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
(Copyright by W. Gl Chapman.)
QUEER TALEfT FROM
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
MAY REFUSE LA R KIN ENTRANCE
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
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