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CHAPTER X—Continued
O. —IS' —
"No! Tie him up and put him in
the shack and get our stuff to the
canoe I I'll get riff of the girl!"
The die was cast. Every minute at
the post spelled danger. But Steele
now had an excuse tor refusing to
take Kose La flamme to the railroad.
"You understand, David? Keep
your knife out of him. Your turn will
«orne on the snow. Now get the
David carried Laflamme into the
•back,' and went for the canoe.
Returning to the girt, trembling In
the dark, Steele said ; "It was he.
David knocked him out, but he's not
hurt. Ws mart get away at once."
With an Impulsive movement. Rose
Laflamme found Steele's neck with
tier arms and kissed him wildly.
"But," explained the harassed
American, "we've got to travel fast;
they'll follow os—we can't take you!"
"You mean you'll not take me now?"
gasped the girl in her despair.
"We'll have to run the portages,
break our backs to beat the Indians
he'll send after us. If you go, they'll
get us!" protested Steele.
"Take me. take me with you!" she
moaned. "Am I not beautiful, beeg
American? Don't leave me here!"
Then Brent Steele gambled: "What
was Pierre doing down river?"
"I weel tell you In the canoe." she
parried, and he crunched his teeth In
bis chagrin. "Wheu we are In the
canoe 1 will tell you thlnga—things
you nevalre dream of," ahe urged, "I
know all."
She would exchange her Informa
tion at a price—her freedom ; and that
price Steele would not pay. But It
was necessary to get her back to the
* "All rlgut," he said, "go and get
«0 me heavy clothes, and be at the log
landing In an hour. Don't make any
noise. We don't want them to find
Laflamme until morning. Now be
careful !"
With a low cry, she again circled
Steele's neck with her arms, kissed
him and disappeared. In an hour he
and David would be far down the
lake on their way to Neplgoq house.
She had Intended making a catspnw
of him to escape from Ogoke and
Steele wasted no èympathy on her. He
wondered whether, on finding herself
tricked, she would arouse the post or
take to her bed. feigning ignorance of
the whole business.
And he also wondered whether If
Denise St. Onge ever learned of this
night's work at Ogoke, she would he
llere that every act and word of his
had teen In her service.
Through the night, the churn-swish,
chnrn-swlsh of the paddles of David
and Steele ceaselessly marked off the
miles, for with the sun might come
a head wind, which meant fighting for
every foot while their pursuers gained
on them with a four or six-man crew.
Time and again through the long
hours, the keen eyes of David alone
bad sensed through the murk in which
they traveled, the menace of a rocky
point or the threat of bowlders,
awash, square In their course.
"How far have we come?" asked
Steele, laying his paddle on the gun
wale to stretch his stiffened arms.
"Wal, dees point ees vert far up de
lak'. Keen two hour we hit de Inlet."
"Good l If that Is so, we're thirty
miles ahead of them."
• The OJibway shook his head. "We
tak' no chance—we travel lak' h— 1 !"
On shore the tea-pall was soon bolt
ing, while David and Steele over
hauled their scant supplies. There
were barely beans, bacon and flour to
do a week, and Neplgon lake was two
weeks' hard travel. It meant shoot
ing their way out, unless the fish
would bite, for they bad given their
net to MicheL .
"Let's have a look at the old Mann
licher," said Steele as David watched
the bacon sputtering In the pan. "We
may need her before we get out of
this mess. I was a fool to stop there.
I might have—" He had thrown the
holt-handie up and back, when his
face sobered. The startled eyes which
met the Inquiring gaze of the man at
the fire drew a quick: "W'at you see
Making no reply, Steels sprang ts
the canoe, tore the lashings from a
bag and fumbled with Its contents—
«ben emptied the bag on the beach.
Taking David's rifle from the canoe,
he opened th# breach.
"Both guns empty!" he said in dis
may. 'They've got our sheila—two
boxes in the bag! Not a shot left
cleaned ouf Î"
The white man looked long Into the
Immobile face of the Indian.
"If they catch
they don't, we can't even shoot our
way home. IPs fish—or starve!"
