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was gradually rallying her strength.
"Even at the risk of coming across any of the Woods band, I must get word to others to care for her, as I cannot," he decided eH had not gone half-, mile from the old hut in search of some other habitation, when turning a ledge of rocks he faced a leveled revolver Dale Woods behind it. "So you escaped?" he hissed out. "What luck! Searching for another, I have found' you. March." "Wait," demurred Waith. , "An old woman whom I found two days ago lies very ill in a hut near here. Try and do something for her. I will go where you will, then." "My mother!" were the first words of Woods as he gaved upon the face of the old woman. It was after Woods knew what he owed to the man he had' sought to destroy, that he handed a note he had written to Waith. "I shall remove with my mother'to some other j)art of the country," he said. "You have acted the man more than that for the sake of that dear old woman. Take that letter to the Vances. I have confessed all my cowardly treachery. Goodbye." And it was thus that Hector Waith's great nobleness of soul won Nellie. (Copyright by W. Gl Chapman.) QUEER TALEfT FROM ANIMAL KINGDOM The Zehra is a beautiful wild ass of Africa there are several varieties, differing only in the slightest respect. The Quagga, one variety, has become extinct within the last few years. The Zebra would be especially valuable in Africa if it could be domesticated, as it is immune from the "Tsetse fly" which induces the fatal sleeping sickness and kills most other animals; but the Zebra is tamed with great difficulty, and, so far, with little success, and so it is compara tively useless. MAY REFUSE LA R KIN ENTRANCE ..Jarnes Larkin. Washington, Jan. 7. James Lar kin, leader of . irish transport work ers, who was released Trom 'Mount joy Jail, Dublin, after serving three weeks for sedition' and inciting to riot, is coming to the United States to carry his ''Fiety Cross" mission to the laboring men of this country. "The quesfibn of the admission of -James L'arldH into this country," said Secretary - of ' Labor Wilson, "will have to be passed upon by the in spectors at E11M Islanq. If they should adjudge Larkihan undesirable citi zen, then lie .can appeal froni the de cision to this .department. In ad vance "of hjt& landing in America I cannot tell-hat disposition will be made of iiis.icase." Biii-po'stirig concern in San Diego, Cal., is looking for a certain hungry goat. He's eaten posters advertising a breakfast food four limes iu one week. 4i