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vd here, this man was not jealous
have you' got that, Penlow?"
"Yes," said Penlow, scratching
away on his pad.
"He was not jealous when Lily
chatted with us,., but when he saw
Wah-Wo talking to her one night un
der the electric light -by the Joss
house, he watched the girl .night and
day. She said that she loved him
she laughed at him when he offered
her marriage so he watched her.
Have you got that, Penlow?"
"Then a day came when Lily was
to go to the, country to see her' sis
ter that is hat she said to see her
sister, and this man went with her
to the trains. and' saw her off on her
journey. But something told him to
watch the next in-coming train, and
"And Lily was on it!
iie iouowea ner. sne came-
straight to Doyers street, heavily
veiled, and entered a house that you
all know the house with the japer
lanterns and red signs. Wah-Wo
lives there. A week later she return
ed to the man who had followed her.
He was waiting for her have you
"He was waiting in her room
alone with her dog there. He accus
ed her, and she denied it She called
Heaven to witness her innocence. He
offered her marriage again; she
laughed at him. Then he shot her
through the heart."
Penlow ceased writing and looked
"The murderer's 'name? Have
patience," said Caithness grimly
smiling. "The man called to the dog
her dog there, and, because he was
the only living soul who knew the
brute's name, the dog answered and
followed him out into the street.
"AH day long he wandered about
the city, and at night he went back
to look upon the dead. He did not
care who saw him he courted dis
covery, but no one paid him any at- ;
tention, and, as it now appears, no
body even saw him. About midnight
he went away, leaving the dog
crouched at the dead girl's feet, and
since then he has moved like a living
death among the people of the city,
unsuspected, unnoticed by any ex
He paused and looked at us. Tears
had quenched the pale flame in his
eyes, and the hair clung to his damp
. "That man killed the -woman I
loved," he said, "and now I am going
to give him up!" Then he rose trem
bling. The sleeping dog sighed
heavily. . .
Caithness bent and touched the
massive head, muttering, "Come!"
At his touch the" dog raised its
head and looked at him with grave
Then, moving toward the. doqr, he
whispered again, calling the dog by
name; and -the great brute rose stif
fly, yawned and slowly followed him
out into the night.
The iron door . slammed behind
them; the damp odor' of fog came
from the black street Lynde buried
his bead in his hands; McManus
leaned heavily on the bar, pale as a
corpse. Presently I heard the sound
of rustling paper.
It was Penlow, tearing up his
Scrambled Eggs a La Tomato.
Peel and cut fine three small ripe
tomatoes. Cook ten minutes in
saucepan with . two tablespoons of
butter, one-half teaspoon of salt and
a dash of paprika. Then drop in eight
unbeaten eggs and stir constantly
until the eggs are cooked to suit
taste. Serve at- once with parsley
While repairing a temple the
Chinese cover up the eyes of the
idols, in order that the deities may
not be offended at the sight of the
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