The OJibway squatted on hts heels
and resumed bis frying. "Wal, boss."
he said stoically, "we have beeg feed
dla morals'—den paddle lak b— I!"
For two hours the canoe was driven
as only seas one d men can push maple
faced forty miles of th* swift Rouge
before they turned off on the portage
to the Jackflsh. Once on the Jackflsh
they could travel as test as their pur
aoera, tor from there It was all down
stream to Neplgon. Bat tha thought
which added pounds to thrift» root of
pole «»4 lunge of paddle through the
travail and sweat of that October day
■we're done I If
Then, leaving the Inks they
was the chance *f being bended by
ladlana mot overland to th* Jackflsh
they were at the mercy of the
V with thaos.
Author of
To««. olth.Tr.tr
"Th. Whelp« at cfa. Wotf '
(Capyriskt br th« Pana Pnblltolae Cb.)
<W. N. U Same)
So, wltnout stopping at noon, the flee
ing canoe pushed on up the Rouge,
and not nntil dusk settled on the val
ley. was It turned to the shore.
There, unloading the weary crew
carried boat and outfit hack Into the
"bush" against the possible chance of
their camp smoke being seen at day
light by those at their heel a
Dawn found them at their galley
slavery with another back-breaking
day to live through before the clear
ing of the Jackflsh portage would open
up ahead. Unless they were run down
shortly, that night the fleeing canoe
would ride the Jackflsh. and they had
They were rounding a bend below a
backwater when the man In the bow
lifted his hand and pointed. In the
shallows, not fifty yards away, stood
a yearling moose.
"Meat to take us to Neplgon !"
groaned Steele.
David slapped the water with the
flat of his paddle. "Marche, you!" he
cried, "or de cutfroat bebln' us weel
get yon."
"One shell would have got him !"
said Steele, ruefully, as the moose
slowly turned and disappeared.
"Wal, I not wast' de last shot on
moose," and the Indian held up a
shining cartridge for the inspection of
his friend.
"Where In the devil did you get
that?" cried the a maxed and delighted
stern man. *
"I fin' eet een de grub bag."
"And you never told me! Is that
fair, David?"
"Wal. eet I tell you, you fire eet at
de moose."
"Why not? We would have red
meat then, to Neplgon."
The OJibway shook his head sober
ly: "Daveed save eet tor one of La
flamme's men."
To Steele, who felt now that sun
down would find them at the Jackflsh
portage; that their-pursuers were far
In the rear;,, the words of David
sounded unduly ominous. It was pos
sible that some of the Indians on their
trail could travel the forty miles of
broken, bush-grown river shore In a
night and a day, but he doubted it.
So he laughed loudly at the square
back of his friend when, an hour be
fore sunset, they landed at Jackflsh
"Well, we did It, old boy !" cried
Steele, slapping the knotted shoulder
of the grinning David. "Now we'll
take her all over In one trip or throw
this museum stuff away. Can we do
David nodded. "De carry to de lak'
ees short. I tak' the canoe an' de
Injun stuff. You tak' de rest." *
"Man alive! It will go four hun
dred—with the boat"
But David was busy slinging hla
tump-llne to the largest of the bags
and made no answer.- : —-:
So, after further protest, which the
Indian brushed aside, Steele packed
the three hundred pounds of bags on
the OJlbway's wide back, and on top
balanced the canoe, and the thick bow
legs of the red son of Anak moved
steadily up the trail.
With the dusk, the canoe was In the
Jackflsh and the two men gripped
bands In mutual congratulation. They
had set Laflamme's gang a pace over
a hundred miles of lake and river
which they would not soon forget.
Dropping downstream they camped In
the thick spruce, back from the river,
and for the first time in two days,
baked cornbread for their beans and
bacon, and feasted.
Beside a fire which the scrub
masked at fifty feet, two men. at ease
with the world, pulled on after-supper
pipes. With a little luck In the pike
lakes of the lower Jackflsh, they could
eke ont their scanty food supply; and
If. as seemed certain, they had left
their pursuers hopelessly behind, the
shell In David's rifle might bring them
_ _ ___
he toy : 'Wl man Piff od de Pelican
dMld now I «* no «a« 3 t0
"Boss," said the OJibway, after a
period of silence which was character
istic, "I nevalre tell you w'y I bunt
dis Laflamme."
