dressed young man was conveyed
to the Empire Hotel. He ap
proached the clerk's desk with
the simple words:
"Ah, yes, show the gentleman
Thus it was that Robert Stew
art No. 2 intruded on Robert
Stewart No". 1.
The first Bob was tactful. In
side of ten minutes he had ex
plained, and had his double in
"You see," he said, "it's lucky
I let them take me for you. As I
get it, you are out here to buy up
a lot of land for an eastern firm.
The speculators in this town got
options on five thousand acres of
Tanipah at rock bottom prices,
and expected to put it over on
you at a five hundred per cent ad
vance. Besides that, the land is
the poorest you could pick up.
If you wish to invest, give my
option a show."
Which Robert Stewart No. 2
did, which Judge Slattery found
out and slunk into obscurity with
his confederates. The belated
Bob saved his firm fifty thousand
dollars, our Bob made ten, and
the original of the photograph
turned out to be a sister.
Then the friends learned that
somehow they wtre distantly re
lated. They returned east to
gether, and there was an intro
duction for Bob to charming
"I can't ask you to change your
name," observed Bob one even
ing, after he and Edith had got
pretty well acquainted, "but I
can ask you to change your home.
It was a lucky strike, my coming
across your brother. He and I
are going into business together.
Won't you join the firm as a
Edith was shyly mute for a
moment or two. Then she frank
ly placed her hands in Bob's glad
"It would be pretty difficult to
resist the best friend my brother
ever had," she said, "only as to
being a silent partner "
"Yes?" interrogated Bob eager-
"If you trqly love me as much
as you say you do, I can't promise
silence in the new home you talk
about, Bob, dear I should be
singing all day long."
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
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cludes thorough cleansing of the
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