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road was the only way. Scaling
the high iron gate, Lux lay on
top while the guard walked below
him. Had the German but
glanced upward the French offi
cer would now be a dead man, but
the sentry kept his eyes straight
ahead. As he turned about Lux
dropped to the ground, and hur
ried to a shelter within a few feet
of the guard. It was done in the
twinkling of an eye.
When the guard turned again
Lux boldly started down the road
in his peasant's garb and passed
How the captaingot out of Ger
many is not definitely known.
One story says a waiting automo
bile carried him to the Austrian
frontier; another ,-ays that he
missed the automobile and went
to the railway station and bought
a third class ticket into Austria.
Now he's the lion of the hour in
Paris; damned by German army
officers and envied in London,
where they regret that it was Lux
and not Capt. Trench, a British
officer now in the citadel of Glatz
as a spy, who made the daring
The Fortress of Glatz.
'Drawing the Line.
It was at Longchamps. A
charming little actress was prom
enading on the arm of one of our
3Toungest sons of money. The
father of the young man, per
ceiving his son in this company,
made him understand that he
wished to speak with him. Leav
ing the charming one, he followed
the father, who said to him :
r"Who is this pretty young per
son?" The son enumerated to
the-father the position of the cap
"But," said the parent, "all the
same, isn't she the daughter of
"What difference does that
make since she is at the theatre?"
"Difference ! When one wishes
to promenade with a woman of
the theater he should always take
the daughter df some other jani
tor than his own!" Le Cri de
By praising a man you make
him wish to live up to your esti
mate of him.
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