From a revery In which Denise St
Onge again played to him on her Hill
of Dreams, far In the north, Steele
turned with Interest to the speaker.
"No, I should like to hear."
"Bet was manee year back—ten.
twelve. Dis Laflamme trade wid de
'Jlhway np Lo#' lak* way. My brod
der work for heem. He sen' my brod
der an' 'nod er man to mak' cache on
de Pelican riviere. One day. beeg
spruce log, she fall snd bit heem In
dc back. De 'noder feller try carry
heem ovalr de portage but eet pain my
brodder too much. He say, 1 stay
here w'Ue you breeog men from Los'
lak. Dey tak* me ovalr da long port
age on d# spruce pole !*"*
For a long apace David
head on banda storing into tha fire.
Steele smoked In silence, waiting for
the mood of his Mead to change,
when th* reet would be told.
At length. David straightened and
tamed to the other, black eyes glitter
ing, as be hoarsely demanded; "Wat
yon fink dat Laflamme say w*
feller reach Los* lak'? Does
it with
Ton not go back ; I got work for
yon wld beeg canoe down In Wahi
Again David paused, his face Mach
with his thought*. „
"So Lgflsmrae left your trot her to
die alone— Io starve?"
David nodded.
"Dat feller had fear of Laß am me,
but he go back to de Pelican w en be
get chance."
"What did he find?" asked Steele.
"My brodder crawl to de riviere an*
drown heeeel'—before he starve."
"David," said the man across the
Are, "I want to apologise for keeping
you off that snake. He was helpless
and I thought if 1 allowed you to go
hack that night, and we were after
ward overhauled. It would mean our
finish; but now I wish yon bad throt
tled him."
"I had hard fight not to ksel heem—
but you're de boss," added the loyal
"You'll have your opportunity this
winter—never fear."
"Mebbe; tut dey may watt for us
tomorrow at de Frying Pan."
"Yon still think that some of them
may have been sent overland to cut
us off?"
The stars still hung above the Jack
list), although there was a hint of
dawn In the graying east when a
canoe slid swiftly through the shad
owe on the way to the Frying Fan
rapids. Once over the carry around
this roaring cauldron of white-water,
Into the spray of whose flumes and
cross currents no man. rag or whits,
had ridden a canoe and come through,
and the two friends could snap their
fingers at Laflarome's pursuing pack
of wolves, for thirty miles of hard
running river, from which they would
"Wsl," said the cool half-breed, "eet
I hunt canoe traveling dla way from
Ogoke, dat ees Were I sen' dem."
"But they won't have bad time to
get there."
"Mebee not.
Tomorrow we see."
And the red stoic rolled himself la his
fore them.
As they paddled toward the carry
above the thundering Frying Pan,
Steele asked* the Indian whose eyes
ceaselessly searched the shore below
them ; "Have these rapids ever been
"No ! Dey are ver' bad een some
plsce," muttered David.
"Could we run them?"
The Indian shook his head.
"Then why did you insist on our
having onr setting poles handy ?"
David did not answer.
"You're wasting your Urns watching
that portage," laughed Steele.
Still the OJibway Ignored the man
In the stern. Then the scoffer sud
denly wondered why the bowman waa
edging the nose of the boat, as they
drifted, away from the carry. A
thrill shot through him. Had David
aeen something suspicious?"
The boat was fast approaching easy
rifle range. With his paddle buried,
the Indian, simulating leisurely ac
tlon, and followed by Steele, was rap
Idly adding to the distance between
the canoe and the shore. But to the
straining eyes of the American the
scrub told nothing.
"What Is It? I can't make anything
out." demanded Steele.
Back from the tow came: "Keep
on paddle; dey are dere!"
