteiinnl l-nnlcr's qu ir
lers. ' shoiilisl Larrabee nt the ior
P'inil. with klndlj Intent. "Take No
f In there and gel thawed nut Tell
him I think a nip of whisky iidilsablo
under the clrcumsliinios." I
And thus It happened that two storm 1
heati ll soldiers presenttj shoved their
wuj through Lnnler h bnek gate and
bangisl ut the kite hen dour. Nobody
unswerlng. the-y presviilly entered,
passed through Hint deserted apart
ment, mid. hearing voices further on,
tlu iorK)ral vcuturcsl Into the dark
hull way leading' through the little
frame house, now fairly quivering In
the' blast. Hero he caught sight of
two olllcers big. powerful mm In fur
cups nnd canvas overcoats Just push
'ng forth through tho front door Into
IVVi. Hlllllll IIMIKN hOUIIICllH Mlll,VKI
1IIBIII VVA1 Illl.Olllill LAM1IIH HACK
the Hen e blast wllliiiul. One wns Dr
S. Ian h.inii, the eiiher Lleiiii mini Hn
ills. Joint oeiiipnut wllh laiule-r of the
lluv piemises As I'orporal I'asuldy
later epiess,sl ll. be fell "like I'd lost
u bulging pot on mi mo lull" Ilo
oiiiiIii I inn .if. or mid bog them to
entile Inn k Jet he miel Ills uilnrildes
weie silIT limn e old and iiiuiuq luo.ilh
le' fl mil extl.iuslloli MlildelllJ Nil
.s i iiiIiIiii' sllppod friim Ids fioeti
gloie nnd loll with u i mh un Iho
l.ln In n Hour die lie-Sit lusliiul tho
veii" ' ' ' " ' '" """' h-mil
(Continued Next, Saturday) .
for Infante and Children.
Physicians Prescribe Castoria.
.rASTOKIA has met wllh pronounced favor on tho part of plrysiclans,
' ihjnnace.ilicn1 societies nml medical aiituoiUles, Ills used by pbj su uns
wllh results most irrul'f j In,'. Tlio extended ue of Castoria Is uiupicstloiiably tho
result of 'hrcn facts t 1st, Tbu Inilisiuitablo eviduiice th it it Is h.irtntess j i!itel,
That It not cnly allays ttomai li palnr and qii"ds the m.ivcs,hut assimilates the
toodj 3rd, It Is tuinjjrecatilo and perfect substitute forcastoroll. Itisausolulily
safe. It does not contain nny opium, tnorphin or other n ireotlo and does not
stupefj". It is unlike Soothing; Syrups, lUteiu.in's Drops, Oodfre-y's Cordial, i to
Tills l.i a pood deal for a medliail journal to say Our duty, however, ij Iooxmis,'
dangernnd reconl tho means of alv.uuiuglioiiltli. The day for Isilsonlni; liino
cent children through gn-i d or Ignoruiico ought to tin). TeiO ir kuii.vlcilge, l.'.w
o ta is a rcmeeiy which produces oomposii'-i! tin i health, bv r. i-iil.itiin; the
ljiem not by stupefjinu It and our readers uie utillcd it. tho iLtorin I'ieui.
tia.fi Juurniil (if Health,
I C n n t li r o of
t.4ir Cuelorlt rUi.d tint In It els'. In Her
t ,C) ;e tri of practice 1 can pa I lieltr have found
uijltiloe that tu Ailed Ilea plue "
William ilsLansr, M. D ,
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bftbj Sliel ODel It plesiislit to Ukr, sll.l btVO CltUtlllsl
rrccllcnt res jlu fre.m lis u "
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conttdeT It Uie bvt IsiAthe Uiut could be tiftisl,
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