The worda froze Steele where he
On drifted the craft ever edging
farther and farther from the ambush,
Stiff as stone knelt the man In the
bow. ontthruat arms rigid, eyes an
chored to the beach, wrists alone in
motion. Hunched In the stern, fingers
fiercely gripping his paddle, Steele,
marveling at the OJlbway's nerve,
waited for his order. A hundred
yards more and the suck of the first
chute would draw them Into the Fry
ing Pan. The boat was now passing
the portage, yet the rifles on the
shore were silent Then Steele un
deratood. The plan was to drown
Realizing Hi e Profite
He walked Into s brokerage office
several months ago, deposited flO.OOO
snd bought some stocks on the Arm's
advice. No one saw him until lately
when be walked In again and ssked
bow mach profit he had.
'*Ttt'pnfï ttlixURu nd 4iillare « î. .... —
A LIU/ WVEMra «utTSTV, Ul I n er V
shoots," replied one of the partners,
after the account had been checked
"Sell my stocks and give roe my prof
its In cash." the customer directed,
after a few minâtes.
As soon as the orders could be exe
cuted and a messenger returned from
the bank, the partner counted oat to
him twenty oae-thousand-dollar notes
and some odd hills and change. He
staffed the money in hts wallet and ust
down. Then, after he had enjoyed for
half an boor the sensation of carrying
bis profits in hla clothes, he pulled ont
the money, handed It back to the part
ner. and said;
"Bay all those stocks back again !"
—Wall Street Journal.
Words, too, are more than sounds;
they are gamers stored with history
and the experience of generations of
Language*, else bar*
their dletlhcffv# characters, and forms
of expression and meter suited to one
language do violence to another.
Even words
tlon. the rhythm which the poet
brings, and respond to bis touch.—
their users
to welcome th# eroo
Lasceltes Abercrombie.
A- 0*6
Five-Tube Tuned Radio Frequency Diagram, Using Square Wound Toroid
Colts and Straight Lint Frequency Condensers.
Member American Inatltuta of Electri
cal Engineer« and Inatltuta of Radio
Changing conditions make new
radio circuits necessary. A few years
ago the single circuit and ultra
audlon receivers were satisfactory
and were capable of bringing In dis
tant stations with volume. Today the
same sets cannot be used, except In
Isolated districts away from broad
casting stations, due to their broad
tuning qualities.
The receiver of the earlier day Is
no longer satisfactory for other rea
sons, principally on account of Its
squealing and radiating qualities and
because Its tone quality I» poor and
distorted. At the last radio confer
ence In Washington It was agreed that
In the near future the use of radiating
receivers would have to be ended, even
If It became necessary to pass a fed
eral law to accomplish that result
Today, with modern laboratory
standard apparatus available, and
with sets of better design, the quality
attains the standard demanded by
lovers of music,
The R-4 circuit, as developed for
use In a new receiving set, is a good
example of present day design. The
most popular form of circuit was
selected—the five tube tuned radio
frequency—and by the use of the lat
type of condensers, colla, and
transformers, together with Improve
menta In the circuit, produced a re
cel ver that Is capable of tuning
through Interference, bringing In sta
tlons from a distance on the loud
speaker, and surpassing many re
celvers for all around performance
and quality of tone,
To 8hut ©ut Stray Currants.
Noteworthy of the Improvements In
t j, e circuit are two by-paas fixed con
dengt . rs . between the primary of each
n f the first two radio frequency trans
former* and the filament. This serve*
by-pass and keep stray radio fre
qneiicy currents out of the rest of the
wiring, and stabilises the circuit A
large condenser 1* placed across the
"B" battery terminals to reduce noise*
and howls due to long leads or low
Refinements In apparatus Include
the new square wound toroid coll,
wlttt the new straight line frequency
condensers which provide shielding of
electromagnetic lines of force, as well
an keep the Instrument duatproof, a
mighty Important detail.
The toroidal colls eliminate the
spraying effect of magnetic lines of
force within the set proper, and re
move the principal troghear that radio
engineers have been working for years
•<>•**• The colls have self-con
'«toed fields that make pickup of stray
**rr«at Impossible. Their use In the
R -* receiver make* a set that will
tan * through strong Interference,
Th ® Tari « bl * condensers on the Unit
* nd •* cond stages of radio may be
tuned by one control as in the mann
*»ctured receiver If d«wired. Three
condensers and three dials may be
oa * d * n the ordinary manner, how
® T ® r - w,thoat lessening efficiency,
Th* Fart* Needed
To construct the circuit you will
need the following parts: 1
1 Square wound toroid coll, type
T1 indicated on diagram as 1,1.
2 Square wound toroid coll*, type
T2 indicated a* 1,2 and L8.
8 Straight-line frequency variable
condenser«, preferably the All-Ameri
can shielded type CS5, indicated on
d iag ra m- -as-GL-GS, -*n4-€SL
2 Bauland lyric audio transform
ers, type R.VW.
8 .002 mfd. fixed condensers. In
dicated on diagram as Ç4. C5 and C8.
1 .00025 mfd. fixed condenser, In
dicated on diagram as 08.
1 1.0 mfd. fixed condenser. In
dicated on diagram as C7.
The rheostats should each be of
six ohms capacity for the use of UV
201-A or C 301-A tubes, and the grid
leak R3 should he two megohms. When
using the new UX amplifier tubes,
break the grid return of the last
transformer and Insert "C" battery of
voltage recommended by the manu
The first rheostat Is used as a
Volume control, to moderate -dgnal
strength to the desired extent. For
most satisfactory operation, the cor
sect setting of this control may be
determined by trial, and then allowed
to remain without further adjust
complete th# set
The terminal* of the radio fre
Tn addition to The apparatus named
shove, you wilt need five socket*, a
7 by 24-lncb panel, baseboard or sub
panel, wire, screws, solder, etc., to
quency transformers are unmarked In
the diagram. The first coll Is a
coupler, with two taps taken off for
long and short aerials. Both taps are
marked "A" and each should be tried
and the aerial connected to the one
that gives the beat résulta. The other
two taps are the secondary connec
tions and marked In the regular way.
The outside terminals of the second
and third colls are the primary posta,
the Inside terminals being the "G" and
"F" secondary terminals.
Three-Circuit 1« Best
Short-Wave Radio Set
An easy short-wave set to build Is
one on the order of the three-circuit
The tuner for this set Is made from
any good three-circuit tuner about 4
Inches In diameter. The secondary
consists of ten turns of No. 12 D.C.O.
wire, the primary of four turns of tho
same else wire, the two being medium
coupled. The tickler has 20 turns of
No. 20 D.C.C. wire.
The secondary Is tuned with a .0006
mfd. condenser as shown by the
'p i 9 ^sw
4 i m\

• • •
Diagram Showing Circuit of the Short
Wave Set •
sketch. Another Important point to
note Is In winding the tickler. To oh
tain the best results care should he
taken to see that all turns are wound
In the same direction and an even
number of turns on each side of th«
This aet will receive approximately
from 2,000 to 10,000 kilocycles, or fron
40 to 190 meters. However, every aet
is different and In order to check yom
maximum and minimum wave-lengthi
you should obtain Information from
the standard frequency station as tc
when they send test programs, snd
with these signals you will be able to
tell exactly what wave-length your sei
will cover.
In assembling a short-wave recelvei
keep In mind the fact that all lead!
should be Just as short as you cas
make them. If yon can get the adele«
or assistance of one of the many bum
leurs who have successfully built s
short-wave receiver It will be of great
assistance —Philadelphia Record.
Straight Line Tuning
Making Bid for Favoi
The coming of the straight line fre
quency condenser and the later ar
rival of the S. L. F. dial converter hat
brought the subject of straight line
tuning very much to the fore. Tto<
choice* between the two Instrument«
rests with the radio fan when be de
cldes to simplify the toning of bit
receiving set.
of the concentric plate type will solve
the problem of obtaining simpllcltj
In tuning by an electrical method
and it Is conceded that the best waj
of solving an electrical difficulty 1«
by an e lectric al cha nge.
The 8. L. F dial will afford one
dial visibility and greatly simplify ths
tuning of short wave stations, and
wliereln a change of condensers would
entail too much work, may be used. It
must be remembered, however, that
the 8. L. F. converter di«U la a me
chantes! device and therefore will not
entirely solve an electrical problem.
To Avoid Body Capacity
A good general rule where the ob
ject is to avoid body capacity la to
always make that terminal of the to
st rainent to which yonr hand comes
the closest when toning, at or near
ground potential. As most circuits
are tuned by s variable condenser
across a cod, the rotor plates should
be the end connected to the filament
circuit. The hand, In effect, comes
closest to these plates since the rotor
plates connect to the shaft and the
shaft carries the dial.
Cut Down Distortion
Cut down distortion by hooking a
variable grid leek acre« the second
ary of the second audio-frequency
Back Bad This Winter?
Too Often Backache
Is Kidney Ache
Winter's cold* sod chills are hard
on the kidneys. And when your
kidneys are overworked, you are
apt to have dally backache, stab
bing pains and bladder Irregulari
ties. Don't risk neglect Use Doan'»
Pin». Doom's are recommended the
world over. A»k your neighborl
A Montana Casa
A T. Toner, city
teamster, S17 S. K
St.. LI vlngaton,
Mont, #ays; "My
back was lama
and I couldn't
stoop ovar on *o-.
count of a bar pi
palna which shot!
through tha smala
of It. Tha "w
troubla vti t h « "IT»* ** Am
weakened oondl- W" v 1
tton of my kidney«, which disturbed
my raat at nlsht. After using Doan's
Pilla I was relieved of the attack."
Vs Stop th* Starring sad basas the
h ea lin g by prompt application «I
For Disused Cum Um RO-MU
A trwttoMKkt for uio«r*U4 *»4 bloodtaf
poMptid 10
Ctt. <V.
Hi Ww 9
August FIwmmt
\ZIK~y / TerpM Ihrer
^ Relieves that
of having saten unwisely.
90c bottles. AT ALL DRUGGISTS.
>t feeling
30c snd
». n.
Modern Food Makee
tor Unsound Teeth
Return to food conditions much
more primitive than those at present
(n vogue will be heceasary if the rav
ages of dental diseases are to be
checked. This la the lesson derived
by Dr. T. D. Campbell of Adelaide
university, Australia, from an exhaust
ive examination of taeth and Jawa of
Australian aborigines which he finds
are strikingly large, well-formed and
"There is In every respect," Doctor
Csm[*>ell says, "a very marked dif
ference between the well-formed Aus
tralian dentition, and the (ll-formed.
disease-stricken masticatory outfit with
which modern civilised peoples are
burdened." L
The marked immunity from dental
disease among the aboriginal children
and grown-ups, he attributed to the
coarse, tough food which formed their
diet and the crude methods of prep
aration and cooking.
Aspirin Marked With "Bayer Cross"
Has Bosn Proved Safe by Millions.
Warning! Unless you see tbs nam*
"Bayer" on package or on tablets you
are not getting tbs genuine Bayer
Aspirin provsd safe by millions and
prescribed by physicians for 26 years.
Say "Bayer'' when yon buy Aspirin.
Imitations may prove dangerous.—Adv.
Medal» Pawned
London pawn , shops are swamped
with war medals. Officials are en
deavoring to learn where they are com
ing from. They are being sold at low
For your daughter's sake, tut Red
Cross Ball Blua In tha laundry- She
will then have that dainty, well-groomed
appearance that girls admira.— Ad
vert laement
Seem » Logical
■What Is th# plural of man, John
"And of twins?"
Twins !"
Tacoma, Warf». — T »aas so
benefited by taking Dr. Pierce'«
Medical Discovery
that I am convinced
there is nothing het
ter for a run down
if 35T
or (or thin
1 was «of
fering from an
snacsnic condition. ;
bad scarcely say
blood, sad what
there »ras »ras thin
out, wesli sad this
hot the 'Discovery' completely r «eSore d
«y blood to s naturel and normal stats
grew wtll and strong,
taken a medicine that did
for me, it made me feel like s new per
son"—Mrs. Sarah Dahlstroai, 1611 S.
K St Tabled or «quid. All deniers.
Write Dr. Pierce's Invalids' Hotel m
Buffalo, N. Y, for free advice.
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